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Beach Front Casa - Soliman Bay - 10 Min. North of Tulum

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Spend a week with your loved ones on your own private stretch of Caribbean sand! Open the patio doors to our beautiful house and you are literally standing on a secluded Caribbean beach. Your children will be able to play in the sand and calm water, marveling at hermit crabs and pelicans. As the sun sets and the only sounds are the waves and birds, you will be glad to share this memory with your family or friends.

Our property, Nah Yaxche, is located in Bahia Soliman, a private beachfront community 10 minutes north of Tulum pueblo. The Great Maya Barrier Reef breaks the waves in the turquoise water 200-300 yards from the beach. Take a kayak out a mere 30 yards into the bay and jump in for a private snorkling experience in calm shallow water. In the evening, maybe a margarita, the sound of waves and the sunset? Or if you have children, they will love taking the short drive into Tulum to shop for Mayan arts and crafts or dine on pizza or tacos.

Having lived in the Caribbean, we can assure you,it is not possible to have a more private and intimate Caribbean beach vacation than you will have at Nah Yaxche. The main house holds the master bedroom and bath and full kitchen. Ten feet away, the private casita contains the second bedroom (with a double bed) and bath. Both structures have traditional palapas (palm-frond thatched roofs).

The house is cared for by our caretaker, Obdulio who lives on the property. 6-day housekeeping is included the price of a rental. Bahia Soliman is a safe and secure private community with 24 hour private security.

Please email us with any questions. We would love to share information or advice with you. If you have previously traveled to Cancun, Playa del Carmen, or Tulum and stayed in a hotel, you will not believe what you have been missing.

** Se habla espanol **

Keywords: Beach front, palapa, solimon, soliman, bay, bahia, luxury, private, exclusive, quiet, paradise, secluded, snorkling, reef, couples, yoga, kayak, grill, white sand, coral, security, tankah, tulum, playa del carmen, puerto aventuras, guest house, caretaker, kid, kids, children, safe, green, eco, beach, calm,

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About The Owner

We are a family from New York. Some of us lived in Quintana Roo.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Tulum

Bahia Soliman is unique in the world. A perfectly shaped, calm half-moon bay, overflowing with wild-life and surrounded by homes, not hotels. Both the nature and the community are wonderfully relaxing and private. The first time we came, we knew we wanted to own a piece of this paradise forever. It took a few years, but we finally did purchase the place... and we go down to spend time there ourselves, every chance we get for as long as possible.

What makes this house unique

There simply is not such thing as a more private Caribbean vacation on a more beautiful beach. The ease of snorkling incredible. If you have never had a Caribbean beach in your backyard, we really encourage you to give it a try.


Tulum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Snorkling, 6 days housekeeping, private beach furniture, beach front hammocks, palapa roofs, private beach front palapa, three kayaks, kayak paddles, full-time caretaker, private community with security, coral reef reachable by kayak or swimming, queen bedroom located in stand alone guest house next to house,


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Beach Front Casa - Soliman Bay - 10 Min. North of Tulum
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What can be said that has not already been said. Solimon bay is serene and laid back and from a bygone era it seems. At least from this Casa. The setting and the house and everything about this property helps you unplug and step back and enjoy . Obdulio and Flor were great . THe meal we had Flor prepare for us was fantastic with leftovers that kept us going into the next day. Loved it !! Also read David's book "Tulum" while there, which was great and added a bit to the adventure and enjoyment of the area. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful, pictures don't do it justice

  • 5 of 5

This was such a small sweet cabana and casita, it's much smaller than those around it but perfect for the 5 of us. I could see the sunrise from my bed in the casita. Solimon Bay is a special place, we walked it all. This is a place to go if you want quiet and peace. If you want party central go to hotel row in Tulum- 10 minutes south or Playa del Carmen 30-45 min north.

The caretakers were great and Flor's cooking was the best meals we had in Mexico and I'd recommend them to people staying at other houses. We would've liked paddleboards to play with as the place that rents them down the beach charges 25$/Hr (outrageous- they rent in Calif for 8-10$/hr). The kayaks are a little weathered and probably need a little help (re-epoxied) but they did work, just have to dump water frequently.. Idyllic setting

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dana, Thanks so much for your review! We're so happy you had a great trip. We wanted to let you know that we really appreciate your input on the kayaks and the paddle board situation. We love to kayak when we're at the house, and definitely want to make sure we've got everything ship shape! In response to your comments, we got a new two-person and a new one-person kayak. So now, all three kayaks should be in good shape when you return! :) Best, David, Ben, Jeremy, and Cass
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excellent piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Nah Yaxche for 9 days in Dec 2016 with family and it was absolutely perfect! We're already planning our return. The pictures were a little confusing when I was booking, but Dave responded quickly to all my questions. The main unit has the living room and kitchen with the main bedroom and bathroom. Separated from the house is the casita with one bed and it's own bathroom. This is perfect if your traveling with friends or with family and want some privacy. Both units have an amazing view of the water, which I will get to in a bit.

I was concerned about mosquitoes, but there were barely any! Most of my bites were from outings to Tulum, which is a quick drive away. The roads on the highway are smooth and easy to drive. Dave gives very clear directions once you book and the drive from the airport is easy if you follow his directions or your gps. The main dirt road leading to the house must have been re-done because it was smooth without any potholes. Once you get closer to the house the road gets a little bumpy, but very manageable even with a small sedan. You have to drive slow anyways.

The beach is priceless! This is my fifth time to the Cancun/PDC area and nobody beats the water in soliman bay. I'm hesitant to rave about this place because I want it all to myself! Everyday you'll see turtles popping their heads out of the water just while sitting on the beach chairs. Take the kayaks out and there are boat ties to park and go snorkeling or just go snorkeling off the beach. Anywhere you go you'll see fish and turtles! The water was calm enough to sit in my floater and relax.

Abdulio the Flor, the housekeepers, were lovely and have great tips if you ask. They've been there for 20 years or so so they know a thing or two about the area. We ended up arriving much later than expected for our check in due to traffic in Cancun from an event plus rainy weather on our drive from the airport and Abdulio was ready and waiting for us.

I could not ask for a better vacation home. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! We're glad you had a good time and we look forward to hosting you again! David
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  • 5 of 5

I should've written this ages ago. But having just returned from a different spring break, we spent much of the time talking about how great this trip to Soliman Bay was last spring break. Thank you so much for maintaining such a beautiful, clean, comfortable home in Soliman Bay so close to Tulum and right on the water. We thought Flor's meal she graciously cooked for us was the best food we had the entire 10 days. We had a perfect vacation. Perfect.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Nah Yaxche!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 7 nights at Nah Yaxche in late April this year and it was wonderful. The house and property are exactly as represented here. It's a lovely setting on a protected, idyllic bay. There is a master bedroom and loft in the main house with the kitchen, and an equally charming smaller separate 1-bedroom house adjacent. We had two couples and our 12 year old son and it provided a great balance of community and privacy. The caretakers rake the beach and cleanup so everything looks good every day. Bahia Soliman is an ideal location close to Tulum, the cenotes, Xel Ha, deep sea fishing and diving facilities (Puerto Aventura and Akumal respectively). Tulum is 10 minutes away (with restaurants, grocery stores, etc. as well as the coastal ruins), the ruins at Coba are about an hour away, Puerto Aventura is half an hour, and Cancun Airport is about an hour and a half. You will need a car to get around.

From the beach, you can paddle out to the reef on one of the three kayaks, and the snorkeling is amazing. Beautiful large coral structures, high biodiversity, and all an easy paddle (or swim) from the beachfront. We saw turtles, eels (at night), rays, skates, and loads of fish.

The house is well supplied and cared for. The owner (David) was easy to deal with and quick to reply to questions and provide advice for our trip. He cares about the house and the community; he wrote a book about Tulum.

I spent a lot of time hunting around VRBO, Trip Advisor, and other sites to find a place to stay. I had some level of concern that Nah Yaxche might be too good to be true and that we would be disappointed by reality upon arrival, but that wasn't the case. The photos on this site look exactly like my vacation photos from last week.

If you're looking for a beach-front house on a white sand beach, with rich architecture and a great location, you will be happy here. It's a relaxed, low key setting for enjoying Caribbean tranquility.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you guys had such a nice time at Nah Yaxche! We also really enjoy the Coba ruins because they're pretty close and they aren't as crowded. The bike tours at Coba are fun also! Thank you so much for the review. We hope to host you again in the future!
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  • 5 of 5

Wife: "Will you please write the review for Nah Yaxche?"

Husband: "No."

Wife: "Why not? I thought we all had a perfect time there."

Husband: "We did--it is Paradise."

Wife: "Well, then why don't you want to write a review?"

Husband: "Because I don't want others to know about it. Anything I say will be so glowing that others will want to go there and therefore make it harder for us to book it when we can find time to go again, which I hope will be soon."

Wife: "But don't you think..."

Husband (knowing a few choice words about sharing--especially something really good--are justifiably on their way and so interrupting): "I don't think...I KNOW it is perfect. I KNOW it is Paradise."

Wife: "O.K. I get your point. Then how about you go rent it for as many times as possible for the foreseeable future and then write a review."

Husband: "Great idea!"

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Ruins, Si'an Ka'an Biosphere Nature Preserve


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates


Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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