Beachfront house, Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico

Huncmá - Sisal, Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico

Overview

Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
Type: Home
Per week: $600
Per month: $1,600
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Sisal vacation home rental
Ideal for couples. You are dealing with owner.

Beach-front house in Sisal, Yucatan. Sisal is a typical fishing village with around 3,000 inhabitants, a nice place to escape from the city and relax. Located 55km from Merida, 1hr driving.

This house was built 9 years ago; it offers everything needed to have a pleasant stay. It is one bedroom with two double beds, a spacious kitchen, living room, bathroom. It's 120 square meters.

The house is equipped with refrigerator, microwave, electric stove, coffee maker, fans on ceiling, electric shower, air conditioning on bedroom.

Also full kitchen hardware, linens, towels and Satellite TV are available.

The bedroom has air conditioning.

Internet access available upon request .

4x8 mts pool.
Area Information
What you can expect:
Quiet place for relax and enjoy yourself within an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, birds and sea waves are the only sound you can hear most of the time.
Good fresh seafood. Being a fishing village it´s easy to get good food either for cook or already prepared for you.
Weather. Weather is sunny and warm most of the time. In winter temperature is 30C at noon, goes down to 18C early in the morning; humidity is high most of the time. During summer temperature can reach 37C at noon.
Contact with nature- In regard to tourism Sisal is not a spoiled place; you can have close contact with untouched nature, flamingoes, seagulls and many other varieties of birds are abundant.
Grocery shopping. You can get practically everything you may need in local stores, located within walking distance from this house.

What not to expect:
Not crowds around, just a few locals from Merida on weekends. High chances are you will be the only one walking on the beach.
Since Sisal is not known by tourists, there aren't structured activities; you do everything on your own.
English is an exotic language here, be ready to practice your spanish or maya language.

Beach in Sisal is wide, there are about 100mts of sandy beach between the cottage and the sea.
There is regular bus service between Sisal and Merida.

Sisal is a very safe place, practically there´s not crime in town.

Feel free to ask any question

More info about Sisal:

*Life in Sisal - Sisal is located on the occidental coast of the Yucatan State, 53km from Merida, city capital of Yucatan State. Its coordinates are 21° 9'55.22"N 90° 1'54.93"W. Coast extension is 27.5km.

Its main communication road (and the only one) is the one which comes from Merida – Hunucma – Sisal.

Sisal is site of an important historic, cultural and natural legacy.

Importance of Sisal is clear. This town limits to the west to State Reserve named “El Palmar”. Since 2003 UNAM opened a campus in Sisal and offers undergraduate and graduate courses oriented to marine studies.

Sisal is a small and calm town; its inhabitants are dedicated to fishing activities and characterized by being warm and kind with visitors.

Anyone coming from the city will appreciate its easy going atmosphere along with its beautiful beach, sand is white and water is green and blue with small or no waves, great for swimming or just enjoy landscape and nature. Watching sunset is a pleasure to enjoy every day.

Nearby Sisal the existence of amazing coral reefs makes it an ideal hub for snorkel or scuba diving. Also boat and fishing tours are good options for fun.

Sisal historic legacy goes back not just to prehispanic times, but its downtown also preserves buildings which are representative of the colonial period such as the Marine Custom Building, the Fort of Santiago also called El Castillo and the Lighthouse.

Emperor´s Carlota Amalia house and cannons decorating its main square are witnesses of the defense of Sisal from Pirates.

“El Cenote” is a natural clear water spring hidden in El Palmar reserve, it is great for swimming as long as the crocodile is not around.

“El Mirador” is a viewpoint facing the Reserve; there are two of them built of wood from which bird watching is fascinating, along with the petrified forest and stunning sunsets.

The Ruins, a few inhabitants know the way towards mayan edifications located within El Palmar Reserve.

Turtle spawning, along to the coast turtles of different varieties such as white, carey and caguama lay their eggs on the sandy beach.

*Taken from the Mexican National University UNAM). UNAM has a campus on Sisal focused on research marine life.

Availability Calendar

Rates

Begins Ends Week
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Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Jan 01 2013 Dec 31 2014 - - $600 $1,600 1 Week
Deposits: 300usd deposit
Other Fees: Internet acces 400 pesos per month.

Amenities

  • Beds

  • 2 Double Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cook
  • Parking Included
  • Private Pool
  • Balcony
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • View (Ocean)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Oceanfront
  • Pool Table
  • Waterfront
  • Appliances

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Activities

  • Beach
    (onsite)
  • Pool
    (onsite)
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Snorkeling
    (4 miles)
  • Children's Pool
    (onsite)
  • Bicycling
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Fishing
    (5 miles)
  • Ocean
    (onsite)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Scuba Diving
    (4 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (10 miles)
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Beatiful view of the gulf coast, lots of birds, flamingoes, seagulls, etc. Quiet place, fishing village.
Good and affordable seafood, Sisal is also a very safe place, no crime in town.
Internet service optional provided by Telcel, through a USB modem you can connect to internet paying $400 pesos per week or $650 pesos per month, a deposit of 800 pesos is required which will be returned at check out.
Private pool has recently built

Reviews for this vacation home rental in Sisal, Yucatan, Mexico

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Kim Coston

Vancouver, Washington, USA

Kim's Journey to Sisal, Mexico

D.H.Lawrence wrote Mornings in Mexico in the 1920's and these short essays of his adventure inspired my own travels to Mexico, which I began in the late 1970's. I have long wanted to experience the calm and quiet of an authentic town in Mexico, a place to live where I would be welcome to exist just as I am. A place where time is divided into 3 elements; dia, tarde and noche. I did not realize that place was called Sisal. For the purposes of this vacation and exploration, I searched many rental homes in the area but returned time after time to Senor Perez's website. I began my inquiries in May and very early on, I had the feeling that after many years of travelling to Mexico, this trip would be profound for me. I travel a great deal by myself as my family is grown and live far away and I have to say that I enjoy it very much. I did get lost the first day despite Ricardo's excellent directions. I admit to being stubborn and a little too self sufficient, but Ricardo was patiently waiting. The house in Sisal is all at once calming, quiet, breezy and inviting. And just as the breeze flows naturally, so does the house from the front door to the bedroom and bathroom, then to the kitchen and living room which flow to the outdoor space, where the patio and swimming pool wait quietly for you. The white sand and the ocean are there at the end of the pool and beckon you to explore and gather shells and swim in the shallow warm waters. I did not want for anything as the entire house is well equipped. There are plenty of linens, towels, dishes and DVD's and tv which I rarely used, as the oceanview and nature are the things to watch. I cooked for myself most days, but when I ate out, the restaurants were friendly and delicious. The shops are a 5 minute walk away and have everything you need. Ricardo has designed every aspect of this house and it is truly a reflection of his own demeanor. The house is calm and quiet, simple yet very elegant, open and welcoming. Fortunatly for me, he was staying in town while I was there and his passion and knowledge of Sisal and the Yucatan served to confirm that I had made a wise choice. I have just reserved the house for next year. Please, do not go to Sisal if you are looking for Senor Frog's, but go if you want to connect with yourself or your family and if you want to connect with nature again. And most definitely, go if you want to see flamingos fly overhead each night at 6 o'clock. Kim Coston 9/11/14 - 9/2

RICARDO PEREZ

Owner's reply:

Thank you very much for your comments Kim, I am happy you enjoyed your stay in this little village and look forward for your visit next year.

Mónica Uribe

Guanajuato, México

El sereno puerto de Sisal (Peaceful Sisal)

El pequeño pueblo de Sisal es un lugar ideal para una estancia de descanso, para pensar, leer o escribir. Pueden darse paseos por la playa con toda tranquilidad y disfrutar del trato amable de su gente. (Sisal is ideal for a quiet stay. You can read, write, rest, think, or promenade. The people in Sisal are friendly and peaceful).

RICARDO PEREZ

Owner's reply:

Thank you for your comments and stayed in my place Monica, it was a pleasure to have you as guests in Sisal, come back any time, you will be very welcome.

Jill Pritchard

Peachland, BC Canada

Kicking back in Sisal

Very relaxing 2 week stay in Senor Ricardo's beach front home. We found everything at the Casa Blanca as advertised. The house was very well equipped and comfortable, the pool was refreshing and well maintained. Ricardo's friend Germaine, and neighbors Vaquero and Finni provided great on site support and we always felt safe and looked after. Sea shell hunting on the beach was amazing and on the door step. The town of Sisal has a very friendly atmosphere, with good dining spots, both street food and sit down service. The tiendas had a ready supply of basics and it was a short collectivo ride to find anything else we wanted. The owner, Ricardo, was a fabulous and accomodating host with a great knowledge of the area. We would recommend this rental to anyone looking to relax and have an authentic Mexican village experience. Muchas gracias!

RICARDO PEREZ

Owner's reply:

It was a pleasure to have you and Neil as guests in Sisal, I am glad you had a great time in this little fishing town. Come back any time, saludos!

Pamela Friedman Feinstein

Long Island, New York

Excellent home in Sisal

I sought out a Mexican-owned home in Sisal for a quiet, authentic, non tourist, Mexican beach town experience, and got it! The house was in good shape, swimming pool great fun and soothing, and neighborhood so very wonderful and real. The full kitchen, comfy beds, beautiful spot is really a gem. Gracias, Ricardo.

RICARDO PEREZ

Owner's reply:

Thank you Pam, I am glad you enjoyed Sisal and you found my place according to your expectations.
Regards
Ricardo

Owner Supplied Testimonials
Guestbook

Excelente!
March 29, 2009
My name is Pablo Guerra-Monje, I work as assistant Professor of Theatre Design in the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. My job requires of me a constant evaluation of different spaces, and the house I just spend my vacation worth all my complements. This house posses both the felling of a clear open space with the intimacy of various smaller ambiences. It is located in the sand of the very wide beach, surrounded by palm trees and lower vegetation, between the historic center and the Marine Biology research campus of the University of Merida. The pictures of the add are not very good. The house is like new, My name is Pablo Guerra-Monje, I work as assistant Professor of Theatre Design in the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. My name is Pablo Guerra-Monje, I work as assistant Professor of Theatre Design in the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. My job requires of me a constant evaluation of different spaces, and the house I just spend my vacation worth all my complements. This house

Perfect
May 1, 2008
We rented mid-Jan to mid-March, 2008 - and could not have been happier. We loved the house and its location: right on the beach and a five minute stroll into the village. Owner Ricardo has painted a very accurate picture of Sisal. This "undiscovered" fishing coummunity is not for everyone! But if your idea of perfection is no gift shops, no t-shirts, and not many people like yourself around, then go for it. We returned home feeling that we had experienced a very special slice of Mexican life.

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    Colegio La Salle de Tuxtla, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Thunderbird School of Global Management
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    Civil Engineer, MBA working for a bank. I simply love Sisal, is a town I spend weekends whenever possible.

    Live half time in Cancun, half in Merida.

    I do offer my property for rent, along with another property I manage, both in Sisal. I have had guest from all over the world, my greatest...
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