|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
Located in the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve, Casa Nalum rests along the white sand beaches of the Mexican Caribbean. The barrier reef is within swimming distance, and the lagoon located at the back of the property leads you to ancient Mayan canals. This luxury residence sets new standards for eco-design and comfort, and brings you full-board services that include massages, sailing, snorkeling and fine cuisine.
The house has many open areas where you can relax, read a book or sunbathe. The roof terrace has exceptional views of both the sunrises over the sea and sunsets over the lagoon. Cool off with a dip in the pristine swimming pool. You can dine in the formal dining area or other parts of the house like the rooftop, the terraces, the deck or even the beach. Cuisine can be tailored to your taste and is based on a fusion of Mexican and European flavors. Your personal chef pays particular attention to cooking with only the freshest ingredients. The friendly staff, including housekeeping and butler will be delighted to attend to your needs and make your holiday unforgettable!
The living area is located at the centre of the house with a large sofa where you can play games, watch films on a 120-inch cinema screen, listen to music or just enjoy the views of the sea. With a high palapa-style ceiling you will really feel the tropical vibration. Access to the outdoors is a breeze!
Four immaculate bedrooms accommodate up to eight guests at Casa Nalum. Children are welcome. All of the bedrooms have air conditioning, and the bathrooms offer Aveda beauty products. Three bedrooms provide terrace access and hammocks, and the master suite includes Sky TV. The fourth bedroom ladder leads to the attic level.
You will cherish the memories you take with you from your stay at this bijou villa located within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Casa Nalum provides the opportunity for conscientious luxury living in a tropical setting where you and your group will feel like the only people around for miles. Nearby activities include fly fishing, scuba diving, kite boarding, tennis, golf and local excursions. Back at Casa Nalum, its just you, the turquoise water, the gently swaying palms and the glowing white sand. This trip will surely be one for the books!
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The villa is perfect for people seeking privacy, as it takes 20 minutes each way to arrive at the nearesttown.
Bedroom 1: King size bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, Sky TV, Terrace, Hammock
Bedroom 2: King size bed, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 3, Air conditioning, Terrace, Hammocks
Bedroom 3: 2 Double beds, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 2, Air conditioning, Terrace, Hammocks
Additional Bedding - Attic Room: King size bed, En-suite bathroom, Ceiling fan, Sky TV,Ladder access to attic level (Please note:This room is suitable for teenagers and smaller in comparison to the other 3 bedrooms)
Fully equipped kitchen
2x One-way airport transfers minimum 7-night stay required
Daily meals and snacks (Breakfast 8:00-10:00, Lunch 12:30-15:00, Dinner 19:00-21:00)
Packing Unpacking service (upon request)
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
Laundry Service (off-site, 48 hour turnaround)
Mexican Wine Tasting
Private Helicopter pick up service
Massages and Body Treatments
Special Fitness, Wellness Detox programs
Yoga/ Sup Yoga, Fitness Healing Meditation programs or private
Points of Interest:
120minute drive from Cancun to Tulum
180 minute drive from Mrida to Tulum
20 minutes from Tulum to Sian Kaan
Maximum 8 guests
No smoking in the Villa
Security deposit required
Basic gratuities for the house staff have been included in your payment. However, additional tipping is welcome and good practice in Mexico. The method of payment is in cash directly to the villa manager
Restaurants nearby include: Italian, Vegetarian, Mexican, Argentinean and International cuisine
Activities nearby include: Fly Fishing, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Kiteboarding, Tennis, Golf, Local Excursions
Cash is a necessity as most vendors in Tulum do not accept Credit Cards on site
Regional Information - The Reserve
Sian Kaan is translated from Mayan as where the sky is born.
The Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve was established in 1986 by presidential decree, and in 1987 the reserve was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sian Kaan faces the greatest challenge of conservation: to find a way to integrate human activities without compromising other forms of life contained within its boundaries.
Sian Kaan is approximately 1.3 million acres in size and spans 120 kilometres from north to south (comprising almost one third of the Caribbean coast of Mexico). In 1994, an area of over 200,000 acres to the south of the Reserve was named a Protected Area of Flora and Fauna of Uaymil, increasing the continuous area of protected land.
The reserve contains three large core zones where human activity is limited by permission to scientific research. Low-impact human activities and sustainable development occur in the area of the reserve known as the buffer zone. The human population is estimated at 2,000 inhabitants, the majority of which are located in the coastal regions, especially in the fishing villages of Punta Allen and Punta Herrero. Approximately one percent of the land within the reserve is privately owned.
The northernmost section of Sian Kaan (where Casa Nalum is) contains what is thought to be an ancient trade route through lagoons with ruins and mangrove channels between the cities of Tulum and Muyil.
Please note that staff at Casa Nalum will attentively clean 100 yards directly in front of the villa. Also the team cleans a further 300 yards in each direction from plastic bottles or any other inorganic material - not from organic material such as sea grass or drift wood that are part of nature.
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
every detail was perfect. A natural paradise made even more lovely by the architecture and minimally chic home decor. I am a designer and these kinds of details do not go unnoticed. The staff was so warm and friendly. They were a joy to get to know and seemed happy to be doing what they do and doing it well. The food...oh the food was over the top amazing. A feast of meats, sauces, tropical fruit, veggies, seafood, and soups. Dinner served on a breezy patio with full service and a perfect ambiance. Some of our group landed in nearby hammocks after meals. This trip exceeded even my high expectations. We rented out 2 houses right next to each other and our group of 12 was amazed.
Staff was outstanding, as were the meals. The house was really enjoyable; however, the 20mph winds coupled with a couple of days of heavy rains blew water under the door weatherstripping making the floors extremely slippery and dangerous. Temperatures were in mid 80's and combined with the winds and air conditioning made for comfortable days. With rented cars we drove to the Tulum ruins and adjourned to a nice beachfront restaurant. Then on to Gran Cenote. Very enjoyable. The gravel road was horrible and made travel from the house very difficult - at least 30 minutes each way to the closest civilization. We were told 15 minutes. If the beaches by our houses were nice we could have been happy staying put. Both were misrepresented to us. We were told "Pristine beaches." Hardly. They tried to keep them clean - it wasn't possible.
The most relaxing vacation I have had in a long time. The staff was amazing! Diego never missed a beat. The house was a true jungle paradise. I can't wait to come back!
Our family had a wonderful time at Casa Nalum!!! The home, the staff and every element of our stay was perfect. The property is even more beautiful than the pictures. The chef, Mercedes, was remarkable! The food was delicious and the presentation was beautiful. While the house is near Tulum and there are many activities nearby, we left the property only once during our stay ( cancelling dinner reservations and activities after only two days at the house). The villa managers and entire staff were a pleasure and so helpful. The most relaxing vacation we've ever taken. We will definitely return!
Vacances formidables avec un personnel compétent très attentionné dans une maison quasi parfaites. La route abominable pour rejoindre la maison ne pousse pas aux sorties nocturnes mais cela devient un avantage tant l'endroit est féerique. La piscine indigne de la maison et la végétation trop dense qui interdit de voir la mer du salon absolument magique sont les seuls freins à un note d'appréciation maximale...
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this was such a wonderful experience. the villa was gorgeous and the locations was breathtaking! The staff was out of this world great and the food AMAZING!! The staff was more than hospitable and so gracious and accommodating. WE all felt this felt more like a vacation than work. Cannot wait to return to relax on vacation some day