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Casa de las Palmas, Stunning House on Tulum Beach!

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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3 BR House on Tulum beach, families welcome (sleeps 8)

Casa de las Palmas is a beautiful post and beam house on Tulum's white sand beach. Artistically designed with curved walls and natural accents, this bright home is perfect for small groups or families.

The sliding glass doors create a seamless connection with the outdoors. Open the windows and doors for a sea breeze while you relax and enjoy your private living space. The kitchen and living area are open and inviting. The dining area seats 8 and embraces the natural landscape. The sand is at your doorstep.

Centrally located on the beach so you can walk to great restaurants, join a yoga class next door, or sip a cocktail at La Zebra in the afternoon. You are close to everything but tucked away amidst the foliage and greenery of a quiet property.

There are three bedrooms, well separated for privacy. You can share this house with your family or invite another family to join. Each of the upstairs bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. The master suite has a king sized bed and room for a small child bed or crib if needed. The second upstairs bedroom has a queen bed + 2 singles, perfect for a family. The third bedroom is located on the main floor and has a queen bed and balcony. It is garden facing.

The rooftop offers a stunning 360 view of the jungle and the sea. It is a perfect place for sunsets and stargazing or private suntanning. The rooftop has a partly shaded roof and a covered daybed.

There are shade palapas and lounge chairs on the beach for you to enjoy. We also have boogie boards and sea kayaks for you to use.

All towels and linens are provided. Daily housekeeping included in the rate, except Sundays.

We are happy to host families and will do our best to ensure the whole family enjoys their time on the beach.

Cook, Massage, and Childcare services available upon request.

Casa de las Palmas shares property with three other houses. 1.5BR Casita Bonita VRBO 395988, 3BR Casa Mandala with pool VRBO 224939, and Casa Gaia HA4282662 .

Our homes have plenty of space between them and they are designed for privacy. Please let us know if you are interested in booking multiple houses for a retreat, reunion, wedding or other gathering.

4 night minimum stay unless there is a smaller opening in our calendar.

1 week minimum stay over peak holidays.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Snow Colbeck
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Snow Colbeck

My name is Snow and I manage the bookings at the Casa De las Palmas. I have been coming to this property for over 10 years when my parents first bought the land. As a family we have walked this beach and played in the waves for many years. My own children (now 8 & 11) have enjoyed the warm water and soft sand since they were babies. I love the stunning beach and the simplicity of Tulum. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. When I am not on the beach I live in BC, Canada with my family enjoying the outdoors.

Why Snow Colbeck chose Quintana Roo

Casa De Las Palmas is the first house my parents built. It captures the essence of Tulum - blending in with nature, soft lines, comfortable, and well-designed, with a gorgeous rooftop patio to capture the sunsets over the mangrove. If you want the luxury of your own house on the beach with the ease of great restaurants a short walk away this is the place. It has a magic feel to it.

What makes this house unique

This house is great for families and small groups. It is comfortable for 2 - 8 people. There is great foliage for privacy, beautiful sea views and breezes, a rooftop patio and a shaded area in front with palm trees and hammocks. You have your own shade palapas on the beach and loungers so you can relax and take in the beauty.


based on 19 traveler reviews

Casa de las Palmas, Stunning House on Tulum Beach!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

The Best Place to Stay in Tulum

  • 5 of 5

We rented all of Guy's villas for our wedding in Tulum and it was the best decision ever! It allowed all of our guests to be together for the entire weekend and gave us access to the best stretch of beach and the best restaurants in Tulum. The villas are perfectly located and Guy and Snow could not be more responsive and more helpful in answering questions and getting you acclimated. The beach in front of the villas has an amazing set up with beds and lounge chairs and the views from Las Palmas are incredible. We had a little cocktail hour on the roof during our stay and the views of the sunset and both the ocrean and the jungle are incredible! The house itself is beyond beautiful and has everything you could ever want during your stay. Honestly we could not recommend Guy's properties any more highly as the best place to stay in all of Tulum. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Beach

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from a week at Casa de las Palmas. We did a lot of research on this property before we arrived and felt like we probably should do other researchers the service of setting their expectations if they were to book this property.

The House - This is a true beach house; it's designed to incorporate it's surroundings and it's feels very bohemian. It is by no means luxurious in it's furnishings and linens. Expect bugs - they live there and you will notice them if you leave food out. Expect to sleep on top of your sheets for most of the night - there is no air conditioning. The lack of AC may have been the single biggest draw back for our party. The nights were VERY warm. Other reviewers said it was tolerable with the breeze but I honestly have to disagree. It was hot for us but it may have been a warmer week. Even with the doors wide open to the ocean breeze, floor and ceiling fans running the breeze never seemed to fully make it into the house. I highly recommend using the ice trays provided when you arrive and have a steady supply of it available.

Service - The property was extremely well managed and the staff really goes above and beyond to accommadate your party. We had 2 year old and an infant traveling with us. A high chair, 2 pack'n'plays, a baby bath tub and sand toys were all made available to use and ready upon arrival. The grounds are immaculately maintained and the house was cleaned daily (except for Sunday). The staff is all very pleasant and it's easy to feel at home here.

Beach - INCREDIBLE. The staff did a nice job cleaning it up every morning and the water temperature was perfect. The sand was soft and we spent lots of time under the palapas and using the kayaks provided by the property. The house also came with beach toys for our son and were a great bonus. We loved that the beach was so close to the house because it meant our son wasn't running out the front door into the ocean, but going back and forth between the house and beach to refresh our drinks only took a few seconds.

Location - This property is really unique for the area. There are 3, soon to be 4, individual residences on the property and it's surrounded by boutique hotels (which is a good thing). We have the privacy and space of a rental home but the convenience of bars and restaurants within walking distance. We tried Eufemia, Le Zebra and Casa Banana. All were very good and are worth a try.

Overall I would recommend this property in cooler months. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us on Tulum Beach. It was a pleasure to host you and your family and see everyone enjoying themselves. Our homes are designed to connect to nature and embrace the magical feeling of living on the beach. Tulum is generally blessed with a breeze that keeps the beach and our homes comfortable. Your visit was during a time of no wind and things were warmer than usual. Please let us know if you need more 'wind' and we can provide portable fans. We treat for ants, mosquitos, etc so they are not part of your experience. However, if food is left out... the temptation for the little ants is too much despite our efforts. If there is anything you need please let us know, we always do our best to ensure you have a wonderful time with us. We have excellent staff and check in with you daily to see how you are doing and to see if there is anything else we can do for you during your stay. We want everyone to relax, connect, and enjoy the place.
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Perfect spot for our wedding week!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented both Casa Mandala and Casa de Las Palmas to host our two families for our destination wedding. We were able to spend time at both houses all together and have our own space when we wanted it. Guy was around to offer suggestions on restaurants and was very flexible with our check out times. The beach front is absolutely spectacular. We also did hire the chef for two meals, and she was amazing. It was tad warm some nights, but there is both a ceiling fan and floor fan. I would definitely recommend this property and my husband and I will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have you stay. We are happy to host weddings and/or wedding guests. We hope to see you again on the beach.
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second year to stay at Casa de Las Palmas, and we couldn't have better things to say about the experience. My wife and I stayed in the middle house, with some close friends, and they loved the experience. The House is located next to a very nice botique hotel (Sanara), which allowed for aconvenient restaurant, bar, and morning yoga destination. Las Palmas is close to several of the more desired restaurants, and bars, and all were with ing convenient walking distance. Although not advised in general, we rarely shut our doors, or locked anything up, and had no issues during our stay. For guests who are more interested in cooking, grilling, staying in at night, Las Palmas has all of the necessary amenities, including a spectacular viewing deck on the third floor. We definitely hope to stay here again, and would recomend it to anyone coming to the area.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the yoga and restaurants nearby. We look forward to your next visit.
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just perfect...

  • 5 of 5

the home was beautiful! large enough to accommodate the entire family plus extra room. The home is well kept and clean. Bernardo was absolutely fantastic and helped us with anything we needed! I would highly recommend staying at any one of the casas on this property as it will not disappoint. I already miss this home Away from home!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to host you on the beach. Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to your next visit!
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Incredible house in an incredible location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Guy's beachfront home. It is a clean, well cared for house in an excellent location. There are a number of restaurants and a small market within a short walk. We are normally the type of people to fill our itinerary with activities and outings but on this trip we quickly realized that just being on the beautiful beach at the house was the best way to spend our vacation. Guy was also very accommodating to our family with small children, supplying us with cribs, a child's bed and high chairs.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having families stay with us! We do our best to ensure everyone in the family is comfortable and can enjoy the beauty and ease of Tulum. We look forward to your next visit.
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Car: not necessary

Excellent restaurants within easy walking distance - La Zebra, Heartwood, Casa Banana. Tulum ruins are just 8 kms north. Masseurs will come to the house. Excellent yoga in 3 locations close by.

Other Activities: Star gazing. Kayaking. Private sunbathing on roof top. Boogie boarding. Beautiful beach walking. Cenotes near by. Next door to La Zebra.


Rates & Availability

Tulum House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Last Minute Availability
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
Mid Season 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
1 night minimum stay
US Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Almost High Season 2016
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 20 2016
1 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Years 2016/17
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Jan 4 2017 - May 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
Easy Going 2017
May 6 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer/Turtle Nesting Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 16.0%

Additional accommodation is available on the same property - Casita Bonita VRBO 395988 & Casa Mandala VRBO 224939
Ideal setting for retreats, family gatherings and small intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions - event fees may apply.

To secure a reservation we require a 50% deposit + tax via Paypal. We will send the paypal request to your email.

Cancellation Policy: We hold your dates especially for you. Your deposit is non-refundable unless we are able to rebook. If we are able to rebook we will refund half your deposit, 25% of the booking rate. Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel so we can do our best to rebook.

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Tulum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite bathroom with shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Ensuite bathroom and balcony - great family room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , main floor bedroom with balcony
  • We are happy to add a crib or child's bed to any of the rooms, complimentary.
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower. 2 sea kayaks. Boogie boards. Hammocks. Day beds - by house and sea. Beach furniture. Comfy roof top furniture. Barbecue. A lock up room for all your valuables. Daily housekeeping up to 2hrs/day included (except Sunday). Additional cleaning support, chef and childcare services available. Ipod station. 24 hour electricity. Wifi. Close to yoga + restaurants.

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