Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Mexico

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Mexico has plenty in store for travelers, whether they’re interested in seeing natural or man-made attractions. The country is best known for its beaches, and it certainly delivers on this front. Top attractions include the picturesque beaches of Cancun, Acapulco, Los Cabos, and Playa del Carmen. Meanwhile, history enthusiasts visit the country to see ancient Mayan ruins, such as the ones in Palenque, Tulum, Merida, and Cozumel. Other cultural attractions are Guanjanato, with its cobblestone paths, and Mexico City, where you can indulge your inner foodie. Give yourself time to explore this beautiful and colorful country by booking one of the top vacation rentals in Mexico.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Home in a gated community close to beach, Quintana Roo (from USD 479)

Comfort, convenience, and security are the biggest draws of this property. This 4-bedroom home, which can accommodate up to 12 people, is in a gated community that puts you just 50 steps away from the beach. You will also have access to a pool during your stay.

Staying here gives you the opportunity to pamper yourself — you can request the services of a maid, a chef, and a masseuse. This is a wheelchair-accessible property, and pets are welcome, too.

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1266.74 km (787.2 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
205 reviews   Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the satellite wifi and ac all worked very well
beautiful comfortable home with all the amenities
the house is very comfortable for 7 people (2 families) that we were
the house had very high end bedding and furniture what makes the stay very comfortable
the wifi was strong and handled our multitude of devices with little issue
the house itself was clean and beautiful as described in the listing
everyday the staff was busy cleaning and making sure we had everything we needed
really great clean house has what you need to enjoy a family vacation by the beach great housekeeping
the villa is sensational spacious decorated with taste and comfort in mind
owner and local staff were very helpful
in addition the staff is just lovely
the staff was very professional and pleasant
the communications with the owner have always been courteous and fast
the staff was so warm and accommodating they simply wanted to make certain our stay was perfect
the location of the house was perfect for us
casa blanca is a beautiful home in a great location
can’t control mother nature the location was perfect so close to town
easy walk to 5th avenue for the best shopping and entertainment in playa del carmen
ideally located very close to the beach and the center of pdc (playa del carmen)
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2. Villa Camila, Baja California Sur (from USD 392)

Vila Camila is a sunny, airy condo in Cabo San Lucas. This property features hand-made decor by local artists and gives you access to a beach, a pool, and other amenities in Villa La Estancia Beach Resorts & Spas.

Rates include daily maid service. You can also make arrangements with the host if you want to get a massage, rent a car, or have meals prepared for you. You can also arrange to have groceries delivered to your room prior to your arrival.

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1179.47 km (732.9 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
192 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the heated pool hot tubs and access to the beach with chairs and umbrellas for use
everyone so friendly and accommodating
again the wonderful staff made our stay a pleasure
alejandro who took care of us at the beach was attentive friendly and helpful
the staff is very inviting and instantly makes you feel comfortable
i can't say enough about how nice and friendly the staff were
very well appointed condo in a great location
beautiful condo in an amazing location
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3. Endless Summer Villa, Baja California (from USD 391)

Endless Summer Villa is the perfect accommodation for families and groups of friends that want to experience the beach scene of Las Gaviotas. Located just a 45-minute drive away from downtown San Diego, this rental comes with kayaks, surfboards, bodyboards, paddleboards, and other beach gear that you are more than welcome to use during your stay.

This rental sleeps 10. It is located in a complex with a communal pool and has a place where you can grab food and drinks if you’re visiting during summer. You can also request chef and masseuse services during your stay.

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2277.23 km (1415.1 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
197 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the huge dining table and outdoor patio
minor issues like downstairs shower not working and kitchen cabinets pretty rickety
flat screen tv in the living room and a great dining table
the place was very comfortable for all of us
we had fun going to the beach swimming in the pool and soaking in the jacuzzi
the house was clean and full of fun toys for the ocean
clean and spacious with a large windows looking out over the las gaviotas community onto the pacific ocean
super clean and comfortable beautiful view of the ocean
owner was helpful and quick to respond
owner is very responsive and helpful
amazing house and great hosts very responsive and kind family
perfect location beach toys galore surfing by day games and music by night
we loved mark & antoinette’s responsiveness and the size and location of this house
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4. Exclusive villa close to downtown, Jalisco (from USD 1300)

This villa is all about giving you a luxurious experience, not only because of its high-end furnishings but also because it comes with a staff to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The chef prepares three meals for you daily, while the maid and housekeeper make sure that the house is tidy and everything is working as it should be. You can also request the staff for grocery delivery.

This beachfront villa has a pool and a hot tub. Six bedrooms are available, accommodating a maximum of fourteen guests.

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650.98 km (404.5 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
148 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most of the mattresses were really comfortable and each room has its own (small but functional) bathroom
there are 6 bedrooms each with it's own full bathroom and 2 extra bathrooms (totaling 8)
he's a true chef and a genius in the kitchen
we went out for dinner each night but breakfast and lunch at the house were fantastic
the beds were clean and so comfortable and the rooms were cleaned everyday
the pool was also clean
luz kept our rooms clean and organized
the staff was great
the house staff was amazing
loved the property and staff
worm welcome from the owner and staff
from the start jonathan was a very responsive and welcoming host
a quick drive into town makes the location total perfection
the location is fabulous great pool and we all loved being on the beach which was beautiful
the villa exceeded our expectations loved being close to town on the beach and with our own private pool
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5. Modern oceanfront penthouse, Quintana Roo (from USD 603)

This penthouse sits right on Playa Norte, one of the best beaches in the area. It provides guests with magnificent views of the island from the rooftop, and the suite has a hot tub. You are also welcome to use the communal pool, which has a snack bar.

This wheelchair-accessible property sleeps eight. There are shops, restaurants, and nightlife close to the penthouse. Housekeeping services are already included in the rate, and you can also request meal and massage services for an additional fee.

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1307.18 km (812.3 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
141 reviews   Wifi Available
hotel 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable and the ac worked well
we really enjoyed cecilia’s condo the space was very comfortable and had everything we needed
the condo was spacious and clean
the place is clean and the rooftop is beautiful
it is however very clean and an incredible value
the place is well stocked and clean and the beds are comfortable
pool is very clean and not freezing cold
wonderful management staff super helpful
owner makes sure you are taken care of
the staff at ixchel were amazing friendly and helpful
amazing place amazing beach wonderful staff great owner response
the resort staff was almost always pleasant & very helpful
location was perfect for us
location is great as expected
upscale accommodations in a great location
this property is located in the best location possible on the island - right on playa norte
the location is perfect and within walking of great food and shopping
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6. Casita Carino, Sonora (from USD 310)

Beaches in Mexico may be known as party areas, but Casita Carino offers a serene experience to its guests. The sandy beach is right by the house, and you can enjoy views of the water from nearly every part of the property. The unit lets in plenty of natural light and has terraces and skylights.

This property is in a community protected by security services and can accommodate four guests. Make sure to coordinate with the host if you need assistance in housekeeping.

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1946.82 km (1209.7 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
202 reviews   Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully stocked kitchen made staying in enjoyable
we loved everything about this property it was beautifully decorated spotlessly clean and well appointed
the house was adorably decorated clean and well supplied
it was very clean had everything we needed and was exactly as advertised in the pictures and description
it was very clean and had many cute gifts that were much appreciated
owners were beyond helpful and accommodating and quick to reply
alana was very helpful and attentive before we arrived and during our stay
the owner was very friendly and communicative and the las conchas community is nice
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7. Two-bedroom condo for four, Mexico City (from USD 92)

This property for four is perfect if you’re looking for a cultural experience. Located in Mexico City, this rental puts you just a short stroll away from the city’s museums and attractions, including Palacio de Bellas Artes and Paseo de la Reforma.

You can rent a car or arrange for airport pickup at a cost. This two-bedroom condo offers amenities to make you feel at home, including climate control features, laundry facilities, and a kitchen.

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502 meters (0.4 ft) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
70 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having a full kitchen and washer/dryer was so nice
loved laying in bed and seeing the view
superb apartment with a great view and unbeatable location
owner bruce--extremely accommodating and efficient his apartment location view & amenities and amazing tour guide ricardo
yes there's a pool too oh and wifi i really enjoyed this rental
the room is clean well appointed and very comfortable
the condo was clean and we really enjoyed staying there
the apartment is very clean and the beds are most comfortable
the property was well maintained and very clean
we had a very nice stay in mexico city at these wonderful safe and clean condos
the staff was super helpful and attentive
everyone was pleasant and helpful
very friendly helpful staff
they were very friendly and understanding
the appartment is very nice and confortable but the service of the owner is even better
it is also within walking distance of a good shopping district
there are 2 metro stations close by riding the metro is easy and cheap
the neighborhood is safe and within walking distance to bellas artes and the zocalo
i really love the location is excellent to walk and discover the downtown
really comfortable with a great location in a very secure area of mexico city
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8. One-bedroom apartment at Sonoran Sky, Puerto Penasco (from USD 213)

Sonoran Sky is one of the most popular resorts in the area, and booking this rental means getting an assured room on the property. Suitable for four, this apartment comes with luxury furnishings, including a well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. The balcony provides you with views of the water.

Booked guests have access to resort amenities, including three pools, hot tubs, and a restaurant. Note that an additional cleaning fee of 45 USD applies.

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1957.2 km (1216.2 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
276 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo itself was extremely well appointed with comfortable furniture inside and out on the patio
perfect spot to relax and enjoy beautiful ocean view and comfortable condo
nice newer appliances and fixtures and extremely comfortable furniture
and mari made everything so easy from check in to wi-fi to even which switch is for what
the condo was perfect and so cozy
everything was spotless and smelled nice
place was clean and very nice
the condo / resort was clean and well kept
the room was clean and very nicely decorated
very clean and you have everything you need in a kitchen
friendly staff and great beaches
the attention to detail of this owner was so appreciated
great food and wonderful owner that was extremely helpful
check in process was a breeze and all the staff was very nice
a very refreshing experience after staying in condos where the owners clearly don't
the location is ideal for a quick get away
great beach location for walking sunbathing
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9. Oceanfront villa in a resort, Quintana Roo

This four-bedroom villa for ten is a few steps away from the beach, and it also allows you access to the amenities of Omni Hotel, including its pool. You can also request chef, housekeeper, masseuse, and chauffeur services at an added cost.

The villa is at a great location, situated just 20 minutes from the airport. It is also within easy driving distance from attractions, such as the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Chichen Itza and the Historical Museum of Maya. Shops, restaurants, and grocery stores are also nearby.

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1302.41 km (809.3 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
61 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great on 1st floor but is almost non-existent on 3rd floor
we loved that each room had its own a/c so we could all be comfortable
comfortable beds and overall very clean and tidy 6
condo itself was great; lots of room for 6 people & very nice & clean
i don't know the housekeeper's name but she did a great job of cleaning fresh towels etc
the housekeeper also did a very nice job of cleaning daily
host was super responsive to all our questions and had great recommendations
the owner is very responsive and trustworthy
she even did our laundry fana was very helpful as was his assistant martha
the home itself very secure and the property itself is watched over wonderfully by the omni staff
very nice place and great host
the villa is very well located and private
the location was great the weather was picture perfect
it's a beautiful villa and in the right part of cancun close to the strip
there is nothing within walking distance however so you will need taxi's these are easy to get though
the villa met our needs very well; just a very short walk to the resort beach
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10. Un Pedacito del Cielo, Quintana Roo

Un Pedacito del Cielo is a four-bedroom villa that puts the beach right on your doorstep. The property is framed by coconut and palm trees, which help you get in the mood to enjoy your tropical holiday.

This family-friendly property is equipped with a high chair and some toys and games that kids can use. The swimming pool is also safe for children, and maid services are available. Up to 14 people are welcome to stay here.

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1231.71 km (765.4 mi) from Palacio de Bellas Artes
137 reviews   Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The main living and dining room is open so we did not feel crowded
The incredible view the swaying palm trees
But Google translater would have worked too
The meals they prepared were top notch
We all cook and found the kitchen to have everything needed to create and enjoy some feasts
The house was as pictured and well kept and comfortable
The house is spacious and comfortable (we were 8 adults; 2 in the casita) and kept very clean
Very nice spacious bedrooms and bathrooms
a total of 13 adults and young teens)
The pool was clean and very nice temp (we were there in November)
He clearly is in close communication with Armando and Delia --
Lovely sweet people always smiling attentive and eagerly responsive to our needs
The real prize though was Armando and Delia--so warm and friendly and so helpful
They responded to every and all questions promptly
outstanding Eric always answered our questions promptly and continued through the entire trip
Very private and secure location only a 5-10 minute drive into Tulum 5 minute drive to the ruins just outside of Tulum Beautiful pool and right on the beach
We ate out a couple of times at the restaurants down the street and they were good
We enjoyed the restaurants which were close by and new ones in Tulum and Akumal
The beaches in this area of Mexico are suffering from excessive seaweed and this made the beach not pristine as pictured
the snorkeling/swimming is just perfect)
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Mix it up in Mexico

As a country with a rich history and beautiful landscapes, Mexico has neverending offerings for you to see and do when you come to visit. Book one of the rentals on this list and give yourself at least a few days to imbibe the sights, sounds, and tastes of your chosen destination.

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