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Luxurious Private Caribbean Oceanfront, Breathtaking Sea Views.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms6
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 6 Bathroom, 10 Sleeps

Villa Caracol is a luxurious, oceanfront home on the Riviera Maya, the Caribbean coastline of Mexico. Walk into a bright, airy, open plan kitchen, living and dining room with views overlooking the ocean. Elegantly finished in marble, mosaic, granite surfaces and hardwoods, Villa Caracol offers you a unique holiday experience, exotic and romantic whilst retaining modern amenities and comfort.

Each of the four grand bedrooms has a sea-view balcony and marble clad ensuite bathroom. You have your own pool and the shared use of a second pool, your own elevated beach and a private roof terrace with Jacuzzi.

Villa Caracol offers tranquillity away from the usual busy beach holiday centres but close to the cosmopolitan, vibrant hubs of Cancun and Playa del Carmen and to the unspoiled fishing village of Puerto Morelos. The villa is located on a cul-de-sac beach road with little traffic and few others on the beach.

A welcoming array of basic food provisions will await you. Leo lives nearby and will greet you upon arrival and ensure that your stay is comfortable and problem free. Maid service is provided mid-week for week long stays.

Villa Caracol is a fully furnished vacation home rental. It is ideal for a group of singles and couples and large or multiple families. But it is also a lovely spot for a couple and price may be negotiable accordingly. This home is ideal for those wanting a quiet, self-service style vacation with a few trips to town for shopping and eating out at restaurants. You provide and cook your own food during your stay but you may also like to hire caterers to buy, cook and serve your food for some or all of your stay. Let us know if you might like this before your arrival.

Holidays here are easy. English is widely spoken. People are very warm and friendly. The systems are generally efficient and easy to negotiate though the pace is laid back and relaxed too. Crime in the Yucatán is much lower than in the UK.

WHO IS VILLA CARACOL FOR?

Villa Caracol is a fully furnished vacation home rental. It is ideal for a group of singles and couples and large or multiple families. But it is also a lovely spot for a couple and price may be negotiable accordingly. This home is ideal for those wanting a quiet, self-service style vacation with a few trips to town for shopping and eating out at restaurants. You provide and cook your own food during your stay but you may also like to hire a caterers to buy, cook and serve your food for some or all of your stay. Let us know if you might like this before your arrival.

This is a four story home. Children are welcome but must be supervised. Smoking is allowed on the balconies and the terrace only. Pets are not allowed.

Holidays here are easy. English is widely spoken. People are very warm and friendly. The systems are generally efficient and easy to negotiate though the pace is laid back and relaxed too. Crime in the Yucatán is much lower than in the UK.

The weekly rate is for 7 days and 7 nights. Please contact us to discuss shorter or longer stays and day of arrival and departure. We are very happy to accept stays of less than one week and longer stays, and rates are adjustable accordingly.

VILLA CARACOL AMENITIES

• A four story villa with roof terrace and roof-top plunge pool with jets

• Incredible ocean views

• Four large bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and private ocean front balconies

• Fully air-conditioned

• Ceiling Fans throughout the Villa

• Fully equipped kitchen

• 3700 sq. ft., 345 sq. m.

• Quality towels and bed linens

• Mid-week maid service for stays of a week and more

• Food and drink provisions to greet you

• Coffee maker

• Blender

• Microwave

• Fridge freezer

• High chair

• Unlimited bottled water

• Beach chairs

• Beach towels

• Kayak

• High speed internet

• Flat screen television

• DVD player

Inside

• The living room is equipped comfortable large sectional sofa and very large chaise lounge and a flat screen television

• All four bedrooms have air conditioners. The living room/kitchen/dining room share two air conditioners

• Good quality towels for bathing and beach towels are provided

• Free parking space is available at the front of the property

• Good quality sheets are provided

• Entertainment

• Satellite TV

• Body surf boards

• Kayak

• Selection of games

• DVD Player

• High speed wireless internet in the living room/dining room/ kitchen area

Outside

• Pools

• Villa Caracol has three pools for your use:

o A large communal pool is available to the rear of the villa with a shallow area for smaller children

o Villa Caracol has a very nice private pool surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a view of the Caribbean Sea

o The roof terrace has a plunge pool or Jacuzzi with spectacular ocean views

• Villa Caracol has its own elevated beach with hammocks raised above the sea-shore

• Beautiful landscaping surrounds both the entire Punta Caracol complex as well as the private pool area

• Deck / patio:

• Basic charcoal grill on the back porch

LAYOUT

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

• Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 on a pull out bed

• Bedroom 2: 1 king

• Bedroom 3: 1 king

• Bedroom 4: 1 king

• Separate area for air mattress available

• All bedrooms have beautiful ocean views from their own private balcony and ensuite bathrooms with showers

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

• All bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower

• There is a bathroom with toilet on the rooftop

• And a bathroom with toilet just off thee kitchen

• All bathrooms have beautiful custom tile work with quality fixtures.

Dining:

• Dining room is adjacent to the kitchen with a view of the private swimming pool and the ocean

Kitchen:

• Beautiful, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops

• A full set of quality dishes/utensils is available

• Good quality drip coffee maker

• Microwave

• Electric oven beneath stove

• Full size refrigerator and freezer

• Electric stove

LOCATION

Villa Caracol is located on a cul-de-sac beach road 5 km (3 miles) North of Puerto Morelos. From Cancun Airport take the 307 highway south towards Playa del Carmen and Tulum. At the Crococun Crocodile Zoo, turn left towards the coast. Drove two kilometres to the end of the road and turn left. Drive a further two kilometres north (ocean on your right). Punta Caracol is to be found on the right hand side. Walk in through the right hand side and Villa Caracol is ahead of you, past the pool.

Puerto Morelos, the nearest village is 5 km away, accessible either by a back road or along the highway 307, a 10 to 15 minute drive.

ACTIVITIES

• Snorkelling

• Scuba diving

• Fishing

• Deep-sea Fishing

• Swimming

• Kayaking

• Boating

• Cycling

• Cenotes swimming

• Mayan ruins

• Botanical gardens

• Ecotheme parks

• Crococun crocodile zoo

At Puerto Morelos

• ATM/Bank

• Groceries

• Walking

• Shopping

• Laundromat

• Playground

• Restaurants

ABOUT THE OWNERS:

We are Kate and Norbert, a British/Canadian couple who, with our two kids, have recently bought Villa Caracol having fallen in love with the Riviera Maya. Villa Caracol is perfect for us and we hope it is for you too. It is away from the high tempo of typical tourist resorts but within easy access of all amenities. It offers the perfect base for exploration of Mexican and Yucatán culture, the glorious natural features of mangroves, cenotes and beach, and the relaxation of a beach holiday.

THINGS TO DO

Villa Caracol

Relax at Villa Caracol; in the pools, on the roof-terrace, on the beaches at Villa Caracol or along the coast, both north and south within a five minutes walk. Have quiet time inside with TV, DVDs, internet and reading.

Puerto Morelos

The nearest village is Puerto Morelos, a charming fishing village which has been escaped the ravages of construction and tourism. Previously the centre for the production of gum for the US chewing gum market cultivated from the chicle, Puerto Morelos is now better know for having the second largest coral reef. This is protected by the National Marine Park and local commitment to preservation of the environment which has kept development of the area to a minimum. The original lighthouse leans askew since Hurricane Beulah in 1966.

Puerto Morelos has numerous restaurants, bars and stores. The fishing boats are moored along the seafront and local fishermen bring their catch to the pier

Take a course in Mexican Cooking and join in yoga on the beach at 8.15 each morning. There are many yoga centres in Puerto Morelos.

Have a massage on the beach or make an appointment for the masseuse to come to your holiday home.

There is a variety of shops in and around the town square. Souvenir items, jewellery, and clothing are all available. The handicraft market shows and sells regional folk art, clothing, and crafts. View hammocks being made at one family’s craft booth.

Alma Libre Libros –the largest English-language bookstore on the coast holds thousands of English language books and is useful for guide books. Trade in your used books for credit. Open October – April.

Snorkelling – See the fantastic coral refs just offshore from Puerto Morelos. Hire a boat and guide from the various businesses in Puerto Morelos.

Diving – Explore the world’s second largest reef. Hire a boat and guide from the village of Puerto Morelos and float above the glorious corals, fish, sting rays and turtles.

Fishing – The fishing boats can pick you up form Villa Caracol. and take you for a few hours of deep sea fishing. You can catch barracuda, grouper, and billfish. Cook your catch at home in the evening.

Croco-Cun Zoo – At the touring from Highway 307 to Villa Caracol is the Croco-Cun Zoo with a collection of crocodiles and other indigenous animals . Offers immensely informative tours (available in English) and opportunities to hold baby crocs and feed the deer.

More Details

Owner
Norbert and Kate
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

Amenities

Puerto Morelos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • Well appointed marble ensuite toilet/shower room with all 4 main bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Leo lives nearby and is available to welcome guests and answer questions regarding Villa Caracol and the area. On sight cooking can be arranged directly with local chefs.

Reviews

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5

We entered the warm and welcoming home and saw the brilliant blue of the ocean just yards away

  • 5 of 5

Leo greeted us upon arrival, and was always accessible and helpful throughout our stay.

The soft and gentle sound of the ocean could be heard throughout. Each of the four bedrooms has an oceanview, all are roomy, and each has a tiled full bathroom. We would gather on the rooftop for cards, cocktails, or just sink into the jacuzzi and bring the night in.

There were 7 of us, ranging from 20's to 70's, and always had space for privacy or partying.

The large kitchen was fully furnished. The home was immaculate, and Leo had the beach and lounge chairs cleaned and ready each morning. We rented 2 cars, and went into Puerto Morelos almost daily, in addition to exploring many other areas.

Thank you for being so accommodating, answering our many questions prior to booking. We would highly recommend this beautiful home to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Eric, it was a pleasure having you as our guest and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Our mission has been and will continue to be to provide a holiday experience that we would expect for ourselves. I'd also like to mention that Kate and I will be offering a 10% price reduction for repeat guests as a show of our appreciation. Best regards and thank you for an excellent review, Norbert and Kate
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4

The Villa was clean, impressive and was greeted by very nice people!

  • 4 of 5

Great Villa with plenty of room for our party of 10. Villa offered privacy, if you wanted privacy. My grandkids enjoyed the private pool, beach and the villa.

The Villa was located a ways from town, so stock up on food or goodies.

We enjoyed the villa was out of town, kind of hidden out of town, along with other villa's.

The care taker was attentive, helpful with directions and attractions to visit.

This was our best vacation ever, the opinion of our family, centralized to many attractions.

Thank You !

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well appointed, semi-secluded beach front property. That's a great value.

  • 5 of 5

Well kept. Best location in complex. Plenty of room to share with multi families. A great value. A little hard to find in the dark initially but after the first time it was easy and you welcome the secluded road. That's what keeps it semi private.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing ocean front villa

  • 5 of 5

My family of eight rented this villa for a birthday celebration! We absolutely loved it! We were met by Leo and he was very informative and friendly. He showed us around and answered all our questions. He even set up a private fishing charter that picked us up right on the beach. We all enjoyed the pools and gorgeous grounds. Location to attractions is good and we enjoyed the whole experience!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a surprise 50th birthday getaway with a total of 9 guests. The house could not have been any better!! The photos online do not give the home justice. Far better than we could have ever imagined. Kate and Nort assisted me with all of the details of the surrounding area prior to arriving, absolutely great to work with. Leo was always there to assist us with all of our needs and offer suggestions for Puerto Morelos. He was a lifesaver for us assisting with the last minute birthday cake coordination!!! Puerto Morelos is just a short ride from Villa Caracol and offers a wide variety of restaurants and activities without fighting the hustle an bustle of some bigger cities. If you are looking for that perfect getaway without all of the tourism and just want some peace and quiet time to unplug, Villa Caracol is the answer. We will definitely return!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: James, thank you for your lovely review. So glad it all worked out for the special 50th.
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5

Beatifull, well equipped , well managed and woderfully serviced by Leo his wife and Edwin

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot . Enjoyed the front pool and raised private sand area. The en suite rooms are private , all sea facing , spacious .

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Puerto Morelos
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 307
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Puerto Morelos
Car: recommended

Relax at Villa Caracol; in the pools, on the roof-terrace, on the beaches at Villa Caracol or along the coast, both north and south within a five minutes walk. Have quiet time inside with TV, DVDs, internet and reading.

Puerto Morelos

The nearest village is Puerto Morelos, a charming fishing village which has been escaped the ravages of construction and tourism. Previously the centre for the production of gum for the US chewing gum market cultivated from the chicle, Puerto Morelos is now better know for having the second largest coral reef. This is protected by the National Marine Park and local commitment to preservation of the environment which has kept development of the area to a minimum. The original lighthouse leans askew since Hurricane Beulah in 1966.

Puerto Morelos has numerous restaurants, bars and stores. The fishing boats are moored along the seafront and local fishermen bring their catch to the pier

Take a course in Mexican Cooking and join in yoga on the beach at 8.15 each morning. There are many yoga centres in Puerto Morelos.

Have a massage on the beach or make an appointment for the masseuse to come to your holiday home.

There is a variety of shops in and around the town square. Souvenir items, jewellery, and clothing are all available. The handicraft market shows and sells regional folk art, clothing, and crafts. View hammocks being made at one family’s craft booth.

Alma Libre Libros –the largest English-language bookstore on the coast holds thousands of English language books and is useful for guide books. Trade in your used books for credit. Open October – April.

Snorkelling – See the fantastic coral refs just offshore from Puerto Morelos. Hire a boat and guide from the various businesses in Puerto Morelos.

Diving – Explore the world’s second largest reef. Hire a boat and guide from the village of Puerto Morelos and float above the glorious corals, fish, sting rays and turtles.

Fishing – The fishing boats can pick you up form Villa Caracol. and take you for a few hours of deep sea fishing. You can catch barracuda, grouper, and billfish. Cook your catch at home in the evening.

Croco-Cun Zoo – At the touring from Highway 307 to Villa Caracol is the Croco-Cun Zoo with a collection of crocodiles and other indigenous animals . Offers immensely informative tours (available in English) and opportunities to hold baby crocs and feed the deer.

Close to Villa Caracol

Villa Caracol is an ideal base for further exploration.

From the highway to the coast, you will travel though peaceful mangroves full of herons and white ibises. At the coast, watch the pelicans flying overhead and diving for fish.

A kilometre south of the turning to Puerto Morelos is the Yaax Che-Jardin Botanico Dr Alfredo Barrera for native Yucatán plant life, spider monkeys and birds. Labels are in English, Spanish, and Latin. There is also a nursery, orchid garden, a reproduction of a chiclero, a Mayan house, and an archaeological site. A nature walk through the mangroves makes for excellent bird watching and occasional monkey sightings. A tree-house lookout also provides an sensational view.

Further south, take the Ruta de los Cenotes, though an orange archway, inland to Central Vallarta. Along the way are many cenotes, limestone sinkholes, some developed for visitors and other still hidden and unused. The Mayans considered cenotes to be scared gateways to the underworld. These are both underground and open. Swim, snorkel and scuba dive in them either as part of a tour or independently. Many of the cenotes have been developed with zip wires, All Terrain Vehicles and jumping boards. There is a charge for these. See Boca del Puma at the 16 km mark on the road to Central Vallarta but there are others.

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen – Located just 25 minutes south of Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen is definitely worth visiting. Its main street, 5th Avenue, is teeming with shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Playa is also home to beautiful beaches and the ferry to reach Cozumel. At least plan on spending one afternoon enjoying the town and having dinner at one of its great restaurants.

Cancun

Villa Caracol is located within easy distance of Cancun airport, a 20 – 30 minute drive and just beyond that is Cancun centro itself.

Cinepolis VIP has large leather recliners, waiters, and restaurants. Most movies are in English with Spanish subtitles. Yak is the finest Bingo you’ll ever play. As numbers are called they light up on giant number boards (convenient for those who are not familiar with Spanish numbers) and every round has several winners. You can also bet on horse and greyhound racing upstairs in the sports bar.

Golf – Whether you brought your clubs along or want to rent some for the day, there are several fine courses available for public play.

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $337.47

- Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
- Rates shown are for 10 occupants, lower rates would apply for fewer guests.

Owner'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.