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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Tradewinds Villa is a privately owned villa located in a superb secluded position in its own beautiful garden on the cliffs above Dickenson Bay. If you are looking for accommodation in Antigua where you can breathe in the trade wind breeze and absorb the spectacular changing views whilst taking a break from 'normal life' then Tradewinds Villa is the place for you and would be difficult to beat anywhere in the Caribbean.
Tradewinds is a modern, colonial style, single storey villa with double height ceilings throughout. The villa has been professionally interior designed to a very high standard, with superb quality furnishings, providing tasteful and comfortable accommodation.
The villa comprises large modern open plan living / dining / kitchen area. The newly fitted kitchen has all the necessary appliances and utensils for creating tasty meals from the abundant varied fresh produce. The double height ceilings and overhead fans provide a comfortable temperature day and night.
The two large double bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms with shower, are of equal size (21m2) and have wonderful views of the ocean from their own walk out verandah. Quality linens and towels are provided. Nobody draws the short straw when staying at Tradewinds Villa.
There are two terraces with loungers and umbrellas which enable you to have sun or shade, depending on your wishes, all day long. The beautiful terraced gardens are abundant with bird life. Al fresco dining on the terrace comes highly recommended!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dickenson Bay 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: VC Bird International 8 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
There is a twice weekly cleaning service, Wednesday and Saturday including a change of towels and linen.
For the comfort of future guests we request no smoking in the villa.
A comprehensive selection of maps, guide books and detailed local information is available in the villa and regularly updated with restaurants and activities to be enjoyed.
About this location
The Antigua region
Condé Nast Traveller voted Antigua's beaches the best in the Caribbean. There are festivals, carnival, exhibitions, colourful markets and major world sporting events including sailing, cricket, and tennis.
Antigua is roughly the size of the Isle of Wight, with a fascinating history,the ruins of 18th. Century stone sugar mills are dotted all over the island. Betty's Hope is a restored sugar plantation, open to the public, with a visitor centre. Harmony Hall is another, with a fine local arts and crafts centre, and a good restaurant for lunch.
Nelson's Dockyard a world heritage sight is a must which together with a visit to English Harbour and possibly a visit to Catherines Cafe for lunch make for a memorable day out. Historic Shirley heights, with live music including an excellent steel band, is a good venue for Sunday lunch (BBQ) very popular with the locals.
The Botanical Gardens, created in 1893, contain world class specimens. The museum and cathedral are located in the capital, St John's,as is the renowned shopping centre, Redcliffe Quay.
Heavenly Hill art gallery near Darkwood beach is worth visiting. Horse riding on the beach is available at Runaway Bay. You can enjoy golf, deep sea fishing, day cruises to the neighbouring islands of St. Kitts, Nevis and Barbuda, all the usual watersports,--- or just curl up on the terrace with a good book and a glass of rum punch!
Dickenson Bay beach is just 3 or 4 minutes walk away, where there are available sun loungers and sun shades.There are restaurants and bars on the beach together with all the normal holiday in the sun activities including Aqua lung diving with experienced tutors and guides.
You will find Supermarket, Banks, Pharmacy, Dentist just ten minutes drive away. St John's the capital is also 10 to 15 minutes drive away with all the buzz of a Caribbean town, bars, shops, markets, harbour.
Just 15 minutes drive from the villa you will find Cedar Valley Golf Club an attractive 18 hole course where visitors are most welcome.
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2 May 2014
"Excellent stay in a wonderful villa"
We had red some bad reviews before we arrived, but it was not as this reviews.The house was in good shape, everything statued was there.Service and cleaning was in very good standard.Very nice people … More
29 Oct 2013
"Sadly disappointing that amenities are listed as incorrect"
Tradewinds Villa could have been an amazing holiday rental - if its listing was honest.My boyfriend and I found the location easily enough, and were greeted by an extremely clean & tidy rental. Unfor… More
24 May 2013
"A Caribbean dream"
We just returned from our 16-day vacation in Antigua. Tradewinds Villa is a hidden gem. I'm surprised the place doesn't have many reviews (yet) on Tripadvisor. Due to my being in a graduate … More
27 Jan 2013
"Great place with spectacular view"
The villa went above and beyond are expectations and was even better than the pictures. The outside terrace was great for all four of us to either eat or just lounge and watch the beach below. Both be… More
5 Jun 2012
"Tradewinds Villa is a delight"
My husband and I stayed at Tradewinds Villa for a week in mid-May 2012. The brochure provided by the owners absolutely reflects the beautiful decor and the views from the terrace are breathtaking. The high position catches the cooling sea breeze and the ceiling fans were all we needed to be comfortable. We enjoyed the use of the pool in the adjacent Dickenson Bay Cottages. It is a downhill walk to the beach - followed of course by the uphill walk back! The very small Antigua Village Supermarket along the beach - turn left and go past Sandals - is enough for the essentials but the other supermarkets are a long walk away so it is easier to take a taxi. We ate dinner at three local restaurants, all within walking distance, Opus, The Bay Hotel and Coconut Grove, all lovely and the Coconut Grove is right on the beach. The beach bars are fine, however May is not in the busy season so some bars were closed or only offering food at lunchtime or not at all. If you book the circumnavigation trip in a catamaran (it was great, we went with Wadadi Cats - but there are others) telephone and book direct you will pay less. We had a great time.
8 May 2012
Great location, amazing views, villa meets all your needs for a fab vacation.… More
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