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Architecturally Distinguished Casa on Water's Edge

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Last updated: 11/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
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Akumal villa description

Holiday weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's are booked, but try Spring 2015.
FABULOUS NEW VIDEOS! -- We had four 360-degree videos of Casa de Colores taken last summer. You can see a master bedroom, the kitchen/living/dining rooms, and the outside area. Scroll down to the Links section, and click on the Video link. You'll love what you see!

Have more than 10 in your party? Please give us a call or email-- we can provide more information on our house, and help you arrange additional housing very close to Casa de Colores.


Whether you seek an intimate getaway for two, or a family vacation for 10, this owner-built, 3,200-square foot Casa de Colores and its 600-square foot, two-story casita (Casita de Colores) are perfect for you. Situated on the North end of Half Moon Bay with magnificent, unobstructed views of the Caribbean, Casa de Colores sleeps up to 10 in the main house (if some are children)and two in the casita. Mexico is about color, and Casa de Colores does not disappoint – its vibrant, contemporary design is accented with the exciting colors of the Yucatan Peninsula – from décor to lovely linens.

In the main house, two top floor master bedrooms with king-sized beds and en-suite baths offer complete privacy, as well as sleek, double glass bowl countertop sinks and terraces overlooking the Caribbean. A family room between the master suites also has stunning views and can be a cozy getaway, complete with flat screen TV/DVD and wireless internet. It is beautifully furnished with a comfortable sofa/chaise lounge.

Two additional bedrooms on the first floor have identical private bathrooms with exquisitely tiled showers and above-counter sinks and fixtures. The Caribbean-facing bedroom offers a king-sized bed and terrace; the second bedroom offers an ocean view, but faces the aqua- and cobalt-tiled 10’ x 30’ swimming pool and cool consuela-tiled surrounding terrace. It has both a Mexican queen-sized bed and extra futon sofa that sleeps two. While the incredible breezes off the ocean naturally cool the interior, all bedrooms are air-conditioned, and all rooms in Casa de Colores and its casita have ceiling fans.

The spectacular living and dining rooms also offer Caribbean views along with contemporary, ultra-comfortable furnishings. You’ll enjoy sinking into the hot red sofas after a day of snorkeling in Yal Ku Lagoon, a short walk away, or swimming in Half Moon Bay, about 100 yards from Casa de Colores. Both have spectacular tropical fish, coral and turtles.

The stainless steel and granite kitchen, complete with dishwasher, features a breakfast counter with four bar stools as well as a center island. The sleek dining room table seats up to 10.

The Casa de Colores casita is included in the rental of the main house -- and gives parties a 5th bedroom. It overlooks the pool, but both the first floor living room and second floor bedroom have Caribbean views. The casita is comfortably furnished with a beautiful blue sofa and upholstered striped chair. It has a flat screen TV. The kitchen is also stainless and granite and the dining area seats two. The bedroom is upstairs and offers a king-sized bed and beautiful bathroom with aqua-tiled shower and above-counter, contemporary sink and fixtures. The only access to the bath is through the bedroom, so it does not lend itself to someone sleeping downstairs on an air bed.

Casa de Colores is ready for your next vacation!
Come and be spoiled by our staff of Zulma and Gaby. If you don't want to stop for groceries on the way down, we recommend www.rivieramayagroceries.com. There are also two well-stocked (but more expensive than Chedraui or Soriana) grocery stores in our little town of Akumal.


Keywords: House and Casita

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

                  Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Oceanfront:

                        Rocky shore, with terrific tidal pools and blow holes. Sandy beach nearby....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        All bedrooms have air conditioning; all rooms have ceiling fans, and the entire house has great ocean breezes....moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        300+ thread count cotton sheets for all beds; bath and pool towels....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Parking for 2 cars available right outside the gate....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free wifi in the house and casita....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        Please check with our property manager when you arrive. Our housekeeper is a great cook....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        2 fully stocked kitchens with everything we could think of....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        (2) Granite counter tops, modern appliances, oven and stove....moreless

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        Full balconies on the ocean side of the house, and a great balcony overlooking the pool on the casita....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

                            Rectangular shaped pool is perfect for relaxing or for swimming laps -- and the 2 pool side palapas provide good shade....moreless

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Fall
                              Aug 3 - Nov 19
                              7 night min stay

                              $2,275
                              Late Fall (Thanksgiving)
                              Nov 21 - Dec 17
                              7 night min stay

                              $3,395
                              Holidays
                              Dec 19 - Dec 31
                              7 night min stay

                              $6,475
                              Mid-Winter
                              Jan 2 - Apr 29
                              7 night min stay

                              $3,500
                              Summer
                              May 1 - Jul 31
                              7 night min stay

                              $2,695
                              My Standard Rate
                              7 night min stay

                              $2,275

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                              • Tax Rate 14%

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                              Last updated: 11/06/2014
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                              Location

                              62 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Cancun

                              There is no street address for homes in Akumal. We are Lot 30, Casa de Colores.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2008

                              About the owner: Shelly and Eddie, and Susan and Nancy, built Casa de Colores from the ground up. We opened the doors during the 2007-08 holidays and have not been disappointed in any aspect. It was an incredible adventure. We all live and work in San Francisco -- real estate, law, and association management. We've been friends forever, and love time spent together here, there and traveling in Europe.

                              Why the Owner Chose Akumal:
                              We've been coming to Akumal for more than 20 years -- we love the quiet pace, warm people, and wonderful water. We've traveled throughout Mexico, and have always come back to Akumal as home. Someday we plan to retire at least 1/2 time to our Casa.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                              Casa de Colores has incredible views, breezes from huge sliding glass doors, the colors of the Caribbean, and so much more. The showers are tiled with turquoise pool tile, the bedrooms are each a different color. Art is a combination of local artists and our own photography (4 photo buffs) stretched on canvas. The pool is a great rectangle lap pool and the kitchen's a delight to cook in -- or not. Our end of Half Moon Bay is private and quiet, but an easy 25 minute walk (or 5 minute drive or bike ride) to the 'action.'


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Welcome to Casa de Colores.

                                Welcome to Casa de Colores.

                              • Hot red couches are comfortable reading spots.

                                Hot red couches are comfortable reading spots.

                              • Double sinks in both master baths, upstairs.

                                Double sinks in both master baths, upstairs.

                              • Master bedroom #2 -- upstairs, the Red room.

                                Master bedroom #2 -- upstairs, the Red room.

                              • The Orange Room w Queen-size bed and double futon. Window has ocean vw.

                                The Orange Room w Queen-size bed and double futon. Window has ocean vw.

                              • The Purple room, downstairs, has doors to the ocean side.

                                The Purple room, downstairs, has doors to the ocean side.

                              • The upstairs salita has a lounge/couch, TV/DVD, desk, deck, and incredible view.

                                The upstairs salita has a lounge/couch, TV/DVD, desk, deck, and incredible view.

                              • The casita has a living and dining room, plus full kitchen downstairs.

                                The casita has a living and dining room, plus full kitchen downstairs.

                              • Casa's roof offers shade and two hammocks perfect for napping!

                                Casa's roof offers shade and two hammocks perfect for napping!

                              • Best view in the house! These lounge chairs capture the ocean view perfectly.

                                Best view in the house! These lounge chairs capture the ocean view perfectly.

                              • Guacamole and salsa time!

                                Guacamole and salsa time!

                              • Our wonderful staff of Zulma and Gabby will spoil you.

                                Our wonderful staff of Zulma and Gabby will spoil you.

                              • The pool and palapas await you.

                                The pool and palapas await you.

                              • A dining table for 10, with views of the ocean.

                                A dining table for 10, with views of the ocean.

                              • Master Bedroom #1 -- upstairs, the Turquoise Room.

                                Master Bedroom #1 -- upstairs, the Turquoise Room.

                              • Colorful half bath on main floor.

                                Colorful half bath on main floor.

                              • The Orange room, downstairs, has sliding doors to the pool and a double futon.

                                The Orange room, downstairs, has sliding doors to the pool and a double futon.

                              • The kitchen is fully equipped -- to cook, or not!

                                The kitchen is fully equipped -- to cook, or not!

                              • The casita is a fully-equipped one-bedroom house,  25 steps from the main house.

                                The casita is a fully-equipped one-bedroom house, 25 steps from the main house.

                              • And a fabulous king-size bedroom and bath upstairs.

                                And a fabulous king-size bedroom and bath upstairs.

                              • Rooftop hammock is ideal for a siesta...or reading...or watching the sunset.

                                Rooftop hammock is ideal for a siesta...or reading...or watching the sunset.

                              • Colorful new striped umbrellas for Casa de Colores.

                                Colorful new striped umbrellas for Casa de Colores.

                              • Main beach at Akumal Bay. Disclaimer: This beach is not in front of our home.

                                Main beach at Akumal Bay. Disclaimer: This beach is not in front of our home.

                              • Yal Ku Lagoon is a very short walk from the house for perfect snorkeling.

                                Yal Ku Lagoon is a very short walk from the house for perfect snorkeling.

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                              Date last modified - Thursday, November 06, 2014

                              $2,275 - $6,475 per week (USD)
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                              5 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 12

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                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                              Speaks: english
                              • Calendar last updated: 11/06/2014
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                              Akumal #150207

                              5 BR  5.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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