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Warm and Inviting Condominium with internet GOLF NEARBY, Mi Casa Del Mar

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6 with 2 on queen blow-up mattress

DIRECTIONS ARE AT THE END OF THIS DESCRIPTION

If this is your first trip to Akumal, you are in store for a marvelous adventure. “Akumal” means “place of the turtles” in the Mayan language. In season, you can watch the turtles lay their eggs and then march to the sea. You will never forget the experience.

Photo Gallery:

http://www.tomharperphotography.com/2015-Architectural/Mi-Casa-Del-Mar-Akumal-Mexico/n-S78VSC/

Our condominium is particularly lovely because we have very high ceilings and a large, open floor plan. The living and dining area adjoin, but do not seem like the same space. I have decorated with antiques and art from the region, so you will fell more at home than in some other rentals. We kept it to ourselves for ten years and only started renting in 2008.

We have two spacious bedrooms with king size beds. Both rooms are light and airy. The Master's bath in the room area, while the Guest Room's full bath is just outside the door.

Fabulous ruins, snorkeling, deep sea diving, turtle watching, shopping, relaxing and lots of fun await you here. I look forward to hearing from you. Call or email with any questions.

Akumal: We are only a ten minute walk from the 'center' of Akumal. There are two small grocery stores, an Internet room that is very reasonable, a few shops and a laundry. There are also three very good restaurants here in the center. You can access Akumal beach from here. It's only about one hundred yards from the center. The snorkeling off this beach is really good. Akumal is always casual.

Things to Do: Shopping is very good in Tulum, which is only 15 minutes south, and in Playa del Carmen which is only 22 minutes north. Sightseeing is endless. You can take day trips to Tulum or Coba, or you can stay overnight at Chitze Itza or Merida. We recommend them all. There is an endless list of possible activities for you to enjoy in and around Akumal and all through the Mayan Riviera. There are PGA golf courses and world class diving spots. The fresh water cenotes are just beautiful and very refreshing. I have snorkeled many with our children. I prefer to have a guide direct us when we go the cenotes.

My Favorite Thing to Do: I love to walk the beach from in front of our apartment and then to the right. It is not completely sandy. It is covered with thousands of pieces of washed-up coral and small shells. I collect the most striking pieces of coral that I find. I have so many now, I can be very choosy. I will sit for hours there and just commune with the sea and nature. I am usually totally alone and for me, there is no other place where I feel so at one with the world.

DIRECTIONS

Enter Akumal Beach. Drive through the arch and veer left. Continue through the security gate. In about 100 yards, you will com to Mi Casa Del Mar on your right. Drive under the porte-cocere to the steps. A gentleman should come to help with your bags. If not immediately, just ring the bell or buzzer to call him. A gratuity would be appreciated.

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Amenities

Akumal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms have murals on the walls and are a very comfortable size.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Blow Up Mattress - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • There are two bedroom. They are the same size and one is a beautiful as the other. The 'master' has the bathroom within the area, while the second bedroom has a full bath just outside the door. We provide a queen size, Very Comfortable, blow up mattress for two extra people if needed. (Auto blow-up)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking is permitted outside on the deck only.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Warm and Inviting Condominium with internet GOLF NEARBY, Mi Casa Del Mar
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 43 reviews
Mankato, MN
5

Vacation Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our vacation and had a wonderful time. My husband, our two sons ages 6 and 9 and I spent a week in Akumal visiting the surrounding area. The condo was well cared for and beautifully furnished. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very relaxing atmosphere and would highly recommend it.

The condo/Akumal was in a perfect location, central to sight-seeing and unlike Playa del Carmen, much quieter. The restaurants in the area were all very good.

The kids loved swimming in the pool and snorkling at Akumal beach and the nearby lagoon. A highlight for them was swimming among the sea turtles that were passing through. They also loved Xel-Ha. My husband and I enjoyed visiting the Mayan ruines of Tulum and Coba (we recommend renting a bike near the entrance to Coba since it is very hot and the ruines are very spread out). On the return from Coba we stopped at the Grand Cenote to cool of and would recommend it. The kids enjoyed snorkling in the Cenote. They also enjoyed Xcarate. The night show was impressive. We rented a car and found it very easy to get around. Over all it was a very relaxing vacation and a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your comments. Akumal is truly a wonderland. Please come back to visit! Jane
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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
5

Peaceful delight

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week at Jane’s place. It was truly wonderful! Wish I didn’t have to come home. With luck we will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious clean Condo with beautiful sea view in peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

The property was in excellent condition, the views from our condo and from the infinity pool were amazing. We got up early and watched the beautiful sunrise several times.

Various restaurants & supermarkets were all within walking distance. We had a great time snorkelling in the nearby beaches.

The daily cleaning service was excellent, all the general staff are helpful & friendly. Highly recommended. Thank you Jane

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our 6-yr-old son had a wonderful 8-day stay here. The apartment is very large, well-maintained, and has a large patio with wonderful ocean views.

The condo building itself is also very well-maintained and has a wonderful pool. It's generally very quiet -- everyone seems to respect everyone else's privacy and desire for peace and quiet.

Finally, the location is just about perfect -- about 7 minutes' walk south to Akumal beach, and about the same other direction to La Buena Vida in Half Moon Bay (where we ate nearly our meals!).

Great value as well. We would definitely rent this place again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Charles, IL
5

Amazing View. Relaxing Location.

  • 5 of 5

Just spend 8 glorious nights at this Gem. The view from the balcony will stay with me until I return again. We had our 2 little ones (5 and 3) with and they had the time of their lives. The pool is beautiful. There is no beach at the back of the property as I thought from a map but rather it is 0.6km walk to Akumal beach which is simply stunning. Yes there are police on the beach protecting the turtles from over enthused tourists but he area that was roped off is more than sufficient to swim and we even swam alongside 3-4 turtles in the week in this 'protected' area. The maid service was great every other day and the chef we hired through the owner was great. We stopped on the 90 minute drive from Cancun airport and got groceries to minimize the eating out. When we did eat out the places close to the beach were all great. Air Conditioning worked great and had the bed rooms as ice cold as needed for sleeping. Rest of the unit was very comfortable given the amazing breeze that enters through the patio doors. I hope to return here someday.

Jonathan O'Connell

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your beautiful review. I always am happy to read how my guests enjoyed our home in Akumal. Please come back. When you do, you will receive a 10% discount for returning friends. Have a lovely summer. J
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5

Amazing Vacation at Mi Casa Del Mar in Akumal

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six, with 4 girls ages 9, 12, 14, and 17, stayed at this beautiful, spacious, waterfront condo from March 8th to March 15th, and we loved everything about it. The view from the very large balcony was spectacular and allowed us to just relax and listen to the waves crashing on the rocks and see various birds flying by while watching the sun rise. We loved the layout of the kitchen / dining room / living room, making it easy for everyone to take part in food preparation. Loved the rustic furniture and Mexican style decor, as well as the various shell collections. The two bedrooms each had a comfortable king size bed, and all the rooms had ceiling fans with air conditioning in both bedrooms, making it very comfortable, even during the day.

We loved the area with it's many restaurants and souvenir shops within a short walk. Our favorite was the Turtle Bay Cafe with Lucy's homemade ice cream. We also walked to the Yal Ku Lagoon for some snorkeling as well as to the Akumal Beach for some swimming with the turtles. Although the beach is now sectioned off to protect the turtles, we were still able to see them from very close if we swam up to the buoys. An experience that we will never forget.

We did not require to rent a vehicle as we hired a transportation company to shuttle us back and forth from the airport as well as to give us a tour of the Chichen Itza and swimming in the IK KIL cenote which was amazing. Lots to do around for all ages but our girls just loved to stay at the condo and enjoy the pool. The Iguanas really entertained us while we sat around the pool and they even posed for a photo-shoot. We also walked along the shore and found some really interesting fossils.

The staff were all amazing and Roger was very helpful. Thanks for sharing this amazing piece of heaven with us.

The only regret is that we did not stay longer. This is one place that we are definitely thinking of visiting again some day.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Jane Whaley
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Jane Whaley

My husband and I live in Atlanta, Georgia and Blue Ridge, Georgia. Bill practices Oncology and Internal Medicine and I own an Antique Store, Sycamore Crossing and an inn, The Fernbrook Inn, in Blue Ridge.

We raised four daughters and now are blessed with 7 grandchildren.

My interests are painting, pottery making, reading and and development.

Why Jane Whaley chose Akumal

Years ago, we visited Akumal and stayed in a friend's home there. Were turned within one month after our first visit and looked at property. We purchased our condo in three days. Akumal has a special attraction that few places on earth can match. We have traveled the world, and we always love coming back to Akumal

What makes this condo unique

My personal property manager can help you in any situation. If you need a doctor, if you need information on any area around the area, or if you want to find a chef. This can be very reassuring when you are away from home. You can also contact me personally at any time through my email or my phone.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Just spend 8 glorious nights at this Gem. The view from the balcony will stay with me until I return again. We had our 2 little ones (5 and 3) with and they had the time of their lives. The pool is beautiful. There is no beach at the back of the property as I thought from a map but rather it is 0.6km walk to Akumal beach which is simply stunning. Yes there are police on the beach protecting the turtles from over enthused tourists but he area that was roped off is more than sufficient to swim and we even swam alongside 3-4 turtles in the week in this 'protected' area. The maid service was great every other day and the chef we hired through the owner was great. We stopped on the 90 minute drive from Cancun airport and got groceries to minimize the eating out. When we did eat out the places close to the beach were all great. Air Conditioning worked great and had the bed rooms as ice cold as needed for sleeping. Rest of the unit was very comfortable given the amazing breeze that enters through the patio doors. I hope to return here someday. Jonathan O'Connell
Mar 2017
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Map

Car: not necessary

World class golfing awaits you in either direction, Ancient Myan ruins are waiting for you to explore, guided or unguided, wave runner, kayaks, body surfing, turtle watching

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

If you are a return guest, you will receive a 10% discount.

Cancelation policy is 90 days from check in 100%. 60 days from check in 40%. 30 days befor check in 20% refund

I would suggest that you get travelers; insurance/trip interruption insurance in case you need to cancel.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.