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Chelem Beachfront Via Del Sol Villa with Balcony, Pool, Waterfall, Palapa, Grill

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Master Suite Sleeping Area with King bed and Balcony

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Last updated: 05/08/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 sleeper sofas, sleeps 6+

Imagine yourself drinking your morning coffee while sitting on your balcony and watching the sunrise. Then, go for a dip in the Gulf and examine the coral reef located just a few metres from your door. Fix yourself a breakfast of fresh local fruit and perhaps a shrimp omelette, then relax on outdoor hammocks, or swim in the pool only steps away.

Route to the Sun Villa combines modern convenience with the charm of the Yucatan. Suitable for nonsmoking singles, couples, or families, the ground floor of our villa features a fully-equipped kitchen/dining area, spacious livingroom with convertible sofa, Mexican-inspired bathroom with generous shower space, and a bedroom with queen-sized bed. You'll love the privacy and spaciousness afforded by the upper floor, which is dedicated solely to a master suite with king-sized bed and seating area, bathroom with terrarium shower, and a full balcony overlooking the pool, palapa and beach. The Canadian owners live onsite.


Area Attractions: Exploring? Travel to one of the many nearby attractions such as haciendas, cenotes (underground rivers with crystal clear water for swimming), Mayan ruins, or a flamingo lookout.

Nightlife? Although our immediate area tends to be (mostly) quiet, a few restaurants in Chelem offer special events from time to time including karaoke, big screen viewing of sports, and other special events. You'll want to visit Merida on a Saturday night, when the streets are closed to vehicles, and the restaurants put tables and entertainment out-of-doors. You'll often see traditional dancers.

The city of Merida also boasts many familiar shopping and restaurant chains including Home Depot, Costco, Wal-Mart, TGI Friday's, Burger King, KFC and Chilis. Or relax in a recliner in the VIP room of a movie theatre, and be served by a waiter as you watch the movie of your choice, in English. Visit the Gallerias shopping mall and go ice skating on their indoor rink.

Shopping & More: Like to shop? The port of Progreso is located only 15 minutes away by car, and features a traditional mercado (market) where you can purchase fresh produce, meats, fish, and clothing. On days when the cruise ships are in, the square immediately across from the mercado boasts a lively shopping area with stalls operated by vendors from throughout the Yucatan. Here you can find traditional and modern clothing, silver jewelry, carvings and many other items for the souvenir seeker. Or take a 45-minute bus ride from Progreso to the City of Merida where, on Sundays in the main square (less than 3 blocks from the bus station), you will find a profusion of goods at very reasonable prices. On the way back through Chelem, stop at one of the many stalls set up by the roadside and purchase 'pay de coco' (coconut pie) or 'cremitas de coco' (coconut pudding topped with cinnamon ~ our family's personal favorite).

Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/08/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Bedroom 1 - Master Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 - Main Floor: 1 queen

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  • The high-ceilinged Master Suite encompasses the entire second floor of the villa, and includes a cozy seating nook with sofabed and reading lamp, and plenty of armoire and shelf space for your clothing. Individually controlled wall-mounted reading lamps, bedside tables, and a clock radio are provided. Three large ceiling fans ensure your comfort. Sliding double doors lead to a full-width balcony overlooking the pool, palapa, yard and the gulf. You'll enjoy spectacular sunrise views. Stargazing may become a favorite activity, as the nights here are very clear. The main floor bedroom includes ample hanging, shelf and drawer space. Windows on 3 sides complement the high ceiling with large fan to allow plenty cross-ventilation. Both bedrooms include two sets of linens and one bed covering (quilt or comforter)....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Ensuite bath: toilet, shower

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  • Main Bath: toilet, shower

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  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

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  • Immerse yourself in your surroundings while showering in the ensuite bath off the Master Suite ~ a glassed terrarrium adjoining the shower allows maximum light while maintaining your privacy. The main bath is decorated with Mexican flair, and is accessible from two rooms. You'll love the oversized shower with rainforest showerhead. Each bath is equipped with 4 bath towels and 4 washcloths. A blow dryer is provided in the Master Ensuite bath. A double outdoor shower is located on the grounds adjacent to the palapa/grill area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Credit cards are accepted via paypal. A 4% premium applies. A rental deposit of $200 USD is due at the time of booking. This deposit is nonrefundable and applied toward the rental fees. Rental of the owner's personal vehicle is available by the day or week with a valid driver's licence. Please ask for details. Air conditioning, while generally not needed, is available in both bedrooms if desired. An additional charge applies. Housekeeping services are provided pre-and post-stay. Additional housekeeping services can be arranged on a per-visit basis. Cancellation Policy: The initial $200 is non-refundable. If you wish to cancel your reservation, the remaining deposit will be refunded as follows: 100% if cancelled 60 days or more prior to the Check-in date, 50% if cancelled 30-59 days prior to the Check-in date, 0% if less than 30 days prior to Check-in date.....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning is available in the bedrooms upon request. Please note, a $75 per week per unit charge applies....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    A local pay-as-you-go cell phone is provided upon request. Calling minutes can be added by the renter....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is located immediately to the front of the villa and is shared with the owner's family only....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

4.6
from 10 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Apr 18 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$651 $2,195
Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$842 $2,781
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$842 $2,781
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $146.36
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Air conditioning, if desired, is $75 additional per a/c unit per week.

Credit cards are also accepted through PayPal. A 4% surcharge applies. We also accept direct funds transfers, Interac e-transfers (Canadians only) and Cash. (Cash payments in MXN pesos will be subject to the exchange rate posted on xe.com on the date of payment).


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Club de Golf
0.4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Careterra Progreso - Celestun
0.8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Las Dunas

Car: Recommended

We are located directly on the beach, midway between the small fishing villages of Chelem and Chuburna, 15 minutes' drive from the city of Progreso, a cruise ship port with many restaurants along its bustling boardwalk (the 'malecon'). A short drive will take you to the city of Merida, where traditional culture and architecture meet with modern shops, hospitals, restaurants, cinemas and even an indoor ice-skating rink.

Our villa is designed for quiet relaxation in a safe and friendly enviroment. Although some Canadians, Americans and Europeans have chosen to make Chelem their home, this is not a traditional tourist area. If you want to experience the real Yucatan, but with modern amenities within reach, you'll enjoy what Route to the Sun Villa has to offer.

Other Activities: dolphin watching, flamingo watching

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/08/2017

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Photos

  • Master Suite Sleeping Area with King bed and Balcony

    Master Suite Sleeping Area with King bed and Balcony

  • Your villa in the early evening

    Your villa in the early evening

  • Your door to the pool, palapa and sandy beach

    Your door to the pool, palapa and sandy beach

  • Via del Sol Villa, far right, is located immediately behind the pool.

    Via del Sol Villa, far right, is located immediately behind the pool.

  • Additional Dining Seating for 2 at Bar

    Additional Dining Seating for 2 at Bar

  • Kitchen Features a Range with Oven, along with a modern refrigerator

    Kitchen Features a Range with Oven, along with a modern refrigerator

  • Main Floor Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Main Floor Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Relax on the Upper Terrace

    Relax on the Upper Terrace

  • Pool is steps from your front door

    Pool is steps from your front door

  • Conversation area

    Conversation area

  • View of front yard

    View of front yard

  • Your beach, looking west

    Your beach, looking west

  • Doorway to your private balcony

    Doorway to your private balcony

  • Your villa, as viewed from ground level across the pool

    Your villa, as viewed from ground level across the pool

  • Streetside View of Via del Sol Villa with gated entrance & parking.

    Streetside View of Via del Sol Villa with gated entrance & parking.

  • Dining Area seats 6 at table, with 2 additional seats at bar

    Dining Area seats 6 at table, with 2 additional seats at bar

  • Kitchen area is fully equipped.  4-burner stove/oven not pictured.

    Kitchen area is fully equipped. 4-burner stove/oven not pictured.

  • One corner of your spacious living room

    One corner of your spacious living room

  • Main floor bath with spacious shower

    Main floor bath with spacious shower

  • Shower Area in Upper Ensuite Bath

    Shower Area in Upper Ensuite Bath

  • Ocean View from Balcony

    Ocean View from Balcony

  • Garden area

    Garden area

  • Your beach, looking east

    Your beach, looking east

  • One of your spectacular sunsets, as viewed when standing on the beach

    One of your spectacular sunsets, as viewed when standing on the beach

VRBO #399279

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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