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Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Separate WCs1
Space 8,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge villa next to South Akumal, sleeps 8-16, 6 Bedrooms 5.5 baths

'..the house is absolutely gorgeous and we're all very happy'

'….. your location is spectacular and yet very convenient to Akumal and Tulum'

'a beautiful home in a great location

Walk into the ocean and reef from this beachfront 6 BR (4 suites plus studio plus 1 other BR. 8500 sq feet of beautiful integrated indoor and outdoor living areas offering ocean and sunrise / sunset views from its suites, balconies and rooftop. Ocean views and breezes are created in most rooms through large windows and many recessing or sliding doors.

This newly constructed villa was designed by the most cutting edge architect in the area with soaring ceilings.

The house is about 2 to 3 times the square footage of most houses in the area. There are 6 air conditioned bedrooms in total. There are 4 suites with full baths. The main master suite is huge with Jacuzzi tub and double showers. Three of the suites have ocean and jungle (sunrise and sunset) views with access to broad balconies and verandahs. The 4th suite has not have jungle / sunset views but is located on the ocean side with magnificent views and sliding pocket doors onto a large balcony. The 4 suites sleep 8 adults easily and 3 have space for additional beds. In addition, on the ground level of the house is an apartment with a full bath that will sleep 3 and another bedroom that will sleep 3 with a toilet and wash basin but no bath.

The house is located on the south side of South Akumal bay which has a white sand beach fringed by coconut trees and wide reef. There is a small strip of beach in front of the house next to the water, but the main beach at South Akumal is 100 yards to the north along a sandy track by the water. It is a beautiful, quiet, secluded and usually deserted. The large beautiful reef is ideal for snorkeling and kayaking. The much busier Akumal beach can be overcrowded and its reef overused.

The second long white sand beach - Akumal Aventuras is about 400 yards further south.

The water is very close to our house. Just outside our property is a sandy strip then flat rocks which are easy to walk across. You step off these onto a shallow sandy bottom. This entrance point to the bay is the closest and best access to the unspoiled reef at South Akumal. It is about 50 yards from this point via a sandy shallow lagoon (2 feet) and protected part of the bay which is also a good area for learners / children. We also launch our kayaks from here.

We have a house manager who speaks very good English and will arrange anything for you including chefs and cooks. We also have a maid and handy man who will look after you.

Please check out the attached video in this listing.

More Details

Property Manager
Michael McGetrick
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Michael McGetrick

After living in many countries we decided to build our dream retirement home in this beautiful location. Our home reflects a high level of quality and our eclectic background and lifestyle.

Michael McGetrick purchased this villa in 2008

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Akumal in Tulum Municipality

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Toilet and basin in half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Huge master suite with bath. Room for 2 more singles
    Upper level large Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , With ocean & jungle views. Room for a single
    Large Suite on main level - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ocean / jungle views. One additional single.
    Beautiful suite - 1 Large Double Bed , Glass doors slide into wall to access balcony
    Lower level bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Room with toilet and basin no shower sleeps 3
    Lower level apartment - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Studio apartment with full bath, sleeps 3
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Single beds (2), bunk (1). Total beds to accommodate =16. Room for an additional single beds / bunks in suites or BR 6.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large rooftp with palapa and preformed bed area for relaxing breezes and star gazing.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
Raleigh, NC, USA
5

Picture Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My extended family of 6 adults and 3 children recently stayed at Casa Kukulcan. The moment we walked into the property, we were met with a stunning view of blue waters and palm trees. The house was perfect for us, plenty of room for everyone to have a separate space, yet with great spaces for everyone to be together.

All of the rooms were exceptionally clean and well-appointed. The views from the outdoor bedroom terraces and the roof were made for relaxing. The kitchen was stocked with all of the kitchenware we needed for preparing meals. The outdoor grill area was terrific and perfect for outdoor eating.

Carlos I and II were very helpful and Elvira did a great job keeping the villa clean (no small feat with 3 young children). The pool was in tip-top shape, and we spent much of our time there.

We walked to the nearby beach for snorkeling and playing in the sand. We saw some of the turtles and rays for which Akumal is known and had the reef to ourselves.

We ate out at the nearby restaurants in Akumal, especially enjoying La Buena Vida. A visit to the monkey sanctuary was an unexpected pleasure for the members of our group who tried it.

We were very happy with our booking of Casa Kukulcan. The owner, Mike, was helpful from the beginning, always answering emails promptly and providing us with an exceptional amount of information about the property and the area. We found the house to be exactly as described- a beautiful getaway retreat.

Thanks for a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet, Thank you so much for investing your time to write this wonderful review. We are so happy to the house and staff and the Akumal area met your expectations. The house management and staff receive a cash bonus upon receipt of a 5 Star review, so they will be happy as well. Best Regards Mike
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Brooklyn, NY
5

Relaxing Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a relaxing comfortable week and got exactly what we asked for with this amazing, spacious and beautiful house. The location right on the beach and close enough to Tulum can't be beat. The staff was attentive and very welcoming and friendly. Would highly recommend for any group of friends (as we were) or as a family.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn Ny
5

SPACIOUS LUXURIOUS AND EASY

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible week at Casa Kukulcan.

My family and friends met at the gorgeous house to celebrate my birthday. it was a perfect setting for enjoying everyday in the sunshine- cooking, relaxing, swimming and snorkeling.

the house and staff were more than accomodating the whole stay.

Eva was our housekeeper, and she was incredibly sweet and so was Carlos. We felt safe every day and night due to the security man patrolling the grounds.

there were so many levels to relax on- from the sweeping views from the roof, to the patios on the second floor to the gorgeous pool that basically buts up to the rocky shore. a very short walk to clean , bright ocean with lots of fish and easy wading.

a quick drive to Tulum, there were all the amenities you need a quick car ride away. having a car is pretty necessary for day trips and grocery shopping - so having at least one or two was really perfect.

for anyone who arrives at night, we had a great experience with a shuttle service to whisk us to the house without the hassle of rentals.

We would love to stay at this wonderful house again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place, wonderful location with beautiful views, we started the day watching the sunrise and finished with some sunset drinks on the rooftop. Master and three bedrooms on main and upper levels are very nice, those in the basement do not match this standard. Huge kitchen, lots of space! Lovely staff! We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything that was advertised. A perfect vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a full house with every room of the six available utilized and we were extremely comfortable. There are 4 different bedroom suites that the couples stayed in that were amazing. Each had its own air conditioner and well appointed bathroom. The two basement rooms were perfect for the singles to share and also were air conditioned. The setup is perfect. The kitchen (with two fridges for all your food and beer) leads right out to the pool deck and barbeque. The pool and deck looks out over the most beautiful bay and snorkeling reef. The top deck is perfect for watching sunrise and sunset or stargazing.

The staff was also amazing. The pool and pool deck were cleaned every morning and the entire house cleaned every day, including doing all of our dishes, which with as many people and drinkers as we had, were substantial. The night security guard made sure we felt safe and was happy to help with ordering a cab when we needed it.

We had the available cooks cook for us one two different nights. This is a MUST do. The food was amazing.

Overall an amazing vacation. Couldn't be happier with our choice of lodging.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Large house with a great pool

  • 4 of 5

A group of 3 families stayed at Michael's villa. All told we had a great vacation. Here is what we think about the house:

Positive:

Large comfortable rooms with comfortable beds. We liked the nice wood built in furniture.

Friendly staff. Fun rooftop deck. Fun pool.

Could use work:

The cookware at the house needed to be replaced- there were pans without handle, broken knives, pans with all of the coating removed. The basement apartment has a very musty smell to it. The bedding should be updated- the sheets are very thin and worn. We asked the staff repeatedly for massage recommendations and never got one- perhaps Michael can have a book with recommendations available for guests. The little "hot tub" next to the pool does not get hot. The kitchen could use more lighting. A cooler would be nice for guests to take along on picnics. The couch covering on the sofa in the living room is unappealing.

Things to know before you go: Most houses we have rented come with a nice supply of kitchen basics leftover from previous visitors. This house did not have anything but salt so you need to buy it all.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your review. I am however at a loss to understand a number of your adverse comments. I am at the house now and have personally checked them out with the manager. I reply to them as follows: 1. The cookware, cutlery, crockery was all reviewed and topped up or replaced during my visit in November 2017. I now note several small and immaterial scratches on one of the 3 new fry pans. There are no pots without handles or tops. 2. We note that your complaint about mustiness was fixed overnight and you were happy with the result. 3. All sheets and towels were reviewed during my November 2017 visit. Every 3 months I bring 3 new 100% cotton sheet sets and microfiber comforters to Mexico from the USA. We do not have any thin or worn sheets or towels. 4. The masseuse used by the house is the manager's sister and the staff know this. If you had indeed asked for these services, the manager would have welcomed the opportunity. With regard to activity suggestions, we sent you many pages of links, maps and suggestions in a Welcome email. 5. We have a large hot water Jacuzzi tub in the master bath. We have another cold water one in the pool. It is hot enough from the sun at most times of the year and we have never claimed it to be heated. 6. We are very proud of the 4 lighting systems in the kitchen. There is task, recessed / mood, ceiling and then a light in the fan. Perhaps there are too many lights. 7. We usually keep salt and pepper and left over foil etc, but my instruction to the staff is to discard most food items, because of the adverse risks associated with heat and humidity. We are not responsible for supplying any of your groceries. In closing I would like to mention that your cancellation of the chef service at 6 pm on the evening of the dinner, because you had already eaten in Akumal, cost the manager compensation and hurt the reputation of the house with a popular chef.
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Location

Car: recommended

Cenotes for underground rivers and cave systems, ATVing, zip lining

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Akumal, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring Summer 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,768
for 7 nights
£3,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,768
for 7 nights
£3,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,768
for 7 nights
£3,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas / NY 2019
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£10,552
for 7 nights
£10,552
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,522
for 7 nights
£4,522
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £57 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Summer 2019
27 Apr 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,145
for 7 nights
£4,145
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £57 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2019
24 Aug 2019 - 15 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,768
for 7 nights
£3,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £57 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,768
for 7 nights
£3,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £753.7

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Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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