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Last updated: 03/10/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palmetto Bay house description

For a great price you can stay where those who have unlimited choices and funds choose to stay. This very uniquely spacious and green resort like development is a destination for those who wish to experience all the beauty of the Western Caribbean.
The South Seas flavor of Palmetto Bay Plantation’s Balinese architecture adds unobtrusive artistry to the coastline it works to protect. Pristine coral reef just off shore from miles of secluded white sand beach is protected behind the gated road to the 150+ acres of meadows and gardens spaciously surrounding vacation and residential homes. Designers of the plantation have preserved the natural beauty of the bay while providing very inviting and comfortable accommodations and amenities.
The plantation is just a short boat ride within the reef from a public golf course, The Black Pearl. Additionally, the plantation hosts a National Geographic PADI dive operator, dock, pool, and restaurant along with outdoor and personal services.
The exotic, architecturally designed Balinese homes are cool and quiet with wood floors that are like silk. The 9 foot louvered and screened sliders let in the tropical breezes, scents of frangipani, chirps of geckos at night and the songs of birds during the day.
The drive to Palmetto is along the coast before getting to the more populated part of the island along the north shore. There is no need to compete with the cruise ship traffic on beaches or along mountain ridge line roads or drive through highly populated areas along narrow twisty roads.



Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Car Available
              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Lots of safe space for children to run and play with loads of new material for their imaginations....moreless

              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Queen size Beds (2) Honduran hardwood Captains bed in both Master and second bedroom., Double Beds (1) Honduran hardwood Captains bed in third bedroom...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Ample cooking & BBQ utensils ~ we cook a lot while we are at the villa....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Full size appliances and gas cooktop ~ microwave is convection oven...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                Cook may be hired or food delivered from on site restaurant...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip coffee maker and fabric strainer for local coffee...moreless

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Beach Towels, Bath Towels and cotton bed linens are supplied in quantity....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                stacked with washer in 3rd bedroom...moreless

              • Parking:

                Shaded parking for 2 vehicles...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Dock for boat...moreless

              • Living Room seats 0:

                Great room ...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Gated community shared amenities include: very secluded beach and dock; an especially nice restaurant; PADI dive operator; 100 year old wreck off shore in shallow water; water sport activities, beach chairs, swimming platform, botanical gardens and bird sanctuary trails....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Internet:

                    3G stick with time provided for those with standard USB ports. Those using IPads or Notebooks will need to pay for wifi access at the restaurant office...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    internet service via 3 G cell stick plugged into std USB port or wifi service through the resort....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Local cell phone provided with some time on it. ...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone can be used to call outside Honduras...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Oceanfront fresh water pool with cool wood decking for entire family...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Lots of beautiful tropical gardens surrounding the villa and on the trails and paths inside the gated community...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Gallery/lanai surrounds 2 sides of home with private lanai off second bedroom...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        covered porch on 3 sides of villa. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Resort:

                        Gated resort community of 150 + acres with miles of secluded white sand beach. ...moreless

                      • Beachfront:

                        Balinese villa in beach front area...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Museums
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Zoo
                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Marina
                      • Ruins
                      • Water Parks
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Luaus
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Shelling
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Water Tubing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas
                      Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      January
                      Jan 6 - Jan 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $190 $200
                      Sat, Sun
                      $1,200 $4,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      February
                      Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,300

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      March
                      Mar 1 - Mar 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      Easter / Semana Santa
                      Mar 29 - Apr 6, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,600
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $150 $160
                      Fri, Sat
                      $910 $1,500

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                      • cleaning < week $50
                      • Pet Fee $100
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Airport transport & USB internet included in weekly rates; 10% discount to active military; Posted rates are for 2 people; rates are slightly higher for more up to the maximum of 6. Rates may change until booking is confirmed. Utilities, transport, internet, are not included in monthly rates.

                      Deposit is payable via check. 1st half of rental fee due 60 days prior; 2nd half due 30 days prior; deposit becomes refundable security deposit upon arrival.


                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Location

                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Roatan RTB
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Brick Bay
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Main road
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Palmetto Bay
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Palmetto Bay Resort
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Black Pearl
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Palmetto Bay Resort

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Public golf course, Black Pearl, a short boat ride away withing the reef. Interactive Dolphin Encounter, Canopy Tours (zip line), Black Carib Dance Troupe, Island Barbecues, AIRPORT TRANSPORT PROVIDED

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: To live our dream, my husband, son and I moved to Roatan from Colorado Springs where I voluntarily left a career as a IT Project Manager. Scott was part owner in a real estate business in the Black Forest and Andrew was struggling with high school at Pine Creek. Our decision to move and home school Andrew had lasting positive effects on our son’s future. We used a tried and true home school program and heavily supplemented it with courses from The Teaching Company. After high school graduation, Andrew became a Dive Master. He received a full scholarship to undergraduate studies and is now working towards a master’s degree. I developed Linda Kay's Bodyguard, a botanical bug repellent promoted by the marine park. Scott continued with real estate. We have moved back to the US so we may continue to enjoy the company of our son. We settled in the Low Country of South Carolina and Andrew is at SCAD. We have a very competent and carrying group of people there on Roatan who see to the needs of those who visit. You may see the team on the Tropical Island Villa web site.

                      Why the Owner Chose Palmetto Bay:
                      We chose Palmetto Bay Plantation because of the unique qualities of the development and homes. We very much liked the open space, serenity, beauty and miles of vacant beach. It is a home that has been easy and inexpensive to maintain. We enjoy our friendships with the people from the village nearby.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      It is wonderful to go to sleep to the sounds of geckos surrounded by silence and cool tropical air, and wake to the sounds of birds. It is unimaginably peaceful and restful. I love the long walks on the beach where all I see is sky, water, trees, sand, birds and maybe a boat. I love seeing healthy, growing coral and fish so numerous they are like liquid. I know what and who to expect so that it is always refreshing to rekindle old friendships and make new ones.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • The place to relax

                        The place to relax

                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • Master Bath with tiled seated shower, dressing area and private toilet

                        Master Bath with tiled seated shower, dressing area and private toilet

                      • The way to a wonderful Caribbean holiday.

                        The way to a wonderful Caribbean holiday.

                      • Lots of space to play

                        Lots of space to play

                      • Second Bedroom Lanai

                        Second Bedroom Lanai

                      • Second Bedroom

                        Second Bedroom

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Bar

                        Bar

                      • Dining Area & Lanai

                        Dining Area & Lanai

                      • Divers

                        Divers

                      • Palmetto still has Monkey Lalas

                        Palmetto still has Monkey Lalas

                      • Palmetto Bay Plantation

                        Palmetto Bay Plantation

                      • Master Suite removed from other bedrooms.

                        Master Suite removed from other bedrooms.

                      • Entertainment: TV, Nintendo, movies, music, games & books

                        Entertainment: TV, Nintendo, movies, music, games & books

                      • A place to play

                        A place to play

                      • The gated entrance

                        The gated entrance

                      • Lanai off Master Suite

                        Lanai off Master Suite

                      • Third Bedroom

                        Third Bedroom

                      • Pool

                        Pool

                      • Restaurant & Pool

                        Restaurant & Pool

                      • Dock

                        Dock

                      • Wahoo!

                        Wahoo!

                      • The Star

                        The Star

                      VRBO #40665

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Friday, July 04, 2014

                      $150 - $229 per night (USD)
                      12

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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