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Popular "Queen Ann Suite" at Royal West Indies on Breathtaking Grace Bay Beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,004 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

GRACE BAY BEACH, PROVIDENCIALES:

Awarded THE WORLD'S Leading Beach Destination year after year. In 2016, TA Travelers' Choice for BEST BEACH was Grace Bay and Providenciales was voted #1 Island. The clear, clean waters with shades of blues and greens are absolutely stunning. Grace Bay's white sugar sand beaches stretch for 12 miles. The diving and snorkeling is convenient and incredible, thanks to miles of coral reef that's easily accessible from the shore. This destination is perfect for beach lovers, scuba divers, snorkelers, golfers, couples and families alike.

ROYAL WEST INDIES RESORT:

RWI winner of the Certificate Of Excellence Award is located on the northern shores of Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales, 20 minutes from the airport. RWI's elegant beachfront property consists of eight, three story buildings with British Colonial design. The resort has 2 pools, hot tub, kiddie area, bridge, gazebo, water falls and private dipping areas. Known for the most beautiful landscaping in the country, walking through the property is like touring a botanical garden, at every turn there is a glorious sight or smell. You have complimentary use of hobie cats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and bicycles. The on-site Pelican Bay Restaurant & Bar offers a friendly and inviting gathering place for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

QUEEN ANN SUITE:

The Queen Ann Suite offers easy, elegant Caribbean living at an excellent price. This first floor, end unit consists of 1,004 square feet and has a great location in building 2, just steps to the beach and pool. From the patio you have incredible views of the ocean & gardens. The suite is tastefully decorated with custom furniture and fabrics. The living room has a 40" flat screen TV and large sectional sofa which pulls out to sleep 2 more guests. Twelve foot sliding glass doors open to a covered, wrap-around tiled patio with comfortable eucalyptus furniture. The suite also features a fully appointed kitchen with granite breakfast bar, dining area and laundry. The master bedroom is bright and airy with king size Cloud Supreme Tempur-pedic mattress, plantation shutters and flat screen TV. You have no resort check-in lines and can be on the beach one hour after arrival.

Within walking distance is shopping, restaurants, nightlife and the gourmet IGA supermarket. For the vacationers that feel lucky the Casablanca Casino is a 2 minute walk and nearby is Provo's Golf Course & Country Club with 18 holes, driving range and tennis courts. The course is owned by the water company, so the greens are pristine. Recommendations for car rentals, restaurants & excursions are supplied. Also, past renters provide their favorite must dos. Read our vacationers comments under reviews.

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More Details

Owner
Ann & Fred Babucke
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Ann & Fred Babucke

Fred and Ann had so much in common, like the love of travel. Their first trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands was in July 2003. They fell in love with the white powdered beaches, turquoise waters and friendly people. What an incredible island! They scheduled an appointment with a realtor and after one day of viewing properties wanted to make an offer on a one bedroom condo at Royal West Indies. The resort was 3 years old and absolutely gorgeous. The architecture, grounds, beach and of course the condo, WOW! Their low key agent said there was no rush but Ann being a realtor wanted to sign immediately. The next day at the pool they purchased the vacation home of their dreams. Three and a half years later (7/7/07) with 90 guests attending, they married on Grace Bay Beach. They open their doors to you so you may experience the Turks & Caicos Islands they fell in love with!

Ann & Fred Babucke purchased this condo in 2003

Why Ann & Fred Babucke chose Grace Bay

Location: nicest part of Grace Bay Beach with views from the patio.

Savings: lowest rate for a one bedroom at this resort.

Value: this property has too many upgrades to list.

No fees if booked through homeescape.

What makes this condo unique

The number one benefit to you is the savings. In addition, this unit has been furnished and decorated to feel elegant, yet warm and homey. The suite has many upgrades which includes a Cloud Tempur-pedic mattress, sectional sofa, ice maker and free wifi to name a few. Bring your laptop and make free calls to the US and Canada with Magic Jack. Available for free use are PackNPlay, floats, snorkel gear, coolers, beach bags, candles, lots of kitchen utensils and spices.

Every trip to Turks we have met vacationers from all over the world and have made lifelong friends. Hopefully you will too!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our first stay at the Queen ann suite or the RWI resort and we agreed it was our favorite caribbean destination (Grand Cayman and aruba, previously)! The RWI resort - impeccably cared for, perfectly low key, great onsite facilities and amazing beach. The resort staff was excellent - always active. The suite is fantastic. We had our own snorkel gear but nice to have the option of gear or beach floats if we needed anything. We cooked every night and the fact that you had so much cookware/dishware/cooking utensils and spices (spices were a total surprise!) were awesome touches that haven't been as good at other resorts/units. The quality of the furnishings and fixtures in the suite were great, and we enjoyed a relaxing breakfast on the patio every morning. And of course - the island and beach - just the best! In addition to the beach at RWI (with is great), we went on a couple of excursions and drove to several areas (Taylor Bay to relax and Smith's Reef to snorkel off the beach were our favorites, along with Big Blue Unlimited's Edge of the Banks snorkel tour). From the helpful info and communication leading up to our trip, to the incredible stay throughout - an amazing vacation in paradise!
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Grace Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1004 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size Tempur-pedic mattress and pillows in Master Bedroom. Full pull out sleeper sofa (sleeps 2). Aero bed and PackNPlay are also available.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The owners have provided everything they could think of to make this vacation rental feel like home for their guests.

Reviews

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Popular "Queen Ann Suite" at Royal West Indies on Breathtaking Grace Bay Beach
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 72 reviews
5

Like Home but way better!

  • 5 of 5

Been coming to Turks and Caicos for 11 years, it's our favorite destination and we travel a lot. The Queen Ann Suite is ideal, we tried Four different places on the island before finding this one but have been here 6 times since. Ann and Fred think of everything so your week in Paradise is perfect. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Queen Ann Suite is the BEST place to stay on Grace Bay Beach!

  • 5 of 5

This was my 7th time in Turks & Caicos...2nd time in the Queen Ann Suite. I wish it hadn't taken me so long, staying at other places, before I found Ann & Fred! I stayed for 1 month this time.

Royal West Indies (RWI)...beautiful landscape, well maintained pools and hot tub, delicious restaurant & FUN bar area, helpful beach guys, & comfortable accommodations.

The Queen Ann Suite is a large 1 bedroom condo on the ground floor of the 2nd bldg. This building is angled so that one can view the horizon from the patio. I should've counted the exact number of steps from the suite to the water's edge but I can tell you it's about a 1 minute walk. The best part is that your beach bags and gear can be tossed onto the patio instead of having to carry it thru the condo (which is what you would have to do if you stay on the 2nd/3rd floors. Plus, there are NO elevators. Thus, the ground floor in the 2nd building is the place to be...close to the beach, the main pool and the restaurant/bar. Additionally, parking your rental car in the public lot next to the restaurant lessens the steps back & forth when going out to explore.

Ann & Fred have gone above and beyond to make sure their condo is in perfect working order, and is well stocked with all the things you might need to make your stay more comfortable. The bed in the master bedroom is incredibly comfortable & the sofa sleeper is the most comfortable sofa bed I have ever slept on (my family & friends who visited said the same)!

The maid, Joy, is the best, as is her husband, Atol, the property manager...let them know if you need anything.

MY Favorites:

Floating in the turquoise water in front of RWI

Grace Bay Car Rental...bec the fee they quote covers everything!

Restaurants:

Pelican Bay (at RWI)...go for the WED evening all you can eat BBQ...delicious & a great deal

Bella Luna for pizza (take out & sit on the beach back at RWI to watch the sunset)

Cocovan (next to Coco Bistro)

Ocean Club East & Ocean Club West---both restaurants overlook the beach & are a very short walk from RWI

BEACH ACTIVITIES

snorkel boat: Island Vibes

Take special care to be friendly with the beach guys: Eddie, Russell, Francois, & Virgilus...they will take good care of you!

...your best bet is to go with Marvelous Max who walks the beach every day...

AND, If you see the guy sitting on the beach with the "homeless by choice" sign...say hello to JOHN from the Mermaid Club :)

I will be back again & again & again...in #2

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Donna! Glad you found us and we're glad we found you.
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Fantastic return trip!

  • 4 of 5

Rented a vehicle this year. Enjoyed seeing the island and other restuarants. Our ALL DAY Snorkeling adventure w/CAICOS ADVENTURES was without a doubt the highlight of our week.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is heaven on earth! This was our 4th visit to T&C and it was beautiful as always. This was our 1st time at RWI and the respire was absolutely wonderful. The grounds were the nicest of all the places we've stayed at and the staff were very friendly and helpful.....always a warm hello and smiling faces.

The Queen Ann Suite was terrrific. Ground floor so no climbing stairs, which is important if you are older or have young children (watched elderly people struggle going up the stairs with luggage or just to get to their room). And, it is the 2nd building so really close to the beach. The suite was really comfortable and spacious. The kitchen was well stocked, so cooking was no issue. We do a lot of cooking and bring spices with us, but the suite had a full range of spices for guests to use. And the bed....was the best we've ever had on vacation... no back or neck problems this year!

The property manager Atol greeted us and helped bring our hinges to the suite; and Joy, who cleaned the room, was also super friendly.

Ann & Fred checked in with us during the vacation to make sure everything was OK, which of course it was. Thank you Ann & Fred, your home is wonderful. We'd book again in a minute.

Sally & Tim

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stouffville Ontario
5

Love Royal West home away from home

  • 5 of 5

As always, the resort is so well kept, the gardens beautiful. And the suite is everything you need and more. Ann and Fred are so easy to work with. This is our fourth stay and everything was just great. The staff are so pleasant. To many more wonderful experiences. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, Wonderful, Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Condo had everything we could have possibly needed. Very clean and great location.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Graceway IGA Supermarket
"There are two IGA's. One is on Leeward Hwy and the other is off Grace Bay Road which is abo..."
Grace Bay Beach
"Nicest beach in the world period!"
Grace Bay Beach
"Nicest beach in the world period!"
Provo Airport
"Seven miles to RWI"
Tiki Hut
"Good food. Get there on Wednesdays for chicken and rib dinner. $14.99"
Ocean Club Cabana Bar & Grill
"Love this place for lunch or dinner"
Casablanca Casino
"Fun little casino but smoking has to go!"
Mango Reef Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Best restaurant on the island, remodeled and open for business."
Chalk Sound
"Beautiful water and bluffs. While there you must go to Las Breezes restaraunt"
Graceway Gourmet IGA
"This is the one that is a 15 minute walk from RWI"
Casablanca Casino
"Fun little casino but smoking has to go!"
Grace Bay Car Rental
Pelican Beach
"Always a nice walk from RWI"
Sharkbites Bar & Grill
"Nice casual food."
Coco Bistro
"Romantic restaurant under the tropical palm trees."
Ports of Call
"10 minute walk from RWI. Shops"
Las Brisas Restaurant
Conch Shack
"Looking for some island flare? Watch the conch pulled from the pens and removed from their s..."
Yoshi's Sushi Bar
"Best sushi on the island! Indoor and outdoor dining. "
Sapodilla Bay
"If the seas are rough on Grace Bay take a trip to Sapodilla. Quiet and calm bay."
Malcolm's Road Beach
"Malcolm's Beach, private and pristine. You might have the beach to yourself!"
Caicos Conch Farm
"Meet Sally and Jerry the queen and king conchs. "
Coyaba Restaurant
"Short walk to Coyaba (meaning "heavenly"). Intimate open air dining nestled amidst a tropica..."
Crackpot Kitchen Restaurant Bar and Grill
"Experience the Island feel, culture and authentic Turks & Caicos cuisine with an Internation..."
Somewhere Cafe
"Located at Coral Gardens Resort. Do some snorkeling then enjoy a meal at Somewhere. Tex-Mex ..."
Danny Buoy's Sports Bar
"Sports bar with cold beer, good food and great music!"
Giggles Ice Cream & Candy Parlour
"Ice cream and candy parlour. Located at Ports of Call."
Lupo Restaurant
"True Italian comfort food, fresh & simple. Located at the Regent Village."
Magnolia Wine Bar & Restaurant
"Uncomplicated European style food. Must try their Magnolia Tini and Sesame Crusted Tuna. Gre..."
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Providenciales (PLS)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Pelican Bay Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Leeward Marina
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Provo Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Leeward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Pelican Bay Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Grace Bay Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Royal West Indies Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Provo Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Club Med
Nearest Point of Interest
New Grace Bay IGA Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Beaches Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Tiki Hut Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Shark Bite Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Baci Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
IGA Store on Leeward Hiway
Nearest Point of Interest
Malcolmes Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sapadillo Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Taylor Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Las Brisas Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Casablanca Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
Coco Bistro Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Opus Beach bar
Nearest Point of Interest
Opus Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Conch Farm
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry- Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Alexandra Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hole
Nearest Point of Interest
Conch Shack

The Royal West Indies Resort is located on the best part of Grace Bay Beach and the Queen Ann Suite is in building 2, just steps to the beach, pool and on-site restaurant & bar. Within walking distance of the resort are many restaurants, shops and nightlife which includes the Casablanca Casino offering gaming tables, slot machines and bar.

Water activities include: complimentary hobie cats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkeling. Tour operators have excursions which leave from the resorts beach so no hassles with transfers.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

*High Season January 6- April 20, 2018 $2550.00 per week. *We do not accept wire transfers which is a renters protection against fraud.*
*Renters receive maid service on Saturday's and Wednesday's.
*Rates are based on double occupancy. $15 per day/each additional guest (ages 13 +). Children under 13 are free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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