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REVA'S PEARL- PRIVATE VACATION HOME

Julie and Doug

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Julie and Doug

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014
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REVA'S PEARL- PRIVATE VACATION HOME

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Placencia House Rental Photos and Description

If you are looking for the excitement of Cancun, this is not the place. If you are looking for privacy and seclusion, this is the place. If you are looking to kick back, plan your own days, choose whether to go anywhere or not, this is the place. If you want a non stressful vacation, this is the place!

Our house is a Belizean Hardwood Mennonite home up on stilts, designed to capture the refreshing sea breeze. It is open and designed for comfort, easy keeping and relaxation.

Enjoy the view of the lagoon while swinging in your hammock on your covered front deck, overlooking a beautiful stretch of water and mountains. Enjoy swinging in a hammock on the 'morning porch' watching the birds come an eat at the porch feeders.

Your kitchen is well-equipped and you find all the comforts needed for cozy self-sufficiency. Cable TV, wireless internet, and bicycles all included in the price.

Maya Beach is located midway down the 16 mile Placencia Peninsula in Southern Belize. Along the east side of the peninsula are white sandy beaches and the Caribbean Sea.

The west side is a mangrove filled lagoon with the majestic Maya Mountains in the background, towards Guatemala.

We are approx. 5 miles north of the Placencia airstrip, and 8 miles north of Placencia village. The main roads are paved and the side roads are well maintained and graded. We are mid-peninsula with a well stocked Belizean grocery store, world class restaurants,and a couple of beach bars located within walking distance. We are far enough away though that you can enjoy peace and quiet, while enjoying the feel of the breeze and the many different exotic bird sounds. The peninsula is flat and lends to easy comfortable bike riding, running and walking.

Flights come into the country several times a day and there are 2 smaller airlines that fly from Belize City to Placencia.It is about a 30 to 45 minute flight. You can rent a car in Belize City and enjoy the drive through the Maya Mountains on the Hummingbird Highway. The drive takes about three hours. You can also rent a vehicle in Placencia at the airport.

Reva’s Pearl is ideal for couples, families and honeymooners but will sleep 4-6 people comfortably.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed, a second bedroom with 2 twin beds and full size futon in the living room.

Inside is fully varnished hardwood, A/C in the master bedroom, ceiling fans, a floor fan, private bath with tiled shower, and hot water.

The “Pearl” is self-accommodating. We provide you with all your needed supplies like sheets, towels, beach towels, kitchen towels.

There is a washer/dryer in “the basement”. Your kitchen comes equipped with refrigerator, microwave, toaster, gas stove, coffee maker,dishes and glasses, cooking utensils, sugar, salt, pepper, and spices. A nice tradition has been started by former occupants who have left dry goods

for further use, a “pay it forward” mentality that works for everyone. As stated above, there is a grocery store just down the road There are several other grocery stores and farmers markets in Seine Bight and Placencia.

Sooo...we hope we have caught your attention and hear from you soon.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Julie and Doug (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014

About Julie and Doug

We purchased this wonderful place because we love to dive ,snorkel, sun and eat well. We found the Placencia Peninsula to fill these requirements and then some. We love the people and the place.

Julie and Doug purchased this house in 2005

Why Julie and Doug chose Placencia

Although not on the beach, the property is protected and quiet. It is literally less than a 2 minute bike ride to the beaches. The view is of the lagoon and mountains. Beautiful sunsets.

What makes this house unique

Quiet, safe established neighborhood.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
+1 -207-809-0084
Placencia Belize
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
5

As Close to Perfect as it Gets

  • 5 of 5
We recently rented Reva's Pearl for a 4 week period and could not have been more satisfied. Everything we needed was there for cooking (including a BBQ), keeping in touch (WiFi) and entertained (American Satellite TV Channels - great for football!). The house is perfectly located and most days the bikes and Richie's Bus Line were all we needed to get around. The real surprise about Placencia is the world class restaurants both within walking distance as well as in Placencia Village. To name a few; Maya Beach Bistro - doesn't get any better anywhere (at least in Canada) - breakfast and dinner menu's to die for at extremely low prices; Mango's - try a slider (burger), best $4 burger you will ever have and great watering hole for ex-pats on the weekend; Mojo's in Placencia Village - amazing food served by a great owner and staff; Barefoot Bar in Placencia Village - best beach food in Central America; Wendy's (Placencia Village) - best $5 lunch specials on the planet. If you get the impression we were amazed by the food your are right, this was totally unexpected - a culinary holiday in Belize. Couple of other suggestions; if you are booking Monkey River Tours etc we strongly suggest you go through Trip and Travel in Placencia - they have the best guides; for travel to and from Belize City to Placencia we suggest you consider booking a shuttle service from Belize. It is cheaper than flying and you will get what amounts to a guided tour of 1/2 of the country by the drivers. We suggest you book through Discounted Belize Shuttles and Tours - Google it or call 501 624 5022. It is owned by a Belize Family in which all of the employees are brothers, cousins etc. The service is top flight and they are EXTREMELY dependable. Support the local people, use these guys and you will not be disappointed. If you want to rent a car (which we encourage) to go see the Mayan Ruins, the Blue Hole etc etc) and are staying at Reva's Pearl a transplanted South African / Canadian (Edmonton) runs a small car rental agency of "Older vehicles" and will offer the best weekly rate you will find (was $400 US) - call Phil 630 0097

We were obviously impressed by Belize, Placencia, Maya Beach and Reva's Pearl. If you spend time there and do not come back thoroughly relaxed then your case is hopeless. This is not a quasi all inclusive vacation spot or location, it is however a small chunk of paradise.
  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
+1 -207-809-0084
Placencia Belize
Atlanta,GA - USA
5

We all wished we stayed longer

  • 5 of 5
Awesome place at 5 min on foot from Beach. The owner was very attentive and gave us a lot of information on how to get to the house, what to do in Maya Beach, where to shop and where to eat. Overall, I would definitely recommend this place and will personally stay there again if I ever find myself in Belize again.
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much. Glad you enjoyed and shared our home. Anytime, the door is open.

Julie and Doug
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Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
+1 -207-809-0084
Placencia Belize
5

Very relaxing week

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I were looking for a quite, relaxing week and we couldn't have picked a better destination. The peacefulness of Maya Beach and the comfort of the house could not be beat. Ivy, at the local market, was very friendly, as were all the people we met. Fred and Jacque, the property manager who live next door, were very helpful and made our stay very enjoyable. We highly recommend Reva's Pearl for anyone who wants to unwind.
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear this. The deck, view, cup of coffee....Wonderful that you enjoyed the house and relaxed. You are welcome to return and share our home at any time.
business
Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
+1 -207-809-0084
Placencia Belize
Wilmington, NC 28409, USA
5

Happy Vacationer

  • 5 of 5
Reva's Pearl was delightful. We had a very relaxed week in spite of rain and clouds. The house was well furnished and equipped. We shopped at the nearby grocery store and cooked most of our meals.
The next-door neighbors were helpful and nice to talk to.
The view is beautiful, and we enjoyed two restaurants--Green Parrot and Bistro.
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. So glad that the house was "good to you". I wish we could control the weather but...
It was wonderful to work with you and have your vacation be successful. You are welcome back at anytime.
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Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
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Placencia Belize
PITTSBURGH,PA-USA
5

REVA'S PEARL

REVA'S PEARL
  • 5 of 5
MY HUSBAND & I STAYED FOR A MONTH!WHAT AN UN(BELIZE)ABLE VACA!THIS PROPERTY WAS PERFECT FOR WHAT WE WANTED JUST TO LAY BACK AND RELAX!FRED&JACQUE R AMAZING!WE GOT TO KNOW MANY LOCALS AND R KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH SOME OF THEM!WHEN WE WANTED TO GO DO SOMETHING(SEE THE RUINS,SIPLINING,ETC)WE DID IT ON R OWN WITHOUT ANY TOUR GUIDES JUST ASK GET A MAP & GO!WE DROVE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO THE XUNANTUNICH RUINS ON THE GUATEMALA BORDER OURSELEVES(4 HOURS) WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DRIVE GOT GREAT PHOTOS OF THE PEOPLE ,LITTLE TOWNS,THE MOUNTAINS,ETC.AS FOR MAYA BEACH&SEINE BIGHT(NAUTICAL INN WHAT UP?)LOVED IT THE BISTRO(HEY ELLEN)GOT DYNOMITE FOOD,MANGOS ALSO BUT GREAT PIZZA &PEEL & EAT SHRIMP A POUND 4 $20 BZ YA!BIG&MEATY!WE COOKED IN ALOT STAYING THERE A MONTH TO SAVE MONEY STORES R O.K. STOCKED WISE BUT HEY WE FROM PITTSBURGH ,PA GET USED TO AMERICAN WAYS BUT WE ADJUSTED JUST FINE SO IF YOU R LOOKING FOR A PLACE OFF THE BEATEN PATH IN THE WONDERFUL MAYA BEACH AREA REVA,S PEARL IS IT THANK U DOUG &JULIE WE WILL B BACK!PERFECT FOR EVERY1!
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Reva's Pearl- private vacation home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p417656vb
+1 -207-809-0084
Placencia Belize
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5
This was our first trip to Belize, so we decided to rent a house and a car. My wife and two boys (ages 13 and 15) stayed at the house. First, Julie was so helpful with information and ideas for our trip before arriving in Belize. Answered so many questions for me about the house, Placencia and Belize. I was able to have our days figured out before getting there, which made things much easier. The house is beautiful, has everything you need. Kitchen with all appliances, dishes, glasses and silverware. Very clean and well kept. The deck is so nice to sit and drink some coffee in the morning and have some Belikin beers in the afternoon/evening. It was nice having air conditioning in the main bedroom, as the nights were a little hot. There are plenty of towels for showering and going to the beach. And it was so nice having a washer and dryer. We will not pack as much next timne. Nice location in Maya Beach, very quiet and private. The next door neighbors are very nice and helpful as well, and have some great dogs that would come and visit us. Which was nice since we missed our dogs. There is a grocery store right down the street (but if you head down the penninsula to the other villages you will find even better ones). The beach is right across the street and a few places to eat as well. Just a short few minute drive down to Placencia Village where most the shops and restaurants are located. This house is perfect for a family, group of friends, or a couple. My oldest son is a bit of a neat freak and was worried that the house would not be a great place to stay. After being there for only an hour he said to me that I picked out a perfect place to stay. If you are planning a trip to Placencia, you must stay here. We will stay here again the next time we visit Belize.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I am so happy your vacation was so comfortable. Please know you are welcome back anytime and who knows what improvements there will be!!

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Mayan Ruins, Cave Tubing, Jungle Tours, Zip Lines, only bowling alley in Belize....all easily access. Placencia area and Belize has many multicultural events through-out the year.

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Rates & Availability

From $85 Per night

Placencia House Rental Rates

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Base Rate
4 night minimum stay
$85
 
 
High Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30
4 night minimum stay
$95
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%
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Low Season ( May 1 - October 31) rates. These are also subject to change

Cancellation Policy

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

Placencia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sofa that could possibly be used as a bed for a small person. A rollaway bed will soon be available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Bicycles available for use. Fully furnished indoor and out. Can accommodate with pickup at Placencia Airport with prior arrangement. Can assist with car rentals, water activities and tours if requested.

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