Beach Home rental, Yucatan Mexico. Pool. 5 bdrms

This is the Villa.
This is the Villa.The yellow Pin is the location of the VillaStan and Anie on the local beachSocialisingPenthouse bedroom, opens onto private sundeck with ocean view.Second floor Chicxulub Puerto and the Villa is on the coast North of Merida, (top left)Local MAYAN sitePenthouse, King.Nearby MAYAN site- DzibilchaltunPenthouse  and yours truly, STAN.PenthouseEn suite, King bed splittable as shown. 2nd levelKitchen and dining, 1st floorEntrance hall ,1st levelPenthouseView from PenthouseWe have coconutsEntrance hall.  1st floor.
Chicxulub Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico

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Overview

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 6
Sleeps: 10
Type: Home
Per night: $250
Per week: $1,750
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes

Description of the Chicxulub Puerto vacation home rental

“CastilloNicte-Ha", a 5,500 sf, 3 story, 5 bedroom villa located at the beach, in Chicxulub Puerto, 20 miles north of the historic capital city of MERIDA, (800K population) of YUCATAN, MEXICO, 10 km east of PROGRESO. and just 35 minutes from MERIDA’s International Airport (MID).

Magnificent “CastilloNicte-Ha” villa is a great place for a family or group of friends to stay for a seaside vacation, any season of the year.
This self catered home has linens, towels, and a caretaker who cleans twice weekly or, optionally, will take care of all your chores, if that suits your holiday carefree needs .
The good life is here to be enjoyed, coffee with an ocean view from the terrace in the early morning warm sunshine will bring on that 'good life' feeling.
Coconuts are yours for the taking from several palms on site.

So enjoy this splendid beach home with it’s therapeutic saline swimming pool or walk the beach just 50 yards away, with cooling sea breezes during the day and warm caressing evening breezes.
There are four terraces for just relaxing or outside dining under brilliant stars.

“CastilloNicte-Ha” villa is situated in a quiet community of local’s summer vacation homes, in laid back CHICXULUB PUERTO, a fishing village on the GULF of MEXICO.
A very pleasant quiet beach location with ocean views and within earshot of the ocean. Just a few beach walkers and fishermen most of the year.
Sounds of the ocean and rustling palms will lull you to sleep through the screened doors and windows.

With ‘all the comforts of a home’, this 5,500 sf, 3 story Villa, has three completely self contained and spacious floor levels.
Every floor is as fully equipped as a condominium and is just as private.
Each floor level has a full kitchen, open plan dining and living room.
All three floors combine into one superb Villa that is perfect for families, friends or group vacations.
The villa sleeps 10 in five en-suite bedrooms or 14 if two sofa beds are utilized..
The top floor and ground floor have one bedroom.
The middle or second floor has three bedrooms, and is quite suitable for a family of 6.
All five suites have a private shower and bathroom,
TV, Split AC. and ceiling fans in all rooms.

You will love this magnificent three story beach home for your vacation.
Yucatan’s sub tropical climate and warm breezes. Enjoy the beach, pool, coconut palms, ocean views, stars, spectacular sunrises and sunsets.
Swim when and how you want in our therapeutic saline pool.
On site caretaker 24/7.
The Villa is spacious, and well ventilated with screened doors and windows.
With ‘all the comforts of a home’, this three story villa, has three self contained, private, and spacious ‘condo style’ floor levels.
All three floors have privacy.
The Villa is perfect for family or group vacation of ten or more.
Fully tiled.
Exotic carved furniture.
Far more vacation, space, amenities, and comfort and privacy than any hotel.

More information can be found on our Internet. Search for web page "CastilloNicte-Ha".
Airport shuttle and guides available.


Many Mayan archaeological sites nearby. Guided tours to authentic Mayan villages and to historic Mayan sites can be arranged.

If you've had a tiring day and your fill of fun and touring, you will appreciate the quiet luxury of this Villa at the beach.
Enjoy a glass of wine, beer or cocktails and watch the beautiful sunsets or relax in a hammock and enjoy the pool.

Sounds of the ocean will lull you to sleep through the screened patio doors and windows.

WHAT TO DO?
The Villa is close to several Mayan archaeological sites. Dzibilchaltun twenty minutes, Xcambo 30km, CHICHEN ITZA is a two hour drive.
Nearby Progreso (10km) has a nice sea front esplanade and restaurants that provide food service to shaded tables right on the beach.
Ron, the owner of Casa de Fara restaurant on the beach in Chicxulub, is very accommodating and will provide a delightful menu to suit your tastes. Teusday, all the ribs you can eat for 200 pesos.

Cruise ships stop in nearby Progreso twice a week.
Lots of Spanish and Mayan historical sites in Yucatan, with good highways to get about. You’ll find a wealth of opportunities to visit a wide choice of interesting historical MAYAN attractions.

Airport shuttle or guide available.
Forty minutes to MERIDA’s international airport (MID).
Four hour drive from CANCUN, with hourly coach service 24/7.
Plenty of parking on and off site.
A car is recommended.
Public transit and buses within 200 yards of the villa. 8 minutes to supermarkets.
Available all year round.
Experience peace, tranquility and Yucatecan hospitality .

Visit the historic capital city of Merida, with its charm, restaurants, night clubs and shopping.

The moderate beach climate and clean ocean breezes, make AC unnecessary, but the Villa has it if needed.

Villa “CastilloNicte-Ha”, is a wonderful place to practice "Relaxing 101".

A large number of US, Canadians, and expatriates from chilly northern States and Canada, "winter" here for months in this sub tropical and friendly climate.

HOW TO GET HERE.:
Fly into MERIDA (MID) or CANCUN (CUN), in YUCATAN, MEXICO.
The Villa is 35 minutes from Merida Int’l airport (MID).

Area Information

If it is your first time in this area of colorful Mexico, let us know, Maybe we can help or advise you with your trip.
Want to visit the ruins or just relax at the beach?
You will find locals are very friendly polite and hospitable. You will find the Mayans and locals always smiling and happy to help. You will notice a feeling of being welcome and safe among the local people.

We would be very very pleased to have you stay in our home-from-home Villa in Yucatan, Mexico and hope that you will fall in love with Yucatan as we have.

“Must-do’s” in Yucatan.
(Click “Yucatantoday” on the Internet for a wealth of advice and up to date info.)

Banana boating in Progreso. Water park, Go Karting in Merida. Boat excursions to fresh water jungle springs nearby. Canoe trips through the jungle to fresh water springs.

Whale Shark season on Isla Holbox is from May 15th until September 15th. Isla Holbox, 3 hour drive, named by the Mexican government as the only port that can offer trips to swim with the whale sharks. Guides have been trained to give tours that are as safe for the whale sharks as they are for their human visitors.

In Merida, take a tour with Carnavalito bus tour at 10 am, 1 pm, 4 pm, or 7 pm from Santa Lucia Park, or the Turibus red double-decker tour bus that stops every two hours at the Plaza Grande. October to March you can take a tour of Mérida's homes and gardens every Wednesday.

Don’t miss the Ruta Puuc, a perfect day trip. Begin with the Lol Tun caves, and end with the new Light and Sound show in Uxmal.
Visit Sotuta de Peón for a full tour of a live hacienda that produces sisal rope from catcus fiber.
Taste many Yucatecan gastronomic delights, including Panuchos, Sopa de Lima, and Poc Chuc. But if you only have time for ONE meal in Yucatán, it would have to be Cochinita Pibil, the pit-roasted pork sandwich.

Visit Cuzamá to get the feel of three different types of cenotes, (swimmable underground cavern lakes), a wonderful adventure and a Magical experience. If you see a sign "Cenote", stop. Pay a small fee, enter an under ground cavern paradise. Sacred to the ancient Mayas, you will feel transported in time when you swim in one of these magnificent, under ground crystal-clear pools.
AND – to really see the people of Yucatán up close, visit any of the numerous colonial cities, towns, and Mayan pueblos scattered around the state: Izamal, Valladolid, Ticul, Muna, and more.
The nearest local beach community, Progreso has 54,000 inhabitants. Many fishing villages with spacious beaches and plenty of fresh seafood.
What could be better than grilled fish and a cold beer ON the beach.

Visit Rio Legardos. Take a boat tour to see these magnificent bird colonies amid the mangroves, a unique tour that you will always remember.
Great bird watching all year long. Yucatan is subtropical.
Birds migrate to the warmer climates of Yucatan.

The Bullfight:
La Corrida, remains popular in Mérida, and Motul. Many temporary arenas are set up in smaller towns where would-be bull fighters practice in a carnival atmosphere, with live animals. Lots of excitement and fun.
Note!
Check this following site for Festivals and events:-
Browse for "merida.gob.mx/historia/festividades"

Most of the theater concerts and events in Merida are free. Obtain tickets in person at the central theaters for all events. Yucatan's capital city, Merida, has an historic town center, with four theaters, many charming restaurants and outdoor dining.
A wonderful Cathedral, the oldest on the American mainland, is worth a visit in the huge main plaza where people congregate at night.
Many night clubs and activities, all within a few blocks.
The Mayan Museum and a wide variety of places to shop and dine, make this wonderful treasure of a city worth a visit.
Folklorico and other local exhibition dances take place every Monday evening at 9pm in Merida main plaza. Traffic diverted for these events.

A marina and fishing boat harbor is nearby, a photographers delight.
Colorful street vendors and markets.
Cruise ships visiting twice per week attracting local colorful artisans to
the beach area.
Progreso has the longest pier in the world, 7km.

A much slower pace of life is evident in Yucatan, which, combined with good food, clean air, beach breezes and great sunsets, can provide tranquility and relaxation. Venture forth but relax at the Villa at the beach. Very little traffic here.
Check out the Internet sites "YucatanToday" and "travelyucatan". They have lots of information about Yucatan.

Availability Calendar

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Jan 01 2014 Dec 31 2016 $250 $250 $1,750 $2,900 3 Nights
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 3 p.m.
Lodging tax: 8
Deposits: PAYMENTS: PAYPAL preferred. 3% fee. BOOKING DEPOSIT:- 50%. REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT: $200 Full payment required 60 days before arrival. REFUNDS: 100% refundable (less 10% cancellation fee), if canceled 90 days. 50% within 60 days. NONE within 30 days. CANCELLATIONS: Credits, alternate dates or transfers may be possible. Transfers may need a new booking contract. NOTE! $250/ night is for the complete 5 suite Villa. $120/N is for a couple. $140/N is for 3 bedroom 2nd level
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Monthly rentals pay electric utility. $50 cleaning fee, deducted from Security Deposit. That is IT, NO other fees.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 3 King Beds
  • 6 Twin Beds
  • 2 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Crib
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Deck
  • Linens Provided
  • View (City Lights)
  • Balcony
  • Full Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • View (Ocean)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Garage
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Beach Towels
  • High Speed Internet
  • Patio
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Pool
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • TV (Antenna)
  • Blender
  • Fax Machine
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • VCR
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Canoeing
    (7 miles)
  • Golf
    (10 miles)
  • Ocean
    (onsite)
  • Grocery Store
    (1 mile)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (7 miles)
  • Tennis
    (10 miles)
  • Pool
    (onsite)
  • Live Entertainment
    (1 mile)
  • Jet Skiing
    (7 miles)
  • Water Park
    (10 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (onsite)
  • Movie Theater
    (1 mile)
  • Parasailing
    (7 miles)
  • Amusement Park
    (15 miles)
  • Windsurfing
    (onsite)
  • Park
    (2 miles)
  • Sailing
    (7 miles)
  • Theme Park
    (15 miles)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Kayaking
    (6 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (7 miles)
  • Casino
    (20 miles)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Scuba Diving
    (6 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (8 miles)
  • Zoo
    (20 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities

Located 150 feet off the sandy beach. Beach shower. Spacious,comfortable and tastefully furnished. We provide all the comforts of a home, plus the pool, in a quiet, safe, beach area setting.
Parents can enjoy the villa shaded terraces, close enough to supervise their children's pool activities.
One restaurant Casa de Fara on the beach in Chicxulub, is very accommodating and will provide a delightful menu to suit your tastes. Teusday, all the ribs you can eat for 200 pesos.
Vegetarians are welcome there.
There are WELCOME folders and local information for our guests in the Villa.
Contact the owners for more information.

Owner Supplied Testimonials

Guestbook

Buena Noche,
Just a few words to let you know how much we had enjoyed your Castillo.
We have appreciated the space we had with the family. We used the second floor, while the family with the 2 children (Martin, Nancy, Maxym & Mégane, used the 1st floor, and my daughter, Marie-Soleil, with the baby, Loumi, used the ground floor.
I personally loved the wood carved furniture. How exotic !
Everyone loved the swimming pool the children, even the 2 years old one, we took sometimes, up to 4 dips a day !
The big guys enjoyed the hammock and, you were right, the baby loved it.
We went on the beach every day but seldom swim since it was very windy.
Martha and Lucio were very nice and we found them very gentle and helpful when we needed their services, even though it was hard to communicate. All the toys we had for the children we left for the little girl Lisa.
We have been a bit around: Of course, Mérida two times, which is very nice; we took a city tour and had lunch at Amoro and dinner at Poncho.
We went to Celestun by ourselves, Martin rented a car since they needed it as well to go back to Cancun to take the plane back to Montreal. We had a good guide who showed us the flamingos and other bird species, mangrove and a fresh spring. We went through also a couple of typical Yucatan villages. I was really amazed to see all these direct descendants from the Maya. Their artisanal is very colorful ; unhappily we are at the beginning of the trip and I cannot overload my suitcase but the girls bought some nice pieces.
We had a fresh swim at Samula cenote towards Motul and had lunch at Telchac Puerto.

There would be a lot more to talk about but most importantly is thank you for that exchange, we would recommend your place anytime.
We send you attached a photo souvenir.

Yolande and Roch (from Quebec 4/1/12 to 4/15/12)

5/25/11
Your house is really beautiful though and everything was great! Some of the things we did were:
Celestun, Merida (spent a night), San Ignacia cenote, the three cenotes where you go on the horse
ride (very cool!) Uxmal pyramids and checked out Progreso pretty good
(but it was very quiet) and the nearby areas Coco Beach, etc.
Thanks so much again, Stan & Annie!
From all of us!
Jayne and Wes, see you soon!

Hi Stan: No problem. I think we read about it in the Yucatan today. It was such a unique
experience, you should recommend it to anyone who comes to your place. It was in Cuzuma. A
bit of a drive but fine nevertheless. It's best to get there early in the day, as we had to wait quite a
while for a horse cart. The driver takes you on a 4 person cart on these railway tracks led by the
horse for about 7km. You visit 3 very diff. cenotes and can stay as long as you want at each stop.
Your driver works for you. It is a bit hazardous for elderly. Go at your own risk for sure. It's
fantastic though. Really, really unique. Crazy how they found them even. It's way out in the bush.

Definately a highlight.
Thanks Stan,
Jayne

WE are so happy! 4/17/11
Your place is absolutely wonderful, everything is perfect, and I am in love with George Jr.(haha).
We went dancing last night in Progresso with the locals until 2, music was à Cumbia-ish, but they
had their own style and taught us!
I was clearly the only blue eyed one in the place, and Paul is 6'-4, but they were so friendly.
Thank you!!!!!
Elizabeth

Hi Stan, 4/28/11
Well, we had the most amazing time. Your place was a joy, and I did 40 laps in the pool almost
everyday. There was just so much to do. We enjoyed Merida at night, and also Progresso. We
loved the "Yucatan beach " club and also Celestun with amazing ceviche, as a respite from
climbing over amazing pyramids in the mid day sun.
The only thing not back to normal is our stomachs, but they should recover soon as we got the
antibiotics yesterday. No we never drank any water, we are just gringos... but it was all worth it.
Also , embarrassingly, my husband lost the little paper they give you when you arrive, so they
would not let us leave Merida on Easter Sunday, as there was apparently no one available to do
the paperwork. We drove to Cancun in a rental car, and 23 hours later ( and $600 ) we were
home, guess that "learned" him. Seeing the Cancun airport reinforced just how lucky we were to
be at your place.
Thank you for a most cherished vacation that we would never have had with out you.
Elizabeth

What we were looking for on our most recent trip to Mexico was peace and quiet, without any rumbling trucks, honking horns, or Activities Directors shouting "Volleyball in 5 minutes." And we found it - in spades - in the
penthouse at Castillo Nicte Ha, in Chicxulub, Yucatan.

For anyone who prefers "off the beaten path" accommodation, in its most agreeable and relaxing sense, we thoroughly recommend the Castillo Nicte Ha.
Thanks to Anie and Stan for their thoughtful hospitality and Marta and Lucio for on-site assistance.

We are back home. We came back with great souvenirs from our trip. You Castillo es magnifico!
It was like on the pictures. We were a little bit scared at the beginning but we will recommend your place without a doubt. Lucio and Martha were very nice and Licia is beautiful. We cuddle her a lot.
Thank you so much, it was a great experience. We are looking to buy a house in Mexico, we visited, but nothing as beautiful as yours.

Beautiful house. Thank you for making it so comfortable for our group

wow

What a lovely place.

A pool will make this place just perfect. ( Note by owner, A pool was completed in Jan 07)

A most comfortable and spacious house. All handcrafted carved furnishings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q:How close are you to Markets and the beach.?
A:We are 2 km from local markets and 10km from super markets.
The Villa is 50 yards from the beach on two lots, Easy and multiple access to the beach.
Q:Do we need a car? Local transportation?
A:A car is recommended. Local buses or "Convies" , 12 passenger vans, are most common. They operate when there are enough passengers on board. They pass nearby 2 to 3 times per hour .
Q:Is the ocean safe for children? Any scuba diving?
A:The sandy beaches are safe and shallow 100ft out, the depth is waist high. No large waves. Tide is about 2ft.
There are no reefs locally to enjoy scuba diving. Lots of fishing from the beach.
Q:What is there to do?
A:Check the web page "castilloNicte-Ha" for "things to do" in Yucatan.
Also, check the 'Yucatan Today" Internet site for local events and information about Mayan sites and local information.
Many Mayan archaeological sites nearby. Guides and tours can be arranged.
Museums and a casino in MERIDA. Our Welcome book on site, provides lots of information.
Q:Do you have a pool?
A:We have a 25 x 14 ft theraeutic saline water pool. Beach shower adjacent to pool.
Q:Why should we choose Castillonicte-Ha Villa?
A:The Villa is very comfortable and was designed with families and groups in mind. It is superior to most homes in the area. Unlike other rentals, it has every thing included for a turnkey vacation.
It is only 50 yards to the beach.
Q:Is this area suitable for us.?
A:If you are looking for excitement and big city ambiance, Chicxulub is not for you. Try Las Vegas or Cancun.
If you enjoy expensive restaurants, Chicxulub is not for you. Try Cancun or Europe.
Lack of English: From its museums to restaurants to locals on the street, Yucatan– does not stress English. If you’re a traveler or investor who only feels comfortable in surroundings where English is spoken primarily, and who fears surpassing language barriers, Yucatan may not be for you. Alternate option: London.
If, when traveling or investing, you are someone who looks primarily to regimented tour groups, and organized events for activities, Yucatan may not be for you.
If you’re idea of the perfect vacation is to eat large platters of “native food” and see “traditional dance” in outdoor settings, Yucatan may be for you.
If you are the type of regimented traveler who is put off by minor infrastructure inconveniences such as uneven sidewalks, potholes, dirt roads etc. Mexico may not be for you.
Guests who visit Chicxulub and Yucatan and embraces its pulse, will enjoy the Villa and beach ambiance.
Q:Is Mexico safe?
A:All countries have their bad areas but Yucatan is the most peaceful State of all 30 plus States in Mexico.

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Stan Gardner

Stan Gardner

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  • School:

    JWTS, Chance Technical Colledge. Smethwick UK
  • Work:

    Self employed and semi retired as a forensic engineer and expert witness.
  • About:

    Stan:- Forensic Engineer. PE Mech'l, California. Born in the UK.
    Anie:- Realtor and Multi Linguist, Actress.

    We love ballroom dancing and travel.

    Our second home is in Chicxulub Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico.
    Anie was born in Merida, Yucatan...
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