The Residences 2 by Grace Bay Resorts: Turks and Caicos

I stumbled on this villa the other day and it caught my attention for obvious reasons.

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The Residences 2 gated beachfront luxury property is part of the Grace Bay Resorts, on island of Turks and Caicos. The decor and build of this villa has all the requirements and more!

With your stay you get access toa  personal concierge service a library! Now I love places that come with everything so I don’t have to leave, but this place makes me not want to book a return ticket!

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Open plan design and decor have me feeling relaxed from behind my computer. The greens and turquoise colours with white tones make the ocean views more spectacular. The furniture is just inviting and I love high vaulted ceilings. The kitchen and living spaces fit in the open plan and make relaxing and spending time effortless. Plus you get daily breakfast 🙂

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The five bedrooms at The Residences 2 can accommodate up to twelve people, TWELVE, seriously why havent you booked this place yet? with one of the bedrooms situated in its own cottage. The two master bedrooms open up to more ocean views that you can enjoy from the terraces. Every bedroom come with en-suite bathrooms.

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Seriously…..

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Book this place…

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I can see why this place was awarded TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice award in 2015 for top quality…..

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The Residence 2 is not short of activities.Let me just list the amenities available with this place:

  • Complete fitness center
  •  Infinity swimming pool (heated by the way)
  • Outdoor hot tub and palapa
  • Outdoor showers.
  • Spacious deck with alfresco dining.
  • Housekeeping,a babysitter
  • Activities, spa services
  • Chef (that can be arranged)

It also comes with a unique scooter tour to see the island, and kite surfing, snorkeling, nature habitat tours, scuba diving and access to the nearby eighteen-hole course Provo Golf Club can be arranged with no issue.

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This is by the far the most luxurious place I think ive posted. And its amazing. Because it’s in a gated micro resort, there are additional amenities like kid activities, shuttle services,complimentary start-up bar (rum, vodka, mixers, wine and beer) and pre-stocked kitchen….I love the word complementary…..

if you havent already booked this place you can do so here.

 

 

 

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Indigo

Tucked away in the shelter of Cinnamon Reef, Little Harbor on the island of Anguilla, Indigo is the perfect size for a large family or friendly getaway.

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There are 1.5 acres of private property so there is ample room to escape for some quite time in this 20 bedroom villa.

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Indigo caters to kids as well and comes with:

  • Chef
  • Butler
  • Housekeeping services
  • Private security
  • Fitness center

Water sport equipment are available for kayaking off the private beach.

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The free-form pool and private gardens are have excellent views of the ocean and it comes with a barbecue pit (grilling while overlooking the stunning sea!)

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The main villa has seven bedrooms, and three bedrooms in the Court Yard Garden House

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Each of the rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and king size beds

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The layout and interior design enhances the natural surroundings and highlights the colors of the ocean

 

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(I’m already at peace here)

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Additional services include villa pre-stocking, outside excursions and activities, airport transfer, events, and spa treatments. Right now there is a 10% discount on the villa for the Christmas season, you can check the availability here, so go and book your vacation !

I would normally suggest to go and explore the wonderful islands whenever I do a post, but is there any reason to leave this place?

 

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Monicove, Jamaica

Today’s feature is a villa perfect for those who want a secluded and quiet getaway. Set on its own private beach with three bedrooms and five bathrooms and a private staff, this villa was made for fun and relaxation.

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Monicove Villa

Situated in Whitehouse Negril, a small fishing community,it is  a 90 minute drive to the next major city (Montego Bay) but close to grocery stores and the local hospital. It sits in a gated community and extra activities and pre-stocking options are available to you on early request.

 

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Who would say no to this?

Housekeeping and food service is daily along with the usual amenities of:

Wifi access

Air conditioning

TV

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The extra activity options available to you include: kayaking and pre-arranged visits to YS Falls and Black River Safari Tours.

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The staff will cook local food and will take very good care of you for your stay. I haven’t seen one bad review of this place!

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For more information check out Monicove’s page.

 

 

 

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Trident Castle, Jamaica

When you think of Jamaica the images of Bob Marley, jerk chicken and Rastafarians chilling on the beach usually come up right? but never a castle.

 

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Trident Castle

Well there is one in Jamaica and it’s called Trident Castle. Built by famed Jamaican architect Earl Levy in the 1970’s as a private residence for German Baroness Elizabeth Siglindy Stephan von Thyssen , Levy envisioned a castle emerging from the Caribbean Sea in the British colonial style of the 1700’s.

Sitting on seven acres of peninsula, the castle has eight bedrooms and is joined with thirteen private luxury villas on the same property.

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Side view of the property

 

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Dinning room

 

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Castle bedroom

If the castle experience is not for you then the villas may be your option, and they are just as wonderful.

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bedroom

 

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Room with a view
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The grounds

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The castle and the villas are one of most requested spots to get married and the Trident Hotel specializes in weddings, conferences and private events. The hotel keeps the Jamaican experience alive with local cuisine and unique drinks to try.

Check out the Trident Hotel website to see everything they have to offer.

 

 

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