Dreamt of renting your own gorgeous and languid private island? Well, you’re in for luck. You can now rent one on Airbnb.
Bird Island, a stunning atoll off the Placentia, Belize banks comes at a cool price tag of $495 a night, with a minimum three-night stay criterion.
Gather a group of friends or host an enjoyable family gathering by splitting the cost and you’re in for the most spectacular vacation of your life. Enjoy beach bumming, walking on sea swept shores, tucking into fresh sea food or simply admiring the Carribean’s cerulean waters.
The accommodation, featuring three bedrooms and four beds in all, is perfect for four people.
Apart from full access to the private island, The Bird Island rental package also includes one of Belize’s best snorkeling and fishing spots, a kitchen for making island picnic food, transportation to and fro Placencia, a couple of kayaks, BBQ facilities, Wi-Fi (phone for local calls) and a lookout tower (with sun deck).
The tiny yet alluringly unspoiled island offers remarkable kayaking, snorkeling and swimming conditions. All this topped with the comforts and glamour of a private island ( yes, you can be Hollywood royalty too, ya know).
The island is absolutely secluded and offers much-needed privacy for vacationers (thinking about your honeymoon already?) However if you seek to spend some time amidst civilization, Placencia is merely 20 minutes away.
Check it out here on Air BnB.
Bird Island has been a regular fixture in several travel magazines, websites/blogs and newspapers, owing to its indisputable beauty and understated luxurious appeal. It featured as the opening act for Airbnb’s ‘ Like This, Live There’ 2016 campaign.
Don’t expect a catered resort vacation. Bird Island is an unusually personal experience. Placencia has several amazing food stores and fresh vegetable stands so it’s easy to buy all your stuff and whip up quick, delicious meals.
The Robinson Crusoe themed getaway is a self-catering adventure where you enjoy all comforts in total castaway-style seclusion.
Want to escape it all? Bird Island’s warm, clear sapphire waters, unbelievably unspoiled reef and excellent water activities conditions make this a must do on your list. The atoll encircling the island is a great place for fishing (though some equipment is available at the island, it can also be rented from nearby destinations)
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