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“STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL”
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The Main House
Welcome!  Say hello to the sea turtles swimming below your deck and the pelicans soaring by!
Kitchen and indoor dining area with indoor breakfast bar
Your kitchen window view and outdoor breakfast bar...'more coffee anyone?'
Looking down from the secong floor railing
View from upstairs inside balcony
Outdoor breakfast bar looking to south sound
Breakfast bar outside kitchen
Main deck outdoor seating area
view from one of the outdoor dining areas with seating for 12.  'Let's dine out tonight under the stars and watch the...
View from twin bedroom side window
View from kitchen
Balcony  in main house
Outdoor dining area
Horizon edge pool with BBQ area to the left
One of the seating areas in the living area
twin bedroom in main house
Virw from pool suite master bedroom
Pool suite view
View from pool suite bedroom
Patio and pool from corner of property
Media room
Horizon edge pool
One of the many decks
Stairway to the villa
Bathroom in the main house lower level
Rainbow from the main deck
Bedroom lower level main house
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Villa -
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
South Sound, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

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TomF4100
Nantucket, MA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL”
Reviewed 22 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Having just returned from a week long stay at Anam Cara Villa, I am already looking to plan dates to return next year! I travelled there with 5 other long time friends for a reunion week of sorts and this property could not possibly have been better suited to meet our needs. With all of our questions answered in advance by a very helpful owner, this property is very easily reached, and while removed enough to offer complete privacy, it is also close to anything to you might need or chose to do.

The property offered many communal settings - living room, media room, numerous furnished decks, pool area, etc. - for us to gather as a group, as well as enough bedrooms for each of us to have our own private room with bathroom and deck! The kitchen is complete with every appliance/utensil you might need and we took advantage of that (and the grocery store nearby) to cook a delicious breakfast every morning as well a couple of bountiful dinners at night.

The setting is stunningly beautiful! EVERY window provides a unique and breathtaking view. The house is sited in such a way that the ocean views are abundant and fantastic! I would barely need to lift my head off my bedroom pillow to gaze out over the water. The house is also surrounded by mountains and grazing land for the many cows nearby. I found myself spending a lot of time just gazing out of the windows at the many varied views. We also took advantage of the many amenities the house offered, especially the infinity pool to escape the hot Caribbean sun, as well as the beach directly in front of the house that provided many hours of swimming and snorkeling pleasure.

Off the property we enjoyed a day at both the Baths as well as the beach at Savannah Bay, both highly recommended! On several occasions we also took advantage of the close proximity of North Sound. A short 5 minute drive from the house is Gun Creek where there is a grocery store as well ferry terminal that offers free water taxi service to both Saba Rock as well as the Bitter End Yacht Club. We enjoyed fantastic meals at both of these spot - the last ferry departs at 11pm. I would highly recommend each of these spots for a lunch or dinner out.

My week on Virgin Gorda, and especially my week at Anam Cara, far exceeded any hopes or expectations I had on arriving there! I greatly look forward to returning soon!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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James R
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“INCREDIBLE!”
Reviewed 17 November 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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This house has absolutely everything you could want on an island vacation. The home and views are unique and spectacular. The private pool was great and the house (and guest house) were clean, roomy, remote and peaceful. We spent the week with 2 couples and 3 teenagers exploring the bay and the island. I would highly recommend the house to anyone looking for a beach vacation in the Carribean. The owner was very helpful in assisting us with the plane and ferry schedules and all the information we needed. The owner also gave us a Virgin Gorda Island “to do” list which was a great help as we hit most of them (Hog Heaven, The Baths, Jumbie Dancers at Leverick Bay, roadside BBQ, and Saba Rock). I've been to the Carribean before and this home was the best. The house is beautiful and one of a kind.

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Liked best: Privacy and views
Liked least: Travel time to house from St Thomas (but worth it)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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David_LP9...
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful place, difficult to get to”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The island is beautiful, the home is very very isolated w beautiful, magnificent views. The only way to get there VIPs via a I mile long unsaved very pitted spooky road. It's not for everybody

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
11 Nov 2014
The Villa is located in one of the most scenic waterfront locations in a BVI designated marine sanctuary and near one of the last undeveloped landscapes on Virgin Gorda. This means that there are no other villas next door which provides great privacy in a safe, peaceful setting. The unpaved, level, public road to the villa is one mile long through one the last pieces of scenic waterfront traditional farmland in the BVI.
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Ellen P
1 review
“When can we go back?”
Reviewed 24 August 2014 for a stay in March 2014

An unbelievable slice of heaven. Everything about the stay was better than imagined. The owners helped us learn about what to do before we had even arrived and they have such a high reputation among the locals that they all helped as well. The house is very private making it perfect for traveling with a large group of people. There are many things to do within a short walk or a quick car ride away. Sound Bay allowed members of our party to snorkel while others relaxed by the pool. Overall, the experience was perfect and the only complaint was that we couldn't stay forever!

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Liked best: Privacy & Help from owners/locals
Liked least: May have been difficult to find the first time without help from locals!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Dale H
East Hampton, Connecticut
1 review
“5 Stars aren't enough - A true get away”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 for a stay in January 2014

What a break from the New England Winter and crowds. I was very hopeful that this would be a place to relax and just enjoy the quiet, I was not disappointed! The home is truly located in paradise, every view looks out at either the Ocean or the rich mountainous country side of Virgin Gorda. A two minute walk from the house down to the protected South Sound bay allowed me to snorkel daily. If the salt water was too much, being able relax with a drink in the infinity pool was absolutely spectacular. The home is located on its own private road away from any traffic or people, which in turn, allowed the privacy one would want for a getaway. However, just getting in to the car and taking a 5 – 7 minute ride put us in to the center of the Island village where we were just a water taxi ride to the Bitter End and other destination spots on the island. Yes, 5 stars isn’t enough to rate this vacation paradise …

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Liked best: Location, Location, Location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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