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Casa Christensen

Now just US$3500 for New Year Week 2017. Dec 30 - Jan 6
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Description

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world, relax and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones at Casa Christensen. Located in tropical gardens on a spacious double lot right on the water, the villa boasts spacious living and sleeping areas, authentic traditional tile, and beautiful breezy palapa roofs. The adobe design and bright, airy layout are thanks to the acclaimed architect of the famous Maroma Resort, and the waterfront decks and roof terraces beautifully merge the inside and outside living spaces.

Enter the villa through double doors and be greeted by a large, open plan, circular living space, with peaked 30ft ceiling and spectacular views of the turquoise waters immediately out front. There is an ample dining area, a large kitchen with breakfast bar, and a library area where you will find a great selection of Maya and coral reef literature.

On the lower floor are 3 bedrooms. There are 2 adjoining bedrooms which open out to a covered terrace, each bedroom with 2 double/full beds and private bathroom. The third bedroom on the lower floor is furnished with a queen bed and has its own private entrance and private bathroom. Follow the curved staircase leading up to the master suite, which boasts a king sized bed, and large private bathroom with twin vanity, and a study area, This suite has private terraces facing both the ocean and the jungle, to maximize enjoyment of our spectacular sunrises and sunsets. All major rooms have ocean views, and all rooms are cooled with ceiling fans.

Casa Christensen has been designed and built to take advantage of the oceanfront breezes it captures and keeps the home cool. Therefore the home is not air conditioned, but there are ceiling fans to help mother nature if needed, and we have had many return visitors for nearly 40 years without complaint. Indeed, we are told that Casa Christensen is the perfect place to unplug, reconnect, and enjoy the sun, sea, and nature. We do understand that in this modern age, Wi-Fi is important, so we provide complimentary wireless internet access for our guests.

Right in front of the villa is the natural aquarium that is Yalku Lagoon with views looking out over the Caribbean, and our guests have unlimited free access to the lagoon, with water access immediately in front of the villa. The snorkeling and swimming here is fantastic! The white sandy beach of Half Moon Bay is a very short walk from the villa, and there are plenty of restaurants, boutiques, dive centers, and conveniences within walking distance of the house.  Akumal is only 1.5 miles long from end to end. Ask us about renting a golf cart or bicycles to make accessing all of the village's amenities even easier! 

If you would like to have meals prepared for you during your stay, our onsite staff Octaviana and Pedro are available to cook delicious traditional delicacies for you for a small extra fee.

Activities near by include Mayan Ruins, Cenotes, adventure and culture parks like Xel Ha, Xcaret, Xplor, beautiful beaches, diving, fishing, sailing, world class golf, horse back riding, spelunking, and much more.

If you are looking for the perfect natural get away, while having lots of activities close by for your whole group to enjoy, Casa Christensen is the perfect place for you!

Rates & Amenities

Casa Christensen Weekly Rental Rates

Season2017 DATESRate
Low SeasonAug 19 – Nov 17$2100
High SeasonNov 18 – Dec 17$3000
Holiday SeasonDec 18 - Jan 6, 2018$5600
Season2018 DATESRate
High SeasonJan 7 - Apr 6$3000
Mid SeasonApr 7 – Aug 17$2100
Low SeasonAug 18 – Nov 16$2100
High SeasonNov 17 – Dec 21$3000
Holiday SeasonDec 22 - Jan 5, 2019$5600
  1. RATE INCLUDE SALES AND HOTEL TAX. 
  2. Non-refundable US$40 damage waiver required
  3. Prices displayed are for a maximum occupancy of 8 guests. Please do not exceed the maximum occupancy.
  4. Holiday reservations require a 7 night minimum. High Season min 7 nights stay, Mid and Low seasons min 5 nights stay, unless otherwise agreed.  
  5. Saturday arrivals and departures in high and holiday seasons only please.
  6.  Pet Policy - No pets please.

COOK SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THE HOUSE STAFF.  PLEASE ASK US FOR MENUS AND PRICING.

THIS HOME IS NOT AIR CONDITIONED.

Living

  • Babysitting service (add charge)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linens provided
  • Local area night time security
  • Maid Service 6 Days Weekly
  • Not Air-conditioned
  • Laundry Service (Add. Fee)
  • Spa services available (add fee)
  • Iron and Ironing Board

Outdoor

  • Beachcombing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Off street parking
  • Roof Top Sun Deck
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water

Geographic

  • Near Beach
  • Residential Gated Community
  • Waterfront
  • On Yalku Lagoon

Business

  • Close to amenities
  • Close to Dive Shops, Boutiques
  • Close to restaurants and bars
  • Nearby ATM
  • Nearby Golf Course
  • Nearby Internet Cafe

Convenience

  • Cenotes nearby
  • Local Library in Akumal
  • Medical Services Nearby
  • Nearby Grocery
  • On Yal Ku Lagoon
  • Restaurant w/in Walking Distance
  • Spa Nearby
  • Yoga studio nearby

Culture

  • Archaeological Sites
  • Eco-center

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils

Entertainment

  • Books
  • No satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi

Family

  • Child Friendly

Local Resources

The village of Akumal is well equipped with lots of local amenities, most of which are within walking distance of the majority of the properties. Akumal Proper encompasses Akumal Bay, Half Moon Bay, and the beautiful Yalku Lagoon area, and is about 1.5miles long from end to end.   Within Akumal Proper there are several excellent restaurants, 3 dive centers, a spa, a yoga studio, and an Ecological Center. There are several small boutiques and convenience stores throughout the village, and many more local amenities including internet cafe, laundry, and great local eateries in the Akumal Pueblo on the west side of the highway.  Here is a map of Akumal Proper to help you to orientate yourself. 

Here are some links to useful local area information:

Transportation - airport transfers and tours, rental cars, public transport, and more.

Groceries - Local stores and supermarkets, or why not have your groceries delivered!

Private Chef Services - don't want to cook? Hire a chef to prepare delicious local dishes for you and your group to enjoyl  Rates available per meal, day, and week.

Babysitting - Trustworthy local childcare

Weddings and Special Events - Thinking of celebration a special event?  Here is a list of trusted local professionals who will help you to create the perfect day!

Real Estate - Love the Riviera Maya so much, that you would like to your own piece of paradise here?  We can relate to that!  Check out properties that are for sale, and connect with our team to help you to make the perfect choice. 

Please click here for our Akumal Local Services directory  

Please click here for a map of where the WiFi hotspots are in town

 

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Age 18 and under.
4 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms
Sleeps 8
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