Guests feel as though they have entered a large Mexican home as they walk through flower-filled gardens to rooms in a two-story, sand-colored hacienda that looks as if it belongs in the Yucatán countryside. Amiable staff members extend the kind of warm Mexican hospitality that makes guests return frequently. The low rates, which include continental breakfast and kitchenettes in all rooms, attract transplants vacationing for weeks and months, who settle into suites with dining tables and chairs and separate living room areas. Several large grocery stores have opened on Cozumel in recent years, carrying everything you might require to minimize expenses. The beds are a bit hard, the furnishings heavy, and some rooms may smell musty—especially when humidity is high—but they're immaculately clean. Sinks outside the shower and toilet area make up for the small space. Book one of the second-floor rooms, which get a breeze and more light.