Villa Carmen is a beautiful beach house located in a 50 acre family-owned jungle and palm tree estate facing the Caribbean Sea on the Mayan Riviera (Yucatan Peninsula), Mexico. There are only three houses in this unique and very private estate: Villa Carmen is a large house belonging to a family member with a guest pavilion. Commissioned to one of Mexico's top beach architects (whose work includes the famous Las Alamandas Hotel) and was decorated in a minimalist style by it's owner using local and Mexican things. All wood work is made from mahogany and other tropical woods from the Yucatan and Chiapas jungles.Villa Carmen is a 9,000 sq ft house with seven terraces, a large living room, a fully equipped bar room, 4 very spacious suites, a studio, a kitchen, and two private palapas (one at the pool and another at the beach). The house is reached through a private road. In total, the house has six different great lounging areas for it's guests to enjoy and is surrounded by large back, side and rear gardens which are illuminated at night for a beautiful experience. Villa Carmen is located on the Xpu-Ha beach, a gorgeous, white sand and turquoise waters pristine beach, rated as one of the best three beaches of the whole Mayan Riviera. The house's pool area leads the way to the white sandy beach where the private Palapa, surrounded by palm trees and sea grapes, is located. During June and July, the Caguama giant sea turtles protected specie come to lay their eggs on the beach. A natural pool (Cenote in Mayan) separates the rear lawn from a beautiful line of jungle trees. Depending on the time of the year, swimming is possible in this private cenote.