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Secluded, Luxury, Beachfront: Best Beach, Views & Activities

Boyd

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Member since: 2009
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Calendar last updated:
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Secluded, Luxury, Beachfront: Best Beach, Views & Activities

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Tulum Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, + Studio, 4.5 baths, (sleeps 10)

Casa Sophia is located four kms inside the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka'an, and is nestled between the world's second longest barrier reef, just at swimming distance, and the lagoon which may be explored by kayak or boat.

The Casa is a 3,500 sq. ft. alternative energy four bedroom (+ studio) beach villa - set on an idyllic, privately owned five acre lot surrounded by tropical foliage and directly fronting on the gorgeous white sands of the Caribbean. Its beach is one of the most pristine and tranquil in the Riviera Maya.

The property offers ultimate privacy and seclusion. Explore the house's many open areas, pool area with hammocks, three terraces with stunning panoramic lagoon and ocean views and find your favorite place to bird watch, read a book or sun bathe.

The Casa is cooled by constant trade breezes. Optional air-conditioning can be provided in 3 of the Casa's 4 bedrooms (and Studio) for a weekly surcharge. Chef service is available either by meal or weekly.

Bedroom layout:

MASTER BEDROOM: king bed, ensuite bath with large tub, ocean views, air-conditioning option possible

UPSTAIRS BEDROOM: queen bed, private bath with walk-in shower, ocean views

BEDROOM #3: king bed, 'jack&jill' bath with tub shared with bedroom #4, ocean views, air-conditioning option possible

BEDROOM #4: 2 double beds, 'jack&jill' bath with tub shared with bedroom #3, ocean views, air-conditioning option possible

STUDIO: queen bed, ensuite bath with walk-in shower, forest views, air-conditioning option possible

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Boyd (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Reviews

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Secluded, Luxury, Beachfront: Best Beach, Views & Activities
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Rochester, MN
5

Eco-smart luxury

  • 5 of 5

A week's stay for two families (5 adults, 2 kids) was such a delight at Casa Sophia. This is our third annual trip to the Mayan Riviera staying at different villas each year, and this was the tops so far.

Highlights: Hands down, the beach here is the best we've experienced anywhere (possibly excepting Baby Beach in Aruba) in years of travels. White sand 100 yards out into the water, and if 2 people walked by all day, that was a crowded day! Private paradise!

Other highlights included unusually comfortable beds for the region. The kitchen was well equipped, and everything matched the photos well. The private pool was also great; my 3 year old son spent many hours splashing in the shallow end!

Room arrangement is: master bedroom secluded at one end of the house with a huge tub in its private bath. Very private. The other end of the main floor has two connected rooms (one queen and two twins) with a shared bathroom, walking through one bedroom to get to the other or using the breezeway doors for private access. Upstairs, a king bedroom with a shared (but effectively private) bath with access to a private balcony.

Having Cesiak adjoining the property provided an easy option for meals and activities and we enjoyed excellent service from all the staff there.

Finally, the nearby hotel zone provides a wealth of activities and subdued nightlife. We enjoyed a flamenco concert and a number of excellent meals during our stay.

Cautions: The road in Sian Ka'an is *really* rough. Don't underestimate the effect this may have on your desire to venture out. My pregnant wife opted to walk the 4 km to the pavement a number of times to avoid the trip in the car! If you're in good health and don't mind some jarring though, it's a minor inconvenience. AND, it keeps out the riff-raff!

We had a chef come in from Cesiak a couple nights and were underwhelmed by the experience; we'd probably either skip this next time or shop around a bit. This surprised us as the food *at* Cesiak was top notch.

As Casa Sophia is part of the eco-park, be aware that the septic system doesn't allow you to flush the toilet paper. There is a bidet though and this didn't end up being a big deal after the first day or so.

Following our stay, we spent two nights in Cancun at the Hilton, and although it was nice, I longed for the privacy and comfort of the villa every moment!

Bottom line, two thumbs up. Don't hesitate on this one!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Cancun

20 minutes from Tulum, located inside the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Absolute privacy on one of the world's best beaches with soft, flour-like sand, gorgeous turquoise waters, proximity to incredible Mayan sites: Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba. Close to Tulum with good restaurants and cultural attractions. Access to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve activities (250 yards from house) such as bone-fishing, kayaking, kite surfing, manatee observation, bird watching, and cenote diving.

Other Activities: Cenote diving

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Rates & Availability

From $514 Per night

Tulum Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2015
Jan 3 2015 - Apr 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 
 
Low Season 2015
Apr 26 2015 - Nov 13 2015
4 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
Shoulder Season 2015
Nov 14 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
Peak Season 2015/16
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
High Season 2016
Jan 3 2016 - Apr 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Optional A/C $350
Tax Rate 17.0%
Notes All rates subject to change without notice and cannot be guaranteed without executed and signed rental agreement
*50% non-refundable deposit due to confirm reservation
*Balance due 60 days prior to arrival
*all major credit cards accepted
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Amenities

Tulum Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , air-conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , air-conditioned
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , air-conditioned
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , air-conditioned
  • 3 Bedrooms + Studio have the option of air-conditioning for a weekly surcharge of $350.00.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Double views of ocean and inland bay, proximity to Cesiak's tours & activities & restaurant/bar, private beach. Cesiak float tour, Cesiak sunset tour, Cesiak bone-fishing guiding.

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