Directly on the sandy beach of Jade Bay, Akumal–Tulum, Villa Zen del Mar is a Mexican-Modern inspired luxury villa. The 7,500 sq. ft. seven-bedroom villa is designed with luxury, privacy and ultimate pampering in mind. Stunning hardwood doors open up to the foyer with three-story high glass window presenting the Caribbean Sea. Rich, hand-made Mexican terra-cotta tile floors with four stairs that invite you to a sunken oversized living room, with ample seating for 18 guests. The living room opens directly to the pool patio with sliding glass doors that disappear into the walls – giving the entire villa a feel of indoor-outdoor luxury. A generous dining room boasts a specimen dining table crafted of a single slice of salvaged hardwood trunk. The indoor dining room opens into the outdoor dining room where al-fresco breakfast is served by the villa staff and lunch or dinner may be ordered by the Villa chef.
Outside by the beach there are multiple terraced patios, along the 20-meter (’6”) infinity-edge swimming pool with built-in lounging area – great for kids learning to swim or adults sipping a cold one. Down six steps from the elevated pool patio is the lush tropical beach-front garden with paths leading to the beach-front palapa and the beach. Three ocean kayaks are available for villa-guests. Villa Zen del Mar is fully staffed by a dedicated concierge, two maids and a caretaker / butler. All 7 Bedrooms are gracefully designed with Saltillo tiled floors, hand-honed walls and seven custom-hardwood king-size beds. Ultra-luxurious crisp and cool Egyptian cotton luxury-linens are draped with Mexican artisan bed-coverings, embroidered bed canopies and authentic Yucatecan hardwood doors. Zen style showcasing a blend of ancient Mayan, Spanish colonial and modern Mexican craftmanship. The living and dining areas, with their hidden sliding glass doors offer a wonderful space for family and friends to enjoy the view of the terrace, pool and interior all at once; adding a spark of fun to the peaceful flow of the villa.
These beautifully designed bedrooms do their part for your Zen experience with their luscious king-sized beds and shaded balconies. Two oversized penthouse suites offer tropical elegance as you sleep under a thatched roof and wake up to magnificent views of the ocean. Each bedroom has a unique bathroom and some with hand-made bathtubs. Complete Seclusion offered by the walled garden ensuring complete privacy from the outside world, where the only bustle you’ll see might be from the many birds that visit the flowers and trees.
The Spa Palapa sits at the far end of the long pool where you can relax with an expert stress dissolving massage – four one-hour complimentary massages are included with a one-week rental. Recharge …. Sitting on the terrace sipping your morning coffee, looking out to sea, hearing the rolling waves come to shore and the gentle breeze gliding through the coconut trees, you can truly understand what “Zen” means. Nature seems to be echoing a relaxing mantra all about you. This spot is definitely a practice that needs to be experienced – external realities melt away. Our seven-bedroom villa on Jade Bay in Akumal, Zen del Mar, is just that – a place of serenity on the water. The villa´s three garden terraces with dining and a pool lead you down to one of the Coast´s most important sea turtle nesting beaches. You can stroll along the shore, snorkel the surreal bay or chill in the shade of the beach-palapa on a hanging beach bed.