Paradise, Dream, Sun, Beach, Calm, Luxe, Caretakers very nice... What else!! Thanks to Michael for allowing us to live this
My family of 4 (me, my husband and 2 college aged daughters) stayed at the villa for 9 days over the Christmas holiday. The house and rooms were far more spacious than depicted in the photos and every aspect of the house and property were beyond our expectations. By far, Casona Palms is the finest home along the El Uvero coast. The owner, Michael, is an excellent host and administers to his property like a 5 star hotel making sure that all of your wants and needs are met in a timely manor. The caretakers Jorge and Marisela were lovely and attentive but speak almost no English and our Spanish was only slightly better, but we were able to communicate via translation app on our phones. The house is very remote and the dirt access road can get a bit washed out. We were fortunate enough to have rented a Jeep Wrangler which I highly recommend as a mode of transportation. We enjoy travel off the typical tourist path - eating street food and spending time amongst the locals who were nothing short of helpful, friendly and gracious. Casona Palms is secluded beauty at it's best and Michael Owen is a top notch owner who takes great pride in his property. The only negative aspect of our stay was the ecological problems facing the Mahahual coast which is a worldwide issue and should be researched.
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We stayed at this lovely villa recently during June and July. The scenery is stunning, gorgeous beach, and quiet solitude. On the drive down, we had the unfortunate luck to get a flat tire, and the spare was in horrible condition. We managed to make it to the villa on the tire. The caretakers of the property, Alfonso and his wife Patricia are fantastic people. Alfonso was in contact with Hertz for us, because of the language barrier, and even drove us 2 hours one-way to help us purchase 2 new tires for the car. Patricia kept the home clean, and anything we needed, they were right there for us. We made 2 new friends on this trip! If you like a quiet location, don't mind a drive, then this is the place for you.
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This place is amazing! Cannot say enough. Beautiful, clean, secluded, well equipped, wonderful owners, helpful caretakers!!! Heaven on earth. The reviews are spot on and this home is a 5 star place. If you want a quiet, secluded, peaceful, romantic, adventure seeking place, this is it. The day trips are endless from here. Ruins, SianKan, fishing, snorkeling, Bacalar, Cenotes and list list goes on and on. Would not even consider any other house to rent. Simply perfect!
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