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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms (Sleeps 15)

Transportation for your party is included at the beginning and end of your stay (from point of arrival on Utila island). We can also provide assistance in arranging travel to our lovely little island!

Casa de Playa, just twenty minutes from the town of Utila, and reached by BOAT ACCESS ONLY, is situated on the edge of the Caribbean Sea, amid two-and-a-half private acres of groomed beaches and manicured gardens. You can be in the water less than a minute after getting out of bed! Waking up to the sounds of the sea washing ashore, birds twittering and the occasional boat passing makes Casa de Playa a true 'getaway'. You immediately feel at home the moment you enter.

CNN recently named Utila one of the '15 Best Islands You've Never Heard Of' (July 7, 2013)

Casa de Playa can provide sleeping accommodations for as many as fifteen guests. The double-decker dock features a newly renovated chompa (thatched) roof and offers open areas for sunbathing, stargazing, swimming, snorkeling and plenty of space for informal get-togethers.

Some of the features of Casa de Playa include a large, modern kitchen, with everything you'll need to feed your group, air conditioning throughout, a large upstairs deck and downstairs patio with plenty of comfort for relaxing and outdoor dining.

Let us pre-provision the house with your favorite foods and beverages prior to arrival, so you don't waste precious vacation time shopping. We can also arrange meals in-house or provide food delivery.

Some of the excursions and activities available include trips to Utila's own deserted island (Water Cay), scuba diving with Utila Cays Diving - #1-rated dive shop, snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, trips to U-town, and many more activities.

World-class diving and snorkeling, excursions to uninhabited beaches or activities such as horseback-riding, bonfires, or just melting into a puddle of relaxed bliss will make your stay at Casa de Playa an unforgettable vacation of a lifetime.

Casa de Playa is uniquely suited to provide the perfect setting for weddings, reunions, holiday gatherings, corporate retreats and meetings and many other events. With nearby sister properties, we can accommodate up to thirty people in a few hundred yards of beachfront, making it ideal for any size gathering.

Casa de Playa is designed so that up to 3 different groups of visitors traveling together can have some down-time in their own private space. The upstairs house can accommodate up to 9 guests in 3 bedrooms and a loft. The bedrooms feature beautiful antique and eclectic furnishings, with the master bedroom having an en-suite bathroom with whirlpool tub, and the other bedrooms share a full bathroom. The loft can accommodate up to 3 guests in one double and one single futon. Downstairs features a separate entry with 2 one-bedroom 'studios', each with a double bed, a single bed and en-suite bathroom, and the studios share an efficiency kitchen. We do not split the house between different bookings, but if you have a large group of travelers in your group, you have several options in sleeping arrangements.

We provide transportation from your arrival point on Utila island to Casa de Playa, as well as your return trip upon departure (one transfer each way included, no night transfers). Other boat trips can easily be arranged through your concierge team.

For a peaceful, relaxing stay, come see why we say 'This must be the place'.

Manager

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/10/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The primary responsible renter must be 25 years of age or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    En-suite bath with large whirlpool tub and shower, ...moreless

  • Loft: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    One double and one single futon....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Downstairs. En-suite bathroom with tub and shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Downstairs. En-suite bathroom with tub and shower....moreless

  • Windows have stunning sea or garden views. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and air conditioning, bedside lamps and privacy locks....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with large whirlpool tub and shower combo. The two other upstairs bedrooms share a bathroom with tub and shower combo. The downstairs bedrooms each have en-suite bathrooms with bathtub and shower combos. All bathrooms have high-mounted fans....moreless

Other Amenities

  • House book provided with travel tips, property details and recommended activities (electronic version once reservation is confirmed; hard copy in house upon arrival); optional provisioning service available (provides for arriving to beach house stocked with your selections)...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Ipod docking station...moreless

  • Television:

    No cable or satellite, bring your own DVDs, or we can lend you some. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room table seats six, plus 4-seater tables on the sea-view deck and the downstairs patio....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has its own A/C, plus a large unit in the great room provides plenty of welcome coolness....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi internet access now included. Speeds of up to 1 Mbps, sufficient for emails, facebook, etc., usually good enough for YouTube, Skype, Facetime, etc. - probably too slow for downloading movies....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large, eclecticly-furnished Great Room with TV(no cable, etc), I-pod/Bluetooth stereo, books, recliner, sofa, chairs and coffee table....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone provided for local calls and calls to US and Canada - $5 credit included per week...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Including beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry service is available for a nominal charge. Ask for details....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    One in each kitchen....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service enough for 18 diners, plus a complete selection of quality cookware and bakeware, knives and accessories will satisfy virtually any cooking need....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large, fully equipped upstairs kitchen with modern appliances, and a spacious island. Downstairs, a small kitchen with sink, microwave, refrigerator and ice maker let you move the party anywhere....moreless

  • Microwave:

    2 microwaves, one upstairs and one in the mini-kitchen below....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full-size gas oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Cooking oil, spices, coffee filters, paper towels, napkins, aluminum foil, dish soap, toilet paper and garbage bags are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two large refrigerators with top-mount freezers provide ample space for large groups. The downstairs kitchen has a refrigerator as well....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas 4-burner stove with griddle can handle the demands of any chef....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toasters in both kitchens plus a handy toaster oven upstairs. ...moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    Chartered boat trips easily arranged through your concierge (additional charge) - visit the fishing village on the cays - picnic at uninhabited Water Cay - shop and sightsee in Utilatown...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious beachfront deck upstairs with plenty of comfortable seating, space for hammocks and outdoor dining, and a hammock and dining table downstairs on the patio....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Ocean-going kayaks available for rent - prices start from $10/day for single and $20/day for double (2 person); Stand-up paddleboards also available (prices start from $50/day)....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    The two-story dock is great place for swimming, snorkeling, sunning and partying. A wet bar and an outdoor shower let you stay and play all day....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Two-and-a-half acres of gumba-limba, coconut palm, almond and other trees create a shady, private personal park. Be sure to play on the giant tire swing!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large, new Charbroil gas barbeque with side mounted burner for sauce or beans....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Snorkel-gear available for rent - prices start from $10/day or $50/week per set (mask, snorkel, fins); SCUBA diving can be arranged through local vendor with sufficient notice....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low
May 6 - Dec 9, 2017
4 night min stay
$283
$1,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$330
$2,100

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $30
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 19%

Notes:

We do not split rentals (when you book, the entire house is yours); however, for parties of fewer than 10 guests, the lower house (2 studios) will be closed unless otherwise arranged.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Utila Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Utila Dream
Bay Islands, Honduras
Nearest Beach
Out the front door

Car: Not Necessary

There are abundant activities available during your stay. We provide concierge-like services, and can personally recommend activities and excursions when you're here.

 

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/10/2017

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  • Beachfront luxury at Casa de Playa

    Beachfront luxury at Casa de Playa

  • Lots of room for entertaining or relaxing on the main veranda.

    Lots of room for entertaining or relaxing on the main veranda.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Private dock with top-deck lounge.

    Private dock with top-deck lounge.

  • Garden-view bedroom.

    Garden-view bedroom.

  • One of the downstairs suites, with full bath, and efficiency kitchen to share.

    One of the downstairs suites, with full bath, and efficiency kitchen to share.

  • View from the veranda...use the dinner bell to get everyone together!

    View from the veranda...use the dinner bell to get everyone together!

  • Swing in the shade or swim in the sun.  Easy access from the lower patio.

    Swing in the shade or swim in the sun. Easy access from the lower patio.

  • The end of another day in paradise.  Dock and Cays from the house.

    The end of another day in paradise. Dock and Cays from the house.

  • Spectacular sunsets

    Spectacular sunsets

  • One of many activities at Casa de Playa!

    One of many activities at Casa de Playa!

  • Casa de Playa-perfectly situated on your own private beach.

    Casa de Playa-perfectly situated on your own private beach.

  • Airy, open living spaces.

    Airy, open living spaces.

  • Large, modern kitchen and double refrigerator space.

    Large, modern kitchen and double refrigerator space.

  • Whirlpool tub in the Master Bath.

    Whirlpool tub in the Master Bath.

  • Beautiful antiques throughout.

    Beautiful antiques throughout.

  • Tub and shower in all bathrooms.

    Tub and shower in all bathrooms.

  • Sunrise on the upper deck

    Sunrise on the upper deck

  • Full-width veranda lets you stretch out.

    Full-width veranda lets you stretch out.

  • Downstairs dining with sea views and garden views.

    Downstairs dining with sea views and garden views.

  • Private dock features top deck bar for entertaining, tanning, or stargazing

    Private dock features top deck bar for entertaining, tanning, or stargazing

  • Really...SPECTACULAR sunsets!

    Really...SPECTACULAR sunsets!

  • Enjoy a party on your upper dock complete with wet bar!

    Enjoy a party on your upper dock complete with wet bar!

VRBO #475057

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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