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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

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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 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 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
  • 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 4.903226 based on 31 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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California
5

Amazing ocean front property, with the access to the great beaches for swimming and snorkel

  • 5 of 5

Mike, thank you for allowing us to stay at your wonderful property. We had an amazing time at Casa Kukulkan, and we loved your house a lot! Everything was great - the house really impressed us with its beautiful and unique architecture, a lots of windows and natural light, high ceilings, balconies, very impressive grand entrance, and meticulously maintained garden and pool. We loved to spend some time on the patio by the pool.

The kayaks were also great to use. Carlos was nice to bring some additional snorkel gear, we put it into a good use. The location is just great, with the access to the great beaches on both sides, the corals and tide pools. The location is very convenient, and close to Tulum and Akumal with a lots of different activities.

Carlos, the manager, did a fantastic job when he gave us the tour around the house, he was always available for us if we had any questions or requests, communicating in the timely manner. We truly appreciated it. Lily did a great job cleaning and organizing the house. The dinner that Lily and her team prepared for us on the last day of our stay was very tasty and truly Mexican style, all our friends and kids loved it. Carlos 2 and night guard delivered the quality services as well.

Mike, I do not have enough words to express my appreciation of the house and the quality of the services that we received. Thank you for the fantastic time that we had, we enjoyed every moment at Casa Kukulkan, and we look forward to returning back. Please keep up a great job!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Yelena, Such a wonderful and thoughtful review.
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Pinehurst NC
4

A secluded, family friendly Christmas season vacation property on Akumal Bay

  • 4 of 5

We gathered 11 family members, ages 9 to 80, to celebrate the season, marvel at the views and enjoy an essentially private beach and tranquil bay.

What we loved (in no particular order):

- Striking ocean views (seen in the featured photo) upon entering the sunny living and dining areas.

- The culinary brilliance and professionalism of private chefs Lili and Omar on three memorable evenings.

- Snorkeling and kayaking, steps from the villa, in a quiet, secluded bay.

- Beautiful rooftop views eastward and an ideal vantage point for nightly sunsets westward. (A round dining table w/ four chairs would lure future guests to the rooftop for breakfast, morning coffee and sunset cocktails).

- An iguana who faithfully appeared near the pool deck every day.

- Exceptional water pressure and intense hot water in all bathrooms.

- House manager Carlos Pech, who came to the rescue on Christmas morning when that hot water was not.

- The dramatic Master Bedroom and expansive Master Bath, which were thoroughly enjoyed by our family's patriarch and his wife.

- A spacious kitchen anchored by a large granite island, professional gas range and side-by-side fridge.

What we liked (in no particular order):

- If you called Cosme's Taqueria a whole-in-the-wall, that would be an embellishment. But the Akumal eatery, five minutes down the road, sold us killer whole grilled chicken and smoked pork, with sides. Maybe the best kept secret that is no longer a secret. Cosme's even has a Facebook page and Instagram account!

- The friendly smile delivered every morning by Carlos "2" (so as not to be confused with house manager Carlos), the villa's meticulous groundskeeper.

- The effort by night security guard Edgar to keep the grounds secure. Edgar walked every square inch of the property's exterior with a flashlight into the wee hours of the morning.

- Reliable WiFi and a cable TV menu. Watched college football bowl games, the NFL and Fox News.

- Beachfront lunch spot La Buena Vida, 3 km up the road in bustling Akumal. Brave the traffic and humanity to reach LBV on the beach. Order the Lime Chicken Soup!

What we recommend:

- Replace poolside white plastic chase lounges. They kill a dark wood aesthetic that dominates the home's decor.

- Buy a new dishwasher, coffeemaker.

- Consider new furnishings in the TV room. A large-screen TV. More books, accents to fill up the stark shelving. Leather easy chairs and sofa. Blue slipcovers on existing chairs/sofa are an eyesore.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your detailed and considered review. A couple of comments after our offline communication. - I understand your comment about the plastic loungers, but I thought it unfair not to tell the uneducated that there are also 4 beautiful hardwood loungers. - We will purchase 2 new brewers so we have a spare and service or replace the dishwasher as suggested. But note that it is only one year old. - The living room. A refurnishing and repainting and redecorating plan is being conducted this year. Renters show no interest in books or in leaving them and English books have to be imported. Renters tend to use eReaders. Nick knacks can be stolen. We do concentrate on DVD's (60 at a 50% loss rate pa) and board and card games. - The roof. We have a concrete formed bench / bed and hammocks up there. The wind however is a real problem with unsecured furniture. A missile flying off our roof into next door is not appreciated. Again thans for your comments.
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5

Family Holiday in Akumal Nov 2017

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the beautiful Casa Kukulcan. Spectacular setting, immaculate home, and outstanding staff...weather quite nice too! Had 10 of us (3 adult children, 2 with spouses and 3 grandchildren) for 9 relaxing days. The home was very spacious and comfortable. Website information and owner represented accurately what to expect re beach and surrounding area. Would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manteca, CA
5

Truly spectacular Casa

  • 5 of 5

Penny and I took our time planning this vacation, we search for weeks to make sure we found the right place to stay... Kukulcan was perfect for us centrally located between Tulum and Playa Del Carmen this house is more than we could ask for! Six adults stayed 7 days and we had plenty of space. The chef service was fantastic although we only use them for Breakfast and Dinner on Sunday due to our schedule It was the talk of out trip and a must!!! Ziggy;s in Tulum is also a great place to eat and don't miss eating at the Buena Vida in Akumal . I want to thank the staff at KuKulcan for everything they did to make our stay so wonderful. Carlos the manager responded to all my request/calls within 10 min and made sure we were taken care of...We will be back!!! there was so much we didn't get to do... We did have a little weather for the first 2 days and the water got a little murky making the snorkeling not so good but this can happen anywhere. I give this place a perfect 5 stars

Thanks Mike your Casa was a hit with Penny and I and our guest !!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great week

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 (grandparents, parents, and 6 children ages 12 and under) recently stayed at this beautiful house. We were very pleased with the house and all it had to offer. My children enjoyed snorkeling, the kayaks, and the pool! All of the house staff was wonderful and helpful. I highly recommend the chef and his wife! We treated ourselves to their services several nights during our week and they went above and beyond to make sure we were happy. All six children devoured their cooking which is saying a lot! Carlos was very helpful in assisting us with our needs. As noted in the description there is a walk to the "sandy" part of the beach. The walk was not far, however, it is a little rocky. Overall we were very happy we chose this house.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • 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:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2, 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,959
for 7 nights
£3,959
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Summer 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,599
for 7 nights
£3,599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,599
for 7 nights
£3,599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,599
for 7 nights
£3,599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas / NY 2019
15 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£10,077
for 7 nights
£10,077
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£3,599
for 7 nights
£3,599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £719.8

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Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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