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Running specials for available weeks in July and August 2017!!

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Home, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Villa Groovy Gecko is a magnificent, large, very open, two story private waterfront beach house located directly on the Caribbean Sea in Placencia, Belize. Large infinity pool on beach, with outdoor covered area.

Home is built to enjoy the ocean front breezes and fresh air. Downstairs the large open air courtyard is complete with full outdoor kitchen and bar entertainment area.

Outstanding features radiate luxury and beauty throughout this exquisite 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath residence.

The home is meticulously maintained by full time onsite staff and very active owners.

Our level of quality and customer service can be verified by reading the reviews on our other Gecko properties, VRBO #'s 286157 and 663419 . Home can sleep up to 36 when combined with listing 286157 and 663419 located next door on the beach.

The main home is two stories consisting of over 3,500 sq ft of living area and covered patios directly over looking a private beach and the ocean.

Upstairs in the home you will find the master bedroom with a large master bath and breathtaking views of the ocean. Upstairs also includes a second bedroom with a private bathroom, a large living room, dinning room, large well equipped open kitchen and a massive covered patio that goes across the entire back of the home overlooking the ocean.

The three remaining bedrooms are located on the first floor, each with its own private bath.

While the home is specifically designed to take advantage of the trade winds coming off the ocean the home is equipped with the latest high end solar assisted A/C systems that not only are the quietest available anywhere but also VERY energy efficient.

Cook dinner on either the large outside gas grill or the Green Egg charcoal grill and enjoy a local drink while relaxing under the fans on the large covered patios just steps from the ocean.

We are located just 1 mile south from the Placencia Hotel and 1 mile north of Maya Beach. The home is uniquely located in upscale area that provides for a very private beach setting, yet it is close to fine dining and other upscale resorts in an exclusive section of Placencia, just 10 minutes from Placencia Village and air strip.

Other features of the home include:

Privacy fence with driveway gate.

Home is decorated with local art, fully furnished and outfitted with all brand new EVERYTHING.

Custom high end construction and finish out, all high end natural stone flooring throughout with no carpet in home.

Following items are INCLUDED with rental:

CONCIERGE SERVICE

DAILY MAID SERVICE

24 HOUR CARETAKER

PRIVATE CHEF (3 days included with weekly rental)

USE OF NEW 4 SEAT GAS GOLF CART

ONSITE LAUNDRY AND WASHING OF GUESTS CLOTHING BY ONSITE STAFF

USE OF KAYAKS AND BICYCLES AT HOME

USE OF PLACENCIA HOTEL POOL

TRANSFERS TO/FROM PLACENCIA AIRSTRIP

WI-FI WITH HIGH SPEED INTERNET AND FREE PHONE SERVICE TO USA

Bedroom Setup:

Bedroom 1 First Floor - 2 Twins

Bedroom 2 First Floor - 1 Queen

Bedroom 3 First Floor - 1 Queen

Bedroom 4 Second Floor - 1 Queen

Bedroom 5 Second Floor - 1 King

Living Room Second Floor - 2 Pull out Sofas (very tight area if both sofas are used)

1 Pack and Play (crib) and 1 Portable High Chair Booster Seat

**DISCLAIMER***

We only have linens for the above mentioned beds and do not have any foldaway beds.

More Details

Owner
Geriann Beck
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Geriann Beck

Property owned by 2 families from Texas that have been visiting and building in Placencia since 2001.

On site staff are a very friendly young local couple that speak great English and make you feel at home. They are extremely professional, trust worthy and guests can arrange for wife to baby sit, if they want to leave smaller children to go diving or enjoy a great meal out.

Geriann Beck purchased this house in 2013

Why Geriann Beck chose Belize

Groovy Gecko is located in heart of some of the best saltwater fly fishing in the world as well as world class diving and snorkeling on the 2nd largest coral reef system in the world. The now fully paved 26 mile Placencia road makes getting on and off the peninsula by car a much more enjoyable and faster experience, thus making access to the rain forest, Mayan ruins, cave tubing and other attractions in the jungle easily accessible.

Being the 3rd home we have constructed the Groovy Gecko will have all the amenities a family or group of friends could want in their vacation rental. Besides the fabulous residence you will be staying in PLACENCIA OFFERS THE WHOLE BELIZE EXPERIENCE!

What makes this house unique

On-site staff, daily housekeeping with laundry service, security, golf cart, kayaks, bikes all included. Personal chef and concierge services.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Maya Beach in Stann Creek

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Bath with Shower , on second floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , on ground floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , on ground floor
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , on ground floor
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , on ground floor
  • Private bathroom for each room all finished out in high end natural stone with large stand up shower. Jetted tub in master as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , can be converted to 1 king bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large private bedrooms with resort style private baths in each room. Master plus one other on 2nd floor with other 3 located on ground floor. Each room has it own controlled A/C unit.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The pier on the lagoon side (a short walk from your house) that is open to guests of all 3 houses to fish, relax and watch the sunset.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

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Running specials for available weeks in July and August 2017!!
average rating of 4.9215684 based on 51 reviews
4

Well kept & comfortable but we had continued issues with wifi & power.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location, excellent staff, conveniently located to local restaurants & attractions.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning home and location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of people and had a wonderful time. The home is beautiful, beach is amazing, and staff very friendly and know everything about the local scene.

The people we met were all so fun and helpful. Little tip, if someone offers to do something for you find out how much it costs in advance. We got burned on this early.

We loved Belize and Geri is a fabulous host. Can't wait for the next opportunity to come back.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

GROOVY GECKO

  • 5 of 5

Groovy Gecko Villa is a perfect location. Our stay was absolutely amazing in every way. The staff was eceptional and made our stay and prepared meals beyond wonderful. Highly recommend this property for beauty, rest and relaxation and endless opportunity for fun in and around Placencia..Thank you again!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property and staff are wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

The owner and staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 11 friends stayed at Groovy Gecko for a 40th birthday get away. Everything was as described - location is excellent, food was great and the pictures are exactly what you get. We used Radiance ( taxi driver suggested through house rental) to get our group back and forth to town and we would highly recommend using her. We also booked a snorkel trip to Silk Caye with Seahorse diving - they were fantastic and the price with pick up and drop off couldn't be beat. Can't say enough positive things - we are already looking forward to our next stay!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Helena, Mt.
5

Best vaca so far!

  • 5 of 5

Such an amazing vacation! The house was BEAUTIFUL! The beds, best sleep ever! Sooo comfy! The staff was great. Super nice and helpful and did a great job. I highly recommend this house! Just 10/15 min from the shopping in downtown Placencia. Everything you need right there on site to enjoy yourself. I hope to go again. Soon! ☺️

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Maya Beach Hotel Bistro
"Best food in Belize! Be sure to try the shrimp and grits and bloody mary for breakfast."
The Placencia Hotel
"Best pool in Belize! Friday night dinner and karaoke on the pier is always a big hit. Be s..."
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Placencia
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Placencia Hotel
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Honduras and Independence
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Maya Beach Bistro
Nearest Beach
At villa
Car: not necessary

Private secluded beach, close to three of the best restaurants on the Peninsula, fish or watch sunset over lagoon and mountains from dock on lot across street.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Maya Beach, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
summer 2017
30 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 6 nights
From
£650
£4,109
 
 
fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,180
for 4 nights
From
£545
£3,355
 
 
high 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
holiday 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£7,338
for 7 nights
£7,338
 
 
High Season (1) 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
mid (1) 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 6 nights
From
£650
£4,109
 
 
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
mid (2) 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 6 nights
From
£650
£4,109
 
 
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,180
for 4 nights
From
£545
£3,355
 
 
High Season (2) 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
holiday 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£7,338
for 7 nights
£7,338
 
 
High season (1)
5 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
mid (1) 2019
27 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 6 nights
From
£650
£4,109
 
 
summer 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 26 Jul 2019
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
mid (2) 2019
27 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,900
for 6 nights
From
£650
£4,109
 
 
fall 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 15 Nov 2019
6 night minimum stay
£3,271
for 6 nights
From
£545
£3,355
 
 
high season (2) 2019
16 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
Holiday 2019
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£7,338
for 7 nights
£7,338
 
 
high season (1) 2020
4 Jan 2020 - 24 Apr 2020
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£4,680
for 6 nights
From
£780
£5,116
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £538.58
Tax Rate 9.0%

**Weekly rate applies only to Sat to Sat stays**
Reservations must start or end on Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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