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Description from the manager
Hola and welcome to Cozumel! Your private paradise awaits. Villa Yak Alil is situated on a secluded, private, and sandy beach only a 15 minute drive from town. The spacious 5 bedroom 4.5 bath villa is designed to maximize the gorgeous views of the Carribbean Sea from every room. The open and spacious layout includes several sitting areas to enjoy each otherâ€™s company or find some time for yourself. Have your morning coffee or afternoon Margarita on the third floor terrace, poolside, or on the beach. The owners take great pride in maintaining Villa Yak Ali to very high standards. Our full time English speaking caretaker and groundske...Read more
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Beachfront Villa on Secluded Beach. Private Pool. Cook all inclusiive Option
Cozumel, Yucatan-Mayan Riviera, Mexico
located in Cozumel, Yucatan-Mayan Riviera, Mexico, but cannot be displayed on a map. Contact the manager for more details
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Rates shown in $ USD (change)
|Rate Summary||$449 - $1,598||$449 - $1,598||$3,143 - $11,186||$13,470 - $35,955||1 night|
|Mar. 1 2013 - May. 31 2013||$675||$675||$4,725||-||1 night|
|Jun. 1 2013 - Aug. 31 2013||$675||$675||$4,725||$20,250||1 night|
|Sep. 1 2013 - Nov. 30 2013||$449 - $799||$449 - $799||$3,143 - $5,593||$13,470 - $21,242||1 night|
|Dec. 1 2013 - Feb. 28 2014||$675 - $1,598||$675 - $1,598||$4,725 - $11,186||$23,970 - $35,955||1 night|
|Mar. 1 2014 - May. 31 2014||$675 - $799||$675 - $799||$4,725 - $5,593||$20,250 - $23,970||1 night|
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Additional notes from owner
The minimum stays for certain dates may be longer than advertised.
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What Past Guests Are Saying
Taft, TX, United States
Bday get together
Villa Yak'alil was nearly the ideal rental for our April birthday get together. The house is large enough that our party of 12 never felt crowded. Jackie took care of any problem we had including cleaning the kitchen every day.
The internet service was fast enough for www.damselindior to keep current on her latest blogs. Our kids enjoyed the two kayaks and I kept the bbq pit smoking. My only complaint is that the shallow water extends too far from shore for the dive boat to pick you up in front of the place. Instead we met at a pier just down the road. Each bedroom has it's own air conditioning controls and kept everyone cool. Plenty of hot and cold water in the bathrooms. We had trouble with one shower head and it was fixed as soon as I pointed it out. I highly recommend trying this place out. We plan to return next April.
Midway, AR, United States
20th anniversary in Cozumel
Fantastic. Villa yak is one of the very best. Jackie and the rest of the help around the house were super. The sunsets were incredible . The house is right on the beach with greate snorkeling and dive boats came very near because it was great. Best location on island. Very quiet and just minutes from town. Villa yak deserves all 5 stars. I just hit the button wrong if it shows less You won't find a better place.
Petoskey, MI, United States
This was an amazing vacation, the home was absolutely beautiful and went far above what we could have even imagined. Jackie took care of the home spotlessly and went far above her duties, she was very helpful, contacted taxi's for us, helped us know different things to do and where to go, she always made sure everything was clean. We loved her. This vacation spot is wonderful. We would highly recommend this home to others. We hope that we can return sometime. It was amazing!!!
Port Charlotte, FL, United States
upgrade the small things
Our family enjoyed our two week stay very much...terrific would be the word...The staff is wonderful in every way as are the cooks..The owner, however, should invest in some small relatively inexpensive items in order to bring this home to a top notch level...
Reston, VA, United States
Great house, beautiful views
Overall the house was incredible, if I were to be very picky I'd say it was obvious they put big bucks into buildig a quality structure, but it seemed odd to have such a nice place with some cheap fixtures like faucets - which were surrounded by beautiful tile. Again, that's being really picky and does not take away from the overall experience. The location was great - very close to some good snorkeling locations; you must have a car/moped something to get to town and back. Get the cook service, it was delicious and they clean everything for you - you'll get spoiled and love it too :)
Ventura, CA, United States
Excellent experience. Very Satisfied
Boulder, CO, United States
Excellent Vacation House
Perfect in every way.
Omaha, NE, United States
Villa Yak a Lil has Everything for a Beach Vacation
Once a year we take a week to go diving in Cozumel. We have tried everything from traditional hotels and dive resorts to waterfront condos, but Villa Yak a Lil surpassed all previous stays. The villa is situated on a private beach away from the sounds of busy hotels or other properties.
We were taken by the courteous staff, the spaciousness of the home, the ample resting areas by the pool or shady hammocks. Each room has a beautiful view of the beach each with its own balcony or one nearby.
We can't wait to visit villa Yak a Lil on our next visit and would highly recommend it for a group of friends or family traveling to Cozumel.
Knoxville, TN, United States
great party house for large group, lots of space, lots to do,
Had nine wonderful days in this huge, comfortable house. Cook service was exceptional, Jackie, the housekeeper couldn't have been kinder or more helpful. Weather was perfect, beach and snorkeling so convenient. Room for everyone, spacious bathrooms, spotlessly clean. Any problems solved by Miss Jackie. Edgar, the cook went out of his way to accomodate picky eaters and vegans. Garage space for your vehicles, games and cards available. Large porch and deck and spotless infinity pool. Once in a lifetime trip for our three generations. Would return in a heartbeat.
End of Summer Vacation
We stayed at the villa with 3 other families for a total of 16 people and had a great time! We were a little worried that we may get tired of each other or of the loud noises made by the little ones (4 were 3 years old) but the house is big enough that
you can be separated from everyone and have some me time. We paid for the cook service and we bought food for the lunch part of the day. However, we had so much good food left over from breakfast and dinner sometimes that we would not even need to make lunch.
Wish we would have known how much food we were going to have so we wouldnâ€™t have bought so much lunch items. Edgar, the cook, and his wife and niece (his assistants) did a wonderful job cooking delicious meals! The set our tables, brought the meals to the
table, cleared the table and always left the kitchen spotless. We all gained some weight while there Iâ€™m sure and everyone, even the kids, ate all their food! I miss the cooked meals already. The house itself was great and roomy. Jackie was very helpful offering
us tips on where to go and telling us to watch out for the taxi-mafia. A taxi cab (4ppl max) from the villa to downtown is 150 pesos, a taxi van (8ppl max) is 300 pesos. Theyâ€™ll try to give you different prices each time but these prices are the norm. She
did a great job cleaning the house. The kids really enjoyed the pool and didn't go to the beach that often. I would have like more beach area, less rocks and for the house to be a little closer into town. The cab drivers try to hustle you out of money and
you always get different quotes even when going to the same spot. Make sure to be firm on what you're paying and ask up front what the price is. We did see a crocodile one day to the left of the house. We used the kayak the first 2 days there but after we
saw the crocodile we were a little apprehensive and stuck to the right side of the beach. The hammocks were super handy and some of us even took naps in them. We vis
Two Birthdays and a Wedding
We had a group of 15 friends at the villa for the week. We were celebrating a 40th and 45th birthday for two of the ladies and the place was so beautiful that a couple that was getting married in the states in January decided to go ahead and get married there at the villa instead. We had a really great time and after the week was over it was hard to leave our home in Cozumel behind. The only comment I heard that may be improved on is that a few of the people said that their mattress was uncomfortable (hard). This was not my opinion though, I slept in the third floor bedroom and it was great. There is a beautiful roof top veranda but there is no furniture on it to sit out and enjoy sunrises with a cup of coffee and sunsets with a glass of wine, it needs to be furnished so that you don't have to bring the furniture from the bedroom outside. We would definately recommend this villa to anyone looking for a place in Cozumel, in fact we did just that to a couple that we met at the airport on the way home. LIFE IS GOOD!!!
Slovak/Hickerson Wedding Party
This was a perfect place for the wedding party to stay! Lots of memories were made here. It was so convenient to Mr. Sancho's (where the wedding was) and to the Iberostar (where all of the guests stayed). It was really nice to have our private pool on the beach! I highly recommend it!!
Ellicott City, Maryland
Beautiful Home! Fabulous Caretakers! Wonderful Vacation!
Fabulous home with amazing detail! The caretakers were wonderful and helped set up trips to town, where to go for snorkling, etc. The property was kept so clean! We had meal service and the food was fabulous! You couldn't drink the water, but that was absolutely not an issue with all of the water jugs/bottles around! We were a group of 11 and never felt cramped! Absolutely the best vacation thanks to the caretakers!
Rothsay, New Brunswick, Canada
we loved the spacious...
we loved the spacious house, use of Kayaks, hammocks, pool, and location. Would definitely return.
amazing amazing amazing.
A group of colleague/friends stayed here in December as a get-away vacation from work, and it was beyond excellent overall. Jacqui and David were great -- Jacqui gave us good advice on who to call or where to go for fun activities in town. Our dedicated cabby - Miguel - was very chatty and friendly and had great suggestions for restaurants that were authentically good instead of touristy. He took us to the grocery store to pick up snacks and goodies for the house, told us about the Sunday night dance parties on the square in town- which was a lot of fun too. He even took us on a drive through his neighborhood and introduced us to his dogs!
Scuba shops will pick you up from the pier that is just south down shore from the house.. you do have to walk over some slick muddy rocks on your way to and from the pier but it was worth it for the pick-up rather than having to drive all the way into and out of town with our gear. There are places outside the house to wash and hang your gear up as well.
We highly recommend getting the cook service while you are at the house. You're on vacation.. who wants to cook and clean up?! The cooks were amazing and often made meals that rivaled the meals we had at the restaurants in town. For the price it is most definitely worth having them come around. On the days some of our party brought back fish, the cooks were more than happy to prepare it in an authentic way and it was delicious!
With nine of us total in the house, this place for a vacation was a steal. And so much better than having all of us separated in hotel rooms. We will be back for sure!
Had a wonderful stay at Villa Yak'alil! The on site caretakers Jackie and David kept the house and grounds clean and were most helpful with anything else we needed. We used the cook service and can't say enough about how good it was. We are definitely planning a return trip in the near future.
We've stayed in numerous villas in Mexico and this is the best kept place . The manager ws very helpful and the cooks were awesome. Kids rode the water bikesand kayaks daily. They rode next to dolphins with a baby on the last day. Great ending to a great vacation.
Cozumel May 2010
The house was much better than depicted in the photos available online. Anyone looking for a relaxing time on the beach will love it. Great for large families or multiple familes. The cooking service was well worth the additional money.
Great time at Villa Yak'alil - 3/13 thru 3/20.
Villa Yak'alil is wonderfully spacious and elegant. A great accommodation for our family of 8 adults and 4 childen. Cozumel is a great destination, and the villa exceeded all expectations. Jacqui took very good care of everybody and everything.
Ironman Cozumel 2009
What an incredible trip! Thank you so much to Jackie who made everything so easy on my family! We would have liked to have had an oven or a grill, but other than that it was an absolutely wonderful time!
Spring, TX, United States
great house, location, and staff
Muskego, WI, United States
Best Trip Yet
Second time to this property. New owners have made significant changes/upgrades making this our best trip yet to the island. Everything was superb!!!
Forest Lake, MN, United States
Our whole clan (11 of us) enjoyed our week at Yak'alil very much. It was the best of the 3 Villas we have used. Jackie was the best ever.
Hamlin, TX, United States
Christmas is Cozumel!!
WOW....what better way to spend Christmas. When we (16 adults & 1 baby) arrrived at the house it was so much more than I had expected. The house itself is beautiful and spacious. The ocean view is breath-taking. We took full advantage of the cook service and the meals were wonderful. It was great to wake up and know that someone was downstairs cooking breakfast. Suppertime was just as good, when at the end of the day we all gathered around the tables. We rented bicyles for the week, went scuba diving from San Franscico beach, twice, and also visited Chichen Itza. Jackie was wonderful in so many ways and helped with our spanish translating skills. Thank you "At Home in Cozumel" we had a wonderful time :)
Goodlettsville, tn, United States
The villa and staff were outstanding! The beach was beautiful and within close proximity to several public beaches. I highly recommend this property (especially the cooks!)! One complaint was broken beach chairs but that was easy to overcome. We will be back.
Fraser, CO, United States
Lane B.'s review of Beachfront Villa on Secluded Beach. Private
Jackie was amazing, 5 stars doesn't begin to accurately charectorize how helpful, attentive and kind she was. Anything we needed she provided and gave us ideas and resources we hadn't thought of. Our stay wouldn't have been the same without her.
Huntington Beach, CA, United States
I have to say you never know exactly what you might be getting yourself into when booking a vacation home online. But I have to say that this house was everything they said it would be and more. From the moment we arrived we treated like family. Jackie who lives on the property and takes care of the house was so amazing. She will make your stay in Cozumel a better experience. She kept the house so clean and was always there when we needed her. There were 10 of who stayed at the house. We had more than enough room.
One of the highlights of the trip was our cook Luis. I highly recommend having a cook for the house. Everyday he was there bright and early making us an amazing breakfast. Then would be back at anytime you wanted to make us dinner. He always had such a big smile on his face. ALso many of us were diving on the trip. There is a pier within walking distance of the house that your dive company could pick us up at and drop us off at after the dive.
So to sum it up. We all had such a blast staying at Villa Yak'all.
We will be back there again very soon.
Little Rock, AR, United States
Best vacation ever
I love Cozumel! Locals are fantastic and their is so much to see and do. This is my 2nd booking with at home in Cozumel & both have exceeded my expectations. The Yak Allil was fabulous, I'm amazed at how cheap it is to rent a house of the caliber!!!
Greencastle, PA, United States
Paradise minus appliances
The house was beautiful and our group of eight loved it. Jackie and Javier were very helpful and nice. Jackie especially was at our beck and call for any problems or concerns. HOWEVER, we were very disappointed to arrive to an ice maker that made about 10 cubes of ice a day and a freezer that took a day to make a tray of cubes. It cost use about $20 just to get some bags of ice to use the fist day since we didn't rent a car and had to send for it. Additionally, the oven didn't work at all. Only one side of the toaster worked, but they did replace that within a day or two. About halfway though our stay the microwave also broke and wasn't replaced until the day we were leaving. The roof leaked in several places and a fan in the larger of the main floor bedroom makes a banging noise that makes sleep difficult.
All in all, I think we just had some bad luck. We certainly made the best of it and still had a wonderful vacation, but all of the problems certainly made things inconvenient. I think the ice situation should have been taken care of without a charge to us.
Salem, AL, United States
Perfect place to spend a family vacation!
The pictures on the website do not adequately show how great this house is. It far exceeded our expectations. The rooms are spacious. The view is terrific. Jackie, the caretaker, is wonderful and does a great job of keeping the house in order and answering any questions. We had 3 families and 2 babies and had a most memorable vacation. We would love to come back.
Response from At Home In Cozumel Inc - 06/30/2008
Thanks for the perfect score. We tried and tried to get pictures that do the house justice but that's past our skill level. It was always a great house, but the new owners have taken it to an even higher level. Come back real soon.
New Braunsels, TX
NO Trees, Lots of Sand Fleas on the Beach . The house got very hot to much west sun on the house needs TREES ! Very Very nice Home.
Algonquin, IL, United States
Had a FANTASTIC time!
We have found how and where we want to travel to Mexico going forward. Staying at Villa Yak'alil was truly a memorial experience. The house is fantastic and Yackie makes it all the better. Make sure to do the cooks service and we recommend Edna! We'll be back for many years to come! Cannot wait until next year!!
Smithfield, KY, United States
Two Weeks in a Palace
This is an extrodinary home - every bedroom is fantastic! Two weeks of Mexican food was a bit much - perhaps every other day would have been better. Our ccok was great, the house well managed. MUST get the ice maker fixed!!! Phone to US did not work, internet very, very slow. Property landscaping was very well maintained on daily basis, house was kept very clean daily. This property is a great value for its cost and can sleep 8 adults very easily plus a few kids.
Rupert, ID, United States
Shockey's Trip to Cozumel
The staff and property was fabulous. We couldn't have been treated better. Luis the cook was awesome. I have already recommended it to others from Idaho and we are planning our next trip back asap. Thank you for a great trip.
Brownsville, TX, United States
Great place to stay with family or friends. I wished I could have stayed longer than a week. I would recommend this house to my friends. You definetly need to rent a car but it is very easy to get around Cozumel.
Lisa S.'s review of Villa Yak'alil 5 Bedroom Villa
Overall, it wasn't worth the money. Way overpriced for this property, and unfortunately it's changed my opinion of At Home in Cozumel as well as this type of vacation. I have been renting vacation homes specifically on Cozumel from 1 to 4 times per year for the past 12 years. I am a dedicated, repeat customer of At Home in Cozumel. This property was not worth the money. The house itself was beautiful and housekeeping was spotless. But, sparsely furnished and the pool was way too small for the property. I understand it had undergone a change of ownership just before our arrival, but then I believe our stay should have been discounted if it meant the house was't up to par. I also believe that repeat, good customers should be given a discount or some other perks. There's way too much competition for my vacation dollar and I can do better elsewhere. Case in point - I've been back to Mexico on 2 vacations since this one and just booked another - all not through At Home in Cozumel. These houses have outpriced themselves. I've seen the rental prices go higher and higher, but the properties and services are the same or lower. If you and the owners are satisfied with your customer base and rates of return, then no need to change...congrat's. If not, there are things you could do to improve. For those owners who really want to rent and make money, I hope they know that they could be doing much better.
Bayport, MN, United States
The view was spectacular, the house lovely, the caretaker and he
We had a very nice stay and became quite taken with the caretaker and her son. They were just delightful. We did have a series of electrical and redridgeration problem that made things a little tense but the caretaker Jackie worked hard to resove these as did the property manager.
St Charles, IA, United States
We had a wonderful time Villa Yak'alil. The home is wonderful and the location is beautiful! I can't wait to go back!
Great Falls, Virginia, United States
Villa Yak alil
We are already talking about renting "our" villa again next year. It was a wonderful experience. Much cleaner (I'm fussy)and much more beautiful, than I thought it would be. Jackie was wonderful and was very helpful with hiring boats and giving advice.