Barbados Villas | Property Of The Month | June 2017

Leamington House

Barbados Villas

Leamington House is a colonial-style Great House set in the exclusive Leamington Estate on the west coast of Barbados. Extended by the famous architect, Oliver Messel, the house was for many years the home of the American Ambassador.

It was recently extended and modernised by the famed architect, Oliver Messel, to provide a very spacious reception/living area.  This now leads to a covered patio with seating and dining areas, a swimming pool and a beautiful, tropical walled garden.  A gate just a short walk through the garden opens onto the beach.

This beautiful Barbados Villa for rent boasts four double, air-conditioned bedrooms on the first floor, each with private bathrooms.  A fifth bedroom and bathroom are located on the ground floor.  In addition to the fore-mentioned reception areas, the ground floor is host to a TV room and Wi-Fi is available throughout.  This fully furnished holiday villa is let complete and fully staffed.

Leamington House is located approximately a quarter mile from shopping/supermarket facilities in Speightstown and five miles from Holetown.

Leamington House is a beachfront holiday rental. It should be noted that beaches change their shape and size from day to day, week to week and month to month, mainly as a response to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.

Essentials

  • 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning
  • Bedroom layout – 1 king, 4 twins (twins can be made up as doubles)
  • Private path to the beach – 20 yeards walk only
  • Swimming pool set within tropical walled gardens
  • Covered patio with BBQ
  • Cable TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi
  • Two dining areas
  • Watersports available
  • A short drive to Speightstown
  • A cook, butler, maid & laundress service included in the price of your rental plus security

 

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For the latest availability and prices please email Tropical Island Rentals at info@tropicalislandrentals.com for details.

Bequia Villas | Property Of The Month | April 2017

Helianthus Villa – Bequia

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As the ex Prime Minister’s home, Helianthus enjoys a unique privacy and position overlooking the sunflower plantations after which it has been named. Nestled within 9 acres of mature cedars, mahogany & fruit trees this fabulous Bequia villa boasts breathtaking scenery, with an uninterrupted view of the Caribbean Sea.

Helianthus sea views

Helianthus is just a 10 minute drive away from two of Bequia’s most beautiful beaches, Princess Margaret Beach and Lower Bay Beach. You can take a dip, top up your tan or make the most of the great snorkeling spots on Lower Bay. This villa has an enviable infinity pool, with amazing views of the Southern Grenadines. Beside the pool, there is a courtyard and wide terraces cooled by the sea breezes and offering a unique vantage point to appreciate the views on offer. This wonderful Bequia villa rental has four large bedrooms each with its own spacious and stylish bathroom. The master bedroom, along with two of the other rooms, has a luxurious king size bed, and the fourth bedroom has a queen size bed. The large light bedrooms decorated in classical colonial style have high vaulted ceilings with cooling fans, beautiful spacious beds and stunning views. Other areas of this Caribbean villa include a lovely outside dining area, a living room that is cool and beautifully furnished plus an air-conditioned media room with flat screen TV and Bose sound system.

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The real benefit of this villa is the excellent service the staff provide as part of your holiday with a team of house staff including a cook, maid, laundress, driver and gardeners. There is a lovely kitchen area which leads onto the stunning dining area. Eating al fresco is always an option with the spacious terraces overlooking the ocean and gardens. Airport pickup and use of a car or jeep are included in the rental. Whilst the villa is secluded and is surrounded by established gardens and beautiful beaches, the town of Port Elizabeth is not far away offering bars, shops and restaurants.

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For prices and availability please contact Tropical Island Rentals at info@tropicalislandrentals.com.

Barbados Holiday Rentals | Property Of The Month | March 2017

Caprice Old Trees 4, Paynes Bay

Barbados holiday rentals

Caprice, Old Trees 4 is a superb three bedroom apartment ideally positioned on the beautiful Paynes Bay beach on the west coast of Barbados. With the apartment being located on the ground floor, it means you have the benefit of walking straight off from the covered terrace and on to the beautiful golden sands of Paynes Bay Beach where sun chairs & umbrellas, safe swimming and water sports await. The beach is famous for “Swimming with Turtles” and is also ideal for strolling to the Sandy Lane Hotel beach which is just 1 bay to the North.

No. 4 Old Trees has been built to a high standard and includes large marble slab floors, high pickled tray ceilings, spot lights and coral mouldings. There is a relaxing plunge pool on the private covered terrace and views to the lush, tropical gardens and out to sea. The doorways of the villa are generally arched and the generous proportions help establish this apartment as a must see for anyone looking for an elegant beachfront apartment in central St. James.

Paynes Bay offers 2 restaurants with bars. Old Trees is fully managed and maintained and includes 24 hour security.

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Amenities

Internal Facilities:

3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning

Bedroom layout – 2 kings and 1 twin (twin can be made into a king)

TVs in bedrooms

DVD player and DVD library

Wireless internet broadband

Ceiling fans in living room

Toys & Board games

Hairdryer

Safe in master bedroom

External Facilities:

Plunge Pool

Beachfront location

Communal swimming pool

Covered terrace

Enclosed gardens

Gated entrance – 24 hr security

Sun loungers/umbrellas

Your own entrance from the car park

General details:

Nearest Airport – Grantley Adams – 35 mins drive

Distance to beach – Paynes Bay Beach – You are already there!

Local Restaurant – Paynes Bay – 5 mins walk

Local Bar – Paynes Bay – 5 mins walk

Nearest supermarket – Holetown – 5-7 mins drive

Sandy Lane Golf – 5 mins drive

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Caribbean Villa Rentals | Property Of The Month | February 2017

Murray House, Long Bay, Tortola, Caribbean

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Enjoying views across the white sands of Long Bay Beach and Jost Van Dyke Island from its breezy hillside, this 3-bedroom villa rests within Long Bay Resort and is a short drive from Tortola’s West End beaches, restaurants and shops. Families with children and groups of up to 6 guests are welcome.

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A contoured swimming pool is the hub of outdoor entertainment at this villa. Settle in a lounger on the sunny pool deck and watch the waves caress the shore below. Sensational sunsets and al fresco meals can be relished from this vantage point and if you fancy a barbecue, fire up the gas grill and put an extra umbrella in your cocktail! Stay cool indoors where rustic tiled floors and large fold-back glass doors usher in the sunshine and sea breezes.

A bright living room opens onto the balcony and you’re free to pick a spot on your favorite sofa, inside or out. A host of digital entertainment options make the living spaces a real home from home. Flick on the satellite TV or DVD player, plug your iPod into the dock, and use Wi-Fi to stay in touch back home. The modern kitchen has everything you need for preparing snacks and meals if you decide not to dine out. All 3 of Murray House’s individually-styled bedrooms enjoy access to a covered patio or private balcony. Air conditioning keeps the temperature just right and iPod docks mean you can listen to music as you drift off to sleep. You’ll have to draw straws for Bedroom one with its romantic four-poster bed and en-suite bathroom with alfresco shower.

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As well as all the activities on offer in your villa, you can also make the most of Long Bay Beach Club’s facilities for an extra fee. Challenge your friends or family to a rematch at the resort’s tennis courts, treat yourself with an indulgent spa treatment or enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the ‘1748’ Restaurant – just ask your Concierge for details.

Murray House is a 50 minute drive from Beef Island Airport and 25 minutes from Peebles Hospital and Road Town.

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For prices and availability please contact the house manager via Tropical Island Rentals

 

 

Luxury Caribbean Villas | Property Of The Month | January 2017

Casa Bella Villa – Dominican Republic

luxury Caribbean villa

This Caribbean luxury villa is located right on the beachfront of an exclusive gated community. The perfect place to start off the ultimate tropical vacation, you can enjoy the pristine white sand in between your toes just steps from the villa. Indulge in swimming, snorkeling or a plethora of other beach activities during your next vacation in the sun!

The villa features oceanfront views and a magnificent swimming pool with lounge chairs and tropical trees surrounding the area for maximum comfort. Why not enjoy some alfresco dining on the terrace? Your reservation includes a full staff with chef, manager, groundskeeper, laundry service, daily housekeeping and an estate security guard. Keep in mind that the Caribbean is home to plenty of culinary delicacies. Let your in-house chef dazzle you with the culinary flair of the Dominican Republic!

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Everywhere you look, cozy yet stylish decor attracts your gaze. Furnished with rustic antiques, tile flooring and a billiards table, Casa Bella Villa provides all the comfort of home alongside the sheer luxury of a top holiday villa. Enjoy the kitchen fit for a gourmet chef, with exposed brick and stainless steel appliances. Step from the kitchen to the comfortable and elegant living room and relax with a glass of wine as you entertain friends and family.

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The three spacious bedrooms at Casa Bella Villa accommodate up to six fortunate guests. Each bedroom includes a king or queen sized bed, an en-suite bathroom with shower and air conditioning. Let the soothing ocean breeze lull you to sleep each and every night at your very own slice of Caribbean paradise!

From adventure to relaxation, there’s something for everyone in Cabrera. Enjoy hiking, underwater caves, zip-lining, paddle boarding and surfing. Don’t miss the Blue Lagoon, an otherworldly ice cold spring fed lagoon that’s a welcome retreat from the hot Caribbean sun. But bear in mind that a beautiful white sandy beach just steps from your villa may just mean that you and your guests will never want to leave this heavenly abode.

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For the latest prices and availability please contact tropicalislandrentals@luxuryretreats.com or call 1-514-315-6082.

 

 

Caribbean Villas | Property Of The Month | Stargate

Stargate Villa – US Virgin Islands

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This superb and luxurious home sits atop Picara Point in upscale Estate Peterborg, surrounded by 330-degree sweeping ocean views. Three levels, all beautifully detailed and furnished, offer wonderful panoramas. On Stargate’s fully air-conditioned main floor is the Great Room with an impressive arched stone fireplace. Just outside is a sunny swimming pool overlooking heart-shaped Magens Bay.

The main level also offers a formal dining area, a gourmet kitchen with native stone and granite counters and wet bar, a powder room, and two air-conditioned king bedroom/bath suites. French doors open from the Great Room and from the four-poster king bedroom to a spacious deck bordering the entire the Atlantic Ocean side of Stargate, providing spectacular down-island views – miles and miles of breathtaking sea vistas punctuated with islands in the distance.

A handcrafted mahogany spiral staircase leads to Stargate’s upper level and the spacious, air-conditioned king master suite, offering a private balcony with a view of aqua Magens Bay. The staircase continues up to Stargate’s observatory tower, equipped as a secluded office with a DSL + Wi-Fi connection for your laptop and a printer, and with wonderful views from Magens all the way around to the British Virgin Islands and St. John.

Below, A manual gate opens to a short driveway and to the villa’s attached garage where you may park your rental car. Watch tropical sunsets from the pool, then after a leisurely dinner, move to the deck on Stargate’s opposite side. What a spot from which to stargaze or watch the twinkling lights of Tortola. Set atop a breezy ridge, Stargate offers luxurious romance and serene relaxation surrounded by inspiring vistas.

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Property Hot Points

  • 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning
  • Breathtaking 330-degree sweeping ocean views
  • Perfect for a romantic getaway
  • Private swimming pool
  • Al fresco dining options
  • Short drive to the beach

For further details including images and availability, please contact info@tropicalislandrentals.com

 

St. Lucia Villas | Property Of The Month | Saline Reef

Saline Reef is a 3 bedroom villa located at the northernmost tip of Saline Point in the exclusive Cap Estate in St. Lucia.

Luxury St. Lucia Villa

A hand-painted sign hangs over a table on Villa Saline Reef’s immense terrace that reads, “Relax! It doesn’t get much better than this!” Truer words have never been written: luxury, quiet seclusion, tasteful design and spectacular views guarantee this epithet. Prepare for an escape that will stay with you. Bright bougainvillea and lush tropical flora pepper a large tiled terrace where you’ll find chaises in sunny and shady spots. Wherever you choose to relax, the gorgeous split-level pool, with waterfall feature, will eventually beckon you. Swim in the lower half or sit in the upper half and enjoy views of Pigeon Island and across the Caribbean straights to Martinique.

Caribbean villa views

The dining and grill deck provides an uninterrupted sunset view to enjoy while savoring an al fresco feast. Saline Reef is decorated throughout with soft furnishings imported from England. The central living room is bright and airy, courtesy of wide French doors, large bay windows and fans hanging from the high, vaulted ceiling. Upstairs, a professionally-appointed kitchen gives you everything you need to prepare a memorable meal. Enjoy it from the elegant dining table that seats 6.

St. Lucia villa

The villa sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms, including 2 Master bedrooms, one above the other. Each Master bedroom has a private deck, including a romantic crow’s nest seating area for 2, overlooking the sea. All rooms contain King size bed, walk-in closet, fine linens and bathrobes, en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Saline Reef is only 4 miles from the Rodney Bay area, the hub of St. Lucia’s cultural life. In the town of Gros Islet you’ll find upscale shopping, fine dining and a bustling marina where you can rent sailboats. You’re walking distance from an 18-hole golf course and several beaches ideal for swimming or snorkeling. Boat trips can be arranged to the famous Pitons and Sulphur Springs.

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Luxury Barbados Villas – Ragamuffins Villa, Royal Westmoreland

luxury Barbados villas

An exclusive 6 bedroom Barbados villa situated on a ridge in the renowned Royal Westmoreland Golf Resort. Ragamuffins provides a relaxing retreat with spectacular sea views that can be enjoyed from the infinity edge pool, covered terrace and private balcony. The property has access to the resort’s amenities including golf, tennis, beach club, dining and more.

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Located approximately 1 mile from the beach where there is a restaurant and beach facilities provided. Those residing at the house would receive full membership during their stay for the beach club. The villa is located 2 miles from Holetown where there is a large supermarket and other retail outlets including the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre and top class restaurants.

Features:

  • 6 bedrooms – 4 on the first floor and 2 on the ground floor
  • Appealing decor & finishes
  • Classically elegant 2 storey villa
  • Perfect for a relaxed holiday in the tropics
  • Breathtaking infinity edge pool affording resort views
  • Direct access to Clubhouse through private path from villa
  • Bedroom layout ideal for one family with children or individual families with children

 

Amenities:
110 volts, 24 Hour Security, All bedrooms air conditioned, All bedrooms en suite, Assigned parking, BBQ, Beach Access, Breezy location, Cable TV, Ceiling fans in all bedrooms, Ceiling fans in living room, Close to beach, Club House, Covered terrace, Driving range, DVD player, Established gardens, Family location, Flat screen TV, Games room, Garden view, Hair dryer, High ceilings, House keepers quarters, Luxury Finishes, Onsite Rum Shop, Panoramic views, Private beach access, Private location, Pro shop, Pub, Resort view, Restaurant on site, Restaurants close by, Sea Views, Security Alarm, Stereo, Sub Zero fridge, Sun deck, Sun loungers, Sun terrace, Sun umbrellas, Telephone, Tennis Court, Terrace, Towels included, Wet Bar, Wine cooler, Wireless broadband connection

Staff:
Villa Manager – Visits property regularly and available on demand
Housekeeper – 6 days per week. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Cook - 6 days per week. 8 hours per day from 9am. Prepares up to 3 meals a day
Security / security guard – 24 hrs

For prices and availability please visit the Ragamuffins Villa Page for details.

 

Caribbean Villa Rentals | Property Of The Month | October 2016

Scotch on the Rocks – Luxury Jamaica Villas

Caribbean villa rentals

Perched atop a cliff at the edge of the Caribbean Sea is Scotch on the Rocks, an endearing turquoise villa just minutes from the heart of Ocho Rios. Although the villa sits upon a rock, all of the private ocean swimming areas have cozy, shallow, sandy bottoms—perfect for children. Cool off in the shade of the white gazebo at the end of the dock, with nothing to look at but miles of ocean waters and tiny windsurfers in the distance.

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Stone steps lead from the main house down a slope to a private cove and a fabulous crystal clear bay. Kayaks and snorkeling gear are included. Or you might opt for a quick dip in the swimming pool. Wi-Fi is available on the main floor. Full staff is provided. If you feel like spending your day outdoors, the staff will gladly set up seats on the seaside deck and bring out your lunch. The decor at Scotch on the Rocks features Victorian fretwork and warm mahogany floors that add classic charm, while Italian travertine reflects the recent renovations. The interior design is a tasteful, yet eclectic mix of high tech amenities and Jamaican/English antiques. The comfy verandah overlooking the vast sea is the ideal setting to share a laugh.

Scotch on the Rocks villa

The five stately bedrooms at “Scotchie” accommodate up to ten guests. Dark wooden accents add warmth to the pristine, plush furniture. Each bedroom includes en-suite bathroom, TV with DVD player and air conditioning. The calm sea views are simply breathtaking. The grounds at Scotch on the Rocks feature lush tropical gardens where bougainvillea and orchids are often in bloom. Built by the Scottish Lord, The Earl of Mansfield, the property currently belongs to members of the Red Stripe Beer family. Whether you decide to go for a day trip to nearby Dunn’s River Falls or the infamous James Bond Beach, you will surely enjoy the feeling of returning home to unwind in this unique piece of Jamaican history.

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For further details including prices and availability please contact the house manager at Scotch on the Rocks.

St. Lucia Villas | Property Of The Month | September 2016

Villa Susanna, Marigot Bay, St. Lucia, Caribbean

St. Lucia villas

 

Villa Susanna sits amid 3 acres of lush foliage at the tip of a headland overlooking Marigot Bay. Classic Caribbean architecture blends with European refinement in the 4 buildings that make up this luxurious estate. You will be treated to stunning views of Marigot Bay, the Caribbean Sea & neighboring islands that dot the horizon. A covered patio wraps the rear of the home. Lounge chairs & hammock present tempting options for time spent under its eaves. A deck surrounds the 65ft pool, where you can soak up the sun, encircled by a lawn & palms. An impressive bridge crosses the pool to the sunset gazebo.

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Gather your guests around its 14 person table at dusk & watch the sun set on a perfect day. A brick pizza oven is found on a patio off the kitchen. Winding paths will lead you down to the sandy Trou Roland beach where you’ll find a barbecue & tables. The open-concept living room/dining room is a sight to behold. Columns, vaulted ceilings, wood flooring & soft furnishings make it half-cathedral, half-pleasuredome. Settle into a settee & enjoy a movie on the flatscreen TV. When dinner is ready you can gather around the custom made dining table.

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Chef service is available 5 days/week, but the professionally appointed kitchen may inspire you to take matters into your own hands. Susanna’s 7 bedrooms are spread among 3 cottages & an apartment each with its own wet bar & sitting area. Every room is fitted with fine linens, antique furnishings as well as beautiful louver windows & sliding doors. Private gardens & decks flank 2 of the cottages & every bedroom has an en-suite bathroom adorned with quality materials & fixtures. Sailing is the lifeblood of Marigot Bay & you’ll have no trouble chartering a boat for an excursion to the famous Pitons or just for whipping around the bay.

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When you’re back on land, you’ll find several good dining options in town. Shoppers will enjoy a day trip to Castries & the duty free Pointe Seraphine. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved.

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