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Perfect Private Caribbean Seafront Luxury Villa with Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3 Bathroom, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 comfortably

One Particular Harbour

'I know I don't get there often

But God knows I surely try

It's a magic kind of medicine

That no doctor can prescribe'

'But there's this One Particular Harbour

Sheltered from the wind

Where the children play on the shore each day

And all are safe within'

Jimmy Buffet

'One Particular Harbour' is an ideal vacation getaway for couples, families or small groups. This villa is located among a stretch of private beach homes in the quiet Plantation area on the Placencia peninsula. The home is composed of three suites.

The upper level living area is the 'Cheeseburger in Paradise' suite. It is composed of a master bedroom, full gourmet kitchen, living room, private bath with an open shower and two sinks. Vaulted mahogany ceilings and hardwood floors provide beauty and comfort. A covered 400 sq. ft. veranda runs the length of the home and provides views of the ocean from the deck and inside of the home.The living room has a comfortable convertible double sleeper couch. Enjoy your breakfast on the porch watching the sunrise as the sea breeze gently cools you. The house is designed to allow the ocean breeze access to the entire house as the outside living space blends with interior living area. There are individual AC units in the bedroom and living area to cool the unit for your comfort. Ceiling fans throughout the home keep the air fresh.

The ground floor offers two suites. 'Margaritaville' and 'Fins Left'

Each has a queen bed and en-suite bathroom, and have double doors that lead directly onto the deck, pool and beach. The spaces share a smaller kitchen between the two bedrooms, a convenient way to store the poolside drinks without having to venture upstairs. Each unit is individually air conditioned. The ground floor units open onto a 800 sq. ft. covered veranda with pool. The swimming pool is perfect size to keep you cool while you enjoy the view of the ocean. Enjoy the decks and pool veranda to swim or sunbathe. There is a variety of patio furniture, a huge hammock, and a gas barbecue here. You only have to venture a few steps in the white sand to your own private beach complete with chairs, hammock and covered palapa.

Finally there is a third floor - an observation deck which allows views of the ocean, the lagoon, and the Mayan mountains. This spot is perfect for breakfast coffee and an evening 'sundowner'. The observation deck provides truly breath taking views.

Maid service and in house cooks are available on request. The property caretaker lives across the street.

The home is unique in that it has Caribbean beachfront as well as shorefront on the scenic Placencia lagoon. This offers diverse recreational options including kayaking and fishing. Two double kayaks are provided with the house, together with lifejackets.

The villa is 10 minutes to the village of Maya Beach, where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants and the nearest grocery store. It is a further 15 minutes to the village of Placencia.

There are many tour opportunities in the Placencia area; SCUBA, snorkeling, jungle river trips and fly fishing just to name a few. The fishing is world class and makes Placencia home to many well known international fishing outfitters. The diving make this a favorite destination for SCUBA enthusiasts. The offshore reef is the second largest in the world and is a thrill to both novice and seasoned divers. There is easy access to the Hummingbird highway leading north to the mountains and many famous rain forest lodges. There are also a number of day spas on the peninsula. You may just elect to stay home, walk the beach, swing in a hammock, read and enjoy being in beautiful Belize.

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Property Manager
Melissa Fryer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

Why Melissa Fryer chose Stann Creek

We built ' One Particular Harbour' because this is our special 'Happy Place'. Placencia is a great vacation destination and our home is a wonderful way to enjoy this enchanted place. Once we arrive our blood pressure drops, our speech slows, cell phones disappear and we become one with the sea and our surroundings. The mellow 'non touristy' atmosphere of Placencia melds a unique culture with great restaurants and nightlife. No 'megaships' dock here. Action and adventure from jungle lodges, deep sea fishing and diving can challenge you or read a book on the beach in your hammock.

Life is slow, people smile, no one is mad, the beer is cold and rum is flavorful!

Life is special here. JOIN US.........

What makes this villa unique

There are multiple ultra luxury homes and barebones homes for rent on the peninsula........

We are the sensible answer to both. The villa is beautifully apportioned without being 'over the top'. Comfortable luxury at a reasonable price designed for families and groups of friends to enjoy the perfect vacation.

Warm interior, expansive exterior with pool, beach, covered palapa, barbecue, chairs and hammocks......doesn't get much better than this!


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Perfect Private Caribbean Seafront Luxury Villa with Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

One Paricular Harbor

  • 5 of 5

The property is everything the listing describes and much more! My family (Wife, 4,9 and 19 year old girls, mom and grandma) and I spent one week at the house, the girls absolutely loved having the pool in the rear porch and the beach about 20 yards behind the house. There are two units downstairs, each with its own bathroom and a shared kitchen. Upstairs you have a master bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen and a huge balcony. Teo, the groundskeeper did an admirable job keeping the grounds clean, I use the word admirable because he had a lot to clean up after the hurricane that passed nearby on its way to Belize City and Mexico. Melissa was away during our stay, so her colleague, Herbert was there to answer any questions and help us get ready for the Hurricane. Both Herbert and Teo were very helpful and friendly. There are 2 dogs that live in the surrounding houses. One is a german shepherd-looking dog and the other is a white dog. The white dog is very friendly and good with kids, the german shepherd is also nice, but it takes a little longer to gain his trust, so be careful when you first meet him. The house is clean, just make sure you use flip flops when you shower. I made the mistake of not doing that so I got a pretty bad case of athlete's foot; I had to drive into Placencia to get some antifungal spray.

For nearby activities, I recommend the Maya visitor center nearby and the Silk Grass Forest Reserve, both are a short drive away. If you want to cook some fresh seafood, don't bother going to the local markets, non of them sell any; but you can go to a small village nearby called Riversdale and ask around, you're bound to find a local fisherman with fresh catch. There's a guy there that catches fresh lobsters on Tuesdays. A drawback of staying in a place with low population like Placencia is that it's not economically viable to import fresh meat, so unless you want frozen, tough beef, you'll have to drive to San Ignacio about three hours away to find a decent cut of meat. There is a "Beefmaster" nearby, but they don't age their beef, so it'll be tough.

There are some fairly decent restaurants nearby. The Tipsy Tuna and the Maya Beach Bistro were okay.

Overall, I would recommend this house to my friends and family. The house is spacious, clean and you have your own private pool and beach. What more could you ask for?!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Statesville, NC

Looking for a lovely getaway...found it!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for 2 couples that have different sleep habits. We traveled with a couple that liked to get up very early. So they had one part of the house to do their thing without bothering the late sleepers. Also the house was in a very quiet neighborhood. We felt like it was our private home. We snorkeled from our beach. There is grass in the front but we went out beyond the neighbor's pier. The neighbors dogs would visit regularly but we loved them. Melissa was available by phone when we needed information on the area. You do need a car to drive to the local restaurants and sites. We went on a snorkel tour and the Monkey River Jungle tour. I suggest to take the cheaper jungle tour. We paid a lot to take a personal tour with a well known guide and it was not worth the money. I think you would get the same experience with a much cheaper guide. The favorite thing from our trip was the house...loved it.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5

Great house. We enjoyed our stay very much. Rooms were great, kitchen was excellent Pool was very nice to have and enjoy in the morning and the afternoon. Snorkeling in front of the house. Enjoyed the Bunches of Fun banana farm tour. Car is needed to travel to town, to grocery stores, shops and restaurants. House is as good as it looks. Teo and Melissa were great and the locals were all friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly Relaxing heaven

  • 5 of 5

Needing a break from a busy lifestyle, coming to One Particular Harbour turned out to be just what the doctor ordered! Sun, beach, pool, drinks, & great meals coupled with great friends was relaxing and rejuvenating. The property met all our needs, was well appointed and close to everything we wished to visit. A highlight was the banana farm tour which we would highly recommend. You cannot go wrong staying a this premier property.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntington, New York

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at "One Particular Harbour" and loved every minute of it. The house was clean, very comfortable and as advertised. I enjoyed my coffee on the deck watching the sun rise. We ate most of our meals at the house or in the Maya Beach area which was very close. The Maya Beach Hotel was great for dinner! We fished one day with a local guide and caught more than we could eat. Teo the groundskeeper kept the beach very clean and Melissa the local agent was very helpful. The pool was great to cool off in with a cold drink while watching the waves. You do need a car. Over all a great week and we loved Belize!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Lost Reef
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Placencia to Mango Creek
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Coming soon
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Belize Southern highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lost Reef
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
60 feet from your pool
Car: necessary

The Placencia peninsula is 16 miles long, beach on one side and lagoon on the other. This property has both. Plenty of things to do.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Jul 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Jun 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

25% deposit required at time of booking, balance 30 days before arrival. For cancellations more than 90 days prior to booking we will offer a 90% refund of monies paid, for cancellations 45-90 days prior to booking we will offer a 50% refund of monies paid. Any cancellation after this time will result in forfeiture of amounts paid.

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Caribbean Way Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 full ensuite bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom on upper level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ground floor bedroom #2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ground floor bedroom #3
    Lounge area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , convertible sofa (upper level)
  • 3 lockout bedrooms. There are safety deposit boxes in 2 of the three closets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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