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Luxury Oceanfront Villa with Spectacular Views and Infinity Pool, Close to Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
0
Half Baths
4
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Saint Philip Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Villa Azura occupies approximately 1.5 acres of very private land on the east coast of Antigua, surrounded by a tropical garden and trees. The property is on a small cliff with wonderful views of the ocean from every room. The views are spectacular, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean all the way to Africa to the east, Great Bird Island to the North, and all of Antigua to the west.

Azura is a single storey building with a roof terrace on which to enjoy the sunsets with a cocktail in your hand, followed by the wonderful night sky and stars. The house is designed to be as open as possible to catch the breezes and enjoy the views. The 3 bedrooms all have unique four poster airconditioned beds which allow for the guests to sleep in cooled comfort whilst still keeping the window louvers open. Two of the bedrooms have interconnecting doors and one has twin beds which can be pushed together to make a kingsize bed. All the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms with outdoor rainshowers. All rooms have ceiling fans and mosquito screens on door and window louvers.

The swimming pool has a great infinity edge and overlooks the ocean with a wonderful view up the north east coast towards Great Bird Island the the North Sound. There is a gazebo with a large day bed and chairs to relax with a book in the shade and enjoy the views. The bird life is wonderful.

There is maid service 5 times a week, and a house manager who will see you into the house and explain everything. Should you want a cook or chef that can usually be arranged, as well as house provisioning prior to arrival. Car rental is essential on the island.

Keywords: Oceanfront, sea views, luxury, 3 bedrooms, tropical gardens, infinity pool, privacy, private

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Amanda Neal
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2016
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Why Amanda Neal chose Antigua

We love the east coast of Antigua for its peace and quiet and wonderful views.

What makes this villa unique

Peace and quiet and privacy. Perfect for a family vacation with a great beach within walking distance or for a group of friends looking for a relaxing vacation. Amazing 360 degree views from the roof terrace whilst watching the sunset with a rum punch in your hand.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sadly today we depart after a most enjoyable and relaxing holiday at Azura. We were made most welcome and helped throughout our stay by Mitzie who is one of the best housekeepers we have met in our years of holidays in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. We were first introduced to Azura when we stayed next door at Kulala in 2011, and were captivated by the house. Hence it did not take long to decide where to stay when visiting Antigua in 2016! It is a home to be remembered and to be visited again.
Nov 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Luxury Oceanfront Villa with Spectacular Views and Infinity Pool, Close to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
West Linn, OR
5

A fabulous property in Antigua, Amanda Neal terrific Host/Owner

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two boys 12 and 15 stayed at Villa Azura for a week in the off season, (June 2016). This property is positioned north on a peninsula tip facing Long Bay. This is the windward side of the island and there is a constant breeze from the East. This differs greatly from the leeward side of the island which we dont like. The wind and the constant crashing of the waves is comfortable and soothing. The view is unobstructed ocean with waves.

The home is fabulous. Adobe design, simple, and well laid out. It is well maintained and we had no maintenance troubles. There is a gardener/handyman to help with any problem if it were to arise and when there was a storm with a power outage, he phoned to make sure the generator had started properly. It had and I didn't even know the power had gone out! Each of the three bedrooms has its own bathroom with a really cool private outdoor garden shower. Each bedroom has perfect ocean views. We spent most of our time on the deck surrounding the pool. There is a covered patio portion with seating and a usual uncovered pool deck with loungers. The dining area is outdoors in the covered patio portion facing a manicured and landscaped garden that is beautiful. The house is not airconditioned but the beds are. My pet peeve in the caribbean is cool dry sleeping after a long hot wet and sticky day. I was unfamiliar with these beds prior to our trip but they work great. They allow you to have a cool air conditioned breeze on you while having all the doors and windows open to the sounds. The breeze through the open house during the day kept it unusually cool and comfortable, no need for anything else. The housekeeper Mitzie came daily to tidy up, make the beds and washed and folded our daily laundry. She was terrific. One highlight our luxurious living at Azura was having Norma take care of our food needs. She works at a local Private Club (mill reef club) usually but was able to take care of us as well in the off season. She provisioned the house prior to our arrival. She came around 7:30AM, cooked breakfast, cleaned up, discussed dinner plans and menu choices then returned at 6:30PM to cook, serve and clean up. Fare was usual caribbean, seafood, chicken, and local. My wife's menu was vegetarian and perfect for her. Activities: Indigo Divers, Cool Cat for private day sail, snorkel and lunch, Antigua rainforest zip line.

Car rental a must: TiTi in english harbor has good vehicles.

Overall spectacular stay

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marc and family for enjoying Azura, and Antigua, so much. What a fabulous review, It gives me great pleasure to hear what a great time you had, and what you enjoyed. You certainly made the best of your stay on island, and we hope one day to see you back at Villa Azura.
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5

Amazing House

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Azura. The house was everything if not more than we expected. Be sure to rent a car and our advice is have Norma cook at least for your arrival as the stores are quite some distance away.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review Darcy.
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London
5

The ultimate relaxation villa

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a week at Villa Azura and loved every minute. The infinite views, fresh food, beautiful rooms and divine pool are something that will be hard to forget. The staff were so welcoming and quick to share their local know-how's. This is a villa that offers total serenity on the Atlantic coast, you're close to stunning half moon bay and a local beach with its bone-white sand and Bombay sapphire waters just 10 minutes away what more could you ask for? A truly special holiday destination.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Loulou for your lovely review. Hope to see you and your family back in Antigua for another dose of sunny weather and warmth!
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5

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My Family and I had a wonderful time staying at Villa Azura for a week. It is a little slice of Heaven. The Villa has a great view of the ocean and a nice breeze. The beds are air conditioned so you sleep very comfortably. Mitzie is wonderful, very helpful and a joy to be around. The villa was very clean and we enjoyed taking showers in the outdoor showers, making meals in the nice equiped kitchen and swimming in the wonderful pool. The island is very pretty and the beaches are beautiful. I would highly recommand staying here, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A lovely review thank you so much Lindsey! Glad your trip was such a success, it was lovely meeting you and your mother. I am sure your two little ones were thrilled to see you again.
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5

FIVE STAR VILLA

  • 5 of 5

We are 2 couples in our mid-fifties, discerning and experienced travellers.

Our 10 days at Villa Azura was a wonder luxurious holiday. We will be returning next year!

The villa is immaculate, thanks to Mitzy!

The private grounds beautifully kept thanks to Titus!

The infinity pool was clean and clear and so beautiful. It was cleaned during our stay.

The outdoor showers, al fresco dining, large charcoal bbq, comfortable beds with white linens is just a few of our favourite features of this villa.

Our day would begin with a 10 minute walk to Long Bay beach and then back to the villa for breakfast. Most days we would take our rental car out to various beautiful beaches. We dined at Catherine's on Pigeon Beach twice, Cecilia's High Point Cafe on Dutchman's Bay twice, Sheer Rocks on Ffryes Beach and Jacqui O's on Turner's Beach. Then back to the villa where we would cook gourmet dinners in the fully stocked kitchen! i recommend the black angus beef tenderloin from The Epicurean cooked on the charcoal bbq!! We discovered Colesome's organic vegetable market/farm where you can purchase freshly picked lettuce and herbs! The tomatoes were so good!

After dinner we would listen to music, play cards, dance around the pool, look at the stars. We slept peacefully with the bedroom doors open to the sound of the ocean waves protected by mosquito netting.

Truly a magical holiday! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a wonderful review Ruth. Thanks so much. You certainly managed to make the most of your stay and eat at the best choice of restaurants on the islands. Please come back to Azura next year!
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Just gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

My kids, aged 20,18 and 8, and I, had a wonderful stay at villa Azura, thank you! Beautiful house, wonderful staff and lovely island. We explored most of Antigua and enjoyed the local cuisine. My son had two days of serious fly fishing with, Nick, the fly fishing guide. We have rented many houses around the world and Villa Azura is one of our favorites! We will be back, thanks again!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Eva for your nice words. I am so glad you all enjoyed Azura, and hopefully we will see you back on island for another vacation.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
V C Bird Airport, St John's Antigua
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Long Bay
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Cedar Valley
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Long Bay
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Long Bay
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Saint Philip Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 3 2016 - Dec 15 2016
5 night minimum stay
$635
 
 
Winter
Dec 16 2016 - May 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,059
 
 
Summer
May 6 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$635
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,059
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $763

Requests for smaller occupancy considered.

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Amenities

Saint Philip Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • All bathrooms are en suite, with outdoor showers enclosed by walled gardens for privacy.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , These twins can be made into another kingsize bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Bedrooms 2 & 3 are inter-connected
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) This twin bedroom can be converted into another kingsize bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
i-Pod docking station, air conditioned beds (not bedrooms)

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