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Relax & Recharge as you experience the real Cozumel - Los Alcatraces

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Guest House

Perfect for a romantic getaway, our accommodations give you the privacy and safety of your own place, plus the convenience of having knowledgeable hosts on-site.

Structured like a small boutique Hotel, our en-suite bedrooms have their own private entrance. Guests share the pool, garden, and covered patio.

HOTEL QUALITY WITH THE COMFORTS OF HOME

The bedroom features a queen-sized bed with butter soft, 1000-thread count Egyptian cotton linens you can sink into after a long day. There is plenty of closet space for you to store your belongings as well as a locked safe for your more precious items. For an extra jolt in the morning, brew a fresh cup of organic coffee from Chiapas in the comfort of your own room.

The en-suite bathroom is stocked with toiletries and towels so you don’t need to worry about taking up space in your suitcase!

THE GREAT OUTDOORS...AND WE MEAN GREAT!

Our relaxing garden is the perfect backdrop to start your day, watching hummingbirds whilst you sip your morning coffee.

Since the average daily temperature in Cozumel is 75°F (24°C) or higher year-round, you’ll want to take a dip in our refreshing pool to cool down. We also have lounge chairs for you to work on your tan, too.

THE REAL COZUMEL

Our guest house is located within walking distance of the town center. We’re just far enough away from all of the tourists to give you a taste of the real Cozumel. You can mingle with the locals at nearby markets and enjoy authentic cuisine.

More Details

Property Manager
Silvia Lira-Lupone
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Silvia Lira-Lupone

WHO ARE WE

Back in 1992, I came to this tranquil place in Mexico because I sorely needed a dive vacation. It was a time in my life to listen to that little voice in my head and regroup, breathe and lead a saner life. Then in 2009, I met my beautiful wife Silvia on the island and the permanent transformation started.

On a vacation trip to Cozumel in 2011, we immediately fell in love with a casa called Los Alcatraces! What’s not to love about an authentic Mexican casa with a tropical garden, a cooling pool, and an outdoor area in the shade? Our favorite activity here is scuba diving. Visibility is almost always spectacular, ranging from 80-100 feet on average thanks to the calmer waters. This makes for some great scuba diving and snorkeling all year long. We love the fact that Cozumel is extremely laid back without an attitude and is safe!

Buying our first guest house, we furiously went about renovations inside and out to create an oasis guests could enjoy. We really focused on what we wanted as renters. Jump forward 5 years, and we love sharing our casa with others who also have a dream of an authentic Mexican experience.

CONFIDENCE

We work in both the background and with the guests looking for an island escape. Silvia has extensive knowledge of the travel and resort industry from her time spent with Vista Del Mar Boutique Hotel, Cozumel Bar Hop tours, Odyssey Tours, and Royal Holiday Club. My background as former owner of a restaurant helps me offer outstanding customer service to ensure your vacation dreams are reached. That little voice has never left us and we continue to listen to our clients in order to improve and offer what we consider to be THE BEST VACATION EXPERIENCE on Cozumel.

GOAL

Our goal is to create a luxurious tropical ambiance where vacation memories are created on beautiful Cozumel Mexico. We are here to assist you in celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, or a much-needed vacation!

Silvia Lira-Lupone purchased this apartment in 2012

What makes this apartment unique

WHAT OUR GUESTS THINK

“Both Greg and Silvia were very accommodating and gave me great suggestions and recommendations for restaurants and sites to visit.”

“Silvia and Greg are friendly and attentive hosts with plenty of great recommendations for places to eat.”

“The innkeepers Greg and Silvia are friendly and professional, helpful and intuitive to guests needs.”

“Silvia has this wonderful knack of being around when

you need her yet you would never really know someone else is living on the property.”

“We were in Cozumel to dive and Greg and Silvia did their utmost to keep us well rested and watered in between trips.”

“Host Greg gave us amazing food recommendations, rental car information, and the dive crew that could not have worked out better.”

“Greg and Silvia were wonderful and basically we can’t find anything to complain about!”

“Greg and Silvia are kind, accommodating, and knowledgeable about the island.”

“But the hands-down best part of staying at Los Alcatraces was Silvia and Greg.”

“First of all Silvia and Greg were wonderful hosts, and happy to accommodate us in any way.”

Amenities

Colonia Centro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Drug Use
  • Guests are to observe nighttime peace and quiet, i.e. they are not to disturb the other guests accommodated in the hotel.
  • Only registered guests of Los Alcatraces Cozumel will be allowed on site and the privilege of using said facilities.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Los Alcatraces Cozumel Includes: Coffee Maker, Organic Coffee from Chiapas, Electricity, Maid Service, Filtered Water, Wifi Internet, Cable TV, Pool, Refrigerator, Air Conditioning, Room Safe, 1000 Thread Count Sheets, Shampoo, Soap, and a Dive Gear Wash Tank.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

Perfect retreat, close to neighborhood restaurants

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 days with Silvia and Greg, who were gracious hosts. Silvia was quick to offer assistance and suggestions when needed. The location is convenient to our favorite restaurants (back in the neighborhoods) and is also easily accessible to La Caleta, where we meet our dive guide.

The room was well appointed and the A.C. was efficient even in the heat of the day.

It rained quite a bit during our stay so we did not use the pool or the garden area much, but it was well maintained and full of lush plants and flowers. We really appreciated the rinse tank for our dive gear.

Location is secure and very quiet, we slept soundly in both the afternoons and nights.

Parking is on the street directly across from the gate, we had no issues finding a spot.

We will definitely be return customers.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Always love being in Cozumel and this room made it special

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at an intimate quiet inn. Hosts were helpful and charming

Very luxuriously appointed room.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I have stayed in many rent by owner places on vacation and this was by far the best

  • 5 of 5

The hosts are absolutely fabulous: helpful, friendly, approachable & super kind. We were super early and they accommodated us and late to leave & they understood. They sent us maps, restaurant suggestions, and specific tips on how to get to their place from the airport including on how to avoid tourist traps & scams. Daily cleaning was punctual and thorough. Silvia gave us several tips and helped us with anything we needed: iron & ironing board, she noticed that our rented scooter's tire was low on air and proceeded to fill it with air using her pump. She really took care of us and was very kind and friendly. Absolutely loved our experience. I can't say enough about the location and the hosts. We really do hope we can stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Where do we start .well it all started with a warm welcome at the front gate by Silvia to show us around the property very well kept and exceptionally clean inside the property as well inside the room .the room is very well layout very nice pillows aswell the mattress and the house towels that they provide is better then any hotel that we stayed before.TOP quality all the way this was our 4th trip to cozumel and it was the best by far no question about it .we will no longer stay at any hotel's again. Thank you Greg And Silvia and don't forget Rosie the watch dog does not miss a thing. We can't wait to see you all again soon

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An amazing spot on the island!

  • 5 of 5

An amazing spot on Cozumel! Spotless, comfortable, friendly, safe, thoughtful, and great value are some of the words that come to mind thinking about our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A comfortable stay and a great deal

  • 5 of 5

I really liked this place. It is different from being at a luxury rental, which I stayed at Playa del Carmen prior to here. The location is several blocks away from the ferry area, but an easy walk. I'd like to recommend a nice restaurant off of the main street a few blocks from Los Alcatraz. It's called Chardonnay. Italian and Mexican cuisine. It has nice garden seating.

The location is not fancy, but when you are on Cozumel, you don't need it because you want to go out to scuba or to a beach club. And this price is the lowest I've seen. I gave a five star rating because of the value and lack of stress involved because Silvia communicates with you prior to your arrival and because she makes you feel very welcome. The pool right outside your room is absolutely necessary. When you are here, you wake up in the morning, maybe cool off in the pool, go out with your daily leisure, come back to cool off in the pool again, and go out for a nice dinner. Doesn't need to be complicated when you're in Cozumel.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Cozumel International Airport CZM
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Wet Wendys
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Cozumel Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Cozumel Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
La Chef
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Hotel Barracuda Beach
Car: not necessary

We invite you to step inside our beautiful tropical home. Los Alcatraces Cozumel differentiates itself from larger chain Hotels by providing exceptional and a genuine personalized level of service and accommodation.

We are walking distance from one of the most beautiful main streets in the world. Cozumel is the perfect place to rest and enjoy the wonders of the land.

At our family-owned and operated retreat, we offer lodging and accommodations perfect for a relaxing getaway. You get the privacy and security of your own apartment, yet you also get the advantage of having someone living on site to help you with all your questions.

Surround yourself with the striking sunsets, the majestic splendor of secluded sandy beaches, and all of the sounds of nature in one place – The Island of Cozumel, Mexico.

We offer a friendly and caring atmosphere, dedicated to making your island holiday experience an unforgettable one. Beautiful beds and lavish linens are ready to comfort you at the end of each sun-soaked, adventurous day at our beautiful island.

At Los Alcatraces Cozumel you will truly experience paradise unmatched by any island in the world.

Los Alcatraces Cozumel is located right in downtown Cozumel and it is ideal for travelers who want local attractions at their doorsteps: great dining, the main pier, the central park, and local shops are a short walk from this charming hotel. Our accommodations are an excellent design for the elite traveler, the active diver, the frequent and leisure traveler who yearn for a quiet and relaxing getaway.

Minutes from many casual and lively activities make for a perfect tropical setting and a unique chance to experience an unforgettable Mexican vacation.

Los Alcatraces Cozumel includes Coffee Maker, Organic Coffee from Chiapas, Electricity, Maid Service, Filtered Water, Wifi Internet, Cable TV, Pool, Refrigerator, Air Conditioning, Room Safe, 1000 Thread Count Sheets, Shampoo, Soap, and a Dive Gear Wash Tank.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.