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Sand Pebble - Beach Front Studio at Marley Beach

Bedrooms Studio
Space 600 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Self-catering fully-equipped beachfront studio at Marley Beach (see specials)

Breathtaking beach and ocean views, centrally located, convenient to public transportation and only 10 minutes from Hamilton. This large beachfront studio apartment is only steps away from Marley Beach, a romantic, secluded, private beach on Bermuda's famous and beautiful South Shore. Sand Pebble Studio has a fully-equipped upgraded kitchen, a large bed/sitting room with king sized bed, dining table/chairs, flat-screened TV, patio with umbrella, table, chairs and barbecue. Beach chairs are provided.

Marley Beach with its pink sands and crystal clear waters has some of the best snorkeling in the area. Other area attractions include nearby restaurants, parks, Elbow and Horseshoe Beaches, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, golf, tennis.

Year-round, the sunrises are spectacular. Marley Beach Cottages was previously a small hotel, but Sand Pebble Studio is the only beachfront studio apartment currently available to visitors.

Sand Pebble Studio at Marley and Special Times: Marley Beach Cottages was a well-known, small, intimate, casual and convenient hotel in years past. Ownership changed recently and it is no longer operating as a hotel. The current owner - Steve (son of June Stanton) and familiar to past guests of Marley, has renovated Sand Dollar and Sea Song both two bedroom cottage, and, Sand Pebble Studio. All three are are currently available to short term visitor rentals.

WHALE WATCH FROM YOUR PATIO!! From about mid-April through to end of mid May, you can enjoy watching for whales and their calves as they overnight just offshore for protection from predators. Seeing the whales breaching and blowing is an experience that leaves you feeling privileged indeed! BOOK EARLY for those weeks!

Making Memories: Many memories have been made at Marley. The beach was made famous in quite a few movies, including Chapter 11 and The Deep.

During the winter months, Bermuda's temperature range 68 - 72. There are many times when the temperature is in the mid 70s and on the South Shore, it feels like 75, with calm, sparkling waters, clear skies and warm breezes. Perfect weather for the beach, golfing, tennis, walking and more.

'Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the number of moments that take your breath away'.

All year the sunrises, clear turquoise waters, moon rises, and rainbow glimpses will certainly take your breath away when you visit us at Sand Pebble Studio at Marley Beach.

Golf, Tennis, and nearby Dining: Golf can be arranged at Riddell's Bay Golf Club, Mid Ocean Club, Port Royal Golf Course, Ocean View Golf Course, Belmont Hills and more. Ask us about this before you arrive, as tee times can be made in advance.

Nearby tennis courts include the ones at Elbow Beach Hotel and Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel.

Restaurants within 10 minutes are: Henry VIII, Tio Pepe, Waterlot Inn, Bacci's, Swizzle Inn West, The Seahorse Grill at Elbow Beach Hotel, and Mickeys on the Beach at Elbow, Cafe Lido, Mickey's, Paraquet, Fourways Inn, Beau Rivage at Newstead, Blue (at the refurbished Belmont Golf Course) and Island Cuisine at Riddell's Bay.

More Details

Stephen Martin
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Stephen Martin


Stephen Martin purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Stephen Martin chose Warwick

Sand Pebble Studio, is located on Marley Beach. A great place to hang out and relax. A really beautiful setting.

What makes this apartment unique

Great central location right on the beach.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Warwick in Bermuda

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Plush bath and hand towels are included and there are plenty of extras provided. There is a pedestal sink, toilet and tub with shower. Even the bathroom has ocean views from the window!!
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The studio can be set up with either a king sized bed or two twin beds. There is a full kitchen with fridge, four-burner stove and oven, microwave, coffee-maker and toaster. Reverse cycle a/c throughout. In addition. a two seater couch, a flat-screen TV with cable, wireless Internet access, cell phone for renters' use, dining table and chairs, patio w/dining, loungers and barbecue. Also provided are iron and ironing board, hairdryer and beach towels. There is access to a washer/dryer and cleaning supplies/utensils for your use. There is no maid service.
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(47 traveller reviews)

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Sand Pebble - Beach Front Studio at Marley Beach
average rating of 4.87234 based on 47 reviews
Hove, England

Paradise on a Platter

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Diana and Handsome Steve,

Thank you for facilitating our "Once-in-a-lifetime" visit to the very special island of Bermuda. And what a spectacular location! Not just another pebble on another beach, Sand Pebble at Marley Beach is a truly idyllic location - thank you for giving us paradise on a platter. Thank you also for being the host and hostess with the mostest - your special blend of elegance, charm and generosity of spirit was very much appreciated.

Love and kisses

Sheila and John

Hove, England, Great Britain

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2008
  • Date of Stay: October 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great views and an even better location!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a 7 night stay at Sand Pebble. My husband and I loved it! We were the only ones on the private beach the entire week and meals on our little patio were better than any meal that we had outside of our little Sand Pebble oasis. Like others have said, the walk up from the beach is a lot but if you take it slowly most people should be ok. What’s the rush? Enjoy your surroundings and take your time. The bus stop was unbelievably convenient. Less than 10 minutes to Horseshoe Bay and 5 minutes to Warwick Long Bay (our favorite.) My one complaint would be the cleanliness of the apartment when we arrived. I feel like they could have done a more thorough job, like clean in between the fridge and the cabinets but I’m pretty OCD with cleanliness so this probably won’t bother most people. We are looking forward to our next trip!

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alexandria, VA

Relaxing, pleasant, private escape

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I were on our 5th or 6th vacation to Bermuda, looking forward to a quiet place with a view where we could sit at cocktail time and enjoy the ocean, as well as cook some meals. It had to have decent bus service so we could get about the island, and have restaurants nearby, too. Sand Pebble was just the place for us!

The studio was clean and comfortably furnished. The perch on the cliff above the private beach was excellent at all hours of the day for watching the surf, the ocean, the reef, and the huge rainbow parrot fish who clean the reef rocks and coral by feeding on algae --- you could readily see them from the patio/lawn in front of the cottage. At times we followed as many as 8 of them. The birds were abundant, too, especially the kiskadees and the elegant Bermuda longtails, which nest on the cliffs below the cottage.

The April water was about 72 F, good enough for us to swim in and on the days of heavier surf, to simply wade or frolic in. I even fished from the rocks, though nothing was interested in my lure.

The owner and manager were incredibly responsive when a plumbing issue popped up. They had a plumber come by and he and his helper worked around us to get the job done quickly, and left the place wonderfully clean.

We like to shop locally while on holiday, and cook some local cuisine. We used the gas grill 3 nights running, it worked just fine and made for excellent dining. The kitchen appliances and pots/pans were fine for what we looked to do, though there could be a freshening of some kitchen utensils and glassware. It was nice that previous guests had left some of the basics (tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, olive oil, spices, etc.) so we did not need to go out and get all the little stuff.

Walkable from the cottage (less than a half mile) are the Swizzle Inn (great food and drink), Southlands Park and Beach (right next door .. you can beach walk to it at low tide, or scramble over the rocks at higher tide),and Astwood Park.

We have stayed at hotels, resorts, and rental townhouses on our previous trips to Bermuda, and enjoyed them all. Overall, Sand Pebble was the highest value, and most relaxing of the places we have stayed. We look forward to our next trip there.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and with an amazing view and ocean sounds

  • 5 of 5

Sand Pebble studio is a very comfortable and well laid out cabin for two overlooking the ocean. Gordon was a helpful and available host. I was very impressed with the thoughtfulness with which the studio was equipped. The studio is part of a compound, several houses side by side and some behind all overlooking Marley Beach. We had close neighbors, but everyone was friendly and no one was noisy. The bed is big and very comfortable. The bus stop is right at the foot of the driveway, so it was easy to get around by public transportation and a great way to get to meet people. Everyone we met was friendly, helpful and welcoming. Our absolute favorite part of living at Sand Pebble Studio was being able to hear the ocean. There is a heating and cooling system, but we never turned it on because we wanted to keep the sliding doors open so we could sleep to the sound of the surf.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a Honeymoon - or a second!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, fantastic views, and your own private cozy beach.

2 minute walk to the bus; washer and dryer just around the corner.

Great restaurants everywhere. Gordon, your onsite manager, makes everything easy.

Many thanks for a wonderful vacation,

John and Barbara

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio, Texas

Awesome Place

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful. The view amazing. The beach excellent. Perfect little flat for a couples getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Swizzle Inn West on South Road
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
South Shore Road and Cobbs Hill
Nearest Restaurant
500 Kilometres
Swizzle Inn West on South Road
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Marley Beach
Car: not necessary

Sand Pebble Studio is a short walk down a path and some steps to our own private Marley Beach, situated right between two of Bermuda's most famous beaches -- Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay. It is nestled between two parks -- Astwood Park and Southlands. You can quickly and easily explore Bermuda by taxi, bus, or moped from our central location. In the summertime, your vacation will be perfect as you snorkel the crystal clear water and watch the parrot fish and others on the shore front or outer reefs. Everything the vacationer could desire is nearby, including spas, tennis, golf, fine and casual dining and more. Wintertime is special in Bermuda, and if it's fine weather in January and February, you can still swim as well as enjoy strolling, birdwatching, golf, tennis and more. Those who have visited before know that Marley Beach is one of those truly magical places where memories are made that you will treasure forever!

Other Activities: Sightseeing, shopping, dining, snorkeling


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Warwick, North America

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Fall
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Late Fall
1 Dec 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
20 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
After New Year Recovery
4 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter Break
1 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Mar 2019 - 15 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
16 Apr 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A 25% deposit is required upon making the reservation. Full prepayment, is required by 45 days prior to check-in. If the reservation is canceled prior to 45 days before check-in, the payment will be returned less a $350 service charge. If the reservation is canceled within 45 days of check-in, FOR ANY REASON, the prepayment is forfeit.

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