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"I would like to thank Bruce for doing a great job of describing everything to a T. We were very pleased with the location and convience of the condo. Security was on site and we felt very safe. I highly recommend this condo for small families or a romantic getaway for a couple."
Guest: BradDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
"Casa De Paradise was very well described. It is in an excellent location in West Bay. One of the best rental kitchens that I have even been in, with good knives even! I cook a lot on our vacations and I was lacking nothing. The front deck overlooking the beach was amazing. My husband was in the hammock every day. The fruit truck came every few days and we were able to walk down to the docks early in the morning and buy fish from the locals. We used Mayan Divers as suggested from the owners and had a great diving experience that was VERY convenient. We would walk up the beach every day and check out nightly dinner specials. Don't miss the $15 2 tail lobster dinner at Beachers two doors down. Unless you want to go cruising the island, you don't need a car. If you do, we walked down to "The Mall" and rented from Yony for $50/day. We stocked up at the grocery store on the ride in front the airport. This was a very easy, convenient and relaxing vacation for us at this location. The only reason I did not give a 5 star rating was because of the music from the resort next door. The people renting the other unit behind us did not hear it like we did, but we had to listen to the club music next door. If we would have been with a group of friends and drinking and chatting until 11pm, we would have thought nothing of it. However, we were ready for bed at 9p and our neighbors were not. Nice thing is that is stopped at 11pm on the dot each night. I did contact the owner regarding this and she responded very promptly and was concerned. However, each hotel and property is allowed to enjoy their music until 11pm. Like I said, I am sure that there are many vacationers that this would not even be an issue for. Tips or enjoying West Bay-1. Bring lots of small bills. You pay more when it is charged on your credit card and we tended to overpay for things because we did not have smaller bills. 2. Load a suitcase with some non-perishable food. They have the same things the US has in their stores, but so much more expensive. 3. Get it in your mind that you WILL get a massage! $20 for a 40 minute massage on the beach should not be passed up and get at least one or two while you are there! Casa de Paradise was a great place to be!"
Guest: Jeanine M.Date of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
"Lovely location with short walkable beach and pool, yes the pool is really nice even with you're at the beach. Best snorkeling I have ever seen, healthiest coral a short swim out from pier, great pier on the ocean. Accomodations comfortable, basic, best thing was our host who made sure we had lots of ideas where to go and could call anytime, very available."
Guest: cobeyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
"It was an amazing and relaxing vacation at Hobbies. Thanks to our host, Sue and John we could relax from the time we were picked up at the airport until we sadly had to go home after two weeks in this lovely quiet and safe area. The information provided to us by John gave us the knowledge and confidence to take the local bus to town and explore on our own. Our little apartment # 3- was perfect for our needs and the large covered porch allowed us to enjoy the ocean view and the soft breeze.
My best friend and I get together every few years and plan a girl’s get away. (More accurately - older ladies in our 60's) We wanted to snorkel and walk and enjoy the area, and we did. There was no difficulty for us to swim from the dock to the reef every sunny day. The reef is full of life everywhere you look. We could not have been more amazed with the sites and having it right in front of the apartment doubled our pleasure. Thank you so much Sue and John for sharing this experience with us. The personal service at Hobbies is superior to any we have previously experienced. The airport pickup, grocery shopping and the tour of the towns gave us a sense belonging. You will not get service like this just anywhere, what a pleasure to have experienced this from our hosts Sue and John. John arranged horseback riding on the beach and drove to us to Anthony’s Keys for our morning ride. If you want to do any tours, John was there to help you find just the right tour to fit your needs.
The area is quiet and private, just what we wanted. No overcrowded beach, just the sound of the waves and a soft breeze. We walked the beach and rarely encountered anyone, we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves to explore.
I highly recommend Hobbies Hideaway for a restful vacation. You are just minutes from town if you want to eat out or shop and the beautiful beach at the apartment when you don't. Hobbies provides the best of both. We meet people in town from all over the world. The Honduran people we meet were friendly and helpful. The street vendors were pleasant and respectful when we said no thank you to them, we never felt put upon like at so many places we have visited.
The apartment is not large, but clean and well equipped. We used the beach BBQ almost every night to cook, what a lovely way to end a great day. I almost forgot, they supply you with free coffee"
Guest: Sue b.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: May 2, 2015