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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + 1 Bath,

Relax your days away on our quiet, private, sandy beach gazing at the stunning Caribbean Ocean with a margarita in one hand and your favorite book in the other. Experience living in the only one-bedroom corner unit for rent at Residence Reef where you’re surrounded by two full walls of floor-to-ceiling windows and an extra 125 square feet of wrap-around deck. And the added bonus is that neither owner above or below me rent out their unit and rarely come to the island, so you won't have anyone staying above or below you. Enjoy one of our two private pools, or hang out at the roof-top solarium. World-class dive sites are just minutes away with a quick pickup on our private dock. Rest well at night knowing you are in a gated community with 24-hour security on-site.

My sunny corner unit features both ocean and pool views, has 69 U.S. television channels, FREE U.S. telephone calling and wireless internet (bring your laptop). Our full-sized kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and is fully equipped. All you supply is the food and the beer. You’ll have a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed and comfy sleeper-sofa in the living room. All this picture is missing, is you.

The beach is very private and quiet, however if you’d like a more party atmosphere, Carlos n' Charlie’s is a short 150 yards down the beach. You’ll also find parasailing, jet skis, mountain climbing, massage, shopping, hair braiding. Horse-back riding and even camel riding is available a few miles South of your condo.

A short drive to the colonial town of San Miguel provides excellent restaurant choices from Thai to Italian. Enjoy shopping, museums, swimming with sting rays and dolphins or the island’s premiere golf course.

In short, Cozumel has something to offer EVERYONE!

Keywords: Resort, private beach, ocean view, San Francisco Beach, Residencias Reef

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Laura

Born and raised in Colorado, I have spent my life traveling and diving the world. I have a wonderful family and feel richly blessed with the wonderful people I have in my life.

Laura purchased this condo in 2005

Why Laura chose Quintana Roo

I first came to Cozumel 30 years ago for diving and fell in love with the place then. I remember saying to myself then, 'I'd love to have a home here someday.' Well, dreams really do come true. I was able to buy this beautiful condo 5 years ago and have loved it ever since. I was born and raised in Colorado. Now I spend my winters in Cozumel and Summers in the mountains of Colorado. Life couldn't be better.

What makes this condo unique

This is the only one-bedroom corner unit available for rent here at Residence Reef. With two walls of solid window, and a wrap-around deck, the condo is sunnier and feels larger than other units. We have plants on the deck for privacy, but the views and open feel are wonderful.


Cozumel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1),
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.882353 based on 34 reviews

Nice unit, nice complex, nice spot, BUT

  • 2 of 5

The "BUT" is for the fold out sofa/bed. It is not a bed at all. In fact, it is a devious torture device. To build this sofa someone started with the worse foldout ever made and then added a mattress that is constructed using random chunks of scrap metal sandwiched between mattress casing material so it actually looks like a mattress. One night on this thing and you will be calling a chiropractor, massage therapist and your lawyer. I only survived 7 nights because I am a professional sleeper. I need exactly 7 hours; no more, no less. Bombs will not wake me up and I can sleep anywhere; standing up, under water, even in the back seat of an Austin Healey 3000. This bed will lure you in and fool you night after night. Once you lie down and immediately yell "OH MY GOSH",,, it's too late. You are too tired to do anything else because there are no viable alternatives at hand. "Leave it folded in and sleep on the couch," you say, "I love sleeping on couches." Well so do I. Learned it from my grandmother. She slept on a couch for the last 20 years of her life and died on a couch. I think she figured everyone dies in bed and if I never go to bed, well, you get the idea. And it mostly worked. She made it to 90 something. But let me tell you; "no no no, not on this couch." The support under the sofa cushions towards the back is too soft and you roll down into a claustrophobic ditch. There is only one solution: Sleep on the sofa cushions directly on the floor. That would have been fine for me. I have done that before with great results, but I did not think of it until just now while writing this. I cannot say why. I believe the evil genius that built this device is exerting some kind of mind control. So to summarize: Fantastic condo. I would have given 5 stars had I slept in the bedroom.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brett, I agree, the sofa is not comfortable, but it is impossible to find a good sofa bed in Mexico which is why my add says the condo sleeps two. People should not use the sofa for a bed and expect a comfortable night. Since there were only two of you, I didn't realize that you were going to sleep on the sofa bed or I would have warned you. But to take a beautiful condo, in which everything else is wonderful and rate it as a 2 simply because of the sofa bed, is truly harsh and not reflective of your entire experience. Next time I suggest you rent a two-bedroom.
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great time in cozumel

  • 5 of 5

Great place. My wife and I stayed for a week in July. very comfortable and we loved the views. beach was not crowded and the pool was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellant Condo

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time , this is a great location and the condo is everything you could ever want and more . Highly recommend staying here .

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious condo with beautiful views! Balcony with couch was fabulous. We enjoyed sitting out there in the morning with our coffee. The Kitchenette was perfect, and we enjoyed cooking our own breakfast. Although there are other condos around we still felt like we had plenty of privacy. We thoroughly enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ervin, I'm so glad that you had a wonderful time. Truly, it warms my heart to know that my condo was such a wonderful getaway for you; it's what I love about the place, that people love it there. I'd love to see you come back again.
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Very relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Very nice well maintained property with 2 pools. The condo was good size with newer appliances and a nice balcony and a beutiful view Bed Is comfortable. Laura was responsive when contacted

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a diving trip

  • 5 of 5

We chose to stay at this condo because we were diving everyday. The diving company we used, Diving Palanco, was very good and picked up at the pier right down from the condo. May of the other dive shops also pick up at that pier. There are loungers and umbrellas on the beach that were always available to our use. The 2 pools were very nice. Be careful of mosquitos on the beach and on the condo balcony. I enjoyed sitting on the balcony the first few nights but did not realize I was being eaten alive. Just use lots of bug spray.

The condo and condo complex were very nice. There are guards at the guard station 24/7. The condo has a keypad so you don't have to worry about keys. Its all tile, which I like because that is much cleaner than carpet. The kitchen had everything we needed. There was dish soap and dishwasher soap provided. We had to pick up and extra roll of paper towels and laundry detergent at the grocery store. I could not get the tv to work but I didn't try that hard. The wifi worked great. The back patio door did not lock. I didn't worry too much because it was the 2nd level but it would be nice if there was a stick you could put in the track to lock the door. The condo was very clean. There were plenty of towels and linen.

You will probably want a rental car. Rental cars are a pain in Cozumel but we enjoyed the freedom it gave us. We were able to explore the island like we wanted to with the rental car.

There is a book in the condo with lots of good advice on places to go and things to see. I highly recommend Dive Palancar for your dive company. They only provide water but you don't need food for a 2 tank dive. Everyone there was great.

Laura, the owner was very quick to respond to all our emails. I would highly recommend this condo and would love to return again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Cozumel Airport
Nearest Barpub
Carlos n' Charlies
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Cozumel/Palya Del Carmen
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Cozumel Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
Ocean's, Carlos n' Charlies, Paradise Beach
Nearest Beach
You're on it!

Right on the beach, 100 yards north of San Francisco Beach. Minutes from all the great dive sites. Carlos n' Charlies, Paradise Beach just a 3-minutewalk down the beach.


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