Island NEWS

Crime "FREE" Cozumel -vs- Mexico Drug Crime and US Crime

Do you know your cities crime statistics? Recent dreadful news of crime waves throughout other areas of Mexico have travelers and investors worried. Statistics for 2008 are not yet available, but Cozumel's roughly 90,000 inhabitants continue to enjoy a safe friendly environment, where violence and fear are simply not part of our world.

Cozumel belongs to the state of Quintana Roo, one of Mexico's 32 states.  The state of Quintana Roo accounts for only 2% of all reported crime in Mexico. Furthermore, Cozumel Island, accounts for only 7% of all reported crime in the state. We were surprised to see in our research, that there were 5 homicides reported in 2007. Then we discovered that "homicides" for reporting purposes included suicides and traffic deaths.

The US population is roughly 2.88 times larger than that of Mexico while the rate of drug related homicides in the US is 5.71 times larger. If Mexico had the same population as the US and the rate of homicides grew accordingly Mexico would have a little more than 20,000 homicides. Therefore, it could be said that the rate of drug related homicides in the US is practically twice as large as that of Mexico.

Statistics for 2008 will likely reflect escalations in crime in other areas of Quintana Roo and across Mexico. The problem is real and tragic for many.  Thankfully, Cozumel remains insulated and as safe and tranquil as ever.

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IRONMAN Cozumel 2009

Ironman is coming to Cozumel November 29th 2009! For offical Ironman Cozumel information click here.

Many hotels are already sold out. Contact Cozumel Living NOW for your Ironman vacation rental - There already going fast!!!!


Oceanfront Condos & Villas ~ Featured Rentals ~ Private Garden Suites





New Listings



3 Bedroom Oceanfront Villa - Costa Del Sol A3 - SO. COAST HWY. COSTA DEL SOL KM. 12.8

A unique opportunity to own a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath luxury home in the exclusive Costa Del Sol gated community. Enjoy 400 feet of white sand beach right outside your door, Infinity Pool and adjacent Wading Pool, Clubhouse with Exercise Facility, Banquet area with kitchen, 135 foot Pier for excursions to pick you up right at your door! Quality construction with top quality finishes. Steady rental potential with property management available.

With effortless ownership through the home owners association, this community of private villas boasts impeccably maintained lush tropical grounds - Just unpack and start enjoying your dream in paradise. This is the ONLY private villa directly on the ocean offered by licensed brokers in Cozumel. $925,000 USD.

Directly on the Ocean with sandy beach at your door!

Special price for spring $913,000 USD!!!

For Rental Information go to www.enjoycozumel.com


Located on 15 Avenida Norte between 12 and 14

Lovely 3-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom home, 2 story with vaulted living room, quality construction, appliances and fancy wrought iron handrails on the stairway. Gracious outdoor living with comfortable patio, swimming pool, and attached elect ionic opening garage.  Super convenient to shopping, airport, and oceanfront on a beautiful street. Office at the top of the stairs overlooking the living area, central air conditioning and laudry room. $360,000 USD




Located in the best residential neighborhood in town! Corner of 10th Ave. & 23rd St. South.

Luxurious 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bathrooms new home in Corpus Christy. Furnished with completely equipped kitchen, laundry room, Dish Network TV and AC in every room. Parking and patio in the front and back with Palapa covered terrace. For rental information go to www.enjoycozumel.com

$267,000 USD



DOWNTOWN ! ! ! Located on 25th avenue South between streets 5th South and Miguel Hidalgo. Ready for construction. Nice wall with gates.

230 SQ. METERS (10 m front X 23 m deep)

$550,000 Mexican Pesos




Located on Dr. Miguel Borgez Ave. between streets 7th and Miguel Hidalgo

Fracc. San Gervasio

396.99 SQ. METERS (11 m front X 36.09m deep)

$540,000 Mexican Pesos



Hot Deals



70 Av. Entre Calles 7 & 11 Sur

Beautiful newer Mexican Hacienda with a fountain, pool, rinse tank, and dive gear storage area. 4-Bedrooms, 4-Baths, 2-Levels, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Laundry room, Balcony, A/C Mini Splits, Patio. Huge Garden, Private Pool. Nice Garden, Garage, and Furnishings.

From $449,000 USD - REDUCED TO $319,000 USD



Calle 21 South & Gonzalo Guerrero

This amazing property is situated on a large corner lot on a quiet street, just one block off the ocean. 2-levels, 3-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms, living room and TV room, dining room, and kitchen. Large covered outdoor living room with outdoor kitchen facing the pool. A/C, pool, Jacuzzi, 2 car garage with electric door opener. Back patio, storage and laundry room. Lot Dimension: 1480 SQ. Meters = Approx. 4,855 SQ. Feet

Reduced from $850,000 USD - NOW $750,000 USD




Hacienda Monte Cristo #14

Located in Country Club at the far north end of the island across the street from the golf course. Spacious 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom on two floors! Gorgeous panoramic ocean views from terraces on both floors.

Reduced from $395,000 USD - NOW $325,000 USD

Special circumstances exist and are now in your favor. Time is running out to claim this great deal!





Residencias Reef #6120

Gorgeous ocean views! #6120 is nicely furnished 2-bedroom on ground level located in a gated community on San Francisco beach. Private pools, A/C, sleeper sofa, washer/dryer, parking, Jacuzzi, and Garden.

This is an incredible deal!!!

Reduced from $440,000 USD - NOW $295,000 USD




Residencias Reef #8170

Large, nicely furnished, air conditioned Studio with queen size bed and sleeper sofa. Comfortably sleeps 4. Located in a gated community on San Francisco beach this unit has a washer/dryer, access to freshwater pool and endless sandy beach.

Reduced - NOW $179,900 USD




Residencias Reef #8180

2-bedroom, 2-bathroom furnished corner-end unit with wrap around patio and air conditioning. Located in a gated community on San Francisco beach this unit sleeps 6 very comfortably with two nicely furnished bedrooms and sleeper sofa. From this unit stairs lead down to a freshwater pool with endless white sandy beach. Private pools, A/C, sleeper sofa, washer/dryer, parking, Jacuzzi, and Garden. This is an incredible deal!!!

Reduced- NOW $279,900 USD



* * * Purchase both of these side-by-side units #8170 and #8180 for the incredible price of $459,800 USD. * * *

A deal your whole family can enjoy with great rental potential!

Why choose Residencias Reef...

Located in the NEW Wyndam Spa Hotel/Resort, Residencias Reef is located on one of the nicest beaches in all of Cozumel, offering tropical living with luxury amenities.

Spectacular gated Resort with 200 feet of private coral sand beach, the azure sea at your doorstep - at the perfect temperature for year-round swimming and diving.
Only eighty-five one, two, or three bedroom condominium apartments contained in four, three-floor low rise buildings. Magnificent sunset views.

Each apartment offers mini-split air conditioning, and generous balconies. Covered parking and storage room is included.
Professional security systems on a peaceful and safe island. So near, and yet so far from the activities of the Hotel.
State of the art utilities- new main road access, fiber-optic telephone lines, cellular phone service, purified water from our private reverse osmosis desalinization plant, sewage treatment and garbage disposal.

Nancy Edwards - Broker
Email: nancy@cozumelliving.com
Cellular: 044-987-111-4515

Office Phone: (987) 869-2345
Fax: (987) 869-1244

US Phone: 1-214-230-6601

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