About the property
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- Minimum Stay5 nights
Bungalow, 1 bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)
Enjoy your own little piece of paradise in Maya Beach. We have two bungalows (green and blue) on the beach that are up on stilts, designed to capture the refreshing sea breeze. Our bungalows are self-accommodating, and we provide you with everything you need. Each bungalow has a queen size bed, full size sleeper sofa, hammock, two chairs on the covered front deck, and well-equipped kitchen. We offer complimentary coffee, 2 single person sea kayaks, 2 bicycles, WiFi, and charcoal BBQ grills. We have a 5 night minimum and three week maximum stay. Sorry, no children under 12.
If you are looking to get away from the crowds, Barnacle Bill's is the place for you. We are located in Maya Beach on the Placencia Peninsula, which is 8 miles north of the village of Placencia, 6 miles north of the Placencia airstrip, and 3 miles north of Seine Bight (a Garifuna village).
Our bungalows are self-accommodating. We provide you sheets, towels, beach towels, and complimentary coffee. We are available for anything else you might need. We live across the street, and will provide you with walkies-talkies so you can contact us anytime.
Our bungalows don't have TV's, but who needs a tv when you have a wonderful beach right out your front door, lots of birds and wildlife to enjoy, ability to snorkel off the shore with coral heads located about 50 feet out, kayak out to False Caye to view more sea life, walk down the beach to local bars and restaurants or just lay in your hammock on the deck and rejuvenate.
We don't have AC either, but we've never had AC in the 20 years we've been here. We haven't missed it yet. Your fully screened bungalows are cooled by the sea breeze, two ceiling fans and one floor fan.
The bungalows will accommodate a maximum of 3 people. The kitchens are equipped with full size fridge, 2 burner stove, coffee maker, microwave, cooking utensils, blender, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, and other amenities to make your stay more comfortable. We have a locking dresser drawer to store your valuables.
If you let us book your Maya Island tickets from Belize International to Placencia airstrip, we will pick you up and drop you off (will cost you $40 US round trip for a taxi). We will give you a tour of Maya Beach, show you where everything is located, and we will stop at the local grocery store so you can stock up on any needed supplies including liquor.
We have several restaurants located within walking distance: Maya Beach Hotel, Mango's bar and grill, Green Parrot, Singing Sands, and Chix Chicken. We also have a 4 lane 10 pin bowling alley. The only one in Belize!
We can help set up any tours you are interested in such as diving, snorkeling, fishing, inland tours with hiking, waterfalls, and Maya Ruins. We can also help you rent a car and direct you on your own adventures, or you can rent a golf cart and just explore the Peninsula.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 24, 2018
About Adriane Taylor
Bill and Adriane Taylor bought this property in 1998. We decided to leave the fast-paced rat race of the states, for a slower-paced life here in Maya Beach. We hope you will enjoy our little piece of paradise.
Adriane Taylor purchased this Bungalow in 1998
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Everything You Need, Right on the Beach
When we first discovered Belize in 2006, we stayed at Barnacle Bill's and it was just wonderful. Twelve years later it's just the same except there are more restaurants & stores nearby. You can pretty much get everything you need within walking distance yet it still has a secluded atmosphere. Of course the beach is just a few paces from the front porch. Barnacle Bill's will always be special to us.
Beautiful place to relax right on the beach
This cute little bungalow was just what we needed! It was everything as described; simple and clean, comfortable, just steps away from the beach. More importantly to us it was delightfully quiet - we felt like we were on a deserted island. We took a couple tours (Mayan ruins and Monkey River boat trip were great) and walked to a couple nice restaurants, but mostly sat in the sun and swam and kayaked and soaked up the tranquil peace. A very simple mom and pop restaurant 75 yards away became our go to place for simple but delicious meals. This was a true getaway from everything loud and busy. Adriene and Bille were consummate hosts; gave us everything we needed, including lots of time by ourselves! This place is a winner and not to be missed if you're looking to escape.
Lovely place on the beach
We loved this little bungalow. The property next door was cleared recently so it gave us an even better view of the ocean. Overall a beautiful property
A beautiful and charming Belize treasure !
Barnacle Bills Beach Bungalows is everything we were looking for in our search for a tropical paradise. The bungalows are cute as can be and with the kitchen we were able to make our own snacks and lunches to eat under the palm shades near the water. Bill and Adriane were great and helped us in not only directions but also in things we should see while there. The beach area is ideal and we loved the wildlife we were able to observe right there on the property. The propery is immaculate and the views are amazing. We had the best time of our lives and I am already saving up to go again. The rates to stay there are incredibly reasonable and the money we saved making our own lunches allowed us to go on more tours while there. There is a store within walking distance, and several great restaurants. The perfect place to stay on your trip to Maya Beach !!
A perfect week!
We had an incredibly relaxing and enjoyable week at Barnacle Bills. We spent most of our time eating, drinking and hanging out under our very own beach huts. Some great restaurants, bars and a bowling alley within walking distance. The way the bungalos are built make for a perfect breeze flowing through the house. Not to mention waking up to the gorgeous sunrise. We enjoyed our daily morning coffees chatting with Bill. Bill and Adriane were very helpful hosts and we hope to go back!
We had a excellent time spent at barnacle bills at maya beach. Laid back very quiet great snorkeling warm water ...beach to ourselves. Great restaurants and bars close by. Used the kayaks and the bikes. Bill is great for reservations ,advice and visiting.
Small convenient rustic bungalow. We loved our visit.
4 lane bowling alley located less than a mile away. Located within a two hour drive of property: Maya Ruins, jungle hiking, waterfalls and ziplining.