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Palm Trees Beach House, Carriacou near Grenada

28 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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Palm Trees enjoys magnificient panoramic sea views spanning more than 180*. Sparrows Bay (Craigston Beach) is 2 mins walk down stepping stones: half-mile sandy beach, which is usually deserted. Good for swimming, snorkelling and fishing. Secluded, quiet house on private cul-de-sac road offering peace and tranquility and a time of recovery from the rat-race. There is only one bungalow in front of Palm Trees, (set below on sloping land, and does not spoil the endless sea-view). Living space: PT has one large living room with double futon (plus hanging wardrobe) if needed, with fully functioning kitchen at the back: guest bathroom: king size bedroom with en-suite: small single bedroom: 2 dining tables on large wrap-around verandah with amazing views as per photos. Also 2 hammocks. ...Palm Trees enjoys magnificient panoramic sea views spanning more than 180*. Sparrows Bay (Craigston Beach) is 2 mins walk down stepping stones: half-mile sandy beach, which is usually deserted. Good for swimming, snorkelling and fishing. Secluded, quiet house on private cul-de-sac road offering peace and tranquility and a time of recovery from the rat-race. There is only one bungalow in front of Palm Trees, (set below on sloping land, and does not spoil the endless sea-view). Living space: PT has one large living room with double futon (plus hanging wardrobe) if needed, with fully functioning kitchen at the back: guest bathroom: king size bedroom with en-suite: small single bedroom: 2 dining tables on large wrap-around verandah with amazing views as per photos. Also 2 hammocks. No air-con but three overhead/wall fans and 3 freestanding fans available if needed. From Nov to March the cooling sea breezes are usually cool enough.There are sun blinds on both west and south verandas, which help keep the house cooler. As the veranda is raised off the ground, it is not suitable for toddlers and very young children. Carriacou epitomises the Caribbean of yesteryear and is not a tourist mecca! But if you want friendly people, good honest simplistic Caribbean, this is the place for you. It is where I spent my early childhood, and visited my parents regularly, so a bit of my heart will always remain in C'cou. Hence this is our home (not primarily a rental property) to which I try and return two or three times a year. It is therefore fully fitted with every convenience you could want ie. telephone, wi-fi, food-mixer, microwave, mini-cooker, crock pot, etc. Unlike most rental properties we also provide and leave out cooking condiments, herbs and spices as we realise you don't want to buy something to use once or twice. I cannot find any way of including this under Rates, but the prices quoted are for two adults per day/night, but like every other local property, we do make a small additional charge for each extra adult (no charge for children) of US$15 a day to cover extra electricity for fans, washing extra bedding, wear and tear etc. (Elec costs are very high because all the diesel has to be imported by tanker from Grenada.) Once you have made the final payment, I am then allowed by TAadvisor to send you a lot of other useful information with email addresses and telephone numbers, but in the meantime I will try to answer any other questions you may have, and offer tips to ensure you have a fantastic holiday, on what, I consider to be Paradise on earth. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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1 - 5 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect villa. Superb location. Gorgeous island. Villa has everything you need. Clean and homely. Definitely recommend.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Judith M
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My husband and I stayed at Palm Trees for nine nights late April. Everything was as advertised and as noted by other guests. Diana and Stenna were very helpful. This was the best equipped rental we have stayed in. The views are incredible. The beds...More

Date of stay: April 2018
3  Thank TammyPatterson
Management response:Responded 21 July 2018

My humble apologies for not responding to your review. My only excuse is that my husband has had some serious health problems this year, and it just slipped my mind. I was at Palm Trees with a friend 6-20th April and it was not as...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Diana and Stenna go beyond to make you feel welcomed. The conversation with Diana was very good, she replied quickly and helped with information where she could. Her place is a piece of heaven. We felt absolutely spoilt. As the place is her own home,...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Nomad690952
Management response:Responded 21 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review to help other guests decide if Palm Trees is the perfect place for their holiday. As you sensed, this is our home we are pleased to share with others when we cannot be there, and...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

The descriptions in the other reviews say it all. We can only add that Carriacou is a fascinating place to visit not least for its history, nature and people. Palm trees is a beautiful and practical place to stay. Diana (homeowner) and Stenna (local manager)...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Adventurer560238
Management response:Responded 5 January 2018

Stenna and I are very pleased that you and your family enjoyed your recent holiday at Palm Trees. Thank you very much for the kind comments you have made. We know that guests work hard all year to have a few precious weeks holiday, so...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

We have now visited Carriacou 24 times & stayed in Palm Trees for 17 of them. We never tire of the most amazing panoramic view to the South West & North. The fantastic sunsets & occasional Green Flash can be truly uplifting. Palm Trees &...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Morethanatourist
Management response:Responded 5 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your recent month at Palm Trees. After 17 stays you are indeed the experts, and yet the laid-back, friendly people and that wonderful view from the veranda of Palm Trees draws you back year...More

About the Owner
Diana W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
Interaction with guests
Stenna Patrice is my manager in Carriacou, she will send a taxi to collect you and meet you at Palm Trees, to show around and ensure you are fully settled in, and leave you the keys and contact details required. Full details regarding the house, Stenna contact details and tourist information are in the Welcome Information File at Palm Trees (includes Wi-Fi code etc.) Stenna will sort out car/jeep rental and food packs if required, she is there for your needs. TripAdvisor will not allow me to send you any email address or phone number until you have made the final payment 7 weeks before your arrival. Once that is done, I will send you full contact details for Stenna Patrice, our Manager in Carriacou etc. Stenna will send a taxi for you.
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About the neighbourhood
Very quiet location at end of private road on small estate. Palm Trees is one of six houses in cul-de-sac. 10 minute walk to main road with public transport to Hillsborough town - 5 mins. Very close to sea, sandy beach accessed by steps. Safe swimming (unless sea happens to be very rough - so please use common sense, and good for snorkelling. Fishing from beach permitted. You can arrange for local boats to collect you from beach to take you to other offshore islands.
Getting around
As Palm Trees is at the end of a secluded lane, you can either walk approx. 10 mins to the road and then use the local buses, which run from 6.30 AM to 5.30 PM (approximate) or phone for a taxi to collect you from the house or you can rent a car/jeep for part or all of your holiday (Stenna can organise this for you) Please note that if you rent a vehicle you will need your driving licence to obtain a temporary visitors driving licence at a minimal cost, approx. US$12 (The hire company can sort this licence out for you)
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