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Tao Ocean A3 - 10% Off for May & June Bookings!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Imagine yourself in one of the most peaceful, laidback towns in the Riviera Maya. Picture quiet beaches, perfect little beach restaurants, great snorkeling, and one of the best spots to meet a sea turtle or two. Picture a turquoise sea and gentle lagoons, swaying palm trees, soft white sand. Now picture yourself in your very own villa, ideal for sharing with family or friends. Can you see it? It is real and it can be reserved for you today: Villa Tao A-3 in the lovely village of Akumal, ideally located between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, and situated a mere 50 meters from the beach.

This lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa features the clean, modern design of Actual Studios, as well as marble flooring throughout. The open living area provides maximum flow between the cozy living room and dining room, and the well-equipped kitchen. The living room features a leather sofa and two chairs, a 50” TV, SKY satellite, and WiFi connectivity. The fully-equipped kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and the granite counters offer plenty of workspace along with a breakfast bar adjacent to the dining room. Oversized sliding doors provide plenty of light as well as access to the garden terrace. A washer and dryer is provided, along with beach amenities such as towels and an umbrella.

The main floor bedroom features a queen-sized bed and en-suite bathroom. An additional upstairs queen-sized room has an en-suite bath and a small balcony which overlooks the garden. The upstairs master bedroom features a king-sized bed, 42” LCD television and small balcony as well as en-suite bath. All of the bathrooms feature marble showers, hair dryers and all basic toiletries.

The most outstanding features of the villa are its two beautiful roof terraces: one, an ocean-view space with a comfortable sofa, chairs and a maneuverable aluminum roof which can be open for sun or closed for shade. The other overlooks the garden area and includes two upholstered chairs with footstools and a table for two.

The new exclusive beach club is now open!!! Our guests can enjoy the luxuries of the beach club which is conveniently located only a few steps from your front door. The club has a pool, swim up bar, restaurant and roof terrace with lounge chairs.

And that's not all, you have access to the TAO Wellness Center that offers full spa amenities with a gym, exercise lap pools, yoga classes, etc and Bahia Principe Resort facilities!

Akumal is a true paradise with plenty of retreat-like quiet when you need it and lots of activity when you crave it. Great restaurants, turtle watching, and superb snorkeling are only steps away. The location is perfect for day-trips into Tulum and Playa del Carmen; you are also very close to crystal clear cenotes, ancient Mayan ruins, quaint colonial towns and all that the fabulous Mayan Riviera has to offer.

For larger groups, we can accommodate groups of up to 12 guests with our neighboring Tao units. Please see listing 1169608 for further details and photos of our other villa.

More Details

Property Manager
Erin Leriger
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 2, 2018


Akumal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • We want you to be comfortable and enjoy all the amenities we have to offer. For your vacation convenience we have fresh smelling organic products in all bathrooms for you to enjoy including shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, body lotion, hand soap and of course hair dryers!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 queen
  • One bedroom is located on the lower level. Excellent if wheelchair access is required. A full bathroom is located directly outside the bedroom door. On the second floor you will find the master bedroom and additional bedroom each with an ensuite bathroom and private terrace. The master has a 42" LCD TV to enjoy our SKY satellite TV. All rooms have lots of closet space and we provide 2 safe boxes to lock up all your valuables.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Tao Ocean A3 - 10% Off for May & June Bookings!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Clean modern quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Second time at TAO and would stay there again. Great place and great for families.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was great to have you stay with us. Please come and visit us again next year! It will be nice for you to enjoy the Tao beach club which should be finished soon. All the best.
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Chilliwack, BC, Canada

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED everything about this home. Three bedroom and three bathrooms, upper rooftop terrace where we enjoyed our morning coffees and our evening happy hour in a beautiful jungle location. Steps from the beach, and a lovely stroll to Akumal Bay, where we snorkeled and swam with the turtles. Lots of fabulous restaurants to choose from at the bay, so I rarely had to cook! But the kitchen is VERY well-appointed for the meals we did cook! Six-burner gas range, microwave, full set of pots and pans, the essential corkscrew, chilled water cooler, and dishwasher! No need to bring two suitcases...there is a washer and dryer for your convenience! The two second-floor bedrooms each have their own ensuite. Your choice of either the air conditioner or the ceiling fan in each of the three bedrooms! Located in a quiet residential area, away from the madding crowds of Cancun, but close enough to Playa del Carmen and Tulum to have a great time exploring there. You could also choose to swim or snorkel in a different cenote every day. Some even offer scuba diving if you are so inclined! A very short walk to the highway will let you connect with an unending "parade" of collectivos - 15-passenger vans that will take you anywhere from Tulum to Playa del Carmen for only a few pesos. A great way to get around the area, and much cheaper than a taxi. There are tours available for the many theme parks in the area; Xcaret, Xplor, Xel-Ha to name a few. We spent many of our days just enjoying the beach, but if you want to Zip Line or snuba check out the parks! We loved our time here, and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh PA USA

Absolute perfection... everything we needed and more!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I could sense the attention to detail from the moment we walked in this gorgeous & inviting NEW condo! Loved the clean, modern decor & overall spacious feeling. It was both comfortable & functional. So much to love here! Condo is loaded with everything you could possible need... extra towels, bedding, umbrellas, flashlights (great for evening walks), toiletries, hair dryer, water, COMPLETELY loaded kitchen (pans, small appliances, utensils, containers, extra drinking water, etc), even night lights in the baths. Loved the comfortable outdoor furnishings also...we loved star gazing at night on roof top sofa.

Appliances are new & we utilized them all (washer, dryer, stove, fans, A/C controls in ea room). Nice feature is the layout of the ensuite Baths in upstairs Bedrooms and exterior BR doors for extra privacy. There's ample closet & drawer space in ea BR along with 2 safes for use. There was an extra mini fridge in downstairs BR. Loved the blinds throughout offering options of either full, partial or no sun/privacy.

We used the beach chairs & insulated mugs at the beach to watch the stunning sunrises. Beautiful beach is about a minute walk away. We discovered an amazing reef to the right side of the bay, just off the point...a variety of coral & fish! We spent 2 hrs snorkeling that one spot. Snorkeling is the main reason we have visited Akumal about 20 times now. There are 4 bays & a lagoon with GREAT snorkeling. Find turtles every day at Akumal Bay in front of Lol Ha Restaurant. The quaint local restaurants are a bonus (we like them all... LaLunita my fav; at LaBuena Vida get Botenaros; love the tuna at Lol Ha...check out live music there.) We have always felt safe in Riviera Maya & esp Akumal. You will notice security is very observant. We didn't rent a car, as we are familiar with the area & enjoy the extra walking/adventure. We took the collectivo to Tulum for dinner... also to the entrance of Bahia Principe a few times (then grabbed the tram) to go to yoga at Tao Wellness Center. There is a restaurant with amazing beach views, above Las Villas which is across the street from condo.

Latin Latitudes Property Mgmt was awesome, from emails prior to arrival, welcome pkg, answering questions, professionalism, organization, friendly... to tons of info/resources in the condo ...perfect! It's obvious someone has gone above & beyond to make your stay here the best possible. We'll be back... Thanks so much!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all the wonderful information for our future guests! The local area information is very helpful for those considering booking with us. Happy to hear you enjoyed our services it was a pleasure to assist you. Please come back and visit us soon!
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Cancun International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Bahia Principe
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: recommended

As renters in our beautiful home we can offer you all the facilities at the amazing 800 acre Bahia Principe Resort. In the "Wellness Center" of the Bahia you will find the daily activities schedule for you to enjoy including free yoga classes. Golfers will want to enjoy the world renowned designed 27 hole golf course surrounded by the Mayan Jungle, Cenotes & Natural Lakes. In addition, you can enjoy the various beach areas and restaurants throughout the resort. Applicable fees do apply for food and beverage. Don't forget the various activities on site as well!

There are 3 eco-parks all close to the Tao Residence. Only a quick 5 minute drive away you will find Xel-Ha to float down the river and snorkel with the tropical fish! A 30 minute drive away you will find the famous eco-park called Xcaret where you will find exotic animals, river, bird sanctuary & their amazing night show! For those more adventurous travelers you may want to seek out the zip line park called Xplor (30 mins). Of course you don't want to miss the numerous fresh cenotes all along the Riviera Maya. The town of Tulum is only a 5 minute drive and known for it's famous Mayan Ruins, gorgeous beaches and restaurants. So many sights and parks to visit all close by. Finally, the quaint town of Akumal within walking distance and a short drive. It is likely you will see turtles, tropical fish and all the underworld has to offer! The beach directly in front of the house is one of the largest turtle nesting areas in Mexico. We have 6 of the 7 recognized species of sea turtles in Mexico! Swim with the turtles and be part of their amazing creation while watching their eggs hatch.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver (non-ref) $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Damage insurance non refundable.
Rates may be subject to change without previous notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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