About the property
- House2000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
Spacious Oceanfront home sleeps 6-8; Option of 2 separate studio apts sleeps 2
Main House with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, with option of 2 additional lock out studio apartments with private entrance's (at additional charge) for larger groups.
In the main house there is 1 king and 2 queen beds, as well as a full sized futon in the LR. Each studio has a double bed, full bath, and kitchenette. The studios are best suited for 1 person, however the upper level studio could accommodate 2 people, but it is small and only offers a double bed.
Watch the sunrise from your bedroom window overlooking the Caribbean, and the sunset from the front veranda, or enjoy amazing views of the entire island from the rooftop swing bar.
Listen to the sounds of the waves right outside your bedroom windows, and awaken to the beautiful sunrise over the ocean. En Suite MB has a king bed, an over sized window to take full advantage of the breathtaking views, and a slider to back patio overlooking the ocean. The 2nd BR has two queen beds as well as a slider onto the patio overlooking the ocean. Both bedrooms have beautiful glass doors opening to a circular patio overlooking the Caribbean.
The immense living area, with additional futon and L-shape sofa, not only opens to the circular patio overlooking the Caribbean, but also to a beautiful front veranda, which overlooks the Bay of Cancun and it's picturesque sailboats and sunsets.
Although you can easily access all that Isla has to offer by foot or by inexpensive taxi, the home has a full size garage should you choose to rent a golf cart.
Island Magazine 'Top 10 Best Islands in the World': 'Development has transformed the Mexican Caribbean, but Isla Mujeres, less than half-hour by boat from Cancun, still is holding onto some of that old, small-fishing-village, kick-back-in-the-hammock Mexico character. There are a couple of newer, somewhat upscale inns, but for now the island is still geared more to low-key days of snorkeling (notably the reefs of El Garrafon National Park near the southern tip), fishing (the energy level does pick up during annual international fishing tournaments), and beach time - followed by nights of live music and tequila bars.'
'A moped, bike, or golf cart is best way to do a little sightseeing (the ruins of a small Maya temple on a sea bluff and a sea turtle farm, both at the southern end of the island, are the main attractions).' ....'Sign up for a whale-shark tour available from June to September'.
MSNBC ' Five Best Islands to Live On': 'This tiny island off the Yucatán Peninsula blends the soul of Mexico with the beaches of the Caribbean. This is a hammock-swinging lifestyle, peppered with Mayan legends.'...'Only eight miles from hyperactive Cancún, Isla Mujeres is a throwback to Mexico’s more innocent days, a time when you might have driven a VW bus down the Yucatán Peninsula, slept beneath a million stars and cooked fish tacos over an open fire. Isla, as it is known, is a casual place that has added a few conveniences without sacrificing its Mexican soul. You can still wander sandy, unpaved roads into villages where fishermen are mending their nets. Hammocks take the place of beds in colorful, Caribbean-style casas; and to get from point A to B, the preferred transport is by golf cart .... After all the island is only five miles long, and what’s your hurry anyway? Remember, this isn’t just Mexico, it’s Caribbean Mexico. '
Tourism Isla Mujeres: 'During the summer months, swimming with the WHALE SHARKS is the number one attraction bringing visitors from all around the globe to Isla Mujeres for the opportunity to come in close contact with the world's largest fish only 45 minutes offshore. Be sure to stay the night to be ready for your whale shark excursion which leaves between 7 and 8 am daily.'
'After a day filled with water sports, in the evening you might take in a salsa band on Ave. Hidalgo, or join in the music and dancing of a local festival; maybe even cheer at a basketball game in the main square. Community and family activities are a major part of life here. This is especially true during CARNAVAL, the week before Mardi Gras when groups of friends from five years to sixty-five perform in the streets with the costumes and dance routines they have been readying for months. It's non stop party fun.'
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- May 20, 2018
I first fell in love with Isla in 1987. I was lucky enough to purchase a beautiful lot on the Caribbean in 2006. Casa Cielo was built in 2008. I am a Physical Therapist (for both people and dogs) in New York, USA. Someday I hope to spend several months a year in my beautiful Isla home, but for now I enjoy sharing this special place with you! I have 2 young adult children who have grown up vacationing on Isla, and we continue to bring friends and family for our annual New Year's trip. My daughter Kati helps me with rentals and online correspondence with guests.
Kati purchased this House in 2008
Why Kati chose Isla Mujeres
Once you see it, you will know!
What makes this House unique
Casa Cielo sits on the most narrow section of the island, and one of the highest. This prime location affords us gorgeous 360 degree views! The beautiful Caribbean is just outside your backdoor. Sliding doors open to your own private ocean from both bedrooms and living area! Gorgeous view of Cancun Bay with beautiful sailboats off of the front veranda! The rooftop swing bar offers the best 360 degree view of the island! Other than the incredible views, the location offers the best of both worlds, privacy as well as being only a short walk into town with all of Isla's wonderful restaurants and shopping!
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The house was exactly as pictured. It was well kept and clean!
Casa Azul was the perfect location for an amazing week on isla mujeres! We were able to walk down to the beach right behind the house and swim and were also within walking distance to the north beach/downtown area. The views from the rooftop were incredible! As were the views from the front porch and back porch for that matter. The recommmendations and advice from our hosts were very helpful and made our week that much better! An added bonus was watching the turtles come on shore and bury their eggs right behind the house!! Thanks again for allowing us to enjoy your slice of heaven. We will definitely be back!!!
Thank you guys so much! I’m so happy you got to see the sea turtles laying eggs. It’s truly an amazing, once in a lifetime experience, especially if you were lucky enough to have the full moon to light up the beach!
Next time, if you come again in the summer months, be sure to check out the whale shark tours. That’s another truly once in a lifetime experience!
If you're hesitating about booking this house right now, BOOK IT. There aren't enough words to describe what a week we had at Casa Cielo, so I'll give the highlights. I rented the house for my husband's 30th birthday, and we traveled with three other couples. I booked the entire house, including the two studio apartments, which I booked directly through the owner (Robin is SO friendly and helpful!). The house was beyond perfect. With the studio apartments, each couple had their own room and their own full bathroom, which was wonderful when it came time for showers and getting ready for dinner after our long days of exploring the island. The kitchen and living room area were PLENTY big enough for all of us to hang out, eat, cook, etc. We spent a lot of time on the back patio and the roof top, both with unbeatable views. The house is equipped with everything you need for the week, including purified water, beach towels/toys, beach chairs, etc. Everything was spotlessly clean, the A/C worked wonderfully, the beds were comfortable... The list goes on and on! Eight adults stayed for 7 nights, and all eight agreed that it was the best vacation of our lives. Zero complaints from anyone. (What are you waiting for? Book the house already!)
Aside from Casa Cielo, the island was amazing. We felt safe and welcomed everywhere we went. We had a blast getting to know some of the locals, and we made friends with all the bartenders wherever we went. Another thing we LOVED was how inexpensive everything is on the island! Unlike the commercialized tourist hub of Cancun, Isla Mujeres is like a secret treasure full of authentic food and breathtaking experiences. We planned to cook at home some nights to save money, but it was actually just as cheap for us to eat out most meals (which I highly recommend, because the food was the best we've ever had!). The house is easily within walking distance to the "downtown" area, but we rented golf carts every day, because it was fun and when else do you get to drive a golf cart around an island? Hands down the best place we've ever been, and we're already talking about coming back.
Top must-haves include:
Lobster tacos at Soggy Peso (only served one day a week, so check the menu)
Chicken enchiladas at La Lomita
Pina coladas at Capitan Dulche (pool/swim up bar/great place to spend the day)
Guacamole everywhere :)
We stayed at Casa Ciela the week of Feb 25 2018. Very comfy and everything you needed was there. It was like home away from home except we did not have a balcony overlooking the ocean. 15 moms walk to town and restaurants. Best sunrise
And sunset views. Got to experience the moon rising which was amazing.
Fabulous holiday home
We had a wonderful 2 weeks at Casa Cielo. The location was ideal. We walked to the downtown and North beach in approx. 15 minutes. We prepared several meals ourselves and had everything we required. The casa was extremely clean. The beds were very comfortable. We loved the large showers as well as, the easy care of the stained concrete floors. Robin was a fabulous hostess. We would recommend Casa Cielo for families or, groups of friends! Alyson and Frank
Christmas in paradise!
Our family traveled to Isla over the Christmas holiday. There were 8 of us ranging in age from 3 to 72 and we spent 8’days at Casa Cielo. We rented the main house and both casitas. All three were very comfortable and the decor charming. The main house had everything we needed during our stay and both casitas had their own kitchenettes (including drinking water) and bathrooms. We felt very safe with the double locking doors and gated entrance. The 360 degree rooftop views were breathtaking. We spent many morning sipping coffee and watching the beautiful sunrise. We rented one golf cart to explore the island but the home is close enough to walk to the downtown area. It was about a 10 min walk to some fabulous restaurants and shopping. We actually preferred walking off all the delicious food and enjoying the warm evening breeze. When we returned home in the evenings, we would sit on the rooftop or one of the many balconies and enjoy the sounds of the waves crashing or the view of the bay. There was also a DVD player and CD/mp3 player for the younger kids to unwind. The only suggestion I would offer would be the addition of another large frying pan. We cooked daily breakfast for a large group and that would’ve been helpful. For a smaller group it wouldn’t be a problem at all. From the beautiful accommodations to the ease of working with Robin, I would have to sum up our stay at Casa Cielo as fantastic! Our family made beautiful memories and I wouldn’t hesitate to return and make more! Thank you to Robin and Capi’s for all of your help in making our stay so enjoyable!!
Thank you so much Kim!
I am always appreciative of recommendations that will make our guests more comfortable during their stay. When you come back again you will have another extra large frying pan for family breakfasts!
Thanks so much for that suggestion!
Great place to spend a week!
The house was great! AC worked well, and beds were very comfy. We would stay here again if we went back to Isla Mujeres!
Thank you so much Annie!
We hope you loved Isla as much as we do, and glad you enjoyed your stay! Please come again!
Casa Cielo sits just south of Isla's downtown, making it a very short walk to the many great restaurants and bars on Isla's main street, Hildago. Infact, it is the 1st rental home south of the Navy base on the airport strip, giving you both the serenity of a private villa on the Caribbean, and easy access into town and beautiful North Beach. There is also a sea-side promenade (Malecon) which begins at your backdoor and leads into the center of town, winding along the Caribbean...great for walks, jogging, or a bike ride! In addition its many great restaurants, casual night life with live bands playing most nights, Isla has wonderful things to see during the day, including Mayan Ruins, Garafon Water Park, Dolphin Discovery, and the Sea Turtle sancturary. Speaking of seaturtles, you can see these beautiful creatures laying their eggs on the beach behind the house (summer months). They come ashore after dark and in the morning you will see deep craters in the sand and the tracks of their flippers crawling back into the ocean! Truly an amazing experience! The beach behind the house is also a wonderful place to find sea glass and shells. Whale shark tours are another once in a lifetime experience you can have on Isla Mujeres. These extraordinary solitary creatures come together for 2 months a year, in one place in the world.... just off the coast of Isla Mujeres! Our rooftop boasts the best 360 degree view on the island! Complete with swing bar, you will enjoy many sunset toasts enjoying this amazing view! Isla Mujeres is a hidden treasure of an island just off the coast of Cancun. It combines the picturesque paradise of a small, safe Caribbean island, (rated #1 safest island by island magazine) with easy access to the excitement of Cancun. It's a short 20 min ferry ride from Cancun, and ferries leave every 30 min.
Rates & Availability
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50% deposit is required to confirm your reservation. Balance is due 30 days prior to reservation date. Deposit/Balance is accepted by Online bank transfer, PayPal or Cashier's Check in the name of the owner. In the event that money is paid upon arrival, it must be in USD