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Beach side of your Puerto Angel dream home with Caribbean Views from every room

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mahahual villa description

Have you ever dreamed of living in your very own sand-castle by the sea? If so, we have the perfect place for you! The majestic Casa Playa Maya is a stunning 3 bedroom 3 bathroom Villa, located at arguably the best Caribbean beach in all of Costa Maya, Puerto Angel. It's inticing castle-like facade grows out of the alabaster sand as the gentle waves, crystal clear waters and coconut palms complete the scene to help make this dramatic Beach Home an ideal vacation destination.

Tall glass doors line the entire beach side of this home on the ground floor, allowing you to step out onto your tiled terrace from any room, with an uninterrupted view of the lapping waves and turquoise water. The main level features a fully equipped Spacious Kitchen, complete with a full sized refridgerator/freezer, oven, stove, microwave, numerous small appliances, walk-in pantry, tiled countertop which seats three leading to the Dining Room, with seating for six. The beautifuly variegated hardwood table and chairs were locally handcrafted and not only serve as a perfect dining station, but they also create a wonderful place for playing cards, dominos or board games which we have provided for your enjoyment.

An adjacent Great Room with a vaulted ceiling and large upper windows give an atrium-like ambiance and offers panoramic views up and down the Caribbean Coastline from anywhere in the room. Locally made 'contemporary mission style' furniture provides comfortable seating for your entire group and the oversized sofa makes a great place for a breezy indoor sea-side 'siesta'.

Around the corner, the downstairs King Bedrooms' sliding glass doors open to a beach view that seems to invite the outside in, making it feel as though you are actually sleeping on the beach! Your walk-in closet has plenty of hanging, drawer & shelf space and includes a personal safe. The attatched Spacious Bathroom is beautifully decorated with traditional Mexican 'talavera' tiles.

Down the hallway, a sizable tile-shelved Laundry Room provides not only storage for an array of beach toys, masks, floats and more, it also becomes an ideal spot for hanging your bathing suits, wet suits, snorkel gear & beach towels to dry. It also serves as your Recycling Center and 2 generous Hall Closets house additional comforts such as extra linens, towels & bedding, books & games, plastic patio table & chairs for 6+, fishing equiptment, portable playpen, air mattresses & more.

The Villa was designed to allow the Sea Breezes to freely flow throughout the entire home, providing your haven with a light, fresh and airy feel. On the rare occasions that the air seems still, ceiling fans throughout the Casa will help to keep you comfortable, even in this tropical climate. Although seldom needed, all Three Bedrooms are equipped with Air Conditioning units that can be run with the use of the generator if you choose (see details below).

Head up the centrally located staircase to find the TV Lounge area which overlooks the Great Room and has exquisite views of the beach. A duplicate set of the Mayan-made sofa, love-seat, chair & tables make this common area the perfect place for watching movies, playing games, reading a good book or even streaming free online television from your personal HDMI laptop computer. This room can also be used as an additional Sleeping Area with air beds and is especially great for kids.

Leading off on either side of the lounge, you will find a king-sized Master Bedroom Suite with a large closet which has built in drawers, shelves & plenty of hanging space. Each Bedroom has it’s own brightly tiled 3/4 Bathroom on the west end of the room & to the east, sliding doors face the Caribbean Sea leading you out onto your very own Covered Balcony, a perfect place to wake up with your favorite cup of coffee or tea and a sweet spot to catch a memorable moonbeam or shooting star show before turning in after a day of fun in the sun!

Another favorite place to be in this fabulous Beach Home is on the Rooftop! Accessible from the Upper Lounge, ascend the 'caracol' staircase to a breathtaking delight. Stretch out onto comfy cushions topping the built-in concrete sofas under the dappled shade of the Lanai in this Outdoor Living Area offering privacy, amazing breezes and incredible bird watching. This wonderfully serene space also makes a great place for practicing Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation, as well as affording sun-seekers the opportunity to even out their tan lines in peace. From this picturesque perch, expect sublime Sunrise Vistas of the Caribbean Coastline boasting birdseye views of the world famous Mesoamerican Reef to the east, not to be topped by the gorgeous landscapes and Peaceful Sunsets over the mystical Mayan Jungle to the west.

This Eco-Friendly Home is completely Off Grid so it enjoys the use of Solar Power with a back up propane fueled generator, propane also fuels the stove & hot water tank. Casa Playa Maya's water is collected in an Underground Cistern and is replenished with rain water. For these reasons, we ask that our guests be mindful of the situation by turning off ceiling fans & lights when leaving a room, unplugging your laptop computer & cell phones from the wall socket when fully charged and basically utilizing any & all opportunities to Conserve Water & Power, whenever possible. Our Solar System is very efficient and has proven to be more than adequate for most scenarios, however there may be times when overcast conditions deem it necessary to utilize the generator to charge the batteries. Don't worry, shifting into 'Eco-Mode' is not really hard at all & we are happy to provide you with helpful hints and tips to become Super [Solar] Empowered, if you would like!

Many visitors here enjoy the calm that comes with the soft glow of candlelight while dining and relaxing with our low~lighting options after the sun goes down, but knowing you have a system that can handle watching TV, playing on your computer and utilizing the ceiling fans well after dark, is always a comfort. We do ask that you leave your hair dryers, curling irons & anything with a heating element *at home*!

While relaxing at your Villa, you'll enjoy a very private untouched and Natural Beach where you can experience amazing Brain Corals & encounter spectacular Sea-Life when snorkeling & fishing right off the shore. Swimming here in Puerto Angel is truly a pleasure with our clean and Sandy Sea Floor, free of turtle grass & rocks.

If you are ready for a change of pace, take a stroll heading south towards Xcalak, to walk the beach for miles, perhaps never even crossing paths with another person. The first house that you will encounter is .5 km away. Be sure to carry a bag along, so that you will have a place to put all of the wonderful gifts that 'El Caribe' has to offer you! This area is known for it's wide variety of 'Sea-Beans' that are found washed up on the shore among the wrack. These Mayan Amulets of Love, Clarity and Good Fortune are sure to be treasured long after your adventure has come to a close.

Traveling in the other direction, gets slightly more populated as you head towards town. The closest house is two lots away and as you venture further up the beach, you may encounter a bit more activity with locals as well as other happy adventurers. You will find a smattering of Restaurants, the first one being only a 5 minute walk, that become more abundant the closer you get to Mahahual.

We are thrilled to be able to offer this amazing Villa with a 1, 2 or 3 Bedroom option. The entire home is rented to you and your party only. You will have all of the main areas in and around the home which include the Kitchen, Dining Room, main level Great Room, Laundry Room, 2 Hall Closets, 2nd floor TV Lounge, the entire Rooftop and the Tiled Terrace from all your rooms out to the Sea! In addition to all of the aforementioned, you will simply choose either 1, 2 or 3 Bedrooms [all with their own ¾ Bath], as your party requires. The floor plan of this home makes it very easy to accommodate your specific needs without disrupting the flow of it's design.

With the 3 Bedroom selection, all of Casa Playa Maya is included as described and this is also our Handicapped and Wheelchair Accessability option, so please email us with your specific needs and we will see if we are able to accommodate you. If you find that your party only needs a 2BR/2BA, you would be renting both of the Bedrooms on the second floor and just to clarify, that would be the entire house, minus the downstairs Bedroom/Bathroom combo at the south end of the hall. If your party only needs 1 Bedroom, you'll enjoy your sweet dreams in the upstairs-north Boudoir and the two closed doors on the south walls of the house, one upstairs and one down, will not effect the natural traffic flow of your Private Beach Home.

We would love to share with you this very special part of the world that is 'Costa Maya'. We are a 100km stretch of beautiful untouched Caribbean Beaches, south of the Mayan Riviera and the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve with Belize at our southern border and the little fishing village of Mahahual right in the middle. Come and enjoy a very relaxed way of life from another place and time.

We understand how precious every minute of your vacation time is and we want to help you customize your trip so that your time spent here in Costa Maya is everything that you've dreamed of and more! Let us know the things that you are interested in & we will be happy to provide you with any information that we have that may assist you in planning your adventure of a lifetime!

We appreciate your time and interest in Casa Playa Maya and if you have any questions, would like more information or would like to book your Dream Vacation, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you soon! Until then...

... dream BIG ... live LARGE !!!


Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

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

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Wheelchair Accessible:

        Available with 3 bedroom rental. This Villa is a wheelchair dwellers dream with flush tiled floors throughout the entire ground level, an open floorplan with wide hallways & 30in doorframes. Sliding glass doors line the entire beach side of this home to access the 10' wide tiled wrap~around patio....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        No Smoking inside the Home. Please ask for our provided ashtrays, when smoking outdoors. ...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed:

        please inquire about service animals...moreless

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        21...moreless

      • Children Welcome
      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 1-9

      • Bedroom 1

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      • Bedroom 2

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      • Bedroom 3

        ...moreless

      • Other (See Description)

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      • King Master Suites each with a 3/4 Bath, Walk-In/Large Closet, Sea~View sliding glass door to Balcony/2nd FL or Patio/1st FL, Air Beds available for additional guests....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      • 1st Floor Bathroom: toilet, shower

        roomy/2 sinks/large tiled shower w/glass block+corner seat...moreless

      • Upstairs Bathroom for Bedroom North: toilet, shower

        large built in shelves/tiled shower+built in corner seat ...moreless

      • Upstairs Bathroom for Bedroom South: toilet, shower

        large built in shelves/tiled shower+built in corner seat ...moreless

      • Outdoor Shower & Laundry Area w/Washboard: outdoor shower

        foot wash/garden hose/laundry sink + washboard...moreless

      • Each one individually decorated with fun & colorful Mexican Talavera Tiles. Our downstairs Bath features 2 seperate Hand Sinks & Glass Block in a large open space. They all feature roomy showers with a built in Corner Seat. Enjoy the Outside Shower when you want to rinse off the Heat & Sea! This Patio Area also has the Garden Hose hook up +plus+ a concrete washboard sink for your hand laundry. Hang to dry on our Clothes Line for the ultimate way to experience an ECO~nomical & ECO~friendly way to pack light & stay fresh while using minimal resources! ...moreless

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Catering Available:

        Various Meal Plans/Stock your Casa~customized to your palate~are available for an affordable fee. Also we are happy to share from our extensive spice rack during your stay. Just ask @ Casita Kitchen!...moreless

      • Pantry Items:

        'Rachel Ray' Cookware, 'Marinex' Bakeware, Grill Pans/Wok, Cutting Boards, Airtight Bins/Bowls/Ziplocks, Pitcher, Strainer, Grater, Colander & more. Lidded Trash Can & 20L bottles of Drinking Water....moreless

      • Dishes & Utensils:

        Plenty of cups, glasses, plates, bowls & flatware for all! Serving/Baking/Cooking/Grilling items for most any culinary project. Cutlery Set/Shears. If not here, please inquire @ the Casita Kitchen....moreless

      • Cooking Utensils:

        Measuring Cups/Spoons, Wooden & Plastic Spoons/Serving Utensils/Spatulas, Garlic + Lime Press, Rolling Pin, Tongs, Whisk, Pizza Cutter, Peeler, Perogie Maker, Basting Brush, Potato Masher & more! ...moreless

      • Kitchen:

        Complete with Blender, Hand Juicers, Graters, Zester & 2 French Presses. Food Processors, Immersion Blender, Micro Planer, Additional Graters available as needed. Inquire at the Casita Kitchen! ...moreless

      • Refrigerator:

        'Samsung' energy-efficient full sized with top freezer & plenty of trays for a constant supply of ice. Very Roomy w/a large Crisper Drawer to help keep your produce as fresh as possible! ...moreless

      • Stove:

        6 burner 'Mabe' stove + griddle accessory. Great for heating Tortillas, making Quesadillas, Grilled Sandwiches, Toasting Bread & many other yummy treats!...moreless

      • Oven:

        'Mabe' full size - propane gas powered. Window in door w/light inside for maximum energy efficiency....moreless

      • Coffee Maker:

        2 ~ 6 Cup 'Thermos' Brand French Presses for the best tasting Eco Friendly Coffee ever! ...moreless

      • Microwave:

        FOR DAYTIME USE ONLY! 1000 watts 'General Electric' with glass turntable. ...moreless

      • Dining:

        Table for 6 ~ Counter for 3...moreless

      • Dining Area Seats:

        9...moreless

      • Seating for 9 people

      Amenities

      • Living Room:

        3 from your Rooftop Nest to the upstairs TV Lounge overlooking the 1st floor Great Room! ALL 3 have amazing Panoramic Views of 'El Caribe'. Rooftop & 2nd Story also have views of the Mayan Jungle. ...moreless

      • Towels Provided:

        One 3 pc. Bath Set & One Beach Towel per guest. 2 Kitchen Towels. All are changed every 4 days. Additional towels are available upon request for a small fee. ...moreless

      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

        Within size limitations ~ please contact us with specific sizes and we will let you know if we are able to accommodate you....moreless

      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

        2 Yoga Mats & 'Yoga Sanctuary' w/Shiva Rea CD. Yoga, Tai Chi & Reflexology Guide Books. ...moreless

      • Linens Provided:

        One set per Bed. Changed Weekly. Additional linens are available upon request for a small fee....moreless

      • Wood Stove:

        Outdoor Grill w/Gas Ignition ~ Cook with Wood, Charcaol, Coconut Shells or Gas...moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        Available for an additional fee. ...moreless

      • Clothes Dryer:

        Available for an additional fee....moreless

      • Parking
      • Parking Off Street

      Other Amenities

          • Umbrella Palapa w/double Artists Easel provides shade in the sand~Various Art Supplies {available upon request}~2 Single person Sit-on-Top Kayaks w/Sails~Inflatable 3-person Raft~2 Hammocks~6 Beach Lounge Chairs~Side Tables~Outdoor Dining Table & Chairs for 6+~20 minutes or less from ATMs, Groceries, Shopping, Restaurants, Bars, Fishing Pier, Massage, Churches, Medical Services, Jet Ski/Dune-Buggy/Golf Cart/Bicycle Rental {on cruise ship days} and more!~In-house Roof-top Couples Massage {available with advance notice for an additional fee}~Assistance with Snorkeling, Diving, Fishing, Dolphin, Lagoon, Cenote & Ruins Tours {available upon request-no additional charge}~Caretakers on-site ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Toys:

            Beach Soccer, Frisbees, Castle Building, Nerf Football & Baseball Water Toys, Swim Boards, 'Noodles' & Inflatable Floats, Plastic Rakes, Shovels, Strainers +! Ask about our Snorkel Gear Rentals!...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            View DVDs & Play CDs from our personal library. We offer a wide range of Music, Movies & TV Shows, in both English & Spanish. Don't see it here? Try our In-Town Movie Rental Store 'Mobius'....moreless

          • Games:

            Dominoes, Mexican Train, Chess, Scrabble {both English & Spanish versions!!}, Monopoly, Clue, Cribbage, Pick~up~Sticks, Yatzee, Italian Dice, Uno, Toma Todo, Phase 10, Cards & more!...moreless

          • Television:

            32in ~ Enjoy our SKY TV CABLE channels, DVD Library &/or stream available TV Programming from your personal HDMI equipt laptop....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            SKY TV with sports, movies, travel & entertainment in both Spanish & English. ...moreless

          • Video Library:

            A selection suited for all tastes from children to mature adult....moreless

          • Books:

            Modest Personal Library from Travel to Romance & Beyond! ......moreless

          • Music Library:

            A wide range of music including spanish language lessons....moreless

          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            Available free of charge with your Personal Laptop (set up your SKYPE account before arriving) or with our computer/telephone rental {via skype~computer to cell/land line phones}...moreless

          • Free Long Distance:

            Available free with your Skype~Ready Personal Computer {via Skype~Computer to Computer calls}...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Available free of charge for your Personal Laptop....moreless

          • Internet:

            High~Speed...moreless

          • Broadband Access

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            Mexican Tile spanning the entire beach side & wrapping around the north corner to an Exterior Shower/Foot Wash area past dining room/kitchen entrance. Foot Wash Tubs/Rugs at nearly every entrance....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            (2) Both are made from local hardwood ~ the upper one provides partial shade to the rooftop lounge & the ground floor covers the central living room patio....moreless

          • Balcony:

            (2) Each upstairs master bedrm/bathrm combo also has a private balcony with a terra cotta tiled roof overlooking the Caribbean....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Coconut Palms, Querpis Palm, Mexican Lavander, Agaves, Bougainvillea, Papaya Tree, Roses & various regional Flora y Fauna ...moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Various Life Vests, Swim Boards, 'Noodle~Excercize~Floats', Inflateable Floats, etc....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Gas fired for use w/Charcoal, Wood, Coconut Shells or Gas...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            2 Single +sit on top+ Kayaks & Life Vests....moreless

          Theme

          • Budget
          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View

          • Oceanfront:

            With the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the front yard, this area is known for world class snorkeling and diving. Casa Playa Maya has a large number of beautiful brain coral heads, tropical fish & abundant sea life just a few steps & strokes away from your beach lounge chair! ...moreless

          • Beach View:

            Aside from the 360 degree jungle-to-sea view from your private rooftop terrace, the entire ground floor and upstairs bedrooms all have sliding glass doors leading out to a balcony or patio on the fabulous 'El Caribe'. ...moreless

          • Rural:

            Enjoy rustic simplicity at it's finest, where the Mayan Jungle meets the Caribbean Sea. A very private beach & area, seemingly *all to yourself*, just 20 minutes away from Mahahual. ...moreless

          • Beachfront:

            Alabaster sand, gentle waves and clear waters free of turtle grass, make this Puerto Angel home a dreamy vacation destination. ...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            You have to be inside of a closet not to see the Caribbean Sea from any place in this amazing Costa Mayan beach home!...moreless

          • Water View:

            All rooms in this 'sand~castle on the beach' face the Caribbean Sea!...moreless

          Activities

          • Restaurants
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Kayaking
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Groceries
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • ATM/Bank
          • Massage Therapist
          • Horseback Riding
          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Ruins
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Zoo
          • Museums
          • Boating
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Mid~3 BR/3 BA
          May 1 - Jul 31, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $200
          $1,200
          Low~1 BR/1 BA
          Aug 1 - Aug 3, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $125
          $750
          Low~3 BR/3 BA
          Aug 4 - Oct 31, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $175
          $1,050
          Mid~3 BR/3 BA
          Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $200
          $1,200
          Holiday~3 BR/3 BA
          Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2015
          5 night min stay
          $400
          $2,400
          High~3 BR/3 BA
          Jan 5 - Mar 28, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $225
          $1,350
          Holiday~3 BR/3 BA
          Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $400
          $2,400
          High~3 BR/3 BA
          Apr 6 - Apr 30, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $225
          $1,350

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Cleaning Fee when needed $100
          • Tax Rate 14%

          Notes:

          1BR/1BA ~ LOW $125NT/$750WK~MID $150NT/$900WK~HIGH $175NT/$1050WK~HOLIDAY $300NT/$1800WK

          2BR/2BA ~ LOW $150NT/$900WK~MID $175NT/$1050WK~HIGH $200NT/$1200WK~HOLIDAY $350NT/$2100WK

          Rates=2 per bedroom/Additional guests+20% of daily rate[9 MAX]

          50% of Grand Total Due upon Booking/Remaining Balance Due 30 days before arrival/90 days~Holiday Season

          Payments accepted through PayPal or Amazon Payments

          Returning Guests=10% Discount

          Additional Fees=Laundry Services, A/C, Daily Housekeeping Services, Cooking Services w/Private Chef or Ricardo's Casita Cocina Menu, Stock~Your~Casa, Excessive Use of Power &/or Water & Snorkel Gear Rental

          3-5 & 11-14 night stays +ADD+ $100 USD Cleaning Fee


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          Location

          130 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
          281 Kilometres
          Nearest Ferry
          Playa del Carmen-Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
          20 Kilometres
          Nearest Motorway
          Cafetal, Mahahual, Q Roo, Mexico
          1 Metres
          Nearest Beach
          Your Front Yard !!! Puerto Angel, Q Roo, MX
          0.5 Kilometres
          Nearest Barpub
          Almaplena Eco Resort, Puerto Angel, Q Roo, Mexico
          14 Kilometres
          Nearest Ski
          Jet Ski {Cruise Ship Days} Mahahual, Q Roo, MX
          220 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Mayan Riviera, Quintana Roo, Mexico
          1 Metres
          Nearest Restaurant
          Ricardos Casita Cocina ~On~Site~ Casa Playa Maya

          Car: Recommended

          Located just 14km south of the Mayan fishing village & Mexico's favorite cruise ship destination of Mahahual, Casa Playa Maya offers you the best of both worlds.

          While in Puerto Angel, you'll have a very private alabaster beach shared only with an occasional passerby. Enjoy your spectacular villa with many conveniences of home, in an idyllic off-grid environment that very few travelers have ever had the pleasure of seeing.~~~~On the other hand, when you are ready for a more social & diverse atmosphere, a 40 minute scenic ride up the beach road or a 20 minute paved rode drive into the town of Mahahual, will provide you with a wide variety of delectable delights from this region and around the globe. The heavy Mayan influence here in this southernmost tip of Quintana Roo is peppered with a range of settlers from all over the world, which provides for a colorful stroll of sights, sounds & smells on Mahahual's beach walkway, the Malecon.~~~~On days when cruise ships are visiting, the entire town springs to life. Dune buggys, ATVs, golf carts and bicycles are available for rent and you can enjoy restaurant & bar hopping up and down the beach before you trade-in that afternoon 'siesta' for a beach massage, and just relax! From here, many fishing, snorkeling & diving excursions are available as well as SU paddleboarding, jet skis, banana boats, henna tatoos and more.~~~~Mahahual will settle back into a mellow pace by late afternoon as the “cruisers” head back to their ships and twilight casts a new face upon the bustling town of just a moment ago. As you encounter our locals and other adventurous travelers like yourselves, you may find yourself sipping a fabulous fruity beverage, prepared especially for you by Evan or Ana, while swinging beside the next Ernest Hemingway at the “Nacional Beach Club” bar. From there, a few steps south could have you dining at Jaime's “Nohoch Kay” {Mayan for “Big Fish”} savoring some of Costa Maya's best freshly caught fish prepared to perfection. Back towards the Pier, pop in for a chat & dessert with Steve & Maggie at “Tropicante” right on the beach, before hitting Carolyn's “La Bodeguita de Mahahual” for a game of pool & a nightcap, just around the corner.~~~~For those who love to cook and utilize the fully loaded kitchen back at your Casa, both Mahahual and The Casitas have wonderful grocery shopping in the quaint and humble “tienditas” stocked with many locally grown herbs, fruits, vegetables & meats. “Mini Super Bere” offers our gourmet selections & for everything else [including handmade tortillas], “Tortillaria Noe” is the place! Freshly caught fish can be purchased daily and you will find sundries & your “Farmacia” needs in several locations. While in The Casitas, experience an authentic Italian Pizza made in the wood~burning oven @ “Papi's” & some Pork Pibil [to-go] for tomorrows’ lunch, from Irving & Ana's “Padrino”.~~~~The 2nd largest barrier reef system on our planet, the Mesoamerican Reef, stretches over 1000 km from Isla Contoy at the northern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula down to the Bay Islands of Honduras, and it protects all of Costa Maya as well as the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, our northern border. This area is known for it's world-class diving and the famous atoll reef, Banco Chinchorro, is a mere 2 hours away and is a magical and special treat for divers and snorkelers alike.~~~~Lake Bacalar and Cenote Azul are just 1.5 hours away and are not to be missed. The BioMaya Zipline tour is nearby and guided kayak/canoe trips, bicycle tours and jungle walks to explore the beautiful lake and its surroundings are also available.~~~~The Mayan ruins within 1-2 hours away that are well worth visiting are Chacchoben, Dzibanché and Kohunlich. They're not too crowded and the jungle surroundings are absolutely magnificent. Whether you like to explore on your own, or you choose to have a guided tour, you are sure to make memories for a lifetime.~~~~Chetumal, the capitol city of Quintana Roo, is 2 hours away and is filled with rich Mayan culture. It is Mahahuals' 'big city' for all of the supplies that are not found here in our sleepy little 'pueblo'. The markets and museums on Av. Heroes, are a great place for traditional souveniers at an affordable price. If that is not enough, you can always pop into Belizes' 'Zona Libre' for a wide array of duty-free delights in over 300 stores & try your luck in any one of the three casinos. No documents or passports needed as you will not go through Belize immigration, but we suggest that you take them with you anyways just be safe.~~~~We understand how precious every minute of your vacation time is and we want to help you customize your trip so that your time spend here in Costa Maya is everything that you've dreamed of and more! Let us know the things that you are interested in & we will be happy to provide you with any information that we have that may assist you in planning your adventure of a lifetime!

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2009

          About: We are Amanda & Richard {aka 'zen' & 'honey'}, the managers here at Casa Playa Maya. We are both originally from Ohio and had been living in Atlanta, GA for many years before recently moving to Costa Maya full time. When living in the US, I had been working in the Film Industry for 20+ years & Richard worked as a Teacher, Printer, Painter, Writer & had his own Home Repair Company for 40+ years. One day, we realized that we were both so busy all of the time, that we could barely find a moment to talk to each other. We decided to shift gears & to make an effort to slow down a bit. We traded in our stress~filled 70 hour work weeks complete with big fat paychecks, to realize a simpler way of life on a beans & rice budget. We are *extremely grateful* to have the opportunity to share this amazing 60-mile stretch of untouched Caribbean Coastline with you. Very few travelers have been fortunate enough to experience such a primitive backdrop for their 're-fueling~time'. We invite you to come & share in the beauty & tranquility that we have embraced here in this magical place called 'Costa Maya'.

          Why Mahahual:
          We feel very fortunate to have been chosen to look after this gorgeous property, here in Puerto Angel. In 2009, we purchased a lot to the north of Mahahual, in Uvero, after years of searching for an affordable spot to call our own here in my Daddy's homeland of Mexico. We were really excited about our little piece of paradise & kept trying to get down here to get to work on our land. Our demanding schedules & the lack of cash~flow kept getting in our way. After owning the lot for 2.5 years, we finally found ourselves with a little cash & a little time on our hands simultaneously & decided to take the opportunity to come down and get some work started. That was in March of 2012. We were prepared to spend a month or two camping~out on our lot, and just a few days after we arrived in Costa Maya, we met a wonderful woman who connected us with the owners of this home, who needed our help. We have always been believers that our thoughts create our world & we decided to take it as a sign from the universe that this is where we were meant to be. All that we had was a few pesos, a bit of talent in redecorating & repairs & a strong work ethic. Without really knowing what may come of it all, we got busy cleaning, painting, sewing & preparing the home for the time that we would get to meet the owners face to face. We are very grateful for their generosity & trust & the fact that they have allowed us to open their home to lovely adventurous travelers, such as yourselves! Please come & see first hand why we have fallen head~over~heels in LOVE with the best kept secret in all of Mexico!

          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
          We would love to share with you this very special part of the world that is 'Costa Maya'. We are a 100km stretch of beautiful untouched Caribbean Beaches, south of the Mayan Riviera and the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve with Belize at our southern border and the little fishing village of Mahahual right in the middle. Come and enjoy a very relaxed way of life from another place and time. We understand how precious every minute of your vacation time is and we want to help you customize your trip so that your time spent here in Costa Maya is everything that you've dreamed of and more! Let us know the things that you are interested in & we will be happy to provide you with any information that we have that may assist you in planning your adventure of a lifetime! We appreciate your time and interest in Casa Playa Maya and if you have any questions, would like more information or would like to book your Dream Vacation, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you soon! Until then... ... dream BIG ... live LARGE !!!


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          Photos

          • Beach side of your Puerto Angel dream home with Caribbean Views from every room

            Beach side of your Puerto Angel dream home with Caribbean Views from every room

          • Full Kitchen w/Walk-In Pantry~Refridgerator/Freezer~Oven/Stove~Microwave +More!

            Full Kitchen w/Walk-In Pantry~Refridgerator/Freezer~Oven/Stove~Microwave +More!

          • A Table for 6 & Counter for 3 are great hang~out spots for Dining, Games & More!

            A Table for 6 & Counter for 3 are great hang~out spots for Dining, Games & More!

          • Vaulted Great Room with 3 sliding glass doors to your Tiled Patio & Lower Lanai

            Vaulted Great Room with 3 sliding glass doors to your Tiled Patio & Lower Lanai

          • Swing under dappled sunlight in a Sea~Side Hammock just off of the Tiled Patio

            Swing under dappled sunlight in a Sea~Side Hammock just off of the Tiled Patio

          • Downstairs Bath features 2 'Lavamanos'/Locked Closet is Owners' personal Storage

            Downstairs Bath features 2 'Lavamanos'/Locked Closet is Owners' personal Storage

          • Upstairs Bedroom#2~South/King sized Bed/Private Balcony/X~Lg Closet & 3/4 Bath

            Upstairs Bedroom#2~South/King sized Bed/Private Balcony/X~Lg Closet & 3/4 Bath

          • Colorful Mexican Talavera Tiles & Basins playfully enhance your Bathrooms' Decor

            Colorful Mexican Talavera Tiles & Basins playfully enhance your Bathrooms' Decor

          • Upper TV Lounge overlooks the Great Room/Arrange to add Air~Beds when needed

            Upper TV Lounge overlooks the Great Room/Arrange to add Air~Beds when needed

          • Upstairs Bedroom#1~North/King sized Bed/Private Balcony/X~Lg Closet & 3/4 Bath

            Upstairs Bedroom#1~North/King sized Bed/Private Balcony/X~Lg Closet & 3/4 Bath

          • Casa Playa Maya, Caretaker's Casita & your Driveway as seen from the Beach Road

            Casa Playa Maya, Caretaker's Casita & your Driveway as seen from the Beach Road

          • Honey & Juan, a local fisherman, who will bring fresh dinner right to your door!

            Honey & Juan, a local fisherman, who will bring fresh dinner right to your door!

          • Enjoy Caribbean Sunrises & Mayan Jungle Sunsets from your Private Rooftop Nest

            Enjoy Caribbean Sunrises & Mayan Jungle Sunsets from your Private Rooftop Nest

          • Past Stairway~Beach/Laundry Rm~Linen/Storage/Fun Closets~Front Door~Bedroom/Bath

            Past Stairway~Beach/Laundry Rm~Linen/Storage/Fun Closets~Front Door~Bedroom/Bath

          • Wrap~around~Patio extends entire 1st level +plus an Exterior Shower by side door

            Wrap~around~Patio extends entire 1st level +plus an Exterior Shower by side door

          • A great place to relax with plenty of room for all to enjoy the Sea~Side Views

            A great place to relax with plenty of room for all to enjoy the Sea~Side Views

          • 1st Floor Bedroom/Bathroom w/Walk~In Closet & sliding doors to your Tiled Patio

            1st Floor Bedroom/Bathroom w/Walk~In Closet & sliding doors to your Tiled Patio

          • Glass Block & Talavera Tile complete this Roomy Shower w/a built~in corner seat

            Glass Block & Talavera Tile complete this Roomy Shower w/a built~in corner seat

          • Upstairs Bedrooms feature a Lg Built in Closet, Private Balcony & a 3/4 Bathroom

            Upstairs Bedrooms feature a Lg Built in Closet, Private Balcony & a 3/4 Bathroom

          • Upstairs Balcony overlooks a Sunbrella & Lanai to El Caribe's Mesoamerican Reef

            Upstairs Balcony overlooks a Sunbrella & Lanai to El Caribe's Mesoamerican Reef

          • An 'Atrium~esque' Design provides Panoramic Views from both the 1st & 2nd Floor

            An 'Atrium~esque' Design provides Panoramic Views from both the 1st & 2nd Floor

          • Hand~Crafted Mexican Tiles are featured here with plenty of shelves for everyone

            Hand~Crafted Mexican Tiles are featured here with plenty of shelves for everyone

          • Garden & Grilling @ Entryway/Pass~Through kitchen window/Ext Seating & Lighting

            Garden & Grilling @ Entryway/Pass~Through kitchen window/Ext Seating & Lighting

          • Kayaks w/Sails/LifeVests/Swim&Boogie Boards/Floats/Beach Toys/Sand~Castle Gear+

            Kayaks w/Sails/LifeVests/Swim&Boogie Boards/Floats/Beach Toys/Sand~Castle Gear+

          VRBO #428120

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          Date last modified - Monday, July 21, 2014

          $125 - $400 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 9

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          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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