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Villa Natalia, Spectacular Oceanfront Penthouse, 3Bdr, Beach Pool, Dock w/Palapa

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Penthouse Condo, 2 floors, Reef & Lagoon Views. Sleeps 6, 3Ba, Excellent Reviews

Enjoy spectacular reef views and an ocean/beachfront location at this amazing 2000sq.ft. penthouse overlooking the Belizean Barrier Reef. Villa Natalia, located at #8 Tranquility Beach Club, is a third floor penthouse offering one of the best beach, reef, and ocean locations on the island. As one of only nine units at Tranquility Beach Club, privacy, relaxation, and a quiet beach are yours in a very desirable and secure neighborhood only a few minutes south of San Pedro.

Built wth comfort in mind our three bedrooms, master with a king bed, double queen, and second floor queen, each room has its own bathroom. The tiled floor and high vaulted ceilings give the home an airy, spacious feel. The furnishings have been carefully selected from locations around the world, Bali, Indonesia, Mexico and Peru to name a few. Central air-conditioning keeps the entire home cool, or open the windows to enjoy the ocean breeze. To keep our guests comfortable and in a spacious living environment occupancy is limited to a maximum of 6 persons.

Villa Natalia's kitchen is fully-equipped with all appliances you'll need to prepare meals at home when you're not enjoying the numerous island hangouts and restaurants. The dining room seats eight, or step through the French doors and dine al-fresco on the veranda overlooking the Reef and Caribbean Sea.

Our landscaped grounds include a perfect fresh water swimming pool just steps from the beach. Tropical wood chairs and chaises lounges made from sustainable lumber sources are convexity located around the pool and the beach. Our newly rebuilt dock extends 350 feet from the shore, and makes a convenient pick up spot for water taxis, dive boats, and tour charters, or to slip in the water for an easy afternoon swim and snorkel. We redesigned our palapa after the dock was destroyed by Hurricane Earl in 2016 and it has a large open feel with wonderful views and sea breezes right on the water. Its our sunset fave!

Only 2.5 miles South of San Pedro, we provide ground transportation on arrival to and departure from the island as a part of your reservation. Our location gives you easy access into town by golf cart (vendor discount available), taxi, or water taxi. Marin's Mini, our small neighborhood market, is located just up the road. It's great for basic groceries and necessities. 5 steps across the sandy road finds you at The Lone Star Grill & Cantina, and a short walk north takes you to the popular and award winning Black Orchid Restaurant owned by our friends Tom and Judyann.

We take pride in our reputation and service. As owners who know the benefit of being well informed before beginning a vacation we encourage questions! We love to provide answers and information that allow our guests to hit the ground running when they arrive on the island.

Please take advantage of this personalized service and email us about rates**, amenities and any other questions that come to mind. It our pleasure to give you a prompt personal reply.

Warmest Regards,

George & Jody

** Our current rates are published below. Holiday and special event rates may apply. All posted rates, including hotel taxes, are subject to change without notice. Our maximum occupancy is 6 persons. Unfortunately due to limitations with the VRBO website we are only able to provide quotations for 5-6 persons through VRBO's Instant Quote system. If your party is smaller (2-4 persons) please email an inquiry for a personalized quotation. For reference purposes our current rates are published below.

Low Season ~ May 1, 2017 - November 14, 2017

2-4 Guests $230/night + Tax

5-6 Guests $280/night + Tax

High Season ~ November 15, 2017 - April 30, 2018

2-4 Guests: $280/night + Tax

5-6 Guests: $330/night + Tax

Keywords: Condominium, Penthouse, Sunrise, Sunset, beachfront, oceanfront snorkeling, dock.

More Details

Owner
George Erdman
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About George Erdman

Jody and I both traveled extensively during our childhood and teen years and those experiences shaped and defined our love of other countries and cultures. Jody, grew up in Australia then traveled into India and Egypt. Born in Texas, I grew up in a military family and spent years abroad in France, Belgium, Italy, Japan and Asia. Our love of the Caribbean began in the early 70's when traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, Australia, the Cook Islands Tahiti and Fiji. Even after visiting all of these amazing countries Belize became our family's favorite destination beginning in 1996. We've been returning here ever since. The Belizean people of this wonderfully diverse country captured our hearts. and we decided to make a home for ourselves and our guests in 2011. When not in Belize we live in Healdsburg, California surrounded by the vineyards of the Dry Creek, Alexander, and Russian River Valleys of Sonoma County California.

George Erdman purchased this condo in 2011

Why George Erdman chose Ambergris Caye

It's the perfect home in the perfect location on the perfect island.

What makes this condo unique

Fabulous views, great beach, pool and dock. Proximity to town in a small secure neighborhood with enough local amenities to make going to town an option and not a necessity!

Guestbook comments from the owner

(Reprinted with permission from guest email ) Just wanted to send a thank you for helping us have a great vacation. Your house is great just like the reviews said , great location across from Joes Tex Mex. Mark and his crew cooked supper for us after we brought back our fish from an outing with Suya. We liked it being away from town and having what was an almost private beach. We rented a golf car for the entire time, That is the only way to go we drove all over both north and south of town.



Armando took great care of us and the villa, everything was very clean and conveniant.



We ate at Hidden Treasures, Joes, Robins,Palapa bar and other beach bars, loved them all.



Went with Suya to Ho Chan and swam with the sharks and also used Suya for a very sucessful fishing trip.



Back home now looking out at snow covered yard and missing the wonderful ocean colors of the morning view from the patio of Villa Natalia



If you ever need a reference for someone trying to find a villa on Belize just get in touch with us and we will tell them about our great trip.



Thanks again!
Feb 2013
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Amenities

San Pedro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Loft Bath - toilet , shower , En Suite
    Main Floor - toilet , shower , ensuite to lagoon bedroom and accessible from main floor
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , En suite, granite dual sink vanity w/ huge travertine shower
  • See descriptions above
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Lagoon, Sunset & Mangroves - 2 queen , en suite bathroom
    Lookout, Sunrise & Sea - 1 queen , En suite bathroom
    Master Suite, Sunrise & Sea - 1 king , En suite master bathroom
  • King beds: Master Bedroom (1) Queen Beds: Lagoon Room (2) & Lookout Room (1) All bedrooms have their own bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Central air conditioning, Ceiling fans, DSL, CD stereo/radio, Playstation2, Board games, Lending library, Beach/Pool Towels included, Comfortable US mattresses, Blow dryers in each bathroom, Iron and ironing board, Hammocks, 4 Bicycles, Double sea kayak with life jackets, Transportation to and from Villa Natalia is included from the San Pedro Airstrip or water taxi docks. A complimentary maid service once a week for stays over 5 nights , laundry service available during maid service for small fee, Additional maid & laundry service available upon request at nominal additional cost.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

Villa Natalia, Spectacular Oceanfront Penthouse, 3Bdr, Beach Pool, Dock w/Palapa
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 59 reviews
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Amazing spot

  • 4 of 5

This condo has everything it advertises and more. Beautiful spot, well equipped and homey furnishings. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond owners control, we had to move to another property. The owner and property management team went over and beyond to help us and accommodate us. I would rent this place again without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from 2 weeks at Villa Natalia.

The weather was great and the unit was perfect for our group of 5. Armando was a friendly face daily around the grounds and made sure everything was always in order.

Having the 2 restaurants within walking distance was definitely a convenience and the staff at Lone Star were super.

We would definitely stay again!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect place and location

  • 5 of 5

This place is wonderful. So let me start by giving a huge thanks to not only George and his wife, but also the staff at Caye mgt. We had gotten stuck in Belize city due to delays in Atlanta's ice storm. Our bags were all delayed by two days. We dealt with it fairly easily but the folks at Villa Natalia were able to get our bags from Tropic air and deliver them to our door. Also George knew our frustrations with the airline and extended us a gift certificate to help with one of our dinners in town. Certainly not George or the mgmt company's fault so that was very generous. Anyway, the place the great. We spent alot of time on the balcony enjoying the weather and the view. Even when it rained, we were out there. When we were not there, we were at the pool. Unfortunatily, I think the palapa at the end of the pier was knocked down this last fall from the hurricane. There is a long dock there now to hang out on and they may rebuild the palapa. Armando is on the property and will always answer questions or help with any problems. No matter, we loved it. When we did leave the place, we were exploring town in the golf cart. Tip: if you can, get a golf cart. Way worth it and also a great way to get around. We ate some amazing food while we were there and returned to one.OK so here is our quick list of highlights.(our opinion only)

Food: hit the roadside stands where you can no only for fresh but cost.

Super buy right across from the baker is the place for groceries

Restaurants: By far The Hungry Grouper was the best. It is just a modest place with about six tables, but Argile will prepare your food ANY way you want. We went back twice. Palapas on the water was fun and great view and actually food was good. The Blue Water was a "nicer" place that has amazing sushi on Tues. Fido is a good place for just drinks or food. Again, Villa Natalia is a great all around place away from the noise of town, but close enough to cart there in minutes. We will miss you.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Amazing condo! Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This place was incredible! Amazing location; right on the beach. Just far away from town you have the peace and quiet but accessible enough you could take a cab or golf car to go downtown. There are a few restaurants and a mini mart close by if you don't wanna travel down town. Great view of the ocean! The place is immaculate! Very clean! The furniture and decorations are very unique. Rooms are spacious with plenty of closet space to hang clothes and settle in. Rooms and bathrooms are very clean. Kitchen space is big enough if you wanna cook meals at the condo. Dining room and living room areas are big enough to eat and relax. All staff members are great and very accommodating! Very pleasant to interact with and very attentive. They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable!! George was wonderful! He would always respond promptly to emails and answer all of our questions. He gives very detailed information about the area and the condo and offers recommendations to restaurants and sightseeing.

I would HIGHLY recommend staying at Villa Natalia for your Belize trip. It made it unbeliezable ;) and a vacation I will never forget.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

An amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

This place was incredible! Amazing location; right on the beach. Just far away from town you have the peace and quiet but accessible enough you could take a cab or golf car to go downtown. There are a few restaurants and a mini mart close by if you don't wanna travel down town. Great view of the ocean! The place is immaculate! Very clean! The furniture and decorations are very unique. Rooms are spacious with plenty of closet space to hang clothes and settle in. Rooms and bathrooms are very clean. Kitchen space is big enough if you wanna cook meals at the condo. Dining room and living room areas are big enough to eat and relax. All staff members are great and very accommodating! Very pleasant to interact with and very attentive. They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable!! George was wonderful! He would always respond promptly to emails and answer all of our questions. He gives very detailed information about the area and the condo and offers recommendations to restaurants and sightseeing.

I would HIGHLY recommend staying at Villa Natalia for your Belize trip. It made it unbeliezable ;) and a vacation I will never forget.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptional property, beautiful scenery, would definitely return

  • 5 of 5

Let's start with one of the most important parts. We visited beautiful Villa Natalia almost immediately after Hurricane Earl had taken a chunk out of poor Ambergris Caye. George, the property owner, kept us well-informed leading up to the trip, even offering alternatives as some of the amenities - chiefly the dock - were not available due to the storm. The island was also struggling to regain water pressure, presumably due to leaks somewhere in the system. But at the end of the day, even Hurricanes can't take away from the natural beauty of Belize - and, dock or no dock, it was stunning.

As we visited in August, it was after prime tourist season - which worked out just wonderfully for us as the other units in the complex were empty. This meant a private pool and beach experience. We rented a couple of golf carts for transportation, and were pleasantly surprised with our ability to get around the island, get what we needed at the local markets, etc. I would definitely recommend carts to future guests.

I should also take a minute to touch on Armando, who is the caretaker for the grounds, and was fantastic. Not only was the property in great shape, he was always available if we needed something.

From a purely practical perspective, this was our first trip to Belize - and I should point out that the mosquitos were pretty aggressive in certain parts (the island is relatively low-level, so water tends to sit). The roads on the North part of the island where Villa Natalia is situated are dirt, so they tend to get a little muddy after storms (though this wasn't an issue for our golf carts). While it's not strictly related to the unit itself, I should also point out that we had phenomenal food almost everywhere we went in Belize - take time to try some of the local dishes and, if you're adventurous, stop at the roadside restaurants/BBQs - they are delicious. We ventured south only one day, and ultimately, we liked where we were in the north more. Make sure to enjoy some time in San Pedro town - in addition to the great restaurants, the beach is fantastic. In general, with the exception of one encounter late night at a bar, we felt 100% safe on the island, and the people were fantastic. You will occasionally get a vendor walking the beach by the villa, but obviously your choice whether you'd like to engage with them or not.

One thing is for sure, you will enjoy your stay at this beautiful property.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
2.4 Miles
San Pedro
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Miles
Water Taxis
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
2... Lone Star Cantina & Black Orchid Restaurant
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
50 feet!
Nearest Point of Interest
Richie's Supermarket
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Tang Inn
Car: recommended

Villa Natalia is only a short distance from the Maya archaeological site, Marcos Gonzales National Park here on Ambergris Caye. Guided tours are available from park volunteers and staff. See what an archaelogist sees when a Maya site is being surveyed. Truly Unique!

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Rates & Availability

San Pedro Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Lo Season 5-6 Guests*
May 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
High Season 5-6 Guests*
Nov 15 2017 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Week
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,450
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

*PLEASE NOTE! Current rates are published below. We charge a flat nightly rate based on occupancy (2-4 persons) and (5-6 max). VRBO's Instant Quote application can only partially accommodate rate plans like this so we've chosen to list the high occupancy level rates for instant quote purposes. For a personalized quote for 2-4 persons please email an inquiry using the "Email Owner" button. Rates and taxes subject to change without notice.

High Season ~ November 15, 2016 - April 30, 2017
2-4 Guests $280/night +Tax
5-6 Guests $330/night +Tax

Low Season ~ May 1 2016 - November 14, 2016
2-4 Guests $230/night + 9% Tax
5-6 Guests $280/night + 9% Tax

Low Season ~ April 30, 2017 - November 15, 2017
2-4 Guests - TBD/Write
5-6 Guests - TBD/Write

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