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“Great views, in less touristy West End Tortola”
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
West End, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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Jeremy C
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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“Great views, in less touristy West End Tortola”
Reviewed 5 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Beautiful views from Pelican Peak northward towards Jost Van Dyke from the deck. Nice sized private pool deep enough for adults, with a kid-friendly design. Villa with guest house ideal for the group to spread out. Spectacular sunsets from the porch - you will want to cook or cater in dinner to make the most of the view. Close to all west-end and north-west beaches on Tortola; Smuggler's Cove is a must-visit. Easy drive to ferry terminal / marina for more remote destinations.

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topper123
topper123
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5 reviews
“Pelican Peak Perfection”
Reviewed 13 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Pelican Peak is situated high above Little Apple Bay near Zion Hill on the serene island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The house is well-maintained and well-equipped. The furniture and linens are of high quality and very comfortable. The owners lived in the house full time for many years so it feels very much like a home away from home. The West End of Tortola, where the house is located, is close to some of the best the island has to offer: Soper's Hole;Smuggler's Cove;surfing at Little Apple Bay; the lovely and friendly village of Carrot Bay; D'Coal Pot restaurant and the mile-long Long Bay Beach. This trip was our 15th to Tortola and it was the best yet.

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Ameliecer...
UAE
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Excellent villa with an amazing view”
Reviewed 2 January 2017 for a stay in July 2016

Stayed two weeks in the pelican peak house.
It was a very pleasant stay, my daughters adored it! They had a great time.
The house is very well equipped and has a stunning view.
The owner was very helpful and very professional.

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Julian R
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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“Beautiful Villa at the top of a hill”
Reviewed 23 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We stayed here for a long weekend getaway to the BVIs. The house was gorgeous and the views are simply stunning. The house itself was well-equipped and very clean. The master bathroom is particularly nice with the semi-outdoor feel. The pool was very nice after a long hot day running around the island. Lynn the property manager was extremely responsive and led the way to the house from the ferry dock which was very helpful (I'm not sure I'd have found it just using Google maps). The part about the steep, winding roads is no joke! 4x4 is a must to get to the place, and prepare for a bone-rattling ride up some very sketchy roads - but hey, that's Tortola. One thing to note is that the upstairs bedroom is accessed via a narrow spiral staircase - very cool, but might pose a problem to someone with mobility issues. Overall the stay was exceptional. I would love to stay here again the next time I'm on the islands.

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Liked best: The pool and the views
Liked least: The ride up the hill
Travelling group: Extended Family
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vfen
Tennessee
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“Outstanding!”
Reviewed 23 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Yes, that is exactly what it was. The entire stay at Pelican Peak was outstanding in every way!
My husband, son and myself spent a week at Willem and Reineke's beautiful and very comfortable villa. Lynn the property manager and Madeline the housekeeper (both so very welcoming) completed the team to ensure we had everything we needed. The communication with Willem & Reineke from booking through to the day we checked out was flawless.

Now for the property. Yes you will need a 4 wheel drive to get up to the villa. Consider it an adventure. Don't worry, you'll drive like a pro after you've been up and down a couple of times! When walking through the villa's door for the first time you are immediately drawn out to the decks and pool area with this massive and incredible view. I remember thinking, O.K. this is going to be awesome and it was every single day! Willem & Reineke's recommendations for things see and do were all very helpful. We even arranged for Evelyn who owns the D”CoalPot restaurant at the bottom of the hill to come up to the villa and prepare a birthday dinner for our son. She's great fun and a fabulous chef! We had many favorites at the villa - coffee and breakfast out on one of the decks in the morning watching the waves roll in and the boats motoring or sailing around. Then there was the pool which was wonderful to cool off in. Since we like to cook, most evenings we had a fine meal accompanied by an adult beverage or two again outside watching the spectacular sunsets.

For off property fun activities, the boys had a great day of bone fishing around Anegada. Of course there are many white sand beaches! We also chartered a boat with Captain Debs to take us around several close by islands for a full day of snorkeling. The fish, the coral and a very knowledgeable captain made for yet another wonderful day.

The thing we liked least was the day we had to leave. You always know it has been a great vacation when you find yourself saying "just one more day"!

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Rob S
Madison, Connecticut
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“Your first thought will be "WoW, better then the pictures posted"!”
Reviewed 6 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

So like everyone else we don't have a negative thing to say. 100% perfect!
We really enjoyed our stay here!
The pictures really don't capture the views this place has to offer. With that said here are a couple helpful things for future guests.
The house has everything! I mean everything. The cooler and beach chairs are great to through in your Jeep and spend the day at the Beach with. (smugglers Cove has great snorkeling) The house had binoculars, a telescope ( which is great to use with all the lights off at night ) books galore , games, every kind of pot and pan including a drip coffee maker (with filters) and coffee press. Alot of past guests like to contribute and leave things behind that are useful for others, plenty of cooking spices, sunscreen and bug spray (even though the bugs weren't a problem for us) were available if we needed them. Even a few bottles of liquor. (Tip) stop by Sebastians Bar and buy a bottle of their homemade spiced rum. It's the best we've ever had and they only sell it at their bar.
You really feel at home here after a busy day. The Bose speaker system was nice to stream music through from our phones at night and the internet worked well.
Another Tip .... Take the ride into Roadtown for Groceries at the big supermarkets. The small ones and one at Sopers Hole just didn't have things like cold cuts for sandwiches and the variety of fruits and veggies that make life easier.
If your like us it's the small details that matter and with this house we were happily surprised how everything was though of. It really made our trip.
Well definitely be coming back!

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
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kos13
London, United Kingdom
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“Excellent Rental”
Reviewed 28 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Fantastic Viewa, great service by property manager Lynn, and within wasy access to Soprrs Hole and Road Town. Kids loved it.
Attentive Owner who pointed us in the right direction to almost everything!
We will be back here!!

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