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Casa Christensen-Akumal-Yal-Ku Lagoon

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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
6 reviews
Driving into the villa
Lagoon side view of villa
Terrace view
Dining/Lounging Terrace
Nearby Tulum Ruins
Front Door Entrance
Living Room
Indoor Dining
Half the Kitchen
Looking into Kitchen over Octaviana Feast
One of Two Double-Doubles on Main Floor
Master Suite with King & Walk-In Closet
View from upstairs terrace
squid-snorkeling finds
Hello sea turtle...Akumal (means place of the turtle in Maya)
Early morning walk along the water edge
Casa Christensen is 20 minutes by car from Tulum Ruins and Beach
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Akumal, Yucatan Peninsula
Walk out the door to Yal Ku Lagoon. View of the caribbean sea and Yal Ku lagoon from one of three terraces on ocean side of Casa Christensen, or inhale the jungle view from the opposite side. Expansive space with full gourmet kitchen, a friendly Maya couple will cook meals for you at an additional fee. Gardens provide cocos, bananas and papaya trees, birds, butterflys and the occassional iguana and plenty of flora. This property is not only private, but close to the heart of Akumal where a few restaurants and two beautiful beaches add to the unique vacation experience. Snorkeling in and around Akumal is world class. Yal ku lagoon in Maya means 'nesting place' The two beaches in Akumal provide beautiful white sand and access to the Meso American Reef. Akumal Bay is famous for the sea turtles that reside in this area.... Read more
About the owner, Linda M
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3600201 by: FlipKey
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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English first
Portland, Maine
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We arrived at 2 am due to plane delays, and Oliviana and Pedro were up and met us with the key and a house tour. The road from the main road is pretty bad, narrow and curvy and at the CC end, unpaved. But who cares..The house is comfortably luxurious, the gorgeous water, visible from the huge windows, is warm.... more

Peter M
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 for a stay in March 2013


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It is always great to have reviews from those that know the property so well...We were there earlier in March too...and we had some windy days but...there is always something... more

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Susan H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 for a stay in December 2012
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We have stayed at this house three times, and have stayed in two other nearby houses in Akumal. This house is the best! We had a family reunion there and it was so nice to be there with all our memories of past vacations. The house has a lot of privacy and feels essentially the same as it always did.... more

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Thank-you so much for taking the time tell your experience! Come back soon! more

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  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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How to get there
Airport: Cancun: 100.0 mi
Ferry: Playa del Carmen: 75.2 mi
Once you arrive to Cancun airport you will have an airport pick-up arranged, a taxi, or a car rental. The drive to Akumal is approximately 100 km. There are many big box grocery stores available to along the drive to stop and pick up supplies for your villa. The drive is south on the carraterra/hwy 307 towards Tulum. You will be driving straight on a flat highway. There are signs indicating the many resort towns along the Maya Riviera. Akumal is your destination and is well marked from the highway.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 mi.
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