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ST KITTS Charming Island Cottage in a Beautiful Beach Location STUNNING VIEWS

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Situated overlooking the quiet Turtle Beach Cove on the renowned South East Peninsula is a very peaceful and private charming cottage.

Enjoy your morning coffee while watching the pelicans dive for their breakfast. Keep an eye out for sea turtles on the amazing reef just below the cottage. Hummingbirds buzz around you in the gardens surrounding the cottage.

Have a sunset drink and be amazed at the outstanding view of Nevis in the distance. Watch the colors fade as yachts and sailing boats sail off into the blue caribbean waters at days end.

Ocean Song Villa and Cottage guests have the use of a private and spacious beach front lounge a few minutes walk away at the Turtle Beach Cottage. Villa and cottage guests along with the guests of the top floor apartment at Turtle Beach Cottage will enjoy the exclusive use of the spacious beach front lounge with honour bar, complimentary beach lounge chairs outdoor shower, washroom and full kitchen facilities perfect for whipping up a meal beachside. The best accessible coral reef on island for snorkelling is right outfront of the beach lounge. This is also one of the best bays on island for Kite Surfing.

Ocean Song Cottage is a island style designed cottage, with hard woods, natural stone, walliba shingle, granite, marble, and antique bricks and tiles, and hand cut stone. There is a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Antique and custom designed furnishings and prints, King Size bed, a selection of books and window seat. Outdoor shower with natural stone. A built in seating and lounging area with private garden. There is also high speed internet and Cable TV. The cottage sits upon the hillside next door to our main Ocean Song Villa (VRBO 379977). Let prevailing winds and ceiling fan will cool you as the waves lull you to sleep.

From the car park there are approximately 22 stone steps up to the cottage with no hand rails.

This cozy cottage, situated in lush tropical foliage with breathtaking Ocean views, is a few minutes walk to Turtle Beach which has one of the best coral reefs for snorkeling on the island.

Within a few minutes’ walk of the cottage you will be on the beach where you can snorkel, swim or relax under a shady tree, and enjoy the inviting views of the reef, Booby Island and Nevis directly in front. Or beach comb the shallow sandy pools and turtle grass beds along the shore.

Cockleshell Beach is approx. 15 minutes walk along the beach and across the dune. Reggae Beach Bar and Grill, Lion Rock and Spice Mill restaurants are all located there, where you will have your choice of beach casual or Gourmet. A wide variety of water sports are located at Cockleshell , as well as a sailing school. Water Taxis to Nevis are also available from Reggae Beach bar and the Drive on car Ferry is a 5 minute drive away at Majors Bay.

Frigate Bay, is a 15 minute drive away where you will find The St Kitts Marriott Resort and casino, as well as a variety of restaurants, shops, health spa, fitness center and 18 hole championship golf course.

Keywords: Beach, Cottage, Beautiful Ocean Views, Quiet

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Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Penny

Ricky and Penny built the first 4 Villas at Turtle Beach and have built several since. We kept the best property for ourselves and have built an ideal private island cottage on the grounds. Turtle Beach has over 20 villas now.

Penny purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Penny chose Basseterre

Turtle Beach is located on the South East Peninsula of

St Kitts which we think is the best part of the island. You will NEVER hear the ongoing NOISE of cars/trucks/motorcycles or experience traffic like the Frigate Bay area. It's all about the sounds of the surf, bird song and nature! 5 minutes drive will take you to some of the islands BEST restaurants and more fabulous beaches. A QUICK water taxi to our neighbouring island of NEVIS will bring you to more great restaurants, history and charm of the Caribbean!

What makes this cottage unique

Peaceful garden cottage within walking distance to snorkelling, swimming and great restaurants!

More excellent dining options within 6 minutes drive and more beautiful beaches and hiking close by!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Penny,

I just wanted to say thank you for a great week in St. Kitts. The cottage was beautiful and more than we could have hoped for. We enjoyed meeting Ricky and appreciated all of his help. Thanks for the opportunity to spend some time in paradise!! We are trying to plan our next trip with our daughter and son in law and hope to stay in the big house.

Mar 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • cell phone ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Chaires, Beach towels, Masks, snorkels, fins, picnic cooler.


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ST KITTS Charming Island Cottage in a Beautiful Beach Location STUNNING VIEWS
average rating of 4.9215684 based on 55 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at the cottage - a new thing for me to be gone that long. I actually learned to relax and let go! We picked the cottage because of the beautiful photos, location away from the cruisers, and access to the Beach house. The photos, as great as they are, don't do the cottage justice, because you can't hear the waves from the photos as you can in person! The views from the cottage and the patio were amazing. The Cottage was private, quiet and had all that we needed. Ricky and Penny were nearby and extremely helpful and fun to talk to. Access to the beach house lounge during the afternoon is a bonus that can't be overstated. The views, beach and snorkeling were awesome. I was able to see turtle, octopus and squid while snorkeling. Penny will give you many great recommendations for dining nearby. We rented a car which is a must to see all of the island. We also did a few sailing excursions, visited Nevis and mostly, relaxed at the beach. I highly recommend this rental

  • Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed meeting you and congratulations on your anniversary! Come back anytime!!!
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Relaxing holiday in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

From booking to arrival, Penny, Ricky and Franklin couldn’t have been more helpful or made our stay any better. We arrived on a busy Saturday evening, and by the time we’d cleared the airport and collected our hire car, it was after dark. Franklin, who manages the property, drove out to meet us, and show us to the property, which was such good - and unexpected - service.

Ocean Song cottage is a wonderful place to stay. The views from inside the cottage and from the different terraced seating areas outside are amazing. There are even ocean and garden views from the open air shower!

The cottage is well equipped, with all bed linen, bath and beach towels supplied. There is also a well equipped kitchen. Penny supplies a cell phone charged up and ready to make local calls, and she and Ricky are able to offer lots of advice about places to visit and restaurants and bars that are worth trying out. The gardens around the cottage are beautiful and very well kept. While you’re sat in the garden you’re sure to see humming birds and also the occasional monkey passing by.

A short walk or drive down the very quiet road is the beach cottage, that you have use of while you are staying at Ocean Song. The beach cottage has a kitchen and toilet, and also an honesty bar that is very well equipped! It’s a lovely place to sit and chill, either inside or on the sunbeds outside. The beach cottage is right on the beach so you can literally step out into the ocean.

We only had a week at Ocean Song Cottage, but would have loved to have stayed longer. It’s a very special place and we would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Most Relaxing Caribbean Stay Yet

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a quintessential Caribbean-y place to relax and seriously decompress, as we were, look no further. This cottage is so cozy, quaint and comfortable. The side patio was our go-to place for hours every morning; the beach cottage or our balcony was our go-to place in the evening. Afternoons, we spent at the beach cottage....if you have your own private beach and honor bar, why would you feel a need to go anywhere else? Unfortunately during our stay, the hurricanes had washed a bunch of seaweed onto the beach, so we passed on snorkeling. But, that in no way, diminished our vacation.

We loved the decor in the took us a week to discover and enjoy all the treasures that Ricky and Penny had placed everywhere. We were still discovering new fun things on our last day as we were packing up.

The Reggae Beach Bar and Grill ended up being the go to place during our stay. The employees made us feel like loved locals (even though we'd be leaving in a week), the rum punches were killer, and their food was quite good. I am not a coconut fan and yet I loved their coconut shrimp...had an order every visit. And we're so glad we had the opportunity to enjoy their lobster buffet twice during our stay.

Two other spots we enjoyed were Salt Plage for a cocktail (or two) during sunset and Spice Mill for the food and atmosphere.

Can't finish this review without mentioning our hosts. We only had the pleasure of meeting Ricky, (Penny was in Canada). He is so personable and was so thorough in showing us around the cottage, recommending great places to dine, and showing us around both of the other rental properties in his portfolio. We had the pleasure of touring the three-bedroom villa next to our cottage and it looks so beautiful and comfortable! We're already recruiting friends and family for a stay in 2019 and can't wait!

Side notes: Love an outdoor shower! Have never woken up to a Peeping-Tom monkey, but very amusing!

  • Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for leaving us such a great, and detailed, review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our Charming Cottage! Come back soon! Penny & Ricky
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Beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

The cottage had a gorgeous view of Nevis! Our family was staying in the ocean song villa which was very convenient. Just a short walk down to the beach house leads to your own private beach. It was very quiet and comfortable. We truly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend the villa as well as the cottage.

  • Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This little gem is the perfect getaway. My husband and I used to go to school here on the island 7 years ago where we met, and we returned this week for our honeymoon. To us, this is the best area to stay, and the cottage itself if so beautiful and cozy. The view you wake up to from your bed can't be beat. Even though the cottage is right next to the main house, some how we never once heard the people staying next door. It is so quiet and relaxing to listen to the waves crashing at night. The house on the beach was a great bonus too! There are kayaks, snorkels, stand up paddle boards and so much more, it was a blast.

You 100% need a car here to explore everything St. Kitts has to offer. Our favorites for the daytime are Shipwreck (best conch fritters), Reggae Beach (BBCs, YUM!) and Belle Mont Farms on Kittitian Hill (Its on the other side of the island but worth the drive). We also recommend Marshall's for dinner (sea bass is unreal) and if you make it to Nevi's, a Killer Bee from Sunshine's Bar is a MUST!

I highly recommend this place as well as the other two rentals. Thanks for a wonderful honeymoon! -Jeff and Kelli

  • Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We wish you all the best!
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  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd trip and we enjoyed our time here very much. The view from the cottage is spectacular. It is well maintained and comfortable with everything you need. Penny and Ricky are very personable and accommodating. We love it here and we will be back again.

  • Submitted: 21-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis

Rental Basis:
per property
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off season
Aug 4 2018 - Oct 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$251.36
Cleaning service fee C$144.53

We collect a CASH $200 damage deposit on arrival to be refunded in full upon check out once there has been no damage to our cottage and contents. Thank you.

Air Conditioners must be turned off when not in the cottage - we check our Meters upon check in and check out. Should there be over usage - charges will be deducted from Damage Deposit.

Maid service is available for a daily rate of USD$55.00 please arrange with our property manager on St Kitts or email Penny

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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