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Resort Oceanfront Suite Top Floor

Bedrooms Studio
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Studio Executive Suite on beach, freshwater pool, resort, restaurant

Come stay in the luxury villas formerly owned by the legendary John McAfee and live like a multi-millionaire! The famous multi-millionaire creator of McAfee Antivirus designed, built and owned the property that you will be staying in. John has led a very interesting life both in the USA and here in Belize and is a very interesting character to say the least, so come and become part of his story by staying in his former home.

Just 4 1/2 miles North of the city, with stunning views of the ocean, this completely renovated suite in the Turtle Cove villas is a wonderful place for your dream vacation. The Barrier Reef that shields the island is just off shore and provides calm waters for you to relax beside or to enjoy the many colorful species of fish just below the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean. The water is very shallow and perfect for swimming in. Sit on the edge of any nearby pier (all piers on Ambergris Caye are public access 6AM to 6PM) and soak up the serene beauty of the crystal clear Caribbean Sea.

This second floor suite has its own porch with a beautiful unobstructed view of the ocean , just steps from the water and is perfect for lazing around and enjoying a morning coffee or a late afternoon nap. Alternatively, you may wander around back to the pool area to enjoy the afternoon sun in any of the beach chairs or take a dip in the fresh water pool. Or you may choose to kick it up a notch and explore all that beautiful Belize has to offer; including, but not limited to, snorkeling, diving the 'Blue Hole', fishing, exploring the many Maya Ruins, cave tubing, or zip lining through the jungle to name a few. We can help you arrange all tours in advance. Please let us know and we would be happy to help.

Each unit comes complete with air conditioning, 2 ceiling fans, Hand crafted King size bed with fresh linen, Mahogany hardwood floors throughout, closet with hangers and shelves, security safe (large enough for iPads, 15 inch laptop computers etc.), modern style granite kitchen complete with stainless steel fridge and cooktop, dishes, utensils, pots and pans, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, blender, LED flat screen TV, table, chairs, plenty of books to read and Wi-Fi. There is a modern indoor bathroom complete with sink, toilet, shower and hot and cold running water from our fresh water well. Also, the outside porch has plenty of seating for relaxation.

Things to know about where you are:

The distance from San Pedro Town to the cottages is 4 ½ miles North (about a 1.5 hour romantic walk along the beach) a short bike ride, golf cart ride, or a short boat ride by water taxi. The water taxi service is called 'Coastal Express' and operates from 6am - 10:30pm daily. This is very convenient for those who wish to explore the city of San Pedro or tour the island. You can also get to this location by golf cart and we can help you arrange a Golf cart rental. Please send us a note to arrange it for you.

Things to bring from home:

Swim trunks, flip fops, snorkel gear, suntan lotion, mosquito repellent and a care free relaxed attitude!

Turtle Cove now has a new Restaurant and Bar called John's Escape located on-site which offers good food, good friends, and great times.

Notes about the on-site caretaker:

We have an on-site caretaker staying in another smaller cottage at the back of the property. He is your contact to help you with your questions and ensure that your stay is as enjoyable as possible. He is there for your security at night so feel free to contact him at any time. If you have a batch of laundry that needs cleaning be sure to contact your caretaker and he will arrange it with housekeeping. If you are interested in taking a day trip somewhere be sure to ask him that too.

This peaceful property opens up to miles of beautiful turquoise waters and white sand beach. The climate here is wonderful and the local Belizeans are warm and friendly people. We are certain you will enjoy your stay with us. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the island!

The following units are all on the same property if you are traveling in larger groups:

vrbo 565873

vrbo 565871

vrbo 655318

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018


San Pedro Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Fantastic location and island vibe

  • 5 of 5

Endless pure white sand walking beachs fantastic location, unique property history wonderful staff and owner attentive to all the details what stood out the most as the Caribbean vibe colorful buildings thatched roofs clean, good food looking forward to going back.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Little Spot in the Belize Breeze.

  • 5 of 5

What an incredibly relaxing week I spent in this oceanfront unit! The view was incredible from sunrise to moon rise every day. Sleeping in the wonderful sea breeze to the sound of gentle waves was absolutely restorative.

Brian and Carrie have created a lovely little boutique resort with obvious attention to every detail. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained. The little suite with the king bed, kitchenette, and bathroom was immaculate and very comfortably appointed. The location is close enough to get into San Pedro for shopping but far enough to be calm and quiet. (A golf cart is a must.)

The bar and restaurant downstairs provided beverages and casual meals very conveniently. One can enjoy a meal on the spacious private upstairs deck that is part of the unit or sit down in the restaurant. Gabriel and Orlando provide friendly, attentive service.

One can also stroll down the long, white sand beach and visit other establishments or just enjoy the walk and the fresh air.

Although there is sea (turtle) grass here, as in most of Belize, it was still possible to swim in the ocean as well as in the resort's own pool. From the resort, one can also enjoy some of the best snorkeling in the world (Hol Chan) in the clear, warm waters.

Brian and Carrie were very welcoming. They were helpful in answering questions and arranging rentals and excursions. Many thanks to them and to the rest of the staff for a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wales, WI


  • 5 of 5

Brian and Carrie and all the staff at Turtle Cove were so welcoming and accommodating. They went out of their way to answer all of our questions and help set us up with excursions and whatever we needed. And this place is gorgeous!!!! We couldn't believe how close we were to the bright turquoise waters. Weather was 80s and sunny everyday. The accommodations were clean and comfortable with a beautiful elegance to them. We would highly recommend and would love to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful unit with a fantastic view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed during the slow season and it could not have been any better. The condo was a perfect size and the bed was comfortable. You couldn't wish for a better view and having a daily cleaning service helped a lot. The owner was out of town but he made sure we had everything we needed and someone checked in on us daily. I would definitely recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft. Collins, Colorado - summer in Rand ,CO.

Relaxing stay Attentive host & staff

  • 5 of 5

We finished our 7 week Belize stay with 2 weeks at Turtle Cove. We arrived early and Brian made sure our golf cart was ready for us in hectic downtown San Pefro. Staying 4 1/2 miles north on the second floor looking at the ocean and the reef is about as good as it gets. The food on site at John's escape was very good and many restaraunts were close at hand. We also bought groceries in town and used the kitchen. We spent many hours on the deck reading and watching the world go buy. Both Brian and Carrie had helpful insights and advice. Ervin and Gabriel Aka Cookie Monster were attentive servers and helpful all around. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation ever...

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable vacation on Ambegris Caye using this marvelous top floor villa as our home base. The owners are gracious and the stay very personal and enjoyable. A big shout out to B and C for their wonderful hospitality. The view from our deck was to die for. I took way too many pictures from the deck. The views never get old. This villa is a great location for exploring the island in all directions. Bikes are available to explore - we went sound and north along the beach for miles and found tons of great beach bars. We biked several times to San Pedro to enjoy Stone Crab at Caramba's. We took the kayaks out to the local reef and found the best snorkeling around. We always came back to our beach villa after another day of exploring Belize happy and sun burned and ready to sit on the deck and just veg a little. You can make this location as busy or laid back as you care to make it. We are still amazed that we picked the best view available right on the beach that is available on the island.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5.6 Miles
Tropic Air / Maya Island Air
Nearest Barpub
John's Escape Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Coastal Express
Nearest Restaurant
John's Escape Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Out Front
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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