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35% Savings**Beachfront Villa Italiano**Only Steps to Tranquility

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Last updated: 07/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Akumal villa description

Put your toes in the water, butt in the sand. Relax in the hammock under the palms with a cold beer in your hand. And this is only the first day of your vacation at our beautiful Villa Italiano on the Mayan Riviera.

We have three bedrooms with their own private baths and views of the sparkling turquoise Caribbean waters. The two upstairs bedrooms have small balconies for two to view the beach or sunrise. The beds are made each morning (except Sunday) by our housekeeper, Ana. Each bedroom has an individually controlled air conditioner.

We have a large modern kitchen in which you can prepare a home made meal and as an added bonus Ana will wash the dishes in the morning. Or we can arrange to have home made meals prepared at the villa for you (dinner only). If you prefer dining out, there are also many native restaurants within 15 minutes. There are fresh fruit stands in every little town, notably Akumal and Tulum.

Our cheerful on-site property manager, Bijan, is a transplant from the Canada and can provide useful information on activities, restaurants and turtle watching. In addition, if you have any issues while you are vacationing at Villa Italiano, Bijan will help resolve it.

Our grand room is designed for a cozy family evening with an entertainment center that has books, games, DVD movies and CDs. During the day you can snorkel, swim or kayak right out back in our reef protected bay. You can also walk down the beach and hire a small fishing boat for a short ride just outside the bay.

Pedro, our groundskeeper, will keep the windows sparkling clean and the beach out front well groomed. He will also set up a kids inflatable pool for the toddlers if you desire.

For the nature lovers, if you come down between April and November you can witness the nesting habits and hatching of loggerhead and green turtles right on our beaches. These turtles can get up to 450 lbs.

For the ancient civilization buffs, there are numerous major and minor Mayan ruins within 3 hours of Villa Italiano including: Tulum, Coba, Ek Balam, Uxmal, Chichen Itza, Mayapan, Lultun and Muyil to name a few.

For the fisherman the prime time is April, May & June for wahoo, mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, white and blue marlin and others..

Check out our Facebook web page with tons of pictures. Just go to Facebook and search for Villa Italiano

We offer additional discounts for stays of 7 nights or more.

Currently we can accept payment by credit card, personal check, money order or paypal


Keywords: Villa Italiano, Beach, Specials, Savings, Discounts

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Staff
          • Daily Maid Service

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Only considered for 4 weeks or more rentals. Additional $100 cleaning fee plus $200 damage deposit required...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You can smoke as much as you want outside. No smoking allowed inside the villa....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We can set up an inflatable kids pool, highchair or crib upon request...moreless

          • Nude Beach
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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          • Baby Cribs and/or highchairs are available upon request

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Savory home made native meals can be prepared for you at the villa for a very reasonable fee. A full menu will be sent to you after making your reservation...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Also includes a coffee maker, toaster and blender. Dishes are hand washed daily (except Sunday) by our housekeeper, Ana ...moreless

          • Dining:

            Eat-In Kitchen...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full Size...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            The beds are made daily (except Sunday) by our diligent & devoted housekeeper, Ana...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Each bedroom has an individually controlled air conditioning unit...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            There is space for one car to park off the access road...moreless

          • Parking:

            We have on street parking for additional vehicles...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            This includes beach towels...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • Babysitting, laundry, home cooking, holistic health, massage and fishing excersion services can be arranged for an reasonable fee. All fees are paid directly to the provider (We take no precentage or fee). We preform these arrangements for our customers to assure quailty, value and your enjoyment. If you are looking for a service not mentioned above please ask and we will attempt to find a provider for your visit. We also have a combination safe to secure your cash, credit cards, documents and small valuables. We have additional secure storage for larger items. Easy Access: There are no steps to the front door. One bedroom and bath on the first floor. One step, sunken grand room. There are no steps to patio out back and only one step down from patio to beach...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                (Just the begining of a library) Hope you like Jimmy Buffett...moreless

              • Video Library:

                We have a selection of about 40 DVDs (and growing)...moreless

              • Television
              • Books
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                If you don't want to bring your cell phone. We have a Telcel cell phone which you need to activate with a phone card which can be purchased locally. It is pre programmed with emergency phone numbers...moreless

              • Telephone:

                This is a Telcel cell phone at the villa. You have to buy a Telcel 'Amigo' card locally to activate the phone...moreless

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Un-screened. Nice place to have a meal or a frozen margarita, set up with a table and chairs...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                We has a sea kayak for two people. Also we can provide an additional kayak upon request...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda:

                Nice cover porch area to have meals or just watch the surf...moreless

              • Balcony:

                (2) Both 2nd floor bedrooms have their own small balcony...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                We provide charcoal and lighter fluid...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Great viewing for spectacular sunrises...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Hiking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Parasailing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Walking
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Ruins
                  • Reefs
                  • Water Parks
                  • Caves
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 35 traveler reviews
                  Beach Front Akumal Mexico VacationVilla! 11/09/2011

                  VRBO Bear stayed here:


                  There I was, bear on the beach, a click or three south of Playa Akumal. My five friends oohed and aahhed at their first sight of the white Yucatan sand and blue-green yet crystal-clear sea. I took a dozen steps from the villa’s front porch and was in it. After swimming with the fishes and coral, I rinsed at the outdoor shower, shook my furry hide, stretched out in a palm tree-supported hammock, and sipped a cold Bohemia.

                  The light is different in this tropic latitude, and so is your attitude. I felt as though I could hear sounds and see colors more clearly. With a cool breeze flowing through the nicely appointed kitchen, the bear observed a daily rite: preparing guacamole and margaritas from fresh local ingredients. As I served bebidas, guacamole, y totopos de maiz to my mates, I realized that our stretch of beach was quiet – almost private. The resort a couple hundred meters north was inaudible. Jet skis and the occasional power boat gamboled near the east horizon, beyond hearing. My fuzzy ears detected only palm fronds and shore break. Gorgeous dawn skies over the gem-like sea invite one to snorkel. Turtle nests, monitored and protected dot the beaches. Crabs of all sizes leave meandering tracks during the night.

                  The house features a lavish garden/courtyard on the way in from the street, a large living room and kitchen/dining area, and three air-conditioned suites: a downstairs master, plus two upstairs each with a balcony. We frequently chose to sleep al fresco. Plenty of ruins and lagunas, cenotes, cafes, and shopping, but the bear hugged home. Our villa and beach were it.

                  It would be tough to top. This bear’s been on quite a few spectacular and relaxing vacations, but his seven-day sojourn at Villa Italiano beats all.

                  The VRBO Bear

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Specials
                  Aug 4 - Aug 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  $1,134 $4,284
                  Late Summer
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $150
                  $945 $3,570
                  Fall
                  Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,103 $4,165
                  Thanksgiving Week
                  Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,650
                  Between Holidays
                  Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $215
                  $1,355
                  Holiday Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,850
                  Winter/Early Spring
                  Jan 3 - Apr 10, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $280
                  $1,764 $6,650
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,575 $5,950
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 16%

                  Notes:

                  We are offering great special rates for the following short stays:

                  January 24th to January 29th - 5 Nights for $900

                  February 3rd to February 6th - 3 Nights for $500


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                  Last updated: 07/12/2014
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                  Location

                  70 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Cancun
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Tulum
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  La Buena Vida Cafe & Bar
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Bahia Principle Golf
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Lo-Ha

                  Car: Recommended

                  Exploring Mayan Ruins, Turtle Watching (between April and November), Exploring Cenotes and Caves, Cenote Diving, Zip Lining at nearby parks

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1986

                  About: This is a family vacation villa owned by three siblings. It’s named Villa Italiano in honor of our Italian roots. We try to maintain a cozy, casual and fun atmosphere. We want you to kick off your shoes, lay back and enjoy the sun sipping on a mango margarita. We can provide a map of local restaurants that we favor and have visited many times.

                  Why Akumal:
                  We chose this location because it is far enough away from civilization to be relaxing. Yet it is close enough to a number of local restaurants and shopping. We are on a secluded beach with low foot traffic and we consider it the best bay from Cancun to Tulum. We also are enjoy Mayan history and there are numerous significant ruins within a day’s ride.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  We are slightly off the beaten track but still fairly close everything. We have a native well maintained garden out front. We have been vacationing in the area for 20+ years and we never get tired of watching the large loggerhead and green turtles preform their nesting ritual. We also enjoy visiting the numerous Mayan ruins in the area. They continually are finding new ruins and continuing to excavate existing sites, so we never run out of new things to see.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Enjoy sitting on the patio watching the sunrise

                    Enjoy sitting on the patio watching the sunrise

                  • Hand crafted mahogany entertainment center stocked w/DVDs, books & games

                    Hand crafted mahogany entertainment center stocked w/DVDs, books & games

                  • Fully equiped kitchen with custom made cabinets

                    Fully equiped kitchen with custom made cabinets

                  • Savor a fruity margarita on the covered patio

                    Savor a fruity margarita on the covered patio

                  • Relax in the hammocks in the shade of the palm trees

                    Relax in the hammocks in the shade of the palm trees

                  • Your private and serene balcony overlooking the beach

                    Your private and serene balcony overlooking the beach

                  • Take a chartered fishing boat docked in the bay

                    Take a chartered fishing boat docked in the bay

                  • Bathroom with native tiles and hand painted sink

                    Bathroom with native tiles and hand painted sink

                  • Have your coffee or read a book relaxing on the beach

                    Have your coffee or read a book relaxing on the beach

                  • Pedro will cut down fresh cocanuts for your pina colada

                    Pedro will cut down fresh cocanuts for your pina colada

                  • Catch some rays & sip some margaritas on the patio

                    Catch some rays & sip some margaritas on the patio

                  • Take a carefree stroll along the turquoise bay

                    Take a carefree stroll along the turquoise bay

                  • Feel the evening sea breeze on the beach at Villa Italiano

                    Feel the evening sea breeze on the beach at Villa Italiano

                  • Enjoy the colorful native flora on the pathway to the villa entrance

                    Enjoy the colorful native flora on the pathway to the villa entrance

                  • Bathroom with native tiles and hand painted sink

                    Bathroom with native tiles and hand painted sink

                  • Bright and airy grand room with views of the beach

                    Bright and airy grand room with views of the beach

                  • Enjoy frolicing with the toddlers in the kiddie pool

                    Enjoy frolicing with the toddlers in the kiddie pool

                  • Cozy 2nd floor bedroom with private bath and balcony

                    Cozy 2nd floor bedroom with private bath and balcony

                  • Queen size bed, w\private bathroom & balcony on 2nd floor

                    Queen size bed, w\private bathroom & balcony on 2nd floor

                  • Great place to sip sangria wine with friends in the evening

                    Great place to sip sangria wine with friends in the evening

                  • Soft white coral sand right outside Villa Italiano

                    Soft white coral sand right outside Villa Italiano

                  • 1st floor king size bed with private bath and custom built cabinetry

                    1st floor king size bed with private bath and custom built cabinetry

                  • You may be lucky enough to witness the turtle hatchling's mad dash to the surf

                    You may be lucky enough to witness the turtle hatchling's mad dash to the surf

                  • Have a savory native diner in our eat-in kitchen

                    Have a savory native diner in our eat-in kitchen

                  VRBO #287609

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $150 - $407 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 07/12/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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