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St Kitts Nature & Beach Lovers tranquil cottage right on the Beach

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Front Romantic, quiet one bedroom apartment

TURTLE BEACH COTTAGE

This spacious 2nd floor one bedroom apartment is right on Turtle Beach cove St. Kitts. This 2nd floor apartment is very private and peaceful directly on the beach. There is no better location on St Kitts for snorkeling the best accessible coral reef right on your door step. Excellent beach combing along the shore line and tidal pools. This apartment is fully self contained, comprising of a bedroom, kitchenette, two sitting rooms, with one sofa bed, one twin day bed, a balcony over the beach, wireless internet, and cable TV.

The bedroom is air-conditioned with ceiling fan, and fully screened for those who like to sleep with sounds of the sea and fresh tropical air. The bedroom has a four poster king size bed and large flat screened TV. A full bathroom with shower. A Kitchenette and large deck with gazebo and fantastic views of the beach, reefs, Booby Island and Nevis.

The beach cottage is accessed via two bridges through the natural mangrove trees. One bridge accesses the cottage over a pond from the almost one acre property. A 5 minute drive will take you to the Beach Front Pavilion and Spice Mill Restaurant for exquisite dinners. Salt Plage for the best sunset drink and tapas! Reservations required.

There are other restaurants and many more beaches, car ferry to Nevis, water sports, sailing, all within a 5 minute drive. A 15 minute drive will take you to many other restaurants, golf, casino and shopping.

Our main level Ocean Song Lounge is designed for entertaining with a full kitchen, commercial honor bar, large decks with two dining areas, guest bathroom, laundry, fresh water outdoor shower, shaded living room with sofa and chairs.

We know our guests of both the Turtle Beach Cottage and Ocean Song Villa will fully enjoy the exclusive use of the spacious beach front shared lounge with honor bar, beach chairs, snorkeling equipment, fishing rods, boogie boards, board games, outdoor shower, washroom and full kitchen facilities perfect for whipping up a meal beach side. The best accessible coral reef on island for snorkeling is on your door step. This is also one of the best bays on island for Kite Surfing.

Turtle Beach is a quiet natural beach. It is NOT a groomed beach and we do experience Sargasso Sea Weed from time to time. Cockelshel Beach is a ten minute walk away and there are many beautiful beaches near-by. If you love nature and peace and quiet, you'll love our cottage!

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About The Owner

Ricky was born and raised on St Kitts and Penny moved from Winnipeg, Canada in 1986. We built our first house at Turtle Beach in 1994 and will always have our 'home' here. Our daughters grew up on Turtle Beach and are now attend University in Canada. Penny and Ricky commute between St Kitts and Winnipeg. We are fortunate to enjoy the most peaceful location on St Kitts.

Why The Owner chose St. Kitts (St. Christopher)

Peaceful location with South facing exposure and refreshing breezes, very quiet beach, great beach combing along the tidal pools and shoreline, fantastic views and amazing snorkelling right out front of the beach cottage.

What else can you ask for in a beach cottage.

We love it.

Turtle Beach is located on the South East Peninsula of

St Kitts which we think is the best part of the island. You will NEVER hear the ongoing NOISE of cars/trucks/motorcycles or experience traffic like the Frigate Bay area. It's all about the sounds of the surf, bird song and nature! 5 minutes drive will take you to some of the islands BEST restaurants and more fabulous beaches. A QUICK water taxi to our neighbouring island of NEVIS will bring you to more great restaurants, history and charm of the Caribbean!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Penny-



We had a wonderful time at Turtle Beach Cottage. Our trip was very relaxing and the accommodations were excellent. Franklin took good care of us while we where there and everyone we met on the island was exceedingly friendly. We travel frequently, rarely to the same place twice, but if we are ever back in St. Kitts there is no other place we would want to stay. Thank you for making our vacation so enjoyable.



Matt
Sep 2013
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Amenities

Basseterre Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No smoking inside the cottage please. Please shake sand off the beach towels and use the foot bath to help keep sand out of the cottage! With thanks!!
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom in upper one bedroom unit. There is a bathroom on the lower lounge area.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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St Kitts Nature & Beach Lovers tranquil cottage right on the Beach
average rating of 4.9074073 based on 61 reviews
Highlands Ranch, CO
5

Perfect Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly what we were looking for. One of my favorite parts of Caribbean vacations is getting up in the morning and having breakfast overlooking the water, The deck of this property was my favorite of all properties my wife and I have stayed at so far. There were two pelican's I watched every morning hunting for breakfast themselves which was very peaceful to watch. This property is a great location to all of the beaches, and if you are doing activities many of them are at the next beach over which is just a few minutes away. We spent a great deal of time watching the crabs around the walkway to get to the house and the monkeys all over the island were great. Make sure to take the kayak out a few hundred yards straight out from the dock for some of the best snorkeling I have seen on any island. My wife and I get up early to explore the island so Zabby had a hard time catching up to us, but from our limited experience with him I will agree with the other reviews about his helpfulness and wonderful personality. Thank you to the Pereira family for their quick and useful responses to all of my emails previous to the trip and sharing this property with the rest of us.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect paradise. Secluded. Private. Clean. We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Franklin, the caretaker, was the best. Always on time, went extra mile, he knows everything, everywhere and everybody. White perfect secluded beach that we got married on! We were alone on the beach the majority of the time. Walked to Regaee beach 4 out of 5 days. Beautiful views of Nevis. Cottage was clean and just as pictured. The owners information and suggestions were great. Also, used her reerrals for the wedding which were perfect. Will be back!! Would give 10 stars if could.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA
5

BEST vacation of our lives! 3rd time's a charm!

  • 5 of 5

We've visited St. Kitts many times, but this stay was our best. It was all because of the beach cottage. The location is better than we've ever experienced. We've stayed in other properties on the island, and this one FAR EXCEEDED all the others. The ocean breeze was felt in every room. Nights enjoying the crashing waves and twinkling star filled sky, charming monkeys, and a beautiful private beach all to ourselves. The snorkeling on Turtle Beach is one of the best. We liked it so much, we are considering renting the Pereira's larger villa up the hill for our mother's 60th next year. The ocean front cottage is gorgeously decorated, the perfect Caribbean getaway. The owners were very gracious and helpful through the entire process, they made us feel at home and very special. The bedroom was VERY comfortable as well. We will be back MANY MANY times! Thank you Penny! ;-) (if you have a larger group, we'd highly recommend the owner's other property. It is a villa just up the hill, with breathtaking views. We met the folks staying there, and they invited us to dinner. The Portuguese grandmother made the most delicious homemade Portuguese meal. The villa was stunning. Very spacious, beautifully appointed, and views grander than any I have seen...from every room! We'd highly recommend both properties!)

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ricky and I are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our beach cottage! We have fun decorating it and hope our guests love it as much as we do! It's great to hear when our guests of Ocean Song Villa meet up with our Turtle Beach Cottage guests and everyone enjoys each other's company. Isn't that what vacations are all about? Meeting new friends and having fun! Come back soon!
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5

It just Magical!!!

  • 5 of 5

I think my husband and I have stayed at this gorgeous home 5 or 6 times now. We have already booked the dates for our trip next year 2018! There's no way you can stay here and not be totally happy! Its such a magical place. You will have everything you need and be surrounded by the most beautiful beach and nature. Franklin is the caretaker of this lovely spot and he is one of our favorite things about the island. His daily visits sweet personality and knowledge of the island and the house is top notch. He can fix anything and he always does it with a smile. We feel like the Pereira family and Franklin are more than friends...they are family.

I hope I never know when the last time I am staying in this house...it is truly amazing!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winchester
5

Amazing Cottage and Location

  • 5 of 5

Turtle Beach Cottage was an amazing place to stay. We very rarely saw anyone on the beach, and spent hours beach combing, snorkeling or sunbathing on the sun deck. The many decks/balconies offer fantastic views of Nevis and we spent most evening sipping drinks, watching pelicans fish and enjoying the sound of the ocean. The peace and tranquility offered by the cottage was incredible, and meant that we had the most relaxing holiday. We did hire a car for the week we were in St Kitts & Nevis and used it to explore both islands. However, Turtle Beach Cottage was definitely the highlight. Penny was extremely easy to deal with, and all communications were dealt with in quick, friendly and professional manner. Franklin was the perfect host and popped by every day to offer any help or advice. We have already recommended Turtle Beach Cottage to a number of our friends in the UK.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We are very happy that you were able o relax and enjoy your holiday! We hope to welcome you or your friends back to Turtle Beach in the future! Sincerely, Penny & Ricky
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5

Loved the cottage

  • 5 of 5

Accommodations at the cottage were wonderful, beautiful views, everything you would need was provided. Owner visited and made great suggestions for outings. Highly recommend staying at the Cottage. Loved it.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Robert Bradshaw International Airport SKB
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Sea Bridge to Nevis
Nearest Beach
Turtle Beach
Car: recommended

Kite surfing lessons available on the beach in front of cottage by appointment. Sailing lessons, fly-boarding, deep sea fishing, all located 10 minute walk from the cottage

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Upon check in we will collect USD$200 CASH DAMAGE DEPOSIT to be refunded upon check out once there has been no damage to contents or property. (see rental agreement for full details)

Rates are based on two guests in cottage. We have a twin size day bed for an extra person fee of USD$20 per day will be added to your rate.
If you require additional cleaning service, please email Penny or speak with our property manager upon arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund