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The SandBarr - Luxury 3 Bed/3 Bath Ocean Front Villa, Min from West Bay Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded Beach, World Class Snorkeling, Private Roof Top Pool & Patio, Sunsets

View our recently uploaded YouTube video called: The SandBarr - Roatan - this video walks you through the villa and the beautiful Meridian grounds. The SandBarr is a private second storey three bedroom, three bathroom, modern with a luxurious two story ocean front condo with 3,600 square feet of living space (2,000 on main level and 1,600 square foot upper level with family room, mosaic travertine tile patio and private rooftop pool) where you will enjoy the sound of the ocean, sunsets, incredible night sky views, and the peacefulness of a nearly private beach immediately off the front of the villa. Perfect for that romantic getaway or bring the family for that memorable trip. We do not rent a car - we prefer to walk into West Bay Beach but you may find that you prefer to rent a car - this decision is totally up to you.

The Sand Barr is located at the Meridian, one of the most exclusive developments on Roatan. It is set on the western most tip of the island overlooking the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The are five buildings which will contain 19 luxury villas fronting on 680 feet of private shoreline that includes white sand beaches, the 'iron shore' and tide pools.

The Meridian has old-world European styling with a Mediterranean feel. The grounds are lushly landscaped with a newly opened restaurant. An infinity pool is situated along the beach where you can enjoy the sunset. A larger tropical swimming pool with a swim up bar is expected to be completed in the spring of 2017.

Building construction is concrete with tile roof and triple pane German design windows. The inside is finished with the best in granite, stone, and hardwood cabinets. Highly efficient central air conditioning keeps it comfortable on the hottest of days and allows you to sleep comfortably.

More Details

Owner
Gordon & Arlene Barr
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Gordon & Arlene Barr

Our family of four was looking for a investment and retirement property for later in life. We live in Calgary and love Canada but sometimes the winters are a bit long!

Gordon & Arlene Barr purchased this condo in 2014

Why Gordon & Arlene Barr chose West Bay Beach

We visited Roatan as a family in the summer of 2013 and we all fell in love with the island. We stayed at The Meridian and during our trip we looked at other resorts and homes. As the guy said on House Hunters International, 'We didn't come 2000 miles not to go the last 200 yards to live on the beach'...and that thought stuck with us as we looked at different places for sale. Nothing compared to The Meridian! It is private, luxurious and the views are unparalleled, hear and see the ocean while sitting on the front porch or rooftop patio, or gaze at the amazingly clear night sky...all this and just over a five minute walk to West Bay which is one of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean.

What makes this condo unique

Sitting on the front veranda outside the master bedroom and living room, you overlook a private beach and watch the surf break over the reef just in front of two of Roatan's best drift dive sites. The Honduran hardwood, travertine flooring, and showers, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and all furnishings are top rate. The private rooftop pool and patio are what set this villa apart from the rest. Imagine soaking in your own private pool with a glass of wine or a beer looking out over the Caribbean soaking up the sun or watching the sunset...you won't want to leave!

Amenities

Lighthouse Estates Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Beautiful travertine tile and fixtures
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beautiful travertine tile, access to hallway and bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Beautiful travertine tile, private access for bedroom 3 only
  • There is a hair dryer provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private 4 piece bathroom, balcony overlooking beach & ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds or a king, 3 piece bathroom, balcony, TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private 3 piece bathroom, balcony, TV, desk area
  • All beds and bedding are new, so you can be assured of a comfortable sleep! Each of the bedrooms has it's own TV, sliding glass doors to a balcony and ceiling fans. There is a hide-a-bed / pull out couch on the main floor living room couch - if extra room is needed. If more room is needed special consideration can be given as there is another hide-a-bed located in the upstairs family room. There is a separate A/C unit in the upper family room, but given the high electricity rates in Roatan, we do not have the upper A/C unit available to guests unless it has been previously discussed and there will be an added cost to the rental rate.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Located at the very tip of the island, you are in a safe location away from the crowds and noise from the bars that you experience on West Bay Beach, especially when the cruise ships are in port. Kismet is a new restaurant on site that opened in 2014. Relax on the nearly private beach, swim or snorkel in front of the villa. World famous West Bay Beach is less than 10 minutes walk away...experience the warm, calm waters and sugar white sand! In the morning you can sip your coffee and watch the cruise ships pass by, maybe you will even see dolphins swim past the point. Much of Roatan is surrounded by a marine park, some of the best snorkeling or scuba diving in the world awaits you. Washer/dryer is not available, may be negotiated for long term stays. If laundry is a must then there is a $9 extra charge per load - washed and folded by the very helpful staff at The Meridian.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

The SandBarr - Luxury 3 Bed/3 Bath Ocean Front Villa, Min from West Bay Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

There are not enough adjectives to explain the wonderful time we had at The Sandbarr. The 4 of us had the time of our life, and since it's the down time on Roatan, we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We spent quite a bit of time snorkling for free right off the point where numerous boats were bringing snorklers and scuba divers from other resorts, and at quite an expense for those staying other places. The beach is great and very private. Only saw 1 other person the entire week. Got to use the salt water infinity pool in front of building 3 for 1 day, then they drained it for repairs. Glad we got in before that happened. The main pool was very nice and work seemed to be progressing on the swim up bar, which i'm sure the frequent travelers to The Meridian are very much looking forward to it's completion. It will be an awesome addition. Most of our time while at The Sandbarr was spent on the rooftop deck and plunge pool. The views are breathtaking to say the least. We looked up the cruise ship schedule and watched them float by numerous times, you can't take your eyes away from the gorgeous sunsets, and floatiing around in the private plunge pool both day and night are relaxing beyond words. Star gazing is amazing at night and you can just sit and stare at all the different colors of the water surrounding you during the day while listening to the waves. We visited the Kismet our first day there to buy some drinks, but it seemed to close early most nights throughout the rest of the week, most likely since we were the only ones there. The internet worked fairly well, but cell phone service was pretty much non-existant for us until we went closer to West Bay and West End. Other tips to consider...Take flashlights, power outages seem to be frequent and expected on the island. They do occur frequently. Take a blue tooth speaker for the upper deck. Ours was on all the time when we were up there. The walk to West Bay is over a BIG hill. It's a workout getting over it if you're in shape or not. We did it a few times, but never coming back. Get to talking with a few guys around the the West Bay Mall, we always found someone to give us a lift back over the hill for around $8. Well worth it !! Great people at the Mall...Captain vans, the coffee shop, and a carry out plus some other shops.Check them out. I could go on and on but I'm out of space, so just go see for yourselves. It's paradise!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review from your stay at The SandBarr in Roatan - we appreciate it! We are so happy that you had a fantastic vacation in Roatan. We also love the roof top plunge pool and deck; we spend a lot of our vacation time up there too. You are right about the ocean views, star gazing and floating in the plunge pool being so relaxing. We hope that you consider staying at The SandBarr for your next Roatan vacation. Cheers, Arlene and Gordon Barr
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5

Paradise found!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of spending 5 nights at the Sandbar. Couldn't have asked for anything more! What you see is what you get! Beautiful location, well appointed villa, and the owner Arlene was a pleasure to work with. Arlene returned emails promptly. Onsite restaurant had wonderful food at reasonable prices. I suggest you use Juan Carlos (islandertours@yahoo.com) for all your transportation, and tour needs. He picked us up at the airport, waited patiently while we shopped for groceries on our way to the villa. He also took us on an amazing 9 hour day tour of the island and provided a ride to the zipline another day. We'd love to return!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay in our villa The SandBarr in Roatan. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed our slice of paradise as much as we do. We agree that Juan Carlos is a reliable and fantastic guide, we highly recommend his services. We look forward to your return visit to Roatan. Cheers, Arlene and Gord
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5

The most beautiful spot on the whole island!

  • 5 of 5

The three of us stayed at The SandBarr for a week in late March and loved the place! The condo itself is very clean, bright, modern and is well-equipped with new, top of the line appliances. The beds were extremely comfortable, and the layout, with private baths for each bedroom afforded plenty of privacy.

The snorkling just out from the beach is incredible. The community pool was beautiful and clean and we often had it all to ourselves. The Meridian grounds are lush and well kept and there were many tropical flowers and birds (and even a couple of friendly cats). We enjoyed the perfect sunsets from the rooftop several nights. We did not rent a car. We usually walked into town (very steep hill - both ways) and then caught a taxi ($6) to bring us back over the hill to the condo, which worked out well for us.

We had some amazing meals in West Bay - ate at LaLa Cafe - twice, Hangover Hut, Argentinian Grill, and had coffee several mornings at JavaVine. We stopped at Eldon’s (grocery store) near the airport on the way in (a must) to get snack, drinks, breakfast and lunch foods. The food options to replenish in West Bay are scanty, so make sure you get whatever you may need when you stop at Eldon’s.

Reserving and making all of the arrangements was easy and Arlene was a pleasure to work with. She has an informative “Notes To Guests” that was very helpful.

Thank you Gordon and Arlene for sharing your little bit of paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very nice review, we appreciate it. We are so glad that you enjoyed The SandBarr and Roatan. We also love to walk the grounds to see the many varieties of plants that are growing. The grounds of The Meridian are absolutely beautiful, Laura has done an amazing job planning a photographer's paradise. We hope that you consider The SandBarr on your next visit to Roatan. Cheers, Arlene and Gordon
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Waterford ca
5

California friends and family travelors

  • 5 of 5

Love- Love- Love the condo! We stayed at the Sand bar in Feb 2017 for 9 nights. The condo was beautifully decorated. They had all the latest appliances and kitchen utensils you could ask for. We enjoyed having a local Chef prepare our wonderful Valentines dinner for the group. We had 3 couples and plenty of room to enjoy our own privacy within the large unit. The roof top pool was such a nice refreshing and relaxing plus to our stay. One of the highlights was that the condos location included a private beach with amazing snorkeling right out front. The coral and marine life was amazing!

Working with Arlene was easy and stress free she includes a very thorough helpful list of tips and instructions from start to finish. If you plan to stay longer than a week I would recommend renting a car. It is not a bad walk if you are in good shape and like the work out however we did have a few in the group that did not. The complex is not completed so there is construction going on ( which was not to disruptive) and the entry and office is not completed. Once this and the remaining units are completed it will be a much more relaxing experience! Also the Kismit restaurant was out of a lot of the menu items and did not open until noon. This was a minimal inconvenience since we prepare a lot of meals in our room. When we did eat there the food was very good. I would recommend stopping at Eldons for the best selection for groceries and is close to the Airport so I would recommend stopping on your way to the condo.

Thank you Arlene and Gordon for sharing your beautiful vacation Home!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review our lovely villa The SandBarr. We also think that the snorkelling is amazing and when we visit Roatan we try to snorkel at least once a day. We are also glad that you found our "Notes to Guests" helpful, we are continually adding new items/activities and hints to our notes. We hope that you consider The SandBarr on your next Roatan vacation. Cheers, Arlene and Gord
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5

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for Paradise...look no further!

You will find it at the Sand Barr at the Meridian. The Sand Barr is a luxury Villa located at Light House Point on the western tip of the Island. With breathtaking views from the balcony or the roof top deck, you will see the cruise ships float by, dive boats & fishing boats, parasailing, and the most magnificent of sunsets.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath Villa is immaculate and has all the amenities that anyone would need for the perfect vacation. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, high end furniture, and TV as well as its own private deck. We were lucky enough to have the master suite with a tub as well as a shower, & the gorgeous ocean view.

We stayed here with another couple, and found the Sand Barr the perfect place to come home to after fun filled days at West Bay, West End, Lawson Rock, Tours of the Island or after our Snorkel Cruise from Oakridge. The air conditioning was a welcoming treat after being in the warm sun all day.

The beautiful wandering pool (with many different levels) is an Oasis surrounded by lush palm trees, and beautiful flowers. It is a great place to hang out, relax and unwind.

I loved waking up in the morning, having breakfast on the deck, then heading down to the little beach right in front of the villa. If you go left as far as the infinity pool on the beach, you will find my favorite spot ...the lounges under the palm trees. Close your eyes and listen to the gentle waves breaking on the shore. You will feel all stress disappear & feel like you are in Heaven.

Although you can walk to West Bay Beach, we are happy that we rented a vehicle. It gave us the opportunity to come & go as we pleased, and we were able to see so much more of the island. If you wish to rent a vehicle talk to Arlene as she has many good suggestions.

I cannot stress enough how beautiful the Sand Barr is! Gord and Arlene have made sure to provide anything you could possibly need in a vacation home, and this is by far the nicest place we have ever stayed! We would love to come back and stay at the Sand Barr again.

Thank You Arlene, Gord, Ashley & Dylan for sharing your Beautiful Piece of Paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our lovely villa The SandBarr, it is very much appreciated. We also enjoy our morning coffee on the front/ocean view deck, the sounds of the ocean and local birds is paradise to us. We are glad we were able to provide information that helped you plan your vacation. The grounds of The Meridian are amazing I spent many hours just walking around and admiring the many varieties of flowers. We hope that you consider The SandBarr for your next Roatan vacation. Cheers, Arlene and Gord
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Hilton Head, SC
5

The Sandbarr at Le Meridian, Roatan!

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed at the Sandbarr for 2 weeks. We love Roatan and this is a perfect place to stay.

Arlene was extremely helpful answering my questions and arranging our stay. As with any rental there are pros and cons from the perspective of the renter. In my case the pros far exceeded the cons. I've given this review 5 stars as it is an excellent place to stay, and most of the cons are minor and can/will be rectified. There is construction going on next to and below this villa. However, this should be finished soon, and we highly recommend staying at The Sandbarr at Lighthouse Point! The sunset views are amazing and the privacy of this location, away from cruise shippers is a big plus. A beautiful, well-equipped villa!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We love Roatan too! We also think that the sunsets from the private roof top deck are beautiful - we love this spot of ours. We hope that you contact us for your next trip to Roatan. Cheers, Arlene and Gord
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
RTB - Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Thirsty Turtle
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Pristine Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Kismet Beach Restaurant at The Meridian
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
West Bay Beach - 10 min walk - can be challenging
Car: recommended

Roatan is one of the top snorkeling and scuba diving spots in the world, and The Meridian is located on one of the most beautiful spots on the island! Walk the 680 feet of beachfront, from the sandy beach to the famous 'Iron Shore' were you might spot hummingbirds, the local toucan, or iguana's. You can even plan to have your wedding on the grounds, ask for more information

Less than ten minutes walk and you will be on West Bay Beach, one of the nicest in the Caribbean. Rent an umbrella and lounge chair or set up your towel and relax in the sugar white sand. Restaurants and bars line the beach, and happy hour is available at most places! You can rent paddleboards, jet skis, parasail, play on the huge inflatable slide / play structure, go fishing, or catch a water taxi to West End.

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Rates & Availability

Lighthouse Estates Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 16 2017 - Nov 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Christmas 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 14 2017 - Jan 10 2018
5 night minimum stay
$400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter High Season 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Mar 23 2018
5 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Semana Santa 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 2 2018
10 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
Apr 3 2018 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
May discount 2018
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Nov 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 19.0%

Rental rate based on 6 person rental. There is a $30 per person rental fee for groups over 6.
Complete rental agreement provided upon booking. All Guests must be registered to stay in the Villa.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

LAST MINUTE BOOKING? DISCOUNTS GIVEN FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS. As long as our calendar is open we can try to accommodate.
More than 6 guest there is a $30 per night charge to a maximum of 8 guests to stay in The SandBarr.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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