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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"The pictures are tremendous, but don’t give the place justice, as they can’t capture the sounds of the waves crashing against the rocks below, or the healthy wind that blows refreshingly and constantly. A great way to capture the magnitude of the view; we could see the villa clearly while swimming with stingrays at a sandbar the might easily be 10-15 kms away.
The beach is truly only a 2 minute walk down a very well maintained path. Long Bay is very nice and while a little busy when the cruise ships are in, is virtually all yours in the morning and by 5:00 p.m. Snorkeling off the beach won’t blow the experienced away, but was still solid fun for the family. Had drinks on Marina’s restaurant deck most days and she and her staff were very nice. Marina was also very responsive and available for arriving/departing and any other questions we might have had through the week.
The villa itself was very well stocked. We did a lot of cooking and found any tool necessary. The BBQ was solid as well, with a nice Kenmore 4-burner that reached nice high heats allowing for some quality grilling. Lots of deck furniture, including two large tables. Beds were comfortable in the main house. We didn’t rent the cottage, but had a look inside and it’s a nice option for larger groups with kids.
As others have stated, the gardens are expansive and very nice. Dwight the gardener is a great guy.
You really should rent a car. Loved Antigua, the people are awesome. You should see the island and the guest book is filled with great recommendations. Every one we followed was on the money. Half Moon and Smiling Harry’s was a classic example of a little risk with tremendous reward.
Lisa was a joy to deal with throughout the entire process. We had an absolutely fantastic vacation."
Guest: Murray F.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 18, 2015
"Because the owners go out of their way to make your vacation the best possible. We were staying with our 1.5 yr old grandson and he got an upper respiratory infection. We called Lou and she came and got my daughter and her son, drove them to a doctor and then drove them around to get a prescription. She really was the absolute best to take her time to help us out. The layout is the best for larger groups. Love all the outdoor living areas. This is a great vacation rental and in addition you'll get personal help with things that come up on a trip!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
"My girlfriend and I stayed in Sapodilla for 5 days at the beginning of June and had the most fantastic time. The accommodation was lovely, an idyllic setting with a great view and cool even without AC due to the trade winds and wide doors. The outdoor shower was a great feature and the private swimming pool and garden were just what we needed. When we arrived the fridge was also stocked with a lovely breakfast, a very nice touch. Quiet, relaxing and great value for money... Highly recommend!!! Thank you Janie x"
Guest: Nick V.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 23, 2015
"Other reviews have said it all really. Bamboo house is a wonderfully relaxing base for exploring the Island. The L-shaped veranda is perfect for leisurely breakfasts spent watching the Caribs (hummingbirds) feed. We loved the hammock too - a great place for getting some reading in before being gently rocked to sleep! We'd recommend a hire car for getting around the Island despite Antigua being very small. Joanne was a great host - always there to help and offer advice but at the same time respecting our privacy. Others have commented about some difficulty in locating Bamboo house but we found Joanne's instructions to be spot on. It is true that the roads leading to the property are rough but then the same goes for parts of the main roads - you really do have to be very alert when driving for sudden gaps in the road. Thoroughly recommended."
Guest: Phil JDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 29, 2015