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PAPAYA PLACE SCUBA DIVERS Retreat, pool, minutes from beach, PADI dive shop

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

FireFly a 2 Bedroom 1 Bath w/ Full Kitchen/ dining, screened deck, view of ocean

*Firefly is an apartment unit- bottom level of the main house in beautiful West Bay, Roatan.

Also, brand new built we have - two studios each with their own separate entrances. This makes our property GREAT for your FAMILY Get-Away. Your family can be all together alone on our property; yet each can have their own bedrooms and bathrooms. You can have breakfast together and at night hang around in the swimming pool drinking tropical drinks. Contact us for discounted rates if booking the entire property.

*Firefly apartment has a separate main door entrance. Two bedrooms and one full bathroom with a shower. It has a full kitchen with dining area. Enjoy nature from a large private screened-in deck overlooking Roatan's beautiful Iron shore and the crystal, clear, blue Caribbean Sea while being cooled by constant breezes. The property is off of the main road away from traffic in a neighborhood with only seven houses. The neighborhood is nestled on a quite hillside between Key Hole Bay and the Turrets, a most exclusive part of West Bay, Roatan.

PAPAYA PLACE is a short 10 minute walk to the famous, fabulous West Bay Beach, the most beutifull beach on the island; including all the restaurants, bars, diving and snorkeling that you could ever want ! Firefly has two very large private bedrooms; each bedroom has French glass doors opening out onto the screened-in deck viewing the Iron Shore. The Island room and the Dolphin room both have queen size memory foam beds. Each room has it's own A/C unit for individual control, ceiling fan and television with free cable TV. The bright, large bathroom has a shower for two. The kitchen has a full size stove and oven, double sink, full size refrigerator and dining table seating for four. The inside square footage is 690 square feet and an additional 190 square foot screened-in private deck. The kitchen is fully furnished with dishes, glasses, utensils, cookware, toaster oven, ice maker, and microwave. Our sink/tap water is purified. Bottled water is also included free of charge during your stay with us. Breakfast is served daily at the time that you request. You can eat in your apartment or private deck, poolside; and are always welcome to join us for breakfast on our deck of the main house.

You also pick the times that we take you out to the reef, which is only a few minutes way from our dock on West Bay Beach. Our boat "Caribbean Dawn" is docked at West Bay Beach.

We have top of the line brand new scuba pro and zeigel scuba equipment and new steel tanks.

We provide transportation to and from the airport for your stay for only $20.00 each way. We also stop at Eldon's grocery store if you would like.

More Details

Property Manager
Jay Jeter and Lavina Arlotta Jeter
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 April, 2018

About Jay Jeter and Lavina Arlotta Jeter

This photo is of us and all the New York city filming crew and local crew while filming our episode of Caribbean Life. Original Air Date is January 25, 2015 on HGTV. Please look it up and ride along on our adventure moving here to Roatan. We moved here in September 2015 permanently. we live in the main house and manage our bed and breakfast and dive shop. Please visit our website BottomTimeScuba.com and PapayaPlace.com

Jay Jeter and Lavina Arlotta Jeter purchased this house in 2013


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Bay in Roatán Municipality

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Hideaway Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Two person shower
  • This large bathroom has enough space for everyone to be getting ready at once. It has a window and a solid locking door for privacy.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Hideaway Dolphin Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Hidaway Island Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Dolphin and Island bedrooms have double French doors out to the private screened-in deck viewing the South Shore/ Iron Shore.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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PAPAYA PLACE SCUBA DIVERS Retreat, pool, minutes from beach, PADI dive shop
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Love the apartment, it was just my wife and I so we only needed one bedroom. The owners made the second bedroom into a living room which was fabulous being that we stayed 2 months. We not only became best friends with the owners but met their staff and loved the whole experience. Went diving with them also, absolutely amazing, helped me get my flippers on, etc., I'm 70. The perfect set up. Back to the apartment had everything you need and then some. The bed was so comfortable and all so clean and tidy. Lavina and Jay are the best hosts you can imagine, any question you have, they have an answer and anything to make your stay more comfortable, they will do. We love the island and the people so much that we may stay a little longer next time :)

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view, great lodging, Amazing hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a really bad flight. Arrived late, and were miserable. Lavina sent a car to pick us up at the airport, drive us to the grocery store and to buy all our supplies. Our trip immediately began to improve. Lavina helped us to deal with our lost luggage, fed us, and set us up in our room. The apartments are comfortable and clean with amazing views. The beds are extremely comfortable. We were a little worried about the walk to the beach, but it wasn't an issue at all. Our family of four all enjoyed our stay. The diving and snorkeling were fantastic, the accommodations were comfortable with lovely views, and the hosts were amazing, having breakfast every morning was an added bonus. Our hosts took us around, often gave us rides if they weren't busy, and went way out of their way to help us. Diving with Jay was a wonderful experience, and we often had the boat to ourselves exclusively. Our hosts treated us far better than we expected, and were really wonderful and I cannot say enough about how great our trip was.

The rooms were gorgeous, and well maintained. We would highly recommend Jay and Lavina to anyone who wants to go to Roatan and scuba (or just relax).

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to relax & dive !

  • 4 of 5

We just stayed a week at the Papaya's Place and everything was perfect. We enjoyed the large screened porch and the pool. It was very nice to have the breakfast ready as we woke up. Jay and Lavina do everything to please their guess. They are giving a 5 stars service when you dive with them. They have top of the line equipment to rent and a very nice boat. Even though we are staying at another place this week on the island, we keep on diving with them. This is just what we were looking for !

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a fabulous time

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at the airport we were picked up by Jay, who stopped and let us do some grocery shopping. We were served a yummy breakfast every morning on the deck with an ocean view. We stayed in one of their new units. The bed was heavenly. We didn't need a car, as everything we needed was within walking distance to Papaya Place. Jay and Lavina were awesome hosts, who graciously offered to drive us around, show us where everything was, and provide transport if we needed it. Within a 15 minute walk there were many great restaurants, a spa for a massage and the best beach ever! If you don't feel like walking, a taxi will pick you up at the end of the road, or a car rental at the nearby West Bay Mall. Between diving with Jay and Lavina and our side trip to the Copan Ruins, we couldn't have had a better vacation. Papaya Place is a great value, and a wonderful place to rest.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Fantastic Winter Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 weeks in January 2016 at the new studio apartment. This is an extremely quiet, comfortable place to relax and enjoy the Island atmosphere. We enjoyed the location. Not too close to the hustle bustle of the beach scene, but walking distance to the daily beach activities. The breakfast each day was a tasty way to start the day. The owners also have a top quality Diving business and caters to whatever time and place that you would like to dive. The owners picked us up at the airport and made sure we arrived at the perfect time to catch our outgoing flight. They were perfect hosts and we would certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Roatan Resort
This is some of the best snorkeling within walking distance. The beach is beautiful, the san...
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
International Airport Roatan Honduras (RTB)
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Ferry to La Cieba, Honduras
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Pristine Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
West Bay Mall and West Bay Beach
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
West Bay Beach
Car: recommended

Roatan is famous for world class scuba diving and snorkeling. The Marine Park protects and preserves the reef and it is in pristine condition. With just a 10 minute walk you are on West Bay Beach which is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean with beautiful white soft sand and plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy. Being out on this end of the island allows enough space that you can still find a quite spot on the beach to relax and enjoy the crystal clear ocean.

There are two zip lining places just a few minutes away for that surface time excitement. And more on other parts of the island is you wish to drive to them. Famous Pristine Bay Golf Course designed by Pete Dye is only a 30 minute drive. You can do as much or as little diving and other activities that you want. If what you need is a quiet, lay in the hammock all day - with the ocean breezes sweeping over you, this is your place. For those that want night life listening to music in beach bars, dancing in the local disco, casino or just strolling the gift stores and more restaurants West End is 10 minutes away by either car or water taxi. Right here in West Bay with less people, beach bars and restaurants, jet skiing, parasailing, shopping are all available. With your stay here at PAPAYA PLACE AND BOTTOM TIME SCUBA

We will help you have not only a fun filled vacation with fabulous diving but rest and relaxation too. We take you diving when you want to go. Breakfast will be cooked to order at the time that you choose; either in your room or you can dine with others if you choose. Each Casita has it's own kitchenette and the apartment has a full kitchen.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £56.7

Nightly and Weekly Rates Include Breakfast, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Bottled Water, Gas and Electricity.
Monthly Rates Include Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Bottled Water, Gas - NOT RECO electricity. Electricity is metered separately and will be billed separately at the current RECO rate with no mark up for monthly rentals. This can be paid in Cash Only on departure date. For vacationers staying longer than two weeks breakfast is not included in the monthly rental rate.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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