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Casita Margarita: Beach front home with wide veranda overlooking the sea

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights


Placencia Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

One bedroom, open concept, fully furnished home that sits 10 feet above the ground and has a 24 foot wide, 8 deep covered veranda facing the Caribbean Sea. Beautiful tropical mixed hardwood floors throughout. Deep tiled kitchen counters with a dining peninsula and stools, gas range, microwave oven, fully equipped kitchen. The living area has a futon couch and a glass table and chairs that can be used either inside, or out on the veranda. The bedroom has a queen sized bed and an attached bath with a deep walk in stone tiled shower.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Rand Lounsbury and Maggie Myers
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About Rand Lounsbury and Maggie Myers

We live in New Hampshire, USA and have family and friends in Placencia that have lived there for over twenty years.

Rand Lounsbury and Maggie Myers purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Rand Lounsbury and Maggie Myers chose Belize

We actually fell in love with Placencia on our first visit 15 years ago. Once we decided to build a small home there our search for the ideal location began. We found this lot that faces the sea, with unobstructed views of the Caribbean. Our property is a the end of a small community development, with common land that can't be developed between our property and the beach. The home is built from local hardwood to be strong and beautiful. Facing east is the sea and looking toward the back of the house to the west, a glass window in the peak of the wall lets in the western sun.

What makes this bungalow unique

The view of the Caribbean Sea from the hammock on the veranda is just stunning. There is always a breeze coming off the water and if the breeze is up, you can hear the waves breaking on the beach. The house is a nice size for two and with the open concept, peaked roof and ceiling fans, one is always comfortable.


based on 7 traveler reviews

Casita Margarita: Beach front home with wide veranda overlooking the sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We came to Placencia for the whale sharks but would happily return for the pleasure of staying at this sweet little residence! Perfectly located at the top of the sidewalk but away from all the noise. Always a breeze on the deck and beautifully decorated. The hardwood floors just gleam. Penny is kind and accomodating and Rand always responded to our inquiries quickly prior to our arrival.

Our trips out to Silk and Laughing Bird Cayes were spectacular and we were so lucky to find "Mo", an amazing guide for underwater adventures, who is now working for Sunny Side Tours (look them up!). Spontaneously ending up swimming with a pod of dolphins was a real highlight of this trip.

If you have time you must settle in with Brenda at the end of the sidewalk for some of the best Caribbean cooking and company you will find anywhere.

Placencia is such a treasure!

We would love to come back next year!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meg, Thank you so much for talking the time to write this wonderful review. We're so glad that you enjoyed you stay at Casita Margarita and Placencia; what a wonderful village. Penny is an exceptional property manager and is very knowledgeable about the village, so we're glad she could be of assistance. Best wishes, Rand
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Idaho Falls, ID

Honeymoon for a lifetime of memories. Highly Reccomend.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I went for our honeymoon in April of 2015 and it was such an incredible experience. The hospitality was excellent. I really enjoyed that the house was a little tucked away off the beaten path and offered tons of privacy but wasn't too far away from the village or the grocery stores. We made many friends for a lifetime in Placencia that I still keep in contact with. We did trips up the monkey river and fishing/snorkeling trips on the reef. It was an amazing experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jon for taking the time to write this wonderful review, we're so happy you enjoyed your time at our house. Happy Anniversary to you both. Best wishes, Rand
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had an amazing eight day stay at Casita Margarita this past week. Laying in the hammock every morning with coffee in hand watching the sunrise over the ocean was exactly what we were hoping for. Walking along the boardwalk, or along the beach to town or just up the road to the grocery store makes this the perfect location. We were treated with such hospitality and great service from the property manager. Had great tours set up for us through her and great recommendations for local scene. We will definitely be back for a third trip next year, if not sooner. Thanks Rand!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erica, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review of our home in Placencia. We too agree that the location couldn't be better. Thanks Again.
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Shingle Springs, CA / USA

Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay in Placencia. This is a wonderful house -- on the east-facing deck we drank coffee in the mornings, looking out at the Caribbean, and then in the evenings we could watch the fireflies. The breeze from the east cooled us at night, and because of where the house is located we could see the stars and hear the crickets. This place is on the north edge of town, and an easy walk to all of the local shops and restaurants. Penny was great, very accommodating, getting us to and from the airport and providing useful information on the local businesses, attractions, and activities. I only wish that we'd had more than a week to stay there.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you had such a good time, and that you enjoy the house as much as we do. Best wishes, Rand, Maggie and Penny
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Bellingham, WA

Amesome Stay

  • 5 of 5

Had an excellent time at the property. Owner was very helpful when booking appointment and making sure all needs were met before traveling out of country. Other family members live (full-time that own local bar/restaurant) nearby house and were able to transport to/from house as well as recommendations for local items (dining, scuba, sailing, groceries, etc). House was fully stocked with all necessary items. I was checked on every few days to make sure I had everything I needed. Had entire beach area to myself and this is far enough away from larger accommodations but within about a 10 minute walk into "town." Placencia was exactly the place I was looking for - very low key, cost effective, not busy, friendly people.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this nice review Dan. It was a pleasure helping you with your travel arrangements and having you stay in our house. We're certainly glad that you enjoyed your stay in Placencia. Best, Rand
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henry, tennessee usa

a great get a way.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for twenty days and loved every minute of it. We rented bicycles from Jak's and rode them every day. The house is in a great location, close to everything in the village. Penny is very helpful and gave us some great information. We hope to return next year but maybe stay longer. Couldn't have chosen a better place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, thanks for this wonderful review; we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Best, Rand
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Placencia Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Placencia Village
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Placencia Village Road
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Pacencia Village
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Placencia Beach
Car: not necessary

Placencia Village is situated at the southern most point of a 20 mile long peninsula. The peninsula is not more than a few miles across at its widest point. Facing east one looks out on the sparkling Caribbean sea with numerous cays and the 2nd longest barrier reef in the world. To the west is the lagoon rimed by mangrove trees which is teeming with marine life. Make the short walk down the beach, or the historic sidewalk into the village, or head north up the beach for miles of uninterrupted beach combing.


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Placencia Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 576 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Locally crafted hard wood queen bed, Futon (1) Futon converts to sleep small children in the living room if needed
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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