Tropical Hideaway Palm Cottage
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Named after the numerous and sometimes unusual variety of Palm trees planted around or close to the property, Palm Cottage offers easy access and is positioned just a few steps down from our car parking area. This lovely property is octagonal in shape, is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and is ideal for Caribbean style living. The cottage has a stunning solid timber vaulted roof and this 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, 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.
The undisturbed hillside position has outstanding views looking directly across Admiralty Bay, Port Elizabeth, the surrounding natural forested hills and the mountains of St Vincent. A short walk through our tropical gardens leads to the beautiful infinity edge pool around 30m (100') away.
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.
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 usually 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, 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 4, 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 incredible views of Admiralty Bay
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 trip advisor - 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, coral tile patio adjoins directly onto the pool and this is furnished with sun loungers, parasols, chairs and tables, the perfect place to sunbathe and relax.
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. 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, Hibiscus Cottage, the Pool House, and the incredible Tropical Hideaway Penthouse Suite.
We know you will enjoy the experience.
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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 ***
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*** 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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16 Jun 2014
"A beautiful holiday location."
Tropical Hideaway is everything you could want from a holiday on Bequia. The location is absolutely superb with a constant cooling breeze and fantastic views.Palm cottage is everything anyone could w… More
8 Mar 2014
We have just returned from a week in Palm Cottage and can not sing its praises highly enough; we had the most fabulous time there! Martin and Julie, the owner/managers, are a lovely, friendly couple … More
1 Feb 2014
"Palm Cottage has a view that only gets better"
Palm Cottage has everything you could want for self catering accommodation with the addition of close proximity to the amazing infinity pool and a beautiful view of the harbour. The kitchen is fantas… More
3 Jan 2014
"Perfection is tropical hideaway"
My wife and I Arrived on the 30th of December from a cold wet UK and met up with a group of friends for two weeks in bequia. Julia kindly picked us up from the ferry from st Vincent and drove us up to… More
17 Dec 2013
"What a find!"
It was an experience whilst staying in Palm Cottage,Tropical Hideaway, Bequia.The accommodation was well thought out and the beds extremely comfortable. The views from the balcony were second to none.… More
13 Dec 2013
"A Little Heaven on Earth"
Palm cottage is well appointed with the most superb view over the bay.The owners have provided quality fittings and furniture and,importantly, an extremely comfortable bed.The self catering facilities… More
3 Dec 2013
"Palm Cottage and the Tropical Hideaway experience are the 8th Wonder of the World!"
Our second visit to Bequia but first to Tropical Hideaway, and though eagerly anticipated by the excellent website, nothing could have prepared us for the reality of Martin and Julie's creation o… More
26 Mar 2013
I need to add a few things to my wife's review.We were picked up at the airport by a taxi and driven to the site. The first thing you notice is the absolutely stunning view of the harbor and the … More
25 Mar 2013
"It doesn't get better than this,"
Just returned from 8 nights at Palm Cottage. We were treated with perfect hospitality, the cottage is spectacular, the views are breath taking, and we never wanted for anything (except the green flas… More
15 Mar 2013
"A Place you will want to return to"
From the moment we stepped on the island, our Tropical hidewaway hosts had our needs met. Delivery to their location, access to be able to get around, a wealth of ideas and information. The facilities… More
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