The Owner's Manual

Your Guide to Affordable Villas, Suites, and Lockoffs

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Thousands of villa owners in Cancun, Mexico and Playa del Carmen, Mexico list their villas here and in our newsletter which is published four times a year in January, April, July and October.  You can buy or rent a Villa (two bedrooms, two baths and kitchen area), a Suite (one bedroom, one bath and kitchen area), or just the Lockoff (one bedroom and one bath) directly from the owner with no commission involved.  Go to Resort Listings and then select the ad section you want to view.  Please be patient while ad sections load.  Although others surf our website, Royal Resort owners are your best target market.

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