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A modern house with a mexican twist

Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 bedrooms

4 beds
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Our home in Tulum is in the new neighborhood of La Valeta, close to the town and 15 minutes from the beach. It offers generous indoor/outdoor living in a traditional Mexican style. Pool, BBQ and terraces, wifi music/movie projector and pool table.

The space

A modern home with a Mexican twist.

For rent is our beautiful new house, designed and built to a personal specification and combining 21st century comfort and amenities with traditional Mexican styling. The casa is a home for us and ,as such, offers all the comforts to make your stay a wonderful experience. The house offers generous indoor and outdoor living areas, including a swimming pool and pool table, a roof terrace with views of the surrounding jungle and a great entertainment systems. We also have solar power so when the rest of Tulum goes without you won't.
The accommodation:
- Three double bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms
- Two bedrooms are on the ground floor, with direct access to outside garden and pool
- Shared bathroom on ground floor, and additional sofa bed
- The master bedroom is on the first floor and has a balcony overlooking the pool
- Large, open-plan kitchen with American style fridge freezer, large oven/stove and island/breakfast bar
- Dining and living area with dining table which seats 10 (and doubles up as a pool table) and entertainment system with Netflix and XBox
- Front lawn garden with secure parking for two vehicles
- Eight-meter swimming pool at the rear of the house, with outdoor shower, BBQ area and a large palapa with hammock and seating
- First floor sun terrace
- First floor studio space opening onto roof terrace, which can be used as a sleeping area (sofa bed) or yoga studio. There is a large desk, computer and 3 x 3 meter screen cinema projector with plenty of DVDs
- Large roof terrace with lounging areas, including in the shade under the palapa, hammock, bamboo swing chair and sun deck
- State-of-the-art WiFi music system on all levels of the house, WiFi access points on each level, cinema projection system and air-conditioning throughout.

Guest access

The location of the house is in La Veleta, a new neighborhood within walking distance of downtown Tulum and close to some great restaurants. The beach is a short distance by bicycle or car.

Interaction with guests

We are a couple living and working in Tulum. We love adventure, exploring and are passionate about Tulum, so will be able to give lots of tips and advice about the beautiful surrounding area. We deal with guests directly and are always available for anything you may need during your stay.

The space
Bathrooms: 3.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: 56
Security Deposit: 705
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Have fun
Smoking only permitted outside
No drinking around the pool table (extremely expensive to recover)
No paper in the toilets
No garbage down the sinks
Lock all doors when leaving
Turn off electrical items (aircon, lights, fans, etc) when out of the house.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

59 Reviews

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Rick User Profile
July 2017
The house was great! Very roomie and welcoming, clean and spacious. Close to the towns strip (shops, restaurants, bars) and about a 10-15min cab drive to the beach.

Jesse User Profile
July 2017
Had the best gathering with friends for a week in TULUM at this amazing place. Near everything! Highly recommend. I know I can't wait to get back!

Claire User Profile
July 2017
This is a lovely cared for place to stay, great colours and some fab unusual features like the pool table! We really enjoyed our stay. Glenn was easy to communicate with and Alex who gave us the keys were very responsive.

Natalie User Profile
June 2017
I will preface this review by saying that my five girlfriends and I had planned to stay at Glenn's house for a week in Tulum to celebrate my 34th birthday. For reasons that become clear below, we did not ultimately stay there, so this review discusses the circumstances surrounding our decision, not the house itself. When my four friends arrived at Glenn's place early Wednesday morning (having taken a redeye from California), they discovered extensive construction occurring immediately next door, such that there was an extremely loud and constant banging noise throughout Glenn's entire house. I was en route from the airport in a taxi, having just landed from NY, and could not even hear what my friends were saying on the phone above the construction noise. At first, Glenn's co-hosts Alex and Fabia agreed with my friends that they could not be expected to stay there. In fact, they were so sympathetic and understanding about what was happening that they offered to refund our money IN FULL and drive my friends around to find other properties in the area. Shortly thereafter, however, Glenn arrived and said that the construction noise would occur "only" from 10am-5pm every day, and that "everyone goes to the beach" during those hours in Tulum anyway. Of course, we had paid for the accommodation in full and there is not - cannot be - any expectation that occupants are out of the house for the entire day (what if it rains? afternoon naps? cooking lunch? watching TV?). Eventually, Glenn seemed to recant his "10am-5pm every day" story and said that the construction noise was not, in fact, predictable, and that "maybe" our group could come back "in a few days" - but that he could not guarantee if or when the construction noise would stop. To be clear, the noise continued for the duration of the two-hour discussion that took place inside Glenn's house, without pause. Given that Glenn had provided NO advance notice of the noise or construction whatsoever prior to our arrival, and that upon our arrival he STILL could not accurately gauge when it would cease, we did not think it prudent to take Glenn at his word that we could "maybe return" at some point. We resorted to what we believed to be our only option, which was to call about 10 different hotels, finally find one with last-minute availability, and book it for the duration of our stay in Mexico (at great added expense, of course). To be fair, it sounds like people have had great experiences at Glenn's house, and I write this review only to caution others that the host does not feel it is his obligation to put guests on notice of serious disturbances occurring at the property site. We were on a very tight budget and would not have sought out alternative accommodations if we thought there was any remote possibility that we could stay at Glenn’s home.
Glenn User ProfileGlenn is a superhost.
Response from Glenn:
I want to clarify some things here which were left out or misinterpreted in this review. Unfortunately foundation building-work started behind our property on the day of this group's arrival. We never had any warning from builders of this work starting, so we had no prior notice ourselves to give to our guests. Natalie's guests arrived around 5 hours before the scheduled check-in, an hour or so after the noise started. When I arrived a little later I told the group I would find out what was happening with the noise and communicate with Airbnb and Natalie to find a resolution. Within an hour I checked with the owner of the land who assured me the work would be no more than two days and I informed Natalie of this. The first day was the problem as this was very close to the house, but the second day the machine had moved 3 doors down and any noise was greatly reduced. To be clear, I never actually talked to Natalie about any of these issues! Natalie never arrived at the house and didn't communacate with me after her friends arrived and then left. I briefly spoke to her friends to say I would find out what was going on with the noise and speak to Airbnb on how to go forward. Which I did a short while later. I certainly didn't say this would be "everyday" because I didn't have any idea what was happening next door at that point. I did suggest that while we were trying to sort this out they could go for breakfast or to the beach while I tried to sort things out, but they chose to leave the property and failed to communicate after that, so we were unable to resolve this issue with them. After contacting Airbnb about the situation they informed me that because the problem was out of my control I needn't take any further action, but I wanted to offer something for the inconvience this caused. I offered Natalie those two days for free (a 30% discount). Unfortunatly Natalie chose not to communicate with me, so we were unable to resolve the issue with her.
June 2017

Phillip User Profile
June 2017
The hosts and the house are awesome. They gave us a bunch of advice that we totally took advantage of. Sonoz speaker system was great. We had so many fun activities to partake in that we didn't even get a chance to use the pool table, although it looks rad. They let us use their boogie boards, which we did take advantage of. Only downside was the new construction taking place next door. Wasn't too much of an inconvenience for us, but I think it's worth noting. If you're a light sleeper looking to sleep in, good luck. If you're an early bird who wants to get after it, it's a non-issue.

Nelly User Profile
May 2017
Great house at a great location!

Brendan User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful house that is perfect for couples, a family or a group of friends. Lots to do in the house and pool, with plenty of places for privacy and alone time. Its not really walkable to anything, but is just off the main strip and is a short drive to the beach. A taxi costs $3-5 to downtown and $7-$10 to the beach downtown area.

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Tulum, MexicoJoined in September 2014
Glenn User ProfileGlenn is a superhost.

We are a couple previously travelling and now living and working in Tulum. We love adventure, exploring and are passionate about Tulum, so will be able to give lots of tips and advice about the beautiful surrounding area. We deal with guests directly and are always available for anything you may need during your stay.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

About the home

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