|Minimum Stay||1 - 2 nights|
The large 550 sq.ft. studio with high ceilings has a 9 ft. wide doorway has louvered folding doors opening onto its 19 ft. long deep shaded private veranda, removing barriers between inside and outside living. Lie on your super King size 4 poster bed and look out! Each part of Two Bays accommodation is designed to be private and not overlooked.
For self-catering it has a fully equipped kitchen and all appliances; including an oven with grill, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and large fridge-freezer - right down to the garlic crusher & salad spinner. The bathroom is en-suite with shower and wall-mounted hair-dryer. All furniture and external fittings are finished in hardwood.
The veranda with swing seats looks out towards Cabier Beach 100 yards away and inland towards the rain forest. The rear garden and sun terrace with an infinity pool overlooking Crochu Bay is for Two Bays guests only.
It can also be combined with the Villa through a lockable double internal hardwood door.
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.
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 apartment in 2010
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!
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!
Just to say that we both thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Grenada. We chose Two Bays as we felt it would be a good base to explore the Island further and get us away from the main tourist areas of Grande Anse and St Georges. We are so glad that we chose Two Bays as it turned out to be exactly what we were looking for……… It was a lovely holiday, set in a beautiful location with a good helping of hot sunshine thrown in. I would have no hesitation in recommending anyone looking for the real Grenada to stay at Two Bays and Cabier.
We have just returned from a 10 day rental, during which we stayed at both Bayside and Beachside studios, and we had a wonderful time. The studios are both large and airy with great verandas for just chilling out, with lovely views. The infinity pool is a delight and was very refreshing to use. The studios are very clean and well-equipped and we lacked for nothing. The only thing we would suggest is an occasional table on the veranda of Bayside, although there is one on Beachside. A car is essential for exploring the rest of the island. The restaurant at Cabier is wonderful, and Bruno, the French chef can create wonders, with a Creole twist. We had lobster twice, but that was the only meal that was duplicated. We never, ever eat at the same restaurant twice when away on holiday, either self-catering or varying the restaurant, but this time we broke our golden rule as the meals were so good and convenient. Iris makes some pretty mean cocktails too! We had a week of lovely weather, but the last couple of days were wet and windy, more so than the normal shower, but then again, Hurricane Otto was tearing through Costa Rica and Nicaragua at the time - and at one point we had considered going to Costa Rice. We can heartily recommend staying at Cabier. Nick Hamilton, the owner was very easy-going and the whole booking process was very simple. Grenada is not particularly touristy, which merely adds to its charm. Just go and soak it all up. As soon as we were home, we just wanted to get back on the plane and go back to Cabier!
Two Bays Beachside Studio is the perfect spot for couples looking for a relaxing time away from the hurly burly of activity based holidays. Comfortable, well equiped accommodation and charming staff with a well run restaurant close by make this the perfect place for a wonderfully relaxing holiday.
We spent two glorious weeks in one of the studios at Two Bays, the one overlooking Cabier 'harbour' and the infinity pool.
The studio was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed to relax and do a small amount of self-catering. The pool was a bonus when we were too lazy to go to the beach.
Bruno's restaurant was excellent and the 'no-choice' menus were always acceptable as we're Iris's cocktails. It was great being able to eat outdoors in the warmth.
We were glad to have a hire car due to the distance to the main road, and it meant we could roam the Island at will looking for snorkelling beaches and other attractions. It was nice to be well away from the hordes of cruise passengers in St. George's!
We would definately go again and much appreciate all that was done to make our stay a memorable one.
We've been to other islands. Our last time visiting Jamaica was pleasant but lacking. For years we visited a remote resort in Brazil but stopped going when airfare went through the roof. So we were pleasantly surprised when we visited Grenada, a island that is very much off the radar of development.
We stayed in the Villa and were fairly certain it would be very nice from all the positive reviews. And it was!!! It was spacious and lovely and the views from the wraparound terrace are stunning. The infinity pool is well tended and delightful
It was a plus to have the staff and services of the lodge available to us. The food at Bruno's was excellent and Iris and Bruno and their excellent servers were outstandingly attentive. I have a moderate gluten intolerance, and they went out of their way to accommodate me. Have the roti at lunch, it is delicious and authentic. The French dishes at night were excellent.
If you want to self cater, make sure you stock up before you go up to Crochu. There are grocery stores but you cannot walk to them. Cabier will pick up things you need if you ask but it has to be when they are going to the store already. This makes sense as they are a small hotel but are working hard to take care of everyone's needs. So you might have to wait a few hours or until the next day. But as with everything they do, they are extremely gracious. Fresh fruit is surpringly difficult to get at the small supermarket s in the country. Next time I plan on asking the taxi driver to take us to one of the fancier markets in St George and perhaps to a fruit stand. BTW, the taxi drivers Keith and Jaipal (brothers) are lovely people and also give tours.
The beach is beautiful but wild. Unlike the southern end of the island the water is cool ( not warm) but refreshing. Some guests swim, some just sit on the beach and look out at the amazing view. We swam everyday, for hours.
But Grenada is not a fancy amenity driven resort island. ( outside of St George) It is an island where people work and send their kids to school and to church. Outside of St George, you will find small guest houses and local restaurant s with authentic homestyle cooking. (Bruno's is a shining exception). People are still recovering from Ivan which decimated the island twelve years ago. But if you are looking for real loveliness, people, scenery and experiences, Grenada is a place you will want to visit, maybe more than once. My husband and I are planning a return visit
S“Great place - great people”
Cabier Ocean Lodge
This was a wonderful trip. We stayed in one of the Two Bays studios, which overlooks two beautiful bays. It's a really elegant villa and it looks as if no expense has been spared inside and out, so we felt cossetted from the start. We mainly ate in the hotel, which had jolly good food, and a fun atmosphere. The beach under the hotel has clean silver sand and lapping waves with tethered cows behind it!
You will probably need to hire a car, as the place is really away from the crowds, but it's not a large island and you will want to explore it.
A place you will want to return to - and we are! We've booked to go back next year.
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