Few escapes sound better than hiding in a Mayan jungle, and that can be a reality with this Mexican Airbnb.
Many people want to disconnect from the daily grind when planning their vacations, but how many travelers Actually have the chance to do it? Although the ability to disconnect and relax while enjoying the perks and amenities that make for an incredibly luxurious and relaxing vacation can be hard to come by; the are such oases of comfort, relaxation and privacy around the world that offer pleasure seekers the opportunity to truly disconnect from reality.
And Airbnb’s new ‘Nuuku’ experience is one of those places – set on five acres of private land, this exclusive spot, while less than an hour from the busy Cancun International Airport, can just as well being a million miles away with its location in the Mayan jungle near the famous Ruta de los Cenotes (route of the cenotes). Described as both a “tropical oasis” and a place to “disconnect from the busy world”, Nuuku is truly remote; a true island of luxury, comfort and relaxation amid lush jungle nature, in other words, the perfect getaway.
Nuuku: the details
There are a total of six private villas scattered throughout the property; so even if guests share common areas like the pool; the living room; jacuzzi; the cenote (naturally formed and secluded freshwater pool); and the palapa (thatched-roof meeting place). And guests should certainly expect an authentic experience here too – surrounded by the lush flora and fauna of the Mayan jungle, the sights and sounds of nature are an integral part of the Nuuku experience. As the listing states, “The presence of wild animals and the natural sounds of the jungle can be enjoyed all day and sometimes all night”, all the ingredients for a magical Mayan vacation that is both rustic and luxurious.
- Location: Nuuku is located in the Ruta de los Cenotes jungle, about a 20-minute drive from Puerto Moreles. There is no public transportation to the remote location; guests must access the property by car.
- Approvals: Amenities listed are for Villa Xnuuk, although essentials are similar to other listings and include: king bed, porch/deck with jungle view; luxury linens; shower and tub, private plunge pool for cooling off, daily breakfast and air conditioning. Daily housekeeping is also included at no additional cost. The outdoor jacuzzi, private cenote and swimming pool are accessible to all guests.
- Rates: Rates start at $225/night, and guests can add additional amenities like lunch and snacks; on-site chef service; in-room massage; four-course specialty dinner; and airport transfer at an additional cost.
- Additional information: The property is BYOB and there are no kitchens in the villas, so guests should be sure to plan accordingly.
- Learn more: Vacationers can find out more about the property (and other available villas) by checking out Nuuku’s Airbnb listing here.
About Ruta De Cenotes
While guests will no doubt be tempted to spend their entire stay basking in the beauty of the hidden paradise of Nuuku, there are a number of things to see and do nearby for those looking to explore the beauty of the surrounding region. Nuuku itself is located near the famous cenote route, an area renowned for its extraordinary natural beauty and abundance of cenotes where visitors can bask in these secluded natural pools. Many outdoor activities and adventures are also available along the route for guests who like to relax with a recreational side.
Exploring Cenote Country
Below are some of the best cenotes near Nuuku for intrepid travelers who want to immerse themselves in these magical Mayan settings in their own little piece of paradise.
- Los Mojarres is the largest cenote on the route, measuring almost 220 feet in diameter. Here, guests can relax with an adventurous side by ziplining over the area or exploring the nearby jungle on an ATV.
- Diving enthusiasts will love the deep, crystal-clear waters of Kin Ha; nearby, the open cenote White Flower gives adrenaline junkies the chance to make a splash by jumping from a 45ft high tower
- Visitors can admire the beautiful emerald green waters of Lucero green from above via the zipline, or have fun diving in for a swim from one of the nearby platforms
Parks and reserves nearby
Although the cenote route is renowned for its abundance of (you guessed it) cenotes, it is also home to a number of theme parks and nature preserves that offer visitors the opportunity for exciting adventures in the heart of nature. a spectacularly beautiful jungle.
- Boca del Puma is an epic park full of fun things to do, including horseback riding; rock climbing and abseiling; mountain biking or jungle biking; Zipline; and snorkel in one of their on-site cenotes
- Toh Reserve is an ideal nature reserve for those looking to spot wildlife, as its more than two square mile setting is home to local wildlife like ocelots, cougars, jaguars, peccaries and a number of local bird species
- Visitors can have the best of both worlds with Xenotesa tour of different types of cenotes throughout the region which also includes all the fun activities available in each one – a great way to learn more about these amazing natural pools that stand out for their diversity. Tours start at $116.99 for adults and $58.49 for children ages 6-11
What could be better than staying in a secluded villa nestled in verdant greenery in the heart of the Mayan jungle, an epic relaxation retreat where guests can truly disconnect and leave their daily lives at the doorstep? Nothing, according to the new Airbnb Nuuku Experience, which offers vacationers the unique opportunity to relax in an authentic jungle setting with luxury amenities and proximity to the famous cenote route. The perfect blend of relaxation and recreation, this idyllic experience is a one-of-a-kind retreat for those seeking an escape to paradise itself.
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