Villa Loblolly Cottage in English Harbour, Antigua.
Imagine being just steps from one of the loveliest Caribbean beaches imaginable, as well as walking distance to a charming harborside village. Add to that elegant garden surroundings and a classic island cottage, and you have a good idea of what you can expect with a visit to Villa Loblolly Cottage. This three-bedroom gem sits just above English Harbour in Antigua and is steps from the marina, famous Pigeon Beach and the delights of town.
Recently remodeled, it retains its cottage charm and appeal while offering a surprising array of luxurious amenities. Many guests are surprised that an oceanfront cottage also features a stylish pool terrace, and you will find yourself constantly gravitating to this utterly delightful space. Surrounded by a terra cotta terrace and furnished in Colonial-styled lounges, the square plunge pool is sure to become a fast favorite. Opening to the enormous wooden terrace covered by an elegant portico, the pool area also features al fresco dining and large wicker lounge spaces.
The exterior is a remarkably colorful space with lots of potted plants, lush palms and landscaping and the bold colors of the villa itself, offering up a mix of saffron, green, cream and yellow. Inside, the colors are toned down with a white palette dominating the great room. Accented with appealing bursts of rose and natural wood, the space uses an open floor plan to layout the amazingly appealing lounge, the open-air kitchen (with wooden cabinetry and top of the line stainless appliances), and a dining area. With views from every room, it is easy to forget you are indoors!
Maintaining the cottage appeal, the three bedrooms are large, airy and open to or gaze out on the gardens or terrace. There are two king sized bedrooms with large, private baths and there is also a very large queen suite with a sitting area, kitchenette and large bath. All are equipped with Wi-Fi and feature that same, low-key and welcoming décor that speaks of the property’s island and cottage style.
Ideal for a family or set of friends, the Villa Loblolly Cottage rates as one of the most appealing spots to enjoy a visit. Steps from the sea, it is also the perfect place to simply focus on recharging, relaxing and enjoying the surroundings. Full of style and charisma, this appealing property is going to quickly become one of your favorite spots on Antigua and is sure to be a place you yearn to revisit again and again.
Bedrooms 1 & 2: Bedrooms with a king-size bed (can be made up as two single beds), A/C, ceiling fans and en-suite bathroom shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Bedroom 3: Bedroom with a queen-size bed, A/C, ceiling fans, a kitchenette and en-suite bathroom shower, vanity and WC. 2 guests maximum.
Interior Access Bedrooms: 3
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|2018 Nov 1 to Dec 3 November 1, 2018 - December 3, 2018 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2018 Dec 3 to Dec 11 December 3, 2018 - December 11, 2018 (10 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2018 Dec 11 to Dec 20 December 11, 2018 - December 20, 2018 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2018 Dec 20 to 2019 Jan 2 December 20, 2018 - January 2, 2019 (10 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2019 Jan 2 to Feb 18 January 2, 2019 - February 18, 2019 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2019 Feb 18 to Feb 22 February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019 (10 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2019 Feb 22 to Apr 15 February 22, 2019 - April 15, 2019 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2019 Apr 15 to Apr 28 April 15, 2019 - April 28, 2019 (10 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2019 Apr 28 to May 6 April 28, 2019 - May 6, 2019 (10 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2019 May 6 to May 21 May 6, 2019 - May 21, 2019 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2019 May 21 to Sep 1 May 21, 2019 - September 1, 2019 (5 night minimum)||2 3||$295.00 $405.00||$2,065.00 $2,835.00|
|2019 Nov 1 to Dec 3 November 1, 2019 - December 3, 2019 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2019 Dec 3 to Dec 11 December 3, 2019 - December 11, 2019 (7 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
|2019 Dec 11 to Dec 20 December 11, 2019 - December 20, 2019 (7 night minimum)||2 3||$580.00 $810.00||$4,060.00 $5,670.00|
|2019 Dec 20 to 2020 Jan 2 December 20, 2019 - January 2, 2020 (14 night minimum)||3||$995.00||$6,965.00|
Note: The rates above are subject to 0% Tax/Service Charge.
Payments accepted in US Dollars, Euros, British Pound, Canadian Dollars, Swiss Franc, Fijian Dollars, Thai Baht, Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars.
Major credit cards accepted in US Dollars.
Just returned from a weeks stay at this lovely cottage. House manager Claire is brilliant, she arranged airport transfer with local Taxi company JB's, and met us at villa on arrival, where she spent time explaining everthing & was very pleasant & helpful ( even stocked fridge with basics for breakfast on first day which was an unexpected & welcome surprise), we had only been in cottage for couple of hours when we had a problem with showers, we phoned Claire & she was back with us straight away, problem was sorted immediately. The cottage is beautiful, the kitchen is well equipped, & there is an excellant laundry room. Air con in bedrooms was a god send. Set in beautiful & well kept gardens, with a small but adequate pool, which was lovely to cool off in. Cottage is on hill ( very steep walk down oneside to Nelson dockyard, it does not take too long to walk back up but will gives legs a good workout), so be aware of this if booking. Walking down other way to marina/ pigeon beach is less challenging, as walk back up levels off in some parts, other way is uphill all the way.
May is very quiet in English Harbour, with very few visitors, & not all resturants open, we ate at dinner at Cloggy's & Trappas, both very good, and lunched at Bar B's, Seabreeze Cafe, Hot Hot Hot Spot, The Sailing Academy Cafe,and had very good takeaway pizzas from Pirates Pizza. There are limited shops in the area, the nearest big supermarket is a car ride away, but we managed to get breakfast supplies from Dockyard store,
eggs,bacon,sausage,bread beans,juice,milk, and frozen supplies for BBQ/pasta dinner, so cooked dinner at cottage twice(not much fresh foods available but they do good range of tinned veg/sauces.)
We did not do too much, as we did not rent car, but taxis are not too expensive, agree price when booking, did 1/2 day charter with Ondeck who are based in area, & did Stingray city which is amazing!! A must is the weekly Sunday night party at Shirley heights & the Friday night fish fry at The Copper & Lumber store, both reasonably price, & popular with locals/tourists.
This was our second visit to English harbour and was very different from last year as we visited in February, when it is very busy, and lots more bars/resturants are open. There are lots of brochures to cottages which list attractions/resturants,so use the phones provided by owners to phone ahead & check out opening hours.
A brilliant week, if you like quiet a great time to visit.
Loblolly cottage was a perfect location for our group to explore such a beautiful island. Everything you need, easy to be in and daily servicing left you feeling spoilt; perfect. The house manager was fabulous; informative, helpful and there if and when you needed. Pigeon beach on your doorstep, eat at Catherine's if you don't do anything else and take the round the island adventure trip. Starting to save for our next visit!
Loblolly Cottage is a true find. The cottage is gorgeous and well appointed. The pool is perfect for cooling off in and relaxing. The Guest Services Manager is always available and happy to help. The owners are great and even supply 2 local telephones so that we can all stay in touch during the day. Walking distance to the lovely Pigeon Beach, as well as all the bars/restaurants in Falmouth and English Harbour. We had the best time staying here and would love to stay again.
“PERFECT - Better than we could have imagined!”
Loblolly Cottage is the perfect place to stay. The cottage is GORGEOUS - even more beautiful than the photos - and offers everything you could ask for. The owners have truly thought of everything including 2 cell phones for guest use! Proximity to both beautiful Pigeon beach and restaurants/amenities on the harbour was ideal (5 min walk) although being at the cottage felt very private and secluded. The process of renting was seamless and our group (6 adults) was well taken care of starting with our greeting on arrival to the housekeeping service - everything we could have asked for was delivered! We will be back to Loblolly without a doubt!
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