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Step Out on the Gulf Beach - in Progreso House on with Pool

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Watch the sun rise from your upper master bedroom patio, or your lounge chairs downstairs on the very huge patio facing the Gulf... , go for the morning walk on the beach with your your door, or float in your own private pool. Walk to town on the beach for your lunch if you prefer.

Please understand this is a private Home Villa in the tropics, not a Hotel.

Where there is beach there may be some stuff that goes along with the territory, for example. Mosquitos, or rust on an outside light, or the electric company going down for a few minutes….just so you know, its quiet and quaint, not like Cancun. It is very tropic.

Two Living Rooms- one for TV viewing......Spacious three bedrooms, 4 baths two terraces-

Full Kitchen Dining Room Two living rooms Staircase leading upstairs to another bedroom.

Learn about the Mayan Culture, Spanish Language

Short trip to Cultural Events in Merida (symphony, dance, theatre, plays, pop concerts, movies)

Stressed? No problem, get massage on the beach at reasonable prices

Dining out along the Malecon's beachfront Restaurants all in walking distance. enjoy the colorful nature of Mayan people and take a local bus to Merida and enjoy shopping to your hearts content.

Golfing (nearby), Windsurfing right in front of the house, on the beach...Bicycling

Walk to "longest Pier in the World" where cruise ships dock several times a week

Fisherman's market on weekend mornings

Nearby Mayan Archaeological Ruins & Ancient Cities

Walk to Restaurants and shopping

Merida the capital of the Yucatan--only 30 minutes from Progreso

Education in Mayan Culture, Spanish Language

As for Electric. Owner will only pay 200 watts per day the rest is on the Renters. If you want to keep air on all day, your call!

Keywords: Villa, Casita, Beach House on the New Malecon

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2017

About The Owner

I always loved Mexico and this was a great opportunity to to have it all. I love the fact that this is not a tourist town, it is truly a Yucatan experience... A house on the Beach for my retirement when I am ready.

I go here at least twice a year and love it.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2007

Why The Owner chose Yucatan

It has everything I want. Walk to Town Restaurants-public Transportation,wonderful people and then there is The Gulf.

What makes this villa unique

having it in walking and pool what else can you want.

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Castillo Blanco
Car: recommended

Close to Myan Ruins...Cenotes....Flamingos ! Walking distance to town ( Progreso) and restaurants. On new Malecon you can see the five mile pier from- terrace front,see pool -terrace back

Amenities

Progreso Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Non smoking only
  • Not more than one pet. Not more than 4 persons renting. Houseguests shall be 25.00 a night extra.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • One bath in the living room ( round ) for guests
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (6)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two large living rooms! All rooms have its own baths,including a round bath for guests. Right on the beach private parking, don't even need a car everything is in walking distance. Merida is a 1/2 hour ride, bus station in town if you don't want to drive. All kinds of markets, Mexican to Sams and Koscos in Merida. New Malecon will allow you to bicycle all the way to town comfort

Reviews

4.5/5 -
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Step Out on the Gulf Beach - in Progreso House on with Pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
4

Large, bright and very Mexican

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent 6 wonderful days at the Villa. With 4 bedrooms and baths the place would definitely be suitable for a large family. The bedrooms are all huge. The living room(s) one we used for reading the other for watching TV, huge dining room and roomy kitchen were more than we expected. All the pots, pans and cutlery you could need were provided. There is a washer and dryer on the premises although you could only do small washes so for a family that might be an issue. Three of the bedrooms are on the main floor and there is a single large b/r and bath with huge balcony upstairs.

Great location. You can easily walk to town where there are lots and lots of typical Mexican restaurants and the food was great. Merida, a city of about 800,000 is a short 25 minute drive. So if you want to shop, Merida is the place to go. 3 Walmarts, a Costco, a Sam's Club and Starbucks along with high end malls can all be found there. And if you are looking for 5 star restaurants you won't have any problem finding them there.

You literally park on the beach and the ocean was a very short walk a way. There is a large stretch of sand between the house and the water. The pool is quite small but adequate however it was unheated.

The property is managed by a local firm and the gentleman who is responsible for the villa, Marco, is so accommodating. He is literally only a cell call away and was so helpful with suggestions on restaurants and shopping destinations.

Love Mexico!!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, New York
5

Paradise in Progresso

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at Castillo Blanca three times now and have come to love both Progreso and this beautiful house. It's spacious and airy inside and out and waking up each morning in the master suite to the view of the gulf is pure paradise. As stated in the listing there is plenty to do within walking distance, including great shopping and resturants, but I would definitely recommend renting a car. Progresso has not as yet become a full blown tourist town and while this only adds to its charm it's not for the Club Med traveler. Here you live native, grocery shopping in the local bodega and english is still rare. Both Genya, (owner), and Tamara, (house manager) are helpful with any information you may need as well as full of great suggestions for the many day trips you'll want to take in the area. The beautiful city of Merida alone is worth a day or two, not to mention an abundance of Mayan sites – some just a few just minutes away. You'll also find yourself perfectly content to spend many an afternoon in the courtyard near the pool, another beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Pet Fee $115
Damage Deposit $500

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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