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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 232 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

A private, 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath, custom built polynesian inspired beach home

Casa de las Tortugas (House of the Turtles) is a unique, polynesian inspired beach front home with spectacular views. It is located on the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico's Emerald Coast. The color of the ocean can be a beautiful emerald green or the turquoise blue of the caribbean. The house is located in an area called Sunset Beach about 3.5 kilometers or 2 miles from the small fishing village of Sisal. We are very lucky to be able to watch spectacular sunsets as well as sunrises. Sisal was once a major port from which all the henequin fiber known as Sisal was exported to the world. It is now a quiet, safe and friendly village. Sisal has a variety of small stores where you can buy the basics as well as fresh seafood, local fruits, vegetables and tortillas. There are several restaurants all featuring seafood as well as typical Yucatecan dishes. Sisal is about an hour drive to Merida and the airport. Merida is a beautiful safe city overflowing with cultural activities and events. There are free concerts, dances and serenades every day of the week in different parks in the downtown Historical Center as well as a symphony orchestra, museums and art galleries. Within an hours drive from Merida you can visit Mayan ruins, cenotes, haciendas and other beach towns.

Casa de las Tortugas is located in a remote área rich in nature. You can walk for hours on the beaches, collecting many kinds of seashells, go in and out of the calm ocean water and most of the time see no other people. You may see hundreds of butterflies, a wide variety of colorful birds, as well as white and gray pelicans flying by. Casa de las Tortugas faces a Reserve and depending on the time of year and weather, one can see hundreds of flamingoes flying in and out of the Reserve which is an amazing sight and wonderful photographic opportunity.

Casa de las Tortugas has Direct TV that streams from New York and free WI-FI. Maid service 2-3 days a week is included. Services include making the beds, supplying clean towels and sheets as needed, sweeping the floors and terraces and basic cleaning of the bathrooms. Additional days or services can be requested for an additional charge.

The main living area is located on the second floor allowing guests to enjoy beautiful views of the ocean. This spacious home has both indoor dining for eight people and outdoor dining for eight people on the beautiful screened patio adjacent to the swimming pool and spa. There is a half bath off the kitchen/dining area.

The kitchen is well equipped with all stainless steel appliances including a dish washer and large pantry. Bottled water is provided. The house has an open concept living area which includes the kitchen, dining room and living room all with sliding glass doors opening up to a screened in patio, large pool deck, infinity pool and heated jacuzzi. The view is spectacular!

This is a four bedroom, four and a half bathroom home with a fully equipped kitchen on the main living area as well as a small kitchen in the third bedroom/apartment and an efficiency kitchen in the fourth studio bedroom. The spacious master bedroom and second bedroom have king size beds and are located on the second level which is the main living area with beautiful ocean views. The third bedroom/apartment is on the first floor and has a partial ocean view with sliding glass doors leading out to a large stone patio and the beach path. The third bedroom includes a private bedroom with built in closet, cabinets, king size bed, bathroom, a small kitchen and living área with an additional double bed for lounging or guests. It has a small refrigerator, gas range and oven, microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. It is perfect for couples or family members that want more privacy. The fourth studio bedroom is also on the first floor and has two twins beds, closet with shelves, bathroom with shower, table and four chairs, and a small efficiency kitchen.

The beach in front of our house is effectively private with white sand and calm ocean waters. You can walk far into the ocean and the water will rarely be above your chest. It is perfect for swimming, kayaking (2 kayaks with life vests are available), and relaxing as you watch the clouds float by and pelicans fly overhead. After your swim in the ocean or walk on the beach, rinse off in the outside shower and step into the infinity pool or spa that looks straight out to the ocean. It is mesmerizing and the answer to a relaxing, special vacation.

The English-speaking property owners live full-time next door. They will welcome and orient you to Casa de las Tortugas, and be on-call to handle any unforeseen issues and provide advice for planning activities during your stay. If your vacation plans focus on just enjoying the property and ocean, airport pickup and grocery shopping can be arranged with the property owners.

Once you arrive at Casa de las Tortugas, you may not want to leave!!

Keywords: beachfront house, villa, private beach, luxury home

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Karen Fisher
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sisal, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Do not leave air conditioners on when not in the house. Do not leave the jacuzzi on when not using.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Full bathroom in second bedroom with walk-in shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bath for first-floor bedroom with walk-in shower.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Half-bath off the kitchen/living area
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Bath for 1st floor studio bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - Master bathroom - toilet , shower , Master bathroom has a walk-in shower, 2 sinks and a patio
  • Master bathroom is large with double-sinks, custom cabinets, open walk in shower, and glass wall leading to a private garden patio. The glass door can be opened up to make you feel like you are showering outside. 2nd and 3rd bathrooms have single sinks, custom cabinets, and walk-in showers. 4th bathroom is a half-bath off the kitchen and dining area.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Sliding glass doors to the patio and pool with ocean view
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Efficiency kitchen with table and four chairs.
    Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sliding glass doors leading to patio & pool with ocean views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 double , It is a small apartment with a kitchen and sitting area
  • Master bedroom has large custom closet/cabinets, dressing area, and two sliding glass doors leading to patio, pool, and steps to the beach. It has a ceiling fan and air conditioner. Wake up to a spectacular view! 2nd bedroom has large custom closet/cabinets, and sliding glass doors leading to patio, pool, and steps to the beach. Beautiful view. 3rd bedroom has a separate living area with an efficiency kitchen and a double-bed making it perfect for two adults and 1 or 2 other guests who don't mind sharing a bathroom that is accessed through the bedroom. You walk out onto a large patio and onto the sand and down to the ocean. 4th bedroom has two twin beds, bathroom with shower, table with four chairs, and an efficiency kitchen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Owners live next door and are available for recommendations on activities, sight seeing, initial stocking of pantry, and arrangements for a cook if requested. Owner will provide directions to Costco, Sams Club, Wal Mart, etc. in Merida if renters arrive in time to pickup their supplies before driving to the house. Airport pickup if requested for additional minimal fee.


Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Merida (MID) International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Muelle de Sisal: La Palapa
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Muelle de Sisal: La Palapa
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: necessary

Mayan sites at Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Dzibilchaltun are within driving distant from Sisal. Merida, capital of the state of Yucatan, offers museums, restaurants, shopping, festivals, and house and garden tours.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sisal, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Holidays
Dec 10 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter Rates
Feb 1 2018 - Apr 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
Easter/Passover Holidays
Apr 9 2018 - Apr 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$640.9

Monthly rates available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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