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Villa-Ocean Front, Whale Shark Swimming, Fishing Or Just Relax!!

Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

About the property

6 Bedroom, 8 Bathroom, Pool, Ocean View, Kitchen, Dinning Room, Living Room.

Holbox located to the northwest of Cancun, Mexico, is separated from the mainland coast of Mexico by a shallow lagoon which gives sanctuary to thousands of flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and creatures.

Villa Moopich is a beautiful ocean front village, located just 7 minutes walk from town.

This village offers to the guest privacy and comfort .

Our rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, mini bar, private bathrooms, pool, kitchen, living room, dining room.

Emilio Torre
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Villa-Ocean Front, Whale Shark Swimming, Fishing Or Just Relax!!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful family get-away

  • 5 of 5

My blended family of nine (ranging in age from 12 to 84) stayed at Villa Moopich over the Christmas holiday. The house is beautifully situated, with views from the living space, patio and pool to the beach. It was great to have our own shared space (as opposed to sharing a lobby at a hotel) where we could hang out as a family, while having our own separate bedrooms, which are separated by a pleasant courtyard behind the living room/kitchen area. The house is very well maintained and feels spacious and private, is close enough to walk into town but far enough to feel "away from it all." We also appreciated having a kitchen where we could make shared meals when we didn't feel like going into town as a big group to find a restaurant that could accommodate us. The bedrooms were comfortable and clean, all with AC and screened porch doors that kept the mosquitos at bay. They each had their own TV's (which we didn't use) -- I appreciate that the TV in the common space has been removed so there was no temptation to turn it on and tune out when we were together as a group. The caretakers, Delio and Marta, are wonderful and warm, and were happy to buy groceries and cook for us when we requested, as well as providing daily cleaning services. It definitely helped to have one person in our party who could speak Spanish, though, as others have mentioned. Delio also took my 84-year old mother into town on his golf cart when she didn't feel like making the walk, or when the rest of us were riding our beach cruisers (which you can rent in town by the day or week -- highly recommended!) into town. We had a spectacular time on Holbox in no small part because of the comfortable and pleasant accommodations. I highly recommend this Villa for larger groups looking for a place of their own -- many thanks, Emilio!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maravillosa Experiencia.

  • 5 of 5

Realmente lo mejor de Holbox, una casa espectacular, con 6 habitaciones de lujo. Debo agradecer por la estadía a los cuidadores Delio y Marta. UN lujo de personas. Nos hicieron sentir como en casa. Nosotros eramos 10 personas, niños y adultos y es perfecta para tanto familias con niños chicos, como para parejas.

La casa esta en la playa misma. La piscina es demasiado rica, cómoda, perfecta, con una vista soñada, y pensada tanto en adultos como en niños. A pasos del mar, por lo que da para pasar de la playa a la piscina en menos de 100 pasos.

El lugar en común; living, comedor y cocina son muy acogedores y grandes. Pasamos mañanas y noches en el lugar relajándonos y compartiendo.

Las villas están muy bien pensadas. Son aun mejores que lo que muestran las fotos. Las camas muy agradables, los baños perfectos, todas con closet amplios para la ropa, terrazas, A/C, ventiladores, TV, dos camas dobles. Perfectas.

El tiempo perfecto, y en Holbox se come muy bien!

En las tardes hay mosquitos por lo que se recomienda llevar repelente.

Lo mejor, el tíburon ballena!... el pez pre histórico con el que nos pudimos bañar!

Nuevamente agradecer a Emilio por su buena disposición a traves del proceso de arriendo de su casa!

Volveremos y de todas maneras la recomendaremos!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice charming villa

  • 4 of 5

The property is great and its in a very special part of the island.

Its big enough to accomodate 12 (more people could sleep but there would be no space to seat and eat at thr table so 12 its a good number)

Bedrooms are big and comfortable though I would invest in modernizing the bathrooms somehow (one on the sinks were liking and we had to have bucket under the sink the whole weekend it didnt look nice)

The social area is great, nice pool with awesome view!

Comfortable kitchen with the most amazing help! Marta and Delio! They would pamper you in any way. They cook, they organize special requests, they clean and pick up after you... Really they make everything so much easier.

I would definitively come back. Only complaints were the bathrooms and a tv on living room (I would remove it so that people can actually interact with eachother and not even have the change on turning a tv on :)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Off the beaten path Yucatan vacation

  • 3 of 5

This villa is a bit tired but the 2 live-in caretakers will take very good care of you . A few things I would share are: the 6 bedrooms are all very separate which is great for couples or older children but young children will be out of hearing and sight, the pool is not heated but is comfortable, the beach is ideal for little children, it is 2 feet deep for a long ways but adults maybe looking for waves etc, there is seaweed on the beach and no lounges, after dark raccoons come around so it wasn't pleasant eating outside. The caretakers keep the villa clean and will give you rides into town or do anything you need, they do not speak English . The restaurants in town are very laid back, fresh fish and delicious, nobody got sick. Golf cart taxis run up and down the road so there is no need to rent one. It is a 2 hour drive without stops and a 30 minute ferry to Holbox from Cancun. Ferries run once an hour. The town is really quaint and undeveloped.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here February 13 to 20, 2016. 16 family members including 4 children. I paid by wire from my bank and everything went smoothly. We arrived at the ferry dock and there were plenty of golf cart taxies to take us across town to the house. They didn't know how to find the address but knew the name of the property. This house is absolutely gorgeous and perfect for large groups. It is on a fairly quiet part of the beach with a short walk into town. There is a beach house with kitchen, dining and living areas plus 2 full bathrooms. Behind the house is a courtyard with paths leading to 6 bedrooms each with a full bathroom and 2 beds. 3 rooms were on ground level and 3 were upstairs. Each had a patio or balcony and were very private. In front of the beach house is a large porch and patio and a beautiful clean pool. We spent most of our time there and the children loved the pool. Marta and her husband were very helpful. They didn't speak any English but my niece could speak a bit of Spanish and managed to communicate enough to have Marta cook some meals for us which were absolutely delicious. Her husband made several trips to town to pick up groceries and beer for us. Everything was super clean. There is air conditioning in each bedroom and in the beach house. At sunset the mosquitoes were out for about an hour. Loved the location. At low tide in the morning you can walk for miles and miles out into the ocean on sandbars. Every day there were different shells and sea life on the sandbars including a small octopus and small starfish. There are lots of restaurants within easy walking distance with items on the menu that the children would eat. Everywhere we ate was fantastic. But if you want to eat as a large group you need to make a reservation ahead of time. Also with a large group the meals take longer because most of the restaurants have a small kitchen. We went on the 3 Island Tour which was very fun and interesting. We went in a small boat with a sunshade to 2 locations with bird nesting observation towers and a freshwater cenote to swim in. There was one flamingo at the bird island and some of us even saw it flying along the beach. I really can't say enough about what a wonderful place this is! I wish I could have stayed a month. Thank you Emilio!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family get together

  • 5 of 5

We just enjoyed a fabulous get together with extended family at Villa Moopich, I went with my two daughters ages 8 and 5 and there were a total of 12 adults and 4 children that stayed at the house. The rooms were nice and air conditions and the layout of the property is fantastic. If people needed some downtime the rooms were quiet. If they wanted a raucous good time they could hang out in the commons area. The pool being in front of the house meant that there were always adults to watch the children in the pool. The property is back far enough from the road that it had a lot of privacy yet you still had a view of the ocean. If you wanted to hear the ocean there were lounge chairs and shade at the end of the drive. Everyone could spread out or all be together if you wanted to. the housekeeper and groundskeeper, Marta and Delio, were wonderful. We had Marta cook for us a few times and it was delicious. Delio would run errands for us as needed. We did have him make a run for Dos Equis a few times! They didn't speak any English and I was the one in the family that had to pull up my Spanish skills from 20 years ago which was interesting. It was helpful that I had read a review that the bugs were an issue so we brought spray. I didn't use it enough though because I came back with quite a few bites. It isn't a reason not to go to Holbox though. I would recommend this house and this island to everyone. I can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

El Cuyo Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holy Week & Easter 2017
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 24 2017
6 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 14 2018
4 night minimum stay
Holy Week & Easter 2018
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 8 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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El Cuyo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 450 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , No Smoking
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , No Smoking
    Bedroom 3 - 2 king , No Smoking
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , No Smoking
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , No Smoking
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen , No Smoking
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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