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Papaya Place a Quiet Diving Retreat in Paradise with swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


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.

More Details

Property Manager
Jay Jeter and Lavina Arlotta Jeter
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017


West Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Hideaway Bathroom - toilet , shower , Two person shower
  • 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.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
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
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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


4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Papaya Place a Quiet Diving Retreat in Paradise with swimming pool
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Love the apartment, it was just my wife and I so we only needed one bedroom. The owners made the second bedroom into a living room which was fabulous being that we stayed 2 months. We not only became best friends with the owners but met their staff and loved the whole experience. Went diving with them also, absolutely amazing, helped me get my flippers on, etc., I'm 70. The perfect set up. Back to the apartment had everything you need and then some. The bed was so comfortable and all so clean and tidy. Lavina and Jay are the best hosts you can imagine, any question you have, they have an answer and anything to make your stay more comfortable, they will do. We love the island and the people so much that we may stay a little longer next time :)

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view, great lodging, Amazing hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a really bad flight. Arrived late, and were miserable. Lavina sent a car to pick us up at the airport, drive us to the grocery store and to buy all our supplies. Our trip immediately began to improve. Lavina helped us to deal with our lost luggage, fed us, and set us up in our room. The apartments are comfortable and clean with amazing views. The beds are extremely comfortable. We were a little worried about the walk to the beach, but it wasn't an issue at all. Our family of four all enjoyed our stay. The diving and snorkeling were fantastic, the accommodations were comfortable with lovely views, and the hosts were amazing, having breakfast every morning was an added bonus. Our hosts took us around, often gave us rides if they weren't busy, and went way out of their way to help us. Diving with Jay was a wonderful experience, and we often had the boat to ourselves exclusively. Our hosts treated us far better than we expected, and were really wonderful and I cannot say enough about how great our trip was.

The rooms were gorgeous, and well maintained. We would highly recommend Jay and Lavina to anyone who wants to go to Roatan and scuba (or just relax).

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to relax & dive !

  • 4 of 5

We just stayed a week at the Papaya's Place and everything was perfect. We enjoyed the large screened porch and the pool. It was very nice to have the breakfast ready as we woke up. Jay and Lavina do everything to please their guess. They are giving a 5 stars service when you dive with them. They have top of the line equipment to rent and a very nice boat. Even though we are staying at another place this week on the island, we keep on diving with them. This is just what we were looking for !

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a fabulous time

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at the airport we were picked up by Jay, who stopped and let us do some grocery shopping. We were served a yummy breakfast every morning on the deck with an ocean view. We stayed in one of their new units. The bed was heavenly. We didn't need a car, as everything we needed was within walking distance to Papaya Place. Jay and Lavina were awesome hosts, who graciously offered to drive us around, show us where everything was, and provide transport if we needed it. Within a 15 minute walk there were many great restaurants, a spa for a massage and the best beach ever! If you don't feel like walking, a taxi will pick you up at the end of the road, or a car rental at the nearby West Bay Mall. Between diving with Jay and Lavina and our side trip to the Copan Ruins, we couldn't have had a better vacation. Papaya Place is a great value, and a wonderful place to rest.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Fantastic Winter Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 weeks in January 2016 at the new studio apartment. This is an extremely quiet, comfortable place to relax and enjoy the Island atmosphere. We enjoyed the location. Not too close to the hustle bustle of the beach scene, but walking distance to the daily beach activities. The breakfast each day was a tasty way to start the day. The owners also have a top quality Diving business and caters to whatever time and place that you would like to dive. The owners picked us up at the airport and made sure we arrived at the perfect time to catch our outgoing flight. They were perfect hosts and we would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
International Airport Roatan Honduras (RTB)
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Ferry to La Cieba, Honduras
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Pristine Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
West Bay Mall and West Bay Beach
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

West Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Marvelous May
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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.

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