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Best Beachfront Summer Rental on Isla Mujeres

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WCs1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Oceanfront w/beachfront 3 bedroom, 3 bath private home/Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bath

Welcome

Casa de Serenidad is located on the tropical island paradise of Isla Mujeres, just a short ferry ride from Cancun, Mexico. This home is the ideal place for families or couples who love all that the island has to offer, and who want the comfort and spaciousness of their own private villa. Casa de Serenidad is located about halfway down the island on the Caribbean coastline. If you love the ocean, this is a fantastic chance to experience it. The ocean views from the patios are spectacular and just a few steps away, your private beach awaits you. A great place to play in the waves, shell, walk in the surf or try your hand at some shore fishing. Well known for it's mild ocean breezes, Casa de Serenidad offers you one of the most comfortable experiences on the island, even in the hottest of seasons. The first floor has a large palapa patio, with imported ceramic tile, natural grass roof and parasitic vine poles. The expansive deck is able to accommodate large groups with a variety of tables, chairs, loungers and hammocks. Whether it is dinner time or happy hour, time for some sun, or time to curl up with a good book, you will find the perfect place to lull away the hours.

The beautiful tiled deck extends into the open-air indoor living area which is equipped with sliding glass door panels that open completely to the outside to expand your living experience. For your viewing enjoyment, the living room is furnished with comfortable seating and a corner entertainment center equipped with a 32” HD flat screen TV and boom box radio compatible with your electronic music media. An additional bathroom is located on the lower level which is convenient for guests hanging out on the lower level or around the pool. The kitchen and bar feature hand-cut Tecul counter tops and is fully-equipped to handle everything from a blended margarita to a five course meal.

The spacious lower-level bedroom also features sliding glass panels that open to the outside. Beyond the glass panels is a terrace perfect for spending a little bit of private time. The bedrooms in the house accommodate 6 people comfortably with a king sized mattress in the first floor master and queen sized mattresses in the two second floor bedrooms. A twin airbed and Pac N Play is available for babies or small children. The finishing touch of the upstairs is a beautifully tiled palapa terrace with an amazing view of the Caribbean ocean. It is the perfect place to be if you love an early sunrise. During the day, it makes a great private tanning deck or, should you desire, set up an appointment with a local masseuse and enjoy an open-air massage. At night you can watch the moon rise over the water and see the ships pass by under the moon-lit starry skies. …and at the end of your day, you can pick your favorite place and let the sounds of the surf lull you into dreams of another perfect day in Paradise.

Keywords: Oceanfront Beach House

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About The Owner

Bernadette and I met in 1979, married and settled into a small rural community west of Minneapolis where we enjoy the peace and tranquility of the nature around us. The early years did not afford much opportunity for travel but when our son left for college we decided to fulfill our desire to escape the cold and snow of Minnesota and travel to warmer climates. We traveled to many beautiful places over the past 10 years including the Florida Keys, Cabo San Lucas, Belize and many other areas of the Yucatan peninsula. . We first came to Isla Mujeres in the spring of 2003 where we fell in love with the beauty and simplicity of this paradise island. For those who appreciate all that the Caribbean has to offer, this island has it all. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets, gorgeous sand beaches, ocean breezes, great food, snorkeling, fishing… the list goes on and on. Perhaps the greatest asset that the island has to offer is the people who live here. They are warm and friendly and eager to make your stay in paradise one that you will never forget. Come join us!

The Owner purchased this villa in 2006

Why The Owner chose Isla Mujeres

We were thrilled to find a home located right on the water that has access to a sandy beach for a large part of the year. After extensive renovations, we have created a place that we are happy to call home

What makes this villa unique

Location, location, location!!! We love being on the Caribe side where we have cooling breezes during the hottest of months. Opening the sliding doors gives you a living experience that can't be beat. From April to October we enjoy having an incredible beach right outside our door. An extra plus - the sea turtles love using that beach to lay their eggs. An extra special benefit is that we are on the edge of the colonia Meterologica where there are numerous restaurants with everything from inexpensive loncharias serving tasty Mexican fare to the well-known Mango's cafe and Monchi's just down the block. There is also a bakery and very nice convenience store right nearby. If you like walking, the beginning of the newly constructed ocean-front walkway starts just on the other side of the property where you can enjoy a 3/4 mile walk along the Caribe.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Casa Serenidad served as the perfect respite for my 50th birthday! My sweet hubby booked this beautiful casa for a 5 day birthday escape the week before Christmas. We had only traveled to Mexico one other time in 1988, so we were excited to visit again! We purchased direct flights with excellent departure times from Austin, and were passing through immigration 2.5 hours later. Bernadette had been so thorough and thoughtful in all of her email communication and suggestions so we knew exactly what to do once we arrived at the airport. The airport is lovely, and we were greeted with smiles by our shared shuttle driver.

The trip to Isla from Cancun was nice as well - we were able to see the big resorts and great shopping areas.The ferry ride over took about 15 minutes, and was a nice little boat cruise, with live music accompaniment. Once on Isla, the cab stand was right near the ferry dock. We were at Casa Serenidad 8 minutes later. The property managers were there to greet us, and quickly made us feel right at home. They provided suggestions and showed us a few things about the property, and as, promised we found every item to be easy to work and use. We've traveled all over the US and Europe and have never rented a property in such pristine condition with absolutely perfect ease of use of locks, key pads, tvs, internet, appliances, pool, etc. this made our vacation stress free! There was even welcome cerveza and chips upon our arrival.I can't say enough about the house and location itself. It's literally on the edge of the azure Caribbean with a beautiful little tidal patch of sand below. I found many small pieces of beach glass and shells each day, of the 75-80 degree sunny weather. We saw a fisherman throw his cast net each morning after sunrise which the house faces. The rest of the days we spent at the lovely tables and chaise lounge chairs around the porches and pool, or In the hammock! The little B and B next door is lovely and quiet. We wandered over for beer and Piña Colada one day before sunset- great place! We taxied and walked into town each day as well, stopping either at Mangos or De Luisa for breakfast. Dinner was great at both Rinaldi's and Casa de Los Suenos, as well as De Luisa and downtown.Shopping in town was fun, as many of the vendors and shop owners have local wares and handmade items to purchase. The book in the house suggests many local shops and venues to visit. Our overall recommendation, a 10 on a 10 point scale!!
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Spacious bathroom with additional storage for toiletries
    Main level powder room - Toilet , Small main level bath for guests or people using the pool
    Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs bath for use of guests staying in upper bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms with walk in showers and one with toilet and sink for guests relaxing downstairs or perfect for guests to use when swimming. Quality bath towels and beach towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large bedroom w/private bath and adjoining outdoor terrace.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ocean-side bedroom w/queen bed and open closet for storage
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Street-side bedroom w/queen bed and open closet for storage
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Pack n Play (1), Twin sized airbeds for small children (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Book Exchange, family games, etc. All amenities are provided to our guests on a 'No Charge' basis

Reviews

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Best Beachfront Summer Rental on Isla Mujeres
average rating of 4.875 based on 63 reviews
Gettysburg, PA USA
5

Great location! Great indoor/outdoor living space!

  • 5 of 5

Our family truly enjoyed our stay. It was easy to get around by taxi and very reasonable.

You can be on the north end of the Island in minutes for beach clubs or whale shark outings but stay where it is far more quiet. Good information ahead of time and restaurant suggestions. Hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Casa de Serenidad. We love our location and how easy it is to get to north beach and the downtown restaurants, yet you able to return to the peace and quiet of our neighborhood. We also love the proximity to all the new restaurants opening in our area. We hope you will return some day. Sincerely, the Efrons
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It was GREAT just like pictures showed !

  • 4 of 5

😎😎😎😎😎😎

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house! Perfect for families and children.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Casa Serenidad! My husband and I brought our 2 small kids, in laws, and one friend. We all had plenty of room in this house. The location was perfect! Not far at all from playa norte which is where we normally stay, but have fallen even more in love with the island since staying in this area. We get to see more and also found great deals on fruit at the local produce market. Also there is a tortilleria to buy fresh tortillas for next to nothing. My husband and father in law brought back fish from their fishing trip so we stayed in and cooked a few times for lunch and dinner. The pool was perfect for our 2 and almost 4 year old kids. They also accommodated a pack n play for our youngest to sleep in. There’s a constant breeze outside with tons of seating both out front and to the side where the pool is so no mosquitoes!

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa de Serenidad. We truly believe we have the best summer rental on the island. We love it when guests take the opportunity to explore the neighborhood and get a feel for the local culture. Lucky you to have fishermen in the family. We hope you will chose Casa de Serenidad for your next visit to Isla Mujeres. Berna and Phil
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5

Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay at Casa de Serenidad was fabulous! The house is beautiful from the layout to the decor! Sharing breakfast every morning with my family on the deck, overlooking the ocean, listening to the sound of the waves was one of my favorite things! Our family of six enjoyed games and drinks at the outside bar, lazy naps in the hammock, dips in the pool and a little sunbathing! My vacation would have been complete with that but once I pulled myself away from the beautiful house there were a ton of things to do! The island is small but I feel like I need to go back to see all it has to offer! The owners sent us a very detailed packet about the island which I found very helpful. The only downside of the trip was my phone was stolen the first day of the trip. We were all at the beach in the water when someone took it. It was my fault for leaving it out! I found the people of Isla to be very nice, it could have happened anywhere. I definitely plan on returning!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. You have covered all the things that we love the most about our house - the best view on the island, the sounds of the waves and the numerous outside locations where they can be enjoyed. It is my understanding that this was your first trip to the island. We know that once you have visited Isla Mujeres you will be sure to return. Thank you again for choosing Casa de Serenidad as your vacation home on Isla Mujeres. Best Regards, Bernadette and Phil
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4

Absolutely lovely property

  • 4 of 5

Elegant villa overlooking the ocean, close to stores and excellent restaurants. Owners go out of their way to provide helpful advice about making the stay enjoyable. Direct beach access only for the young and agile!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. Knowing what a seasoned traveler you are makes them deeply appreciated. Berna and Phil
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5

Beautiful and perfect ocean front

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful relaxing ocean front property. Travelled with my son and his friend (teenage boys) and a friend and the house was perfect. Owners and management company extremely attentive and well kept. Everything you could need to cook, entertain, lie in a hammock ocean front. Ideal location and would stay here again very soon

And have been staying on Isla every summer.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Isla Mujeres, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2018 Standard Rate
4 Jan 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,279
for 4 nights
£2,239
 
 
2018-2019 Holiday Season
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,932
for 7 nights
£2,932
 
 
2019 regular rates
6 Jan 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,279
for 4 nights
£2,239
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,381
for 4 nights
From
£345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Nightly Standard Rate (less than 7 nights) $370.00/night thru December 20, 2017

Nightly Standard Rate (less than 7 nights) $425.50 after January 3, 2018

All taxes and fees included in quoted rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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