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Welcome to Casa Ayla where you will experience total relaxation in the comfort of your home away from home. You are just a few steps from the beach, and a short walk to the center of town. Lounge on one of the 2 terraces all day and watch beautiful sunsets in the evening under starlit sky's. From the large covered terrace or the rooftop terrace you can have a party, watch the cruise ships in Progresso, or the fishermen in the ocean.
Wake up everything morning to the sounds of birds singing right outside your window. View the ocean from the comfort of your queen size bed in the master bedroom. The two other bedrooms have comfortable full size beds. The home is fenced and gated for privacy.
Chelem is very quiet all year long except during the months of July, August and during the Easter and Christmas seasons when families from the city come to enjoy the beach.
You can spend your days taking relaxing beach walks and reading or you can drive to the beautiful colonial city of Merida where you can enjoy cultural activities, beautiful parks and visit the many museums or drive to a nearby villages such as Chicxulub or Telchac Puerto. There are many Mayan ruin sites nearby including Xcambo, Dzibilchaltun, Uxmal and the Puuc Route, Chichen Itza and Ek Balam.
We offer short term week long or and long-term rentals.
Keywords: Beach front, house, Chelem, sandy beach, great views, rooftop terrace, beachfront terrace,fishing,gulf coast, progresso.
Relax in the quaint town of Chelem. Walk to the center of town where you will find friendly people, small local restaurants & stores with internet access to contact your family back home.
This home features 2 terraces to enjoy spectacular sunsets.A rooftop terrace complete with a built in table and benches for 9, and a bench for lounging and sunbathing. A second terrace is complete with cement benches, tables,a large built in BBQ grill and 2 hammock hooks.
The house is bright and airy, there are ceiling fans in all living areas. The kitchen, living and dining areas have ocean views. Kitchen is fully equipped.
There is a large master bedroom suite that overlooks the warm gulf waters with a queen size bed.
The second bedroom face the beautifully landscaped courtyard that is gated for privacy.
The third bedroom has a full bathroom that also face the enclosed yard.
There are hammock hooks in all the bedrooms for additional lounging and sleeping. 2 hammocks are available....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Wired for internet , can be activated at own cost...moreless
Linens will be exchanged and washed by caretaker for long term renters...moreless
Parking Off Street
Dishes & Utensils
Refrigerator, Microwave, gas oven, coffee maker, toaster and small grill....moreless
July -August Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015 7 night min stay
Christmas/New years Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
I may consider shorter rental terms than 7 nights depending on the season.
Final payment due 30 days prior to check in if booking date is less than 60 days away.
Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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A bilingual property manager (English & Spanish) is only a phone call away, and will assist you during your stay with things such as local pay as you go cell phone etc...
The lively town of Progreso is 10 minutes away, Progreso has a typical market, many fine restaurants, a lovely malecon, and pier for strolling.
Visit Merida with it's beautiful colonial buildings , parks and cafes. There you will find the major stores like Walmart, Home Depot, MacDonalds, Costco etc...
Take a ride to the Mayan ruins , such as Chizen Itza and Cenotes (underground caves with crystal clear water) for swimming and snorkeling.
Transportation right outside the house can take you to anywhere in the Yucatan without the added expense of a rental car.
The home is very secure with iron works that protect all windows and doors, safely sleep with all windows and doors open & enjoy the wonderful sea breezes.
Escape the cold winters or come for a stress free vacation.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: We are a family of 4 who live in the states. I'm a nurse and when I take a vacation I really need to de-stress, this home is the perfect place for that. I came to Merida on vacation and fell in love with the Yucatan. The city of Merida is beautiful and safe, the gulf villages are quiet and wonderful to visit.
Why Chelem: Chelem is easy to get to from Merida. it has the laid back lifestyle yet all amenities are in the home or nearby in Progresso or Merida.The cost of living is very affordable,the weather is great and the people are very friendly. I have always wanted to be near the beach and I'm able to live right on the beach and achieve my dream. This house was purchased in 2007 after a total renovation.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Waking up in the morning and having the ocean as your first view is priceless. Equally priceless is ending the day on the terrace watching the sunset. The sunrise is equally beautiful from the rooftop terrace.
I have eaten great fish in Progresso, visited ruins and pyramids, gone shopping at ultramodern shopping centers in Merida, watched Flamingos from my terrace, wandered through small villages eating great food and meeting wonderful people, walked along the beach for hours gathering shells and meeting one single soul. This home is a small piece of paradise