Villa Marcaribe is located on pristine Soliman Bay. This makes it an ideal place for larger groups who want to get away from it all and be together to enjoy the tranquility of an area that is still away from the mainstream tourism found farther north. Casa Jihae and Casa Kristie are new, just completed at the end of 1999.
The villa has custom tiles and Mexican marble are used extensively to keep the interior spaces cool in the summer heat. In addition to air conditioning, ceiling fans are throughout the villa to assist the ever present trade winds that come off the Caribbean. Individual entrance courtyards give each side of the house privacy and on the Caribbean side each house has a furnished private exterior patio overlooking the pool and Soliman Bay.
Shaded Palapas - By the shore two shaded palapas have hammocks strung and waiting for a retreat from the sun and surf which is just beyond. A canoe and a kayak are provided for paddling out on Soliman Bay. The bay is shallow with an outer reef break to knock down the waves.
A gardener is on site to provide assistance and help answer questions. A maid cleans daily and can also prepare meals for an additional charge (@ $25-35 a day, depending on the number of guests), you will need go shopping for the groceries however (she will take your laundry to Tulum as well). Tulum is the closest town about 15 minutes away. The kitchen is fully equipped and a charcoal grill is available for cook-outs.
This new upscale beachfront rental villa is located on Tankah 4 beach, just south of Akumal, Mexico. This pristine Bay, known as Soliman, offers over 2 miles of white sand beach with great snorkeling and diving. All three bedrooms open onto the sunny atrium and have a view of the ocean. The beach is wide and sandy here and each home has a private beach Palapa for your beach going enjoyment. This brand new Tankah villa is well appointed with marble floors, Mexican Talavera light fixtures, and glass doors onto the lush atrium area. Outside you will find the covered verandah, BBQ grill and beautiful grounds with tropical vegetation providing some shade for the sandy beach area. The villa now has full electricity with a solar back-up, and can supply all the power you need for radios, hair dryers, etc.
The master suite has a private verandah, bath and queen size bed. The second bedroom has one king size bed. The third bedroom has 2 twins, and the living room has a futon. Each bedroom has a spacious bath with tiled walk-in shower and double vanity accented in Talavera. Of course daily maid service and towels and linens are provided. The on-site staff is available to cater to your daily needs and they can arrange for authentic Mayan cuisine prepared right in the villa. The caretakers, Tibo and Lourdes will be at your service to ensure a most enjoyable vacation.
Both villas can be rented as one unit for larger parties up to 14 people.
Villa Marcaribe offers the best of the Riviera Maya with the serene setting of Tankah where the beaches are never crowded. Tankah's development is all private villas, which has helped maintain its natural beauty with little ecological impact to the mangroves, reefs and beaches. So dive, snorkel, birdwatch (mangroves are just behind) or just relax on the beach and enjoy the vacation of a lifetime.
Villa Marcaribe is located on the Riviera Maya's beautiful Soliman Bay (also known as Tankah 4, Tankah Cuatro, Punta Soliman) between Akumal and Tulum. This section of Mexico's Caribbean coast offers privacy and serenity, as it remains secluded from the mainstream tourism found farther north in Cancun.
This freshly renovated, luxurious beachfront villa is ideal for couples, families and friends who want to relax and enjoy the marvelous white sand beach and tranquil bay that offers superb snorkeling and scuba diving. Whether you desire a relaxing holiday or an active vacation, Villa Marcaribe provides stellar ambiance and service - the perfect place to lounge in the hammock under the palapa, have a swim either in the pool or the protected bay, or visit the Mayan ruins at Tulum and the eco-park at Xel-Ha.
The caretakers, Elda and Emilio, offer cheerful assistance and - should you desire her services - Elda is an amazing chef! Her menu selections and exquisite preparation rival some of the best fresh meals that you may have enjoyed at resorts around the world. The Casas' stunning third-floor Mediterranean double terrace provides a refined setting for dinner under the stars.
Equally inviting are the richly appointed interior spaces, accented throughout with cool marble, tropical hardwoods, iron scrollwork, Mexican Talavera tile and attractive artwork. Each home has 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, a full kitchen with spacious dining and living areas and a patio connected to the pool. The master bedroom offers a large private veranda and all bedrooms open to a dramatic, chandeliered interior atrium and have ocean or garden views.