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Placencia, Belize; Luxury Accommodations. #2 for Best in Class

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Mariposa - Sea & pool view. A picture is worth a 1000 words

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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

There are 9 units which will sleep up to 30 guests. 3 units face the Caribbean Sea and 6 units are separate individual tree houses with their own bathrooms. Top line bedding, towels, robes, granite sinks, hot water showers, and you can reserve appliances at no extra charge for your units (microwaves, toaster ovens, blenders, hair blowers etc)

Attached is a recent article published in our Placencia Breeze newspaper about the 2016 expansion of Mariposa:

Mariposa
Soaring to New Heights in 2016
By: April Brown

Bruce and Sharon came to Belize in hopes of finding an exquisite location to build their vision. They were looking for a place that boasts raw beauty, a place untouched by commercialism and stress. Their hopes were fulfilled when they came to Placencia. Nestled on two acres of ocean front land and picturesque littoral forests, Mariposa is a Belizean treasure.

Since opening their doors in 2014, the founders of Mariposa have embraced village life. First and foremost, Bruce and Sharon are dedicated to hiring their staff from Belize. With increased development and competition on the peninsula, resorts like Mariposa, with a one hundred percent Belizean staff, are gems in the growing foreigner led industry.

From funding various events throughout the community to starting their very own “Pay it Forward” children’s birthday party program, the staff at Mariposa believe in the power of connection. Mariposa proudly hosts various community events including New Year’s Eve potlucks and delicious Thanksgiving dinners. One of the most exciting projects to come in the near future is a community vegetable and fruit garden. Mariposa’s vast garden includes over five hundred plants, each plant labeled with educational signs for all ages to enjoy.

In the past, Mariposa offered three lovely beachfront suites for their guests. The stunning and spacious suites have been a Trip Advisor favorite! With 2016 quickly approaching, Bruce and Sharon knew they wanted to expand to include more options for their guests. Expansion for resorts in Belize can be a difficult venture as there is so much to consider from an ecological perspective. The founders of Mariposa, along with the top-notch local construction company, Arregis Construction, put their heads together and came up with a solution: rustic tree houses. The six expansive tree houses are nestled amongst the forest on Mariposa’s property. Tastefully decorated through local vendors, Mariposa is happy to announce the expansion will allow larger groups to visit and experience the magic of Belize.

Guests and locals alike visit Mariposa for their award winning Caribbean facing restaurant. With plentiful breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, and access to the beach side pool, the meal and company are guaranteed to satisfy. If you have any allergies or food restrictions, Mariposa will gladly accommodate you and make sure your dining experience is the best one yet. The Mariposa bar offers extensive selections including local liquors and beers as well as imported whiskeys and wines.

Mariposa enthusiastically welcomes all guests, from the local family looking for a relaxing day spent lounging by the pool, to the traveling couple seeking adventure. For more information about Mariposa, Bruce and Sharon Maddison can be reached at 523-4474 or 610-4473. Email inquiries can be sent to reservations@mariposabelizebeach.com.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 480 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Hotel
  • Hotel

Meals

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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    18 and up and must own a credit card...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 2-26

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    There are 3 private studio units for rent at our villa...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    There are 3 private separate studio units to rent @ Mariposa...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    There are 3 private separate studio units to rent @ Mariposa...moreless

  • Bedroom 9: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Available Dec /15-Treehouse unit, 1 queen, 1 bunk bed & bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Available Dec /15-Treehouse unit, 1 queen, 1 bunk bed & bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 2 queen

    Available Dec 2015 -Treehouse unit with 2 queen beds & bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 queen

    Available Dec 2015 -Treehouse unit with 2 queen beds & bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    Available Dec 2015 - Treehouse unit with king bed and bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Available Dec 2015 - Treehouse unit with king bed and bath...moreless

  • Approximately 500 square feet with; his and hers wardrobes, air conditioned, free Wifi, TV's, night stands and lamps, king size bed, 2 sets of French doors leading out to the private pool, in room wet bar,fridge, fine linens and bathrobes. Private verandah with padded chairs, loungers, table and chairs for private dining, a hammock and tiled outdoor showers...moreless

Bathrooms: 9 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Bathroom 9: toilet, shower

    immaculate and cleaned daily...moreless

  • Luxurious huge bathroom with a ceiling fan, a four foot by four foot heated shower and incredible lighting. Bathrobes, towels and beach towels plus top of the line amenities (shower gel, caps, soap, lotion etc.)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Mariposa Soaring to New Heights in 2016 By: April Brown Bruce and Sharon came to Belize in hopes of finding an exquisite location to build their vision. They were looking for a place that boasts raw beauty, a place untouched by commercialism and stress. Their hopes were fulfilled when they came to Placencia. Nestled on two acres of ocean front land and picturesque littoral forests, Mariposa is a Belizean treasure. Since opening their doors in 2014, the founders of Mariposa have embraced village life. First and foremost, Bruce and Sharon are dedicated to hiring their staff from Belize. With increased development and competition on the peninsula, resorts like Mariposa, with a one hundred percent Belizean staff, are gems in the growing foreigner led industry. From funding various events throughout the community to starting their very own “Pay it Forward” children’s birthday party program, the staff at Mariposa believe in the power of connection. Mariposa proudly hosts various commu...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Horseshoe pit and horseshoes, card games and boards, Yahtzee, Monopoly, pool toys and over 50 paperback books for guest use....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    TVès are only available in the Caribbean facing units at this time....moreless

  • Toys:

    Pool toys are available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Panoramic view - just 20 steps away from the sandy beach ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Two storey Spanish Villa directly overlooking the Caribbean Sea...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Directly facing the Caribbean - no obstructions 177 feet on 2 acres ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Our suites face the Caribbean Sea - unobstructed view on 2 acres with over 177 feet of Oceanfront...moreless

  • Resort:

    A luxurious adult only resort with 3 units available for rent & a full service restaurant on site. One of it's kind in Belize facing the Caribbean Sea & rated as one of the best resorts in Placencia...moreless

  • Village:

    Mariposa is just minutes away from the quaint Placencia Village where you can shop or enjoy the local bars and cuisine offered by many. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Unbelievable, breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Right out your front door ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Huge 2 acre lot with 177 feet of waterfront directly facing the Caribbean Sea...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    A full service restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner is located on-site. International cuisine with a Belizean flair. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 30 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    AÉC units are in each of the 9 units...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    A full commercial laundry is on site - $10.00 US per load...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Internet in Belize is not as reliable as North America however we do have this service available in the main villa and the best reception is in the restaurant...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Top of the line linens, towels and beach towels are available in each room...moreless

  • Parking:

    As you drive onto our lot down the winding driveway of about 600 feet you will find a large private parking lot for our guests...moreless

  • Telephone:

    access provided...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    A full commercial laundry is on site. $10.00 US per load...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee makers and fresh ground coffee, sugar etc. is provided in each of the 9 units...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Upon request for your unit - we can supply based on individual needs...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Our villa has a full service commercial kitchen, chef & servers. Our guests may arrange with our staff special meals as requested. We also have available upon request; microwaves, toaster ovens etc...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    small bar refrigerator in each room...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster ovens are available upon request...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent canoes and kayaks - we can provide details upon request...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Our Palapa is steps away from the Caribbean Sea...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    A brand new 15 foot by 30 foot pool is on site and faces the breathtaking Caribbean Sea...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
Jul 2 - Dec 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$109

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Christmas & New Years
Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2017
7 night min stay
$239 $259
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2017
Jan 16 - Jun 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$239
Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Dec 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$209
Christmas 2017
Dec 15 - Jan 8, 2018
6 night min stay
$249
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$199
$1,393 $5,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

In Belize a 9% hotel accommodation tax is charged over and above the room rate. Additional charges for pets and each additional person beyond the double occupancy rates displayed.

We can only accept visa and mastercard

Travelers will receive a reservation document from Mariposa Management staff indicating a 1 day non-refundable deposit is due when booking is reserved and final payment will be due 30 days prior to arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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Location

200 Metres
Nearest Airport
Placencia Airstrip
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Barefoot Bar
1000 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Francis Ford Copolla - Turtle Inn

Car: Not Necessary

Mariposa Beach Suites works in partnership with local tour guides, operators, private island day excursions, fishing and dive center experts. We are located just 200 meters south of the little airstrip in Placencia. The little airport is not a disturbance for our guests. There is 1000 feet f junge between us and the airstrip and it has become an amusement to actually see the few planes that land and take off. There are no run lights so no air traffic at night and in high season there are probably 7-8 planes during the day.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Bruce and Sharon are retired Canadians that fell in love with Belize. Living in paradise while infusing Canadian and Belizean cultures amongst the people of Placencia and visitors. Mariposa Soaring to New Heights in 2016 By: April Brown Bruce and Sharon came to Belize in hopes of finding an exquisite location to build their vision. They were looking for a place that boasts raw beauty, a place untouched by commercialism and stress. Their hopes were fulfilled when they came to Placencia. Nestled on two acres of ocean front land and picturesque littoral forests, Mariposa is a Belizean treasure. Since opening their doors in 2014, the founders of Mariposa have embraced village life. First and foremost, Bruce and Sharon are dedicated to hiring their staff from Belize. With increased development and competition on the peninsula, resorts like Mariposa, with a one hundred percent Belizean staff, are gems in the growing foreigner led industry. From funding various events throughout the community to starting their very own “Pay it Forward” children’s birthday party program, the staff at Mariposa believe in the power of connection. Mariposa proudly hosts various community events including New Years Eve potlucks and delicious Thanksgiving dinners. One of the most exciting projects to come in the near future is a community vegetable and fruit garden. Mariposa’s vast garden includes over five hundred plants, each plant labeled with educational signs for all ages to enjoy.

Why the Owner Chose Placencia, Belize:
Our property is one of the best locations just outside of the Placencia Village. Close enough to walk to town and far enough away from the chaos and noise. Beach is perfect for snorkelling or simply relaxing and watching the sail boats and dolphins go by.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The only two storey, air conditioned state of the art restaurant with three incredible suites facing the Caribbean Sea that offers indoor and outdoor dinning on the entire peninsula. The Caribbean view and breeze is breathtaking on the 2000 square foot balcony. Our guests rave about how wonderful their suites are right in front of the sea and the pool. Check out Trip Advisor comments for both our restaurant and Bed and Breakfast.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Mariposa - Sea & pool view.  A picture is worth a 1000 words

    Mariposa - Sea & pool view. A picture is worth a 1000 words

  • Sunrise at Mariposa

    Sunrise at Mariposa

  • View of the pool at Mariposa

    View of the pool at Mariposa

  • Rental suite bathroom with large shower and granite counters

    Rental suite bathroom with large shower and granite counters

  • Rental suite bedroom with his and hers wardrobes plus A/C

    Rental suite bedroom with his and hers wardrobes plus A/C

  • Mariposa bar - wide variety of imported liquors & wine.  Plus local beers & rums

    Mariposa bar - wide variety of imported liquors & wine. Plus local beers & rums

  • At Mariposa the view is worth it while enjoying International cusine

    At Mariposa the view is worth it while enjoying International cusine

  • All 6 tree houses have this lovely porch and a beautiful hammock not seen in pic

    All 6 tree houses have this lovely porch and a beautiful hammock not seen in pic

  • Treehouse #2 and #6 have king size bedroom layouts

    Treehouse #2 and #6 have king size bedroom layouts

  • All 6 treehouses have top line linens and mattresses with coils - best comfort

    All 6 treehouses have top line linens and mattresses with coils - best comfort

  • a view of the queen bed and bunk bed units

    a view of the queen bed and bunk bed units

  • All six treehouses have a new wardrobe. 3 shelves, 12 hangers & 4 drawers

    All six treehouses have a new wardrobe. 3 shelves, 12 hangers & 4 drawers

  • Spanish Villa main house at Mariposa

    Spanish Villa main house at Mariposa

  • Caribbean Sea beach front at Mariposa - 177 feet. Enjoy the palapa for shade

    Caribbean Sea beach front at Mariposa - 177 feet. Enjoy the palapa for shade

  • Lots of Coconuts at Mariposa

    Lots of Coconuts at Mariposa

  • Rental suite bedroom with French doors leading out to pool & Sea

    Rental suite bedroom with French doors leading out to pool & Sea

  • Private veranda for each rental suite

    Private veranda for each rental suite

  • At Mariposa wake up to fresh brewed Cappuccino, espresso or reg coffee.  Heaven

    At Mariposa wake up to fresh brewed Cappuccino, espresso or reg coffee. Heaven

  • Mariposa front drive from the main road - 600 winding road. Beautiful & private

    Mariposa front drive from the main road - 600 winding road. Beautiful & private

  • Treehouse #1 has a high elevation.  There are 2 high and 4 mid level heights

    Treehouse #1 has a high elevation. There are 2 high and 4 mid level heights

  • All 6 treehouses have this fridge and counter space.

    All 6 treehouses have this fridge and counter space.

  • All 6 treehouses have this same bathroom - granite & wardrobe not shown in photo

    All 6 treehouses have this same bathroom - granite & wardrobe not shown in photo

  • Each has this counter space with fridge

    Each has this counter space with fridge

  • A view of the king bedroom units

    A view of the king bedroom units

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, July 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/20/2016
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