Esmeralda Del Mar
Ambergris Caye, Belize
Sunrise to sunset, Esmeralda Del Mar (EDM) features breathtaking scenic views of the crystal clear emerald and turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Completed in May of 2017, EDM is a Tropical Modern design family home located on the beach, five miles North of San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye and a ¼ mile from the largest barrier reef in this hemisphere. The home was custom designed and built to be a memorable place for family and friends to relax, have fun, catch up and share life's special moments.
The Main House features two floors and three spacious outdoor living and deck areas (there is even a rooftop deck!). The top floor welcomes guests with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, a master bedroom with an attached luxurious bathroom, a half bath, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, dining room and an executive office, all with an ocean front view! This home was designed with outdoor living in mind, so the top floor includes 800 square feet of deck for your enjoyment and access to the rooftop deck. The Rooftop Deck offers a stunning 360 view of the Caribbean and the surrounding Island (A perfect place to gather at sunset or sunrise!) The first floor features an open floor plan and two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room and dining area, all ocean front views. In addition to the indoor living space, there is 700 square feet of deck space, a private pool, deck, and walk-out beach access.
The details of Esmeralda Del Mar are unparalleled. Each bedroom suite door is hand carved by local artisans, and each king bed is handmade with Belizean mahogany, accompanied by memory foam mattresses and luxury bedding. The large bathrooms feature hand painted double sinks and the large walk-in closets offer ample storage. The kitchens are generously appointed with stainless steel appliances and high-end, plentiful kitchenware for groups who enjoy the option of cooking or cooking together. The living rooms feature entertainment centers. The top floor includes a 65” Samsung Smart Ultra HD Flat Screen TVs with a Sonos Sound Bar and the first floor features a 60” Samsung Smart Ultra HD Flat Screen TV with a Bose Sound Bar.
A separate private Casita, within steps of the Main House, is included. The Casita features a bathroom, queen sized bed, kitchenette, living room, Smart HD TV and covered porch. This beautiful addition to EDM is nestled amongst the palm trees, with an ocean view for your enjoyment.
Both the Main House and Casita are air conditioned and have ceiling fans throughout. Property is served by a central purified water system (so you can drink the water!). Guests also have access to a washer and dryer for convenience.
For your enjoyment we have three kayaks and two bikes on site for guest use. If you have a larger group, Beach Bums Rental is a short walk away. They rent paddle boards and snorkeling equipment as well as additional bikes and kayaks.
EDM offers complimentary pick up service at San Pedro Airport upon arrival. Travel to/from EDM and other parts of the Island during your stay can be by golf cart, water taxi, land taxi or bicycle. A water taxi to and from town and various points to the north runs a regular schedule and will pick up and drop off at the dock next to our property.
There are over a half dozen restaurants/bars within a 20 minute walk along the beach from the home and at least a dozen more within a 20 minute golf cart ride along with several larger boutique Belizean resorts which also have restaurants and bars. Several grocery stores (Belizean size) are in the area with two that deliver. If you wish to eat in but not cook, our caretaker’s wife will prepare Belizean meals upon request.
For Island and Mainland activities, we have a preferred provider of tours that has served our family for years. They will provide you, your family and friends with personal service and premier experiences that allow you to make the most of your time in Belize. Consider them your personal concierge for area land and water activities. If you rent a golf cart from them, they will take you to the airport or dock for your departure.
For more information and reviews see the Esmeralda Del Mar Facebook page.
(Note: During part of the year the owners reside on the top floor and are happy to serve as a resource to enhance your visit to Belize. The top floor is self contained with a separate entrance. The owners do not use the pool or rooftop deck when guests are on site.) During this time the first floor and Casita are available. See "Rates", "View All Rental Rates" tabs for dates when when only three bedrooms are available. )
* Owners are in residence on the following dates so 3 bedrooms are available which is the entire 1st floor of 2 king suites, complete kitchen, with private pool deck, roof top deck, and the casita with 1 queen bed kitchenette and living room with porch, (sleeps 6)
Check in April 15 - check out April 29 (2019)
Check in January 30. 2020 - check out February 4 (2020)
Check in April 22, 2020 - May 20 (2020)
Rate is $600/night (4 night min)
Peak Season - 4 bedrooms March 9 - April 14, 2019: $800/night
Peak Season - 3 bedrooms April 15 - May 9, 2019: $600/night
Summer/Fall - 4 bedrooms May 10 - October 31 2019: $675/night
PeakSeason - 4 bedrooms Nov 1 2019 - January 7, 2020: $800/night
Peak Season - 3 bedrooms January 8, 2020 - March 3, 2020: $600/night
Peak Season - 4 bedrooms March 4, 2020 - April 21, 2020: $800/night
Peak Season - 3 bedrooms April 22, 2020 - May 19, 2020: $600/night
Summer/Fall season - 4 bedrooms May 20, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020: $675/night
Peak Season- 4 bedrooms Nov 1, 2020 - Dec 17, 2020: $800/night
Peak Season - 4 bedrooms Dec 18 - Jan 9, 2021: $1,100/night
Caretaker and cleaning included, tipping is appreciated
4 night min stay except Christmas & New Years weeks
3 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 6332 square feet
King, King, and King
8 guests maximum
San Pedro Airport (SPR)
- 40"+ TV
- Air Conditioning
- Chef's Kitchen
- High Speed Internet
- Multiple TVs
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Pool
- Satellite/Cable TV
- Washer & Dryer
- Wireless Internet
Activities of Interest
- Great Blue Hole - This 124 meter hole is a hot spot for diving and snorkeling.
- Caribbean Adventures provides golf carts, tours, zip-lining and charter.
- Sailboats, Catamarans, and Jet-skis are available to rent.
- 2 Bicycles and 3 Kayaks are available at the home.
Places of Interest
- San Pedro Town (25 minute golf cart ride) - This town is great for shopping, restaurants, cultural atmosphere!
- Hol Chan Marine Reserve (30 minute boat ride) -A 5 square mile underwater marine reserve for incredible snorkeling and diving!
- Shark Ray Alley (30 minute boat ride) -Adventurers can dive with nurse sharks and sting rays in 6-8 feet of water!
Esmeralda Del Mar
We had a lovely time at this gorgeous home in Ambergris Caye, Belize. The accommodations were spectacular. The pool was refreshing and recommend lounging in the bean-bag pool floats in the pool......so relaxing. The views of the ocean were beautiful. Benjamin and Adi (caretakers on property) were wonderful hosts taking care of any needs we had. They cooked us a traditional Belizian meal of fish, coconut rice and salad which was delicious. We recommend you get a cart to ride around the island and go to Secret Beach where the waters are crystal blue and waist high out for a 1/4 mile........lots of food and drinks there too. We ate at the Tipsy Lobster, Crocs and other restuarants. Seafood was great. The sunsets at Crocs were great too. Highly recommend this property. Last, but not least is the owner, PAT.........she was so helpful in preparing us for our trip. THANKS PAT!!!!”
Beautiful Home with Welcoming Hosts
This home had the most welcoming of hosts! They provided so much valuable information before our stay that it cut down our research time greatly. In addition, the home has a wonderful caretaker who is quick to answer any questions or help you out. His wife prepared us dinner one night and it was delicious. On to the home itself, it's just as nice (if not more) as the pictures show. There is a thoughtful layout, with plenty of privacy for each bedroom, and they all have their own bathrooms and big closets. There are plenty of tools in the kitchen if you decide to cook a few meals in. The yard has a pool, tons of seating and your own beach. We also took advantage of the provided kayaks, you can go right out to the reef from the house! We all fell in love with the area on this trip - Ambergris Caye has a lot to do and is easy to get around by renting a golf cart. We went to secret beach and ate in the ocean, went snorkeling (the best I've seen in my travels yet) at Hol Chan and participated in morning yoga over the water at Ak'bol. We would love to come back one day!”