BEACHFRONT HOME - DIVE/SNORKEL, SECLUDED, EVERYTHING YOU NEED!

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BEACHFRONT HOME - DIVE/SNORKEL, SECLUDED, EVERYTHING YOU NEED!

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Casa Tranquila

3 huge bedrooms all with private baths and air conditioning.

Master Bedroom 1 king bed

1st Bedroom 2 queen beds

2nd Bedroom 2 queen beds

Air-Conditioners and fans in each room

Walk-in closets

Boat access only and very SECLUDED so you can enjoy your vacation without being bothered by others. I can send you a map of our location. We are in prime location on the south side of Utila less than a five minute boat ride to town. A boat taxi is available for you during your stay at an extra charge.

***FREE Full time CONCIERGE SERVICE available during your stay.

****SPECTACULAR CORAL REEFS LOCATED RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE AND WAY LESS WENDY THAN THE EAST SIDE OF THE ISLAND!!!

We own 350 acres for you and your family to roam directly around the house. This includes around the lagoon.

I also have a PRIVATE ISLAND that you are able to access for diving/snorkeling. It is a 15-20 minute boat ride away and completely surrounded by spectacular reefs.

CD player/radio

Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, pots and pans, eating equiptment, gas stove, etc... (You can also opt to have us stock the kitchen per special request)

Washer and dryer

TV/VCR/DVD/Stereo for endless entertainment!

Bound to provide an unforgettable experience, the superbly appointed Casa Tranquilla is one of the finest homes in Utila. It has 3000 square feet living area and 4500 total living area. Tempt your visual senses with this truly unique explosion of color and ingenuity. A most charismatic and artistic appeal, handcrafted and finished, with hand carved mahogany doors. Spacious bedrooms, and extensive dining and living areas ensure abundant space for rest and rejuvenation. View the mountains while preparing a romantic meal in your decadent open-concept kitchen. A multilevel deck, complete with lounge chairs and benches, is perfect for enjoying the Caribbean sun or enjoying your favorite cocktail while watching the sunset.

Located only 60 feet from the ocean, you can snorkel to your hearts content. If you prefer diving, some of the best diving and snorkeling on Utila is right out front of your house. You will experience an amazing variety of underwater aquatic life and vibrant corals.

Other things to do include, hiking, bird watching, iguana watching, beach combing, going into town to shop, going to the cays to pick up fresh fish for dinner, go flats fishing for bone fish and tarpon or offshore fishing for blue marlin and wahoo.

HOUSE RENTAL INCLUDES:

-Free CONCIERGE service who will take care of your needs during your stay!!

-$200 of electricity per week or approximately $30 per day.

-2 kayaks that you are free to use

-I will help you set up your flight from Roatan to Utila and back.

Keywords: House on Beach

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Blake, we had the most beautiful vacation!!! It is a paradise!! We want to come back as soon as possible!!! Casa Tranquila has all the things you need and the decoration is really nice. Raquel
Mar 2008
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
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Minimum Stay nights
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4.2
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Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
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Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160388vb
(281) 853-5753 (Texas, USA)
Utila Bay Islands Honduras
Chandler, Az
5

Relaxation and peaceful

  • 5 of 5
This house was just what we needed for a relaxing week away. The house had all the necessities to cook, although we didn't while there. The opening of Neptunes restaurant just 100 yards away is a huge plus for food options. Otherwise we could catch a quick boat ride back to town for a meal. The diving right in front of the home is amazing. The home is perfect for up to three couples to stay or one large family. We look forward to returning to Utila and Casa Tranquila shortly!
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160388vb
(281) 853-5753 (Texas, USA)
Utila Bay Islands Honduras
San Francisco, CA USA
5

Fantastically Fun Times on a Righteous Reef!

  • 5 of 5
Well, after that last review, I think some issues were addressed & improvements made. The house itself is definitely an amazing work of art. For me, Doctor Seuss-like is a GOOD thing! While there IS a rustic aspect to things, I found the amenities to be totally satisfactory. The brand new refrigerator kicked butt & we found everything needed for comfortable cooking while we were there. A new grill wouldn't hurt, but we made do just fine. It's true, this is not the place for you if you are used to Hotels, Nightlife, & general Pampering....however, if you are looking to get off the beaten path & the most important thing to you is walking out your front door to some AWESOME snorkeling, this is just the ticket. The caretakers, Kris & Gary were always available, not to mention VERY sweet & helpful. When we needed more water, Gary was on it in a heartbeat. Not only was a cellphone furnished(which worked FINE!), but we had wireless connection for our laptop as well. Reception can be spotty at times, but that should be expected considering the location. I can't quite see 10 people being totally comfy in this place, but for 5 of us, it felt luxuriously spacious & I think it could take a few more. You will find very few sandy beaches on all of Utila, but the shoreline is an amazing pileup of gorgeous old coral pieces. The beauty of this spot is that in front of the house, you are treated to a fantastic, white-sand ocean floor. This makes all the difference for being able to enjoy my favorite aspect of the Caribbean, a beautiful bright aqua color. There is a big patch of this loveliness & then the darker waters which have the reef below in either direction beyond that. It really is the best of both worlds. Even though the shoreline is rough, there is nice easy entry into the ocean right out front without worrying about damaging the reef, which is a concern at other entry points. Once you're in, you can enjoy just bobbing around and enjoying the soft, sandy bottom under your toes. The one tragedy of Utila in general is that tidal currents tend to bring in trash from the mainland. It can be a bit shocking at times, but after experiencing it on a previous trip, it still didn't deter me from wanting to return because the reefs themselves are so beautiful & healthy still. They are building a restaurant next door which I think will be nice. It will still be pretty isolated. All in all, I think this is a FANTASTIC spot for a Snorkeling Vacation & we hope to return!
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160388vb
(281) 853-5753 (Texas, USA)
Utila Bay Islands Honduras
Colorado
1

Poorly furnished and appointed.

  • 1 of 5
Unfortunately the ad is very misleading. The house is certainly unique and interesting, like a Dr. Suess house, however...There is no boat and captain. You are quite removed from town which is only reachable by water taxi which is expensive. Many parts don't work, including appliances. The refrigerator is apartment size and totally inadequate for a large group. No gourmet kitchen in sight. We ran out of water twice. The grill dangerous. Bathroom fans don't work and sinks cracks. Door sweeps are missing so sand fleas, mosquitoes, snakes, etc., can easily enter. Electricity is very expensive and you're charged beyond a certain allowed amount of kilowatt hours. Seating in the living room is enough for about 4 people, not 10. Lighting is severely lacking, not even enough to cook or read by evenings. One bedroom very crowded with 2 beds, should be just one. A cell phone is provided, but it rarely has signal and you're only allowed a certain number of calls before being charged extra, again. It was very difficult to arrange water taxi rides. Deck/patio furniture is uncomfortable and despartely needing cushions, ditto for the dining table benches. People are friendly and helpful, but the house needs some serious money put into it to make it remotely worth the rate charged. Would we return? Probably not at this point, not unless some serious changes are made. The diving is great, but being so cut off from town was tough, and the beach is very rocky (actually coral) which you need closed-toed shoes to navigate. If the property were advertised as very rustic, good for adventure seekers with an abundance of money, and a much lower price, it would certainly be closer.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
business
Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160388vb
(281) 853-5753 (Texas, USA)
Utila Bay Islands Honduras
Ontario,Canada
5

  • 5 of 5
Cassa Tranquilla, to be honest, sounded too good to be true,but proved to exceed all of our expectations and more. The house is spectacular, truly a work of art. The people of Utilla are warm and friendly and our host Alex was an amazing young man, a friend forever. We had fresh fish from the cays every day and Bush's grocery store has everything and anything. Drop dead snorkeling just thirty feet off the front deck. I had to pinch myself just to make sure I wasn't dreaming.We go somewhere different every year,usually off the grid a bit. This was the first time we didn't want to come home. We will be going back, perhaps three weeks or a month. I just can't seem to get this place out of my head.
Layne,Heather&Zoe.
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Beachfront Home - Dive/Snorkel, Secluded, Everything You Need!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160388vb
(281) 853-5753 (Texas, USA)
Utila Bay Islands Honduras
New Orleans
5

  • 5 of 5
The house was large and lots of room for all of us. The view was spectacular. We spent most of our time relaxing on the front porch, beautiful. We did exactly what we set out to do - RELAX! Even the 5 teenagers loved it; that says a lot.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Utila House Rental Rates

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  • From $325/nt - $1925/wk
  • US Dollars
  • $325/night .. $1925/week (1-10 guests); + 10% for holidays
  • $150 per additional guest past 10 per week
  • Additional Weeks: 10% off 2nd week; 20% off 3rd
  • Max capacity - 10 guests.
  • Terms: 50% of payment when booking; 50% 6 weeks prior to arrival.
  • A refundable $250 security deposit is required.
  • *16% Honduran Tax not included
  • Personal check, cashiers check, bank transfer, Paypal

Amenities

Amenities

Utila House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Catering Available
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • jet skiing
  • spelunking
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
This property is located right on the beach. You can literally walk off the dock and jump into an ocean full of life. Some of the best diving in the world is 30 feet into the water. The house is surrounded by thousands of feet of beachfront that is available for your exploration. We have a CONCIERGE CARETAKER that is available full time during your stay. If needed, certain provisions such as alcohol and food can be provided, as well as a maid/cook if requested. A boat is available for rental and comes with a captain. If requested, diving/snorkeling equipment can be rented from the Utila Lodge. Also, a fishing guide is available at an extra charge.

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