Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Enchanting Beachfront House on the Costa Maya

You sent a message to this owner.

Seaside of the house. Maison cote mer. Casa lado del mar

Calendar

Last updated: 12/23/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Xcalak villa description

Situated at Yucatan’s south-eastern tip, the house 'Casa Caracola' is 8 km north of Xcalak, a small and authentic fishermen’s village.

This beautiful beachfront house has an upper unit apartment to rent. At the back of the house, there is a garden and path which leads on to a natural lake, home to many birds and wild animals. The Great Mayan Reef is about 400 meters in front of the house and offers many nautical sports and activities: swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fly-fishing… You can also discover the jungle and the Mayan ruins.

This second floor apartment has a queen bedroom, a living room with a double futon and a beautifully tiled bathroom. It's screened thatched roof dining palapa (seats 6 persons) is unique and encompasses a fully equipped kitchen. It opens up to a terrace where you can sit and enjoy the spectacular panoramic view or sunbath.
A large master bedroom with it’s own personal bathroom and patio has been added to the apartment. It features a king size bed which can become 2 separate single beds and a single futon. Facing the sea, one accesses the beach patio by a slider and you can also enter the room via a spacious breezeway with futon.

On the roof you will find a great terrace with exceptional views.

Ideal for 6 persons.

Next to the house, there is a Beachfront thatched dining palapa with a gas B.B.Q., picnic tables and chairs. There is also a raft on the sea in front of the house and a thatched-roof dock on the lake behind the property.
And do not forget the beach palapa with its’ friendly shade and lounge chairs.

Check In Time : 3 :00 pm
Check Out Time : 10 :00 am

Additional Amenities :
- Caretakers on site
- Housekeeping 6 days/week (Sunday off)
- Bottled purified drinking water
- 3 Kayaks – free use for guests
- 2 Bikes – free use for guests
- Various snorkelling gear – free use for guests
- Ceiling fans
- Safety deposit box in each bedroom
- Rooftop lounging area and observatory
- Beach side decks with chairs and tables
- Outdoor shower

Additional Information :

The house is located in the marine park 'Arrecifes de Xcalak' which includes Chinchorro Banks (Banco Chinchorro). Upon arrival, please stop in at the park office to purchase your entry bracelet. The park office is in Xcalak, south on the beachfront.

This ecological casa is run on solar power and uses water from a cistern. Clients must be economical in their use of electricity and water.

If reservations are cancelled 30 days prior to arrival, a year credit will be issued or other arrangements can be worked out.

English, Spanish and French spoken. Knowledge of German.

Payment in USD. $Can, Euro, Pesos Mx also accepted.








Keywords: Apartment Unit

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                'No smoking is allowed because of the thatched Palapas.'...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                King bed convertible to 2 single beds....moreless

              • Bedroom 2 : 2 queen

                ...moreless

              • Breezeway: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                ...moreless

              • King size beds (1) King Bed that can become 2 single beds in the Master bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) Queen Bed in the Queen bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) See details on the King Bed that can become 2 single beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 double futon, 1 single futon...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

                Double sinks. Large shower with seating. ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2 - Queen Bedroom: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • 'Dining Palapa with gas BBQ next to the house','Raft on the sea in front of the house's beach','Thatched-roof palapa on the lake behind the property'...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Sky Programming with remote control...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Sky Programming with remote control...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        Raft on the sea in front of the house. Beachfront palapa for shade with lounging chairs....moreless

                      • Lake View:

                        Lake behind the house's gardens. It has a dock with a thatched-roof....moreless

                      • Oceanfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Rafting
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access:

                        Satellite internet connection with ethernet only. Please bring your computor....moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Percolator...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Blender, juicer, coffee pot, shaker and other kitchen items....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully equipped....moreless

                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        2 balconies with lounging chairs and ham acs....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 4 traveler reviews
                          Loading...
                           
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday Season
                          Dec 15 - Jan 4, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $210
                          High Season
                          Jan 5 - Apr 12, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $118

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 19%

                          Notes:

                          Special double occupancy rates offered with the Queen Bedroom only (except for Holiday Season).

                          High Season

                          $150USD/nite w tax ($126.05 without)

                          Low Season

                          $110USD/nite w tax ($92.44 without)

                          Also accept $Can, Euro, Peso.

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

                          Rates based on a max occupancy of 6 guests, with 2 bedrooms Queen & King.

                          Holiday Season December 15, 2014-January 4, 2015:

                          $250USD/nite w tax ($210/nite without)

                          High Season January 5-April 12, 2015: $214.20USD/nite w tax ($180/nite without)

                          Low Season April 14 - Dec 14, 2014: $190.40USD/nite w tax ($160/night without)

                          Deposit - due 7 days of booking to hold and confirm.


                          Please wait... Travel with confidence

                          Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


                          Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                          Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                          Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                          Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                          Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                           

                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/23/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          160 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Chetumal
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          5 km away
                          6.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          10 km away
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          5 km away

                          Car: Recommended

                          'Mayan ruins and sites in the region.'

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About the owner: Philippe is French and Gisele is Canadian. They have an appartment in France and also work there in the entertainment business doing cultural Shows.

                          Why the Owner Chose Xcalak:
                          We chose to buy in Xcalak and more particularly Casa Caracola because the snorkelling is fantastic right off the beach in front of the house. There are many coral heads there and the reef is not for off.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          Philippe loves the sea and they both spend much of their time doing water activities such as snorkelling and free diving.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

                          Links to more information:

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

                          Loading...
                          1 of 34
                           

                          Photos

                          • Seaside of the house.
Maison cote mer.
Casa lado del mar

                            Seaside of the house. Maison cote mer. Casa lado del mar

                          • Seaside of the house.
Maison cote mer.
Casa lado del mar.

                            Seaside of the house. Maison cote mer. Casa lado del mar.

                          • Master Bedroom Upper unit.
Chambre Master 1e etage.
Recamara Master Arriba.

                            Master Bedroom Upper unit. Chambre Master 1e etage. Recamara Master Arriba.

                          • Master Bedroom Upper unit.
Chambre Master 1e etage.
Recamara Master Arriba.

                            Master Bedroom Upper unit. Chambre Master 1e etage. Recamara Master Arriba.

                          • Breezeway Upper Unit.
Vestibule 1e etage.
Vestibulo Arriba.

                            Breezeway Upper Unit. Vestibule 1e etage. Vestibulo Arriba.

                          • Dining Palapa Upper Unit.
Salle a manger 1e etage.
Comedor Palapa Arriba.

                            Dining Palapa Upper Unit. Salle a manger 1e etage. Comedor Palapa Arriba.

                          • Dining Palapa Upper Unit.
Salle a manger 1e etage.
Comedor palapa Arriba.

                            Dining Palapa Upper Unit. Salle a manger 1e etage. Comedor palapa Arriba.

                          • Living room Upper Unit.
Sejour 1e etage.
Sala de estar Arriba.

                            Living room Upper Unit. Sejour 1e etage. Sala de estar Arriba.

                          • Back Terrace Upper Unit.
Petite Terrasse  1e etage.
Pequena Terraza Arriba.

                            Back Terrace Upper Unit. Petite Terrasse 1e etage. Pequena Terraza Arriba.

                          • Road Side Entrance.
Entree cote rue.
Entrada lado carretera.

                            Road Side Entrance. Entree cote rue. Entrada lado carretera.

                          • Lower Terrace.
Terrasse RDC.
Terraza Abajo.

                            Lower Terrace. Terrasse RDC. Terraza Abajo.

                          • Lake Dock behind house.
Ponton du lac derriere la maison.
Muelle del lago detras

                            Lake Dock behind house. Ponton du lac derriere la maison. Muelle del lago detras

                          • Seaside of the House.
Maison cote mer.
Casa lado del mar.

                            Seaside of the House. Maison cote mer. Casa lado del mar.

                          • Back side of the House.
Maison cote rue.
Casa lado carretera.

                            Back side of the House. Maison cote rue. Casa lado carretera.

                          • Master Bedroom Upper unit.
Chambre Master 1e etage.
Recamara Master Arriba.

                            Master Bedroom Upper unit. Chambre Master 1e etage. Recamara Master Arriba.

                          • Master bathroom Upper Unit.
Salle de bains Master 1e etage.
Banos Master Arriba.

                            Master bathroom Upper Unit. Salle de bains Master 1e etage. Banos Master Arriba.

                          • Master Terrace upper unit.
Terrasse Master 1e etage.
Terraza Master Arriba.

                            Master Terrace upper unit. Terrasse Master 1e etage. Terraza Master Arriba.

                          • Queen Bedroom Upper Unit.
Chambre Queen 1e etage.
Recamara Queen Arriba.

                            Queen Bedroom Upper Unit. Chambre Queen 1e etage. Recamara Queen Arriba.

                          • Kitchen Upper Unit.
Cuisine 1e etage.
Cocina Arriba.

                            Kitchen Upper Unit. Cuisine 1e etage. Cocina Arriba.

                          • Terrace Upper Unit.
Terrasse 1e etage.
Terraza Arriba.

                            Terrace Upper Unit. Terrasse 1e etage. Terraza Arriba.

                          • Roof Top Terrace.
Terrasse sur le Toit.
Terraza - Azotea.

                            Roof Top Terrace. Terrasse sur le Toit. Terraza - Azotea.

                          • Master Bedroom Lower Unit.
Chambre Master RDC.
Recamara Master Abajo.

                            Master Bedroom Lower Unit. Chambre Master RDC. Recamara Master Abajo.

                          • Shady Beach with lounge chairs.
Plage & Transats.
Playa & Camastros.

                            Shady Beach with lounge chairs. Plage & Transats. Playa & Camastros.

                          • Seaside of house at night.
Maison cote plage la nuit.
Casa lado playa de noche.

                            Seaside of house at night. Maison cote plage la nuit. Casa lado playa de noche.

                          VRBO #228191

                          There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                          $118 - $210 per night (USD)
                          4

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
                          Dates are unavailable
                          Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                          This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                          Get an instant quote
                          Owner
                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english, french, spanish
                          • Response time: Within a few days
                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
                          Email owner

                          (984) 114-0586 (Mexico)

                          Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
                          Add vacation protection services to your booking

                          Three services to protect your trip:

                          Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                          Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                          Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                          Get it now

                          advertisement

                          Share this property via Email

                          Enchanting Beachfront House on the Costa Maya

                          Xcalak #228191

                          2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

                          You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

                          Share this property via Email

                            Please correct the following errors and resend:
                          • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                          • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
                          • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.