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Stunning views of sea and beach in natural environment near restaurantnt & bar - Two Bays Villa at beautiful and natural Cabier

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,160 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Description

Two Bays Villa at beautiful and natural Cabier

Two Bays Villa is elegant, romantic and comfortable, with stunning views in a natural setting . The Villa has a 100 ft. long shaded veranda that wraps around the large sitting room and bedroom. It has a King Size four poster bed, with nets, and en-suite bathroom.

Both sitting room and bedroom have two 9 ft. wide opening folding wooden doors with adjustable wooden louvers, giving you outdoor living even when inside - so you can lie in bed and watch the ocean in two directions! With an ocean breeze , large ceiling fans and optional A/C.There is a fully equipped kitchen for proper self-catering if you want to cook.

Positioned up on the promontory between two bays, views to Cabier beach, Cabier & Crochu bays and the ocean can be enjoyed from the swing seats and while you eat on your veranda. There is direct access to the garden in front of the villa and to the rear garden with sun terrace and infinity swimming pool overlooking Crochu Bay. Cabier beach is about 100 yards away.

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About the property

Two Bays Villa & Studios

Situated on a headland in a natural setting with stunning views over ocean and beaches, Two Bays has an infinity swimming pool and sun terrace overlooking Crochu Bay with gardens.

Elegant, romantic, relaxing, and comfortable, Two Bays Villa has a 100 ft. long shaded terrace wrapping itself around the Villa with swing seats. Deep enough to enjoy shade and relax to enjoy the fabulous views even when dining. It is private and not overlooked.

All rooms in Villa and Studios have very high ceilings and large ceiling fans to enhance the near perpetual breeze that cools Two bays siting 70 ft above the water.

The Villa bedroom has a King Size 4 poster bed with nets and opens onto the veranda with two 9ft. wide folding doors to enjoy the view when in bed. The large Villa sitting room, with a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering at one end, has two 9 ft. wide folding doors with adjustable wooden louvers opening onto the same veranda, giving outdoor living when inside the Villa.

The breeze off the sea is assisted by large ceiling fans and optional A/C in the bedroom when necessary.

The two large and separate Studios (which can be rented separately or joined in with the Villa) have shaded 19 ft. terraces which are not overlooked and either Queen and extra large King size (or 2 single) 4 poster beds with mosquito nets. There is optional A/C for when the ocean breezes and ceiling fans are not doing their job. Each Studio is fully set up for self-catering.

Each Studio has 9 ft. wide openings with folding wooden doors. From Two Bays terraces, views to Cabier beach, Cabier & Crochu Bays and ocean can be enjoyed from swing seats. Beautiful Cabier beach is 100 yards away.

There is a library in each unit together with guides and reference books and games compendiums plus loudspeakers for plugging in music devices. There is free WiFi with a strong signal.

Two Bays is run and fully serviced by Cabier Ocean Lodge which has Bruno's terrace restaurant and bar overlooking the ocean serving breakfast, lunch and dinner when you do not feel like self-catering. The Lodge has a massage facility with a visiting masseuse. You have full use of their facilities.

For anyone interested in the night sky Cabier is a must. On a clear night with little ambient light, thousands of stars fold round and over the top of the promontory. Lie on your back and wonder at the canopy of stars that surround you. At certain times of year major planets can be easily picked out and craters on the moon are clearly visible at stages of its growth. Lucky to be there with a full moon? Walk on Cabier’s white sand beach at low tide and be followed by a moon shadow.

Cabier beach is stunningly beautiful. It is how you imagine a Caribbean beach to be but often is not. Normally with hardly anyone on it; save a few local people come at the weekend or on major holidays, you can often have it virtually to yourself. With an offshore reef to protect the bay and beach, other than at the highest of tides, the water is normally as calm as in our photos and as clear. Perfect for swimming, as an alternative to the pool, with some snorkelling around the inner reef. Cabier Ocean Lodge supply beach chairs.

The whole beach is cleaned by the tide and the sand is really firm with an easy walk in to the sea. There is nothing behind the beach other than fields and cows with cattle egrets on them; and a distant view to the rain forest.

There are donkey safaris and walks along the headlands to other bays and individual tours to local attractions organised by Cabier Ocean Lodge if you do not want to drive.

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Owner
Nick Hamilton
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Nick Hamilton

We are a late middle aged professional couple living in Central London in England.

We are property enthusiasts! We love restoring very old property that is run down and in need of alteration, rebuild, and refurbishment to a level of elegant comfort - it is a really enjoyable challenge for us. We have done this in London, and with holiday houses in France and the Canaries (visit www.hamiltonholidayhouses.com),

Two Bays at Cabier presented us with a unique challenge. We had never ever built from scratch before on what was very much a greenfield site!

We put all our experience of property rebuilding and renovation, and from what we had seen and experienced staying elsewhere in the world, into the design of the Villa and the two separate Studios.

Everything from wide opening folding doors to remove the barrier of outside/inside (Vietnam), to being able to lie in your four poster bed naked and enjoy the view (!) (Tobago), high ceilings, with deep covered verandas that you can relax on if you want some shade (Tobago again) to name a couple of concepts put into Two Bays.

We loved building Two Bays in such a special place and visit twice a year. When we are not there - it is available to you to come and enjoy.

Nick Hamilton purchased this villa in 2010

Why Nick Hamilton chose Grenada

We have travelled extensively over the years, but for the Caribbean we have always come back to Grenada as our favourite Caribbean island. Why? Because the island is so beautiful and welcoming as well as relaxed with old world manners.

We have tried hard to find somewhere else to beat it since we both first visited. Coincidentally both separately - me hitching boats up the Caribbean travelling back from South America and my wife as a student in the USA – both in the late 60s / early 70s.

We both fell in love with the island and its people and returned many times since.

Why did we build Two Bays at Cabier?

We stayed at Cabier the first time in 2008 purely by chance. We were staggered how natural and beautiful it is when we woke up on the first morning and looked across Cabier bay.

A couple of days later floating in the water off Cabier beach my wife said - looking back at the promontory on which Two Bays now stands - 'if I was going to build anywhere in the world it would be there, but only if it would be looked after by Cabier Ocean Lodge and be attached to the hotel'.

At breakfast Cabier's hotel book revealed a plot for sale ...... the rest is history. Construction started in April 2009 and our first visitors arrived January 2010. Building and fitting out nearly 4000 miles away - that is whole other story! We added the infinity pool overlooking Crochu Bay in 2011.

We built Two Bays because we love beautiful Cabier, its sense of tranquillity, the natural environment and an amazing safe beach protected by the offshore reef with warm silky water and firm sand. All this with a warm welcome at Cabier Ocean Lodge (you become part of the 'Cabier family' during your stay) plus a bar and restaurant overlooking the ocean on your doorstep, it is a wonderful combination for a really relaxing holiday.

Do come and experience the magic, natural beauty and tranquillity of Cabier for yourself - we would like to share it with you!

What makes this villa unique

We built Two Bays to be somewhere which would link to the natural environment as much as possible but still give those staying elegant comfort.

Both Villa and the Two Studios have their own deep shaded verandas which are private. The swing seats allow you to relax and gently rock to and fro looking at the stunning views from the elevated position on the promontory between Cabier and Crochu Bays.

If you want to sit inside then the 9ft wide opening folding doors allow you to be connected to the outside while inside. The hardwood doors have wooden adjustable louvers so that you can catch the breezes that are a feature of Cabier and Two Bays position. There are large ceiling fans and high ceilings to maximise the cooling comfort with A/C in the bedrooms if really needed.

The four poster beds are fully netted so the natural breezes can be enjoyed at night. All furniture and doors /windows are in sustainable hardwood.

The Villa and the two separate Studios each sleep two persons and are completely independent, but can be joined together for parties of 3 - 6 persons.

The infinity pool overlooking Crochu Bay and the ocean is completely private to Two Bays and has a sun terrace. Combined with Cabier beach, the pool and garden gives wonderful choices of what to do not very much on a very relaxed slow day!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a brilliant time at the Villa, view & the positioning of the Villa is excellent. You get a nice cool sea breeze all the time, we didn't even have to use the ceiling fans. When we arrived we found the Villa was clean & well presented. Iris Bruno & the rest of the team were very friendly and helpful, liked Bruno's sense of humour there is always laughter when he is around. Abigail & Chrispin were very helpful. Chrispin supplied us with coconut water. We went to his village had few glasses of Rum with the locals it was a good experience. Food at the restaurant was excellent. Loved fresh fish & fruits, the view from the restaurant was breathtaking.

We felt at so ease and comfortable,as a whole the country and its people are so nice. We enjoyed our walks around Two Bays…Overall Nick it was a great holiday Thank you for all the help You got a great place there. God willing we will come there again. Enjoyed every bit. Miss that place & the people.
Jul 2015
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Notes

LOW SEASON PRICE INCLUDES SPECIAL OFFER - STAY 7 nights or more and receive 1 night free

CHECK FOR SEASONAL / LATE OR INFILL BOOKINGS - DEALS ON FULL PRICES - Often Stay 14 nights pay only 12 nights!

***** SPECIAL DEALS APPLY TO THE VILLA AND BOTH STUDIOS ******

MORE THAN 2 PERSONS IN SAME PARTY BOOKING TWO BAYS VILLA?
More than 2 guests of same party occupying Villa will be in Beachside Studio which links to Villa internally. Beachside Studio has an empress size bed that can split into two single beds. Additional guests prices when booking Villa are:
Low Season: 1 guest $130 /2 guests $65 each.
High Season: 1 guest $170 / 2 guests $85 each

Two Bays is contracted to Cabier Vision Ltd . Your holiday contract for the rental of Two Bays will be with Cabier Vision Ltd t/a Cabier Ocean Lodge. We also act as their agents for bookings of Cabier Ocean Lodge. Two Bays which is owned privately by N M & P A Hamilton


Amenities

Saint Andrew Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1160 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Wall mounted hair dryer included
  • The ensuite bathroom has a hairdryer, large mirror and bathroom cabinet. It is en-suite with the bedroom and can also be accessed from the sitting room. It has a large shower area.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size four poster
  • The bedroom has a King Size 4 poster bed with mosquito nets and two sets of 9ft. opening hardwood louver doors that fold back, open onto the shaded veranda, with a view in two directions over Crochu Bay and the ocean. You can lie in bed and see the sea in both directions in privacy. There are two large ceiling fans and a wall mounted fan and a/c (at extra cost of $5 per night) but rarely needed as nature does its job supplying Cabier and Two Bays with a gentle breeze. The bedroom has a large wardrobe with hanging space and shelves, a safe big enough for the average laptop, as well as bedside tables.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
The Cabier Ocean Lodge 'family' of local staff look after you during your stay. They provide information and can arrange trips and car hire etc. English , French & German spoken by Lodge managers. They will service Two Bays daily and change linen regularly. Bring your own shower gel and shampoo, liquid soap is provided. There are UK 240V (UK plugs) and US 110V (US plugs) in all rooms. The large garden and infinity pool is shared only by Two Bays guests (max 6). Two Bays is designed with separate areas, all with a view of the sea, with garden tables and chairs available. Guests also use the Lodge garden and snooze in hammocks overlooking the ocean and the reef protecting our two bays and both beaches. Sun loungers at the beach are for use by Two Bays and Cabier guests. There are external fresh water showers at Cabier and Two Bays. Only suitable for the mobile elderly who can manage steps and some rough ground and older children.

Reviews

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Two Bays Villa at beautiful and natural Cabier
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

A Magical Caribbean Villa in Grenada

  • 5 of 5

We have travelled extensively over the past 40 years, firstly in all-inclusives and then more recently in condo apartments in tropical destinations. But never a villa - per se.

Your beautiful property did not disappoint us. It was magical - the three sided veranda, the breeze off the Atlantic, the infinity pool, the helpful and friendly people at Cabier - most specifically and with much praise and thanks to Alexander, Kenesha, KellyAnn, Steven, Iris, Bruno, the goats and the disastrously bad, but unforgettably awesome approach road.The entire experience was all so very special for us. All was as promised, and more.

The 270 degree vista from the unfolding doors/windows/veranda of our villa, which displays a breathtaking view of the Atlantic, was unforgettable, with the wonderful breezes which kept us cool and the bugs at bay.

The infinity pool looking out on the bay to the south was magical. We spent many days on the deck sunning, swimming and enjoying our private and unobstructed view.

Two Bays Villa should be a "Top Secret" property, in my opinion. We consider ourselves fortunate to have had the opportunity of staying here and enjoying the ambience and the friendly staff and wonderful cuisine of Cabier Ocean Lodge.

We will return. Thanks for your hospitality.

David & Chris

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

An idyllic retreat in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

we had a great time. Everything at the apartment was as it should be. it was clean and comfortable. it was serviced ever day and the staff were efficient, polite and helpful. the view out of our triple aspect apartment was stunning. The folding wooden louvered doors (no glass) opened to create an impression of peace and tranquility that was almost tangible. The information folder was thorough and helpful and up to date. The staff were very helpful and clearly love the island and feel very much part of it which is great. And,, yes, I would certainly recommend it to a friend or relative. We made a couple of trips to local towns which were fun as were the journeys on the local buses. We ate in the restaurant that is on site. Good food (breakfast and evening meals) in lovely surroundings served (and cooked) by great people.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

Amazing villa, amazing view. This place simply gorgeous . It has great scenic views , very relaxing. Our stay here was simply incredible.The surroundings are breathtaking. The place was clean and well kept. The pool was a superb place to cool down after a day of exploring Grenada, a fantastic island . We rented a car and enjoyed the freedoom of having our own car Cabier Ocean Lodge is a few steps away provides excellent food at reasonable prices. We used the kitchen for breakfast and lunch but ate out at Cabier Ocean Lodge for dinner half of the time. We took the Spice tour provided by Bruno was extremely interesting and Bruno was a gracious host, very passionate and knowledgeable about the island. Alexander helped us with a few glitches very helpful and always with no fuss . We could not have asked for a better time.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Two Bays / Cabier Lodge

  • 5 of 5

Our first time in Grenada - what lovely island! Two Bays / Cabier Lodge exceeded our expectations to the extent that we delayed our departure - had great pleasure in lounging in the pool and toasting our original flight as the plane flew over us! We stayed in one of the studios and can't speak highly enough of the standard of accommodation, appointments, cleanliness etc. The location is remote so it generally only suits those seeking a tranquil vacation (or as we think, idyllic). Although the studio was very well equipped for self-catering, the temptation of Bruno's restaurant was irresistible .... and then there's the cocktails in the restaurant bar: the setting of the restaurant is simply lovely, matched by the cuisine and the delightful staff. We confess to being rather reluctant to write a glowing review as it's one of those places you'd like to keep secret, but honesty prevails!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Outstanding accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

The description of Two Bays at Cabier was very accurate and provided us with an excellent base from which to explore different parts of Grenada. The villa was cleaned every day linen changed every 3 days and any issues settled very quickly and without any hassle.

The owner was extremely helpful, was accessible to us prior to our stay and provided very helpful written information and tips.

The link to the Ocean Lodge is excellent and provides excellent food at reasonable prices. We used our fully equipped kitchen for breakfast and lunch but ate out at Ocean Lodge for dinner half of the time. The Spice tour provided by Bruno was extremely good and gave you a good perspective of the island.

Cabier is a little remote but has the advantage of peace and tranquility, and access to a almost private beach 30m away. Hiring a car is an option but not essential and local buses are cheap and frequent and taxis are available.

Two Bays provides ideal accommodation in a 'magic' location and we would recommend it to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Two Bays Villa, Cabier

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for a holiday. We were fortunate to have the villa and two studios for two couples and a child, which was idea. The property is very well equipped, well maintained, with lovely furniture and wall hangings, and everything one could possibly need for self-catering. The pool is an infinity pool overlooking the sea below. The villa and studio terraces also look out onto stunning views. It's incredibly peaceful and you can spend hours on the terrace just enjoying the views and the wildlife. The villa is right near the beach and the absolutely brilliant Cabier restaurant, which we think must be one of the best on the island. We ate there every night, as there aren't too many other restaurants nearby - certainly not within walking distance - but the food and ambiance was so good we were happy to do so. It was the perfect place from which to explore Grenada. I would recommend a hire car every time, as it's a long way to the main road to catch a bus and places to buy food locally are few and far between. I couldn't recommend this property more highly.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Maurice Bishop
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Cabier Ocean Lodge
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
St George's
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
St George's
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Cabier Ocean Lodge
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Cabier
Car: recommended

What to do in “Spice Island” Grenada:

Many of our guests find their day starts to fill up once they have had a swim in the warm sea, lie on a beach lounger, and sit on their veranda in one of the swing seats or around the pool reading a good book.

The more energetic can enjoy snorkelling in the sheltered waters round the headland or strolling along the paths that wind around the coast either guided or not.

Nature lovers can see pelicans, frigate birds, egrets, herons and the occasional osprey fishing as well as humming birds, doves and butterflies in the garden without stirring from their veranda. There are local knowledgeable guides who organise trips to the magnificent rainforest that covers much of central Grenada, to see waterfalls, beautiful flowers, birds, butterflies, monkeys.

Even though you are supposed to be really chilling out and winding down Cabier style (the locals call it limin’) - you may be tempted to do a little inter-island visiting using the hydrofoil up to the neighbouring Grenadine islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique or perhaps a day on a catamaran sailing up the coast, or diving Grenada’s reefs, all of which can be organised by Cabier.

Perhaps have a day in St George's just wandering around the beautiful harbour with its shops, restaurants and market and taking in its history through its historic forts guarding the harbour.

Bruno at Cabier organises tours to the rainforest with waterfall swimming as well as to the other main attractions on the island, nutmeg plantations, cocoa estate at Belmont and the Seven Rivers Rum distillery – where they still use 18th century methods and a water wheel to produce their rum.

Carnival is the first week of August. It is colourful, noisy with bands and exuberant with hundreds of locals parading and dancing in bizarre costumes to loud Soca music around the harbour front with a day and night parade Midnight Mass watched by locals and visitors alike - and of course lots of local food and drink.

It is a stunningly beautiful island with friendly locals who like to chat. Hire a car (Cabier will arrange - minimum 3 days hire – delivered to Cabier or picked up at airport) and go and explore the spectacular interior and coasts. Shop in the markets for local produce to tempt you to cook and buy spices, which make great gifts.

Driving is not difficult in Grenada and most places of interest in Grenada are within a 1 – 2 hour drive.

Other Activities: Nearest diving centre is 40 minutes away / Golf is 45 minutes away

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