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Beach House W/ Private Pool Are a Favorite of Guest Visiting the Mayan Riviera

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The Secret Beach Villas - Arial View - Family Friendly Beach Vacation Home

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Last updated: 05/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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The Secret Beach Villas have long been a favorite of the Mayan Riviera, and for some good reasons.

We have been renting our villas for 12 years, we have everything you need from an on-site property manager, to extras like Central A/C, Wi-Fi, Free Phone Calls anywhere, USA satellite TV (80+ channels) just like back home in English, so you won't miss the next Survivor or CSI episodes. You would be hard pressed to think of amenities that we don’t have in the villas. We have extensive list of excursions to offer you as well as maps to local shopping and restaurant suggestions.

Perfect Villa for the 'Working Vacation' - Virtual Office - WiFi 'N'/Laptop /Printers/Vonage/Cisco Network

Unlike many villas in the area we are ONSITE OWNERS whom mange their own vacation home, we are only 300 feet away if you need us.

Owner is Professional Chef.

We have become an intuition in the area, one of the 1st to offer beach front villa rentals - 50% of our guest are repeat customers.


We make your Vacation Hassle Free: The 1st thing every guest says when they arrive, is the Villa & Ocean are more beautiful than even the pictures show, with the ocean's edge 30 feet from the back door, you always have a great view of the turquoise water of the Carribean. We furnished our villas with real living room furniture all imported from Pottery Barn or Macys. In our villas we want you to feel like your home.

When you book a villa, we have all the information and assistance to help make planning your vacation hassle free. We have downloadable maps to Costco, Wal-Mart in Playa del Carmen & Cancun and Hospitals. You can go online thru our site and view videos of activities and reserve online, including Golf Tee Times or a Catamaran trip to Isla Mujeres, and Fishing and Snorkeling in Puerto Morelos. Our FAQ have every question you could think of including a Mayan Riviera Swine flu update. We offer a grocery shopping service that will buy all your grocery’s and have them waiting in the villa for you.

Chef Miguel & Welcome Dinner Menu: The villa owner is a professional chef and restaurant owner (Hola Asia in Puerto Morelos) and will cook your food with the 'Sazon y Sentimiento' (Taste and Feeling) of Mexico, for the 'foodies on vacation' you can schedule an afternoon private cooking class with Chef Miguel.

Here is our Welcome dinner we offer arrival night so guest can relax and get their bearings without having to go out to a restaurant to eat. One of the many dinners on our villas food service menu.
The Mexican Welcome dinner - $18 per person
(Served on Sat. evening for arrivals – you may also order this meal anytime)
• Chicken Flautas
• Guacamole
• Pico del Gallo & Chips
• Beef Fajita
• Cheese and Chicken Enchiladas
• Mexican Rice
• Fried Plantain
• Beans
• Flan
• Margaritas.

All meals come with a pitcher of Margaritas or Pina Coladas or Sangria.
Meals run $18 - $24. Not up for dinner, we also offer 'Happy Hour' munchies and we deliver them right to you, so you can snack at the pool.

Chef Miguel and Private Cooking Class: Chef Miguel will come to your vacation villa and teach you the in and outs of some of the popular Mayan Dishes along with hands on training... be prepared to be involved with the food preparation as Miguel’s Suez Chefs or grab a stool with a margarita or a cerveza and just watch. It’s a fun and festive afternoon preparing a Mayan dinner along with insights to both Mexican/Mayan Ingredients as well as Cultural viewpoints… afternoon of pure Foodie heaven! You don’t have to be a seasoned Chef…or you could be… but either way you learn recipes that you can easy make back at home. After the cooking is done sit down to a memorable Mayan dinner you have just prepared.
You can go to Chef Miguels website Cancun Chef and learn about his passion for food. Miguel is a real 'Foodie' and loves nothing more than to talk food the villa guest, many of whom are chefs themselves. This last yaer he spent a month in Southeast Asia takig cooking classes in Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

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

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Concierge
      • Daily Maid Service
      • Car Optional
      • Staff
      • Car Available
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Sorry we do not cater to collage spring breakers - Ok if an adult is with the group....moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome:

        we cater to families - very safe gated residential community...moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

      • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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      • Other: 1 sleep sofa /futon

        in large Foyer of bedroom area upstairs...moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

        36' LCD TV...moreless

      • 2 master bedroom suites all bedrooms have in-suite bathrooms

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Just added a 42' Plasma TV with Dishnetwork (all in English) in the living room and a 32' LCD TV to the master bedroom upstairs - don't miss the next CSI or loacl news wheile away!...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Music Library:

            satellite radio on TV - 50+ channels...moreless

          • Stereo:

            high end Chillsound 'george' Iphone/ipod player with remote that transfers your Ipod library so you can mange your music form anywhere. - we also have a boombox for your ipod to use outdoors....moreless

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable:

            (2) with Dish network in all channels in English...moreless

          • VCR
          • Radio
          • CD Player
          • Books
          • DVD Player

          Theme

              • Family

              Attractions

              • Zoo
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Marina
              • Pond
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Beachcombing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    We are located on a beautiful Beach called Playa del Secreto with only 18 other villas, the water edge is only 50 feet from your back door, why stay at a resort and fight to find a bit of beach to for yourself when you can stay with us a fell like you have found this perfect beach just for you!...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  breakfast meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      catering options

                          • Catering Available

                          Communication / Internet

                              • Fax

                              Dining

                              • Dining Room
                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Seating for 8 people

                              dinner meal type

                                  • Booking Possible

                                  forms of payment

                                      • Accept Credit Card

                                      General

                                      • Broadband Access:

                                        Cisco business Wi-Fi through-out the property....moreless

                                      • Covered Parking:

                                        all parking is with our Gated Property with on site staff for security - all covered parking....moreless

                                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                                        sure we have lots of room in our parking area...moreless

                                      • Free Long Distance:

                                        Free long distance ANYWHERE - Vonage...moreless

                                      • Activities Guide
                                      • Filtered Water
                                      • Local Activities Guide
                                      • Local Maps
                                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                                      • Iron & Board
                                      • PC
                                      • Parking Off Street
                                      • Wireless Internet:

                                        Yes we have Wifi!...moreless

                                      • Computer Available:

                                        and printer if you need one...moreless

                                      • Alarm Clock
                                      • Bottled Water
                                      • Ceiling Fans
                                      • Hair Dryer
                                      • Paper Towels
                                      • Security System
                                      • Basic Soaps
                                      • Toilet Paper
                                      • Internet
                                      • Towels Provided
                                      • Safe
                                      • Sunbed
                                      • Washing Machine:

                                        private washer and dryer...moreless

                                      • Clothes Dryer:

                                        private washer and dryer...moreless

                                      • Parking
                                      • Garage
                                      • Telephone:

                                        Both a Mexico line and a USA Vonage line along with a PBX system so all the villas and services are easily reached....moreless

                                      • Air Conditioning:

                                        Central A/C - 2 units - each 5 ton unit - one for each floor...moreless

                                      • Linens Provided:

                                        all high end - 500 thread count. both bath and beach towels provided...moreless

                                      house cleaning

                                          • Housekeeper Included

                                          Kitchen

                                          • Catering Available:

                                            see menu on http://www.puertomorelosvillas.com/foodmenu.html The villa owner is a professional chef. Over the years many of our guest really enjoy the welcome dinner – lets them relax the 1st night and get their bearings. The Mexican Welcome dinner - $18 per person (Served on Sat. evening for arrivals – you may also order this meal anytime) • Chicken Flautas • Guacamole • Pico del Gallo & Chips • Beef Fajita • Cheese and Chicken Enchiladas • Mexican Rice • Fried Plantain • Beans • Flan • Margaritas...moreless

                                          • Kitchen
                                          • Stove
                                          • Dishes & Utensils
                                          • 4 Ring Stove
                                          • Mini Refrigerator
                                          • Coffee Maker
                                          • Toaster
                                          • Cooking Utensils
                                          • Grill
                                          • Refrigerator
                                          • Oven
                                          • Microwave
                                          • Blender
                                          • Coffee Grinder
                                          • Pantry Items
                                          • Stove

                                          lunch meal type

                                              • Booking Possible

                                              Outside

                                              • Small Cooler
                                              • Gated Community
                                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                              • Patio
                                              • Barbecue
                                              • Beach Chairs
                                              • Beach Towels
                                              • Large Cooler
                                              • Lawn / Garden
                                              • Balcony:

                                                (3)...moreless

                                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                                Huge New 2014 Palapa with stainless steel gas grill, Argentinean charcoal grill, huge wood burning oven, buffet area, bar area with beer/ice well and seating - great area for your special event....moreless

                                              • Gazebo:

                                                Palapa...moreless

                                              • Deck / Patio

                                              Payment Type

                                              • Amex
                                              • Visa
                                              • Mastercard

                                              Pool / Spa

                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Private Pool:

                                                Each villa has it's own private pool - no sharing...moreless

                                               

                                              Reviews

                                              Write a review 5
                                              from 9 traveler reviews
                                              Enjoying our time at our private villa! 09/09/2013

                                              VRBO Bear stayed here:


                                              Wow, this is one spoiled, relaxed, and rejuvenated bear! If you are the type of person who longs for the privacy of a house but enjoys the service of a hotel while on vacation, then this property is the place for you! From the moment we arrived at this lovely villa, we knew we had picked the perfect spot for our trip. We were offered fresh tropical drinks upon arrival and felt immediately at home.

                                              Miguel and Liza were the perfect hosts – leading up to the trip Liza made sure we had all of the details we needed, from directions to transportation, and after we arrived Miguel helped us plan all of our activities. We really enjoyed our snorkeling trip at Puerto Morelos (only a 10 minute drive and they will pick you up at the villa) as well as checking out the nightlife in Playa Del Carmen (an easy 20 minute drive if you rent a car, which the bear recommends if you plan to explore the Mayan ruins or cenotes).

                                              Most of all, we enjoyed soaking up the sun in the amazing full-sized poolside beds, jumping in the refreshing pool, and enjoying the waves on our very private beach (we felt like celebrities). If you walk further down the beach, you will hit a few crowded resorts with beachgoers crammed next to one another. Every time we walked by we thought, “We are so lucky to be in our private villa!”

                                              Another perk of this property is Miguel’s fabulous cooking! We had the beef fajita welcome dinner as well as the authentic Mayan pork dinner. Not only were both meals delicious, but they are brought right to the villa at whatever time you specify, along with margaritas! What more could you ask for? Another treat that was my personal favorite was the lobster pizza – you’ve got to try it! If you do feel like cooking during your stay, the kitchen is fully stocked with ample fridge space and bottled water is provided. And if you want to pamper yourself even further, you can schedule a mani/pedi or massage right by the beach!

                                              From the tranquil beach to the attentive hosts, this place was truly a gem! Thank you Liza and Miguel for the most wonderful vacation! We will be back at the next opportunity we have!

                                              The VRBO Bear
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                                              Rental basis: Per property
                                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                              Summer
                                              Jun 18 - Aug 22, 2014
                                              4 night min stay

                                              $1,950
                                              Low Season
                                              Aug 23 - Oct 31, 2014
                                              4 night min stay

                                              $1,550
                                              Fall
                                              Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                                              4 night min stay

                                              $1,800

                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                              Fees:

                                              • extra person cost per px $150
                                              • Taxes Not included

                                              Notes:

                                              Rates show or lowest rate for the 3 bedroom villa (4 pax) - 4 bedroom villas are a bit higher - rates based 8 pax

                                              Holiday weeks can be a higher email for exact request.

                                              Looking for a 'Bargain'?

                                              Here's a tip...Hard to book weeks are: May, last half of Aug., all of Sept. up till Nov.

                                              Come on a short notice (less than 4 weeks)... we discount BIG if I have an opening.

                                              We discount repeat customers..

                                              Booking: When you are ready to book: simply send a reply email from our main webpage telling me you are ready and I will send you a reservation form.

                                              Deposit: 50% to Book balance due 60 days before arrival.

                                              Payment: M/C, Visa, American Express and Checks.


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                                              Last updated: 05/20/2014
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                                              Location

                                              20 Miles
                                              Nearest Airport
                                              Cancun
                                              0.75 Miles
                                              Nearest Motorway
                                              main highway running from Cancun to Tulum
                                              1 Miles
                                              Nearest Golf
                                              El Manglar Golf Course by Jack Nicklaus

                                              Golf: The Mayan Rivera is the fast becoming a world renowned golf destination. Some of the top golf course designers such as Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus have brought their resources to Mexico and have built some remarkable golf courses; both the PGA and the Canadian PGA both have annual tournaments here. The Secret Beach Villas are as close as Five to Twenty-Five minutes from these championship courses.

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                                              Owner info

                                              Year Purchased: 1997

                                              About the owner: Hello let me introduce ourselves. My name is Liza and my husband is Miguel, and we are the owners of the Secret Beach Villas since 1997. We got in to the Villa Rental Business quite by accident. We had traveled to Playa del Carmen on a few occasions for vacations. One trip while doing some exploring we decided to check out a road we saw off the main highway. To make a long story short, we found Playa del Secreto, fell in love with it, we bought a villa and decided to rent out when we weren’t using it. We moved from the cold of Metro Detroit in 1999 to live full-time in the warmth of the tropics. Miguel is a professional Chef and cooks for our guest if requested. He has several years of management experience with Club Med - he speaks French, English, Spanish and Italian. Miguel is a Mexican native whom lived in the States for years, he is a real people person (which sorry to say I am not, I’m the computer Geek.) He enjoys fishing and is a real Foodie, we take a lot of Culinary vacations. He is on Facebook and you can read his Passion for food on www.CancunChef.com I owned an Engineering Consulting company in Metro Detroit that specialized in the statically analysis of automotive Camshafts and Crankshafts for the big 3. I traveled all over the world crunching numbers for the big 3 auto companies. Check out my Blog “Getting it Done” in the Mayan Riviera… Life, Work and all the Guest Luggage!!!

                                              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                                              We have been around for almost 15 years now. We know exactly what your are looking for to make our vacation home a great experience for you, that is why we have so many repeat customers and why we have an active Fan Page.


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                                              Speaks: french, portuguese, spanish, english

                                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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                                              Photos

                                              • The Secret Beach Villas - Arial View - Family Friendly Beach Vacation Home

                                                The Secret Beach Villas - Arial View - Family Friendly Beach Vacation Home

                                              • Secret Beach Villas just 18 minutes from the Cancun airport!

                                                Secret Beach Villas just 18 minutes from the Cancun airport!

                                              • New mom and New grandmother have some

                                                New mom and New grandmother have some

                                              • A Chef's BBQ Palapa - Wood Burning Oven, Argentinean Carbon Grill & Gas Grill

                                                A Chef's BBQ Palapa - Wood Burning Oven, Argentinean Carbon Grill & Gas Grill

                                              • Watch your kids in the pool while making lunch.

                                                Watch your kids in the pool while making lunch.

                                              • Dining Room and adjacent Bar - Room for 8 to 11 to eat together!

                                                Dining Room and adjacent Bar - Room for 8 to 11 to eat together!

                                              • Bedroom #1 - Ocean View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor, 36' LCD  & Balcony

                                                Bedroom #1 - Ocean View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor, 36' LCD & Balcony

                                              • Bedroom #3 - Garden View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor, & Balcony

                                                Bedroom #3 - Garden View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor, & Balcony

                                              • Each villa has a sleeper sofa in the upstairs Open Den area outside the bedrooms

                                                Each villa has a sleeper sofa in the upstairs Open Den area outside the bedrooms

                                              • We do beach weddings starting at $85 per person!

                                                We do beach weddings starting at $85 per person!

                                              • Puerto Morelos is just 8 minutes away.

                                                Puerto Morelos is just 8 minutes away.

                                              • Beach right in front of the villa - July 2012!!!

                                                Beach right in front of the villa - July 2012!!!

                                              • North Beach Playa del Secreto - Secret Beach Villas

                                                North Beach Playa del Secreto - Secret Beach Villas

                                              • Secret Beach Villas Right on the Beach with Private pool

                                                Secret Beach Villas Right on the Beach with Private pool

                                              • Covered Patio - Steps from both the kitchen and the beach!

                                                Covered Patio - Steps from both the kitchen and the beach!

                                              • Secret Beach Villa - full floor to ceiling wall to wall view of the patio,

                                                Secret Beach Villa - full floor to ceiling wall to wall view of the patio,

                                              • The bar is just steps away from the pool!

                                                The bar is just steps away from the pool!

                                              • Full Kitchen - everything you need to make that special dinner for your family.

                                                Full Kitchen - everything you need to make that special dinner for your family.

                                              • Bedroom #2 - Ocean View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor & Balcony

                                                Bedroom #2 - Ocean View, King bed, En-suite Bath, 2nd Floor & Balcony

                                              • Bedroom #4 - Garden View, Two Twin beds, En-suite Bath on the 1st Floor

                                                Bedroom #4 - Garden View, Two Twin beds, En-suite Bath on the 1st Floor

                                              • 50th Anniversary Party – come celebrate your special occasion with us!

                                                50th Anniversary Party – come celebrate your special occasion with us!

                                              • Small Wedding Reception Dinner on the Beach

                                                Small Wedding Reception Dinner on the Beach

                                              • Chef Miguel is happy to make you some local favorites

                                                Chef Miguel is happy to make you some local favorites

                                              • Welcome to your home away from Home in the Paradise of the Mayan Riviera!

                                                Welcome to your home away from Home in the Paradise of the Mayan Riviera!

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