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Bigger Splash: Beautiful, private villa in unspoiled Virgin Gorda

Josette Kelley

Member since: 2008
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People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Josette Kelley

Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2015
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Bigger Splash: Beautiful, private villa in unspoiled Virgin Gorda

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in British Virgin Islands - Bigger Splash Villa

Private Villa by The Baths, 4 bdrms + futon | 4.5 baths

This beautiful villa is constructed with a unique multi-level design. It is a short walk from the famous Baths and Spring Bay's beaches. Right down the road from Top of the Baths, one of the best restaurants on VG and Mad Dog's - a bar serving the best local drinks in the Caribbean.

The villa affords guests of Bigger Splash significant privacy, yet offers extended island views and welcomes cool island breezes. This home features an airy great room with balconies on three sides-excellent for relaxing or entertaining, look-out tower, and large kitchen expanding to outdoor terraces. This extensive four bedroom villa can comfortably sleep up to ten people and each air-conditioned bedroom has its own bath.

The main house has three bedrooms for guests 1 through 8. It includes a master bedroom (king) with an outdoor shower, in addition to outdoor seating at poolside. Two additional bedrooms (1 king bed, 2 doubles) are both located on the main, upper level, accessed across an open terrace with seating areas and views of the pool. Please check rates for the main house based on number of guests.

For larger parties, a separately accessed one bedroom (queen) guest suite is available with its own kitchen, living area, and private terraces. A futon (queen) is available if additional sleeping accommodations are required. Please note: the guest suite is rented for an additional fee.

Exciting Caribbean colors, brilliant artwork, and comfortable furnishings enhance the flair of the property. The marble floor, Spanish tiles, and the perfect blend of contemporary and wicker furnishings collectively provide the sophisticated, elegant and spacious look of Bigger Splash.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Josette Kelley (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2015

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

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Bigger Splash: Beautiful, private villa in unspoiled Virgin Gorda
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
5

Best Ever!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our second stay at Bigger Splash! This time we included the two new spouses of our children, and they also loved it. The location near the baths, combined with the 7 magnificent outdoor seating areas, make it the best ever. The pool is delightfully refreshing and nicely situated, while surrounded by boulders and blooming foliage.

The concierge, Debbie, was also extremely helpful in pre-trip information and attending to our daily needs.

We hope that someday our children bring their children to this wonderful place.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed 2 weeks with two sets of friends and we all loved the house. There is no much space that there is plenty of room to spread out and have lots of privacy. There many beautiful spots to sit outside for shade lovers as well as sun lovers. The pool is beautiful and refreshing and has shady spots for most of the day. The house is a 10 minute walk to bath beach and a 15 minute walk to spring beach. For food and drinks the house is a 5 minute walk to Mad Dog and Top of the Baths. Taxi's are plentiful and cheap so it is easy to do without a car.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

CHANGOOD VACAY!

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing time at Bigger Splash! We loved everything from location to Debbie! When we visit beautiful Virgin Gorda again, we will definitely stay here again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Wonderful Place!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have asked for better! Everything was comfortable and perfect. Owner and Manager made sure everything we asked for was the way we needed or wanted it to be. Close to The Baths and other nice beaches. We have never had a nicer private pool area, so relaxing. No need for A/C in the living area with the large French doors opened and a wonderful cross breeze along with the ceiling fans it was so comfortable. We have already recommended this villa to several. We would love to stay here again and bring our family or friends along! Thank you for such a relaxing, private, stay!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfect Villa For Our Family

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful week at the Bigger Splash Villa. The villa is very spacious and our 4 children (3 of whom are teenagers) had plenty of room to spread out. The views from the top of the villa are lovely and it was a favorite place to take our morning coffee or evening pina colada.

The pool was pristine and refreshingly cool after a day at the beaches.

The bedrooms all have a/c as does the separate cottage. The great room has a powerful ceiling fan, and keeps the room cool (at least for us in February.)

The kitchen was fully stocked with cookware and utensils and the gas grill on the deck made bbq quick and easy.

You can walk to the Baths and Spring Bay is a short 2 minute drive.

TV's are available in the cottage, master bedroom and great room.

You might wish to bring your own deck of cards and some games if you are a gaming family, but we were pleased to see a travel scrabble board and some books. There are plenty of "What to do on BVI" pamphlets and books.

The caretaker, Debbie, was wonderful and even stopped with us on the way from the ferry so that we could get groceries for the next morning.

We loved the breezes that were almost constant during our stay, and we couldn't be more pleased with the Bigger Splash and highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Would go back

  • 4 of 5

6 of us were at Bigger Splash. My husband and I had the room with the twin beds. It was probably the smallest bedroom but it was very nice. Beds were comfy. The only complaint was the shower head in the bathroom. We had shower envy. Every other room had good water pressure but ours. Even our sink had more pressure. I hope they can switch that shower head out. We had at outdoor shower too.

We also used the gas grill that was at the property and it was nice, and new. It is a nice feature to have.

Due to the close proximity of the beaches, we would head out every day to the ocean. After a long day at the ocean, we would spend late afternoons pool side at the villa. The villa has an in ground pool set among the boulders and is very pretty, especially at night.

Every morning everyone would congregate at the large table outside of our bedroom. We would sit there for hours just relaxing. The table was just off of the kitchen and it was under a covered patio area. The house had a lot of patio and deck space with good seating options, which was very nice. It also had an observation tower that we called the Crow's nest, also with good seating. You could even sleep up there if you wanted to.

As others have mentioned, there are a few minor issues with the villa, but nothing that would keep us from returning. The ice maker on the refrigerator does get jammed, but leave it on crushed and you should be good to do. We had an electrician with us and that was his recommendation. He cleared the jams and it worked okay.

The sliding screen doors that lead to the kitchen need to be fixed too, which was a big annoyance during the week. If we had used just the glass doors, the kitchen would have been too hot to go in. We also tried fixing the screen doors, putting the wheels back on them, etc. It worked for a little while and then would go back to being messed up.

The villa is beautiful and has great views. The bedrooms are well appointed and comfortable. The A/C is a huge plus. The covered patio's and decks are the best. The pool is just beautiful around the rocks. The location is tops! The maid service is good too. We had it 3 days and Margaret and her assistance were very nice. Ralph the pool maintenance man was also very friendly and nice. All in all you won't be disappointed. Go and enjoy and relax! I hope this villa will be available for many years to come. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home......

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
1.4 Miles
Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ)/Tortola Airport (EIS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mad Dog, Top of the Baths
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Smith's Ferry, Speedy's Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Top of the Baths
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Spring Bay, Devil's Bay, The Baths
Car: recommended

The Baths, world-famous stellar beach and natural attraction is within a short walk of the property!

Virgin Gorda is the perfect Caribbean vacation for the guest wanting a relaxing, slow-paced experience, and access to beautiful, uncrowded beaches. You may often find you have a beach entirely to yourself! Get away from it all and bring your family and friends with you to stay at Bigger Splash.

Fish, snorkel, scuba, water ski, etc...all of the fun and exciting water sports and activities are available either on-island or nearby. Rent a scooter or car, or hire a taxi to explore the island.

Be sure to climb Gorda Peak, swim at all of the beaches, visit neighboring islands, and have a BBC, Bushwacker, or Pain Killer at Top of the Baths or Mad Dog, next door to Bigger Splash!

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Prices & Availability

From $450 Nightly

Prices for this holiday villa in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Prices quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
16 Nov 2015 - 30 Nov 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,896
for 3 nights
From
$965
$6,757
 
 
Holiday
15 Dec 2015 - 5 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,896
for 3 nights
From
$965
$6,757
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
16 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,896
for 3 nights
From
$965
$6,757
 
 
Holiday 2016
15 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,896
for 3 nights
From
$965
$6,757
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,351
for 3 nights
From
$450
$3,153
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $29 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
Tax Rate 17.0%
Notes Taxes include government Hotel tax (7%) and service fee (10%). Rates are for the main house only (3 bdrms: 2 kings, 2 doubles). Additional guest fees after 2 guests applies to adults and children, up to 8 guests in the main house. The guest suite is an additional $225/night (additional kitchen, living area, bedroom (queen), and bath).

Please contact me with any questions about rates.

There is no housekeeping on Sundays and Holidays.

Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bedroom 2 Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Cottage Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main house Bath - Toilet
    Bedroom 3 Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Master Suite Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Some bathrooms include outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Adjacent outdoor terrace.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Outdoor shower and adjacent outdoor terrace.
    Guest Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Separate entrance with full kitchen and living area
    Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite with kitchenette, dining area, outdoor shower
  • All bedrooms have private bath and air conditioning!
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Multiple beaches nearby, from short walk to quick car or scooter ride away, including the famous Baths! Private chef, laundry, and other concierge services available upon request.

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