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Hidden Gem-New Home with Large Swimming Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Bedroom #1 (1 Queen Bed)

Bedroom #2 (Loft with 2 twin beds, or push together for King)

1 bath

Air Conditioning

Large Swimming Pool with sun deck and loungers

This new home has modern island finishes, hardwood floors, hardwood vaulted ceilings, a fully equipped kitchen, linens, washer, TV, internet service, air conditioning, and a large swimming pool with loungers. 1 minute walk to the ocean down a short sandy path.

Please bring your own beach towels.

Please, no smoking/no pets.

Welcome to the quaint tropical island of Caye Caulker where summer never ends...the island is 1 mile wide and 5 miles long, never far from the ocean. Location: The Belize Barrier Reef: It is the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere and the second largest in the world.

There are no cars on this small paradise island, bicycles are the preferred method of travel, otherwise golf cart taxis are readily available. We rent bicycles for $5US per day, we have children's bikes, & child carriers too. We have sea kayaks, and canoes for rent as well. Be adventurous and explore!

Kick back and enjoy your stay at this beautiful new home located on a quiet street, just a quick bike ride into town. Take a plunge in the pool or stroll down to the ocean under the palm trees. Make sure to bring or rent snorkeling gear, an experience of a life time. World class fishing, diving and snorkeling are available through the many guides on the island.

There are local grocery stores on the island as well as incredible Caribbean Restaurants.

The area is surrounded by lush palms and abundant tropical foliage.

Visit the popular 'Split' for a refreshing beverage and a swim in the sandy bay, listen to local music, take a boat ride, or just lie in the sun on a dozy afternoon.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

About Debbie

We are a family of four, and live in Colorado. We love to ski the Mountains, but can't wait to be by the ocean.

Debbie purchased this house in 2012

Why Debbie chose Belize

The island of Caye Caulker is a hidden paradise that we had always hoped to find...and finally did! The love of the ocean, the year round summer temperatures, the unbelievable reef, and friendly people make this place absolutely perfect for our family.

What makes this house unique

Large 35' x 15' swimming pool. Only a few homes on the island have a pool. We also have a new private dock for our guest to use.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Amy and I want to thank you for providing us with such a beautiful home for our vacation in Caye Caulker. We had a wonderful time, and loved every minute of our visit.

We'll definitely be back!

Thanks again for everything,

Stefan, Amy and Claire
Feb 2015
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Belize District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • (1) Bedroom has 1 queen bed (2) Loft has 2 twin beds (or push together for King)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Security System. Safe to lock up valuables. Baby Crib available upon request.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Hidden Gem-New Home with Large Swimming Pool
average rating of 4.9 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, well maintained, clean and comfortable

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a good location. Fairly quiet at night but a quick bike trip to center of town. The property managers Michael and Ceci are very helpful and friendly. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and comfy

  • 4 of 5

We walked into a very clean and cute space on our 4 day visit to Caye Cauker. Michael and Cece were easy to contact even thought we didn't really need anything from them. The kitchen has plates, glasses, silverware, etc. if you cook, you will have to purchase everything including oil, or butter. There is no shampoo.

The place is on the furthest side away from most of the restaurants, etc. It's about a 20 minute walk which is fine if it's not raining. The streets get full of puddles. There are taxis easily available at $5 Belize per person ($2.50 US).

When we first arrived to the island from the water ferry, a taxi was waiting for us and getting the keys, etc was a breeze. There is also a nice pool right out the back. I'd recommend the Hidden Gem!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is truly a "Hidden Gem"! My wife and I have stayed there for two consecutive years because it offers everything we want in a vacation home. Clean, quiet, & convenient! Perfect for families or couples wishing for a "peaceful retreat" from the hectic pace of life.

From the $$ perspective, we have been extremely pleased with the value provided by renting this property! Definitely put this property on your radar/short list for your next stay on the Caye (Caulker)! 😍

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Definitely a "hidden gem" in a quiet location with lots of character and refreshing pool

  • 5 of 5

The house felt like home with all the modern amenities. Since the house isn't on the waters edge, the pool was extremely useful. Great use of space! We would love to come back! My only critic is:

the rust stains on the outside of the refrigerator door made it look "dirty, jucky". I know it was clean because I saw it cleaned. Maybe paint the refrigerator door a dark color to hide the rust stains? This is a small detail which unfortunately stuck out like a "sore thumb". Everything else was fantastic!!!! Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Hidden Gem is a perfect home for a family in Paradise....

  • 5 of 5

The Hidden Gem exceeded our expectations. This was our first time visiting this beautiful paradise and the Hidden Gem helped make this the perfect vacation. When we travel we usually rent homes making it easier for the budget and being able to control our child's environment. We went with a group of friends and we picked the "Hidden Gem", 1. for the air conditioning 2. the pool 3. because of the great reviews. 4. There is actually a loft so mom and dad can actually have personal space. All of these reasons made the house perfect for us (and for what it's worth-seeing some of the other smaller places our friends stayed at-the Hidden Gem is amazing!). Debbie is great with communication and Michael managing the property is fantastic. The Wi-fi worked great and there was everything you could ask for was available. My kid was in Heaven because the pool was right there and she loved having her own loft. Everything was in working order and Michael was always available if you needed anything (even though we didn't). The Dock is about a block away, but it so beautiful and we loved going to hang out on it and swim in the ocean. I feel like I could keep going on about how amazing this home is, but I hope you visit on your own to experience the island and the Hidden Gem. Thank you Gowie Family for such a beautiful property and sharing it with us. Thank you for making this home so family friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belize Barrier Reef; It is the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere and the second largest in the world.


Rates & Availability

Belize District House Rental Rates

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Jan 7-May 31
Jan 7 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
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Sep 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Nov 15 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 18-Jan 6
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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