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Sophisticated Luxury Beach Front Home

Maria Miller

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Maria Miller

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2015
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Sophisticated Luxury Beach Front Home

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Hopkins House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Our luxurious beachfront home is the ideal place to relax and get away from it all! Built in 2010 for the sophisticated traveler, you could spend your days on one of the most beautiful deserted beaches in the world or opt for adventures that range from world-class scuba diving to exploring Mayan ruins to tubing through underground rivers to one of the many exciting activities Belize has to offer. Let our concierge do all the planning and booking for you!

This brand-new home is beautifully decorated and includes unique local art pieces to add to your enjoyment. Mahogany wood cabinets, doors, funiture and accents combined with marble floors and granite countertops add to the luxurious ambiance. Of course, a flat-screen HDTV and DVD player, cable TV, iPod docks, wireless internet, as well as reading and DVD libraries mean you can relax as much as you desire.

A fully-equipped kitchen and nearby grocery stores give you the option of cooking whenever you wish. However, you are within walking distance of several excellent restaurants that overlook the ocean. Try walking along the beach to and from your destination to fully immerse yourself in the relaxing and idyllic atmosphere of Belize. Another option would be to let our concierge hire a cook to prepare meals in your own kitchen--a great way to sample some of the mouthwatering cultural dishes of the Garifuna region.

In addition to the comforts and amenities of the home itself, the rooftop patio offers another option for sunning and enjoying the ocean breezes during the day. After dinner, why not retire to the rooftop to relax and be amazed by the millions of stars that grace the skies over the Caribbean?

Your private beach awaits the ultimate, relaxing get-away!

Keywords: luxury,beach front, villa, relaxing, ocean front, caribbean ocean

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maria Miller (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2015

About Maria Miller

Our family has been coming to Belize for ten years. It is now our most frequent vacation destination.

Maria Miller purchased this house in 2010

Why Maria Miller chose Hopkins

We fell in love with the tranquil, get-away-from-it-all atmosphere, the beauty of the pristine beaches, and the friendly people of Hopkins Village. We know you will fall in love with it, too!

What makes this house unique

What we like most about our home is simply relaxing on a quiet, secluded beach with the sun warming us and the crystal waves and ocean breezes cooling our tanned bodies. There is plenty to do and great places to eat!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From our guestbook: We've had a wonderful week! Hopkins and this house were great spots to celebrate Kathy's birthday and a great base for experiencing this beautiful part of Belize. Kathy actually thought we were tent camping on the beach so was completely surprised and amazed when we walked into the house! We enjoyed long paddles on the ocean and river, hiking in Cockscomb and Mayflower parks, snorkeling out on the reef, biking around town, hanging out with the drummers at Lebeha, and sampling some of the excellent Hopkins cuisine.



Thanks to Maria and Chris for sharing your lovely home, and to Janette and the whole team who maintain and safeguard this beautiful property. Special thanks to the spectacular wildlife. Particular favorites were the dolphins, and reef fish, the orange iguanas along the river, toucans and the fantastic variety of other bird species we encountered...and, of course, Chunko and Cash!
Dec 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.9
based on 39 traveler reviews

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Sophisticated Luxury Beach Front Home
average rating of 4.948718 based on 43 reviews
Burke, VA
5

Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation we had at this house -- perfect for us. Everything we needed was at our fingertips. Thanks so much for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Amazing home and location

  • 5 of 5

We came here with our 3 year old daughter, 17 year old son and his friend. The home was a perfect size for the five of us. The home is spectacular... It has everything you need - beach chairs, snorkel gear, kayaks, equipped kitchen, bicycles. If you wanted to just stay in town you can get around by bike or rent a golf cart. If you want to go hiking and see ruins, you'll need a car. We flew into belize city, rented a car, and drove the 2-ish hours through the spectacular jungle. A worthy site. The water was absolutely stunning... Very shallow and calm which was great with a 3 year old. Within a close distance there is hiking and Mayan ruins. There are also plenty of companies that you can charter out to the barrier reef.

The people in Hopkins were so laid back and fun. The town is small with a dirt road but there are plenty of good restaurants and bars. Make sure to bring enough cash with you! There is not an ATM that will take foreign debit cards in town. We had to drive to Placencia. Most places do not take credit cards and if they do you must contend with them being down. The supermarket is simp,e without a huge variety but plenty to cook with.

For us it was an amazing vacation that we plan on repeating. I have never returned so relaxed from a vacaction before. It was fun for all ages... Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Harrison, Arkansas
5

Perfect home with beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

It's been a while since our stay here, but while booking another vacation on VRBO I thought I'd take another look at the house we so enjoyed in Hopkins! I didn't see the review I thought I posted... so I'm doing it again!

This house is extremely nice with high quality finishes and comfy furniture and beds. We enjoyed the books, DVDs and reading material left for us.... very thoughtful details for guests! Also, the art and furniture were really beautiful. We used the snorkeling gear, kayak and bikes many times over. There really wasn't any need to book extras to do because the house kept us entertained! Maria was very helpful by email and with all the great info in house; so we felt like we knew all the best places to eat and shop without worry! Caitlyn's Bakery was our favorite recommendation among many. The fry jacks at Iris' SunnySide-Up were the best we found! So, if you are looking for a place to slow down and enjoy friendly people, great food and beautiful beaches... this is it!

As a side note, we returned to Hopkins about 8 months later and stayed at another vacation rental because this house was booked. Where we stayed was very nice but didn't have near the charm and thoughtful details provided by Maria's house. Every time we drove by the house we sighed and wished we were staying there instead!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Ottawa, Canada
5

excellent choice for us in Belize

  • 5 of 5

The five of us (3 generations including a 3 year old) all enjoyed the house (well equipped) and on-the-beach location. Janette was great helping with tour guides / other suggestions and answering our numerous questions.

A relaxing vacation in a beautiful spot - thank you for 3 weeks of perfect getaway ...... wonderful birding, a manatee visit one day, excellent restaurants nearby, very cool evening trip on the river to see the bio-luminescence etc. etc.

No problem recommending this rental - especially for Canadians like us escaping winter !

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

1st Year Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently rented this gorgeous villa for a weekend get away to celebrate our first wedding annivesary. The location and villa was perfect. The owners provided a detailed description of various things to do during our stay and the property manager was excellent help in scheduling events. The house comes well equiped with snorkling gear, bikes, and glass bottom canoe. Lounging in the hammock is a must! Thank you for sharing your weekend get a away with us. It was perfect and just what we needed!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Lakewood, CO
5

Great house and great location

  • 5 of 5

The house seems very new and is in a great location just south of Hopkins. It is an easy walk to Barracuda Grill and some other things, but we always drove if going to Hopkins or the marina. Janette (on-site contact) was very helpful with anything about the house and with booking activities. Our family of 5 fit just fine with 1 kid using the provided air mattress.

The beach is right out the back door and is beautiful. We had a lot of cooler weather and rain, but still got to enjoy it every day. We were attacked by bugs one evening at the marina, and at a waterfall in bocawina, but never noticed any bugs on the beach by the house.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Hopkins House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Oct 5 2014 - May 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,500
 
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Hopkins House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Other: Queen-sized, self-inflating Aerobed for parties larger than four.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Self-inflating, queen-sized Aerobed available as needed. We also have two bikes, 5 sets of snorkel gear and life jackets in both adult and child sizes, and a double, clear-bottomed kayak for your enjoyment.

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