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Spacious 3 BR Villa Directly on 515 Foot, Secluded, Tranquil, Private Beach

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

YUM BOTIC, which means “thank you” in Mayan, is a spacious three-bedroom villa located on a 525 foot pristine private beach in Uvero, Mahahual, Costa Maya, the southern most area of the Mexican Caribbean. Great for couples, friends, family of all ages. At YUM BOTIC VILLA you call get away from if all and be surround by nature. Wake up to the songs of tropical birds and the soothing sounds of the waves. Watch spectacular sunrises, sunsets and evening star shows. Open your door to your wide white sand beach and expansive sea. Snorkel to see the many tropical fish under the sea. Drink fresh, healthy coconut water from the fruit of one of the many palm trees on the property.

YUM BOTIC VILLA’s curved design captures the Caribbean sea breezes for your comfort. Its 11 foot ceilings and transom windows enhance cross ventilation. Tropical sea breeze and standing fans cool each room. The home has a fully tiled interior, 2 patios and a second expansive terrace.

YUM BOTIC VILLA rental includes: 
- 3 large bedrooms each with a private bathroom,
outside access and fabulous views of theCaribbean Sea.  
- Dining & living room area. 
- A full, kitchen equipped, granite countertops,
large stainless steelrefrigerator/freezer, stainless steel stove/oven. Fulll set of dishes,,
glasses, utensils, French Press for coffee,
blender & food processor attachment, pots
and pans, spices & herbs.
- Maid service includes daily sweeping and garbage removal.
- Weekly full cleaning & mid week mopping,
sweeping, linens changed weekly.bath &
beach towels changed mid-week.
- Bottled water, electricity, propane gas.
- Wireless Internet throughout the house and on
the terrace and patios.  If you have Skype
or download it, you can speak to people
back home and around the world. 
- Use of kayaks, beach volleyball, board game &
a library of books.
- Hammocks.
- Use of an outdoor grill. 
- Lounge chairs with small tables for the terrace,
garden & beach patios. 
- A large glass outdoor table facing the sea is for
dinning outdoors.  
- A large natural fiber beach umbrella (palapa),
 great for being in the shade out of the
tropical sun. 
- Villa decorated with Mexican crafts. 
- Large screened glass doors provide glorious
views and access to the covered tiled patios &
the beach beyond.
- Two outdoor showers.
- Fabulous colorful coral reef with many tropical fish a short walk along the beach from the Villa.

The Villa's caretakers live in separate quarters on the property away from the house. They provide security and assistance to guests. They are able to cook, get fresh fish, wash clothes and do extra cleaning if you wish.

Mahahual is noted for its excellent diving and snorkeling sites including the world famous Chinchorro Reef. .A number of restaurants in town are there for you for times when you'd rather eat out than cook. Stroll along the Malecon seaside walkway and peruse There is also a new waterpark called The Lost Mayan Kingdom with several waterslides, a zip line and more.

In the nearby area, there are several Mayan archeological sites to explore.such as Chaccoben, Kohunlich, Dzibanche and Oxtankah. Nearby, north of Yum Botic Villa, is Sian Ka'an national nature preserve with fabulous stretches of beaches.and great places to snorkel.

Keywords: Paradise. Large comfortable Beach Villa,, Spectacular Caribbean views, Calm waters, Numerous Palm Trees,Peaceful setting, Incredible nightly star shows and magnificent sunrises and sunsets.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    People age 25 years old are welcomed or younger people with older renters....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The calm sea is shallow by the shore and perfect for children.Some sand toys available for small children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    One may smoke by the edge of the sea or by the road. Cigarette butts must be put out and placed in kitchen garbage, not in the sand....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    A ramp may be provided to move up and down from the patio. There is an first floor bedroom with no doorstep to enter room or bathrom....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 double

    2 futons in two different bedrooms that open into beds/...moreless

  • Bedroom 1st floor: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Computer desk & small round table. Bed end table....moreless

  • Bedroom - 2nd floor: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Computer desk. Small round table. Bed end table. Sea view....moreless

  • Main bedroom: 1 queen

    Computer desk 2 easy chairs Small round table Bed end table...moreless

  • All bedrooms have private bathrooms and beach view glass doors to Patio (1st Fl) or Terrace (2nd Fl) Curtains. Stand-up fans in room.. Original art work and photographs. Mexican crafts....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom in Main Bedroom: toilet, shower

    Marble sink; Three windows to sea and property. Hand soap....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Marble sink. 2 large windows to sea and property. Hand Soap...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Marble sink, 2 windows to sea and property. Hand soap....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Marble sink. Window view of beach & sea. Hand soap....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Standing Fans in all bedrooms and living/dinning/kitchen area.11 foot ceilings. Good wind flow in house. 213 ft. private beach; Full time caretaker on property. Fresh fish and other meal preparation available with caretaker. Frisbees. Beach Volley Ball & Net. Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon. 2 one-person Kayaks with life jackets.Large concrete outdoor grill. Large palapa to keep you in the shade while on the beach....moreless


  • Books:

    There is a bookcase with numerous fiction and non fiction books....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • Games:

    Board games include scrabble, checkers and backgammon....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Yum Botic Villa has a 213 feet long, wide beach with the the luscious blues and greens of the Caribbean Sea right at your doorstep. You will feel that you are in Paradise....moreless

  • Beach View:

    The beach is in front of you from all the east facing windows and doors of the Villa....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The Caribbean Sea is steps from your door. The beach is full of palm trees and a large natural material palapa or beach umbrella to shade you from the tropical sun. Beach volley ball court....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    You can see the Caribbean sea from all rooms of the Villa. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Rural:

    You are surrounded by palm trees, a tropical garden, wonderful bird songs, and the Caribbean Sea. ...moreless

  • Village:

    You are a 20 mile drive to the town of Mahahual , where you may purchase food, go to great restaurants, buy Mexican crafts and find diving and snorkeling shops....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    You are right on the Caribbean Sea. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Hand make hard wood round table and chairs. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    The sun....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens change weekly if stay is 10 days or more. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    There is a comfortable couch, a love seat, a large plush chair, an easy chair, side table, reading lamp, small round coffee table & full bookcase for your reading pleasure & board games....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking is by generator building at the end of the driveway....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Solar Panels
  • Telephone:

    You can sign up for Skype free to make calls worldwide. If you call someone who has Skype the call is free. If not, you can buy credit & call where you want. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Guests receive a bath, hand and beach towel. Towels changed mid-week....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Available at extra fee. Wash done by Caretaker. Guest may wash clothes by hand in outdoor washing area and hang clothes to dry in sun....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Satellite WIFI operates throughout home and on outdoor patio and terrace.There is good reception. Use Skype to make telephone calls worldwide....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Fresh fish, shrimp & lobster (when in season) meals, Mole to your taste. Other meals offered by caretaker....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press, Melita. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots & pans; French Press, Melitta, Garlic & lime press, Peeler, Measuring cups & spoons, Tea kettle, Colander, Cork screw, and more. Plastic food storage containers. Fresh citrus juice maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, utensils & glassware, wine glasses for 8....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Freezer with separate door as top of refrigerator. Extra ice trays....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counter tops. Large Refrigerator. Stove Oven Broiler. Hand built wood cabinets. Service for 8. Wine glasses. Spices Herbs Salt Sugar Aluminum foil Plastic wrap Pots Pans Cooking Utensils...moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas stove with full oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, herbs, teas, trash bags dish washing soap,  sponge hand soap all bathrooms; AJAX dish towels aluminum foil Plastic wrap 1 roll of paper towels salt & pepper sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    16 cubic ft no-defrost stainless steel refrigerator & freezer. Cold water dispenser on door....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove with full oven ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    No toaster (solar power won't carry it) Toast can be made on stovetop....moreless


  • Balcony:

    Extra large stone tiled second floor terrace with access from both upstairs bedrooms....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Expansive stone tiled covered patio with 2 hammocks; large outdoor glass table and 6 chairs, and 2 outdoor showers for shedding sand and sea water. Front patio facing the garden with table and chairs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two one-person kayaks with life jackets....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Patio facing the sea is roofed....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Garden is an array of tropical plants and herbs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill utensils and mitts are located in a kitchen cabinet drawer to the left of oven....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
May 1 - Aug 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,180 $3,900
Bargain Season
Aug 16 - Nov 13, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,050 $3,500
Mid Season II
Nov 14 - Dec 1, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,180 $4,020
Semi-High Season
Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2017
5 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2018
5 night min stay
High Season
Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2018
5 night min stay
$1,375 $4,920
May 1 - Aug 15, 2018
5 night min stay
$1,180 $3,900
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,160 $4,060
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Taxes Not included


NO SMOKING. Less than 7 nights- Cleaning fee-$75.

For 7th & 8th person - $15 charge per person per day. Maximum of 8 persons.

1/2 at booking; 1/2 30 days before arrival plus $300 refundable security deposit. (90 days for Holiday Season)

If reserving less than 30 days in advance, 100% is due.

If reserving for holidays, 1/2 at booking & 1/2 90 days before arrival plus $300 refundable damage deposit.

Washing clothes by caretaker in washing machine extra fee. Caretaker available for meal preparation.

See contract for more details.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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200 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cancun - 200 Miles & Chetumal- 85 Miles
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mahahual town
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mayan Beach Garden
40 Metres
Nearest Beach
In front of house

Car: Necessary

Must see activities nearby:

-Sian Ka'an Nature Reserve just north of property.

-Great snorkeling (short walk from villa) and spectacular scuba diving & famed Chinchorro Reef-.

-Deep sea fishing and fly fishing.

-Mexican,Italian, pizza and other restaurants many with beach view and on the beach dining.

-Mexican craft shops.

-Walkway (Malecon) along town beach.

-Outstanding new Lost Mayan Kingdom Adventure Park with many water slides, ziplines and more.

--Yoga classes.

-Paddle boarding.

-Fabulous Mayan archeological sites near by,

Museum of Maya Culture in nearby Chetumal,

Bacalar famed Lake of Seven Colors.

Fruit, Vegetables and other food shops in town.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I loves the multicolored Caribbean Sea and the intense greens of the tropical flora. I've been coming to the Mexican Caribbean since I was nineteen and have brought my children here since they were small. I am an artist and a retired art teacher and love the light here. I am an avid diver and feel very much at home on my wonderful beach.

Why the Owner Chose El Placer, Q.R., Mexico:
I fell in love with Mahahual, Costa Maya because it reminded me of the Mexico I knew many years ago before the over-development of Cancun and its surrounding area. I've always loved the Caribbean Sea and am so pleased that I realized my dream of having a home right on the beach just steps away from its turquoise blue waters. I enjoy the year round warm weather, being near Mayan ruins and being able to go scuba diving often. I choose this location so I could have a large beach and be surrounded by nature.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
I fully enjoy the peace and tranquility I find on my special 213 foot beach. My beach house has a wonderful 2nd floor large terrace with access from each bedroom, great for watching the sun rise, sun set or gazing at the stars. The sea awaits me for my early morning swim. I head back to the house for a delicious coffee which I often drink on the expansive patio. I love looking out at the palm trees and the shore beyond, a 100 feet away. Snorkeling in front of the house or scuba diving with one of Mahahual's dive shops are also favorites. I relish reading a great book followed by an afternoon nap in one of the colorful hammocks on the patio. Taking a walk along the beach and observing various land and water birds along with tropical animals is a delight. I even saw a jaguar once.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

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  • Relax on YUM BOTIC's terrace overlooking the expansive Caribbean Sea

    Relax on YUM BOTIC's terrace overlooking the expansive Caribbean Sea

  • 2nd floor bedroom-private bath, door to terrace, easy chair, small table, desk

    2nd floor bedroom-private bath, door to terrace, easy chair, small table, desk

  • Enjoy the living room with its plush seating and its view of the beach and sea.

    Enjoy the living room with its plush seating and its view of the beach and sea.

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Hammocks on patio

    Hammocks on patio

  • Your Sea Awaits You

    Your Sea Awaits You

  • Sunrise from the terrace

    Sunrise from the terrace

  • Moonrise on the Caribbean

    Moonrise on the Caribbean

  • How about some fresh coconuts for your piña coladas.

    How about some fresh coconuts for your piña coladas.

  • Swaying Palms, white sand beach & turquoise Caribbean Sea steps from your door.

    Swaying Palms, white sand beach & turquoise Caribbean Sea steps from your door.

  • Master bedroom with three sliding doors to the terrace and private bathroom.

    Master bedroom with three sliding doors to the terrace and private bathroom.

  • 1st floor bedroom-private bath,door to patio, easy chair, desk, small table

    1st floor bedroom-private bath,door to patio, easy chair, desk, small table

  • dinning table seats 6

    dinning table seats 6

  • Staircase to second floor

    Staircase to second floor

  • Yum Botic Villa Front

    Yum Botic Villa Front

  • 2 kayaks for your enjoyment

    2 kayaks for your enjoyment

  • Migrating birds over the Caribbean in the early morning.

    Migrating birds over the Caribbean in the early morning.

  • Sunset on the beach

    Sunset on the beach

  • Blooming garden

    Blooming garden

  • Chacchoben - Fabulous Mayan archeological site nearby.

    Chacchoben - Fabulous Mayan archeological site nearby.

  • Pelicans on watch

    Pelicans on watch

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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