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Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria

People16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Space 8,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool

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:
24 May, 2017

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 Quintana Roo

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
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Seafront Villa, Punta Sur, Akumal, Maya Riveria
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 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: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 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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5

Amazingly special place

  • 5 of 5

A group of 10 adults spent a very special week at this beautiful property. We took full advantage of the tide pools and beaches steps away from the house. As well as the beautiful pool, outside area, roof and porches. We grilled and cooked, but after tasting Chef Moses's food, we had him prepare most meals. Elvira kept our place clean and organized and brought amazing Mayan lunches. The on-site security made us feel very safe. The bedrooms are very comfortable and it was great everyone had their own bathrooms and space. The views are unbeatable and had a magical affect on everyone. I can't recommend this property more.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed at Casa Kukulcan for a week along with our friends (a family of 4). There was plenty of room for all of us and the views from the patio, porches and roof were amazing. On the two rainy days we had, the DVD player and the board games in the house kept the kids occupied. We cooked in the large kitchen for most meals, but had the housekeeper Elvira make her delicious Mayan Snacks for us on the first night. It was a great way to start off our first visit to Mexico.

Elvira kept the house clean and Carlos II kept up the pool and grounds and was kind enough to chop up some coconuts so we could all have refreshing coconut water right from the source. Carlos I got us information to plan a fascinating excursion into a wet and a dry cenote and was always available to answer questions . Our night watchman Enrique kept an eye on the house without being intrusive and also played plumber when the kitchen sink had an unexpected leak one evening.

The weather was quite windy while we were there which was great for sleeping with all the windows open, but did greatly reduce the visibility in the bay. Despite this, we saw rays, squid and various tropical fish in the waters out in front of the house. We took a trip to Tulum to see the ruins and also over to Akumal beach to swim with the sea turtles. Whenever we were home, the kids were constantly in and out of the pool. At night, we all enjoyed stargazing up on the roof.

I heartily recommend this beautiful casa and its friendly, capable staff.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

13 of us stayed in this wonderful house for 7 days. The views from the house are spectacular, and the beach is just a few steps away from the back door. Almost every room has its own en suite bathroom and are all a great size. The roof deck offers spectacular views of the ocean during the day, and a beautiful starry sky at night. The staff was very helpful and were very willing to help out if needed. The house is located in Akumal which has a few delicious restaurants right on the beach and a small grocery store. Tulum is a short drive away and has an incredible sandy beach with clear water, as well as more places to eat, drink, shop, and some good live music at night. The house never felt crowded even with our large group. We had a chef come in two nights to make some really nice local Mexican cuisine, and it was very reasonably priced. The furnishings in the house are a bit dated and worn in some places, but this doesn't distract from the experience at all and we had no complaints! Great stay for a week!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Keith, Thanks so much for your splendid review. I am so happy your party enjoyed the house and area. Following our private communications, I wanted to confirm with you that the issues your had with 3 furnishing items showing wear have all been addressed and will be remedied by the end of this month. Best Regards Mike
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4

Lovely house in a peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

First off, the house is quite lovely. It's at the end of a quiet street next to other luxury houses. We were there of Christmas and most of the other houses seemed unoccupied. The beach was right in front of the house and largely empty (we saw 1-2 other people per day). The 4 bedrooms in the main house are amazing and all of the public areas were grand and delightful. The two bedrooms in the 'basement' are dark and a little depressing. The kitchen was wonderful to cook in. It could fit pretty much all of us (11 family members from three generations). The pots and pans and utensils were lacking (the owners must not cook), but there were plenty of plates and cups and stuff. The power went out a couple of times and we had a friendly mouse, but other than that the place was perfect for our needs.

We loved the ruins in Coba, the Akumal Monkey Sanctuary, Sac Actun, the Xel-Ha amusement park, Hartwood (in Tulum) and the beach in Tulum.

Carlos (the manager) was AWESOME. Friendly, clear english, helpful, responsive, etc. We talked to him or texted every few days with an issue and he always resolved them immediately. Super lucky. There was also another Carlos who tended to the garden, a housekeeper and a security guard all of whom were friendly and competent, but since we didn't share a language there wasn't much communication there.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. It was very nice. I just want to comment on the negatives: 1. You are correct the ground floor bedrooms 5 and 6 are nowhere near as good as the 4 suites in the house. We make sure we cover this in our literature and phone calls. 2. We have ample pots and fry plans. As you know the kitchen is very large with many draws / cupboards. Did you check the draws near the ovens? My wife enjoys cooking for ourselves and friends. 3. Regarding the power, the guest after you experienced the same issue. We have corrected the situation with an upgraded breaker board. 4. Re your friendly mouse. During our 5 years living at the house, we had occasional experiences with mice due to the fact that we chose to leave the doors open to the sea breezes and we have adjacent jungle. We place traps from time to time once we know we have a visitor.
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5

Fantastic Home!

  • 5 of 5

My family of six spent a week here and had a wonderful time. The home is very comfortable and clean. The staff was helpful and polite. Akumal is a cool village with excellent restaurants and a fun vibe.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring / Summer
29 Apr 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,865
for 7 nights
£3,865
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,092
for 7 nights
£3,092
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 1, 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,865
for 7 nights
£3,865
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas / NY 2017 / 2018
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£10,822
for 7 nights
£10,822
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2, 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,252
for 7 nights
£4,252
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Summer 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,865
for 7 nights
£3,865
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,865
for 7 nights
£3,865
 
 
Winter 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,865
for 7 nights
£3,865
 
 
Xmas / NY 2019
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£10,822
for 7 nights
£10,822
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,092
for 7 nights
£3,092
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £39 per night, per additional guest

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Refundable Damage Deposit £773.03

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