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Recent Akumal reviews

  • The Big Chill Vacation 2016!

    "This is the 4th time I've stayed at this property, & while every time is wonderful in every way, this time was just amazingly PERFECT! The house is always kept up so well on a daily basis by Amado & Inez (caretakers - you couldn't ask for friendlier people!). From taking a dip in the pool to snorkeling in the bay, there is nothing better than this property for the view, location, & amenities offered! I HIGHLY recommend staying here. I know we'll be back as soon as humanly possible :)"
    Guest: Violet Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
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  • Would visit again!

    "In the past few times our family went to Akumal, we stayed at Las Casitas but couldn't book a unit this time. We picked Casa Solymar based on the reviews - it looked classy and had three bedrooms and was walking distance to the main beach. The villa was a little set back from the road and had a lush garden. It was spacious with a great view, and everything was clean. The kitchen was well stocked and even had some oil and spices. The pool was a lot bigger than we thought, a great size for our family. We swam in it a few times a day. It was clean and not over-chlorinated. The villa provided an electric cart which was helpful when we made several trips to the grocery store or decided to go to Yal-ku which was a long walk away. We didn't think it was such a plus point when making our reservation, but it was really a nice convenience. The bedrooms upstairs were a little warm in late March. My bedroom had a faulty AC unit and never cooled down. When I contacted the manager, Monica Estrada, she sent someone to look at it right away, and the AC was replaced that very day. Monica was very helpful. Due to passport issues, I had to arrive two days later than my family and she arranged additional airport transfer. Every time I emailed her, I received a reply right away. Please be aware that the wifi connection doesn't reach the upstairs bedrooms. The beach is very rocky so you can't go swimming there. The view, though, is spectacular. On very windy days, the salt spray can get 100 ft right up to the windows. When we stayed at Las Casitas in the past, we used to tip the housekeeper every day whatever we liked. Here at Casa Solymar, the guest book said to tip the housekeeper and gardener 15% of the cost of the rental. We also felt that being asked to tip the gardener is quite unusual. Shouldn't the maintenance of the pool and garden be factored into the cost of the rental? The villa management should have asked for the rental + 15% upfront instead. The tipping request and amount felt like a hidden fee. Tipping should be optional. We did tip the staff because we wanted to, but didn't tip the 15% and felt guilty that they might not have been paid their fair share. But paying them is the responsibility of the management, not the guests. All said and done, Casa Solymar is a solid five stars and I would go back for a visit. Thank you, Monica, for making our stay a lovely one."
    Guest: Lin Y. Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: June 27, 2016
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  • Fantastic Beach House!

    "We just returned from a week at Casa Caribe and we enjoyed it very much. The house was in great condition and looked even better than in the photos. The room upstairs was absolutely heaven and it was lovely to listen to the waves as you are falling asleep. Christina and Luis were super helpful with anything we needed. Some of our favorite activities were to go to the beach clubs up in Tulum and check out the local cenotes. We also really enjoyed Coba, we were early before the tour buses got there and we had the place to ourselves. Pretty amazing! I would really recommend having a car here, it opens up lots of fun opportunities though we did walk every night to dinner."
    Guest: Heather Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: April 1, 2016
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  • Beautiful views of the ocean in a private setting

    "Martin's condo is everything he says it is. We stayed with another couple for 7 nights. It was my second time there and their first. The views are absolutely stunning and the property is very well kept. Marty and the manager will make sure they can do anything to accommodate your stay and the other employees of La Iguana become your friends. We made most of our meals in the condo so the kitchen is well stocked with cooking utensils. The fresh water was in constant supply which was also nice for our weary friends. Our favorite things to do in Akumal was snorkeling in Yal Kul lagoon (a 5 min walk from the condo), dinner at Del Pescador near Turtle Bay and happy hour at La Buena Vida where you can have drinks and eat while laying in a hammock right on the beach. Just south of Akumal you will find beautiful beaches and wonderful cenotes everywhere you go. Some may question being on the north end of half moon bay but please don't. At La Iguana you aren't far from Akumal but get much more peace and quiet than the resorts and places closer to town will offer. If you are adventurous skip renting a car and just rent bikes for 5 dollars a day and take collectivos to go to tulum. It's faster to ride a bike to town than take a car in my opinion, lol. VEA ATV tours was a major highlight of this vacation so look into it if you like atving through the jungle! Thanks again Marty for a fabulous time!"
    Guest: Sarah B. Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
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