Casa del Sol, an Akumal Landmark and one of our favorite houses!
Casa del Sol is well known for its great location, right at the headwaters of Yal-Ku Lagoon, very private, and for its funky eclectic decor. Previously owned by the band The Grateful Dead, this house is perfect for large groups or families, and has hosted some big name celebrities in its time. Casa del Sol can be rented with up to five bedrooms and can sleep up to 13 people comfortably.
The outdoor kitchen and living area on the lagoon side of the property are great for entertaining and family get-togethers. Access to the lagoon is very easy, just down the garden path and across your own private bridge into the cool clear water of Yal-Ku where you can snorkel with the fish all day long. There is also a fabulous roof patio, half covered by a Palapa and half open to the sun and stars where you can sit surrounded by the lagoon and the jungle.
Casa del Sol is well known for the many unique murals painted throughout the house that highlight the area's Maya History and natural Beauty. This house is truly one of kind and lends itself very well to people just "hanging out" together and having a great time! Merily and Obideo, the caretakers, do an excellent job. They are very charming and will take excellent care of you. They are also available to prepare meals for an additional fee, which we highly recommend you try.
Casa del Sol offers many amenities including a swimming pool and a lagoon side palapa with plenty of hammocks and lounge chairs for snoozing away the afternoon. It also has a waterfall with it's own tiny dipping pool on the lagoon side of the property. The refreshing waterfall is a wonderful place to give yourself a water massage after a swim in the lagoon, and it's also great for kids to play in the dipping pool when the waterfall is switched off. Kids also love to play in the private purpose built sandy beach area down by the lagoon and palapa. There are outdoor showers and a bathroom for rinsing off after snorkeling and tanks for rinsing your gear.
Casa del Sol offers 5 bedrooms and will comfortably sleep 13 people. There are 2 bedrooms on the second level. One room has 2 twin beds and 1 double, the other has 1 double and 1 single bed. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and air conditioning. The Master is on the third level with a king bed, desk, private bathroom, air conditioning and a private palapa covered patio. For additional sleeping, there is a casita downstairs with king bed, private bathroom, stove and sink, and air conditioning. There is also a tower bedroom with a double bed, air conditioning and great views! There are also roof top-hammocks, shower and toilet. There is also a bathroom off of the main patio area. There is a TV/DVD/Satellite in the main living area.
Casa del Sol, Weekly Rental Rates
JANUARY SPECIAL! 20% off all new reservations for stays in January 2018.
|Holiday Season||Dec 18 - Jan 6, 2018||$7550|
|High Season||Jan 7 - Apr 6||$3750|
|Mid Season||Apr 7 – Aug 17||$3150|
|Low Season||Aug 18 – Nov 16||$2750|
|High Season||Nov 17 – Dec 21||$3750|
|Holiday Season||Dec 22 - Jan 5, 2019||$7550|
*All specials apply to new reservations only, are subject to availability and change, and are not combinable with other offers.
- Non-refundable US$40 damage waiver required.
- The rate is based on 8 guests. Max. Occupancy 13 guests. Please add $250/Adult over the base rate of 8 guests. Please add $150/Child 9 years old and under.
- Holiday reservations require a 7 night minimum. High Season min 7 nights stay, Mid and Low seasons min 5 nights stay, unless otherwise agreed.
- Rates are in US Dollars. Rates subject to change without notice.
- PET POLICY - PETS WELCOME! Please ask us about additional security deposit for pets.
- Air conditioning in bedrooms
- Beach Towels
- Ceiling Fans
- Concierge Staff
- Guest Safe
- Ironing Board
- Laundry Service Available
- Linens provided
- Maid Service 6 Days Weekly
- Massage available
- Meal Packages Available
- Security Safe
- Bath soap
- Beach Chairs
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Garden Courtyard
- Gas Grill
- Off street parking for 3 cars
- Outdoor Dining & Grill Area
- Private Swimming Pool
- Rooftop Terrace
- Scuba Diving
- Walkway to Water
- Water Access
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near Beach
- On Yalku Lagoon
- Close to amenities
- Close to Dive Shops, Boutiques
- Close to restaurants and bars
- Nearby ATM
- Nearby Golf Course
- Nearby Internet Cafe
- Cenotes nearby
- Craft Shopping
- Free Entrance to Yal-Ku Lagoon
- Medical Services Nearby
- Nearby Grocery
- Restaurant w/in Walking Distance
- Archaeological Sites
- Coffee Maker
- Full Kitchen
- Outdoor Kitchen
- Paper Products
- Purified Drinking Water
- Coffee Filters
- Dish Soap and Cleaning Pad
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite Television
- High chair
- Kids Games
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.
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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.
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