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DIVERS DELIGHT AT RESIDENCIAS REEF. **The Best Reviews**

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms...sleeps 8-9 guest

Awesome!!!!Spectacular Condo,Caribbean Decor with large local artist Murals...you will think Jimmy Buffet, Tommy Bahama, with this bold decor and large 10 foot stack back doors on two sides of the living and dinning room overlooking the private HEATED lap pool , beach area and both of the large pools. The first pool is parallel to the beach and palm grove. The second pool is steps from our terrace. No expense has been spared in the decor of this condo. Comfortable, upscale furniture, a state of the art kitchen, daily maid service and other amenities surround you in luxury. Here you will enjoy tropical breezes and perfect sunsets. Dine indoors or outside, or take a short walk on the beach to Carlos and Charlies, The Paradise or Mr. Sanchos for food, drink and water sports. Diving, snorkeling and fishing can be arranged by Miguel, our property manager and dive master for a more personal experience. You are a 5 minute boat ride from one of the top 5 diving destinations in the world!!

Call Laurie for all the details on our favorite things to do and must see places to visit on the island. We have been coming to Cozumel for over 10 years and have concluded there is no better place to own a vacation home..The weather, water and surroundings are beautiful. Everyone is so friendly and it is just the most relaxing place to Chill Out!

More Details

Owner
Laurie Meyers
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About Laurie Meyers

My husband and I are hard working folks from CT, who love to travel and enjoy life. When we get time to escape, we often use VRBO and Home Away to plan many of our vacations to avoid the tourist “crunch” and discover some of the best homes, condos, and villas an area has to offer. We've been lucky enough to visit many Caribbean islands, Hawaii, and Europe but time after time, we return to Mexico, specifically Cozumel. It has been our long time dream to purchase a home to retire to, where the sun is always shining, the water is always warm, and the people are always friendly.

Laurie Meyers purchased this condo in 2010

Why Laurie Meyers chose Quintana Roo

Having visited the eastern Mexican coast many times over the last 15 years, we always gravitate to Cozumel for the superb diving and snorkeling, the ease of island life, the excellent variety of dining spots and shopping, and the friendly people, all of which create the perfect balance of adventure and solitude. Isn’t that why we take vacations? We’ve stayed at some of the best all-inclusives on the island, and usually enjoyed them, except that you share your precious vacation time with so many other people. We prefer vacationing with our chosen guests and setting our own times for sleeping, meals, and excursions, not those of a hotel.

As soon as we were able, we set out investigating where we would like to purchase a second home to eventually retire to. After much thought, and a lot of looking, we chose Cozumel. We have always been drawn to the beauty of the island, and the residents who hold strong family values and integrity, while extending friendship to us outsiders. If you dive or snorkel, you cannot find a better place to do it, unless you travel to Australia! And if you don’t, there is still a wide variety of things to do for any age. This place leaves a lasting impression on you once you visit.

Amenities

Cozumel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Private entrance and terrace in the Second Bedroom Suite. Has King size bed and full size sleeper sofa for your comfort.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 double
    Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom has King Size Bed with a Full size sleeper sofa plus a full bath. Second Bedroom has King Bed with slider and private veranda. Living room has Queen size sleeper sofa also sofa chase single size for child's size sleeping. Total sq. footage is approx 1600, with a large two sided terrace. Easy exit off the terrace to the second pool and beach area. Swim with the dolphins or stingrays, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, divining and snorkeling. Upon your return you will be in comfort and style resting in the huge living area.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Besides the lap pool on our private veranda, there are two pools one located right on the beach. Our property manager, Miguel is there to greet you and get you settled in. There is so much to do.....or not--your choice. You may want to shop in town or tour the island and enjoy the beach and water on the east side for a great fun and a relaxing day trip. Swim with the dolphins..the stingrays..whale sharks and sea turtles or curl up with a good book on the beach or next to the pool. You are in for a great vacation!!!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

DIVERS DELIGHT AT RESIDENCIAS REEF. **The Best Reviews**
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews
5

great vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for two weeks in feb. Loved every minute and hated leaving. After two weeks we often feel "I'm ready to go home", not the case here, could easily have stayed two more. My 70-something sister and bro-in-law stayed with us the first week and it was hard to get her out of the heated pool to show her the island. Once we did, she loved Cozumel, especially the wild side, Coconuts, Bob Marley's, and Mezcalitos and great beaches. Condo was well stocked, and everything worked fine. We did some cooking (mostly breakfast), but the restaurants in town were too much fun and affordable to resist going out nights. Town is great once the cruise ships move along and things settle down. The diving here is the best I have done anywhere I've been in the Caribbean. I didn't dive with Miquel because I have been diving with Jeremy of Living Underwater for years, but I did get to speak to Miquel when he checked in on us and he seemed very knowledgeable, and friendly. I would not hesitate to go diving with him. Also, the maid did a great job. She doesn't speak much English, and I'm ashamed to say after 35 yrs. of going to Mexico I speak very little Spanish, so communication was tough, but we got by. To sum up, there are a few little things that need some attention, and the entry at the beach could be a little better (rocky) but this condo is beautiful and this is a great place to have a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed are stay, but could have been better!

  • 2 of 5

10 nights in January. The location of the property is great and the beach and pools were all great. The condo itself is nice enough, but there are things in need of updating and better cleaning. We had issues with a group on the top floor that were acting as if it was Cancun spring break, highly intox/maybe drugs, screaming/yelling at guests and wanting everyone there to know they were there. The security had their hands full with them and did get them to quiet down after 3 days of impacting others vacations. The washer/dryer is in desperate need of replacing and is so old the rust is flaking off the lid into the basin. We do a lot of cooking while on the vacation and I did not find the pots/pans to be adequate or in good condition. The bed in the spare room is a rock and is in need of replacing. The bed in the master I would describe as okay. We have stayed in many condos and homes in Mexico, some good, some great, and some bad. This one could be a good one with better management. Miquel is a nice enough man, but my impression is that if you are not diving with their company or spending your money on his other ventures then you are not likely to get good service. Our biggest disappointment is we felt we were paying extra for a heated private pool. It was dirty when we arrived and the heat was gone after the first day. Miquel told us twice that he was there to fix it and clean it. He never did either one. Another repair man came a couple days later, but still did not fix the heat and it was never cleaned. Very disappointing as it was only useful for one day. No communication on this from the owner whatsoever and was never asked by them if we even enjoyed our stay. No offer of a percentage refund for the pool not working or the maid not showing up one day leaving us with no maid service for a day we were supposed to have it. We did go diving with Miquel for one day as we had an opening to fill and our dive operator could not get us out that day. Use Scuba Tony, you can't go wrong. Miquel said we would have a small group and there were 12 on the boat with only him in the water leading the group. One of the crew put my son's weights in another diver's bcd and then didn't put any weight in my son's bcd. If you are diver, you understand how dangerous this can be. My son made his dive with no weight and my son's weights fell out of the other divers bcd as they did not fit right. I was not impressed and it seems the money is the priority.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello future Guests, I am happy Mike and his group enjoyed their stay but not happy there overall experience was not up to their expectations. We take comments seriously and take the stance "we can do better". Please read our other reviews--we are proud of them! People staying above Mike who were loud and did not respect them or the people around them must have been frustrating. Equally as frustrating is our pool broke down on their second day and it took 6 days to make the repair. We had to wait for parts (shipped express) and the pool had to be drained to complete the repair of plumbing and a new heater. Miguel spoke them daily and tried 3 times to "jury rig" a temporary fix..did not work. If you book with us you will find in the last 1 to 2 years we have replaced all 3 air conditioning units, refrigerator, microwave, flat screen TV, up graded Wi fi, curtains, linens, pool heater and plumbing, hot water heater, patio garden, the entire interior painted (6 months ago), a new hand painted mural (one of 3), wall hangings, etc., etc--as any home it does not end. Next up--new washer/dryer and are having our teak patio furniture re finished one piece at a time. All guests are treated with respect and great customer service regardless of whether they dive, fish, bike, etc with Miguel. That is separate and although we are happy to have you partake in these activities they are a convenience for our guests--we do not push them on anyone are happy to tend to all needs and wants. It has never been and will never be all about the money for us. It is about a better way of life and we enjoy sharing our little bit of Cozumel with our guests and have made many friends. Diving with Miguel-- He has a been a dive master in Cozumel for 26 years and has a great custom 35' dive/fishing boat (the Victoria) . I have been diving with him many times and have gotten tons of positive feed back from people who dive with him. The Victoria takes groups of divers booking individually and is also available for private dives and was booked private the day Mike and his son wanted to dive. Miguel offered to take them diving on his cousin's 40' boat. There were 12 divers on the boat but Miguel was the dive Master for just the two of them and there were two other Dive Masters aboard for the other people. The weights--no one including the Captain remembered that. If you get in the water without your weight belt you can not submerge so....not sure. Thank You, Ed & Laurie Meyers
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5

MOST AMAZING PLACE EVER!

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic time, Miguel was amazing, we scuba dived, ate lobster on the patio, sat on the beach, and swam in our own private pool. Couldn't have had a better honeymoon!!! Definitely recommend this place!!!! <3 <3 <3

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your condo. We stayed for eight days and didn't want to leave. Everything about our trip was absolutely perfect. Condo was great and we were lucky enough to be some of the first renters to take advantage of the new boat. We actually went out three days in a row (scuba diving and deep sea fishing) with Miguel and the guys. The boat is beautiful and the crew were fantastic. It was so much fun!!! We are already planning our next trip and can't image staying anywhere else. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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kingsville, ontario canada
5

Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ed and Laurie for sharing your piece of paradise with us! Your condo is wonderful and had all that was needed for a great vacation. As the previous reviewer said, the reviews are true, so no need to babble on.

We got together with friends who were staying with a friend that has lived there for 8 years; he graciously acted as our tour guide taking us for a tour of the east side, to several great restaurants, and arranged a snorkelling tour with Albatross tours for us, which was awesome!

We used taxis when needed....just walked to the front and the very nice employees at the gate always got us one very quickly.

I would highly recommend the Residencias Reef and this condo!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 18 days, one week by ourselves and one week with friends. We had a great time and everything was wonderful. All the reviews are true so there is no need to babble on. Miguel got us to rent beach bum bikes and go to Punta Sur with a private guide, Edgar. We had so much fun, Edgar took us snorkeling to the best place by far to snorkel in Cozumel. When you get tired of pedaling you just turn on the electric part and zoom away. We met so many nice people while staying there. Karla cooked our fish we caught and she is an excellent cook. Thank you to Miguel and Karla for making our stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Cozumel Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Summer 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Aug 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 27 2017 - Nov 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
 
Winter
Dec 3 2017 - Apr 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.0%

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Cozumel Island, Quintana Roo, Yucantan, Mayan Rivera, Mexico. Located South of town next to Playa Mia, the famous Paradise Restaurant and on the spectacular San Fransisco Beach in the national reef park.

Other Activities: There are many beach restaurants close by, and a national park close with dolphins, seals and other animals.

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