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Your Own Tropical Beachfront And Snorkeling Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 bed/2 bath With Pool And Panoramic Ocean Views

Located smack dab in the middle of fantastic Half Moon Bay overlooking its turquoise green water with its sandy beach, you'll find La Joya #5. Completely remodeled from top to bottom, La Joya # 5 opens up to warm gentle ocean breezes and hits you with stunning panoramic, breathtaking ocean views overlooking the whole bay from the comfort of your living room. From here all you can see is ocean. You are literally mere yards away from gentle surf at the waters edge. This condo is our home during the summer which is why you'll find all the pleasure comforts of home in La Joya # 5. Our new kitchen is equipped with granite counters and filled with appliances. A huge Master bedroom with a 32' TV and a romantic walk-in shower with room for 2. There is second bedroom and bathroom with a full bathtub/shower and walk in closet. Right outside your master bedroom, through the sliding glass door, is your huge patio, perfect for sunrises or just an afternoon chilling out with your favorite beverage. At night come visit our rooftop deck for the ultimate in stargazing. To entertain you we have loads of books and games. Relax in your living room that features a new 55' Smart TV with Nexflix and streaming internet connections, 2 Blu Ray Players with over 30 movies, a Bose I Pod docking system and I Pad sound dock. WiFi is available for laptops & Tablets. Outside you'll have the unique pristene swimming experience of snorkeling in Half Moon Bay and with depths of just 3 to 12 feet you can skim over the many coral formations. Explore all their incredible formations and vibrant colors closeup. No fins necessary here just your surf shoes will do. Or just lounge about in our new Pool and grab some sun under our palapas. Our friendly management staff is on site to help you plan your day. From bike and snorkle rentals to trips to the ruins of Tulum, Coba & Chichen Itza, the golf courses, the cenotes and the exotic ocean playgrounds of XEL-HA and Xcaret, or XPLOR the Adventure Park. And don't forget the famous Yal-Ku lagoon is a short walking distance away. Two little mini-marts are a short stroll away as well. La Buena Vida nightclub and resturant is a short beach walk away as is La Lunita Restaurant - an even shorter walk.Two larger grocery stores are at the main entrance and this is where you'll find shallow and sandy Akumal Bay right next to the Lo Ha Restaurant. There are only six units here at La Joya - A remodeled top floor two bedroom, three one bedroom units and an economical studio unit - all units are beachfront with ocean views. At La Joya #5 you can either do everything or nothing - either way it's still paradise.

Property Manager
Paul & Susie Alex
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017

About Paul & Susie Alex

We stumbled upon Akumal in 1991 and immediately fell in love with the area and the people. Purchasing a Condo in Akumal was our goal. We found La Joya and purchased our vacation dream home in 1992. We have traveled to many tropical locations before and since but find that we have the best of everything in Akumal.

Paul & Susie Alex purchased this condo in 1992

Why Paul & Susie Alex chose Akumal

La Joya Condominiums is in the perfect setting right in the middle of Half Moon Bay, just steps from the oceans edge. The condo is walking distance to several restaurants and convenience stores. The Staff at La Joya are like family to us and many have been here since our first visit.

What makes this condo unique

All year long Sea Turtles swim in the waters of Akumal, which in Mayan means 'Place of the Turtles' The summers are filled Sea Turtle nesting right on the beach in front of the Condo. The loggerhead and green turtles lay their eggs at night and hatch 50-60 days later with a mad scramble to the sea. Those are our unique magical moments unless you're counting incredible sunrises from the bed of the master bedroom and the calming ocean surf falling against the shore. Oh, and one more thing - it truly is Paradise.



Akumal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed can be split into 2 twins
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Your Own Tropical Beachfront And Snorkeling Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Fort Collins Colorado

What a great place to celebrate a birthday!

  • 5 of 5

This place was truly amazing! The view was just what the doctor ordered. The condo had everything we needed to have a wonderful week on the beach. My husband and I came down from Colorado with our son who turned 30 and his girlfriend to celebrate. The staff was so friendly and very helpful. What a selection of movies and books! We did watch movie just to chillax! Snorkeling was so fun right out in front of the condo. It was our son and his girlfriend's first time snorkeling. It will NOT be their last time! We traveled to Tulum, rented bikes and went to the lagoon to snorkel a few blocks away. We did not rent a car. We ate dinner out every night except one. We truly were on vacation. The two king bed suites worked perfectly for the four of us. There is a roof top observation deck that was super cool for sunrises. Nothing better than a sunrise over the Caribbean! Thank you Susie and Paul! I would rate this place SUPER AWESOME! Cannot wait until next year when we come again!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missouri, USA


  • 5 of 5

This condo unit was wonderful! The view was amazing, the kitchen was well stocked for preparing breakfast and lunch in, the large flat screen was nice (although not often used), and the "shower room" in the master (as my 13-year-old called it) was awesome. Having board games, books, and movies was also a plus! The shared pool was the best I've experienced at Half Moon Bay - very clean, not ever crowded, and refreshing! There were also always plenty of palapas and beach chairs on the beach in front of the condos and beach towels were provided. Another cool thing about this condo was the rooftop. We really enjoyed watching the sunset and star gazing from the roof.

We considered leaving for an excursion one day, but everyone agreed that we had plenty to do and loved just relaxing in Akumal. Thank you for sharing this beautiful condo with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to share our little piece of Paradise with you. So glad you were able to take advantage of all the things to do and restaurants the bay has to offer to enjoy your family getaway. We look forward to your next stay. Susie and Paul
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Boulder, CO

Perfect condo in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this condo. It was very well equipped and the kitchen was incredibly well stocked....juicer, blender, toaster, bottled water, etc. The location on Half Moon Bay is great for snorklers. There are rocks in the water, so you need water shoes, but the coral and fish are plentiful. If you prefer a sandy beach, go to Aukmal Bay, but it's also more crowded. The beds were very comfortable, the air conditioner worked very well, the management company was responsive and friendly, excellent daily maid service. There were many movies, books and games available, along with NetFlicks. The views and sun rises were fabulous. The pool was warm and very well maintained. There are only 6 units in this building, so we could usually find a lounge chair and shade. If you're looking for clubs and nightlife, this is not the spot for you. It's more relaxed and outdoor activity oriented. We spent a fair amount of time down the beach at La Vida Buena....great happy hour and ambiance. Thanks for a wonderful stay, we will be back!!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for your comments. We love Akumal because there are so many things to do and see...or to just sit on the balcony with morning coffee or evening drinks. We look forward to having you stay with us in the future. Susie and Paul
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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