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1 BR -1.5 BA Ocean View @ Alexandra Resort, Always Rated 5 STARS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,057 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 B.R. (Queen) plus Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, Full Kitchen & Living/Dining

This deluxe 1-bedroom condo on stunning Grace Bay, cited by Conde Nast as the most beautiful beach in the world, will have you coming back year after year. The twelve miles of beach and warm turquoise waters, breathtaking sunsets, and the sense of a stress free stay, has the Turks & Caicos rated a number one vacation destination.

As an Executive Chef, I want you to have a great dining experience, so we do recommend trying the off site local hotspot restaurants, including the Mango Reef, Coyoba, PAVILION at the Somerset, and many others!

Starting June 30th, we will be providing our guests with a lovely & complimentary welcome basket. Your favorite cocktails of choice, as well as starter groceries! This is a MAJOR bonus, and will get you out on that beach all that much faster upon arrival.

You will find this unit roomy, comfortable, and accommodating. The unit is still like new, and just sparkles with extra touches. Whether you go to the local IGA grocery store not far from the property and play 'Iron Chef' for your stay, or dine at one of the many fine local and easy to get to eateries for a gourmet delight, you will be equally happy.

Book a deep sea fishing trip, parasail, do some snorkeling or scuba, or visit the local horseman down the way for a romantic evening ride on the beach.....or, just do nothing and relax with that well deserved Pina Colada you have been yearning for! Either way, you will hope this vacation never ends!

We are so excited to be able to include so many extra amenities via the VIP CLUB, that are only offered when you book through VRBO. Not only are you getting a significant discount but you are also getting an improved experience by booking through us directly.

Lots of awesome perks and all beautiful new beach amenities, superior sports equipment, and yes...a "Beach Butler" to tend to your comfort while on the the most amazing beach in the world!

It's all a short flight away. From most areas the flights are non stop. The Turks and Caicos is perhaps the easiest Caribbean island to reach from the U.S., Canada, and England.

Contact us via email or telephone below, (we are on what's app!) and start getting excited about one of the most memorable vacations you will ever take.

The airport (PLS) offers a large open air check-in hall with the added convenience of self-serve kiosks, a fully enclosed and air-conditioned security checkpoint hall, new shops and boutiques, and an outdoor viewing terrace on the second floor of the airport.

More Details

Owner
Elen Wright-Stead
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Elen Wright-Stead

Originally from New Jersey, my husband and I moved out to California many years ago as he is with the California Highway Patrol. We fell in love with the Turks and Caicos on a vacation in 2005 and decided we just had to have a piece of this paradise for our own!

Elen Wright-Stead purchased this condo in 2006

Why Elen Wright-Stead chose Providenciales

We came in on the construction phase of this wonderful complex and saw it through to completion. Every step of the way, the builder, developer, and entire staff were wonderful and became like family to make us feel so welcome!

What makes this condo unique

The minute we got off that plane and heard the warmth of the steel drums, we knew we were in the best place possible for a relaxing vacation. Waking up each and every morning to the light sounds of the waves touching the sand and the balmy breeze is something that makes you really enjoy life!

Guestbook comments from the owner

If you are reading this short note...You will not find a better equipped condo and better people to deal with. Ed & Elen's help with dining and all the things we could do as well as places to see, and making our stay comfortable were outstanding. They do what they say and are ready to help answer any questions you might have about the Great Island. When we go back and we will...our stay will be in # 3209 Alxeranda...a fabulous place with great food and personal ....Thank you again Elen...you're the BEST.
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Grace Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1057 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • THE ACTUAL CANCELLATION POLICY IS CLEARLY STATED ON OUR WEBSITE & ON OUR CONTRACT.
  • USE OF RESORT POOL LOUNGES ARE FOR GUESTS BOOKED THROUGH RESORT (AT A MUCH HIGHER PRICE)
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I cannot overstate enough...the pool is always available to our guests, however, the resort has purchased pool lounge chairs that are reserved for only those who have booked through the resort.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(163 traveler reviews)

1 BR -1.5 BA Ocean View @ Alexandra Resort, Always Rated 5 STARS
average rating of 4.981595 based on 166 reviews
5

A Perfect Vacation: No Worries

  • 5 of 5

One of the items on our bucket list was to experience Grace Bay and it is by far the most beautiful beach we have ever seen. Make no mistake, if you are looking for a great place to stay at Turks and Caicos, Elen's one bedroom unit will more than meet your needs. If you are looking for a clean, beautifully maintained one bedroom property, this is definitely the one to choose. We have travelled and stayed at many VRBO destinations and found Elen's unit exceptional. Elen is simply amazing to work with and goes well beyond the call of duty to make sure that your stay is one of the best. Three weeks prior to our trip, our airline cancelled our flight. Elen helped us rearrange our vacation dates to accommodate the airline changes and was very understanding. Elen also sends a great deal of information about the condo and the islands prior to your trip which we greatly appreciated. The condo is immaculate! Having seen other units, Elen's is by far the cleanest, updated and most welcoming. While other units give you the feeling of being at a hotel, Elen's condo felt like home. Upon entering the condo, we were greeted by fresh baked brownies, and the furniture and organization of items in the condo set the scene for a perfect vacation. If you have any questions, Elen is always available to promptly assist you within minutes. The condo itself was lovely but we can honestly say that we never had one meal at the dining room table. We always had our meals out on the large balcony and loved the fact that you could see the ocean from there. We appreciated the fact that we did not have to play the towel game to get a chair by the beach. Since Elen's condo has it's own VIP section, there were always more than enough beach umbrellas for everyone even if you decided to sleep in and not get down to the beach until 10:00. As part of the VIP club you also had a beach butler. Josh was absolutely amazing! He was always smiling and would help out in anyway he could, be it bringing you an ice cold water, digging in an extra umbrella to make sure you had shade or placing a lunch order to be delivered on the beach. The beach and water were breathtaking! We are beach people and absolutely loved walking and getting into the warm water. The sand is like white flour and the ocean is calm and clear. This was a perfect vacation and staying in Elen's condo helped make this trip unforgettable. We met many wonderful people and plan to return to Elen's condo.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

100 STARS in EVERYWAY!!! Thank you Elen😎

  • 5 of 5

Wow!!! Okay, I am a very lucky girl.....My sweet husband said book a trip for your 60th birthday. Anywhere in the world you want to go! Yes, I wish I could clone him!

I spent months researching. We have vacationed a lot. Bora Bora was one of my favorites. But I wanted somewhere different. We are beach lovers. My husband's background is Marine Biology, although now he is a Dean at a College, working incredible hours. Yes, it was my 60th celebration...but I also wanted him to be in his element...salt water!

This was our first experience with VRBO. What an incrediable experience! But it was Elen that made this vacation above and beyond! From the moment I booked this vacation on line, we knew that we had made the right decision. Elen is extremely attentive and detail oriented. She is like your personal vacation planner. She even called me on the phone. She sent us tons of info on every topic that you can possibly imagine. If I had a question, she responded immediately.

Grace Bay is an absolutely beautiful beach. The snorkeling was incrediable. We walked to Coral Gardens. My hubby was in his element. Pinch me. LOL

Elen suggested renting a car. We did. The best decision we made. We saw the entire island. West Harbour is very remote, but well worth the 7 mile dirt road trip, if you love solitude!

Elen gave us a list of restaurants. We went to CoCo Bistro for my birthday dinner. Lovely. Many of the restaurants are in walking distance from the resort. But renting a car, you can try all the other restaurants on her list. Do not miss Bugaloo's Conch Crawl and Las Brisas Restaurant.

Elen's Condo was perfect for our stay. I even drew a floor plan of the unit to bring home. I LOVED it!!! My husband is 6' 4". It had very high ceilings. 👏?👏?👏?Beautiful crown molding. The walls were yellow, my favorite color. Spotless! The kitchen was wonderful. I love to cook and it certainly met my every needs. The washer and dryer were great. I loved the half bath...my makeup parlor! The bed was the most comfortable bed that we have ever slept on. We thoroughly enjoyed the large patio with ocean views. The swimming pool was very large and gorgeous. Than, a few steps away.... the BEACH....wow. Thee nicest beach that I have ever visited.

Thank you Elen for everything. Because of YOU, my 60th birthday was over the moon🌞?

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome unit at an incredible location

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at Elen`s unit. The unit has everything you need for a relaxed and hassle free stay in the Turks and Caicos. The unit was in perfect shape and the attention to detail is incredible. Elen is extremely responsive and is more than willing to provide any/all information needed to make your vacation a memorable one. The kitchen is well stocked, the location of the unit is a few steps away from the Grace bay beach (the pictures of the beach on google images are real!) and having the option of the TCI VIP club was great. We would absolutely be back here for our future trips to Provo and would highly recommend this unit!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Unit!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in we were blown away with the attention to detail in this unit. Everything is well thought out and beautifully decorated. Additionally the kitchen is well stocked for all your cooking needs and the floating noodles and the bikes on the back porch were unexpected and appreciated!!!

Our stay was way to short but we hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our usual fantastic experience staying in Elen's suite!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoy our view every morning looking out to Grace Bay while enjoying our coffee. The TCI VIP club amenities on the beach are very inviting. Beach Butlers, Joshua and Kerby are very accommodating. Cold bottles of water are always available. Grace Bay is always crystal clear and Calm. Our suite is in pristine condition. Always clean and comfortable with everything we needed to live easily during our ten night stay. Elen and Ed keep our suite in fabulous condition. We've already booked again for next year! Can't wait!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing vacation at a wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from vacation 4/11 to 4/18 along with my wife and kid. Elen goes far and beyond any HomeAway rental I have used in the past. The reviews are spot on when it comes to this property. Elen is always within reach through whatsapp if you have any questions prior or during your stay. Her unit is in great condition. There is a full kitchen, dining area, and laundry in the unit. Elen left us cake pops during our arrival which were delicious. It was our first time in Turks and Caicos and it definitely wont be our last. The resort is very laid back and has a very relaxing vibe to it. There were many families with kids, but it didn't feel chaotic. I would recommend this resort to anyone looking for some R&R. The VIP treatment on the beach was a plus for us. I am not an early bird and getting a spot on the beach with no problems was a great thing. You even get free water with your VIP butler. Umbrellas are included for all guests at the beach as well as use of some beach equipment. Booking directly with Elen was actually a better deal than going through the resort. This was obviously a deciding factor for choosing this destination. I would strongly suggest getting a car rental if possible. There are plently of dining options outside the resort. Some are walking distance but others not. I recommend Da Conch Shack, Mango Reef, Bay Bistro, Mr Groupers, and Melt (wonderful ice cream shop). We did buy groceries for mainly breakfast and drinks. We are a family of 3 paid around 65-75 dollars for breakfast if you do decide to eat out. Lunch was around 90 and dinner was around 130-160 depending where you go, we are not heavy drinkers. Groceries are expensive since most items are imports, but it does save you money in the long run. Alexandra resort has Asu (their restaurant on site) where we ate lunch and breakfast one day. It is ok but I feel other places have better options. They do make fresh pizza by the beach/pool area which we bought a couple times. One thing we enjoyed was the BBQ beach dinner buffet during sunset. It was a set price and included rum punch. It was worth the price under $100 total for 3 of us. Like I mentioned before, if you want a laid back relaxing vacation, I would recommend this rental in a heartbeat. For our family this vacation/location ranks up there as one of our favorites. There is no parking fee, the island is very safe, and the people are awesome. Thank you Elen for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

On site Tennis Court, beachcombers, and snorkel equipment!

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Rates & Availability

Grace Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LOW SEASON
Apr 10 2017 - Dec 23 2017
6 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Jan 4 2018 - Apr 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

*VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT WE, AS OWNERS, PAY ALL TAXES & FEES. MOST OTHER "LIKE" PROPERTIES DO NOT*
Reservation will not be booked w/o both fully executed contract & receipt of deposit. Paypal is encouraged & no charges if used according to page two of contract. If you choose to use VISA/MC/Discover, (with the VRBO pmt option) there is a 2.5% fee (USA) & 3.75% (Non USA Bank), will deduct from deposit. The exit cleaning fee of $125.00 is extracted from the $500.00 deposit held at time of booking.
*The dates of Dec 23-Jan 2 are priced at $440.00 per night* We will do a minimum 7 night or minimum 10 night stay. The stay must start or end on a Saturday. This may be subject to change, so please send your inquiry and ask :)
*It is the owner's discretion to adjust pricing due to #/age of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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