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Look No Further! St. Mac's Charming True Beachfront 1 BR Apt

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom with king bed + Day Bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Look No Further! St. Mac's is a traditional, Caribbean style stand alone villa. The Beach Front Apartment is on the Ground level steps away from the beach, and has a spacious open floor plan. It has a gourmet kitchen, featuring granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, including dishwasher. All the modern conveniences, plus an incredible Ocean Soundtrack--cooking with a view! The large dining area will be a perfect place to serve your fresh local fish. Outside, your private Beachfront Garden awaits, lined with palm trees and lounge chairs. Float, swim, dive and snorkel to your heart's content in the clear, warm Caribbean waters that are your front yard. The very best reef for snorkeling is a few short paddles away!

We recently added a day bed in the corner of the large living room area (near the patio door), so the unit can sleep 3 adults comfortably and offer some privacy to 2 unrelated adults. You can beat the location with the ocean view and breeze and private yard in front.

Let the sound of waves lull you to sleep in the comfy King bedroom. Soft pillows and nice sheets add to the total sleeping experience. You can choose to sleep either in fan cooled or Air conditioned comfort. The beachfront apartment also has sliding doors that open out onto a private garden patio, with table and chairs ideal for dining al fresco under the stars. You may also choose lounging in your hammock, just lazily reading and dozing. The calendar shown here is for this Beachfront Apartment.

Brand new comfy furniture is in your spacious, open living/dining area, and all your favorite Satellite TV channnels, a DVD player and WiFi are available so you don't have to miss a thing (unless you want to!). Curl up with a good book or your computer in the special reading area by the picture window with ocean view..

24 hour Security is on the grounds, a full time landscaper and twice weekly Housekeeping is also included, as is purified water. Provisions are readily available down the street at the local Deli at West Bay "Mal"l and there is good local food, a popular coffee shop, and an intimate Sushi bar. Many other dining options are steps away, and many great dive shops (we love Bananarama) are located nearby. Don't miss the weekly visits of the man selling local fresh seafood when he comes to St. Mac's! The villa is located right next door to Infinity Bay Condominiums, with it's popular Sports Bar, pool, and restaurant. Taxi boats ($5 each way) can take you from the dock right in front of the villa to funky West End with its happening restaurants and night life, and regular taxis are readily available to drive you back home. Enjoy World Class snorkeling and diving just steps down the beach!

St. Mac's is the Oceanfront part of West Bay Village, a small private enclave of 8 Caribbean style homes that have retained their 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 ($10) along the way 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 60-89 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 happy to work with you and are very reasonable.

Keywords: Lower Level, Villa, Cottage, One bedroom Apartment, casita, bungalow, accommodation, flat,beachfront house

More Details

Sachiko St. Jeor
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Sachiko St. Jeor

St. Mac's Beachfront Villa is owned by two diving couples who have a longtime love affair with Roatan, and West Bay Beach. We are lucky enough to live in 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 sound of waves in the background, a dip in the warm waters of the Caribbean, and a beautiful sunset....

Sachiko St. Jeor purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Sachiko St. Jeor chose Bay Islands

We started coming to Roatan 25 years ago, back in the Wild West days before there were real roads out to West Bay (and condos). An ongoing love affair started with West Bay Beach (back then it was all called West End), 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 is here at West Bay Beach and St Mac's. 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 apartment unique

Why be 'steps to the ocean' or a '7 minute walk' 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, hammocks, and beautiful sunsets provided!


West Bay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size bed (1) in MBR. We recently added a day bed to sleep another adult and offer privacy to 2 unrelated adults or family with children. Comfortable for 3 adults> We could possibly add another mattress for another child for an extra $15/night.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Sand castle building! Lots of puzzles and games!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Look No Further! St. Mac's Charming True Beachfront 1 BR Apt
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Vacation at St. Mac's Roatan

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Roatan that was not on a cruise ship. We were very pleased with St. Mac's. The location is very convenient and the owners were extremely helpful in working with us. We enjoyed the beach and several restaurants that were within easy walking distance. The Infinity resort is just next door, and I had a luxurious massage at their Spa. We have friends that live on Roatan, and it was especially nice to have them over to visit and enjoy the beach with us. The rental management staff were also helpful in making sure our needs were met. Hope to go back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What an amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable vacation at St. Mac's! I hope we can repeat it in the future. The location is truly the best on the beach with unbelievable hospitality. The property owners were extremely helpful in making arrangements and we were within walking/water taxi of every where we wanted to visit. My favorite part was that we could snorkel a short walk down the beach. The apartment was very comfortable and well-furnished. My 3-yr old daughter loved to see the crabs each night as we walked to and from the beach. We were able to try many of the restaurants and we had a great experience. We saw the fire dancers and crab races, tried the fish pedicure, and swam everyday. We also loved seeing Gumbalimba park. This was our second visit to Roatan and we hope to come back and stay at St. Mac's again. Thank you for the amazing family vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Touch of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I had traveled to Roatan 6 years ago but this was my husband's first trip to this amazing island. We both wanted convenience but since it was just the 2 of us we did not want to pay extra money for an additional bedroom. Staying at St. Mac's was one of the best decisions we made for our trip. The location is the best in the West Bay area. Your view is the gorgeous sand and water, plus it is walking distance to restaurants and the water taxis but still offers privacy. You even have your own private beach area to lounge in. If snorkeling is your interest, one of the island's best reefs is only footsteps away from the apartment. Though it is a 1 bedroom, the apartment is spacious and the kitchen is updated which saved us a lot of money during our trip as we usually cooked our breakfast and lunch in the apartment allowing us to spend our money on some of the delicious dinners at some of the restaurants down the beach. However, if you want a different area to choose from for dinner you can take a 5 minute water taxi to West End for more shopping and dining. We will definitely stay at St. Mac's the next time we travel to Roatan.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to welcome you both to our piece of paradise! We appreciate your taking the time to write such a lovely and comprehensive review of St Mac's. Our private beachfront garden is the perfect place to relax and watch the waves and boats come in, and to have a picnic lunch or cool drink. Come again soon!
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Nebraskans Love St Macs!

  • 5 of 5

Spending 7 days a few feet from the sand and ocean was wonderful! I normally love to sleep in on vacation but was up at sunrise to drink coffee on the deck with my friends and watch the beach workers and strollers begin their day. I invited 18 of my friends to spend the week after falling in love with Roatan 5 yrs ago. 14 adults and teens occupied the entire St Mac house plus the lower level of Satori Beach house right behind us. Another family of 4/friends rented a house next door. The location is perfect, with restaurants a few minutes walk down the beach, delis and coffee shops to walk to, and water taxis to West End village for more food and shopping. The teen-agers were free to stroll the beach on a whim and we all snorkeled multiple times. (Go in groups for safety, as there are no life guards!). We golfed, zip lined, swam w dolphins, paddle boarded, para-sailed, and sailed on the Stray Cat Catamaran. Our wonderful driver Marty came on a moments notice to drive us if needed, and we scheduled an island tour with him and saw the Iguana Farm and went on a Man Grove boat tour! We visited some villages and he told us all about the island, where he was born and is raising his family. His wife cooked 2 meals for us at the house, which was wonderful! We also enjoyed wonderful food at several restaurants and our kids sang Karaoke at the Thirsty Turtle. We enjoyed a few evenings of music from next door while relaxing on our deck. Many people in our group have been to the Honduran mainland several times for mission trips and our hearts go out to these people who work so hard to make a living with such limited opportunities. Going to Roatan is such a win-win situation because we are able to help support their economy while having a blast! The St. Mac house upper and lower units and the brand new Satori Beach house are in an ideal location. The accomodations are wonderful and the owner, Kasey, is so helpful and prompt in aswering questions. I hope to return soon and will definately recommend this my friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! Your group definitely took advantage of all the activities Roatan has to offer. It was a pleasure corresponding with you, and getting all the details worked out. St Mac's does have the prime beachfront location on West Bay Beach, and is wonderful for large groups. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, and Happy Summer!
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Huntsville,Tx USA

Another wonderful stay at St. Mac's Beachfront apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay at St. Mac's in a year's time. We love Roatan, and we love staying at this apartment. It is so nice for me to be able to snorkel right off the beach anytime I like, and for my husband to be able to float and wade in the water with a sand bottom and relax on a lounge chair in between. In the afternoon, when it gets hot, we can recline on the sofa and either watch TV or watch the ocean and the beach activity. The property is right next to the water taxi and activity pier, so you can take water excursions or catch a water taxi to West End anytime you like during daylight hours. Everything that you really need is within walking distance, so you do not need to rent a car or even hire a taxi unless you want to. This includes dining out, or cooking in, since you have a full, well-stocked kitchen. Some of our favorite places to eat are Bananarama, especially for the pizza, and Beachers. Even though it is located on a busy beach, it is like a little oasis with full time security guards to keep vendors and those who do not belong here out. Kasey, the owner, and Brad, Ruth and Sam, the property managers, are all really nice and easy to work with. In my opinion, this is the place to stay when visiting Roatan West Bay.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Houston, TX

St. Mac's -- the most relaxing vacation you can have

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week. The weather was fantastic. I made 8 great dives and the snorkeling on the reef down the beach is a real pleasure. The unit met all our expectations and the view of the ocean is spectacular. The place was clean and the maid came twice during our stay. Brad answered all my questions about where to eat etc. My wife is picky and she was very happy and is ready to go back.

You can sit under the palms in front of the house, on the beach or watch the ocean from inside the house laying on the couch. Many good restaurants right down the beach -- our favorites were Beachers and Fosters. I didn't wear shoes for 3 days -- didn't need them. If you want to get away from the world, enjoy some fantastic diving and totally relax -- this is the place.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Next door
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Ferry to La Ceiba in coxen Hole
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Black Pearl Gold Course at Pristine Bay
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Next door
Nearest Beach
2 Metres
Perfect West Bay Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Bananarama Dive/Eat
Nearest Point of Interest
Gumbalimba park
Nearest Point of Interest
Best coral reef snorkeling!
Car: not necessary

Zip lining, Canopy tours, Swim/dive/snorkel with the Dolphins, Banana boat rides, inflatable slides..everything for outdoor adventure or stay-at-the-beach fun!


Rates & Availability

West Bay Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday-Xmas & New Year
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 19.0%

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, less fees. 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 located right behind West Bay Village in Roatan and are friendly, helpful and readily available.

We request 50% to hold reservation and the remaining 50% is due 45 days prior to occupancy.
We use our Pay Pal Account where clients can easily make direct payment and are willing to work individually as needed. A $500 damage deposit (check, credit card) upon arrival is requested and refundable on departure. A/C is "optional" but recommended ($15/night) and not included in rent or taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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