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2 Beautifully, Spacious, Beachfront Condos offering off season specials

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

The Coral Garden Inn is your private piece of paradise on the Costa Maya. Experience the white sand beaches, breathtaking ocean views, crystal clear waters, warm tropical breezes and a night sky that will leave you breathless.

We invite you and your family to relax and enjoy our beautifully furnished ocean front villa overlooking the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world. The Villa is an enchanting 2 condo complex with authentic hand-hewn wood and rattan furniture, decorative Mexican tile floors, bathrooms and counter tops, and local artisan designed wall decorations and bedspreads. Each spacious, 1500 square foot condo has 2 large bedrooms, a large, open common space that includes the living room, dining room and kitchen and a full-size bathroom. Each master bedroom has an incredible ocean view and is furnished with a queen size bed, tables, ample closet space and a safe to guard your personal items. The spacious 2nd bedroom has 2 double beds, reading table and plenty of closet space. The open area includes a fully-equipped kitchen and dining area that adjoin an authentically furnished living room with a colorful fold-out futon bed and tropical hardwood furniture.

Outside the sliding glass doors of the living area and master bedroom, is an expansive deck, spanning the ocean front and side of the house. In addition to the exquisite view, the deck area is fully furnished with outdoor patio furniture and hammocks so you can enjoy the incredible view of the Caribbean and bask in its warm topical breezes. The lower condo patio is less than 50 feet from the water. Both condos are identical and each can sleep up to 6 people.

The 3rd floor observation roof offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean to the east and lagoons and mangrove jungle to the west. There is a convenient outdoor shower for washing off after visiting the beach or swimming in the ocean. Caretakers are on-site to offer you security and assistance. The closest neighbors are 300 yards away.

The total villa is ideal for family and friends who want to travel together and enjoy each other in a beautiful, tropical location. In addition, it is a perfect setting for smaller groups as each individual condo has its’ own kitchen, bath and living areas, providing complete privacy from noise and unwanted interruption.

We invite you to luxuriate in the peace and tranquility of this gorgeous environment and engage in numerous activities guaranteed to nurture your spirit and ease your mind.....

Treat Yourself to a Little Bit of Heaven Here on Earth!

Keywords: 2 Beachfront Condos

More Details

roberta hunter
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About roberta hunter

In 2004, while on a 2 week vacation into the Yucatan, we chose Xcalak as an out of the way destination to relax and enjoy snorkeling and diving, our 2 favorite activities. That was the beginning of an exciting and enriching adventure that we enjoy sharing with guests who return year after year. Two months of every year we live at the Inn and enjoy the tropical breezes and calm, clear waters within the protective reef. We love our spacious, airy, 2 bedroom suites nestled close to the gently lapping waves that are only 60 feet from our porch. We hope to share our tropical paradise with you and have taken great pleasure in detailing the rooms with local Mayan arts and textiles.

roberta hunter purchased this villa in 2004

Why roberta hunter chose Xcalak

We invested in this Villa because of the obvious beauty of the area and friendliness of its local people. The tranquility and its seclusion allows us the slowed down pace we need between our busy lives in the wine country of northern California. The rest and relaxation we experience while reading, snorkeling, diving and just hanging out in a swinging hammock is all the reasons why we enjoy this special retreat and hope you will too.

What makes this villa unique

Fun Things to Do - Walks on the beach, snorkeling with schools of fish along the coral banks, scuba diving the dozens of world class underwater canyons, a sports enthusiasts destination for great fishing, reading that novel that you've been dying to get to, visiting awe inspiring ruins of the proud Mayan people, eating great food, and reaquainting yourself with those you love.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for following up. We had a wonderful stay at Coral Garden. The road wasn't too bad, and our little rental car made it there just fine…albeit slowly. To answer your questions…

Yes, the unit was clean when we arrived.

We didn't have bad weather at all, and the beach was always raked and clean in the morning. We spent a lot of time out there!

Juana and Agusto really kept to themselves. They did come in and do the dishes and change out sheets and towels, and all. Their children were darling. But all in all we didn't see much of them!

Anything to make our stay more enjoyable? i don't think so! We enjoyed the security pups, the kayaks, snorkeling, and the beach. The condo was a little large for the two of us, but i can't complain about that!

My only suggestion is to clarify the driving directions…it would help to describe making your first left in town, and last left from there, follow the beach and then follow the signs to Costa Cocos, and then about 8k from there. We were really confused coming into town…maybe because the roads in town had seem the worst of the washout.

I would be happy to recommend Coral Garden Inn! We had a great time.

Thank you for all your help! we are already talking about Xcalak for next year!
Feb 2014
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Xcalak Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen size bed in each condo, Double Beds (2) 2 double beds in each condo, Baby Cribs (1) porta crib available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Bottled water is supplied for drinking. Our rain collection system provides hot and cold water for washing and cleaning. Solar panels with generator back-up provide standard 110a/c electrical power. Heat producing appliances are not allowed(i.e. hairdryers,curling irons) because it damages the solar system. A grocery truck brings fresh food to our door 3-5 times a week. NEARBY RESTAURANTS are at local resorts and in town. Daily maid and caretaking services provided. Bicycles and Kayaks are provided for guests to use.


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2 Beautifully, Spacious, Beachfront Condos offering off season specials
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 23 reviews

A relaxing self sustained paradise with friendly caretakers and beautiful beach right out front!

  • 4 of 5

Xcalak is truly a hidden gem in Mexico and the inn is a great place to experience it! From great fishing and beautiful snorkeling right off the beach in front of the house to a relaxing veranda and palapas it is hard to beat. The house is modestly appointed and had the necessary ammenities needed for our stay. We all enjoyed the WiFi when needed to do some telecommuting but mostly enjoyed the peace and quiet. I would gladly stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay at Coral Garden was delightful! The house was clean, comfortable, and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was better than we could have imagined! The caretakers were helpful, readily available and respected our privacy. We would definitely return on our next trip to Xcalak.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful with a beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

Completely relaxing and very clean. A few minor things at the beginning or quickly taken care of. Excellent place to relax and enjoy. Beautiful beach Cabana overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the Marine Park

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Xcalak Home!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet, authentic, Mexican experience in a beautiful home with access to some incredible coral reefs this is the spot for you.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PARADISE FOUND!!! Amazing location/beach and beautifully maintained comfortable accommodations

  • 5 of 5

This is our second trip to Xcalak, and first time at the Coral Garden Inn...we will be back! The house/ location/ beach was such a perfect set-up and location for our family (ages from 9 months to 70). We rented both units and everyone had plenty of space/privacy. For a group who likes to get somewhere and "just chill", the house/beach combo was need to go anywhere as all your beach relaxing and water activities are literally right outside your front door. It was also an easy quick drive into town (15-20 mins) for guided excursions like fly fishing (Captain Victor was great!) and Snorkel/Bird Island tours (XTC dive center highly recommended).

The beach is literally steps out the front door and beautifully maintained. The shade palapas are great, and the shallow sandy water was great for baby to splash around in. Water shoes required to walk farther out due to some shells/coral but nothing too bad...and the water stays waist-chest deep almost all the way out to the reef which was great for everyone to enjoy as swimming is not required. We used the kayaks provided and saw Eagle Rays, a turtle, and lots of Barracuda and other fish out towards the reef. We also brought snorkel gear and enjoyed snorkeling around the coral heads and seeing SO many colorful fish! The info book in the condo has great map/explanation of snorkeling areas immediately around the house. We brought our inflatable stand-up paddleboard and it was LOVELY paddling up the coast from the house. As one of the last properties for a ways north, the seclusion and beauty of the coastline was an amazing way to spend each morning! While the home is a bit further up the beach road than some of the other VRBO's, we enjoyed the privacy of this and the water/reef area is better, in my opinion, farther North from town.

The upstairs unit enjoyed an amazing breeze day and night, and in combo with the fans the unit was always comfortable. The downstairs unit was also breezy, although on calmer nights the bedrooms were a bit stuffy due to privacy hedge in front, but the convenience of running straight out the front door and onto the beach was worth it! No stairs involved = great with a crawling baby!!! Both condos were furnished wonderfully with comfy beds, kitchens well stocked for cooking/meals, and full size appliances. The speakers for an iPod player were a nice addition! Caretakers were helpful but not intrusive, and stocking up on groceries/beer in Tulum was the way to go!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slice of paradise!

  • 4 of 5

What an amazing spot!! Xcalak is an absolute paradise! The beach around the Coral Garden Inn (CGI) is actually the best beach along that whole stretch of coastline. There is amazing snorkelling right in front of the place, with the big barrier reef a few hundred meters off shore and numerous smaller reefs just off shore.

The beach at CGI is wonderful. Well maintained with lots of shade, and the waves gently lapping. So tranquil. Of course, this stretch of coastline is plagued with the problem common to all world's oceans - garbage. It is such a shame to see the most beautiful, pristine marine sanctuary full of plastic garbage swept down the coastline. Agosto, the caretaker at CGI, does his best to remove the garbage daily from the beach.

The house is lovely. Spacious, well stocked, colourful and comfortable. The humidity and salt are a bit hard on the house and furnishings, but the caretakers do their best to maintain it.

The caretakers, Juanita, Agosto and their beautiful friendly kids are lovely people. They don't speak any English, but I spoke a little Spanish and that really helped to bridge the gap. Their daughter, Roberta, played with our young sons and showed them how to capture small fish and build amazing sand castles.

Overall, we had a great experience at the Coral Garden Inn. Such an incredible place!!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nicki and family for all of your positive comments. You really discovered the special qualities of this area of the Mexican Caribbean and the Coral Garden Inn. We welcome you back at any time.
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Car: necessary

The turquoise bay directly in front of the villa has numerous coral heads in no more than 6 feet of water teeming with beautiful tropical fish, rays, lobsters, eels and octopus, It is protected by the second largest barrier reef in the world and is within the National Reef Park of Xcalak. Wonderful scuba diving is available through local dive operators to dozens sites within 5-15 minutes by boat. Banco Chinchorro, North America's largest diving atoll is only 25 miles due East, Deep sea and world-class fly-fishing can be arranged through local guides for bone fish, permit, tarpin, snook and barracuda, to name a few. Catch and release within the national park. Mayan ruins are within a one to two hour drive, Chaccoben, Dzibanche, Kinichna, Kohunlich, Oxtankah plus a Spanish Fort in Bacalar, IN ADDITION, Bicycling, wildlife observation, star gazing, reading and lots of relaxing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

Prices are based on double occupancy except during holiday season when it is based upon 4 people.
Additional cost per night for each extra person over 3 years of age- $10 mid & low season, $15/person in high season
All pricing subject to 14% hotel tax
25% deposit due at time of booking, balance due 60 days before arrival.

Please contact owner for additional accommodations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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