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Custom oceanfront family friendly home~Private pool & all the amenities of home

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Location..Locaton! ~ Unobstucted "Caribbean Blues" from every room..

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

Our home, Casa Paraíso was featured on HGTV Beachfront Bargain Hunt in August 2014.. huge compliment to our home when approached by the network.. You can view our episode via Remax Isla website under the "videos" section.. I had just completely a 100% full home renovation when approached.. hope you enjoy the episode...

Isla Mujeres - the Island of Women. and once again voted in the Top Ten Best Beach in The World according to Travel and Leisure Magazine and Trip Advisor... Year round clear, warm azure waters. powder soft white sand beaches. Gentle tropical breezes. Breathtaking views. Ancient Mayan ruins. Modern conveniences and only a short 18 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 should choose to hit the nearby beaches, scuba dive, snorkel or just chill all day by the pool – you can feel the stress just melt away. Our tropical paradise includes a private pool with a tanning lounger in the pool.. directly facing the Caribbean, spectacular 360° views of the entire island from rooftop entertaining area. Our home comes with all the comforts of home. We do have a complimentary international phone line for you to use during your stay and offer high speed wireless Internet and network booster to make sure we have strong signal wherever you are at in the house...that works great throughout our whole home.. Casa Paraiso is located on the beautiful Caribbean Ocean where there is always a refreshing ocean breeze blowing.. We just completed renovations that also include total pool construction & design, poolside palapa/table, rooftop palapa with built in table & sectional couch where you can catch the captivating & colorful sunrises & sunsets that Isla offers.

There are ceiling fans located in each room of our home and split air conditioning units in all rooms as well – 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 that are beautifully decorated & furnished. with and oversized sectional couch to relax while enjoying your favorite show or catching your fav football game on the 70” Ultra 4K curved TV with curved sound bar (great for playing your favorite music playlists too! It sounds amazing & picture perfect! We also have Dish Satellite programming with US satellite channels.

Second floor: 2 large Master suites that are decorated beautifully.. no detail was spared. TV’s in both bedrooms. Both bedrooms have access to the large wrap-around balcony, custom built king size beds with luxurious bedding. Each room has a private full bathroom with custom tile work and custom wood cabinetry & large walk-in showers and illuminated onyx sinks & suspended mirrors.

Beautiful wooden stairway leads takes you from the 2nd level terrace/balcony to the rooftop terrace where you can enjoy sunbathing, ideal for entertaining family & friends under the palapa (thatched roof) with red LED up-lighting..what a beautiful effect at night while embracing the constant Caribbean ocean breezes and enjoying panoramic views of the entire island.

All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are furnished. Downtown is only minutes away. All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are 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

Ashley Wilkens
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Ashley Wilkens

Todd & I are blessed with 4 kids (I can't call them children anymore) Our love for Isla Mujeres back in 2003 when we decided to take a spur-of-the-moment day trip to Isla from Cancun… like the majority of people have do. It took us over an hour to get to Isla via a small fishing boat back then.. now it is only a quick 20 minute ferry ride on a fancy boat now.. but you feel like you are in a totally different world from the hustle & bustle of Cancun.. YIKES! Little did we know the impact that Isla Mujeres would have on us! I remember the feeling I had when I first stepped off the boat the very 1st trip to the's so hard to "explain" to people what Isla is like.. but there is something very special and magical about Isla that has stolen my heart for over 15 years & still have that feeling every time that I arrive on the island. Our family fell in love with the calm, crystal clear warm Caribbean beaches, LOVE the simplicity of the island in general & daily island living (slip into "manana mode", the local isleños are so welcoming every time I see them, wonderful community & family values, enjoying traditional Mexican dishes & the freshest seafood you will ever put in your mouth, and it's so safe (it's like it's very own country... away from Mexico's bad reputation) The island has a huge Navy base on the island & I am down there all the time without my husband (he still has his job in the states) & I have NEVER EVER felt unsafe.. I actually feel safer in Isla than here in the states.

We were married in Isla Mujeres on August 1, 2004, which is exactly 1 year from our casual day trip that would affect & change our lives forever. We had a beautiful sunset beach wedding ceremony at Zoetry Villa Rolandi Hotel with a traditional mariachi band & lots of tequila. We come home to Isla many times each year & have made some truly wonderful friends as well.. We hope you enjoy the island and our home as much as we do! KEEP IT SIMPLE ~ Life is way to short not to ~

Ashley Wilkens purchased this house in 2013

Why Ashley Wilkens chose Isla Mujeres

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 "slice of paradise". There is always a constant breeze coming off the Caribbean while soaking up the sun in the pool and then heading up to the rooftop entertaining area & chilling out after a long day in the sun ~ with your favorite wine or cerveza in your hand as you watch the sun fall behind the horizon, painting the sky shades of red and pink, and I thank God for all the beauty he created for us ~ we are so grateful and blessed.

What makes this house unique

You truly feel 'away from it all' and it's the ultimate place to completely RELAX & RENEW...ISLAnd style! Keep it simple and stop and embrace God's creations.. Life is Good.

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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Isla Mujeres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Reservation cancelled 60 days or more prior to your arrival date, we will refund your deposit less a 25% service fee.
  • Cancellations 59 days prior to your arrival date, we do not offer a refund, but we are happy to rebook within a year from original travel dates.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 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 ensures you have plenty of 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 Ticul, a Yucatan natural stone. All the furniture, closets & cabinetry are custom made using Tzalam, Yucatan wood.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • With two beautifully decorated Master suites (each with a king-size bed, luxury pillow top mattresses that are extremely comfortable (no waking up with back aches either) & private beautiful en-suite bathrooms with gorgeous onyx sinks) One of a kind suspended bathroom mirrors that allows you enjoy the natural sunlight & onyx lighting fixtures & ceiling fans are located in all bathrooms & bedrooms as well.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • 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
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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.


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average rating of 4.88 based on 79 reviews

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 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) 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 that is never a concern for us) 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!) my husband tells's Mexico...make up and bras should be banned anyway. All in all...if your on is Sweet...if your at Casa Paraiso you're luckier than most!!! (Reserve early...up to a joke...the good ones DO go that quickly!!!)

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay on isla was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We loved having a house with amenities of home and a bit off the beaten path for quiet! Golf carts are a must and just enhance the overall fun and beauty of this incredible place!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house at an amazing destination

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing and the balcony has a beautiful view of the ocean. It’s also more in the center of the island so you are close to restaraunts, coconut stands, the town and the beach resort.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa Paraiso

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything. The listing description was very accurate in every aspect. From the outside to the inside the entire location was completely clean and highly maintained. The owner and house manager were very detailed and answered every question we had about arrival and departure. I would highly recommend this house to everyone. It has an awesome view, a place to lay down and enjoy the sun in every level of the house, and overall exellect. Will denfinetly be going back

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nicely maintained, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

The property was just simply beautiful, the view was to die for. All of the amenities mentioned on the description was present and working. The owners upon request dropped off golf carts for us at the property, which was quite handy. The property and the house itself was very clean and was in immaculate condition to say the least. Me and the group I was with enjoyed going to a local beach resort that was only a 5 minute golf cart ride, it was only around 85$ a day for unlimited food and drink. At night me and my group would go to local taco stands and restaurants to enjoy local street food. Some night we went to this amazing live music restaurant/ bar called “el Patio” happy hour is from 5-7pm, definitely Recommend going there. All in all, this trip and this property is easily the best I have seen and experienced. This is my 9th time going to Mexico and I would stay here for the rest of my future travels to Mexico.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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A must

  • 5 of 5

One of the best houses in the island very impressive!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Around the corner
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Puerto Juarez
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Cancun has several TPC courses
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 19.0%

**Please note-Rates posted on VRBO/HomeAway are for 6 people as stated.
Additional people up to the maximum are subject to a $50.00 USD per night per additional person rate.

Payment Terms: Payments are also accepted via Venmo & owner directly to make payment thru Venmo & PayPal. 50% of the total is payable at the time of booking to confirm your dates and the remaining balance is due 60 days prior to arrival date

We offer reduced rates for weekly and long term stays. All pets MUST have owner approval PRIOR to booking

Any additional housekeeping requests are $50.00 USD per cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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