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Avana Villa- Penthouse

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
San Ignacio, Cayo
The Villa is situated on a well-maintained, securely gated property 3 miles from town, encompassing orchards, duck ponds, an infinity pool, and tons of wildlife. There is fantastic birding from the Penthouse Suite, and it is typical to witness a passing flock of White Fronted Parrot and Parakeet at eye level within 20 feet everyday.
Other daily viewing includes but not limited to: Wild Duck, Osprey, Hawk, Egret, Fly Catcher, Swallow, Groove-billed Ani, Tanager, Warbler, Manakin, Hummingbird, Woodpecker, Falcon, Owl and many more. Red-Lored, Toucan and Aracari can be seen weekly or when certain fruits and seeds are in season.

Because of the size of Avana Villa, also more affectionately known as the “Castle in the Tropics,” this 4-story, 5000 sq. ft. home has two individual apartments for rent. See other listing for Garden Suite.
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Listing #FKN3075783
About the Owner
Murray and Martha A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Murray and Martha took such great care of my son and me while we stayed with them a few weeks back. They even went as far as to book a doctors appointment for me that I luckily didn't end up needing... as the magic of...More

Thank jsnclry
Murrstir, VR Owner at Avana Villa- Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks so much Jason for the kind words, we really enjoyed having you here as well. It is guests like you that make it all worthwhile. Can't wait to see some of your fantastic pictures. Please come again anytime! 😁

Reviewed 1 September 2017

My wife, 21 yr. old son and I just spent 4 nights in the Avana Villa Penthouse for the first stage of our 12 days in Belize. Owners Martha & Murray proved to be fantastic hosts and the villa was the perfect basecamp for our...More

Thank Randi-Tom
Murrstir, VR Owner at Avana Villa- Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hi Randi and Tom, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Yes we are 3 miles from town and half of it is that wonderful drive to our jungle. Our road is better than many around here, and we do not own a four-wheel...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I really enjoyed my stay here. The owners were wonderful and friendly. Had so much fun talking Canadian football and hockey while swimming in the pool. The owner also took me to watch as she fed the animals. It was so nice to go out...More

Thank ak474me
Murrstir, VR Owner at Avana Villa- Penthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Sean, Thank you very much for the kind words about us and the Villa. It was certainly a pleasure to have you both, and share your adventure with us.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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Penthouse Suite: The Penthouse Suite is where the best views of the house can be found, from one of its two verandas, which combine to give you over 570 s.f. of outdoor space! French doors lead to the back veranda with commanding views of the cascading hills of the Mopan River Valley. From the deck, you can enjoy nature views during the day or star gaze at night. The private 900 s.f. penthouse has a king-size bed with overhead ceiling fan, sitting room with a 2-person sleeper couch and ceiling fan, walk in closet, fully-equipped kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator, sink, granite countertops, small nook area, as well as an ensuite bath with a shower, dressing room, and private water closet. Guests of this suite have access to the outdoor and indoor sitting and dining rooms on the second floor common areas, but must use the kitchen in their suite only. Maximum occupancy .
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About the neighbourhood
Located West of the vibrant and expanding community of San Ignacio Town (3 miles), Xunantunich (5 miles), one of the most popular ruins in Belize, Buena Vista Ruins (1mile), and the Mopan River(1.5 miles), there is plenty to do and see during your stay in Belize. Avana Villa is also located in an area known as the hotel district, so you are just minutes away from massages, fantastic meals, jungle tours, and more!
Transportation to the Villa is available via rental car, shuttle, or taxi. During your stay, Belize has an extensive taxi and bus system, which can be reached on the Western Highway, a short 1.5 mile walk from the Villa. Most taxis will pick you up at the villa, if you ask them to, although cell phone reception here is challenging and you may not always be able to call for one

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How to get there
Driving Directions:
When you come through San Ignacio heading west towards Benque Viejo you will come to the last traffic circle just past San Ignacio resort. There is an UNO gas station on the left and grocery store on the right. We are 1.5 miles west from the UNO..as you crest a small hill you will see a big sign that says LaPrimivera Wildlife Observation , there is a gravel road on the right, turn there and go another1.5 m to the big white gates. Voila!
There is also a sign for Avana and one that says No Dumping. Real easy! GPS is pinned to the map
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