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Mexican/African Themed Eco Beach House

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Gorgeous beach with private Palapa, hammocks and lounge chairs

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Last updated: 11/21/2013

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Soliman Bay house description

Located on a beautiful, white sand beach, Villa Leona is an unique property on beautiful 'Soliman Bay ' . It is 10mins from Tulum, and a million miles away from your day-to-day stresses and worries - the perfect place to totally unwind. This charming, ecological home has been tastefully set-back on the lot, leaving the original trees and palms that line a sandy path down to the spot most guests spend as much of their time as possible - under a palapa equipped with hammocks and lounge chairs, . Here the tropical breezes will cool your skin as you gaze out over the amazing hues of blues that make up Bahia Soliman (Soliman Bay)... truly one of the last idyllic beaches on the Riviera Maya. You will see a wide variety of birds such as brown pelicans, frigate birds, snowy egrets and blue heron. The song of the sea breeze making the plan fronds sway will be the music that lulls you during an afternoon siesta. The house has a Master bedroom downstairs and a charming loft on the second floor with a bridge and a 2nd smaller outside terrace. The owner of this house spends a lot of time in Africa, and the house has the charm, influence and warmth of both countries. From palapa roof (natural thatch) to African photo's , it is a one of a kind. The staff is not only one of the best on the bay, but the husband is also a chef!!! He will be happy to prepare both local and international dishes for you if you wish. There are two bathrooms, a half bath upstairs and a full downstairs, a kitchen, living room/dining room and of course another outdoor eating area. There is also an outdoor barbecue area. The bay out in front is both perfect for swimming, but also one of the best and calmest for snorkeling. This is a wonderful spot for novices and expert snorkelers. Small coral heads act as shelter for a myriad of fish life and the reef that spans the entrance to the Bay ensures calm waters most days. Bring an underwater camera to capture shots of graceful rays, colorful schools of blue tang and sergeant majors and during the summer months sea turtles. Night time visits to the beach will be rewarded with spectacular star-gazing as a results of minimum light. As you eyes become accustomed to the low-light, you will see the wonder of the Milky Way so close you will feel you can reach up and touch it. There are 2 kayaks for your enjoyment as well as a convenient outside shower.
Stay at this house once and you will be planning your return before you even leave.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

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

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Smoking Allowed:

            Outdoors only please...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Considered
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Downstairs, fully air-conditioned...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 queen

            Loft bedroom with king and a queen sized futon...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Video Library

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Reefs
          • Ruins

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Beachfront:

            Located on a pristine white sand beach with easy water access...moreless

          • Beach View:

            Expansive views of beautiful Soliman Bay and the reef...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Enjoy the turquoise Caribbean Sea just meters away from the house...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          breakfast meal type

              • Booking Possible

              catering options

                  • Catering Available

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    In addition to the inside dining area there is also a large (6 people) dining area on the terrace...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  dinner meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      General

                      • Internet
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Garage:

                        Covered parking...moreless

                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included

                          Kitchen

                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster

                          lunch meal type

                              • Booking Possible

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Balcony
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Kayak / Canoe:

                                2 two-person kayaks, unlimited use...moreless

                               

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                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $300
                              $2,100 $6,500

                              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                              Fees:

                              • Tax Rate 14%

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                              Location

                              125 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Cancun International Airport
                              50 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Playa del Carmen - Cozumel
                              2 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Mex 307
                              10 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Soliman Bay
                              300 Metres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Sahara Cafe
                              11 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Bahia Principe
                              300 Metres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Sahara Cafe

                              Car: Recommended

                              Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, just 24km from the town Tulum as well as the Mayan Archeological site. Enjoy some of the world's most beautiful and pristine beaches, water holes (cents). Both Tulum and Playa del Carmen offer a wide variety of shops, restaurants and nightlife. Soliman Bay is pristine and tranquil, an ideal place to unwind and relax.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2000

                              About the owner: Originally from Wisconsin, I moved to this area in 1986 and would not want to live anywhere else, I just love it here. I built this house for me and my family and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do. I selected this spot before any development and I think I picked the BEST spot on this gorgeous bay, with the best and easiest access to the water and the best views. I have travelled extensively so understand what travelers look for in a vacation home... This house reflects my two passions: Mexico and Africa and there is a strong African theme in the decor of my Mexican beach house.

                              Why the Owner Chose Soliman Bay:
                              I was one of the first people to buy a lot on this Bay and I chose what is arguably the BEST spot as my house has one of the best sandy beaches with EASY, and SANDY access into the water. I built this home to enjoy with family and friends having fallen in love with the the natural beauty of Soliman Bay which remains to this day one of the most unspoiled spots on the entire Riviera Maya. If you have ever visited the area you will understand that one of the biggest attractions is the people and I am blessed to have a wonderful couple live on the property as caretakers and they will also take great care of you during your stay

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Perhaps the best part of the beach on Soliman Bay with easy, sandy access into the water. Imagine reading a great book while swinging gently in a hammock under a Palapa on a picture postcard white sand beach in front of the ever changing turquoise-blue waters of the Caribbean - like a scene from the movie Blue Lagoon! This is Soliman Bay. Peaceful, gentle, quiet, romantic, relaxing, exclusive, gorgeous, welcoming Soliman Bay. Where each day will bring back the simple pleasures of a beach front vacation, like beach combing, swimming, snorkeling, star-gazing or just relaxing.


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                              Speaks: english, spanish
                               

                              Photos

                              • Gorgeous beach with private Palapa, hammocks and lounge chairs

                                Gorgeous beach with private Palapa, hammocks and lounge chairs

                              • Private beach palapa

                                Private beach palapa

                              • Clear, warm water, great snorkeling

                                Clear, warm water, great snorkeling

                              • Villa Leona

                                Villa Leona

                              • Beach pathway

                                Beach pathway

                              • Living room and stairs to loft

                                Living room and stairs to loft

                              • African-themed artwork and decor

                                African-themed artwork and decor

                              • Dining area

                                Dining area

                              • Queen size master bedroom with a/c

                                Queen size master bedroom with a/c

                              • More lions

                                More lions

                              • Bridge to upstairs balcony

                                Bridge to upstairs balcony

                              • Quaint upstairs bathroom

                                Quaint upstairs bathroom

                              • Shaded walkway to beach from house

                                Shaded walkway to beach from house

                              • Turtles visit Soliman Bay year round and nest from June thru November

                                Turtles visit Soliman Bay year round and nest from June thru November

                              • House as seen from beach, kayaks for guest use

                                House as seen from beach, kayaks for guest use

                              • Terraces for outside living and dining

                                Terraces for outside living and dining

                              • Shaded area for meals and relaxing

                                Shaded area for meals and relaxing

                              • Downstairs master bedroom

                                Downstairs master bedroom

                              • Practical kitchen with natural light and sea breezes

                                Practical kitchen with natural light and sea breezes

                              • Dining table

                                Dining table

                              • The lion!

                                The lion!

                              • King size bed in romantic loft area

                                King size bed in romantic loft area

                              • Sitting area/futon in loft

                                Sitting area/futon in loft

                              $300 per night (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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                              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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