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Recent Akumal reviews
Perfect place to stay
"We were a group of two couples. The accommodations were perfect. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you would need and the pots, pans, dishes, serving pieces matched and were like new. Each bedroom had a private balcony, plenty of storage and a very nice bathroom. The on-site pool was wonderful as were the beach palapas, plenty of lounge chairs and tables with umbrellas and chairs. Patty was friendly and did a great job of keeping our place clean and tidy. the onsite manager was pleasant and very helpful. As we got ready to leave we unanimously agreed that on our next trip we will stay here again. It was simply wonderful. The pictures are as accurate as you can get but I would say the place was better in person. Great views and of course you can hear the ocean at all times."
Guest: janet s.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 24, 2015
"La Bahia is a great building. Service from the property management team was top notch. The unit that we stayed in #3 is quaint. It is a little outdated but living space is comfortable. The bedrooms with their own bathrooms are a nice layout, however the beds are terrible. We were advised several times that the second bedroom could and would be setup with a king size bed (pushing the two singles together, etc) not only was this not done the beds aren't the same height and the mattresses are rock hard and the edges even worse, therefore when pushed together with no bumper or connection piece, makes for a very uncomfortable sleep. The king size bed in the other bedroom at least had a small foam on top but was still very hard and uncomfortable. We cooked during our stay and also had Chef Daveed cook for us (wonderful experience) and we had temperature trouble with the oven. Things took way longer. Also if you are wine drinkers, there was not one wine glass in the cupboards. All things considered, we loved Akumal and La Bahia and would recommend it to all! With new beds or better sleeping conditions we would definitely rent this condo again."
Guest: Brenda H.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 27, 2015
"Nido de Amor was everything we’d hoped for and more for our family vacation. Our group of seven fit perfectly, with with plenty of room in each of the bedrooms. The amenities were perfect and met our every need. The fantastic outdoor space is what initially drew us to this home. The entire coast is having trouble with varying amounts of seaweed. The gardener and his team work early each day to make our access easy and enjoyable. Someday were less of an issue than others but still we enjoyed long walks on the beach, kayaking, and snorkeling in the clear water. We throughly enjoyed the pool as well. Hours were spent playing games, perfecting jumps off the diving board, and relaxing. The shade of the palm trees gave respite from the sun and the gentle swing of the hammock was just wonderful. The most appreciated part of staying at your home was Guille. We’ve stayed in several VRBO homes and we’ve never had the unique treat of someone on site to assure that every part of our stay was comfortable. She greeted us with such kindness and worked with her team for the duration of our stay with great care. She is a wonderful cook and we were treated to exceptional Mexican breakfasts each day. She provided excellent tips for our daily excursions that were most appreciated. We all left Lido de Amor with hopes of returning soon to once again enjoy family, friends, the beauty of Akumal, and the comfort of your home."
Guest: C.M.T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"If you want top of the line accommodations, look no further. Zen del Mar is a beautiful villa where the owners have paid personal attention to every detail. Our group of ten family and friends (ages 25-65) very much enjoyed our week.
Architecturally Zen del Mar is marvelous. The photos are accurate but pictures cannot convey the overall feeling. It is visually appealing everywhere you look. It also works well for a crowd with plenty of privacy and space to spread out. The bedroom suites are equal in amenities, which was nice for our group of adults. Because the setting is so attractive, we ended up spending more time at the villa than I expected. Planned excursions, especially in the evenings, fell by the wayside in favor of enjoying drinks by the pool, al fresco dinners, and late nights under the stars. It is quite dark at Zen del Mar because of lighting regulations that help the endangered turtles. Being there during turtle nesting season was an additional pleasure.
The food provided by staff and the chef was excellent. We used the chef three times and I highly recommend him. If you are the least bit adventurous, request Yucatan specialties. He provided seafood stuffed chili rellenos in a cream sauce that were as elegant as you’d find anywhere. We also had cochinita pibil (barbequed pulled pork) served in the traditional way, a superb seafood ceviche and fajitas which will please any crowd.
Things that I often find to be lacking at ‘luxury’ rentals are done right at Zen del Mar - towels were large and plentiful; good quality bedding and sheets; nice ceramic dishware; good plumbing. The daytime staff was pleasant and unobtrusive. They were extremely responsive to requests and phoned the managers for anything that they couldn’t take care of themselves.
This is an extraordinary place that we will definitely return to."
Guest: Anna p.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 8, 2015