Mariposa Estates, a gated community (video monitored), is a great value with lots starting at $74,600 for 2-hectare lots. The land is all high and dry; no wetland or swamp.
Protective covenants and design critera are in place in order to protect buyers' investments and create a community that will have certain standards. Development team works closely with the director of ecology in order to establish an eco-friendly environment.
Electric poles are in throughout the development and it is energized in the front half of the southern portion.
Mariposa is equipped with high speed internet cable which is owned by the development, so nonproprietary. As a homeowner in the development, you can purchase internet, TV and phone access from any provider in Cozumel.
A basic road is in through the southern portion of Mariposa Estates; additional road improvements are planned in the future. 25 kva transformers have been provided in the front of the south section of the development (up to 5 kva per lot).
Some of Cozumel's best beaches and dive sites are within two miles of the development. Closest beach (Playa Mia) is within 1/4 mile. It's an 8-minute walk from the entrance gate of Mariposa Estates to water's edge with the beach stretching for miles in both directions. Other beach areas close to Mariposa include San Francisco Beach, Paradise Beach and Mr. Sancho's. These magnificent beach areas offer amenities such as restaurants, pier for dive boat pick up, assorted water sports, swimming pools and an assortment of shops.
Between Mariposa Estates and the beach area is private and Fidecaribe land (federal land). This land provides a buffer between the development and the main coastal road that goes south from the town of San Miguel to the island beach areas.