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Roatan Affordable Beach Apts., Diving,Fishing and Persona guidence Servvice.

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Spacious apartments will sleep 1-3 persons. King size bedding Full size kitchen

Hobbies Hideaway is located on a half mile stretch of white sand beach, with crystal clear waters in the Sandy Bay area of Roatan, just 4km outside of West End. This area represents some of most unspoiled reef area of the Roatan Marine Reserve, with popular dive sites within swimming distance from your beach front apartment.

Explore the coral reef and its pristine beauty of underwater corals, fish and flora. Centrally located between West End and Coxen Hole with banks, ATM's, duty free shops, grocery stores and fine Honduran gift shops with island culture. Our area is undisturbed without the high end tourism. Quiet and tranquil yet close to all attractions. We provide airport transportation to the lodging at no charge.

Honduran coffee is provided free. Many other amenities are provided at no cost with in the apartments and personalized guidance to the island


The large apartment has a private bath, fully equipped kitchen, all kitchen ware, purified water, tiled floors, ceiling fans, air conditioning and orthopedic bedding. The apartment faces the beach and reef. Outside your front door is a large entertainment area for socializing, watching the spectacular sunsets or observing the marine life. .BBQ available on the beach to cook fresh local fresh caught fish,shrimp and conch. Free coffee. The Apartment has cold air conditioning for humid and hot days. The Bedroom has your choice 0f King, Queen and twin beddings.

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Sue Hobson
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Sue Hobson

We are orignally from the Florida Keys Diving the reefs of Fla,. In earlier years it was unsurpassed. Then we discovered Roatan on a vacation. We came to fish and dive but decided to retire here.

Sue Hobson purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Sue Hobson chose Sandy Bay

The beach front is beautiful,. Sunsets a different one every night .Being able to swim to the reef without a boat keeps you in shape.

What makes this apartment unique

No stress ,peace and quiet with the ecological natural beauty of the area.

If your seeking to escape the crowds of tourism at high end resorts our area is quiet and undiscovered but close to high end tourism areas

Guestbook comments from the owner

please visit <>for reviews. Many quests tell us what a great time they had and what a wonderful place. When they get back to the states they get caught up in the hurried daily routine and soon forget to leave feedback.
Apr 2010
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Sandy Bay

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • cell phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Vanity sink,hairdryer. Personal drawers
  • Full shower with hot and cold water. no Jacuzzi tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Den Area - 1 twin/ single , Single bed will sleep a adult or adolence or two small child
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , Queen size also available separate unit
  • KING SIZE or Queen size Bed (1)win or Single Beds in den living room area ,sleeping an additional person. Baby Cribs on request for infants,
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Snorkeling equipment provided ,motor skiffs available, Charter offshore fishing,flats fishing, Island tours available. our tours you will see the whole island a full day tour, Lighthouse estates, West Bay , West End, Punta Gorda Oak Ridge, Jonesville .Hole in the Wall. more.


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Roatan Affordable Beach Apts., Diving,Fishing and Persona guidence Servvice.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful 12 day stay at Hobbies!

  • 5 of 5

The room was clean, and right on the beach. The reef right in front is spectacular for snorkeling. I completed my open water diving at Blue water divers, which is a short walk. We fell in love with a local dog that hangs out at Hobbies, Bingemena... Sue made sure we had everything we needed. Ronald picked us up from the airport... We met some really great people while staying there. It’s a cozy comfortable place. The cabs only cost L100 ($4) to the West End.

  • Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful week!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent an amazing week here! Thank you Sue for everything including the champagne and orange juice! I can't say enough about Ronald and his assistance with everything. We love your quant place and it had everything we needed! Enjoyed grilling with Mike and Rose Marie. Shrimp kabobs, lobster tails, steaks! Nom-nom. 🤣?

  • Submitted: 9-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean,comfortable, convenient to West End, very quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Thanks to John, Sue, and Ronald. The snorkel trip was awesome. Hope to see you all again.

  • Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sue and John as owners are very hospitable.

  • 5 of 5

John and Sue, the owners, are very hospitable. The accommodations are simple, clean, quiet and certainly adequate. They have a clean private beach, pier and deck area. Good reef access and great free diving off a kayak or by direct swim. The reef area offers good variety of fish and coral compared to more populated areas. John and Ronald are very good fishermen with good boats.

  • Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little spot

  • 5 of 5

John and Sue, the owners, are very kind and did anything we requested. They were very helpful in giving directions and pointing out places of interest. They have a little hotel, in that there are three units and a communal patio, which is great if you're into convivial times. The rooms are very clean and their spot of beach is also raked and kept pristine. It's near Sandy Bay so not close to the busier West Bay. If you don't require your own private patio, you will love this spot. The rooms are around $100 a night, and it's very quiet and peaceful there. Plus, they all have air conditioners!

Roatan is extremely "buggy," and even though John and Sue had a variety of bug sprays nothing really worked so he prepared for bites. Also, the reef is quite a ways out from shore. They give guests one trip out in a boat, which is a nice amenity. And clean sheets whenever you want them! It was lovely.

  • Submitted: 24-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un coin de tranquilité

  • 4 of 5

Un peu vieillot sans manquer de charme, un retour en arrière avec modernité simple. Propre, confortable, toutes les commodités sont présentes, et bien entendu il y a l'air climatisée. Cela semble anodin, mais nos voisins d'une autre location en avait pas, indispensable! Le Hobbies est un hâvre de paix, tranquilité ( Ok ça dépends des autres locataire) mais il y a seulement 4 apparts. une seule peut accomoder 6 personnes, une autre deux à 4, une autre trois, et la dernière 2. En principe c'est un endroit très relaxant.

Au niveau de l'eau chaude, des cuisinière et frigo tout est super. les lits très confortables....

Le seul hic! puces de sables, tiques et moustiques. mais celà n'est pas l'endroit.. c'est l'île.... avec un bon chasse moustique et une recette des locaux (vanille et huile d'olive 50/50), on s'en tire, les moustiques semblent s'attaquer plus aux femmes..?? Faire attention aux légumes frais..danger... Si vous adorez comme nous le calme, le latino time , la pura vida GOGOGO, La vida es buenas!

  • Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Roatan International Airport (RTB)
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Kilometres
Blue Parrot
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Galaxy Wave
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Pristine Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Salty Mango
Car: not necessary

Snorkel excursions to best of the reef, Dive certifications, Offshore fishing, Excellent bone fishing on the flats, rental boats available, Marine ecological park in front of beach apts., popular dive sites. Underwater museum, Dolphin encounters and show close to us, disco bars, nightlife, . Canopy Zip line,24 landings. Total island tours, Personal guides available.

many local attractions are a $2.00 p/p taxi ride away from Hobbies.

Located in a private community area within a easy taxi ride to major attractions close to Hobbies Hideaway


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Sandy Bay

Rental Basis:
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April Holidays(Easter)
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Reservation cancellations forfeit deposit 45 days before arrival, Airline or travel itinerary delays illness or acts of God deposits or rental time are not refundable. Change of date or location during requested rental time no refunds
Free shuttle service from airport or ferry. Initial supermarket stop on arrival
The Honduran currency changes in value. Currently American cash brings a higher rate of exchange. We suggest cash as you get more value for the dollar. lock boxes in apartments

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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