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Bargain Villa on Water's Edge of Little Apple Bay, Tortola

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to Chateau Relaxeau Caribe on the water's edge of spectacular Little Apple Bay Tortola...the villa with very reasonable rates....and billion dollar views!

CRC" is a three story home consisting of two self contained apartments...all with breathtaking views of the ocean and offshore islands.

It is located just steps from a sparkling white sand beach with

a one hundred and eighty degree view of shimmering blue, green waters, offshore islands and breathtaking sunsets.

The ground floor consists of private one bedroom apartment, with a full bath and kitchen, large covered patio and open deck.

The upper apartment is on the middle and top floor. The second floor now has a dining/living room with a double futon, full bath and kitchen and a large balcony overlooking the sea (a favorite place to catnap or spend the whole night!). Up the stairs to the third floor and you are in the new large master bedroom with a full bathroom where you can shower as you watch the pelicans dive. There are twenty foot ceilings and a huge balcony for sunbathing and stargazing.

CRC is located just steps from a sparkling white sand beach with a one hundred and eighty degree view of shimmering blue, green waters, offshore islands and breathtaking sunsets. In winter the best surf break in the Caribbean is 100 yards down the beach..

Just down the road from CRC are fine local restaurants and the weekly Friday night fish fry under the Banyan Tree.

Apple Bay is also home to the "Sugar Mill" which houses a beach bar and restaurant and a gourmet restaurant open for dinner within the ruins of an old sugar mill. And the food has to be good ..the place is owned by two writers for " BON APPETIT" magazine!

Down the beach is one of the most famous bars in the Caribbean, "Bomba’s Surfside Shack", with Bomba’s OUTRAGEOUS "Full Moon" parties every month; Equally outrageous, Bomba Punch available anytime, and BBQ’s every Wednesday and Sunday.

A Caribbean Paradise in the British Virgin Islands...the island of Tortola is within easy reach of the US mainland via either San Juan, Puerto Rico or St. Thomas. American Eagle and other carriers connect from San Juan to Tortola. Ferries run regularly from St. Thomas to Tortola’s West End. It’s a beautiful fifty minute boat ride, followed by a five minute cab ride to

Our perfect little hideaway is available for rental for your very special getaway. Just a little slice of heaven for you to enjoy! All this and the most reasonable beachfront prices in Apple Bay!

Keywords: Chateau Relaxeau Caribe, CRC, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, BVI, Malcolm Boyes, Manpot, Ocean View, Beach,little apple bay, Bomba's Shack, Apple

Bay, surfing, full moon party, villa, paradise,

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

About The Owner

I am a lifelong journalist having worked in newspapers and magazines..then television. I was an on air reporter for CNN, helped create the format, write and report for "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" and went on to work for everyone from "Inside Edition" to "Entertainment Tonight". My new book "Manpot's Tales of the Tropics" is currently available through "Smashwords". It explains a great deal about my love affair with Tortola!!

The Owner purchased this villa in 1990

Why The Owner chose British Virgin Islands BVI

I took one look at the view from CRC when the realtor showed it to me and knew I had to buy it. Years later we totally remodeled the house and added the breathtaking master loft suite.

What makes this villa unique

In summertime you can stretch out on your own white sand beach and swim and snorkel in the gin clear water. In winter a world class wave is two minutes away. There is nowhere more perfect to fall into a beach lifestyle..even if it means taking a nap on one of the balconies or decks! or sipping a cocktail under the stars!

Map

Less that 100 yards from the villa is a world class surf spot (mainly in winter) right in front of the legendary " Bomba Shack". Half a mile over the hill from the villa is a resort with spa , tennis courts and pool. There are also three restaurants right near the villa for breakfast lunch or dinner. Just over the hill on the south shore is the ferry d0ck with easy access to other islands and four good restaurants. It could not be more convenient.

Amenities

Tortola Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Amazingly comfortable with the trade winds and fans cooling you perfectly., Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A futon folds out to a full double bed in the ground floor unit and on the second floor.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
"Spectacular" is the word we most often hear to describe " Chateau Relaxeau Caribe"...check out our fans on the "Chateau Relaxeau Caribe" "Facebook" page.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

Great little place

  • 5 of 5

Lot of character, plus you are beachfront :) Malcom is very helpful host. Book it soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect beach bunagloo

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had the most wonderful time at Malcolm and Candace's place. You really won't find a better location. It's just a few doors down from Sebastians which has a little restaurant and is an easy taxi location (although I would recommend renting a car). We loved sitting out on the patio area watching the pelicans dive for fish and falling asleep listening to the waves crash on the rocks below.

The place itself was artistic and cute- the only thing I might say that if you have a bad back, maybe the bed wouldn't be great for you. The fans and the winds kept us just the right temperature throughout our visit.

Would definitely recommend this gem. They were wonderful hosts and we can't wait to return!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

“the "Billion Dollar View" as they say is right on the money!!”

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just came back recently and had a wonderful time staying at this villa. The aquamarine crystal clear waters, white sand and palm trees...sailboats sailing carelessly by, pelicans soaring and diving for fish, the island of Jost van Dyke just off in the distance...sounds like pure heaven and it is!!! here on earth! Chateau Relaxeau Caribe (CRC) is just steps from the water's edge right on the beautiful beach of Little Apple Bay.

If you circumnavigate the entire island of Tortola you will find that this beachfront property is really a gem, there are just not that many villas right on the beach on Tortola!

The studio villa is perfect for those looking for some solitude and relaxation but within walking distance of Sebastians and the famous Bomba Shack. It was a perfect space for a couple. They did have a futon if you have a spare friend or children :) The unit was clean and comfortable and the kitchenette had everything you could need. Our ability to be steps from the beach was the icing on the cake.

Cane Garden Bay, Bananakeet, Smugglers Cove and Soper's Hole are all within a short drive.

If you are a surfer this is the spot for sure! The hosts Malcolm and Candace are just wonderful people. We give CRCBVI 5 stars, 2 thumbs up and an A++!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Managers couldn't be nicer

  • 4 of 5

This a very artistic little property. It is right on the beach, the rocky part between Sebastian's main units and their newer units. It was easy to walk down to Apple Bay or Long Bay for beach or food. There was someone on sight that was so helpful and kind, they were very responsive to restocking missing supplies.

The place had lots of cute little touches and you could tell that someone had really tried to provide all the little 'things' one ends up needing. There were plenty of towels, and the kitchen was very efficient given it's tiny size. We enjoyed sleeping to the sounds of surf every evening.

I would not recommend it for families, or even romantic couples. It was a great surf shack, a place to crash your head at night after being out all day, but the downs were that is was quite dirty, most of the furniture was broken and in need of repair, and very rustic.

I don't think it is worth the price we paid.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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