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Caribbean sunset

Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Villa Caracol is a luxurious, oceanfront home on the Riviera Maya, the Caribbean coastline of Mexico. Walk into a bright, airy open plan kitchen, living and dining room with views overlooking the ocean. Elegantly finished in marble, mosaic, granite surfaces and hardwoods, Villa Caracol offers you a unique holiday experience, exotic and romantic whilst retaining modern amenities and comfort.

Each of the four grand bedrooms has its own sea-view balcony and marble clad ensuite bathroom. You have your own pool and the shared use of a second pool, your own elevated beach and a private roof terrace with Jacuzzi.

Villa Caracol offers tranquillity away from the usual busy beach holiday centres but close to the cosmopolitan, vibrant hubs of Cancun and Playa del Carmen and to the unspoiled fishing village of Puerto Morelos. The villa is located on a cul-de-sac beach road with little traffic and few others on the beach.

A welcoming array of basic food provisions will await you. Leo lives nearby and will greet you upon arrival and ensure that your stay is comfortable and problem free. Maid service is provided mid-week for week long stays.

ABOUT VILLA CARACOL

• A four story villa with roof terrace and roof-top plunge pool with jets

• Incredible ocean views

• Four large bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and private ocean front balconies

• Fully air-conditioned

• Ceiling fans throughout the Villa

• Fully equipped kitchen

• 3700 sq. ft. 345 sq. m.

• Quality towels and bed linen

• Mid-week maid service for stays of a week and more

• Coffee maker

• Blender

• Microwave

• Fridge freezer

• High chair

• Unlimited bottled water

• Beach chairs

• Beach towels

• Kayak

• High speed internet

• Flat screen television

• DVD player

WHO IS VILLA CARACOL FOR?

Villa Caracol is a fully furnished vacation home rental. It is ideal for a group of singles and couples and large or multiple families. But it is also a lovely spot for a couple and price may be negotiable accordingly. This home is ideal for those wanting a quiet, self-service style vacation with a few trips to town for shopping and eating out at restaurants.You provide and cook your own food during your stay but you may hire your own chef to cater for you at Villa Caracol.

This is a four story home. Children are welcome but must be supervised. Smoking is allowed on the balconies and the terrace only. Pets are not allowed.

Holidays here are easy. English is widely spoken. People are very warm and friendly. The systems are generally efficient and easy to negotiate though the pace is laid back and relaxed too. Crime in the Yucatán is low.

Weekly rate is for 7 days and 7 nights but we can be flexible. Please contact us to discuss shorter or longer stays and day of arrival and departure. We are very happy to accept stays of less than one week and longer stays and rates are adjustable accordingly.

LAYOUT

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

• Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 on a trundle bed

• Bedroom 2: 1 king

• Bedroom 3: 1 king

• Bedroom 4: 1 king

• Separate area for air mattress available

• All bedrooms have beautiful ocean views from their own private balcony and ensuite bathrooms with showers

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

• All bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower

• There is a bathroom with toilet on the rooftop

• And a bathroom with toilet just off thee kitchen

• All bathrooms have beautiful custom tile work with quality fixtures.

Dining:

• Dining room is adjacent to the kitchen with a view of the private swimming pool and the ocean

Kitchen:

• Beautiful, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops

• A full set of quality dishes/utensils is available

• Good quality drip coffee maker

• Full size above the range microwave

• Electric oven beneath stove

• Full size refrigerator and freezer

• Electric stove

AMENITIES

Inside

• The living room is equipped comfortable large sectional sofa and very large chaise lounge, a flat screen television and satellite TV

• All four bedrooms have air conditioners. The living room/kitchen/dining room share two air conditioners

• Good quality towels for bathing and beach towels are provided

• Free parking space is available at the front of the property

• Good quality sheets are provided

• Entertainment

• Satellite TV

• Body surf boards

• Kayak

• Selection of games

• DVD Player

• High speed wireless internet in the living room/dining room/ kitchen area

Outside

• Pools

• Villa Caracol has two pools for your use:

• A large communal pool is available to the rear of the villa with a shallow area for smaller children

• Villa Caracol has a very nice private pool surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a view of the Caribbean Sea

• The roof terrace has a plunge pool with spectacular ocean views

• Villa Caracol has its own elevated beach with hammocks raised above the sea-shore

• Beautiful landscaping surrounds both the entire Punta Caracol complex as well as the private pool area

• Deck / patio:

• Basic charcoal grill on the back porch

LOCATION

Villa Caracol is located on a cul-de-sac beach road 5 km (3 miles) North of Puerto Morelos. From Cancun Airport taker the 307 Highway south towards Playa del Carmen and Tulum. At the Crococun Crocodile Zoo, turn left towards the coast. Drove two kilometres to the end of the road and turn lift. Dive a further two kilometres north (ocean on your right). Punta Caracol is to be found on the right hand side. Walk in through the right hand side and Villa Caracol is ahead of you, past the pool.

Puerto Morelos, the nearest village is 5 km away, accessible either by a back road or along the highway 307, a 10 to 15 minute drive.

ACTIVITIES

• Snorkelling

• Scuba diving

• Fishing

• Deep-sea Fishing

• Swimming

• Kayaking

• Boating

• Cycling

• Cenotes swimming

• Mayan ruins

• Botanical gardens

• Ecotheme parks

• Crococun crocodile zoo

At Puerto Morelos

• ATM/Bank

• Groceries

• Walking

• Shopping

• Laundromat

• Playground

• Restaurants

ABOUT THE OWNERS:

We are Kate and Norbert, a British/Canadian couple who, with our two kids, have recently bought Villa Caracol having fallen in love with the Riviera Maya. Villa Caracol is perfect for us and we hope it is for you too. It is away from the high tempo of typical tourist resorts but within easy access of all amenities. It offers the perfect base for exploration of Mexican and Yucatán culture, the glorious natural features of mangroves, cenotes and beach, and the relaxation of a beach holiday.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach outside front door
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cancun 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Yucatan Peninsula region

Villa Caracol is just south of Cancun, north of Puerto Morelos on the Riviera Maya, the Caribbean coast of the Yucatan peninsula. Easy access to Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

Playa del Carmen – Located just 25 minutes south of Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen is definitely worth visiting. Its main street, 5th Avenue, is teeming with shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Playa is also home to beautiful beaches and the ferry to reach Cozumel. At least plan on spending one afternoon enjoying the town and having dinner at one of its great restaurants.

Villa Caracol is located within easy distance of Cancun airport, a 20 – 30 minute drive. It is in striking distance of busy Cancun for shopping, cinema and other city activities.

Puerto Morelos

The nearest village is Puerto Morelos, a charming fishing village which has been escaped the ravages of construction and tourism. Previously the centre for the production of gum for the US chewing gum market cultivated from the chicle, Puerto Morelos has the second largest coral reef. The original lighthouse leans askew since Hurricane Beulah in 1966.

There are numerous restaurants, bars and stores. The fishing boats are moored along the seafront and local fishermen bring their catch to the pier. Have a massage on the beach or make an appointment for the masseuse to come to your holiday home. There is a variety of shops in and around the town square.

At Puerto Morelas you will find idyllic snorkelling, diving and fishing.

Croco-Cun Zoo – At the touring from Highway 307 to Villa Caracol is the Croco-Cun Zoo with a collection of crocodiles and other indigenous animals . Offers immensely informative tours (available in English) and opportunities to hold baby crocs and feed the deer.

From the highway to the coast, you will travel though peaceful mangroves full of herons and white ibises. At the coast, watch the pelicans flying overhead and diving for fish.

From Villa Caracol, explore further afield.

Visit the cenotes, limestone sinkholes, some developed for visitors and other still hidden and unused. Swim, snorkel and scuba dive in them either as part of a tour or independently. Many of the cenotes have been developed with zip wires, All Terrain Vehicles and jumping boards. There is a charge for these.

The great Mayan Ruins of Tulum and Chichén Itzá, one of the new seven wonders of the world are a day trip from Villa Caracol.

Xcaret – Once a sacred Mayan city and port, Xcaret (pronounced ish-car-et) is now a 250 acre ecological theme park on a gorgeous stretch of coastline. Tastefully designed and executed and efficiently administered, it's well worth a visit without and especially with children.

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Review 1-2 of 2

10 Jul 2014

5/5

"Superbe villa parfaitement située."

La maison est parfaite et l'emplacement idéal. Je conseil vivement Puerto Morelos: Petit village situé entre la trop bétonnée Cancun et la bruyante Playa Del Carmen. La Villa Face à la mer e… More

15 May 2014

5/5

""Beautiful beachfront villa""

The Villa Caracol was amazing. From the moment we got out of our car we were in awe. From the blooming trees and palm trees at the entrance , through the villa and out the patio doors to the beach, … More

Thank you so much for your review and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Caracol. We hope to see you again soon.

Best regards,

Norbert and Kate

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