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Sleeps 10, Walk to Restaurants/Beach Bar, Great Swimming,Front Yard is the Sea

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One picture worth 1,000 words. Unfortunately lost front palm but replanting.

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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hopkins house description

The Hibiscus Cabana , which sits between two vacant lots on the North & South and is more like a house than a cabana. The two HUGE master suites measure approx. 15'x20' and each contains a 6 ft. mahogany closet for your convenience. The 1st Master contains a queen size bed and a queen size hide-a-bed with a master bathroom attached with a 4 ft. ceramic shower. The 2nd Master contains a full size bed and 2 twin beds with a ceramic shower and bathroom located in the common area. The 2nd Master also has a sitting area with two chairs and a reading light. Both bedrooms and the living room have ceiling fans & a wonderful view of the Caribbean as we are RIGHT ON THE BEACH. The ceramic flooring throughout the cabana ties everything together in a cozy friendly atmosphere. The kitchen boasts of a full size refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker & toaster. You will have full use of all kitchen dishware, pots & pans, cutlery, etc. as well as all towels & bed linens. Everything you need to step in and begin your wonderful Caribbean vacation in paradise. With 1,350 sq.ft. of living space, this is more like a house than a cabana. The cabana has a kitchen table & chairs that can accommodate 6 people easily. There is a futon, side chair and end and side tables in the living room. There is an outside shower for rinsing off after a dip in the sea and a 'prayer bench' in the back yard for quiet meditation among the beautiful hibiscus, bougainvillea and tropical greenery. Bicycle, golf cart, motorcycle and car rentals are available within walking distance of the cabana. Car rentals also available in Dangriga. I must say again, the beach here is one of the best in the area. It is sandy bottom with a gentle slope so you can walk along the sea edge in knee deep water or go 20 - 30 ft. out and be in chest deep water so you can swim. This location affords the best of 'Both Worlds' when vacationing. You are right on the beach and only 15 minutes from the jungle, and within driving distance of the Mayan Ruins, & 3 miles from the Sittee River/Marina & wildlife.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This property is best suited for families, a honeymoon couple or retired individuals....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids will love this place. Right on the beach & gentle slope to all sand sea floor....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking on the veranda. That's where you will want to be any way. Ha! Ha!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    I am a dog lover myself. Let's talk. I'm reasonable with a deposit incase of unforeseeable mishap....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Sorry. . . . no. Steps only access....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • 2 Huge Master Suites - Approx. 15' x 20' each w/ 6ft. Mahogany closets. 1 bedroom w/queen bed & queen hide-a-bed. 1 bedroom w/full bed and 2 twin beds. Futon in living room can sleep 2....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

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  • Master bath has 4ft. Arizona ceramic shower, & rectangle Mexican pottery sink, all ceramic floor, 2nd bath has shower & toilet & square sink & large mirror in common area....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    The Hibiscus Cabana is truly a vacation paradise in a prime location on a beautiful white sand beach centrally located within walking distance of local restaurants, grocery stores & local merchants....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen table & chairs. Can accomodate 6 easily....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Yes. All normal kitchen items for serving and eating & cooking....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Yes. . . . .If you consider the dishwasher to be you or your significant other. No auto dishwasher....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Can be rented at several places near by. I don't provide any. Easy to walk everywhere....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented close by....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Available close by....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 - Nov 15, 2015
5 night min stay
$105
$700 $2,100

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 16 - Apr 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$125
$850 $2,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 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:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Registered/Certified with Belize Gov't & Belize Tourism Board

50% of total reservation due at booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. This must be received no later than 30 days prior to arrival. 9% Tax paid Belize Gov't.

Cancel: >60 days prior to arrival will receive a full refund less a $50 administration fee

Cancel:31-60 days>to the reservation will receive a refund, minus equivalent of 1 night of reservation

Cancel: 30 day<less forfeit all of deposit.

Reservations over a weekly time period will be priced on a weekly rate plus the additional daily rates.

Credit card reservations will require an additional 2.5% administrative fee.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Dangriga Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 or 5 lots North along the beach
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Southern Highway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Iris's Sunnyside Up
Hopkins
Nearest Beach
Right out your front door

Car: Not Necessary

The Caribbean is home to dolphins, manate, starfish, & colorful exotic fish. The beautiful clear blue water invites you to swim, snorkel and scuba or relax and gaze at the rhythmic ebb and flow of the Caribbean. You are invited to relax in the adirondeck deck chairs with your favorite book at your leisure. Since you are only 30 feet from the edge of the sea, you can spend hours watching the 'Magnificent Frigates', pelicans and seagulls cruise up and down the beach looking for a tasty little minnow for lunch. The local Garifuna guides will be happy to show you the second largest barrier reef in the World and the many other attractions throughout Belize. The weather in Belize is of a subtropical nature so you can expect the weather to be warm. Hopkins Village also has earned bragging rights as being able to offer a wide variety of activities. Belize has a wide variety of birds, wildlife & marine life. You must not forget, we are part of the Rain Forest and boating down the Sittee River, day or night can afford sights of alligators, tropical birds including toucans and parrots and of course the snakes and monkeys. You can try your hand at wind surfing with rental & lessons available right down the beach. Explore the many Mayan ruin sites available where you can drive to and explore within a day. Hike through the Mayan Mountains that are part of the Rain Forest of Belize and swim in a clear cool mountain pool at the bottom of a waterfall. Brag about ziplining t the Mayflower Park or visit the only Jaguar Reserve in the World all within easy driving of Hopkins Village. Don't forget to visit the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Whether you want to snorkel or scuba , the colorful fish and beautiful reef is something you don't want to miss. We can arrange for a half day or full day of fishing on the reef where your guide will provide everything you need to catch 'The Big One' so you can brag about to your friends at home. Whatever adventure you decide to choose, our friendly and knowledgeable property manager can connect you with local Belizean guides to make sure you will never forget your vacation in paradise. Hopkins has a reputation of being a very friendly and quaint little fishing village. You will feel at home strolling down the beach, visiting the local shops and restaurants to sample some of the local cuisine. Be sure to visit the 'Druming Center' at the North end of the village where the local villagers are keeping the Garifuna Fishing village customs alive within the community. You may want to visit one of the beachfront bars and sample some of the local rum drinks. (Panty Ripper is one of my person favorites) or sample the Belize Beer. We are always happy to see new friendly faces and share new adventures with you.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: My husband and I are currently retired and living in Texas. He is a native Texan & I was born in Missouri. This pic was taken at Christmas in Belize.

Why the Owner Chose Hopkins:
My husband & I purchased this property because it had EVERYTHING we wanted. Great 'All sand' lot, all sand sea floor, convenience to grocery, restaurants, etc. And of course, THE VIEW!! We can see the keys off the front veranda and look back and see the Mayan Mountains. Also, great rental income when we want to be with family & friends in the U.S.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we first began looking at Belize, we wanted to make sure we would be happy or content with any purchase. We chose this property due to, 'Location, location, location', resale value, and the fact that it was wooden instead of concrete. We talked to several local expats. The concensus was concrete was too hot, expensive, and hard to cool. The concern about tropical storms washing wood away and leaving concrete was ridiculous. (Look at the wooden shacks still standing.) Hopkins is protected from severe tropical storms because of the reef, mountain range and bay effect. Also, we didn't want an atmosphere with a lot of nightlife. If we wanted that, we could just stay in the states.


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Photos

  • One picture worth 1,000 words. Unfortunately lost front palm but replanting.

    One picture worth 1,000 words. Unfortunately lost front palm but replanting.

  • Cozy kitchen, full size appliances. All tile floor throughout cabana.

    Cozy kitchen, full size appliances. All tile floor throughout cabana.

  • All new sliding screened windows throughout cabana.

    All new sliding screened windows throughout cabana.

  • Bathroom sink in master bathroom w/Arizona shower.

    Bathroom sink in master bathroom w/Arizona shower.

  • Guest master suite, full bed & 2 twins. Both bedrooms have 6ft. mahogany closets

    Guest master suite, full bed & 2 twins. Both bedrooms have 6ft. mahogany closets

  • Sq. sink outside guest bedroom.

    Sq. sink outside guest bedroom.

  • Side view of cabana. Hibiscus along both sides and bougainvillea

    Side view of cabana. Hibiscus along both sides and bougainvillea

  • Backyard w/tropical plants & prayer bench

    Backyard w/tropical plants & prayer bench

  • Backyard

    Backyard

  • All flower grown in our yard. The orange/yellow Hibiscus is my favorite.

    All flower grown in our yard. The orange/yellow Hibiscus is my favorite.

  • Local Garifuna in homemade dugout canoe. Went by every a.m./p.m. after fishing.

    Local Garifuna in homemade dugout canoe. Went by every a.m./p.m. after fishing.

  • Maya ruin. Not sure which one

    Maya ruin. Not sure which one

  • Walk down the front steps, across the sand into the soft sand sea floor.

    Walk down the front steps, across the sand into the soft sand sea floor.

  • Maya carvings, tapestry & pillow covers add to Caribbean flavor.

    Maya carvings, tapestry & pillow covers add to Caribbean flavor.

  • Queen and queen sofa sleeper & master bath

    Queen and queen sofa sleeper & master bath

  • 4ft. ceramic Arizona shower w/rectangle Spanish motif basin.

    4ft. ceramic Arizona shower w/rectangle Spanish motif basin.

  • Common bathroom & shower outside guest bedroom

    Common bathroom & shower outside guest bedroom

  • Front door & two deck chairs

    Front door & two deck chairs

  • Bougainvillea & Hibiscus growing together & bloom year round

    Bougainvillea & Hibiscus growing together & bloom year round

  • Side yard view with outside shower & large almond tree

    Side yard view with outside shower & large almond tree

  • Pink double Hibiscus in side yard

    Pink double Hibiscus in side yard

  • Yellow flowers in the yard

    Yellow flowers in the yard

  • Beautiful stream coming down through Maya Mountains

    Beautiful stream coming down through Maya Mountains

  • Jaguar preserve within few miles of cabana.

    Jaguar preserve within few miles of cabana.

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