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Quiet, Elegant, Luxury, Beachfront, Paradise, Modern

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Four bedroom, four full bathrooms, powder room, sleeps a maximum of 10

This villa is a privately-owned home and is available for rent to those who truly love and respect nature's delicate balance. Located in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, this villa is nestled between Akumal and Tulum in the quaint town of Tankah. This is the perfect vacation spot for anyone who appreciates the beauty of nature in a tropical paradise. The Foyer: The home features a magnificent open entryway with two skylight domes and a winding staircase leading to the inner balcony overlooking the exquisite first floor. The Bedrooms: There are three master bedrooms with king-sized beds and an additional bedroom with two double beds. Each bedroom has a private bath, two of which have a giant tile soaker tub, shower and double vanity. The other two bathrooms have tile showers and single vanities. All bedrooms have ocean-side balconies for enjoying the breathtaking views at sunrise and sunset.

Every room has a cooling and calming ceiling fan which enhances the ocean breeze and provides a comfortable climate. Although they are seldom necessary, there are air conditioner packs in each of the bedrooms and in the kitchen.

The Kitchen

The spacious kitchen has all the necessities. There is a dining counter and a beautifully furnished dining room for a enjoying a simple snack or an elaborate authentic meal.

The Living Room

The comfortable living room features an entertainment armoire which houses a television with satellite service, DVD player, and stereo system.

More Details

Marcia Gummerson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Marcia Gummerson

My husband and I met in highschool in our hometown in the mid-west where we have resided all of our lives. I am a retired special ed. teacher and my husband is a retired plumbing estimator. We have two adult children, two delightful grandchildren and twins on the way! We serve as foster parents for Healing the Children and are active in animal rescue.

Marcia Gummerson purchased this house in 2005

Why Marcia Gummerson chose Tulum

We bought the property many years before building the villa. The area was just beginning to be developed and it provided a wealth of natural treasures such as the second largest coral reef in the world and the amazing Manatee cenote. It is the snokelers or divers paradise. Tankah is also very close to so many attractions such as the Tulum ruins, Coba, Xel Ha and many others.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time! We hated to leave! Your home is just beautiful! It was the perfect size for our two families. The beach was gorgeous and we snorkeled all over the bay almost every day…Thanks again for allowing us to share your beautiful home! It was the best place we’ve ever stayed in Mexico…
Nov 2010
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Tulum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
  • Two huge master bathrooms with huge tubs and double vanities, two other large bathrooms and a darling powder room off the main entry way.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
  • All bedrooms have an attached full bathroom and a balcony. Three bedrooms are on the second floor, one located on the first floor. All bedrooms have closets and air conditioning.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 18 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We are located in a gated community. Security is provided by a private agency.


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(14 traveler reviews)

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Quiet, Elegant, Luxury, Beachfront, Paradise, Modern
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
Seattle, WA

Beachside bliss

  • 5 of 5

This property was everything we wanted for our vacation. We had 3 couples and two little babes (one toddler, one infant) with us. Every one of us found the space perfect. From amazing ocean-front access (plus perfectly raked sand daily, SUP, and kayak), to amazing home-cooked meals by Rosa, to a wonderful house that was the perfect home-base we couldn't feel more lucky. Rosa and Wayner made the vacation even better with their warm, friendly and gracious presence - helped us with any question we had and also had wonderful suggestions for our exploration. We loved being near Playa Tulum without being in the heart of it. We liked having Casa Cenote right next door. And we enjoyed the house pups, too! We hope to travel back here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stansbury Park

Elegant & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Let's start with the best part. Waynar and Rosa, the onsite caretakers were the best ever! We trip to Mexico 4 to 5 times a year and they kept every aspect of the home perfectly. We had Rosa prepare 6 different meals for 2 couples and even had their wonderful family join us a couple of times. Some of the best gourmet meals we have ever experienced for a small charge. Every day Waynar cleaned the beach, raking the sand and cleaning the pool and grounds. Now for the house. It's even better than the pics. Huge 4 bedrooms with large personal bathrooms. Beds were comfy, easy to cool with individual aircon, though we rarely needed it. Kitchen was well equipped with a massive supply of utensils. Star gazing off the roof at night was fun. The pool was a perfect temp for cooling off and there is kayaks, life jackets and a plethora of water toys. Fresh bottled water is provided. Insects were minimal, but it is jungle so bring some Off. The Casa Cenote is literally across the street for crystal clear swimming or scuba diving the underground passage to the ocean. I recommend renting a car from Easyway. For a fun adventure, Xenotes tour was a blast! Groceries and shopping at Tulum is a 10 minute car ride. Bring water shoes, as soon as you're in the ocean it gets rocky...the only negative of the trip, but we were aware beforehand. 3 dogs there loved us, and they were very protective of us and the property. Nice big safe. Hope to return some day.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blaine MN USA

Perfect! It lived up to every expectation!

  • 5 of 5

I have rented numerous Villas throughout Mexico, and this was the best property - and best value - I've ever found. 4 married couples had all the privacy they could ever want, with 4 public areas to converse in, a private bathroom for each bedroom, our own slice of beach, and the BEST behaved dogs I've ever been around. They actually sat and guarded us whenever we were outside, completely silent, requiring no attention from us at all. They made the place feel even more homey than expected. Walking up the beach with Bonita as she wagged her tail was the highlight of every day.

Wayner and Rosa kept the place spotless throughout the week, and her cooking was delicious. The Cenote down the street was beautiful, although a little busier than I thought it might be. But the added car traffic did not bother us a bit.

The home felt huge to us! It is so beautifully built, with gorgeous tile work throughout. We never even used the balcony deck or the beautiful rooftop. There was always purified water in pitchers in each bedroom in addition to the 10 gallon dispenser in the kitchen. All cooking utensils were quality.

All in all, it was a 10. I HIGHLY recommend it this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean, friendly, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

A group of nine ladies stayed a week in this beautiful home and had a fantastic time. The house and property is very well maintained by Wayner and Rosa. Three very friendly and sweet dogs (Bonita, Ziggy and Flora) stay at the property too. Notes: snorkel gear can be rent at the cenote across the street. We rented vans so we could go to Solomon Bay (Chimicos restaurant), Coba ruins, Akumal (swim with turtles) and beach road in tulum. No parking available on beach road so you may want to take a cab (Wayner can help with that). We ate at Ana y Jose and it was delicious. I hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Phoenix AZ

Couldn't have been better!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place. Beautiful house. Kind and helpful caretakers. Lovely views. Perfect location right on the beach with a restaurant next door. We were four adult couples, but this house would also be great for families. I plan to return with my kids.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The absolute best place I've ever stayed!

  • 5 of 5

Our family came down to get together for the first time in years and to celebrate my daughters 3rd birthday. This place is perfect - Marcia is an awesome owner and was a huge help from day one. Wayner and Rosa make the entire trip something super special. DO NOT miss her cooking. By far the best meals we had during out vacation. This is a truly special place. So....... we booking it again for her 4th birthday !!!!! Couldn't resist. Thanks for having such and great place for families to gather and relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: kayaking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Extra guests. For more than 8 guests add $350 USD per week for each additional guest up to ten guests. During Holiday Season add $500 USD per week for each additional guest up to ten guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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