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Tulum Dream Vacation Villa- Unique 4story Design with Pool and Privacy

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casa Blanca is a stylish yet affordable vacation house in the chic Mexican Caribbean town of Tulum. Tulum is famous for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world as well as for its cliffside Mayan ruins and prevalent cenotes (from the Mayan 'dzonot', meaning 'well'),caves that contain pools and underwater passageways in their interior, and form a unique recreational backdrop of snorkeling and diving exploration throughout the Yucatan region.

Enjoy your sundrenched beach vacation in the privacy of your own home. Casa blanca is a large, uniquely-designed private house tucked away from hectic city life yet conveniently located within walking distance from downtown shops and restaurants and just an easy 5-minute drive (or enjoyable bicycle ride) to Tulum's pristine beaches. With oversized windows and minimalist detail, this 4 story house was created with complete relaxation in mind; great for a family, couple, or group of close friends. Polished Grey cement interiors keep the house cool year round. The modern kitchen is accented with cool colored glass tiles and a large built-in dining fixture divides the living room and the kitchen, lending an open feel to meals and socializing.

The living room and kitchen face the swimming pool; through a set of double doors the view of the pool is framed by lush, indigenous landscaping. Enjoy an incredible sunset on our spacious roof terrace, high above the treetops...perfect for bird watching and star gazing after dark, or, with it's shady palapa, for daily yoga practice or just hanging out. This stylish private house has 3 separate bedrooms, outdoor showers (poolside), swimming pool, 2 1/2 bathrooms, outdoor grill, TV with streaming Netflix, DVD player, refrigerator, stove and oven. We provide pots, pans and dishes, and utilize the spice rack.

If you would rather avoid overcrowded tourist areas like Cancun or Playa del Carmen you will love Tulum. The pictures of the beaches in the listing are taken from Tulum beaches just five minutes away, wide, glistening stretches of beach that go on for miles. You will be able to enjoy Mayan culture and natural wonders in and around the incredibly unique town of Tulum. We are 1 hour and 45 minutes drive from Cancun airport but you will feel like you are a world away. Our guests enjoy a well balance vacation that includes the beach, relaxing by the pool, cooking and dining at home as well as dining out.

The house will be made ready (with clean sheets and towels) for your arrival. The rates include 1 midweek house keeping for a stay 7 nights or more during the peak season (please schedule this in advance). Low season rates do not include midweek house keeping. Additional maid service available (please book in advance) for an additional fee.

The house sleeps up to 7-8 people (children included), with a king sized master bed, two additional bedrooms, each with a matrimonial sized bed and one with an additional twin, and a pull-out sleeper sofa. Additionally, there is a comfortable hammock on the rooftop, and two cots stored in the master bedroom closet.

We thank you in advance and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you home in Tulum:)





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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only please...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    The master bedroom has a king bed and down comforter...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    All the beds have comfortable down comforters and duvets!...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    This spacious second story bedroom shares a large bathroon...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Two comfortable couches, one is fold-out bed...moreless

  • The second-story master bedroom features a comfortable king bed and bedding, cable television, and large adjacent bathroom and walk in closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    The Casa Blanca bathrooms feature uniquely deep tubs...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    The 2nd story batroom is spacious; shared between bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    the first floor has a half-bath tucked beheath the stairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: outdoor shower

    both the pool and rooftop have an outdoor shower...moreless

  • The polished concrete of Casa Blanca's two full bathrooms feature uniquely deep tubs and combination tub/showers, as well as double sinks and window views....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet:

    We recently upgraded to fibre-optic internet service, and are now able to offer television with streaming videos- the Netflix selection alone is amazing- plus we have news channels, Disney and more!...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    What the pool lacks in size it makes up for in depth! It's deep enough that you can jump off the second floor landing into the pool! (not condoning or recommending.. just sayin'!)...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid-Season
Apr 1 - Jun 30
3 night min stay
$165
Low Season
Jul 1 - Sep 30
3 night min stay
$115
Mid-season, Fall
Oct 1 - Dec 15
3 night min stay
$165
Holiday
Dec 20 - Jan 5
7 night min stay

$1,365
High Season
Jan 6 - Mar 31
3 night min stay
$165
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$165
$1,120 $3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

A 50% deposit is due with your reservation; reservations will not be confirmed until deposit is received. The rental balance is due 14 days prior to arrival. Rates are based on 2-4 persons; additional guests are $25/person/night. Payments can be made using a credit card, or by paypal. To use Paypal, please contacting me directly via email at erika@lynnj@icloud.com for account information.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cancun
Tulum
Nearest Barpub
Downtown-walking distance
Tulum
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown-walking distance
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tulum Beaches

Car: Not Necessary

The town of Tulum essentially offers a two-for-one experience; 'downtown' and 'The Beaches.' They are within a mile distance of one another, but completely different settings. Casa Blanca offers easy access to both. From Casa Blanca you can walk downtown; have coffee and check your email, or borrow a book at the local coffee shop, frequented by locals and tourists alike. Visit the Mexican bakery, or the Italian version, Mot Mot Cafe, for a pastry. Shop the many unique boutiques for art, jewelery, Mexican pottery, masks, and the like, and plan your outdoor adventure at one of the many storefront guided tour companies. The Shantala Spa offers one of the single hour and a half massages you'll get anywhere, and one could easily eat at a different fabulous restaurant- from the most authentic Mexican to Argentinian steakhouses, take-out Thai, brick oven pizza, street-side tamales and tacos and all varieties of assorted fusion cuisine. A short taxi, bus, car or even scooter ride and you can be swimming with sea turtles or swimming through underwater caves, or 'cenotes.' Meanwhile, at La Playa, the Beach, known as the 'Zona Hotelara' or Hotel Zone, is a several-mile stretch of boutique eco-hotels, many of which are solar or wind powered, as Tulum's still developing electrical infrastructure doesn't stretch too far from town. That only adds to the beauty and charm of this uniquely beautiful stretch of beachside cabanas, restaurants, bars, spas and shops, however, and one could easily pass long stretches of time just sauntering down the beach or the narrow street, sunning, people-watching, and just soaking up the relaxed, laid-back, and beautifully non commercial vibe of this extraordinary pocket of the Yucatan.

 

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Year Purchased: 2012

About: Our family discovered Tulum in 2010, when, having heard a quiet buzz about the place for several years, and seen an article here and there in National Geographic, we finally made the trek, speeding quickly past the Cancun city limits on our way to our hoped-for paradise. As soon as we drove into Tulum, in our rental car, even before we found the beautiful beach, we were in love. Tulum is small and still largely 'undiscovered,' but nonetheless (or maybe because of this) alive with culture and fresh possibility. It has a safe, friendly, but still edge-of-the-world paradise feel to it. As much as we love traveling to new places, we knew Tulum was a place we wanted to return to many times, and, as luck (opportunity met with preparedness!) would have it, circumstances fell into place around our desire. Our family- Erika, Kris, Tristan (15) and Chloe (10) now resides in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Virginia for most of the year, and escapes to Tulum when we need a refresher, or at times a reminder, of the breadth and depth of the ocean, and of history, culture, and the broad horizons of our world... or just some family time in the sun and surf!

Why Tulum:
At home, in the mountains of Virginia, we live in Yurts- a ancient design of round, canvas 'tents,' of a sort, dating back to the Mongolian tribes, who would pack them on their yaks when they moved to stake out a new place in the desert. We love the worn wildness of the Appalachian mountains, and the simplicity of yurt living. For us, Casa Blanca, with it's polished concrete, un-curtained windows, and four floors of stark, artistic simplicity, represented an opposite form of the same things we liked- uniqueness, simple lines (or, in the case of our yurts, curves), and the clean, natural salt-washed beauty of the ocean and it's surroundings. Tulum itself reminds us of the small community of Floyd, Virginia, that we call home in the States- a mix of friendly locals and engaged visitors, drawn to a place for the quality of life it represents. At home, this 'quality of life' takes the shape of a community of organic farmers, music and art as integral aspects of daily life, and an effort to live intentionally. In Tulum, these qualities also exist, in a similar-but-different way; we love the 'international' feel of the Tulum community- the visitors that come from the States, Europe, other parts of Mexico and South America, Australia and many other parts of the globe. We love the emphasis on healthy living, but also the friendly groundedness of the pervasive laid back vibe.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we brought our kids from Virginia, in the United States, to Tulum to show them the house, and get their blessing on the place, Chloe, 10 years old, ran straight upstairs in her polka dot dress and jumped from the second story balcony into the pool! Although she is something of a daredevil, it didn't make us nervous, as we'd done it repeatedly ourselves! The former house owner had built the balcony, and indeed planned the depth of the pool, with this sort of fun frivolity in mind. It's that 'lightness-of-being' that drew us to this particular property, with its view of palm leaves shimmering in the slight breeze from the stairway window, and the prehistoric, peeling, banana-loving iguana that invariably saunters across the concrete wall every morning, as we sip coffee by the pool, entertaining us as he makes short shift of the fruit that is nearly as big as he. Casa Blanca is pure tranquility. It's simple modernity, with the lovely twist of being located off a dirt road. It's quiet and private, while completely accessible to some of the best restaurants you can imagine. It's beach life, amidst a uniquely cultured community.


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Photos

  • wide stretches of clean, soft sand and mellow surf..

    wide stretches of clean, soft sand and mellow surf..

  • View from the living room through the double doors to the pool

    View from the living room through the double doors to the pool

  • the kitchen has all the amenities you'll need to cook at home- or not!

    the kitchen has all the amenities you'll need to cook at home- or not!

  • walkway alongside the house, from front to back

    walkway alongside the house, from front to back

  • the house is artistic and colorful!

    the house is artistic and colorful!

  • the living room, made interesting with a huge, standing mirror

    the living room, made interesting with a huge, standing mirror

  • A photo taken from the second floor gives a feeling of the airiness of the house

    A photo taken from the second floor gives a feeling of the airiness of the house

  • A view of the pool from the second floor balcony

    A view of the pool from the second floor balcony

  • The house has a privacy fence and wooden gate entrance

    The house has a privacy fence and wooden gate entrance

  • Casa Blanca's private pool is deep enough to jump into from the balcony!

    Casa Blanca's private pool is deep enough to jump into from the balcony!

  • the pool is surrounded by landscaping and vegetation

    the pool is surrounded by landscaping and vegetation

  • the back porch has a large built in charcoal grill and seating area

    the back porch has a large built in charcoal grill and seating area

  • built in kitchen table, with benches on both sides, contributes to the open feel

    built in kitchen table, with benches on both sides, contributes to the open feel

  • one of the two second floor bedrooms

    one of the two second floor bedrooms

  • the refrigerator, next to the back door

    the refrigerator, next to the back door

  • The spiral staircase goes from the second floor to the third floor

    The spiral staircase goes from the second floor to the third floor

  • the stairs from the third floor to the rooftop!

    the stairs from the third floor to the rooftop!

  • The Tulum beaches are everything you've heard!

    The Tulum beaches are everything you've heard!

  • this photos is taken from the back porch, straight through the house to the pool

    this photos is taken from the back porch, straight through the house to the pool

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