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Brittany

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish

Beach Front Home w/ BRAND NEW POOL!!!!

13 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Corozal District House Rental Photos and Description

Main House - 4 Bedrooms w/ 3 Bath + 2 Bedroom Casita w/ 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8-12)

Infinity Pool!!! The Belize Island Beach House is a beautiful home right on the beach...Our Home is what you would expect when you vacation on a Tropical Island . We have just completed the construction of a pool where you will enjoy spending your days relaxing at Belize Island Beach House.

OUR GUESTS SPOKE AND WE LISTENED!! NEW Addition

NEW TIKI BAR DINING AREA ON THE TOP VERANDA!! Season We have opend up out top veranda for spectacular views of the Caribbean CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF THE VIEW BY CLICKING ON THE VIDEO TAB ON THIS SITE!

We have gone the extra mile in our home to preserve the natural Caribbean Feel with Thatch Roofs, Belizean Mahogany Furniture and a wonderful 200' Pier with a Thatch Roof Hideout at the end to relax and enjoy the Caribbean Breezes. Our beautifully landscaped, very private estate, includes your own private of white sand beach sittin right on the Caribbean Sea!!!

Our home is set up perfectly for large or small groups, You can rent the 'house only' with groups of up to 8 or so, and for larger groups you can add the Beach Casita which includes two bedrooms. Our Home is nice, we have High Quality Beds and Furniture that we enjoy as our own home. The Main House has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths Kitchen and Dining area and a large Covered Tiled Front Veranda and also a 30x30 rooftop Veranda for some R&R overlooking the beauty. The Casita is situated right next to the main house and has 2br and 1 bath and its own separate kitchen, living and dining area and its own private beach front veranda. This Beach Casita addition is for larger groups Our home will comfortably sleep 8-12 people. DIVE AND FISHING GROUPS ARE WELCOME!!!

Our home is located on a Beautiful part of the island thus, Just a few steps down the beach are full service resorts where you can rent kayaks for exploring or fishing in the reef or enjoy a wonderfully prepared meal at beachside.

Upon your arrival, our local manager will greet your party at the San Pedro airstrip, take you shopping, if you wish and then arrange transportation you and your party via water taxi to one of the nicest houses on the island, The Belize Island Beach House. There, you will enjoy the beautiful Caribbean life in your own private home that is fully furnished.

Enjoy a cup of coffee on your private veranda and watch the sunrise, or view the beautiful sunset from the 900 square foot rooftop terrace with its own thatch palapa. Maybe a romantic bar-b-que of fresh caught snapper or lobster on the beach is your idea of a great way to end the day.

To stay connected to family or the office the Belize Island Beach House offers WIRELESS HIGH SPEED INTERNET. Bring the lap top and check in at home.

Our manager can set you up with the best tours, diving/snorkeling, fishing, golf cart rentals and anything else you may desire, including any of the terrific day spa's on the island. The Belize Island Beach House is within walking distance of several of the island’s top restaurants or you can have a New York style pizza delivered to your Beach Front Veranda. If you have more questions, please call us.

Keywords: HOUSE AND CASITA

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Brittany (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish

About Brittany

This is our Family, we purchase this home after looking all over the Caribbean for a Retirement home and somewhere to take our family to get away, Candace and I fell in love with Belize, the people, the culture and the laid back beauty of Ambergris Caye We are a family of 6 and love the fishing, snorkeling, walking the beach, and relaxing in the sun. We love to just hang out on the Pier enjoy the Caribbean

Brittany purchased this house in 2004

Why Brittany chose Belize

We looked all over the Caribbean and then WE FOUND BELIZE, we love the people and beauty of the island, and the laid back atmosphere of Belize, We are so busy in our regular life and we go to our home in Belze to get away from the cell phone, busy schedules of our life. We checked out many Caribbean Countries but found Belize to be our favorite. We love the beauty and people

What makes this house unique

NEW INFINITY POOL!!! Right on the Caribbean !!!

We went the extra mile on our home to make sure it kept the tropical feel. When you are on the beach front and on an island you want out door living space!!! You can dine outdoors on the front veranda with the caribbean breezes..or our TIKI BAR Dining area with and thatch palapa on the top veranda has breathtaking views, and the thatch get away at the end of the pier. We used Belize Mahogany for our trim and furniture you will appreciate the hand crafted belizian hardwoods throughout our home!. The floors are all tiled and our house is decorated to preserve the true Island Feel. We are not just a concrete box on the beach. Our house feels like the Caribbean!! Come and Relax

One of our favorite things is to explore down the beach and stop in one of the resorts for breakfest lunch or dinnner...sometimes all 3 lol

Reviews

4.1
based on 13 traveler reviews

Beach Front Home w/ BRAND NEW POOL!!!!
average rating of 4.076923 based on 13 reviews
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Poor Property Management

  • 1 of 5

In defense of the people of Belize and San Pedro Island, they are very friendly and accommodating. However, I am unable to say the same for the property management. Provided below is a list of several of the issues we experienced.

1. Kitchen - Dishwasher did not work (suspect to the water issues we experienced), oven did not heat.

2. Infinity pool - Nice until it gets filled with sewage water and turns an opaque greyish color.

3. Rain collection for water source - It drizzled on our first day upon arrival certainly not enough to fill a cistern or be "ample supply" for 10 adults.

4. The on-site care taker was informed multiple times of depleted water supply since day 2.

5. Water supply was not available until 10am on our departure day despite claims that maintenance person replenished the supply.

6. Office opens at 9am Saturdays – Had to inconvenience property management, as caretaker was not on-site to support.

7. 8 guest rate, should be 10 - Please deduct the extra person per night fee from the bribed refund amount that was offered by property management in return to retract the bad reviews (bribe was refused by guests, hence the remaining bad reviews).

In retrospect, we should have paid closer attention to the contract fine print which states, "Belize Island Beach House and manager does not accept liability for any inconvenience arising from temporary defects or stoppage in supply of water, gas, electricity, or plumbing." I guess we need to bring our own source of water, gas, electricity, and toilets...

It is also quite shameful that the property management and staff trying to place blame of the unfortunate circumstances on the guests, rather than taking responsibility and rectifying the situation.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's the Blame Game

  • 1 of 5

Our visit to the Belize Island Beach House on San Pedro Island was for 5 days & 4 nights from the date range of June 7-11, 2016. Our group was comprised of 10 adults & 2 children ages 3 & 5.

Day 1: While brushing our teeth before bed, we found out that the downstairs shared bathroom sink was clogged & slowly draining.

Day 2: Started day off with very low water pressure. We let Walter (caretaker) know about the issue in the morning & he went around back, turned some valves, & returned the pressure back to normal. While cooking dinner we discovered the oven & dishwasher did not work.

Day 3: Noticed a yellowish discoloration in the water and again low water pressure. Informed Walter of the issue and departed for a snorkeling excursion.

Day 4: Again discolored yellowish water & this time a stench accompanied it. I contacted the property manager, Brittany to inform her of the situation. She stated that she would call out her mechanic, Eric to see if there was something he could repair. Walter comes knocking on the door & he walks me over to 3 empty above ground water tanks. He then shows me the 2 underground cisterns in the guest house, both empty & the last underground cistern, which is what the house is currently drawing from, & it is full of the same brownish foul filth that is running through the house. I sternly inform Brittany, "I have seen all the empty tanks and all the empty cisterns. There is nothing here to fix. The problem is there is no water except the nasty sewage water we are drawing from now.” Around 10:30pm I can hear a truck pulling up. I think to myself, “Finally!” and return to sleep with aspirations of a shower & decent toiletry conditions in the morning.

Day 5: Filth pouring out of the sink. Chris (logistics man) is scheduled to pick us up at 10:00am to head back to the airport. Not knowing what to do next, I let my group know that I cannot reach anyone, Walter is nowhere to be found & Brittany is not picking up. Left with no other choice, we begin rationing our drinking water for toiletry purposes and relieving ourselves in the foliage around the property. 7:15am Brittany returns my call & informs me that the water was delivered last night & that Chris will arrive early to help. He arrives at 10:00am. No one has showered and everyone is pissed. All the girls in the taxi took turns lashing out at him. Chris stated "Sorry about that, but that is not my responsibility. We did get water delivered & ready for the next group."

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have been managing and renting Belize Island Beach House for over three years and we have had countless extremely happy guests as well as repeat guests. The home just recently underwent a major renovation whereby a new kitchen was built for the main house, new appliances added, as well as the addition of three new bedrooms and a beautiful infinity pool. On the island the majority of homes rely on rain water to operate as city water is not available north of the bridge. With that being said it becomes important to conserve water during the dry season, which just has ended. Before this specific group arrived we did purchase city water from town to replenish our supply as it was depleting. At the same time the island got its first couple of rains whereby the cistern collected rain water. Since the cistern was dry the first amounts of water were collected got a bit discolored when it landed in the cistern. My maintenance staff did check the supply of water the day of the arrival of these guests and it was ample. I was not informed until the day prior to their departure, close to 5PM that there was an issue. Immediately when the guests called my cell phone I sent my maintenance person to the home and he replenished the water supply and we had additional water delivered that evening. Our office opens at 9AM on Saturdays and the guest tried to reach our office prior to that. They then called my cell phone and I immediately assisted them. In addition this group booked the house at our rate for up to 8 guests and the group ended up being 10 adults and 2 children, for which we did not charge the extra $50 per person per night. This was $200 per night which was not charged to the guests. To conclude I would like to reiterate that this is a beautiful home, great location, and a wonderful place to spend your time in Belize at.
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5

Wow! Just Wow!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us laid claim to this beautiful home for a week and didn't want to leave when our time was over. No matter where we were, the views are spectacular. Brittany, the property manager, made sure everything was handled in advance, even arranging golf carts to be waiting for us at the house. We were met at the ferry landing by Chris, who directed us to a grocery store for a pick up of Belikin and basics before we left for the house, got our luggage and us loaded into a van and off we went! The paved road ends about four miles north of town, the house is six miles north, so be prepared for a few bounces once off the pavement. Upon arrival, we met Abner, the caretaker, who showed us around and made sure we were comfortable. During the week, he referred us to the best (where the locals shop) grocery store, gave us the insight on the area, advised us on restaurants and just made sure we were happy. Brittany referred us to Chefs for Hire who came in and prepared Saturday night dinner. I would highly recommend doing this. Not having to cook or worry about going out to eat on our arrival night made it very relaxing. Do this at least once during your stay, you won't regret it! Delsia and Norma delighted us with the most wonderful meal and best of all, they even cleaned up and left the leftovers! Our only regret is that lobster was out of season during our visit and unavailable!

We used another referral, Seaduced by Belize, for our excursions (sunset cruise, jungle trip/Lamanai, and Mexico Rocks/Robles Beach/bbq). Again, highly recommended. We were picked up at our dock for each trip, and the memories our group took home can't be described.

The house itself is beautiful and secluded. We did have guests who found navigating the inside stairs to the lower floor an issue. They seem to be placed a bit too far apart and there is no hand railing. We solved this by using the outside front stairs to the lower outside door. Since we were outside most of the time, this was not a huge issue and at times, more handy. Also, a notice on the door of those very same stairs advising there is another step down would be nice. On a last note, a dusk/dawn or solar light at the bottom of the entry stairs would be helpful.

Every one of us, though, enjoyed the whole experience. Words can't do it justice. I'd encourage anyone to stay here, whether to be alone and enjoy the seclusion and beauty or go out and carouse or take tours, no matter what, highly recommended and we will return!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas
5

What a amazing place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Belize island beach house was great. My wife and daughter and I had a great vacation. This is truly a relaxing place. Spend the day sitting on the dock swimming in the pool fishing or snorkeling what ever you like it's here. There are many resorts walking distance to eat at use there kayaks and book excursions. I recommend going to shark ray alley and hol chan marine reserve we had a great time. Will come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful house

  • 4 of 5

The house is beautiful. The balcony is amazing, the pool is great, rooms are fantastic size, you get two kitchens...there is a lot to like. Abner is helpful and very friendly (as was everyone we met). Brittany was responsive throughout in planning the trip. Chris was really helpful in getting us to and from San Pedro. The resort (Porto Fino) is a nice resource for activities (diving, snorkeling...if you are a diver, make sure to insist on a Wall Dive-- Mexico Rocks Canyon is really great).

There are some quirks to staying here. Be aware the getting here takes some doing-- you have to take either a plan or a boat from Belize City to San Pedro, and then another boat that takes you right to your own dock. Not a problem; just know that's coming. There was a problem with the pipes while we were there. The team did a great job of fixing the problem quickly. The water got all over the floor and we had to use a bunch of towels to clean it up. We were told that we were going to get a complimentary cleaning because of this inconvenience, but nobody ever came.

The carts were great to have, but came with some quirks as well. They have a hard time when it is muddy and wet on the dirt road that is used for travel. They stall out, and you have to dry the spark plugs to get them restarted. Riding the roads was fun for our group, but it is muddy and stinky, with potential to stall out or get stuck. It would be nice if the cart company would provide more instruction on how to use the carts. When we got there, there were two carts waiting, as promised. However, neither would start and we had to get somebody to come out. They had to replace one of the carts (they had to replace one again later in the trip) and finally got the other going. They then tied to collect more than 125% of the price that I was quoted by Brittany for the carts. I was able to do some negotiation, but be ready for some haggling.

Overall, the trip was beautiful and full of adventure. I would certainly recommend staying here if you don't mind being off the beaten path a little bit.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburg Pa
5

Straight from a postcard perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place is the perfect getaway from it all. The house and it's surroundings are straight from a postcard. I can close my eyes now and still feel the breeze sitting on the dock as I read a book under the canopy. There are no distractions here, just time to be together and reconnect. We are so thankful for our experience in Belize.

Neil & Faith

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy You enjoyed their stay at our Belize home
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Located in a very upscale resort area, several resorts just a few steps down the beach for a romantic dinner or a lunch on the beach other fun resort activities. Great fishing and snorkeling on the reef right in front of your home, catch some snapper and grill over some coconut embers for a beach bar-b-que of your lifetime, or hire our private chef's to come in daily for a 5 star dinner of conch, lobster, and fresh fish. Chef's are available for breakfest, lunch, and dinner...they will provide a menu you will never forget.

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Rates & Availability

Corozal District House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 10 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season
Jan 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$699
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Main House
-up to 8 guests - 9th and 10th guest $50 per person per night additional

Casita
-$250US per night

50% due at time of booking with balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Corozal District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) Main House-King Bed in Master of main house...wonderful bed, better than home...high end qualiy MEMORY FOAM BED, Queen size Beds (1) Beach Casita-Two queen beds and one bath in beach Casita connected to house but separate entrance for a little privacy, additional fold out full size bed in casita, Double Beds (1) Main House Two full sized beds in 2nd bedroom of main house, one is a free standing Full Size bed with Belizian Mahogany headboard and the 2nd is a bunk bed with full size on bottom and twin bed on top. Nice Mahogany hardwood bunk, Twin or Single Beds (1) Main House-Full size bed and Bunk Bed in 2nd bedroom of main house-Bunk Bed has a full size bed on bottom and single on top, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Air Mattress provided in storage, Bunk Beds (1) Main House-Full size on bottom and twin on top
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Awesome Beach Front with your own private beach, just...right on the water. Rooftop Veranda for a breathtaking view of the Caribbean...Pier in front for fishing, CONSTRUCTED IN 2009 IS OUR BEACH CASITA ATTACHED TO HOUSE, CASITA WILL SLEEP 4 PEOPLE AND HAS A FULL SERVICE KITCHEN, BATHROOM, LIVING AND DINING AREA ALONG WITH ITS OWN PRIVAT VERANDA. WE WILL NOT RENT THE CASITA TO A SEPARATE PARTY WHILE YOU ARE RENTING OUR HOME, ENTIRE PROPERTY CAN SLEEP 8-10 Call us with questions in the US at 913-980-1866 NEW OCTOBER 2012 ROOF TOP VERANDA DINING AREA!!! OUR GUESTS HAVE SPOKEN AND WE LISTENED...WE REMODELED THE FRONT OF OUR HOME AND LOWERED THE ROOF LINE TO ALLOW FOR SPECTACULAR VIEWS FROM OUR TOP PRIVATE DINING TIKI BAR!!

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