Tropical Hideaway Hibiscus
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Named after the delicate beauty of the Hibiscus flower, Hibiscus cottage is a lovely octagonal shaped studio, offering a luxurious and practical design ideal for Caribbean style living. The cottage is very private and has a stunning solid timber vaulted roof which gives the studio an enticing, spacious and cool atmosphere. Measuring approximately 8m (26') wide and with a large covered veranda on the front, this accommodation is the perfect choice for two people wanting the luxury, intimacy, privacy and space that your own cottage provides. A queen size bed complete with luxurious mattress is positioned centrally in the room and ample seating, cupboard and storage space is close at hand. A spacious en-suite toilet and shower room leads from the living area and a complimentary range of bathroom toiletries are provided, together with quality bath linen and pool towels.
Two cane and rattan armchairs provide a very comfortable seating area and the panoramic views looking through 24' of glass fronted patio doors are absolutely breathtaking. The large and private veranda has a bistro dining table and chairs allowing you to dine Al fresco style and enjoy the ambience of the outside environment. The well laid out kitchen has a sink unit, 2 burner gas hob, fridge, combination microwave oven and grille, toaster, kettle, cafetiere and a comprehensive range of high quality cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. An ice bucket is supplied and complimentary ice is available from the villa owners or their staff.
This very private cottage has breathtaking and panoramic views looking directly over the Caribbean sea and is reached along your own natural stone pathway and down a boardwalk with steps. The walk is beautiful and takes in the lush gardens of Tropical Hideaway and a hillside garden of mixed fruit trees and colourful Hibiscus plants in a visually stunning array of colours. It should be pointed out that Hibiscus cottage is situated 67 steps down from the Infinity pool, Gazebo and the pool patio area. It does however provide absolute privacy and the views are simply stunning. The sunsets here can be breathtaking, the green flashes magical and if you are lucky enough to be here on a full moon the shimmering moonlight reflecting on the ocean will take your breath away. It certainly is worth the one minute walk.
The latest High-Tec Samsung 40” internet Tv gives access to our in-house entertainment system supplying high definition films, Tv, music and Internet radio. The television is positioned to allow viewing from both the comfort of your bed and the armchair seating areas. High speed internet and Wi-Fi is supplied in the room and for those really hot days when the cooling Caribbean wind has taken a rest, you can turn on the air conditioner until the breeze returns. A ceiling fan is also positioned over the bed. All of the windows are fully screened and the patio doors have sliding insect screens allowing you to have the doors and windows open and still enjoy the ambience of outdoor living without getting bitten. We have no biting sand flies (no see ums) at Tropical Hideaway and are mosquito free most of the year, except for a few around evening time.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Princess Margaret's 750 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bequia 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Spectacular hillside location with panoramic ocean views
Stunning and massive 18m wide Infinity pool
Heated Pool for all year use
Swim up sunken pool bar with underwater pool seats
Gazebo area with day bed
Sun loungers, floor beds, tables, chairs and Parasols
Led ambient lighting and pool lights for evening use
Fully screened mosquito free rooms
Hanging chairs & Hammocks
In-house entertainment, music, Internet radio and Tv system
Latest technology, large screen, High definition Tv
Hi speed internet and Wi-Fi
220v electric supply with 110v available
Complimentary concierge service
5 star rating on tripAdvisor - read our reviews
2014 Certificate of Excellence Award winner
|Further details outdoors|
The very large and beautiful 18m wide Infinity edge swimming pool is just a short walk away and this is solar heated, allowing the pool to be enjoyed all year round. Our winter pool temperatures are usually just below 30deg C with our summer pool temperatures rising to around 34deg C (93deg F). The majority of the pool is around 1.3m (52”) deep increasing to a maximum depth of around 2.2m (86”). Curved and generous steps allow easy access to the water and several raised areas provide an abundance of areas to sit, stand, chat or relax. Natural coral seats surround both the pool bar and the Gazebo daybed and with the large cedar tile roof overhangs, shade can be found in the pool at most times of the day. The entire pool is tiled using natural stone pebbles in pastel shades of greens and blues creating a visually stunning, balanced and natural effect, that blends perfectly with the turquoise colours of the Caribbean sea. As your eyes wonder out over the infinity edge and focus on the horizon, you cannot fail to be impressed. Now would be a good time to pinch yourself and appreciate the realisation of where you are and what you are looking at. These are often very private and magical moments and we know these memories will be with you for many years to come.
The Gazebo has a daybed suitable for up to 4 people and enjoys High definition Tv, music, internet radio and Wi-Fi. This is the ultimate place to wind down, relax and read a book or simply take in the stunning, panoramic views, they will take your breath away. Your own personal drinks and food can be enjoyed from these areas and the sunken, swim up Pool Bar, has a fridge, sink and serving area for your convenience. Led lighting enhances the evening ambience and pool lights allow the pool to be used after the sun has set. A large, non slip, natural coral tile patio adjoins directly onto the pool and is furnished with lounger chairs and parasols, making this an ideal area for reading, sunbathing and general relaxation.
Tropical Hideaway has without doubt some of the finest rooms on Bequia and coupled with the spectacular panoramic ocean views, and the beautiful evening sunsets, you soon realise you are enjoying, what many say, are the finest views on Bequia, from the finest accommodation on Bequia. We know you will enjoy the experience.
Specialising in couples and small groups Tropical Hideaway can sleep from 2 to 12 guests in luxurious and very private accommodation. Please view our other listings here or visit our comprehensive website for details on the Tropical Hideaway Infinity Room, Palm Cottage, the Pool House, and the incredible Tropical Hideaway Penthouse Suite.
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*** Discounts of up to 30% ***
These are being offered to all bookings across our entire accommodation range. (excludes Christmas, New Year and Easter dates.)
The promotional rates are shown in our prices here.
*** Complimentary bathroom toiletries ***
*** Complimentary collection & drop off to either the local airport or ferry port ***
These are being offered to all bookings of 5 nights or more
*** Welcome bottle of wine and local beers ***
These are being offered to all bookings of 5 nights or more.
*** Complimentary food and beverage starter packs ***
These are being offered to all bookings of 7 nights or more and include items such as bread, cheese, margarine, eggs when available, seasonal salad items, tinned tuna, tea, coffee, milk, orange juice, sugar, salt and pepper, bottled water and soft drinks.
The above 'Special Offers' are valid for any bookings confirmed in 2014 and taken during 2014 and 2015. These are genuine offers that may be withdrawn without notice and at any time.
The Bequia region
The small island of Bequia gives you the true Caribbean, a sought after yet not quite discovered piece of paradise which is hard to find anywhere else. Unspoilt by mass tourism, it feels like home from the moment you arrive. You will find the people relaxed and easy-going, greeting you as you walk by and always available to offer help and advice.
The small airport opened in 1992. Until then, you could only reach Bequia by sea. This seafaring heritage is very evident on the island. Every family has some ties to the sea through fishing, boat building, sailing, merchant shipping and everyone has a tale to tell, over a beer or two. It is also a yachties 'best kept secret' and most yachts large or small find they drop anchor in the pretty bay at some time during their voyage. It is an island not to be missed
There are many beautiful, natural white sandy beaches, lush green hillsides and attractive villages. It caters for guests who want a quiet, relaxing holiday,or to those who want to fill their time with fun and adventure. During the winter season especially, there is something going on somewhere every night of the week..
The Caribbean is blessed with ideal temperatures all year round with daytime temperatures averaging between 25C (77F) and 30C (86F) throughout the year. An evening in the winter months (January to March) might see a low of around 24C (75F) and in the summer months the temperature will occasionally reach 32C (90F).
Princess Margaret, Lower Bay and Friendship Bay have some of the best beaches on the island and they are all within walking distance, Take a picnic or eat and drink at the local restaurants and bars. Belmont Walkway is only 25 minutes away and is a beautiful beachfront pathway passing various cafes, bars and shops which are well worth visiting. Both dive operators are based along here and cater for novices to experts. This is very popular pastime with visitors who want to explore the beautiful clear waters.
You can discover the island by taxi, or you can hire a car, scooter or bike. You can visit the Turtle sanctuary, plantation gardens, museums and pottery which are dotted around. Take a day trip to the neighbouring Mustique, Union or Canouan islands by fast ferry, or the world famous Tobago Cays by yacht or the Friendship Rose. Visit our 'mainland' of St Vincent and explore the volcano and waterfalls.
Bequia has its own 4 day Easter Regatta where, if you are lucky, you may be invited to race on one of the boats. It also has its own 4 day Music Fest at the very end of January. Bequia Carnival is usually in June and Vincy Carnival is around late June/early July
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10 Jul 2014
"Amazing views, fantastic accomodations and an authentic island experience!"
Martin and Julie were such gracious hosts. They were available to chat or help with whatever we needed, but were never overbearing. The scenery was the most amazing I've ever experienced; wheth… More
10 Jul 2014
"Best Holiday Ever"
What can I say? Tropical Hideaway was an absolute paradise. Everything that is represented on TH's website is delivered and more. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, the infinity pool is amaz… More
12 Jun 2014
Fourth trip to Bequia, second stay at Tropical Hideaway. Last year we stayed at Palm Cottage. Both Palm and Hibiscus are 5 star excellent in all respects.We like to cook and found the kitchen well-sui… More
10 Jun 2014
"Beautiful, relaxing honeymoon"
We could not have asked for a more relaxing honeymoon in a more beautiful location. Tropical Hideaway and the Hibiscus Cottage were perfect for us. Our criteria for our honeymoon destination included:… More
22 May 2014
When we decided to plan our next holiday, I spent hours and hours scouring the web and finally, after losing hope of finding the place, I stumbled onto Tropical Hideaway. After visiting their website … More
27 Jan 2014
"Stop searching and book it!!!"
We stayed at Tropical Hideaway in December spending 6 nights in Hibiscus Cottage and 5 in the Penthouse. I couldn't tell you which one to stay in as they are both perfection in their own way. Hib… More
28 Dec 2013
"Very Private with Breathtaking View"
Hibiscus Cottage is very private being located on its own below the pool. There are over sixty steps down to it (and up!) but the extra effort is well worth it when you see the uninterrupted view for … More
17 Nov 2013
"Best of Bequia"
In the case of Tropical Hideaway I'll break my habit of never leaving reviews simply because it really is deserved. The hosts have created a superbly situated and appointed guest house with seve… More
3 Sep 2013
A wonderful place, very peaceful. Hibiscus cottage, where we stayed, is very private and has an amazing view. The steps keep you fit! Everything is well-thought out and tasteful, and an extensive welc… More
6 Aug 2013
"Attention to Details!!"
We spent our 10th Wedding anniversary at Tropical Hideaway with Martin, Julie and their Daughter Corrie in May and could not have been happier. We spent 4 Nights in Hibiscus Cottage and 5 Nights in th… More
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