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Famous for expansive view of North Sound Islands ~Resort Pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Stunning views of all boating activity and beautiful colors of Caribbean waters.

"THE BEST VIEWS IN VIRGIN GORDA"...This secluded villa has 2 very spacious large King bedrooms, ~ each with its own private patio, and modern private bathrooms.The deck provides 270 degrees of expansive views of NORTH SOUND for stargazing and tranquil views of anchored yachts ,Saba Rock and the Bitter End Yacht Club.Sliding glass doors take you outdoors to your private patio. Welcoming airy kitchen has granite counters, huge island, gas stove and outdoor grill. Adjacent dining area overlooking the water seats 6 people.

Expansive Living room has comfortable large sofas and chair to view TV, cable and hear the Music .Also, great views of North Sound sitting on your sofa.

Extra larger room to use for computer or reading.

The entire wall of house has glass sliding doors.

Enormous Great DECK surrounds the house ~ has 2 seating areas to dine ~ and chaise lounges to relax in the sun. Binoculars included to view all the sailing yachts.

Ocean breezes, stunning views, listen to the morning doves and wake up to incredible sunrises and lots of rainbows. .

Private driveway to villa looks at the terraced gardens.

Greenspace on 2 sides of the villa ensure privacy and quiet from Resort noise.

LOCATED at the top of Leverick Bay Resort, the villa is 3 blocks from the waterfront with all the amenities of the Resort.

Altamira overlooks the exclusive North Sound, Necker Island, Moskito Island, The Bitter End Yacht Club, Biras Creek Resort and Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS).

Altamira view looks at one of Sailing Worlds Top 5 destinations ~ Host to the Race Weeks of Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean, Loro Piano Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Melges Performance boats.

Altamira belongs to the exclusive Leverick Bay Home Owner's Association with use of the facilities of the Resort. This includes a large pool next to the beach, marina, a GREAT restaurant ,spa ,and new gift shops .Also,...Jet skis, boat rentals, scuba diving and water tours are all available for a fee.

Altamira is your exclusive home and has a private landscaped yard suitable for strolls or quiet enjoyment .Our library has many up to date books. We do have some snorkel gear, beach chairs and flotation devices for our guests.

WASHER AND DRYER on site and FREE usage , convenient and saving valuable vacation time.

Direct 40 minute flights daily between San Juan on Air Sunshine[1-800-327-8900] and Cape Air Airlines providing easy arrival at the Virgin Gorda airport. Flying into St Thomas has become more popular which now offers many direct flights. Speedy's Ferry [1-284-495-5240} provides non stop service on Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays between St Thomas and Virgin Gorda, a 90 minute boat ride at $88 round trip on 3/16.

PLEASE NOTE : A 7.0% BVI Government Tax needs to be added to your total rental costs.

CHECK IN IS 2 PM ..CHECK OUT AT 10 AM ...unless otherwise approved ahead of time.

PACK LIGHTLY ....Altamira provides complimentary washer and dryer and of course instant outdoor clothes line drying ..

You will return home RESTED..RELAXED..and with pictures and memories of beautiful vistas, perfect weather and reflections of the wonderful people who have made your stay "The Best"..... There is no place to compare it to !!....

Altamira has been long term rented to US personnel working at Oil Nut Bay Resort and Moskito Island since 2014. Hence the absence of weekly renter comments.We are now renting on weekly and monthly terms.

More Details

Robert Coyne and Jessica McGovern
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017

About Robert Coyne and Jessica McGovern

We spotted Altamira from our boat at anchor in North Sound and couldn't believe the views and great character of the villa....Got tired of going to dinner with wet butts from the dingy trips ashore ,sold the boat and purchased our dream vacation home.

Robert Coyne and Jessica McGovern purchased this villa in 2004

Why Robert Coyne and Jessica McGovern chose Virgin Gorda

The Character of Altamira ...constructed of stone and concrete was the 3d Villa built in Leverick Bay by local stone cutters and carpenters .The views are spectacular and a big front yard that can actually be enjoyed.You have 180 degree privacy over looking the Bitter End Resort for sun bathing and dining in private.

Altamira was totally rebuilt in the mid 90's after a hurricane, so it has been modernized ..

New TV ..clothes dryer, and refrigerator purchased in 2016 ....

What makes this villa unique



Virgin Gorda Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Large open shower.
    Guest bathroom - toilet , shower , Large walk-in open shower
  • 2 Bathrooms. 1 bathroom has a bathtub. Each has large walk-in open showers.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , with private bath and glass sliding doors to private patio
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king , King Bed with glass sliding doors to private patio/bath
  • Both bedrooms have King Beds with private bath. Glass sliding doors to private patio overlooking water. 1 King bed can be changed to 2 twin beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Famous for expansive view of North Sound Islands ~Resort Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Alta Mira is wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two girls stayed at Alta Mira for a week and had the most wonderful time. The house was well maintained and stocked with essentials upon arrival. The location is excellent and the elevation and location make for absolutely incredible views and great breezes. Bob and Jessica were great to work with on the booking and communication was superb. We are already thinking about when we can return!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Jeremy for your gracious comments and we are gratified to have another Happy family report that they had great vacation at Altamira ..... Best Regards, Bob and Jessica
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Columbia, MD

Wendy and Elliott

  • 5 of 5

The incredible view and wrap around covered deck is what sold us on this fabulous house. It did not disappoint us. We were entertained every day, morning, noon and night, by the yachts, the sea planes, the sunrise and the stars. It was a great house to come home to after a day of snorkeling at Spring Bay or wherever the surf took us. The beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms and kitchen all worked well.It is conveniently located in Leverick Bay and the grocery store, restaurants and marina. The owners were always prompt in responding to us and very gracious. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wendy and Elliot , Thank you for your very complementary critique of Altamira ...Likewise we welcome you back next year ...We're glad that you took advantage of all the out door activities available on Virgin Gorda....I always find it difficult to remove myself from the views on the deck of Altamira ..always entertaining ... Best Regards, Bob and Jessica
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Priceless view and fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed at this amazing house twice and will continue to go back year after year. PHENOMENAL view of the North Sound of Virgin Gorda, and all of its yachts, beaches, sunrises and stunning water, from an enormous wrap around deck. Wide open floor plan, big bedrooms and comfortable furniture, as well as a big kitchen with everything you need. Walking distance to Leverick Bay marina, which is your jump-off point for exploring the sound and beyond. Can not recommend it highly enough!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Rental - BEST VIEWS

  • 5 of 5

This vacation rental is perfectly described in the listing - the views never get old! We spent hours on the deck overlooking the sound and enjoying the open kitchen/dining room to the outdoor space. Two large sized bedrooms with very nice showers and a den with additional sleeping space. The house is extremely comfortable with lots of sitting space - would work well for families or couples.

Easy walk down to Leverick bay for dining out, swimming in the marina pool and chartering boats - great location for access to additional amenities. There's also a grocery store to stock up on supplies since we cooked most of our meals at the house. We can't wait to go back to the perfect tropical getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cataumet, MA USA

G & K

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Altamira was fabulous and totally relaxing. The home has a nice open floor plan with spectacular views from every room. The spacious decks are awe inspiring with panoramic views of North Sound, Saba Rock, Bitter End, Biras Creek and surrounding islands. Easy access to the best beaches in the BVI and a short launch ride across the bay to Bitter End Yacht Club and Saba Rock for lunch or drinks. Necks on a swivel watching the biggest yachts in the world in the anchorage. Can't wait to return to Altamira. It is paradise!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duxbury, MA


  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Altamira, the place is fantastic. Overlooking Leverick Bay and North Sound, the home provides incredible views from every room. The wrap around decks makes "Sound "watching activities very enjoyable. We found ourselves each morning and evening sitting on the deck mesmerized by the views.

Altamira location provide access to numerous activities with a short walk your drive down the hill to Leverick Bay marina area for a meal, a boat charter or a launch ride to Saber Rock for Happy Hour or a meal always a great take.

The home is well appointed having just about anything one may need to enjoy their stay. I could go on and on but this is our very favorite spot in all of the Caribbean to totally relax and enjoy a quite wonderful Island paradise.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Leverick Bay Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
0.03 Miles
Leverick Bay Marina
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Leverick Bay Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.03 Miles
Leverick Bay Resort and Little Leverick Beach
Car: necessary

You have full use of the Leverick Bay Beachfront Pool.

The Leverick Bay Resort has a pool and small beach,

next to the boat docks. Enjoy watching all the yachts

sailing into the resort.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

There is a 10%Tax by BVI Government which we itemize and include in your total plus the cleaning fee of $120....Your $500 refundable Security Deposit is not cashed /deposited and will be destroyed or returned to you pending no damages...There is a $50 per person per night beyond 2 guests ....

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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