svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets

Papaya Place a Quiet Diving Retreat in Paradise with Swimming Pool

(5 Reviews)

The manager has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more


Last updated: 04/19/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

FireFly a 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom w/ Full Kitchen/ dining, screened deck

Firefly is an apartment unit of the main house in beautiful West Bay. The Firefly has a separate main door entrance. Two bedrooms and one full bathroom with a shower. It has a full kitchen with dining area. A large private screened in deck overlooking Roatan's beautiful Iron shore and crystal clear blue Caribbean Sea is cooled by constant breezes. The property is off the main road away from traffic in a neighborhood with only six houses. The neighborhood is nestled on a quite hillside between Key Hole Bay and the Turrets, a most exclusive part of Roatan. Papaya Place is a short 10 minute walk to the famous, fabulous West Bay Beach, the most beutifull beach on the island; including all the restaurants, bars, diving and snorkeling that you could ever want ! Firefly has two very large private bedrooms; each bedroom has French glass doors opening out onto the screened in deck viewing the Iron Shore. The Island room and the Dolphin room both have queen size beds. Each room has it's own A/C unit for individual control and a ceiling fan. The bright, large bathroom has a shower for two. The kitchen has a full size stove and oven, double sink, full size refrigerator and table seating for four. The inside square footage is 690 square feet and an additional 190 square foot screened-in private deck. The kitchen is fully furnished with dishes, glasses, utensils, cookware and microwave. Our sink/tap water is purified. Bottled water is also included free of charge during your stay with us. Breakfast is served daily at the time that your request. You can eat in your apartment or private deck but are always welcome to join us for breakfast on our deck of the main house.
You also pick the times that we take you out to the reef, which is only a few minutes way from our dock on West Bay Beach.
We have top of the line brand new scuba pro and zeigel scuba equipment and new tanks.
FREE transportation to and from the airport are included in you stay if booked for a week or more. We also stop at the grocery store if you would like.
Send email


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    a baby crib can be arranged with prior notification...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Hideaway Dolphin Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Hidaway Island Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Dolphin bedroom has double French doors out to the private balcony, Island bedroom also has double French doors viewing the South Shore....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Hideaway Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Two person shower...moreless

  • This large bathroom has enough space for everyone to be getting ready at once. It has a window and a solid locking door for privacy. The air dryer and magnifying mirror are wall mounted. ...moreless


  • Books:

    wide variety to choose from...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    All age group of family board games, Also backgammon, checkers, horseshoes, cards, darts, poker ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    most genres, 1960's- present...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    small children toys and story time books...moreless

  • Video Games:


  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    See the sunrise over the south iron shore while having your morning coffee. At night watch the beautiful lite cruise ships pass by as they leave Roatan for their next ports....moreless

  • Village:

    West Bay mostly consists of five beachfront resorts with a few small inns. There is a small "mall" with a clothing store, mini mart, coffee shop, sandwich shop, car rental, scooter rental, basic needs...moreless

  • Water View:

    View of Roatan's Southern Iron Shore. Mainland Honduras can be seen on a clear day. Gorgeous blue water !...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    high chair available by request for free...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    One unit in each bedroom...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    yoga and pilates mats, equipment, and DVDs, exercise ball, wobble board, stretch bands, Wii Fit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Portable infa-red electric heater available by request...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets and four pillows, extras by request. there will be a replacement charge for any lost items. ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    we provide you with a free local cell phone to use during your stay with us. for calls to us or local businesses for information, directions, etc....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom and beach towels are changed out every day. there will be a replacement charge for any lost items....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    with filters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    place setting for six, pots and pans, mixing bowls, everything needed to cook any size meal for your family...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full size, including blender, toaster, coffee maker, electric teapot, toaster oven, ample cabinets for groceries Ironing board and iron Free Washer and dryer are in separate adjoining laundry room...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size gas 4 burner stove and oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Relax out on lounge chairs or at the dining table and gaze at the ocean blue while eating...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    can arrange for more by request...moreless

  • Boat:

    Dive boat to take you to Bottom Time...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck surrounding the swimming pool to sun bathe on Pool coming in Spring 2016...moreless

  • Golf:

    Peter Dye course at Pristine Bay...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    two kayaks...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo at waters edge to lay in a hammock and sleep to the sounds of the pounding waves on the Iron Shore...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Scuba Diving and snorkeling equipment...moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Marvelous May
May 1 - May 31, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$980 $1,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79


Nightly and Weekly Rates include Wifi, Cable and Electricity. Month rates include Wifi and Cable but not electricity. Electricity will be billed separately at the current RECO rate with no mark up for monthly rentals.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 04/19/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


View Guide powered by:
10 Miles
Nearest Airport
International Airport Roatan Honduras (RTB)
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to La Cieba, Honduras
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pristine Bay
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
West Bay Mall and West Bay Beach
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
West Bay Beach

Car: Recommended

Roatan is famous for world class scuba diving and snorkeling. The Marine Park protects and preserves the reef and it is in pristine condition. With just a 10 minute walk you are on West Bay Beach which is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean with beautiful white soft sand and plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy. Being out on this end of the island allows enough space that you can still find a quite spot on the beach to relax and enjoy the crystal clear ocean.

There are two zip lining places just a few minutes away for that surface time excitement. And more on other parts of the island is you wish to drive to them. Famous Pristine Bay Golf Course designed by Pete Dye is only a 30 minute drive. You can do as much or as little diving and other activities that you want. If what you need is a quiet, lay in the hammock all day - with the ocean breezes sweeping over you, this is your place. For those that want night life listening to music in beach bars, dancing in the local disco, casino or just strolling the gift stores and more restaurants West End is 10 minutes away by either car or water taxi. Right here in West Bay with less people, beach bars and restaurants, jet skiing, parasailing, shopping are all available. With your stay here at PAPAYA PLACE AND BOTTOM TIME SCUBA

We will help you have not only a fun filled vacation with fabulous diving but rest and relaxation too. We take you diving when you want to go. Breakfast will be cooked to order at the time that you choose; either in your room or you can dine with others if you choose. Each Casita has it's own kitchenette and the apartment has a full kitchen.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Send email

Links to more information:



  • Papaya Place Bed and Breakfast

    Papaya Place Bed and Breakfast

  • Second bedroom as living room

    Second bedroom as living room

  • Bed room back view

    Bed room back view

  • Kitchen


  • Big Bathroom

    Big Bathroom

  • Hammock Time!

    Hammock Time!

  • ready for a dip ?!

    ready for a dip ?!

  • Sun setting on the horizon

    Sun setting on the horizon

  • Mainland Honduras

    Mainland Honduras

  • Egret in the back yard

    Egret in the back yard

  • Tree Frogs one of the many animals to be seen in our little forest

    Tree Frogs one of the many animals to be seen in our little forest

  • Papaya Place Main House and Firefly Appartment

    Papaya Place Main House and Firefly Appartment

  • Bedroom


  • Kitchen


  • Spacious Shower for Two

    Spacious Shower for Two

  • View from the Deck.  On a clear day you can see the mainland.

    View from the Deck. On a clear day you can see the mainland.

  • Beautiful West Bay Beach just a 7 minute walk

    Beautiful West Bay Beach just a 7 minute walk

  • West Bay Beach

    West Bay Beach

  • Wonderful watusa or roatan rabbit

    Wonderful watusa or roatan rabbit

VRBO #640664

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

Partner Offers

Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-640-7927

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 5 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Send email

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more