Zen del Mar
Location: Direct Ocean Front Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Fly into:CancunInternationalAirport villa is 65 miles south of the airport;
Bedrooms: 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms: 6.5 bathrooms
Now available as 3, 4 or 5 bedrooms. Call for rates
Activities at the Villa: Spa services five complimentary massages by professional massage therapist with a weekly rental, yoga classes can be arranged, swinging beach bed under a palapa;
Sports Activities at the Villa: Two 2-person ocean kayaks; Snorkeling, 60 foot lap pool
Sports Activities Near Villa: Snorkeling, SCUBA diving, Boating, Deep Sea Fishing, Fishing, Catamaran tours, 27 hole Trent Jones III golf course;
Cultural Interests and Parks: Turtle nesting on the beach in front of the villa during turtle season May through September; Natural Parks for Kids and adults alike: Xel Ha Natural Park 10 minutes from the villa, Xcaret Natural Park 20 minutes from the villa; Swim with dolphins 15 minutes from the villa; Dos Ojos natural cave for diving and snorkeling 10 minutes from the villa; Tulum archeological site 20 minutes from the villa.
Restaurants and Shopping: 10 restaurants in the town of Akumal, other restaurants and shopping in the town of Playadel Carmen and in the town of Tulum both a 25 minute drive from the villa;
Amenities: Air Conditioning, Direct beach, Private Pool, Pool Loungers, Telephone (cell), Balcony, Deck, Luxury Linens, luxury towels, beach-towels, Patio, Security Safe, Spa Services;
Complimentary Services: Refrigerator stocked with beverages upon arrival, arrival gifts and welcome cocktails, complimentary daily breakfast, complimentary guacamole and Mexican salsa prepared by the staff;
Special Services: Pre-stocking of villa, baby sitting services, chef services, yoga classes, additional massages all upon request;
Appliances: Coffee Makers, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Grill/BBQ, Hair Dryers, Ice Maker, Microwave, Stove, Toaster, Toaster Oven, Dishes;
Business Oriented: High-speed Internet Access Wireless and wired unlimited;
Entertainment: Flat-screen TV, DVD Player, Satellite TV, music system with i-pod connection;
Guest Services: Staff Onsite, Daily Concierge Service for activities suggestions and reservation of tours, Family Friendly, On-Site Chef available, laundry service available,
Transportation: Recommend to rent vehicle at CancunAirport, Airport transfer available, private Parking at villa.
Zen del Mar is a private ocean front Villa, a modern Mexican masterpiece of design and furnishings. This luxury Villa is situated on a private sandy beach in Jade Bay, walking distance on the beach side, into the town of Akumal.
This stunning villa offers luxury furnishings and services for a special beach gathering on the sea of the Mexican Caribbean. This spacious 4,800 square foot Villa has five bedroom suites and en-suite bathrooms and comfortably accommodates up to 14 people. The villa staff is there daily to take care of your needs while you are on vacation. Our personal Concierge services will arrange for Chef prepared meals; Professional massages; tour operators; private Yoga instruction; Fishing and Golf - all with nominal service charges. From the moment you see Zen del Mars claret red painted exterior, historically used by the Mayans to promote good energy, you will begin to relax. Double Doors of hardwood, an imposing stone archway greet and welcome you to begin your vacation in Mexico. The floor plan of Zen del Mar is designed to maximize the ability to be indoors and outdoors all at the same time. Sliding glass doors disappear into the wall reveals to create wide open spaces to the lounging patio with mahogany lounge-chairs and the 60 foot long pool with its Infinity edge facing the ocean. The Ocean views come with a Villa: Zen del Mar captures all Ocean views by subtle elevation and angle plays so everyone has a room with a view.
The Living room opens up to a large exterior living space with two couches, adjacent to the pool, making it easy to be part of the outdoors and not be directly in the afternoon sun. The first floor is an open-floor plan design with one bedroom, a large living room, a gracious indoor dining room seating 14 people, a large modern kitchen with a breakfast bar, two sinks and a dishwasher.
The SERENITY SUITE, is one spacious King sized bedroom and en suite bathroom made from honed Mayan marble with a large bathtub. This bed, with luxury linens and double wooden doors for privacy has a view of both the ocean and the pool. Zen del Mar opens up completely, allowing for ocean breezes and an easy flow to the outdoor dining room, cocktail area, living room, pool patio and the unique separate Zen Palapa designed for private couple massages... Kitchen, Dining and Outdoor Barbecue area: Zen del Mar has a fully covered outdoor kitchen / grill area located next to the indoor kitchen, where meals can be prepared and grilled. The built-in charcoal barbecue grill is directly overlooking the outdoor dining area with a super ocean view. A small refrigerator accommodates wine and beer for meals in the outdoor dining area. There is a large wooden hand made table that can seat 14 people. This area is perfect for Breakfast and lunch, under a roof protecting you from the mid-day sun. The 350 sq. foot Living Room has a capacious seating and entertainment area. The large Zen rock, mounted in the room, was a Gift from the Sea, and proudly captures the spirit of this Villa. The Entertainment Center includes a TV, VCR+DVD player and an I-Pod hook-up with a multi-speaker sound system. The indoor Dining Room has a unique hardwood double tree-trunk table harvested during a full moon. The table accommodating 14 people was found by local artisans, who harvested and cured the giant tree stumps and then set the glass pieces into it that make this table first, a gift from nature and a remarkable work of art.
ZEN Pool Power: The pool is a swimmers delight as the longest Villa pool in Akumal, at a unique 60 feet in length. There is a marked swimmers lane, an infinity edge with a waterfall edge and two dark blue tiled lounge chairs are built into the pool steps. For the kids the pool has a shallow area with two in-water loungers& a parents paradise. At the pools edge, find ten mahogany hardwood lounge chairs for a perfect mid-winter tan. Spa services have a home in the Zen Spa Palapa with a commanding view of the Sea and pool. It is both quiet and serene, - the perfect place for the five complimentary massages provided by a professional Massage therapists. The palapa has a shower and sink to rinse off hot and cold water available should you select the Mayan Mud treatment&. Ocean Kayaking: The beach at Jade Bay is a combination of sand and natural rocks, Walk directly from the Villa into the water with ocean shoes and get into one of the two, 2-person ocean kayaks kept on the property for your use.
Four Bedroom Suites and Balconies Upstairs: Upstairs at Zen del Mar find four private Bedroom Suites with large private bathrooms and exterior living spaces overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Special attention has been given to the bed design, with luxury bed linens of 400 plus thread counts. Each bedroom has a security safe, a satellite TV and en-suite bathrooms with two sinks, magnifying mirror and hairdryer. All bedrooms are air-conditioned. The Dream Suite has two beds. A King sized Bed with a hardwood headboard has a perfect view of the ocean, and a Double bed is set into a Mayan-red niche with luxury linens. Large sliding glass doors open up to the balcony partly shaded with wooden sticks. This oversized terrace provides a grand place to sit, read or dream in a hammock. The private bathroom has a large shower and a handmade marble bath tub. The Gratitude Suite has a King size Bed with a local hardwood headboard and artisan-crafted hardwood canopy facing the Caribbean Sea. It also has a Single bed for lounging or additional sleeping. Sliding glass doors open to a wide terrace with two wooden Lounge chairs and a hammock suspended from the wood Palapa ceiling as well a an exterior cement bed with a mattress that can be made up for you , if you decide to sleep outside. The Joy Suite surveys the ocean from a King sized bed as the room directly faces the Caribbean Sea. A writing desk space has been built into the wall for computer use. A couch built as a single bed can be made for an additional person to share this room.
The Joy Suite shares a large covered balcony with the Tranquility Suite. The Tranquility Suite has a King size Bed with an oversized Bathroom with a vaulted ceiling and a handmade Mayan marble bathtub for two. Sliding glass doors from the bedroom open to an additional outside shower, on the balcony, providing privacy and ocean view. A Stairwell to the Stars takes you up to the rooftop for the widest ocean vistas on Jade Bay. Here you will find a Palapa covered Bar with two large seated couches. A double bed of cement, was designed to lay on with an air mattress to watch the stars appear in all their glory nightly in the Mexican sky. Zen del Mar amenities " Fully equipped kitchen including:
o Refrigerator with ice maker (stocked with condiments);
o 6-burner stove with oven;
o Microwave Oven;
o Toaster-Oven , toaster oven
o Coffee makers;
o Full set of cooking dishes;
o Restaurant-style dinnerware;
Indoor dining room with hand-made dining table made of Yucatan Hardwood; " Outdoor Dining table and Outdoor Cocktail area; " Outdoor kitchen area with charcoal grill and a refrigerator (stocked with beverages on arrival) " Five luxury air-conditioned bedroom Suites each includes:
o King-sized beds w/private bathrooms;
o Ceiling Fans;
o TV with Satellite service
o Luxury bed linens, pillow-top mattresses and four pillows;
o Closets made of wood shutters with Laptop-sized Safes in closets. " o Zen-rock Living Room and Entertainment:
o Luxuriously appointed Living Room;
o TV with Satellite service; o Entertainment center with VCR / DVD& I-Pod o 50 Movies and music CD's to choose from
o Music system with 4-zone indoor and outdoor speakers;
o Free DSL internet hookup + secure wireless;
o Cable for I-Pod connection provided.
Outdoors, pool and activities:
o A 60 foot lap pool with infinity edge and cascading waterfall bench;
o 10 wood mahogany loungers at poolside;
o Two 2-person ocean kayaks (please use life vest provided);
o Beach Palapa for massages-reading;
Rooftop palapa lounge and Bar area and a separate star-gazing outdoor area with king-size bed. Complimentary Services@ Zen del Mar " Guest Services/Concierge
o Will greet you upon arrival, introduce you to the Villa;
o Will coordinate time appointments for five complimentary massages;
o Can arrange for you many local activities, i.e. Chef cooked dinners, baby sitting. Fishing trips and golf. " Staff on premises - Six day a week service:
o Prepares daily Breakfast and daily snacks of Salsa and Guacomole;.
o Maid makes up and changes beds, provides daily clean towels. o Laundry service available for a small fee;
o The Grounds Keeper maintains the pool, garden and Villa.
Upon arrival refrigerator will be stocked with 24 Beers, 24 cokes and 24 diet cokes; " Refrigerator is stocked with condiments such as mayonnaise, ketchup, salsa etc. Kitchen has staples: sugar, salt, butter etc. so you do not need to purchase. " Complimentary Daily Breakfast Service includes:
o Coffee, Tea, Juice and milk o Freshly cut tropical fruit platters
o Assortment of breakfast cereals
o Toast and preserves " Complimentary daily afternoon snack of Salsa Mexicana, fresh guacamole and chips.
Five Complimentary massages with professional massage therapists. Additional massages can be arranged for a fee.
Villa Zen del Mar, meaning Calm from the Sea, is a spacious 4,800 square foot home that can accommodate up to 14 people. All five king-sized bedroom suites have private bathrooms en suite, a television and a mini-bar Refrigerator. All Bedroom Suites capture views of the Ocean. The Villa was designed by the owners with a love for Mexico and the Yucatan region. The house was influenced by the work of the famed Mexico City Architect, Ricardo Legorreta. Zen del Mar was built by a local team of Mayan artisan builders. The design marries elements of modern Mexican architecture with local Mayan craftsmanship Zen del Mar makes generous use of the indigenous materials and crafts of the Yucatan and the Mayan people. The designers, who have traveled extensively, have used pieces from global destinations and the world of fashion to create a different type of beach house.
From the moment you see the color of Zen del Mar?s claret red painted exterior, historically used by the Mayans to promote good energy, you will begin to relax. Your pace will begin to slow down. The hand-made terra cotta tiled floors and the heavy wooden double Doors greet you with a feeling of being on vacation in Mexico. There is an immediate sense of holiday, a calm breeze, a sense of security, and a melding union of the blue wall that mimics both the ocean and the sky outdoors. Your senses will heighten as you see through the 25 foot glass wall that frames your sky high view of the Caribbean Ocean. The floor plan of Zen del Mar is a designed synergy of indoor and outdoor spaces that maximize the ability to be outdoors and indoors all at the same time. The first floor doors disappear into the hidden wall reveals to create wide open spaces to the 60 foot long pool, the lounging patio, the sand patio and ten hardwood Lounge chairs.
5 bedroom suites, 6.5 bathrooms. The rooftop double air mattress can be made up with sheets for a romantic night stargazing. Total bedrooms: 5- All king suites: bedding total: 5 kings, 1 double bed and 2 single beds. Maximum 14 people.
Zen del Mar is a stunning Mexican modern masterpiece in design and furnishings. This luxury Villa is situated on a secluded private beach in Jade Bay yet within walking distance from Jade beach into the town of Akumal. This amazing villa offers the luxury furnishings and services for a special holiday on the Mexican Caribbean. The owners of Zen del Mar have designed this Villa after years of providing luxury rentals at the adjacent villa; Casa del Sol Naciente. This spacious 4,800 square foot home with five bedroom suites and en-suite bathrooms can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people.
From the moment you see the color of Zen del Mar's claret red painted exterior, historically used by the Mayans to promote good energy, you will begin to relax. The hand-made terra cotta tiled floors and the heavy wooden double Doors greet you with a feeling of being on vacation in Mexico. The floor plan of Zen del Mar is a designed synergy of indoor and outdoor spaces that maximize the ability to be outdoors and indoors all at the same time. The first floor doors disappear into the hidden wall reveals to create wide open spaces to the 60 foot long pool, the lounging patio, the sand patio and ten hardwood Lounge chairs.
The Villa design was influenced by the work of the famed Mexico City Architect, Ricardo Legorreta. The design marries elements of modern Mexican architecture with local Mayan craftsmanship. The designers, who have traveled extensively, have used pieces from global destinations and the world of fashion to create a different type of beach house.
|Seasons at Villa Zen Del Mar||5BR 6.5BA Luxury Villa/Week|
President's Day and Thanksgiving
Holiday (14 night minimum, chef services included)
|Add Ons at Villa Zen Del Mar|
|Base # of Guests||14|
|Max # of Guests||18|
|Extra PP Fee|
|Adults or children||$1050/week pp|
|Villa Zen Del Mar||Beds||Baths||Level/View|
|BR 1||1 K||Ensuite with tub||Beach Level, pool entrance/Ocean|
|BR 2||1K + 1D||Ensuite||2nd Level, covered balcony/Ocean|
|BR 3||1K + 1T||Ensuite||2nd Level, covered balcony/Ocean|
|BR 4||1K||Ensuite with tub||2nd Level, covered balcony/Ocean|
|BR 5||1K||Ensuite||2nd Level, covered balcony/Ocean|
|K = King, Q = Queen, D = Double, T = Twin, O = Other|