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Casa Vela

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Overview
4 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
13 guests
4 nights minimum
Villa
This is a beautiful hand-crafted, all-hardwood house on the beach, situated on a 100-acre preserve on the Riviera Maya, just south of Cancun. It accommodates up to 4 couples or a few families in four luxurious master suites, each with unobstructed ocean and forest views on either side. Casa Vela features a romantic three-story palapa where guests can dine and lounge while gazing out on the water and feeling the ocean breeze. We are gourmet inclusive - the rate includes concierge, airport pickup, and professional chef serving three meals daily. All ingredients are provided - just pay for your choice of alcoholic beverages - we'll shop for your list at cost plus 25%. The white sand beach is at your feet, plus walking trails through diverse eco-systems of forest, jungle, and mangrove. Cas...This is a beautiful hand-crafted, all-hardwood house on the beach, situated on a 100-acre preserve on the Riviera Maya, just south of Cancun. It accommodates up to 4 couples or a few families in four luxurious master suites, each with unobstructed ocean and forest views on either side. Casa Vela features a romantic three-story palapa where guests can dine and lounge while gazing out on the water and feeling the ocean breeze. We are gourmet inclusive - the rate includes concierge, airport pickup, and professional chef serving three meals daily. All ingredients are provided - just pay for your choice of alcoholic beverages - we'll shop for your list at cost plus 25%. The white sand beach is at your feet, plus walking trails through diverse eco-systems of forest, jungle, and mangrove. Casa Vela is equipped with stand-up paddle boards and kayaks for exercise and fun. Explore the adjacent fresh water spring-fed “cenote” at Tres Rios - lovely for snorkeling and swimming against the current. Plus, lots of recreation and entertainment is close by, including: a Greg Norman-designed PGA golf course; eco-cultural centers Xcaret and Xplor; and archeological sites of the Mayan civilization.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Half baths, 4 Full baths
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About the Owner
Bruce S
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed April 21, 2021

We had a wonderful time with our family at casa vela. Everything was absolutely perfect :)! The amazingly beautiful house is in a wonderful shape and Really clean. And the nature around the house is stunning. Communication with the really friendly and helpful property manager...More

Date of stay: April 2021
1  Thank allisonv919
Reviewed January 23, 2021

Right on the beach near playa del carmen. Resort experience without all the people. Will definitely come back to visit again,

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Gary F
Reviewed January 26, 2020

Spent about a week with 3 families including 2 children. The rent includes full time security person, cooks for 3 meals a day. The place is very clean and right on the beach. The bedrooms are air conditioned and very nice. The only downside of...More

Date of stay: December 2019
1  Thank CherryCreekTraveler
Reviewed July 30, 2019

Recently stayed at Casa Vela for my 50th with 6 Gf's. From the moment we arrived everything was PERFECT. From the staff to the accomodations amazing experience. Highly recommend it.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 183terrym
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I visited Casa Vela as a part of a yoga retreat. It was the perfect setting. The beach is gorgeous--we used the kayaks often and very much enjoyed the large patio for relaxing in the evenings. We paid an additional fee for a chef to...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank CTMS23
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

A few friends and I stayed at Casa Vela for a long weekend getaway. The house is right on the beach and the views are breathtaking. There is nothing quite like falling asleep and waking up to the sounds of the ocean. The maid service...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank huangs0312
BJS116, VR Owner at Casa Vela, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. You were great guests and we look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival at Cancun airport, two air-conditioned vans took our group of 10 to the lodge. The staff was waiting for us with delicious margaritas and a beautiful lunch. We had them prestock our alcohol of choice, which even with the 25% service charge was...More

Date of stay: March 2017
4  Thank andyoga108
BJS116, VR Owner at Casa Vela, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2017

Dear Andrew - thank you for your kind words. Alberto and the rest of our team enjoyed getting to know you and your friends, and look forward to hosting you again. Bruce

Reviewed February 17, 2017

I can't stop thinking of what it was like to wake up every morning to the sunrise. Fresh coffee and slumber to the beach for morning exercise either kayak to a fresh water river near by or stand up paddle boards. After breakfast we hopped...More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank Guide269639
BJS116, VR Owner at Casa Vela, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2017

We were pleased you and your group of eight people enjoyed your stay. You were terrific guests and we hope you will return soon.

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

A very special compound suitable for a couple, several friends or a family retreat. Beautiful sunrise and wide vistas with perfect morning seas for a kayak and afternoon sailing. Staff is attentive and efficient. Great chef too.

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank RRacz
BJS116, VR Owner at Casa Vela, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

We're thrilled that you had a great time with us and look forward to hosting you again. We're also glad the chef was able to meet your dietary preferences for lots of seafood and vegetarian meals.

Reviewed August 31, 2016

Casa Vela is an incredible home situated on on the beach between Playa Del Carmen and Cancun, next to the Tres Rios ecopark. The staff is amazing, as is the food, location and accommodations! We had an incredible time. There is much to do for...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Gabrielle W
BJS116, VR Owner at Casa Vela, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2016

Dear Gabrielle - we are pleased you had a great time at our home and hope you will have a chance to come back! Bruce

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
35 minutes south of Cancun Airport and 10 minutes north of Playa del Carmen, Mexico - between Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda and Hacienda Tres Rios
Access
Car not needed
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Vela

Casa Vela is able to accommodate up to 13 guests. See all property details.

Casa Vela has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Casa Vela has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Casa Vela must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.