Tulum holiday apartment rental with shared pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

4 reviews

From the owner

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

A unique place to spend your holiday! New, modern and original condo in Tulum, nestled inside a lush tropical garden with a beautiful swimming pool among the trees, this is THE perfect place to relax ! Ideal for a couple, it can accommodate up to 2 persons (1 bdr + 1 bath + 1 sofa).

EK BALAM is one of the 3 units, parts of CASA LIBELULA, a luxury and jungle villa in town. A large plot of land with a jungle landscape composed of tall trees and a large variety of tropical plants (orchids, bromelias, palms trees)...not to mention the beautiful round swimming pool with a small island in the middle. The house is nestled in this green paradise providing plenty of space to wander around. Hammocks will invite you to a great moment of tranquility and relaxation admiring the decor you will be part of: experiencing a real piece of jungle in Tulum town !!! You can rent the entire villa or one of the 3 units: CALAKMUL, COBA and, EK BALAM depending on your needs. The apartment called EK BALAM is located on the ground floor, with 1 bedroom and a complete bathroom, open wide living room with full equipped kitchen with a sofá where can sleep 2 extra persons. The whole apartment has a nice view on the swimming pool and tropical garden. A wooden deck surrounds the apartment where you can get a tan, relax in a hammock, or have a drink etc. Its original boat shape will give you the sensation of being in a love nest, lulled by the rustle of the trees in perfect harmony with nature life...

- Indoor: AC / Ceiling fans / Internet / TV / DVD / Stereo / Freezer / Refrigerator / Stove / Blender / Toaster / Clothing iron / Coffee tea maker / Juice maker / Purified water / Linens and towels provided / Fully furnished kitchen / Hot water / Mosquito nets / Umbrella / Shampoos and soaps / Safe / Local guides and maps on the region / Welcoming basket / Daily service of maintenance / Optional housekeeping and laundry / Extra beds on request

- Outdoor: wide garden, hammocks, swing set, swimming pool, lounge chairs, deck, outdoor dining area, parking place, bbq, bicycles at guests' disposal (short ride to the beach)

Concierge services are included in the rental to make your vacation easier: meet & greet, transportation, car rental, tours, massages, restaurants etc...our concierge will be pleased to make your travel arrangements before your arrival and will be at your service on site. Any questions or doubts, please feel free to contact our concierge. Safe and Quiet place in a residential area. Nice mix between local population and foreigners with a welcoming and friendly attitude !

We are located few blocks from downtown ; our recommendation is to ride a bike and get to know all the corners of Tulum (short ride from the beach by the bike trail). You will feel like at home !!!

Casa Libelula is a brand new place to be in tulum where you can savor the originality of the building surrounded by jungle view...it has been built with soul and heart by the owner as an artist's palette.

We will send you an itinerary and a map with all the instructions to locate where we are. On the corner of our street called Palenque, there are 2 well known restaurants as references: El Camello and Los Aguachiles. If you prefer, we can also book transportation from and to the airport or a car rental for you...so you can get faster to our paradise !

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Interaction with guest

Once you will book the apartment, we will send you all the information you need by email or whatsapp, including location, driving directions and we will be waiting for you the day of your arrival for check in. We will respect your privacy but will be pending of you to meet your needs.




Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


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Yes, smoking allowed

House rules

Events or parties are possible with previous agreement from the owner.
No toilet paper or cleaning product inside the toilet because we have an ecological system at the villa.
Kids have to be accompanied and supervised by adults at the swimming pool.

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About the owner

Tibo L.
Calendar updated:
24 Aug 2020

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Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Aug 2014. Located in Riviera Maya, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £219.
The Owner has a response rate of 56% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Aug 2020.
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4 reviews
Very Good
Ciudad de la Habana Province, Cuba

Tulum revisited
Dec 2018

Peaceful place, good location on the suburbs of Tulum which is right now a hůře construction site. Even so, this house is set in a nice garden with a pool, well equiped with all amenities and you can … More 

Reviewed 29 Dec 2018

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Relaxing and tranquil near Tulum town centre
Nov 2018

La Veleta Tulum great location near to everything but far enough away for peace and quiet. Hosts Laurette and Tibo are lovely and accommodation is quirky but excellent. Would definitely stay there aga… More 

Reviewed 26 Nov 2018

Malaga, Spain

Magical Tulum Stay
Jan 2017

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed this oasis. If we could move in permanently we would. The pictures do not do it justice-the apartment is spacious and open with a large area next to t… More 

Reviewed 20 Feb 2017

Caye Corker, Belize, Belize

A gem in a beautiful setting - tranquility and comfort
Nov 2014

We stayed for more than two weeks and were extremely happy with the picturesque Ek Balam apartment in Casa Libelula! This residential area a the southern end of Tulum pueblo is quiet and safe, yet y… More 

Reviewed 30 Nov 2014

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