These are a few of the recent comments taken from the Guest Book in our Villa:
Our family had a truly memorable and very relaxing vacation! The owners were tremendously helpful in communicating everything necessary to make sure we had a lovely time, and were very gracious about answering my hundred and one questions.
The house itself is just beautiful, but also very welcoming and comfortable. A lived in home in the best sense of the term. The location is picture postcard perfect! The snorkeling right in front of the house is fantastic, no need to go elsewhere unless you really want to. The house is located in a very safe, gated community and the gentlemen that patrol the beach at night I think guard the turtles more than a need to guard the properties- a very quiet and peaceful place to relax. You are close enough to all the major attractions that you could possibly wish to visit, but far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet.
I genuinely can't say enough about the wonderful couple that care for the property!! Juan and Candy are two of the most genuinely friendly and kind folks you would ever want to meet! They both truly went out of their way to make sure we had a great time, anything from translating for us when we were trying to sort out a trip to Sian Ka'an, to playing tour guide and teaching our son to climb a coconut tree. By the end of the trip we really felt like we were leaving friends. I'm sure it would have been a nice trip without them, but they made it a genuinely fantastic time. I strongly suggest any future visitors take advantage of the chance to have Candy do some cooking for you, you will not be disappointed! I came home with some wonderful new recipes and had a ton of fun learning them.
I look forward to hopefully having the chance to go back one day!
It was a lovely stay in your beautiful home! I celebrated my birthday and Juan and Candy prepared a wonderful birthday evening. The food was outstanding! They even taught me how to prepare some of their Mexican dishes.
We have had a very relaxing vacation here in your wonderful casa. Your staff is extremely attentive and their cooking is outstanding. We feel very fortunate to have found this special place. There is so much to do and we feel we've just begun to explore this magical Mayan Riviera. We would love to come back again and repeat this vacation.
This villa is truly something close to Paradise. Rarely have we all found life so full of flavor, company so full of joy, and a house so full of life. Thank you for an experience of a lifetime!!!
Thank you for allowing our families to enjoy a restful, happy and wonderful week at your lovely home. It is elegant without pretense, sophisticated yet homey. Your casita couple are a treasure, helpful, kind, talented and culinary wizards. Thank you for all your great ideas.
Your home is perfecto! We've had a wonderful 1st class vacation here. Everything is truly magnificent from your amazing decor, to your very private and beautiful location, to the hospitality and helpfulness of your staff. We truly appreciate your opening up your piece of paradise to us.
The ambiance of love and care come through every little touch and prompted all of us to share our joy throughout our 10 days in Paradise. This is our 2nd visit to your wonderful home.
Having searched the internet for the perfect trip, we have to say, "WOW". Thank you for being so helpful and kind in planning our vacation. You answered all our calls and emails. Your villa is even more heavenly than we imagined! When we arrived we were in awe and we must say this is our last night and we still are in awe.
Thank you for everything!
Your home far exceeds anything we would have expected. The views, house, decor and accomodations cannot be captured on the Internet. This is the best vacation ever for our growing family and we hope to return in the future. This is truly something close to Paradise here. Rarely have we all found life so full of flavor, company, so full of joy, and a house so full of life. Thank you for an experience of a lifetime!
What a wonderful vacation we have had. Your home is beautiful and obviously well loved. Just sitting on your lovely beach and snorkeling here was such a joy. Many sand castles were built and washed away. The most enjoyable part of each day was coming home to such warm well cooked meals. We would love to come back again and repeat this entire vacation all over again.
The house is amazing! It could not have been better. The beds were so comfortable, the beach perfect and the house is beautiful. Candy and Juan made our stay spectacular.... and we are all 10 pounds heavier.:)
Love the decor! The hospitality provided by Candy and Juan was warm and gracious; we felt welcome in your lovely Villa Paraiso. It was the perfect retreat for our busy lives. Like all who stay here, we hate to leave, and our time passed very quickly.
What a great place! A hideaway from the rest of the world! Plenty of room for 2 families to relax! The teenagers loved the pool and beach and the TV room upstairs and had fun just hanging out. Loved the privacy, no fighting for space on the beach! Candy makes great salsa and Juan has great information about the island. Can't wait to do it again sometime soon! Thanks for sharing your wonderful paradise home!
Perfecto! Cannot say enough about this tropical paradise setting-- the location with pool/beach/ocean, the markets and shopping facilities, and your wonderfully decorated Villa exceeding all our expectations. Candy's special touches with housekeeping made us feel Special. Juan did a fabulous job with directions and advice. They prepared some of the best Mexican dishes we have ever tasted.
We could not have a better time than the time spent this Holiday Season at your home! A piece of Paradise! Juan and Candy are very sweet and they definitely make the ambiance! In total, our stay has been perfect!
Rarely are accommodations and services as good as advertised! Your home is magnificent and Juan and Candy made this a home for our family this week. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us.
Our families would like to thank you for sharing your house with us. This has been one of the most memorable vacations we have ever had. Juan and Candy took great care of us, the house and they are great cooks! Your house is extremely comfortable, the internet, phone and wireless were unexpected surpises. Thank you for the welcome wine and tequila. They were a warm touch. Our kids couldn't get enough of the beach, kayak, and pool! Thanks for a great time and we'll be back!
We are reluctantly leaving today after a glorious 10 days at your home. It is well named. It is indeed Paradise. This is our 6th trip to South Akumal and in many ways it was the best. We have loved staying at your home. It is beautiful!!! We have snorkeled and kayaked and of course enjoyed the pool. We wish that we could stay another week but perhaps we will be back next year.
An incredible vaction. Your home was perfect for our family. We enjoyed the kayak and all the amenities that you so graciously offered. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to the Gravlee Family from the J and R Families.