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31st August 2010

Francis Ford Coppola’s Villa

The ‘crème de la crème’ of the resort has an elevated open-plan living area, a private plunge pool and a large hardwood sun deck, set amongst lush tropical garden.  An oversized hand carved antique dining table overlooks the tumbling waterfalls and deep rock pools of Privassion Creek. Accommodation includes two large bedrooms each with a spacious bathrooms featuring showers with hand-painted tiles and Japanese tubs. Francis’ personal art and antiques are displayed throughout, adding a personal touch. The Coppola Villa also features monogrammed bathrobes and wine glasses, locally produced organic bath products, goose down or hypo-allergenic pillows, iPod docking station, WiFi Internet access and a Shellphone intercom system linked to the resort’s front desk. The Coppola Villa has the added service of a full-time attendant, to anticipate your every need.

Two-Bedroom Villa

Skirting Privassion Creek, the roomy 1,600 square ft villas feature a large and comfortable open-air living room with a small kitchen. Off the living room are two luxurious bedrooms, each with its own full bath.

Honeymoon Cabanas

Perched over a Privassion Creek waterfall, the Honeymoon Cabañas offer the ideal hideaway. Both honeymoon cabañas have huge private decks overlooking the falls, for ultimate privacy.

Riverfront Cabanas

An expansive deck with wrap-around walkway ensures a spectacular view of the Privassion River. Elegantly themed with native art and local textiles, each cabaña offers a queen-size bed and hand-painted tile bath.

Garden View Cabanas

Nestled in the beautifully manicured gardens, the comfortable Garden Cabañas showcase native arts and antiques, plus a large screened-in porch with hammock.

Deluxe Cabanas

Since the Deluxe Cabañas opened in early 2008, they have quickly become the most sought after accommodations on the property. Surrounded by lush vegetation and just a stone’s throw from deep pools and tumbling waterfalls, the two Deluxe Cabañas offer a secluded setting at the far eastern end of the property.

Enchanted Cottage

Reflecting Francis’ desire to create a haven to reflect, write and create, Blancaneaux Lodge’s hideaway retreat sits atop a steep forested bluff offering panoramic views over the tumbling waterfalls of Privassion Creek and the distant jungle clad Maya Mountains. The cottage features a bedroom with a king-size bed, writing desk and fireplace. The bath house provides understated luxury with under floor heating, open fire, shower, Japanese tub and steam room. The spacious kitchen includes a wine cooler, Delonghi espresso machine, a breakfast bar and a heated slate floor. Adjacent to the kitchen is an airy day room with queen-size sofa bed, large coffee table and comfortable armchair. Screened doors open onto the hardwood deck and the infinity pool.

The Enchanted Cottage is secluded and surrounded by lush tropical gardens and spectacular panoramic views. Guests at the cottage enjoy monogrammed bathrobes and wine glasses, locally produces organic bath products, goose down or hypo-allergenic pillows, iPod docking station, WiFi internet access and a Shellphone intercom system linked to the resort’s front desk. The cottage also includes a full-time attendant to light fires, cook breakfast, prepare cocktails and anticipate your every need.

Family Cabana 

With a large dining table, queen-size bed and a pair of twin beds, the Family Cabana offer the ideal space for families or groups. A large screened-in porch overlooks the beautiful gardens, compete with a large hammock to unwind in.