WINNER 2012 UTILA TOP VACATION RENTAL BY TRIPADVISOR AND FLIPKEY.
"HEAVEN ON EARTH".
Get away from it all at the Pineapple House, a newly constructed luxury beachfront home located on the white sands of Treasure Beach. Located three miles from Utila town and ONLY ACCESSIBLE BY BOAT, a vacation at the Pineapple House is ideal for romantic couples wanting peace and privacy or adult friends and families looking to relax and reconnect. your very own beach and an amazing coral reef to snorkel.
The large great room has soaring 18 ft. high ceilings and multiple french doors opening onto a wide wrap around veranda with sweeping views of the beach, ocean, the Utila Cays and the mainland mountains on the horizon . The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and the large dinning table seats eight.
The master bedroom has a queen sized canopy bed, walk in closet, ensuite bathroom and french doors opening onto a sea view veranda. There are three more bedrooms, two of which have french doors that open directly onto the beach, all have queen sized beds, large closets and there are two more full bathrooms.
The Pineapple House is tastefully furnished and all table ware, bed linens and towels are of the finest quality. The shady verandas are also furnished and perfect for lounging and siestas, as is the beach with its hammocks, sun beds and casitas.
A large sunbathing/stargazing deck is built over the water, enjoy cooling sea breezes as you watch the fish swim the coral reef below or enjoy sunsets over the cays.
Diving and fishing trips are easily arranged as are trips to the Utila Cays and the snorkeling right in front of the house is world class.
Featuring over 2800 sq. ft. of living space and 600 sq. ft. of covered verandas, the Pineapple House can be rented as a two, three or four bedroom home comfortably accommodating up to 8 adults. For larger groups we can also offer the addition of THE CORAL HOUSE which has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and can accommodate three more couples, this house is 150ft down the beach from the Pineapple House.
Rental includes pick up from Utila town on your arrival day and return boat trip to town on check out day.
Rental price quoted is for two guests, additional guests are $20 per night, per person.
Dave and Trish our onsite property managers will help with air or boat transfers to Utila from either Roatan or mainland Honduras. They will act as your concierge, offering full provisioning of the home with food and drinks prior to your arrival as well as arranging scuba diving, fishing, guided kayak trips etc etc.. If you need their assistance with anything just ask.
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THE PINEAPPLE HOUSE, TRIPADVISOR # 1 UTILA RENTAL Utila, Bay Islands Honduras
Additional Location Information
located three miles from utila town and right on the beach in the quiet southwest corner of utila, opposite diamond cay. the beach is very private, with dozens of palm trees and the beautiful coral reef that starts only 30 feet from shore. watch sunrise and sunsets from the overwater deck, also the perfect spot for stargazing at night and catching a cooling sea breeze. the pineapple house is one of only a dozen or so homes scattered along two miles of deserted beach. the perfect place to escape the tourist hoards!!
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Left on 06/14/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 14, 2012Stayed May 2012
Staying at the Pineapple House for a week was truly one of the most wonderful, relaxing and enjoyable vacations I have ever had.
If what you're looking for is room service, resort style restaurants, bars and hundreds of strangers this is not the place for you. However, if what you're looking for is beautiful nature at it's best and most peaceful, a place to truly escape the rat race, a living space that has the highest level of interior design but is still inviting and calming, interesting locals and a vacation where you really can do as much or as little as you want...the Pineapple House is most definitely the place for you.
The house is fully stocked with your groceries when you arrive, so it couldn't be easier and Dave is always on hand to help you if you need something else.
It really is that simple. It really is Paradise Found.
many thanks sam, looking forward to seeing you again next year !!!!
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“A Dream Honeymoon”
Left on 12/05/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 5, 2011Stayed Jul 2011
After the excitement of Roatan, taking Captain Vern's yacht to Utila was like entering Paradise. Beautiful white sandy beaches and lush trees framing a house that was absolutely breathtaking. It was such a treat to enter the Pineapple house for the first time. Elegantly appointed rooms, a kitchen my wife would kill for at home, and absolutely gorgeous wood flooring throughout. The views from the wrap around deck were amazing, allowing one to look out into the Carribean, read, snooze, or whatever your heart could desire. We were so excited to snorkle, it was my wifes first time, and the reef right off the beach was amazing, we saw every color of the rainbow in the reef fish as well as barracuda and sting rays.
The staff that serviced the house were always responsive and absolutely the best; happy and willing to help us access the island, the town, and the sites the island had to offer. We are so thankful that Laurence and David and Peter in making our trip to Paradise perfect.
Left on 11/14/2010 for a stay in November 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 14, 2010Stayed Nov 2010
to whom it may concern. my husband and i just returned from a wonderful stay at the pineapple house on utila. no crowds, no traffic, no noise. just an empty beach, palm trees and a lovely new house. we rented as a two bedroom and it was perfect. we had some rain showers and some very hot days but when the breeze blew we opened all the doors around the balcony, it was like an open pavilion and there was no need for the a/c. the house has lovely furniture, kitchen etc., the bedroom was romantic(four poster bed) and comfy and the bathrooms very nice. most days were spent snorkeling the reef in front of the house, sunbathing and drinking salva vida, the local beer. the sunsets from the deck above the dock were beautiful (nice and private if you like to sunbathe au natural). we also scuba dived with capt. morgans, they do a two tank dive each morning and picked us up/dropped us off in their boat. we grilled fish most days, ate at utopia resort a couple of times and danced and drank rum with the locals on the cay one night, which was tons of fun and quite a cultural experience. peter the caretaker and dave steffens the rental agent took good could care of us and peter took us to water cay one day, he then came back at the end of the day to pick us up, we had the whole island to ourselves and sitting in the water watching the sunset was awesome (note to owner:- the house needs a cooler to carry beers on boat trips). this was our second trip to the island and we're so happy we chose to stay out of town this time, it was a completely different ( better) experience.
Left on 03/05/2010 for a stay in February 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 5, 2010Stayed Feb 2010
Wonderful, Fabulous, Beautiful! Only a few of the things I could say about The Pineapple house
It would take a year to explain how wonderful our stay at The Pineapple house became. We were greeted at the dock by Laurence, our guest and as it turned out a good friend. At The Pineapple house we were welcomed by peace and nature with its coconut palms
The Pineapple house has so much wonderful character within its walls. The history of how it became, was intriguing and very interesting.
The villa is exquisitely decorated and yet we felt right at home. We stayed 7 days and wanted to stay a few more after we settled in.
We are already scheduling our next trip to the Pineapple house. The Pineapple house is for those that like peace and quiet from the everyday rat race.
The grounds at The Pineapple house are detailed in beautiful trees, almond, coconut, and banana palm trees.
the beach is clean and the reef is astounding, just a few feet away from the shore.
Left on 03/03/2010 for a stay in February 2010 | tehsteveReviewed Mar 3, 2010Stayed Feb 2010
We were greeted by the very pleasant and knowledgeable David Steffan with
Utila Apartment Finders upon landing at the airport. David gave us a great
tour of town and lots of advice before shuttling us by boat to the pineapple
house. We were delighted upon our arrival to see the fridge and shelves fully
stocked for the week. The house is just beautiful with excellent views and
top notch construction throughout. The shutters are screened in to prevent
bugs from getting in, but still let the ocean breeze roll through. There is
also air conditioning throughout.
Just down the beach there is a resort called Utopia Dive Village, they are an
all inclusive diving resort but the owner of the pineapple house (Laurence)
advised us that they are happy to have guests for drinks and dinner. We
advise going down the day before to let them know you'll be joining them.
The food, drinks, and people were just awesome - we really enjoyed it and
highly recommend it. The prices were quite reasonable as well.
Make sure you enjoy the excellent snorkelling off of one of the two docks on
the property, and take the kayaks to the Cayes for a half day as well. We
didn't do any diving but heard excellent reviews from many people that had.
There are a few things to check out in Utila so it's worth it to go in for a day
and rent a bicycle to tour around.
We read of some crime issues prior to our departure but had no issues
whatsoever, and felt safe the entire time. The house is accessible by boat
only, and has a night security guard as well as guard dogs that were friendly
during the day but alerted you to anyone else's presence at night. We did
not find them annoying at all.
Overall I would not hesitate to recommend the Pineapple House, it was a
very relaxing and memorable vacation. The owner, Laurence, is a very
friendly and charming man and obviously cares a great deal about the
environment and his homes. If you go, you will not regret it.
“Pineapple House Accomodations on a Utila Dive Vacation”
Left on 10/16/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | snaughtonReviewed Oct 16, 2009Stayed Sep 2009
When we arrived into Utila by air, we were greeted by David Steffan, who was our contact before we arrived on Utila. David was very professional and he made sure we had everything we needed and arranged our water taxi to the house via Peters' boat. Once we got to the Pineapple house, the house was fully stocked and the house was beautiful. We had everything we needed, just like at home. The beds were comfy and the Air conditioning worked great. On treasure beach, where The Pineapple house is located, there is a community pier where you the snorkeling is fantastic! All sorts of hard & soft coral, plus an ambundance of sea life right in front of your eyes! Then, if you wanted fresh seafood, all we needed to do was call Peter (who lives across the channel on the Cayes, and he can bring you what ever you want for dinner (snapper, lobsters, etc). What more do you want for a great place to visit at very decent rates. When we come back to Utila, we would definitely stay at the Pineapple house again. Highly recommend this house to anyone who wants to get away from it all, and enjoy some of the best diving/snorkeling in the Western Caribbean. A+++++++++
Left on 06/18/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 18, 2009Stayed May 2009
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SETTING,,, THIS PLACE IS GORGEOUS !!! THE HOUSE
HAS ALL THE COMFORTS YOU WOULD NEED, GREAT BATHROOMS, NICE
KITCHEN, AND THE VERANDA STYLE DECK WAS THEE PLACE TO BE ( 0THER
THAN LATE NITE ON THE PIER ) BUT I THINK MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT
THIS HOUSE WAS ITS REMOTE ISLAND FEEL
I WAS THERE WITH 1 OTHER COUPLE AND THE LAYOUT OFFERS PLENTY OF
ROOM FOR PRIVACY, THE WALK OUT LOWER LEVEL IS AS CLOSE AS I HAVE
EVER STAYED TO A BEACH IN MY LIFE , WHAT A GREAT FEELING .
WITH A SHORT WALK TO THE UTOPIAN VILLAGE FOR DINNERS (GREAT
FOOD) AND A QUICK WATER TAXI TO THE CAYS FOR LUNCH THERE WAS
LOTS TO DO WHENEVER WE TIRED OF RELAXING IN OUR OWN PRIVATE
WE ALSO MET SOME WONDERFUL LOCAL RESIDENTS ON SOME OF OUR
WALKING ADVENTURES , AND THE TOWN OF UTILA HAD A GREAT MIX OF
DIVE ENTHUSIASTS COMING AND GOING , I MY SELF JUST SETTLED FOR THE
WONDERS OF SNORKELING JUST OFF THE PIER , WHICH I CANT EVEN TELL
YOU HOW CONVENIENT THAT WAS , AWESOME !!!
ALL IN ALL I WILL BE BACK , AND NEXT TIME I THINK I'LL BE READY TO DO
SOME DIVING , ALL THE TALK I HEARD ABOUT SWIMMING WITH WHALE
SHARKS MADE ME A LITTLE JELOUS
Left on 06/05/2009 for a stay in April 2009 | elizabeetherReviewed Jun 5, 2009Stayed Apr 2009
we has a wonderful time at the pineapple house. we weren't quite sure
what to expect when the little boat picked us up from utila town but as
soon as we pulled up at treasure beach twenty minutes later, we knew
we'd made the right decision. the home is brand new (i think we were
the first guests) and as advertised, very private. lovely home, nicely
furnished, high end towels, sheets etc.. we had the owner stock us up
with food and drinks before we arrived, so we had no need to leave,
although we walked about half a mile down the beach to utopia hotel
a couple of times for dinner (very good). the owner was at another
home a few hundred feet down the beach and was helpful when
needed but discrete, other than him, the night watchman and a few
islanders who walked past collecting fruit and crabs, we hardly saw a
soul, perfect! very romantic location, lots of privacy and a lovely
house, just what we needed. it was tough to leave and go home to n.y.
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