Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Utila, Honduras - Updated 2024

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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.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 17, 2024.

1. Rustic home amidst the trees with ocean views (from USD 90)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
34.62 km (21.6 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
151 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is no ac but the fans do help
we appreciated bicycles to rent the paddleboard and the well-stocked kitchen
windows all open up with lots of fans high ceiling easy to keep a good temperature
we enjoyed cooling off in the saltwater pool every night before heading to bed
the house is only a 20 yard swim to a beautiful reef
great apartment very clean and has everything you need
the room was spacious and incredibly clean
very comfy clean and pleasant place beautiful spot to enjoy both sunrise and sunset
the treehouse is right on the beach and is very clean
scott and stephanie are truly super hosts
john & becky were lovely hosts
highly highly recommended and scott and stephanie were great hosts
scott and stephanie are great hosts
scott and stephanie were so friendly and helpful
great location very close to bando beach and about a 10 minute walk to town
tamara's place is in a beautiful location
would highly recommend this location for a relaxing beach stay
i loved the quiet location just outside of the busy town center
great location just a little off the main drag
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2. Beautiful hut with sprawling garden (from USD 50)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
36.67 km (22.8 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
147 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pros - quiet comfortable bed with mosquito net large fan
high thatch ceilings beautiful decorations useful amenities and a comfortable bed made the spot super cozy
the room has a comfy bed a mini fridge bathroom with hot water and a fan
bed is queen size and has comfortable mattress
i must highlight the breakfasts which are fantastic
the place was clean and organized
great cozy place to stay clean comfortable and quite
she just cleaned the small hut immediately so we had a wonderful stay
room was lovey clean and provided with drinking water
listing was as advertised clean comfortable bed 10 min walk to the front
tara lovely helpful host
tara was a wonderful host
great host full of information tips and helpful recommendations
you can expect a great service and a hospitable environment
tara is a wonderful and gracious host
tara and steve’s grass shack is a place of paradise
place was super close to everything but felt private and secluded at the same time
it’s a little walk from the main town but a good one
lovely for couples- and a short walk (10-15min) away to the main street
therefore i recommend this place sincerely without hesitation
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3. Beautiful treehouse with lush greenery (from USD 150)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
36.75 km (22.9 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
105 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fans and aircon present if you need them but the breeze is best
my favorite part of the house was the outside shower in the tree among the branches
i loved 'rethink' for breakfast and coffee in the mornings on the water and whole fresh food
totally private clean everything you need
the accommodations are simple but clean and the beds are comfortable
the hosts were incredibly helpful
property managers tina and jj were extremely friendly and helpful
john and amanda the owners are super responsive
beautiful surroundings accommodating owners and staff one word to describe it
the hosts are so very welcoming informative and absolutely amazing
this place is absolute paradise
it's a short walk to town but the house is fantastic
the awe upon walking in was a great feeling
wonderful place fantastic definitely come to stay here
the treehouse is the perfect place to get away and feel like your in a magical place
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4. Studio apartment in the heart of the town (from USD 70)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
36.07 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
123 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a issue with unreliable wi-fi but hopefully this can be resolved easily
the room was great wifi was a bit spotty at times but overall really enjoyed our stay
the studio was very modern and clean and the hot water ac and fan were great
the pool and ac are amazing and it’s a decent walk to everything fun
communal pool was fresh
very clean and nice place
its very clean and quiet
lovely clean and quiet so precious in utila
apartment itself very clean fridge in the room was very handy
the property is very clean and the pool was amazing
ammenities worked as expected the hosts are extremely nice and polite
bruce and sarah were very nice and helpful
ana and jakob are very gracious hosts
jakob is an amazing host he made sure he accommodated to our needs as best as he can
very nice hosts great spot as well
nice place close to everything
it's located about 15-20 mins walking distance from the main street but it's safe to walk
located near main street perfect attention
close to everything (10min walk) but secluded enough to not be disturbed by town noise
five to ten minute walk from everything useful
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5. Amazing oceanfront guesthouse (from USD 130)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
34.72 km (21.6 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the abundance of fans allowed us to stay cool enough to never need the ac
it is very well kept ocean view beautiful shower
the room has good airflow and was plenty comfortable using just the ceiling fans
the partially shaded salt water pool was a treat on hot afternoons
the bed is comfortable for two
everything was clean and comfy
it's quiet and clean and comfortable
the place was spotlessly clean the bed was comfortable the bathroom was incredible
the bed was very comfortable and everything was clean
the place is clean has everything you need
david and sarah were absolutely perfect hosts
the hosts are so helpful and friendly and made us feel right at home
our hosts were so helpful and check in was a breeze
scott and stephanie are amazing hosts that really help you get the most out of your time
scott and stephanie epitomize the best hosting imaginable
good snorkeling very close by
great quiet location away from the main strip
amazing location on the water
first the location was perfect
access to dining/grocery stores was once again an easy bike ride/walk to wherever
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6. Cozy apartment away from the street (from USD 95)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands Department, Honduras
36.07 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch were comfortable
most important to us were the bed quality and ac that worked and the pulled through great
clean nice bedrooms ac in the both bedrooms kitchen have all the basic stuff
very clean and organized
clean comfortable and convinient
we had clean drinking water towels hot water showers and a nice little cooking area
it was safe and clean and close to everything yet quiet
host are very helpful and kind
jakob and sarah were great and super attentive to any questions we had
jakob & ana were great hosts
everything was great they are amazing host
jakob and anna were responsive and easy to communicate with
this is a great house that is located in a safe and convenient location
good location right in the middle of town at a great price
great place centrally located with two spacious rooms
it is located in a perfect location in the island just a few blocks to nightlife and restaurants
amazing place really close to bars and restaurants
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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.

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Utila, Bay Islands Department, Honduras
36.13 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
60 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place itself is cozy and rustic- i was impressed at how sanitary the bathroom was
the apartment is basic but lots of space and perfect for the price
the wifi works very well which is not always the case on the island
pablo keeps the place very clean too
pablos place is basic but clean enough
really cheap and clean place to stay
accommodation where simple yet clean
pablo keeps it very clean and is always available if you need anything
pablo was a perfect host
pablo was a wonderful host
pablo is a great host
pablo is an amazing host
pablo is an amazing host
awesome place super close to everywhere we wanted to go
the location is great walkable to everything and close to the beach in an area of local houses
i would definitely choose this place again
pablos place has the perfect location halfway between two wonderful beaches
very communicate and the place was ideally located around many restaurants and pubs
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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.

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36.14 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
42 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

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.

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35.78 km (22.3 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
28 reviews  
Entire house 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Beautiful garden view apartment (from USD 99)

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.

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Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
36.08 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
89 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful home loved the pool the views the patio
wifi always worked and so did the tv which was great because we are homebodies in the evening
they were great about my request for a blow dryer and had one in the apartment for me
so clean and beautiful
the pool was clean and inviting
the unit was very clean since they manage a cleaning service for all units
rooms are clean and a very nice pool area
cosy garden with clean pool and nice lounge area
bruce and sarah were very nice and helpful
beautiful place with wonderful host very kind and accommodating
the entire family was very welcoming and helpful w/our requests
they were so helpful and accommodating made everything so easy for us
ana and jakob are very helpful and great hosts
great affordable place located in a quite neighborhood and close to town
with a great location
perfect location away from the noise on main st
walking distance to great bars and restaurants and close to the ferry landing
we felt safe letting our teens walk to places
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11. Studio apartment in a peaceful setting (from USD 98)

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.

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Bay Islands Department, Honduras
36.21 km (22.5 mi) from Muelle Turistico Reynaldo Canales
109 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was basic but had great air conditioning and drinking water available
the apartment is inside a fenced and key coded gate and feels very secluded and relaxed
the beds were very comfortable as well
the room was clean and the much needed ac worked great
we loved having our own apartment where we could keep things in the fridge make coffee etc
clean and basic
the room was very clean and they provided drinking water
the room was very clean fun pool quiet location and safe
the room is spacious stylish and clean
our studio apartment at la apartments was clean and cool (great ac )
friendly and easy to check in
the owners made sure we had everything we need including fresh towels
place was awesome and host was great i recommend 100%
jakob and ana were very helpful and accommodating
overall jakob and ana are amazing hosts and we would recommend them to anyone
perfect quiet location but an easy walk to main street
the location is perfect as it is close to the main strip and the beach
quiet and awesome location with a perfect pool
a pretty easy 15 minute walk to the town and a quick 5 minute taxi to the airport
away from noise of town but easily walkable
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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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