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Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

Are you looking for a great VACATION RENTAL, just steps from the BEST beach in Puerto Morelos and a short walk to the square? We have it. Casa de los Viajeros (House of the Travelers).

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

Casa de los Viajeros is owned by us, the same people that bring you this website, Friends of Puerto Morelos and used to own Alma Libre Bookstore for 15 years. Chances are if you have been to Puerto Morelos, you know us.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

We offer 3 different vacation rentals to meet your needs. We have 1 or 2 bedroom private, self-contained apartments located here.

Location of Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

One of the best locations in town. We’re located on a quiet cul de sac, about a 2-minute walk to the beach or an 8-minute easy stroll to the main town square. Plus, we are a short, easy walk to the new Chedraui Supermarket.


Suite #1

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

Choose from our HUGE 2 bedroom/2bath apartment located on the main floor.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

This suite features a large terrace with 2 hammocks and space to enjoy your meals outdoors.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

There are 2 large bedrooms with queen sides beds and 2 bathrooms, one with an en-suite.

This apartment is perfect for two couples sharing or a family. Best for 4 people, but it can sleep up to 6 with the large pullout sofa.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

For more information on Suite #1 click here.


Suite #2

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

This apartment is our guest’s favourite. Located on the second level, this 1 bedroom, 2 bath apartment also has an extra sleeping loft that is good for kids.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

Suite 2 has a large balcony complete with a hammock and outdoor eating area. The large kitchen is great for making meals, and also features an eating bar with custom comfy stools, plus a dining table.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

The sofa can be converted to a queen bed. This apartment is best suited to a couple or a couple with kids, but it can sleep adults in up to three separate spaces.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

For more information on Suite #2 click here.


Suite #3

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

This apartment is a BARGAIN! It features a wonderful open concept design that is spread out over two floors.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

The main floor (located on the second level or the building) features a living room and kitchen.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

The second floor has a private bedroom, bathroom and balcony complete with a hammock and outdoor eating area.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

The bedroom has a brand new king bed which may be converted into 2 twin beds. Just let us know what is best for you.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

And the sofa in the living room can be converted into a double bed. The suite is best for 2 adults.

Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

For more information on Suite #3 click here.


Vacation Rental Puerto Morelos

All of our apartments have high-speed Wi-Fi, large smart TV’s with Netflix, delivered bottled drinking water and weekly maid service. Plus we have a ton of other great amenities. Check them out here.

We still have lots of great dates open for the upcoming winter season. It would be great to hear from you, so drop us an email here.

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We hope to see you soon In Puerto Morelos and even better at Casa de los Viajeros.

18. November 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos for November 18, 2019 · Categories: Do not use

Here are the cash exchange rates for November 18, 2019 at CI Banco on the highway in Puerto Morelos.

I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare them with what your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuySell
US Dollar $18.2019.40
Canadian Dollar $13.6014.85
Euro €20.3021.60
Pound Sterling £23.8025.20
In other cash exchange news, the G Capital branch on the beach side of Puerto Morelos has closed and has been removed. It just opened in the spring, so it did not last long.
G Capital still has a location in the Super Aki plaza and there is still and independent cambio on the square beachside in Puerto Morelos.

Don’t be left in the cold! Book your winter vacation today. We have some good dates still available at Casa de los Viajeros, including some February dates! 

28. August 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos for August 28, 2019 · Categories: Do not use

Here are the cash exchange rates for August 28, 2019 at G Capital on the highway in Puerto Morelos.

I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare them with what your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuy
US Dollar $18.80
Canadian Dollar $14.10
Euro €20.60
Pound Sterling £23.00

 

On another currency note, next month the Bank of Mexico will retire the current 200 peso bill for a new design featuring heroes of the Mexican War of Independence including the namesake of our town, José María Morelos and Miguel Hidalgo. It was exactly one year ago that the new 500 peso note was announced.

200 peso bill

We think this is the new 200 peso bill, but the Bank of Mexico has not confirmed it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t be left in the cold! Book your winter vacation today. We have some good dates still available at Casa de los Viajeros, including some February dates! 

28. August 2019 · Comments Off on Free Wi-Fi in Puerto Morelos · Categories: Our Favourite Things

Puerto Morelos now has free Wi-Fi in the square. It wasn’t a quick or easy process, but it is finally here. If you visited our town last November you may have witnessed this little construction site, right on the north side of the square.

It was supposed to be a free Wi-Fi location, but for some reason, unknown to us, it was torn down and moved to the other side of the square in January.

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And it was reconstructed to become this.

A Wi-Fi tower, complete with a seating area, is located on the south side of the park across from Alma Libre Bookstore. If you are in the square you can look for a Wi-Fi signal called WiFi Caribbean Mexican.

After connecting, you will get a pop-up that asks you if you want to “surf” or if you want “tourist information”. Or if you are having an emergency to click here (not sure what that button does).

To hook up to the signal you will either have to sign in with your Facebook account or by filling out a short form with your first name, email address, sex, age and answer if you are a resident. The form can be viewed in either English or Spanish.

Once you have completed the form you will get a pop-up saying “Gracias”, which means you are connected.

The signal is not terribly fast, and it may not “remember you” the next time you try to sign on, but it is better than nada. You may be better off to patronize one of the many businesses in town that offer free Wi-Fi to their customers. There are many, and their signals are usually faster and more stable. Their chairs are likely comfier too!

We are currently curating a list of local businesses that offer free Wi-Fi to their customers. If you are a business owner that shares your Wi-Fi, let us know! You can click this link to message us through our FB page.

15. April 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos for April 15, 2019 · Categories: Beach Reads The Blog

Here are the cash exchange rates for April 15, 2019 at CI Banco in Puerto Morelos. I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare these rates with the rate your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuySell
US Dollar $17.7519.00
Canadian Dollar $13.2014.45
Euro €20.4021.75
Pound Sterling £23.8025.70



25. March 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos for March 25, 2019 · Categories: Do not use



Here are the cash exchange rates for March 25, 2019 at CI Banco in Puerto Morelos. I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare these rates with the rate your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuySell
US Dollar $18.1019.30
Canadian Dollar $13.3014.55
Euro €20.6521.95
Pound Sterling £24.3025.70





10. March 2019 · Comments Off on The End of the Taj Mahal · Categories: Beach Reads The Blog

The house and pool were stunning. Click any of the photos for a full-screen view

This week saw the demolition of a Puerto Morelos landmark, which unofficially in town was known as “the Taj Mahal”. Located at the end of Rojo Gomez, the giant mansion was erected on four lots 16 years ago.


The real name of the house was, Casa Chichan Nah. It was owned by a couple from Pennsylvania. We won’t mention their names here, but he was an executive with the company in the US that popularized the use of zinc lozenges to lessen the effects of the common cold. For that reason, we always called it “the house that zinc lozenges built”.

Under construction in 2003

We don’t have exact dates, but the house was built in 2003 and survived Hurricane Wilma in 2005 very well, though the pool area was destroyed.

At 517 square metres (over 5000 square feet), this was not a small house, it sat on four full lots and despite its enormity, it only had three bedrooms. Since its gone now, I can share that it also featured a “secret room” for storage.

Let me paint the picture for you. This home was stunning. As you entered the front door, you would step into a breathtaking foyer with two sweeping staircases that lead to the bedrooms that overlook the tranquil blue waters of Puerto Morelos. On the main floor, an open-plan great room leads onto a veranda that has a beautiful pool and the Caribbean sea.

To your left is a large, well-equipped kitchen with island and seating area for four. In front is a formal dining area with seating for eight.

To your right is a living room with a comfortable family area with couches and a television.

Upstairs you find three bedrooms. The Master has a king size bed and a commanding view of the grounds and Caribbean. There are two more bedrooms, each on either side of the Master each with two, queen size beds.

All the bedrooms have their own, large, luxurious bathroom with a dressing area and storage for clothing and luggage. Each bedroom also has a balcony with unparalleled views and fresh ocean breezes.


The owners unfortunately rarely made it down to Puerto Morelos because of work up north, so the house sat empty a lot of the time, only occupied by a house manager who kept things in top shape.

In more recent years the house was actually available for rent on AirBnb.

Last year, the owner sold the house to a company for a record-high Puerto Morelos square foot price. As lovely as it was, the company’s plans did not include the Taj. (The photos get a little sadder after this point)

On March 4, 2019, the sight of such a prestigious house being reduced to rubble was quite a shock. Frequent PM visitor Flo Vergeer captured the destruction for posterity with some excellent photos.

The Taj Mahal was taken down quickly, room by room after the valuable windows and doors were removed.

The new reality was especially shocking for those of us that watched the house go up back in 2003. The building was the talk of the town then, as was the destruction this week.

After its rapid ruination, the proud Taj Mahal was sadly dumped into big, noisy trucks and hauled away one load at a time. The once distinguished domicile reduced to fill.

The company that bought the house and lots are planning to build a condo/hotel on the site called “The Fives Puerto Morelos”. They have an office on the square in Puerto Morelos and a completed project in Playa del Carmen.



08. March 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos for March 8, 2019 · Categories: Beach Reads The Blog

Here are the cash exchange rates for March 8, 2019 at CI Banco in Puerto Morelos. I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare these rates with the rate your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuySell
US Dollar $18.3519.65
Canadian Dollar $13.5514.85
Euro €21.0022.30
Pound Sterling £24.4525.85



06. March 2019 · Comments Off on Cash Exchange Rates in Puerto Morelos, March 6, 2019 · Categories: Beach Reads The Blog · Tags: ,

Here are the cash exchange rates for March 6, 2019 at G Capital in the Aki Plaza in Puerto Morelos. (CI Banco’s new high-tech rate sign was turned off.)

I post these rates on occasion so that you can compare these rates with the rate your bank or the ATM may offer. To see where the rates have been in the last couple of years, search “exchange rates” on our page at InPuertoMorelos.com

Cash Exchange RatesBuySell
US Dollar $18.2019.15
Canadian Dollar $13.40 14.45
Euro €20.5021.55
Pound Sterling £23.5024.55