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Old 10-22-2008   #1 (permalink)
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$1000 beachfront?

Hi all,
I've been searching for a couple of months now . I have even been looking outside of PDC for that perfect beachfront location. I have found a couple of things, but not exactly what we want. Am I being unrealistic to want a 2 bedroom on the beach for $1000? The dates we are coming are April 25-May 2. It doesn't matter if it's a villa, cabana, condo, 2x4 box, or a hotel, as long as it has seperate bedrooms w/ AC, and on the beach! This will be our 1st trip to PDC. We have planned to come a couple of different times before, but plans always fell through. This time is definate. There will also be another couple coming with us. I have them so siked about this trip, with everything I have learned from this site.
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your best bet is to contact Heather, especially if this is your first trip down! She will be you go between and knows what is going on with the condos from day to day.
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Thanks Tallyho....I've put in several request at many places. Have not heard anything back. That's why I'm asking if I'm being unrealistic.
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$1000 may be iffy.
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$1000/week for beachfront is unrealistic in Playa del Carmen.
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any other recommendations that are just a bus ride or cheap taxi to PDC would be appreciated
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$1000/week for beachfront is unrealistic in Playa del Carmen.
Nope not realistic, i have been to some very seculed beach spots and have seen TENTER.....with a budget like that i would recommend tenting, no disrespect, but you cant get anything near the beach for that,,,,,but there seems to be a tenting city setting up in areas? what bee the laws on that wonder I..?
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okay, seems that I either have to pick out if the couple condos I found, or forget about beachfront (which there are plenty of those for our budget). Thanks for your replies. If anyone hears of something, please let me know (staying in PDC would be nice, but the outskirts would work as well)
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okay, seems that I either have to pick out if the couple condos I found, or forget about beachfront (which there are plenty of those for our budget). Thanks for your replies. If anyone hears of something, please let me know (staying in PDC would be nice, but the outskirts would work as well)
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Are you talking about $1000.00 total or per couple? It makes alot of difference.

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okay, seems that I either have to pick out if the couple condos I found, or forget about beachfront (which there are plenty of those for our budget). Thanks for your replies. If anyone hears of something, please let me know (staying in PDC would be nice, but the outskirts would work as well)
Thanks again!
Why for come do you want to be near the beach?. there is lots of nice spots up off the beach...i remember a time when years ago we went to cabretee beach dominican republic and its right on the beach, too much noise....only one drag through there...loud at night,,,,,my advise get a place up street....
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$1000 total Of course, before the end of it, our budget for the rental will probably go up alittle ...........just trying to leave more drinking money for the trip
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Honestly, I would be fine a few blocks back, but the other couple really wants beachfront. They know nothing about the area (like I do, )
I've been left with all the research & trip planning. They have no idea of the hours & hours of research I've been doing to find BEACHFRONT
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Go with what Tallyho said... get in touch with Heather. Go to the trip planning page and make contact through there. She will be able to give you realistic alternatives.
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Have you tried VRBO dot com? Or HomeAway dot com?
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Have you tried VRBO dot com? Or HomeAway dot com?
Don't forget "bookthiscondounsecuredwithnoonetohelpifit'sascam. com"

Ok, that was just a joke. Don't shoot me!
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