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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,301 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms , 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)


**** HOLIDAY RENTALS Please note that our holiday rental dates are as follows December 22 or earlier to December 29. Then December 29 to January 5 or later. ******

Come enjoy the beautiful Caribbean Sea along the Riviera Maya in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Villa Ixchel is just steps from the beach. Ixchel, pronounced 'ee-SHELL', is the Mayan goddess of health and happiness. The water is warm, the waves gentle, and the breeze keeps you refreshed in this tropical paradise.

The ocean has colors of blue and purple you won’t see anywhere else in the world, and the fine white sand is never hot on your feet. The ocean deepens gradually and the currents are light, so the beach is great for children, but there is plenty of adventure, such as snorkeling and scuba to see the fascinating underwater creatures in the coral reefs, and paddle boarding or kayaking.

Villa Ixchel is located 1 hour south of the international airport in Cancun by car or taxi, via multi-lane highway. It is a new condo offering the best beach front access in the Villa Del Mar II complex, located in the gated community of Puerto Aventuras, in the State of Quintana Roo. The surrounding coastal area is called the Riviera Maya.

Puerto Aventuras is a unique jewel in the Riviera Maya. It is a thriving international community, with a harbor, a marina, and beaches, and yet it provides privacy and exclusivity. Throughout the community you will find people of all ages, walking, running, riding bikes, skateboarding, riding golf carts, or in their cars. The biggest V.I.P.s of the Mayan Riviera, who can afford to live anywhere, choose to live in Puerto Aventuras with their families, because of its natural beauty, amenities, tranquility, and safety.

Villa Ixchel is one of the gems of the community, because of its comfort, its luxury, and its spectacular proximity to the beach. At 2200+ square feet with marble throughout, it offers 2 master bedroom ocean-view suites with king beds (furnished with high-end pillow-top mattresses), and a third bedroom suite with 2 queen beds. Each bedroom affords the privacy of a luxury hotel room, with its own private bath, television, and independent controls for very quiet air conditioning. Each master bedroom has a safe for valuables. In addition, there is a half bath near the main entrance equipped with a washer/dryer.

Villa Ixchel is perfect for a family reunion or a business gathering, and is fully equipped for entertaining. The full-service kitchen has all the amenities you'll want. The beautiful living/dining room has a panoramic view of the ocean, with huge glass sliding doors you can open completely to your terrace and the ocean. You are immersed in the beauty just sitting in your living or dining room. Enjoy sitting out on your terrace, and relaxing in your personal jacuzzi. From your terrace, you are only about 15 steps to the sand or to the pool. There are full length sheer as well as opaque curtains you can draw for softer light or privacy.

For the times when you are not gazing at the water, palms, and sand, or listening to the waves, there is a wide-screen television and DVD player. A selection of popular DVDs is provided, or you can bring your own favorites, or rent them in the village. Smart TVs have WIFI and Netflix access, please bring your own password. Bring your laptops and stay in touch with High-Speed Wireless Internet.

You can walk along the beach to the kid-friendly marina village, where you will find shops, services, and many fine, but reasonably priced restaurants. Swim with the dolphins in the marina (or watch the action while sipping a margarita at one of the outdoor cafes). Check out the dive and snorkel shops -- arrange a lesson if you wish. You will also enjoy the art and gift shops. You can play at the Puerto Aventuras golf course, tennis courts and the kids will love the skate board park.

Major attractions of the Riviera Maya are 15 minutes away by car or taxi, including Xel-Ha (“shell-HAH”), where the underground rivers flow into the sea, the splendors of the cenote caves of Aktun Chen, and Xcaret. Xcaret (“ish-ka-RET”) is a huge ecopark that is as much fun as Disneyland or any major theme park, but it is also far more interesting and educational. It truly lives up to its reputation of being the premier attraction in the entire coastal area. It is a delight for all ages!

Visit Mayan pyramids and archeological sites of major significance. Tulum is only 30 minutes away, and tours are available for nearby Chichen-Itza, Coba, and other sites in the Yucatan. Did you know that there are five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, waiting for you to explore?

Want more excitement? The city of Playa Del Carmen, about 20 minutes by car or taxi, has shops, art galleries, and night life, and it is where the ferries depart for the island of Cozumel. Playa Del Carmen also offers major shopping such as Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Office Depot, and Centro Maya shopping mall on the road to Puerto Aventuras.

You can go to Cancun for a day trip or an evening, and enjoy the fabulous shopping malls and restaurants, or the world-famous night life.

When you are at home in Villa Ixchel, you can take advantage of concierge services upon request, that include delivery directly to your fridge and cupboards of beer, fine wine, and groceries; shopping and meal preparation; child care; taxi; rental car; tours; and recreation at surprisingly reasonable prices. Chef services available as well.

If you have been waiting to find the perfect family beach vacation, with more luxury and services, at a far better value than the fancy hotels and all-inclusives, Villa Ixchel is ready for you.

Keywords: Condominium, Villa, Condo, Resort, Ground floor, Beachfront, Oceanfront, 3 Bedroom

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Puerto Aventuras Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2301 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private bath in master suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private bath in master suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath in guest room.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , I/2 bath with washer/dryer.
  • Master suite bathrooms are well appointed and spacious. Both have open style glass block showers that are huge! Guest room bath is well appointed with a tub/shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Ocean view suite with private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master oceanview suite with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Guest bedroom with private bath.
  • King size beds (2) Deluxe Pillow-Top Mattresses for comfort and support and extra pillows in each oceanfront master suite (2), Queen size Beds (2) Two comfortable queen beds in the garden side guest suite with extra pillows., Baby Cribs (1) Available on request. High chair available on request.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 Oceanfront Master Bedroom suites with King Beds and Deluxe Pillow Top Mattresses, 1 Bedroom suite with 2 Queen Beds, High Speed Wireless Internet. Safes for valuables in each Master suite. South master suite has sliding glass doors to patio. All baths have marble countertops and block glass showers.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.7391305 based on 26 reviews

Nice apartment but not properly mantained, issues with AC and Spa, had mayor securtiy breach.

  • 2 of 5

We had a mayor security risk during our stay, door was left wide open by people performing repairs. We came back to a house completely open with all our valuables inside! Luckily nothing was missing but we had the scare of our lives, thinking we walk into a break in and knowing we were exposed in such a way. My mom almost had a heart attack! During a guest stay, a rental is their safe and private place but for us our privacy , security and that of our belonging was completely compromised. We allowed the repairs without ever thinking it would represent a risk, else repairs should be done when house is not rented. The rental agreement concedes a renter the use of property, the fact that owner or manager have keys and access should never compromise guest security, privacy and safety. This was the worst part, manager apologized but is just beyond acceptable. There were issues with the AC and SPA, as per property manager the problems were uncovered the day of our arrival so they had to be worked on while our visit. This could have been easily avoid whit inspection a day or 2 before guest arrival vs same date, being there for only a few days we expected everything to work properly not to have to wait for repairs to have a fully functional house, the Spa was one of the main reasons to choose this place, jets didn't work, clogged 2 days. In addition to these problems we were out of toilette paper in all bathrooms because cleaning person forgot to restock. These is completely unacceptable, have extra but never be short, how can anyone allow toilette paper to be a problem to their customers, It's a minimum requirement for any guest.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We do regret the problems that you encountered and have revised our maintenance system to insure this will not happen again.
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Excellent !

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely awesome place. Condo was perfect. People here extremely friendly. The view outstanding. The restaurants were great! Andrew our liaison had everything arranged. Perfect vacation !

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Location!

  • 4 of 5

So much to do in this quaint little town. The Condo was as described clean and with everything you need stocked in the kitchen. There were a few issues upon arrival. No Kayaks, Whirlpool appeared non-operational, and the washer did not work. Andrew however was responsive to help get Things sorted for us.The washer never worked even though Andrew had a repair man come a couple times, but he got us into a neighboring unit to do some laundry and offered to do it for us. The kayaks are for the association and shared, we found them in a locked shed with help from Tara upstairs. A little bit of adventure but all in all a great place to stay and we would certainly stay there again. Thanks Andrew!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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reno, nevada, USA

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We came down for a wedding and needed a place to stay in Puerto Adventures. This condo is right on the beach, with a pool large enough to actually do lap swimming down the center. The ocean is a little rough with coral, but if you just walk down the beach (beach is sandy) a very short way, it is a nice sandy entrance. The house is fully equipped with everything you might need, to cook, towels for the beach, TV's in every room, plenty of bathrooms options and included drinking water. We had a few little problems of our own doing and Andrew was Very prompt to help us out with them, he actually came over and returned emails promptly. He suggested we snorkel the reef right there and it was a great tip. He also told us about the farmers market and how to purchase fresh fish. If your looking for a place to accommodate your family and or couples you won't be disappointed. Great ground floor with a wonderful view. We were all very happy with it and others who attended the wedding were jealous of our accommodations.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, Maryland

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Right on the beach and pool. Comfortable furniture and wonderful patio and grill. Golf, tennis, fishing, restaurants and shopping all in walking distance! Wonderful for families! The weather was perfect everyday! Andrew was very helpful with any questions we had!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mejor que un hotel!!!!

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento estaba muy espacioso y en muy buenas condiciones. Tenía todo lo necesario para unas vacaciones. Las fotos no le hacen justicia. Muy bien equipado y limpio. Andrew, el gerente, estuvo muy al pendiente de nuestras necesidades y acudió a ayudarnos en el momento que lo necesitamos. Algo muy importante fue que el check in y el check out fue muy simple y rápido y no tuvimos que perder tiempo.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Andrew Leigh
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 6, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great Time

My family & I went to Sol May with a couple of friends in July & it was Great. The condo was perfect & we were on the ground floor, all we had to do is walk outside to be on the beach. Our kids had a Great time & it was very save & made us feel good knowing it was a gated community and the could go off on their own. We most definitely would recommend it.
Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Puerto Aventuras
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Cozumel/Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
Puerto Aventuras
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Federal 307
Nearest Restaurant
Puerto Aventuras
Nearest Beach
Fatima Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Villa Ixchel
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Playa del Carmen
Car: not necessary

Villa Ixchel is a member of the VDM II kayak club and there are 2 Kayaks available for guest use.

All Terrain Vehicles, Archaeological Sites, Eco-Parks, Caves, Cave Diving, Botanical Gardens, Adventure Parks, Ziplines, Underground Water Rafting. Snorkeling, Kayak rental, Bike rental, Deep Sea Fishing, Sailing, Speed boats, Swim with Dolphins all available in the Marina town of Puerto Aventuras. Town has many restaurants and small shops and is only a 5 minute walk down the sandy beach. Nearby to ancient Mayan ruins and other towns Tulum: 35 Minutes, Akumal 15 Minutes, Playa del Carmen 20 Minutes and Cancun 45 minutes. Puerto Aventuras has 2 tennis courts and a nine hole golf course. There are numerous other courses in the area, including Mayakoba, home to the only PGA event outside the United States. Come visit!!!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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