When it comes to vacationing in Mexico, most head straight for the busy tourist hubs of Cancun or Tulum. But why not give Akumal a shot on your next trip? This quiet little beach town is located about an hour and a half from Cancun. Its name alludes to what makes it so special, as Akumal is a Mayan word that translates to “place of the turtles”.
This Epic Mexico Villa Is Steps From the Yal-Ku Lagoon
If you’re traveling with a group, Villa Josefina is a perfect home base here. This Spanish-style villa can comfortably accommodate up to eight guests. In the main house, you’ll find three bedrooms, and if you need even more space, there’s the option to add a separate studio apartment located on the property.
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The interior of Villa Josefina is full of character, with unique art pieces on almost every wall. But what really sets this place apart is the thoughtful attention to detail. It’s equipped with everything you could possibly need, from specialized kitchen tools to books and board games. Outside there is a giant private pool with sunbeds, as well as an amazing outdoor kitchen and patio, complete with an outdoor grill and fridge. It’s a barbecue enthusiast’s dream.
This Airbnb has everything you could possibly want for your next vacation: an amazing location, no crowds, comfort, privacy, and some of Mexico’s most beautiful natural areas right at your doorstep.