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7 Bedrooms, Oceanfront, Bike Path to Town

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa Princesa is a large oceanfront 7-bedroom villa located on the north side of Cozumel, approximately 5 minutes outside of downtown Cozumel.

Villa Princesa is a large oceanfront 7-bedroom villa located on the north side of Cozumel, approximately 5 minutes outside of downtown Cozumel. It's unique, not only for it's oceanfront location, but also because the 7 bedrooms are spread across three different structures, all of which are joined and face the same inner courtyard.

As you enter the house from the street level, you'll immediately find yourself sandwiched between 3 of the 7 bedrooms. On your right is a 2-level structure which has 2 bedrooms, each with it's own private bath. This area of the house can accommodate up to 6 guests, and is perfect for the singles or teenagers in your group because it has a separate entrance. On your left is another structure and another bedroom. This bedroom also has it's own private entrance, a full bathroom with a walk in shower, and a full size bed. Also perfect for the single in your group.

As you walk past these bedrooms down the long outside hallway, you'll find yourself at ocean level and at the entrance to the main house. The main level of the house has the spacious living room, with two comfortable couches and cable TV, the adjoining dining room which seats 14, and the attached fully-equipped kitchen. This level of the house has access to the ocean and beach and pool areas.

Outside you'll find an outdoor bar, a large pool with plenty of loungers, an elevator deck from which you can watch the beautiful sunsets, as well as a sandy beach area which leads to the ocean. The ocean entrance is rocky, but there is a water ladder to assist as well as a short dock area so that you don't stub your toe on rock!

On the second floor the house you'll find an additional two bedrooms. These bedrooms share a full bathroom and have expansive ocean views. One of the bedrooms has a queen size bed, whole the other has a king.

On the top floor of the house, the 3rd floor, you'll find the last two bedrooms, including the master suite. Both these bedrooms also share a balcony overlooking the ocean. The master suite has a king size bed and a private en-suite bath with both a jacuzzi tub and a walk-in shower, while the other bedroom has a queen size bed and a shared bath.

Even if you don't have a large enough group to fill all the seven bedrooms in this villa, you're still able to rent the villa at a reduced rate as a 3-6 bedroom house. So if what you're looking for is to be closer to downtown Cozumel, yet directly on the ocean, this is the perfect house for any size group.

More Details

Enjoy Cozumel
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay at this house from 5/20-5/26. What a great house! So much space. So much fun snorkeling out the back door (bring your own equipment)! It was so nice that all of us had large comfortable rooms and plenty of space in the living area to enjoy being together. The poolside chairs were comfortable for sitting and enjoying the evening. The local iguanas were great entertainment. The downside? There were ants in the kitchen, so we kept all opened food in the fridge. The hot water, cold water was unpredictable. Victor was so nice to us and the housekeeping staff had everything so nice for us each day when we returned from sightseeing. Also cabs were very easy to get by walking next door to the hotel. The hotel concierge even gave us coupons for free drinks at the restaurant we were going to. And the pool guy - what a character! He had some great stories and checked with us before draining and refilling the pool to make sure it would be available whenever we wanted it. We'll stay there again.
Jun 2015
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Zona Hotelera Norte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Jacuzzi tub in master bath
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Books, magazines, puzzles, games, cards, Ceiling fans, Daily maid service (Mon-Sat), Fully furnished, Beach towels, All kitchen utensils: dishes, utensils, pots & pans, Blender, Bottled / filtered drinking water, Dining room table, Gated property, In-room safe for valuables


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7 Bedrooms, Oceanfront, Bike Path to Town
average rating of 4.25 based on 12 reviews
Culbertson, Montana, USA

Great place for a family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We loved the property. We brought our own snorkel equipment (bought off Amazon relatively inexpensively) and snorkeled off the dock for hours everyday. It was wonderful to be able to jump in the water and see different fish and sites depending upon the time of the day. The house and beds were comfortable. The arrangement of rooms is nice in that you can give some people more and less privacy depending upon age, etc. WiFi is limited to the main living room and the bedroom above. We had difficulty making the cable tv work and just gave up as we had plenty to do. We had some difficulty with exterior lighting for pool area and they came and fixed it immediately.

A car is NOT necessary to use this property. I rented one which was nice, but totally unnecessary. A taxi (cheap to town $2-7) would work well for everything. It is right next door to the Coral Princess and you can hail a taxi to your door in an instant. We even used a taxi for the grocery store and it worked perfect.

We had a "hiccup" with meeting Victor. I think perhaps the method of arranging unless you have a phone with you that works isn't so hot. I think some kind of entry box with code would be better. Because it just took longer than anticipated from the airport to the ferry and across he didn't find us and wasn't there when we arrived. We are persistent and kept asking people and finally found someone who "knew" Victor and called him and we had a house!

I would absolutely return here any time. It is not "luxe" but it is perfect for a family or group of friends. Plenty of space and ability to get away from each other.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naples, Fl

We had an amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

We were quite comfortable at Villa Princessa. It was close to town and the views were extraordinary. There were 12 of us and the accommodations suited us well. We had a problem with the air conditioner and Victor made sure it was fixed as soon as possible.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Princesca was the answer for our group!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a house big enough for a group of 15 with creature comforts and Villa Princesca delivered. It is a multi-level home with a great saltwater pool, sandy beach and rock entry into the ocean; perfect for snorkeling. Kitchen had all the basics and a trip to the huge Mega store provided the rest. Ample water supplied for our group and the maid Antonio worked hard making our time so much easier. Highly suggest renting the house for a large group!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay at Princesa!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Princesa was fantastic and the pictures truly do not do it justice. Being able to swim in the ocean during the day and then watch the sunset from the deck was magical. My friend and I had an amazing time and Princesa had everything we could have possibly wanted. Thank you so much for making our stay so wonderful! We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not as good as last time

  • 3 of 5

Over the last two years, this place has gone down hill. We had a good time, but I am not sure that we would choose to come back to this rental.

The bad:

The house smells. The kitchen, living room, upstairs, and bedrooms smell. Like moldy trash.

The house needs painted.

The floors are dangerously slippery around the pool and in the living room.

They removed the ladder for ocean we could not use the property the way that we wanted to the last day.

The snorkel equipment we rented from the property manager was junky and did not work.

The good:

Great location.

Awesome ocean entrance.

The house keeper/ maid is amazing. She truly is a wonderful, nice person who lovers her job...and is very good at it.

The pool guy is cool.

It is Cozumel.

I can have fun anywhere...but this property needs some updating. The smell was too much.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that candid feedback. We certainly appreciate all feedback, positive or constructive. To address some of the comments: 1. The rain was pretty bad during this guests stay and as a result the humidity levels were really high, leading to a "musty" smell in some areas. Turning up the a/c to lower the humidity helps and we will certainly look into how else we can address this issue during those rare weeks when it's raining continually. 2. We were not able to finish all the painting before this guest's arrival because the house was occupied, but all areas will be finished in the first couple of months of 2016. 3. The ladder to the water was removed due to rough seas and was returned as soon as the seas calmed down a bit. 4. The snorkel equipment was provided for free and has already been replaced with newer equipment. Again we really appreciate the feedback.
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Austin, Texas

Villa Princessa May 20-26, 2015

  • 5 of 5

Eight of our family, middle aged parents, three young adult offspring and their spouses, stayed at Villa Princessa and found it very accommodating. It could easily house 12. We originally booked for 10, but one son and wife had to cancel due to their expecting a child soon. It is a large rambling house that affords a good common area for us all to be together, but spacious bedrooms and bathrooms for each couple to have our own space. It is close enough to San Miguel for it to be a quick and cheap taxi commute, but far enough out to have a little privacy and open space.

The ocean front is very nice. Many of our party snorkeled or swam from it daily. The view, especially at sunset, is classic Caribbean.

Victor helped us. We didn't see him much because we were out and about daily. But, he checked in on us and was very courteous. The maid service was good too. And, a team cleaned the pool while we were there. One of them even gave me a ride into town as he was leaving.

We would definitely stay at Villa Princessa again if we choose another Cozumel vacation.

Regarding comments from the April, 2015, negative review. Either we perceived things very differently, or substantial upgrades happened between our close visits. 1. The curtains are in ok shape. They are not room darkening. But the house has exterior shutters that are completely room darkening. 2. The beds and pillows were fine, though firm. 3. The refrigerator was adequate for our needs. Mostly though, we only ate breakfast there. 4. Our ladies did get some bug bites outdoors. But, we checked for bed bugs and found none. 5. I don't know if we used the coffee maker. I don't drink coffee personally, though some of us do. 6. I didn't see a safe. Perhaps it was there. 7. We did not use the pool much, preferring the ocean. When we did use it, it was a nice feature, and very clean. 8. The furniture in the living room and kitchen was comfortable enough and in good shape. The dining table is huge.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Listed prices for daily/weekly rentals do not include tax. Monthly rentals do not include utilities (gas, water, electric, cable/Internet, pool service) and are limited to six guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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