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Private 5 BR Beachfront Home with Rooftop Pool, Full Staff, Free Beach Rentals

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5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Because of the beautiful and peaceful location of El Gran Castillo de Arena, its thoughtful and handsome design and décor, and its overall commitment to excellence, the “Great Sandcastle” is regarded as one of Belize’s finest 5 bedroom oceanfront villas. This private home is located 5 miles north of San Pedro town in the sought-after Mata Grande area on beautiful Ambergris Caye, Belize, the closest area to the popular Secret Beach. Inside this private home are 5 air conditioned bedrooms and sleeps up to 10 adults. The unique design of this villa features 3 separate units with 3 fully equipped kitchens and air conditioned living and dining areas for ultimate privacy for your multi-family vacation. Each unit is equipped with WiFi. The upstairs unit features a spacious air conditioned ...Because of the beautiful and peaceful location of El Gran Castillo de Arena, its thoughtful and handsome design and décor, and its overall commitment to excellence, the “Great Sandcastle” is regarded as one of Belize’s finest 5 bedroom oceanfront villas. This private home is located 5 miles north of San Pedro town in the sought-after Mata Grande area on beautiful Ambergris Caye, Belize, the closest area to the popular Secret Beach. Inside this private home are 5 air conditioned bedrooms and sleeps up to 10 adults. The unique design of this villa features 3 separate units with 3 fully equipped kitchens and air conditioned living and dining areas for ultimate privacy for your multi-family vacation. Each unit is equipped with WiFi. The upstairs unit features a spacious air conditioned great room with soaring ceilings. It is tastefully decorated with an earthy Mayan theme in rich jewel tones with comfortable rattan furniture and locally carved mahogany tables. For your entertainment, there is a 55' HD TV with over 100 cable channels, a DVD player and a Bose sound system. The beautifully designed fully-equipped kitchen has a dining and bar area that seats up to 10. The master bedroom has a king bed and en-suite bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has a king bed that can be converted to two twins for versatility. There is also a second full bathroom in the upstairs unit. The downstairs unit features a living area decorated in tasteful casual elegance with ceiling fans, ceramic tiled floors and honey rattan furniture. Included is a 36” HD TV with local cable and DVD player. There is also an ever-growing video, book and game library. The dining table, along with the kitchen peninsula/bar that separates the kitchen from the living area, provides seating for seven. Each of the two cheerfully decorated air conditioned bedrooms features large closets, ceiling fans and a king bed with under-bed drawer space that can be separated into two twin beds if desired. The full bath has brilliant white and cobalt blue ceramic tile decorated in bright “coral reef” colors. Both kitchens have beautiful ceramic tile countertops and are fully equipped with electric stove/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker and a blender for those luscious tropical drinks. The Belizean Mahogany cupboards are filled with a tasteful collection of china, dinnerware, cooking supplies, utensils, linens, and kitchen implements. The third private unit is the honeymoon suite connected to the south side of the house. This newly constructed suite was just added for that extra needed bedroom. It features lofty ceilings and air conditioning. The great room has a living/dining area with HD TV with cable, and a kitchenette. The large air conditioned bedroom includes a queen bed and large closet. There is also a full bath. All kitchen amenities are included. All towels, linens, iron/ironing board and a hairdryer are provided for your convenience. A washer/dryer is also available for use with a 7-night stay or longer. OUTSIDE: The 'Sunset Tower' is the third-floor patio with a 360-degree view of paradise. Rejuvenate your body after soaking up the Caribbean sun with a refreshing plunge in the 4' deep dip pool. The patio furniture and tables, along with the shade pergola, offer a wonderful spot for dining while viewing the beautiful turquoise Caribbean waters or breathtaking sunsets. Large French doors from the living areas open to reveal beautiful views from the outdoor covered verandas with table and chairs where you can watch the sunrise over morning coffee. Enjoy direct access to the beach right out the door. Across the white sandy beach lies your private pier with a thatched palapa, swim deck, perfect for snorkeling, sunbathing or to try your luck at reeling in your fish dinner. Also right on the beach is your own private thatch-roof palapa to keep you cool and shaded while sipping your favorite libation at the “Carpe Diem” bar. A warm-water shower to rinse off after your day’s excursions is conveniently located right outside your front door. Located in the tropically landscaped backyard is a BBQ grill to cook that fresh catch of the day. FREE BEACH RENTALS: And to make an amazing vacation even better, all guests at El Castillo de Arena have complimentary use of all beach equipment provided by Beach Bums Rental Hut. Included are bicycles, kayaks, snorkel gear, beach games including cornhole and volleyball, beach toys, baby needs and much more. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: BTB1245More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
RENTAL RULES See Rental Agreement
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Carolyn M
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

There is so much that is special about this house, it's hard to now where to begin. From the gift baskets that awaited us and our family that arrived the next day, to the stunning 360 degree views from the rooftop deck (with dipping pool),...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Deedie D
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
Although you come for relaxation and solitude, the quaint town of San Pedro, with its shops and nightlife is only a 20-minute boat ride or golf cart ride. There are a couple of fabulous restaurants and a grocery store within a 10-minute walk from the property. Our neighborhood, Mata Grande, is the closest area to the popular Secret Beach and is only a 15-minute golf cart ride away.
Getting around
We are happy to assist you in any way to make your vacation memorable, from arranging tours, golf cart rentals, and transportation from Belize Goldson International Airport to San Pedro. El Gran Castillo de Arena is located only 4.5 miles from San Pedro Town. We recommend renting a golf cart, to give you independence from water and van taxis. There are so many great places to visit on Ambergris Caye.
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