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Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 8,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Huge villa next to South Akumal, sleeps 8-16, 6 Bedrooms 5.5 baths

'..the house is absolutely gorgeous and we're all very happy'

'….. your location is spectacular and yet very convenient to Akumal and Tulum'

'a beautiful home in a great location

Walk into the ocean and reef from this beachfront 6 BR (4 suites plus studio plus 1 other BR. 8500 sq feet of beautiful integrated indoor and outdoor living areas offering ocean and sunrise / sunset views from its suites, balconies and rooftop. Ocean views and breezes are created in most rooms through large windows and many recessing or sliding doors.

This newly constructed villa was designed by the most cutting edge architect in the area with soaring ceilings.

The house is about 2 to 3 times the square footage of most houses in the area. There are 6 air conditioned bedrooms in total. There are 4 suites with full baths. The main master suite is huge with Jacuzzi tub and double showers. Three of the suites have ocean and jungle (sunrise and sunset) views with access to broad balconies and verandahs. The 4th suite has not have jungle / sunset views but is located on the ocean side with magnificent views and sliding pocket doors onto a large balcony. The 4 suites sleep 8 adults easily and 3 have space for additional beds. In addition, on the ground level of the house is an apartment with a full bath that will sleep 3 and another bedroom that will sleep 3 with a toilet and wash basin but no bath.

The house is located on the south side of South Akumal bay which has a white sand beach fringed by coconut trees and wide reef. There is a small strip of beach in front of the house next to the water, but the main beach at South Akumal is 100 yards to the north along a sandy track by the water. It is a beautiful, quiet, secluded and usually deserted. The large beautiful reef is ideal for snorkeling and kayaking. The much busier Akumal beach can be overcrowded and its reef overused.

The second long white sand beach - Akumal Aventuras is about 400 yards further south.

The water is very close to our house. Just outside our property is a sandy strip then flat rocks which are easy to walk across. You step off these onto a shallow sandy bottom. This entrance point to the bay is the closest and best access to the unspoiled reef at South Akumal. It is about 50 yards from this point via a sandy shallow lagoon (2 feet) and protected part of the bay which is also a good area for learners / children. We also launch our kayaks from here.

We have a house manager who speaks very good English and will arrange anything for you including chefs and cooks. We also have a maid and handy man who will look after you.

Please check out the attached video in this listing.

More Details

Property Manager
Michael McGetrick
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Michael McGetrick

After living in many countries we decided to build our dream retirement home in this beautiful location. Our home reflects a high level of quality and our eclectic background and lifestyle.

Michael McGetrick purchased this villa in 2008


Akumal Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Toilet and basin in half bathroom
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Huge master suite with bath. Room for 2 more singles
    Upper level large Suite - 1 queen , With ocean & jungle views. Room for a single
    Large Suite on main level - 1 king , Ocean / jungle views. One additional single.
    Beautiful suite - 1 queen , Glass doors slide into wall to access balcony
    Lower level bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Room with toilet and basin no shower sleeps 3
    Lower level apartment - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Studio apartment with full bath, sleeps 3
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Single beds (2), bunk (1). Total beds to accommodate =16. Room for an additional single beds / bunks in suites or BR 6.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Large rooftp with palapa and preformed bed area for relaxing breezes and star gazing.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews
Raleigh, NC, USA

Picture Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My extended family of 6 adults and 3 children recently stayed at Casa Kukulcan. The moment we walked into the property, we were met with a stunning view of blue waters and palm trees. The house was perfect for us, plenty of room for everyone to have a separate space, yet with great spaces for everyone to be together.

All of the rooms were exceptionally clean and well-appointed. The views from the outdoor bedroom terraces and the roof were made for relaxing. The kitchen was stocked with all of the kitchenware we needed for preparing meals. The outdoor grill area was terrific and perfect for outdoor eating.

Carlos I and II were very helpful and Elvira did a great job keeping the villa clean (no small feat with 3 young children). The pool was in tip-top shape, and we spent much of our time there.

We walked to the nearby beach for snorkeling and playing in the sand. We saw some of the turtles and rays for which Akumal is known and had the reef to ourselves.

We ate out at the nearby restaurants in Akumal, especially enjoying La Buena Vida. A visit to the monkey sanctuary was an unexpected pleasure for the members of our group who tried it.

We were very happy with our booking of Casa Kukulcan. The owner, Mike, was helpful from the beginning, always answering emails promptly and providing us with an exceptional amount of information about the property and the area. We found the house to be exactly as described- a beautiful getaway retreat.

Thanks for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet, Thank you so much for investing your time to write this wonderful review. We are so happy to the house and staff and the Akumal area met your expectations. The house management and staff receive a cash bonus upon receipt of a 5 Star review, so they will be happy as well. Best Regards Mike
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Amazing villa with an awesome view!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a group of 10 people and we enjoyed everything from day 1. Carlos the concierge had prepared the beddings for our group so everything was setup perfectly when we arrived.

The place was 10 times better then what we were expecting from looking at the various photos on the listing. The high ceiling provides a "castle style" experience.

The villa is kept in an excellent shape. The pool was always appreciated as well as the air conditioning in each room, exactly what we needed after a hot day.

The roof top let you watch the sky and was our preferred place to have one last drink before going to bed.

Micheal the owner provided us with a lot of information on what to do, where to go for shopping and the various details about the place.

We used the chef service for several nights. The meals were delicious (veggie and meat lovers) and affordable and the service was at its best.

Bring your water shoes if you want to go in the ocean in front of the villa.

We loved everything from this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX

Casa Kukulcan is gorgeous. Perfect for a large group.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time. The house was perfect for our 15 people. Plenty of room for everyone to spread out and relax. Awesome kitchen so all could gather around. The pool was nice and refreshing with a gorgeous view.

The rooftop is something early in the morning for the sunrise and late in evening to just relax and enjoy the breeze. The rain showers in each bathroom made for a special treat after a long day in the sun. The bbq pit was perfect for the few nights we just wanted to cook in.

Carlos 1 did an outstanding job working everything for our group from arranging a nanny to massages to some delicioso snacks. Carlos 2 worked so hard everyday to get outside ready for another day in the sun. He got us some fresh coconuts ready to go also. Ava the maid was great about cleaning up all the dishes. Edgar kept us safe along with providing some fishing insight.

The rocky area there was easy to navigate and get to the water. We did some pretty good snorkeling. The seaweed did make things a bit yucky getting in and out but no reflection on Casa Kukulcan.

Thanks for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so very much for your review. It is very thoughtful and well written. I have asked Carlos to pay out staff bonuses for having received a 5 star review. I hope you used the two adjacent beaches as well.
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Fascinating, Beautiful, delighting and Has a Home Feeling!!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Kukulcán was as described! This house is beautiful. The Staff is Amazing. Edgar ( Night guard) can’t say enough great words about him. Helpful,friendly and attentive.’ Eva ( House Maid) Honset and pleasant person. Ready to take on any task given to her . Carlos ( The Gardener) was quick at repairing or making sure we had everything we needed to make our stay as smooth and comfortable as possible. The house is in a very quite area in Akumal. So if you are looking for a quiet getaway this is perfect place definitely not a party area !! Which was perfect for our family. “ Family of 15” ages ranging from 9 to 70 years old. The owner Mike is extremely great to work with! He was always available to answer questions and willing to help out with my request. The rooms are spacious as described. The pool, kitchen big as well. *sigh* just great ... From the rooftop down to the ground floor the house has so much history and Astonishing Overall.. definitely a must COME BACK

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Relaxing Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a relaxing comfortable week and got exactly what we asked for with this amazing, spacious and beautiful house. The location right on the beach and close enough to Tulum can't be beat. The staff was attentive and very welcoming and friendly. Would highly recommend for any group of friends (as we were) or as a family.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn Ny


  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible week at Casa Kukulcan.

My family and friends met at the gorgeous house to celebrate my birthday. it was a perfect setting for enjoying everyday in the sunshine- cooking, relaxing, swimming and snorkeling.

the house and staff were more than accomodating the whole stay.

Eva was our housekeeper, and she was incredibly sweet and so was Carlos. We felt safe every day and night due to the security man patrolling the grounds.

there were so many levels to relax on- from the sweeping views from the roof, to the patios on the second floor to the gorgeous pool that basically buts up to the rocky shore. a very short walk to clean , bright ocean with lots of fish and easy wading.

a quick drive to Tulum, there were all the amenities you need a quick car ride away. having a car is pretty necessary for day trips and grocery shopping - so having at least one or two was really perfect.

for anyone who arrives at night, we had a great experience with a shuttle service to whisk us to the house without the hassle of rentals.

We would love to stay at this wonderful house again!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Cenotes for underground rivers and cave systems, ATVing, zip lining


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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