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Airbnb Cozumel: the 11 pretty homes to rent for a perfect vacation

Whether you are looking for a home for your short vacation or a long “workation”, my selection of the best 13 Airbnb in Cozumel and amazing VRBO apartments and villas, will help you choose among so many incredible options.

I picked my favorite ones by style and location to offer a variety of options for different budgets.

Cozumel is a charming island, mostly renowned among the diving community and as one of the main stops for Caribbean cruises.

However, its charm and beauty attract all sorts of travelers, coming to the island for a day trip from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya or for a relaxing week and, inevitably fall in love, as I did.

In this post, instead, I am going to talk about the amazing accommodation options that you will find in Cozumel on the VRBO platform as Airbnb has interrupted the collaboration with bloggers, and they have raised their prices outrageously.

Disclaimer – I apologize if the title says Airbnb but I couldn’t change it otherwise you would have not found me :). I assure you on VRBO you will find even more gorgeous places. See what I have found for you!


In a rush? Check out my top selection

For a big family or friends retreat: Beachfront Las Brisas
For a couple or solo getaway isolated from everything: Stingray villa Cozumel
Luxury family vacation: Oceanfront Cozumel Home with Private Pier + Pool!
Solo vacation or workation: Oceanfront Condo


Get to Cozumel from Cancun

The prettiest Airbnb in Cozumel and VRBO

Stingray villa – Relax and Recharge | Turbo WiFi | couple’s paradise

📍 Cozumel · 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1bath ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

Sting ray villa room
Photo © Stingray Villa

An exquisite space in the heart of Cozumel close to the ferry and all the restaurants in the town center.

As you can see from the pictures you will stay in a beautifully designed spacious space equipped with all the most modern amenities for maximum comfort.

Your hosts Greg and Silvia will also be available for anything you need to make your stay ultra special.

Read more and check availability on VRBO

What some of the previous guests say:

Place is fantastic!!! Owners are even better!! Great location in town, but very quiet and not too far from the water. We rode our bikes everywhere. Everything was immaculately clean, room, pool, etc. Close to shopping, bars, etc.

I really enjoyed my stay here, the hosts were welcoming and informative and were very flexible around my checkout which was much appreciated! I would highly recommend this property to anyone who wants to explore Cozumel on foot, it’s right near the ferry!

“Loved our stay on Cozumel and am so glad we chose Stingray Villa. Great location, and hosts. Great room that was clean, and cozy. I will definitely return! ☺️ We really liked that they provided drinking water in the room & recycled it. Thanks!”


Beachfront condo at Residencias Reef-A

📍 San Miguel – Cozumel · 3 guests · 1 bedroom  · 1 private bath – ⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

BEACHFRONT CONDO GARDEN
Photo courtesy VRBO

This spacious condo located in the condo complexes Residencias Reef offers all the modern comfort and spectacular sunset views from its own private beach or from the comfy chairs on your balcony, or from the exclusive rooftop patio.

Located on San Francisco beach, Residencias Reef consists of four condo complexes which include two heated pools that guests are welcome to use

There are a few beach club restaurants within walking distance of the condo and a pier for diving pick up right in front!

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What previous guests said

Great location and property. Host was very helpful with communication and information. Would definitely return”.

“Residencias Reef never fails to impress. The grounds are immaculate and the units are clean and well maintained. Susan is extremely responsive and accommodating to her guests. We consistently rent here and are returning guests to this unit. We highly recommend for a relaxing, enjoyable respite.”

“I booked Susan’s condo on very short notice for a quick solo getaway. This condo was a spectacular choice. It was exactly as you see it in the photos. Large outdoor balcony with a double water view. It overlooks the pool with the ocean just beyond. Soooo relaxing to sit out there and simply unwind. I ate most of the meals, which I was able to cook in the well-stocked kitchen, and took in the sunsets out there.”


Oceanfront Cozumel Home with Private Pier + Pool!

📍 Cozumel · 16 guests · 5 bedrooms · 8 beds · 6.5 bathrooms – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲💲💲

luxury home in cozumel, verandah
Photo courtesy VRBO

One of the most luxurious properties in Cozumel designed by a professional architect and decorated with a world-class taste, this spectacular property is the perfect place for a luxury family (or friends) retreat.

Boasting luxurious amenities like a gourmet kitchen for family-style meals, an illuminated infinity pool where you can perfect your tan, and a private pier to enjoy breathtaking sunsets from, this vacation rental promises a more-than-memorable stay.

Besides the gorgeous furniture guest will enjoy an array of outdoor equipment and services such as an illuminated infinity pool, private pier, oceanside thatched-roof terrace (palapa) w/ hammocks, covered patio, outdoor ceiling fans, outdoor lounging/dining spaces, gourmet charcoal grill, sunbeds, rafts, paddleboards, fire pit.

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What previous guests have to say

“This property was one of our most amazing stays with an extraordinary Host. Will definitely love to stay there again

“We stayed for 8 nights for diving and relaxation. Everyone associated with the property from hosts to the cleaning staff were absolutely wonderful and a pleasure to work with. The dock was perfect for the dive boat for pick up and drop off. We shall definitely return for our next Cozumel dive trip. Don’t think twice! Book the trip. You will not be disappointed. The worst part was leaving…”


Oceanfront condo on the bluest ocean of Cozumel island

📍 Cozumel · 2 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath – ⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

Pool cozumel condo apartment ocean front
Photo courtesy Airbnb

Great apartment, close to downtown but away from the noise, equipped with the most modern facilities, and with a stellar view of the ocean! unbeatable location.

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What other guests have to say

We had a wonderful time at Tito’s Paradise! The location was perfect, the place was clean and comfortable, the view and the snorkeling were wonderful, and it was an easy walk to town. Best of all waa Spela, who was so helpful and responsive. She had great advice and contacts for getting around to doing the things we wanted to do. A wonderful host and a great stay!

Homey and cozy place….. near downtown and an awesome snorkeling area if you are an avid fan…. thanks to eloisa for being always ready to help…. she helped a lot…. the staff are all super nice… thanks for making our stay Amazing….

The building itself has been renovated a few years back. The grounds and rooms are clean and some units are bright if you pick the right one. Some tucked back with little outdoor space. Not lavish by any means. The pool was not up to par on this trip so we couldn’t use it, but hopefully, they got it fixed. Eloisa was a PURE PLEASURE to deal with and made check-in and out a breeze. Her kindness and friendly personality were a highlight of our stay. The pool/sand area could use a few more chairs but is comfortable on a whole. We’re in the water most of the time so not a huge issue. We come to snorkel – oh and dine out – which is an easy mile walk to the plaza.


Beautiful Contemporary Home With Pool

📍 Cozumel · 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3.5 bathrooms – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲💲

This beautiful spacious house is located in a quiet neighborhood of Cozumel at a close distance to the ferry, shops restaurants, and tour pick-up points.

It’s a two-story house with a swimming pool, and garden with palm trees, and guests can enjoy an outdoor gas grill and a large rooftop terrace.

There are three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, television, king-size bed and private patio. All bedrooms have big walk-in closets.

The living room has two sitting areas, a modern kitchen with all the necessary appliances and a custom-made dining table for six.

We are away from the busy tourist area but it is only a few minutes drive to the waterfront, the restaurants, and supermarkets. Sam’s Club is within walking distance and the beaches are 15 minutes away, the drive to get to them is beautiful.

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What do guests say about this condo? Read the previous reviews

This was hands down the nicest property we have stayed at in Cozumel! The house is beautifully designed and close to everything you need. The private pool is amazing and the neighborhood is quiet. We will definitely be returning to this property.

Lots of room and amenities. Had fun sitting by and in the pool. Great relaxing time.

Loved the house. Although it was just the two of us, this would be great for several family members too. Beautiful and clean.


Tortuga Gardens – Two-Bedroom Apartment #3

📍 Cozumel · 6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths– ⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

Tortuga Gardens pool
Photo courtesy Airbnb

Situated on the third floor of a small building, this functional and stylish apartment has all the modern facilities that you will need for your comfortable stay.

Besides all the common facilities you will also find a small safe and a smoke/CO alarm installed.

In the outdoor space, you will enjoy a pool, dining and BBQ area and lounge chairs. and 2 bikes available for rent.

The condo is at a close distance to town and beaches.

Your host will also offer you a guide to Cozumel and if you are planning to dive, Ruben is also a dive instructor. 🙂

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Tortuga Gardens
Photo courtesy Airbnb

The House of Mirrors

📍 Cozumel · 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 4.5 baths – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

The house of mirror pool
Photo courtesy Airbnb

This artsy house, very popular among the islanders,  was built in 1989 by the Brazilian architect Douglas Cerqueira Gonçalves, who lived on the island for a few years and actually in the house while building it. You will see a very personal touch in the home decor, which includes many sophisticated wooden art pieces.

Surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden with a pool and waterfall surrounded by different palm trees, bromelias, orchids and other plants, a very unique greenery combined with beautiful Mayan stone steles and various wood, stone and metal modern sculptures, creating a very surreal and magic atmosphere that you won’t find anywhere else in Cozumel. 

 The property is just two small blocks away from the sea and from Punta Langosta, the main international pier in town and just three minutes away from the town hall and the main square; also walking distance to the bars, restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping strip.

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The house of mirror
Photo courtesy Airbnb

Suite Miranda

📍 Cozumel · 3 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath – ⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

suite miranda airbnb
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Cute studio, nicely decorated in Caribbean colors, featuring stunning views of the sea. This tiny studio has everything you need for a great vacation in the Mexican Caribbean, equipped with all the essential amenities. Suitable for a single traveler or a couple.

From the pool terrace, a common space, you can also admire spectacular sunsets.

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Treetop Cozumel | Rooftop Pool | Daily Cleaning

📍 Cozumel · 3 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath ⭐⭐⭐- 💲💲💲

This adult-only property is the perfect place to relax after a day scubadiving or exploring the island. You will love the minimalistic decor and sleek feel of this brand new and modern apartment.

Enjoy the rooftop plunge pool and BBQ for tranquil nights at home. Also, free bikes are provided to explore downtown or the spectacular coast around Cozumel.

Also included:

  • Security Night Guard
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Floor to ceiling window to enjoy the tropical jungle view of the garden
  • 10% scuba diving discount

It’s an Adult-only property (12+)

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Villa Violeta By Villas Zamná

📍 Cozumel · 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

Villa Violeta cozumel airbnb overview
Photo courtesy Airbnb

Spectacular stylish villa in the middle of Cozumel surrounded by a lush jungle for a peaceful and tranquil retreat in nature, with all the necessary comforts.

Among all the amenities: comfortable beds, private warm jacuzzi, a/c in the whole house, bali bed, private garden, high speed internet

Located at 2 minutes driving to the beaches on the east side of the island.

It’s one of 4 house in the same property but each one with its own services. Common areas are optional, maintenance crew can be there during the day to take car of the lawn, and services to the empty houses.

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Villa Violeta cozumel airbnb
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Villa Violeta cozumel airbnb pool
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Downtown OceanView Condo w/ 2 bedrooms and A/C

📍 Cozumel · 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths – ⭐⭐⭐ – 💲💲💲

Downtown airbnb cozumel
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Lovely apartment strategically located downtown at a close distance to everything but in a very quiet and safe area.

The cozy space with a Mexican home feel offers 2 bedrooms a spacious fully furnished kitchen and amazing ocean views from the balcony.

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Read my Cozumel Travel Guides to learn more about the island

Unmissable things to do in Cozumel
Fun Fact About Cozumel
How to get to Cozumel
Driving in Mexico: all you need to know
How to rent a car in Mexico
Mexico travel tips


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