Luxury Careyes Villa by Renowned Architect as Featured in Elle Decor
“The views, the attention to detail, the impeccable staff... need we say more?” - Reviewed by Lisa
I couldn’t decide what was most arresting: the fabulous hues of the rich red-and-ochre walls, the immaculate attention to the smallest detail – from flooring to dining utensils – or the spectacular view.
In hindsight, with time to digest all the wonderfulness, it was the culmination of everything. This luxury Careyes villa exudes simple styling, but this effect has not been created simply. Love, forethought and hours of meticulous care have gone into making this home the ideal venue for a fabulous Careyes vacation.
The harmonious cluster of palapa-roofed spaces – with an almost village feel to it – is the work of the renowned Mexican architect Diego Villaseñor. The main feature is the 7-metre high living/dining palapa, with additional palapa buildings each housing a bedroom suite.
From the entryway all the way down to the guest suite Jacuzzi, cascading perfection is on display here.
Wherever you are, you’ll love the sound of the waves breaking on the shore below and the wonderful staff who are ever-present and ready to pamper your every whim.
EMPHASIS ON GASTRONOMY
Careyes is the home of the house party! There are a couple of very good local restaurants, but the custom here is to eat “a casa” – in the magnificent property you are calling home. Feel free to invite new friends over, host a cocktail for 50 of your nearest and dearest, or fly in your fave DJ for the weekend.
Due to the common practice of home entertaining, properties in Careyes all have very well-trained staff – and this Careyes villa is no exception. Mealtimes are always a joy with a different table setting for each gastronomic event. The cook is a whiz with all local dishes as well as many international options.
I loved the way the staff unobtrusively knew whenever I needed anything, always had a cold towel or libation at the ready and instinctively knew when our group was ready for the next cocktail.
Really, a gold-star rating for the food, presentation and service.
Menus will be provided for guests’ approval prior to arrival.
- Pool deck and heated infinity pool
- Super staff and excellent food
- Spectacular views over the beach to the islands and ocean
- Live-in staff
- Full-time cook
- Staircase to Playa Rosa Beach
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Careyes-style living emphasizes simplicity, with the focus on natural elements: stone, colour, straw roofs (palapas) and wood. Here, each bedroom suite is a study in natural, local elements and sophisticated, unpretentious style.
I loved that each suite has its own small patio which leaves you feeling suspended between heaven and ocean. Never far from the sound of the sea – your own private retreat is a haven of peace, quiet and comfort.
Five spacious suites, each with King-size beds and en-suite bathrooms, are located on cascading levels connected by short staircases. These suites are all much the same size and offer spectacular views and similar detailing.
The two suites furthest from the living palapa, Bedrooms 3 + 4, share a lovely terrace and Jacuzzi – all with, as you’d expect, the magnificent vistas!
Bathrooms pay homage to the super-sized tubs that reside in each. Like mini plunge pools, they make the ideal locale for a cool soak after a day’s sun … or extremely large champagne buckets!
MASTER SUITE – PALAPA LIVING AREA
Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Private terrace with stunning views. En-suite bathroom with walk-in closet, oversized tub/rain-head shower combo, bidet and 2 sinks.
BEDROOM 2 – POOL TERRACE LEVEL
Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Private terrace with ocean views. En-suite bathroom with walk-in closet, oversized tub/rain-head shower combo, bidet and large sinks.
BEDROOM 3 – BELOW POOL PATIO
Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Access to private patio. Shares a Jacuzzi with Bedroom 4. Closet. En-suite bathroom with oversized tub/rain-head shower combo and 2 sinks.
BEDROOM 4 – BELOW POOL PATIO
Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Access to private patio. Shares a Jacuzzi with Bedroom 3. Closet. En-suite bathroom with oversized tub/rain-head shower combo and 2 sinks.
BEDROOM 5 – PALAPA LIVING AREA
Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Private terrace with stunning views. En-suite bathroom with walk-in closet, oversized tub/rain-head shower combo and sink.
ALL BEDROOMS INCLUDE SHEETS, BEDDING, FEATHER PILLOW OPTIONS, TOWELS, TOILETRIES, HAIR DRYERS, TVS, IN-ROOM PHONES, SHUTTERS AND MOSQUITO SCREENS, CEILING FANS AND A/C.
The main palapa, with a ceiling height of over 7 meters, is where the action happens – be it socializing, dining, snoozing, reading, contemplating… The palapa is a great spot to get away from it all – it offers cool shade and ocean breezes. And the fabulous staff is always on hand to bring you anything your heart desires!
The pool patio is another wonderful place to have lunch, spend the day and hang out.
Wherever you happen to meander, you’ll be awed by the wonderful stone details in the floor – designs that are typical to Pacific coast Mexico. As you would expect, this Careyes villa e has it down to a fine art.
This exceptional home offers the best in outdoor living with private patios, lush and exotic gardens and immaculately-kept grounds where the scent of the trailing white hibiscus adds yet another layer of hedonism.
- Heated infinity swimming pool with wet bar and bathroom
- Fully-equipped, stainless steel, professional kitchen
- Outdoor living and dining areas under a palapa
- 2 dining areas
Rental Price Includes
- Daily housekeeping
- Full-time cook
- Live in staff
Know Before You Go
- 5% Service charge applicable
- Not a child-friendly house – many levels and stairs
- Steps throughout
- Rainy season (Sep-Nov) VERY quiet, June is also quiet.
- Open living palapa
- High-speed internet (Wi-Fi) is available in the main Palapa only
- Steps down to Playa Rosa Beach
- Careyes is a remote area – please allow 72 hrs for grocery delivery and special requests.
Staff and Services
- Housekeeping staff
- Full-time cook
Kids Services & Activities
- Not a kid-friendly property – too many stairs
- Please contact us for details
Activities Available On-Site or Nearby
- Surfing, stand-up paddle, diving, snorkeling, fishing, boat rides and picnics on nearby islands, horseback riding, stickball, Polo lessons (Nov-May), tennis with or without pro, mountain biking with a pro, hikes in the jungle, golf (45-min drive).
- Itinerary planning – pre and post-arrival
- Round-trip airport transportation
- Grocery shopping service (please allow 72 hrs for grocery delivery and special requests)
- Concierge services
- Babysitting services
- Organizing car/golf cart rentals
- Booking tours, excursions and restaurant reservations
- Other services may be available – just ask!
"I love my life here and my work. It's hard to call it work because I enjoy it so much!"