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The Coral House On Treasure Beach, Utila

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Get away from it all at the Coral House, a beautiful beachfront home located on the white sands of Treasure Beach.

Located three miles from Utila town and ONLY ACCESSIBLE BY BOAT, a vacation at the Coral House is ideal for romantic couples wanting peace and privacy or adult friends and families looking to relax and reconnect.

Featuring four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a great room featuring 16ft vaulted ceilings, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a huge wrap around veranda with day beds and a dinning table for six people.

Located only 70ft from the waters edge the house has sweeping views of the private beach, ocean, the utila cays and the pico bonito mountains of mainland honduras on the horizon.

Seven sets of french doors open onto the verandas, allowing you to blur the boundary between indoor and outdoor living. The coral house features 2400 sq.ft of living space and 800 sq.ft of covered verandas and can comfortably accommodate up to six adults.

A large sunbathing/star gazing deck is built over the water, enjoy cooling sea breezes as you look at the coral reef below or enjoy sunsets over the cays. The snorkeling in front of the house is truly world class with our beautiful coral reef.

For larger groups we can also offer the delightful PINEAPPLE HOUSE which can accommodate an additional four couples in its four bedrooms/three bathrooms, this house also features a full kitchen and living room with multiple sets of french doors that open onto a huge wrap around veranda. The Pineapple House is located 150+ft down the beach from The Coral House.

Rental includes pick up from Utila town on your arrival day and return boat trip to town on check out day (no boat transfers at night).

Full provisioning of the home with food and drinks prior to your arrival is also available and we can arrange scuba diving, fishing and/or sight seeing trips.

Dave and Trish our onsite property managers offer a complete concierge service. Need help with flights from Roatan or the mainland of Honduras? Want to go scuba diving or fishing? Kitchen stocked with food and drinks?Just ask.

More Details

Property Manager
Laurence Hegarty
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Laurence Hegarty

we love to travel and love to dive, that's what first brought us to utila. we designed and oversaw the construction of the coral house and we couldn't be prouder of this beach front paradise.

Laurence Hegarty purchased this house in 2007

Why Laurence Hegarty chose Utila

we 'discovered' treasure beach in 2005 and were instantly hooked. utila reminded us of ambergris caye belize back in the 1990's, before the cruise ships and condo developments arrived.

as one of only a dozen or so homes spread along 2 miles of beach front, the coral house assures peace, privacy and an escape from the tourist crowds.

What makes this house unique

snorkel the beautiful coral reef in front of the house, dive the largest reef in the western hemisphere, deep sea or flats fish and kayak to deserted islands. collect shells, pick coconuts, sea grapes and breadfruit, watch beautiful sunsets and stargaze at night, this is what the rest of the caribbean used to be like.

Amenities

Utila House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3) single beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Coral House On Treasure Beach, Utila
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Perfection--a true Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Spending a week at the Coral House in Utila left us in awe. Everything was exactly as advertised, and so much more. How could we possibly describe the atmosphere of peace and wonder of the perfection we found in the entire surroundings. The house itself is beautiful, not overdone, nothing left undone. The beach is kept very clean, the ocean is breathtaking. The nature all around so amazing yet not intrusive.

Dave and Trish, the managers, are the perfect couple for the job of guiding and assisting on this vacation. They let us know ahead of time of anything that we may need to be aware of, for example, the no see um bugs. We were informed about them, given ideas as to what to do to prepare ourselves and as a result, these little creatures did not cause us a lot of grief. Dave and Trish were always available during our stay at Coral house if we needed anything at all, they always came up aces in providing for everything we needed. One night, the hydro went out, Trish made a point of calling us to inform us that she had already called the power company to find out what was going on and let us know approx when we should be expecting hydro again. Dave and Trish are very considerate and extremely kind, available yet not in our space.

We would highly recommend the Coral House, and yes, we would return, in a heartbeat. Words can honestly not describe the beauty, serenity and aliveness of this little island Utila and the Coral House is the perfect spot to be!

Walt, Gis, Michelle, Adam

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little slice of paradise!

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the Coral House on Treasure Beach was wonderful in so many ways! Dave and Trish, the property managers, went out of their way to make sure we had a good time. Dave provides door to door service; he picked us up at the airport and waited until our flight took off on our way out. If you are adventurous, enjoy the water (snorkeling or scuba), and like a place to yourselves, I highly recommend it! The reef is pristine and teeming with beautiful fish and coral formations. Neptune's Restaurant is about an hour kayak trip away and is definitely worth it!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you Stephanie, we appreciate you taking the time to post a nice review and hope to see you again.
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5

A magical, authentic island experience!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our Christmas week stay at the Coral House was wonderful. The home was welcoming and very clean. We spent most of our time exploring the reef located mere steps from the home! octopus, starfish, rays, urchins.....our 5 year old had an experience of a life-time. And, I can't say enough about the property managers. They are very knowledgeable regarding the island, its history an the people who call it home. It really was a magical Christmas week in Utila. Thank you Dave and Trish!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review and for trusting us with your Christmas vacation. Seeing youngsters discover the beauty of our reef and its creatures is the greatest reward. We hope to welcome you back one day in the not too distant future
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Perfect Vacation - Pristine Location

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fantastic time at Treasure Beach! The Coral House is gorgeous and located in a secluded and pristine location, which is very difficult to come across these days. Dave and Trish (the property managers) are the nicest and most knowledgeable people and will assist you through the planning process, as well as while you are on the island. The house reef is healthy and teeming with life, we saw many creatures we had never seen before. We spent most of our days snorkeling and sitting on the dock, relaxing and watching the sea life go by. The snorkeling here is world class, some of the best we have ever seen, and there was not one other person in the water while we were there, complete solitude. We also enjoyed stargazing at night, the Milky Way is stunning from the upper deck of the dock. We were fortunate enough to be there during the peak of a meteor shower, so we saw countless meteors as we lay on the lounge chairs. If you appreciate nature, enjoy snorkeling/diving, and are looking for privacy and relaxation, then this is the perfect place for you.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for the lovely review, we're so happy you chose to spend your honeymoon at the coral house. we hope to host you again in the near future.
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5

Two weeks in Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Planning our vacation has endless choices but the Coral House kept beckoning us with its location, descriptions and reviews. We spent endless hours researching and finally took the plunge reserving the Coral House for 2 weeks in February with wonderful friends. From the get go Dave and Trish were so helpful with information before we even got there. They booked our connecting flight from Roatan to Utila. they gave us a grocery form for us to fill out and got all our provisions before we arrived! We also wanted to bring supplies to the school on the Cays which they were so instrumental in the process and delivery of!

When we finally arrived at the Utila airport Dave was there to greet us and took us through town to our boat which whisked us to the dock in front of the Coral House and Trish was there to greet us! The attention given us made us feel so very welcome!!

The pictures do not do the Coral House justice! It is a beautiful roomy home with a well stocked kitchen for cooking and the beds are so incredibly comfortable. Every night was a great nights sleep! Dave and Trish were always available for anything. They helped arrange excursions for us - fishing, going to town, going to Water Cay and also having local cuisine prepared in the Coral House. They will give you all the privacy that you want but we enjoyed their company immensely!

Key points that we loved of the trip included use of the kayaks and going to Neptunes which is up island. Fantastic food and location. We went there twice. The second time we walked there ... there is a jungle road that follows behind the houses. Only venture that if it is dry. If it rains it won't be pleasant. It was about an hour to walk although the girls kept stopping to take pictures lol.

Also get Melvin and Christy Cooper to come and provide a true island meal for you! They are so engaging and came to prepare two meals for us. Melvin is a fisherman and took us fishing which was a fantastic highlight! 21 tuna and a barracuda later we had enjoyed a true adventure with Melvin. His brother Ronald is a fantastic person who can take you anywhere with his boat and took us to town, picked us up at Neptunes so we didn't have to walk home and took us to Water Cay for an incredible picnic and snorkelling adventure!

We didn't dive but we did meet Bogdan from Utila Cays Diving. He is so wonderful and the neighbors at the Pinapple house raved about them!

Thank you everyone for a fantastic and dream come true vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

This was my first VBRO trip. Everything turned out wonderful. I was a little skeptical about the photos of the site. However, everything is even more beautiful in person. The reef was amazing. Snorkeled every day and seen many varieties of marine life and coral. The house had newer ac units. They worked great. The only thing that we didn't really care for was the power consumption meter. I've never gone on vacation where you have to pay this close attention to not running out of power. It was very hot there in the afternoons so you have to run the AC. The property managers Dave and Trish were very nice. They took us to town one day and we stopped at the keys on the way back to pick up some fish to grill. They left us a cell phone if we had any issues. Took a water taxi to Neptunes for lunch one day. Recommend this if you go. I really enjoyed reading in the morning with a cup of coffee. So relaxing. The stars at night are incredible too. Good vacation place to really get out of your busy routine.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. please come back soon !!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 19.0%

discounts are available for stays of two weeks or more. please contact the owner for a quote.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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