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Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !

Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Jan 31, 2015
House, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 3 Sleeps

Casita Buena Vista:

location: just 2 miles South of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

Our beautiful Casita is a 1000 sqft guesthouse just 50 feet off our private beach. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood, mostly villas, the top spot on the island. Though close to town, tranquility is guaranteed.

The Casita is a one-bedroom, one bathroom guesthouse with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 flat screen TVs and dual AC and a brand new bathroom; all natural stone with an open shower. The kitchen is brand new with all stainless steel appliances.

The large, high ceiling/wood beam living and dining room has been newly constructed. The Casita has 2 TVs (cable); maid service is provided twice a week. The Casita guesthouse is one of the most affordable beach accommodations in the medium price range on Ambergris Caye; our quality far exceeds pricing.

Enjoy the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and the quite, private

property beach equipped with lounge chairs and a hammack. Shallow

waters and dock access facilitate all kind of water sports,

activities, boating, snorkeling and diving.

Our location is just a few walking minutes away from one of the finest

tour/dive operators on the island offering full activities programs:

Suya Adventure Tours,offering diving for beginners and advanced,

snorkeling, deep see andreef fishing, sightseeing tours and BBQ trips

by boat and many other activities.

A grocery store and take-out BBQ place is located just a few walking

minutes away.

* Casita Buena Vista has been awarded with the 2011/12 Flipkey/TripAdvisor "Rated Excellent Award" for 2011/12.

More Details
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets welcome

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The Casita Buena Vista certainly met all of our expectations and more. Pictures do not do justice to the wonderful beachfront location and the perfect ocean breeze that accompanies it. The location is near enough to San Pedro to be able to take advantage of restaurants, shopping and recreation, but far enough to partake only in R&R if that is your desire. Wolfgang is a wonderful host providing every possible assistance, if needed. I would rate this an A+ and recommend it to anyone interested in a non-resort experience.



9-4-09

Jerry and Liz from Golden, CO
Aug 2009
  • 1 of 3

34 Reviews

4.8
based on 34 traveler reviews

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Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
4

Casita Buena Vista

  • 4 of 5
Wofgang along with Eldon, Merta, Cookie and Tiger have perfected the art of the vacation rental. It was by far the most organized, professional, yet personal experience we have had over many countries. They all exist to make sure you have the best time in San Pedro and nothing is too much to ask of them. Juice in the fridge and laundry service are great touches. The island info provided by Wolfgang before arrival is better than any travel book. Casita is huge,property is beautiful, however was surprised that our casita did not have any ocean view (is behind other building) and you cannot get out to the reef from beach. There is no kayak anymore and no bathroom door in the casita FYI.
All in all one of the best spots on Ambergris to stay and will return for sure.
  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
5

The best casa on the island!

  • 5 of 5
First and foremost I want to say thank you to our host, Wolfgang and his grounds keeper Aiden. Wolfgang was easy and quick to correspond with upon booking and before our arrival. He answered all of our questions and was so helpful especially with suggesting places for excursions. He also had transportation waiting for us at the airport so we didn't have to worry about a thing! Once we arrived he already had goodies for us in the fridge and made suggestions for great restaurants, local spots to check out, and even took us on a short tour through town so we knew what to look for. The casita itself had everything we could ever need/want- full kitchen, AC, comfy furnishings, and much more. It was clean and spacious for me and my husband. We loved the shower too! The high windows let in the natural light and had beautiful views of the palms trees and foliage. Adien the grounds keeper worked so hard to make sure we had a nice and pristine beach everyday and even scooped out the seaweed from the water for us!

As far as the island, it is very laid back and full of wonderful people. Everyone was friendly and it had a small town feel. Maria's fruit and veggie stand was the best place for inexpensive fresh fruit, veggies, and juices! The restaurants were great, but the local spots were much cheaper. Snorkeling at Hol Chan reserve and Shark Ray Alley is a must! Driving the golf carts were fun and an adventure in itself. It was the best way to get around the island.

San Pedro will definitely be an annual spot for us! And we will be looking to stay at Casita Buena Vista for sure! You can't beat the location, the hospitality, and of course the wonderful amenities! Thanks, Wolfgang for making our short stay so amazing. I wish we had more time to explore... We look forward to next time :)
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
Eugene,OR. USA
5

What a great place to stay in Belize!

  • 5 of 5
We loved San Pedro and we loved staying at the Casita Buena Vista. The owner/host/friend Wolfgang makes sure all his guests are comfortable, and then he takes you for a tour of the town. He introduced us to a variety of merchants so we knew where to go for what. We really enjoyed our visits with the people working with Wolfgang to make our stay comfortable and fun. Eldon and Marita were great! Our advice to rent a golf cart right away so you can tour the island at will. We got ours from Polo, who is also a friend of Wolfgangs. Heading to Ambergries Caye? You can't go wrong staying with Wolfgang.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
Los Angeles
4

Nice place with a few of setbacks

  • 4 of 5
Location, locals and owner are great! He has 2 wonderful dogs - Cookie and Tiger. Cookie swam with us! We stayed in both properties. While there is sea grass in the swimming area ( one foot to approx. 7 feet deep) which takes a little getting used to, the water is a very fun place to be. Snorkeling on the property is a perfect for beginners to novices. The casita (1bd/1ba) was terrific (great a/c) - no problems with it. The house 1st floor (upgrade) has an extra bd/ba and beautiful view. The front screen door has a 2" gap which MAY be big enough to let flies/mosquitoes in the place (it may be more psychological than anything). This is an issue because there is no a/c in the living room/kitchen area of the house and you need to airflow to keep the place cool. BEWARE, he advertises a 2 man kayak on VRBO, THERE IS NO KAYAK! This was a huge disappointment bc it would be great for snorkeling in other areas and they are $$$ to rent. If you plan on using a kayak and it is still advertised on the website, I would iron out the details with him before you go. For us,his employee, Eldon, was not too helpful. First day I arrived, he asked me what I needed. I told him I wanted coconuts each morning and a place to buy fresh (not frozen) seafood. After 3 days with no coconuts, I asked him again and I got some coconuts. Again I told him I would like coconuts EVERDAY, and he failed to deliver. When we asked him about fresh seafood, he gave excuses as to the guy could not make it. Oddly enough, the last night of the vacation, I saw a guy, "Fish" Johnson, on his bike selling fresh seafood (fish fillets, shrimp and lobster - all fairly priced), which I bought, cooked and ate - delicious. During our discussion, Fish stated he knew where we were staying (knew Eldon and the owner by name). In the past, he had delivered seafood & cooked bbq there. He had never received a call asking for fresh seafood during our stay. For tourist stuff, you MUST see HO CHAN and Shark/Ray alley. I chartered a boat ($250/day) with Clive, Captain of the Pisces. He can be contacted at the Day Spa on the pier. For the day, Clive took us fishing (caught 9 fish), cleaned, cooked and fed us (lobster & fish & sodas/H2O) and he was our swim guide for HO CHAN & Shark Ray Alley. He grabbed sharks and manta rays for us to touch and pet. Clive's boat was awesome and $100 cheaper than other tour companies.
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
Austin, TX
5

Beautiful property on a beautiful island.

  • 5 of 5
This was such a cute rental. Wolfgang was a great host and helped us and answered questions when we asked. His staff is beyond nice. I will come back and this is where I would stay again. Love!
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Casita Buena Vista, Guesthouse with private beach, NEW ! !
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7048098
+1 -323-319-6664
Ambergris Caye Belize
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay at Casita Beuna Vista. The guesthouse was lovely, well-appointed and spotless. The greatroom was large and cool, with many fans, and the bed was very comfortable.
Wolfgang was a gracious host, and we enjoyed our tour of San Pedro.
We also enjoyed our walks along the beach and exploring the island in the golf cart (recommended). We booked two tours with the help of Eldon, the groundskeeper, and had a great time snorkeling and visiting Mayan ruins on the mainland. We would love to return someday.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway

Location

Activity and Interests

Activities (on site or nearby at Suya):

Snorkeling/diving (barrier reef, Blue Hole), fishing (deep sea, reef

fishing, troll and fly) with local guides, swimming, boating, sailing,

windsurfing, kayaking, birding, guided tours to nature and marine

reserves and Mayan ruins, shopping, restaurants, sunbathing, and other

beach activities.

Suya Boat Rental and Activity Center is just a few walking minutes away.

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $140 - $180

    Weekly Rate: $980 - $1190

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


  • RATES:
    * Dec. 21 to May 31: $180 a night, $1190 a week
    * June 01 to Dec. 20: $160 a night, $1090 a week
    * Sept./Oct. Special: only $140 per night, $980 a week
    Discounts:
    5% discount on 2 weeks, 10% on 3 weeks, 15% on 4 weeks and over
    * Other specials available; please inquire
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    Minimum 50% of the rental is required to
    secure a reservation (US$ or Euro). The balance is due 30 days before arrival (US$).
    Security Deposit: $250 in cash at arrival, fully refundable at departure
    Reservations within 30 days of arrival: payment in full (US$ or Euro)
    Refunds: Full deposit less US$100 within 30 days, no refund within 30
    days of arrival
    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
    Rates do not include 9% tax. Minimum reservation: 4 nights.
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    We take all credit cards via Paypal.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1

Notes:

  • The rental at Casita Buena Vista includes: * Air conditioning in Bedroom and Living Room * A brand new, all natural stone bathroom with a large open shower * 2 Cable TVs * High Speed DSL Wireless internet connection, capable of VOIP e.g. Skype * Microwave, blender, coffee maker, fridge, stove * lounge chairs on our private beach * Patio outdoor dining furniture * Charcoal BBQ (charcoal not provided) * Linens, Towels and Beach Towels * Full access to the private beach and 250 foot pier * Washer and Dryer * Maid service twice a week * Security provided by SACNW * A complimentary 2-seat kayak (paddle out to the reef for the most amazing snorkeling) * Two hammacks * Hot/Cold outdoor shower Additional Notes: * Pets are accepted with prior approval with additional deposit. * We recommend renting a golf cart or bicycle for transportation to and from town. * We can arrange a golf cart rental reservation with pick-up at the airport on your behalf. Bicycle rentals are $40 per week.

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