Casa Gray Beautiful Beachfront Villa Aventuras Akumal

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Catch some rays & sip some margaritas on the patio


Last updated: 04/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Property description

Put your toes in the water, butt in the sand. Relax in the hammock under the palms with a cold beer in your hand. And this is only the first day of your vacation at our beautiful Casa Gray on the Mayan Riviera.

We have three bedrooms with their own private baths and views of the sparkling turquoise Caribbean waters. The two upstairs bedrooms have small balconies for two to view the beach or sunrise. The beds are made each morning (except Sunday) by our housekeeper, Ana. Each bedroom has an individually controlled air conditioner.

We have an equipped kitchen in which you can prepare a home made meal and as an added bonus Ana will wash the dishes in the morning. Or we can arrange to have home made meals prepared at the villa for you (dinner only). If you prefer dining out, there are also many native restaurants within 15 minutes. There are fresh fruit stands in every little town, notably Akumal and Tulum.

Our property managers, Rhett and Eddie are experts in the area, and can provide useful information on activities, restaurants and turtle watching. In addition, if you have any issues while you are vacationing at Casa Grey, they will help resolve it.

Our grand room is designed for a cozy family evening with an entertainment center that has books, games, DVD movies and CDs. During the day you can snorkel, swim or kayak right out back in our reef protected bay. You can also walk down the beach and hire a small fishing boat for a short ride just outside the bay.

Pedro, our groundskeeper, will keep the windows sparkling clean and the beach out front well groomed. He will also set up a kids inflatable pool for the toddlers if you desire.

For the nature lovers, if you come down between April and November you can witness the nesting habits and hatching of loggerhead and green turtles right on our beaches. These turtles can get up to 450 lbs.

For the ancient civilization buffs, there are numerous major and minor Mayan ruins within 3 hours of Casa Grey including: Tulum, Coba, Ek Balam, Uxmal, Chichen Itza, Mayapan, Lultun and Muyil to name a few.

For the fisherman the prime time is April, May & June for wahoo, mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, white and blue marlin and others..

We offer additional discounts for stays of 7 nights or more.

Currently we can accept payment by credit card, personal check, or wire transfer to a US bank account.

Keywords: Casa Grey, Beach, Specials, budget, Discounts

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    We can set up an inflatable kids pool, highchair or crib upon request...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You can smoke as much as you want outside. No smoking allowed inside the villa....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Only considered for 4 weeks or more rentals. Additional $100 cleaning fee plus $200 damage deposit required...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • 1st Guest Gedroom: 1 queen


  • 2nd Guest Bedroom: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Guest House w/ 2 Bedrooms

    Will be available on May 30th, 2015!...moreless

  • Baby Cribs and/or highchairs are available upon request

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Babysitting, laundry, home cooking, holistic health, massage and fishing excersion services can be arranged for an reasonable fee. All fees are paid directly to the provider (We take no precentage or fee). We preform these arrangements for our customers to assure quailty, value and your enjoyment. If you are looking for a service not mentioned above please ask and we will attempt to find a provider for your visit. We also have a combination safe to secure your cash, credit cards, documents and small valuables. We have additional secure storage for larger items. Easy Access: There are no steps to the front door. One bedroom and bath on the first floor. One step, sunken grand room. There are no steps to patio out back and only one step down from patio to beach...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    (Just the begining of a library) Hope you like Jimmy Buffett...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    We have a selection of about 40 DVDs (and growing)...moreless


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Nude Beach
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has an individually controlled air conditioning unit...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    The beds are made daily (except Sunday) by our diligent & devoted housekeeper, Ana...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    If you don't want to bring your cell phone. We have a Telcel cell phone which you need to activate with a phone card which can be purchased locally. It is pre programmed with emergency phone numbers...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    We have on street parking for additional vehicles...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is space for one car to park off the access road...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone:

    This is a Telcel cell phone at the villa. You have to buy a Telcel 'Amigo' card locally to activate the phone...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    This includes beach towels...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Please bring your own laptop...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Savory home made native meals can be prepared for you at the villa for a very reasonable fee. A full menu will be sent to you after making your reservation...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Also includes a coffee maker, toaster and blender. Dishes are hand washed daily (except Sunday) by our housekeeper, Ana ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    (2) Both 2nd floor bedrooms have their own small balcony...moreless

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

    There is a nice golf course around 1 mile from the villa....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Un-screened. Nice place to have a meal or a frozen margarita, set up with a table and chairs...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    We provide charcoal and lighter fluid...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Nice cover porch area to have meals or just watch the surf...moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    There is a tennis court can be reserved in Akumal which is around 3 miles....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Infinity Pool Will be available on May 30th, 2015!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 39 traveler reviews
Beach Front Akumal Mexico VacationVilla! 11/09/2011

VRBO Bear stayed here:

There I was, bear on the beach, a click or three south of Playa Akumal. My five friends oohed and aahhed at their first sight of the white Yucatan sand and blue-green yet crystal-clear sea. I took a dozen steps from the villa’s front porch and was in it. After swimming with the fishes and coral, I rinsed at the outdoor shower, shook my furry hide, stretched out in a palm tree-supported hammock, and sipped a cold Bohemia.

The light is different in this tropic latitude, and so is your attitude. I felt as though I could hear sounds and see colors more clearly. With a cool breeze flowing through the nicely appointed kitchen, the bear observed a daily rite: preparing guacamole and margaritas from fresh local ingredients. As I served bebidas, guacamole, y totopos de maiz to my mates, I realized that our stretch of beach was quiet – almost private. The resort a couple hundred meters north was inaudible. Jet skis and the occasional power boat gamboled near the east horizon, beyond hearing. My fuzzy ears detected only palm fronds and shore break. Gorgeous dawn skies over the gem-like sea invite one to snorkel. Turtle nests, monitored and protected dot the beaches. Crabs of all sizes leave meandering tracks during the night.

The house features a lavish garden/courtyard on the way in from the street, a large living room and kitchen/dining area, and three air-conditioned suites: a downstairs master, plus two upstairs each with a balcony. We frequently chose to sleep al fresco. Plenty of ruins and lagunas, cenotes, cafes, and shopping, but the bear hugged home. Our villa and beach were it.

It would be tough to top. This bear’s been on quite a few spectacular and relaxing vacations, but his seven-day sojourn at Villa Italiano beats all.

The VRBO Bear

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2016
Aug 20 - Nov 11, 2016
7 night min stay

High Season 2016
Nov 12 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59


Maximum occupancy is 12 guests

* Add $500 usd Per Adult and $250 per child under 9 years old, over the base occupancy of 6 guests

**Note Guest house apartment opens up for groups larger than 7. For groups 6 or less, the guest house is available on request, $250/week per bedroom.

Villa Accidental Damage Fee $45 usd is required


Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/17/2016
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
La Buena Vida Cafe & Bar
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bahia Principle Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Federal road 307
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

Exploring Mayan Ruins, Turtle Watching (between April and November), Exploring Cenotes and Caves, Cenote Diving, Zip Lining at nearby parks


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1986

About: This is a family vacation villa owned by the Grays. A dream come true. We try to maintain a cozy, casual and fun atmosphere. We want you to kick off your shoes, lay back and enjoy the sun sipping on a mango margarita waking up feeling the greatness of nature.

Why Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico:
We chose this location because it is far enough away from civilization to be relaxing. Yet it is close enough to a number of local restaurants and shopping. We are on a secluded beach with low foot traffic and we consider it the best bay from Cancun to Tulum. We also are enjoy Mayan history and there are numerous significant ruins within a day’s ride.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We are slightly off the beaten track but still fairly close to everything. We have a native well maintained garden out front. We have been vacationing in the area for 20+ years and we never get tired of watching the large loggerhead and green turtles preform their nesting ritual. We also enjoy visiting the numerous Mayan ruins in the area. They continually are finding new ruins and continuing to excavate existing sites, so we never run out of new things to see.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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  • Catch some rays & sip some margaritas on the patio

    Catch some rays & sip some margaritas on the patio

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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