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Beautiful New House - Caribbean Beachfront

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, ocean and mountain view, 2 patios

2700 sq ft home, built in 2011/2012. Double car garage; main floor master bedroom kingsize bed with ensuite and walk in closet; 2 queen bed upper level rooms with a full bathroom (bathtub/shower) between; full kitchen with all kitchen utensils; breakfast bar; dining area; large, bright living room with sliding doors to huge covered patio overlooking the backyard/beach. Stunning views and lovely sunsets from the upper bedrooms and the second floor patio. The view to the South from the glorious front doors is of the Pico Bonito Mountain range.

Air Conditioning and hot water. New, outdoor shower!

More Details

Owner
Jody
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Jody

Hello fellow travelers, we are Randy and Jody from Canada! We live in Calgary, AB where Jody was born and raised - where Randy adopted as a home in 1982. We have been married for 16 years and we have two amazing children: Christina is 25 and Ty is 12. We love traveling and seeing as much of the world as we can, we love to get out and meet the local people and are enjoying the challenge of learning Spanish in our newly adopted country. We were very pleased to finish building our dream home: Rocas Rojas, named after the red river rocks that surround our building site and the beach. We were pleased with how homey and comfortable it turned out...while still being up to Canadian and US standards.

Jody purchased this house in 2011

Why Jody chose La Ceiba

Our first visit to la Ceiba was 6 years ago and we have gone back almost every year since. We love the people, the culture, the language, and the differences from our home: namely the warmth, the beach, and the ocean! One of my (Jody's) best memories is of the fireflies. In Calgary we don't get fireflies, I have never seen one in my life until we journeyed to Honduras.

This property is so close to the airport yet close to the 4th largest city in Honduras.

What makes this house unique

We loved the fact that the community is gated, that the homes are Caribbean yet Canadian/US. Our favourite part of the house is the wood doors. We love the tile and the staircase hand railing. The house is beautiful and so well located. The local Lenca pottery is very unique and beautiful, I have it through out the house both in Honduras and Canada! This location is very close to the airport and to the city which makes it very easy to get around. A driver can be arranged or you can easily rent a vehicle - we have used both. We hope you enjoy our home away from home!

Location

Nearest Airport
1.44 Miles
Goloson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
la Ceiba
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
la Ceiba
Nearest Motorway
1.27 Miles
Calle 13
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
la Ceiba
Car: recommended

Strap into a zipline and enjoy the thrill of stunning mountain and ocean views.

Relax in the hot springs (thermales) at either Pico Bonito National Park or at Sambo Creek.

Enjoy local or International fare at restaurants small and large, off the beaten path or right on the ocean in la Ceiba. We love the Golden Palace Restaurant for its Chinese food as well as it's ceviche!

Party at one of the great open-air bars on the ocean or in town. Places like Expatriados has fun live entertainment regularly.

Souvenir Shop at Buen Amigo's where they have a fantastic selection of local pottery (Lenca Pottery) and other locally crafted jewelry, clothing, bags - so much to choose from.

Botanical Gardens are located 1.5 hours from la Ceiba near Tela, they are the second largest gardens in the world.

Rafting the Rio Cangrejal boasts class III to V rapids depending on the time of year.

The world recognized Mayan city of Copan with ruins of 18 dynasties and tunnels under visible temples. It has artisan shops and restaurants in the area. It is 352 km away (approx. 4.75 hours drive).

All the stunning joys of the Bay Islands are only a 1.5 hour ferry ride or a 20 minute flight across to Roatan (less for Utila) away.

Semana Santa (Easter), Festival (2 weeks in May), and Christmas are the busiest times in la Ceiba, these times are an experience!!!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sector 1 in La Ceiba

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This is a Jack and Jill bathroom for both upstairs bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , located under the stairs on the main level
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Access to second level balcony.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Access to second level balcony
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Your own door to outside terrace, ensuite bathroom.
  • Bedroom 1 has a walk in closet c/w small safe. There is a queen size air mattress for additional sleeping in the foyer area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Landscaping being added 2013/2014 adds to the charm of the outdoor spaces of the property, check our photos on Facebook to see what is new! Just added, a beautiful outdoor shower as well as other homey touches.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful New House - Caribbean Beachfront
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
4

Great house!

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and equipped with everything we needed. The lights went off our first night, but the owner had batteries and flashlights to our disposal, so it wasn't so bad. Don Victor was very nice and extremely helpful. The property manager however, never answered her phone and never really got back to us if we had a question. Not very reliable especially since she's the one we were supposed to call about questions. The house owner,Jodi, was very pleasant. Always answered questions in a timely manner and was very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear about your inability to contact our local host! I will speak with them about this, and I thank you for bringing it to our attention. Don Victor is such a lovely man and I will pass along your regard. Thank you for staying with us and I hope you will consider us again, so we may have an opportunity to leave a better impression. Jody
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5

A wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful 2 week stay in La Ceiba. The property was well-maintained and as promised. Our hats of to the staff can't they made our stay pleasant. Thank you Jody 😀😀😀

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you were happy with the house and with our Property Managers, they are wonderful people!
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5

A Little Bit of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing getaway. The house is beautiful. We felt safe, we felt at peace and were able to relax. It was so awesome getting up every morning and sitting on the beach or taking a walk along the seashore. The surroundings were truly tropical and you were transported to another world. I love being out of the city and so close to the airport. So worth the price. Sitting on the second story balcony at night, listening to the night sounds and the waves were so relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and your 25th wedding anniversary. Hope to see you again!
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5

A unique beach experience!

  • 5 of 5

Not often can you experience the beach without being surrounded by other buildings, especially in Honduras. However, this beautiful home is surrounded by nature with a gorgeous backdrop of the mountains and lush green vegetation. The sound of the waves can be heard throughout the house. We enjoyed watching our toddler explore the beach as well as the surrounding area... AND... the lightening bugs at night! (however, do bring your bug repellant when you're outside!) The staff was most welcoming and helpful and attended to all of our needs. Their hospitality definitely made our experience special. We felt safe, secure and RELAXED throughout our stay and hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! As a Canadian, I hadn't seen lightening bugs until I came to Honduras! They are a definite highlight. You are welcome back!
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5

nice, quiet vacation by the sea

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation at this house. Everything is just as in the photos. It is a nice quiet place with the sea just a few steps away

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Canada
5

Great house!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful house and had a wonderful experience. The house is everything you see in the photos. Our family had the most wonderful and relaxing vacation anyone could hope for. The house is simply stunning. The location is also secure, private and quiet. If you have any questions, the property manager is more than happy to help, gave us suggestions of great places to see around the area as well as how to get to the local grocery store, and to and from the airport easily. Will definitely be recommending this house to friends and family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting our home! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Jody
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sector 1, Honduras

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£128
for 1 night
From
£110
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £17.93
Additional Guest Fee £29.88 per person per night
Damage Deposit £179.26

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. Rental is not confirmed until deposit is paid.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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