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Villa Balam Ek, Beautiful Oceanfront Home on the Caribbean Sea!

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Balam Ek: is an ocean-front, private home located ½ Mile from central Akumal. This beautiful house is designed taking advantage of the Caribbean breeze and the view to the ocean from every room in the house. There are simple and elegant Mexican decorations in every detail of this villa.

The patio leads out to the Ocean and snorkeling access into Half Moon Bay. The beautiful small round pool is seating in a large wooden deck where the panoramic view invites you to relaxation with the drink of your predilection in reclining chairs.

In the upper floor is the master bedroom with a king size bed, a large dresser closet and a full bathroom. There is a balcony in the master bedroom with panoramic view of the Caribbean. There is also a small bedroom with a single bed and private balcony next to the Master bedroom.

The second bedroom upstairs have two queen size beds and one single bed, also this bedroom has full bathroom and a large window with spectacular ocean view.

Down stairs is the third bedroom with a king size bed, it has a large sliding glass door that leads out to a private terrace surrounded by plants and the beautiful ocean view.

All the bedrooms in the main house, has ceiling fans and air conditioning.

The living room down stairs has spacious area, very comfortable and relaxing, with concrete embedded furniture, details in wood and colorful Mexican style cushions; There is a flat screen TV/DVD and satelite, videos, also a radio-stereo and CD player.

The dining room has a big wooden table with ten chairs which are upholstered in a colorful fabric.

Kitchen is decorated with a Mexican style beige, blue and green colored Talavera tiles.

It's fully equipped including, refrigerator, stove with oven, microwave, toaster, blender, coffeemaker, in the Pantry, you can find all the utensils, pots, pans, dishes, glasses, casserole dishes, baskets for bread and tortillas, purified bottle of water, cooler, candles, lighter, etc.

In the large terrace in front of the ocean, you can find a Grill. If you wish you can have your own meal prepared at home. (Cook is extra, the maid is also a great cook).

The house also have an attached two story studio with delicate decoration, upstairs is the bedroom with a king size bed, closet, full bathroom with a Jacuzzi, and large balcony with hammocks and chairs to enjoy the great view of the coconut trees and the turquoise water of the Caribbean sea. Downstairs is the living and dining area with complete kitchen, stove, refrigerator, all the utensils. There is also a terrace with chairs and reclining chairs. This is perfect for a couple.

Your vacation villa in Paradise.

Amenities: Air conditioning in bedrooms (main house), Ceiling fan in all bedrooms and living area, CD Player, TV/DVD and satellite, Books, Pool, Ocean view, Charcoal Grill, bottles of drinking water, cleaning service (six days a week), Fully Equipped kitchen, All linens, Bath towels and beach towels furnished, Security box for your valuables.

. Swimming
. Yoga
. Kayaking
. Snorkeling
. Sailing
. Diving
. Bicycling
. Jungle Walk

Akumal is a small beautiful town that has a lot to offer. Tranquility, fun and relax. Also Akumal is a diving destination for many people around the world. For the non divers, the areas cenotes, bays and lagoons all make the perfect place for an introduction to snorkeling.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 3900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    No smoking inside the house...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king


  • All Bedrooms has ocean view. Main house 3 Bedroom (2 king size beds - 2 single beds - 2 queen size bed) Studio 1 bedroom (1 king size bed )...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Smoking allow outside of the villa. Wheelchairs: Ramps are provided for easy access on the ground floor....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Fillter is provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Kitchen utensils, cooking condiments, oil, paper towel, foil, napkins....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf:

    1.5 mile driving to Golf course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill...moreless

  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Walking distance tennis course available for extra cost....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Apr 18 - Aug 14, 2015
5 night min stay
Low Season
Aug 15 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay
Holidays Week
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included



Maximum 10 people in main house. Guest house for 2 adults.

Please confirm at all times.

Rates are in US dollars per week

Minimum stays: High/peak season 7 nights, Mid season 5 nights, low season 4 nights.

Thanksgiving week, minimum 7 nights stay.

High season Saturday to Saturday Rental. (February & March)

Prices subject to change without notice

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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68 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cancun International airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
La Buena Vida
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Playa del Carmen
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bahia Principe Golf Resort
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Buena Vida
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Half Moon Bay

Car: Recommended

Villa Balam Ek is located 68 miles south of Cancun international airport. 18 miles from Tulum archaeological sites and 23 miles to Xcaret Eco park. Right in front of the Caribbean sea.

Other Activities: Snorkeling, Kayaking, sailing, diving, swimming.

Golf: Akumal Bay: You will be amazed at the diversity of life you will see in these calm shallow waters and also you can see plenty of turtles eating the grass that grows in the bay…you can not lose it!!!


Akumal bay is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the area, it has plenty of palapas and palm trees that will provided you a nice shade while you enjoy the great view of the Mexican Caribbean. The reef is very close to the shore, so you can snorkeling in a very beautiful places and you do not need a boat, just your fins will take to a great places. And if you are a person who loves water sports you can practice diving, kayak and sport fishing.

Akumal bay has one restaurant bar right on the beach where you can enjoy a great snacks or a margarita while you rest on the beach, also at this restaurant you can find showers and bathrooms.

Yalku Lagoon: Visit this beautiful and great place for swimming and snorkeling. Yal ku lagoon is in North Akumal, 2 Km from Akumal main bay.

Ski: Yalku Lagoon: You can walk or bike from the main entrance or rent a golf cart. Taxis are available 24 hours. Bring your mask and fins, but leave the sun screen behind, as it pollutes de lagoon. Is Open from 8:AM to 5PM all week. Cost $10 per person.

Go For a Bike Ride

Because Akumal is a small place, renting a bike is a good idea and is a great relief from long walks in the heat and definitely good fun. Bicycles are available for rent in Akumal.

Jungle Walk.

The Caribbean Sea is an obvious attraction for those seeking the warm, invigorating water and relaxation under the sun. There is more to see and do, this area open the door to new adventures in to the jungle where you learn more about our marvelouw flora and fauna. The wonders of the wilderness unfold while taking a a walk.


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  • Ocean front

    Ocean front

  • Balam Ek ocean front Terrace

    Balam Ek ocean front Terrace

  • Dining area with great ocean view.

    Dining area with great ocean view.

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Master Bedroom with balcony and panoramic ocean view

    Master Bedroom with balcony and panoramic ocean view

  • Master Bedroom Balcony

    Master Bedroom Balcony

  • Master Bedroom Bathroom

    Master Bedroom Bathroom

  • Guest Bedrooms downstairs with terrace

    Guest Bedrooms downstairs with terrace

  • Studio living & dining area

    Studio living & dining area

  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi and ocean view in studio

    Bathroom with Jacuzzi and ocean view in studio

  • Half Moon Bay view

    Half Moon Bay view

  • Ocean front Pool

    Ocean front Pool

  • Balam Ek Ocean view terrace

    Balam Ek Ocean view terrace

  • Ocean front Terrace

    Ocean front Terrace

  • Dining & Living area

    Dining & Living area

  • Master Bedroom with ocean view

    Master Bedroom with ocean view

  • Master Bedroom Interior

    Master Bedroom Interior

  • Master Bedroom Balcony with hammock

    Master Bedroom Balcony with hammock

  • Guest Bedroom with Caribbean View

    Guest Bedroom with Caribbean View

  • Guest Bedroom Terrace

    Guest Bedroom Terrace

  • Ocean front bedroom studio

    Ocean front bedroom studio

  • Jacussi with ocean view

    Jacussi with ocean view

  • Balam Ek

    Balam Ek

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  • Calendar last updated 06/25/2015
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