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Ron or Melanie Herrman

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Contemporary Luxury Oceanfront Escape!

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Quintana Roo House Rental Photos and Description

Casa Overlooking Ocean, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 4-5 Adults, 6 Maximum

Discover this Modern Mexican House located right on the Ocean of Isla Mujeres. With unobstructed views and sounds of the ocean from every room you are certain to find the perfect sense of peace and relaxation. Enjoy the tranquil ocean breeze, the multiple water features in the home, the fabulous pool and jacuzzi and numerous modern conveniences at your fingertips, including satellite TV, internet and free calls to the US. Enjoy an in-suite massage, a steaming rain shower in an oversized luxury stone bath or a short walk to the beach to collect seashells. Tranquility of Casa Zama awaits you...

Luxurious Modern Oceanfront Villa: Casa Zama is less than half a mile away from a secluded beach that is ideal for photos, shell collecting and just enjoying the sight, smell and feel of the ocean. It is also the location where the world famous turtles hatch their protected eggs during certain months. The moonlight in this area is simply enchanting.

Casa Zama is a short golf cart ride to the larger beach, Playa Norte where sunbathing, swimming and volleyball are just a few activities available. A lively beach bar allows for sipping a cold cerveza on a swinging chair if you are so inclined!

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  • non smoking only
Ron or Melanie Herrman (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Ron or Melanie Herrman

Mel and Ron Herrman are avid Isla Mujeres enthusiasts and spend most time on the island managing vacation properties, including their own, Casa Zama. Mel is also a yoga instructor, and Ron is a photographer and certified dive master. They enjoy sharing their island and home with new guests.

Ron or Melanie Herrman purchased this house in 2006

Why Ron or Melanie Herrman chose Quintana Roo

One of the most unique and modern vacation homes on the island, Casa Zama affords guests oceanfront luxury with staff services, security and privacy, and beautiful, tranquil surroundings with a panoramic view of the Caribbean.

What makes this house unique

This property has a daily staff, and Ron or gabby the managers are available in the event guests have questions or issues as they arise. The staff prepares a daily breakfast and cleans each day as well. You are ensured 100% privacy of a vacation home while also enjoying added amenities such as maid service, breakfast and Bvlgari toiletries.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I just wanted to say thank you for allowing us to rent your home. Gabby and Mili were both very helpful.

We had a great time in Isla Mujeres and look forward to returning in the future. Thank you again!
May 2012
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based on 29 traveler reviews

Contemporary Luxury Oceanfront Escape!
average rating of 4.793103 based on 35 reviews
San Antonio, TX

Loved it!!! Our family will be back!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6, kids aged 17, 15 and twin 11 years old traveled to Isla Mujeres for the first time. We had the good fortune of staying at Casa Zama for 4 nights before leaving for an all-inclusive in Playa Mujueres. Our property conceirge arranged all our transportation and the delivery of our golf carts to the property. We were met at Casa Zama by Greg who showed us the property and then lead the way on his moped, as we followed in our golf carts to escort us to the grocery store to ensure we found it. In the morning, we were pleasantly greeted by Milly and her fabulous breakfast. She prepared the table, cooked, served us and cleaned everything up. LOVED IT!!! The house and the views were spectacular. The two rooms upstairs are huge and the beds very comfortable. The house was very clean! The downstairs bunk room is tiny and the air conditioner above the top bunk was noisy. However, for my 15 year old and 11 year old boys it was fine and they were happy to have their own space. The air conditioning in the bedrooms is amazing. The living space is un-air conditioned but has wall of windows that completely open up creating nice cross breeze. It's a short walk to the beach area where we snorkeled, watched iguanas, took photos and enjoyed the beautiful, peaceful beaches. We swam in the pool daily and the kids hung out in the hammocks. It was sublime. When we moved to an all-inclusive on Playa Mujeres and was miserable there, we called Ron, to see if we could come back "home" to Casa Zama. Unfortunately for us, there were other guests. We highly recommend Casa Zama and the services Ron has set up to make your vacation perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN, USA

Amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Stunning property! Two couple vacation was an amazing experience. The owner was extremely helpful with setting up golf cart rental and giving great recommendations on food and activities. The house was immaculate and the cooks made delicious authentic Mexican breakfasts! You could not find a more impressive house or all around vacation spot. Views are incredible from every window/room. Very comfortable and fully furnished with everything you could need. Highly recommended- We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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College Station, Texas

Great location and relaxing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was one of my favorite properties I've stayed at through VRBO/Home Away. The owners answered my questions quickly before the trip and it was really easy to contact them while in Isla Mujeres if any problems or questions came up. The breakfast was very good and made the mornings easy. Ron made some suggestions of places to eat and the ones we tried were very good. The golf cart they have to rent is really fast and easy to use to get around the island. I would highly recommend renting it for your stay. The hot tub was nice to sit in at night and watch the stars with a Pina Colada in your hand! Overall, great experience and I would love to bring my kids here next time around.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anniversary trip

  • 5 of 5

Casa Zama was excellent. It was easy to make the arrangements, they met us at the house upon arrival and showed us around. The house is just amazing and the view is just as incredible. The cook "Millie" made us breakfast each day and off we went. It was very nice to come back in the hot part of the afternoon and swim in the shaded pool, while deciding which bar to watch the sunset at. Everything about this place is great and we will definitely go back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thibodaux, LA

Casa Zamazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

I surprised my family with a stay at Casa Zama. They knew where we were going but I did not let them know where we were staying. When we arrived at the house it did my heart good (and probably Ron's too) to see their reaction. I was indeed a hero - to quote my daughter "Dad you hit it out of the park!"

I hate to stay at the same place but I would be so afraid of disappointment when comparing any other house to Casa Zama. This place is amazing in a perfect location. The indoor/outdoor living makes every second of your vacation count.

Ron, the owner is a super nice guy. Good recommendations, checks to see if everything is going well and arranged taxis for us for early morning flight.

Millie and her daughter are unimposing and dished out excellent breakfasts as well as cleaned each morning.

To be fair, there could have been some snags for some - the TV's in the bedrooms were not working due to some satellite part Ron was waiting on. We could have cared less; why would you watch TV with the views the house offered. We never watched the TV in the main room. The water feature in the pool is not working, A little disappointing but a small issue when compared to all of the amenities at Casa Zama.

For us the only bad thing about Casa Zama is that you did not want to leave to do anything else. We absolutely loved our stay and you will too!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keller, TX

Five Star House on Beautiful Isla Mujeres

  • 5 of 5

My husband and two teenage daughters and I traveled to Isla Mujeres and stayed at Casa Zama for the first time this summer. With two master suites (one with a king bed, one with two queens), it is perfectly set up for either two couples or a family like ours, with two older kids. These upstairs two bedrooms are huge, the beds are comfortable, and the rooms are quiet and private. The downstairs living area is open-air, with a beautiful living room, dining room, and kitchen extending to the patio with the stunning pool, deck chairs, and hammocks. All of this overlooks the Caribbean and the rocky coastline of the island. We loved taking walks along the coastline, exploring the island with the golf cart, hanging out at a few of the beach clubs at North Beach, and trying the many international restaurants in the downtown area. Ron gave us great recommendations for restaurants and also for daily excursions, which we probably didn't do enough of but we couldn't be torn away from the house for long. We felt spoiled with the daily maid service and hot breakfast every morning, and we returned home relaxed and grateful for such a great vacation. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cancun International
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Gran Puerto
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Isla Mujeres (Island of Women) is a gorgeous gem 30 minutes from bustling Cancun. With the turquoise ocean, sensuous beach scene and downtown shopping and dining this is the perfect place for a wonderful escape.

Isla Mujeres began as a small fishing community and still retains a tranquil charm and laid back environment. It is the perfect setting for a tranquil vacation for all occasions!

Other Activities: shopping, dining, swimming, exploring, relaxing


Rates & Availability

Isla Mujeres House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High (2016)
Jan 25 2016 - Sep 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
Low (2016)
Sep 15 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
High (2016)
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
Christmas\New Year
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
High (2017)
Jan 3 2017 - Sep 15 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

$450-$600 US
Daily Maid Service, Gourmet Breakfast, Unlimited bottled water and concierge service included in rates.
Please contact us with special needs or requests and we will do our best to meet them.

50% nonrefundable deposit required to guarantee your reservation which applies to your total.
Balance is due in full 60 days prior to arrival. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Quintana Roo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • North Bath - toilet , shower
    South Bath - toilet , shower
    Pool Bath - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 -
    Kitchen Area - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms are spacious and the walk in luxury stone steam showers have convenient seating to relax rejuvenate. The showers allow complete privacy yet still offer an ocean view!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • South Suite - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Two Queen Beds
    Junior Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Bunk room best suited for children or single adult
    North Suite - 1 king , Comfortable California King Bed
    More Sleep Options - 1 baby crib , One pack and play, can rent crib if needed
  • North and South suites are spacious, fully air conditioned with satellite TV, Internet access, and full living area. Third bedroom NOT SUITED FOR COUPLES, best for kids or single adults. A truly luxurious and enjoyable vacation awaits you at Casa Zama!
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Breakfast is included in rental rates. Rates also includes Bvlgari shampoo and conditioner. Please contact us with special needs or requests and we will do our best to meet them. 50% deposit required to guarantee your reservation which applies to your total. Balance is due in full 60 days prior to arrival. Visa, Master Card, Discover, American express or debit cards accepted for deposits.

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