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Tipsy Gecko - Beachfront property with private pool

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Villa Tipsy Gecko is a magnificent large very open two story private waterfront beach house located directly on the Caribbean Sea in Placencia, Belize. Renovated in 2018, Outstanding features radiate luxury and beauty throughout this exquisite 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath residence. (5th bedroom does not have its own bath, but a half bath across the hall) Home is meticulously maintained by full time onsite staff and very active owners that continue to invest in property and make improvements like the private pool on beach and large covered ocean pier, hammocks, and lounge chairs. The main home is two stories consisting of over 4,000 sq ft of living area and covered patios directly over looking a private beach, private covered ocean pier. A great view over the lagoon and the Mayan Mountains can also...Villa Tipsy Gecko is a magnificent large very open two story private waterfront beach house located directly on the Caribbean Sea in Placencia, Belize. Renovated in 2018, Outstanding features radiate luxury and beauty throughout this exquisite 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath residence. (5th bedroom does not have its own bath, but a half bath across the hall) Home is meticulously maintained by full time onsite staff and very active owners that continue to invest in property and make improvements like the private pool on beach and large covered ocean pier, hammocks, and lounge chairs. The main home is two stories consisting of over 4,000 sq ft of living area and covered patios directly over looking a private beach, private covered ocean pier. A great view over the lagoon and the Mayan Mountains can also be had from upstairs living area and from the street side covered deck located on the front side of home. Upstairs in the home you will find two master bedrooms suites each directly over looking the ocean that provide breathtaking views. Each master suite includes a large private bathroom, balcony and huge walk in showers. A large living area and full size walk around bar, complete with 50' flat screen TV and private covered balcony are located between the two master bedrooms making an ideal setting for two couples to use the home at the same time. Another bedroom with a full/twin bunk bed set up, is also located upstairs. This bedroom does not have its own bath but there is a half bath across the hall. The two remaining bedrooms are located on the first floor, each with its own private bath. Cook dinner on the large outside gas grill and enjoy a local drink while relaxing under the fans on the large covered patio steps from the ocean. After dinner, enjoy a quiet private walk on the beach with no one around or retire upstairs to enjoy a drink at the large full walk around bar, complete with 50' flat screen TV, or sit on the adjacent large covered 2nd floor balcony. Located just 1 mile south from the Placencia Hotel and 1 mile north of Maya Beach. The home is uniquely located in upscale area that provides for a very private beach setting, yet it is close to fine dining and other upscale resorts in an exclusive section of Placencia, just 20 minutes from Placencia Village and air strip. Calendar on VRBO is accurate and updated. If dates desired are not shown as available please check out our other 2 beach homes (VRBO Listing #502818 and 663419) located next door on beach. Home can sleep up to 36 when combined with listing 502818 and 663419 located next door on the beach. Please send email if you would like to see PDF slide show that shows every room of house, more outside photos and actual floor plans of home. Other features of the home include: Privacy Fence with driveway gate. Home is decorated, fully furnished and outfitted. Custom high end construction and finish out, all high end natural stone flooring throughout with no carpet in home. Main living areas are on the first floor so ideally for those not wanting to navigate stairs to get to the kitchen or living area. Home is complete with 150 foot covered ocean pier, private pool in back yard of home on beach, and large lagoon lot across the street with pier and garden. Following items are INCLUDED with rental: DAILY MAID SERVICE 24 HOUR CARETAKER PRIVATE CHEF (3 days included with weekly rental) USE OF 6 SEAT GAS GOLF CART ONSITE LAUNDRY AND WASHING OF GUESTS CLOTHING BY ONSITE STAFF USE OF KAYAKS, PADDLEBOARDS, AND BICYCLES AT HOME USE OF PLACENCIA HOTEL POOL TRANSFERS TO/FROM PLACENCIA AIRSTRIP WI-FI WITH HIGH SPEED INTERNET AND FREE PHONE SERVICE TO USA Detached staff apartment, laundry room and storage lockers are located in separate building on the property. Grocery shoping and conceirge service by onsite care taker. Prior to your arrival, you will be sent an email to plan your menu and the chef will offer to pre-purchase any groceries you might like. Bedroom Setup: Bedroom 1 First Floor - 1 Queen Bedroom 2 First Floor - 1 Queen Master Suite 1 Second Floor - 1 King Master Suite 2 Second Floor - 1 Queen Bedroom Second Floor - Full/Twin Bunk Bed Living Room First Floor - 1 Pull Out Sofa 1 Pack and Play (crib) and 1 Portable High Chair Booster Seat Additional amenities include: concierge, ping pong table, private chef, video game console, coffee maker, room fan, ice maker, games for all ages, kids friendly, bed linens/towels, massage on request, staff, parking included, bike, smoking forbidden, breakfast included, essentials.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2010
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our family of 4 stayed here and loved every minute. We found Domingo's cooking the highlight- lobster tail and key lime pie...? Yes! We will never forget the snorkel trip to the reef - best snorkeling we've ever seen (exceeds Fiji or Cayman) -- go...More

Date of stay: August 2017
2  Thank Momof2travelers
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were a family of 9 adults who stayed here at Villa Tipsy Gecko for 2 weeks...It is right on the ocean and the private pool makes it that much better. The Villa is exactly as the photos show if not better. Mabel was very...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have rented vacation villas around the world and was pleasantly surprised as to how much was included in this rental. You got daily maid service, daily laundry service, a personal chef every 3 days, privileges at the fancy Placencia Hotel pool, ice machine, fully...More

Date of stay: February 2015
1  Thank Phoogz
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We were a group of 9 adults staying at this house for a week. The house looks exactly like the pictures of the house - if not even better in real life! The house was big, clean and spacious even for 9 adults. All the...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank MY30
Reviewed 10 June 2014

The house (Lazy Gecko) was clean and bright, the Staff was courteous and efficient, the Service was far above the average and the accommodations were like being at home! Also, to further add to an amazing experience, Domingo made delicious meals that exceeded anything we...More

Date of stay: June 2014
2  Thank DOUG M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Blender
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Books
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Telephone
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Located just north of Maya Beach directly on Carribean Sea. Beautiful daily maintained private beach with covered plapa. Large ocean front pier with Palapa. Close to good restaurants, resort, stores yet far enough away to be very private.
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