The main living area has a soaring 28 foot ceiling, full-width folding mahogany doors - perfect for catching the hillside breezes - and a generous and comfortable seating area with a large Italian leather reclining sofa.
A covered veranda runs the whole width of the house and provides a perfect shady platform from which to observe the yachts anchored below and the comings and goings within the natural protected harbour of Admiralty Bay.
Natural coral stone paving around the pool creates a non-slip deck where cushioned loungers and shaded corner seating provide an utterly private and restful sun bathing haven.
All bedrooms have dual aspect full height double opening doors with ocean views and tall 'tea-tray' ceilings, and all are equipped with air conditioning & ceiling fans.
The master bedroom boasts a super-king sized four-poster bed & has a generous en-suite shower room with double basin and large shower.
Guest bedroom 1 has extra long twin beds that can be converted into a super comfortable 6 foot double. The fully equipped shower room is just across the hallway.
Guest bedroom 2 has a queen sized four poster bed and en-suite shower room.
Bequia lies 9 miles to the South of St Vincent & is the largest of the Grenadine chain.
It has a small airport and so is easily accessible with same day connections from the major airports of Barbados & St Lucia as well as via Puerto Rico, Grenada, Martinique & Trinidad.
While The Spice House is set high enough on the West hills of the island to enjoy fantastic far-reaching views, it is only a 20 minute walk to the gentle bustle of the island's capital, Port Elizabeth.
Specifically located within the exclusive private Bequia Estate, the villa is far enough from any neighbours to enjoy absolute privacy and peaceful seclusion while still not feeling isolated.
The high volcanic peaks of St Vincent are visible in the far distance beyond the harbour to the North, and the coconut palms of Plantation House can be seen just before the water's edge to the left of the harbour.
As Bequia thankfully remains slightly off the Caribbean tourist radar and does not yet have an international airport, it is still relatively unchanged. Luckily it is easily accessible with a selection of options to choose from.
Barbados' Grantley Adams Airport is the most popular gateway to St Vincent and the Grenadine Islands. Arrival times of international flights allow for swift onward connection to Bequia with various inter-island scheduled or charter flights.
There is an alternative direct service via St Lucia or travel from Trinidad, Martinique, Puerto Rico or Grenada via the largest of the Grenadine Islands, St Vincent.
International arrivals into Barbados usually arrive approximately one hour before the onward Bequia flight, with a travel time of 50 minutes directly to Bequia (SVG Air).
Alternatively, there are flights to St Vincent where one can catch a ferry to Bequia, although ferry times do not always allow same day travel (LIAT).
Ferries depart the Kingstown ferry terminal on St. Vincent at varying times throughout the day - times are available on their websites, but do note these times are liable to change:
Please do check all services before travel - contact us for more information.
The Spice House provides a maid service twice a week for a full house clean and change of bed linens. If you require a more frequent service, please speak directly to our lovely cleaner Aneka.
Aneka will also prepare and cook evening meals for an additional charge. Again, you can arrange this directly with her.
A basic welcome package of groceries will be stocked including bottled water, eggs, milk, butter, bread and some bottles of the local Hairoun beer. The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with many basics, such as salt and pepper, cooking oils and some staples such as pasta.
Because this is a home as well as a rental villa there are many items left at the house which you are welcome to take advantage of.
We also like to welcome new guests with a complimentary basket of luxury skin care products and beach towels are provided for your use.
There are two island phones available which will be fully charged and with a small pre-paid amount already provided. Top-ups are available at 'Flow' on the main road in the harbour.
If you require a car, which we do recommend to fully explore this bewitching little island, we can arrange a hire car for an additional US$50 per day. A local driving licence is required, which we can also arrange, and this costs US$40
In order to confirm a booking we require a deposit of 25% of the total amount, paid by credit or debit card or by bank transfer. Balance payments of 75% will be due 8 weeks prior to the arrival date.
Changes to your booking can be made, subject to availability, up to 10 weeks prior to the arrival date.
The deposit is not refundable but if enough notice is given, we may be able to refund part or the full balance if we are able to re-book the villa.
Usual check in time is from 3pm on your arrival date but consideration is taken depending on availability.
Check out is 10am on the day of your departure. If the villa is re-booked on the same day we do require this time to ready the villa for the next guests, however, if there is no same day booking we will consider allowing more time for a relaxed departure at a later hour.BOOK NOW