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Utila's Only Personal Resort 2011 & 2012 Award Winner for Best Rental

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Utila's only Personal Resort ~providing comfort and privacy especially for you~

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Utila apartment description

Second year in a row, Top Rental and Excellence Award winner!

Laguna Vista is a premier upscale vacation rental on Utila, a small island often called 'The Rose of the Caribbean'.

Laguna Vista is a the only vacation rental on the entire island that provides you not only the privacy you need from your work a day world in a fully found 2 bedroom home away from home, but also your own private swimming pool, champa, and bar that will allow you to rejuvenate your spirits with as much or as little interaction with the outside world as you might see fit.

The Rental: At the pools edge is your private entry into your home with two bedrooms each with a private bathroom, both with queen sized beds, ample, locking closet space, private personal safes, air conditioners, ceiling fans and upgraded linens inviting you to relax in style.

A bright and airy living area complete, with color cable television, DVD player, and a custom built sofa bed for an unexpected guest offers comforts seldom found in the island's rental market.

The residence is also complete with a full size kitchen, including all the accouterments needed to prepare everything from a quick microwave snack to a gourmet meal from the grill top or from the oven.

The Grounds: Just a step outside of your door is the sweet water pool for your exclusive use; Laguna Vista boasts a glass mosaic freeform custom designed and built swimming pool for your pleasure.

Designed by your hosts and built by Watermania, this is a pool built to enjoy. A grand staircase allows for graceful entry into the pool even with a cool beverage in your hand.

With a standard depth throughout allowing any and all to wander about, this is a social gathering area unsurpassed in Utila vacation rentals. Benches designed into the walls are perfect for conversation gathering points, with one including Jacuzzi jets for a simulating back massage at your pleasure. A waterfall adds the pleasing sound of relaxation to complete your experience.

When you're ready to step out and dry off, you can sit in the comfort of a private champa at the water’s edge that shields you not only from the sun, but is perfect for anything from quiet reading time to a jovial atmosphere or even for a private party.

The champa, with a non-skid terra cotta floor, has indirect lighting, ceiling fans, flow through ventilation, and plenty of seating to provide after pool enjoyment.

If you desire, a private bar can be set up in a matter of minutes for your convenience or to entertain should you have guests.

We strive to make your vacation as effortless as possible. Standard services include arranging pick up and return to your point of origin on the island, and provisioning and stocking prior to your arrival, if requested. Massage is available onsite for those wishing to indulge, and yoga mats are available upon request.

For those wanting to enjoy the diving that Utila is famous for we can provide a private dive boat with personal professional Dive Masters/IDC Instructors, or special arrangements can be made with select qualified local dive shops to include you in their groups. Certification in Diving is available from Beginner all the way to Advanced using Drager™ Dolphin Rebreathers and Closed Circuit Units. Diving alternatives such as horseback riding, boating, sailing charters, 4 wheel excursions or guided nature walks are only a request away. Laguna Vista also has access to the best in Catch and Release Deep Sea Fishing Charters, having custom boats on call with Captains who know and fish the sea surrounding the Bay Islands.

Laundry and maid service is available. This is your vacation, let Laguna Vista make the most of it for you!

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome:

            One section of the private pool is exceptional for mother's with small children having a depth of only 4 inches! Great to let the little ones get wet without the concern of deeper water!...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Up to four bicycles are provided for guests of Laguna Vista!

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        with arrangement...moreless

                      • Covered Parking
                      • Internet:

                        WiFi...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        400ct Egyptian Cotton Linens provided...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Comfortable LR with sofa sleeper, Stereo, Cable Television, ceiling fans, floor fans, DVD with library...moreless

                      • Mobile Phone
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone:

                        Local preprogrammed cell phone provided...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Select heavyweight towels are provided...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        with arrangement ...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Both the apartment and the pool side champa are WIFI zones...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        Personal chef is available with prior arrangement or home delivery from many restaurants...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Full sized, including overhead freezer...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo:

                        On the island it is referred to as a 'champa'...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Carteblanche
                      • Dinersclub
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool:

                            This is the only custom glass mosiac pool on the island included in a private rental...moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas
                          Dec 20 - Dec 27
                          5 night min stay
                          $200
                          New Year's on Utila!
                          Dec 28 - Jan 4
                          5 night min stay
                          $200
                          Semana Santa (Holy Week)
                          Apr 13 - Apr 20
                          5 night min stay
                          $200
                          Utila Dive Festival
                          Jun 21 - Jun 29
                          5 night min stay
                          $200
                          SunJam (Pure Party Pleasure)
                          Jul 30 - Aug 4
                          4 night min stay
                          $200
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $150

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 19%

                          Notes:

                          Pricing is based on 2 person occupancy. Additional charge per person per night is $25.00 US.

                          Honduran Hotel Tax of 16% must be added to above pricing.

                          50% Deposit Required, balance due upon arrival.


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                          Last updated: 12/05/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          One of the most popular activities on Utila is scuba diving and Laguna Vista is able to assist our guests with everything from selection of a dive facility well known to us, to transportation and storage of personal scuba gear! Additionally, deep sea fishing can be arranged utilizing either local dorys or custom marlin rigs!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About the owner: Canadians Peter, Joan, Tatianna, and Cody have purchased Laguna Vista! Being life long Canadians and living with winters that can sometimes be extraordinary, having a second home in the Tropics is perfect for us. Laguna Vista was purchased with our retirement in mind, however with that still a few years in the future it is available for our guests to try the lifestyle that is Utila; we're sure that they will fall in love with it like we did! Mantained by our good friends and on site hosts Tony and Jo, long known as 'the go to people' on the island, we all strive to make your vacation Utila as effortless as possible. If you need anything, they can usually make it happen for you. Their enjoyment of people and of being able to assist with almost anything has been a hallmark of their excellent reputation on the island for years.

                          Why the Owner Chose Utila:
                          We purchased this property following a visit with Tony & Jo whilst they were in Canada visiting family, who are also our dear friends. At that time we had no interest in purchasing another property, and in fact had never even heard of Utila! After hearing about the lives and the lifestyle that they enjoy we knew it would be right for us, too, and we purchased Laguna Vista. Our subsequent visits to the our Tropical island home have validated our decision many times over. There is a certain lifestyle that is Utila, and it is the lifestyle we want to enjoy in our retirement. We are now set to do just that when the time is right!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          The most unique benefit of our home in the Tropics is having the custom pool literally right out of the front door and the custom champa just steps from the pool. In Canada private pools are few and far between, especially in our province, and to have one at the ready at any time of the year is remarkable to us. The fact that the property is maintained and upgraded constantly by Tony & Jo has made it a unique addition to our portfolio, and a boon to us and our guests! Being within walking distance to the heart of town yet just far enough to be out of the hustle and bustle makes this perfect for us, and we think our guests will appreciate the same things!


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                          Speaks: english, our manager speaks Spanish, English & Utilian

                           

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                          • Utila's only Personal Resort ~providing comfort and privacy especially for you~

                            Utila's only Personal Resort ~providing comfort and privacy especially for you~

                          • Full Size Kitchen for your convenience

                            Full Size Kitchen for your convenience

                          • Comfort is the keyword at Utila's Laguna Vista!

                            Comfort is the keyword at Utila's Laguna Vista!

                          • Full custom bath for each bedroom

                            Full custom bath for each bedroom

                          • Your home-a-way from home is just steps from your private pool!

                            Your home-a-way from home is just steps from your private pool!

                          • Breakfast in the pool is yours' for the asking~

                            Breakfast in the pool is yours' for the asking~

                          • The pool side champa is perfect for an evening meal in tropical comfort

                            The pool side champa is perfect for an evening meal in tropical comfort

                          • Join us, and let us put your name here!

                            Join us, and let us put your name here!

                          • Singular entrance for your privacy

                            Singular entrance for your privacy

                          • The poolside champa provides a comfortable space for dinners, or just relaxation

                            The poolside champa provides a comfortable space for dinners, or just relaxation

                          • Unique fountains in the pool provide a delightful backdrop~

                            Unique fountains in the pool provide a delightful backdrop~

                          • Al fresco dining poolside is always a pleasure~

                            Al fresco dining poolside is always a pleasure~

                          • Evenings at Laguna Vista are magical!

                            Evenings at Laguna Vista are magical!

                          • Living Area is bright and comfortable

                            Living Area is bright and comfortable

                          • Utila's Laguna Vista offers a comfortable alternative to "roughing it"!

                            Utila's Laguna Vista offers a comfortable alternative to "roughing it"!

                          • Spacious bathrooms are a welcome change from simply functional ones...

                            Spacious bathrooms are a welcome change from simply functional ones...

                          • A perfect place for "the girls" to get away from the crowds~

                            A perfect place for "the girls" to get away from the crowds~

                          • Quiet time.. reading, relaxing or resting up for more fun - the choice is yours!

                            Quiet time.. reading, relaxing or resting up for more fun - the choice is yours!

                          • Fun for all ages!!!

                            Fun for all ages!!!

                          • Your comfort is our mission~

                            Your comfort is our mission~

                          • Poolside flowers

                            Poolside flowers

                          • Custom glass tile sweetwater swimming pool is a one-of-a-kind on Utila~

                            Custom glass tile sweetwater swimming pool is a one-of-a-kind on Utila~

                          • Laguna Vista's pool is a perfect social gathering area for friends.

                            Laguna Vista's pool is a perfect social gathering area for friends.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                          $150 - $200 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

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                          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english, our manager speaks Spanish, English & Utilian
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/05/2014
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