Cozy studio with spectacular view of Falmouth Harbour.
Tucked in the great English Harbour area and steps away from Antigua Yacht Club Marina, home of the best mega yachts in the world, with its cafes, shops, fine restaurant and supermarket.Cole by to night life. Ten minutes walk from the Historical Nelson Dockyard
Cool View Studio will put you in the center of all. You can leave your daily routine miles away and relaxing ,watching the yachts sail by from the patio or take a walk to Pigeon Beach to enjoy the white sand and the crystal water.
The studio can sleep four people. There is a double bed and attic style alcove with two twin bed. It's a perfect accommodation for a couple or a family.
For sailors, a 16 feet sail boat is available to cruise around the harbour and in good days you can sail out of the harbour and feel the Ocean's breeze
The love for the sea made Antigua be my home
Paola Vittoria purchased this studio in 2009
Antigua is a great destination for a vacation.
We've made it safely back to Canada and I am back to work since Monday afternoon. We went snowshoeing yesterday at -20C !
Happy to be home but miss your wonderful place, our friend Sharon and the life on the island.
Thanks again for the warm welcome !
Janie and Pierre
we would like to recommend this very nice studio in English Harbour.
The view is spectacular and the position is really perfect to stay in Antigua, moreover if you like an area full of resturants, pubs and a fantastic marina. A special thanks to Paola for her hospitality and suggestions.
We hope to come back in future if possible
I love boats and this appartment was a very pleasant surprise. The view from the verandah on the harbor is splendid, especially at night. The apartment is very quaint and shadowed from the midday sun which makes it very comfortable. Two beaches are very close by. Within walking distance you can find everything you might need in terms of provisions, bars, restaurants, car rental and buses to St-Johns. Nelson's Dockyard which I found a great place to go to and relax over a drink or a coffee is also very close. All in all, can't wait to be back... Thank you Paola ! Janie & Pierre
Staying at the Cool View Studio was the perfect way for my husband and I to start our honeymoon. We found the place to be full of Caribbean charm. We couldn't get enough time on the patio that overlooks Falmouth Harbour. (The picture doesn't lie - the view is really that good.) It's probably one of the things we miss most now that we are back. The apartment is definitely close enough to the activity of the harbor - with a small market and a couple places to get a bite to eat down the hill - but removed enough to have some privacy. Within a 10 minute walk, you have access to several great local eateries, which gave us a great sampling for local food and helped us saved some money too. It's so convenient.
Cool View Studio definitely felt like home and we were sad to leave its comforts. It's an intimate space that was perfect for us (newlyweds on our honeymoon) and could definitely be good for a small family with children that could stay up in the lofted area. We rented a car and didn't have trouble parking at all. Paola was very helpful. She was easy to get a hold of and could answer all our questions.
Just a quick note, the apartment doesn't have sealed/glass windows so you can hear muffled voices from the neighbors but it does has proper screens and slated wood for enough protection from the bugs and privacy from the outside world. We did experience some little ants and such, but that's really just life on the island. We loved it here and would definitely return if we are able to adventure to Antigua again.
The studio was the perfect size for our family (2 adults, 1 child – would also be good with 2 children) and had everything we needed. The kitchen is fully equipped and we cooked for ourselves several times during our stay. Paula was a wonderful hostess – we arrived on the island quite late at night and the fridge was already stocked with the items that we had asked her to buy. The beds were comfortable and the studio is nice and airy with louvered blinds and screens on all windows but we would still advise everyone to bring a good insect repellent. The bugs were rather bloodthirsty! The wireless Internet connection was excellent and when it at times did not work, then it was knocked out everywhere else on the island which points to the provider and not the wiring in the studio as the culprit.
The view from the balcony was breathtaking! We were lucky enough to stay during the RORC Caribbean 600 Regatta and saw some very big boats at the Marina below. The Marina itself has restaurants, a pub, a snack bar and a supermarket.
The beach at Pigeon Point (a 5 min. walk from the studio) is gorgeous! There is a restaurant/bar there called Bumpkins. The food is good and the staff friendly. Our 7-year old son spent many hours playing in the waves. Lovely spot for a sunset drink!
There are many good restaurants nearby in all price classes featuring with all types of food. Wonderful Nelson’s Dockyard is within walking distance and definitely worth a visit.
Local taxis and buses wait for fares at the Marina. Should none be waiting, it is just a quick walk from there to the end of the street where they pass by regularly on the main road.
We rented a Jeep for 2 days and toured the island. We even made it up to Boggy Peak but this should only be done with a 4-wheel drive vehicle. No switchbacks here – the road goes straight up the mountain! It is worth it as the view from up there over the whole island is absolutely fantastic. The rental agents near the Marina rent cars, jeeps and quads. We definitely recommend renting a vehicle for 1-2 days and touring the island.
Also nearby is Sam and Dave’s Laundry. They give good service and we found their prices fair (much less expensive than the laundromat located closest to the Marina).
Antigua is a beautiful island, the people are very friendly and helpful and we hope to return one day. We fully recommend the Cool View Studio and thank Paula once again for her help, kindness and hospitality!
Perfect for us! Great location overlooking the yachts and beauty of Falmouth Bay. Close to English Harbour & lots of restaurants. Enjoyed our morning coffee at Seabreeze.
We will be back Paola. Thanks for all your ideas.
The studio is a good size, clean and very well maintained and equipped (especially the kitchen area). Sitting out on the balcony looking at the harbour and the yachts a great chill. Very close to Antigua Yacht Club, which has a grocery store as well as cafes and other bars and restaurants close by. Paola was very helpful and an excellent host. Contact with her was excellent, both by phone and email The listing description and photographs were accurate. The only reason I gave 4 and not 5 was because the question asked for MY experience. The problem did not lie with Paola or the studio, but with my bad legs (caused mainly by a fall I'd had earlier in the US). I found the approach to the property difficult as I could not easily manage the steep (but short) hill to get there or the loose gravel near the entrance. So the studio isn't great if you have serious mobility problems. I want to stress that this no way reflects badly on Paola or the studio and I can thoroughly recommend this accommodation.
Yacht Club is offering sailing lesson or a weekly membership and you can use their boat, every tuesday and thursday laser racing.Turtle Shop rents paddle board
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