Architect: Salvador Reyes Rios

Mayan House, Yucatán, Mexico
Sleeps 6

From £1,925
per week

A contemporary house set in the grounds of an old Mayan plantation in the Yucatán region of Mexico.

Property
Surrounded by water lily reflecting ponds and two acres of lush, green lawns, this 2,000 sq ft house was designed by renowned Mexican architect Salvador Reyes Rios in 2009. The property is constructed of hard woods, limestone and plaster polished to a sleek finish by the ancient Mayan technique chukum. It received the Cemex Building Award for best residential build in Mexico and was also awarded first place in the international residential division.

The two-acre garden is filled with thousands of fireflies at dusk: an extraordinary sight that is reminiscent of an fibre optic illumination and which has been described by guests as ‘magical’ and ‘impossible to put into words’.

Accommodation
The accommodation is comprised of two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen/living/dining area with glass sliding walls that open out onto a 30ft pond on one side and a 30ft infinity pool on the other. There are daily housekeepers and gardeners.

Location
The house is 35 minutes by car from the Yucatán’s capital city Mérida. A vibrant and cultural centre, Mérida has an abundance of beautiful colonial buildings, museums, art galleries, restaurants, and shops. Within a 60 minute round car trip, are many historical Mayan sites, including Chichen Itza (just named as one of the seven wonders of the modern world), Uxmal and Mayapan.

Transport links
Mérida International Airport is 45 minutes by car. Cancún International Airport is three hours by car.

Prices
High Season £2,450 per week
Low Season £1,925 per week
Holiday Season (15 Dec-6 Jan) £2,800 per week
Shorter breaks are available on request, based on a nightly rate
Please note a 5% gratuity will be added, which is distributed between the household and garden staff

Website
www.haciendasacchich.com

Please be aware that any enquiry about any property displayed on the holiday lets section of www.themodernhouse.com will be forwarded directly to the owner / property manager of the relevant property. Any agreements entered into by renters will be with the property owners / managers and not with The Modern House Ltd. The site is a venue and we are not party to any rental transaction. As such we urge all users of this site to consider carefully any transaction or agreement entered into. The Modern House Ltd does not own or manage any holiday rental listed on the site, neither do we act as agent for any owners of the holiday rental property. Instead, the site acts as a venue to allow home owners / property managers to expose their properties. We are not in any way involved with any transaction between potential renters and property owners / managers, excepting the forwarding of enquiries. As a result any aspect of an actual or potential transaction between a renter and an owner / manager, including the quality, safety, legality or the properties listed, the truth or accuracy of the listings are solely the responsibility of the site user. We are also not responsible for the condition of the holiday rental properties listed on our site or the compliance with laws, rules and regulations that may be applicable to any holiday rental property in any jurisdiction. Whilst we welcome feedback from renters in relation to their stays at properties listed on our site, or feedback in relation to any communications potential renters have had with property owners / managers, we are not able to mediate in any disputes between renters / potential renters and property owners / managers (although we will, in all likelihood, remove a property from our site following consistent negative feedback that we consider to be justified).


Recently Viewed