Villa de la Vida
Isla Mujeres, Q.R., Mexico

From: $1,400-USD per night· Home


Never offered before, this pristine villa is now available to the most discerning guests.   Setting new standards, this contemporary showpiece transcends other more conventional accommodation on Isla Mujeres.

Located on the south point of Isla Mujeres, near Garrafon Natural Marine Park, this stunning award-winning villa was designed by Mexico’s renowned architect Javier Munoz Menendez whose personality and imagination created a masterpiece, a place that never ceases to elevate you.  An engineering marvel that is column-free, with dramatic cantilevered ceilings and sliding panes that disappear to fully open up the living area, blurring the boundaries between inside and out, maximizing majestic views, natural light and cool breezes blowing in off the water.  Clean graphic lines and high ceilings amplify the sense of openness.

Great architecture improves your life and this extraordinary villa gives aesthetic pleasure.  Just a few of the options – have a large party or gathering on the top deck, spend hours lounging around the infinity pool or relax in the lush, colourful garden.

Delight in the show at night, starting with spectacular sunsets that will take your breath away.  Once the sun sets, enjoy the lights of Cancun, glistening across the water like a diamond necklace. The only sounds you will hear are from the cicadas and the birds.

Completed in 2006, this uplifting contemporary villa is completely secure and private with gates and high walls.

Rates & Terms

Low Season:
3 night min stay
August 1st to October 31st $1,400 USD per night
High Season:
4 night min stay
November 1st to July 31st $1,700 USD per night
Peak Season:
7 night min stay
December 18th to January 8th $2,400 USD per night


19% Mexican Hotel Tax not included.

+ Damage Deposit $1,500.00 (refundable)


3 night minimum stay during High and Low Season.
7 night minimum stay during Peak Season.

The Villa is available for rental starting November 1, 2013.



Confirming Your Reservation

When we receive your reservation request, we will notify you by email if the Villa is available for the dates you have requested. If available, we require a 50% Rental Deposit and full payment of Damage Deposit if your arrival date is over 60 days out. The balance of your payment is due within 60 days prior to your arrival date. If your arrival date is 60 days or less from the booking date, we require 100% of the Rental Fee and Damage Deposit.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If you have to cancel your reservation 60 days or more prior to your arrival date, we will refund your deposit less a 50% service fee. If cancelled less than 60 days prior to your arrival date, we do not offer a refund, however if we rebook the same reservation dates, we will allow you to rebook your reservation for up to one year. Pricing may vary.


Villa de la Vida accommodates up to 10 people. At no time can more than 10 people stay at the Villa, unless prior permission has been granted. We reserve the right to cancel your reservation if more than 10 guests are staying in the Villa, without prior permission from the Owners.

Party Policy

Please notify us of any party involving more than 6 outside guests. For Special Events, such as Weddings, there will be an additional fee. By agreeing to rent the Villa, you agree to follow these guidelines or risk forfeiting the remainder of your rental fees paid. The renter of the Villa also agrees to be responsible for all health, safety and damage issues involved with their party participants while at Villa de la Vida.


For families with children, it is important that they be supervised at all times and be instructed on safety issues in the Villa.


The deck area by the pool can be slippery when wet. Shoes should be worn at all times.

Damage Deposit

A Damage Deposit of $1,500 is to be paid at the time the initial reservation is made. This Damage Deposit will be returned no more than 15 business days after you depart, assuming no damage has been reported to us by our agents. By leasing Villa de la Vida, you agree to be responsible for all damages not covered by your initial Damage Deposit. You will not be held responsible for normal wear of items in the Villa. We reserve the right to charge for extra cleaning if the Villa is not left in reasonable condition.


Payment of your Rental Deposit is deemed as full and final acceptance of the terms and conditions of booking for Villa de la Vida. By booking Villa de la Vida, you agree to indemnify the owners, agents and employees of Villa de la Vida against any claim of liability for loss of personal property or belongings, personal injury or death, or any claim whatsoever resulting from your stay or your guests stay at Villa de la Vida.

Five Bedrooms – 3 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 2 Twin beds.  The large private master suite in lower level has double sinks and oversized rain showers; the 4 ensuite bedrooms in the upper level each have an open concept shower and a balcony with chairs that overlooks gardens and ocean vistas. Maximum 10 guests

3 powder bathrooms, one outside for pool guests

Gourmet kitchen/dining and living area is completely open with mesmerizing views of the ocean – ever-changing shades of turquoise during the day; glittering lights of Cancun at night

Interior – 4500 sq.ft.  Terraces – 3000 sq. ft.

Large upper terrace with Gandia Blasco couches and chairs from Italy and an expansive sail from Germany that makes a dramatic statement.  Ideal for wedding receptions, corporate retreats, special events or just relaxing and luxuriating.

Lower garden terrace has comfortable sitting area; perfect for your morning coffee

Infinity pool has sitting/lounging ledge around the perimeter (ideal for small children) and outdoor shower

Air conditioning in every room

Extensive sound system throughout the living area including upper terrace

Home theatre with 60” led t.v. and surround sound, six leather recliners; popcorn included

IP phone system – make unlimited long distance phones calls to Mexico, US and Canada

Wireless internet. North American satellite t.v.

Two designer kitchens with high-end appliances (Sub-zero fridges, Wolf cooktop, Miele dishwasher). Nespresso machine and Foamer available; bring your own pods and you are all set! Wine Fridge capacity is 132 bottles

54” outdoor stainless Viking grill with Tru-sear

Laundry facilities include 2 washers and 2 dryers

Air conditioned gym ensures you stay fit with Precor treadmill, elliptical, free weights, exercise dvds, flat screen t.v., ball, and yoga mats.

Easy ocean access.  Kayaks, life jackets, pool toys available

Highest quality linens and toiletries

Daily continental breakfast included

Professional full-time staff will provide daily maid service and accommodate your every need

In-house chef services available for intimate dinners or large parties

Concierge service available

Shopping service available.  Costco carries a large assortment of  higher-end products including fine wines, quality produce, fresh U.S. milk and cheeses, U.S. beef, Alaska wild salmon, white albacore tuna and healthy gluten free products.  Chedraui, a large chain store on the island, is well stocked with dry items, some produce and a pharmacy

Shuttle arrangements from airport (additional charge)


Awards & Accolades

Recognition of this architectural masterpiece include the following:

  • Won award by Cemex Corp for top house in the Yucatan 2006
  • Biennial Architecture Award for Yucatan – silver medal 2007
  • Biennial Architectuaral award for National Mexico – honourable mention 2008
  • Photographed by U.S. Architectural Digest 2009
  • Published inNY Times “Great Homes and Destinations” section 2010(see more pictures)
  • Used for a various photo shoots including Mexican Cosmopolitan Magazine