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St Mac's..Charming Beachfront Caribbean Villa..Look no further!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Upper 3 BR, 2.5 Bath Luxury Unit, overlooking private yard and ocean!

Look No Further! Why be steps or minutes from the beach when you can be right on the sand? St. Mac's is a traditional stand alone Caribbean style villa (3 bedroom unit abpve the 1 BR Beach Front and 1 BR Economy Garden Apt). It has loads of charm and a spacious, open floor plan. Remodeled and updated with a wonderful gourmet kitchen. featuring granite counters, new stainless appliances, microwave and dishwasher. A large dining table area off the kitchen will be a perfect place to serve your fresh local fish, and a guest bath completes the space. Outside, your private Beachfront Garden awaits, lined with palm trees and lounge chairs. Float, swim and snorkel to your heart's content in the clear, warm waters in your front yard. One of Roatan's finest technicolor snorkeling experiences is located just steps away!

Let the sound of waves lull you to sleep in the large King Master bedroom, with sliding doors opening onto the large veranda with ocean view. Soft pillows and nice sheets add to the total sleeping experience. The master bath has twin sinks and a shower/tub, as well as another deck off the back with door to provide cross ventilation. Large Bedroom Two has a King size bed and a lovely wraparound veranda off the back. Fish themed Bedroom #3 features two twin beds with thick mattress pads, a large veranda, and a Jack-and-Jill bathroom with twin sinks shared with Bedroom Two.

The Upper Unit's light and airy open living area has floor to ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings and expansive wrap around views of the glorious Caribbean. Enjoy outdoors in, or dining al fresco on the oceanfront covered veranda with the waves as your soundtrack. Lounge the day away reading in your twin hammocks, watch the boats come in, or if you feel like it, do a cannonball off the dock to the left of the villa. All your favorite TV channels are available for your viewing pleasure on our new 50' flat screen TV, as well as a DVD and CD player. Wifi is available at no charge throughout St. Mac's. There is also a separate area with two overstuffed reading chairs and a computer work table area should you need to check in with the world. All rooms have ceiling fans as well as central air conditioning, but you will find the gentle Caribbean trade winds will keep you cool as well.

24 hr Security is on the grounds, a full time landscaper and twice weekly Housekeeping service is also included. Provisions are available down the path at the local deli at West Bay "Mall" and there is good local food, a popular coffee shop as well as gift shops and video & motor scooter rentals.. Many other dining options are also steps away, and numerous great dive shops are located nearby (we like Bananarama). Don't miss the weekly visits of the man selling fresh local seafood when he comes to St. Mac's! The villa is located right next door to Infinity Bay Condominiums, with popular outdoor Sports Bar and restaurant. Taxi boats can take you from the public dock right out front to funky West End with its happening nightlife, and taxis are readily available to drive you back. Enjoy World Class snorkeling and diving just a short stroll down the beach! Our favorite is Blue Planet Divers just right in back of West Bay Village!

St. Mac's is the Oceanfront part of West Bay Village, a small private enclave of Caribbean style homes that have retained their traditional Caribbean character in a concrete CondoWorld. If you are looking for charm and True Beachfront, Look No Further!

We are happy to arrange for our driver, Marty, to meet your flight at RTB airport, then bring you to St Mac's. He will stop at our local well stocked grocery store along the way ($10) for provisions for your cooking pleasure. Marty charges $25 (up to 4 people; $40 for more than 4), and you pay him directly. He can also help with any other transport needs you may have during your stay.

Refund policy: for cancellation 90+ days before arrival, full deposit refund. 50% of your deposit is refundable upon cancellation within 60 days or more of your arrival. If you cancel in 59 days or less, your deposit is non refundable. All non refundable deposits may be used towards another St Mac's booking within 6 months of cancellation, based on availability. However, we are willing to work with you and are very reasonable.

Keywords: Villa,house,bungalow,casita,cabin,cottage

More Details

Owner
Sachiko St. Jeor
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Sachiko St. Jeor

St. Mac's Villa is owned by two couples who have a longtime love affair with Roatan, and West Bay Beach. We are lucky enough to live in Reno and Lake Tahoe in the summer, and Roatan is Home as often as we can make it down here. St. Mac's is a great place for family gatherings! Nothing says relaxation like a good book, the sounds of waves in the background, a dip in the warm water of the Caribbean, and a beautiful sunset....

Sachiko St. Jeor purchased this house in 1995

Why Sachiko St. Jeor chose West Bay

We started coming to Roatan 25 years ago, in the Wild West days before there were real roads out to West Bay. An ongoing love affair started with West Bay Beach, and St. Mac's was always the best house on the best beach--a true traditional Caribbean style charmer. Time has passed, and we are thrilled to be co-owners with another couple who feel the same way we do! We've been all over the world searching for the perfect white sand beach with world class diving and snorkeling and crystal clear warm water...it is here at West Bay Beach. Despite West Bay's growth and new concrete condo construction, St Mac's is STILL the best house on the best beach, just with more dining options!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy 'steps to the ocean' and a '7 minute walk' along the coast to West Bay Beach? Be True Beachfront, right on the sand! This is the charming yellow house many people stop to take pictures of while walking down the beach. 24 hour Security Guards on site, plenty of parking, and a private Beachfront garden with swaying palms, lounge chairs and beautiful sunsets provided. Incredible snorkeling steps away! Excellent scuba diving close by with amazing reefs and sea creatures to enjoy.

Amenities

West Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellations 60 days prior to check-in will get a 40% refund, or the res can be rescheduled w/in 6 months. Cancellations after 60 days get no refund.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Soft pillows and nice linens make for sweet sleep!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Comfortable mattress and soft pillows
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins with room for an extra bed if needed
  • King size beds (2) Master Bedroom: King ; Guest Bedroom: King, Twin or Single Beds (2) Second Guest Bedroom: Two Twins can be made into a King as well, Child Beds (1) Children's beds available with advanced notice, Baby Cribs (1) Crib available with advanced notice
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Charming beachfront palm garden 24hr Security Guard on site

Reviews

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St Mac's..Charming Beachfront Caribbean Villa..Look no further!
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

St, Mac's

  • 5 of 5

West Bay Village is a great place to stay in Roatan. We had three couples which made St. Mac's perfect. It has a very large common space and pleasant bedrooms. The kitchen is very well equipped. The staff, Ruth, Brad, Rene and Sonia (to name a few) are all fantastic and so helpful! The owners Sach and Kasey make it so easy to book the experience. We highly recommend St. Mac's.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These couples love Roatan and St. Mac's. They are returning to St. Mac's for the fifth time and 5 weeks next year! Great occupants.
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5

Great place !

  • 5 of 5

We loved the beach and close access to restaurants . Always a water taxi close by to take you to west end if needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

House was beautiful, comfortable and very clean. The location and the view was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

It was so convenient for all of the family. With swimming, snorkeling, eating all steps away, my grown children were all able to do whatever they wanted any time. The beach and swimming was perfect right out our door. The waves so calm that even an old girl like me could walk right out in the water. We enjoyed the air conditioning and was surprised how sound proof the house was. No matter how busy the beach it was quite inside. The bed mattresses were too firm for me. I would have loved to find a foam/gel type pad in a closet to make mine softer. Overall it was a fabulous place that we hope to return to.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and suggestion. We are in the process of updating and changing some of the mattresses. Will evaluate for firmness too.
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5

St. Mac's - The perfect beachfront cottage!

  • 5 of 5

You will not be disappointed with a trip to St. Mac's on beautiful Roatan! Everything you need for a wonderful vacation is found here...a lovely home, efficient management, friendly and helpful staff, gorgeous beach, fabulous snorkeling on a beautiful reef, excellent restaurants as well as a long list of fun activities for the whole family! This was our first trip to Roatan and we couldn't be happier. We want to thank everyone at Island House rentals, the housekeeping staff, the security team and especially Marty and Chef Blackie who made our stay truly exceptional. We look forward to seeing you all again soon! The Neustels

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review😊� As it's owner, we try hard to please ! We have owned ST Macs for 22 years and have enjoyed sharing it with people like you😉�
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5

Third Time Here. We defintely will be back

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay A St. Macs Upper. I honestly think that this is the best rental property in West Bay. Your views are incredible with your private beach area. The open structure of the house combines the dining, kitchen and living area into one with great great room with two double sliding doors that provide access to a huge deck overlooking the beach and the beautiful Caribbean. Your privacy and security is assured with 24hr. security. We are definitely going back.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We appreciate your business and hope you will be back for the 4th time!
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying for two weeks in St. Mac's Upper unit. Right from the first contact, the owners were wonderful to deal with and always quick to respond to any of my emails. We are a family of five so the bedrooms and layouts were perfect for us. The main living area/kitchen/dining room is huge and the entire unit is very well appointed. The kitchen has everything you need and the blender makes fabulous margaritas! We spent many hours out on the large deck. It was a perfect location, including your very own private beach to enjoy with lots of shade. West Bay was really busy for the first week we were there because of Semana Santa and we felt blessed to enjoy our quiet portion of the beach. The maid and laundry service was exceptional and very much appreciated. I would not hesitate to recommend St. Mac's to all of my friends and family. We hope to enjoy it again very soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
RTB Roatan
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Ferry to La Ceiba on Honduras mainland
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Black Pearl Golf Course
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
West Bay Beach
Car: not necessary

Sandcastle building, Zip lining, Canopy tours, , Snorkeling/diving with dolphins, Sunset watching, Memory Making!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refund policy: for cancellation 90+ days before arrival, full deposit refund less any processing/bank fees. 50% of your deposit is refundable upon cancellation within 60 days or more of your arrival. If you cancel in 59 days or less, your deposit is non refundable. All non refundable deposits may be used towards another booking within 6 months of cancellation, based on availability.
Our managers at Island House are friendly, knowledgeable and available. They are located on the road just behind West Bay Village and are located in Roatan. We also have a concierge who can help make arrangements on the island and a driver who can meet guests at the airport, etc. Maid service provided 1X per week. Washer/Dryer on premises and use is limited through special request through the maids. A check or credit card is requested on check in for a damage deposit of $500. It is refundable on check out.

Owner'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.

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