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Environmentally friendly home and your own beachfront to the Caribbean

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom plus loft with full size Futon - Sleeps: 6

Charming modern concrete home nestled into the palms with tile floors, granite counters, and deep mahogany woodwork. Master, living, and modern kitchen open to the Carribean with large sliding doors to the large deck, plus screened porch for night time enjoyment. 2nd bedroom view is beautiful coconut palms. Loft sleeping room is open to the roof deck and its sweeping views of the ocean and jungle. Two in-home bathrooms are stylish w/ over sized showers. There is a beach bathroom and outdoor shower also.

Casa Blanca Caribe was designed as a stilt home to provide amazing views and cooling breezes year round. It is a new home with a clean uncluttered feeling. The lot is deep and full of huge coconut palms, so there is no noise from the beach road, only the sounds of the surf, breeze, and birds on Sapphire Beach. The sea in front of the home is a gradual drop to the reef system. Free of turtle grass, the sandy bottom and waves are perfect for playing in the water

The property has a beautiful beach with only a few beach combers passing by each day.. You'll have the beachfront and the reef nearly to yourself. Casa Blanca Caribe is located on Sapphire Beach - arguably one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa Maya with wide sandy beaches. Walk for miles or visit the tidal pools and discover all the shells.

Tired of diving, snorkeling, or fishing? Within an easy and safe couple of hours of driving, visit numerous Mayan archeological sites scattered throughout the countryside, the famous Bacalar Lagoon, Cenote Azul, and Spanish fort. Drive to the Belize border, or visit the museums in Chetumal, or hire a small boat to take you on sea cruise thru the reefs from Xcalak to Chetumal Bay’s Bird Island. Drive north to take a guided tour into the Sian Ka'an Biosphere, or visit the bustling area of Tulum. Or just drive 20 minutes into our quaint town of Mahahual for relaxing fun and food.

More Details

Owner
Rick and Jeri Scott
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

Amenities

El Placer House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Solar Panels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - toilet , outdoor shower
  • Two in-home bathrooms are stylish w/ over-sized showers. There is a beach bathroom and outdoor shower also for guest convenience.while out on the beach enjoying the surf and sand.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Separate Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master Bedroom opens to the large deck and includes a separate Master bath. 2nd bedroom view is beautiful coconut palms. Loft sleeping room is open to the roof deck.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
This is an environmentally friendly home with the main source of power coming from solar panel array and wind turbine. Water is captured from the rains and used for washing and shower. Water and power conservation is a part of your experience at Casa Blanca Caribe. There is a back up generator should an additional charge to the storage batteries be required.

Reviews

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Environmentally friendly home and your own beachfront to the Caribbean
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
4

very nice and peaceful place to be. Great vacations!

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable house, with many peaceful places to be. Great vacations!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birth Place: Heidelberg Germany, US citizen, US Army Brat, lived everywhere
5

Great Stay on the Maya Riviera

  • 5 of 5

We recent had an excellent stay at "Casa Blanca" on Mexico's East coast in Quitana Roo just north of the small, (but growing) town of Mahahual - about 120 miles north of Belize. The owners, Rick & Jeri Scott were quick to respond to questions and have a detailed list of things too do in area that was very valuable. The water was clear, the beaches are white sand, the reef is 700-800 feet from shore and the house is elevated on stilts which allows the trade winds to keep the main living area on the 2nd floor cool. There are 2 Sea Kyacks, which our 2 teenager, (15 & 17) used daily and the downstairs bathroom & shower were super convenient.

The property is locally managed Marcia at the Mayan Beach Garden Inn a few kilometers south of the house. She is more than accommodating and made sure everything was as advertised, great food for your first night if arriving from Cancun and you haven't gone into Mahahual for supplies yet, (let her know you'll be eating there when pick-up the keys).

Mahahual has a cruise ship port and can become pretty crowded for the few hours that passengers are allowed to disembark. Prices are through the roof during theses times, so always ask for the Spanish or non-tourist menu's at the restaurants. Do this even if the cruise ships aren't in port - you'll save between 40% to 50% on your meals and drinks. Also, wait to buy any trinkets or souvenirs until the last of crews ships have departed, again you'll save a lot of $$ and don't forget to negotiate!

The nightly price for Casa Blanca is very reasonable considering the location, amenities and the house itself. Simply put, "It's a good deal".

Thanks Rick & Jeri for the relaxed fun Va-Ca!

Dan, Pam, Madison & Nicholas M.

Austin, TX.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was better than anticipated and perfect for our family. The owners were good about checking in with us before our trip to make sure we had everything we needed and answering any questions we had. Also, the rental manager, who operates the Mayan Beach Garden Hotel just down the road, was extremely helpful and gave good suggestions for fun activities and sights to see.

The house is on a lovely beach in a quiet area with snorkeling and fishing close by. We enjoyed a delicious Christmas eve dinner at the Mayan Beach Garden Hotel as well as paddle boarding there.

I would recommend this property to friend and relatives.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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México city
5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, very comfortable, with a beautiful ocean view and spectacular night sky to watch at the top roof.

Powder sand and lots of fun with the kayaks. in 10 days, we probably saw only 4 or 5 people walking by.

Marcia was, very helpful and her food was great. In town, you can find supplies and delicious local and some intenacional restaurants.

R & J, answer the mails right away.

Very good experience. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place to holiday

  • 5 of 5

Great place to spend your holiday. The only complaint I have is the one week we were there is not enough. The house is great but the beach is even better. We went snorkeling and kayaking right out the front door. Long walks on the beach in the morning and evening were almost always by yourself. I think the most people we saw in a day on the beach was 6 and that was only once. I wish I could describe what it is like to sit under the cabana sipping your drink as the wave come in and the only sound is the waves and the birds. The roof top patio is a great place to sit and look at a sky full of stars. Marcia was very helpful and even organized massage in the breezeway of the house. Highly recommended. We found that the town of Mahahual had all the basics you needed and the food was fresher than in the bigger stores. The people were great even though our Spanish is very limited. The owners Rick and Jeri were always quick to answer questions and help. Thank you for sharing your amazing place with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Qualicum Beach British Columbia
5

Great trip, accommodation exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful time, the house was as described, very nice to see both sunrises and sunsets. Rick and Jerri, were very quick to respond to any questions. The snorleling was very good 15 min walk to the right facing ocean, one coral head after another, with all the coloured fish you could dream up. Bring food and booze from either Playa del carmen or chetumal. You can get things in Mahahual, but will pay more and have to make several different stops.

We had no electrical or any other problems due to being off the grid. We were able to walk the beach for a long way north or south.

Very good overall choice, but it is remote, however mahahual is about 40 Kilometeres away and on cruise ship days is crazy, otherwise nice and quiet. Interesting to people watch when the ships are in.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
320 Kilometres
Cancun
Car: necessary

This area is tropical Mexico at its finest. Sitting on the warm blue Caribbean, and protected by a large reef system, the water and sandy beaches are excellent for all water sports. 20 minutes from our home is the town of Mahahual. A charming Mexican beach town with a very laid back Caribbean feel. Or visit while the cruise ships are in town and visit the pier for a little shopping. Tired of snorkeling, diving, eating and drinking? Within two hours of us, adventures await you with many Mayan archeological ruins, zip line tours, excursions into the remote Sian Kaan Biosphere, the country of Belize, and quaint Mayan villages.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

$15 per day per guest for more than 4 Guests

Monthly Rate can be Negotiated.

Payment Terms:
50% of the fee required hold the rental time. All but $200 'holding fee' refundable prior to 30 days from the rental date.
The remaining 50% and the security deposit must be received 30days from the planned date of arrival.
Pet fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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