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Gina Laughlin/Owner

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish

5 Bedroom 4 Bath Vacation Home Unique Floor Plan

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 9 nights

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Overview

Gonzalo Guerrero Villa Rental Photos and Description

PERFECT FOR FAMILIES, SET UP FOR DIVERS, WALK TO TOWN, SLEEPS 10!

Relax behind a wall of bougainvillea in the front garden and in privacy behind10 ft walls in the back patio. Enjoy breakfast on the patio by the Mexican Talavera fountain or set out the hammocks for a lazy afternoon nap. After a full day of incredible diving, rinse your dive gear in the dunk tank in the back patio and hang to dry in the secure locked storage area.

This beautiful home is located in the upscale residential area of the Corpus Christi church and plaza, just 4 blocks from the ocean. Walking distance to beach, town, markets, bakeries, restaurants etc. Completely furnished with traditional Mexican furnishings, there are 2 separate floors with kitchens, drinking water, linens and towels. The 3rd floor is a very large master suite and bathroom with a large covered patio. All bedrooms have A/C. 1st floor living room has 40' Smart TV and USA programming cable. The property is gated and secure. Front lawn is grass with a maya rock walkway and gardens. 1st floor has 2 bedrooms (1 King and 2 Twins), 2 bathrooms, Living and Dining rooms, Kitchen and Patio. 2nd Floor has 2 Bedrooms (1 King and 2 twins), 1 large bathroom, Living room, Kitchen and Terrace. 3rd Floor has a Queen bed and Terrace that looks out over town to the ocean and a full bathroom.

Cozumel has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, world class diving and there are so many hotels with great pool areas, staying in a house is the best way to enjoy all that Cozumel has to offer at a really affordable price.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Gina Laughlin/Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish

About Gina Laughlin/Owner

Our family has been traveling to Cozumel for over 30 years and absolutely love our forever vacation home. My grown boys took their first steps in the plaza and were always on the dive boat since 5 years old and certified at 11! Despite traveling and diving all over the world, we all agree, going home to Cozumel is the best!

Gina Laughlin/Owner purchased this villa in 1990

Why Gina Laughlin/Owner chose Playa del Carmen

Our home is designed to accommodate 2 families or groups of friends with separate entrances and living areas so you can be together but not on top of each other all the time. All the patios and living areas are perfect for getting together for cocktails with friends or just hanging out and reading a book! The home is very comfortable and lots of good memories have been made here over the years. Most of our guest have been calling Casa La Roja home for over 25 years as they return every year.

What makes this villa unique

Very quiet area...Mexico can be noisy so we are fortunate to be tucked into a residential neighborhood that is just a few blocks away from all the action yet extremely quiet. While some rentals have pools, we have always believed Cozumel is about the ocean and on an island you have more beaches and reefs than you can visit on any one trip.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)
5 Bedroom 4 Bath Vacation Home Unique Floor Plan
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Great House in a Wonderful Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We've been renting Casa La Roja for over a dozen years and have thoroughly enjoyed our stay on each occasion. The house is very functional & comfortable whether for a week or for a month or more. Each year the owner makes a few improvements. The house is always well maintained, clean and in tip top shape when we arrive.

We rent the first floor which features a full kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining area, a living room and a quiet spacious back patio with a built in brick grill. . There’s a separate apartment on the second floor containing two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, living room and large balcony; and, the third floor has a single bedroom. The house has tasteful furniture throughout, a television, and air conditioning in the bedrooms as well as fans in every room (we rarely need to use the air-conditioning).

Although we enjoy Cozumel’s many fine restaurants we also cook in or take out from time to time. The kitchen is well-equipped for cooking or you can use the built in brick grill on the back patio. For divers there’s a rinse tank for gear on the back patio and a secure area for hanging dive equipment.

Casa La Roja is in the charming Corpus Christi neighborhood. We always feel as if we are part of the neighborhood instead of being in a gated tourist community. The house is about one block from the magnificent Corpus Christi church and the square in front of the church where there are often events, music, etc. This is a safe neighborhood – as is all of Cozumel – and the house is very secure

The house is about a 25 minute walk from downtown (or a 5 minute car or cab ride). If you rent a car there is plenty of parking available on the street. Casa La Roja is about a 10 minute walk from two large supermarkets and excellent restaurants.

Teresa, who cares for the house and looks after the guests, is attentive & always helps out with whatever is required. The house has internet and a television which is nice to occasionally get a news fix on CNN, BBC, Fox etc.

We think this is a great house which we will continue to rent in the upcoming years. We’ve recommended it to several friends who have all thanked us for the recommendation.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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5

So spacious, great for large groups

  • 5 of 5

The listing on this home is exactly what you get!!! Well-maintained and an excellent job done by the property manager who was available if we needed her. Within walking distance of great restaurants and two large grocery stores. Loved the sound of the beautiful church bells from the gorgeous Catholic Church in Corpus Christi neighborhood. You can not go wrong renting this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Why we are repeat renters of Casa La Roja

  • 5 of 5

We live in a town on Cape Cod so we are well aware of the ups and downs and possible horrors of house rentals.

That said we return every winter to a 3 week or sometimes longer stay at casa La Roja for the last 18 years.

Why???? No pool.. no TV... not on the water...?

Well, This is a home, a comfortable home well situated in the Corpus Christi neighborhood. We walk to lots of restaurants, shopping or just walk a few doors to sit in local square. Of course we also rent a car for our 3 weeks.

It is quiet, CLEAN, well managed. The moment we arrive I plant my IPOD in the docking station and know when we return from a day of diving we can just listen to our music.. not something loud with screams from the hotel pool wet t-shirt contest. Plus the conveniences in the home like appliances and internet are fine.

Yes we will return next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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Car: recommended

Casa La Roja is located just off the main Church plaza 4 blocks from the ocean and main streets. The plaza is a quiet area where people take their kids to play or just relax on the benches. You can hear the church bells every day and see the church from the 3rd floor patio.

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Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Aug-Oct 2016
Aug 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
9 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59

This home has multiple floors. If you do not need all bedrooms please advise and I will discount the home accordingly in the quote. Special rate for Aug-Oct is for the 1st and 2nd floor only---4 bedrooms/3 baths. Please note there are no refunds with the exception of a natural disaster ie: a hurricane that prevents you from traveling to Cozumel. However, should you have a personal emergency and need to cancel your trip I am very flexible and would allow you to reschedule.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gonzalo Guerrero Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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