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Villa Balam Ek ocean front rental in the Caribbean coast of Mexico Riviera Maya

31 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
12 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Balam Ek Located just a half a mile from Central Akumal 'The Heart of the Riviera Maya', this beautiful ocean front villa makes the most of the Caribbean breeze and its stunning ocean views from each one of its rooms. Enjoy our delightful oceanfront terrace and circular pool, enjoy a private snorkeling experience in this seldom visited beautiful Bay just few step from the door. The living and dining area all decorated Mexican-style. satellite/TV, ipod speakers. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans and air conditioning and gorgeus panoramic ocean view. The master bedroom in the upper floor has a king size bed, a large dresser closet, a full bathroom and a balcony overlooking the Caribbean sea. There is also an adjoining smaller room with a single bed and private balcon...Villa Balam Ek Located just a half a mile from Central Akumal 'The Heart of the Riviera Maya', this beautiful ocean front villa makes the most of the Caribbean breeze and its stunning ocean views from each one of its rooms. Enjoy our delightful oceanfront terrace and circular pool, enjoy a private snorkeling experience in this seldom visited beautiful Bay just few step from the door. The living and dining area all decorated Mexican-style. satellite/TV, ipod speakers. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans and air conditioning and gorgeus panoramic ocean view. The master bedroom in the upper floor has a king size bed, a large dresser closet, a full bathroom and a balcony overlooking the Caribbean sea. There is also an adjoining smaller room with a single bed and private balcony. The second bedroom upstairs has two double beds and one single bed. Also a closet, full bathroom, and a large ocean-view window. The third bedroom downstairs consist of a king size bed, closet, and a large wood sliding door leading out to a private terrace with chairs and a hammock, you can see the ocean through the coconut palm trees and walk out to it. All the bathrooms, and kitchen are decorated with Mexican-style Talavera tiles, the kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, as well as all the necessary utensils such as pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, glasses, baskets, coolers, purified water, candles, lighter, etc. And for your convenience, there is also a charcoal grill in the terrace. Maximum occupancy number of guests: 12 AMENITIES: Air Conditioning in all bedrooms Ceiling fan in all bedrooms, living, dining area and kitchen. TV/satellite Hammocks Pool Kayak Ocean View Charcoal Grill Maid service 6 days a week. Fully Equipped Kitchen Cook available upon request Linens and towels, beach towels Security box BEDS ARRANGEMENTS: 1st. Bedroom: 1 king size bed. 1 single bed (master bedroom) 2nd. Bedroom: 2 double bed, 1 single bed (upstairs bedroom) 3rd. Bedroom: 1 king size bed (downstairs) 4th. Bedroom guest house: 1 king size bed. 1 wooden crib is available. More
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About the Owner
Ingrid E
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2009
Interaction with guests
We will be glad to welcome you to Villa Balam Ek, we will greet you and show you the house, answer all of your questions, suggest you things to do in the area, tips about the house and the surroundings. We will be available for you through out your entire stay.
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

Every effort was made to assure we had a positive experience. Beautiful location on the water, yet very private from the street and side property. There are a few small problems that need to be addressed. 1. There should be life jackets for the kayaks...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MIMaryandSteve
Traveler770081, VR Owner at Villa Balam Ek ocean front rental in the Caribbean coast of Mexico Riviera Maya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you so much for your comments and reviews. We do not advertise a jacuzzi, it is just a tub and it is already fixed as well the knives are sharpened now. You would have asked the housekeeper to sharpen them for you, or any...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

House and grounds were spotless (and were cleaned every day from top to bottom by friendly staff) and location cannot be beat--we stayed with 2 couples and 4 children and had plenty of room for all. Kids enjoyed collecting sea "creatures" from the rocky shore,...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Alexis W
Management response:Responded 23 March 2018

Thank you so much Alexis for a great review. We hope to see you back in Akumal and our house in the near future. We appreciated. Best Regards, Ingrid

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Villa Balam Ek is a beautiful waterfront property within walking distance of Akumal Village. My husband and I vacationed there with our brother and sister. Our two sons arrived a couple days after we did and they stayed in the casita, which was perfect for...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank JoniHoHo
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My husband and I and our two teenagers stayed at Balam Ek with another family of four. The house was a good size and accommodated us well. The location was great, just a short walk or drive from town on the north side of Akumal....More

Date of stay: June 2016
4  Thank Lynn F
Management response:Responded 13 July 2016

Hola Dan, Thank you for taking the time and make a review for the house. We really appreciate. We also appreciate that you took the time of pointing things out on the house, about maintenance. The houses in front of the ocean required constant maintenance...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015

What a lovely place to stay, amazing ocean front vieww, all the rooms were so comfortable and clean. Nice space in all rooms. Great place to stay!!

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank jpabloml
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Akumal is a beautiful quite town Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Akumal Mexico is known as 'The Place of Turtles', Akumal is located just one hour and ten minutes south of Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean coastline of the Yucatan peninsula. 68 miles south of Cancun international airport. 25 minutes south of Xcaret theme park, 5 minutes north of Xel-Ha Theme Park, and 20 minutes north of Tulum archaeological site. Akumal has long been a secret getaway, discovered only by those who dared to travel down the coastline in search of adventure. Akumal is a small community with sandy white beaches, swaying palms, sun, surf, and a feeling of paradise. This gem of the Caribbean has beautiful bays—Half Moon bay, Akumal bay and Aventuras Akumal bay and the beautiful Yal-k...
Getting around
Private transportation is the most convenient and popular option for most travellers. If you are a large group this is by far the most economical way to travel. Private means just that. You and your travel partners have a van to yourself. The trip is direct to your accommodations. Average price to Akumal is 110 USD and can take up to 7 people with luggage. Rental Car from the Cancun Airport If you have decided to rent a car for your vacation, pick up your rental car at the airport. This is a great way to go if you arrive midday, and not after a long flight. With only one highway on the coast, traveling to your destination is easy. If you are arriving late in evening you may want to be driven.
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