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Villa Tranquila:Ocean View - Poolside - Walk Everywhere

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Villa Tranquila, a luxurious and convenient condo located poolside in the Sunset Villas development of West End. West End is the center of activity at night, as well as the home of most of the island’s dive shops. All of these are within easy access to all of these things by walking. In this villa, there is no need to rent a car, walking is the easiest mode of transportation.

The condo is beautifully decorated in a tropical island style, completely equipped with all of the amenities. The kitchen is fully equipped with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, cable TV, Stereo for iPhone/iPod, and intimate pool access outside your front doorstep. Condo patio features outdoor dining table and a propane Barbeque. There is Wi-Fi access in the condo available for small fee, or an internet cafe near the entrance to the development for easy access. Enjoy the comfort of this condo within the gated and guarded Sunset Villas/West End Resorts Development.

The instant quote for rent includes all island taxes, all electricity, water, cable TV, WiFi, pool, pool floats & off street parking. Our condo is wonderfully furnished, equipped & provides all the comforts any vacation home can provide. You will find other condos in our neighborhood that will be less expensive but you will find ours is well worth the expense if you would be able to see/experience the difference. Our continual upgrades provide the difference to your overall vacation experience. We are owners that spend 8 weeks per year at our condo keeping it perfectly upgraded and in a condition that we as owners want to enjoy ourselves. Many condos in our neighborhood only include an electricity allowance that will most likely cost a great deal more if you use air conditioning.

If you should decide to book with us, you will be overlooking & just a few steps from a beautiful infinity pool (the biggest in the West End) & walking distance to everything in the west end. I will also provide you with an 8 page document of tips & information we have learned in the past 10 years visiting the island. We will provide you with two island phones so you can keep in touch with each other while there and call home for just pennies. Our condo also includes WiFi if you should choose to bring your laptop, smartphone or notebook computer. Our island management company is available for any issues that may arise and have a free service for helping with tourist activities you might like to experience. I will explain more about their assistance to you should you decide to rent our place.

The condo is air-conditioned in all living areas and offers two large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom has a queen sized bed, walk in closet, dresser with 6 drawers, and shades over all of the windows. The guest bedroom boasts 2 double-sized beds, en-suite bathroom, walk-in closet, and shades on all windows. Security bars are fitted on the back side of the condo where bedrooms and baths are located. A floor safe is available to store cash, passports and valuables. Many condo owners on the island charge additional fees for the electricity used during their stay. Our rental fee includes your electricity so you do not pay any additional costs for electricity. Power costs are extremely high on the island so renting a place that includes electricity saves you from a surprising parting cost when you leave the island.

A washer and dryer is located in the condo for guest use.

Take a swim in our beautiful private community pool, just steps from the condo or head to the beach for some snorkeling. Another of Roatan's beautiful white sand beaches is just a 10 minute ($3) water taxi ride to West Bay for beach bars, restaurants, paddle boats, parasailing, lounging on the beach or book reading. Water taxis run all day long to West Bay and West End.

The property is managed by local management company, Roatan Life. They will orient you to our condo, provide you with a cell phone for your use while on the island and are available for any condo issues and provide a wide variety of concierge services.

Everything you need to enjoy your stay; restaurants, dive operations, shopping, and evening entertainment are all within easy walking distance.

We recommend our favorite dive operation, Reef Gliders Dive Center.

LIKE this villa but it is rented? Try VRBO Listing #320628. Same floor plan in the same building.

Keywords: Condo, Ocean View, Pool, West End, Walking Distance to Restaurants, Shops

More Details

Owner
Linda Quackenbush
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2016

About Linda Quackenbush

As a scuba diving family from the Pacific Northwest, Roatan was on our list of places to visit and dive. With our first visit in 2006, we fell in love with the sea life, the beauty of the island and the people who live and visit. We hope you fall in love with the island as we have. When you book your vacation at our condo, owners will email a 6 page document filled with tips and valuable information gained from their experiences on the island.

Linda Quackenbush purchased this condo in 2006

Why Linda Quackenbush chose West End

We chose this property location for its close proximity to the pool and beautiful view of the ocean. The popular West End open air restaurants and shops, filled with friendly locals and tourists who enjoy the laid-back island lifestyle is just a few minutes walk.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo front door, is just steps to a small dipping pool and 25 more steps down to a large infinity pool. Everything we need and enjoy is within easy walking distance from our small piece of paradise.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Villa Tranquila:Ocean View - Poolside - Walk Everywhere
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
5

Amazing stay at Villa Tranquila

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself, and our two girls, ages 3 and 6, had a wonderful stay at Villa Tranquila in Roatan. I will start off by saying how beautiful Roatan is. The people are extremely friendly and the water is truly unbelievable. We have been to many islands and the water in Roatan is truly spectacular. Villa Tranquila is located in West End, a cute little town full of great restaurants and shops. Everything is within walking distance from the Villa. The town has a very local feel to it and is not touristy at all, which we loved. The beaches in West End are good, but if you want to see the clearest water you can imagine, you have to go to West Bay, which is only about 5 minutes away on a water taxi. Definitely worth the trip. Since we had two small kids with us, it was definitely easier to just stay in West End. We found an amazing beach just steps from the Villa. It is located at the Buccuneer restaurant. They clean the beach each morning, they provide chairs and umbrellas, and even nice large beds, and all you have to do is order a drink once in a while. We ordered the most delicious smoothies for the girls for $2 each. Also ordered them lunch for $5. Most of the time, we had the beach all to ourselves. Water is very clear, warm, and shallow. There is also a dock, which is fun. Literally the perfect place. When we were done with the beach, we would walk back to the Villa and take a dip in the huge pool located right outside the condo. Most of the time, we were the only ones at the pool as well. More about the condo: the Villa comes with everything you can possibly need. The kitchen is fully stocked - pots, pans, coffee maker, tea kettle, all dishes, all utensils, can opener, cheese grater, etc. Basically anything you would have at home, is there. Lots of paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, hand soap, etc. You do not need to buy anything else, just food. We stopped at a grocery store on the way from the airport and bought food. We used the kitchen every morning to make breakfast. Very convenient. In addition, there was a fruit/veggie truck that came right by the Villa with fresh fruit and veggies. The watermelon, bananas, apples, green peppers, were all so delicious and fragrant. We were also able to buy some fresh caught red snapper from some locals for very cheap and grilled the fish on the grill at the condo. I would recommend this condo to anyone who enjoys having the conveniences of home and who loves having a pool and beach to themselves.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Yelena for the wonderful review of our condo! We so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others & to let us know as well. We are thrilled you had a wonderful time and that you found our condo so well equipped and comfortable. We work hard at keeping things up to date and fresh for ourselves and our guests. We welcome you back any time.
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5

Wonderful tropical paradise with luxury comfort

  • 5 of 5

Me and my husbond, two friends with a 18 month child had a wonderful time in a very well equiped Villa Tranquila. Enjoyed the great pool, the Beach, the restaurants, snorkeling, swimming and just getting our pulse right Down, where it more often should be :-)

Everybody we met on the Island was very friendly, and we felt very welcome and secure evrywhere. Thank you for a perfect stay.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison Wisconsin
5

Delightful Month at Villa Tranquilla from the Madison, WI Bells

  • 5 of 5

Villa Tranquilla is a wonderfully appointed unit with all the housekeeping essentials for our delightful month stay. The large pool is a fun gathering place for the entire Sunset Villa owners.

The property is located off the street of a row of seven two story condos. It overlooks the pool, the veranda has a view of the ocean, and a nice breeze flows through the house, with the air of four fans which easily eliminated the use of the air conditions in each room.

Villa Tranquillo is a first lower level condo of a three story condo that overlooks the pool, a second story patio, with a dipping pool, and a small 10 room hotel attached.

The neighborhood of Sunset Villa is located at the quiet end of the West End village, a six block beach front of restaurants, gift and dive shops. At the street entrance to our area is a well maintained ocean beach area to enjoy a great sunset.

Linda provided us with a 9 page “Tips we’ve learned from the Island!” And it was perfect. Roatan Life, the onsite management company, were prompt to deal with our requests and provided great transportation for us.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so delighted you enjoyed your month long stay and appreciate your feedback and email updates during your stay. We hope you consider returning to this beautiful island and our condo. Safe travels....Linda & Loyal
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5

Wonderful holidays in a wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 great weeks in Villa Tranquila. We were welcomed by a representative and were pleasantly surprised to find some goodies waiting for us as well as nice bathroom toiletries.The house is pretty large with 2 spacious bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. The living room, and kitchen were well appointed with everything you need.

We found the place spot clean, plenty of towels as well as beach towels.

Our favorite place was the terrace with its long chairs. Drinking a cup of tea in the morning or a beer or glass of wine in the evening was one of the nicest moments of the day.

Villa Tranquila is only a few steps away from a large swimming pool and 5mn walk from the beach.

The location in West Bay is very nice, because it is away from the crowd but still very close to everything.

We loved the restaurant recommendations that were given to us by the owners and all the info they provided in general.

We wouldn't hesitate in going back and would definitely recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed our vacation home and thank you for your kind words and lovely review.
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5

Dream Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

When can we come back!? We absolutely loved Villa Tranquilla and everything it entails. The pool is a few steps away and the beaches of West End are just a short three minute walk. Villa Tranquilla had more room than we needed plus all the amenities. We truly can't say enough about Roatan, Villa Tranquilla, and the generosity and friendliness of the owners and staff. Thank you for the perfect honeymoon.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad Roatan has two more happy fans! Please come back again! Thank you for choosing to stay at our vacation home!! Safe travels...
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Philadelphia
5

Tranquilla Villa

  • 5 of 5

I truly enjoyed the service and the accommodations!!! I will definitely stay there again!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kudos on our condo! We love to hear our guests had a wonderful time and enjoyed our 'home away'. We appreciate your feedback and welcome you back any time!! Linda & Loyal
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Roatan International (RTB)
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Coxen Hole
Car: not necessary

This fee includes all island taxes, all electricity, water, cable TV, WiFi, pool, pool floats & off street parking. Our condo is wonderfully furnished, equipped & provides all the comforts any vacation home can provide. You will find other condos in our neighborhood that will be less expensive but you will find ours is well worth the expense if you would be able to see/experience the difference. Our continual upgrades provide the difference to your overall vacation experience. We are owners that spend 8 weeks per year at our condo keeping it perfectly upgraded and in a condition that we as owners want to enjoy ourselves. Many condos in our neighborhood only include an electricity allowance that will most likely cost a great deal more if you use air conditioning.

If you should decide to book with us, you will be overlooking & just a few steps from a beautiful infinity pool (the biggest in the West End) & walking distance to everything in the west end. I will also provide you with an 8 page document of tips & information we have learned in the past 10 years visiting the island. We will provide you with two island phones so you can keep in touch with each other while there and call home for just pennies. Our condo also includes WiFi if you should choose to bring your laptop, smartphone or notebook computer. Our island management company is available for any issues that may arise and have a free service for helping with tourist activities you might like to experience. I will explain more about their assistance to you should you decide to rent our place.

Let me know if you have any questions as we are happy to help or provide lots of information.

Roatan is a premier location for pristine scuba diving. The reef system is part of the second largest reef in the world and there are several top rated dive operations within minutes of walking from the condo. For travelers who wish to scuba dive, we recommend Reef Gliders Dive Center,

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Rates & Availability

Sunset Villas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Island tax of 19% is included in the rental fee.

Payments are made to our property management company, Roatan Life. When we have confirmed our rate and your stay, we will connect you with Roatan Life. They will take your deposit via credit card or wire transfer and continue assisting you while on the island.

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Amenities

Sunset Villas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms include shower, sink, toiletare and are ensuite with each bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom features queen size bed with on suite bathroom., Double Beds (2) Second bedroom features two double beds with on suite bathroom. All beds fitted with new 3' memory foam mattresses for guest comfort!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Floor safe to store valuables.

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