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LOCATION, LUXURY, AFFORDABILITY NEAR CHURCH BAY - A SNORKELER'S PARADISE!

Cathy

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Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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LOCATION, LUXURY, AFFORDABILITY NEAR CHURCH BAY - A SNORKELER'S PARADISE!

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this holiday cottage in Bermuda - Allamanda & Bougainvillea

Location, Luxury, Affordability near Church Bay - a snorkeler's paradise!

Bermuda, a small Island in the Atlantic featuring exquisite pink beaches, enchanting blue waters, old world hospitality and a vibrant culture, is home to two new beautiful studios.

With stunning views, a pool on the property and beach access across the road, Allamanda and Bougainvillea offer a casually elegant affordable alternative to Bermuda's expensive resort properties. On the grounds of a private home on the beautiful South Shore, within walking distance of The Reefs Club and the famous Fairmont Southampton Hotel with their restaurants, entertainment and sports options including tennis, scuba diving, golf, watersports, world class spas and more, there is plenty to see and do in the neighbourhood.

Located on a major bus route linking all other points on the island, Horseshoe Bay and quieter pink sand beaches are a scant 5 minutes away and Hamilton, the capital, and quaint Somerset Village are each 20 minutes away. There is also a moped rental shop within walking distance.

Details for holiday cottage Allamanda, Studio, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

With a beach cottage décor that will make you feel like you have your own pool house, Allamanda is situated as a separate, self-contained fully air conditioned and heated studio accommodation. Including a comfortable Queen bed, a breakfast sitting area, and a modern bath with marble tile and glass shower, your entrance by the beautiful pool includes a patio just for you with a table and chairs (for 4) and a gas BBQ. Amenities include a kitchenette equipped with a small refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, electric kettle and coffee maker (with a deep freeze nearby for ice and frozen food storage), hair dryer, clothes drying rack, iron and board, clock radio, cable TV, complimentary WiFi and local phone. To top it all off, the breathtaking views of the turquoise Atlantic are just a few footsteps from your door! Suitable for a maximum of 2 adults, sorry this non-smoking property is not suitable for young children. Please also see Bougainvillea if more than one unit is required.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Cathy (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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About Cathy

I grew up on the island and can't imagine calling anywhere else home! Each time I have a chance to welcome guests, whether 'newbies' or 'repeaters', I am reminded of just how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful place. Having the chance to share my beautiful island home is a wonderful treat for me...and hopefully for 'my' guests too!

Why Cathy chose Bermuda

I didn't choose Bermuda; Bermuda effectively chose me and I am so glad!

What makes this cottage unique

Perfectly located on Bermuda's South Shore with amazing water views and offering easy access to some of the world's most beautiful beaches, including Church Bay Beach and Horseshoe Bay, this is a charming property with many wonderful features. Although modern throughout in its conveniences, its architecture is traditionally Bermudian; from the open beamed ceilings to the feature fireplaces, it oozes warmth and character. And when you step outside, the pool beckons and the view is spectacular.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have really enjoyed our stay here! We have been blessed to have met such friendly locals! The scuba diving was awesome, the beaches are beautiful, and this location is fantastic! This is definitely a return location! Thank you Cathy for all your help and wonderful hospitality!
Sep 2011
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

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Allamanda
average rating of 4.95 based on 24 reviews
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Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

A jewel on the south shore

  • 5 out of 5
Cathy's Allamanda studio is just perfect for a couple or 2 friends. It is located on South Shore road, a 100 meters away from Church Bay (a small beach great for snorkelling fans) which is a perfect midway location to visit both ends of the island. The bus stop is also a minute walk down the road.
The studio itself is bright and clean. There was enough storage and even a small safe. The pool is a plus, we used it on the day when we got rainy weather. Cathy was a great host, getting out of her way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible.
A very charming rental in paradise! I would highly recommend it.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

A lovely location and a gracious host

  • 5 out of 5
Cathy is a gracious host who helped my fiancee and I daily in our plans to see as much of Bermuda as we could. Her apartment was clean and cozy with a kitchenette for which she added a hot plate at our request. There was plenty of space to put our things and a bathroom that was clean and useful (the shower does not have the best water pressure but it is still usable and very clean).

We didn't spend much time in the apartment as the location was perfect for snorkeling or beaching at nearby Church Bay or walking to one of the restaurants in the area (Henry VIII was a favorite of ours). It is walking distance to the #7 bus and about a 10-minute walk from the #8. Both buses run fairly frequently on Monday-Friday but are less useful on the weekends.

Definitely get a ride in and out of the country with Cal - and ask her about her husband's fish cakes, they are delicious.

Overall a wonderful stay - we are going to return. Thanks!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

Le Paradis Sur Terre - Heaven On Earth

  • 5 out of 5
Séjour agréable et merveilleux !
Cathy est une maîtresse de maison qui prend soin de ses hôtes.
Tout est parfait !
Nous reviendrons avec un grand plaisir !!!!!!
Pleasant And wonderful stay! Cathy is an absolute host amazing, she is so welcoming and helpful.
We will be back !!!!!!
Caroline & Barbara Montréal (QC) Canada
  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

Perfect!

  • 5 out of 5
This is the perfect place to be on the lovely island of Bermuda. The cottage is located in an ideal location. It's close to the best views, beaches, and restaurants. The bus stops right outside the property, or you can rent a scooter around the corner. Church Bay is magnificent! My husband and I traveled all over the island and found we truly were in the very best spot. Cathy is a gem! We were taken care of from the time we stepped out of the airport, until we returned 5 days later. She is welcoming, friendly, and so very helpful. She will organize airport taxi service, make restaurant reservations, etc. Cathy takes good care of her guests. When you book the room, you will be sent emails with information about your stay. It felt like we were staying at a friend's home. I would highly recommend this property, which exceeded my expectations.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

Perfect spot in Southampton

  • 5 out of 5
We absolutely fell in love with this spot. The location was perfect for quick walk to the beach for a snorkel or a swim at one of the most perfect snorkel beaches in Bermuda, Church Bay,

Cathy has thought of everything in her appointments in this tidy bedroom cottage. Everything was just perfect from the minute we stepped off the prearranged van, to the last evening sitting by the pool, we loved every second and can't wait to return. After we left we stayed at the Fairmont Princess for two night but we both agreed we preferred staying at Cathy's perfect spot in Southampton. The melodic sounds of the tree frogs at night, to the pristine pool outside our door. Perfect vacation.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Allamanda
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p872594
-+1441 541-1158
Bermuda North America
5

Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 out of 5
This was our third visit, so obviously we like Allamanda! The location is amazing, the cottage is extremely comfortable and well maintained. Cathy provides everything you need to have a good time. We started and ended each day with a swim in the beautiful pool. Surrounded my mature planting, it is very private and the pool, like everything else, was spotless. After our morning swim and breakfast out by the pool, we took off on our scooters each day. Dinner was had back by the pool...wonderful local fish on the barbeque most nights. Bermuda is such a friendly place, we had a blast. Do yourselves a favor and book at Allamanda or Bougainvillea, you'll be glad you did!
  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Bermuda Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Various options at The Reefs plus Henry VIII
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Bermuda Railway Trail for walking
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Fairmont Southampton, Port Royal
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Various options at The Reefs, including Coconuts!
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Church Bay
Car: not necessary

Located on Bermuda's famed South Shore, within walking distance of beautiful Church Bay Beach, the award winning Reefs Hotel & Club and on a major bus route linking all points on the island, this location is ideal for your next vacation. Whether sunning by the pool, swimming in the warm waters of Church Bay, relaxing at La Serena Spa at The Reefs Hotel and Club, climbing the Gibb's Hill Lighthouse and then rewarding yourself with something to eat or drink there (or at one of the other many restaurants in the area), you will have plenty to see and do in the neighbourhood.

Just a little further down the road (heading east) you will find The Fairmont Southampton Hotel and all it has to offer, including golf, tennis, scuba diving and, of course, their world class Willow Stream spa! Beyond that is Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda's most famous beach. From there you can walk the coast to discover many beautiful inlets, including Jobson's Cove, perhaps the most photographed scene in Bermuda.

Heading west you will find the Royal Naval Dockyard at the extreme western end of the island.

Of course, in between you may want to spend some time at Port Royal Golf Course, the home of the recent PGA Grand Slam, less than a mile away...or exploring Fort Scaur, quaint Somerset Village or any number of beaches in between. Have a sunset drink at Pompano Beach...or Cambridge Beaches along the way...and don't forget to catch the world's smallest drawbridge en route. You won't be disappointed!

Of course there's lots to do in the other direction too. St. George's, the former capital and World Heritage Site, lies at the eastern end of the island while, Hamilton, the current capital city and home to international business, lies in between. On your way to St. George, be sure to visit the Bermuda Aquarium, Crystal Caves and the beautiful Botanical gardens...where you will also find Masterworks, Bermuda's art museum extraordinaire!

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Bermuda, North America

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Standard Rate
28 Jun 2014 - 15 Nov 2014
5 night minimum stay
$825
for 5 nights
From
$165
 
 
Shoulder Season
16 Nov 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
5 night minimum stay
$650
for 5 nights
From
$130
 
 
Winter
1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
5 night minimum stay
$650
for 5 nights
From
$130
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes ALLAMANDA is available to visitors on a short term basis, with preferred arrivals on Saturday or Sunday.
5 night minimum stay required.
There are no additional taxes or gratuities.
Suitable for a maximum of 2 adults, there is an additional unit on this property, BOUGAINVILLEA, also suitable for a maximum of 2 adults.
Maid service is provided on changeover day and once a week thereafter.
A deposit equal to 2 nights per week (or part thereof) is required to confirm a booking. Full prepayment, is required no less than 30 days prior to arrival. If a reservation is canceled more than 30 days before arrival, the payment will be returned less a $165 service charge. If a reservation is canceled within 30 days of arrival, FOR ANY REASON, the prepayment is forfeit.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bermuda in North America

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Allamanda - 1 Large Double Bed
  • With a beach cottage décor that will make you feel like you have your own pool house, Allamanda is situated as a separate, semi-detached fully air conditioned and heated studio. Here you will find a comfortable Queen bed, a breakfast sitting area, and a modern bath with marble tile and glass shower. Your entrance by the beautiful pool includes a patio just for you with a table and chairs and a gas BBQ. Amenities include a small refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, electric kettle and coffee maker (with a deep freeze nearby for ice and frozen food storage), hair dryer, clothes drying rack, iron and board, clock radio, cable TV, complimentary WiFi and local phone. To top it all off, the breathtaking views of the turquoise Atlantic are just a few footsteps from your door! Suitable for a maximum of 2 adults, sorry this non-smoking property is not suitable for young children. Please also see Bougainvillea if more than one unit is required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
With two studios on the property, for additional guests, please see Bougainvillea.
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