- 5 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- Sleeps 12
Description from the owner
Tropical Hideaway is a luxurious privately owned property incorporating a large and beautiful inspirational villa, two very private cottages with amazing views and a separate, fully equipped, spacious pool house. Specializing in couples and small groups Tropical Hideaway can sleep from 2 to 12 guests in luxurious, private and air conditioned accommodation. The property is without doubt one of the finest on Bequia and coupled with the heated, massive infinity edge swimming pool and the spectacular panoramic ocean views, one cannot fail to be impressed. Our reviews on Trip Advisor are testament to the attention to detail and location this ‘Tr...Read more
Tropical Hideaway-Stunning views- 5* Accommodation
Richmond, Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Additional Location Information
Beautiful Bequia (pronounced bek way) is a gem of a small island, covering an area of only 7 square miles, Bequia lies in the warm tropical waters of the Caribbean Sea. It is just a short plane hop from the ever popular Barbados and next to the renowned Mustique, both favourite isles of the rich and famous. It is the largest of the Grenadine Islands, a group of islands known as the ‘jewels of the Caribbean’. Bequia has a number of pristine, white, sandy beaches, many of which are natural and undeveloped. On most days, you will find the perfect beach just to yourselves, where you can swim or snorkel in the warm turquoise waters or relax on the white sand in the gentle, tropical breeze.
Admiralty Bay is a large, natural harbour encompassing several villages and white sandy beaches. It is always full of sailing and motor yachts, of various shapes and sizes. It is a world famous destination to the yachting community and there is a well known saying that ‘Every super yacht ever launched will, at sometime in its life, end up visiting Bequia’.
There are many restaurants, bars and rum shops dotted along the shoreline of the villages. In Port Elizabeth, the islands capital, there is a lovely pathway along the shore called Belmont Walkway with many interesting bars and restaurants to sit and ‘lime’ or relax. It is well worth the effort to stroll right along to the end, where you will find the Fig Tree run by Cheryl from Bequia Bookshop and her staff. The Gingerbread is a particular favourite during the day, with its cafe which serves the most delicious cakes and Maranne’s Ice Cream Parlour offering natural, home made ice creams and yoghurts. A perfect place to sit and soak in the atmosphere, watch the ever changing view and make new friends as you speculate which famous couple are on the super yacht in the Bay. Sometimes you may see for yourself when the occupants arrive with their entourage. You will also find both dive shops along here, catering for novices to the most experienced divers. You can take one of the many courses they offer, depending upon how much time you can spare.
Occasionally we are visited by cruise ships. Two of the most popular being the Windjammer and Windsurf. They light up the bay at night which looks spectacular. Thursday night is ‘jump up’ night at the Frangi— another well known place where locals, foreign residents, yachties and visitors, all congregate to meet up and dance to the local steel or string bands. It is a hive of activity and should be experienced at least once during your stay.
Lower Bay is the furthest village to the West off Admiralty Bay and is different again. It is, dare I say it, more laid back than Port Elizabeth. Again you have the long, beautiful, white sandy beach together with three beach bars De Reef, Keegan’s and Mango’s, all offering tasty food and giving undisturbed views of the sunset and (if you are lucky) a green flash. Sunday is the busy day here when the island comes out to ‘chill’.
Wherever you go on Bequia, you will be given the warmest of welcomes. Everyone is happy to help you have the best holiday ever. They do not go out to hassle you for business, as on other islands. They know you are here to relax and they give you the space to do that. This is why so many visitors return year after year, after year….. after year.
Bequia may be small and laid back, but for the adventurous there is so much to see and do. Any taxi will take you on a tour of the island visiting such places as the turtle sanctuary, pottery and whaling museum. You can hire a car, scooter or bike to explore the many beaches yourself. The fast ferry allows you to visit the other Grenadine islands and the mainland of St Vincent. There are numerous day charter yachts for you to explore the smaller, closer islands and there is the famous Friendship Rose, the old mail boat, which takes you on day trips to Mustique and Tobago Cays.
What more can I say ............. Come see for yourselves!
Tropical Hideaway is situated in a prime location on the secluded Bequia Estate, a private, hillside property which is high above Princess Margaret’s beach. It gives breathtaking and panoramic views of the whole of Admiralty Bay and is in the perfect position for absolutely stunning sunsets (views of the multi coloured racing yachts during the Easter Regatta are quite unforgettable). It is only a 10 minute drive from here to the ferry dock and the shops of Port Elizabeth and 20 minutes to the local airport.
If you enjoy walking, it's a nice downhill walk to three of the best beaches on the island — Princes Margaret’s (approximately 15 - 20 minutes), Lower Bay (20 - 25) and Friendship Bay (around 30). It takes about 20 - 25 minutes to reach the Gingerbread and Frangipani area and a few minutes more along the beachfront into town. However, it is a rather more energetic walk back uphill and you will need to allow longer for this (especially after a rum punch or two!). There are, of course, plenty of reliable and inexpensive taxi's to bring you back.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Warm winter getaways
Tennis courts nearby, Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby
Nearest beach: Princess Margaret Beach, 1 miles
Nearest shops, 1 miles
Nearest ferry port: Admiralty Bay, 2 miles
Nearest airport: Bequia, 4 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on August 23, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
Rates shown are for 8 guests in any 4 accommodations at Tropical Hideaway with exclusivity. All prices include our special offer discounts currently being shown on our website, but exclude 10% government tax. Please also see our other Flipkey listing Hibiscus Cottage at Tropical Hideaway.
BELOW Prices in $US per night based on 7 night stay
INFINITY STUDIO FOR 2 GUESTS
September & October $180
Nov, Dec & April $225
January & March $238
May, June, July & Aug $211
INFINITY ROOM & HIBISCUS / PALM COTTAGE for 4 guests
September & October $400
Nov, Dec & April $492
January & March $520
May, June, July & Aug $461
ALL FIVE ACCOMMODATIONS AT TROPICAL HIDEAWAY for 10 guests
September & October $1080
Nov, Dec & April $1331
January & March $1414
May, June, July & Aug $1248
ALL FIVE ACCOMMODATIONS AT TROPICAL HIDEAWAY for 12 guests
September & October $1200
Nov, Dec & April $1451
January & March $1534
May, June, July & Aug $1368
PLEASE VISIT OUR COMPREHENSIVE WEBSITE FOR OUR VERY FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION OFFERINGS, SPECIALIZING IN COUPLES AND SMALL GROUPS FROM 2 TO 12 GUESTS...... ... tropicalhideawaybequia.com
- High chair
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling Fans
- A/C or climate control
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Fitness Room
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Corporate bookings allowed
- Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (heated)
- Shared outdoor pool (heated)
- Ocean or water views
- Secure parking space
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 12 Dining chairs
- 20 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask