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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach

Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 17, 2014
House, 2 Bdrms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-7), Garage Studio Apt

Experience the Real Meaning of Eleuthera 'Freedom' at Da Villa. Located 10 minutes south of Governors Harbour Airport. Beautiful private pink sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise water with local reefs 15 feet off shore waiting to be explored. New house with 2 large bedrooms with king bed and twin sofa bed in each with full baths and combined kitchen/family room with 1/2 bath. All overlooking the beautiful multi blue Atlantic ocean. Relax and enjoy the breeze on the 50' x 15' patio and watch the cruise ships go by. Beautiful tropical landscape for your tranquil pleasure. Transportation to and from airport including rental car available. Da Villa is located approximately 10 minutes from Governors Harbour, the center of Eleuthera. For all your island getaway needs, groceries, fishing supplies and restaurants. Garage Studio Apartment also available for rent.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Wisconsin
5

Untitled

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at Da Villa for a week. The property was beautiful and the house was very comfortable and met all our needs. I would highly recommend anyone travleing to Eleuthera stay at Da Villa.
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2007
  • Stayed: Feb 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
5

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I travelled to Eleuthera to start our retirement. We stayed for 30 days starting on January 13, 2014. The house was perfect and very comfortable for the two of us. There are about 5 houses located on the 1/2 mile stretch of beach. We seldom saw anyone else on the beach. The beach is beautiful with white power sand. I snorkeled almost every day on the reefs in front of the house. We travelled to about 10 different beaches during our stay. I found the snorkeling in front of the house to be the best. The island seems very safe and reminded us of the 1950s in the US. Everyone was very friendly and we did not feel uncomfortable anywhere that we travelled on the island. We travelled the entire island from Lighthouse Beach to Harbor Island. I would not recommend the Harbor Island trip. It is a long way to drive and there was not much to see on the Island. The entire stay at Davilla and on Eleuthera exceeded our expectations.
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Brooksville, FL USA
5

Three Weeks in Paradise

  • 5 of 5
We spent three weeks here in June and July of 2012. As others have said, the photos don't do it justice. If you have kids or friends it's the perfect layout for everyone's privacy. The two widely separated bedrooms have a king bed and a fold out sleeper. The living room sofa is fold out and could sleep two if needed. The kitchen has everything you need!

The location too is perfect. It's centrally located in Governor's Harbor, so you can easily make it to Friday night's fish fry. Our pace was to stay home and swim, walk and enjoy the place one day, then travel the island the next. We'd prepare our own food some days (there are two grocery stores in Gov. Hrbr) and eat out others (Wade's and Sunset Inn are nearby and great).

The beach in front is wonderful. Lot's of great walking .. the old Navy base is a mile or so north ... an abandoned restaurant a half mile or so south. Bring your Crocs for walking on the rocks. The snorkeling is terrific. Lots of life (turtles, giant parrot fish, lobsters, eagle rays ...) and lots of overhangs and tunnels to swim under and through. Most days the visibility was excellent. The reef and the breakers are way, way out so the surf near the beach stays very calm.

We got up to Harbour Island one day, but the prices there turned us off ($107 for two burgers, two sodas and a quesadilla at Sip Sips). There are cheaper places to eat on Harbour Island, but you have to walk away from the crowds. I'd suggest snacking it up near the dock instead. The beaches there are groomed and gorgeous.

You must see the Looking Glass, the Queens baths and Hatchet Bay caves while you are there (bring flashlights and a solar shower to rinse off afterwards). Don't be scared of the bats or the dark! Get lunch and the great iced tea at the Laughing Lizard. See the bay and find the bakery (in someone's house) in Gregory Town. Skip Surfer's Beach unless you have a four wheel drive ... the road is the worst on the island (and that's saying something). In Gov. Hrbr, buy fresh fish on the beach $$$, get lunch at Pammy's, get ice cream at the movie theater, and make sure to hit the Friday fish fry!

Talk to the folks at the guard shack on Windimere and find out who's been in town lately. Visit the Ocean Hole, Lighthouse beach!!, Sammy's restaurant, have drinks at the Sky Club, fritters and Kaliks at Tippys ...

There's so much to see and do. We didn't want to leave and we'd certainly stay at Da Villa again! And watch that palm tree backing out!

Scott Bland
  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Xenia, Ohio
5

A Little Piece of Heaven in the 'Hamas

A Little Piece of Heaven in the 'Hamas
  • 5 of 5
We have vacationed in Eleuthera for the last four years. The last three years we've stayed at Da Villa. We've explored the island from one end to the other and we're quite sure that we have the best spot on the entire island.

The house is comfortable and nicely decorated. The kitchen is open and roomy. It is wonderful for preparing and sharing meals and entertaining family and guests. The entertainment area opens out on to the deck. It's a great place to watch a sunrise and then, after dark, stare at the velvet night sky for shooting stars and satellites.

The beach has beautiful sand that turns shades of pink as the sun sets. The water is inviting and the reefs provide opportunities to see fish and plant life. Boogie boarding (byob) is fun and great recreation.

A favorite part of the entire Da Villa plot is the hammocks. It may be the most perfect spot on the planet. The two hammocks are suspended over a patch of thick green grass between the coconut trees positioned just off the deck. The fronds provide shade and a soothing rustle as the breeze flows through them. It is a place that treats all of your senses.

Jim, 'Thank you' for sharing your house. We look forward to our next stay and visiting with all of our Eleuthera friends.

Take care, Bud and Maureen Mc
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Silver City
5

One Month in Paradise

  • 5 of 5
I love this house. Going to sleep and waking to the sounds of the ocean and viewing the breathtaking colors of the Atlantic were just what we needed. We spent a month at DaVilla and had every kind of weather--wind, rain, thunder, lightning, and blessed sun. Two friends stayed for two weeks and then, later, two of our daughters spent a week. We never felt crowded; the rooms are large and the furniture comfortable. The house is clean and easy to maintain. We cooked many meals and the kitchen has most everything you’ll need.

Absolutely the best thing though, is outside the house. The deck is huge and the outside furniture good quality. The beach with its cabana, beach chairs, and lounges make it the perfect place to hang out. The reefs were the best we’ve seen in a long time. Fields of yellow fan coral, parrot fish, rays, turtles, and even a shark.

The owner, Jim Davila, is easy to work with and the caretaker, Arthur Nixon, is a miracle worker. We had been there four days when the hot water heater broke. Our friends were due to arrive the same day and I thought we would have at least a couple of days of taking cold showers. After explaining the situation to Art, we left to pick up our friends at the airport and by the time we returned, a new water heater was installed and working. We also rented a car from Art at a competitive (for Eleuthera) price. The location is only 10 minutes from Governor’s Harbour where there is easy access to supplies, gasoline, and the dock to buy the catch of the day.

We love Eleuthera and would definitely stay DaVilla again.
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Da Villa Ocean Front Home, Luxury & Privacy on Pink Sand Beach
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p148153
-+ (847) 662-6597
Governor's Harbour Eleuthera
Silver City
5

One Month in Paradise

  • 5 of 5
I love this house. Going to sleep and waking to the sounds of the ocean and viewing the breathtaking colors of the Atlantic were just what we needed. We spent a month at DaVilla and had every kind of weather--wind, rain, thunder, lightning, and blessed sun. Two friends stayed for two weeks and then, later, two of our daughters spent a week. We never felt crowded; the rooms are large and the furniture comfortable. The house is clean and easy to maintain. We cooked many meals and the kitchen has most everything you’ll need.

Absolutely the best thing though, is outside the house. The deck is huge and the outside furniture good quality. The beach with its cabana, beach chairs, and lounges make it the perfect place to hang out. The reefs were the best we’ve seen in a long time. Fields of yellow fan coral, parrot fish, rays, turtles, and even a shark.

The owner is easy to work with and the caretaker, Arthur Nixon, is a miracle worker. We had been there four days when the hot water heater broke. Our friends were due to arrive the same day and I thought we would have a least a couple of days of taking cold showers. After explaining the situation to Art, we left to pick up our friends at the airport and by the time we returned, a new water heater was installed and working. We also rented a car from Art at a competitive (for Eleuthera) price. The location is only 15 minutes from Governor’s Harbour where there is easy access to supplies, gasoline, restaurants, and the dock to buy the catch of the day.

We love Eleuthera and would definitely stay at DaVilla again.
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Location

Activity and Interests

Other Activities: Island hopping - Harbour Island and Spanish Wells

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Rental rates

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4 night minimum stay
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$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

•Please mail initial deposit of 50% of rental to Jim Davila at 1908 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085. Balance and $500.00 security deposit is due within 30 days of arrival date.

PRICES SUBJECT TO 10% GOVERNMENT TAX AS STATED BELOW
•There is a charge of $200.00 per week per person for over 5 people.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Note: Family room has sofa bed for additional sleeping area.

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Property features exterior shower, patio set with firepit/cooler. Kitchen features island counter with eating area for 4.
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