Roatan is one of the beautiful Islas de la Bahia (Bay Islands), located off the north coast of Honduras, in the western Caribbean. Long a favorite spot of divers and snorkelers, for its crystal clear waters and vibrant coral reef, Roatan is becoming an increasingly popular and well known Caribbean holiday destination.
Our property is located in Sandy Bay, on the north coast of the island. The area is secluded and private, located well away from the tourist spots which draw the cruise shippers and partiers, but it is not isolated. Our cabana is part of a small community of houses located in a lush jungle setting, complete with mango trees and almond trees, beside a beautiful stretch of beach. It is not directly on the beach, but just a few moment's walk away. If you are looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy, this is the spot.
Our cabana home is the bottom half of a duplex, located a stone’s throw from the beach and dock on Sundancer Lane. Completed in 2009, it has two bedrooms, one bath room, a kitchen and a living room. Since the pictures posted on this site, we have screened in the deck, which provides a good deal of additional 'bug free' living space.
There is air conditioning in the bedrooms and ceiling fans in all rooms. We have a small flat screen television in the living room and a second TV in the small bedroom, both with cable. We also have a small ipod dock. Wifi is included. We have also installed a small safe in the cabana.
While the area is quiet and secluded, it is located only a five minute drive from two grocery stores, ten minutes from West End, a nearby town catering largely to tourists and divers, and a twenty minute drive from West Bay, the most popular beach on the island. Through our property manager, you can obtain day passes for access to the Mayan Princess, a resort on West Bay, with access to their pool, beach area and parking.
Blue Island Divers is located just a minute or two away down the beach to to the east.
In addition to the numerous restaurants in West End, the “Salty Mango”, which is on the Blue Island Divers' property, is now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also a small deli, located in Lawson Rock a short walk to the west. The deli is open for breakfast and lunch. Finally, Solymar beach resort, located about a 10 minute walk down the beach to the east has restaurant facilities as well as water sports and equipment for rent.
We have access to a private, locked dock which you can use as your base for some of best snorkeling in the Caribbean, for swimming or as a shaded spot to set up a hammock and enjoy the cooling breeze coming off the water. The dock is also the perfect spot to sit back enjoy a drink at the end of the day, while watching the sun set over the Caribbean.
Our property manager, Vanessa, lives close by. Depending on when you arrive, she may be able to pick you up from the airport or arrange for transportation (price of transport included for stays of 7 days or more for weekend arrivals or departures) and will help by suggesting itineraries or assisting in arranging trips or excursions. Vanessa can also assist in arranging housekeeping, if desired, for an additional fee.