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'Panatola' Studio with Breathtaking Views

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Private Studio Apartment with breathtaking views. Fully furnished with all the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation. Walking distance to main Bermuda attractions.

Located on a hill with simply breathtaking views of Jews Bay. The studio is part of a large house with a separate entrance.

The studio is prettily furnished with a spacious queen-size bed, a love seat and a dining table. There are further amenities including a flat TV with cable vision, DVD, local prepaid phone and WiFi. For your comfort there is heating, air conditioning and ceiling fan. There are no laundry machines but for guests staying for more than 3 days we offer laundry service. The bath facilities are a shower, sink and toilet arrangement. Within the closet is everything else you might need such as an iron, hair dryer, towels, soaps, a cooler bag, beach chairs and beach towels.

The kitchen is fully equipped with china and glasses plus a toaster, kettle, coffee maker, microwave oven, electric stove and fridge with a freezer. There is a small charcoal barbecue to enjoy outside while looking at the wonderful view and having a drink in the outdoor sitting area.

Guest Access

Located within walking distance of the pink and silver sands of Horseshoe Bay Beach and Church Bay, the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, the Railway Trail, many restaurants. There are four golf courses nearby for you to play: the Fairmont Princess Golf Club (walking distance), Riddell’s Bay, The Belmont Golf Course, and the Port Royal Golf Course are all within 15 minutes of the property by moped and each offers its own unique challenge.

Interaction with Guests

Will be here to greet you and assist you with any questions you might have.

The Neighborhood

Very safe neighborhood.

A Southampton location is considered to be a very attractive option for visitors in the know. Although the locations in the closest proximity to the beaches of the South Shore tend to be in the most demand, the 22 mile length of the island and its width of less than a mile in most places means that access to those beaches is easy by bus or by moped and that’s only after you have savored the pretty beaches in the immediate area.

You will have the pleasure of exploring the spectacular beaches along the southern coastline: The stunning Church Bay offer wonderful South Shore snorkeling opportunities as well as pink, shell strewn beaches to explore (the famous ones such as Horseshoe Bay and Warwick Long Bay are renowned, but you will not want to miss the stunning trio of secret coves tucked between those two larger beaches- Chaplin Bay, Stonehole Bay and Jobson’s Cove. These three are the last word in romantic pink sand and gentle surf in splendid seclusion. Snorkeling equipment can be rented at Church Bay and several of the larger beaches such as Horseshoe).

Getting around

Public transportation stops are a 10 minute walk. For vacationers wanting to rent scooters or bicycles, you can get them within 10 minutes walk of the property at Smatt's Rental located in the Southampton Princess property or Oleander cycles on South Shore Road.

Other Things to Note

Closer than Hamilton for fine dining are the excellent facilities of The Reefs Resort in Southampton: their open-air Coconuts restaurant overlooking their private silvery sand beach will arrange a table on the beach with candles, full linens and silverware and delectable meal for your never-to-be-forgotten evening celebration. Also The Waterlot Inn at the Southampton Princess Hotel and The Dining Room in the Lighthouse. For more casual dining we have Henry VII restaurant and bar and Ocean Club down on the beach of the Southampton Princess Hotel and many more restaurants.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Silvia

Married with 3 children. Originally from Lima, Peru. Living in Bermuda for 18 years.

What makes this studio unique

Private Studio Apartment with breathtaking views. Fully furnished with all the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation. Walking distance to main Bermuda attractions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Silvia:

It was a pleasure meeting you, your husband and you little boy.

Your property is absolutely beautiful. Next time I come to Bermuda, I will definitely contact you. Your hospitality was so special to us.

Take care.

Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Southampton in Bermuda

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming


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'Panatola' Studio with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.681818 based on 24 reviews

Nice location Great Host

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very nice. The location was close to lots of great restaurants and a pretty easy walk to horse shoe bay. We got to see lots of South Hampton during our stay and Silvia, the host,was very sweet and accommodating. Would highly recommend if you are looking to see this part of the Island.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Livonia, Michigan

Great locations

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights in early May. We wanted to stay near Horseshoe Bay Beach and this was as close as we could get for a very reasonable price. This is an efficiency apartment connected to the owners home. It has a private entrance and you have all the privacy you want. It is high up a hill so you get a beautiful view of Great Sound. It’s located right between south and middle road so just 5 to 10 minutes from a bus stop. About a 20 minute walk from Horseshoe Beach. 5 to 10 minutes from several nice restaurants. Closest is Boundaries at the South Hampton Princess Golf course. Ate there twice because it was delicious and the closest walk. The unit has a kitchen that is good for making breakfasts and lunch. I wouldn’t try a full scale dinner. Fridge/freezer quite small so you cant fit too much food at one time. Sylvia had orange juice and coffee cream stocked and there are a few basic condiments and spices so check before you make a trip to the market. Plenty of towels for 2 people for the week which you will go through as towels don’t dry well in the high humidity. Also 4 beach towels provided. Unit was clean. This is not your high end luxury condo but very adequate for the time you spend there. We were out exploring everyday and averaged walking 5 miles a day. I would highly recommend reserving and renting a twizzy car (at the South Hampton Princess) it was a great way to explore the island if scooters aren’t for you. I would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Very comfortable place in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

Host is hospitable and helpful. We will stay again. Nice added touches, like cell phone, milk and juice in fridge.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location

  • 4 of 5

This property is located in a lovely area, very convenient to bus, close to Southhampton Hotel, Henry VIII restaurant and Gibb's Hill. Nice walking trail nearby too! Inside is nicely furnished with all the things you need to live comfortably. The outside amenities are not exactly as described - the outside grill is an old rather rusty hibachi that uses charcoal and the Adirondack chairs have seen better days for sure. I would have appreciated a food safety warning as the kitchen was full of tiny ants as soon as they found my food - do not leave any food in the cupboards, keep it in the fridge. Having said all this, I would go back to this location. I fell in love with Bermuda, the colors, the water, the sand, the local people! Do yourself a favor and visit!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review, and remarks. I will address these issues right away as the comfort of all my guests is very important to me. All the best and hope to see you again!
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  • 4 of 5

Panatola is a wonderful, economical alternative to staying in a hotel. I highly recommend you consider this as an option when visiting Bermuda--you won't be disappointed.

Conveniently located a pleasant ten-minute walk from the Fairmont Southampton, I stayed here while attending a conference as an alternative to the conference hotel. I often do this to get more of a local experience. Panatola is also a very short walk from Gibb's Hill lighthouse, which is listed as one the top things to see/do while in Bermuda. You will also be close to the best beaches in Bermuda--I went down for a swim at Horseshoe Bay while here.

I look forward to returning some day, and I already know where I will stay!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bermuda Love

  • 5 of 5

Our first time visit was a win and Panatola studio made that happen. Location with privacy in the shadows of the Gibbs Lighthouse we awoke each day to glorious Bay views as we opened the French door to our homemade breakfast sitting outside. The unit is well equipped and we cooked all breakfast and many dinners there. Closet space great, tv selection perfect, good reading and some movies. Being visited by Lola the pup a plus! Silvia provides milk, oj and kitchen necessities, generously washed our needed laundry since staying 8 nights. We chose pedal bikes for the week, a not so common choice and used the Railway Trail. Not always clearly marked and briefly on busy streets at times were occasional challenges there but we two over 65 loved the adventure. (It is some significant up and down and mountain bike is necessary for the varied terrain). America's Cup qualifying was spectacular and Bermuda Day parade great fun. St George not to be missed ( one of us loved the perfumery) and we had delicious lunch at The Tempest. There is a great hike from Horseshoe for miles with coves, rocks and sea at every corner. A lunch at Gulfstream was delicious ( gf pizza available)Also walked maybe 5 minutes and dined up at the Fairmont's Bacci one dinner feasting on gluten free pasta. Aside from the bikes, we used the bus system and the unit has access to Hamilton/Dockyard buses either on South or Middle road... 15 tickets offer substantial savings and used 4 on ferry rides. Sad to leave, hope to return. Thank you Silvia!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Horseshoe Bay
Gibb's Hill Lighthouse
Church Bay
Fairmont Southampton
Henry VIII Restaurant, Sushi Bar & Pub
Waterlot Inn Restaurant
The Dining Room at Gibb's Hill Lighthouse
Royal Naval Dockyard
Ocean Echo
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Ask Owner a Question

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £37.79
Refundable Damage Deposit £120.93

No Smoking allowed inside or outside the house.
We have one very friendly dog, please do not feed her anything.
Please turn off lights when you go out.
Do not sit on couch or bed after coming from the beach.
Enjoy your stay!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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