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A Real Gem Overlooking The Caribbean Sea

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Caribbean Sea View, Steps From The Beach (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy paradise in this newly renovated luxury condominium, steps from the beach, professionally designed and decorated, and ideally located in Cancun's hotel zone in the Villas Marlin Condominium complex.

This charming villa is modern and cozy with a flair of the Yucatan and designed for your enjoyment, comfort and convenience. You can admire the view of the sea from the living and dining areas, kitchen and bedroom.

The Villas Marlin complex has 3 pools (including a kids' pool), whirlpools, mini market, laundry service, tennis court, and 24-hour manned security with gated, controlled entry and a very friendly staff.

The Villas are located in a quiet area directly behind the upscale Kukulkan Plaza shopping mall. The famous 'La Isla' Shopping Village is a short walk away. This huge, unique, 'open air' mall offers a large variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, a movie complex , aquarium and a food court overlooking the lagoon. You are only steps away from bank, restaurants, taxi stop and the bus stop used by most tourists.

Renting a car is not needed -- taxis are readily available, and the bus service is excellent, will take you anywhere you want to go for a small bus fee.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About Owners

We are an American couple who fell in love with the beauty of the Caribbean sea and the white, soft sandy beaches of Cancun. My husband recently retired, and I am an Interior designer. After spending several winters in Cancun at the Villas, we decided to purchase a villa and we completely renovated it. We are sure you will enjoy staying at our villa as much as we do.


Zona Hotelera Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • • First Floor Bathroom -- full • Second Floor Bathroom -- full
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • • First Floor Bedroom -- 2 queen beds, full bath, TV, his & hers closets • Second Floor Bedroom -- 1 queen bed, full bath, TV, built-in armoires
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

A Real Gem Overlooking The Caribbean Sea
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
Rochester NY


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, relaxing, well stocked and maintained. Property so accessible to transportation it made it easy to get around. Owners were awesome to deal with and I felt very comfortable in their home. Will definitely be going back !

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review -- we always appreciate that, and we are so happy that you enjoyed it. We'd love to have you back !
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  • 5 of 5

First off, I'm quite picky about where my family stays and we've traveled a lot internationally and domestically. But I was very pleased about staying at this condo for many reasons. The location is perfect, very quiet, right on the beach and at a great price. The owners provided tons of information immediately after booking with instructions for arrival, transportation, banking, shopping and condo usage. And when the hot water heater didn't work, the condo manager had a tech come out the same day to work on it. So yes, we have to turn on a sink faucet on hot to get hot water in the shower, but it's Mexico so don't expect 1st class resort facilities like in the U.S. Location is ideal because there is a shopping mall with grocery store across the street and bus stop is at the corner of that. A 5' walk to another upscale shopping plaza and short bus ride to the popular club/bar strip. The condo itself is very comfortable, mini-splits in each bedroom and main room cools quickly and a kitchen that has most anything you need. Cleaning service twice a week is included (I've never stayed at a VRBO that had that!) Awesome view on the terrace. So what if you see the rooftops of the condos, look passed that and admire the beautiful beach with different shades of blue! The waves are a bit strong and lifeguard will warn you not to swim out too far but there is also 3 swimming pools to choose from. The owners of this condo are very helpful and are wonderful hosts. I sent a lot of emails with questions hoping I wouldn't annoy them too much but they were nothing but gracious and informative. And I love that they have a door code instead of having to keep track of a door key. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I absolutely loved the condo. It is very comfortable and clean. Landy came to clean up one day for us. By the way another perk with this property she is amazing. The location was perfect in the shopping mall is a grocery store just a short walk across the street. The beach is gorgeous. Their is a lifeguard on duty. Also, the pool area is well maintained. I defiantly look forward to staying here again. The Valenzuela Family

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such glowing comments. We loved having you as our guests and hope that you can make it back sometime.
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Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

The building itself is a bit tired but out condo was very nice and newly renovated.

  • 4 of 5

Happy with everything other that hot water for showering. The hot water would take way to long then sometimes when it finally started up it would stop a minute later while standing in shower. Fix that and perfect.

Easy excess from pool to beach and close enough to everything needed.

Store owner in condo is a super nice Greece fellow!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed the condo. So sorry that you did not contact us about the hot water. If you had contacted us by phone (which we provide for free) or by email (using the wifi that we provide for free) we could have helped you with this. Also, you had documentation that we provide to everyone that included instructions about how to keep the hot water flowing in the shower. For reasons such as this we ask that our guests review the documents that we provide. Hot water taking a long time? This is something that is very difficult to avoid -- we have experienced that to some degree with every home that we have lived in here in the U.S., and now it is the worst that it has ever been in our home that is less than 10 years old. So the fact this happens in our Mexican condo is not surprising.
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A great place to stay in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week at this comfy condo with three of my sisters. We really enjoyed our stay. It's location is ideal, with shopping center and groceries right across the street and gorgeous beach and pool/deck right there!! Great place to relax on patio in the mornings with a coffee, overlooking the ocean while listening to the roar of the waves.

The owners were very helpful and quick to respond to any inquiries.

Landy was eager to help in any way, and helped restore the internet when it was out.

Another great convenience was the free long distance phones, to Canada, USA, and even local calls in Mexico.

I would not hesitate to stay here again!.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethlehem, PA

Good Quality at an Exceptional Price

  • 5 of 5

Villas Marlin is an older, established complex that is situated centrally in the Cancun hotel zone. The complex is well-staffed and secure. The property is private so there is no harassing "hawking" from beach vendors. The pools and public areas are well-maintained and clean. Our unit was updated with marble counter tops, reliable appliances, sufficient dinnerware and comfortable mattresses. The weekly cleaning service was exceptional. The owners contacted us to make sure that our needs were being met. A supermarket across the street and a bank next door are always a plus for long term vacationing. We enjoyed our stay at Villas Marlin #430 and hope to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Zona Hotelera Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-18
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

7 night minimum, additional nights pro-rated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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