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Isla Mujeres, Cancun 1-5 BR, Oceanfront Villa Pool, from $130

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,320 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 1-5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

Villa El Castillo Maya (The Mayan Castle) is a new 1 - 5 bedroom, waterfront residence on the barrier island of Isla Mujéres, Mexico, a 20 minute ferry ride from Puerta Juárez minutes from the city of Cancun on the Yucatán Peninsula. Come, relax in the gentle breezes and spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, while soaking in the seaside pool. The 4 bedroom house can be rented any time of year. And a 5th suite can be added for an addition fee. Guest suites are available depending on the season (check availability).

Amenities Include:

Air-Conditioned Throughout

Pool With Swim-up Bar

Rooftop Palapa

Roof Terrace for Sunbathing

Rooftop Bar


Off-Street Parking


Jacuzzi in Master Suite

Patio Furniture

Pressurized Water System

Ceiling Fans

Fully-Equipped Kitchen

4.5 Bathrooms

Wired Hi-Speed Internet

Custom designed by the owner to combine the best features of island living with the comfort and luxury to which you are accustomed, El Castillo Maya has two beautiful palapa areas for your relaxation and enjoyment. The “Tortuga Palapa” on the second level just outside of the Tortuga Suite to the open terrace where there is a private entrance to the Master Suite. Up another level above the Master Bedroom Suite is “The Blue Moon Palapa”, a large rooftop terrace, partially shaded featuring a colorful crescent moon bar with a blue glass-block base topped with turquoise blue glass crystal. With lots of bar stools and lounge chairs, friends, this is an incredible place to meet with family and to enjoy refreshments and conversation at your own home!

Island-themed tile and stone handwork can be seen throughout on the floors of the palapas and in and around the house. Carved rails adorning the exterior staircases and the interior stairs and carved handrails are fashioned of salam, a local exotic hardwood noted for its durability and dark burnished beauty. Glass blocks are strategically placed in walls to welcome sunlight, and in the master suite to showcase a collection of seashells. Local art is displayed on the walls and throughout the house.

The house was designed for maximum versatility. The ground-level oceanfront two bedroom unit has a large living room opening onto the pool deck and ocean beyond through sliding glass doors. A fully equipped kitchen and dining room are adjacent. The beautiful staircase leads up to the second floor Master Suite, which can be rented separately by locking the door at the top of the staircase and entering through a private exterior entry, or used as the master bedroom of a three bedroom house. The Master Suite has a King bed, a Jacuzzi tub with panoramic ocean view, a kitchenette area, with sink, fridge and coffee maker.

The additional separate Luxury Studio, with full kitchen, full bathroom with shower, queen bed, and couch can be a private and complete fourth bedroom, or can be rented separately. The entire villa is attractively and comfortably furnished to make your stay even more enjoyable.

Above the Luxury Studio, you will find the newly built Tortuga Suite. It features a king size bed, kitchenette, sunlit shower room, large screen TV and a private terrace overlooking the ocean. Like the Studio, it can be added to complete the 5 bedroom house or is available separately, depending on the season.

El Castillo Maya sits side-by-side with Casa Azul del Caribe, another new house with four bedrooms. Owned separately, they share a lovely patio and swimming pool with swim up bar. They can be combined to sleep 16-20 people, making this a perfect place to host a family reunion or a wedding. The entire complex is nicely landscaped and has plenty of off-street parking for golf-carts and other vehicles. What a great place to enjoy your island vacation!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

Why Jake chose Colonia Salina Chica

We never had an experience remotely like the beauty and tranquility of the Island.

What makes this villa unique

A private pool on the Caribbean.


Colonia Salina Chica Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2320 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 3 baby crib
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Isla Mujeres, Cancun 1-5 BR, Oceanfront Villa Pool, from $130
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

Relaxing ocean front property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying at Colonia Salina Chica. It was a perfect fit for our family and friends. The house's location is great and the constant breeze from the ocean made it a very comfortable place to be. The bedrooms are comfortable and the bathrooms are clean and very functional. The pool is beautiful and was well taken care of during our stay. As we rented the entire house we had access to all the wonderful decks/patios and enjoyed it immensely. Irma (the cleaning lady) and all the support staff was wonderful.

We would definitely stay again.


Marie McGill"

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house right on the water. Very comfortable and good location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The weather was great. We had a wonderful snorkeling trip. And also had a fishing trip. Isla Mujeres never fails to be a great trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place for a family retreat !

  • 5 of 5

This property was a perfect fit for our family get together with clean rooms, comfortable beds, a lovely pool with a beautiful view, privacy when needed and several accommodating spaces to gather. The location was great, outside of the hustle and noise of the downtown but, a pleasant walk or taxi/cart ride to the Playa Norte or La Colonia through the nearby neighborhood with a variety of food choices and convenience stores.

Beyond the property itself, the owners and the management team were wonderful. All very kind, communicative and accommodating from the booking, on site services and even in sorting a few last minute adjustments while we were there.

We look forward to staying here again next time we are on Isla Mujeres!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodland Hills

Lots to like

  • 5 of 5

We rented both homes for a week stay. They are both top notch homes and the ocean front location (though too rough to swim in this time of year) and the pool raise the bar. It’s located mid island between the touristy section to the north & the southern tip. We rented golf carts for most of our duration which was a solid idea and ate lunches & dinners out. Had no bad meals & lots of great ones & didn’t reach $30 a head with alcohol which says a lot about the great value here. See my yelp reviews for restaurant tips. We’d stay here again with couples or our kids. Limited English tv (no cnn!) a plus & sketchy internet though our cell service & data was fine so we remained handheld attached (😢). A super trip.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a spectacular time

  • 4 of 5

I traveled with my Sister Circle, a group of 10 ladies and enjoyed this property. Very little complaint. The only thing I could say negative is the reception for Wifi is ridiculously crazy. If that could be corrected I'm quite sure this place would stay full all year round 24/7. We did have a Iguana come into one of the rooms in the curtains a little baby 1 that made us laugh actually because it surprised the ladies that share that Suite. But we are planning on returning, a great place to be. Hoping when we do return we can have both properties because we are planning on coming back with more people. Because I arrange this trip for us it made me proud several of the ladies stated because of this place they don't want to ever do a hotel again. I could not ask for anything better.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Dorado

Beautiful but needs improvements!

  • 3 of 5

The house itself is really beautiful and is in a great location if you want to have access to both downtown and the south end easily. That being said we had some issues, which may or may not be a big deal to some, but it bothered us since we booked the house for 10 days. First was our laundry situation, I had gotten the impression the house keeper would be more present and available to wash towels and clothes (traveling with twins and 5 teenagers creates laundry), but we quickly figured out that we had to bag up our laundry and pay $20 a bag to get it washed. Seemed excessive and also not very accommodating since the washer/dryer is on the property. I would rather have paid a flat fee to be able to simply wash my own clothes. There were few towels provided and traveling from out of the country you can only pack so much. Second, there were construction guys and ladders and things of that nature in the pool area...not great with toddlers running around and also we didn't appreciate them being there while we're at the pool. The pool itself is a great pool. However, it kept turning green. We messaged the owner and property manager about it the first time and they quickly tried to resolve it, but it turned again...I would have honestly expected more attention to be paid to the pool. We ran out of gas for the cooktop, but another tank was brought over. My father in law fell at the top of the stairs. It is a very dangerous first step right out of the door from the deck and master bedroom and should be reworked somehow. We all agreed it was a problem. All of the bedrooms had air conditioners. Yay. But the living area was HOT! 100% of the time. Definitely needs a larger air conditioner or a second one added. I think the house has potential to be a great rental, but needs to fix a few of these issues. It was not a great property for toddlers due to the railing around the pool and drop off being onto the rocks, but I knew were going to the rocky side. It would be nice to have a safer rail...simply from a mother's perspective. All in all a great trip and we love Isla Mujeres! Been traveling here for years and will continue.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

Cancellation and Refund Policy
To confirm a reservation, a deposit of one-half of the total rental fee must be received within two weeks of making reservation. Within this 2 week period other inquiries may be received and if so we will try to contact you immediately if these enquiries would like to place a deposit to reserve the same time period. If we are unable to contact you regarding your reserved time, it may be booked unless 1/2 deposit has been received. The sooner your deposit is received, your reservation will be guaranteed. Balance is due 2 weeks prior to arrival date. Keys will not be given to guests unless the payment is received at that time, no exceptions, regardless of reason (payment in full before arrival is another option). If cancellation is necessary, a full refund of deposit will be given if intent to cancel is received at least 60 days prior to arrival; one half of the deposit will be refunded between 60-30 days prior, and if less than 30 days, no refund will be given, regardless of reason. All refunds will include a 20% handling charge deducted from monies deposited. We recommend that guests purchase trip insurance, readily available on-line, to safeguard against loss of any kind, whether illness, weather or other unforeseen eventualities that might prevent you from honoring your reservation. One change in reservation dates may be done with no charge subject to availability; additional changes will be assessed a fee of $25 each.

To make a reservation inquiry, please email or call us at 320-766-0429. Someone will contact you within 48 hours regarding your inquiry.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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