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Sachiko St. Jeor

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Look No Further! St Mac's..Charming Beachfront Caribbean Villa

15 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Bay Islands Honduras House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Look No Further! Why be steps or minutes from the beach when you can be right on the sand? St. Mac's is a traditional stand alone Caribbean style villa (3 bedroom unit upstairs, 1 bedroom unit downstairs) with loads of charm and a spacious, open floor plan. Remodeled and updated in 2009, the well stocked gourmet kitchen features granite counters, new stainless appliances, microwave and dishwasher. All the modern equipment and conveniences, plus an incredible ocean sound track--Cooking with a View! A large dining table area off the kitchen will be a perfect place to serve your fresh local fish, and a guest bath completes the space. Outside, your private Beachfront Garden awaits, lined with palm trees and lounge chairs. Float, swim and snorkel to your heart's content in the clear, warm waters in your front yard. One of Roatan's finest technicolor snorkeling experiences is located just steps away!

Let the sound of waves lull you to sleep in the large King Master bedroom, with sliding doors opening onto the large veranda with ocean view. Soft pillows and nice sheets add to the total sleeping experience. The master bath has twin sinks and a shower/tub, as well as another deck off the back with door to provide cross ventilation. Large Bedroom Two has a King size bed and a lovely wraparound veranda off the back. Fish themed Bedroom three features two twin beds with thick mattress pads, a large veranda, and a Jack-and-Jill bathroom with twin sinks shared with Bedroom Two. The Lower Unit has one bedroom and a spacious living/dining area, with sliding doors that open up onto your private beachfront patio.

The Upper Unit's light and airy open living area has floor to ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings and expansive wrap around views of the glorious Caribbean. Enjoy outdoors in, or dining al fresco on the oceanfront covered veranda with the waves as your soundtrack. Lounge the day away reading in your twin hammocks, watch the boats come in, or if you feel like it, do a cannonball off the dock to the left of the villa. All your favorite TV channels are available for your viewing pleasure on our new 50' flat screen TV, as well as a DVD and CD player. Wifi is available at no charge throughout St. Mac's. There is also a separate area with two overstuffed reading chairs and a computer work table area should you need to check in with the world. All rooms have ceiling fans as well as central air conditioning, but you will find the gentle Caribbean trade winds will keep you cool as well.

24 hr Security is on the grounds, a full time landscaper and twice weekly Housekeeping service is also included. Provisions can be gotten down the street at the local deli at West Bay Mall (not really a 'Mall'!), and there is good local food, a popular coffee shop as well as an intimate Sushi bar. Many other dining options are also steps away, and numerous great dive shops are located nearby (we like Bananarama). Don't miss the weekly visits of the man selling fresh local seafood when he comes to St. Mac's! The villa is located right next door to Infinity Bay Condominiums, with popular outdoor Sports Bar and restaurant. Taxi boats can take you from the public dock right out front to funky West End with its happening nightlife, and taxis are readily available to drive you back. Enjoy World Class snorkeling and diving just a short stroll down the beach!

St. Mac's is the Oceanfront part of West Bay Village, a small private enclave of Caribbean style homes that have retained their traditional Caribbean character in a concrete CondoWorld. If you are looking for charm and True Beachfront, Look No Further!

We are happy to arrange for our driver, Marty, to meet your flight at RTB airport, then bring you to St Mac's. He will stop at our local well stocked grocery store along the way for provisions for your cooking pleasure. Marty charges $25 (up to 4 people; $40 for more than 4), and you pay him directly. He can also help with any other transport needs you may have during your stay.

Refund policy: for cancellation 90+ days before arrival, full deposit refund. 50% of your deposit is refundable upon cancellation within 60 days or more of your arrival. If you cancel in 59 days or less, your deposit is non refundable. All non refundable deposits may be used towards another St Mac's booking within 6 months of cancellation, based on availability.

Keywords: Villa,house,bungalow,casita,cabin,cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Sachiko St. Jeor (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Sachiko St. Jeor

St. Mac's Villa is owned by two couples who have a longtime love affair with Roatan, and West Bay Beach. We are lucky enough to live in Reno and Lake Tahoe in the summer, and Roatan is Home as often as we can make it down here. St. Mac's is a great place for family gatherings! Nothing says relaxation like a good book, the sounds of waves in the background, a dip in the warm water of the Caribbean, and a beautiful sunset....

Sachiko St. Jeor purchased this house in 1995

Why Sachiko St. Jeor chose Bay Islands Honduras

We started coming to Roatan 25 years ago, in the Wild West days before there were real roads out to West Bay. An ongoing love affair started with West Bay Beach, and St. Mac's was always the best house on the best beach--a true traditional Caribbean style charmer. Time has passed, and we are thrilled to be co-owners with another couple who feel the same way we do! We've been all over the world searching for the perfect white sand beach with world class diving and snorkeling and crystal clear warm water...it is here at West Bay Beach. Despite West Bay's growth and new concrete condo construction, St Mac's is STILL the best house on the best beach, just with more dining options!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy 'steps to the ocean' and a '7 minute walk' along the coast to West Bay Beach? Be True Beachfront, right on the sand! This is the charming yellow house many people stop to take pictures of while walking down the beach. 24 hour Security Guards on site, plenty of parking, and a private Beachfront garden with swaying palms, lounge chairs and beautiful sunsets provided. Incredible snorkeling steps away! Excellent scuba diving close by with amazing reefs and sea creatures to enjoy.

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

Look No Further! St Mac's..Charming Beachfront Caribbean Villa
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
Vernon, BC, Canada
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying for two weeks in St. Mac's Upper unit. Right from the first contact, the owners were wonderful to deal with and always quick to respond to any of my emails. We are a family of five so the bedrooms and layouts were perfect for us. The main living area/kitchen/dining room is huge and the entire unit is very well appointed. The kitchen has everything you need and the blender makes fabulous margaritas! We spent many hours out on the large deck. It was a perfect location, including your very own private beach to enjoy with lots of shade. West Bay was really busy for the first week we were there because of Semana Santa and we felt blessed to enjoy our quiet portion of the beach. The maid and laundry service was exceptional and very much appreciated. I would not hesitate to recommend St. Mac's to all of my friends and family. We hope to enjoy it again very soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Tropical Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property was a perfect fit for us and we commented throughout our stay about how perfect the location and the house were. We stayed in the St Mac's Upper House and it was our first trip to Roatan. We are a family of 4 traveling with my parents and the layout was awesome. The kids had their own room and both couples had spacious rooms with king sized beds. The light in the upstairs living room is remarkable and you can see the ocean and the beach activity at all times. The beach is just steps away or you can sit on the porch upstairs in a hammock relaxing and watching everything. The property managers were so lovely and helpful. The house was clean and well cared for. I had done a LOT of research before ultimately booking this house and we could not have asked for a better location. The hospitality was also above and beyond as the home owner worked with us for early check-in due to our early flight, which was so deeply appreciated since we had the little kids in tow and wanted to buy food on the way to the house. The kids loved walking down to the ocean and making a left and going to the end of the beach in front of the cliff and looking at the schools of fish. We enjoyed eating at the Grand Roatan a couple of times and at Beachers. Even though we were there during low season, there was no lack for things to do and everything was steps away from the house. If the beach got too busy from cruise ships, we just retreated to the porch and were just as happy. We will stay here again if we get the chance to go back!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heber City, Utah 84032
5

Family Trip from Utah

  • 5 of 5

Spending a week in Roatan at the idyllic St. Mac's was a glorious way for our family to enjoy time together, relax and soak in the beauty of the island. There were things to do for all members of our group from age three to 70. We enjoyed snorkeling, the zip line, walking on the beach, playing in the sand and the water, eating at some of the restaurants and shopping as well as laying in the sun, watching the sunsets and photographing the beautiful flowers, fish and scenery.

In the beachfront apartment we had fantastic views of the ocean, the sunsets and palm trees. We could take a few steps from our door and enjoy the beach with plenty of lawn chairs. The facility was amazing and extremely comfortable. Everything we needed was there to cook meals, make treats or just relax and visit together. There were fascinating things to see and do - the snorkeling was amazing and so close. There were places to shop, eat wonderful food, a great fire show, crab races, and a driver always ready to take us anywhere we wanted to go. The rooms were extremely clean and comfortable with a lot of space so we never felt crowded.

The owners were awesome to work with. This was one of our favorite vacation spots ever and we enjoyed every minute of our trip. The security guards were friendly and helpful and provided us with an extra feeling of safety. The house is able to provide room for several families so we could each have a private space as well as space for us to be together. The deck was a wonderful gathering spot during the day. The water was clear, warm and inviting

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best property on West Bay Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at St. Mac's villa and it definitely was one of our favorite vacation spots. Last year we were at Infinity Bay and walked by St. Mac's everyday. I made it my goal to book this place and did so as soon as we got home. We were not disappointed, you just walk out the door onto your own sand, beach chairs, beach!!! No more resort, waking up at 7am to save a chaise by the pool. This was one of the best decisions we made! You never have to leave the West Bay, walk out the door, go diving, snorkeling, swimming! Watch the most beautiful sunsets every night! We stayed in the beachfront, 1 bedroom lower level unit. Very Spacious updated, this unit had every amenity, we were very happy!!

Thank you for sharing your home!!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

The Ultimately Wonderful St. Mac's

  • 5 of 5

I just had the lucky opportunity to stay at St. Mac’s for a week, and now get to share the wonder of this place. St. Mac’s sits right on the blue-green Caribbean sea. We walked out of the house and into the sea for swimming, snorkeling, and floating. The beach is lovely, and full of the warm colorful culture of Roatan. There are great restaurants along the beach where we ate fresh lobster, or drank coconut water, or snacked on local baskets of food offered on the beach. St. Mac’s is the ultimate vacation spot; it lends itself to warmth, relaxation, and pure enjoyment. The house is airy, light, and with wonderful views—it could not be more comfortable, easy, or spacious and is set up for stress-free enjoyment. St. Mac’s has all the amenities needed for a laidback vacation, and the owners provide great help and ideas for any kind of needs you might have. The kitchen is fully equipped and lovely, the balcony is divine for eating and viewing, and the casual comfort permeates St. Mac’s.

This is such a pleasant spot, and it seemed, the nicest place on the western end of the island. Water taxis were everywhere so you never need to rent a car. And the gorgeous reef right outside of St. Mac’s is a truly magical place. We were transported everyday into beauty, color, and the natural wonders that are available right outside your door! I can’t wait to return to this lovely place that is kept up beautifully and designed for the ultimate vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nebraska
5

Best Place on the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in St Mac's upper level during Christmas week of 2013. This was by far the best vacation we have ever taken together. The house was beautiful inside, just like the pictures show and the deck was fantastic, especially in the morning. We sat out there every day having our morning coffee and watched the waves and beautiful beach. My sons would always grab the hammock's (two of them on deck with large table and 6 chairs). Brad and Sam, who checked us in were so friendly and helpful with any questions we had. If we needed a taxi we just called them and they arranged it. We had to cancel our golf the last day and I couldn't get through to the golf course. I called Sam and she cancelled it for us. Wonderful people!!! The locals are so friendly and food is good also, though some places were a little pricey. Our favorite hangout was the Thirsty Turtle, good drinks and food, especially the chicken bacon pizza. Amazing how many pizza places there are in Roatan. West end favorite was Sundowners, good drinks and very reasonable.

The house has everything you need to cook and the maids came twice during the week. Our coffee pot quit working the second day there and Brad brought us a brand new one that day. Sam left us a phone to use in case we needed to get a hold of them, which was very helpful. My boys were able to get wifi on their phones so life was good for them.

Kasey, who I rented through was very helpful with the renting process. She gave us all kinds of information about Roatan, things to do, etc and answered any questions we had.

We can't wait to go back and are already planning our next trip. We will definitely be staying at St Mac's again. We love it and the people we worked with, they are part of our family now.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
RTB Roatan
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Ferry to La Ceiba on Honduras mainland
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Black Pearl Golf Course
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
West Bay Beach
Car: not necessary

Sandcastle building, Zip lining, Canopy tours, Mojito making, Snorkeling/diving with dolphins, Sunset watching, Memory Making!

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Rates & Availability

Roatan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$345
$2,300
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
$305
$2,025
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Xmas/New Years
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$420
$2,800
 
 
High Season
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$390
$2,600
 
 
Holiday-Semana Santa
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$420
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$305
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 19.0%

Refund policy: for cancellation 90+ days before arrival, full deposit refund less any processing/bank fees. 50% of your deposit is refundable upon cancellation within 60 days or more of your arrival. If you cancel in 59 days or less, your deposit is non refundable. All non refundable deposits may be used towards another booking within 6 months of cancellation, based on availability.
Our managers at Island House are friendly, knowledgeable and available. They are located on the road just behind West Bay Village and are located in Roatan. We also have a concierge who can help make arrangements on the island and a driver who can meet guests at the airport, etc. Maid service provided 2X per week. Washer/Dryer on premises and use is limited through special request through the maids.

We request 50% to hold reservation and the remaining 50% is due 45 days prior to occupancy.
We use our Pay Pal Account where clients can easily make direct payment and are willing to work individually as needed. A $500 damage deposit (check, credit card) upon arrival is requested and refundable on departure. A/C is "optional" but recommended ($15/night) and not included in rent or taxes.

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Amenities

Bay Islands Honduras House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Soft pillows and nice linens make for sweet sleep!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Comfortable mattress and soft pillows
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins with room for an extra bed if needed
  • King size beds (2) Master Bedroom: King ; Guest Bedroom: King, Twin or Single Beds (2) Second Guest Bedroom: Two Twins can be made into a King as well, Child Beds (1) Children's beds available with advanced notice, Baby Cribs (1) Crib available with advanced notice
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Charming beachfront palm garden 24hr Security Guard on site

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