Paradise in Sian Ka'an Reserve - Right on the Beach

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Last updated: 11/29/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Rancho Pedro Paila (Peter Pan Ranch) is located 90 miles south of Cancun, about 10 miles south of Tulum. It consists of one large house and two small houses, situated right on the Caribbean Sea, nestled amongst palm trees and set upon dunes of whitest sand, and an incomparable beach. A caretaker’s home is located in the rear of the houses. There is a shallow and pristine coral reef that extends all along the coast, approximately 300 meters off shore. But there is more….

The area is unique because it is within the 'Sian Ka'an Reserve', a protected area of over one million acres, so there are very few neighbors. While the front doors open onto the beach and the sea, the back of the property abuts a large lake, Lake Boca Paila, which is a haven for a multitude of varieties of birds and fish, with mangrove channels extending for miles, Mayan ruins, and lush tropical flora and fauna.

This property is recommended for people who want to get away from it all, relax and enjoy a holiday on the beach. This simple property is located six miles down the dirt road from Tulum to Punta Allen within the Xian Ka'an nature reserve. This public road, maintained by the city of Tulum, can be in varying conditions based on the weather, so a four wheel drive car may be necessary during certain seasons. All properties within the reserve must generate their own power and provide their own water, so it is very important that our guests conserve these very important resources. Our power consists of solar, wind and a generator. All three forms of power are required when there are large groups on the property.

Due to the remote nature of the property, we do not recommend this property to guests who are looking for a place where you can walk to dinner, hit the bars and enjoy a lot of night life. Most of our guests spend all their time enjoying our beautiful beach and property.

Rancho Pedro Paila also is home to a full-time caretaker who maintains the property. The caretaker can provide additional services like breakfast and dinner for an additional fee.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible


  • Children Welcome:

    We have no cribs or high chairs for small children...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    No smoking in the houses but smoking is allowed outside. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Kayaks


  • Books
  • Television:

    Only for DVD player no TV reception ...moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Casa blanca seats 16 Casa Azul seats 6 Casa Rosa seats 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Changed once mid week...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided:

    Each guest is provided with a bath towels and a beach towel that is changed once mid week. If guests need additional towels they must bring them with them....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Breakfasts and Dinners can be arranged for an additional cost...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Multiple kayaks...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa


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Rates are based on number of people and number of houses used by rental party
Large house maximum 8 people  -  Casitas maximum 4 people
High season (November 1 - May 31)- Large house $3500 Casita $2500
Christmas, New Years, Spring/School Breaks - Large house $6000 Casita $3500
Low Season (June 1 - October 31) Large house $3000  Casita $2000
Cleaning fee - Large house $200    Casita $100
Damage Waiver Insurance  $49
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Last updated: 11/29/2015
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120 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Cancun Airport
12 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bars along Tulum Beach Road
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Restaurants along Tulum Beach Road

Car: Recommended

The houses are located in the Sian Ka'an Unesco Biosphere. They are quite islolated and it is a 15 - 30 minute drive depending on the condition of the road to any restaurants or bars.

In the town of Tulum a 30-45 minute drive there are large grocery shores and most anything you would need for your stay.

The Mayan Archeological ruins of Tulum and Coba are interesting sites to visit for a day trip.

It is also fun to visit Hidden Worlds or Dos Ojos to dive or snorkel in a cenote (sink hole or underground cave)


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1988

About: This property is owned and operated by three partners who all live in the United States. We have always had on site caretakers who maintains the property in our absence.

Why Tulum:
We bought this property because we love the remoteness and the beauty of the location. Pure white sand and one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is where we go to get away from it all. You may be on the beach for multiple days and never see anyone. The property's location within the UNESCO bio-sphere of Sian Ka'an affords us the luxury of a remote location but still within a half hour to one hour drive of the city of Tulum.

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Speaks: english


  • View from the Houses

    View from the Houses

  • Sunrise over the ocean

    Sunrise over the ocean

  • Big house and Palapa from the beach

    Big house and Palapa from the beach

  • Living area - big house

    Living area - big house

  • living room, kitchen and dining room - Big House

    living room, kitchen and dining room - Big House

  • Bathroom - Big house

    Bathroom - Big house

  • Third Bedroom - Big House

    Third Bedroom - Big House

  • Casitas - Casa azul and Casa Rosa

    Casitas - Casa azul and Casa Rosa

  • Living area/ Kitchen Casa Azul

    Living area/ Kitchen Casa Azul

  • Small Palapa

    Small Palapa

  • Large Palapa

    Large Palapa

  • Our deserted beach

    Our deserted beach

  • Rainbow in paradise

    Rainbow in paradise

  • Casa Blanca - big house

    Casa Blanca - big house

  • Porch - Big House

    Porch - Big House

  • Kitchen - Big house

    Kitchen - Big house

  • Master Bedroom - Big House

    Master Bedroom - Big House

  • Second bedroom - Big House

    Second bedroom - Big House

  • Roof Deck  - Big House

    Roof Deck - Big House

  • Living area / Kitchen Casa Rosa

    Living area / Kitchen Casa Rosa

  • Bedroom Casitas

    Bedroom Casitas

  • View of property from the beach

    View of property from the beach

  • Lagoon view

    Lagoon view

  • Paradise


VRBO #175391

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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