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'Arches' , a private vacation home in Placencia, Belize, Central America

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Last updated: 04/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Placencia Village house description

Paradise found in laid back fishing village of Placencia, Belize. Feel the soothing sea breezes as you sip your rum punch from your shady tile floored wrap around veranda. Watch the colorful sunsets and distant mountain storms from your lookout tower. Relax for your afternoon nap in a hammock overlooking the lagoon or in the comfort of your air-conditioned bedroom.

Rental cars are available but unnecessary as you are within walking/bicycling distance of groceries, airport, shopping, the beach, various tour agencies, and restaurants. Snorkeling, diving, or fishing tours to the incredible undersea world are available daily, weather permitting. You can buy fresh fish and local produce and create your own gourmet meal in your fully equipped kitchen.

Stroll along the beach at sunrise and if you are lucky you may see dolphins frolic in the calm Bay of Honduras. Take breakfast in one of the beachside restaurants while visiting with the locals. Dance the evening away to local music at a beachfront gathering.

Belize is a friendly, English speaking country with British, Caribbean, and Mayan Indian influence. Placencia is a town of a few hundred people on a peninsula of the best beaches in Belize, just a few miles from the Great Barrier Reef. Most people are Creole, Hispanic or Central American with a fairly large group of U.S. expatriates along with Canadians, Europeans, and world travelers in general. Safety should not be a concern as Belizians love visitors to their country and are a treasure in themselves. You will find yourself settling into their leisure island time quickly. And when you get back home you may find it hard to adapt!



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or guardian....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    We have a 37' lookout tower, a dock on the deep water of the canal and a wrap around veranda, all of which pose danger to small unattended children....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master: 1 queen

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  • Second Bedroom: 1 double

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double bed size futon in Living Room, very comfortable...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) with Belizian made coverlets., Double Beds (1) In guest bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon available in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • One bathroom with travertine tile throughout featuring a unique walk in 'Belizean' shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • On private canal off lagoon with private dock, ocean view with beach access, 360 degree view of lagoon-mountains-sea with amazing sunrise and sunset views from lookout tower, bicycles, exotic Belizean hardwood interior, Belizean bath with Mexican travertine tile, handmade Belizean furniture, arched wrap around veranda, hammocks, blender, juicer, Caribbean sea breezes....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Verdant Maya Mountains in distance can be seen. Look for the Sleeping Giant !...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Impressive views of the Caribbean Sea on one side of the home, spectacular sunsets over the lagoon on the other....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The home overlooks the private dock on the canal leading to the lagoon between the mainland and Placencia peninsula....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    within house...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens including beach towels are included in house....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    On driveway of house with easy access to main road....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Parking on land for trailers, RV's and private boat dock available if coming by sea....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    within house...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We offer a full kitchen with cookstove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, juicer and all dishes and cookware required to make your own gourmet meal....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Two bicycles with baskets are perfect for joyriding or trips to the fish co op or fruit market....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private dock adjoins house and tower....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Tiled floor veranda surrounds second level....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The grounds are planted with many blooming plants and shrubs along with numerous coconut trees....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Two sets of snorkeling gear are available for your use....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

We require a fully refundable $200.00USD reservation/damage deposit when making the reservation. After you check out of the house, we return your $200.00USD deposit. One half of the rental/tax amount is due 60 days prior to your check in, the other one half is due 3 weeks prior to your check in.


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Last updated: 04/01/2015
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Placencia Airport
Placencia Village
Nearest Barpub
Barefoot
Placencia Village
Nearest Motorway
Placencia Highway
Placencia Village
Nearest Restaurant
De Tatch
Placencia Village
Nearest Beach
Placencia Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Mayan archaeology, world class fishing-snorkeling-diving on Great Barrier reef, wildlife tours, sunset sea cruises, and sailing charters are all offered as day trips with various tour groups in Placencia. The beach is less than a five minute walk away and we have two bicycles for your use for pleasure riding.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We came to Belize as I had always heard it was beautiful. I fell in love with the village of Placencia, purchased the property and built this home. We enjoyed our time here so much and wanted to give our friends, family and guests the opportunity to visit a destination we enjoy so much.

Why the Owner Chose Placencia Village:
Placencia was aptly described as a laid back fishing village, and so it is. The people are warm, friendly and I have always enjoyed my time here - it is very relaxing. The location is perfect as you can visit every part of Belize easily, and the snorkeling and diving are incredible.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Amazing views from the 37 foot lookout tower must be experienced to understand. The ability to visit anywhere in Belize and return home to my comfortable home is very valuable to me. I enjoy the people who have settled and visit here. The inner peace and relaxation I receive from visiting here can not be described.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 'Arches' , a private vacation home in Placencia, Belize, Central America

    'Arches' , a private vacation home in Placencia, Belize, Central America

  • Full service kitchen equipped with everything necessary to prepare a meal.

    Full service kitchen equipped with everything necessary to prepare a meal.

  • Interior of Home

    Interior of Home

  • Travertine tile Bath

    Travertine tile Bath

  • Veranda of the Arches.

    Veranda of the Arches.

  • The Arches has many flowering bushes and trees on the grounds.

    The Arches has many flowering bushes and trees on the grounds.

  • Spectacular sunset from dock.

    Spectacular sunset from dock.

  • Passion Flower

    Passion Flower

  • Front view of the Arches

    Front view of the Arches

  • Living room has futon that makes into a double bed.

    Living room has futon that makes into a double bed.

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • View of the canal and Placencia lagoon from the private lookout tower.

    View of the canal and Placencia lagoon from the private lookout tower.

  • View from the private dock of the canal that leads to the lagoon and sea.

    View from the private dock of the canal that leads to the lagoon and sea.

  • Lobsters abound in Placencia !

    Lobsters abound in Placencia !

VRBO #173415

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 04/01/2015
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