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Villasderosa: a Small Family Owned Resort

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

VillasDeRosa is located 65 miles south of the Cancun airport, on the private bay of Aventuras Akumal. VillasDeRosa offers this one bedroom beach front condo, with satellite TV, CD players, purified water, daily maid services, private bathroom, ceiling fans and air conditioning.

This condo enjoys a private balcony, spacious living area with dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Local or international meals can be catered to your dining room or enjoyed at our roof top bar or pool side café. Our beach bar is conveniently open all day. The swimming pool has both a shallow and a deep end for all guests to enjoy.

Aquatech, our on-site PADI dive center, is available for reef diving, cenote diving and dive training. Aquatech is a pioneer in cave, cavern and cenote diving since 1984. Snorkeling is excellent just steps from your condo and deep sea fishing, sea kayaks and snorkeling gear are all available.

VillasDeRosa provides private airport transfers and a great service, so you can enjoy your very own Caribbean Holiday.

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More Details

Tony DeRosa
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 1, 2018

About Tony DeRosa

Nancy and Tony DeRosa came upon Akumal in 1983. They fell in love with the area and scuba diving. In 1985 they designed and built a duplex on this very site. During construction of the building, they discovered the magnificent underwater cave systems in the area and their lives would be forever changed. Deciding to stay in Mexico full time, they rented out the second condo to visiting cave divers and continued to explore the underwater cave systems. Exploration was in full swing, and more and more divers requested to stay with the DeRosas. By the mid 1990's, property next door was purchased and a six condo building was constructed. By then more people were discovering the beauty of the area....not just divers. In the late 1990's another property was purchased, adding another building with 6 more condos and a pool.........all properties are directly on the beach! Soon a four lane highway was completed from Cancun to Tulum and many large all inclusive hotels started to populate the area. Villas DeRosa remains a small family owned and operated resort located on a beautiful beach isolated from the impersonal world growing up around them. Enjoy a simpler time on a beautiful private beach when you stay at Villas DeRosa.

Why Tony DeRosa chose Akumal

Villas DeRosa is a small family owned and operated resort with amenities that will make your vacation memorable.

We have two condo buildings, with a total of 12 beach front condos. All condos have private terraces overlooking the beach, living room, dining room, full kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. Sliding Glass doors and windows in the living room give you a full view of the beach and ocean from your condo. There is a private swimming pool, beach bar, and restaurant with a wonderful food menu. For adventure, the Aquatech Dive Center is on site and specializes in open water diving, cenote diving, and snorkeling tours. We can also arrange deep sea fishing for game fish with a boat directly on the beach by your condo. Nearby you will find the Mayan Ruins, swim with the dolphin programs, several theme & water parks, sailing, and more.

Villas DeRosa is the perfect location for you to enjoy yourself on the beautiful Mexican Caribbean......whether you choose to relax and sun on the beach or poolside, enjoy cocktails, eat fantastic local food specialties or continental menu or adventure out to explore this magnificent area, Villas DeRosa is the perfect location

What makes this condo unique

Step out of your condo directly onto the sand and enjoy the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Let Villas DeRosa become your 'Home on the Beach' where you can eat, live, relax, and play!


Akumal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) or Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa (2)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Villasderosa: a Small Family Owned Resort
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

We enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. The location is quiet and safe and the staff was extremely helpful with directing us to specific excursions and areas we wanted to visit. The condo was very clean and the maid service was excellent.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location not so great experience

  • 2 of 5

First 2 days no hot water 3rd day no water at all. Had to move twice but knew this in advance but we were moved to less desirable rooms, bedroom had no windows and the air conditioner was too loud to have on at night and the fan didn’t work. The food and staff were great but for the money go elsewhere. I complained to the owner but was just blown off. We won’t be back there again.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sir: I am sorry you did not have a great experience at VillasDeRosa... I also apologize for the fact we had our pressurized water system malfunction and had to replace a number of different parts. During the time our pressurized system was down we have a gravity feed back up system in place, but this system takes a long time for hot water to reach the lower units..... Again we also do apologize, this condo was out of water for 4 hours as we repaired the pressurized water system.... VillasDeRosa is in the process of updating all bedrooms to mini split air conditions. It is unfortunate that you experienced the new better system first and then were moved to one of the few condos that we have not yet had the opportunity to updated..... I am the owner of VillasDeRosa and on that day of you inquiry, I was not available. We at VillasDeRosa try to provide the best service available and in no way would we intentionally "blow off" one of our guests... Again, our sincere apologize for your inconvenience. ...
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A beautiful spot.

  • 4 of 5

Myself, my husband and our 2 Chihuahuas just spent 7 days here. It really is a beautiful spot in a great location for peace and quiet. we had a ground floor beach front 1 bedroom unit and it was great. We met lots of people from all over the place. It's off the beaten path but only minutes from the local collectivo. My only complaint is the bed needs upgrading as our back were sore after a coupe of nights and the kitchen appliances could use some upgrading. Minor stuff really. Oh and the roof top restaurant is not there. However they still have very good, reasonably priced food and a fun little swing bar steps away. We would definitely go back

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simi Valley

Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful spot for small to large groups. Away from busy beaches but close enough to go if you want to. There are not enough good things we can say about this place. We have four children 12,10,8,6 and there was something for each kid to truly enjoy. Whether it be swimming in the pool, snorkeling, sand castles, huge turtles on the beach laying eggs. From the moment we got there we were greeted with a smile and the utmost in hospitality. If you like to dive they have have everything you need right there. There were two restaurants on site, fabulous food decent prices. Thank you to everyone at VIlladerosa for making sure our family vacation was a memorable and enjoyable one. We definitely will be returning.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feel like a local...

  • 5 of 5

Villas de Rosa has a different vibe than other properties in the area, and was perfect for our needs. We stayed in a condo, and enjoyed being able to cook meals for ourselves after shopping at nearby markets. The on-site food is great, though, and we enjoyed the company of the bartender/cook. The small outdoor bar and restaurant was even frequented by guests from nearby all-inclusives who were looking for a more authentic and relaxed experience.

The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and bilingual in most cases. They took the time to tell us about nearby beaches and cenotes we shouldn't miss, which made for a memorable trip. The owner answered questions we didn't know we had, like how staying on the third floor would be the best fit for us.

The site is very clean and well-maintained. The housekeeping service was beyond our expectations, and was quick to replace a burned-out lightbulb without us having to ask. They also provide courtesies like dish soap, body soap, and shampoo.

Don't miss snorkeling around the reefs that are an easy swim directly out from the Villas' beach--surprising variety of colorful fish, sea life, and coral structures. Also be sure to visit the ruins at Xel-ha and Coba, at least one cenote, the Yal-Ku lagoon for an easy but beautiful experience, and the secluded beach at Xcacel (it's hard to find, so ask the staff). While having a car isn't necessary, we were glad we rented one. We were able to make quick trips to the market, and to visit multiple towns and archaeological sites in one day--and still have time left over to relax on the beach.

While we're not new to international travel, we haven't done a lot of it. The accommodations/location and the staff quickly dispelled any anxieties we had about being in an unfamiliar place. Akumal is more out-of-the-way than Playa del Carmen, but not so remote that new travelers should shy away.

We left feeling more like friends than guests.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nanaimo, BC

Amazing customer service

  • 5 of 5

Our family was welcomed by a beautiful smiling Rebecca. Our suite was spacious and accommodating! Wake up to sounds of the ocean right out your door! Outstanding snorkeling right on the beach! Tony junior too is a whirl wind of information and hospitality! Ask about the tours with Tony as well with Cora who is next door at the bar! Fantastic margaritas are to be had just watch the swings when sitting at the bar! I hope to return back in the near future!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Cancun International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
The Beach Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Playa Del Carmen
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Riviera Maya Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 307
Nearest Restaurant
on site
Nearest Beach
ON The Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Aventuras Akumal
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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