Isla Mujeres, Riviera Maya, Mexico
3 br, 4 ba (3 Ensuite)
Maid service: daily except Sunday, Manager
King Bed, 2 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed
60 minute drive to airport
3 minute drive to grocery store
8 minute drive to hospital
5 minute drive to restaurants
5 minute drive to town
Jacuzzi, Swimming Pool
Air-Conditioning, Barbecue, Beach chairs, Cable TV, CD player, Ceiling fan, Dryer, DVD player, Free internet, Hairdryer, Home theatre, Internet - DSL, Outdoor shower , Satellite television , TV, Washer, Wireless Internet Access
Casa Zama is the embodiment of contemporary Mexican design, an enchanting home named after the Mayan word for sunrise, dawn and new beginnings.
The villa is located on quiet Isla Mujeres, a short distance off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula and accessible via ferry from Cancun. Ringed with colorful coral reefs and home to schools of many exotic fish, the area is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving. It is just a five-minute walk to the nearest beach and a few minutes to town.
Vibrant colors, sunbathed and open rooms and the soothing sounds of water define Casa Zama. Carefully crafted by its owners, who worked with a renowned local architect, the home is a modern take on traditional Mexican design, immersed with earthy elements like stone and wood. Art and artifacts appear around every corner.
Accommodations for 8 include two deluxe suites plus one bedroom with twin bunk beds, suitable for younger guests. All of the bedrooms are air-conditioned and have bathrooms en suite, complete with luxurious rain showers and even ocean views. The spacious living/dining area is white and bright and leads straight out to the pool deck, which overlooks the ocean from its elevated position. A thatched bar area by the pool is great for entertaining in the evening and mixing sunset cocktails. There is a rooftop stone terrace with loungers for quieter sessions under the sun or stars.
Casa Zama has every tech amenity available, from a home theatre sound system with iPod docking station and wireless DSL Internet for guests' use free of charge.
Bedroom / Bathroom Description
Bedroom 1 - Master
King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air-Conditioning, TV, Mini fridge, Sitting area
2 Queen size beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air-Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Mini fridge, Sitting area
Twin bunk beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air-Conditioning
Features & Amenities
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Satellite TV
- Home theatre system
- Satellite radio
- iPod dock
- Wi-Fi access
- BVLGARI toiletries
- Pressurized water filtration system
- Wine cooler
- Espresso machine
- Cocktail shaker
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Oceanfront pool
- Heated Jacuzzi
- Alfresco shower
- Poolside palapa
- Snorkeling equipment
- Gas grill
- Rooftop terrace
- Outdoor furniture
- Emergency generator
Staff & Services
- Daily, morning housekeeping except Sundays
- Daily gourmet breakfast except Sundays
- Free Telephone Service to U.S.
- Complimentary bottled water
- Two twin mattresses are available on request
- Services available at additional costs
At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required:
- Villa pre-stocking
- Adventure activities
- Event fee
- Chef services
- Catered gourmet meals
- Pick up and transfer to Isla Ferry
- Massage treatment
- Alcoholic beverages
- Miscellaneous special requests
- Villa heating
- Car hire
- Maximum 10 guests
- Maximum 4 children welcome
- Pets not permitted
- Non-smoking villa
- Voltage: 110V
- Weddings/Social events accepted - maximum of 30 guests
- Security deposit required
- Rental golf carts recommended
- Guests may take a taxi and ferry transfer to the villa
- 3 minute drive to grocery store
- 5 minute drive to:
- Main road
- 8 minute drive to hospital
- 15 minute ferry ride from Puerto Juarez to Isla Mujeres
- 30 minute drive from Cancun to Puerto Juarez
Isla Mujeres has many enjoyable activities that range from relaxing on the beach with an icy cocktail, to tangling with a mighty sailfish on a sport fishing excursion to swimming with dolphins and whale sharks. You can also take advantage of the islands’ proximity to many other great excursions such as Tulum.
There are many snorkeling and diving operations that take groups out to some of the local reefs for some fantastic snorkeling. In most cases a reservation is not necessary to arrange a trip. Around the ferry dock and the beach there are usually representatives available for snorkel and dive trips. Equipment is usually included in the price and the guides are very knowledgeable about the local reefs and marine life.
If you are interested in scuba diving, there are several great dive facilities located on Isla Mujeres. Diving around the island provides a wonderful experience for beginning, intermediate and experienced divers. There are reefs in shallow, low current water for the new divers to reef drift dives for the more experienced. For the truly experienced, try the Cave of the Sleeping Sharks on one of the local shipwrecks like Ultra Freeze. At least a one day notice is required for the smaller dives. Information is readily available near the ferry dock as well as the downtown dive shops.
Garrafón Natural Reef Park is a snorkel park located at the southern tip (Punta Sur) of Isla Mujeres. This park is unique as there is a reef located just a few feet off the shore with many colorful fish. This makes for wonderful snorkeling without having to book a trip or get on a boat. For those not interested in snorkeling there are lots of hammocks and chairs for resting, a huge pool for cooling yourself and plenty of staff just waiting to bring you snacks, lunch or drinks!! This is a great day trip for families with small children.
Take a day or more trip to see some fantastic Mexican sites. Anything from a day trip shopping in Cancun’s Malls and Mercados to trips to view the ruins of Tulum will make an exciting addition to your holiday. The Cancun-Tulum corridor(Riviera Maya) provides all sorts of excursions. Here, there are a couple of natural parks as well as quaint cities such as Playa del Carmen (ferries depart daily from Playa to Cozumel).