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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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San Ignacio Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

[Mention discount in email. Valid for travel dates between 06/06/2014 and 08/29/2014]

Make your stay in Belize something to write home about. Combining seclusion with luxury and convenience, Kumquat Cottage, a delightful artist-designed house, is nestled a hop, skip and a jump from the center of San Ignacio, yet boasts the privacy and solitude of your own personal resort. Saunter from your own terraced tropical gardens to a range of fine restaurants within minutes. Take one of Cayo's many adventures or stay at home cooking, reading a book on the deck, or hanging out watching the birds and iguanas near the spring-fed creek.

Quiet, safe neighborhood near the Police Station and San Ignacio Resort Hotel (with swimming pool and hiking trails).

1100 square feet inside, large fenced lot, parking, deck, artwork, creek with seasonal waterfalls; all custom designed.

Air-conditioned, expansive bedroom with extra sleeping options. The house is ideal for a couple but sleeps up to five persons.

Fully equipped kitchen, quality utensils provided.

Full bath including solar-heated bathtub and mirrored over-sized shower with floating tile floor.

Stores, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, churches, laundry, and market nearby.

In-house Cable wireless internet and Dell laptop provided.

Cell phone available for guests' use.

[For Longer than 3 month rental please inquire about special rates.]

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
http://summerforwinter.blogspot.com/2010/03/keepin-it-real-at-kumquat-cottage.html



Our friend Dani's parents came down to San Ignacio for a week. They stayed at a cottage called Kumquat Cottage. We all got to meet them on Friday night when they invited the whole UVM crew to the place for a barbeque and some fun! Dani's dad, also known as the grill master, grilled us up some fresh tilapia and shrimp kabobs while everyone else brought a dish for dinner. Dani's parents were hilarious; we all had so much fun! Her dad made a bocce ball set out of some rocks and limes so that kept us entertained for most of the evening. There was even a dance off between Dani's dad and one of our people at one point. We had so much fun at the cottage that our group has decided to rent Kumquat out on the last weekend we're here in Belize as a final hoorah. Below are some pictures.
Mar 2010
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Preston Wright

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Speaks english

Owned by Preston Wright and Philip Blackburn

Preston Wright purchased this cottage in 2004

San Ignacio is the center for many great cultures, fine foods, friendly people, amazing nature, and rich educational experiences.

A private boutique resort hotel for one family surrounded by lush gardens and rich wildlife. Not your usual gated condo type of vacation.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
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4.7
based on 38 traveler reviews

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average rating of 4.736842 based on 38 reviews
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San Ignacio Belize
Richmond VA
4

Good base to enjoy what is to see in Belize and Guatemala

  • 4 of 5
This is a lovely property, very nicely done, central to the business district and easy to find places to eat, drink and obtain transportation. The property is very well equipped, comfortable and quiet. The property manager was very nice and helpful. It does get very hot in the areas without A/C. I am a person who enjoys the heat, but it was warm even for me.
A few good fans would solve this problem as it gets much cooler in the evenings.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello, I was not aware that perhaps the fans were not working properly in the main room (there is a ceiling fan plus usually 2 mobile fans on stands.) I will check it out next week when I am at teh house, thanks for the heads-up. -- Preston
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San Ignacio Belize
Mesa, AZ
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5
What an awesome place! We felt very comfortable here and enjoyed being able to walk to town and the Iguana Conservation Project. The time and care that went into making Kumquat Cottage beautiful inside and out is immediately evident. We were warmly greeted by Ricky, but did not see him like others did during our stay as we were out exploring all day, every day :-) We were looking for toucans in the jungle as we explored, but we saw them here right in the backyard! We took a horse ride the the ruins via Hanna Stables with Santiago as our guide - it was the best! We went to Poustania Land Art Park which was a lot of fun and interesting. Our time here will be remembered forever.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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San Ignacio Belize
Washington State
5

Awesome stay

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here for our 10th wedding anniversary. Beautiful place great location! The garden is stunning! Only one suggestion is to get air conditioning throughout the house. We didn't spend a ton of time in the living room because it was so warm. The home has everything you can ask for. Elias was recommended as our tour guide. You MUST ask for him! Love the time we spent here!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your suggestion and yes, Elias is amazing. We not only recommend him for the discount our guests receive, but I truly believe he is among the best guides in Belize.
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San Ignacio Belize
Austin, TX
5

What a Awesome Cottage!

  • 5 of 5
I did not want a resort. I wanted a beautiful property with a kitchen close to town so I can experience the culture. Boy, did we get we asked for and more. I couldn't be more happier with my choice to stay at Kumquat Cottage. Ricky, the house attendant was very nice and Preston was quick to respond to my emails. I was sadden that I left but, ,WILL come back! We both left content and in love with Cayo.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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San Ignacio Belize
Winter Park, FL
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in Kumquat Cottage for one week and it was one of the best weeks of our lives! The house was perfect for our needs. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook some meals. The décor was fabulous and well done! A lot of imagination went into it. We are both plant lovers and really enjoyed the tour around the gardens by Ricky. Ricky really made our entire week more enjoyable. He showed us around town when we arrived and then went with us on a couple tours. I feel like he really became a friend to us. He even came over our last night and cooked us dinner! It was a great week and we plan to return and we will definitely stay in Kumquat Cottage again!
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the tips on where to move the bromeliads! We are always learning and really appreciated a guest recognizing what a collection of plants we have. -- Preston
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San Ignacio Belize
United States
5

Great location and great vibe

  • 5 of 5
Our family recently stayed at Kumquat Cottage and found it to be perfectly suited for our needs. We were able to walk in to town for dinner or to meet up with tour operators. Sitting on the roof and watching the stars and thunderstorms in the distance simultaneously was really fabulous. The kitchen is well appointed and the decor is fun. The people of San Ignacio (Belize in general) are some of the nicest and friendliest people you can ever hope to meet. (Honest too. While in San Ignacio we accidentally left our bank card in the Versateller and went back to the bank the next day and someone had turned it in!) We felt very safe for our teenage girls to jog in the evening throughout the neighborhood. Dale and Jovan were helpful and accomodating. On a couple of nights the weather turned so humid that we had trouble cooling off the living room area so we carried the giant bean bag and futon pads into the bedroom and everyone slept in there with the air conditioner and awoke refreshed and ready to go again the next day. Tips for other travelers: Rudy at Hun Chik Tours is a fantastic guide. Fuego and Serendib had great food. Stop at a fruit vendor and pick up bananas and mangos and put them in the freezer and just put in the blender and add milk in the morning for a great smoothie. Rio On Pools/Rio Frio Cave; Crystal Cave, Barton Creek, Xunantunich were all fantastic day trips.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Erin, Thanks for staying with us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Maybe we see you again sometime soon.

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San Ignacio Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season
Jun 1 2014 - Dec 15 2014
1 night minimum stay
$70
$490
$1,530
 
 
High Season
Dec 16 2014 - May 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
$80
$560
$1,710
 
 
Low season
Jun 1 2015 - Dec 15 2015
1 night minimum stay
$70
$490
$1,530
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$80
$560
$1,710
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee per stay $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

San Ignacio Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Mobile Phone
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 person futon and and bean-bag fold out to a King-sized mattrass.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • ruins
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • spelunking
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • hiking
Notes:
Full bath including solar-heated bathtub and mirrored over-sized shower with floating tile floor. Botanical garden, rooftop deck, water purifier, airport transfers available, cell phone and lap top provided. Sheets and towels will be laundered weekly for stays of one week or more. Personal laundry can be taken to a nearby laundry service.
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