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Large Luxury Villa with New Features

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Luxury Villa on Yal Ku Lagoon: sleeps 14


Last updated: 11/01/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WOW! Now you not only get the lage indoor areas of Casa Delfin, check out the large outdoor entertainment area and the upgraded path to the lagoon with your own private palapa overlooking the water.

Enjoy the luxury of this private villa, warm breezes, with direct access to the Yal-Ku Lagoon, rooftop pool, and convenient access to the beaches in on Half Moon Bay and Akumal bay.

Relax as this beautiful villa is waiting to ensure maximum comfort and enjoyment for you and your family or guests. Designed to accommodate large groups, Casa Delfín provides expansive common areas and FIVE private bedroom suites, each with its own air conditioning and bathroom - each newly redone with a modern crisp look and rainshowers.

The ground floor features a large living area and a wrap-around veranda that opens to the path leading directly to the lagoon.

The second floor employs features open floor plan with the living area, dining area, brand new modern kitchen and a veranda overlooking the lagoon.

The third floor roof area provides a magnificent panoramic view of the lagoon and the ocean.

The rooftop area features a heated rooftop pool: perfect for toddlers or adults during the day. At night, turn off the lights and enjoy the stars in total privacy.

You can prepare your food in the totally redone kitchen with lots of granite countertop, eat at any of the local restaurants, or have a staff member prepare a special meal or two.

Outside, the new outdoor patio provides comfort and flexibility for even large groups. Relax in the shade under the palapa, fix your favorite beverage at the covered bar, relax in a lounge chair, or just sit around one of the tables with friends and family.

Of course, your favorite outdoor space may be your private palapa overlooking Yal Ku Lagoon: A true jewel of Mexico. When you are ready, you have your own private entrance to magnificent snorkeling for both the novice and experienced swimmer. Protected from the ocean waves, you can float along and see schools of sergeant fish, blue tangs, and others. Many varieties of parrot fish chomp on the algae on the rocks while angel fish and others swim about. You can also swim towards the inlet to the see: a shallow sandy area where you can sometimes see a turtle or a ray. (We encourage wearing vests while snorkeling and have vests in a variety of sizes from young children to adults.)

Other great snorkeling and diving are available nearby including in caves and cenotes as well as the nearby coral reefs. If you are interested in diving - we can connect you with some great dive masters - perfect for someone wanting to learn and become certified to experienced divers who do not want pre-packaged dive excursions.

Travel insurance: For your protection, we recommend that you purchase travel insurance as protection for your vacation. Travel insurance can protect you from many losses you might otherwise incur because of unforeseen circumstances such as illness, injuries, and mandatory evacuations. Note that we can not generally provide refunds for cancellations or interrupted stays. We do recommend travel insurance so that you can be protected.

Refunds: We do not generally provide refunds. However, if the airport is closed by the authorities or if there is a mandatory evacuation, we carry forward your unused payments (pro-rated) toward a later reservation up to 18 months.


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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pets are welcome!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 2 double


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


  • Sleep in comfort in your spacious bedroom suite with its own air conditioning and its own bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower. The ground floor has two bedroom suites: one with a queen size bed and one with two double beds. The main floor also has two bedroom suites: one with a king size bed and one with two double beds. The master bedroom is on the third floor and features a king size bed with a magnificent view overlooking the lagoon. Daily maid service is provided six days a week (Monday through Saturday). All linens and towels are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower


  • Newly redone bathrooms - modern crisp tiles with rainshowers.

Other Amenities

  • The main living areas are on the second floor ensuring pleasant cross-ventilation throughout the day and evening. The dining area has custom built furniture from the Yucatan with seating for 12 plus a high chair for toddlers. Place settings for up to 14. The kitchen features all new appliances including an ice maker with purified bottled water. Enjoy the view overlooking the trees from the veranda or relax in the comfortable and spacious living area which includes a flat screen TV with satellite as well as WiFi access for your laptop and free (VOIP) telephone service to the UK, US, and most of Europe. Pet friendly and child friendly. Maid service six days a week. All linens and one beach towel per person included. We recommend vests when snorkelling and have a supply in various sizes from infants to adults....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Sharing library: take a book - leave a book. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Hi definition with Canadian and US content. ...moreless

  • Television:

    New larger screen TV with HiDef for both DVD and satellite....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some videos for children and adults. ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Bay/Sound
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate AC for each bedroom suite...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Fresh linens provided on arrival and changed mid-week. ...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking - well off the street. ...moreless

  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited free calls to US, Canada, Mexico, most of Europe and about 50 other countries. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Including a beach towel for everyone....moreless

  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer included. Washer soap included. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker with filters included....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    High quality dishes and flatware for daily use and entertaining....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Totally new litchen with custom cabinets, granite counters, and lots of space! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large terrace leading onto the outdoor patio and path to the lagoon. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Great golf courses nearby. ...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Wide wrap-around veranda on the second floor. Fantastic for morning coffee, watching the birds, and amazing view of the sunsets over the jungle. ...moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Rooftop pool with magnificent panoramic views. Great for children or cooling off during the day - perfect for adults watching the stars at night. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 25 - Aug 28, 2015
5 night min stay
$549 $549
Fri, Sat, Sun
Discounted Regular
Aug 29 - Nov 13, 2015
5 night min stay
$469 $469
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
  • Pet Fee $0
  • Taxes Not included
  • Stay Tax * 16%

* This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival.


NOTE: 16% tax added the above

50% payment to confirm reservation at time of booking with balance 60 days prior to arrival. (Full payment if within 90 days of arrival and for Holidays.)

We accept on-line payment by credit card (Visa/MC) or e-checks (ACH).. Also by check, or bank wire transfer.

Gratuities for the staff are not included.

NOTE: Sleeping arrangements only in the beds provided.

Rental rates based on number of bedrooms and occupancy:

* 3 bedrooms: Maximum occupancy of 8 (RATES SHOWN)

* 4 bedrooms: Maximum occupancy of 11 - additional fees apply

* 5 bedrooms: Maximum occupancy of 14 - additional fees apply

Discounted weekly rates based on arrival and departure on Saturdays. We can sometimes be flexible outside of High Season and Holidays - ASK!

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100 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
150 Metres
Nearest Barpub
La Buena Vida
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Playa Del Carmen
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Bahia Principe
1.5 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Federal Higway 307
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
La Lunita
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Half Moon May

Car: Recommended

If you already know North Akumal, you know that is a family-friendly, quiet place where you can relax. You can hardly find any better place for snorkeling: both in Yal Ku Lagoon where you have your own private Palapa by the lagoon and direct entry, and along the reefs: rent a boat or just swim out to magnificent coral reefs teeming with fish. There are also several places to take Padi certified diving lessons. You will be diving among the fish on your very first day. With the fully equipped kitchen, you can choose to fix your own meals, hire your caretaker, Rene, to fix you some special dinners you are sure to remember, or go out to any of the area restaurants. Many of the restaurants are directly on the beaches of Half Moon bay and Akumal bay: you rarely need a reservation, you will always be welcomed, and there is never a dress code. You may also want to go to any of there nearby towns or attractions including Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Xelha, Xcarat, and more.

Other Activities: Snorkeling, archaeological ruins, jungle tours


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: We had been visiting Yal Ku Lagoon for almost 15 years and always loved staying in Akumal, especially directly on the lagoon. We traveled extensively and found ourselves saying, 'this is nice, but it isn't Akumal', or 'it isn't Yal Ku'. So when we found a villa for sale directly on the lagoon, we could not pass it up. After restoring Casa Delfin, we were relaxing in the rooftop pool at night wondering what we were going to do next. We both looked over at Casa Romero which was in terrible shape. Two weeks later we had an agreement to purchase it and renovations began only a few months later.

Why Akumal:
There are only a few properties with direct access to the lagoon and the entrance from Casa Delfin is probably the best of all. When one became available, we could not pass it up.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
If you have ever been to North Akumal, you know it maintains the laid-back atmosphere that has gone from so many places. We have the feeling of belonging to a community. In addition to the magnificent snorkeling in Yal Ku, one of the things that we like the best is that Akumal is enjoyed by Mexicans as well as tourists. We have gotten to know the many local restaurants and enjoy eating out as being able to cook our own food and entertain friends and family.

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Luxury Villa on Yal Ku Lagoon: sleeps 14

    Luxury Villa on Yal Ku Lagoon: sleeps 14

  • Living room: TV (SatDVD), WiFi, free phone to UK

    Living room: TV (SatDVD), WiFi, free phone to UK

  • Brand New Kitchen

    Brand New Kitchen

  • Heated rooftop pool: watch the stars at night

    Heated rooftop pool: watch the stars at night

  • Large bedroom suites: each with private bathroom

    Large bedroom suites: each with private bathroom

  • Bedroom suite: 2 double beds: all bedrooms with AC

    Bedroom suite: 2 double beds: all bedrooms with AC

  • Private palapa and steps directly to lagoon

    Private palapa and steps directly to lagoon

  • Patio Seating

    Patio Seating

  • Palapa at Yal Ku Lagoon

    Palapa at Yal Ku Lagoon

  • Outdoor Patio and Path To Lagoon

    Outdoor Patio and Path To Lagoon

  • Custom Furniture

    Custom Furniture

  • Verandah view: perfect for tea or bird watching

    Verandah view: perfect for tea or bird watching

  • Entrance: large common areas for maximum comfort

    Entrance: large common areas for maximum comfort

  • Typical Bathroom

    Typical Bathroom

  • Bedroom with queen bed: maid service 6 days a week

    Bedroom with queen bed: maid service 6 days a week

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Patio - Seating Under Palapa

    Patio - Seating Under Palapa

  • Path to lagoon

    Path to lagoon

  • Great snorkeling: The fish are waiting for you

    Great snorkeling: The fish are waiting for you

  • Sunrise From The Lagoon

    Sunrise From The Lagoon

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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 11/01/2014
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