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Esencia Cottage, Intimate, Private Pool, Beach Front Property, Natural, Serene

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

initimate and Elegant cottage with private pool on our beachfront property

Brand New – Super Elegant - 1 Bedroom Cottage - sleeps 2/3 - sleeps 2 comfortably in a king bed, and with a sleeper queen sofa in the living room for an extra person

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This is our newest addition. A cozy and elegant cottage on a beachfront property. The cottage is 1-minute walk to the beach. It is situated in Long Bay, a quiet and undeveloped area with miles of open white sand beach and sparkling clear turquoise water and a nice gentle breeze. It is ideal for people who want to be close to nature and seek peace, quiet and natural beauty.

The cottage sits on a large piece of land and is nestled amongst the lush native flora.

The cottage is luxuriously outfitted with tropical rattan furniture, marble tile, custom kitchen with stainless steel appliances and outdoor grill The cottage is very private. It stands alone and has it’s own private pool. It is completely modern with full amenities including dishwasher, washer, dryer, Internet, and cable TV. Long Bay Beach is one of the best kiteboarding beaches in the world, and we are situated on the best part of the beach for kiteboarding. Besides kiting we have other fun activities. There is a Gym, Jacuzzi, ocean kayaks and stand-up-paddle board. We have beach chairs and umbrellas, cabanas among palm trees with hammocks. This is a very peaceful and quiet location, perfect for vacationers and families.

More Details

Ritama Davidson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch, Papiamento
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Ritama Davidson

We are authors, self development trainers and avid kiteboarders who wanted to live more simply and close to nature. Living down here is just incredible!

Ritama Davidson purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Ritama Davidson chose Providenciales - Provo

We looked around the world for a place that was quiet and natural, yet easily connected to the wider world, and had a good infrastructure. Provo has all of that. And Long Bay is a stunning beach with gentle and warm waters, gorgeous colors and peaceful ambience.

What makes this cottage unique

There is something about jumping into this ocean that in 10 minutes so deeply relaxes us.


Long Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Also an outdoor shower by the pool
  • The bathroom is all marble tiled with glass shower walls, vessel sink and high quality fittings
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The second bed is a quality pullout sofa in the living room
  • The bedroom is luxuriously designed with large double doors and windows looking directly out on the pool. The living room has a sleeper sofa to accommodate 1 extra person
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • wind-surfing
There is an outdoor shower and large out door living area

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Esencia Cottage, Intimate, Private Pool, Beach Front Property, Natural, Serene
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
Cincinnati, Ohio

Private paradise with the BEST property owners I've ever stayed with!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I decided on Villa Esencia to celebrate my 50th birthday and it was the best decision we could have made. We were greeted by Ritama who showed my wife around the property as I unloaded our car. She gave us the grand tour of our vacation home and all the bells and whistles of this gorgeous property. Everything inside the cottage was practically brand new with top of the line appliances and all the privacy we could ever ask for. The private pool was a perfect addition to this cottage. Long Bay beach was a short walk away through lush gardens full of flowers and plants, humming birds and sunshine. Long Bay Beach is a mecca for kite boarders so we were treated to a lot of entertainment while at the beach. We had a small issue with the water on day two and the very next day it was fixed! We did not feel like renters, Ritama made us feel like family. If you are looking for a perfect place for sun, sand, privacy and the BEST owners you will ever rent from, PLEASE book here. I will be back just so that I can talk to Ritama more. She really is an AMAZING person!! Thanks for ALL you did for Janet and I. :-)

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heavenly getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week in this wonderful garden cottage and could not be happier with our choice. While long bay is best for kitesurfing and less so for swimming, other beaches are just minutes away, as are restaurants and the grocery. Grace Bay is beautiful but lacks the quiet and serenity of this property. We enjoy dense jungle foliage and the garden around the cottage and pool have brought hours of happiness. I recommend the cottage highly.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolute perfect escape!!

  • 5 of 5

As a landmark anniversary was approaching, we were looking for a beautiful beach getaway where we could leave the world behind and escape to a private secluded paradise. That is exactly what we found! First, dealing with Ritama was a pleasure. She responded quickly to my emails, called me after I booked the cottage to answer questions, and stopped by the last day of our stay to meet us in person and check to see if she could do anything or if there was anything she should know about.

The drive from the airport to the cottage was no problem, and when the pavement literally just ends and we continued on a bumpy dirt road, we knew we were headed toward what we were looking for!

The cottage is situated on the property with another larger multi-unit house, but is nicely tucked out of site, around a bend, surrounded by flowering tropical flora. It's a perfect balance of privacy but not having to worry about safety. It is set up in a way that we walked from the cottage to the beach without seeing any of the ppl from the other building. The short walk to the beach is through a beautiful shaded palm-lined path.

Amano, who helps manage the property met us as soon as we arrived, gave us a tour, and was available throughout our stay for us to call him when we had any questions. For example, when we arrived and there was no laundry detergent, a quick call to Amano and he brought some over right away. Excellent customer service!

The cottage was perfect: Private, secluded, well appointed, comfortable, elegant, nice beachy feel with high ceilings and luxurious bathroom. The pool was lovely, though don't expect to swim in the evening since the water does get cool! Having the BBQ poolside was fabulous and we grilled every night. Even the deck furniture was comfortable and more than enough. The kitchen had everything one could need.

The beach is stunning! Crystal clear light blue/green water as far as the eye can see, shallow for 2 miles with a soft sand bottom. Much of the time there is a fairly strong inland wind which makes it a popular kite surfing destination. We probably saw a total of 10 ppl throughout our 4 days, and had the beach to ourselves much of the time each day. We saw some amazing sunrises from the beach.


- Bring food basics because the supermarkets are expensive!

- The internet phone in the cottage can be spotty and incoming calls are not always received.

- For DVDs, make sure the TV is set to AV

- The safe is a great feature but very small

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham, MI

Great Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week in the Cottage at Villa Esencia and had a great time. The cottage is compact but has lovely finishes (marble floors, mahogany cabinets) and every convenience you would expect in a rental property. We shared the space with our 5-year-old son and used a roll away bed for him which was great but the cottage is more perfectly suited to couples. The pool and outdoor living/dining areas are completely private, beautiful foliage surround on all sides. We walked to the beach on a path that takes you past a larger pool and hot tub and through a little jungle before you emerge to amazing sand and clear water. Long Bay was spectacular, not at all a social scene like Grace Bay, more friendly, quiet and much more relaxed. We enjoyed chatting with our fellow guests (mostly kite surfers) on the beach, built sandcastles and took advantage of the skim boards on windy/wavy days and the kayak when it was calm. I especially appreciated that the cottage provides a perfect balance between privacy and seclusion. We felt comfortable and secure but not isolated, other guests and the owners were nearby but not right next door. Overall, a great location and property and we hope to return someday!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canton, GA

Amazing, amazing, amazing. Did I mention amazing?

  • 5 of 5

I don’t even know where to start to tell you what an amazing time I have had this past week at Ecensia Cottage. What a cool place to stay! Comfortable bed, roomy sitting area, fully equipped kitchen with w/d, large walk-in shower, spacious outdoor seating, clean, private pool, flowers blooming everywhere. So peaceful, so private. And only a few steps to another pool, hot tub, and of course the beautiful beach.

From the time I made my reservation until I checked out, Ritama and her staff were kind, gracious and attentive. It was genuinely important to them that everything was perfect, that I had everything I needed, and that I had an amazing time. I felt like family from the moment I arrived.

The last trip I stayed on the other side of the island, among the resorts, restaurants and stores. Villa Esencia is located on the southeast shore of the island, where there is much less development and activity. The biggest crowd I saw was the afternoon kite surfers. Otherwise, there were times when I would sit on the beach for hours and see no one or only a few other people.

Even with all that peace and quiet, it was still only a 7 to 10 minute drive to the grocery store and tons of restaurants and shopping.

On a personal note, there was a lot at stake here. My sole purpose in coming to Turks and Caicos was to rest, renew, recharge and refresh after a very long and very difficult year. I knew going in that I would be taking advantage of the privacy and spending lots of time in the seating areas, pools and spa and with my toes in the water. It just could not have gone any better. I can’t think of anything I would change, and I know for sure that my next trip to Turks and Caicos Islands will be staying somewhere at Villa Esencia—either at the cottage again or in one of the other places in the complex.

My last trip, I signed up for a deep tissue massage at one of the resorts. It was very expensive—very—but honestly probably toward the bottom of my list on the deep tissue massages I've had. This time I met up with one of the staff at Villa Esencia who just happens to be a masseuse. On Friday, he brought everything to my cottage and I had, hands down, the best deep tissue massage I’ve ever had. So good, that I got another one on Saturday. And the price was very reasonable.

And that was the icing on the cake of an incredible week. I’m back home, recharged and figuring out when I can go back to see my new-found family at Villa Esencia!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Broomfield, Colorado

A Tropical Oasis - You will never want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary Oct 16-21, 2016. The cottage and pool are beautiful. There's everything you could need. Ritama welcomed us and showed us around the property. She has put a lot of thought and care into the property. The cottage is just a short, peaceful walk through lush vegetation. Long bay beach is a natural beauty. We actually liked it better than Grace Bay. More privacy and calm, shallow sparkling turquoise water. Just stunningly clear and clean. The cottage was well appointed, even had a high end blender. The bed was very comfortable and the ceiling fans and A/C worked great. We BBQ'd one night and enjoyed having soooo much privacy while we sat by the pool relaxing in the evening. Spa Tropique gave us pool side massages which was a real treat while listening to the birds and natural sounds. It was a dream come true. The cottage and pool are surrounded by beautiful, blooming plants and trees. It feels like a real tropicial oasis. Hope to return someday and will absolutely stay here again! Thanks Ritama for sharing such a special place with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Long Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season Cottage
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season Cottage
Apr 29 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Low Season Cottage
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season Cottage
Oct 21 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season Cottage
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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