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Two private waterfront retreats w/ pool access, close to gorgeous beach

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in Maya Beach - Shark & Turtle Studio Retreats @ Swan Villas

House, 1 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This gorgeous and unique two-unit home in Belize has everything you will need to have a fantastic stay in paradise, including a beachfront location, beautiful ocean views, a comfortable interior, and shared amenities that include a pool, beach access, and much more. You may never want to leave!

Located about 10-15 minutes north of the charming Placencia Village, the Swan Villas are close to all the adventure this part of Belize has to offer. With ample opportunities for fishing, boating, swimming, scuba diving, and simply walking along the stunning beaches, you will hardly have to leave the property to take advantage of the top-notch sand and surf here. If you're up for more adventure, you can even book a tour that ventures farther into the interior of this wonderful country, so whether you want to go spelunking, hiking, rafting, or sightseeing, excitement is never far away here!

This particular listing includes two separate (and identical) studio-style units, which take up the upper floor of a two-level villa. Both of these studios have private entrances and their own living spaces and balconies, so this is a fantastic way to travel with another couple or two small groups of people because they will each have their own space.

Inside, the main rooms of each unit features a gorgeous round king-size bed that will comfortably accommodate up to two people in each studio. There is also a flatscreen TV, WiFi access, and air conditioning to keep you entertained and comfortable. There's a private bathroom, as well as an in-room jetted bathtub that will be perfect for a relaxing soak after a long day of walking on the beach.

You will even have your own balcony in each of these units, with gorgeous ocean views and plenty of fresh sea air. Together with these two units, this listing can accommodate up to four guests in style and comfort. Around the complex, you will even have a beautiful infinity-edge pool, plus a dock, easy beach access, and kayaks and bicycles to borrow.

With such a fantastic location, this is a great place to travel with a small number of friends, another couple, or a small family that has older children (because the units are separate and not connected). There are so many activities nearby, so whether you plan to spend your stay relaxing on the beach, boating around the lagoon, visiting nearby towns, or trekking around the landscape, you will have plenty of options.

Come visit this gorgeous oceanfront, oceanview rental in Belize and experience an unforgettable vacation!

Belize Tourism Board license # 1930/2016

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Vacasa, Belize - Placencia Peninsula
Member since: 2001
Speaks English, Spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2016
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About Vacasa, Belize - Placencia Peninsula

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Two private waterfront retreats w/ pool access, close to gorgeous beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We just returned from Belize, and we miss it already! Our rental at Swan Villas was absolutely perfect. We spent many days sight seeing or exploring the town of Placencia, and we always looked forward to our return to Swan Villas. We rented the Shark and the Turtle, and we couldn't be happier. The design of the building and the interior was both unique and beautiful, but the best part, hands down, was the infinity pool that we couldn't wait to dip into each day and many nights. At least that is in my opinion. Others may argue, however, that the best part was kayaking on the lagoon, the view from the patio, or the beach located right across the street. Some may also argue that it was the proximity to wonderful restaurants and bars. It all depends on what you are looking for.

Rudy and his wife were a joy to meet, hands on, and so welcoming and helpful. They went above and beyond to make our trip everything it could be. We enjoyed getting to know them and tapping into their knowledge of the area and it's history.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Ideal set up for two couples as the unit is actually two complete efficiencies. Rudy and Montserrat ere extremely helpful and hospitable. The shark and turtle unit with the lionfish unit downstairs is the only one complete so the quiet and privacy made for a perfect week.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Beautiful place. Unique experience. Wonderful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Photos don't lie. It's a beatiful property with unique architecture, all sort curves and no harsh lines.

Photos don't capture all the small touches in the selection of furnishings that show the great pride the owner has in developing this property.

Sunset paddleboarding just off the property, soaking in the soothing pool after a hot day of touring.

Owners made us feel right at home. They took us kayaking and snorkeling to a nearby caye our last day.

A wonderful, memorable experience!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Lovely Unique house to stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed there for a week. The Swan Villas is very unique and beautiful building, Recently built and everything inside and outside are round. Adjacent to the lagoon so you can take Kayak free of charge. Walk to the Maya beach every early morning and enjoyed and took picture of beautiful Sunrise. Enjoy also the sunset at the balcony. Property manager, Rudy, was extremely helpful and friendly.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a very unique and cool place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great pool with awesome views of the Lagoon and the mountains in the backdrop. Great shower and very nice place. Rudy (the owner) and his wife were nice enough to invite us for morning bike rides and kayaking. Placencia area is beautiful. Gorgeous weather and very friendly hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear you had a great time in Belize! Thank you for sharing your experience with us!
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Maya Beach in Central & South America

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

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