Villa Nicobar FAQ's

Q. How far is the closest beach?
A. There is a private beach within 2 minutes walk.

Q. Are there any other nice beaches close by?
A. Galley Bay Beach is less than 5 minutes in the car. Also Deep Bay is close as well which is one of the best beaches in Antigua as well as Hawksbill. Antigua is renowned for its amazing beaches, apparently one for every day.

Q. Are there restaurants close by?
A. Galley Bay Hotel is 5 star and less than 5 minutes drive. (15 minute walk). There are also several great restaurants within 20 minutes drive. We will be happy to make recommendations.

Q. Is babysitting available?
A. Merle the housekeeper used to run the junior section Kids club at Sunsail. She is fantastic with children and will babysit in the evenings.

Q. What facilities do you have for babies?
A. We have a large cot bed and a 2 high chairs.

Q. Can more than 9 stay?
A. There is a single camp bed suitable for children

Q Is a chef available.
A. Chef Vere is one of the best chefs on the island. He is available on request.

Q. How big is the pool?
A. 31ft by 17ft (9.4m by 5.3m) 7ft deep end.

Q. What are the supermarkets like?
A. There are 2 very large supermarkets about 15 minutes drive. Both stock a full range of US and UK food. Lobsters are landed close to the house twice a week. Merle can organise this for you.

Q. How far is the nearest town?
A. St Johns the capital is 10 minutes in the car.

Q .Are spar treatments possible?
A. We can arrange a therapist to come to the villa for massage, facials and other treatments.

Q. Is there much to do on the island?
A. Antigua has a lot to offer. The Georgian Nelsons dockyard is spectacular as well as the steel bands close by at Shirley Heights on Sunday. There is also a rain forest, restored Sugar mill as well as deep sea fishing and island tours . Antigua Nice is a good website to look at.

Q. Are there water sports available?
A. We can arrange for water skiing and jet skiing in Deep Bay.

Q What is the security like?
A. Villa Nicobar is in Galley Bay Heights which has 24 hour security and a manned security gate.

Q. Does the villa have a phone.
A. There is a local pay as you go phone for guests use.

Q. Can shopping be provided.
A. For a small fee Merle will get the "basics" in.

Q. Do I need a car?
A. To see the island you will. You can either hire at the airport or have delivered to the villa. We have a discount with tropical rentals if you mention you are staying at Villa Nicobar. www.tropicalrentalsantigua.com