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Sandy Bay, Guanaja IB2101 Honduras
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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The All-Inclusive Villa on Dunbar Rock, winner of a 2020 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, is a dream dive vacation resort. The villa is perched on a solid rock cay with 360° views of Sandy Bay, Guanaja & surrounding cays. The 15,000 ft2 property is spread across 4 floors. Accommodations for up to 26 guests include 9 Ocean Front Rooms and 2 Suites, all with private waterfront balconies. Enjoy gourmet meals, multiple lounging areas, infinity pool, pool bar, cardio/massage room, pool table, great room, white sand beach and free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can also enjoy unlimited shore diving in the shallows that surround the Villa. Seven-night Saturday – Saturday packages including accommodation, meals, diving and more are available. PADI Five Star Dive Dunbar Rock provides guests with concierge dive services on each of the 3 daily boat dives. With few dive operations on the island, guests always get their pick dive sites featuring pinnacles, walls, and the wreck of the Jado Trader.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Free airport transportation
Massage
Wifi
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Hiking
Snorkeling
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Adults only
Concierge
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Sofa
Wardrobe / closet
Private bathrooms
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Bay View
Hidden Gem
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Ddbrunner2021 wrote a review Aug 2021
Euless, Texas8 contributions2 helpful votes
You've already read several reviews so I'll briefly add the service is spectacular, the location is hard to beat, the food is excellent, the service is terrific, the diving is pristine, the weather can be temperamental, and did I mention the service is amazing? I've done numerous diveaboards in numerous places and have always loved them. I've stayed in several Four Seasons, Ritz-Carltons, and the like all over the world and have always loved them. The Villa is a combo of the two experiences - great accommodations, food, service, and location meet great and plentiful diving. Was everything perfect? No. Was it almost as good as it could be? Yep. Stop reading reviews and go book your vacay at the Villa. (And if you have a family who wants to enjoy and great resort while you dive, take a look at Clark's Cay.). A HUGE and belated thank you to everyone at the Villa - the mark of a good vacation is when there are tears in my eyes as I leave and that's what your special "good-bye" did to me! See you SOON!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Splurge and get the Presidential Suite or Penthouse - both are SO cool! There's really no...
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Christa wrote a review Aug 2021
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The staff here was amazing - so welcoming and attentive to details. Cecil, the bartender, was always smiling and singing while mixing up his daily special drink creations. The kitchen staff went out of their way to accommodate special dining requests by guests. Jennifer, the manager, truly cares about delivering a great customer experience and was there to assist us at every point in our trip. The location is beautiful and relaxing, with gorgeous views on all sides of the Villa. Most of the resort is high above the sea so be prepared to either climb stairs or use the steep ramp. But no worries about your luggage or gear as they magically are taken care of for you during your entire stay. The staff even does your laundry 3 times during the week - so you can pack light! Diving around the Rock was easy and enjoyable. Raynell, Kenneth and Chele provide full conceirge diving and were great at finding creatures. We saw nurse sharks, toadfish, squid, nudibranchs, octopus, trunk fish and tons of juvenile fish and crabs. Excellent place for macro photography! I highly recommend this place!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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ladydriver2017 wrote a review Aug 2021
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina2 contributions
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Spent the first week of August at Dunbar Rock. Can’t begin to say how enjoyable the entire experience was. Staff couldn’t do enough to make our stay enjoyable. Great diving with Raynel and Manuel. Menu always gave options for food choices and everything we sampled was delicious. As the slogan on their shirt says, “spent time on the rack and can’t wait to go back”! Special thanks to Denis for a wonderful experience!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Shannon P wrote a review Aug 2021
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Dunbar Rock is THE best. The staff knew what you needed before you did. Adela and Sherell put together a beautiful honeymoon dinner for us with so much thought and love. Both ladies, Reba and Cecil were so sweet and made delicious drinks. The food was too die for, stuffed ourselves every day. The diving was incredible, so many things to see. Lots to do on the dives. Reynell is the best dive master we’ve ever dove with and made the dives so much fun. Manuel was amazing, as well. The rock is so unique and just the cozy spot we were looking for. It is picturesque and beautiful. The room was great with a hot tub on the balcony overlooking the gorgeous island of Guanaja! Can’t wait to go back!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Pete B wrote a review Jul 2021
St. Petersburg, Florida14 contributions16 helpful votes
The Villa on Dunbar Rock is a wonderful dive resort. The staff is just fantastic with their professionalism and warm, personal attention. The rooms are spacious and well appointed and all rooms have a water view. The food is great and they provide you a few menu options for every meal. The dive crew is very attentive and the diving was very enjoyable with a variety of depth, topography, coral, fish, etc. We definitely plan on going back and would highly recommend this resort to everyone.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: All rooms are excellent.
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Response from Carol Bradovchak, Marketing at Villa On Dunbar Rock
Responded Jul 14, 2021
Thank you for posting and recommending Dunbar Rock. The staff would love to see you and your friends return when you can!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa On Dunbar Rock
What are some of the property amenities at Villa On Dunbar Rock?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Villa On Dunbar Rock?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Villa On Dunbar Rock?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Villa On Dunbar Rock?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mi Casa Too, Manati Bar & Restaurant, and Barnacles Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa On Dunbar Rock?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Villa On Dunbar Rock have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa On Dunbar Rock offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Villa On Dunbar Rock located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of Guanaja.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Villa On Dunbar Rock?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Villa On Dunbar Rock have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.