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Luxury Beachfront Villa in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 10

Casa Almaviva, a fully-staffed, private oceanfront estate, located in the pristine Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, 45 minutes south of Tulum. Revitalize your mind, body, and spirit in this luxurious oasis deep in the Mayan jungle.

Sian Ka'an is the largest protected nature preserve in Mexico's Maya Riviera, world renown for its unique wetlands and unparalleled biodiversity. The name Sian Ka'an means “where the sky is born” in Maya. The Mesoamerican Reef—the world's second largest—is just a short swim from the beachfront directly outside your doorstep.

Savor the breathtaking sunrises over the Caribbean, and enjoy gourmet meals prepared by David, your personal chef, underneath the palapa in the open air great room. The refreshing ocean breezes keep you comfortable throughout the day.

From the villa's roof-deck, witness gorgeous sunsets over the vast Sian Ka'an jungle as birds glide above the treetops. Then rekindle your sense of wonder as you gaze upon the expansive night sky, just as the Mayans did from this very spot a millennia ago.

Whether you spend your days exploring the abundant nature and historic treasures nearby, or simply relaxing and enjoying the solitude of your private beach, Casa Almaviva is he perfect setting for an unforgettable experience!

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Jungle Getaway

The villa is situated on nearly three hectares of lush jungle, just 30 meters from the sea. It's an ideal place for relaxation, communing with nature, and enjoying the company of your traveling companions. Visitors typically rent a car at the airport and drive to Tulum (90 minutes) before heading through the beautiful—and sometimes bumpy—road through the biosphere reserve. The villa has four bedrooms and is deigned to accommodate up to eight adults. The beds and linens are all hotel quality. Free WiFi is available throughout the house, and there is a Bose sound system in each bedroom, and SKY satellite TV. All meals are prepared by the onsite chef. Filtered drinking water is also provided. The villa features many indoor and outdoor seating areas to enjoy the ocean vies and starry skies.

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An Ecologically Conscious Retreat

Casa Almaviva was designed and built according to the strict environmental regulations that govern construction within the Sian Ka'an preserve. Our aim is to minimize the ecological impact of the lodge, while still providing a luxurious jungle experience. The house is equipped with solar energy and rainwater collection. Air conditioning is available, but rarely used due to the pleasant sea breezes.

The house features eco-friendly linens, towels, bathrobes, soap, shampoo and conditioner, insect repellent, and sunscreen. The laundry is washed in Tulum, because detergents are not permitted in the biosphere reserve.
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Manager

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 200 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not permitted in the house, but it permitted on the grounds....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Downstairs Bedroom / Den: 2 twin/ single

    With television. Used as den when 6 or fewer guests....moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 2 double

    Ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Master Suite: 1 queen

    Ensuite bathroom....moreless

  • Downstairs Suite: 1 queen

    Ensuite bathroom shared with bedroom 3 and 4....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The dining and living areas have beach views, as do three of the bedrooms rooms. Of course, the best views are from the mirador, the rooftop balcony, which has sweeping views of the ocean and jungle....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Almaviva has 100 meters beachfront for our guests to enjoy....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Three of the four bedrooms have spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The property has 100 meters of beachfront. All beaches in Mexico are public, but because of its secluded location, the beach is effectively for your party to enjoy. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning is available in all bedrooms....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Our onsite chef, who specializes in delicious Mexican cuisine, is able to prepare all meals during your stay. This chef's services are included in your rental. Food and beverage is charged at cost....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two ocean kayaks are provided....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Snorkeling gear is provided, as well as kickboards. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Apr 17 - Jul 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$600

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season
Jul 3 - Aug 27, 2017
3 night min stay
$675

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Rainy Season
Aug 28 - Nov 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 20 - Dec 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Holidays
Dec 18 - Jan 7, 2018
7 night min stay
$1,800
High Season
Jan 8 - Apr 1, 2018
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
Apr 2 - Jul 1, 2018
3 night min stay
$600

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Rainy Season
Sep 3 - Nov 18, 2018
3 night min stay
$500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 19 - Dec 16, 2018
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Holidays
Dec 17 - Jan 6, 2019
7 night min stay
$1,800
High Season
Jan 7 - Apr 21, 2019
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
Apr 22 - Jun 30, 2019
3 night min stay
$600

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2019
3 night min stay
$675

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Rainy Season
Sep 2 - Nov 17, 2019
3 night min stay
$500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 18 - Dec 15, 2019
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Holidays
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2020
7 night min stay
$1,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 19%

Notes:

Guest fees are waived for children under four years of age.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

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149 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Cancún airport
24 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Tulum
24 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Tulum
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beachfront

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: My name is Todd, born and raised in New York, I now make my home in Brooklyn. Many people don't realize how many beaches there are around New York, but when I was growing up, my family would always spend our summer days on Fire Island or at Montauk, Jones Beach and Coney Island.

Why Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico:
I have traveled the world and seen some amazing sights. Sian Ka'an is special. It's natural beauty and abundant wildlife are world famous. And the sky sure is beautiful. But there's something else that's harder to describe. When you visit Sian Ka'an you feel a deep personal connection to the natural world, and also a sense of the long arc of time. I always imagined that someday I'd live in another country. But life always kept me close to home in New York. Then I found Casa Almaviva.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Unbelievable sunsets over the lagoons, amazing star gazing, unique Caribbean experience away from the crowds.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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