Gorgeous seafront villa in Turtle Bay, close to English Harbour.
This happy waterfront villa, built in the Caribbean colonial style, is situated right on the edge of the sea in Turtle Bay, on the southern coast of the island of Antigua. It offers unparalleled and uninterrupted views across gentle waves to the islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe and has been positioned to make the most of every evening’s glorious sunset and the spectacular Caribbean skies.
Turtle Bay is a quiet location off the beaten track with only the sound of waves to lull you to sleep. If you are looking for a respite surrounded by nature at its most beautiful, just sit back and enjoy the pool and the view over the sea. For a bit more buzz, a 10 minute drive will get you to Falmouth and English Harbours with their bustling marinas, restaurants, bars, and nightlife.
Quite rightly, all of Antigua’s beaches are open to the public, but this can mean that houses on sandy beaches suffer from a lack of privacy. Turtle Bay was particularly chosen as the location for this home as it has one of the most extraordinary coral reefs in the Caribbean to snorkel over just below the house, whilst the pebbly shore means that your privacy will be maintained. Meanwhile there is a ‘secret’ small sandy beach just 50 yards away. The spectacular Rendezvous Trail starts almost at our doorstep and leads into the next bay’s beautiful and undeveloped beach, considered to be one of the loveliest in the Caribbean.
Scuba-diving, sailing, tennis, squash, turtle-watching are all available nearby whilst a riding club is 5 mins away if you’d like to join them to swim with the ponies! For the historians and walkers, you are in a perfect situation to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the rainforest with tree-top zip wires, and endless trails are 10 mins in the other direction.
During the summer Admiralty House provides the perfect haven after a day at Carnival, while in the winter and spring it is a great spot for families or captains and crew to base themselves, and/or spectators to watch the world's most spectacular boats sail by, during Antigua’s famous sailing races.
The Main House:
Admiralty House has four double bedrooms, each with an ensuite bath/shower room.
Turtle View – This beautiful corner room enjoys views over the sea to Turtle Rock in one direction, plus French doors onto a balcony and the magical sight of Montserrat in the distance in another. It has a Queen size double four-poster bed and an ensuite shower room.
Montserrat – This is the grandest bedroom in the house. It is huge, with French-doors opening onto a wraparound balcony and views over the sea to Montserrat Island. It enjoys an enormous King bed plus a sitting area/dressing area and a large bathroom.
Silk Cotton – This happy room overlooks the spectacular Silk Cotton tree that gives it its name and the lush garden to the front of the house. It offers the option to provide a king size double bed or can be split to provide two single beds. There is an ensuite bath/shower room.
Palm – This corner bedroom feels rather like a bird’s nest nestled amongst the palm trees. It offers the option to provide a king size double bed or can be split to provide two single beds. There is an ensuite bath/shower room.
On the ground floor there is a large light and bright Hall/Reception room, ideal for entertaining, with a baby grand piano and a trombone and drum provided! In addition, there is an elegant Drawing Room, plus Dining Room and TV/extra Sitting Room. The kitchen is not enclosed by four walls, and is open to the elements on one side, all the better to enjoy the sea view and the gentle trade winds. You may find yourself with a small bird on your shoulder at breakfast! It has a large table able to seat 12.
The Guest Cottage:
This consists of two bedrooms, plus a central covered area for socialising.
Frangipani – This room comes with two large beds, and an ensuite bathroom. The four windows and Juliette balcony allow the trade wind breezes to flow through plus provide views of the Frangipani in the tropical garden to the front of the house and a (limited) view of the sea to the side of the property seen between trees along the shoreline
Hibiscus – This room also comes with two large beds, and an ensuite bathroom. The four windows and Juliette balcony allow the trade wind breezes to flow through plus provide views of the Hibiscus and other flowers in the tropical garden to the front of the house and a (limited) view of the sea to the side of the property seen between trees along the shoreline
To the front of the house - there is parking for more than four cars and a tropical garden.
To the sea side of the house – The swimming pool, bar, outside fridge, tables, chairs, and sun-beds all overlook the ocean and have wonderful views across it to the islands in the distance and the ‘Turtle’ rock that gives this bay its name.
The property comes with a fully stocked kitchen, fast internet speeds, ceiling fans, air conditioning, plus back-up solar.
A cheery ‘meet and greet’ will await you at the house on arrival, and bed linen, towels, twice weekly villa cleaning, and pool cleaning (with a smile), are all included in the total rent, plus our agents Admiral Villas are on hand to help should you need it at any time during your stay. Any extra help (daily cleaning/chef/laundry) can be provided on request.
Pricing is based on a group of six people, with an additional fee per person per night, up to a maximum of twelve. For smaller groups, or larger groups up to 14, please enquire.
Please confirm availability and rates prior to booking.
A Local Tax called The Tourist Levy of US$5 per person per night is payable to the management on arrival.
Minimum 7 Night Rental, Prices below include the 14% ABST Tax and are in US$
Standard High Season Rates (01 Nov - 15 May), Per Night:
IN US$ assuming 2 people per room.
4 people: 840 + tax = US$958 per night = US$6703 per week.
6 people: 840 + tax = US$958 per night = US$6703 per week
8 people: 980 + tax = US$1117 per night = US$7802 per week
10 people:1120 + tax = US$1277 per night = US$8937 per week
12 people:1260 + tax = US$1436 per night =US$10054 per week
Peak Periods +40%
Low Season ( 16 May – 31 October) -20%
Peak periods are: Xmas, New Year