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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms - 4 King Bedrooms, fifth lofted room with triple bunk beds, Free Wifi

Welcome to Roatan's premier luxury villa on your own private beach.


Here on Roatan's west side, in the Bay of Honduras, the Caribbean sea teems with life below the sea and tranquility and unforgettable sunsets above. Few places in the world are quite like Roatan and at Vivaro-Beachfront you can experience the best of Roatan while savoring a banana daiquiri made from fruit grown on the property, fall asleep to the sound of the ocean, be picked up by a dive shop of your choice, and marvel at the daily work of art that the sky becomes at sunset.

***LOCATION: Vivaro - Beachfront is a five bedroom private, luxurious, and spacious home in the heart of West End Village, Roatan. You are not steps away, you are on a large and private white sand beach. Vivaro - Beachfront is an oasis of panoramic views with incredible snorkeling directly in front of the house, a large relaxing infinity pool, luxurious amenities, and a very private but very convenient location.

Top reasons Vivaro - Beachfront is the best value on Roatan

*** Sits on a large white sand beach in a tranquil Mangrove Bight. There is little boat traffic and few people ever on the beach,

***Large infinity pool (plunge pools are normal on Roatan)

***Fully staffed and meticulously maintained by the owners and full time staff.

***Back up batteries, UV filtered water and solar power (power outages are frequent on Roatan).

*** A fabulous local expat as our dedicated manager and a full time, year round housekeeper and groundskeeper. We strive to provide a local experience and we can get anything fixed or help if asked

*** 3 minutes from West End - dive shops, gift shops, grocery stores, beach bars and great fine dining

*** Peace and privacy all year - even during the busy season or cruise ship days

*** Free WIFI and Cable TV

Vivaro is in the West End. By car are you less than 5 minutes to the heart of West End Village. There are no comparable private beachfront homes this close to West End. Be careful to understand the location of each property you are considering. Vivaro is a private home - not a hotel. It is privately managed, well maintained, and a personal vacation home that is rented sparingly throughout the year to vacationers who will respect and enjoy the house.

The house is a 4500 square foot luxury home built directly on your own 115 wide by 78 feet deep white sand beach. In front of you is stunning Mangrove Bight and the Meso-American reef - the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. From your morning coffee on the deck to floating in the creative infinity pool at sunset, you will not want to leave. The house sits on a 3/4 acre lot which offers plenty of space and privacy.

The central great room is spacious with extremely large accordion doors that open onto a sprawling deck with stunning views.

The 2500 square feet of outdoor deck space surrounds a large infinity pool with a tanning ledge and offers spectacular views of Roatan's fabulous reefs and spectacular sunsets. There is ample furniture, from lounge chairs to sun beds, to a large shaded table for all your group to relax, sun, dine, play games, or read.

The four spacious and identical master suites each face the ocean and each has a large deck. Each has a Kind bed. The master bedrooms feature Honduran wood floors, blackout curtains and luxury linens and towels. The large bathrooms with marble counter tops include rejuvenating rainfall shower heads and private toilet rooms.

The fifth bedroom is a great bunk room that has 24 foot high ceilings and custom-made triple bunk beds that were handmade from local Honduran wood. The bottom bunks are double beds, and the middle and top bunks are twin sized, totaling six beds. Ladders lead up to the second bunk and a platform between the beds, from where the top bunk can be easily accessed. A lofted media area tops this room off with a twin trundle bed, TV, DVD player, and lots of pillows to relax or watch movies. Its bathroom also has a rainfall shower head and separate toilet. Kids and adults alike will love the comfort and space of this room.

Additionally, there is a also powder room in the great room and a 7th bathroom with separate shower and toilet outside below the pool on the sand.

The chef's kitchen is large with white stone counter tops and dark Honduran wood cabinets. The GE gas cook top is on a substantial island with seating for four. There are two GE convection ovens. The double door LG refrigerator features UV filtered water and ice. The kitchen has been meticulously outfitted with high quality knives, cookware, dishes, silverware, etc.

Our goal is for Vivaro to be as energy efficient as possible. Every option from LCD lights to energy star rated appliances help to conserve daily usage. The power on Roatan is diesel generated and there are frequent, but brief outages. At Vivaro, because of solar panels and battery storage you thankfully will never know when the power goes out. You will have lights, AC (in the main house bedrooms - AC in loft room and 2 masters on left side of the house will not work during power outages), water, and be able to cook. Internet and TV also go down during power outages - this is usually the only reason we know there has been an issue.

The solar power you use is included. However, it is not enough to power a full house. You will be charged for the electricity you use. With intelligent and careful use of AC, lights, and fans this charge should be minimal. This means AC only at night or when in the room, AC set at around 22 degrees, lights and fans off when not needed, etc. The battery back up can only support the house at night or during a power outage if it has time to charge. Energy conservation should always be a goal if you want to minimize your charges. The meter will be read upon check in and again at check out. Charges will be deducted from your security deposit.

The central AC (the large great room and kitchen) and the two masters and loft room are not connected to solar. If you choose to use the central AC, the charges will be more than average. The split unit AC's in the bedrooms are very economical but you should still turn off when not in the room to save charges.

Charges have ranged from $200 to $500 depending on the renters personal choices.

There is a $200 cleaning charge for all groups. This includes on average light cleaning 2 times in 7 days and a deep cleaning after your checkout. Sheets and towels will not be changed every day. Water is scarce and conservation required. We expect guests to keep the house and kitchen reasonably clean during there stay. If you desire more frequent cleaning please let us know so we can book a trusted cleaner.

We also include transportation from the airport to the house for stay of 5 days or more. (One car or van per group. We can help arrange additional cars if needed.) There is an additional $10 charge for the driver to wait while you shop at Eldon's. If you choose to rent cars, we will sent a driver to guide you to the house. We can help you arrange the return trip and quote you a price.

No guests or parties allowed without prior arrangement. Only those listed in the required signed contract and paid for will be allowed at the property.

We are open to events. There will be additional event fees. Please inquire.

Vivaro - Beachfront is privately managed. We do not use a rental company. You are renting our home to make it your own dream vacation home during your time on Roatan. Please call us or feel free to ask lots of questions. It is important to us that our home is the right fit for your group.

*You will need to purchase and bring some household items - shampoo, body soap etc. Some cleaning supplies are provided but we hope you enjoy your vacation and leave the laundry for when you return home with wonderful memories. We have some snorkel gear but not enough for everyone. There might be some pool floats - or the last guests popped them all.

*We love feeling a bit local on fabulous Roatan - meeting new travelers, expats, and locals at Sundowner's is a not to miss activity. Experiencing the small grocery stores, buying some fruit on the street, meeting a local cat, realizing how loud the tiny mosquito eating geckos can be are the some of the many experiences that made us choose Roatan as our vacation spot.

***Ask about our 2 other new luxury properties in the heart of West End. Sleep 10 - 12***

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Tanya

For our family, West End and Roatan has become a second home. From the world class diving and snorkeling to fishing trip to Cayos Cochinos during the day to fantastic meals and new and old friends in friendly West End, every vacation is spectacular.

Tanya purchased this villa in 2014

Why Tanya chose West End

We choose this property because of its perfect West End location and privacy. Most lots we looked at were not RIGHT ON THE SAND. The location is also very private - there are no people and no cars (like on Sandy Bay beach) driving down your beach. In fact, we are almost at the end of the road. There are very few spots in West End or West Bay that offer this much seclusion while still being so close to the action and activities that make West End so special.

What makes this villa unique

It was important to us to be close to West End. A remote location away from a mini market or a sunset bar did not appeal to us. West End is an authentic little village right on the sand with everything you might need. The dive shops, bars, and restaurants are so friendly and welcoming. Roatan is truly a special place filled with a diverse international crowd.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Vivaro Beachfront is amazing! The house is spacious and so fun with beach and pool right there. The location makes you feel like you are away from everything in the world allowing for total relaxation! We will be back!
Dec 2016
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West End Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have our own cancellation policy. We do have refunds - please ask about our policy.
  • The booking is not confirmed until the rental contract is signed and returned. Please do so within 24 hrs or the booking may be cancelled.
  • We require a $1500 security/electricity deposit paid directly to us via pay pal.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Separate shower and toilet on the beach.
  • All bathrooms have large rainfall showerheads with a marble vanity and a Kohler vessel sink. Separate enclosed toilet in each bathroom. Luxury towels are included.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Lofted Bunk Room - 2 double , 6 twin/ single , Twin trundle in the loft - Bunk bed is 2 doubles/4 twins
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cleaning fee is $200. Housekeeping is provided during your stay - approximately twice a week depending on length of stay and your schedule. We can arrange more cleaning, suggest a chef, childcare, transportation, sailing, fishing, etc. Our on island managers will be available before and during your stay to make sure you have everything you need for a trip of a lifetime. We also have a full time groundskeeper to keep the beach and pool perfect.


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Best house rental in West end

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for a week get away for our friends surprise birthday. The house exceeded all of our expectations. It was well thought out in design and comfort. The kitchen was well stocked with anything you could possibly need for cooking or blending a nice tropical drink. The bedrooms were quite large and the view from the each bedroom is amazing. The best part about the design of this home is Every couple gets a Master bedroom with their own bathroom. And nobody has to miss out on the view of the Ocean. The rental also comes with house cleaning during your stay and beach clean up daily. They kept the house and beach nice and tidy during our stay. And I will have to say one of the best things about staying here is they also have Mark. He is the local contact during your stay. He was amazing at setting up all our reservations and helped up plan out our week on what to do where we should eat and pretty much everything. He was so easy to work with. The owners were also very responsive and super helpful. I will be recommending Vivaro to my friends and family and anyone else who is heading to Roatan.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad the surprise birthday trip was a great success and you loved our vacation home as much as we do. We purposely designed it so our friends would have as good a room and spectacular ocean view as our room. We agree, Mark is fantastic and and important part of what helps Vivaro stand out on Roatan. We truly appreciate your taking time to write a review and your recommendation to friends and family.
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Beautiful property and great location

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of Vivaro don't do t justice, it's even prettier when you get there. It's located on an amazing little bay with fantastic snorkling right off the beach. The house is perfect, open floor plan, well designed, and has everything you may possibly need. The beach is clean and well maintained, and Mark the property manager is the man on the island who can help you with anything. We truly enjoyed this trip and Roatan.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Vivaro. Snorkeling is a highlight of any visit to Roatan, and the easy access from the house is a big plus. We are glad you enjoyed the house and agree that Mark is a great asset to every guest.
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Fantastic Place! This place is special!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both the North house and the South house. We had a group of 13; 7 adults, 5 teenagers/kids and 1 baby. This place could not have suited us better! For the adults, we had 4 spacious master bedrooms; comfortable king size beds with spacious master bathrooms. Each bedroom has an A/C unit which will keep you comfortably cool in the evening. For the teenagers and kids, there was a bunk room which suited them perfectly.

The sunsets are breathtaking. You can view these beautiful sunsets from the deck of the property or in the pool. We got a lot of mileage out of the deck and the pool. There was also a reef not far off of the property. This place is perfectly located!

West End is just a short drive away, although we preferred traveling there via water taxi. There are many restaurants in West End to enjoy, and most are fairly affordable. We spent many of our days on the beach at West Bay, and enjoyed Beachers, which is a great place for burgers, coconut shrimp, and pina coladas.

We could not have had a better time, and one of the reasons was because of this beautiful place. Everything about the house is quality! The owners have spent time, energy, and money on this place, and my guess is that it is their own personal vacation home. It is a special place.

You won’t be disappointed if you stay at Vivaro. Roatan is a lovely place, and if you plan on taking a large group to Roatan, this place is your place. Our family had an incredible vacation, and much credit goes to this beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reviews like this truly make all the effort by everyone connected to Vivaro worth it. We are so happy your group loved Roatan and our personal vacation home. It is a special place with unforgettable sunsets. We hope to see you again soon.
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Perfect location for our small wedding

  • 5 of 5

The minute my fiancé and I saw the Vivaro beach house we knew it was where we wanted to host our small wedding. The location was private and a great place for our family and friends to gather throughout our week long stay. Tanya (owner) and Mark (the house manager) were very helpful and worked with our event planner and caterers to ensure everything went smoothly. The property is impeccable and the staff were wonderful. The sunsets from the property were amazing. Roatan is a beautiful place and I highly recommend the Vivaro properties.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so delighted you chose Vivaro for your wedding - Congrats!!!! The whole team at Vivaro are so delighted the event went well and that you loved Roatan and Vivaro. We hope you can return someday to celebrate again.
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Everything we had hoped and more!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Vivaro Beachfront with one other family for a week over spring break and could not have asked for a more beautiful setting and home, or more warm and gracious hosts (Tanya and Dave were on the island at the same time – we feel so fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet them personally)! There is not a detail they missed, from the well thought out amenities, to the comfortable beds and bedrooms, the fully stocked kitchen, the outdoor deck space and lots of fun pool toys and rafts for the kids. The layout of the home is amazing for multiple families with its four master suites (all with stunning views), and awesome bunk room for the kids, but was equally wonderful to have so much space for our smaller group of seven (four adults and three kids ages 9 – 11). A highlight of each day was cocktails on the beautiful deck watching the sunsets, and for the girls it was swimming in the pool well into the evening. Another plus was communicating with Tanya prior to our arrival – before we were even on the island she had made arrangements for us to have a sitter one evening while the adults went out to dinner, made reservations for us at The Roatan Oasis (which we highly recommend, along with Sundowners and Ginger's for more casual spots right on the beach), and booked a private chef to cook dinner one evening for our group (we highly recommend Chef Blackie as well!). The people we met were so welcoming and friendly, and it is obvious how much a part of the island Dave and Tanya have become, and how well thought of they are by the local community. We were also the first guests to meet Mark, the new caretaker for the home, and we can’t say enough about how much we appreciated his input on choices for daily activities as far as where to rent snorkel gear, the best fishing boat and diving companies, and his recommendations on the best days for outings toward the West End to avoid cruise ship crowds. It was such a magical week in a truly special home – we loved exploring the island but also loved coming back to our incredible retreat at the end of each day! Our travels have taken us all over the world and there are a handful of places we hope to return to - Vivaro Beachfront is definitely one of them!!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was also a real pleasure to meet all of you - we loved the direct feedback and being able to confirm in person our vision for the house and its amenities and our choice of location are working. We truly appreciate the time you took to write such a detailed review. We are also thrilled to have Mark and all of his knowledge and love of Roatan as part of our hard working team at Vivaro. Helping guests make the most of their time, feel briefly like a local, an avoid any touristy activities is goal for all of us. As you experienced, Roatan and specifically West End, is a special place full of very friendly people, stunning underwater adventure, a myriad of dining choices, and unforgettable sunsets. We do look forward to your return.
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Gorgeous house, great location, wonderful owners

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a wonderful week in this house. It was perfect for our group - 3 families / 15 people total.

Accommodations: Great! 4 totally equal master bedrooms - all facing the water with the same set up. And then a bunk room with 3 bunks stacked (bottom sleeps 2) plus a loft in the same room. The bunks are sturdy and comfortable and it was a great room for a bunch of kids. Some of us used the AC units in the bedrooms at night, and they worked very well. The main living area completely opens up to the pool and deck making for great indoor/outdoor living with plenty of sunny and shady spots to sit. The kids had a great time in the pool, which are difficult to find in private homes there. Everything (including fridge) worked beautifully.

Beach: The fact that we could walk straight into the water and have world class snorkeling without even getting into a car or onto a boat was pretty sweet. Once you swim out of the little bay, the reef is simply amazing. Kids spent quite a bit of time on the dock playing games and jumping in.

Location: Fabulous. 5 minute drive into West End which is the perfect mix of local color, expat scene, sunset bars, taco stands, as well as a few great sit down restaurants. Also quick drive to ziplining, dive boats, parasailing, fishing boats, etc. We also did the quick 20 minute drive to the ferry station and checked out the mainland one day (rafting in a national park).

The best part was the lovely owners, who were very helpful the entire time we were down there. They came by every day to check on things, answered questions via phone and text almost immediately, made restaurant reservations for us, introduced us to great tour operators (fishing boat, etc.), and gave us tips and guidance on everything from activities to ATMs to groceries. It was clear they love Roatan and this house and we felt fortunate to have found it! It's the people that really make the experience, and they were five star.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Family groups like yours keep us inspired to provide the best traveler experience. We do love Roatan and are very happy we were able to share our local knowledge as well as our home. Thank you for the detailed, informative review that will be very helpful to others as they decide if Vivaro and Roatan are the right spot for their vacation.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Roatan Port
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
The Black Pearl
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fresh Bakery
Nearest Beach
Mangrove Bight Beach
Car: recommended

Vivaro is near the end of Mangrove Bight road. It is a residential dirt road which means the neighborhood is quiet and private. However, it is also close to West End. The shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and bars of West End are a fun 5 minute car ride.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 19.0%

There is a 60 cent per kilowatt hour charge for electricity. The house is solar powered with a large battery back up system. With intelligent and careful use of AC, lights, and fans this charge should be minimal. The central AC (the large great room and kitchen) is not connected to solar. If you choose to use the central AC, there will definitely be usage determined when you checkout.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.