check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Lush Tropical Bamboo Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
5 nights


Falmouth Harbour House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5 )

Lush Tropical Setting

Located at the foot of Monks Hill and within minutes walk to the sea and a short drive to English Harbour and yachts from all over the world. Bamboo Place is nestled in a lush tropical setting overlooking Falmouth Harbour.

The property consists of the Bamboo House and Bamboo Cottage connected by a swimming pool with a beautiful palm filled garden, rare giant White Bird of Paradise and clusters of tall bamboo adding to the tranquility, as the sway and rustle of these trees make music in the Caribbean breeze.

Bamboo House is a two story, the main level apartment is a spacious two bedroom, two bath with a large open plan living, dining and kitchen area and a huge adjoining verandah with dining table,sofa & large double hammock for reading or siesta's.

There is also a one bedroom, 2 story cottage available. Please see VRBO listing #266897.

The apartment and the cottage #266897 can be rented separately or as one. The owner lives on the upper floor of Bamboo House, however the property has been cleverly designed to give everyone their own access and privacy, while having the security of knowing there is someone around should you need any assistance.

The property has a very romantic and relaxed feeling and is an ideal place to just sit back and enjoy, also a good base from which to do your exploring of the Island.

Keywords: Home, comfortable, spacious,

More Details
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016
Call Owner

About The Owner

Your host Joanne Lighthizer is a Canadian who has lived in Antigua for 26 Years, at present she is working with local farmers to supply the yacht chefs and restaurants with fresh & organic local produce which guarantees you with a good supply whilst you are visiting. Having had a restaurant here for 12 of those years she loves meeting new people and helping them feel at home.

The Owner purchased this house in 2001


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Lush Tropical Bamboo Garden
average rating of 4.848485 based on 33 reviews

Paradise in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a paradise within paradise, this is the place for you!! When you arrive you may think, OH My what have we done. Step into Joanne's personally created, beautiful lush garden home and you will be reassured you chose the absolute BEST vacation spot. We stayed at Bamboo Cottage which was beautifully decorated with so many personal touches. Upon arrival there was cracker/cheese/fruit platter chilled in the fridge waiting for us. Joanne made homemade hummus which was out of this world!! Joanne is a WONDERFUL and gracious host and was always willing to assist in any way possible. We enjoyed seeing and speaking with Joanne whenever we chose. She was a wealth of knowledge helping us find our way around the island and recommending great dining choices. Our favorites were OJ'S and Papa's. You also have to go to Shirley Heights on Sunday for the BBQ and island music. We will DEFINITELY be going back and bringing friends with us. Thank you so much, Joanne for the BEST vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John & Nancy Thank you for your review, I very much enjoyed meeting you both and I look forward to your return. All the best, Joanne.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Cape Girardeau, MO

Island Life

  • 5 of 5

We pride ourselves in never travelling to the same place twice.But we had to make an exception for Antigua and the Bamboo House. After our stay in 2015 we immediately started plans to return this year. Joanne has created a hidden garden paradise. We found that it provided perfect combination of vacation comfort and island living.. Conveniently located near English Harbor, it is close to shops, restaurants, beaches (we like Darkwood Beach--Hi, Marlon!), sunsets at Shirley Heights, and historical sites. A rental car is almost a necessity, but can be easily arranged before arrival. We ate in several times during our stay, the patio dining is lovely. The kitchen is fully furnished and there is a new, nice outside grill. Joanne is very knowledgeable about the island, and gives great advice about trips and excursions. In some cases she can get a better price by making arrangements for you, so make sure to ask. We highly reccomend.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Thank you for the review, it was a pleasure to again share Bamboo Garden and see you both and meet your family. I am hoping there will be a 3 rd time. Also thank you for the thoughtful card which is very much appreciated. All the best until we meet again.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Relaxing Hideaway in perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

I had stayed at Joannes gorgeous property 5 years with my mother and brother and had such good memories that I decided to return again this year with my girl friend. The villa and its breathtaking bamboo garden was even better than i remembered. Hidden away just off the main road to the best location of Antigua, Falmouth Harbour, you felt perfectly isolated, whilst still being very close to the best restaurants/beaches and bars of the island. The holiday was magical and relaxing, and when I return to Antigua I will definitely return to this villa again. Strongly recommended.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ben, it was a pleasure to see you again, thank you. All the best.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A relaxing tropical hide away

  • 5 of 5

We visited this villa in April of this year during the Antigua sailing week and we had a great time. The villa was very well located just off the main road going into Falmouth Harbour, 5 mins in a taxi or on the bus. The villa was set in a lush tropical garden that was so peaceful and it was great to spend time on the large veranda having our meals and just relaxing watching and listening to the birds, the pool and BBQ were great added benefits. Joanne, the owner, who lives above the villa was such a great host, very informative and friendly and always around if you needed her. The villa was very comfortable, spacious and clean and it had everything we wanted as two couples, including beach towels. Within 5 minutes walk of the villa we found a lovely restaurant and bar, Papas and a small marina with a bar and restaurant, there was also Sweet T's, a local road side bar/restaurant that we visited several times for lunch, great chicken wings. We would definitely recommend this villa to all our friends and we would again like to thank Joanne for being such a gracious host.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to all of you for sharing, it is really nice to know that you enjoyed yourself and that Bamboo House suited your needs. I do look forward to seeing all of you again. All the best. Joanne
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

A base for the West Indies vs England Test Match

  • 5 of 5

Other reviews have said it all really. Bamboo house is a wonderfully relaxing base for exploring the Island. The L-shaped veranda is perfect for leisurely breakfasts spent watching the Caribs (hummingbirds) feed. We loved the hammock too - a great place for getting some reading in before being gently rocked to sleep! We'd recommend a hire car for getting around the Island despite Antigua being very small. Joanne was a great host - always there to help and offer advice but at the same time respecting our privacy. Others have commented about some difficulty in locating Bamboo house but we found Joanne's instructions to be spot on. It is true that the roads leading to the property are rough but then the same goes for parts of the main roads - you really do have to be very alert when driving for sudden gaps in the road. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Semans, Sask. Canada

L&K Sask

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Bamboo house this year.It was very relaxing and familiar as we stayed at the cottage last year.The house was comfortable as we had friends visiting for a few days to see Joanne's beautiful property and the island of Antigua.Joanne was once again very helpful with her tips and info on the island. We hope to return in the near future. L&K

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Point of Interest
Pidgeon Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Rendezvous Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
English Harbour & Nelson's Dockyard
Nearest Point of Interest
Shirley Heights Lookout
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Falmouth Harbour House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Nov 16 2016 - May 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
May 15 2017 - Nov 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are quoted in Canadian Dollars (my bank)

Bamboo Garden can be rented for 2 persons access 1 bedroom:

High Season - Nov. 16,2016 to May 14,2017

2 person - 1 bdrm. - per night US 165 (Cad. 220.)
- per week US 1155. (Cad. 1540)
4 person - 2 bdrom - per night US 220. (Cad. 300.)
- per week US 1540. (Cad. 2100)

Low Season - May 15, 2017 to Nov. 15,2017

2 person - 1 bdrm. - per night US 140. (Cad.185.)
- per week US 980. (Cad.1295.)
4 person - 2 bdrm - per night US 175. (Cad.235.)
- per week US 1225. (Cad 1645)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Falmouth Harbour House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
ipod docking station, Very private large tropical garden

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties