This 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa with separate 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom casita is decorated with hand carved wood furniture together with Mayan and eclectic art. Casa Magica boasts luxury linens, a fully equipped kitchen, 3 televisions and an unusually large air conditioned bedroom suite.
This magnificent house was designed to take advantage of prevailing sea breezes. The living and dining areas open to magnificent views and tropical breezes. There are ocean views from most rooms and a wide golden beach is at your doorstep.
State of the art electronics, including broadband internet access, local telephone and US/Canadian phone service are available. Ask us about onexpensive maid service.
Enjoy coffee on one of our 2 grand oceanfront terraces while watching the local fishermen head out to sea, swim in the Gulf of Mexico, stroll on the beach, go shelling, relax in one of our hand-made hammocks, listen to your favorite CDs or watch DVDs, read a book, sun bathe on our private beach or swim in our oceanfront pool.
But Casa Magica is not just endless beaches, quaint fishing villages and friendly Mayans. Five minutes away is Uaymitun, a flamingo sanctuary, where you can watch these magnificent pink birds in their natural habitat.
Progreso, 4 miles away, has a beautiful Malecon with restaurants overlooking the longest pier in the world.
Play golf and tennis at La Ceiba Golf Club. It's only 15 minutes away and it was built by the father of the former owner of the house.
Drive less than 30 minutes to fine dining, night clubs, shopping and people watching in Merida. You will find familiar conveniences at Costco, Sam's Club, Walmart, Sears, OfficeMax, Office Depot, Home Depot, Friday's, Subway, Pizza Hut, and Bennigans.... but you will also discover a city, founded in 1542, with beautiful mansions and museums.
Immerse yourself in Mayan culture. World famous Dzibilchaltun is less than 15 minutes away and the pyramids of Chitzen Itza and Uxmal are about 2 hours away. Let the magic of Mayan culture transport you to another time. Read about their culture in our library; then explore the mysterious Mayan ruins to experience it for yourself.
Yucatan is an ecotourism destination. Discover its unique environment; investigate the jungle and its wildlife, visit coastal estuaries and mangroves which support an extraordinary and diverse population of aviary and marine life, see the vast salt beds, then explore underground caves and cenotes.
Did you know....
Yucatan has more pyramids than Egypt.
The asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago landed right here in Chicxulub.
There are still gravitational anomalies in the area.
The pirate Lafite is thought to be buried in the Yucatan.
Some believe that the Maya are the descendents of the lost city of Atlantis, while others believe that they are one of the lost tribes of Israel.
Yucatan is Mexico's most tranquil state with a climate similar to Florida or Cuba.
Yucatecans are hospitable people with strong roots and traditions.
Merida, the most beautiful colonial city in Mexico, is called "the White City" not only for its many white limestone buildings but because its streets, plazas, and parks are cleaned daily.
Merida boasts the lowest per capita crime rate in Mexico.
Picture the magic.