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Bienvinedo and welcome to Villa Rosella, formerly Casa Birdie. The villa was designed with your complete comfort in mind. Within two minutes’ walking distance, you will be dipping your toes in the sand at one of Cozumel’s premier beaches: San Francisco. You will enjoy the rooftop patio which boasts a grass palapa with picnic table, lounges, and hammocks. While sipping your margarita, you can view the gorgeous Cozumel sunset, boats, or parasailors. Downstairs, the great-room consists of a large living-dining room area plus kitchen with bar seating to accommodate extra guests. The trundle-day bed rolls out to comfortably sleep two adults on twin-sized mattresses. A full-sized air bed and an extra mattress are also provided for any overflow. Upstairs, the two mini-suites consist of large bedrooms with private baths and private balconies. Downstairs, the bedroom also has a private bath. We are sure that you will fall in love with Villa Rosella.

Built in 2005, this elegant villa was designed with your complete comfort in mind. Offering an exceptional amount of privacy, the house has 3 mini suites with private baths and sitting areas. The two upstairs suites also boast private balconies overlooking the pool and with ocean views. All of our furniture was custom carved by a local artisan, and the house contains a unique collection of vintage Mexican feather paintings and other fine arts and local crafts. For socializing, the villa has a large great-room and fully stocked kitchen and dining area. The rooftop patio has a large grass palapa which covers a picnic table, chairs and lounges. FREE wifi View more

We had such a great location and a good time. My husband and I had the place to ourselves the first eight days then our daughter, hubby and kids joined us. The yard is well planted and we enjoyed the area around the pool. Our other grandkids ( live in Cozumel) really took advantage of the pool as did I. Such fun. I awakened each day and was on the rooftop by 7 to get the early rays and study Spanish.

Each of the three bedrooms is furnished with a comfortable king bed and has its own bath/shower. There is a shower outside too which is convenient. We ate out under the palapa by the pool a couple of times. There is a grill in the back and a large sink for rinsing off snorkels.

A two minute (or less) walk gets you to the beach. We could have cut through other spots too but the one to the right by Carlos and Charlie’s is easy. We walked on the beach 2 or 3 miles to the south each morning right after breakfast. You can go to any of the “beach clubs” and order a sandwich or beverage and enjoy “their” beach. We were never hassled or charged. The Mayan Cacao Company, less than a mile walk south is very educational, fun, and has tasty drinks. Go to the areas on a Sunday and with no cruise ships it is not crowded.

The town of San Miguel is about seven miles to the north. We called local taxis and could get in for $7. If you use the stand which is almost next door if is $15. Groceries are so inexpensive at Chadrourie (misspelled) and Mega. Almost everyplace took cc, US $, or pesos. Extremely easy.

We visited Cozumel in March. This was our 3rd trip to the island with the first 2 visits being at resorts and without kids. We had 3 kids with us – 11, 9 and 4. We had more than enough room and privacy for the 2 families to share the house, it was fantastic to each have our own bedroom with king size bed, private bathroom and balcony. 3 couples could share this home very comfortably. The home had everything we needed and then some, including a great supply of pool toys for the kids. We used every aspect of the place including getting a massage from Frank SiRa up on the roof top on the first day, so nice he came to us! Tony was accommodating and helpful but we really didn’t need to contact him because everything was working perfectly for us. The beach bars are walking distance with fun for everyone – the kids enjoyed the inflatable water park the most. Getting to the east side beaches (kids also enjoyed the "crashing waves") is simple from here as well as getting back into town for supplies. We had better luck with grocery shopping at Sam’s than we did at Mega but Mega is a really nice store if you want to stay closer. Gail is so easy to work with, this has been the easiest vacation rental for us so far and we would be happy to spend another vacation here. This experience allowed us to enjoy much more of the island than staying at a resort. There are so many wonderful restaurants and places to go here and we always felt like we were double spending to leave the resort. We visited Punta Sur, Chakannab, Paradise Beach, Carlos and Charlies, all the east side stops and down town on Sunday was so much fun. The kids literally cried when we had to leave.