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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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 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 Cozumel

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


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average rating of 4.8285713 based on 35 reviews

Would be beautiful and peaceful, but noisy neighbors.

  • 3 of 5

This property is gorgeous, well-maintained, private/secure but the all-inclusive resort Secrets is directly next door and when they have overly loud music playing you can hear it a mile away and it totally destroys the peace and quiet that Residencias Reef would otherwise have. The Island desperately needs sound ordinances and stricter development regulations. As Cozumel is growing so fast, many of these amusement park-live resorts are having an impact on the natural beauty and calmness that this gorgeous island has had. Why not just go to Disney World or Cancun is you want to live in a circus environment!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom, Thanks for taking a moment to share your thoughts and concerns about your stay at my Condo in Cozumel. I am very happy that you felt that the property was "gorgeous, well-maintained, private/secure." I treasure my own vacations and work very hard to ensure that every vacation here is as wonderful as possible, and provide the venue for the best vacation ever. I am sincerely sorry if your trip was less than perfect--Secrets does have a band one night a week that plays from 8 to 10 pm, and occasionally has music playing at the beach area for a couple of hours during the day. Honestly, in the 10 years I've been renting my condo, no one has ever complained about the music and many people have commented that they enjoy the entertainment. I sincerely hope that you can find a more isolated resort in Mexico so that your next vacation trip is more enjoyable for you. Sincerely, Laura
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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: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brett, thanks for taking the time to write about the condo and I appreciate your comment that it is a "Fantastic condo" and you would have given it 5 stars had you slept in the bedroom. I agree, the sofa is not comfortable. It is impossible to find a good sofa bed in Mexico which is why my add says the condo sleeps two. Since there were only two of you, I didn't realize that you were going to sleep on the sofa bed. I provide my all renters with my phone number and email address to contact me with any questions or concerns. Had you let me know you were not comfortable sleeping on the sofa, I would have provided the 3" memory foam mattress I have that actually makes it quite comfy. I would suggest that next time you might consider contacting the owner with any problems you're having so that they can correct the problem and you can have a perfect vacation. Sincerely Laura
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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: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

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: June 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: April 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: August 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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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