Tamarind Villa No.8
Welcome to Tamarind Villa No. 8, one of the most exclusive and luxurious 4 bedroom villas in Antigua. This exquisite villa rental offers stunning views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and Montserrat. Situated on a sunset facing bluff between two of Antigua’s most beautiful beached, this newly built property is located in the exclusive Tamarind Hills community.
The beautiful Darkwood beach is just a short walk away. Conveniently located, Tamarind Villa is just a minute’s drive away from all the amenities of Jolly Harbour, which offers a variety of restaurants and bars as well as large supermarket, pharmacy and banks.
Guests can enjoy the breathtaking views from this contemporary state-of-the-art villa. Built to the highest specification throughout and ensuring each principal room takes the best advantage of the stunning views, this spacious property is beautifully finished and offers a superb living and entertaining lifestyle.
Inside the villa is modern and offers the best of amenities as well as being fully air-conditioned through-out. The fully equipped open plan kitchen and living space is cool and contemporary with large sliding glass doors leading out onto the attractively designed infinity pool and expansive sun deck. A stylish gazebo overlooks the ocean and the floating infinity pool, which features a unique sunken sun bed – Perfect for reading a book!
The villa provides four luxurious generously sized bedrooms, sleeping up to eight people, all with luxuriously appointed en-suites, as well as access to a further shaded terrace. One bedroom is located on the lower ground floor and has a separate private entrance, it is disconnected from the rest of the house. The lower bedroom is also a games room but is not suitable for young children as the accessed only from outside.
The additional 3 bedrooms can be found upstairs. There are two king Size bedroom with stunning ocean views and these two rooms share a terrace offering breath-taking views of the azure ocean beyond. The fourth bedroom is a smaller Twin bedroom with 2 single beds. The en-suite features an indoor and outdoor shower.
Its direct westerly aspect ensures days of sunshine, ending with spectacular sunsets. The villa comes equipped with cable TV and wifi and also benefits from central air -conditioning throughout.
This villa is a beachfront home. It should be noted that beaches change their shape and size from day to day, week to week and month to month, mainly as a response to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.
V.C. Bird International Airport
|Nearest beach||Darkwood Beach||100 meters|
|Nearest restaurant||Jacqui O's||1 km|
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Accommodation, Facilities and Services
Bedroom(s): 4 ( Sleeps 8 )
3 Double with en-suite, 1 Twin with en-suite
4 Showers, 4 Wash basins, 4 Toilets
- General facilities: Balcony / Deck, Ceiling Fans, Electricity, Gas Grill, Gated Entrance, High Speed Internet, Ice Maker, Panoramic Views, Parking, Pool, Private Location, Private Terrace, Security, Terrace, Water supply, Wifi
- Indoor facilities: Air conditioning, All Bedrooms Air Conditioned, All Bedrooms En Suite, CD Player, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, Drier, DVD Player, Freezer, Iron and Board, Luxury Finishes, Microwave, Phone, Pool Table, Safe, TV
- Outdoor facilities: Bbq, Beach Access, Deck/Decking, Parking, Patio, Private Plunge Pool, Private Terrace, Restaurants nearby, Sea Views, Sun Loungers, Swimming pool
- Services: Cleaning inclusive, Concierge Service, Linen provided, Night Watchman, Personal Chef Extra, Towels provided
- Access: Off-road parking, Secure parking, Private car park, Stairs
- Local activities: Climbing, Cycling, Fine Dining, Fishing, Golf, Horse riding, Shopping, Swimming, Tennis, Walking, Water Sports
07-Jan-2018 - 30-Apr-2018
|Nightly rate||Weekly||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|$ 960||$ 6,720||3 Nights||-|
01-May-2018 - 15-Nov-2018
|Nightly rate||Weekly||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|$ 825||$ 5,775||3 Nights||-|
16-Nov-2018 - 17-Dec-2018
|Nightly rate||Weekly||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|$ 960||$ 6,720||3 Nights||-|
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||$ 825 - $ 960||$ 5,775 - $ 6,720||3 Nights||-|
|07-Jan-2018 - 30-Apr-2018 Winter 2018||$ 960||$ 6,720||3 Nights||-|
|01-May-2018 - 15-Nov-2018 Summer 2018||$ 825||$ 5,775||3 Nights||-|
|16-Nov-2018 - 17-Dec-2018 Winter 2018||$ 960||$ 6,720||3 Nights||-|
All prices are subject to VAT at 12.5%
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LOVED Tamarind Villa #8.
Hi Aine, Thanks for your email. Krista and I LOVED Tamarind Villa #8. The views were absolutely amazing and we loved the close access to Darkwood Beach. Special thanks to you & Noreen for making our anniversary vacation so special. We also really enjoyed Sheer Rocks. Thanks for offering to share a surprise gift…that’s very nice of you.
I can honestly say this was the best vacation of my life
Hello! I've been wanting to e-mail you and Noreen since we returned---actually since we got there----to tell you how wonderful it was!!! I can honestly say this was the best vacation of my life. Everything about it was perfect! Tamarind Hills absolutely has to be the most beautiful spot on the island. Incredible does not even fully describe Tamarind Villa 8-beautiful furnishings and décor, well maintained, clean, and THE VIEW!!!! The only downside (if you want to call it that) was that it was so nice that we didn't want to ever leave the villa or the pool so we didn't see much of the island. The construction did not bother us one bit, they were very quiet and we barely knew they were there. Can't wait to see what the resort looks like upon completion! The house next door did get a bit noisy when neighbors arrived about halfway through our stay, but it was just for a few nights so it was ok. I believe we got spoiled for a few days because there was nobody else around and it was like having a private resort. The outings that Noreen helped arrange were also amazing!! The catamaran trip was one of our favorite parts of the trip, and my husband loved it so much (since it was part of his birthday surprise). Sheer Rocks was definitely the best dinner we had on the island too, amongst some of the other wonderful restaurants we visited. We didn't want to come home--actually, if it wasn't for our kids being at home waiting for us we may just have never come back! It was a rude awakening when we flew back in to New York and it was 26 degrees.....back to reality! Anyway, I wanted to thank both of you for everything, as I could have never planned a trip like this without all of your assistance! You were also both so easy to deal with, I'm already looking forward to booking another trip! :) Thank you again! Rebecca McCurdy
The Villa made our vacation.
Hi, Thank you, we loved the villa! It made our vacation. There were a couple of glitches. The water in the front bedroom shower( not the master) would not get hot. Also, there are bats living in the roof. We showed the man meeting us for arrival and departure. The mattresses in the master and other King bedroom is in need of being replaced and pillows need to be firmer in all bedrooms. The entire family including my children commented on this. My husbands side of the mattress actually sloped down towards floor and was tough on back. Maid service should really be optional as they only came once to empty garbage and change bedclothes and sweep floor. They offered us service on another day but we really didn't need it. Maybe some do but would be nice to have the option to pay for it or not. Loved having beach access right there and would be great to be have same easy access to other beach Ffyres beach. We chose this location and decided to pay the extra $ compared to homes on hillside in sugar ridge which were $2500 less for same space, but had access to resort but had to drive to beach,so we could have direct beach access. Would love to have had a beach chair and umbrella to take down to the beach. None of the beaches close by had them and would be easy to carry them down to the beach by the parking lot or throw in car take to beach. We hear there will be a resort built one day and would love to have close access to golf tennis and a workout facility. I know that you can go to jolly bay but just not the same. Other then that it was a wonderful trip. My husband is an airline executive and if you ever offer specials as some of the resorts and homes in the area do, we would love to be added to you that email list. We have the ability to jump on a plane even in the off season and would be more inclined to do so with all the specials that the island and other islands offer to the travel industry group rates. Thanks again, sad to have to leave such an awesome place!!! Already trying to decide when we can do our next trip .
The villa looks great in pictures but it exceeded our expectations upon arrival.
Aine, We really enjoyed Tamarind Hills #8. The villa looks great in pictures but it exceeded our expectations upon arrival. The layout was perfect for our party and I thought the extra touches in terms of furniture and fixtures made the villa very luxurious. You simply cannot beat the view and the sunsets. We spent many hours outside overlooking the pool and the blue ocean water. One of my highlights was, while enjoying a cocktail in the infinity edge pool, watching two spotted eagle rays swim within 10 feet of the shoreline directly below me before turning back out to sea. Once in a lifetime. We also had a great day with Catch the Cat. Lushi and Margot did a great job. I am very thankful Noreen persuaded us to sign up for that trip. What could be better? It is a short list.... • We had a few air conditioning issues but they were fixed promptly. We had to do a little self learning on how to use the air conditioning as the basement unit would not turn on. we figured out if you pressed and held the button on the remote it suddenly clicked on. perhaps an instruction sheet in the house manual on the air conditioning would come in handy. • There were no real bbq utensils or at least the ones there were not really that useful. maybe a new set would be worthwhile. • No one was a big fan of the outdoor couches. I know that is picky but an investment in some wicker style couches would be an improvement. We certainly would look forward to having the road completed down to Fryes beach but completely understand that the construction is under way and we received a discount for that. Having said that we will very likely be contacting you about coming back next year. It had been about 8 years since we were in Antigua and we enjoyed the island. We had some great food (Sheer Rocks, Boxer Shack, and Jacqui O's were our favourites) and the variety of beaches made each day interesting. Thanks for all of your help. The service we experienced from Exceptional Villas was just great. All the best John
Tamarind 8 was a fabulous villa!
Hello Aine and Noreen, Thank you again for everything you did organizing our trip. We had a wonderful time in Antigua. The airport arrival was quick and easy. Everything that was promised (transportation, car rental, etc...) was easy and organized. Tamarind was a fabulous villa! It is wonderfully situated between the beaches and we took full advantage. You had mentioned construction worries but that was never an issue. The only feedback we would give concerning Tamarind was the lower room (play room and sleeping room). There seems to be a moisture/ventilation problem because there is a mouldy smell that is quite prevalent. We decided not to let the kids or adults sleep in that room. Even the bedding had the mouldy scent. We also ran out of propane (it was our 4th night and had only used the BBQ one other time) one night but we called Gillian and got her OK to borrow the tank from the adjoining villa (it was unoccupied!)... But the propane tanks should be verified before new renters arrive for their stay. Except for those two minor hiccups, the villa was fantastic and we would not hesitate to return to Tamarind. As for another vacation, I will be in touch. Myself and my buddies are planning a golf trip to south/southwest Ireland during the next 12 months. We did Dublin and Northern Ireland in 2013 and can't wait to return. Is this something your company can help us to organize? Thanks again for everything. It was a pleasure to deal with both of you!!! Mathieu
Our trip was amazing. The villa was as beautiful as the pictures depicted it.
Hi Aine & Noreen, Well first of all thank you for all the help that you provided us. Our trip was amazing. The villa was as beautiful as the pictures depicted it. The view, the pool the whole place was absolutely extraordinary. We really loved it. But I also want to say a special thank you to Noreen who was super helpful at all times of the day and night (it seemed like she never slept, she would write back to me at any hour of the day or night!!!). Noreen was so efficient, helpful and met and exceeded my expectations in planning this trip. I really applaud her. I also want to note that Gillian, who handles the property in Antigua, also said that she really enjoys working with Noreen. If it wasn’t for the 4th bedroom, it would have been just perfect. You both have been great to work with. Thank you Aine and Noreen Mona
Villa exceeded our expectations
We all had a wonderful time in Antigua and the villa exceeded our expectations, it was more than perfect! The onsite staff were friendly yet professional and assisted us whenever required. The photographs on your site cannot capture the true feel of the property, it was absolutely breath-taking and I will certainly be booking again at that site. I understand that one bedroom villas are being built. I look forward to hearing when these are complete. Thank you again for your assistance.
Our stay was absolutely amazing
Aine, I typing this from my phone (back to work), but, I wanted to drop you a quick note with more to follow. Our stay was absolutely amazing! The villa was one of the key highlights. You guys were fantastic, professional, out of the way, gracious, friendly, timely, etc. etc, etc! I will absolutely leave feedback on TripAdvisor or any other place you think helps. More to come.... Thanks for everything! Leo
Hello Aine, Thank you for a wonderful stay! We had a fantastic time. We hope to get back out there someday soon.
Very well done and you are EXCEPTIONAL as stated
Aine, Good to hear from you. To begin with, Noreen was above and beyond helpful. She made the planning experience so easy it was amazing. Every detail that she arranged was perfect. At every point of the vacation it was very clear she had handled each detail personally and made sure everything was in place. Everyone that we encountered on the vacation was beyond professional and always went above and beyond to make our stay seamless. The villa was unreal!! Exactly as described and was more than we could have expected. We will most certainly use Exceptional Villas for future vacations and I will recommend your company to everyone that even speaks to a Caribbean vacation. We travel extensively and this was by far the best planning and experience we have had. Very well done and you are EXCEPTIONAL as stated. Thank you so much, Bill Sam
The staff at Tamarind Hills was excellent
We had an absolute wonderful time at the villa and our entire stay in Antiqua. We got in lots of snorkeling and we did find a small boat to rent at Jolly Harbor too. Wayne was a wonderful captain and swimmer as well. The staff at Tamarind Hills was excellent. Nino was always available for questions or any minor problems with the villa. We had plenty of room and we bought local food and cooked at the villa usually twice a day. The girls came and cleaned for us every other day and also did an excellent job. We really did have a great time and we are talking about another trip next year too. Thanks for asking too!!! Betty
The home is beautiful
Noreen, 1 The home is beautiful and all of the public spaces were lovely. 2. the 3 bedrooms are great . 3. The fourth room is not really a bedroom and it should be pointed out to everyone that it is a bed in a game room which requires outdoor access to the house. You can not stay inside. 4. The bugs were a big issue around the pool – warn the people to spray regularly. 5. The daily cleaning service was a great bonus. 6. there is an odor from the pond that does impact you on occasion. 7. The maintenance people were very responsive. 8. It is in a great location on the island. Your organization was very responsive – both you and Aine. I appreciate your help.
We will DEFINITELY be back
I would like to take the time to write you guys a full review but I unfortunately am not able to tonight. I just wanted to let you know how amazing of a time we had, and how much we loved the villa and the island. We will DEFINITELY be back. I will be recommending it to anyone that asks. Please feel free to ask any questions in regards to restaurants, beaches, etc to be able to send to people travelling there in the future. We definitely found some "favourite" spots. My friend will be contacting you shortly. She is interested in finding a rental and I said you guys were great to deal with and would take good care of her.
We will definitely return
Hi Julie, Thanks.We had the most perfect experience. It was a little stressful the first couple days getting everything ready but the wedding and events were awesome. The villa is also awesome. Couple bits not working here and there but overall a great experience. We will definitely return. Hopefully to the same villa in the future. Thanks for your wishes. A
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What a View
I am just back from a 5 night stay in Tamarind Villa No 8. Wow is all I can say. The views are simply spectacular and are just like the images. The location is perfect as you are right on the ocean and can walk just steps to Darkwood beach. Jolly Harbour is also a 2 minute drive. Inside the villa is very modern with plenty of space and great bedrooms (2 of which have stunning views). The 4th bedroom on the lower level is not suitable for young children as it has a separate entrance. This bedroom is more suited for teenagers or adults. Carmichael's restaurant in Sugar Ridge is minutes from the villa...have the Curried Shrimp its delicious!
Gorgeous contemporary villa
I have stayed with my colleagues in this stunning villa in Tamarind Hills and I must say it truly outstanding. Such a modern contemporary villa with stunning views. The location of these villas is perfect, so close to the beach and Jolly Harbour.
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- • Type: Villa
- • Sleeps: 8
- • Bedroom(s): 4
- • Bathroom(s): 4
- • Board: Self Catering
- • Long term rentals: No
- • Pets: No
- • Children: Yes, children over 5
- • Wheelchair: No
- • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable
- • Holiday type
- Beach Front, Family, Honeymoon, Ocean Front, Walk to Beach