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Recent Tortola reviews

  • Another perfect stay

    "This was my 2nd visit to the Magic Castle and it was just like the first visit....Perfect. The location is beautiful overlooking Little Bay, very private and the house is VERY well equiped with everything you would need from bathroom essentials to kitchen applicances, spices, utensils, beach towels, cooler, snorkel equipment and more. We found ourselves enjoying our evening meals overlooking the caribbean and then relaxing in the hot tub along with a beautiful nights sleep. The hillside location of this home provides constant tradewinds. Eva is available should you have any questions, she is a very gracious host who holds a special place in our hearts. We have already booked our next vacation to return. This home has something very special about it, the name says it all. Truly Magical!!"
    Guest: Helena G. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 26, 2015
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  • Great stay!

    "Beautiful views! Jan is a great host and tries to do what she can to ensure a good visit. She offered to drive us to the ferry if we wanted to do an overnight on one of the islands so we didn't have to leave our car unattended. Her villa is wonderful, plenty spacious for our family of 3. View is fantastic, you can see Virgin Gorda and several small islands and you look down on a beautiful beach. The deck has comfortable chairs for relaxing and a large table so you can enjoy meals outside. We were a bit concerned about being across from the airport, but you're not that close it wasn't bothersome and was actually fun to watch the planes come and go. There's not a ton of traffic and there's no loud jets. The property doesn't have A/C but we opened the windows at night and being up on a hill we had plenty of breeze so we were very comfortable and it was fun to fall asleep and wake-up to the sound of the ocean. We really enjoyed the location. 2 minutes to Trellis bay where you can catch ferries for island hoping, only a 15 minute ride to Virgin Gorda. Trellis has several good restaurants and a bit of night life if you're looking for that (days at the beach did us in). There's also restaurants and supermarkets in East End only 7 minutes away. Being such a small island you're not far from anything. We drove all over exploring the beaches and were never more than 30-40 minutes from home. Have to say one of the best beaches was right below the villa. Long Bay East. A mile or so stretch of sandy beach that was almost always empty, had a beautiful view had GREAT snorkeling. The other 2 good snorkeling spots was Smugglers Cove and Brewsters. A few other points. Parking is directly next to the villa which hasn't been the case at some other places we've stayed. Big help when you're loading and unloading all your gear for the day. Jan provides plenty of towels and chairs for your beach time. The one thing that would have been nice is a cooler. Although I'm sure if we mentioned it she would have gotten us one. She offered to pick up a few things for breakfast if we didn't have time to shop on our first night. She's great! This was our first trip to Tortola and we'll certainly be back and when we do we'll stay with Jan again."
    Guest: Tracy C. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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  • Happy reviewer

    "We loved everything about Prettyview Villa. The views were indeed beautiful and the sound of the ocean waves was very peaceful. We rented a car from Dedee's and went everywhere on the island. We ate out some nights but we did cook at the house and loved that too. It was a great advantage for us to have the out door kitchen, ice chest, chairs and etc. The outdoor shower was my husbands favorite thing - in fact on the flight home he said he was going to put one in for us here at the river. Your information on the day trips and restaurants was very helpful. I think we did everything on the list. We took ferry trips to Josh Van Dyke, Peter Island and Marina Cay. We did take a snorkel trip to Norman Island and did some snorkeling on the beaches around Tortola. The water was a little rough on some days but others was perfect. Prettyview was everything you stated and more, we have friends thinking of renting from you after they saw our pictures. Thank you so much for your home and your help."
    Guest: thomas m. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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  • Can't stop thinking about it!!

    "Where to begin?! Our adventure began with a 45 minute ferry ride across the teal coloured waters of the Pacific. We were greeted by our gracious host, Ben, who took us to our little piece of paradise we were privileged to call home for one week. (Next time we are definitely staying longer) The pictures you see are just but a glimpse of what Kerensa has to offer. This villa has all of the modern day conveniences you could want whilst maintaining the island charm we were looking for. The furnishings are both rustic AND comfortable. You have access to wifi, outdoor speakers, endless music selections, a big screen TV, movies (Netflix), a brand new Weber Bbq (my husband was thrilled) and telephone. The overall condition of the villa was SUPERB! Very clean and well kept. There was no shortage when it came to luxurious linens or supplies. Ben, a 30 year resident of Tortola, was extremely helpful with the planning of our vacation. He made himself available whenever we called upon him and was eager to suggest places to visit on the island. The panoramic views from your VERY private 'nest' are spectacular! In morning we would wake to the breathtaking views and sounds of the ocean from our four poster, very comfy bed. In the evening we would pour a glass of wine, turn on some music and watch the sun set directly in front of us! We planned To rent a car mid week to travel the island but to tell you the truth, once we were there, we had no desire to leave!! We were able to walk down to Brewers Bay (15 min walk) which had a lovely beach but couldn't wait to get back to the villa for a swim in the infinity pool and to watch the sunset! I'm still smiling as I write this!! Prior to our arrival I ordered all of our groceries, wine etc on line. The grocers deliver free of charge so when we arrived all we had to do was throw on our bathing suits and jump in the pool... SEAMLESS!! My husband and I have traveled many places. This is our 5th year renting with VR.com and KERENSA is the only place we woukd return to! Thank you Ben.... We'll see you next year!!!"
    Guest: Lmel Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
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