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IMMACULATE ~ 5 star ~ Family friendly Caribbean oceanfront home ~ Private Pool.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Unobstructed ocean views from EVERY room, Lighted rooftop, 2 bdrm, 2.5 baths

Casa Paraíso...your ideal private island home...where Paraíso es para siempre 'Paradise is Forever'.

Our home, Casa Paraíso was featured & spotlighted on HGTV, Beachfront Bargain Hunt in August 2014..We were very flattered when we were approached by the network.

Isla Mujeres - the Island of Women. and just voted #7 Best Beach in The World by Trip Advisor in 2017.. what a huge honor! Sparkling, clear, warm azure waters. Beautiful, soft, white sand beaches. Gentle tropical breezes. Breathtaking views. Ancient Mayan ruins. Modern conveniences and only a 15 minute ferry ride from Cancun - but worlds apart. Once a sleepy fishing village, Isla Mujeres has been “discovered” by tourists, but still maintains its small-town charm and laid-back attitude.

Glistening Caribbean waters, Swaying palms & White sands. Why wait? Escape to paradise in beautiful Isla Mujeres - which means you won't have to worry about anything—other than remembering to put on your sunscreen. With breathtaking beach views at your fingertips, spend your days exploring all the island has to offer!

Whether you & your guests choose to hit the nearby beaches, scuba dive, snorkel or just lounge all day by the pool – you can feel the stress just melt away. Our tropical paradise includes a private pool with a lounging/tanning area directly facing the Caribbean, spectacular 360 degree views of the entire island...with all the comforts of home. We do have a complimentary international phone line for you to use during your stay and high speed Wireless Internet that works great throughout our whole house. . Casa Paraiso is located on the beautiful Caribbean Ocean where there is always a refreshing ocean breeze blowing.. We completed a total house renovation that also included poolside palapa/table, rooftop palapa & sectional couch where you can catch the captivating & colorful sunrises & sunsets that Isla offers.

There are ceiling fans located in each room of our home and split air conditioning units in all rooms as well – and they work very fast at cooling the rooms too!

Main floor: Fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, dining area, 2 spacious & open living areas and half bath. You will love the 2 living areas that are beautifully decorated & furnished. with and oversized sectional couch to relax while enjoying your favorite show or catching your fav football game on our Large Ultra 4K curved TV with curved sound bar (great for playing your favorite music playlists too! We also have Dish Satellite programming with US satellite channels.

Second floor: 2 large Master suites that are decorated beautifully.. no detail was left out. Both bedrooms have access to the large wrap-around balcony, custom built king size beds with luxurious bedding. Each room has a private full bathroom with custom tile work and custom wood cabinetry & large walk-in showers and illuminated onyx sinks & suspended mirrors.

Beautiful wooden stairway leads takes you from the 2nd level terrace/balcony to the rooftop terrace where you can enjoy sunbathing, ideal for entertaining family & friends under the palapa (thatched roof) with red LED up-lighting..what a beautiful effect at night while embracing the constant Caribbean ocean breezes and enjoying panoramic views of the entire island.

All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are furnished. Downtown is only minutes away. All linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are furnished...no need for you to bring anything but your swimsuit, flip flops and get ready to transform yourself into 'Mañana Mode'..

Additional Amenities: We are more than happy to recommend private transfers to and from the airport with an English speaking driver. We can arrange to pre-stock your pantry and refrigerator prior to your arrival, in-house masseuse, Personal chef, Swim with whale sharks (July - September), book world-class sports fishing on boats complete with professional crews, etc...if you think of it.. we can make it happen! Just ask!

More Details

Owner
Ashley Wilkens
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Ashley Wilkens

Todd & I are blessed with 4 kids (I can't call them children anymore) Our love for Isla Mujeres back in 2003 when we decided to take a spur-of-the-moment day trip to Isla from Cancun… like the majority of people have do. It took us over an hour to get to Isla via a small fishing boat back then.. now it is only a quick 20 minute ferry ride on a fancy boat now.. but you feel like you are in a totally different world from the hustle & bustle of Cancun.. YIKES! Little did we know the impact that Isla Mujeres would have on us! I remember the feeling I had when I first stepped off the boat the very 1st trip to the island...it's so hard to "explain" to people what Isla is like.. but there is something very special and magical about Isla that has stolen my heart for over 15 years & still have that feeling every time that I arrive on the island. Our family fell in love with the calm, crystal clear warm Caribbean beaches, LOVE the simplicity of the island in general & daily island living (slip into "manana mode", the local isleños are so welcoming every time I see them, wonderful community & family values, enjoying traditional Mexican dishes & the freshest seafood you will ever put in your mouth, and it's so safe (it's like it's very own country... away from Mexico's bad reputation) The island has a huge Navy base on the island & I am down there all the time without my husband (he still has his job in the states) & I have NEVER EVER felt unsafe.. I actually feel safer in Isla than here in the states.

We were married in Isla Mujeres on August 1, 2004, which is exactly 1 year from our casual day trip that would affect & change our lives forever. We had a beautiful sunset beach wedding ceremony at Zoetry Villa Rolandi Hotel with a traditional mariachi band & lots of tequila. We come home to Isla many times each year & have made some truly wonderful friends as well.. We hope you enjoy the island and our home as much as we do! KEEP IT SIMPLE ~ Life is way to short not to ~

Ashley Wilkens purchased this house in 2013

Why Ashley Wilkens chose Quintana Roo

We would drive our golf cart around the island and always would comment on how we really loved this house and on one of our many trips to Isla Mujeres we saw that the house was listed "for sale"..THAT was our moment to have our very own "slice of paradise". There is always a constant breeze coming off the Caribbean while soaking up the sun in the pool and then heading up to the rooftop entertaining area & chilling out after a long day in the sun ~ with your favorite wine or cerveza in your hand as you watch the sun fall behind the horizon, painting the sky shades of red and pink, and I thank God for all the beauty he created for us ~ we are so grateful and blessed.

What makes this house unique

You truly feel 'away from it all' and it's the ultimate place to completely RELAX & RENEW...ISLAnd style! Keep it simple and stop and embrace God's creations.. Life is Good.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had stayed Jan 14 for two weeks with another couple and would return to Isla in a heartbeat. Ashley, one of the owners, was very accommodating both with all of my pre visit questions and even with a follow up call while we were there. Great to have such a personal touch though miles away. Casa Paraiso is a very comfortable place with many of the creature comforts one would want. We did though feel that more could be done with the outside amenities such as lounge chairs and cushions and was happy to hear that that is on their list. Having been new owners of a rental property ourselves we get how all things take time and we are sure that this place will not only improve over time but will def be on our return list in the future. Isla itself is a special island. We -four women in our fifties- felt absolutely safe at all times no matter what time of day or place. We did not rent a cart but opted to secure four bicycles on our own which in itself we all would highly recommend as a way to get around the island. With so many great places to eat, knowing we can pedal it off made our indulgence much more accepting! The people,both local and those who travel to Isla regularly, are some of the nicest people we have come across. Most tourists we talked to gave been coming to Isla for years and their kids are now coming back with their kids. Safe you bet - hospitable and accommodating -absolutely. We can honestly say that Isla is our Mexico. Thank you Ashley and Todd for making our holiday a memorable one!
Mar 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Puerto Juarez
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Cancun
Car: not necessary

Located on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, Isla Mujeres is surrounded by the perfect turquoise Caribbean sea. The island is a unique blend of 'fun-in-the-sun' & peaceful tranquility. Casa Paraiso is in the La Gloria neighborhood which has a great mix of residential areas and quaint small shops & delicious restaurants. La Gloria is midway on the island (north to south). Beautiful beaches and crystal clear water ---great for swimming and snorkeling. Despite being a small island, Isla Mujeres has fantastic restaurants, nightclubs and spas. Super friendly locals.

Other Activities: Shopping, Mayan ruins, Garrafon park, great shelling beach, Swim with the Whale Sharks (June-Aug), Deep Sea Fishing,

Golf: Cancun (a short ferry ride away) has wonderful courses.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Isla Mujeres in Isla Mujeres

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Reservation cancelled 60 days or more prior to your arrival date, we will refund your deposit less a 25% service fee.
  • Cancellations 59 days prior to your arrival date, we do not offer a refund, but we are happy to rebook within a year from original travel dates.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Oversized walk-in shower featuring Yucatan natural stone
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk-in shower featuring beautiful Yucatan natural stone
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , 1/2 bath with custom cabinetry & solid onyx sink
  • Our home is equipped with a water pressure pump that ensures you have plenty of water pressure in your shower! Always a big bonus in Mexico! The bathroom sinks are make of beautiful onyx that are beautifully illuminated and the showers are all made using Ticul, a Yucatan natural stone. All the furniture, closets & cabinetry are custom made using Tzalam, Yucatan wood.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • With two beautifully decorated Master suites (each with a king-size bed, luxury pillow top mattresses that are extremely comfortable (no waking up with back aches either) & private beautiful en-suite bathrooms with gorgeous onyx sinks) One of a kind suspended bathroom mirrors that allows you enjoy the natural sunlight & onyx lighting fixtures & ceiling fans are located in all bathrooms & bedrooms as well.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are happy to pre-stock the refrigerator and/or pantry with anything special you would like..please let us know ahead of time so we can make arrangements.

Reviews

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IMMACULATE ~ 5 star ~ Family friendly Caribbean oceanfront home ~ Private Pool.
average rating of 4.869565 based on 73 reviews
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Beautiful island, Nice house, but not happy

  • 2 of 5

1st of all, I had a great time and everyone involved at the location is very responsive. My disappointment is the deception of the ad as this house says "beach front".

THIS RENTAL IS NOT BEACH FRONT.

If I lived an hour away, it would be no big deal, but when you fly 2,000 miles and are looking forward to tip-toeing to the beach every day and you can't, it is very disappointing. The house overlooks the ocean, but you cannot get to the beach as it overlooks a cliff with lots of rocks and zero beachfront. So, yes, it is ocean front, but not beach front as listed.

In order to get to the beach, you will need to take a 10-minute cab ride every day or rent a golf cart. Ok, not a big deal, but this should be explained and not figured out upon arrival. So, while the house is nice, i went to Cancun for the beach and was very disappointed.

The island is very nice however and I made the best out of it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good afternoon.. I hope you are enjoying your weekend. I’m so sorry your stay wasn’t what you expected.  I am really trying to understand where the confusion came from.  The listing clearly states in the “About the Property” section that there are nearby beaches as the island is only 4 miles long & 1/2 mile wide. Under the “Location Type” section, the Beach portion clearly states, “There are beautiful beaches all over the tiny island that have been voted in the top 10 Best Beaches in the world”.  In the same section, it also states the home is Oceanfront with the description, “Unobstructed views of the Caribbean Ocean”. And finally, there are three photos that show the ocean view from the house.  Clearly there is no beach as the home is oceanfront. And in regards to your comment about transportation around the island.. in your welcome letter I provided info as well as a direct hyperlink to book online, if you should choose to rent one.. Again, not sure where the confusion happened. Myself and our wonderful house managers (& staff) are always (and have been) available for all our guests if they should have any questions about our home before, during and even after their stay can answer ways to reach me for clarifying questions. Sincerely Ashley Wilkens
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The house was beautiful and a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time and loved the house and the Island. The beds were extremely comfortable and the house had everything we needed. The only thing I would fix or change in the house is the lighting. The house would be more appealing if all the lighting was the same. Soft white lights. Kitchen was very dark and needs more lighting.

The pool was great and clean and the view was spectacular. Thank you for a wonderful place to vacation. We hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Always an awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Always good to rent from Ashley! House is comfortable and clean. Pool is kept spotless. I would recommend this home to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this lovely home. It is the perfect size for 4 people (it will sleep 6). Nice pool and comfortable beds. Great location, great restaurants near by and the island is absolutely gorgeous. I had the most relaxing vacation I had had in years. I will definitely be back. Thank you Ashley and Todd Wilkens!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cincinnati
5

True paradise, and thats just the house

  • 5 of 5

We made our 1st visit in May 2016 loved it so much we immediately booked our second trip for five months later in October of 2016 after this trip we have totally decided this is our home away from home and then returned in May of 2017. If you ever want a true vacation that feels like home as well as Paradise this is definitely the place to stay. Ashley thank you so much for your hospitality and sharing your home with us we love it and plan to be back soon..

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another year in paradise

  • 4 of 5

This was our second time staying here and it was better than the first time! The house is neat, clean and convenient. It has great views and all that you could need for a great vacation. The pool is great to cool off in on a hot day. The variety of restaurants and food is wonderful, Olivia's and Limons were our favorites but Oscars and Brisas are fun, affordable and good food. The best ceviche goes to Sunset Cafe. We would definitely go again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season 2017
9 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 4 nights
From
£284
£1,949
£7,207
 
 
High Season 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,584
for 4 nights
From
£356
£2,404
£8,997
 
 
Caribbean Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,031
for 5 nights
From
£374
£2,517
 
 
Mid Season 2018
9 Jan 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,512
for 4 nights
From
£338
£2,290
£8,279
 
 
Low Season 2018
9 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,331
for 4 nights
From
£293
£2,005
£7,431
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,223
for 4 nights
From
£266
£1,835
£6,546
 

Additional pricing information

Full damage deposit £113.73
Property Damage Protection £44.73
Tax Rate 19.0%

We welcome & offer discounted rates for weekly and long term stays.

Any additional housekeeping requests are $50.00 USD per cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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