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Bertrand BOULANT

Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french

BamBoo House, 2 FREE PADDLE BOARD + FREE GOLF CAR + COOK + Housekeeper included

17 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 9 nights

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Overview

San Pedro Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 6* Bedrooms + 1 Office + 5 Baths, ( Sleeps 1 - 16 )

FIRST, We are happy to tell you that BamBoo House and Staff are all safe after Hurricane Earl in august 2016.

BamBoo House is standing stronger than ever and we looking forward to seeing you our future guest.

BamBoo House is ONLY HALF MILE from TOWN located in Tres CoCos, the number 1 and most CHIC area in SAN PEDRO.

Cooking and Housekeeping in BamBoo House is including in the rate everyday....and the NEW deal from September 2016 is that we give you a FREE GOLF CAR for your entire vacation.

All the 6 Bedrooms have AIR CONDITIONING.

BamBoo House is A Uniquely Spacious & Stylish San Pedro Villa built by a French Designer.

If you’re looking for great deal on island accommodations, this is it. In addition to 6 bedrooms & 5 private baths, BamBoo House also features multiple elegant indoor/outdoor common living areas your family and friends will love! From generous 2nd and 3rd floor decks, perfect for sunbathing, enjoy far-reaching Panoramic Views of the Lagoon and San Pedro Town, as well as a spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea & Barrier Reef from the inviting terrace of the third floor Master Bedroom Suite.

With no building less than 200 feet away, BamBoo House will feel like a secluded getaway. Yet, you will quickly appreciate how near it still is to all the magic of Town life, starting with Legend's JAM Night, or The DIVE Bar or Pirate's Treasure bar & restaurant less than 2 minutes away by foot and the center of town less than 5 minutes away by golf cart. In the day-time, a short walk down the beach (which sits 300ft directly in front of the villa) can take you to “renew your spirit” AKBOL YOGA Retreat or for a drink on the sea at PALAPA TIKI Bar & Grill.

Get away from it all while staying in complete touch with internet access and 3 flat screen cable TV’s. Bring your CD's or iPods and enjoy all your favorite music with the iPod ready stereo system in the spacious living room, perfectly audible from the Deck & Plunge Pool on the second floor. Or, for a more natural experience, FISH from the ground floor deck while your family lounges in hammocks & daybeds under the Palapa nearby and the caretaker stands ready to barbecue your catch. The exotic garden offers an amazing area to play volleyball, basketball and ping-pong.

Bamboo House offers both common & uncommon conveniences including housekeeping, a house Cook, free Golf Car, bicycles, and villa staff who are always around but never over bearing. We also assist guests with arranging discount tours all over the country, allowing you to just focus on having a great time! BamBoo House is very safe for your Family and Friends, it is entirely surrounded by a tall BamBoo fence.

As a guest said : " The easiest way to describe this house is like you are in a surreal tree house with all the amenities for you and your family or friends to have a memorable adventure ".

Reserve your dates now for an exceptional value on a truly beautiful private vacation home. We don't charge extra for more people. Bring as many as the villa sleeps and pay the same amount.

Keywords: waterfront, private house

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Bertrand BOULANT (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french

About Bertrand BOULANT

We bought the land in 2006 and We built BamBoo House in 2008. We are Kimberly Ann and Bertrand. Kimi is Belizean and Bertrand is French and we have Noah who is our Belizean French little boy. Kimberly Ann is Miss EARTH BELIZE 2011 and she is a super chic, class and elegant woman SO her goal is to Let Your Dream Come True in her country BELIZE....Enjoy our Home and 'Bienvenue at BamBoo House'

Bertrand BOULANT purchased this villa in 2006

Why Bertrand BOULANT chose Ambergris Caye

BamBoo House is a dream house with everything you need for vacation and with a French and Belizean management....We care about YOU...

The location of BamBoo House is excellent, just half mile from the town bridge up north, so around 5 minutes by bike with the new road 2015.

What makes this villa unique

Top Location, Peaceful home , Cooking, house cleaning, laundry & concierge all included and a great security !

Reviews

4.5
based on 17 traveler reviews

BamBoo House, 2 FREE PADDLE BOARD + FREE GOLF CAR + COOK + Housekeeper included
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews
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family vacation in Belize

  • 3 of 5

13 of us spent a wonderful week in Belize at Bamboo House. We loved Belize and felt that we experienced many different parts of Belize in the week we had there. Edwin was a welcoming host and available for questions and to take us grocery shopping in San Pedro. It took us about 2 days to figure out how this house worked. Our cook seemed new to Bamboo House. Meals she cooked were fine but she had trouble giving us a grocery list of what items she would need to cook our meals. Of course, we knew that we would pay for our food but we did not realize that we would have to grocery shop if we wanted to eat at our home away from home. Edwin would take us grocery shopping in town but that would count as one of our two allowed trips a day in the golf cart that held 3 persons other than Edwin. It would take us about 1 to 2 hrs to grocery shop every day. Once we understood how to manage those trips, it became much easier. Housekeeping was great. Rooms were cleaned daily. However, bath towels were in short supply. A room housing 4 persons got 2 towels or most of the 2 person rooms had one towel. Believe me, in July, with the heat, showers are a welcome end to a sweaty day. A towel a person would have been nice. Neither was there enough pillows for the 13 of us. Selvin was the tour guide that you can hire to take your group on day trips. He was super, informative and helped make our stay really memorable. What we did not know is that he does not take a credit card. So bring cash (lots) because he is really worth the cost and less expensive than you will find otherwise. Everyone loved the tours. There were many things at Bamboo House that were not working. 4 jet ski's, 0 fly boards, the motor boat, and the CD player all were not working and have not worked for a long time, so we were told. When you arrive with 6 teens as we did, and the teens see the jet ski's and motor boat as soon as they enter the grounds, their disappointment was palpable when they found out these were all broken. Know that you cannot enter the water from the lagoon side where the house sits. They feed a crocodile the food scraps so he/she sits under the house waiting for a bite of food (food waste or you!!). The ocean is not far, but the lagoon is so beautiful and right there that it is a shame not to have an entry into it from the house. If you understand this at the get-go, then you won't be disappointed. Bamboo House has a lot to offer if you can go with the flow.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eclectic Caribbean Cottage...

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from our vacation to Ambergris Island. The Bamboo House reminded us of our cottage in Ontario. It has everything you need to be comfortable, but is still rustic enough.

Our group of 13 only had one complaint really, and that was the fact that there was no hot water for the showers. A hot shower would have been sooooo nice to remove the day's sunscreen and sweat.

The owners/hosts were nice and informative as to what we should see and do on the island or mainland.

If you like having pets around, their 2 dogs and Balu the cat are good company while lounging on the many decks or playing ping pong in the lower Palapa.

The staff are great. Camilla made us some really yummy meals. Edwin was always available to run out and pick up something up for us or run an errand. The rooms were attended to daily - house keeping was good and the grounds were kept nicely as well.

Summary: If you want 5 star, this is not it. But, whatever it's downfalls and quirkiness; was a fun place to stay. Good location, nice people, very safe, and has everything you need for a relaxing stay.

Nice to meet you Bertrand, Kimberley and Noah, and to the rest of the staff at Bamboo house, Ambergris Caye.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Bamboo House is the Ultimate Adventure House!

  • 5 of 5

The Bamboo house is not your typical vacation house experience - it is for true adventure seekers, who want to immerse themselves into the surroundings, and have an amazing time doing it! If you want a cookie cutter resort getaway, then this may not be the place for you. The easiest way to describe this house is like you are in a surreal tree house with all the amenities for you and your family or friends to have a memorable adventure. I celebrated my 30th birthday here with 9 of my best friends and it exceeded our expectations. The house itself is easily accessible, with a fun bike ride to the city, or a short walk to the beach, bars and restaurants. The lot that it sits in however, is perfect because it offers privacy and relaxation with the house overlooking the lagoon. It is entirely surrounded by a tall bamboo fence, and the bottom level offers an amazing area to grill, play volleyball, basketball or ping-pong, or just relax under the hut in a daybed or hammock while you fish for fun, There are a couple of nicely set up rooms on the bottom floor, and a separate hut with it's own AC which is detached - and makes for a great experience. The second level contains the large kitchen/living room, and 2 bedrooms. By far the best part of this level is the deck. It is setup with chairs, a pool (great for after a hot bike ride), and a table for dinner or drinks while enjoying the sun, sunset, or stars overlooking the water. The prime spot by far is the hammock on this level! Inside the kitchen offers a microwave, gas stove, and refrigerator - and has everything you need for making meals - if they are not being made for you! The living room portion of the room offers comfy daybed type seating, AC, fans, and a TV which is nice, but we only used it once on a rainy night. The top level offers the best view, and has a constant warm breeze blowing, to the point that AC really isn't required! Hammocks, a day bed a chairs make it the ideal place to watch sunrises and sunsets, read a good book, or enjoy the morning air with a cup of coffee.

This house should be viewed as an amazing, and well run base-camp of adventure. All the staff are amazingly friendly and go out of their way to make sure everybody is having an amazing time. We set up cave tubing, zip-lining, fishing, snorkeling and a beach barbecue with a private tour guide Selvin - who works closely with the bamboo house staff. We are already planning our next trip back to the bamboo house - it's an adventure.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the Bamboo House!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from an incredible trip to Belize and loved our stay at Bamboo House! The house is amazing - 3 stories and just so beautiful. Tons of room, amazing views and a super helpful and kind staff. Kimberly helped us arrange our travel to the island and helped with a lot of our getting around once we were there. She was always available and super helpful not to mention so friendly and pleasant. House was cleaned daily and always pristine. The location was perfect - walking distance from several great bars and restaurants and very close to San Pedro while being on the more laid back side north of the bridge. Plus, the house comes with a large number of bikes so we were able to bike into town and take lovely rides north of us. Not that you even want to leave the house sometimes. Tons of comfy outdoor lounging and hammocks everywhere. We saw spectacular sunsets over the lagoon from the third floor and a double rainbow one afternoon! Beach side is a very short walk. Every room came with water coolers which was very handy - we did not have to buy bottled water. Some guests reported issues with the wireless but ours worked perfectly the whole time. It's an excellent value if you have a large group. I would definitely stay here again - the location is just so convenient and the house is a beautiful sanctuary. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Vacation at the Bamboo House!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Bamboo house was fantastic and I would recommend it to anyone who is reading this review. The owner and his staff truly care about their guests and work very hard to accommodate their needs. The location has plenty of space for a family or group of friends to relax and take in the Belizean sun. Located just north of downtown San Pedro and south of some boutique resorts, the house is centrally located and it is easy to get every place on the island that you want to go.

I would recommend flying from Belize City to San Pedro. It is a short flight, and the owner of the house was able to help set it up. He also recommended a tour guide that took our group on 3 days of fun adventures. The staff was kind, and they were always willing to accommodate our needs. Everything was always very clean and the meals were delicious.

In another review there is the mention of no hot water and no beach. While this place might not be located on the beach, it is located on the lagoon where you are able to catch some great sunsets. As far as the hot water, the last thing I wanted to do after being outside all day was take a warm shower. The cool shower was refreshing.

I would recommend this place to anyone. The owner/staff are great, the location is great, and the house itself is amazing!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Property, Excellent Location, Special Staff

  • 5 of 5

Was 9 of us in this house for 5 days. Execellent location, just minutes over the bridge to town. You can bike, walk or grab a golf cart! Bertrand/Kim and their staff were excellent hosts!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
San Pedro Air Strip (15 min)

BamBoo House is close to the famous PALAPA BAR & GRILL, Molly Malones bar & restaurant , Pirates treasure bar & restaurant, LEGEND BURGER HOUSE, KAMA LOUNGE Bar & Restaurant, AKBOL YOGA Resort, RAIN Bar & Restaurant...and so more around the house...

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Rates & Availability

San Pedro Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SEPTEMBER 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$890
 
 
OCTOBER 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$690
 
 
NOVEMBER 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 15 2016
5 night minimum stay
$790
 
 
THANKSGIVING 2016
Nov 16 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
DECEMBER 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
$889
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2016 & NEW YEAR 2017
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 3 2017
9 night minimum stay
$1,490
 
 
JANUARY 4 to AUGUST 31, 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
SEPTEMBER to NOVEMBER 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$890
 
 
THANKSGIVING 2017
Nov 16 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
DECEMBER 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
CHRISTMAS 2017 & NEW YEAR 2018
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 3 2018
9 night minimum stay
$1,490
 
 
JANUARY 2018 TO DECEMBER 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Dec 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$590
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 9.0%

PLEASE NOTE:

100% REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS OF 120 DAYS OR MORE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DATE.

50% REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS FROM 120 TO 90 DAYS PRIOE TO ARRIVAL DATE.

NO REFUNDS AFTER 89 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DATE.

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Amenities

San Pedro Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Office - with also AC and restroom and nice view
    MASTER ROOM - 1 king , 360° View and 2 private terrace with long chairs and hammock
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , ORCHID room. The swimming pool is located in the front
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen , PALAPA room is the Magic and feeling of Belize
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , TURTLE room. The swimming pool is located in the front
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed , GECKO room. On the front of the Palapa deck and CoCo trees
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , TOUCAN room. On the front of the Palapa deck and Coco trees
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Bunk beds (2) Baby crib is available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 7 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Day-Time Golf Cart pick up/drop off, House Keeper and Cook

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