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Affordable Paradise - Close to the Beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,037 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4

This lovely tranquil condo overlooks a large (90 ft.+) swimming pool and the beautiful landscaping of the Puerto Aventuras golf course. No need for a car; the beach, marina/boat docks, Dolphin Discovery, golf course, tennis courts, bird watching, shops, grocery stores, fresh fruit/veggie stand, and restaurants are a walk/bike ride away. Casa Margareta is fully equipped for your next get-away to enjoy the beauty of the Mexican Riviera. Practice your golf skills on the course only steps from your door, swim with the dolphins, play tennis, relax on the beach, dive into a cenote, go deep sea fishing and then end the day with a frosty margarita poolside. Paradise awaits you - book Casa Margareta today!!!

Tiffany Sandholm
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About Tiffany Sandholm

We are a family of four that likes to relax on the beach, but then needs doses of adventure. Puerto Aventuras is centrally located to Tulum, Akumal, Coba, Xplor, Xcaret, Xel Ha, Playa Del Carmen and Paamul which offer loads of activities.

Tiffany Sandholm purchased this condo in 2008

Why Tiffany Sandholm chose Bacalar Municipality

We chose this property because it has a gorgeous pool area and lush landscaping. It is close to the beach, however you can leave the action of the Marina behind and enjoy the serenity of the golf course. In addition, the bird watching is very nice right from the patio.

What makes this condo unique

The condo building is located at the end of a residential street, so there is very little traffic. The pool is fifteen feet from the patio. There is an elevator to the rooftop deck, which offers interesting views of the area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Bacalar Municipality in Quintana Roo

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1037 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course View
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Forgot some toiletries? Don't worry, we keep sunscreen, shampoo/conditioner, soap, razors, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hairdryer, and a first aid kit on hand.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double
    Pack n' Play Crib - 1 Cot
    Guest - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has a large closet with built-in drawers, alarm clocks and full bathrooms. There is a small safe in the master bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Leave the kid gear at home, there is a pack n' play, highchair, stroller, movies, legos, pool toys & an arts n' craft bin. The washer & dryer are located in the pantry right off of the kitchen. A bottled water cooler with three 5 gallon jugs are provided with water delivered 2x a week for approx. 30 pesos a jug. Off-site property manager available for questions and requests, such as babysitting and maid service. Living room features cable TV, DVD player and library, adult and children books, adult and kid games. Includes a sofa-sleeper suitable for children. Lounge chairs and pool-side tables all provided on site. Supermarket, pharmacy, doctor on call, tour information desk, money exchange, spa, fitness center, dive shop, museum, salon, souvenirs, bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants and interactive dolphin swim are about a 10 minute walk. If you have a special request, please inquire.


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Affordable Paradise - Close to the Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Happy, felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

We were planning a long vacation and since we are with two children for us was important to have and professional. We stayed for more than a month and we were very happy. Thank you most details arranged in advance and get information from the source. I called and sent emails to several agencies, some of them answered after a week or later, other never. Then, I found this Condo. I was able to get in touch with Tiffany (the owner) right away and she answered in plain English on all my questions. She emailed me the conditions, and all charges clearly stated. Next day, I paid conveniently online. After that Tiffany emailed me a very useful guide with tips, which she prepared by herself. When we arrived, we found a very nice and clean place supplied with water and everything. The kitchen is fully equipped and had everything including, seasonings, sugar, coffee, you named, just like your home kitchen. There are washer and dryer plus all kind of detergents. A cable tv with many channels, plus dvd and large collection of movies. The best part for us were the kids movies. Talking about kids, there was a box with toys, cars and legos, plus some digital games. In addition there were kids live jackets and other useful everyday items that you do not usually pack in your luggage. Our boys felt like home. Internet is fast and reliable, we didn't have any problems.

The rooms are good size, the master bedroom has a California king bed, so you can imagine the size. The mattresses and the cushion are the ones with memory and are amazingly comfortable, 5 stars hotel experience. There are plenty of nice towels including pool towels.

The condo is air conditioned, each room has a separate unit, so you can adjust the temp. for each room in addition there are fans in each room.

The onside managers are responsive, quick and they speak English. We needed some help and they came within an hour. The patio of the condo is very nice, it has a barbeque, and you need to make about 15 steps to jump in the pool. The building is located on the golf course, it quite and very well maintained. It takes about 10 min. walk to go to the beach, there is a shortcut through the golf course. Also, the owner provides bikes included in the price, which are extremely useful if you are lazy to walk. Bottom line, it is comfortable and cozy condo equipped with everything, the owner is nice, responsive and professional. We stayed for more than a month and we were very happy. Thank you Tiffany.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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An excellent place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic condo! We are a couple with two children and found this property is excellent. The pool next to the terrace is large enough to swim. It is the perfect place to rest after a long day on the beach or visiting archeological sites. There is plenty to do nearby. The owner answered all my questions very quickly and I want to thank her all her suggestions. The house has everything you can need. The garden is a plus and we saw a lot of animals here. It is really a quiet place. I strongly recommend it. Puerto Aventuras is a very safe place to stay.

Un apartamento fantástico. Somos un matrimonio con dos hijos y este condo nos ha parecido excelente. La piscina junto a la terraza es suficientemente amplia para nadar. Nos ha resultado el lugar perfecto para descansar después de un largo día en la playa o las ruinas. Hay multitud de cosas por hacer en las cercanías. La propietaria respondió a todas mis preguntas rápidamente y quiero agradecerle todas sus sugerencias. La casa tiene todo lo que se puede necesitar. El jardín es precioso y vimos muchos animales ahí. Realmente es un lugar muy relajante. La recomiendo a todo el mundo. Puerto Aventuras es un lugar muy seguro.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nothing but aaaaahh

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place for r&r, There is not one bad thing I could say about this condo. The place was clean the property managers were very friendly the owners where very quick to answer any questions we had on any topic, The dolphins seals manatees were all very cool to watch at the marina.

The bikes were an added bonus we used them every day and with the baskets it was nice for grocerie shopping near by. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a quiet getaway.

We stayed for a month and it was way to short, definatiely a 5 star vacation celebrating or 25th anniversary. Keith & Pam Larson Frazee MN

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: January 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pocatello, ID


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place for peace and quiet! We absolutely loved our vacation and can't wait to go back. The condo was very clean and inviting. The residents of Torre Esmeralda were very friendly and helpful. The pool is literally right out the patio door...ten steps. We really enjoyed hanging out in the sun, swimming and just relaxing. There's even a resident lizard who lives at the pool who we called Jorge. The walk to the beach is about 5-10 minutes across the golf course and down a street and path. It's really quite relaxing. Puerto is very quiet and relaxed. The shopping isn't as great as Playa del Carmen or Market 28 in Cancun, but it worked just fine. The restaurants were very good. Absolutely loved Gringo Dave's! The best deal in town for steak and lobster! Watching the dolphins never gets old....they are so cute and playful. We booked a catamaran trip with Fat Cat. We totally recommend the trip....the crew and staff are wonderful. Snorkeling in Akumal with the sea turtles is a must. Wow....what an experience. The beach was very nice. Hardly anyone else was out during our stay. We pretty much had the beach to ourselves. Overall it was a wonderful vacation and we can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA

Vacationing at Casa Margarita

  • 5 of 5

Casa Margarita turned out to be a great home to spend my vacation. I use the word home because that is how I felt when I stayed there for the whole month of September. Tiffinany was excellent in explaining and providing directions and helpful tips to not only get to the condo but to enjoy many of the local atractions. The condo was very clean and comfortable and bug free which was very important to me. They had provided all the amenities that I needed, which made packing a little easier. The pool is just steps from the patio and was very refreshing on those long hot days. I really appreciated the privacy and quiet atmosphere that you don't always get at a resort. Although I didn't run into any problems the managers were available and visible if I did need help. The beaches are very close and there is a excellent SPA -The Alegra just down the road that I really enjoyed. I am a diver and dove almost everyday and had no problem getting to the diving shop everyday not to mention the many shops and restaurants that are all right there for you too. Also the condo has a good location that I could just take walks and enjoy the views of Mexico. I would defentantly recommend this condo for a relaxing vacation whether you have children or not it accomidates very nicely both types of families. I plan to hopfully return this Spring to use it again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Paradise every day at Casa Margareta!

  • 5 of 5

Two girlfriends and I stayed at Casa Margareta for a week in August. We all agree that it was one of the best vacation experiences we have ever had! We rented a car at the airport (I highly reccomend renting a car) and after picking up groceries at Playa Del Carmen (much cheeper and more of a selection than in Puerto aventuras if you are planning on cooking) we made it to Casa Margareta and were delighted. It was clean and comfortable with new contemporary furniture. It had everything we needed including sunscreen and other toiletries, and a fully functioning kitchen stocked with spices, oils, and a fabulous margarita machine. There is also a large TV, an ipod hookup, and several CDs and DVDs. The airconditioning also works wonderfully and there is a washer and dryer in the condo. It also sits next to a beautiful pool that we enjoyed many times. Our first night we ate at Gringo Daves next to the beautiful dolphin lagoon and got to see a fire show over a round of free margaritas! We did something exciting every day and I already have a list of more places to explore next time. One of our favorites was Ackumal for snorkeling where we saw huge sea turtles, sting reys, a school of cuttlefish, and tons of coral and beautiful fish! after snorkeling we went to Buena Vida for drinks and fish tacos where we dined in a treehouse built in a palm tree complete with a bucket on a rope for service! We also went to Tulum and Coba to see the Mayan ruins. They were both very different. Tulum sits overlooking the ocean (where you can cool off after) and Coba is inland and is more extensive. At Coba we rented bikes and rode from site to site. Along the way back from coba there are several small towns where we stopped to shop and eat. On our last full day we went to the Xplore adventure park next to Playa Carmen. at Xplore we swam in an underground river around stalagtites and stalagmites, and completed the extensive zipline course over the jungle. You definately get the best view of the area from the ziplines. We had an amazing, action packed vacation and couldn't have stayed at a more comfortable and relaxing condo. I highly recomend Casa Margareta to anyone wanting to explore the Mayan Riviera. We were so sad to go!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Pub
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Ferry to Cozumel from Playa Del Carmen
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Puerto Aventuras Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several in marina area
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Puerto Aventuras
Car: not necessary

Puerto Aventuras is an upscale resort located 15 minutes south of Playa de Carmen and 60 minutes south of the Cancun Airport. This idyllic vacation retreat is in close proximity to all of the many attractions the intriguing Riviera Maya has to offer, but still secluded from the crowds and 'Spring Breakers' of Cancun. The area is rich in Mayan culture. The Mayan ruins of Tulum and Mayan culture shows are a must see. The area attractions located just minutes away include the parks Xel-ha and Xcaret. Playa de Carmen, just a ten minute drive, offers abundant night-life and shopping. The brilliant white sand beaches and dazzling multi-colored ocean waters of Puerto Aventuras offers snorkeling, swimming, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, para-sailing, sunbathing, sailing and simply relaxing under a shady palapa. There is also golf, tennis, fitness centers, spas, restaurants, shopping, marina, dolphin swim, Internet Cafe, grocery stores & pharmacies within a 5-10 min. walk.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Bacalar Municipality, 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
Summer/Fall 2018
1 May 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £268.9

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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