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An Affordable Caribbean Gem to Enjoy Your Special Holiday on Antigua

(27 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Pinkshack Studio Cottage is a beautiful private Caribbean guest cottage in the semi rural Caribbean setting of breezy Five Islands, with its breathtaking Caribbean rolling hills, valley and pastures...Pinkshack Studio offers a well secured, genuinely affordable and peaceful property to enjoy your vacation on Antigua, situated in a beautiful tropical garden numerous species of palms, stunning shrubs, a mulitude of tropical flowers grace the Pinkshack gardens.. Local fruit trees, local vegetables, peppers and herbs are also grown at Pinkshack Cottages and we offer complimentary garden produce to all of our Pinkshacker's to sample during their stay... Nature and animal lovers alike will adore the array of tropical birds which frequent the Pinkshack garden, the peaceful area of Five Islands also offers the unique experience to see free roaming donkeys, horses, cows,sheep, goats, ducks and chickens around the property's perimeter...The Five Islands area has no less than 10 of Antiguas 365 breathtaking, secluded beautiful white sand beaches, including one of the only Naturist beaches EDEN BEACH in the Caribbean, it's a rambling, secluded white sand beach which is considered an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers great snorkelling and an opportunity to see the rare Hawksbill Turtle swimming in the Hawksbill crystal clear waters or you may even see some turtle hatchlings scuttling into the clear blue sea... The blissful powder white sand beach at Deep Bay Cove offers an opportunity to hike up to historical Fort Barrington to view the Andes sunken shipwreck... Fort Barrington dating back as early as 1652, fortified in 1779 is one of Antigua's National Parks. . The property is located less than 10 minutes stroll from this outstanding area of natural beauty and history. Nearby stunning Coconut Bay is also less than a minute walk or you may opt to hire a car which means you will reach anyone of these beaches in less than 5 minutes, including Galley Bay, any one of the four Hawkbill Estate Beaches, Eden Beach, Deep Bay, Galley Bay Beach, Armani Beach, Hideaway Bay, Yeptons, Coconut Beach, Pensioners Corner Beach, this is a completely stunning rural area of Antigua and a great place to enjoy your holiday experience... In addition to the Pinkshack's superb rural, yet convenient position it is only a 6 minute Drive to the Capital of St Johns, offering full amenities including a large Supermarket, several pharmacies, banks local fish and fruit/vegetable market and vendors and many Caribbean local shops, bars and restaurants. The historic Redcliff Quay and in complete contrast the modern Heritage Quay offering the Capital's excellent array of interesting Caribbean shops restaurants and cafes and bars. Holidaying in Pinkshack Studio Cottage on Antigua is an excellent self catering choice and is very likely to exceed your expectations as it offers genuine value for money without experiencing budget facilities...


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Some rolling hills views however the dense lush Tropical gardens offer total privacy with many Palm trees flowers and fruit trees obsecuring most of the views outside the property...moreless

  • Rural:

    Pinkshack Studio is situated in an mature Exoitic Tropical Oasis, where there is an abundance of tropical flowers which bring many species of Tropical Birds...moreless

  • Village:

    We are located just outside the village of Five Islands and consider ourselves in largely a rural enviroment...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    In main living area and on Gallery...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Private Kitchenette very well equipped with everything you need to enjoy your self catering stay with us...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 15 - Apr 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$874 $3,145
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$692 $2,516
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


New for WINTER 2016/2017 Although all our cottages are really breezy, have extra powerful aircooling fans inside them and also never having had any comments made to us so far that we should install aircon units, some guests prior to booking have requested Air conditioning is an 'absolute must' for them and have expressed that they would be willing to pay for the optional extra of an air conditioning unit throughout their stay. I have thought carefully about this investment as I try to keep the booking costs down per reservation as much as possible for our Pinkshackers and also would like to remain as eco friendly as we possibly can, but despite this, I have acted and on this and have now installed air conditioning in some of our cottages. Stilll being of an eco friendly mind even though you may opt to pay the daily surcharge for A/C I would request that the units are not left on all day if you are not present in the cottage and out all day and should I notice that a unit has been left running by accident and you have gone out for the day I will switch off the unit to save energy, I do hope this sounds reasonable, because I want my Pinkshackers to be as comfortable as possible throughout their stay. Air conditioning available as an optional extra currently at 15USD per night. Any feedback about this optional extra is welcomed as this is new to us and we want to get it right.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
VC Bird Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Five Islands Village
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
St Johns Harbour
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cedar Valley
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
St Johns
900 Metres
Nearest Beach
Deep Bay

Car: Recommended


Owner info

About the owner: My name is Sonja and I am the owner of the Pinkshack Studio Cottage, here in Five Islands on the peninsular of Antigua just a short drive away from St Johns the Capital.. I live onsite with my small adorable friendly fluffy friends, who are always looking forward to making new friends with our visitors... If you are not sure you would like to interact with my doggies on any level please don't worry they do have their very own tropical garden, and can kept separately from the guest areas and actually they are just very happy doing their own thing... Over the last five years I have been developing my Pinkshack property and the landscaping of the Garden around it.. Pinkshack Studio truly offers a wonderful mixture of exoitic flowers, many varieties of Palms and many wonderful fruit trees, we often are able to offer our visitors the fruits and provisions that grow in the Pinkshack Gardens.. I have focused very much on the types of flowers and planting tropical fruit trees in the garden as the aim was to attract many species of tropical birds, if you love a private tropical setting with humming birds whizzing by and other species of tropical birds and love to expand your knowledge about the places you visit or even just enjoy your days on our fantastic 5 * Beaches here in Five Islands you will love staying with me here at the Pinkshack... I first travelled to Antigua as a tourist myself in 1996 and fell in love with the Island and having been a keen traveller in ym younger years I decided that one day I would live abroad and so here I am!! I can offer a wealth of knowledge for you to have a wonderful time and make the most of your stay here on Antigua, many who have already stayed with me here have loved staying in the Pinkshack, it's a very friendly and easy going atmosphere and the main emphasis when you stay with me is that you have a great holiday :) I hope you decide to book the Pinkshack and meet me here in Five Islands

Why the Owner Chose St John, Antigua and Barbuda:
Pinkshack Studio offers a unique self catering Holiday experience at an extremely competitve price... There are very few other properties on Antigua which offer the exceptional standard of accomodation in this price category.. Whilst here you will receive second to none advice about how to get the very best from your holiday.. Pinkshack is only minutes walking distance from some of Antigua's finest white sand beaches, you will be absolutely spoiled for choice of which of the white powdery beaches to enjoy during your stay... We offer a very warm friendly and down to earth holiday experience... I chose this area of Antigua as it's history is very unique to the rest of Antigua and even today to a very large extent it is still a strong rural community, Five Islands also offers a wealth of the best beaches Antigua has to offer, the nearest of these are only a short stroll away ..

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The unique benefits of Five Islands are the many 5* beaches, rolling hills views and free roaming animals such as cows, horses, donkeys, sheep, goats, chickens and ducks.. The friendly community of Five Islands is also very appealling, most times I do feel as though I live on another Island other than Antigua as we are very rural, Five Islands is on the peninsula of Antigua, yet only a five minute drive away from St Johns Capital....

Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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  • Pinkshack Studio Cottage

    Pinkshack Studio Cottage

  • Pinkshack Kitchenette

    Pinkshack Kitchenette

  • Pinkshack Bed

    Pinkshack Bed

  • Pinkshack Floor plan

    Pinkshack Floor plan

  • Pinkshack Flower 'Flame of the Forest'

    Pinkshack Flower 'Flame of the Forest'

  • Pink Delights

    Pink Delights

  • Pinkshack 'Surprise'

    Pinkshack 'Surprise'

  • Pinkshack 'Bridal Bouquet'

    Pinkshack 'Bridal Bouquet'

  • Pinkshack 'Hummingbird Heaven'

    Pinkshack 'Hummingbird Heaven'

  • Several varieties of banana/plantain are grown in the Pinkshack Gardens

    Several varieties of banana/plantain are grown in the Pinkshack Gardens

  • Guava growing in abundance in the Pinkshack Gardens

    Guava growing in abundance in the Pinkshack Gardens

  • Beautiful Coconut beach also very close to Pinkshack

    Beautiful Coconut beach also very close to Pinkshack

  • Pinkshack Studio Living

    Pinkshack Studio Living

  • Pinkshackers Welcome pack

    Pinkshackers Welcome pack

  • Shower/Restroom


  • Nearest Beach Deep Bay National Park Reserve

    Nearest Beach Deep Bay National Park Reserve

  • Pinkshack flower 'Pink Bell'

    Pinkshack flower 'Pink Bell'

  • Pinkshack 'Pink Ginger Lilly'

    Pinkshack 'Pink Ginger Lilly'

  • Pinkshack 
 'Splendid Bougainvillaea'

    Pinkshack 'Splendid Bougainvillaea'

  • Tropical Encounters

    Tropical Encounters

  • Layers of Tropical Delights

    Layers of Tropical Delights

  • Breadfruits florishing in the Pinkshack Gardens

    Breadfruits florishing in the Pinkshack Gardens

  • Tropical Screening

    Tropical Screening

  • Pinkshack Gallery

    Pinkshack Gallery

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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