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For Relaxing Times, Make It Villa Towanda Time. Belmont Tortola

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Pool, Breathtaking Views (Sleeps 6)

Villa Towanda is an elegant three bedroom villa that offers stunning views over Long Bay and Smugglers Cove beaches and the islands that line the north western horizon of Tortola.

Designed around an open patio, covered porches and a pool, you will find privacy and shade when desired and fun in the sun with our beautiful Caribbean weather and cooling trade winds.

The main house has a very open living room with wireless internet service, a well equipped gourmet kitchen and out door dining and sitting area. The artfully designed bedrooms with en suite baths affords one privacy. The first floor bedroom suite will leave you with the feeling of being in Morocco, while the second guest suite will transport you to Asia and the master bedroom with will remind you of Africa. You will also enjoy the wonderful outdoor stone shower that is part of the African suite.

Villa Towanda will offer you a truly unique and relaxed vacation.

Keywords: 3 bedroom house

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 19, 2017

About The Owner

Well travelled middle aged Frenchmen...

The Owner purchased this villa in 2004

Why The Owner chose Belmont

Simply one of the best beach spots in the world

What makes this villa unique

Relax, relax, relax... Sea, Nature, view!


Belmont Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(13 traveler reviews)

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For Relaxing Times, Make It Villa Towanda Time. Belmont Tortola
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
Scottsdale AZ

Perfect Views in a Zen Like Atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

The online pictures of Villa Towanda on VRBO don't do it justice because the property has a serene feel and vibe (with just the right touch of Indonesian charm) that simply can't be captured in still photos. The roads up to the property are steep and the location would be difficult to find on your own, so we definitely needed to meet the manager at Long Bay Beach Resort to follow him up. Definitely rent a 4 wheel drive vehicle! We loved the outdoor/indoor living spaces typical in the Caribbean. The management team is very responsive and great to work with. The kitchen and living/dining rooms were under the terrace cover and flowed outside right to the pool. The villa has three self enclosed "suites" consisting of a bedroom and bathroom that are all of approximately equal size...two are stacked (upstairs/downstairs) and the third is upstairs but separated from the other two with an incredible view and outdoor shower. The main problem with the property is that the bedrooms are not air conditioned (and easily could be) and the fans are not sufficient to keep you cool at night with the mosquito nets down (and the electricity sometimes going out at night to turn your fan off). Other than the lack of A/C, it was a perfect stay in a perfect setting.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Trip!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 absolutely LOVED this villa... Sharlene and crew were a delight to work with. Everything about Towanda is great. I am missing the wonderful views already!!! It's lay out is perfect for everyone to have plenty of privacy if wanted. We cooked daily in the well designed kitchen and grilled lots on the grill. Thank you for sharing your piece of heaven with us... we will return for sure! The outdoor rock shower (which is not in the photos) was wonderful!!!

I would also highly recommend renting your car with Dede's, Deadman was wonderful to work with as well!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at Towanda during a 4 day stay in January that we are returning for a week in May! What more can we say.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No escape from the bugs

  • 2 of 5

As others have said in previous reviews, the house is beautiful and the view is incomparable. The management and housekeeping staff are helpful, personable, and just plain nice. Having rented homes all over the Caribbean for the last 20 years we've come to expect certain things both good and bad about any property we rent. Towanda was no different. I read other reviews (including a very negative one that has disappeared) and felt confident that the lack of air conditioning in the bedrooms wouldn't be an issue in December. I was wrong. Mosquito nets block most of the airflow and sleeping without them would mean being eaten alive. Even with the ceiling fan and a stand fan blowing directly on us, my husband and I were miserable. We moved from the master bedroom to the lower bedroom due to the horribly uncomfortable mattress only to find that there was very little airflow to the lower room. For homes in this rental price range the lack of a/c is simply unacceptable especially considering the very real threat of Zika, Dengue, and breakbone fever. Speaking of which: be forewarned- this is truly an open air home. There is absolutely no way to get away from the bugs after sundown. And folks, these are Caribbean mosquitos. They LIKE the taste of DEET. I have more than 40 bites on me and I kept myself covered in toxic spray all day. The house is beautifully decorated but unfortunately there are only two truly comfortable seats in the entire house. (The dining chairs can be made more comfortable by doubling the seat cushions if need be.) There is a fantastic commercial stove but no sharp knives. An immersion blender, but no simple whisk. A beautiful pool that was never warm enough to swim in. I've never been anywhere that the ocean was warmer than a pool! And it was. Easily 10 degrees colder than the ocean. The owners need to consider that while they may love their home as it is, we are paying guests and as such, are looking for value for our vacation dollar. As much as we enjoyed our time on Tortola, our accomodations were so much less than we had hoped for. I found the property on VRBO but got a better rate through another rental agent. Please consider the very real threat of mosquito-borne disease when thinking about renting this property. One last thing: the drive to the property is not for the faint of heart. One lane wide with two way traffic, blind curves, and incredibly steep hills.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home! We loved the open air concept and it had amazing views! The sounds of crashing of the waves through the day and frogs at night and only a 10 minute drive to 2 amazing beaches!! Travel to the house did require a 4x4 and after a time or 2 we got used to the drive. The home was very clean and well maintained, customer service from the team was excellent - a few check ins to make sure had everything we needed. We loved Towanda and will be returning!!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location, breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

Quite a lovely villa. Beautiful pool and views. Very unique. Everything is open air, but we were not in the least bit hot. I highly recommend staying at this incredible retreat.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Charisse, Hope to see you back soon. All the best for this greeting season. Philippe
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.