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Esmeralda Del Mar -Built 2017 Beach Front Tropical Modern Home With Private Pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Villa of 3 or 4 Bedrooms, 3 or 4.5 Baths ,Sleeps 6 to 8. See more details below

Sunrise to sunset, Esmeralda Del Mar (EDM) features breathtaking scenic views of the crystal clear emerald and turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Completed in May of 2017, EDM is a Tropical Modern design family home located on the beach, five miles North of San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye and a ¼ mile from the largest barrier reef in this hemisphere. The home was custom designed and built to be a memorable place for family and friends to relax, have fun, catch up and share life's special moments.

The Main House features two floors and three spacious outdoor living and deck areas (there is even a rooftop deck!). The top floor welcomes guests with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, a master bedroom with an attached luxurious bathroom, a half bath, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, dining room and an executive office, all with an ocean front view! This home was designed with outdoor living in mind, so the top floor includes 800 square feet of deck for your enjoyment and access to the rooftop deck. The Rooftop Deck offers a stunning 360 view of the Caribbean and the surrounding Island (A perfect place to gather at sunset or sunrise!) The first floor features an open floor plan and two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room and dining area, all ocean front views. In addition to the indoor living space, there is 700 square feet of deck space, a private pool, deck, and walk-out beach access.

The details of Esmeralda Del Mar are unparalleled. Each bedroom suite door is hand carved by local artisans, and each king bed is handmade with Belizean mahogany, accompanied by memory foam mattresses and luxury bedding. The large bathrooms feature hand painted double sinks and the large walk-in closets offer ample storage. The kitchens are generously appointed with stainless steel appliances and high-end, plentiful kitchenware for groups who enjoy the option of cooking or cooking together. The living rooms feature entertainment centers. The top floor includes a 65” Samsung Smart Ultra HD Flat Screen TVs with a Sonos Sound Bar and the first floor features a 60” Samsung Smart Ultra HD Flat Screen TV with a Bose Sound Bar.

A separate private Casita, within steps of the Main House, is included. The Casita features a bathroom, queen sized bed, kitchenette, living room, Smart HD TV and covered porch. This beautiful addition to EDM is nestled amongst the palm trees, with an ocean view for your enjoyment.

Both the Main House and Casita are air conditioned and have ceiling fans throughout. Property is served by a central purified water system (so you can drink the water!). Guests also have access to a washer and dryer for convenience.

For your enjoyment we have three kayaks and two bikes on site for guest use. If you have a larger group, Beach Bums Rental is a short walk away. They rent paddle boards and snorkeling equipment as well as additional bikes and kayaks.

EDM offers complimentary pick up service at San Pedro Airport upon arrival. Travel to/from EDM and other parts of the Island during your stay can be by golf cart, water taxi, land taxi or bicycle. A water taxi to and from town and various points to the north runs a regular schedule and will pick up and drop off at the dock next to our property.

There are over a half dozen restaurants/bars within a 20 minute walk along the beach from the home and at least a dozen more within a 20 minute golf cart ride along with several larger boutique Belizean resorts which also have restaurants and bars. Several grocery stores (Belizean size) are in the area with two that deliver. If you wish to eat in but not cook, our caretaker’s wife will prepare Belizean meals upon request.

For Island and Mainland activities, we have a preferred provider of tours that has served our family for years. They will provide you, your family and friends with personal service and premier experiences that allow you to make the most of your time in Belize. Consider them your personal concierge for area land and water activities. If you rent a golf cart from them, they will take you to the airport or dock for your departure.

For more information and reviews see the Esmeralda Del Mar Facebook page.

(Note: During part of the year the owners reside on the top floor and are happy to serve as a resource to enhance your visit to Belize. The top floor is self contained with a separate entrance. The owners do not use the pool or rooftop deck when guests are on site.) During this time the first floor and Casita are available. See "Rates", "View All Rental Rates" tabs for dates when when only three bedrooms are available. )

More Details

Property Manager
Managed by Belize | Sotheby's International Realty Reservations
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

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For more information and reviews see the Esmeralda Del Mar Facebook page.


San Pedro Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Home cooked Belizean meals and snacks can be prepared on site upon request for our guests. A private chef is available for special occasions. An outstanding cultural experience and exposure to the delicious local cuisine! A local masseuse is also available on call, appointments can be arranged and take place on our property.


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Esmeralda Del Mar -Built 2017 Beach Front Tropical Modern Home With Private Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Fabulous experience at Esmeralda Del Mar!

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin.... Hurricane Irma forced us to change our vacation plans at the last minute. There were four couples and none of us had visited Belize. From the moment we landed in San Pedro it felt like home away from home. Every single person was warm and welcoming. When we arrived at the house we were taken back by the beautiful views of the ocean. Our first interaction with the caretaker, Benjamin, was extremely welcoming and helpful. There was not a single thing he didn’t offer or help us to arrange during our stay. His sweet wife, Addie, prepared a beautiful Belizean meal for us. We woke up every morning with Benjamin hard at work preparing the pool and grounds for us. We used Island Adventures, David, to arrange several excursions and another meal prepared in the home by local chefs. The 8 of us plan to return next year in early November as long as Benjamin and his dear family are there to visit with us.

Things to do:

Carambas in downtown San Pedro for Lobster

Snorkeling excursion with Island Adventures

Truck Stop for Pineapple Margarita

Feliz Sports Bar for Pizza and Wings

Captain Morgan for Banana Wrapped Snapper

Authentic Belizean Meal prepared in House

Relaxing and taking in the views from the pool edge....

Barb and Pat Evens


  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Barb & Pat, The Esmeralda Del Mar owners, caretakers, tour guides and Belize Sotheby's International Realty reservations staff appreciate your kind words expressing your wonderful experience at Esmeralda in Belize. We are happy that you enjoyed the lovely beach and pool, freshly prepared meals by our staff and the local restaurants for entertainment. We hope you can visit us again soon.
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Breathtaking, immaculately clean, well appointed!

  • 5 of 5

I never take the time to write these reviews, but this place is remarkable I HAD to take the time! Incredible views, powder soft white sand beach, sunning sunrises and sunsets, snorkeling, coconuts, pool, the house was PERFECT! The owners and care takers could not have been more kind, accommodating and attentive. True attention to detail, even the doors are beautiful carvings! I cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise! The perfect place for your Ambergris Caye vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t have asked for a better vacation! We had two families traveling together on our first trip to Belize. After carefully researching places to stay on Ambergris Caye, we decided on Esmeralda Del Mar. It was the perfect decision! The house and location were absolutely beautiful! With two families of 4, we still had plenty of space, and all of the amenities exceeded our expectations! Additionally, Benjamin, the caretaker onsite, was exceptional! He assisted with any question we had and helped us navigate our first visit to Belize with perfection. We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, new, spacious, and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our experience staying at Esmerelda del Mar was excellent. Emma at Belize/Sotheby's was extremely responsive to our questions and made arrangements for our flight from Belize City and transportation to the house. The caretaker. Benjamin, and his family were attentive to anything we needed and kept the grounds pristine. Benjamin was able to arrange snorkeling trips for us and his wife, Addie, even cooked traditional Belizian dinners for us two of the night we were there. Going to restaurants is fun, but their dinners were highlights of our stay. The owners, Pat and Frank, were on site during our stay, but we were hardly aware they were around. When we did see them, we loved talking about their experiences building the house and filling us in on Belizean life.

The house is in a great location. We were able to walk up the beach to restaurants or take a half hour (slow and bumpy) golf cart ride into San Pedro. We were a party of three couples; two couples stayed in the house and we used the casita. While small, it was very cozy and we did not feel at all deprived being there. Most of our time at the house was spent on the huge veranda taking in the magnificent view.

We have been going to St. John for years because we love the snorkeling. Because of the hurricanes, we decided to try Belize and we are so glad we did. The snorkeling was fantastic with plentiful fish and gorgeous coral. We liked Mexico Rocks even better than Hol Chan, although it's a much smaller area.

Esmerelda del Mar was the perfect place to stay for an Ambergris Caye vacation. Walking up and down the beach we didn't see any other house that we would have preferred. Don't hesitate to book it.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home, wonderful caretakers, stunning views

  • 5 of 5

My in-laws, me and my husband and our two kids, 9 and 13 enjoyed our stay so much we cannot wait to return. The pictures of Esmeralda del Mar tell only half the story. This home is beautifully designed with love, care and attention to detail. The home owners, Pat and Frank who were staying on the second floor during our vacation were lovely and hospitable. Benjamin and Adi, the caretakers made sure we had everything we needed from fuel for our golf carts, directions, suggestions and information about the island. Adi cooked us three wonderful meals including baked fish, ribs and ginger lime chicken. Adi's ceviche with conche and shrimp was the best ceviche we ever tasted.

My son fished off the docks and caught tons of small beautiful exotic fish. My daughter loved the pool. We all enjoyed the golf cart adventure and the thirty minute bumpy ride in to San Pedro. Though very nice arrive back at Esmeralda del Mar at the end of the day away from the hustle and bustle of town. This home provides plenty of privacy on a beautiful cared for strip along the ocean. There were also numerous restaurants within walking distance along the beach. Highest recommendations from all of us!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were extremely impressed with the accommodations and the hospitality. There wasn’t anything they didn’t think of to make your stay the best it could be. The location is prime with seclusion as desired and just a short walk on eh beach to a few local bars restaurants. The house is immaculate with the most comfortable beds and linens. The care taker Benjamin and his wife are so accommodating to any of your desires (fresh coconut water and pico de Galla daily! As requested. They cooked a lobster dinner for our group that was better than any restaurant on the island. We are excited to return!!! Pat and Frank should win an award for what they have done with the esmeralda!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike, Glad you have enjoyed your stay! Hope to hear from you soon and Safe Travels. Best Regards, Emma
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Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
San Pedro Airport
Nearest Beach
Front yard




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

*Owners occupy top suite, which is self contained and has a separate entrance, during part of the winter season. $600 rate is for three bedroom configuration which consists of entire first floor with private pool and deck, rooftop deck, white sand beach and private casita. All amenities of the property are available exclusively to you. The owners do not use the pool or rooftop deck while guests are onsite. While onsite, owners Pat and Frank are available as a resource for as much or as little assistance as you wish. We have been traveling to Ambergris Caye since 1996. If you have specific questions of us, we can be reached at Please contact the property manager, Sotheby's International Realty Reservations, for all other questions and for booking.

**Longer minimum stay required for Christmas, New Years and Easter weeks.

CANCELLATION POLICY. If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation
60+ days before arrival – 30% of Reservation Total Non-Refundable
59-31 days before arrival – 50% of Reservation Total Non-Refundable
30 days or less before arrival – 100% of Reservation Total Non-Refundable

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.