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Villa Sol y Luna: Ocean Front Villa, Riviera Maya, 10 bedrooms .Owner direct

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Space 9,687 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

10 Bedrooms , 10 Bathrooms, Sleeps 20-24 guests. Ideal place for a family reunio

Villa Sol y Luna is an oceanfront villa with a private pool conveniently located half an hour drive away from the Cancun Airport. This three story high, large and airy luxury residence is located along Playa del Secreto, or “Secret Beach,” a gated community with a handful of private oceanfront homes on one of the most pristine white sand beaches in the Riviera Maya. Sheltered by a row of palm trees, Sol Y Luna is the perfect hidden getaway for families, friends, weddings or corporate retreats.

Our on-site staff will look after your needs while respecting your privacy, making your stay at the villa an extraordinary experience. Melanie, our trilingual (English, Spanish & German) villa manager will greet you upon arrival and will assist you during your stay. She can help you book services such as airport pick-up, local tours, massages and spas.

For a truly relaxing vacation and a fantastic culinary experience, you may hire Chef Ismael who never fails to impress our guests. The villa offers three unique areas where you can enjoy a romantic dinner with an outstanding view of the Caribbean: our upper floor terrace, around the pool deck or on the private sandy beach.

The LED-lighted swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi is flanked by a thatched roof kitchen-bar and parasols. This outdoor bar has a bathroom, a fridge, a gas BBQ, sink and a counter with wooden stools. Little could beat the sheer relaxation of taking a nap in a seaside hammock. Other entertainment options include beach volleyball, boogie boards, snorkeling, kayaking, and an inflatable row boat.

Indoors, the family/game room has been equipped with a billiards table, forty-five inch flat screen TV, stereo sound system and a bar. Sol Y Luna also provides Wi-Fi access, satellite TV with movie channels, and a DVD library. Don’t forget to go outside though, there’s lots of exploring to be done!

There are four bedrooms on the villa ground floor; all are air-conditioned and have ceiling fans, private closets with a safe and full bathrooms with hair dryers. Three of them have an ocean view. Together, the bedrooms on the ground floor have a total of three king-size and three queen-size beds, as well as two fold-out sofas in the game room. This floor has a laundry room with a washer, a dryer, iron board, and consumables. A large terrace equipped with a sofa set and a ping pong table faces the ocean and provides shade. A ramp and pathways provide wheelchair access to the exteriors, including the beach and pool.

On the upper floor there are three bedrooms, all are air conditioned and have ceiling fans, private closets and safes. Each room has a full bathroom and a hair dryer. All of them except for one have an ocean view. The master bedroom has a reading room too. There are two king and two queen-size beds, as well as two fold-out sofas in the upper floor.

The dining room may seat up to 18 guests with two circular dining tables, separated from the kitchen by a counter. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with garbage disposal, dish washer, semi-industrial stove with gas oven, coffee maker, blender, toaster, and the basic consumables. The living room has a forty-five inch flat screen TV and a stereo sound system. The dining room, living room and the kitchen have an ocean view with a nice sea breeze. There is a half bathroom next to the dining-living room.

You will enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea from the wide covered terrace accessible from the dining room. This is a highly recommended place for dining and social gathering. This terrace has a vertical awning to provide shade from the morning sun and a cozy sofa set to admire the sunset accompanied by your favorite drink.

The rooftop terrace features lounge furniture that can be assembled into a comfortable bed and offers an intimate atmosphere to enjoy panoramas of the aquamarine waters and the poignant intensity of the Caribbean sunset. At night you may witness the full splendors of the moon reflected on the sea.

To accommodate larger groups, there is a detached apartment with 3 bedrooms and one full bathroom; all bedrooms have private closets, ceiling fans and are air-conditioned. This apartment has a living-dining room with a kitchenette equipped with a fridge, coffeemaker, sink and microwave oven. There are one queen-size and four twin beds in total.

Up to twenty people can sleep on separate beds in Sol y Luna. Six additional guests may sleep either sharing queen-size beds or using the fold-out sofas and roller beds. We also have three cribs for families with babies and toddlers.

For those who may want to mingle with people, Cancun and its discos is only a 30 minute drive away. Playa del Carmen is 20 minutes away to the south and the fishing village at Puerto Morelos is just a 10 minute-ride away. Each of these vibrant towns offers a variety of gourmet restaurants, cafes, shopping malls, and nightlife.

Playa del Secreto is a sanctuary where you can find a beautiful residential community where villa owners are committed to preserving the area as an exclusive and immaculate location. Nearby activities include deep sea fishing, cave diving, Mayan ruins, jungle and canopy tours and horseback riding. Sol Y Luna is a unique oasis that offers seclusion in a postcard perfect tropical ocean setting.


Main House

Bedroom 1- Master: King Bed, En-suite bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Walk-in closet, Reading room and fold-out sofa

Bedroom 2: King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet safe

Bedroom 3: 2 Queen beds with a sofa bed. En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet safe

Bedroom 4: King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet safe

Bedroom 5: King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet safe

Bedroom 6: 3 Queen beds with a sofa bed. En-suite bathroom with shower, TV, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet safe

Bedroom 7: King bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan

Detached Unit - Apartment

Bedroom 8: 2 Twin beds, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet, Shared bathroom

Bedroom 9: 2 Twin beds, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet, Shared bathroom

Bedroom 10: Queen Bed, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Closet, Shared bathroom

Additional Bedding: 4 fold-out sofas and 2 roll a beds

Please Note: the 3-bedroom Detached unit does not have the same standard as the Main House.



Complimentary refreshments upon arrival

Daily housekeeping from 9am - 3pm

Housekeepers live on premises

Manager - (twice a week visits or when needed)

At Extra Cost, advance notice may be required:

Spa Services

Deep Sea Fishing

Cave Diving

Mayan Ruins / Jungle Tours

Canopy Tours

Laundry Service

Chef service

Villa pre-stocking

Meal plans


Points of Interest:

10 minutes to Puerto Morelos

20 minutes to Playa del Carmen

30 minutes to Cancun

1.4 miles to Paraiso Iberostar Golf Course

7 miles to Restaurants

12 miles to clinic, hospital and grocery store

18.5 miles to Airport

Keywords: Luxury Ocean Front Villa with Private Pool

More Details

Rafael Filip
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Rafael Filip

Caty is a psychologist , I am civil enginner. We live in Cancun.

Originally we built Sol y Luna as our second home. Our two kids are now studying overseas and Sol y Luna is too big for the two of us. We thus decided to make it a rental property.

Rafael Filip purchased this villa in 2004

Why Rafael Filip chose Playa del Carmen

In 1987 Caty and I moved away from Mexico City after an earthquake damaged the apartment where we lived. While living in Cancun we had a chance to spend a night in our neighbor's cottage in Playa del Secreto. We fell in love with the beautil beach and decided to buy a lot and build our dream villa in this place.

What makes this villa unique

Benefits of renting Sol y Luna :

1.- Great Location.- Within 25 minutes drive to the airport, Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

2.- Second best beach in the Riviera Maya .- 2 miles of pristine sandy beach, with no big hotels nearby.

3.- Full service villa.- You will be greeted by a trilingual concierge, availability of an international chef. You will be swimming in the ocean after half an hour drive from the Cancun airport

4.- On-site staff on call all day long.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had such an incredible visit to your AMAZING home! Never have we ever had a better vacation. Your staff is like family to us...they have taken such good care of us! We cannot wait to visit again.

Leigh and Fred Fontana
Apr 2010
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Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9687 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Plenty of space for a wedding or family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sol Y Luna served as my wedding venue and housed 24 members of my family for the celebrations. The villa itself has 10 bedrooms including a 3 bedroom cottage in the back. The ground floor and second floor balconies, pool patio, hammocks, beach space, and rooftop provided so many options for our guests to hang out together. As mentioned, we had our Indian wedding and the venue provided multiple scenes for our events (rooftop (pre-wedding ceremony), patio by pool (henna party and reception dinner), fenced in beach area (reception dancing), and beach area (wedding ceremony). The venue held 75 guests comfortably.

The entire staff at Villa Sol y Luna was amazing! They were so attentive to our guests needs and made it so relaxing for the family. Not only that, the villa manager assisted the wedding planner during our wedding and she went above and beyond - Melanie - THANK YOU! There was also the staff that brought out all the pool toys for the kids and the one staff member who got up on the trees to pull down some coconuts for some fresh coconut water for our guests!

Last, this villa is on a secluded beach - Playa del Secreto. It is such a quiet and beautiful beach without all of the tourists.

Overall, this villa is a hidden gem on a secluded beach in Rivieria Maya. I highly recommend this villa to anyone who is on the fence about renting it. DO IT!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

The fabulous Sol y Luna

  • 5 of 5

Our extend family celebrated several special birthdays for a week at this wonderful Villa. We were so excited to have ample space for 10 of us ages 11-80. The villa is truly as pictured, beautifully situated with wonderful outdoor spaces, porches and pool decks. Indoor living spaces are comfortable as well. The staff is outstanding. Alba and Loida keep the indoors immaculate. Don Pedro and Matteo are constantly clearing up outside. Don Pedro brought our grand kids extra boggie boards, life jackets and pulled coconuts from trees for them. Our biggest treat was meals made by Ishmael, Norma and Luisa. They were fresh, so flavorful and incredibly flavorful! Every day was a treat for everyone of us. The trip was special and made more so by having use of the villa.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lodi, Wisconsin

Incredible vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

I group of 12 friends stayed at Villa Sol y Luna for the first time. It was an incredible experience. The villa and grounds were beautiful. There was enough choices of activities and enough space to suit all of us. We were able to spend time on the beach, boogie board, kayak or just lounge in the hammocks.

The food was awesome. Ismael and his crew created fantastic meals from fresh foods and there was not one thing that I didn't enjoy.

We enjoyed the fresh coconuts that Pedro cut down for us and the cleaning and grounds crew kept the place neat and clean.

We are already planning on returning next year!!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette Hill, PA

Beyond a Dream!!!

  • 5 of 5

Where do we begin? The experience we had at your villa last week felt surreal. It truly felt like a paradise.

The house was unreal. It was so beautiful and we felt extemely comfortable and welcome there.

The staff was dynamic. Ishmael and Fernando were in a league of their own. We would truly recommend to any visitor, that they hire them. It definitely changes the whole experience. We loved everything they made. They even prepared exactly what we wanted for Thanksgiving. This meal was extra special. The detail and the time they spent preparing all the meals was incredible. Then on top of it all, everything tasted amazing! They cleaned everything and that was such an added bonus!

We had 25 people who were extremely comfortable sleeping in the villa and guest house. We loved all eating together on the beautiful veranda. There was space for everyone.

The kids loved the crocodile and it was fun watching Pedro feed him. Speaking of Pedro, he was the sweetest guy and worked so hard.

The night of Randy's party, he made the most amazing bonfire. He brought all these chairs for us to sit on and we felt so relaxed. He was always cleaning the grounds and the pool.

We loved hanging out on the beach. The hammocks and the area they were in was so beautiful. It was private and so clean.

The beach you are on is definitely the nicest beach on the whole stretch. It is clean and is maintained beautifully.

The kids loved going out on the big inflatable boat and other family members enjoyed going kayaking. It was so nice that you had umbrellas on the beach and lots of chairs.

One day we took the kids jetskiing and

Parasailing. It was nice because that was only a few beaches over.

The pool was great(a little chilly) but the kids didn't seem to feel the cold. It was so nice that you had life jackets and so many pool toys and infkatables. That made it even more fun for the kids.

Norberto set up some great things for us that we wanted. We all went into Playa for the afternoon which is always so much fun, he set up for several people to come over to give us massages and braid the girls hair, and coordinated Randy's 40th fiesta with a vinyl banner, a piñata, a basketball cake and bonfire.

The experience we had at Villa Sol Luna is one we will never forget! The memories we created there will last a lifetime!

We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Cancun Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
La Cantina in Puerto Morelos
Nearest Ferry
22 Kilometres
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Maya Koba
Nearest Train
195 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Carretera Federal Chetumal Puerto Juarez
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Restaurante Pelicanos in Puerto Morelos
Nearest Beach
Playa del Secreto
Nearest Point of Interest
Villa Sol y Luna
Car: not necessary

Kayaks, paddle board, bogie boards, kayaks, snorkeling gear, beach Volleyball, camp fires, Wildlife watching, Kite surfing, Nearby, National parks, tourist parks, restaurant, Archeological Sites, Cave diving


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 16.0%

Add 5.3% credit card processing fee when paying with PayPal.



High season -- Low season -- Christmas season

1 Bedroom (1-2 guests) N/A -- N/A -- N/A

2 Bedroom (3-4 guests) N/A -- N/A -- N/A

3 Bedroom (5-6 guests) N/A -- N/A -- N/A

4 Bedroom (7-8 guests) $7,500.00 -- $5,500.00 -- N/A

5 Bedroom (9-10 guests) $8,450.00 -- $6,283.00 -- N/A

6 Bedroom (11-12 guests) $9,400.00 -- $7,067.00 -- N/A

7 Bedroom (13-14 guests) $10,350.00 -- $7,850.00 -- $21,000.00

8 Bedroom (15-16 guests) $11,000.00 -- $8,350.00 -- $21,667.00

9 Bedroom (17-18 guests) $11,650.00 -- $8,850.00 -- $22,333.00

10 Bedroom (19-20 guests) $12,300.00 -- $9,350.00 -- $23,100.00

Minimum nights 4 -- 4 -- 7

-- Cancellation Policies:
Provided there is availability, tenant may change dates free of charge six months prior to arrival.
Cancellations received in writing, by fax or by email more than 180 days in advance will receive a full refund. Cancellations that are received in writing, by fax or by email 60 –179 days in advance will result in a loss of 50% of the deposit paid. Cancellations that are received in writing, by fax or by email between 30 and 59 days in advance will result in loss of 75% of the Total Rental Payment. Cancellations received in writing, by fax or by email less than 30 days in advance will result in loss of 100% of the Total Rental Payment.

In the event Villa Sol y Luna becomes uninhabitable due to the damage caused by a hurricane, Guest may request full refund of the payments made

To confirm a reservation we ask our guests to make an advance payment of $1,500 USD within five days after signing the Rental Agreement. The remaining balance will be paid in two equal installments 4 and 2 months prior to your arrival at Villa Sol y Luna.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.