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Recent Akumal reviews
"The condo is a lovely place to stay. The views are spectacular with Half Moon Bay right in front. It is well furnished (love the onyx table top) and the kitchen well equipped. Easy walking distance of several restaurants. Nice pool area with tables and umbrellas for shade. Can't say much about the beach because of bad weather, but with good weather it would be a great place to lay on the lounges and snorkel. All of the employees we dealt with were great. Much thanks to Patricia for cleaning up after us. Annie was easy to work with and answered all our questions. We'll look forward to staying in #5 again soon."
Guest: GiGiDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 20, 2015
"We have just returned from a week's vacation at Villa Arrecife. We were a family of 8 who stayed at the Villa. The Villa is absolutely beautiful and was spotless. There was plenty of space for the 8 of us to gather including a gourmet kitchen, dining area and large family room. The cleaning lady was there most of the day to clean the Villa which also included laundry service and dishes. We brought in a chef service to make our evening meals so we were totally pampered during our stay. The grounds and pool area are maintained very well. If you wanted some quiet time, you could retreat to one of the balconies on the second floor to read a book or just look out at the view. We felt so safe staying on the premises of the gated resort - each evening we would walk down to the beach. The villa is approximately a 5 minute drive from Akumal Beach. We used Cancun Shuttle Service which picked us at the airport and drove us to the Villa, and then returned us to the airport the following week. There is a taxi stand located on the resort so we were able to grab a cab whenever we needed. I would have no hesitation in recommending the villa to others and I would definitely stay there again.
This is the first time we have used VRBO and was so impressed. Tamara was wonderful to deal with and answered all of my questions. T"
Guest: Brian and LornaDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
"Six of us, consisting of my family and friends, spent four nights and five days in this gorgeous paradise. Mirna cooked for us the first night of our stay. I believe this is one of her specialties, a wonderful pork dish, with beans, rice, guacamole and a few other sides. She's a great cook! This gave us a chance to relax, settle in and explore the house and beach. The pictures of the villa, property and beach are exactly as lovely as they look!! The view is simply breathtaking from almost ever room! We very much enjoyed using the kayak and snorkeling was great right off the beach, which is just steps away. I think that's what so perfect about this villa, everything is right at your fingertips.
Mirna and Luis were so nice and helpful. My daughter took advantage of Mirna's massage skills and said it was truly fabulous.
Every meal we ate out was great too. Akumal is such a quaint little town and everyone was friendly. Our favorite restaurants were The Turtle Cafe for breakfast, la Buena Vida and Lol-Ha for dinner.
We are hoping to plan another trip very soon to this fabulous villa and paradise!"
Guest: sara j.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 26, 2015
"We have rented this condo 5 times from the Flake's over the last 10 years and have never been disappointed. Our son was 9 on our first vacation and wouldn't miss out on a trip here, even at 19! This year our friends rented the condos on either side of us and we had a fantastic 10 days.
The staff are great from Augustin who manages everything to the maids and security guard Jose who will wake you at night if there are turtles hatching or laying.
We have eaten at every restaurant in Half Moon bay and Akumal and our favorite for breakfast is Turtle Bay Cafe, dinner La Lunita, Que Onda for pasta, La Cueva Del Pescador for fish, La Buena Vida for happy hour, LoHa for pizza and drinks on the beach. The best is Teresa's "hole in the wall" across the street from Playa Caribe, she made us Ceviche and fish tacos with the barracuda and Mahi Mahi we caught when we went fishing and it was fantastic.
We BBQ when we don't eat out and do our grocery shopping at the Chedraui in Puerto Morelos which is 30 mins drive towards Playa Del Carmen.
Over the years we have visited all the theme parks and this year went to XPLOR which was a lot of fun, get there early to do the Zip Lines first before the crowds arrive.
The snorkeling in Half Moon Bay is like swimming in an aquarium, we also love snorkeling in Akumal and watching the turtles feed off the grass on the sea bed.
Akumal town is within walking distance and very safe to walk at night. We always rent a car so we can travel to different beaches but it's not absolutely necessary.
Joyce Flack has been a wonderful resource over the years and given us so much advice and information on where to go and the rules and regulations when visiting Mexico.
We will be back and I'm sure our friends will be joining us again."
Guest: Gillian v.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015