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Oceanfront Property; *Best Diving/Snorkeling on the South Shore*

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Last updated: 09/15/2016
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Far Tortuga is located mid-island on the south side of Roatan approximately 20 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from shopping and restaurants in French Harbour. It is a secluded, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, oceanfront home, comfortable for up to 9 people, in the small community known as First Bight.

The house, finished in 1994, features a modern, fully-equipped kitchen with all conveniences: gas cook top, wall oven, disposal, dishwasher, microwave, coffee-grinder and coffee-maker, toaster oven, food processor, blender, etc.Granite countertops have recently been installed. The tiled great room, which encompasses the living room, kitchen, and dining area, is large and airy and feels even more spacious because of the stunning vaulted wood cupola ceiling and the massive wood French doors that line the sides of the room facing the ocean. These doors all open to catch the ocean breezes and beckon to visitors to barbeque on the gas grill or just relax and watch the sunset from the over 2000 square feet of decks and gazebos that wrap-around the exterior of the house.In February 2008 we completed construction of an infinity pool that overlooks the ocean and the stone patios and benches surrounding it are perfect fro sunbathing. The living room contains an entertainment center complete with DVD player and cable TV (bring your favorite DVDs or rent them on island). We also have a wireless iPod and CD player.

All three bedrooms possess vaulted ceilings, island style louvered windows, ceiling and floor fans, hardwood floors, luxury linens, and the two largest bedrooms open via French doors onto their own ocean view decks. Our master bedroom is very privately situated in its own wing and includes a queen bed with a walk-in closet, a huge master bathroom with his and hers vanity sinks and a walk-in shower. The other two bedrooms share a full bath with tub/shower on the opposite side of the house. One room contains a bunkbed and an extra long twin and the other bedroom has a queen bed and another huge walk-in closet. There is a very comfortable sofabed in the living room and a queen-size aero-bed if you want to sleep under the stars in one of the gazebos.

On the lower level of the home there are two separate garages which house a large washer and dryer for guest use. There is ample space for parking vehicles either in or outside of both garages.

The turquoise waters of the Caribbean are literally steps away from the house across the Ironshore. In addition, there is always easy access through the community dock a short walk away in First Bight or at the community beach a few doors down from the house. A two person kayak and two single kayaks are also available for your pleasure.

Some of the best wall diving on Roatan is a short swim or kayak in front of this house where the snorkeling is also excellent. Snorkeling and dive equipment rentals are a few minutes drive away, and there are many dive operators to choose from on the island.

For less adventurous guests, we suggest lazing in the pool or on the covered porches watching for dolphins or enjoying the many hummingbirds that visit the feeders and hibiscus blooms surrounding the decks. Other wildlife to watch for include: hermit crabs, land crabs, geckos, iguanas, and the lizards known on the island as 'Monkey La-las'. These lizards are quite tame and enjoy offerings of tropical fruit.

On arrival at Roatan Airport Kevin and Claire, our Property Managers, will be on hand to help you with picking up your rental vehicle (which we highly recommend in order for you to make the most of your stay) and then escort you to the house.

First night snacks and first morning breakfast items will be provided along with a bottle of chilled white wine for your enjoyment!

Kevin and Claire will be on hand throughout your stay to provide advice and assistance so that your vacation will be hassle free and will be easy to contact on the cell phone that is available for your use whilst on the island.

Come stay at Far Tortuga - we know that you'll be glad you did!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

    extra long twin and bunkbed...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Master bedroom is in a separate wing with a private deck and bathroom. Other two bedrooms share full bath with shower and tub combo....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Brand new infinity pool with stone patio. Granite countertops for easy maintenance in kitchen. Equipped with a gable ventilator fan that draws air throughout the house. There are three ceiling fans in the living room/kitchen, one ceiling fan in each bedroom and two fans in the second bathroom. There are also floor fans in all rooms.The house has louvered island style windows and all windows and doors open to catch the ocean breezes.The cook top is gas. We have brand new patio furniture for outdoor dining or relaxing....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Oceanfront property just steps away from the reef...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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$1,800-$2,000 per week
Holiday Season $2,000 per week, 7 night minimum stay.
Regular Season $1,800 per week, one night minimum stay.
Housekeeping available for a small additional fee.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 09/15/2016
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22 Today
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roatan International (RTB)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Palapa at Parrot Tree Plantation
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To La Ceiba, mainland Honduras.
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Black Pearl at Infinity Bay
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Main Road
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Parrot Tree Plantation

Car: Necessary

This property is located in the small, secluded community of First Bight on the south shore of Roatan near Fantasy Island and Coco View Dive Resorts. The best diving on Roatan is located right in our backyard! On calm days you can snorkel, dive, and/or kayak right in front of the house. Access is always easy at the dock in the bight a very short walk away. Arch's Iguana Farm and Pirates of the Caribbean Zipline Canopy Tour are both a short drive away.

Other Activities: Kayaking, zipline, canopy tour, spa, yoga...

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Aerial view

    Aerial view

  • Infinity pool

    Infinity pool

  • Bedroom with queen-sized bed

    Bedroom with queen-sized bed

  • Hammocks

    Hammocks

  • Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops

    Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Reef's eye view

    Reef's eye view

  • Aerial view of First Bight and the reef

    Aerial view of First Bight and the reef

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • entertainment center

    entertainment center

  • kids room

    kids room

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  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/15/2016

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