Located on the Mesoamerica coral reef, the Utila Island in Honduras is perhaps the smallest Bay Island. With a total stretch of 45kms (28 miles), the island is set on a curved bay between two small beaches. The island of Utila is considered as the cheapest travel destination and perhaps, the world’s largest barrier reef with a diverse and inspiring marine life. The Caribbean island is known for its unique charm and diversity. Alongside, visitors can experience great diving in the pristine waters of the sea and enjoy a host of other water activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and paddle boarding, with the key attraction of whale sharks that are usually spotted around the island. This small island is a land of many popular attractions with a series of hotels, restaurants, dive shops and bars. If you are planning a trip to this tropical island, the below list of vacation rentals in Utila, Honduras are the best places to stay to make your vacation joyful.
1. Rustic home amidst the trees with ocean views (from USD 132)
Take advantage of the scenic natural views of the island of Utila by staying in the Beach House in the Trees. Enjoy the most relaxing landscapes on the island thanks to the lush greens all around and the nearby Caribbean Sea. The proximity to the water will also ensure easy access to many fun watersports including snorkeling, scuba diving, and a lot more.
The house itself is certainly a sight to behold thanks to its rustic appeal. Its large windows not only provide panoramic views but allow plenty of natural light and fresh tropical air in. It can sleep up to seven, perfect for families and groups of friends. Modern amenities like wifi, a microwave, a fridge, and more offer convenience.
Home in Utila · ★4.82 · 1 bedroom · 4 beds · 1 bathUtila, Bay Islands, HondurasSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there is no ac but the fans do helpwe appreciated bicycles to rent the paddleboard and the well-stocked kitchenwindows all open up with lots of fans high ceiling easy to keep a good temperaturewe enjoyed cooling off in the saltwater pool every night before heading to bedthe house is only a 20 yard swim to a beautiful reef
Cleanliness:great apartment very clean and has everything you needthe room was spacious and incredibly cleanvery comfy clean and pleasant place beautiful spot to enjoy both sunrise and sunsetthe treehouse is right on the beach and is very clean
Host:scott and stephanie are truly super hostsjohn & becky were lovely hostshighly highly recommended and scott and stephanie were great hostsscott and stephanie are great hostsscott and stephanie were so friendly and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location very close to bando beach and about a 10 minute walk to towntamara's place is in a beautiful locationwould highly recommend this location for a relaxing beach stayi loved the quiet location just outside of the busy town centergreat location just a little off the main drag
2. Beautiful hut with sprawling garden (from USD 42)
This small hut is located just a few minutes away from the center of the town, in a quiet and tranquil neighborhood away from the crowd. The guests have access to the sprawling garden, washing machine area, and cottage. The property features one large bedroom with en-suite bathroom. It is a great place for couples and solo travelers.
Hut in Utila · ★4.94 · 4 beds · 1.5 bathsUtila, Bay Islands, HondurasSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:pros - quiet comfortable bed with mosquito net large fanhigh thatch ceilings beautiful decorations useful amenities and a comfortable bed made the spot super cozythe room has a comfy bed a mini fridge bathroom with hot water and a fanbed is queen size and has comfortable mattressi must highlight the breakfasts which are fantastic
Cleanliness:the place was clean and organizedgreat cozy place to stay clean comfortable and quiteshe just cleaned the small hut immediately so we had a wonderful stayroom was lovey clean and provided with drinking waterlisting was as advertised clean comfortable bed 10 min walk to the front
Host:tara lovely helpful hosttara was a wonderful hostgreat host full of information tips and helpful recommendationsyou can expect a great service and a hospitable environmenttara is a wonderful and gracious hostRead more reviews
Location:tara and steve’s grass shack is a place of paradiseplace was super close to everything but felt private and secluded at the same timeit’s a little walk from the main town but a good onelovely for couples- and a short walk (10-15min) away to the main streettherefore i recommend this place sincerely without hesitation
3. Beautiful treehouse with lush greenery (from USD 196)
Located in the Tropical Bay Islands, this beautiful treehouse is decorated by a Norwegian carpenter to fulfill his aspiration of building a unique romantic home. This tree house is meticulously designed with three floors, where you can experience an amazing view of the greenery. From the top deck, you can also experience great views of the Milky Way. The first floor features a well-equipped kitchen with all the amenities such as a dining area with a queen-size bed and bedroom. The second floor has a bedroom with queen-size bed and custom crafted windows offering stunning views of the sea. This cozy and private treehouse is a popular place to stay among visitors.
Treehouse in Utila · ★4.89 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bathUtila, Bay Islands, HondurasSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:fans and aircon present if you need them but the breeze is bestmy favorite part of the house was the outside shower in the tree among the branchesi loved 'rethink' for breakfast and coffee in the mornings on the water and whole fresh food
Cleanliness:totally private clean everything you needthe accommodations are simple but clean and the beds are comfortable
Host:the hosts were incredibly helpfulproperty managers tina and jj were extremely friendly and helpfuljohn and amanda the owners are super responsivebeautiful surroundings accommodating owners and staff one word to describe itthe hosts are so very welcoming informative and absolutely amazingRead more reviews
Location:this place is absolute paradiseit's a short walk to town but the house is fantasticthe awe upon walking in was a great feelingwonderful place fantastic definitely come to stay herethe treehouse is the perfect place to get away and feel like your in a magical place
4. Studio apartment in the heart of the town (from USD 115)
The rustic studio apartment is located in the heart of the main town. This private studio apartment features two bedrooms with double-size beds and attached bathrooms. The apartment has all the necessary amenities including a mini-fridge, cable TV, separate sitting area, air-conditioning, laundry facilities, and free parking.
Rental unit in Utila · ★4.75 · Studio · 2 beds · 1 bathUtila, Bay Islands, Honduras
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Amenities & Room:had a issue with unreliable wi-fi but hopefully this can be resolved easilythe room was great wifi was a bit spotty at times but overall really enjoyed our staythe studio was very modern and clean and the hot water ac and fan were greatthe pool and ac are amazing and it’s a decent walk to everything funcommunal pool was fresh
Cleanliness:very clean and nice placeits very clean and quietlovely clean and quiet so precious in utilaapartment itself very clean fridge in the room was very handythe property is very clean and the pool was amazing
Host:ammenities worked as expected the hosts are extremely nice and politebruce and sarah were very nice and helpfulana and jakob are very gracious hostsjakob is an amazing host he made sure he accommodated to our needs as best as he canvery nice hosts great spot as wellRead more reviews
Location:nice place close to everythingit's located about 15-20 mins walking distance from the main street but it's safe to walklocated near main street perfect attentionclose to everything (10min walk) but secluded enough to not be disturbed by town noisefive to ten minute walk from everything useful
5. Amazing oceanfront guesthouse (from USD 177)
This beautiful and pleasant oceanfront beach guesthouse is a retreat in the palms. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean relaxing in a private sitting area. A short swim from the beach can take you to some of the best reefs in Utila and you can even enjoy snorkeling in the pristine warm waters of the Caribbean ocean. This rustic space features a spacious bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, small kitchen, double bed, air-conditioning, and free access to wifi. This beachfront is an ideal place for couples to enjoy a romantic vacation.
Home in Utila · ★4.84 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bathUtila, Bay Islands, HondurasSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the abundance of fans allowed us to stay cool enough to never need the acit is very well kept ocean view beautiful showerthe room has good airflow and was plenty comfortable using just the ceiling fansthe partially shaded salt water pool was a treat on hot afternoonsthe bed is comfortable for two
Cleanliness:everything was clean and comfyit's quiet and clean and comfortablethe place was spotlessly clean the bed was comfortable the bathroom was incrediblethe bed was very comfortable and everything was cleanthe place is clean has everything you need
Host:david and sarah were absolutely perfect hoststhe hosts are so helpful and friendly and made us feel right at homeour hosts were so helpful and check in was a breezescott and stephanie are amazing hosts that really help you get the most out of your timescott and stephanie epitomize the best hosting imaginableRead more reviews
Location:good snorkeling very close bygreat quiet location away from the main stripamazing location on the waterfirst the location was perfectaccess to dining/grocery stores was once again an easy bike ride/walk to wherever
6. Cozy apartment away from the street (from USD 152)
Located at a tranquil place away from the street, this cozy and comfortable apartment can fit up to six guests. The property features two large bedrooms with two bathrooms. The apartment boasts a well-equipped kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, and stove. The apartment allows you to have easy access to the town center, restaurants, and dive shops.
Home in Utila · ★4.76 · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 bathsUtila, Bay Islands Department, Honduras
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Amenities & Room:the bed and couch were comfortablemost important to us were the bed quality and ac that worked and the pulled through greatclean nice bedrooms ac in the both bedrooms kitchen have all the basic stuff
Cleanliness:very clean and organizedclean comfortable and convinientwe had clean drinking water towels hot water showers and a nice little cooking areait was safe and clean and close to everything yet quiet
Host:host are very helpful and kindjakob and sarah were great and super attentive to any questions we hadjakob & ana were great hostseverything was great they are amazing hostjakob and anna were responsive and easy to communicate withRead more reviews
Location:this is a great house that is located in a safe and convenient locationgood location right in the middle of town at a great pricegreat place centrally located with two spacious roomsit is located in a perfect location in the island just a few blocks to nightlife and restaurantsamazing place really close to bars and restaurants
7. Beautiful spacious apartment
This spacious and tranquil apartment can sleep up to four guests. It has two beds and one bathroom. The apartment has all the basic facilities including a kitchenette with all modern types of equipment, free wifi, cable TV, air-conditioning and free parking. The property also boasts a pool hall where locals gather together and enjoy their time playing music as a source of entertainment.
Sheshitas Apartment UtilaUtila, Bay Islands Department, Honduras
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Amenities & Room:the place itself is cozy and rustic- i was impressed at how sanitary the bathroom wasthe apartment is basic but lots of space and perfect for the pricethe wifi works very well which is not always the case on the island
Cleanliness:pablo keeps the place very clean toopablos place is basic but clean enoughreally cheap and clean place to stayaccommodation where simple yet cleanpablo keeps it very clean and is always available if you need anything
Host:pablo was a perfect hostpablo was a wonderful hostpablo is a great hostpablo is an amazing hostpablo is an amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:awesome place super close to everywhere we wanted to gothe location is great walkable to everything and close to the beach in an area of local housesi would definitely choose this place againpablos place has the perfect location halfway between two wonderful beachesvery communicate and the place was ideally located around many restaurants and pubs
8. Cozy apartment with 360° views
Located in the Bay Islands, this cozy and comfortable apartment comes with a 360° sunrise and sunset view. The backyard features a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea with a wrap-around balcony. This apartment can sleep up to four guests with two large bedrooms and one bathroom. The rooms are extremely airy and fairly spacious with all the necessary facilities such as toaster, microwave, blender, fridge, air-conditioning, and free access to the internet. The apartment is located in close proximity to diverse attractions such as the Skid Row Bar, convenient store, breakfast snack bar, and many small shops.
The Birds Nest 2 Bed, 1 bath. 360' views
9. Secluded home with amazing ocean views
Located close to the Laguna Beach in Isla de Utila, this holiday home is completely detached from the crowd of the main town. The room has a private patio and has a large garden. The holiday home features one bedroom with an en-suite shower, and on the main floor, it has a well-equipped kitchen with a stove, freezer and coffee machine. The location of the property allows you to enjoy amazing views of the ocean and experience the cold breeze as you take a sip of your drink.
Hummingbird House: Great snorkeling!
10. Beautiful garden view apartment
Located away from the hustle and bustle of the main town, this newly renovated apartment allows you to have a comfortable and relaxing stay away from home. The apartment features two bedrooms, and bathrooms with hot water. The apartment overlooks a sprawling garden, a private back patio and swimming pool. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen, cable TV, free access to wifi, washing machine, laundry service, and house-keeping facilities.
L.A. Garden view ApartmentUtila, Bay Islands, Honduras
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Amenities & Room:wonderful home loved the pool the views the patiowifi always worked and so did the tv which was great because we are homebodies in the eveningthey were great about my request for a blow dryer and had one in the apartment for me
Cleanliness:so clean and beautifulthe pool was clean and invitingthe unit was very clean since they manage a cleaning service for all unitsrooms are clean and a very nice pool areacosy garden with clean pool and nice lounge area
Host:bruce and sarah were very nice and helpfulbeautiful place with wonderful host very kind and accommodatingthe entire family was very welcoming and helpful w/our requeststhey were so helpful and accommodating made everything so easy for usana and jakob are very helpful and great hostsRead more reviews
Location:great affordable place located in a quite neighborhood and close to townwith a great locationperfect location away from the noise on main stwalking distance to great bars and restaurants and close to the ferry landingwe felt safe letting our teens walk to places
11. Studio apartment in a peaceful setting
Located in a tranquil and peaceful setting, this beautiful studio apartment can sleep up to four guests. The apartment features a large bedroom with two beds and one bathroom with toiletries. The apartment has all the amenities including air-conditioning, TV, free access to wifi, private pool and laundry facilities.
L.A. Utila Studio 4Bay Islands Department, Honduras
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Amenities & Room:the apartment was basic but had great air conditioning and drinking water availablethe apartment is inside a fenced and key coded gate and feels very secluded and relaxedthe beds were very comfortable as wellthe room was clean and the much needed ac worked greatwe loved having our own apartment where we could keep things in the fridge make coffee etc
Cleanliness:clean and basicthe room was very clean and they provided drinking waterthe room was very clean fun pool quiet location and safethe room is spacious stylish and cleanour studio apartment at la apartments was clean and cool (great ac )
Host:friendly and easy to check inthe owners made sure we had everything we need including fresh towelsplace was awesome and host was great i recommend 100%jakob and ana were very helpful and accommodatingoverall jakob and ana are amazing hosts and we would recommend them to anyoneRead more reviews
Location:perfect quiet location but an easy walk to main streetthe location is perfect as it is close to the main strip and the beachquiet and awesome location with a perfect poola pretty easy 15 minute walk to the town and a quick 5 minute taxi to the airportaway from noise of town but easily walkable
An affordable gateway of fun and adventure
This small Caribbean island in Honduras is one of the cheapest vacation destinations in the world, offering adventure and rich marine life. If you are a lover of beaches, this island is an ideal place to live your dream without a pinch in your pocket. Check out the amazing Airbnb vacation rentals in Utila to make your stay more exciting and memorable
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