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“Beautiful House”
Far Tortuga, Roatan
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Far Tortuga, Roatan
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8 reviews
Far Tortuga, Roatan
Aerial view
Reef's eye view
Infinity pool
Other view of pool and second gazebo
Outdoor dining area
Master Bedroom with queen bed
Other view of Master bedroom
Master Bath
Guest Bedroom with queen bed
Other view of guest bedroom
Kid's room
Living room and kitchen
Other view of living area
Dining area
Gazebo and hammocks
Dock in First Bight
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Roatan, Bay Islands

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“Beautiful House”
Reviewed July 5, 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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There is no option for Family with young adults. We traveled with our 3 adult children and friend for a total of 6. The house comfortably slept 6 and I am not sure where the 4th bedroom is..... there are only 3 bedrooms at this house. Bedroom #3 is quite small for two adults but worked fine for our family. The master bedroom is huge - there is room for an extra bed.

All comments are spot on so I won't repeat what has already been stated. The managers, Kevin and Claire are very helpful and available when needed. The "neighborhood" is quite friendly and we were all invited to a home restaurant where we dined with a small group other travelers and local expats. It was unique and very interesting!

I will give a few cautions... If you love to walk to local amenities, this house is NOT for you. You can walk in the neighborhood but that is it. You will need a vehicle and 4 wheel drive is a must on the island if you plan to explore. There are few beaches on this part of the island. The shore in front of the house is lined with, what I believe they called iron coral, which is very jagged and sharp. Beautiful but difficult, if not impossible, to walk on.

Every day there were scuba excursion boats anchored in front of the house so this is an ideal location for experienced snorkelers or scuba divers. I would not recommend snorkeling in this area for children or inexperienced snorkelers as getting out of the water was quite a challenge with the sharp coral and there are few spots in front of the house where it is safe to get in and out. We snorkeled from the dock, around the point and past the house to a clearing where your can find a path through the coral to the small rocky beach. This is not a swimming beach. See pictures for distance. You can not touch the bottom while snorkeling this route so take precautions. The waters were a bit rough when we were there so it might be quite different during other times of the year. The snorkeling is spectacular though and our neighbors went scuba diving every day. The "wall" is maybe 100 yards off shore right in front of the house. Kevin was very helpful with advise on snorkeling.

If you like a relaxed quiet vacation, this house is for you! If you are experienced scuba divers, you will LOVE it here! If you need constant action or an accessible beach, you may want to search elsewhere. However, where there are beautiful beaches, there are also lots of people when the cruise ships are in, which is almost daily now. We would go to the beaches on days when there were few or no cruise ships. You can check the calendar to see who is in and for how long.

We LOVED the house and couldn't believe everything provided. I don't believe there was a thing that we needed from kitchen utensils, games, kayaks, beach towels, extra linen... it felt like we were permanently moved in!

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Reviewed May 25, 2011 for a stay in May 2011
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Your age range 25-34
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California
Reviewed May 18, 2011 for a stay in April 2011
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Montana
Reviewed March 26, 2011 for a stay in March 2011
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ON, Canada
Reviewed December 13, 2010 for a stay in November 2010
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Liked best: The spaciousness, convenience for snorkelling, and the pool
Liked least: There was nothing negative about this place.
Travelling group: Spouse / significant other
Your age range 65+
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Ontario
Reviewed October 30, 2010 for a stay in April 2009
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New Jersey
Reviewed September 9, 2009 for a stay in August 2009
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Liked best: Gorgeous views, close to beach, snorkling and diving
Liked least: A bit high priced, need a car for convenient access, remote
Travelling group: Family with teenagers
Your age range 45-54
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Young singles Friends getaway
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