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SPECIAL RATE for MAY * Ideal LOCATION for Your VACATION * $200/night

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,174 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Our BEAUTIFUL CONDO is located at RESIDENCIAS REEF in the most desirable building #1. This is a perfect location in Cozumel for your diving trips or excursions with BOAT PICK UP from the dock. San Francisco Beach is gorgeous and one of the best in Cozumel. There are palapas and palm trees for shade and plenty of lounges on our beach and around the 2 pools. Our unit is well appointed for your stay. Marble floors throughout with beautiful marble baths in the 2 bedroom suites which both having a king bed + a luxury queen air bed is available for a maximum of 6 people. The great room open floor plan has stunning beach & pool views from the floor to ceiling sliding doors. The kitchen is very well equipped and a pleasure to use whether you're grabbing a quick bite, making margaritas or eating in for the evening. Our 55" flat screen TV in the living room has a bluetooth sound bar that you can connect your own device to for enjoying all of your personal music. The master bedroom has a 40" flat screen TV. Don't forget your iPad or laptop - there is wifi in the unit and at the main pool. Our 2 safes will accommodate all of your valuables & laptops. If you dive, you will appreciate the close proximity to the best dive sites on the island and the rinse tanks by the main pool. All of Cozumel is safe and Residencias Reef has an added advantage of a 24/7 staffed gated entrance. Our attentive staff will take excellent care of you during your stay. What are you waiting for?? It's time for a VACATION!!

Barbara Heywood
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Barbara Heywood

We are long time Colorado residents living in the mountains so we love heading to Cozumel for the fabulous scuba diving, beaches and tropical island lifestyle.

Barbara Heywood purchased this condo in 2013

Why Barbara Heywood chose Cozumel

Cozumel was our #1 choice to own a condo after many years of beach vacations and dive trips. The Caribbean Sea is enchanting and we always love coming back to our island paradise and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this condo unique

We had stayed in several condos in Residencias Reef and elsewhere on the island before deciding to buy in Cozumel. When we first walked in to #5240 we had that WOW EXPERIENCE you hope for! The light & bright corner unit and the views are stunning!! The layout of the 2 master suites is private and the great room is right where all the action is with the beach and the pool right outside the terrace. The complex is gated with 24/7 security, the grounds are gorgeous and meticulously maintained. This location feels like you have the island to yourself although restaurants and activities are only a short drive or taxi ride away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have stayed in the condo a number of times, both in the summer and winter. The condo is the perfect location on the island and is an excellent choice for a perfect "home away from home."

The owners are extremely gracious and helpful and take pride in keeping their unit clean and polished for the vacationers. The housekeeping is top shelf and the management is super and always available for questions and answers.

The interior details of the condo are wonderful, and the location is truly" A "plus. Sitting out on the balcony watching the sunset, or sunrise, whatever the time of truly the most relaxing and the most peaceful moments of the vacation.

We love the beach, pools, and the location to the dock is perfect. We love walking the

beach and visiting the spa at the Hotel near by. We always look forward to our vacations knowing that our " home away from home" is so highly maintained and the owners and management are always there if we need anything! We highly recommend this condo for couples and families! We always have a wonderful time.
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Cozumel Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2174 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en suite
  • Both baths have glass enclosure showers and marble throughout
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En suite, sitting area, overlooks the beach
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En suite, balcony overlooks pool & natural setting
  • 2 spacious private master suites
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Treat yourself to delicious homemade meals in the comfort of your vacation home. Start the day with a piping hot breakfast. For lunch or dinner, savor the flavors of authentic Mexican, Mayan and Yucatecan dishes. Check for availability & cost. Mini Mart at adjacent property. Large grocery stores in town have everything you need. Excellent USA style grocery stores in town


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Daniels Stay

  • 5 of 5

I've been coming here for 7 years and this condo was the best kept and supplied that I have stayed in. Everything thing in it was great. Thank you Barbara and George for allowing us to stay at your place.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a great vacation and we look forward to having you stay in our condo again on your next trip to Cozumel.
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Fabulous appartment

  • 5 of 5

We been to Cozumel 10 years in a row and love the island

We stayed for 3 weeks in appartment 5240, amazing view, great size of the rooms, and great with 2 bathrooms.

The owners are amazing and had everything organized for us. We had cleaning twice a week and all equipment we needed for our stay.

We recommend this appartment for everyone that want the best view and the best place to stay at Recidencias Reef.

Thank you so much Barbara and George for the best vacation of our 10 years in Cozumel.

Bjoerg and Eirik from 🇳🇴

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed our 2 bedroom beachfront condo in Residencias Reef! We look forward to having you next year once again in our 1 bedroom condo! It's wonderful you can have a long holiday from the cold weather in Norway.
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Buena Vista, Colorado

Simply Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Barbara's unit #5240, second floor, a two bedroom/two bathroom unit on the beach and next to the pool. What a wonderful experience for us as we usually travel to higher end all inclusive resorts. This unit had every single thing you might need from beach towels, to snorkel fins, to a lime press (yummy margaritas were made) to a washer/dryer. The condo is spacious and very comfortable with a wrap around balcony. It was perfect on those windy days where it would have been uncomfortable on the beach but not on the balcony on the beach! The views were spectacular and everything was as advertised by the owner, Barbara. The water is purified, but bottled water may be more to your liking; no problem just load up at the Mega store or there is a small and I mean very small mini mart walking distance on the road across from the Secrets that has bottled water, drinks and a taco stand. Additionally there is another taco stand closer on the street called Don Chely which also has great food and open for breakfast and lunch. The beach clubs are walking distance to the condos also for drinks, food, and fun. These are all only open until about 5:00 however, so dinner is either cooked within your gorgeous kitchen, Room Service delivery from any restaurant in town or explore many of the most awesome restaurants throughout Cozumel. The unit has great wifi, english television stations, many seating areas and all the comforts of home which you do not need to bring with you. Barbara was always on point with her communication and very helpful with whatever your questions were of the area. There was always a place at the pool or beach and unlike the resorts, the 'towel game' is not played here so everyone can enjoy a seating area whenever they choose. This is a great unit outside of town in a quiet area, but access to some day time food and supplies is easy and the road along the condo community is great for walking or running if you choose. Thank you Barbara for allowing us to stay in your terrific condo for a wonderful week in heavenly Cozumel!!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Janet, I'm so glad you enjoyed our slice of paradise in Cozumel. We have been fans of renting condos for vacations for many years - you really feel like you live there, ALMOST like a local . . . . We would love to have you return to #5240 for your next trip to Cozumel.
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Champaign IL

Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

We (2 couples age 46-65) stayed here in Oct 2016. Just realized I never posted a review. We had no problems during our stay and everything was as advertised. Beautiful condo and beautiful grounds and beach. Located on main road leaving town so commute back and forth was very easy. I'm tempted to leave a bad review just to help make sure the condo will be available again the next time we visit Cozumel. :-)

There is no restaurant within walking distance so keep that in mind for meals with the exception of a place next door that offers you a day pass for food and pool access. Too pricey for us so we passed.

Car rental is advised. You will want to explore the island anyway so go ahead and reserve one. Scooters are also available but carrying luggage that way didn't appeal to us. You can rent a car at the airport or at the Playa del Carmen ferry port.

All in all we can't wait to go back and hopefully this unit will be available.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy to hear your group enjoyed our beachfront condo at Residencias Reef last fall. I look forward to having you back on your next trip to Cozumel !!
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Amazing location on the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Condo is beautiful with a great location and well equipped and maintained. Owner was very responsive to all questions and the total experience was fantastic.

Complex has great amenities as well. Private beach that is well maintained. Bring footwear as shoreline is rocky but the beach is beautiful. In addition, there is a private pool that is also very nice. Location is several miles from town so you need transportation or taxi for shopping but it is not far at all and location keeps things safe and quiet for families.

I would highly recommend the facility and I believe this particular condo was one of the best available.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cliff, I'm so glad you had a wonderful vacation with your teenagers and you enjoyed our condo on your first trip to Mexico! Hopefully, it was the first of many and you'll return to Casa Heywood in the future.
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Mexico, City


  • 5 of 5

Everything worked out well with the owner, no surprises at all. Barbara was always very responsive and helpful answering all the questions we had before arriving.

The development is well mantained and the condo is in good shape, it is clear that the owner keeps good attention to details. It is a great place to relax since the development is not crowed, something we were looking for and enjoyed. The pool and beach area are fantastic.

We had a great time, certainly will consider it when visiting again Cozumel.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good vacation in Cozumel and you enjoyed Residencias Reef and our condo in building 1. Hopefully you'll be able to come back soon!!
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Our condo is in the perfect location to enjoy the many activities Cozumel has to offer or to DO NOTHING but relax and enjoy the surf, sand and sun!!




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

A cancellation fee of $50 will be deducted from a returned deposit.
Ironman Event 11/19 - 11/26, 5 night minimum, $275 per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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