|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
This beautiful beach front house is located 0n the Pacific coast of Guatemala, 11 kilometers away from Monterrico in the town named Las Mañanitas (Little Mornings) just one kilometer past the town of Hawaii. The house is the first house going into the village. Las Mañanitas is small fishing village where they go to sea each morning to catch fish to eat and sell to the local markets.
The house has 3 bedrooms each has its own bathroom. Two of the bedrooms are located in the second floor and one bedroom in the first floor.
The master bedroom has a large king size bed, and a sofa couch that converts in a bed.
The second bedroom has three single beds, a bunk bed and a sofa couch that convert in a bed
The third bedroom has one queen size bed, a twin bed, a bunk bed and a futon couch that convert in a bed.
Sleep comfortable 15 people . All linings are included.
We have one half bathrooms in the first floor.
kitchen includes gas stove with oven, microwave, blender, coffee maker, refrigerator , freezer that can be set as an extra refrigerator, all utensils
A dining room, bar area and a living room area.
pool faces the beach. the shallow area is shaded so children can play all day.
The ranch area has outside dining area and in the second floor a hammock/observatory area.
What an amazing stay! The pictures are only indicative of the benefits of the property because it is even better than anticipated. The house is very clean, well maintained and up-to-date. Nice furniture and decorations. Miram and Scott (owners) were very responsive both prior and during the stay. Mirta was an amazing cook (optional from 8:00 - 3:00; very reasonable in cost) and very kind. Don Julio (caretaker) was also very kind and responsive to needs. The pool is absolutely perfect! Infinity-style that provides a great combination of shade and sun. Also includes a small section for infants/toddlers. The black sand beach (footwear is necessary during some of the day between the area of water flow and the front yard due to heating) is nice for walking as well as swimming. (Need to at times be careful of the undertow though.) Did a mangrove tour but undoubtably the best part of the stay was the visit and day of volunteering at the ARCAS turtle sanctuary and wildlife preservation in near-by Hawaii. (The owner of the home is the executive director.) First, it is a wonderful cause but the staff and voluteers are incredibly welcoming. If you ultimately go this home or even the Monterrico area, this comes as highly recommended. Not only can you visit or volunteer during the day, you can walk the beach at night to find turtles laying the eggs and support the cause by helping ARCAS "purchase" eggs from local collectors for preservation instead of sale for consumption. Even better is to do what my children did was fund-raise ahead of time to "sponser nests" or support their other causes (e.g. environmental education, English classes for children, scientific experiments, food and some housing for volunteers and other needs). In the end, if you think you might want to stay, I recommend you consider (1) shopping for your food ahead of time (limited availability near-by for shopping and limited options within 10 km for restaurants); and (2) have your own transportation (no taxis or tuk-tuks) and know that, though the last 2 km are well mantained, it is a dirt road. All-in-all, highly recommended and we hope to visit again!
We just returned from a wonderful dream vacation at this beautiful home. It was truly relaxing...we just loved laying in the hammocks in the observatory area! The pool was great all day long, with just the perfect amount of shade for the kids. The home was well laid out and exactly what you see in the pictures. Hope to come again soon!
Hawaii or Las Mañanitas, Guatemala is located on the Pacific Coast, about 16 kms from the border of El Salvador. It could be classed as an island as well, bordered on the south by the Pacific Ocean and on the north by the Chiquimulilla Canal and sectioned off by waterways feeding into the ocean around Iztapa.
Both are relatively young fishing villages, started about 70 years ago when three farmers jumped the canal to try their hand at beachside living. Depending on which version you go with, the brother or friend of one of the founders, Alberto Montepeque, remarked on the similarity to the Hawaiian Islands in the United States and the name stuck. Originally known as El Tapadero and later as Los Limones, due to the abundance of lime trees in the area. Today, it is officially known as Hawaii and one of the fastest-developing beachside areas in Central America.
Alongside this coastal development is an abundant wealth of nature - mangrove forests, untamed waves, and the renowned sea turtle nesting beach. Hawaii is home to one of the oldest and largest sea turtle hatcheries in Guatemala, run by an NGO named ARCAS. The owner of this home has been the volunteer Executive Director of this project. Our challenge is to keep this natural beauty pristine while bringing in tourists that can appreciate and help protect the environment and respect the local way of life. An ecological alternative to many beachside resorts.
Currently Hawaii's claim to fame is as home to some of the top beach soccer players in the world, and has become increasingly popular as an extremely beautiful and tranquil place to vacation.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest|
longer stays may have special rates and holiday rates are higher
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