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“A Vacation to Remember in St. Macs Upper Level”
Review of West Bay Village

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West Bay Village
Reviewed 10 September 2011

My husband and I have visited Roatan 4 or 5 times before and always stayed at Infinity Bay. This was our first time to stay at St Macs Upper Level. We love Roatan because our main activity is snorkeling and on West Bay we can snorkel from the beach whenever we want instead of having to book a trip with a boat snorkeling tour. Also, the snorkeling was so easy. No waves or current to fight. We had seen St Macs before because it is right next door to where we ususally stay. We stayed at St Macs because we had 6 people going and wanted something right on the beach. The deck was the most used area of the home for our family. We loved being able to see everyone walking the beach and know when the sun was about to set so we could run out to the beach with our cameras right at sunset. We loved early morning coffee/tea on deck looking out over the calm waters. The kitchen is fully equipped and the owner provided us with a few essentials to start out with. (coffee, butter, eggs, muffins). The air conditioning worked great but seemed like it always struggled to keep up in the afternoon when the sun was hottest. The water pressure was low in the second bathroom but didn't seem to bother anyone but me. A few days before we left I found an outdoor shower at the back of the house which was nice to rinse off the saltwater. The security guards were great at keeping watch over everything and keeping vendors from approaching. There is a vegetable/fish truck that comes weekly. There were lounge chairs we could pull out to the beach or to our back yard. It was a great location and the vacation and home fit our needs perfectly.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 September 2011

Stayed in the St. Mac's beach apartment from August 6th-13th with my boyfriend and couldn't have asked for a better place, he actually tried to figure out a way for us to not go back home for another week! House was very well maintained with a great kitchen that is fully equipped and excellent location on the beach. The grounds were raked and leaves were picked up every morning, security on site the entire time which was a nice feeling, even though I am sure it was not needed. Brad was extremely helpful and quick to respond to emails and my ever annoying questions before and during our stay!

Stayed at a resort my first trip to Roatan and wasn't too pleased with the traffic and noise.. St. Mac's was close enough to the busier part of the beach but far enough away to escape it which was perfect!

Snorkeling right off of the beach to the left of the dock is spectacular, definite must. Bite on the Beach and Foster's were are go to places for lunch or you can buy stuff for lunch to make since it sure is hard to leave that beach and house! Water taxi's into town are cheap and right outside, or you can walk up the road and catch a cab into town.

Also would recommend renting a car to explore the island one day, Brad set this up for us and it was delivered from the airport at a very good price. Camp Bay Beach Adventure Lodge which is at the other end of the Island was a great place to spend the day, have lunch, take a nap on the beach and a nice swim. Maybe 45 minutes from West Bay.

Bring bug spray if you are like me and get bit by anything that can possibly bite or sting you! But other than that sunscreen, camera, bathing suit and toothbrush are all you will need!!

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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 August 2011

We were lucky enough to rent the St. Mac's Beachfront Apartment the week after Easter 2011. We have stayed at a few places on Roatan over the years and St Mac's was definately the best for our style of travel. It has a lovely casual beachy feel and we wanted for nothing. The kitchen is well equipped and it was really wonderful to be able to prepare breakfast and enjoy it on our own little patio. The location can't be beat - close enough to the beach to be entertained by the comings and goings but private enough to not be bothered by any of it. Easy to walk the beach for dinner every night - great beach bar next door at Infinity Bay and the dock for water taxis to the West End right out front. Great access to Dive shop just along the beach. Mention must be made of the great staff - Ruth and Brad the property managers were very helpful - great transportation to and from the airport (additional fee) with a stop at a super market on our way to the house. Security made us feel very safe while being quite inobtrusive and the maid service was fantastic - everything kept so nice and clean - I love when a place smells clean! Our only complaint about St Mac's is that it isn't available for the week we wanted in 2012!

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

My family of five stayed in Casa Martin in West Bay Village. Wow. What an amazing location and fantastic accomodations. We had the beach to ourselves. The snorkeling off the beach was the best ever. Brad and Ruth are great and made sure we had eveything we needed to make this the best beach vacation ever. The location can not be beat. The individual properties are well kept and very clean. We will return to West Bay Village in the future.

Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
6  Thank candlowe
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Reviewed 29 June 2011

Returned to Roatan for the 2nd year. West Bay Village, Barefoot Dream upper, probably the best place we have ever stayed. About 50 yards off the beach in serene privacy surrounded by palms, sea grapes, almond trees and flowers. Not being exact on the beach lends to the privacy and makes you feel as though you are walking in a well kept jungle when you go to the beach. Kitchen units was probably the single best stocked unit we have ever seen. Near by resturants include Infinity bar and grill and the Thirsty Turtle at Bananarama. For diving, Bananaram can not be beat, go see Sophia nad Martin.
Ruth and Brad will accomidate every need a guest may have and our only regret is we are not still there. Already planning to book for next year, can not wait to get back.
The Plunkett Family
Livingston, Texas

ps. We have traveled from Grenada to Costa Rica and every island in between, this is the island we come back to for a very good reason!

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about West Bay Village

Address: Carretera Pavimentada Ppal, west Bay Beach, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
Region: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > West Bay
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette
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Ranked #2 of 9 Speciality Lodging in West Bay
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
West Bay Village is an oasis of privately owned homes directly on West Bay Beach on Roatan, Honduras. Each charming house was built in the traditional island style with wood constriction and spacious decks. All the houses are individually owned and therefore unique in their own charm and character. You will find each home fully furnished to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Whether you need one, two or three bedrooms, we have the perfect house or houses for your family and friends! ... more   less 
Also Known As:
West Bay Village Bay Islands - Roatan

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