River Front; Private and Quiet, with Only the Jungle Noises Heard at Night"(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Bocatura Bank Cabin 2 is a 2 bedroom cabin on the Sittee River, south of Hopkins
Cabin 2 (VRBO 464737) is a 2 bedroom (1 queen, 2 twins) one sofa bed in great room ; Cabin can sleep 5. It has a fully equipped full size kitchen and bath with a shower.
The kitchen is in the great room that has a full size kitchen, dishes, silverware, pots, pans and utensils.
There is a charcoal grill just outside the cabin.
Cabin 4 (VRBO 639162) is a studio with a queen size bed in a great room that has a full size kitchen, dishes, silverware, pots, pans and utensils. The charcoal grill is just outside.
Cabin 1 is the residence of our caretaker.
All cabins have large micro-screened-in porches and deck chairs and cushions. Security lights are on every building and security bars on all windows.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Bocatura Bank is perfect for the individual interested in observing nature. The baby hummingbirds, 4'-5' iquana, quash... a whole tribe of quash (20+) emerges from the jungle to eat the Molly apples or bananas when in season, large birds dot the mangroves along the river edge. Small birds search the property for food.
A full time crew maintains our properties. They visit the property daily to handle any of your concerns. Just ask!! We also have a vacant beach front lot which you are welcome to visit and plant your toes in the sand or go for a swim... Ask Anthony or Gil about it. Let us help you have a vacation to remember!
I am frequently asked about fishing in the river .. recently “Tim” was staying at Bocatura and contributed the following (Feb 2016).
“Fishing was good and I caught permit, barracuda, snapper, jacks and catfish just in front of the property (Bocatura)…..The water was clear and I caught on both lures and shrimp, fish and conch baits. I put in the hours to get the results but quickly learned that sunset and the first hour of darkness was the best time no matter what time the high tide was. Tony told me I was the best fisherman that had stayed but I expect I just stuck at it to find what worked and when. Fishing from the kayak was great fun.”
Bocatura is centrally located to reach many of Belize’s exciting activities. Water based activities: Snorkeling trips, Scuba diving Inland Trips: Mayflower Waterfall Hike, Mayflower/ Bocawina waterfall repelling, Jaguar Preserve in the Cockscomb Basin, Jungle horse back riding, Guided hikes Cave tubing, Monkey River trip, Xunatunich Mayan Ruins, Southern Ruins trip , Zip line, Marie Sharps factory- HOT sauce and guided bird watching. Work with our tour partner(s) to plan your week.
The fishing is wonderful! drop fishing, trolling, river and lagoon Fly-fishing. If fresh lobster and conch are something you are looking for, you have come to the right place!
“South Hopkins” (request our map) is home of three of the best ocean front restaurants in Belize. “South Hopkins is 2 miles from Bocatura. Or go into the village and eat at one of the local restaurants and enjoy a local cultural “Garifuna” dish.
Bocatura cabins are comfortable cabins on the Sittee River. The river flows from the watershed of the Cockscomb Basin to the west. The river area is ideally situated for mangrove growth along the banks and out to the mouth of the river where there are tall, tall black mangroves.
Bocatura Bank is tucked in off the Sittee River road- see VRBO map- it is south of the Village about 3 miles, and 2 miles from “South Hopkins” with Belizean Dream, Hamanasi, and Jaguar Reef Resorts. The area is surrounded by jungle growth, plains grasses, and cane grasses. Bocatura Bank property is a well maintained 4 acres of trimmed lawn area. It is a paradise for birders.
Recent guest comment: ”We had a fabulous time in Hopkins and at Bocatura. We ended up doing more diving than we planned, and had a really amazing time with Lucie, Declan and their crew. Because of that, we didn't spend a ton of time on the river or any time at all at the beach! We went out to South Water Caye and to Glover's Reef. Fantastic weather and beautiful diving. Saw lots of wildlife down there, turtles, rays, eels, even a blacktip reef shark!
As for the cabin, it was totally lovely. There wasn't a lot of wind and we were there right after some rainy weather, so I think the mosquitoes were in full effect, but we had a nice time hanging out on the deck, and it stayed pretty cool indoors. You've done a great job making it comfortable, and it had everything we needed. "
Tony and Anthony and co were all really friendly, great and helpful. In fact, every single person that we met in Belize, locals, ex-pats and travelers, were all totally nice and helpful. We couldn't have asked for a better trip.”
The owner comments: Saltwater fly fishing was the addiction that brought my family to Hopkins, Belize but it was the laid back atmosphere and warm, friendly people of Hopkins that made our decision to build a home an easy one. Hopkins was a natural choice for me. The flats are a quick panga ride away and great local restaurants. If you are looking for a relaxed, laid back town, Hopkins fits the bill perfectly.
Member since: 2010
- 700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Car Available
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- The sleep sofa / twin bed/ is in the great room.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Nov 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 1 - Nov 1, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $50
- Pet Fee $0
- Tax Rate 9%
Schedule of Rates are subject to change with out notice; each contract is individualized.
Above rates are for Cabin 2 only. Cabin 3A and 3B are $30 night , $150 per week, each unit; four night min.
ask for special rate for renting Cabin 2 and 3A and 3B , all at once.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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There are three Bocatura cabins, all are comfortable refurbished cabins sleeping a total of 8 people on the Sittee River. The river flows from the watershed of the Cockscomb Basin to the west. The river area is ideally situated for mangrove growth along the banks and out to the mouth of the river where there are tall, tall black mangroves.
Bocatura Bank is tucked in off the Sittee River road- see VRBO map- it is south of the Village about 3 miles, and 2 mile from Belizian Dream, Hamanasi, and Jaguar Reef Resorts. The area is surrounded by jungle growth, plains grasses, and cane grasses.
Bocatura Bank property is a well maintained 4 acres of trimmed lawn area. It is a paradise for birders.
Bocatura Bank has 4 cabins.
Year Purchased: 2013
About: Saltwater fly fishing was the addiction that brought my family to Hopkins, Belize. Hopkins has a laid back atmosphere and warm, friendly people. We enjoy scuba diving and have wonderful pictures of our experiences.
Why Stann Creek, Belize:
Hopkins was a natural choice for me. The flats are a quick panga ride away and the excellent restaurants in the area . If you are looking for a relaxed, laid back experience, Hopkins fits the bill perfectly.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Bocatura Bank is perfect for the individual interested in observing nature. The baby hummingbirds, 4'-5' iquana, quash... a whole tribe (30) emerges from the jungle to eat the Molly apples or bananas when in season, large birds dot the mangroves along the river edge. Small birds search the property for food.
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Cabin number 2 ;2 bedroom, 1 bath, screened-in front porch faces the river
Cabin 2 bedroom 1 with Queen size bed
Bocatura Bank is an historic location on the banks of the Sittee River
bath with shower and HW shower head
View from the porch
Looking across our preserve, tall canopy trees and landscaping
dock, observation deck in front of cabin 1
90' dock allows for fishing and a casual place to observe wildlife all around
Quash snacking on a Molly apple at the Bocatura riverfront nature preserv
Interior of Cabin 2, full size refrigerator and stove
Cabin 2 Bedroom 2 with two twin beds
our four acres of preserve abuts uninhabited jungle and grassy plains
Kayaks included, see grounds keeper for life jackets and paddles
Raised lighted walk way connect the parking area to all the cabins
500' walkway connect the cabins, river on the right
walkway is lighted and switched on or off at each cabin
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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