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The Beach House Layou

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Last updated: 11/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Layou house description

Unique property on the beach in the center of village. Truly a Dominican experience. Local eateries next door and across the street. Bed sit/Studio w/king in sleep loft and full futon in living room 1 bathroom w/hot shower downstairs with wireless internet. Open air living space on second floor. w/kitchen, bath w/hot shower, hammocks, hot tub, loungers. Safe, colorful neighborhood. Right on the beach. Off street parking. Fishing village so fresh fish may be available daily. We recommend a rental car, but the local bus service runs through town, listen for honking horn from bus drivers.

Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome, but due to sleeping arrangements very small children may not be safte...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Bed is in a sleeping loft up a ladder. 5 feet of head room...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Double futon in living room...moreless

          • Sleeping loft has a king bed. You climb a ladder to reach it, it is up about 5 feet. The loft has about 5 feet of head room, you can comfortably sit up in bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            hot water shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Hot water shower...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The Beach House is located in the middle of the village of Layou and on the beach. There is a small grocery store next door that also sells local lunches. There is Boyd's bar next door, when Boyd is cooking he makes great food. Across the street in the small orange building is Sandy, she has chicken, bakes and grilled bananas. Fresh fish is available from other neighbors, just ask. ...moreless



                      • Budget


                          • Botanical Garden

                          Local Services & Businesses

                              • Groceries

                              Leisure Activities

                              • Beachcombing
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Eco Tourism
                              • Walking
                              • Whale Watching

                              Location Type

                              • Beach View

                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Hiking
                              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling


                              • Dining:

                                At a bar with 4 bar stools At table on 2nd floor with 4 chairs...moreless

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 4 people


                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Please use air conditioning only when in the downstairs house....moreless

                              • Garage:

                                off street parking in garage...moreless

                              • Living Room:

                                Living room kitchen combo. Living room has double futon....moreless

                              • Towels Provided:

                                Bath towel and beach towels provided...moreless

                              • Washing Machine:

                                In a closet off garage. Small front load machine. Clothes line along garage...moreless


                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                full set for 4 persons 2nd set of full dishes and pots and pans for cooking area on 2nd floor...moreless

                              • Kitchen:

                                Propane stove that lights with a match. There is a breakfast bar with 4 stools. Full set of dishes, glasses and pots and pans. Microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, blender...moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Oven:

                                with stove...moreless

                              • Pantry Items:

                                for your first day we leave you some milk, cheese and bread. There is coffee available...moreless


                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Outdoor living area on second floor with hot tub, cooking facilities and bathroom...moreless

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Hot Tub:

                                    Hot tub in open living area on second floor...moreless



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                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $299 $1,380
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                                  Last updated: 11/16/2014
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                                  • Sunset Bay Club & Seaside Dive Center

                                    "Sunday lobster dinner with Roger and Marsela. Wonderful. "

                                  • Castle Comfort Dive Lodge

                                    "Our favorite dive company on the island. Sundays have a BBQ and whale watch. Family run. ..."

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                                  20 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Melville Hall
                                  15 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  In Roseau 30 minute
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Back door

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  In the center of the village of Layou. There is a small grocery market next door which also prepares local lunch. There is a shop across the street to buy fried chicken and bakes and a bar next door, Boyd's. Boyd also prepares lunch when he is open.


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2011

                                  About the owner: We live in Dominica part time right now. We spend 6 months throughout the year here and then 6 months in the U.S. in Arizona. We are avid scuba divers and hikers. We built the Beach House for family weekends and to store our small sailboats. We live in Salisbury, about 10 minutes away on the west coast of Dominica.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Layou:
                                  This property is unique because it is on the beach. There are no other properties in this price range, that are on the beach.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                  on the beach. Wonderful outdoor living area on second floor. Hammocks and hot tub on second floor Cook top and sink. Bathroom with hot water.

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english

                                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                                  • The sign

                                    The sign

                                  • View from your hammock

                                    View from your hammock

                                  • Outdoor living area with hot tub

                                    Outdoor living area with hot tub

                                  • Outdoor living area with hot tub

                                    Outdoor living area with hot tub

                                  • View of beach

                                    View of beach

                                  • Chairs in living room

                                    Chairs in living room

                                  • Sleeping loft with king size bed

                                    Sleeping loft with king size bed

                                  • garage


                                  • Exterior from street

                                    Exterior from street

                                  • Hammocks on 2nd floor

                                    Hammocks on 2nd floor

                                  • Outdoor living area

                                    Outdoor living area

                                  • Kitchen area in outdoor living area

                                    Kitchen area in outdoor living area

                                  • Deck Kitchen.  There is a refrigerator, a cook top in cabinet and a grill.

                                    Deck Kitchen. There is a refrigerator, a cook top in cabinet and a grill.

                                  • Mouth of Layou River by the Beach House

                                    Mouth of Layou River by the Beach House

                                  • Living room from loft

                                    Living room from loft

                                  • Kitchen


                                  • Ladder to loft

                                    Ladder to loft

                                  • off street parking in a garage

                                    off street parking in a garage

                                  • Water heater on roof

                                    Water heater on roof

                                  VRBO #555514

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                                  Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

                                  $45 per night (USD)

                                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

                                  View calendar: Updated 11/16/14
                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                                  Speaks: english
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