OCEANFRONT PENTHOUSE -4300 SQ FT,2 LEVEL -MI CASA DEL MAR

Rosemary Johnson

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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OCEANFRONT PENTHOUSE -4300 SQ FT,2 LEVEL -MI CASA DEL MAR

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3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, 2 level, Honeymoon master suite, sleeps 8, 4300 sq ft.

THE BEST VIEWS IN ALL OF AKUMAL

This spacious oceanfront, two-level penthouse has it all: marble floors, granite counter-tops and walls of glass giving panoramic views of the Caribbean. Sliding glass doors open on to wrap-around terraces that have tables and chairs, lounges and hammocks, from which you can enjoy both ocean sunrises and jungle sunsets.

The Kitchen, living and dining area is a huge open plan space enclosed by two walls of glass giving guests a 180 degree view of the ocean.

The well-stocked kitchen with large wrap around granite counter top and bar, allows you to enjoy the ocean view and entertain while you prepare meals or mix drinks. Beyond the kitchen area is the entertainment center which has over 7 dozen DVDs, a stereo and CDs, games and a large selection of books and tourist guides. The glass top dining table is up a step, and overlooks both the ocean and Akumal village. You can leave the glass sliders open to enjoy the Caribbean breezes or simply eat outside at the table on the terrace. The dining area also has a day bed to give large parties extra flexibility in sleeping arrangements.

Master bedroom

Located on the upper level this honeymoon suite has a beamed cathedral ceiling, air conditioning, king size bed, glass sliders to a private ocean front terrace, built in closets and vanity, and an en-suite stone bathroom. The bathroom has double vessel sinks and a unique private open-air shower with views of the jungle and bay.

Bedroom 1

The Iguana room on the lower level; has air conditioning, a king size bed, built in closet, small balcony overlooking the jungle and large window with ocean views. En-suite tiled bathroom.

Bedroom 2

The Dolphin room also on the lower level; has air conditioning, two full beds, built in closet, with small balcony overlooking the jungle. En-suite tiled bathroom which has an extra door to the hall.

The penthouse unit is on the third and fourth floor and is only accessible by stairs (30) it also has low walls/open railings surrounding the terraces which may make it unsuitable for young children. Rental includes daily maid service (except Sundays) and 24-hour on site caretakers who will help you with your luggage.

The common areas include a large infinity pool, shaded open lobby, lounge chairs and gazebo, and parking spaces.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for children
Rosemary Johnson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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About Rosemary Johnson

My husband (John), American, is recently retired from the IMF. I (Rosemary) am English and a retired Nursery School Director. We searched for 5 years for a Caribbean beachfront location to spend several months each year during our retirement. When we accidentally found the gem that is Akumal along the Riviera Maya in Mexico we knew we had found our second home.

Rosemary Johnson purchased this condo in 2013

Why Rosemary Johnson chose Akumal

Akumal is an exceptionally friendly, quiet little beach town, with fabulous snorkeling, offering coral reef and sea turtles right from the beautiful white sand and palm tree beach.

What makes this condo unique

Mi Casa del Mar is an attractively designed building of 14 condo units on four levels. The common areas include a large shaded lobby, ocean-front infinity pool, lounge chairs, shaded gazebo and outside shower. The condo is about a 5 minute walk from Akumal village and the beautiful Akumal Bay. It is close enough to enjoy the powder white beach and numerous turtles of the bay and the delicacies of the local restaurants, yet far enough away to enjoy the quiet and peacefulness of being off the beaten track. Walking 5 minutes in the other direction takes you to the picturesque Half Moon Bay and other restaurants and gift shops. About a 20 minute walk from the condo is Yalku Lagoon where for a small fee you can snorkel in the calm, clear waters of the lagoon with hundreds of tropical fish.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rating

5 out of 5

Mi Casa Del Mar Penthouse /paradise!!

MUMMA13 Brewster,Ma

Review Submitted: November 5, 2008 Date of Stay: May 2008

I have just booked my third stay at this property in Akumal. It is a perfect setting for a small group, 3 couples or a family. The condo is beautiful, well maintained, fully equipped and more than worth the rental fee. The rooms, pool, ocean view and uniqueness of this place is indescribable. The perfect place for a quiet getaway vacation. We enjoyed the local food, snorkeling and low key feel of this village. I would and have recommended this to friends and family. I am hesitant to let out the secret!

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Bedrooms 3
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
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Akumal Quintana Roo
Denver, CO
5

Akumal

  • 5 of 5
This property is beautiful. Beach on one side, jungle on the other. I love falling asleep at night to the sound of the waves. The master bathroom is a real treat - shower in nature! The property was fully equipped with lots of current dvd's which came in hand on the cloudy days. Eating breakfast on the patio was a great start to the day. The staff are incredibly kind and helpful. We hired them to cook one night and what a treat. There are no peddlers on the beach pushing goods. The local town people are kind and eager to please. The snorkeling is great. The Beaches are white, clean, and so peaceful. This is my new found paradise and I can not wait to return.
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Jan 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments! Akumal is a hidden gem and our condo is a treat! We treat our repeat customers with great deals!
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
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Akumal Quintana Roo
5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5
Our week long stay in this well appointed condo was everything we wanted and more. Hosts were thoughtful in welcoming and staff was attentive and friendly. The space was glorious both indoors and out. We have travelled to Akumal for 15 years. This is one of its hidden gems.
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
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Akumal Quintana Roo
Chevy Chase, MD
5

Gorgeous property - extremely happy

  • 5 of 5
We stayed just over a week in the condo. Four people so more than enough room for everyone. Akumal is a delightful town we've been going to for years - full of snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and within driving distance of a number of more land adventures. The condo itself is huge and has several gorgeous outdoor terraces where we would spend quite a bit of time. Pool shared among the eight condo units but we were then only ones ever in it while there. Only slight negative is that the wifi was a bit spotty - only matters if you need to check in for work though.
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for this - We hope you'll come again.
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p108367vb
301-530-8445
Akumal Quintana Roo
Central Nebraska
5

Perfect 'home away from home' in a little piece of paradise...

Perfect 'home away from home' in a little piece of paradise...
  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here over Christmas with our 2 adult children and 2 of their friends (all in their 20's). This condo was perfect for 6 of us. It's centrally located within the village and only takes 5 minutes or so (walking) to go south to the beach and little market or to the north to La Buena Vida (a must). We actually did rent a golf cart and 2 bicycles and they were great. It made exploring the area, hauling our stuff to the beach and back, and going to the market for supplies much easier. We went through Akumal Guide and lined them up before we left home. We highly recommend them, and make sure you do this before you go because they don't have many and they're highly requested.
All of the bedrooms in the condo have air conditioning, which helps for sleeping at night. It was in the 80s while we were there but very humid. The kitchen is fully stocked with cookware, dishes, silverware, etc and we appreciated the supply of coffee, filters, sugar, creamer, etc.
The view from the condo is magnificent - ocean on one side, jungle on the other. Large patios with lots of lounge chairs and seating. The open air bathroom and shower in the master bedroom is something everyone needs to experience.
We were in contact with the owners of the condo by phone and email many times before we left and they were very accommodating, offering a lot of information and tips on the area.
We arranged transportation from the airport in Cancun to Akumal through USA Transfers, also before we left home, and they were awesome. Because of the massive amount of people in the airport due to the Christmas season there were huge lines going through immigration and customs which delayed us over 2 hours and they were still there to get us to our destination. They will also make a stop in Playa del Carmen for groceries. This we highly recommend!! The markets in Akumal are very very expensive. Because of our delay we couldn't stop that night and had to take a taxi to Puerto Aventuras the next day for supplies. This was still better than paying the prices in Akumal.
One note to add to this review and to show how much we recommend this condo is to say that - If you have to get hit with the influenza bug while on vacation, which some of us did, we couldn't have asked for a more welcome and comfortable home to be in.
Thank you John and Rosemary!
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing this review. We are sorry to hear about the flu but glad that you were still able to enjoy your time in Akumal.
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
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Akumal Quintana Roo
Davenport, Iowa
5

What a great place!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Mi Casa Del Mar for 10 days. It was myself, my wife, our 3 children ages 5, 5 and 7 and my wife's parents. There was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space and it was very comfortable, especially the beds! The master suite is awesome, with the amazing view from the bed to the indoor/outdoor master bath overlooking the jungle.
The location was great, a 5 minute walk to Akumal beach or half moon bay, or you can just enter the water right in front of the condo to snorkel. At Akumal beach, we saw tons of turtles, stingrays, squid, tuna, reef fish, etc.. Just an awesome variety of marine life to experience! We were all in awe every time we entered the sea.
We all loved the infinity pool, especially the kids, they would have spent their entire vacation in the pool if we would have let them! Their favorite thing to do was try to feed the iguana's around the pool, they loved the banana's.
Lots to see and do in the area, we bargained with a bus driver in Akumal for his services for a few days to use him and his van/bus for going to Coba, Tulum ruins and to La Bella Vita beach club in Tulum.
The condo had everything we needed, the staff was great, always keeping us stocked up with water and Maria kept the place spotless! An absolutely great vacation!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for Chris for this great review. We are glad that you enjoyed Akumal and our condo. If you ever want to return please contact us, we are happy to offer a discount to returning guests.
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Oceanfront Penthouse -4300 Sq Ft,2 Level -Mi Casa Del Mar
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Akumal Quintana Roo
Delaware
5

Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5
Our party of 8 had a wonderful time at Pam's condo in Mi Casa Del Mar. The condo is beautiful with awesome ocean views and breezes. The kids loved the infinity pool and the outside shower. I loved the hammock on the deck. Our familys first trip to Mexico and we will definitely be back to Akumal and Mi Casa Del Mar. The snorkeling was great at Akumal bay, lots of fish and turtles and even a few rays. We also went ziplining and swimming in the cenotes. In addition, we drove to the ruins at Coba and Tulum. The kids had a wonderful time climbing the pyramid at Coba. So much to do in the Mayan Riveria and Akumal is the perfect place to stay with its quaint feel but yet wonderful shops and restaurants. A great vacation!!!! Thanks for your place Pam, our home away from home.
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Gran cenote
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Playa del Carmen to Cozumel
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
307
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Akumal Bay Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Buena Vida
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bahia Principe
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Multiple local restaurants
Car: not necessary

Akumal is a beautiful fishing village known locally as the place of the turtle. Snorkeling with the turtles in the bay or with the beautiful tropical fish in Yalku Lagoon are among our favorite things to do. When you are tired of the beautiful sandy beach and palm trees, Akumal offers plenty of activities; several diving outfits offer various levels of diving including bubble diving for children 8 years and older, fishing, sailing sunset cruises or jungle ATV tours. The village also has many cute gift stores, two grocery stores, a spar, gym, tennis court, basketball court and a weekly market. A variety of local restaurants offer excellent and inexpensive local and international dishes.

Within a 30 min drive you can reach many other places: Playa Del Carmen with its famous 5th avenue shopping, dancing and nightlife, Tulum with numerous restaurants and gift shops, three eco water parks, Maya ruins, a monkey sanctuary and swim with dolphin parks. There are also numerous sandy beaches and cenotes for more swimming snorkeling, diving, and zip lines.

Day trips could include; taking a ferry to Cozumel where you can explore both the island and famous reef, exploring the extensive ruins of Chichen Itza, or enjoying one of the many tours offered in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere, one of the world’s largest reserves.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Akumal Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 21 2014
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
$4,000
 
 
Thanksgiving/Mid DEC
Nov 22 2014 - Dec 17 2014
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$6,750
 
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 18 2014 - Dec 24 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
Flat fee
 
 
New Year's 2015
Dec 26 2014 - Jan 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
Flat fee
 
 
High
Jan 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,205
$9,000
 
 
Mid (2015)
May 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$6,750
 
 
Low (2015)
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
$4,000
 
 
Thanksgiving/Mid Dec (2015)
Nov 21 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,750
$6,750
 
 
Christmas 2015
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
 
 
New Year's 2016
Dec 26 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,680
$6,900
 

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Akumal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4314 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Backpack
  • Bottled Water
  • Toilet Paper
  • Safe
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Maps
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Catering Available ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Large bathroom with double sinks and open shower
    Bathroom 2 - Tiled en-suite bathroom with shower
    Bathroom 3 - En-suite bathroom and shower with seperate door to hall
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , A/C, cathedral ceiling, private patio, en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , A/C Jungle and ocean views, en-suite tiled bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , A/C, Jungle view, en-suite tiled bathroom
    Day bed - 1 double , Located in living area - air beds also available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for children ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • caves
  • marina
  • water parks
  • reefs
  • ruins
  • bay/sound
  • library
  • recreation center
  • coin laundry
  • botanical garden
  • rain forests
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • basketball court
  • parasailing
  • tennis
  • spelunking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
beach chairs, coolers,
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