Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
At a Glance
Beautiful Beachfront villa enjoying a secluded setting within easy reach of Tulum
All snorkeling equipment, kayaks, beach toys and yoga mats are provided
High focus on sustainability, utilising both the sun and wind for power
Spectacular location just outside the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, sat between lush tropical jungle and the sparkling Caribbean Sea
Private, fully-staffed villa which sleeps up to 12 guests
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
The best time to visit is typically during the drier, slightly milder months between November and April. The ‘rainy’ season begins in the south around June and runs until November. Although it can be hotter and more humid at this time of year, usually it only rains for a couple of hours before the weather clears. The wettest months tend to be September and October. The Caribbean coast can be affected by the hurricane season, which officially is from June to November.
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Fronted by powdery sand and sparkling Caribbean waters and backing onto Tulum's rich tropical jungle, Casa Ixchel provides an idyllic getaway for families wishing to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Mexico's Riviera Maya in complete privacy.
An explosion of tropical vegetation, fine sandy beaches lined with coconut palms and a wildlife rich jungle envelope Casa Ixchel, creating a tranquil hideaway spot on this enviable stretch of coast outside the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, a gem which can be found just a short distance from Tulum on Mexico's Riviera Maya. This beautiful beachfront villa offers a delightful retreat, making the most of its location with plenty of outside space, an spacious pool and open plan living space with shutters that open up completely to let the outside in. Accommodation consists of 6 bedrooms and 12 guests can be accommodated comfortably.
Its picture-perfect location on the Caribbean coast make this perfect for explorations both in and on the water. Snorkelling equipment, kayaks and beach toys can be found at the villa and excursions can be arranged into the reserve on horseback or by boat. Explore the nearby Mayan ruins of Tulum, try your hand at diving in one of many mysterious cenotes or even give kite boarding a go.
Discrete yet attentive service gives Casa Ixchel a real home from home feel. Personal and dietary requirements are catered for and there is a team of dedicated staff, including a villa manager, cook, waiter, maid and gardener, to provide a daily housekeeping and turndown service, a concierge service, laundry service, fitness & wellness programs, packing & unpacking service and spa treatments. All meals and snacks are included in your stay, as well as non-alcoholic beverages so you can completely disconnect should you wish. Tulum is less than 5km away offering more flexible dining options, as well as a selection of nightlife options.
Casa Ixchel boasts 6 bedrooms and accommodates 12 guests comfortably, with most rooms enjoying ocean views from the terrace or from the windows. Each room has an ensuite with rain shower, A/C, ceiling fan, Sky TV and mosquito screens/nets. High thread count linens and a pillow menu ensure a comfortable stay. WiFi is available throughout.
Casa Ixchel comes complete with a large pool, fully equipped kitchen and dining area as well as plenty of outdoor seating space and options for beach dining. There are beach hammocks and lounge chairs for complete relaxation and beach toys are provided including snorkeling equipment, kayaks, yoga mats and SUP boards.
Make the most of Casa Ixchel's fantastic location on a stretch of prime Tulum beach with the jungle behind and make use of the snorkeling equipment, kayaks or yoga mats provided. There is a private deck ideal for lounging poolside with comfortable Yucatecan hammocks on the beach ideal for lazy afternoons. Cookery classes can also be arranged, as well as tequila and wine tastings, yoga classes and SUP yoga.
Excursions can be organized into the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, allowing you to explore the channels by boat, try fly fishing, go scuba diving in cenotes or go on the lookout for the resident wildlife including manatees and crocodiles. Sailing can also be enjoyed along with horseback riding, bird watching, kite boarding and visits to nearby archaeological sites.
Location & directions
Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Casa Ixchel sits on a stretch of powdery white sand just outside the entrance to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve and a short distance from Tulum.
How to get there
Casa Cantarena is approx. a 2-hour drive from Cancun Airport and a 15-20 minute drive from Tulum town.