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WATER FRONT ECO-CHIC/GOLD STANDARD HOME WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF THE CARIBBEAN

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
Villa
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
About the Owner
James H
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2016
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Reviews (37)
I’ve been going through VRBO for over 15 years. I am going to give a review that is not positive, and the owner is going to respond, and I can’t refute what he/she has to say (no avenue on VRBO) so, you can trust this review, or not. This is my first partially negative, but honest review. The house on Caye Caulker is lovely, comfortable, well equipped, and has an absolutely amazing view! However, their representation of this property is not accurate or honest, which is not acceptable if you are traveling to another country for the first time. Let’s start with: #1 “The seaside path to the home is very scenic and fun for bikeriding….” NOT!! This is a mile and a half of pot-holed barely-one-lane dirt road through a very “stinky” swamp, with NO “scenery”. So, you will require golf-taxi service to and from property ($5 US/person one way, so as a couple it’s $20 US for transportation each day, roundtrip). #2 “Eco-Friendly', solar powered waterfront property”. We ran out of power EVERY day even though we were gone on excursions and off the property every day till about 7 PM. BYW, that means all fans, lights, refrigerator,, charging for cell phones, laptops, etc. and the only power was ONE flashlight in the livingroom. They don’t even provide battery charged lanterns! One flashlight! Here is the response from the owner, after two requests for help: "Hello James, Don't know where you live or your time zone, but at 10 PM Belize all power went out in the house. So, I'm using my phone as a person hotspot to let you know this. I called Ana to see if there are backup lanterns and batteries anywhere, but she said no. I've looked around and have not even found candles. Hmmm, not so good. So, there is one flashlight in your house, and we have our phones, until they run down. Hopefully, power will magically come on, as it does when you're on the grid, but that seems pretty far-fetched. We will keep frig closed, so hopefully nothing will spoil. I look forward to hearing from you. In the dark, Jean & Toby & some new couple downstairs that I have not yet met" “Good evening Jean, I spoke with Ana and our solar technician is still on schedule to come check out the situation. And, yes, Miss Ana did mention that she spoke with you last week about the importance of not leaving fans and/or lights on when you leave the house. Let’s touch base again tomorrow. Thank you. Kindly yours, James". James is the owner who lives somewhere in the the US northeast, as
Visited April 2022
Written 28 May 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

The house is about a 20 minute nice walk from town. Because it is situated on the southern tip of the island, sargassum was not a problem. There is no snorkeling off the dock - the water is shallow and dirty for at least 200 metres - but catching snapper off the dock is pretty easy. We went into town every day and swam at the split, ate really good food (Steve’s tiny restaurant made the best fish).
Visited March 2022
Written 31 March 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

We stayed at this lovely home in February, 2022 for two weeks. There were a few blips in the beginning due to Anna, the housekeeper, being called away to a funeral. We understood that could not be helped but it did make it a little harder to figure out the lay of the land. By the time we had to say goodbye we were in love with the island. The home is lovely and well equipped. The bikes work well but if you want to eat dinner out, you will want to find a taxi that can bring you and the bikes home as the trail through the jungle was very dark at night. The neighbors are very nice and helpful if you have a question. My only tip is if you are susceptible to bug bites (I am but my husband is not), bring plenty of deet. The island has plenty of sand flies.
Visited February 2022
Written 12 March 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Such a cool home, we loved our stay. It is far away from the town, not an issue, actually nice for privacy, but good to know. We biked or taxied in daily.
Visited January 2022
Written 13 January 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

We enjoyed five days in July for our anniversary at this beautiful home. Taxi service was arranged from the airport to the water taxi (Ronny) and from the water taxi to the house (Jubalos), which made things very easy in a new country. The house was very clean and well-maintained and had everything we needed. The house manager, Ana, greeted us and provided a local cell phone that we used to call snorkeling shops (Three Seas, Caveman, and Anwar). We biked to and from town every day. The trails are very bumpy but the ride is worth it to be on the quiet side of the island. The rooftop deck was our favorite part and we spent much of our vacation there enjoying sunrises and sunsets and stargazing. The host was very quick with responses before, during, and after our trip. Highly recommended!
Visited July 2021
Written 16 July 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Enjoyed the solitude and beauty of James's property. The Casa is well situated on the island being outside of the little town was very peaceful and the short bike ride/walk/golf cart to the center was no problem, in fact, quite pleasant. This is a recommended experience.
Visited December 2019
Written 3 January 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Wonderful property that exceeded expectations.
Visited November 2019
Written 30 November 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

My wife and I enjoyed the beauty of this get away. Not only was there a beautiful living space, but there was a sitting area on the roof to watch the stars at night, or the sunrise and sunset, and just across the path, a private dock. we had a wonderful time!
Visited July 2019
Written 30 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

James' place is private, clean, with a great view of the ocean. After biking around the island a few times we definitely felt like this house was ideally situated and exactly where we wanted to be. There were clear instructions to guide our water and electricity use, a wonderful deck where we spent a lot of time reading and hanging out, and a brand new pier with lounge chairs when we felt like being close to the water. The bikes made each of our trips into town quite enjoyable and when we didn't feel like riding it was great to have the local cell phone provided by James, complete with a phone book full of taxi drivers. Thank you James for putting so much care into the house and for sharing it with us!
Visited April 2019
Written 29 April 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

We really enjoyed our week in Belize and our stay with James and Rainy. The house is just as the photos suggest...well-maintained with a fantastic view. Caye Caulker is amazing. We easily walked to the Split, local restaurants and shops. The golf cart taxi service is great. Eco-Chic really is the best way to describe the house. A couple points...we did need a second supply of drinking water. Not a big deal and James took care of that immediately. No long showers and no paper in the commode (would not have changed our minds but I think it helps to know that up front). If you are prone to bug bites, the sand fleas will definitely leave their mark. I used bug spray every day and still got nailed....my husband never got a single bite. We wanted a laid back vacay in a warm, beautiful location and that's exactly what we got. We will definitely be back!
Visited March 2019
Written 15 April 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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