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"Everything written about the house, by the owners and the other reviewers, is true. The house surpassed all expectations. We only used the master bedroom but it was very comfortable and the bed was just right. Laurel is very friendly and helpful and was a great resource for info about Cozumel. The snorkeling in front of the house is spectacular. There are two cenotes (underground fresh-water rivers that come out in the ocean) that are easily accessible - one about 100 yards north of the house and about 100 yards off-shore. Tons of fish gather in the caves at the mouth of the cenotes. The other is about 50 yards south of the house and about a 100 yards out. You'll start seeing fish as soon as you get in the water and it only gets better as you get out to about 20-30 feet deep. Saw a spotted eagle ray with a wingspan over 6', plus nearly every fish you'll see on guide charts, maps, etc. Crystal clear warm water with great visibility. Come for the house, stay for the snorkeling/diving. Did a night snorkel with the house gardener, Carlos - fun guy who knows a lot about the area. Bring your dive light for a totally different experience. Check out Pro Dive in downtown and talk to Eduardo - had a great dive trip at Chankanaab with him and got to go into the caves which was amazing. Already planning my next trip back to Villa Torres - thank you for everything!"
Guest: jrwscoutDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 27, 2015
"We looooved our stay at this condo in Akumal. Our highlight _by far_ was seeing turtles hatch on the sand right in front of the condo. The owner was staying in town and she thankfully called our attention to the turtles hatching one morning.
We stayed in late June/early July and there was turtle activity on the beach every night. We liked the location with sandy beach and proximity to restaurants. We enjoyed having the choice of beach or pool for swimming.
We would highly recommend this condo. The owner and property manager were both helpful and easy to work with."
Guest: Alicia B.Date of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: July 3, 2014
"The corner unit is light and breezy ... the second floor view makes you feel like you are floating on air. The wrap around balcony opens the whole place up. Wonderful filtered light comes thru curtains, just right for reading when you just cannot play anymore. Air conditioning and all fans, frig, electrical in perfect order. Many fun things to do ... just walk for miles down the beach to visit one beach club after another."
Guest: MeDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
"This was our first Mexican vacation that wasn't in a resort. It was spring break with our 18 year old son, my lovely wife and his brother, whom we kidnapped from Iowa.
Amanecer Akumal proved a delightful, freeing experience for us. It felt not only more authentic but like you were living there for a moment instead of just vacationing.
The unit itself is loaded with Mexican charm: serious dark hard wood doors and accents, amazing tile work, a soaking tub in the master bedroom that's a hot tub sans jets, a well-equipped kitchen and a spacious dining/living room area.
But we especially enjoyed the common areas: a small pool (which has the kind of built-in stools you find in swim-up bars) on a downstairs patio, and a table with chairs on the rooftop patios, where we spent nights drinking Sols, watching the stars and getting to know our fascinating neighbors from Portland, Ore., Nick and Gail.
You don't need to rent a car. You can spend a week walking to Yal-Kul, Half Moon Bay or Akumal Bay (or renting bikes for $8 nearby) for the epic snorkeling. But I'm such an activities director (if it's Wednesday, it Chiichan Itza), a car proved invaluable.
Fernando (our groundskeeper and maintenance
guy) and Martha (our maid) couldn't have been more friendly and helpful.
We may be done with the mega resorts. Better to really feel the experience of Mexico instead of being insulated from it."
Guest: ReporterguyDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 29, 2015