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Blue Villa - Relaxation Found

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Great Value For Folks Travelling Together

Perfect for families and groups! Situated by Grace Bay beach, Blue Villa has a large pool, deck and BBQ – so come and play! A private path leads to serene sands with amazing snorkelling. Relax in the screened veranda and enjoy expansive ocean views across Grace Bay. Blue Villa’s unique architecture is West Indies style: high cathedral ceilings and louvers allowing Trade Winds to permeate. Plenty of room for everyone in generous 3500 sq ft accommodations: 3 living rooms and 3 bedrooms (all have bathrooms) plus well-equipped kitchen. Air-conditioning, WiFi, carport. By Turtle Cove marina with its excellent bars and restaurants.

Our philosophy is flexibility, affordability and value. We rent 6 nights plus, but will consider fewer nights. We will also quote for 4 persons depending on seasonal availability. We take pride in maintaining the highest standards: licensed by the Tourist Board; frequent replenishment of linens; professional cleaning company; readily contactable owner. Twin beds available by request. 4th bedroom available when more than 6 persons.

Secure payments: credit card only. Merchant services provided by CIBC/First Caribbean. Please contact owner for quote at rate at time of inquiry.

More Details

Owner
Louise
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 10, 2017

About Louise

Why we bought ...

As a frequent visitor to the Caribbean professionally, I was familiar with the islands, or so I thought. I had never heard of Turks and Caicos Islands until a co-worker told me about living in Providenciales. Up to that point, I had been looking at properties all over for a large family holiday home but not arriving at the perfect place. So what clinched it for TCI? Sunshine all year, amazing Grace Bay beach, easy access from North America and in the dollar zone. And the unique reason for the decision? The 3rd largest reef system for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Louise purchased this villa in 2004

Why Louise chose Providenciales

Stunning views across Grace Bay yet a quiet and private location to spend time on the verandah watching the sun-rise with breakfast, and sundown with a large gin and tonic whilst sat on a perch in the pool.

What makes this villa unique

Peaceful garden with tropical flora and fauna - a haven in which to sit in the pool with the family around.

Amenities

Grace Bay West Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4th bedroom has shower-room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Can convert to 2 twins on request
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Optional 4th bedroom when more than 6 persons.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Getting to Blue Villa Taxi from airport $23 per 2 persons – ask the despatcher outside the Arrivals door. Car rental – book well in advance and collect at airport or ask for the car to be delivered to the villa. Jet Blue and Southwest service from FLL. Fly to Providenciales (PLS) direct with American from Miami 2 to 3 flights daily, and Dallas on Saturdays. United fly from Houston at weekend from Chicago and Washington DC. From Toronto, Montreal and other cities there are flights with Air Canada and Westjet. Delta fly twice a day from Atlanta. And for the North East US, daily direct flights with Delta, Jet Blue and United. Charlotte is a popular hub with AA flying twice daily; and from Philadelphia at weekends. British Airways operates Thursday and Sunday.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Blue Villa - Relaxation Found
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

Excellent Stay at Blue Villa

  • 5 of 5

Blue Villa was EXACTLY what we were looking for! We wanted something private/secluded but with easy access to nearby amenities....if that is what you're looking for, Blue Villa is your spot! The house is exactly as pictured, everyone has their own space with each bedroom having its own ensuite bath, the pool was awesome to have, and the outdoor patio area has an amazing view of the ocean and stays nice and breezy. Louise truly makes things as simple as they could possibly be! From the moment I contacted her, I knew things would be seamless. She responded quickly to every query we had, the booking process was organized and easy, and the check-in procedure even simpler. The beach is beautiful, private, and truly just a few minutes walk away. You are within a 5 minute walk to Smith's Reef for snorkeling, but we found lots of GREAT snorkeling just at the end of our path, on our "private" beach. We were able to walk to the Thursday night Fish Fry (~15 min walk) and also to Turtle Cove (5 min walk) where we enjoyed several delicious meals. If you're looking for something close to Grace Bay but away from the busy resorts, this is the perfect destination. We rented a car for one day only to tour around the Island but we were perfectly happy with what we had in Blue Villa and with Turtle Cove and Bight Park a short walk away, we were all set!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, you have just made my day! The snorkelling is amazing and delighted you enjoyed it all.
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
4

Like visiting your family ...

  • 4 of 5

It is really like visiting your family at a house on the beach. If you want a super fancy resort that is crowded with people and activities this is not the place for you. If you want to be really close to the beach in a private home then consider this villa. The beach really is a 3-5 minute walk down the end of the street and along a short path. Snorkeling off this beach was amazing. When spending the day on the beach we saw maybe 10 other people each day, on a busy day. The home is well equiped, although I missed having a dishwasher. I like that they leave some of the things behind from previous visitors it is so silly to buy salt and pepper and similar just to leave it behind. We rented all 4 bedrooms and had 8 people staying in the house. The upstairs rooms are really big and nice. The downstairs ones are more like basic rooms and the bathrooms on those are tiny and WiFi doesn't reach that level, so just be aware. Kitchen was fairly small but meet out needs. Prices at the local IGA are good, just buy lots of store brands. Make sure to rent a car you will need one. Don't miss the local fish fry on Thursday night, think tailgate party! You can walk there from the Villa. Louise told us to go at 5:30 and I am so glad we did because it just got more and more crowded and this was off season. Louise was an amazing hostess and went above and beyond, she even drove her own car and helped to get everyone back to the airport on the day we left.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay at Blue Villa! The beach in front of the house is gorgeous, and really a very short walk away, with some of the best snorkeling my family had ever experienced right off the beach! We spent many hours in and out of the water and walking the gorgeous Grace Bay Beach. Back at the house, both the pool and screened in porch made for a great reprise from the hot mid-day sun. All in all, a lovely and relaxing vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Long Overdue Review

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us that stayed at Blue Villa back in June of this year to celebrate a 40th birthday. The house was close to everything and within walking distance to the pier and the coffee shop but you will need a car to explore what the island really has to offer. It was also less than a 5 minute wok to the beach and some of the best snorkeling on the island. It was like we had our own private oasis!

The house was clean and spacious with the exception of the ants in the kitchen area, it just takes a little effort to keep it extra clean by making sure everything is put away. The house is equipped with all the necessary essentials such as plate ware, cookware, all sorts of glassware, beach and bath towels and air-conditioning.

The rooms were large and there were two screened in decks. The private pool was a definite plus and was used everyday we were there.

Louise was the perfect host and made sure every questions was answered and always responded in a timely manner. She welcomed us with the Turks local brew (which I crave to this day) and always recommend the best places to go. We also really enjoyed our fur-housemate Robinson (the cat) which we renamed shadow. He was the sweetest thing and followed us everywhere, he'd hang with us at the beach, the pool and would wait for us on top of our car every morning. We even ended up picking him up a box of food. I wanted to take him home:-)

The trip was absolutly perfect, everyone we met was welcoming and so very friendly! There's no doubt in my mind where I will stay the next time I head to T&C!!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texas
5

Relaxing vacation at Blue Villa

  • 5 of 5

We really had a great time at the Blue Villa. The beach is a short walk down the path at the end of Donkey Lane, takes 2 - 3 minutes. The pool was wonderful and a great place to hang out. The IGA grocery store is within walking distance, but if you do get a car, it is less than a 5 minute drive away. Prices are more than they are at home, but not too terribly bad. The villa is nicely furnished and comfortable. We used the grill just about every night. Louise was great to work with, she always responded to any request we had during the rental process. After we got there we could not find the gas cylinder for the grill. We emailed Louise and she got right back to us with the information on how to access it. We did some snorkeling on Smith's Reef (there is a part of the reef that is located right near to where the path comes out onto the beach). If you want to find some nice shells, take a trip up to the Leeward side of the island and go to Emerald Point, a really beautiful spot. We found quite a few shells up there. We really enjoyed our stay and Louise was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoy the shells as a sweet souvenir! Delighted with the kind words
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5

A truly relaxing vacation and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed at the Blue Villa with my father and it was perfect. The house is very large and clean and has everything you could want in it, especially for a family with young kids. The house was perfect for our grouping as my father slept downstairs and had a place he could stay away from the kids (to get a little quiet!) but was still right with us. We loved eating meals on the porch and taking in the ocean breeze and my kids especially loved the pool, which is good sized and very clean. We spent nearly every afternoon there. The ocean is a very short walk from the house and is an incredible color blue. The beach there is very private. There is a good selection of food at the two main grocery stores on the island. I even found a lot of the vegan and gluten-free brands that my family typically eats. The staff at the Green Bean Cafe (a short walk from the house) were very friendly and the food and coffee were good. In general, people on the island are friendly. Louise was very helpful and friendly as well. I would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Providenciales International Airport city code PLS
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Sharkbite, Tiki Hut
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Walkin Marina to North Caicos
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Provo Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Leeward Highway goes end to end of the island
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Baci, Mango Reef
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Grace Bay
Car: recommended

This is a quiet, safe and convenient location. The villa lies back from prestigious Grace Bay West. Within 20 or 30 feet of the shoreline are exceptional reefs, where snorkellers can see turtles and myriads of fish. This is pretty unique on the island for people want to rent villas. Turtle Cove is a 5 to 10 minute walk along a concrete sidewalk to some of the best restaurants on the island - Baci, Magnolica, Sharkbite, Simone's, Tiki Hut and Mango Reef.

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Rates & Availability

Grace Bay West Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Xmas and New Year
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
6 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$666
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change without notice. No return of payments on cancellation unless the time period can be booked by another Renter and less admin and other fees. Crib and high-chair free of charge. No charge for children under 3 years. Bookings for 5 nights or less are considered. Special family/group option available for 9 to 14 persons - inquire with owner with details of your party.

To obtain a quote, contact the owner via inquiry. Quote is valid for 5 days. To confirm a reservation, we need to have received a signed booking form and agreement, and pre-payment of 25%. Final payment which includes the tax of 12% is due at least 60 days before travel. Until a booking form is received and payment made, the dates will be open in calendars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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