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Paradise on Earth @ Caribbean Reef Villas

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

-Beach front Penthouse with amazing view

-Bikes available and snorkel gear

-Reef for snorkelling right in front of condo with lots of fish to see

-Relaxing and very quiet place

-High quality beds and Linen and furniture so you feel like home

-Always an amazing breeze coming in from ocean

-24 hour check in and Security

-Huge terrace to relax and enjoy the view

-Fully equipped kitchen

-DVD collection

And much much more...

Welcome to Caribbean Reef Villas, a quiet atmosphere for people looking for peace and relaxation.

When entering Puerto Morellos for the first time you realize you have found something special. Located right in between Playa del Carmen and Cancun you have found the best kept secret of the Mayan Riviera. No fast cars, no multi-roomed hotels, no peddlers, incredible wildlife - you have found paradise!

Our 1 bedroom 1000 Sqft penthouse will accommodate you very well with its King Size bed en-suites as well as walkouts to a 35 linear foot balcony with a 180 degree breathtaking view looking over the beautiful Riviera Maya ocean.

Lie in bed and listen to the surf pound and the birds sing.

The living room is equipped with 42 in plasma screen, dvd ,blue ray, and cable and furnished with high end quality furniture also with a walk out on our beautifully fully furnished terrace with Hammock for 2 , two oversized sofa chairs with leg rest , rocking chair and lounge chair.

Dinning room and Kitchen with granite counter tops are fully equipped to have casual meals or elegant dinners.Kitchen is equipped with oven , coffee machine , toaster , coffee grinder, blender and as well as all glasses , cups , utensils , pots and pans.

The beach is very clean and private . Just a short swim into the ocean there lies the 2nd largest reef in the world to enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving.

If the beach isn't your thing you can always lounge around the quite pool at the villa with integrated Jacuzzi. Lie in the hammock on your terrace while sipping on margaritas and enjoying the view..

Because you are uniquely situated between Cancun and Playa del Carmen the sky is the limit for dining and shopping. Puerto Morelos

as a small fishing village 5 minutes away from the villa. You can get fresh fish daily or dine at one of the many fantastic restaurants . You can also prepare

your own meals in your villa. The kitchen is suitable for casual meals or elegant dinners your choice.

Keywords: Penthouse,Puerto Morelos,Riviera Maya,Caribbean Reef Villas

More Details

Mario Nini
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Mario Nini

I am born and raised in Montreal , Canada. I fell in love with Mexico on my first trip there and a after a few years of travelling there I purchased this condo , not long after I fell in love with a beautiful Mexican women and we are now happily married with 3 amazing boys.

We hope you enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we do.

Mario Nini purchased this condo in 2005

Why Mario Nini chose Puerto Morelos

I bought this property for many reasons , I love everything about Puerto Morelos, being situated just between Cancun and Playa delcarmen and just 20 away from the airport is really awesome . I feel im in the middle of all the action but yet when i come home it is so peaceful since this the Caribbean Reef is like an oasis of tranquility , but one of the main reason for choosing this place on the Riviera Maya was the breathtaking view. I have travelled around the world and have always rented on the ocean and i must say when i saw the view of this Penthouse I knew i had found "Paradise on Earth".

I am positive you will agree.


Puerto Morelos Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 shower/ no baths
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Infinite edge swimming pool overlooking the Caribbean,Wifi Available, Books and DVD's in Penthouse. Cell phone provided.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Paradise on Earth @ Caribbean Reef Villas
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews

Energetic place !

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay there with my daughter and husband. The best part was sitting in the balcony and feeling the wind and listening to the ocean waves, sleeping at nights feeling the breeze and listening to the Ocean waves.

I enjoyed cooking in the kitchen. The kitchen has all the basic needs stuff including, a blender, toaster, and toaster oven and a stove. I loved that there were good quality stainless steel pots and pans. The nonstick pots and pans are scratched, but I was happy using stainless steel. I missed having a cutting board.

There were couple huge filtered water containers which were replaced in the middle of the week for which I was thankful. A few things that happened: one there was no tap water for about an hour and half in the whole building one day, which was resolved. Another, the Internet is slow depending on number of guests In the building. They need a more powerful Router. If one wants to log in to work while on vacation, it would be difficult. The hot water tank seems to have very little capacity- by the time third person went for shower, water was cold.

These were minor challenges when compared to the beautiful energizing nature that we experienced every single second we were there. I communicated with Anais ( Mario’s wife) by texting on a regular basis. She was prompt to reply.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port Charlotte, FL

Relaxing, quiet and secluded stay

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed this condo at Caribbean Reef. We were practically the only people there. Given the time of the year I'm sure that is normal. The stretch of beach isn't surrounded by hotels so foot traffic along beach was not heavy either. I hope this does not change. The condo itself was more than enough space and very comfortable. The view was spectacular!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auburn, California

Get place to relax and enjoy the ocean at your doostep.

  • 5 of 5

If you want quite, relaxing place on earth, this is it. Empty beach to walk and enjoy, just feet away.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ultimate Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this rental and the location. The condo is so comfortable, clean and spacious with a big couch great for lounging and enjoying the breeze and one of the most comfortable beds we have found in our 30+ trips to Mexico.

The views are spectacular and sitting out on the balcony was so enjoyable I barely wanted to leave the condo! Sleeping with the patio doors open, listening to the ocean and waking up to the birds was a dream.

We were here in low season and basically had the entire pool to ourselves every day. The outdoor areas and garden were so well kept and the staff on site was always around to help with questions or chat! Arlene was a sweetheart and will call you a cab if it is too hot to walk to town, although it was only 15-20 mins and an easy walk down one road. You can also stop and say hi to a family of crocs on the way :) Cabs were 50 pesos to or from the property to town and easy to find.

One of the most relaxing trips I have been on thanks to Mario's gorgeous home and we are already planning on returning!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply a beautiful experience!

  • 5 of 5

The people of Puerto Morelos were amazing and friendly! The Caribbean Reef Villa's staff were friendly and quick to assist us with any of our needs during the stay. Relaxing and secluded but if you want nightlife Playa Del Carmen is but a half an hour away. I will miss the patio view but will have it in my memory forever! Thank you, Mario, for all your assistance and can't wait to do it all again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Bradford, PA


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 8 nights on the first leg of our honeymoon. This condo is absolutely wonderful. Beautiful views and quiet. We felt like we had the place to ourselves, well until the weekend came and a family with 5 very noisy children came and were staying in one of the lower units but they could only be heard when they were using the pool so it was to be expected. Arlene and Armand went out of their way to make sure that we had everything that we needed. They even had flower petals and towel swans on the bed and wine waiting for us after a very long day of traveling. We left the Caribbean Reef to fly cross country to Los Cabo for the last 4 nights of our honeymoon at an all inclusive and I was wishing i would have just booked the whole time in Puerto Morelos because I enjoyed it so much more and it was so peaceful. We cannot wait until we can visit again.

Thank you Mario for providing us with such a wonderful experience,

Kristie & Tom

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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John Gray's Kitchen
Merkadito del Mar
Cantina Habanero
El Nicho
Café de Amancia
Ruta de los Cenotes
Aquanauts Dive Adventures
Ixchel Jungle Spa
The Little Mexican Cooking School
Al Chimichurri
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Puerto Morelos
Nearest Point of Interest
Caribbean Reef Villas
Car: not necessary

Snorkelling and diving along the second longest reef in the world (Mesoamerican Barrier Reef) 500 meters offshore right in front of our penthouse. Kite surfing also available and nearby are Eco Parks (Xcaret, etc. with native flora, fauna, surface and underground rivers and natural pools), pre-Columbian Mayan ruins (e.g., Tulum, Chichen Itza), a reptile/crocodile zoo. Also found throughout the area are the cenotes, fresh water swimming holes formed by collision of an ancient meteor, and the foundation of the Mayan civilization.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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