We chose Del Sol beachfront condominiums solely based on their having three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Seems 3 bathrooms is not a common thing in Akumal. We were two couples and one single, so this configuration was important for us.
We had a really nice stay, our condo was a little bit dated, But no real complaints. The two small issues that we had were corrected immediately by the friendly staff.
They could use a cutting board and a sharper knife in the kitchen, but it was very well-equipped and met our needs.
Happy hour at the local restaurant was a lot of fun, the food was good and the drinks were cold. We also rented bicycles from Delsole and had a good time with those. The snorkeling down at Akumal beach was really really good and Yal kul lagoon was really worthwhile. We ended up renting a paddleboard at Akumal Beach and having a fun day with that.
With a group of our size, I would definitely stay there again.
I did a lot of research prior to booking this rental, and do not regret having chosen it. The location, proximity to pool and the amazing Buena Vida restaurant made it the perfect set up for extended family. The unit was well laid out for our family of 6 (my husband and I, his parents, and our two daughters aged 10 and 7). Other reviewers have complained about the beach. We have stayed in Hawaii, and it is true that the sand is not perfect and the beach entry is rocky. Also, the coast has experienced a recent bloom of Sargassum seaweed, which piles up on the beach. This is true up the coast and we saw it even in front of the very posh resorts in Tulum area. Just get in the water and enjoy as there is lots to see once you get out there. Rent a car and enjoy the many nearby cenotes. Tulum ruins and nearby beach were amazing to explore. We avoided the major centres, but did spend one day at Xel Ha which was enjoyable but crowded. This rental was perfect if you like a quieter location to truly relax away from the hustle and bustle of the larger destinations in the Riviera Maya.
Our 3 bedroom condo was perfect for our family of 6- way more spacious than we imagined. The staff was helpful with our many excursions.
The only drawback was that the water directly behind the condo was difficult to swim in. Coral and rocks lined the floor for quite a distance out. The pool was small and a walk away. That said, better swimming could be found just a mile or so down the way. We enjoyed being a bit removed from the village, but still in walking distance.
This was our 2nd stay as a family at Vista Del Mar and was just as good as our first visit. The staff is just super they always make sure you have a wonderful stay. We stayed in one of the ground floor 3 bedroom condo's, it is clean and comfortable for a large family. The beach is right out your door extending your space to steps from the ocean. The "New" pool is actually a ways down the beach which is kind of a hike with smaller childern makes it not as nice as some of the other options with an on-site pool. The hotel part of the complex also had very nice giant cushions to lay on in the sun which we were not offered at the condo's, would have been nice to have available. Overall I would recomend for family travel, it is nice, clean, quiet and great price.
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This is a very lovely space, with wonderful view. Staff are excellent, helpful and friendly.
Several of our Nashville (and beyond) friends have stayed at Vista del Mar over the last decade or so. Highly recommend it!
(no option for traveling with spouse and friends, so I selected "other")
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