Villa Tropica had only minor damage following hurricane Irma and Maria. Our garden has been shaken a lot and we have lost many branches and leaves. We worked hard to restore the garden. Mother nature will do the rest.
Overall Leeward and Grace Bay area had minor damage and almost everything is back to normal. (restaurant, shopping, grocery, beaches, excursions, etc...) Grace Bay beach near the Villa is still beautiful.
We took this opportunity to make a pause in renting up to end of September and do some major work as re-plastering the pool, planting new palm trees, painting and other things.
We had a party of 10 with 6 adults and 4 kids, ages 10-12. This home fit every need we had. It was clean and location was great. The beach was just a few minutes from the home and then we loved to come back and relax in the pool. It was close to restaurants and shopping, any everything else in between. When we go back this is where we will stay! Absolutely loved the home and all it had to offer!
My friends and I decided to celebrate our milestone birthdays in Providenciales, choosing to stay at Villa Tropica made our celebration really special. The property has all the comforts of home and more. We were only a 5 minute walk to the beach & minutes away from the islands hot spots. The pool is absolutely beautiful, and you must take pictures of the patio at night, the coconut trees are wrapped with festive lights & the pool is lit up & inviting. The caretaker of the home is extremely helpful & the owners are very friendly. I would highly recommend this property.
We rented this house with another family; we had 4 adults and 4 kids in total. Assuming you are renting a car -- and really, you should, regardless of where you are staying on the island -- the location is excellent. It's right in the middle of a safe neighborhood that is a short drive, or long walk, to Grace Bay Beach. It's also a short walk to Pelican Beach, although that wasn't quite as good for younger kids (less beach, and rougher waves).
It was a great home base for exploring the entire island. I strongly recommend the Conch Farm, which is just 5 minutes from Villa Tropica, and the Island Fish Fry on Thursday evenings, which is 10-15 minutes away in the Bight Park. Also, the 25-minute drive to beautiful Sapodilla Bay is well worth it. When we weren't out exploring, Villa Tropica was a lovely place for afternoon naps and some time playing in the pool.
The house is big, and everyone had room to spread out and relax. The 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms were more than enough to accommodate our group.
The pool got a ton of use, and the hammock is a relaxing place to read or take a nap. The landscaping is excellent, and provided for a very private feel. You will certainly hear various neighbors -- especially those right next door, if they're out swimming when you are -- but it was never a bother. Make sure to bring bug spray, of course, for evenings out by the pool. There is a very nice area for outside dining, and we used the grill several times.
Note that if you have toddlers in the family, you will need to keep a close eye on them if they go outside. The pool is not closed off with a gate, and the tiles around the pool are a bit slippery when wet. It wasn't a big deal, but just be aware of it if you have little ones.
With the windows open and the fans going, we never needed to turn on the air conditioning. There was always a nice breeze, and the fresh island air was always welcome.
The house had everything we needed, from kitchen supplies (although it's time for a new french press!) to beach supplies (chairs, umbrellas, cooler, toys), to bikes and towels.
The property manager, Robert, was fantastic. He was extremely welcoming, and gave us a thorough introduction to both the house and the island. He was extremely responsive, although we didn't really need him during the week, which is good.
This was our first trip to TCI, but it won't be our last, and I wouldn't hesitate to rent this property again. Highly recommended.
This property was unbelievable! It is in Leeward, which seems to be a very quiet, safe neighborhood. The house is perfectly designed for families or groups of friends. Everything you could possibly need is there! The saltwater pool is beautiful and very inviting, as is the hammock in the garden. Robert was very helpful and gave us tons of information when we arrived. We did have issues with the cable and tv...but Robert straightened us out quickly...I think most of it was that we were electronically challenged! lol...That being said...maybe a laminated instruction sheet for the TV's would be helpful. The gardener came on Friday and cut fresh coconuts for us to try....amazing....really wish we could have brought them home! We originally did not rent a car for the week, but quickly realized that we needed one. We explored the island, and saw some amazing landscapes. Provo has the most amazing beaches and the most gorgeous colors of ocean water we have ever seen. Would DEFINITELY stay here again!!
This villa was perfect for the 12 of us(1 Adult and 11 college Spring breakers) Dany and Robert were very welcoming and accommodating. This villa is perfectly located on the Leeward side. You are close to the beach where one can walk to the resorts on grace bay and town via beach way(I recommend stopping and taking dips along the way). Their are some great beach bars along the way as well. We walked all the way to coral gardens where their is some amazing snorkeling right off the beach(We had our own snorkeling gear we brought). Be sure to stop at the Somewhere Bar at Coral Gardens Beach. There are bikes that are provided that the kids utilized going into town to shop and have sushi. In the Salt mills plaza is a great sushi place. Villa Tropica is located near the Blue Haven Resort Marina where we walked and even had a nice lunch and drinks. A must is bar hopping down by Turtle Cove Marina. There are quite a few bars. My favorite is Simone's Bar and Grill. She is very pleasant to her customers and remembers them. We did fish fry which is a must to do, takes place on Thursdays. Turtle cove is in walking distance to fish fry. you definitely should rent a car for a few days to really explore the Island. I usually recommend a car on the fron end of arriving so one can do the grocer shopping and a rental on the end of trip(Fish Fry and Turtle Cove area, as well as exploring the island) I used Avis as they are located near the airport and you can drop/pickup the car in town. Every time we come to turks, we always do something new. Why Villa Tropica over the other places we have stayed? The house was big enough for all of us and was very well equipped with everything you needed. The pool was enjoyed at night by the young adults. the outside gardens/sitting areas are perfect for outside entertaining(def bring bug spray) or just to chill. I loved it here so much at Villa Tropica, that I wanted to put a deposit down for my summer vacation, but they don't have the dates that I need available. Dany(property owner) was very easy to work with and very flexible. This place is the gem of of the Island. Just Loved everything this Villa had to offer for a large group, young and old!
There were 8 of us in our family who were on vacation together. We loved the fact that the outside had many areas we could all gather in. The pool was amazing. We dined outside many nights at the dining table on the patio, sat outside on the comfortable chairs reading our books, or just relaxed on the hammock! There was space for all whether you wanted quiet time or to be altogether. We stayed in Leeward before and the beach is beautiful! We felt like we had it to ourselves all week. The house was clean and had all the amenities you could want (my only suggestion is to have a water bubbler in the house). We went through four cases of water during our stay. Robert Corriveau, the property manager was outstanding. He was available to us at all times. We would definitely stay at this property again. Cant wait to come back.