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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Beautiful 5 bedroom Beachfront villa on white sand Caribbean Kite surf beach

25 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Providenciales - Provo House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, Sleeps 1- 14 (8 in main house + 6 in adjacent annexes)

Caribbaway is a beautiful, spacious and comfortable family home right on the white sand beach of Long Bay.

Can just rent the main house which consists of three bedrooms and is ideal for a party of up to 8 people or also rent one or both of the two separate annexes which can accommodate two and four people respectively.

If you choose to rent the whole villa, it is perfect for; families from Grandparents down to little ones, two families wanting to holiday together in the space and privacy of their own holiday home or groups of friends who want to enjoy the beach and all it has to offer, again at their own pace and in the privacy of their own home. Total number of bedrooms is 5.

Guests will have exclusive use of this private vacation rental villa which comprises of a main house plus two self contained annexes (optional to rent). The annexes are only rented with the main house so you are ensured complete privacy to relax and enjoy yourselves.

Set on over 2.25 acres of private landscaped grounds this beachfront villa in Turks and Caicos offers spectacular first light views over the Caribbean ocean.

Renting just the main house (3 bedrooms - sleeps 8) is also perfect for families, small groups, kite surfers and honeymooners looking for a spacious, private, vacation villa rental in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Providenciales (Provo).

Beach side casual home from home experience.

Caribbaway's Main house: Caribbaway comprises of a main house and two optional annexes. The main house has air conditioning, ceiling fans, fax machine, satellite TV, baby cot, CD stereo, DVD player, beach games, telephone in all rooms, 3 bedrooms with king size beds (2 bedrooms sleeping up to 2 and 1 bedroom sleeping up to 4) and in the extensive sized cathedral ceiling lounge. In addition the house has 3 private bathrooms each with full wash facilities (one being en-suite) and full household and kitchen amenities including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, cooker and BBQ. (Sleeping 1 to 6-8)

Caribbaway's Leeward Annex: Leeward Annex is a self contained beach front unit with a beautiful king size bed and french doors leading onto the balcony which overlooks directly the ocean with decking leading directly onto the beach itself. Annex has a own fully fitted kitchen with full amenities and own luxury bathroom. Each annex is fitted with satellite, library of books and access to free high-speed wireless internet access. To preserve your privacy when staying at Caribbaway we only allow annexes to be rented out with the main house.

Caribbaway's Windward Annex: Windward Annex is a self contained unit with 2 queen size bed and french doors leading onto the beach front balcony. Annex has a own fully fitted kitchen with full amenities and own luxury bathroom. Each annex is fitted with satellite, a small library of books and free high-speed wireless internet access. To preserve your privacy when staying at Caribbaway we only allow annexes to be rented out with the main house.

Long Bay beach is a white sand natural beach and is the best beach on the island for Kite Surfing. Kitesurfing guests can launch directly off the house or walk 5 minutes along the sand to meet instructors in the bay.

The house is spacious and private allowing you to relax in peace and comfort. The house and annex has full kitchen facilities but if you want to venture out, the restaurants and hotels of Grace Bay are only five minutes drive away.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner/manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Owner/manager

Caribbaway is owned by Colin and Christina Wilburn. They own a semiconductor business in the UK and travel extensively on business to attend Physics conferences throughout the World.

Owner/manager purchased this house in 1998

Why Owner/manager chose Providenciales - Provo

They chose to buy on Long Bay 16 years ago after seeing a small advertisement in 'The Sunday Times' advertising beach front land for sale in the British West Indies. Colin had a long weekend spare in between business commitments in the US and so took a plane from Miami to Providenciales to find out a little more about it. The plot was dense undergrowth but was right on the beach and Colin was excited by the adventure that it represented. It took a few years and initially both Colin and Christina camped in the grounds until the house was ready (very brave considering the mosquitos and also the wild dogs which roamed the Island at the time) but now they have a truly beautiful home to escape to and share with family and friends. They try to offer a home from home experience to rental guests and the house enables guests to have fun and relax in the comfort of their own home and they hope that guests embrace the Island lifestyle and truly enjoy their time at Caribbaway.

What makes this house unique

The house is spacious and private and the views from the decks and the gazebos which graduate from the house down to the sand are second to none. The gentle breeze of the trade winds keep the humidity comfortable at all times of the day and watching the sun rise in the mornings across the sea and then set in the evenings over the greenery of the Island is breathtaking.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Amanda:



We have just come from the villa and like it very much. Nadio is a

talented architect-- the house is unique, distinctive, and comfortable.



We will certainly be booking next December
Dec 2014
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Reviews

4.9
based on 25 traveler reviews

Beautiful 5 bedroom Beachfront villa on white sand Caribbean Kite surf beach
average rating of 4.88 based on 29 reviews
5

FANTASTIC Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home from Long Bay last night and thoroughly enjoyed our visit and especially this home. We rent homes throughout the Caribbean and really enjoyed the location and amenities of this home. It was in a great location - it was convenient to get to the market and restaurants but very quiet on the beach. Perfect! The house was clean, well maintained, perfect size for 6 of us (we rented one annex as well) and the beach was breathtaking. We loved having the kitty and potcake there as well - they were very friendly. The little extras like the car, coolers and plenty of towels and beach chairs was appreciated. The entire transaction from booking the home to the airport arrival to departure was handled smoothly - thank you Nadio and Amanda! The Wifi and cable were a nice to have in the evenings as well - especially since we visited during March Madness. Weather could not have been more perfect. There were so many beautiful places on the island to visit, but it was nice to come back to our home which we hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Caribbaway. We are so glad you enjoyed your vacation. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon and thank you so much for taking the time to make a review, Amanda
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5

Very nice family vacation house

  • 5 of 5

Great kiting beach. No mosquitos, The house car was very nice. It was great to have Nadio help with the airport pick up and departure.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time and thank you for taking the time to do a review. With best regards, Amanda
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing house for our family vacation, traveling with my own family as well as three of my siblings and their families, for a total of 8 adults with 6 children ages 6 and under. As any of you parents out there know, vacations change with kids. However, this is the perfect house with young children. The proximity to the beach allows you easily to go in and out, to work around naps and kids' crazy demands. The water is so shallow for so long, that the kids loved just running around and playing in the water. We rarely saw neighbors, so it was easy to keep an eye on kids even when they were running far down the beach. On the odd day where wind really kicked up, pleasant to sit in jacuzzi and listen to the beach. FYI they also had playpen, cot, and small couches in the annexes that can be used for sleeping tots. Would recommend another car for ease traveling around the island, although we managed just making multiple trips with the car included and occasional cab rides. Kooki is the cat included with the villa, and allowed my daughter to give multiple hugs without issue.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review. We are so glad you like the new hot tub and the children had lots of fun and had everything that they needed, Amanda
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Wedding 2016

  • 5 of 5

This villa was exactly what we wanted for our wedding. The layout of the house is perfect, very spacious and private. The beach and view is incredible! We did some kayaking, snorkelling and of course swimming. Even with the strong winds some days the waves weren't crashing on shore like other beaches. We loved that you could swim a fair distance before getting really deep. Our wedding day was perfect! Went swimming in the morning and took our time getting ready for our nuptials. Went to the Bay Bistro for our reception and the meal was incredible, 3 lobster tails, potatoes and vegetables for $39 U.S., definitely make it out to that restaurant. We didn't eat out a lot but you have to try the Conch Shack and Danny Buoys. The grocery stores are great and have everything you need. The prices are high but it all depended on what you bought. The vehicle was great as you will definitely need one. We took a drive to other parts of the island and Long Bay is the place to be!! Our friends were just as thrilled as we were with our stay. Our entire week was incredible and can't wait to return!! Thanks to Amanda and Nadio for everything and the owners Colin and Christina. Hope you enjoyed the rest of our wedding cake!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The wedding cake was wonderful. My father (Mr Colin was very happy). We are so glad your wedding day was everything that you hoped for and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon, Amanda
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Great place to get away from the every day

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location, the beach, and stunning blue water. There is nothing going on over there, so if looking for action, this is not it. Which was perfect for our group. Everyone could spread out, but great space for family time. Nice having the car at the property, but we were glad to have the extra rental to transport our family of 6. Everyone was great to work with during the process. We miss it already!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a lovely time. Happy New Year to you all and we hope to be welcoming you back again soon.
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5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

The villa is exactly as advertised. The photos are all good representations of what to expect. The living areas are spacious, and the outdoor areas are amazing. Even the bed in the master bedroom was good-- rare in rental villas. The villa and grounds were clean when we arrived, and everything seems well maintained. There were no neighbours when we were there, so it was very peaceful.

The walk out to the beach and ocean are perfect. Simply walk down the path and straight out into the water for the best swimming area we've ever had on vacation. The water is warmish, the bottom is totally sandy, with only one or two rocks, and the water is shallow but deep enough to swim.

Nadio, the architect and property manager, is terrific, and clearly very proud of his creation.

You must have a car. Don't even think about not having one. We don't go to restaurants, but we can say without hesitation that the Graceway IGA is amazing. Expensive, like everything else on the island, but with an amazing selection of foods of all type. The kitchen is basically well equipped, with one or two omissions. If you don't mind cooking, it is by far the least expensive and most convenient option. You could also get the prepared foods at the IGA and just heat them up.

There is a wonderful cat who seems to basically live at this villa, but it doesn't go into the house. If you stay here, please buy some cat food and feed the cat.

One or two minor complaints:

There are no screens on the doors or windows in the main living area. To get air inside, you have to leave the doors open, which also lets in mosquitoes. I got bitten fiercely inside the house, which is very irritating. I realize that screen doors and windows are the bane of caretakers' existences, because with high use they break and jam, but at the very least, the large main window in the lounge area should have a screen. We travel with mosquito netting, so the bedroom wasn't a problem, but without the netting, I believe it would be.

Please get a toaster oven! A toaster oven is probably even more critical than a microwave. It saves power, too, if you don't have to use the main oven.

Please get a few measuring cups! How odd that there is only one enormous measuring cup.

Please update the microwave. The door is largely broken.

Please get a contemporary Bluray player and connect it with an HDMI cable. It is really inconvenient to have plug and unplug the DVD player and TV box.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We note your comments and we are working on them now. The mosquitos only come out at dusk/ night and so we recommend that you shut the doors then and put the air conditioning on which seems to stop the mosquitos coming in but we will see if we can get more netting over the beds as an extra precaution. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon. With best wishes for the New Year from the Caribbaway team.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Providenciales
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Long Bay Beach
Car: necessary

Caribbaway is located on the luxury Long Bay beach on Providenciales (which is also know as Provo) on the Turks and Caicos Islands. Long Bay boasts some of the finest properties on the island. 10 minute drive from the main hotels (far enough away from the hordes of tourists) and 20 minute drive from Providenciales Airport. Long Bay beach benefits from on shore trade winds and crystal clear waters. Wake up to the sunrise across the water. Drink cocktails and relax in privacy in the gazebos and on the decks which graduate down to the sand. Best beach on the Island for Kitesurfing. Launch off the house or walk along the sand to lessons in the bay. Also perfect base for sailing, diving and deep sea fishing enthusiasts as all located close by.

Kiteboarding at Caribbaway:

We are partnered with our islands top kiteboarding school, KiteProvo. You are sure to leave with a memorable experience should you choose to join them for lessons, kite adventures or even a paddleboard tour. Walk five minutes along the sand to meet with your instructor in the bay or get picked up by boat from the back of the house for a kite boarding adventure or leave in convoy with the support of the Kite Provo team for a downwinder to Bugaloos for lunch and happy hour drinks.

Diving at Caribbaway:

We are also partnered with Dive Provo for all our Diving guests:

The island is surrounded by one of the most extensive coral reef systems making this one of the top ten diving destinations in the world.

Underwater walls stretching almost 7,000 vertical feet down, allows an assortment of sea creatures to pass. These include the migrating Humpback Whales, Spotted Eagle Rays, Manta Rays, Turtles and Dolphins.

Due to the small population of the Islands and its careful eco management programs, pollution has been kept to a minimum allowing excellent visibility (up to 200 feet), pristine reefs, abundant tropical flora and fauna, fish and other marine life.

Sea Temperature at the surface in summer is around 82 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

Diving equipment on the island can be hired and training is available through our partners at Dive Provo.

The Turks and Caicos Islands really does have some of the best diving in the Caribbean and the Dive Provo team will ensure that you, as Guests of Caribbaway, are well taken care of during your time on the Islands, picking you up from the house and dropping you home to relax on the decks and beach of Caribbaway after another fantastic day.

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Providenciales - Provo House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Please Note: Leeward and Windward Annex can only be rented out with main house. These beach front annexes rent out at $1000 per week per annex. (Leeward Annex sleeps 1-2 and Windward sleeps 1-4) and $1200 per week in peak season respectively.
Offer flexible arrival and departure changeover dates where possible so that best flight prices can be obtained.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Providenciales - Provo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Main house - Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Main house - Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Main house - Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Annex 1 - Leeward Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Annex 2 - Windward Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 5 bathrooms. (3 in main house, 1 in each of the annexes)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Main house - Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Oceanfront
    Main house -Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Oceanfront
    Main house -Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Garden view
    Annex 1 - Leeward - 1 king , Oceanfront with own kitchen and bathroom
    Annex 2 - Windward - 2 queen , Oceanfront with own kitchen and bathroom
  • Main house bedrooms designed to take full advantage of the ocean. You can wake to the view of sunrise over the sea with the sound soft breaking waves Bedroom 1: 1 King Size Bed plus en suite bathroom, french doors leading directly onto balcony overlooking ocean, DVD player, AC, ceiling fans Bedroom 2: 1 King Size Bed, plus 1 Queen Size Bed, french doors leading directly onto balcony overlooking ocean, AC, ceiling fans, with separate bathroom next to bedroom Bedroom 3: 1 King Size Bed, Views over landscaped garden, AC, ceiling fans, with separate bathroom next to bedroom (Baby crib also available) Main House at Caribbaway will sleep up to 6-8 people. Annex 1: Self contained unit with fully fitted kitchen and own luxury bathroom. King size bed and french doors leading onto the beachfront balcony. (Sleeps 1-2) Annex 2: Self contained unit with fully fitted kitchen and own luxury bathroom. 2 Queen size beds bed and french doors leading onto the beachfront balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Renters will get free optional use of the family SUV at the villa to explore the Island (over 25's with full driving licence and as along as SUV is mechanically sound).

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