Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)
Susan Ackoff Ortega
- English, French, Spanish
About Susan Ackoff Ortega
I loves the multicolored Caribbean Sea and the intense greens of the tropical flora. I've been coming to the Mexican Caribbean since I was nineteen and have brought my children here since they were small. I am an artist and a retired art teacher and love the light here. I am an avid diver and feel very much at home on my wonderful beach.
Susan Ackoff Ortega purchased this Villa in 2005
Why Susan Ackoff Ortega chose Bacalar
I fell in love with Mahahual, Costa Maya because it reminded me of the Mexico I knew many years ago before the over-development of Cancun and its surrounding area. I've always loved the Caribbean Sea and am so pleased that I realized my dream of having a home right on the beach just steps away from its turquoise blue waters. I enjoy the year round warm weather, being near Mayan ruins and being able to go scuba diving often. I choose this location so I could have a large beach and be surrounded by nature.
What makes this Villa unique
I fully enjoy the peace and tranquility I find on my special 213 foot beach. My beach house has a wonderful 2nd floor large terrace with access from each bedroom, great for watching the sun rise, sun set or gazing at the stars. The sea awaits me for my early morning swim. I head back to the house for a delicious coffee which I often drink on the expansive patio. I love looking out at the palm trees and the shore beyond, a 100 feet away. Snorkeling in front of the house or scuba diving with one of Mahahual's dive shops are also favorites. I relish reading a great book followed by an afternoon nap in one of the colorful hammocks on the patio. Taking a walk along the beach and observing various land and water birds along with tropical animals is a delight. I even saw a jaguar once. I'm sure you will find this true for you and your family as well.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Parties/events allowed - Guest needs approval from owner for party or eventGuest needs approval from owner for party or event
No smoking - Can smoke by road or shore and pick up buttsCan smoke by road or shore and pick up butts
Max guests: 8 - $15 extra per person for 7th and 8th person.$15 extra per person for 7th and 8th person.
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
- Holiday season 2nd payment due 90 days before arrival. No refund after 90 days before arrival.
- $75cleaning fee for less than 7 night stay.
- Rates quoted for 6 people. $15 extra per person per night for 7th & 8th person.
Great option for a remote vacation
If you truly want to get away from it all then this property is a great option! It has great amenities, like hot water, wifi, and private bathrooms, and everyone we met in the area was extremely friendly. It is a great place to disconnect, relax, and spend time with family and friends.
We really enjoyed this place. It was a beautiful location and the house was clean and had all we needed. The location from Mahahual proper was a little further than we realized but was still manageable. The one issue was the mosquitos- which obviously cant be helped by anyone at the property but the screens, on the doors are not effective in keeping the bugs out due to the large gap from the door to the screen. We had to keep all doors closed to try to mitigate the bugs. Other than that we had an amazing time. Susan was very resourceful and the caretaker staff was helpful as well
Fantastic Home with Great Caretakers
Susan was great to communicate with before and during our stay. Her caretakers did a super job of making us feel welcome and attending to our needs. If there is any downside to the property, it is a long way to a restaurant and further to a store.
Once you are there....it is great!
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Yum Botic Villa. I will let the caretakers know about your comments about their work. You'll get a 10% discount if you return for a new vacation. The best to you!!
We had an amazing holiday at Yum Botic villa. Susan, the owner, was very quick to reply to any questions we had. Overall we had one amazing holiday.
Hi. So happy you enjoyed your holiday at Yum Botic Villa!
Yum Botic Paradise
Yum Botic is the ultimate paradise. There is plenty to do in the area of Costa Maya, but just being at Yum Botic villa is a total pleasure. Three of the bedrooms have ensuites, which are perfection. Windows abound, so the light is delightful in the house. Sea breezes complement the warm sunny days on the patio, the wrap around sea view balcony upstairs and on the wide beach with palm trees.The open plan living, dining and kitchen has all the modern essentials. The place is well looked after by very sweet and competent caretakers, who keep the house and grounds clean and well maintained. The owner is delightful and responsive. I spent several weeks here anddidn't want to leave. The nearest town is about a half hour's drive away by the sea with good restaurants and shops by the beach. Altogether it was a wonderful experienceat Yum Botic: highly recommended!
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Yum Botic Villa. Looking forward to your second visit.
Must see activities nearby:
-Sian Ka'an Nature Reserve just north of property.
-Great snorkeling (short walk from villa) and spectacular scuba diving & famed Chinchorro Reef-.
-Deep sea fishing and fly fishing.
-Mexican,Italian, pizza and other restaurants many with beach view and on the beach dining.
-Mexican craft shops.
-Walkway (Malecon) along town beach.
-Outstanding new Lost Mayan Kingdom Adventure Park with many water slides, ziplines and more.
-Fabulous Mayan archeological sites near by,
Museum of Maya Culture in nearby Chetumal,
Bacalar famed Lake of Seven Colors.
Fruit, Vegetables and other food shops in town.