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Villa in Tulum
Please note this region’s beaches may be affected by a seaweed surge. Fore more information, please inquire with your Trip Designer. Enjoy luxury inspired by nature at Villa LaGu. This newly built Tulum vacation rental looks out over the jungle from a setting in the exclusive Holistika community, just steps from a spa, yoga center and more. With nearly 6,000 square feet of living space and five bedrooms, this villa lets you indulge with a group of up to ten friends or family members. Watch the sun move across the sky and listen to birds calling in the treetops from a terrace with a swimming pool, plenty of loungers, a Sonos sound system and a charcoal barbecue. In the evenings, you can put a favorite album on the indoor sound system or post photos of your holiday via Wi-Fi, or you can watch the stars come out while soaking in the al-fresco hot tub. Villa LaGu was designed to make the most of its lush surroundings, starting with a sliding glass wall that separates the terrace from the great room. An open-concept layout means you can carry on a conversation whether lounging in the sunken sitting area, sitting at the dining table or having a snack at the breakfast bar in the fully equipped kitchen. Each of the villa’s five bedrooms is a private retreat with a king bed, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The two-story master bedroom also has honeymoon-suite-worthy details such as an al-fresco bathtub. During your stay, don’t miss the chance to book a spa treatment, practice yoga or experience a temazcal, or steam ceremony, at Tulum Holistika. While the community’s restaurants are also within walking distance, you can head out on foot to the La Veleta neighborhood as well. Of course, no visit to the Riviera Maya is complete without a day at the awe-inspiring Tulum ruins or on the picturesque beach. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1 - Master (two story): King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone indoor shower & outdoor bathtub, Dual Vanity, Air conditioning, Sofa, Ceiling fan, Balcony, Outdoor furniture, Safe • Bedroom 2: King size bed, Queen size sofa bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan • Bedroom 3: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan • Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan • Bedroom 5: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan FEATURES & AMENITIES • Purified water dispenser • Washer and dryer • Garnment steamer • More under “What this place offers” below OUTDOOR FEATURES • More under “What this place offers” below STAFF & SERVICES Included • Daily housekeeping Monday to Saturday 11AM - 3PM (excluding Holidays) • Pool cleaning service (every 3rd day) • More under “What this place offers” below Extra cost (advance notice may be required): • Mixologist • Indoor or Outdoor Garden Massage • Holistika Yoga Class • Activities and excursions • Private chauffeur for transportation services (varies per vehicle size & trip distance) • Bike Rentals • More under “Add-on services” below
Villa in Tulum
Please note that this region may be affected by shifting seasonal currents and weather patterns causing an influx of seaweed at the beach. Tucked between the Caribbean Sea and the jungle, on the verge of picturesque Tankah Bay and tranquil Soliman Bay, is Villa Sofia. This spectacular oceanfront home is one of the newest in the area—just outside Tulum—and features six bedrooms, including one in a casita. The combination of gorgeous location and spacious accommodations makes this vacation rental perfect for a getaway with friends or a relaxed holiday with extended family. The villa’s beachfront living areas feel like your very own luxury resort. Sip refreshments in the shaded sitting areas, go for a swim in the infinity pool, stretch out in the sun on a lounger or perch on one of the swings. As the sun sets, gather under the palapa for a meal at the al-fresco dining table or step inside to unwind around the satellite TV and share photos via Wi-Fi. Spread out over 6,000 square feet, the interiors of Villa Sofia are spacious and bright. At the heart is an L-shaped great room with living and dining areas that open to the terrace and a kitchen with a breakfast bar. Polished tile floors are cool underfoot, cream-colored furniture is paired with wood accents for a sophisticated look, and two sets of sliding doors flood the space with Riviera Maya sunshine. Villa Sofia has five bedrooms in its main house—four with king beds and one with two twin beds—and one bedroom in a casita. All six bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and the same refined mix of neutral tones and warm wood accents, and many have private terraces with ocean views. With a king bed, sofa bed and kitchenette, the casita could be used as a honeymoon suite or a retreat for the in-laws. While you could spend your stay watching the waves crash on the beach in front of the villa or strolling on the sand, it’s well worth leaving this dreamy property to explore the area. Make the 20-minute drive to Tulum to see the unforgettable Mayan ruins, the 50-minute drive to Playa del Carmen for sun and shopping, or the 55-minute drive to Coba for more incredible archaeological sites. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower & bathtub, Dual Vanity, Television, Air conditioning, Terrace • Bedroom 2: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Air conditioning, Private terrace with oceanview • Bedroom 3: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Air conditioning, Private terrace with oceanview • Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Air conditioning, Private terrace with oceanview • Bedroom 5: 2 Twin size beds, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Air conditioning, Private terrace Additional bedding - At extra cost • Bedroom 6 - Casita: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Air conditioning, Kitchenette FEATURES & AMENITIES • Baby equipment STAFF & SERVICES Extra cost (advance notice may be required): • Activities and excursions
Villa in Playa Del Carmen
From touchdown to takeoff, you’ll be well taken care of at this fully-staffed Beverly Hills-style home in Playa del Carmen. Start your morning with a squash match, a workout, or a stroll along Playacar Beach. In the afternoon, snap a few photos at the Mayan Ruins of Tulum before heading home for an alfresco dinner. After, grab a drink at the fully-stocked honor bar and relax by the moonlit pool. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved BEDROOM & BATHROOM First Floor • Bedroom 1: King size bed, His and hers ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Walk-in closet, Air conditioning, Safe, Television, Bluetooth audio system • Bedroom 2: 2 Double beds, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Safe, Television, Bluetooth audio system • Bedroom 3: King size bed, 2 Twin trundle bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Walk-in closet, Air conditioning, Safe, Television, Bluetooth audio system Ground Floor • Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Safe, Television, Bluetooth audio system • Bedroom 5: King size bed, Access to bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Safe, Television, Bluetooth audio system FEATURES & AMENITIES • Home theatre • Books • Wine and liquor stock • Baby equipment • 110V electrical voltage OUTDOOR FEATURES • Jetted tub • Private squash court • Volleyball net • Basketball hoop • Soccer goal - 2 • Bocce ball • Bicycles - 2 adult size & 1 mid-size STAFF & SERVICES Included: • Kitchen assistant - 8am-4pm • One complimentary roundtrip airport transfer – minimum 3 night stay required • Complimentary welcome snack • Turndown service • Villa host / 24/7 Concierge service • Maintenance service • 12 Complimentary Nespresso capsules At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required: • Additional airport transfers • Food and beverage • Wine & Spirits supply • Grocery shopping • Chef and kitchen assistant for dinner service • Butler - additional hours • Babysitting services • Laundry services • Activities and excursions • Supplementary Nespresso capsules • Event fee
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All about Riviera Maya
Planning a Riviera Maya getaway? We’re here to help!
On Mexico’s Caribbean coast, stretching from party-town Cancun in the north to beachy-chic Tulum in the south, the Riviera Maya has long been a popular vacation destination for North American travelers. It’s easy to see why. The beaches are big and beautiful – with stretches of white sand fringed with palm trees and edged with turquoise water, the food is great – hot new restaurants are opening all the time, and the vibe is laid-back and friendly. Add to the mix seriously good diving, some excellent spas, and a buzzy nightlife and you’ll be booking your ticket in no time.
The most popular time to visit is January-March, when warm temperatures and sunny days offset chilly winter days in much of North America, although late October-December can be great too when the threat of hurricanes have passed and the crowds are yet to arrive.
You’ll find direct flights to Cancun from major cities including Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, NYC, LA, Miami, Toronto and more.
Explore bohemian Tulum
50 years ago Tulum was little more than beach, jungle, and long-forgotten Mayan ruins. In the far south of the Riviera Maya, the town is now a favorite outpost of the barefoot luxury set. Where chic hippies set out to open beachy boutiques, like Coqui Coqui, with its handmade perfumes and cosmetics, top chefs followed, like Eric Werner whose Hartwood restaurant is the town’s leading culinary light. Last year legendary Michelin-starred chef Rene Redzepi opened a pop-up version of his Danish restaurant Noma, making it clear that Tulum had definitely arrived on the global scene.
When you’ve had your fill of the cool cafes and stores in Tulum town, make your way to the Mayan ruins 10 minutes north for some ancient exploration. The ruins hint at their past as a bustling Mayan town some 800 years ago and boast incredible views of the sea below.
Dive at the underwater museum
Snorkeling and diving are big news in this part of the world – all thanks to the Great Mayan Reef, sometimes knowns as the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. Starting near Cancun and following the coastline down, the reef is a Unesco World Heritage Site and offers incredible diving and snorkeling.
One of the most unique ways to explore the underwater world here is at the Underwater Museum in the Cancun National Marine Park. The museum has around 500 sculptures, many by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, which are submerged between 9 and 20 feet deep in three different watery galleries. Diving down and exploring the museum is a truly unique way to spend day in the area.
For snorkeling, head to Puerto Morelos, where the reef lies in shallower waters close to the coast, providing easy access. Speak to your Luxury Retreats concierge to organize a guided boat trip to the best snorkel spots.
Swim in the cenotes
If diving is not your thing, but you still enjoy getting your feet wet, exploring the many natural underwater swimming holes, or cenotes, is a great way to enjoy the outdoor life in Riviera Maya. Formed when cave ceilings collapsed leaving a crater open to the sky, exploring these beautiful rock formations and mineral-rich natural pools is one of the most popular activities in the area. Some of the most accessible are Cenote Yokdzonot and Cenote Azul. If you’re not confident scrambling over rocks your concierge can organize a guided tour to take you through some of the best spots.
Take the kids to Xcaret Park
If you’re traveling with kids, a must-visit spot is Xcaret eco-theme park in Playa del Carmen. The focus is on both traditional heritage and local flora and fauna, and there’s a butterfly house, aviary with tropical birds, manatees, flamingos and Mexican jaguars. Every night there’s a spectacular with song and dance bringing to life the history of the region. The park is right on the sea so pack your swim gear too and make time for a refreshing dip in the lagoon.
Experience the luxury of our Riviera Maya vacation rentals
From buzzy Cancun in the north to fun Playa del Carmen and chilled-out Tulum in the south, the Riviera Maya has a beautiful beachfront town for every type of traveler.
Dip into Cancun
The biggest and most well-known of the Riviera Maya’s hotspots, Cancun has a reputation as a party destination, and its true that there’s a whole host of bars and clubs to enjoy here, plus a number of large resorts. There’s more to the city than meets the eye, however, such as Isla Mujeres, just opposite the mainland, a quiet and lovely island with incredible views and a slow pace of life. There are a number of significant Mayan ruin here too like Yamil Lu’un, and the Underwater Museum is excellent.
Our Cancun villas and penthouses offer the perfect balance of proximity to the city’s many attractions and the peace and quiet you crave for a good night’s sleep.
Stay in Playa del Carmen
Halfway along the Riviera Maya’s coastline, you’ll find Playa del Carmen, simply known as Playa to its many dedicated fans. The town has some of Cancun’s hedonistic feel but is overall more laidback and less busy. The beaches are lovely, fringed with palm trees and the town’s cobblestone streets invite you to stroll around for a break whenever the midday sun gets too hot on the beach. In the early evening, walk along the pedestrian Quinta Avenida and choose a beach bar to stop in at for a sundowner cocktail before heading back to your villa for a chef-cooked feast.
Our Playa del Carmen rentals sleep up to 18 people – making them an ideal choice for a friend’s getaway or family reunion trip. Each has a swimming pool and shaded terrace area, and many come with chef services included.
Find a beach villa in Tulum
If you’re dreaming of days chilling out in Tulum, we’ve got some great options. Our Tulum villas on the beach mean you can wake up whenever you feel before heading straight to the sand for some outdoor sun salutations, the ideal way to welcome in the morning in this luxe hippie hotspot. If your idea of paradise involves reading the afternoon away on a sun lounger under a palm tree, you’ll be in heaven at one of our Tulum villas.