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Recent Mahahual reviews

  • Home away from home

    "This was our second year staying at Richard & Rosa's apt. for 3 weeks each visit. Needless to say we would not have come back a second year if it was not a perfect vacation / living accommodation. If you enjoy small community living where you get to interact with locals or expats in a beautiful beachside atmosphere this rental meets & exceeds all your expectations. The unobtrusive safety features in place give a real sense of peace & security. Location is centrally located so shopping for daily groceries , restaurants & activities are all in walking distance. A car is recommended for any excursions out of town. The apt. has all the features needed for a comfortable visit whethere it be short or long. The full size kitchen, living / dinning & bed /bath area are all equipped & tastefully decorated. The natural beauty & view from the private terrace upstairs is a great place to start the day & end the day. Thanks Richard & Rosa for a great visit, Bruce & Gene"
    Guest: ShamrockBeach Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
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  • Magical Mystery Tour

    "This was our fifth trip to Mexico. We decided on Mahahual to escape the exponential growth of the Tulum area. I was looking for the perfect place: a clean, well maintained house, a beautiful, sandy swimming beach with good surf, walk in snorkeling, and no people. In short, a fantasy house and a tall order. When I found Casa Playa Maya, Amanda responded to my inquiry immediately. She replied to my many e mails with patience and great humor. After 20 hours of hard traveling, Amanda and Richard greeted us with open arms and a delicious dinner. As the week progressed, we realized what a wonderful wealth of local information they were. We were never let down by any of the advice they gave us, whether it was a dive with Gypsea Divers, an early morning outing to Chacchoben and Bacalar or a tip on where to pick up fruits and veggies in the pueblo. We have previously rented vacation houses throughout the Caribbean and US. Richard and Amanda are kind, trustworthy, hard working people, who want nothing more than for you have the most wonderful experience possible and will do anything they can to make that happen. Of all of the people we have dealt with in our many rental experiences, Amanda and Richard stand out as the best of the best. The house is a gem. It was spotlessly clean and everything was in working order, which is no small achievement for this part of the world. The pictures do not even begin to do it justice and cannot capture the open, airy and breezy spaces. The kitchen is as well equipped as my own at home. We did a major supply up in Tulum on the way down and cooked in most nights. We had fresh fish delivered to the door, as well as breads, fruits, and veggies, too. I am not a fan of cooking on vacation....However, here it was such a unique and satisfying experience that I didn't mind it as much as I thought I would. The snorkeling right off the beach was great. We are avid snorkelers, and this was some of the best "walk in" snorkeling we have done anywhere. When the surf was up, the swimming was amazing... We walked on the beach for miles and saw no one. The only negatives I can say have nothing to do with the house. It is a long drive from Cancun. And, we did miss the dining opportunities of the pueblo in Tulum. We also had tremendous difficulty getting cash. And lastly, the trash. We expected it, but it's still heartbreaking. What a global tragedy. Gracias, mis amigos. We will return!"
    Guest: Leslie K. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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  • Diving adventure in a secluded place

    "We spend two weeks at Casita Dragonfly, our vacation was great. I didn’t write a review sooner because I was busy booking dragonfly again, I wasn’t even home for a week and we decided to go back for more. The place is wonderful is what we were looking for. We really enjoyed it. We made friends with the neighbors next door and we dove with them a few times. The house has everything you need to enjoy for your stay and yes is in between the mangrove and the ocean and 11 kms away from Mahahual in the outdoors expect whatever comes with a tropical environment, from toads to lizards, geckos and iguanas. Small bugs, big bugs, crabs, and birds. Here you won’t see any deer, moose or bears. So its different ………very pretty and relaxing!!! About the furry companions? My boys wanted to take brandy back with us, he hung out with us all the time, guero came at dinner time was like being at home, they came with us for a long beach walks. Very nice dogs. Us being divers I will target my review towards that side, first the beach! Is a nice open shallow beach with white sand, the portion at the house is clean of native plants, and collects sea grass from the waves at night. There are patchy areas of sand but most of the bottom is sea grass all the way to the reef which is located around 600/700 mts from the beach, the best way to get there is with the kayaks, the average depth is 10-15 feet all the way to the reef which pretty much comes out of the surface. There are many isolated heads of coral formations, very nice snorkeling experience but also very good to do some scuba at very shallow depth giving you plenty of time to observe the reef. Just make sure you bring the anchor with the kayaks and don loose them. We didn’t go to the side beyond the reef barrier so not sure about diving but snorkeling will be a challenge with the waves breaking over the reef. We connected with Gypsea Divers, and we had to drive every time to the diving shop , something that we enjoy going to town. Catherine went beyond expectations for us to enjoy our dives , excellent reefs and nobody around, so we were a group or four with nobody else to share the dives, we did ten plus dives and we went to many different locations. If you are a diver the recipe is Mahaual + Casita dragonfly + Gypsea Divers = awesome diving trip!!……so we will be back to Dragonfly for more underwater adventures in January. Thank you W for sharing your House and allowing us to enjoy that piece of paradise. J"
    Guest: Diverkat Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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  • Sweeter than Sugar

    "My wife, three kids and I stayed at Casa Azucar in July 2014. The house was perfect. We had the beach to ourselves for all four days! This beach was gorgeous. We snorkled, shell hunted and relaxed in the cooling breezes of the Caribbean. Marcia was a great help. She drew a map of town indicating where we could find all of our provisions for some excellent meals. We took an hour drive to Chaccobean to visit this ancient site. We were the only ones there for over two hours, truly magical. I would reccomend this house to anyone looking for a perfect getaway. I just wish I was still there."
    Guest: Trey Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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Mahahual Travel Tips

Experience Mexico in Majahual Vacation Rentals

For an authentic Mexican vacation, you can get away from the typical tourist spots and come to Majahual. Located in the heart of the Costa Maya region, Majahual villas allow you to see a beautiful part of Mexico that can never be seen from your typical Cancun vacation. Majahual is usually a very quiet town; it only gets busy when the occasional cruise ship stops by. And as the very center of the Costa Maya, Majahual is definitely worth the drive from Cancun or Chetumal.

Majahual Villas are more than Beach Houses

While the beach is a major draw in this town, Quintana Roo condos in Majahual give you access to much more than just the Gulf of Mexico. Majahual is an access point for tours to the Mayan ruins of Kohunlich or Chacchoban. It is also very close to the town of Bacalar, home to the Cenote Azul, a naturally formed deep water pond which is perfect for swimming or diving in calm, clear water. Also, only 25 kilometers north of Majahual is Uvero Beach Club, which advertizes the unique opportunity to go swimming with dolphins.

Mexican Food in Majahual

Because Majahual has only recently begun catering to tourists, most of the restaurants in Majahual are intended mainly for the locals. So, if you’re looking to vacation at a place with lots of authentic Mexican food, you need look no further than Majahual. Just as staying in Majahual vacation rentals will make you feel more like a native, so will the experience of eating real Mexican food, just like the locals. This is an experience that is harder to find in more commonly visited areas, where American restaurants are easier to find than Mexican. So, dust off your Spanish dictionary, and visit Majahual!

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