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Our thatched roof cabana is just steps to the beautiful white sandy beachfront.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 720 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Secluded property among tropical flora on a pristine white sandy beach. Be prepared to witness amazing sunrises and night time star-gazing while listening to the waves breaking on the barrier reef. Enjoy our thatched roof cabana just steps from the water. Located 10 miles north of town this is the ultimate get away for some rest and relaxation. Go ahead and grab yourself a hammock with an incredible view out to the reef or take one of our complimentary kayaks and paddle out to the reef for some of the very best snorkeling. Fishing poles and snorkeling gear, kayaks and bicycles are available for use at no charge.

The bedroom includes a king size pillow top bed, walk in closet and large dresser.The bathroom has a wonderful walk in shower and double sinks. The living room has a flat screen TV and DVD player and a fold out couch for additional guests or children. Our kitchen includes everything you need to cook your 'catch of the day'. Full size fridge, oven w/smooth stove top, microwave, toaster, blender and coffee maker. There is a breakfast bar that seats four for indoor dining. There is also a table and chairs on the patio for out door dining. We keep our kitchen stocked with all necessary cookware, plates, silverware.

For those who prefer to to eat out there is an on site restaurant. Open seven days a week.

The on site No Worries Dive Shop/tour company can assist with any needs including coordination for excursions such as fishing, diving the Blue Hole, snorkeling, exploring the mainland Mayan ruins, cave tubing and zip lining through the jungle or a visit to the Belize zoo.

Our resort is remote and designed for the guest who desires a quiet relaxing stay. Use your cabana as a home base for the many tours and excursions available. We are not for the traveler wanting to party. If this is what you are looking for we suggest you look elsewhere on the island.

Guests have access to our beautiful white sand beach with the barrier reef only 1/4 mile offshore, 3 pools, hammocks, lounge chairs, beach towels, 2 bars (indoor/outdoor), a restaurant ready to serve you breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There is a fee based water taxi company on the island which makes hourly runs up and down the coast. If you let the office know, they will have the water taxi stop at our dock to pick you up. Weekly passes are available at a discounted price in town at the Coastal Xpress dock. Golf carts can also be rented in town. Though we have a new well maintained graded road, driving the road on a golf cart is seasonal, depending on the amount of rain the island has received. Please contact our staff, before deciding to drive up to Sapphire Beach for the first time. The road, during the rainy season can be quite a challenge when you haven't been forewarned. The office staff can also arrange to have a golf cart delivered to you.

You have several options for getting to Sapphire Beach Resort, and it depends entirely on what kind of vacation experience you want. Again, please allow our concierge to help you with these arrangements. There is no booking fee for this service.

• Boat transfer, $112.50 round-trip for up to six people. (This includes a return to town by van at the end of your stay.) You'll be picked up at the airport or water taxi docks in a cab and brought to the Tackle Box bar to wait for the No Worries boat to pick you up, then will be brought by boat to the resort. This is the method we recommend, as it's the most beautiful and relaxing.

• Van transfer, $100 round-trip for up to six people. (This includes a return to town by van at the end of your stay.) You'll be picked up at the airport or water taxi docks and brought by road to the resort.

• Coastal Xpress water taxi $20 one-way to Sapphire Beach, or a weekly pass for $135. Our staff can arrange for a taxi to pick you up at the airport and take you to the Coastal Xpress dock.

• Golf cart rental, price varies with length of stay.

If you want to move freely about the island on your own schedule, your best option is to rent a golf cart. However, we highly recommend that you have the golf cart delivered to you at the resort (no additional charge) and take one of the other options to get to the resort the first time so you know where it is and so you're not struggling with luggage. We advise you to reserve the golf cart in advance to guarantee availability.

Wireless internet on property

You'll be greeted by our wonderful staff when you check in at the front desk. You'll quickly see why Belize is so famous for having some of the friendliest people in the world. On check-in, your credit card will be charged for the following: 9% Belize hotel tax, 1.75% Belize business tax, 5% service charge. Your credit card number will be kept on file to cover incidental charges.

More Details

Property Manager
Greg and Mary Maas
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Greg and Mary Maas

My wife and I grew up on the beaches of southern California so we've always loved the ocean. While traveling to Central America we visited the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. We fell in love with the beauty of the waves crashing on the barrier reef and the fine white sandy beaches. When we are not on the island we are pleased to offer our cabana's to guests wishing to have a wonderful island vacation.

Belize, being a former British Colony, has adopted English as the official language. That and the currency exchange and the universal acceptance of the US dollar makes visiting very easy.

Greg and Mary Maas purchased this house in 2010

Why Greg and Mary Maas chose Ambergris Caye

We chose Sapphire Beach because of it's location. While it is a short 20-25 minute boat ride to the center of San Pedro town with all it's stores, shops, restaurants and nightclubs it far enough away to appreciate the quiet. The only traffic is an occasional bicycle rider or someone out strolling the sandy paths. You can listen to the breeze rustling through the palm tree fronds while laying in a hammock with your favorite book. This is what Sapphire Beach Resort is all about.

Amenities

San Pedro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bath has a dual sink vanity with plenty of room for two.
  • The bathroom also has a glass block walk-in shower. There is a hair dryer and iron in the bathroom cupboard.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleeper sofa sleeps an additional two in the living room
  • Bedroom has a King size pillow top bed, walk in closet and a full size dresser.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sapphire Beach Resort phone numbers: Toll free (844) 587-7644 local 501 671-2552 or 501 671-2553

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Our thatched roof cabana is just steps to the beautiful white sandy beachfront.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The property was lovely. the staff were very helpful and friendly.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul. Mary and I were thrilled to have been your hosts and would love to have you back on a return trip.
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4

Very clean and well maintained property.

  • 4 of 5

The owners pride in this property shows at every turn. We were welcomed in by the very friendly and ever helpful staff at the Sapphire Beach Resort. They made sure that we were comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. The communication prior to our arrival was very helpful with planning and arrival information. The communication was seem less whether it was from the owner or the resort staff.

I was most impressed with the restaurant and pool bar staff. The quality of the food prepared by the restaurant was unbelievable. We spent some very entertaining evenings at the pool side bar with other resort guest as well as condo owners. The condo owners and the staff always made you feel as if you were an owner yourself and not just renting a place for the weekend.

My wife and myself will stay at the Sapphire Beach Resort again, and we recommend the resort to any and everyone that is looking for a quiet beach for a little rest and relaxation.

Thank You

Mack Mann

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Hugh for taking the time to submit a review. Mary and I are glad you enjoyed your stay. Guests like you are what we work for. Low maintenance, responsive and easy to communicate with. We would highly recommend you to all our VRBO hosts. We look forward to a return trip. The office and restaurant staff had very high praise for you and your companion.
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5

Beautiful; quiet; peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful. The staff was so very helpful. Tours were arranged easily. The amenities with the property were great

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Pedro
Car: not necessary

Our on site No Worries Dive shop/Tour company can take you diving, snorkeling, fishing and can provide tours of mainland Mayan Ruins, cave tubing, the zoo and zip lining on the mainland.

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Rates & Availability

San Pedro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
low season
May 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
$788
$2,300
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,260
$3,600
 
 
high season
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,102
$3,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning fee $50
Additional adult after 2 $25

When you arrive at the resort, you must provide a credit card to pay for 9% Belize hotel tax, 1.75% business tax, and a 5% service charge. Your card number will be kept on file to cover incidental charges.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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