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Spacious 4 Bedroom Villa - Stunning Sea Views, Private Pool, Delightful Location

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,380 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Beautifully furnished with 4 large bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 living areas

The Palms is a new luxury villa development set on a wooded hillside in a delightful valley location with fabulous panoramic views over Darkwood Beach and the turquoise sea beyond. Darkwood is a very scenic beach, an island favourite and certainly one of the most photographed beaches in the Caribbean. Still unspoilt, with the island of Montserrat in the distance, it has two good local beach bars and restaurants with beds and shade. The location is peaceful and serene, yet is only minutes way from Jolly Harbour and several other bars, restaurants and adjoining beaches.

Jolly Harbour is the largest and finest marina in the Caribbean with superb recreation facilities. A fine 18-hole golf course and a sports centre with tennis courts and a squash court cater for the actively minded, whilst the commercial centre has a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars, and a supermarket to sustain the needs for everyday living. For all its many amenities, Jolly Harbour remains a sophisticated and tranquil setting to while away the holiday hours.

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Howard and Cheryl Adams at Jolly Villas
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
31 May, 2017

About Howard and Cheryl Adams at Jolly Villas

We absolutely love Antigua. We came on a visit and hardly seem to have been away since. Antigua is the heart and soul of the Caribbean, an exotic tropical island with an abundance of palm-fringed beaches, warm sparkling seas, English-speaking and life-loving locals, a wealth of land and water based activities, a huge choice of delicious international cuisines, and a background soundtrack of calypso and reggae. No wonder we decided to make Antigua our second home.

Howard and Cheryl Adams at Jolly Villas purchased this villa in 2011

Why Howard and Cheryl Adams at Jolly Villas chose Antigua

Location, location, location. Scenic, convenient, comfortable, and a true home from home.

What makes this villa unique

We pride ourselves in making every Jolly Villas holiday a special and personal experience. It's our job to make sure your visit to Antigua is as relaxing, carefree and memorable as you would wish, from helping you arrange flights, meeting and greeting you at the airport, providing you with a welcome pack on arrival, and supporting you with 24/7 local customer service should you experience any concerns during your stay; all in one of the world's most desirable holiday locations.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint Mary, Antigua & Barbuda

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3380 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The 5th bathroom is accessed from the pool deck and provides a useful facility during the day.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , guest bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , en-suite
  • Each bedroom has plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and is equipped with a ceiling fan and air conditioning. All bedrooms have French doors leading to the gallery or pool deck.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)


Family holiday for my birthday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Calabash for 13 days. There were 6 adults and 2 children for my special birthday. What an amazing house with stunning views. The house catered to all our needs. We felt comfortable from the start and couldn't ask for more. Jenn greeted us and gave us plenty of tips and places to eat. I want to say a special thank you to Jenn for that reason. The house is in a perfect location to explore the island. I will hopefully come back in the future. I would also like to thank Howard prior to our holiday for all his help. Beaches close by are beautiful and people are very friendly in Antigua. The only negative comment I would make is the road and I know they are dealing with this. You definitely need a 4x4 car because the roads in Antigua can be poor in parts. I would recommend this property to all my friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Paradise

  • 4 of 5

We were 2 families who spent a week at Calabash. The listing was very accurate in describing the property and its amenities. Ample sleeping space for 4 adults and 3 teenagers and each bedroom with its own full bathroom was a bonus. Kitchen has all the gadgets needed, with a large dining area and great room complete with TV, Satellite and WiFi. We were warmly greeted by the property manager Jennie who took care of any needs or problems we encountered with ease. Set high up on the hill, the only drawback of the property is getting up the very lumpy dirt road to it. But once up at Calabash a sense of peaceful bliss can be experienced on the extensive decking facing the ocean and hills. The pool was a refreshing addition if we chose to spend the day lounging. Located near the best beaches on Antigua, and an easy drive from a multitude of great restaurants. Would definitely recommend this property and hope to return someday! Our time at Calabash was a very pleasant and memorable one!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Villa For a Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an excellent stay at Calabash at the Palms! There were 8 of us (6 adults and two children ages 6 yrs & 17 months old).The description is accurate as are the pictures, but it is more beautiful in person. The view is amazing and it is quiet and peaceful. The kitchen is well appointed, we had breakfast every morning and a combination of lunch and dinner at the villa or out at restaurants.There is a BBQ grill available also if you want to grill out. Jenny was wonderful and helpful, and suggested great places to see and dine and Howard is very attentive with anything you need regarding booking etc. Both are very helpful with any questions or concerns you may have while in Antigua. The property is very clean and very well maintained. The pool is delightful or you can take a quick walk/drive down to Darkwood beach which is wonderful. It's very easy to feel at home and not want to leave. There are some great places to eat close by such as Miracles and Dennis', and there is a grocery store nearby with pretty much everything you need.You'll need to get bottled water I will add that you definitely need some mosquito/bug repellent for you stay as they can be pretty pesky when the sun starts to set. Renting this villa and a car is the best way to TRULY experience Antigua. You give yourself the opportunity to do and see things you normally will not if you stay at a resort and get access to more local places such as restaurants, and shops.You can buy local things roadside such as roast corn, ginipps, sweet apples and other wonderful things! Our experience was so great and we are referring all of our friends who want to visit Antigua to Howard.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We took a family vacation in July. We had a wonderful time at the Calabash. Jenny was the best! She was available to answer any questions or concerns that we had. There were a few maintenance issues, but Jenny ensured that it was taken care of in a timely manner.

The house was beautiful, it was a lot better in person. It was a shock having only a TV in the living area (with 8 people). However, it worked out great! We were able to disconnect from the TV. Something that we thought wouldn't be possible. The water is not drinkable, so you would need to buy bottles of water. Jenny even brought us a big bottle of water on our arrival.

The area was great and we never felt that we were not safe. The trip to St. John was a little longer that I anticipated, and the roads made it seem more longer.

Before the trip, I was a little nervous about booking on this website (always stayed in a hotel). However, Howard was available to answer all of my questions and walk me through this process that was unfamiliar to me.

Our family would definitely visit the Calabash again.

Thank you Howard and Jenny for such wonderful accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A stunning property and a fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Our family chose this property in which to celebrate a BIG birthday and it didn't disappoint. The villa was beautifully constructed and decorated in a colonial style with original artwork throughout. It had everything that you could want as far as facilities were concerned including a Webber BBQ - of which we made extensive use. The villa is situated within the most picturesque part of the island of Antigua, a short walk away from the stunning Darkwood Beach (other lovely beaches were only a short drive away). We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to other discerning travellers.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

8 weary farming friends have just spent 10 glorious days at Calabash. It was everything it said it was! Comfortable, clean, quiet(except for the tree frogs sending you to sleep!) we couldn't have asked for more. Howard and Jenny made our stay at Calabash so easy, nothing was too much trouble. Eating out was no problem and would certainly recommend 'Miracles' A car is a must, this was organised for us as well. Darkwood Beach is gorgeous and just a nice walk down from the villa and super fish in the bar on the beach. Having read previous reviews, we took plenty of mosquito repellent and managed not to get too many bites!! Calabash will certainly be recommended by us all, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Rental rates apply to arrivals between the dates shown for each period, ie If guests arrive on 30th November 2016 the weekly rate will be £1550 but the rental will be £2000 for guests arriving after that date.
Additional nights over 7 days are pro-rata.
A deposit of 20% of the rental price is required at the time of booking with the balance due 60 days before your arrival in Antigua.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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