Private 3 Bedroom Oceanfront Roatan Home-Infinity Pool-Shore Diving

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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Far Tortuga is located mid-island on the south side of Roatan approximately 20 minutes from the airport and 10-15 minutes from shopping and restaurants in French Harbour. It is a secluded, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, oceanfront home, sleeps 7 in the bedrooms and up to 2 on the sofa bed comfortably ,is in the small community known as First Bight.

The house, finished in 1994, features a modern,granite countertop, fully-equipped kitchen with all conveniences: gas cook top, wall oven, disposal, dishwasher, microwave, coffee-grinder and coffee-maker, toaster oven, food processor, blender, etc. The tiled great room, which encompasses the living room, kitchen, and dining area, is large and airy and feels even more spacious because of the stunning vaulted wood cupola ceiling and the massive wood French doors that line the sides of the room facing the ocean. These doors all open to catch the ocean breezes and beckon to visitors to barbeque on the gas grill or just relax and watch the sunset from the over 2000 square feet of decks and gazebos that wrap-around the exterior of the house.In February 2008 we completed construction of an infinity pool that overlooks the ocean and the stone patios and benches surrounding it are perfect for sunbathing. The living room contains an entertainment center complete with DVD player and cable TV (bring your favorite DVDs or rent them on island). We also have a wireless iPod and CD player.

All three bedrooms possess vaulted ceilings, island style louvered windows, ceiling and floor fans, hardwood floors, luxury linens, and the two largest bedrooms open via French doors onto their own ocean view decks. Our master bedroom is very privately situated in its own wing and includes a queen bed with a walk-in closet, a huge master bathroom with his and hers vanity sinks and a walk-in shower. The other two bedrooms share a full bath with tub/shower on the opposite side of the house. One room contains a bunkbed and an extra long twin and the other bedroom has a queen bed and another huge walk-in closet. There is a very comfortable sofabed in the living room and a queen-size aero-bed if you want to sleep under the stars in one of the gazebos.

On the lower level of the home there are two separate garages which house a large washer and dryer for guest use. There is ample space for parking vehicles either in or outside of both garages.

The turquoise waters of the Caribbean are literally steps away from the house across the Ironshore. In addition, there is always easy access through the community dock a short walk away in First Bight or at the community beach a few doors down from the house. A two person kayak and 2 single kayaks are also available for your pleasure.

Some of the best wall diving on Roatan is right in front of this house and the snorkeling is also excellent. The reef in front of the house drops from a depth of 12 to 70+ feet a short surface swim from the shore. Three named dive sites (Chimneys, Ironshore and First Bight Wall) commonly frequented by dive operators by boat are accessible from the First Bight dock. Beyond the named sites with buoys, the shore consists of a near continuous wall providing endless diving options. Many of our guests comment that the diving in front of the house is on par or even better than the boat diving they do during their vacation. Tanks and weights (plus any other equipment) can be easily obtained from Subway Watersports, a short 15 min drive away. Staying at Far Tortuga gives you access to these sites at a fraction of the cost of boat diving. The house is located equidistance between dive operators on the south and north shores of the island, making a vast array of diving options available. If diving sites on the south east shore(Calvin’s Crack is a favorite), Barefoot Divers will pick you up at the First Bight dock, virtually providing door to dive site service.

For less adventurous guests, we suggest lazing in the pool or on the covered porches watching for dolphins or enjoying the many hummingbirds that visit the feeders and hibiscus blooms surrounding the decks. Other wildlife to watch for include: hermit crabs, land crabs, geckos, iguanas, and the lizards known on the island as 'Monkey La-las'. These lizards are quite tame and enjoy offerings of tropical fruit.

On arrival at Roatan Airport Kevin and Claire, our Property Managers, will be on hand to help you with picking up your rental vehicle (which we highly recommend in order for you to make the most of your stay) and then escort you to the house.

First night snacks and first morning breakfast items will be provided along with a bottle of chilled white wine for your enjoyment!

Kevin and Claire will be on hand throughout your stay to provide advice and assistance so that your vacation will be hassle free and will be easy to contact on the cell phone that is available for your use whilst on the island.

Come stay at Far Tortuga - we know that you'll be glad you did!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed


  • Queen size Beds (3) Queen beds in master bedroom and guest bedroom,queen aerobed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra long twin in room with bunk beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-size sofabed in living room, Bunk Beds (1) Extra long...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 'Ceiling fans in every room', 'water cooler','floor fans','double kayak','2 single kayaks','Community dock for easy water entry one house away','24 hour security','in home alarm system'...moreless


  • Books:

    Well stocked library with many guides to birds,fish, and other Honduran wildlife...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of games inside the entertainment center...moreless

  • Music Library:

    ipod docking station with portable unit for outdoors...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Indoor dining as well as outdoor table and seating for 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Internet:

    Wireless internet available for a small weekly fee. Bring your laptop...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfy, spacious living room with entertainment center...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    (2) 2 cellphones-preloaded with minutes and can be used to call the US very inexpensively...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Check with our property manager for information on personal chefs...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric coffee maker and french press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Very well equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked dishes and utensils for at least nine guests...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new dishwasher 2014...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Brand new granite countertops,gas cooktop,coffeemaker,coffee grinder,blender,microwave,toaster oven...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Wall oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Bottled water and paper goods supplied....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Fullsize refrigerator and smaller drink refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 toasters and an electric griddle...moreless


  • Balcony:

    (2) Second story bedrooms open onto large balcony/decks...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge wraparound decks with stone patio surrounding the pool,brand new patio furniture for outdoor dining and relaxing...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    (2) Two hammocks in one gazebo,other used for drying scuba and snorkel gear...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 one-person kayaks and 1 double kayak...moreless

Pool / Spa



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Low Season
Jan 16 - Dec 14, 2015
5 night min stay

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Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2016
5 night min stay


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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roatan International (RTB)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Palapa at Parrot Tree Plantation
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry Terminal to La Ceiba
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Black Pearl at Infinity Bay
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Main road
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Parrot Tree Plantation
0.05 Miles
Nearest Beach
Small beach two doors down

Car: Necessary

'Zipline canopy tour minutes away','whale shark viewing', 'eco-tours and private snorkel tours easily arranged',


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  • Infinity pool

    Infinity pool

  • Relax in the Hammocks

    Relax in the Hammocks

  • Spacious great room

    Spacious great room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Other view of Guest Bedroom

    Other view of Guest Bedroom

  • Guest Bath

    Guest Bath

  • Aerial view of house, reef, dock and First Bight

    Aerial view of house, reef, dock and First Bight

  • Relax on the Deck

    Relax on the Deck

  • Reef's Eye View

    Reef's Eye View

  • Granite countertops

    Granite countertops

  • Other view of Master Bedroom

    Other view of Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Kid's Bedroom

    Kid's Bedroom

  • Dock in First Bight

    Dock in First Bight

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Date last modified - Saturday, November 21, 2015

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First Bight #130789

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