Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The villa itself provides luxury accommodation including a magnificent large master bedroom with 4 poster bed and ensuite bathroom with its own large balcony offering lovely sea views over the bay. There are 2 twin bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms and one additional double bedroom (without bathroom) offering flexible and spacious accommodation for families. The villa has been beautifully furnished throughout by a local interior designer and has air-conditioning in all bedrooms. There is 24 hour security and there is a 800 sq. ft swimming pool and garden with tropical plants.
Brightside Villa in Antigua offers you a home away from home but with the added benefits of your own private villa and pool combined with the facilities of a luxury hotel.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Long Bay 200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: St.John's 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa has a large downstairs open plan spacious living area which comprises a kitchen, an air-conditioned dining area and a sitting area. The kitchen is equipped with an American Fridge freezer, oven, microwave, coffee machine and breakfast bar. The dining table seats 8 and the lounge area comprise a large L shaped sofa with Cable TV , DVD and i-pod stereo docking system. High speed wi-fi internet access is available in the villa and there is use of a mobile phone for local calls. There is also a separate downstairs cloakroom and a laundry room with a washer and separate tumble dryer. At the back of the villa and through the patio doors from the main living area there is also a spacious covered verandah which provides a large outdoor living area complete with barbecue and table and seating for 8 for outside dining which the Carribean climate allows all year round.
For families with young children, there is a cot, high chair and stair gate.
The spacious master bedroom includes a 4 poster bed with a sitting area comprising a sofa bed if required for small children. There is also Cable TV and a working area with a computer desk and a his and hers walk-in closet. The en suite bathroom has a bath and shower. There are patio doors from the master bedroom leading to a large balcony with seating to enjoy the lovely views over Lawries Bay.
Upstairs there is also a twin bedroom with views towards Non-Such Bay and a custom made wardrobe unit and Cable TV with Play Station 2 and DVD player.
Downstairs there are two bedrooms either side of the living area, one twin and one double, both which have ensuite bathrooms with bath/shower and large walk-in closets. Each of these bedrooms has its own patio doors leading out onto the verandah at the back of the villa and to its pool beyond.
All bedrooms are air conditioned. We request that guest do not smoke in the villa.
|Further details outdoors|
Pool and Gardens
There is a 800 square foot pool with water feature and seating area allowing plenty of room for swimming and relaxing. The grass garden area is large enough to enjoy activities such as volleyball, football and cricket. The other areas are stocked with tropical plants including banana trees,coconut palms, bougainvillea, hibiscus and oleander.
The driveway has a basketball area and system with adjustable height for the net.
There is an also small backup generator and pump room.
Brightside is part of the Verandah Estates, a brand new, luxury, gated residential villa development in Antigua.
It has convenient, gated access directly off the main road leading to Long Bay Beach, with a 24-hour manned security gate and fully fenced perimeter to ensure safety and security for guests.
The Estates enjoy direct water access to the beautiful, reef-protected Lawrie's Bay and the community features a park area for gatherings and picnics.
Brightside Villa is a short walk from Long Bay with one of the best sandy beaches in Antigua, with excellent swimming and snorkelling
There is free access to the facilities of Verandah Resort and Spa
The Antigua region
Located in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies, Antigua offers a beautiful island location with 365 palm-fringed beaches. The year round average temperature ranges from 25-32C and cooling trade winds and calm waters create the ideal setting for sheer relaxation and an endless choice of water sports. If you are able to drag yourself away from the beach, experiencing some of Antigua's other attractions is well worth the effort.
Enjoy a stroll through the lovely English Harbour brimming with stylish yachts to Nelsons Dockyard. This former colonial naval base was visited by Lord Nelson in the 18th Century and today boasts beautifully restored colonial buildings. A highlight of any holiday to Antigua is visiting Shirley Heights at sunset; upon reaching the summit, you are rewarded with incredible island views against a backdrop of a true Caribbean sunset. Antigua's pristine beaches, laid back atmosphere and charming culture offer the perfect location for a villa holiday.
Brightside villa is set in a beautiful part of the island enjoying National Park surroundings with rolling hills and lush vegetation and within a leisurely stroll or bike ride from Devil's Bridge, one of Antigua's most beautiful eco-tourism destinations. The villa is also a few minutes walk from Long Bay, one of Antigua's most beautiful beaches protected by a reef and providing excellent swimming and snorkelling.
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17 Jul 2013
"A fantastic holiday destination, where nothing more can be asked for"
Brightside is an amazing place to stay on holiday - clean, spacious, wonderful views and perfect for a relaxing time away. I stayed out there with some friends and we had an excellent time, it was exactly as advertised (which many places online actually aren't!!) and the position was fab. The villa has everything you might need during your stay, and one could happily spend the whole time there and not need to leave! The link to the Verandah Hotel means that you can use the facilities there which allows for a slightly more active holiday if you wish (we personally enjoyed the volleyball court, even in the pouring rain!). There are some great restaurants out there and the taxis are very reasonable if you wish to travel around the island. I would recommend this villa whole-heartidly for anyone looking to travel to Antigua.
12 Apr 2013
"A truly "top of the range" holiday villa"
"Brightside" made our Antigua holiday really memorable. There were six of us - 2 late sixties grandparents, 2 late forties parents and 2 kids aged 11 and 9.
The villa is incredibly spacious and airy (even if there were 8 people, not just us 6). It's facilities are first class throughout - a comprehensive set of top class appliances (eg. American style washer, drier, large oven and hob, dishwasher and large fridge/freezer with ice-maker), air-conditioning and ceiling fans in abundance, more than enough furniture both inside, and outside on the large covered terraces, and a lovely large swimming pool with waterfall.
The location is superb - quiet and peaceful, with sea views back and front, yet within a few minutes walk of Long Bay beach (lovely swimming and snorkelling, and 3 beach bars/ restaurants) where locals and holiday-makers mix in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The villa is also a few minutes walk away from The Verandah resort, with which it has a relationship, ie. you can use all the resort's facilities - swimming pools, beach activities, tennis, mini-golf, shuttle service between reception and the various bars and restaurants, etc. The resort also "looks after" the villa if there are any issues (there weren't for us).
Brightside is situated in a quiet part of Antigua, but only a half-hour drive from the airport, and from St Johns (where there is an excellent large American style supermarket), and from most of the Island's many great beaches and attractions (eg. English Harbour/ Nelson's Dockyard/ Shirley Heights).
If you're looking for a luxury villa holiday in Antigua, stay at Brightside.
12 Jan 2013
What a place! We spent 10 days at Brightside Villa over Christmas with my mother and her boyfriend (in their 70's), my husband and I (in our forties), my two teenage kids (17 year old girl and 15 year old boy), and my daughter's good friend. Every one of us had a wonderful time.
The villa is spacious - plenty of room for all of us to spread out, spend time together or alone. The view from the master bedroom and porch was amazing. We enjoyed most meals outside on the back porch next to the pool. The kitchen was stocked with everything needed. The pool was kept clean by the staff from the resort. We had one problem one night - accidentally locked ourselves out of a room. Not sure how we did that... but we called the resort to ask for help and they were over within minutes to help us out.
I didn't realize how nice it would be to have all of the resort facilities within walking distance. I am pretty sure we used every amenity there with the exception of the kids club for child care. We did every watersport, multiple times. We played miniature golf, ping pong, pool, foosball, and went to the fitness center. There was a great little bar / cafe overlooking the main beach that we visited many times.
The Long Bay beach next door was a nice alternative within walking distance as well. As we rented only one car that held 5 people, we decided to have our last night's dinner at a restaurant at Long Bay Beach because it was within walking distance. It was a homemade pasta place, I think called Mama's. The food was wonderful.
Based on a recommendation from the Verandah activities office, early in our trip we took the Xtreme circumnavigation tour around the island on a speed boat, stopping at a number of places along the way. It was a great way to start the vacation.
I am fairly sure we'll be back there again one day. We've got really great memories from the trip, and the villa was fantastic.
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