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Water Front Casa on Salina Grande

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Rooftop Infinity Pool, Palapa, Bar and Lounge area

Our Casa offers 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with showers on the main floor

and an outside shower/wash room on the rooftop lounge area under the new Palapa. Also on the rooftop you will find a brand new infinity pool, bar, and lounge area with many new furnishings to really enjoy your holiday. The pool has a 14' (35cm) shallow end for your kids to wade in or set a lounger up in this area for yourself and lay back and enjoy the view of the swaying coco trees with the lagoon in the background. Or swim in the 4' (120cm) deep end and cool off, kids also love to swim down and find coins here. We do have a floating lounger for you to use as well. The privacy walls are 2.2 meters high in the rear area and also have 2 hammocks hanging from them.

You will find that the breeze here is absolutely perfect, it can be a little intense on the north and east sides of the Island.

The bar area under the new Palapa has a sink, granite bar, stools, custom lighting. Also under the Palapa is a room with a shower and toilet that you can view the underside of the Palapa roof structure while listening to the Caribbean breeze.

On the main floor with the 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms we have a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. All furnishings are new and very comfortable. There is also an open living room with leather recliner sofas, large flat screen T.V., Netflix, Youtube, International DVD player, large ceiling fans and also Wi-Fi which operates anywhere inside of the Casa.

The master bedroom has a King Size bed /large flat screen T.V. with Netflix etc. and the second bedroom has a Queen bed. Both bedrooms are serviced with new air conditioners and large ceiling fans. Kitchen A/C unit available upon request @ $15.00 day or $100.00 week Can Funds.

Other amenities include: lock box, phone and all linens and towels.

The kitchen has a 6 burner gas stove with oven, full size fridge, all cooking utensils, pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, blender, toaster, microwave, electric grill, and coffee maker.

More Details

Owner
Rick Pattyn
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Rick Pattyn

We come from the Nelson area in the beautiful West Kootenays , British Columbia, Canada. We have been married 43 years and raised 3 fantastic daughters who have given us 6 wonderful grand children. Rick is a semi-retired Professional Log Home Builder and owns and operates 3 Vacation Rental Properties; I am a Patient Care Coordinator and working Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at the Kootenay Lake Hospital, and I own and operate my own network marketing business. Once our children

left home we started to travel to sunny locations in order to shorten our Kootenay winters.

Rick Pattyn purchased this house in 2014

Why Rick Pattyn chose Quintana Roo

We found Isla Mujeres quite by accident when we went on a Booze Cruise out of Cancun in 2000. It was supposed to be a day excursion but Rick and I wanted to see the island so we got permission to stay behind when the boat left the dock to go back to the mainland. We loved the coral island from the minute we stepped onto it. The people we found were so incredibly friendly, the markets vibrant, the water so clear and warm and the beaches white and powdery soft. I think we both new we would return to the island that made us feel welcome and relaxed. We visited the Caribbean side of Mexico several times after that and always made time to get back to Isla Mujeres. The visits were always organized so that we used Isla as an offshoot to a busy vacation until finally we started taking trips with our destination being 'The Island'.

Because we had visited the island so often we got a feel for various areas. At first we stayed in the public central area but with each return we stayed further away and found we enjoyed the lifestyle of being a little further away from the tourist area and more into the neighbourhoods. We found a realtor, Jim Botaish, who we contacted each visit for a couple of years. He showed us houses when we were down and then we came across the gem that we now call Casa Mojitoville. The house with its open concept, 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms fit our needs but we wanted a little more. We had a rooftop reno done so that our total living space would be increased and we could appreciate the wonderful views of the Salina Grande and the sky line of the eastern side of the island. With the infinity pool, lounge area, granite bar area under the palapa as well as an airy shower and toilet washroom we found that we didn't even have to leave the privacy of home and especially the rooftop in order to relax in the sun and yet stay cool.

What makes this house unique

As planned we have had some of our family join us for a fun filled vacation. We have enjoyed showing them the highlights of the island and spent luxurious days at the beach. We all enjoy walking and that is one of the great things about Casa Mojitoville. It is just a short walk along a cobblestone walkway to get to children's parks, shopping, beaches, restaurants, and entertainment.

For us, Isla Mujeres and Casa Mojitoville has offered a place where we can balance the work that we love with total relaxation, be warm, enjoy all the outdoor activities we could want; and most of all call a second home.

Amenities

Isla Mujeres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , sink and linen closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • All bathrooms nicely tiled on floors and walls.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom has King Size bed with adjoining bathroom. Large dresser with mirror. Second Bedroom has Queen bed with bathroom 6 feet away. Clothes closet with clothes rod and shelves. Play pen available for infants. Air conditioning and large ceiling fans in both.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Casa Mojitoville truly has it all for that relaxing holiday!! Come see for yourself and fall in love with the Island.

Reviews

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5

Awesome place on Isla Mujeres to stay and take in the whale sharks.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had the best time at Casa Mojitoville with our granddaughter. The Casa is away from the crowds on the north end of the island, was a great place to relax. Had everything we needed, kitchen well equipped, beds very comfy, nice to have 3 bathrooms, especially the one up in the pool/lounge area with the palapa overhead. Found that our granddaughter loved to spend a lot of time in the pool as well as ourselves. Did not feel like we had to go out all the time, that we enjoyed what the Casa had to offer us. When we did venture out, Dolphin Discovery was a must do as well as swimming with the whale sharks was incredible!! Drew the property manager is a wealth of information and can hook you up with Captain Tony for a safe and enjoyable experience. Food was great, took in the Mango for brunch's, Olivia's for dinning and Oscar's just 2 blocks away was very good and convenient.

Will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From Toronto Ontario
5

Most amazing Mexican experience!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the most amazing vacation!! The house was everything we could have asked for!!! We experienced true Mexican cuisine at its best on the island and everything was so accessible.

Drew the property manager was amazing, and answered every question we had and more from recommending restaurants to suggesting an amazing masseuse that came to the casa!!!

We have stayed at many luxury resorts in Mexico over the years and this vacation absolutely surpasses them all!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks ever so much for your amazing review. It makes having a vacation property rental very rewarding when we hear that guests have really enjoyed their stay at Casa Mojitoville. I realize that we are very fortunate to have Drew as a property manager as well. Debbie and I have stayed at other Casas on Isla Mujeres and we know what other managers do or not do for their guests. Thanks again for your kind review and please keep us in mind for your future vacation plans. Take care. Rick
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Urbandale, IA
5

Great house in a central location

  • 5 of 5

The house is everything we were looking for. Questions were addressed quickly and there were no problems. Everything is clean and well taken care of. The rooftop pool and palapa were especially nice. Very relaxing and quiet. We would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. Glad that you found everything there for your relaxing vacation. Would love for you to return anytime :-) Take care. Rick
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5

Isla gem

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time here, house was everything it was advertised to be. Grounds were kept up beautifully, pool was a wonderful refreshing escape after a spectacular albeit hot day exploring the island.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salem OR
4

This Casa has it all!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed the comforts from the beds (including A/C in both bedrooms), lounging on the reclining leather sofas, nice TV with netflix, full kitchen and every utensil needed, and the roof top terrace is welcoming whether you want to be in the pool, sun or shade. We loved this Casa!

But we didn't give it 5 stars because the first two nights, the pool was not usable .. the pump had malfunctioned (according to the pool guy) and the water was a gross green. We wished this had been looked at prior to our arrival. The owners did get on it quickly though; pool guys made several visits and it cleared up. We were very impressed with all our communications with the property manager and owners (who were very apologetic and made up for it by turning on the kitchen A/C for free).

We did have one other issue that didn't have anything to do with the Casa itself but with the on street parking. And it is worth noting so it doesn't happen to you. If you rent a golf cart (which you will probably want), you park it outside the gated area. Our cart's gas was being siphoned; we caught the guy on the last night @ 4am in the morning. He ran but we confiscated his can, siphon and bike so hopefully that detered him for awhile. Highly recommend you use the locking cable that the cart companies give you and secure the bench seat as tight as you can get it on the gas can side.

We know this could've happened anywhere... just be wise and lock stuff up like you do at home.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi guys, thanks so much for your kind review. So sorry that things where not perfect for your arrival. I am glad to hear that Drew our property manager looked after things in a timely manner. Also, it was unfortunate that you had an issue with stolen gas from your rented golf cart. Thank you for the recommendations for precautions when parking it on the street, hopefully it will not happen again. Our property manager said that this was an isolated incident and also mentioned that you can ask for a golf cart that has a locking gas cap for safety from some rental companies. Thanks again for staying with us. Cheers Rick
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5

Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this Casa. It was very comfortable and you cannot beat the rooftop area.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi guys So glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa Mojitoville. Would love to have you back anytime. Take care. Rick
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Mango Cafe
"Best place for brunch on the Island!!"
Isla Mujeres
"Fall in love with the Island as we did:)"
Chedraui
Tortugranja (Turtle Farm)
"Great experience for all!!"
National Reef Park Garrafon
"Great place to spend the entire day."
Olivia
"Fantastic Food, Service and atmosphere!!"
Playa Norte
"You have to pinch yourself to make sure you are not dreaming here:)"
Ultramar ferry terminal
"Great experience!! High speed ferries and beautiful Caribbean waters, life is good."
Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres
"Another spot to spend the whole day:) Lots to do here!!"
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Oscars Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ultramar Terminal
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Oscars Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
North Beach
Car: not necessary

Casa Mojitoville, the perfect affordable Caribbean Island get away!! Located on beautiful Isla Mujeres just off the coast from Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula.

Transport can be easily pre-arranged from the Cancun International Airport to the high speed ferry terminal at Puerto Juarez. There the ferries leave every 1/2 hour and take an exciting 20 minute ride to the brand new Ultramar Ferry Terminal at Isla Mujeres. Enjoy the live music on the open upper deck while admiring the gorgeous colours on the Caribbean Sea.

Isla Mujeres, 'The Island of Women' with swaying palms on beautiful white soft sandy beaches and crystal clear warm Caribbean waters will surely convince you that you have arrived in Paradise. The sand, made from the coral reef. It is comfortable to walk on even in the hot days

here.

Gentle breezes will also keep your body from getting too warm, ah yes, and also that cool drink will also help!!

Casa Mojitoville, you will find is the perfect vacation spot where you can get away from the crowds of the northern end of the island, but still be just a few minutes away when you would like to indulge yourself in what is offered in fine dining, shopping and many outdoor activity excursions that are offered there. Our Casa is located at the quiet end of a street right on Salina Grande (Large Lagoon). This is the largest of the 3 lagoons on Isla Mujeres. There is a great curbed walkway around the entire Salina for those who enjoy those early morning or late evening runs or walks.

Also within walking distance are a couple of awesome must try eateries well known by many travellers (The Mango for brunches and Oscars for lunch or dinner (below at their marina). Oscar's also has fast delivery service available.

There is even a drive through just 3 blocks away for beer, chips and frozen treats, for when you are on the run:)

Also close by is a large box store called the Chadreau where you can pick up almost anything that you will need at a reasonable price.

Cabs are very inexpensive and quick on Isla. There are also golf cart rental outlets that are abundant here for when you would like to really explore the rest of the Island. (Recommended)

Just a few things to mention to do around the Island would be

snorkeling with tropical fish, viewing dolphins or whale sharks, zip lines, observe hundreds of turtles at the turtle farm, view Mayan ruins, experience world class sports fishing with professional crews, view the beautiful Caribbean surf and of course sunbathing on the world renowned beaches of Isla Mujeres.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $12.17
Damage Deposit $121.66

50% deposit of total rental cost required to confirm reservation.
The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival to the Casa.
Cancellations will be accepted up to 60 days prior to your reservation date.
It is recommended that guests purchase travel insurance to safeguard against unforeseen circumstances to protect themselves.
Lost key chg. $50 & lost/damaged remote for TV or air $100.
Pet fee is $15.00 CDN per day.
New Kitchen/Living Room area A/C available at an additional $15.00 CDN per day. $100.00 CDN per week
Additional guest fee over 4 with permission $15.00 CDN per day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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