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CASA VELA - DELUXE HANDCRAFTED 4 BEDROOM OCEANFRONT TREEHOUSE

Bruce Stone

Advertiser since: 2014
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Bruce Stone

Advertiser since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014
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CASA VELA - DELUXE HANDCRAFTED 4 BEDROOM OCEANFRONT TREEHOUSE

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Special Offer! Free Massage and Snorkel Package January 10 - February 7

Playa del Carmen Villa Rental Photos and Description

Way cooler than a suite at the Four Seasons or a house in Playa!

Casa Vela is a handcrafted, all hardwood home accommodating four couples in luxurious privacy in four master suites, each with unobstructed views of the ocean on one side and the forest on the other. The white sand beach is at your feet. Hammocks and private lounge chairs downstairs, along with kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, ping-pong, bocce and your own beach bar make this your private club for the week you are in residence.

One suite has a king size bed, living area, enormous dressing area, full bath with standalone marble tub, separate shower and toilet rooms, and outdoor deck with chaise lounges.

Another suite has a king size bed, living area, full bath with separate shower and toilet rooms, and a sleeping loft with two single beds for families with children.

Two additional over-sized bedrooms each feature two queen size beds (four queen beds in total) and ensuite bathrooms. One of these bedrooms has a private deck with chaise lounges. All have handcrafted furniture and direct ocean views.

We have wireless Internet, Satellite TV, and large flat panel televisions in every suite.

This is a gourmet vacation with three meals per day prepared by our talented chef.

You may dine outside under the romantic three story palapa, or take a quick snack at the eat-in kitchen table.

As noted above, the bedrooms and the palapa are graced with lovely hardwood furniture custom-made in our workshops. Because of our preference and the fire hazard, we are strictly non-smoking throughout the villa, inside and out. Please do not book the villa if you are a smoker (or if you have pets).

As an ecological resort, we collect rainwater for washing and operate off solar panels, and encourage guests to conserve water and energy, turning off the ceiling fans, A/C, televisions, and lights when not in use. Our connection to the power grid ensures power around-the-clock if the batteries did not charge due to a rare cloudy day.

The house is sited on our 100 acre property, with walking and biking trails, where you will pass through diverse eco systems of forest, jungle, and mangrove, home to more than 20 deer.

We have our own 12' x 24' pool. For longer distance swimming, wade into the fresh water spring-fed rivers (“cenotes”) just 3 minutes walk to our north and swim or snorkel against the current. After you make it upstream, you can float back down, Indiana Jones style.

It is also a lot of fun to walk south. Once you pass a few hotels you arrive at our favorite beach in front of the Fairmont MayaKoba golf course. Bring your beach towel, and take a swim in the gentle surf.

Part of the experience at Casa Vela is the interaction with my partner and property manager, a noted breeder of rare birds, and his wife, a licensed biologist who works full-time as a consultant to various hotels and developers on environmental matters. You can reserve some time with them for a fishing trip or a snorkeling tour to the nearby reef on our fishing boat, or just invite them over for a beer and chat about the local flora and fauna, including our spider monkeys, parrots, iguanas, tejones and butterflies.

They can suggest visits to the Mayan pyramids: Tulum less than an hour south, Coba an hour and a half southwest or Chichen-Itza under three hours west, as well as an enjoyable excursion by boat through the canals of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere, with the starting point just south of Tulum.

Casa Vela is completely unlike any house you can rent in Playa del Carmen or a suite at the Four Seasons or Fairmont – much more fun! All of the amenities with none of the crowds. We look forward to hosting you if you are the right match for this experience.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Bruce Stone (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p576741vb
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
San Francisco
5

Luxury treehouse.... Pure paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5
This is our second time here and the place is right on the beach and it is absolutely paradise!!! It's a 4 bedrm suite, luxury tree house with a gourmet kitchen, dining room and sitting area overlooking the ocean that is just breathtaking. Place comes with private chefs who will prepare amazing meals and if you love cooking, the kitchen is fabulous; there's no reason to go out to restaurants when you have the best chefs and table in all of Playa del Carmen! We spent time kayaking, playing ping pong, just reading a book, cooking up some fab dinners and taking long walks along the beach. We also ventured into town - 5th avenue for some shopping excursions - Ah Cacao is one not to be missed as well as Miramonte Pech! Could not ask for a nicer vacation!!
  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p576741vb
-9178224060
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
San Francisco
5

Simply the Best Experience in Playa del Carmen

  • 5 of 5
My extended family and I stayed at Casa Vela in November 2014, having won a week at the house at a charity auction (already, this says a lot about the owner that he would donate this revenue to charity).

The pictures simply do not do justice to this unusual, breathtaking and amazing home. It has an open air plan, except for the bedrooms, which are closed and have air conditioning (but with screen doors that can open to hear the ocean and feel the breezes). This type of floor plan allows you to have dinner while looking at the ocean, which was a real treat. The living/dining area also has a series of screens which protect you from wind, rain and bugs. There is a small pool which was fun for the kids in our group, and the home has two powder rooms in the front, so even with 12 guests, we had a lot of privacy. Also, the home is constructed of the most luxurious finishes and furnishings, but all under a thatched roof! It's like being in nature, but with all the comforts of a luxury hotel.

Luxury accommodations make this home distinct, but you can find this elsewhere for a similar price. What you can't beat here is the experience, and this is what makes this home the only spot you should consider when visiting Cancun/Playa del Carmen.

Your visit starts with a drive down a dirt road to a palapa (hut) where a golf cart meets you to take you down a wooden deck road to the home. Although a small hotel is next door, you feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere, in a luxury retreat. The location of the home in a nature preserve adds to the ambience. And the area under the home (which is literally feet from the ocean) has all the amenities you will need to have a great beach vacation (surf boards, kayaks, etc.). There are hammocks to lay in and watch the sun rise, and there is even a bar with swings for seats!

The concierge services, from the house manager to the chefs (yes, three very elegant meals were provided per day!), housekeeping and 24 hour security made us feel as if we were in a hotel with just our family. In fact, I haven't received services as good in many five star hotels and NEVER in a private home. When you stay at Casa Vela, they take care of every detail, no matter how small or large, and they made us feel like royalty!

You simply must experience Casa Vela. It reminds me of traveling during a time were luxury and world class service were not optional when traveling. They were an absolute must. And the owner and manager take care of every de
  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
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-9178224060
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
New York
5

Better than the very best hotel

  • 5 of 5
One of the most beautiful beach homes I've ever experienced, this waterfront playhouse perfectly combines elegance, relaxation, and fun. Woodwork fit for a magazine, hammocks everywhere, ping pong table in the sand, water sports equipment for all tastes - I couldn't recommend this place more highly.
  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
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-9178224060
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5

Beautiful beachfront getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Rustic-looking but luxurious. Beautiful ocean view, great location. The house was very clean. A must-stay.
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
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-9178224060
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Denver
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5
This place is like paradise. Convenient to the beach, supermarket, and all the vacation you will need. The sailboats are are special treat you will not find everywhere.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Casa Vela - Deluxe Handcrafted 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Treehouse
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
5

Endlich haben wir das Paradies gefunden !

  • 5 of 5
Nach der Ankunft in Cancun und einem kurzen Auto-trip kamen wir an der Playa del Carmen an und waren überwältigt - die Strandvilla hat alle unsere Erwartungen übertroffen !!! Die Anlage liegt direkt an einem herrlichen weissen Sandstrand, es sind nur 10 m bis zum Strand, und der Ausblick ist herrlich. Alle Zimmer sind mit sehr viel Liebe zum Detail hergerichtet worden, und wir haben uns wie Könige in der Villa gefühlt. Abends haben wir uns von einem einheimischen Koch verwöhnen lassen und sassen bis spät auf der überdachten Terrasse, die uns am tage kühlen Schatten gespendet hat.

Die Anlage hat auch eine Tischtennisplatte, man kann mit kleinen Segelbooten trips entlang der Küste machen ( es gibt ein paar Laser + Katamarane), und wenn der Wind richtig steht hört man abends die Brandung am Korallenriff - wo man am tage herrliche Tauchgänge machen kann.

Zu Hause angekommen waren wir immer noch überwältigt von der Anlage - man fühlt sich wirklich wie im Paradies!
  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Cancun International Airport
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
El Camaleon at MayaKoba
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 307 (Carretera Cancun-Tulum)
Nearest Beach
2 Metres
on the beach
Car: recommended

Mayan archeological sites like Tulum, Coba and Chichen-Itza are a short drive from our property

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Rates & Availability

From $2,200 Per night

Playa del Carmen Villa Rental Rates

Special Offer! Free Massage and Snorkel Package

Special Offer From:
Dates Jan 10, 2015 to Feb 7, 2015

Receive a professional massage for each member of your party and a group trip to the reef for snorkeling

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
Regular
Jan 5 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 16.0%
Notes Rates include daily maid service and 3 meals prepared by a talented chef for up to 8 guests; $100 per day for additional guests; wine/beer/liquor are extra; you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic beverages or we can shop for you at cost plus 20%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with separate shower and toilet rooms; two additional half-baths are adjacent to kitchen and palapa, and usually used by guests or as a changing room when coming from the beach.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , two twins in sleeping loft accessible via built-in ladder
  • lovely hardwood and marble floors in each bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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