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Lush Tropical Garden Overlooking The Beach

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Pleased to announce our new << SkyPool>> third floor dipping pool overlooking the sea. Tropical hardwoods accent this new modern clean apartment with interior tropical garden shower, king size bed, a/c, cable, WiFi, kitchenette. Explore the hammock in the dune garden before strolling to the village square 5 minutes away for fun shopping and good eating....including our own Cafe Layla. We also have a salon for hair and healthy living services, 5 types of massage, acupuncture, reflexology. In the evenings, we offer short classes in language, local ecology, local history, and Buddhism and meditation..... Ask about our sensational cenote day tour. Come try a learning vacation between beach time...!

Robin Brown
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, japanese a bit
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Robin Brown

Finished building the guesthouse from the ground up in August 2013......lot purchased in 2006, and started construction in August 2012 - happily not a disagreeable experience as it turned out....now completed with Phase II and open since August 2013. I love sharing this wonderful area with visitors....

Robin Brown purchased this studio in 2013

Why Robin Brown chose Puerto Morelos

Layla is located in the oldest part of town, Barrio SoMo, including the oldest port in the Yucatan, Mayan Artesan Market, and many restaurants and shops.

What makes this studio unique

Layla is the only place in town where you can swing in a hammock, have your hair done, eat fresh world cuisine, and learn a bit of Mayan, or local ecology to appreciate your surroundings more...... Enjoy!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Puerto Morelos in Benito Juárez Municipality

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Tropical rain shower in covered interior garden
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size bed with desk nook overlooking interior tropical garden
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Layla is perfect for a learning vacation, if some of our learning center classes interest you...languages including Mayan, local ecology, local and Mayan history, Buddhism and meditation, juicing and healthy lifestyles , and more.....We also offer a tour to the most amazing underground cave cenote....a private viewing where you are looking back 500,000+ years in time!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Lush Tropical Garden Overlooking The Beach
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Layla was a home away from home

  • 4 of 5

Staying at Layla was the perfect experience for my first time in Puerto Morelos. It's nestled in a quiet part of the town just up the street from the town square. The Layla Cafe breakfast and fruit smoothies are the perfect way to start the day followed by time in the pool overlooking the ocean. After a day snorkeling or on the beach there's an option for sunset yoga on the birdsnest platform with a 360 view of the town. The hosts are welcoming, helpful, and a big part of the comfort with your stay. Already planning my trip back.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ..and we are looking forward to your trip back, Jax !! Thank you for your comments that accent our location and amenities.....Hasta Pronto !
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Portland, OR

Already planning a trip back!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place!

The people, the building, the owners and employees are all amazing.

If I could find one thing to complain about.. I wouldn't, it wouldn't be worth it.

We had an amazing time, we made new friends, ate great food and explored some excellent locations.

I love the location, it's a short walk into the town square, it's away from the resorts and gives you the feeling of being in a community.

We had fresh fruit smoothies every morning accompanied by amazing fresh food and great company.

Everything is fairly close yet removed so you don't feel like a tourist in a buffet line.

We enjoyed our time there and after staying couldn't think of any other place we would want to stay!

Can't wait to come back and see the finished juice bar.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oooo la la....thank you for the thumbs UP !!! The stairs up to the Rooftop Juice bar are complete, so hurry on back ...the view is awesome !
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Leave the hustle and bustle behind....

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about Layla's and Robin and Steve and Raquel and chef Lucas and Carlos. Truly home away from home. The simplicity of life here is intoxicating. Morning coffee and ocean breeze and excellent food at Layla's cafe a few steps outside your door. Guesthouse is comfortable and you feel like you're in a jungle away from everything but yet the town is a short walk away for more great food and wonderful people. So much history and culture to learn and appreciate. I thought I lost my phone at the beach and was totally disconnected for several days....little did I know it was meant to be to further enjoy and appreciate this time away. Ironically I found it In my favorite hammock lounge area behind our guesthouse which is where my husband and I spent many quiet evenings. We loved the pool with the waterfall sound overlooking to the beautiful beach also. I could go on and on...five star rating! Cheers to Layla's!!!

Oh and I can't forget Lola and Rio... ; )

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You two were so appreciative of what we are trying to do here...you really got it and shared your thoughts.... Such a positive vibe coming from you both !!!
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Beautiful, relaxing week with awesome food at Layla Guesthouse

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our week in Puerto Morelos and Layla Guesthouse tremendously! Robin and Steve are very gracious and helpful hosts. The room was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The food at the cafe is excellent - can't go wrong with anything on the menu, although we recommend the watermelon/mint and lemon/mint juices, any of the egg dishes and the BoBun. The Mayan Culture and Ceynote Tour was a great way to spend a day walking through the jungle and walking through and swimming in beautiful caves. And we had the clean, beautiful beach, mere steps away, felt like our own private beach. Although the property is only a few short blocks from the town square, it was quiet and restful. Exactly what we were looking for!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A great place to start our trip. Rooms very spacious and environment very chilled and friendly wish we could have spent more time and done yoga on the rooftop while watching the sunset.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eat fabulous food, sleep in peaceful beauty, arrive as a guest. and leave as a friend...

  • 5 of 5

Robin and Steve know what you want, and they provide it!! Several studio suites, charmingly and creatively decorated inside. and surrounded by lush local flora to be enjoyed outside, at Layla Guesthouse, all of your senses will be indulged and contented. Lukas, the chef, provides great food, lovingly prepared, and if what you want is not on the menu, he is happy to accomodate you. If you are someone that appreciates that special ambience, that only those with a gift for hospitality can provide, look no further. You will arrive as a guest, and leave as a friend.

Sherry and Joe from Vancouver BC 31/07/2016.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Howdy Friend !! Thanks for the write-up, you guys were a real pleasure to host ! Looking forward to hearing about your re-entry there and possible return down our way ??? Drop us a line .... Cheers !
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Bara bara
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Rt 307
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Layla
Nearest Beach
Puerto Morelos
Car: not necessary

People come here in part because Puerto Morelos offers the best snorkeling in the area on the 2nd largest reef in the world. Day trips to amusement parks including, zip lines, paintball, horseback riding, nature reserves, nature parks, cenotes, Mayan villages and many more activities to supplement the major hammock - beach pastime. Be sure to ask about Layla's Mayan Nature Experience Cenote Tour !!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Puerto Morelos, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early High 2018-19
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Dec 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Holiday 2018-2019
16 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
High 2018/19
1 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 16.0%

We are easy going and hope to treat you as we would want to be treated.....just as we expect our guests to respect our Layla as they want to be respected.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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