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Tropical Island Home, 2 Story, 2 bath, Roof Top Veranda, Flower Garden $106-125

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

My Husband and I spent 5 years building the vacation home of our dreams. From the embossed leaf ceilings to the slump glass kitchen cabinets everything in our home is custom made.

To maximize the tropical breezes our bedrooms are open with plenty of ventilation. The down-side is privacy. Our house is ideal for families or good friends. Many visitors have commented that their favorite feature of our house is the roof top veranda. Were you get a 360 degree view of Caye Caulker. The sunset and sunrise is some of the best on the island.

We provide yoga mats for sunset or sunrise yoga on the roof

Keywords: Tropical, flower garden setting, all modern conveniences, multi-story, rooftop veranda, Go Slow

More Details

Property Manager
Annette & John Gately
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Annette & John Gately

1998 is the first year we rented. We built the house from the ground up! We purchased the property around 1992

Annette & John Gately purchased this house in 1998

Why Annette & John Gately chose Belize District

Caye Caulker is known as 'The Friendly Island' The people who live here are one of the reasons we come back year after year.

What makes this house unique

We are located in the 'quite' part of the caye. If you want to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the 'village' its only a short bike ride away. Local saying is 'GO SLOW' and its easy to do here


Belize District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No outside guests. This is for your protection and ours.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bathroom is fully tiled. NO SHOWER CURTAIN. It is an open shower that is much better in the tropics. Both bathrooms have etched glass windows
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1) Both bedrooms have vaulted ceilings. Plenty of airflow with ceiling fans. Plenty of room to move around. The queen bedroom has a door to the roof top deck.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bedrooms are semi-private suitable for good friends and families. Look at the video and this will become apparent. You can also see more pictures and reviews on


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Tropical Island Home, 2 Story, 2 bath, Roof Top Veranda, Flower Garden $106-125
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Well kept and cute

  • 5 of 5

Annette was super friendly and helpful. She gave lots of useful tips and helped us rent bikes for a good price. Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Eugene, glad you had a good time. Annette
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Peaceful and fun.

  • 4 of 5

Private property. Location is in a quite area, the property lacked an air conditioner unit in the lower level. There is a fan, but not enough to keep cool. Mosquito are out in the hunt during the day and night outside the property. Rented a bike for a day and roamed through the island. Must go to KoKo King Beach, which the taxi boat is walking distance from the property. I highly recommend the popusas from the local stand next to the Basketball court.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Happy you mentioned the a/c. We are adding a downstairs unit when we return to Belize this year. Thanks for staying with us. Annette
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Wonderful home on a wonderful island

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Alta Vista Guesthouse. The house is spacious and very cozy, located in a quiet, more residential part of the island but in walking distance to everything. The rooftop is great! The place was very clean and Annette was super straightforward and friendly in her communication. We didn't get to meet her but she organized for somebody to welcome us at the apartment. Absolutely positive experience, would recommend anyone to stay there and we'd love to come someday!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. It was a pleasure having you. Chila told me you were very easy guests. Please comeback anytime. Annette
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Portland, Oregon USA

Most restful and relaxing place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 fantastic nights in this wonderful property. If you think this looks beautiful from the video and pictures, just wait until you see it in person. We have been fooled before by places that "looked" great online only to be disappointed by the actual condition of the rental. If anything, this is even better than it looks. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen well equipped and all-in-all a terrific place to rest and relax. It is in a quiet neighborhood but very close to all the "action" the island has to offer. Locals are very friendly and welcoming starting with the owners. They were more than accommodating and did everything they could to make sure we had everything we needed for a relaxing and memorable vacation. The space is roomy and comfy but also feels like home immediately. The custom woodwork, hard wood floors, etched glass windows and roomy showers were unexpected but very much enjoyed. Be sure to lay in the hammock or take a yoga mat up to the 3rd floor deck. I would recommend this rental to anyone who wants a very nice place to stay, with a local flavor and owners who could not be easier or more pleasant to work with. Caye Caulker offers all the tropical activities you could want: some of the best snorkeling I've ever seen, swimming with sharks and rays, salt water crocodiles, birds, beaches and great food. If you are looking for a relaxing tropical get-away, this is THE place for you. You won't be sorry.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spruce Grove, Alberta

Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this beautiful home, we were completely comfortable within the home, and our surroundings. We have 2 teenage girls that roamed freely around the island without feeling scared or imtimidated. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. The owners of this beautiful home were very hospitible and full of information. And willing to make our stay the best it could be. I would highly recommed this home and Caye Caulker for families and couples, great times to be had by all!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Stayed: January 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio


  • 5 of 5

This was my first trip to the island and can say staying at this house made it very special. The owners had great knowledge of the isalnd and help with recommndations for day trips, restaurants and over all general information of the island! The house is very unique and way more than I expected. The native woods the great view from the roof top deck. Very quiet part of the island which I road the bick pathes several times just exploring the island. A very short ride to get to anything on the island, and what a great surprise to take a shower with the rain water! I have told all my friends what a great time I had and I would highly recommend this property to everyone. I am so ready to go back to this little slice of "paridise".

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Cave tubing, Exploring mayan sites


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $38
Additional Guest Fee $8 per person per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.