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STUNNING! Caribbean Oceanfront home ~ Private Pool ~ Ideal location on island

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

~ ISLAND JEWEL~ 2 bdrm, 2.5 bath on Caribbean, Sleeps up to 6 guests

Casa Paraíso...your ideal private island home...where Paraíso es para siempre 'Paradise is Forever'.

Our home, Casa Paraíso was featured & spotlighted on HGTV, Beachfront Bargain Hunt in August 2014..We were very flattered when we were approached by the network.

Isla Mujeres - the Island of Women. and just voted #7 Best Beach in The World by Trip Advisor in 2017.. what a huge honor! Sparkling, clear, warm azure waters. Beautiful, soft, white sand beaches. Gentle tropical breezes. Breathtaking views. Ancient Mayan ruins. Modern conveniences and only a 15 minute ferry ride from Cancun - but worlds apart. Once a sleepy fishing village, Isla Mujeres has been “discovered” by tourists, but still maintains its small-town charm and laid-back attitude.

Glistening Caribbean waters, Swaying palms & White sands. Why wait? Escape to paradise in beautiful Isla Mujeres - which means you won't have to worry about anything—other than remembering to put on your sunscreen. With breathtaking beach views at your fingertips, spend your days exploring all the island has to offer!

Whether you & your guests choose to swim or surf or just lounge all day by the pool – you can feel the stress just melt away. Our tropical paradise includes a private pool with a lounging/tanning area directly facing the Caribbean, spectacular 360 degree views of the entire island...with all the comforts of home. We do have a complimentary international phone line for you to use during your stay and high speed Wireless Internet that works great throughout our whole house. . Casa Paraiso is located directly on the beautiful Caribbean Ocean where there is always a refreshing ocean breeze blowing.. We recently completed a total renovation that was completed in November 2013..and added rooftop palapas, section couch & poolside palapa/table for your enjoyment.

There are ceiling fans located in every room of our home and 3 brand new split air conditioning units located throughout the home – and they work very fast at cooling the rooms too!

Main floor: Fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, dining area, 2 spacious & open living areas and half bath. You will love the 2 living areas furnished with comfortable furniture and oversized sectional couch to relax or watch the TV with Dish Satellite programming. (with lots of English satellite channels too).

Second floor: 2 large master suites--each beautifully decorated with spacious full bathrooms with large, oversized walk in showers, both suites have access to the large wrap-around balcony, custom built king size beds with luxurious bedding. The upstairs bathrooms have large beautifully decorated custom tile and cabinetry & large walk-in showers and illuminated onyx sinks.

Beautiful wooden stairway leads takes you from the 2nd level terrace/balcony to the rooftop terrace that has brand new palapa (thatched roof) with red LED up-lighting..what a beautiful effect at night, custom sectional couch, and table where you can breathe in the constant ocean breeze and panoramic views of the island and nearby Cancun with captivating sunsets.

All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are furnished. Downtown is only minutes away. All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are furnished...no need for you to bring anything but your swimsuit, flip flops and get ready to transform yourself into 'Mañana Mode'..

Additional Amenities: We are more than happy to recommend private transfers to and from the airport with an English speaking driver. We can arrange to pre-stock your pantry and refrigerator prior to your arrival, in-house masseuse, Personal chef, Swim with whale sharks (July - September), book world-class sports fishing on boats complete with professional crews, etc...if you think of it.. we can make it happen! Just ask!

More Details

Owner
Ashley Wilkens
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Ashley Wilkens

Todd & I fell in love with Isla Mujeres back in 2003 when we decided to take a spur-of-the-moment day trip to Isla from Cancun… as many people have done. It took us over an hour to get to Isla on a small fishing boat back then! Little did we know the impact that Isla Mujeres would have on us! We fell in love with the pristine beaches, local isleños, wonderful community and family values, food, and the feeling of safety & comfort we had while visiting this quaint island.

We were married in Isla Mujeres on August 1, 2004, which is exactly 1 year from our casual day trip that would affect and change our lives forever. We had a beautiful sunset beach wedding ceremony at Villa Rolandi, which is now Zoetry Villa Rolandi…what a perfect day! We have since visited the island several times a year and have made some wonderful friends there as well.. We knew we wanted to one day have our own piece of Isla to call “Our Island Home”. We hope you enjoy the island and our home as much as we do! Love the 'flip flop' lifestyle~ Keepin' it simple!

Ashley Wilkens purchased this house in 2013

Why Ashley Wilkens chose Quintana Roo

We would drive our golf cart around the island and always would comment on how we really loved this house and on one of our many trips to Isla Mujeres we saw that the house was listed "for sale"..THAT was our moment to have OUR very own island home. You can't beat what Isla has to offer: Island style home, World famous beaches, You can always take in the constant ocean breeze coming from the Caribbean while sitting in the beautiful pool. Our home is in a central location on the island.

What makes this house unique

You truly feel 'away from it all' and it's the ultimate place to de-stress....island style! Life Is Good and We are truly blessed.. Love the flip flop life!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had stayed Jan 14 for two weeks with another couple and would return to Isla in a heartbeat. Ashley, one of the owners, was very accommodating both with all of my pre visit questions and even with a follow up call while we were there. Great to have such a personal touch though miles away. Casa Paraiso is a very comfortable place with many of the creature comforts one would want. We did though feel that more could be done with the outside amenities such as lounge chairs and cushions and was happy to hear that that is on their list. Having been new owners of a rental property ourselves we get how all things take time and we are sure that this place will not only improve over time but will def be on our return list in the future. Isla itself is a special island. We -four women in our fifties- felt absolutely safe at all times no matter what time of day or place. We did not rent a cart but opted to secure four bicycles on our own which in itself we all would highly recommend as a way to get around the island. With so many great places to eat, knowing we can pedal it off made our indulgence much more accepting! The people,both local and those who travel to Isla regularly, are some of the nicest people we have come across. Most tourists we talked to gave been coming to Isla for years and their kids are now coming back with their kids. Safe you bet - hospitable and accommodating -absolutely. We can honestly say that Isla is our Mexico. Thank you Ashley and Todd for making our holiday a memorable one!
Mar 2014
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Amenities

Isla Mujeres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Oversized walk-in shower featuring Yucatan natural stone
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower featuring beautiful Yucatan natural stone
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 1/2 bath with custom cabinetry & solid onyx sink
  • Our home is equipped with a water pressure pump that insures great water pressure in your shower! Always a big bonus in Mexico! The bathroom sinks are make of beautiful onyx that are beautifully illuminated and the showers are all made using Tikul, a Yucatan natural stone. All the furniture, closets & cabinetry are custom made using Tzalam, Yucatan wood.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • With two beautifully decorated master suites (each with a king-size bed & private full bathroom), the upstairs sleeps 4 people in beds. All the furniture, spacious closets and cabinetry are all custom made. The downstairs offers a very spacious sectional sofa the can very comfortably sleep 2. We have just finished adding a additional living area with full size couch & love seat.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are happy to pre-stock the refrigerator and/or pantry with anything special you would like..please let us know ahead of time so we can make arrangements.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(65 traveler reviews)

STUNNING! Caribbean Oceanfront home ~ Private Pool ~ Ideal location on island
average rating of 4.9076924 based on 69 reviews
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5

True paradise, and thats just the house

  • 5 of 5

We made our 1st visit in May 2016 loved it so much we immediately booked our second trip for five months later in October of 2016 after this trip we have totally decided this is our home away from home and then returned in May of 2017. If you ever want a true vacation that feels like home as well as Paradise this is definitely the place to stay. Ashley thank you so much for your hospitality and sharing your home with us we love it and plan to be back soon..

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another year in paradise

  • 4 of 5

This was our second time staying here and it was better than the first time! The house is neat, clean and convenient. It has great views and all that you could need for a great vacation. The pool is great to cool off in on a hot day. The variety of restaurants and food is wonderful, Olivia's and Limons were our favorites but Oscars and Brisas are fun, affordable and good food. The best ceviche goes to Sunset Cafe. We would definitely go again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Clean, perfect for 2 couples or family.

  • 5 of 5

This exceeded our expectations.it was a pleasure to work with Ashley and she was very responsive. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved this home

  • 5 of 5

Can not say enough about this home. We enjoyed everything about it. The pictures are exactly right. Ashley was amazing to work with. I would highly recommend this home to anyone. We can not wait to return this fall. Thanks again

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Des Moines
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great property and perfect for 2 couples with 2 en suite bedrooms. Enjoyed the island and would encourage all considering this property to move forward and book your stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Amazing!! Best overall place we've stayed so far!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Isla for many years now...and stay in a different place each time...so we feel we have a pretty good idea on how one compares to another. So far...Casa Paraiso is hands down our favorite! Starting from the gorgeous view Caribbean view from the beds, roof tops and pool (although pretty chilly water in February)...you get used to it quickly, (if you take the initial plunge)... and it's a great place to relax, unwind and watch other vacationers enjoy the island! It's only the second place we've ever stayed with American Satellite TV...and 3 of them, at that. (Very important to my husband who likes his news in the morning...and something to watch before bed). So close to Centro, Maldecon & Playa Norte, you could go without a golf cart...(however, my husband has a phobia of not having wheels at his disposal at all times...so that is never a concern for us)...so it's nice that Paraiso has its own private off the street parking area. It's far enough away that the Centro traffic and night life doesn't keep you awake at night. Ashley and Todd manage their own properties...very high on my list...since I'm our "travel agent"...and I know Ashley ALWAYS answers her emails quickly, and addresses any concerns immediately...also...they're just all around cool people. (Also...just not so impressed with places that aren't managed by the owners...with awesome local help, of course, like Stacy is for Paraiso!) The kitchen is equipped with anything you might need, and the bathroom has a blow dryer...yay, Ashley!...(although...some of us are getting older...a magnified light up mirror in the bathroom would be bueno!) But...as my husband tells me..it's Mexico...make up and bras should be banned anyway. All in all...if your on Isla...life is Sweet...if your at Casa Paraiso you're luckier than most!!! (Reserve early...up to a year...no joke...the good ones DO go that quickly!!!)

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Puerto Juarez
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Cancun
Car: not necessary

Located on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, Isla Mujeres is surrounded by the perfect turquoise Caribbean sea. The island is a unique blend of 'fun-in-the-sun' & peaceful tranquility. Casa Paraiso is in the La Gloria neighborhood which has a great mix of residential areas and quaint small shops & delicious restaurants. La Gloria is midway on the island (north to south). Beautiful beaches and crystal clear water ---great for swimming and snorkeling. Despite being a small island, Isla Mujeres has fantastic restaurants, nightclubs and spas. Super friendly locals.

Other Activities: Shopping, Mayan ruins, Garrafon park, great shelling beach, Swim with the Whale Sharks (June-Aug), Deep Sea Fishing,

Golf: Cancun (a short ferry ride away) has wonderful courses.

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Rates & Availability

Isla Mujeres House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season 2017
Apr 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$315
$1,984
$7,812
 
 
High Season 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,488
$9,796
 
 
Caribbean Christmas & New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
$415
$2,614
 
 
Mid Season 2018
Jan 9 2018 - Apr 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,362
$9,000
 
 
Low Season 2018
Apr 9 2018 - Oct 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$325
$2,047
$8,060
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$295
$1,858
$7,080
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 19.0%

We welcome & offer discounted rates for weekly and long term stays.

Any additional housekeeping requests are $50.00 USD per cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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