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CASA PERLA DEL MAR WINNER TULUM'S TOP VACATION RENTAL 2011, 2012 AND 2013

Victor

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Victor

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2014
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CASA PERLA DEL MAR WINNER TULUM'S TOP VACATION RENTAL 2011, 2012 AND 2013

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

Overview

Tulum House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Casa Perla del Mar awarded Top Vacation Rental in Tulum again in 2013 ; making it three years in a row, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Designed by acclaimed architect Ismael Diaz, Casa Perla is a premiere Mediterranean-style villa along the Mayan Riviera. It is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or an unforgettable vacation with family and friends. This unique and spacious home is nestled between the blue Caribbean and the luscious Mayan jungle. To insure your total relaxation, our staff is available 6 days a week to clean and prepare dinner upon request. Cost of food is not included.

With meticulous attention to detail, Casa Perla reflects the rich color, texture and artistry of the Yucatan. It features unique hand stenciling throughout the home as is traditional in the beautiful haciendas of the region. All of the doors, cabinets and furniture are locally handmade with the finest craftsmanship.

Three of the 4 bedrooms have king-size beds and the 4th has 1 bunk bed - perfect for children. Each has a picture postcard view of the sea or jungle, top-of-the-line Sealy Pillow Top mattresses, custom handmade draperies with blackout lining, and air conditioning for a restful sleep on imported 600 thread-count sheets.

Every bedroom has a private bathroom with sinks and countertops cut from local stones and exquisite fossilized shells. Each is appointed with the highest quality 100% Turkish cotton towels.

Casa Perla boasts two well-appointed kitchens with gorgeous Mexican granite countertops. You will arrive to find each fully stocked including a coffee maker, blender and microwave. The downstairs kitchen is poolside so you are just steps away from an ice-cold Mexican beer or chips and freshly made guacamole.

Each of Casa Perla’s kitchens have a view of the jungle and the stunning Mayan sunset. It’s not unusual to see an amazing array of colorful birds. Our binoculars and books will help you to identify them though it will be easy to spot our gorgeous pink flamingos!

The upstairs dining room seats 8 comfortably and 6 can be seated downstairs.

Each of the two large family rooms features a 42” flat screen TV and opens to one of our four outdoor verandas.

In addition to our verandas, Casa Perla has a rooftop deck with stunning 360-degree views. Wake up early and listen to the waves crashing on the shore as you watch the sun rise over the Caribbean. In the daytime the verandas are a perfect place to appreciate the flora and fauna of the Mayan jungle. There are literally thousands of rainbow-colored flowers and birds. And to see the sun set over the ancient Mayan jungle is breathtaking.

Casa Perla is only 50 meters (165 feet) from the water’s edge. Guests enjoy great shelling along the secluded beach or spectacular snorkeling and scuba diving directly in front of the house. If you visit between mid-May and November you can experience one of nature’s most unforgettable sights – Loggerhead, Green and Hawksbill turtles come ashore to lay their eggs in May and the hatchlings dash for the sea in November.

If you don’t feel like visiting the beach, our dark-bottom pool is as refreshing as it is beautiful. Comfortable lounge chairs were custom-made to enjoy a great book or relax with a chilled margarita. A wall surrounding the perimeter of the house assures total privacy as you bathe in the sun or enjoy a poolside bbq fiesta. Don’t worry about packing beach towels or pool toys for the kids; Casa Perla has them for you.

Free WiFi is available throughout the house.

Activities

• Mayan Ruins of Tulum & Coba

• World famous bone & fly fishing

• Snorkeling/Scuba Diving

• Shelling

• Paddle Boarding

• Kayaking

• Windsurfing

• Boating

• Kayaking

• Spelunking

• Cenotes

• Wildlife Viewing

Turtles – 3 species lay their eggs directly in front of the house

Birding

• Dining

• Shopping

There is a fully refundable damage/reservation deposit of $300.This is required within 7 days of booking the reservation.It is not applied toward rent and will be fully refunded within 7 days of departure provided the provisions on the rental agreement are met.

Keywords: Mexican villa with ocean and jungle views,close to Tulum and Playa del Carmen,close to turtle nesting, close to beach, ideal for honeymoon.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Victor (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2014

About Victor

Tulum is a magical place and we had the chance to first experience it 20 plus years ago…...it remained in our heart and mind for another 13 years. When our son was born we would often take him to the very chilly beaches we have here in Northern California – one day my little frozen child looked at me and asked “mommy, do they have warm beaches?” A few months later we planned our trip back to Tulum and rented a house on Tankah Bay. We purchased the lot that week and began to build our slice of heaven, in October of 2009. The artistry and beauty of the great haciendas of Merida, and the Yucatan were our inspiration for Casa Perla del Mar. The inspiration for the name of our home however, is our dog Perla. We are of course, pet friendly! The Yucatan has something unique to fall in love with on every visit. Having been blessed with the opportunity to travel the world – Tulum remains at the top of the list.

Victor purchased this house in 2010

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

5
based on 25 traveler reviews

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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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-(415) 407-5746 (California, USA)
Tulum Quintana Roo
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5
This house was great in every aspect, it had everything we needed even Italy!!! Every room had its own bathroom, it was very quite you didn't even know there were other people in other rooms. But we had plenty of space to hang out, eat, swim, sit on the balcony's which there were several. It was nice being able to have Italy make our meals a few nights which were the highlights of our stay, food was excellent!!!!! We would definitely stay there again. Beautiful home!!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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Tulum Quintana Roo
5

Casa Perla del Mar is BEAUTIFUL!!!

  • 5 of 5
This house is beautiful!! The layout of the house was perfect for 4 couples. We stayed for one week and spent days at the Tulum Ruins (20 min away), Chichen Itza (2.5 hours away), Playa del Carmen (30 min away) and Xplor (30 Min away). The rest of the days were perfect to just relax by the pool and walk along the beach. Italy and Elias cooked us 3 wonderful meals. It was so nice to not have to worry about cooking dinner and trying something new. I definitely recommend the vegetarian chile rellano and the flan was the best I had ever had.

The only part of the trip the was disappointing was the dive / snorkel place down the road from the house - Casa Cenote. The guide ended up being different than who the reservation was with, so the snorkel trip ended up being different than originally booked (at a beach further away, which we drove to with the guide in our car) and they charged us more than originally agreed on. Wasnt a total bust, but was not as great as they said it would be.

Some key points about the house -

Neighborhood - very quiet and always felt safe.
Nearby Food - Blue Sky Pizza restaurant was wonderful with great service, not expensive.
Pool and outside areas - absolutely beautiful - pool water was a little chilly in October.
Wifi - never had an issue - always worked.
Location - not far from Tulum city center and perfect if you dont like the chaos of Cancun and all the tourists.
2 kitchens - came in handy often, one for cooking and one for making margaritas.
Road from main highway to house - a little bumpy - but gave us a lot of laughs - Haha:)

We have rented a few vacation homes before, but I have to say this one was the most beautiful and relaxing. Victor, the owner, was extremely helpful while booking and arranging our trip. The wealth of information / travel tips he provides was wonderful. He obviously cares for his home and the renters he graciously opens his home to.

We hope to return to Tulum and Casa Perla del Mar with our kids in the near future.

Thank you Victor, Italy and Elias!!! We had an amazing vacation!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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Tulum Quintana Roo
South Lake Tahoe, California
5

Authentic, beautiful, comfortable, relaxing, great location and safe.

  • 5 of 5
I stayed at Casa Perla del Mar for a week this May with my significant other and our two friends. The moment we arrived that Sunday evening we were like kids on Christmas - ecstatic to open each door to see what it looked like in person. The images on the site are very representative of the home, but seeing it in person is far superior. We instantly cracked open a cold one, took a dip in the pool, and vacation time was in full effect.

Watching the sunrise and being walking distance to the ocean was one of my favorite aspects of the home. We went for a walk every morning. Down the street is Blue Sky Restaurant, which has delicious pizzas (we too thought it was odd to have pizza in Mexico but totally worth it). Also on the same street was a local dive shop where we took a fishing charter. And yes we did catch a fish -- a 70 lb. marlin! The home is a short drive to all the other activities we wanted to do and it was very easy to get around.

Italy, the caretaker woman, was incredible and it was fantastic to have one meal a day prepped for us (we supplied the groceries, selected from the menu and tipped at the end of the week). While my Spanish was rusty it was pretty easy to communicate.

We felt extremely safe at the home as well as everywhere we went in Tulum.

Tips: print directions in advance like they mention on their website. You definitely want to rent a car. I wish there was a way around the required car insurance policy (I’d research more because maybe I missed something) but you don’t want to rely on taxis if you stay here. Brush up on your Spanish and/or download Google Translate or other similar smart phone apps to assist with communication while at the house and throughout Tulum.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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-(415) 407-5746 (California, USA)
Tulum Quintana Roo
Washington DC
5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5
We travelled with our neighbors, another family of four, and stayed in the house for a week. The house is gorgeous, extremely well equipped, incredibly comfortable, and very well located. Italy and her team made our stay even better by keeping the place spotless and helping us with the cooking. Even though they worked hard they were very discrete and we hardly saw them. The whole process, from the booking to the final payment was very smooth and Victor was always helpful and available for a question. We absolutely recommend the place and we probably will be back.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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-(415) 407-5746 (California, USA)
Tulum Quintana Roo
Austin, Texas
5

Austin, Texas

  • 5 of 5
Casa Perla was incredible! Everything about the house was perfect and Victor (the owner) helps to make the stay even more enjoyable by going the extra mile to provide you with ideas for things to do during the day, restaurants to go to, places to snorkel and dive, even good grocery stores to go to nearby the house.
The house is beautiful with every amenity you could ever want. It is spotless, incredibly clean, and beautifully maintained. We found ourselves sitting out by the pool at night looking up at the stars. Incredibly quiet. I would give the house 5 stars!!
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Perla del Mar Winner Tulum's Top Vacation rental 2011, 2012 and 2013
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-(415) 407-5746 (California, USA)
Tulum Quintana Roo
Denver, Colorado
5

Denver Dave

  • 5 of 5
This is a spectacular home to rent. It really is as good or better than the photos. The old adage, “it looks too good to be true” just doesn’t fit here. We had three families and a total of ten people ranging in age from seven weeks to sixty years and there was plenty to see and do for all of us. The upstairs and downstairs kitchens, the four really large bedrooms (all air conditioned), the upper and lower balconies and even the rooftop offered us lots of places for great conversation or solitude if you wanted to nap or read. The place we spent the most time at was the pool; perfect size for floating, conversation and a nice shallow end for little ones.
Italy, the housekeeper was a joy. Her meals were lovingly prepared and presented. She shopped for us and prepared everything from scratch. If you don't speak Spanish, bring a phrase book to help communicate with her and Elias the landscaper.
If you go in late June/early July as we did, bring lots of sunscreen (pretty hot and humid) and mosquito repellent (lots of those little buggers and sand fleas as well).
If you need to go to town or want to visit the nearby tourist attractions allow a little extra time to go slowly down the dirt road and jump on the highway. But with the ocean across the street, a cenote down the road, big sea turtles migrating in at night, the pool, Wi-Fi and cable television (maybe for the kids) wonderful food and refreshments, great beachcombing and walks nearby, you’ll find lots of excuses to just sit back and enjoy Casa Perla del Mar.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Cancun International
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Casa Cenote; Blue Sky
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Ferry to Cozumel
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 307
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Casa Cenote; Blue Sky
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa Perla del Mar
Car: recommended

A beautiful Cenote can be found 1 km from our house. A Cenote is an aquifer with crystal clear water and are uniquely found in this part of Mexico.

Casa Perla is located 50 meters from the water's edge and May through November, you can experience one of nature's miracles. Over 150 Leatherback turtles come to nest and hatch at the beach in front of our house. The Leatherback is an endangered species and these turtles have been nesting in this same spot for hundreds of years. You can check them out in some of our pictures or through a video on you tube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq0sXxTUCLU

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Rates & Availability

From $357 Per night

Tulum House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holidays
Dec 14 2014 - Jan 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Spring
Jan 6 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tip for housekeeper $150

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Amenities

Tulum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (3) The most comfortable king size mattresses are featured in three of the bedrooms. These are Sealy Restonic and they are truly exceptional., Double Beds (1) This is a gret bed in the kids room adjacent to the bunk beds.Very comfortable mattress and great for a teenager., Bunk Beds (2) Not typical bunk beds. They are not on top of each other, but rather apart, and also feature great mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The back of the house sits on the edge of the jungle with spectacular views of different kinds of flora and fauna. A bird's lover's paradise ! All furniture, doors and cabinets are handcrafted by local artisans.

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