Cassava, Bequia. Stunning Sea & Sunset Views, Steps to Sandy Lower Bay. Sleeps(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms en suite with panoramic views over the Caribbean. Close to the Beach
4,837sq.ft., managed by Patrick Hepburn, island chef (available by arrangement), Cassava can accommodate up to 6 guests. (if required, a smaller house close by can accommodate a further 6 people upon request.)
Wifi, ipod docks, cable tv, safes and air-conditioning in the bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout, larder fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Included are the daily services of our chef for breakfast if required and either lunch or dinner and of a housekeeper for a mid-week cleaning service and change of linen. Additional daily maid service can be discussed if required.
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Member since: 2013
- 4837 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- In the Master Bedroom the 6ft 6in wide x 7ft long four poster bed, is draped in mosquito netting. The floor is in coral stone and the curtains are bamboo silk. Wide double doors have netted opening louvres in the lower section. This allows for closure with air-con on, or opening with the overhead fan cooling the room. To either side of the doors there are writing desk/dressing tables, one with a view from a window and the other with a large carved Indian mirror. This bedroom is beyond the seating area on the covered terrace, screened by palms, and has its own part of the shaded terrace with an open area sweeping round for sunbathing. The view over the ocean reaching to the horizon is panoramic, the light changing over the water until the setting of the sun. As Mahatma Ghandi said 'When I admire the wonder of a sunset, or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator.' ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Leading off the master bedroom1 is the bathroom with a magnificent bath lined in coral dust and set in travertine. Twin basins set into a greenheart wooden surface have cupboards beneath and shelves with baskets. Through an opening to the side lies the large shower area behind tiled in travertine and with a WC and bidet. The floor is of coral stone and the louvred windows set behind the bath fold back to open the room to the view. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have spacious showers tiled in travertine with WC, basins and 2 has a bidet. There is a small 'powder room' for visitors just inside the front door with a WC and basin with mirror. Outside there is a shower for people coming up from the beach....moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Child's Highchair
There is a 5ft 6in circular table in wood with dark lacquered chairs to seat 6 - 12. A carved Monk's table sits to the side, a console with gilded mirror ahead. Carvings from India frame the doorway....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
There is Air Conditioning in the 3 bedrooms. When in use please keep windows & doors closed to conserve energy: electricity costs the highest in the Caribbean. There are also Ceiling Fans throughout....moreless
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
The 30ft x 18ft Living Room has a high pitched ceiling with 2 fans. The furniture is eclectic, brought in from far and near. There is a large sofa, five chairs and more chairs can be pulled in side....moreless
- Towels Provided:
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- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
We do not have a boat but it is easy to hire or to take a water taxi. We have a book of tips in the house giving comprehensive advice and our house manager is always there willing to help in any way....moreless
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - May 1, 2017
3 night min stay
May 2 - Nov 1, 2017
3 night min stay
High Season 2017/18
Nov 2 - May 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $621.35
- Taxes Not included
Booking deposits: are non refundable.
Cancellation: within 90 days of confirmation and payment of any outstanding balance will result in a charge of 100% of the rental amount unless a replacement booking is obtained and in which case we will refund the difference between what was due under the agreement and what has been obtained from a replacement booking. We recommend cancellation insurance.
Damage deposits: will be held and returned within 7 days of departure subject to our terms and conditions.
Gratuities: If you have enjoyed your stay and would like to leave a tip for the house staff, please give it to the house manager. It will much be appreciated, as work is very seasonal on the island.
Please let us know the following information so we can prepare the house for you:
Number of people: (Max 6)
Number of adults:
Number of children:
Ages of children:
Configuration of beds: please indicate if double or twin required in Bedrooms 2 & 3
Bedroom 1: Four Poster bed
Bedroom 2: made up as a Double: or Twin:
Bedroom 3: made up as a Double: or Twin:
Included in the rental price: are the services of a Housekeeper for a mid-week cleaning service and change of linen, all utility bills including gas, electricity, water, internet, cable, & garden maintenance.
if required by the Client, additional daily maid or laundry services can be arranged through the house manager. For information and cost of extra services detailing chef and staff services, please request.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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The unspoiled island of Bequia lies 9 miles south of St Vincent in the archipelago of the Grenadines. The old world charm of Bequia and easy friendly manner of the local people is a great draw to this island of white sand beaches, good restaurants, lively bars and music throughout the season, which stretches from November until after the sailing Regatta during Easter week. After Easter things quieten down - but still the island exudes its magic.
There are 32 islands and cays in the nation of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The second largest, Bequia is only seven square miles and home to around 5000 people. Nine are inhabited, the others being the main island St Vincent, Mustique, Canouan, Mayreau, Union Island, Palm Island, Petit St Vincent and Young Island, all there to explore by ferry or charter for the adventurous.
Famous for its sea-faring tradition, with its natural horseshoe harbour, Bequia has long been known to sailors. Its natural beauty, island charm and open friendly people of mixed descent, Amerindian, Arawak, Carib, African, Scottish, Irish, French make Bequia a perfect place to relax and unwind.
Cassava is situated on Lower Bay, the largest beach on the calm Caribbean side of the island. Widely thought to be the finest swimming beach in the Grenadines, it is safe and current free. The sand is white and the water warm year round. There are three bar restaurants along the beach which serve cold drinks and hot food and a small cafe selling delicious coconut ice-cream.
Enjoy a cool drink or lunch at De Reef or La Plage, or the mid-week open air movie at Keegans, all on the seafront. Bequia is the perfect island to relax and unwind, swimming, reading, fishing, snorkeling. Or walk to the top of Mount Peggy passing purple and orange land crabs, and from the lava rock sculptured summit look down over the islands.
Explore the beaches, calm Princess Margaret or the beautiful but wilder Atlantic side of the island, and the turtle sanctuary. Spend a day sailing on a 100ft wooden schooner which was once the island's ferry, exploring the Grenadines or charter a powerboat for the day and explore Mustique (30min), or beautiful Mayreau and snorkel in the clear waters of the natural horseshoe reef at the Tobago Cays (an hour) (see our website).
Explore St Vincent where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed at Wallilabou Bay, hike to the Dark View Falls or the Soufriere volcano. Or just take a water taxi around Bequia and see Moonhole from the sea, an extraordinary and magical collection of houses carved and built into the cliff side at the southern tip. Visit the Whaling Museum and the Hamilton Fort.
The St Vincent Carnival during the first week of July.
During the high season, for those who like music - on a Thursday evening there is steel pan band and jump-up in the open air by the water's edge at The Frangipani, music in the street at Penthouse on a Friday and Saturday, and every day of the week there is Baj to welcome you, open year round serving drinks, barbecued food and music. On Sunday afternoons a live band plays at De Reef on Lower Bay.
The island has a hairdresser, massage therapists, reflexologist, a homeopath, chiropractor and an acupuncturist as well as a doctor and a small hospital.
Port Elizabeth has all the necessary shops including an excellent gourmet purveyor Doris Fine Foods and also now an outlet for good wines, Vintages Bequia. There is a vegetable market, stalls, a bookshop and more.
The evidence of Bequia's charm is in meeting visitors who return time and again, feeling they have returned home to this island which has a magic about it, no matter what time of year.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: Born and bred in Scotland arriving on the island of Bequia was like coming home for me.
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The covered outside living deck, 70ft long at Cassava, perfect sunset views
The beautiful sand swimming beach of Lower Bay, Bequia, 200 paces below Cassava
The Dining Room from the Terrace
Desk and view out to see from Bedroom1
Down coral stone spiral stairs to Bedroom 2 with its own sea facing terrace
The terrace facing out toward the bay for Bedroom 2
The desk in Bedroom 3
The second terrace, to the side, for Bedroom 3
The courtyard behind the house, taken from the roof terrace
Yet another, this time lunch
Cool on the Atlantic side. Visit Ravine. Lunch at Sugar Reef on Industry Bay.
Cassava is the lower house with easy steps winding 200 paces to the beach
The steps to the front door
The Drawing Room at Cassava
The four poster bed in the Bedroom 1 from the terrace french windows
The ensuite bathroom for Bedroom 1 with double basins, large walk in shower, WC
The bathroom ensuite to Bedroom 2, with large shower and coral stone floor
Bedroom 3 at Cassava, Bequia also facing out to sea with its own leafy terrace
The ensuite shower room for Bedroom 3
The courtyard behind the house with the Urn spilling into the lilies
A delicious feast cooked by our Chef
Princess Margaret Beach, a stroll over the headland from Lower Bay, Bequia
Jack's Bar on Tony Gibbons, Princess Margaret Beach, Bequia
Footprints in the sand on Lower Bay, Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines
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