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Sin Duda Villas

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Bath, ME
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I just completed our third visit to Lesley and David's paradise spot outside of Xcalak, Mexico. If you are looking for a quiet place with a perfect beach and great snorkeling just a hundred yards from that beach, this is the place to spend some time. Xcalak is a small Mayan settlement with several excellent local restaurants...

Thank martnlivy
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sin Duda Villas is one of my favorite places on the planet. It's home + tropical paradise + relaxation + adventure. My favorite things include: the hosts (so friendly and welcoming), the beach (so pretty and tranquil), the wind in the palm trees (so soothing), the viewing the stars from the rooftop decks, and evening drinks on the beach with...

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Morganton, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have had a great many travel adventures and experiences, so we know what we are looking for in a vacation to please us. Sin Duda in Xcalak is certainly one of our best times yet. Our month here was over too quickly. We have already booked a month for next year and we have never returned...

Thank JayTbird84
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here 5 nights in February and LOVED it. You must understand that this is a very remote area with little or no "services" (i.e. shopping, cultural events, etc). However, if you are looking for a quiet getaway with snorkeling, kayaking, birdwatching ( while taking my first shower, I looked out the open window to see...

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Talkeetna, Alaska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This past holiday season my husband and I were lucky enough to make a return trip to Xcalak and visit our wonderful friends, Lesley and Dave, at Sin Duda. We have traveled extensively in coastal Mexico and love this place for its serenity and natural environment. We choose to stay in the trees in the Studio Selva, in which we...

1Thank TKH2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful week at Sin Duda Villas in remote and beautiful Xcalak Mexico. Great place for relaxing, fly fishing, and snorkeling. Owners are great hosts. Property is in excellent condition. Do not go to Xcalak if you want crowds, nightlife, and rows of restaurants. Do go to Xcalak if you want serenity.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place isn't for everybody but it sure was the right place for us. Do you like all-inclusive? Umbrella drinks? Tour guides? Piped in music ? Satellite TV? THEN DON"T COME HERE- you'll spoil the vibe. It's not for you. Do you like a little adventure in your travel ? A remote location off the beaten path ? Far away...

1Thank chuck j
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We are frequent guests of Sin Duda Villas.....so, it requires some effort for me to NOT to sound like some kind of advertisement! We’ve vacationed at SDV four times (2008, 2010, 2012, 2013) when it was run by Margo & Robert, and now twice (2016 & 2017) with Dave and Lesley....... and clearly love it - - - - That...

Thank Phil1ip
Fort Collins
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We spent 16 days at Sin Duda which was woefully short. A beautiful place with some wonderful hosts. It was our second time to stay there and it will not be the last. It cannot get much better than donning gear under a palapa and snorkeling steps away. Watching the sunrise from the same palapas and the sunset from the...

Thank Juanayrico
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Hubby and I spent a week here in early December and had a great vacation! We chose Sin Duda / Xcalak because we wanted to try the DIY fly fishing and also get out of comfort zone a bit by traveling somewhere remote. We were rewarded! Lesley provided us pages and pages of information about where to stay along the...

Thank KatrinTravels

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come stay with us at the end of the road on our secluded beach - a respite from the noise and bright lights. Using ecologically responsible technologies and a cheerful perspective to conserve our unique environment, we live through seasons leaving only footprints in the white Caribbean sand. Presenting 8 remarkable spaces designed by the past architect-owner. Sin Duda Villas reflects an appreciation of Mayan simplicity, form and tropical colors. With a bit of whimsy tossed here and there. Peaceful, unique and decidedly rewarding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sin Duda Villas

Address: Km 8 Xcalak Beach Road, Xcalak, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Xcalak
Price Range: ₹ 4,189 - ₹ 6,807 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Sin Duda Villas Hotel Xcalak
Sin Duda Villas Xcalak, Costa Maya
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“We feel that the 2nd floor rooms have better air-flow.”
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 of 5 bubbles Phil1ip, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bailando, number 7”
 of 5 bubbles KatrinTravels, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask Lesley to take your snorkeling!”
 of 5 bubbles midnightsun84, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room Tip: We stayed in a lovely ground-floor unit with patio and palms out front; higher floors offer clearer views of the night sky.”
 of 5 bubbles Zack43, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are best, I think, though all the rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles dsburkenyc, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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