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Casa De Katy -Vacation Home with Tropical Front and Back Yard

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Located about one mile from downtown on the Caribbean side of the island, this house provides a unique Mexican get-away. Enjoy the luscious tropical gardens in the front of the house as well as the private patio in the back of the house. This is one of the only smaller homes on the island that has a full front and back yard - great spaces for enjoying the outdoors.

For a very private and safe experience, the entire front yard and back yard are surrounded by secure walls that have beautiful lighting during the evening hours.

Enjoy the full kitchen, a washer and dryer, Mini-Split Air Conditioning, and beautiful tile work throughout. There is one bedroom with a queen size bed and a queen size bed in one end of the large living room area.

**New in 2017: A beautiful, heated saltwater swimming pool next door for the use of guests staying at Casa de Katy. We are also currently in the process of renovating the kitchen, replacing the floors with new marble tile and a few other changes. Look for updated photos by Christmas!

For a Home Away from Home experience, this is the place to stay!

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

About The Owner

This house is owned by father and daughter, Dave and Katy Hochmayr

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why The Owner chose Isla Mujeres

We like this location because it is close to town and to the beach, yet located at the beginning of Colonia Salina Chica for a more authentic Mexican experience.

What makes this house unique

For a very private and safe experience, the entire front yard and back yard are surrounded by nice cement walls that have beautiful lighting during the evening hours. There is a staircase leading to the roof of the house where you have a spectacular view of part of the island, the Caribbean side of the ocean, the airport, and Salina Chica. There is a convenience store across the street where you can buy pretty much anything you need. There is also a pharmacy, a video rental store, tennis and basketball courts, fresh squeezed juice and a fruit/vegetable market with in 2 blocks of the home.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Casa De Katy -Vacation Home with Tropical Front and Back Yard
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Cases de Katy is just perfect. Beyond being clean, well equipped and lovely, the hosts were fabulous from start to finish. We had a golf cart which made getting to any beach easy and loved the privacy this home offered. Dave was very helpful about advice on where to go as well as ensuring we had all we needed. I also loved having laundry so I could keep towels and clothes clean. The home is perfect for a lovely stay, close to everything and we will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our Home Base

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time and place to stay with your partner/best friend. The home was well appointed, very clean with pleasant owners. Felt very safe and enjoyed being mid island. We rented bikes, walked and used taxis. Great breakfast at "Elements of the Island" and dinner at Olivia's . There was a coffee and desert place in town that was fantastic that served Lily coffee and homemade desert. Right next store to bike rental business. Life long memories for us on the island for sure. Highly recommend Casa De Katy and the Island.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wonderful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Casa de Katy for the first two weeks in May with my adult son and teenage daughter. What a wonderful house! So clean and comfortable and well equipped. We loved the back and front yard, so beautifully landscaped and shady with palm fronds overhead. We did a lot of cooking at home and enjoyed the spacious kitchen and the laundry room. Casa de Katy is mid island and it was easy to catch a taxi (40 pesos) to Playa Norte for the day, or to other parts of the island, such as the village of La Gloria for dinner. There is always a cab passing by the house within a few minutes. We bought fresh fruit juice from the little fruteria nearby, and there were a couple of grocery stores in the neighborhood, including the Chedrai which was quite close and very handy. We ate lunch and dinner across the road at De Luisa (great food!) and the charming waiter there let us swim in the pool - beautiful! Katy was very helpful in helping us make agreements and in answering all our questions. We loved the island and we loved the Casa - the perfect getaway and we highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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pocasset, ok, usa

So much better than a resort!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from my first visit to Isla Mujeres. We usually stay in a resort near Playa. We have been wanting to purchase a vacation home in Mexico and decided to forgo the large resort and try a new area. I am so glad we did! I loved the little island and loved Casa de Katy! The house was perfect, a great location, perfect for parking our golf cart inside the front gate. It was so nice to have a washer and dryer to dry wet clothes. The back yard was very private and nice for relaxing in. This was one of the best vacations I've ever had! Thank you Katy for providing such a lovely house!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, perfect place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Casa de Katy which is located in the center of Isla Mujeres, away from the hustle and bustle of North Beach but close enough to get to by golf cart which we truly enjoyed. The place is very well maintained and walking any time day or night in the neighborhood was enjoyable. We would definitely recommend the place and hope to return one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Delightful Little Home

  • 4 of 5

we have bee going to Isla for 14 years, and this is the first time we've stayed at a location other than NorthBeach. We loved it---the property is walled and it is so private and away from the bustle of downtown. I think having a golf cart is a must, tho to be able to come and go as you please. There are still restaurants and mini-supers in the neighborhood that are very convenient, and the mega-Chedruai store is a short ride away. Others have noted that The Mango Cafe is within walking distance, but it is a healthy walk--too far for us. The house itself is suitable for a small family, but we managed to make use of the whole place as just a couple. Being there for 2weeks, we spent a fair amount of time in the very private back yard just reading eating and relaxing. The only thing we would have liked to have had was Cable TV, as it is a bit off-putting not to be able to keep up with the news and sports of the day. Wi Fi is available though, which was very welcome. The kitchen is very well equipped with every appliance you would possibly need, and the washer and dryer is another plus. The Caribbean and it's beautiful views are just a block away, and we enjoyed several picnics just off the main road and overlooking the ocean. All in all, we really enjoyed the location and all the amenities this little home has to offer.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Mayan Riviera, Mexico (Just Past the Airport, Across from Casa Ixchel)

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Basketball Court


Rates & Availability

Salinas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Summer Season
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
High Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Our cancellation policy is: A refund or credit will be given minus a 10% processing fee of the total reservation if the reservation is cancelled 90 days or more prior to the arrival date. If the reservation is cancelled 90 days or less prior to the arrival date, there will be no refund. If the credit is used during a season where the rate is higher, the difference will be charged (i.e. Christmas or High Season).

A 50% deposit is required to confirm the reservation. We accept checks or money orders or payments by credit card through our PayPal account. There will be a 5% processing fee added to credit card payments.

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Salinas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This is a private bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This is bed is located in the living room. It is not private
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
iPod Docking station

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