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Orchid Breeze/2BR Home/Oceanviews/50 Ft from Beach/Snorkeling/Westbay

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ORCHID BREEZE, MAIN HOUSE-MAIN & UPPER DECKS,50 FT TO BEACH, TROPICAL GARDENS

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Heaven is a home near the beach-in Roatan!

Orchid Breeze is one of seven Caribbean style homes, in the private, Orchid Beach Village 50 ft. from the beach. Our island style home is situated on a 40 ft hillside, set above the homes, on 1/3 acre, 3 minutes to the ocean . Orchid Breeze provides you with panoramic views of the Caribbean sea,unique wildlife,our beautiful tropical gardens of over 300 plants and unforgettable sunsets. Best of all- our unknown fabulous underwater aquarium at waters edge for snorkeling,swimming,kayaking, and chair raft floating in our calm waters.

LOCATION, LOCATION-THE BEST: Orchid Breeze,located midway between famous West Bay Beach and the tourist town of West End. White sandy beaches,turquoise waters and island style bars,restaurants in West Bay Beach to diverse restaurants/bars,nightlife,tourist shopping,and island tours and activities galore in West End,the best of both worlds. During daylight hours, a 3 min water taxi ride or 15 minute walk on the beach to both areas (WEATHER PERMITTING).
We recommend a car for convenience especially during rainy season (September thru December), but if no car desired, our drivers and regular taxis are available (prices negotiable)

Orchid Breeze is your home away from home. Wake up in the morning to the sounds of wildlife in the adjacent treetops. Enjoy your coffee on our spacious main deck or upper deck relaxing on the lounges or swinging in the hammock. Next, take a short walk to the beach on our private pathway for the delight of your trip-snorkeling in the clear waters of Orchid Beach for the colorful coral formations and multitude of sea life-don't forget the camera. Now it's up to the house for lunch from your gourmet kitchen or maybe barbecue some lobster on your gas grill-Yum!

But again the beach calls you, so off to relax the afternoon hours away on your chair float in our calm waters or have a siesta on the lounge chairs/hammock provided for your enjoyment on our deck or at the sandy beach area in front of Orchid Beach at the end of our wood pathway. As the day draws to a close, time for sunset. Such decisions-sand chairs on the dock or the panoramic views from the upper deck with your favorite beverage, the best of both worlds. Balinese lights, tiki torches, Caribbean music in the background, set the mood for your dinner on our main deck. Your evening ends, viewing the stars and the moon on the upper deck with a light cooling breeze-Wow! You are on top of the world. An Orchid Breeze experience, a dream come true.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Allowed outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Tommy Bahama Wood Furniture/memory foam mattresses in beds, Baby Cribs (1) available on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Queen Beds from living room sofas...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Set on a 40 ft hillside, 100 ft from water, above 7 new homes, overlooking beautiful gardens & tropical foliage, upper deck-panoramic views of ocean/sunsets,Outside shower, Lounge chairs, sand chairs, beach lounges, floating rafts, beach towels provided, luggage man at airport, driver with van for airport pickup/drop off and all island excursions & grocery shopping, laundry service extra charge for less than 10 days , , We recommend car for convenience, ESPECIALLY FOR RAINY SEASON (Sept thru December), any type of car can be rented . if no car desired, our drivers and taxis also available, (prices negotiable) Water taxi-beach walking DAYTIME ONLY, dive boat pickup ON REQUEST at own private dock. Privacy from tourism and vendors. Close to all island activities. 24hr ALARM IN HOUSE security service, Property Manager available June thru December, Owner available January thru June on property for any need or arranging activities. Private pathway adjacent to home/Shared pathway...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    IPOD dock AVAILABLE...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV(English)-all movie channels-network channels, news channels, espn & all sport channels, music channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    No video games, but many regular games and large binoculars, huge book library...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD'S AVAILABLE AT WEST BAY MALL some dvd's ml...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Teak tables on the deck seats 8 Indoor glass dining table seat 8 glass patio table on upper deck -seats 4 6 stools at railings on either deck...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C $25/day if used...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    under house in bodega (available on 10 day rentals or more) clothesline available on side main deck...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    2 parking spaces available in front of carport...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    beach towels provided...moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    2 queen sofa beds large cushioned chair with ottoman rocking chair with cushion Tv & vanity with games bookcase with large amount of paperbacks ipod dock & cell apple/smaetphome charging dock ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    Guest cell phone...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Room for 32 cars in driveway/carpot area...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    side of house-limited time...moreless

  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone:

    Guest cell phone...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels also available...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    under house in bodega (available on 10 day rentals or more)...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring Laptop-wifi available -free...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Kitchen, spices & cooking condiments, Stainless appliances, blender, toaster, large electric grill,pot/pans, dishes, glassware, & full bar utensils, electric coffee pot,utensils & large amount of cookware, panini press...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large new stainless refrigerator and additional bar refrigerator, 2 ice chests for beach...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large Upper deck 14ft x 20ft,above main deck, providing panoramic views of ocean, tropical garden views,complete privacy for sunbathing during day and amazing star gazing at night. 6 stools, lounges and patio umbrella...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Activities available in West Bay beach...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Oversized main deck 24 ft x 24ft with partial covered ceiling, 3 overhead fans, Balinese banana lighting, tiki torches, dining table, lounges, hammock and swing chair...moreless

  • Golf:

    Pristine Bay Golf course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Free fiberglass kayaks 2-2 person kayaks...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Floats...moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
6 night min stay
$250
$1,450

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

New Years
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016
6 night min stay

$1,450

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Easter
Mar 26 - Apr 3, 2016
5 night min stay
$275
$1,450

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$225
$1,200

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • extra persons over 4 $25 + tax
  • cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 19%

Notes:

Extra persons over 4 adults (13yrs and older) $25/day

Air Conditioning (optional) $25/day-can be added on premise


Cancellation policy:


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Location

13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roatan Airport
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
West End or West Bay Beach Bars
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Roatan Ferry
20 Metres
Nearest Golf
Pristine Bay Black Pearl Golf Course
300 Metres
Nearest Motorway
West Bay Road
200 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
West End or West Bay Beach Restaurants
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
Orchid Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Available in the bodega under the house (ask property manager or owner on arrival): sponge water weenies,frizbee,horseshoes. beach lounge chairs and sand chairs under house, water toys and rafts ice chest on deck, kayaks on sandy beach area adjacent to wood deck. Orchid Breeze is located within 1 to 5 min to horseback riding, zip lining, all diving, snorkeling excursions, water skiing,banana boat riding,kayaking, and hiking,swimming pool nearby,dolphin encounter, glass bottom boat & catamaran excursion, Gumbalimba park (wildlife & swimming pool). All watersports equipment daily/weekly rentals available in West Bay Beach or West End-15min walking or 2 min water taxi from Orchid Breeze(weather permitting)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Orchid Breeze is owned by 2 couples. Eric & Karen Zimmer and Ed & Debbi Herman. We all live in Napa Valley, California. We have been friends for over 20 years and both love the warm tropical weather and beaches. The Zimmer's have 2 boys, both married and 2 granddaughters. The Herman's family consists of 2 happy brown dogs, Bogie & Dixie. Since Eric is the only one retired, he spends more time sunbathing and sleeping in the hammock while the rest of us still work. Karen and Debbi both are employed in the medical field, so their schedule permits frequent visits to Roatan. Ed, working in the busy wine business, comes when he can, but he never misses hearing about all the exciting new changes and new friends around our small island and takes full advantage of the serenity of Orchid Beach when he is visiting . We hope you too, can enjoy some time at Orchid Breeze and see how easy life can be.

Why the Owner Chose West Bay Beach:
This story actually starts in 1977, when the Zimmer's took their first cruise at the age of 27. They decided then, they wanted a home in the Caribbean. Their search took them thru about 25 islands until one day, Karen met a lady in 2000 who told her to come to 'her island'. Having never heard of Roatan, off they went and 3 days after arrival decided this was 'the right island'. For 5 years the Zimmers vacationed on Roatan at West Bay Beach and invited friends to join them. The Hermans came one year and decided Roatan was also for them and so the plan formulated between the two couples. In 2005, Karen's girlfriend who lived on Roatan showed them the perfect house (Orchid Breeze), the phone call was made to the Hermans and the rest is history. Our love for warm water, sandy beaches, evening sunsets, tropical weather, great food, friendly people, close access to the states and just relaxing on calm clear waters makes Roatan the perfect place for us. We even manage a little snorkeling and diving when we are feeling ambitious. Life just does not get any better than this calm serene life Roatan allows. Orchid Breeze is perfect for us, come see for yourself and you may be living next door!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location is the best. Orchid Breeze is just a few feet from the ocean via our own pathway but yet private with our surrounding lush extensive tropical gardens. Our home offers 2 large decks for complete relaxation and spectacular views of the ocean during the day and colorful sunsets and star gazing at night. Because Orchid Breeze is located between two hot spots on Roatan (West Bay Beach and West End) you have every activity, restaurant, bar, store available to you in minutes. We have a property manager, housekeeper, cook if needed, babysitter, property manager or owner available at all times, drivers, 24 hr electronic security, security safe for valuables, contacts to all activities on the island so your vacation can be carefree and safe. Just ask. Our motto and maybe yours-'Life just does not get any better'.


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  • ORCHID BREEZE, MAIN HOUSE-MAIN & UPPER  DECKS,50 FT TO BEACH, TROPICAL GARDENS

    ORCHID BREEZE, MAIN HOUSE-MAIN & UPPER DECKS,50 FT TO BEACH, TROPICAL GARDENS

  • ORCHID BREEZE PRIVATE GARDEN PATHWAY TO BEACH- 400 TROPICAL PLANTS & TREES

    ORCHID BREEZE PRIVATE GARDEN PATHWAY TO BEACH- 400 TROPICAL PLANTS & TREES

  • 1 OF 3 GIANT FAN PALMS IN OUR GARDEN, BORDERING ORCHID BREEZE

    1 OF 3 GIANT FAN PALMS IN OUR GARDEN, BORDERING ORCHID BREEZE

  • TEAK DINING SET ON MAIN DECK-SEATING FOR 8+ SERVING AREA-OCEAN/GARDEN VIEWS

    TEAK DINING SET ON MAIN DECK-SEATING FOR 8+ SERVING AREA-OCEAN/GARDEN VIEWS

  • COCKTAILS & HORS D OUVRES ON UPPER DECK-BREATHTAKING OCEN VIEWS

    COCKTAILS & HORS D OUVRES ON UPPER DECK-BREATHTAKING OCEN VIEWS

  • DINING AT THE TOP OF THE TREES-GREAT BEGINNING OF DAY OR EVENING DINING.

    DINING AT THE TOP OF THE TREES-GREAT BEGINNING OF DAY OR EVENING DINING.

  • INDOOR/OUTDOOR WICKER DINING SET FOR 8-12

    INDOOR/OUTDOOR WICKER DINING SET FOR 8-12

  • LIVING ROOM-OVERSIZED CHAIR AND ROCKER-TOMMY BAHAMA  CARIBBEAN FURNITURE

    LIVING ROOM-OVERSIZED CHAIR AND ROCKER-TOMMY BAHAMA CARIBBEAN FURNITURE

  • NATURAL HONDURAN HARDWOOD KITCEHN, VAULTED WOOD CEILINGS, LARGE 7FT ISLAND/

    NATURAL HONDURAN HARDWOOD KITCEHN, VAULTED WOOD CEILINGS, LARGE 7FT ISLAND/

  • FRONT BEDROOM-TOMMY BAHAMA FURNITURE-QUEEN WITH MEMORY FOAM MATRESS

    FRONT BEDROOM-TOMMY BAHAMA FURNITURE-QUEEN WITH MEMORY FOAM MATRESS

  • VIEW OF DOCK & SWIMMING AREA TAKEN FROM EDGE OF BLUFF AT ORCHID BEACH

    VIEW OF DOCK & SWIMMING AREA TAKEN FROM EDGE OF BLUFF AT ORCHID BEACH

  • RELAX ON OUR PUBLIC SANDY BEACH AREA,
ACCESSIBLE FROM ORCHID BEACH 
PATHWAY

    RELAX ON OUR PUBLIC SANDY BEACH AREA, ACCESSIBLE FROM ORCHID BEACH PATHWAY

  • LUSH HIBISCUS/PALM GARDENS BORDERING HOME ALONG ENTRANCE TO ORCHID BEACH VILLAGE

    LUSH HIBISCUS/PALM GARDENS BORDERING HOME ALONG ENTRANCE TO ORCHID BEACH VILLAGE

  • GINGER, GARDENIA, BIRD OF PARADISE FROM OUR GARDENS

    GINGER, GARDENIA, BIRD OF PARADISE FROM OUR GARDENS

  • PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS FROM OUR DECKS-

    PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS FROM OUR DECKS-

  • COMFORTABLE PADDED LOUNGE CHAIRS & SIDE TABLES, BAR STOOLS FOR VIEWING-HAMMOCK

    COMFORTABLE PADDED LOUNGE CHAIRS & SIDE TABLES, BAR STOOLS FOR VIEWING-HAMMOCK

  • MORNING COFFEE, COCKTAILS, BOAT WATCHING, SUNSETS, STAR GAZING-UPPER DECK, WOW!

    MORNING COFFEE, COCKTAILS, BOAT WATCHING, SUNSETS, STAR GAZING-UPPER DECK, WOW!

  • UPPER DECK SUNNING-COMPLETE PRIVACY-UMBRELLA AVAILABLE

    UPPER DECK SUNNING-COMPLETE PRIVACY-UMBRELLA AVAILABLE

  • ENJOY OUR NEW TROPICAL FURNITURE, PULLOUT SOFAS-CARIBBEAN LIVING

    ENJOY OUR NEW TROPICAL FURNITURE, PULLOUT SOFAS-CARIBBEAN LIVING

  • OPEN CONCEPT KITCHEN AREA, GAS STOVE, MICRO, BAR FRIG, LARGE STAINLESS FRIG

    OPEN CONCEPT KITCHEN AREA, GAS STOVE, MICRO, BAR FRIG, LARGE STAINLESS FRIG

  • FRONT BEDROOM-DIRECT ACCESS TO -TROPICAL PALM ACCESSORIES-MAIN DECK

    FRONT BEDROOM-DIRECT ACCESS TO -TROPICAL PALM ACCESSORIES-MAIN DECK

  • QUEEN REAR BEDROOM, TOMMY BAHAMA FURNITURE WITH ENSUITE BATHROOM

    QUEEN REAR BEDROOM, TOMMY BAHAMA FURNITURE WITH ENSUITE BATHROOM

  • VIEW OF PUBLIC SANDY BEACH AREA ADJACENT TO ORCHID BEACH,

    VIEW OF PUBLIC SANDY BEACH AREA ADJACENT TO ORCHID BEACH,

  • FLOATING IN OUR RAFTS AT SUNSET AT ORCHID BEACH

    FLOATING IN OUR RAFTS AT SUNSET AT ORCHID BEACH

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