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Island Getaway Canal Property With Private Pool And Dock Access

Bedrooms Studio
Space 37 m²
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Guest cottage: queen bed, sofa, full kitchen, bathroom.

Enjoy our quiet, gated, private location and let us help you create your own unique adventure and enjoy our wonderful island lifestyle to the fullest. Whether you want to sit back and just relax by the pool or canal, or experience a new adventure every day, we have it all.

Newly furnished, modern and private studio apartment (open plan). Sleeps 2 adults comfortably (one queen bed). Includes access to a whole private, lush garden area with salt water pool, BBQ outdoor dining area overlooking the Discovery Bay canal.

Snorkel gear, beach chairs, cooler and kayak are provided free of charge. Car or scooter rental strongly recommended. Beaches and full amenities within 5-10 minutes drive. Beach drop off and other services can be arranged for an additional cost if preferred to car rental. We can also arrange private or group snorkeling, diving and beach drop off services.

If you are looking for a peaceful island getaway, with the added benefit of having someone on property to help arrange everything you might need while on vacation, look no further than this! I don't think you'll be disappointed. (Don't worry, We won't disturb you unless you need our help).

Recommended daytime activities include beach walking, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, diving, sailing, horse riding, fishing, whale watching (December to March) island hopping, health, yoga, cycling and much more! Nb, recommended for dog lovers. We have one very mellow golden retriever, who generally comes to school with me, and two young rescue dogs who follow my son around and love the attention our guests give them! If you do not feel comfortable with dogs, please advise us ahead of time so we can keep inside/with us during your stay.

For a wide range of evening entertainment, don't forget to ask for bar, restaurant and live music events. Based upon your personal preferences, we can recommend anything from local fish, lobster and conch to sushi, Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Italian or burgers and pizza. Live music entertainment includes anything from island tunes, steel pan, to sophisticated jazz guitar.

More Details

Alison Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Alison Williams

Originally from Liverpool, England, I moved to Providenciales in 1989 and am the owner of a school on the island. I love children, animals, boats and island living! I have a beautiful, very laid back, white golden retriever (Mishka) who lives with me in the main house and accompanies me to school most days. He loves children and enjoys swimming and beach walks. My son moved back home in 2015 to open Okeanos juice, smoothie Bar, which now sells home made yummy rolled ice cream! He also owns a boat company, which offers private and semi private snorkeling, diving and around the island sightseeing trips.

Since his return Josh has adopted 2 younger island rescue dogs, Eleni and Moose. We welcome you Elysium Cottage and to The Turks and Caicos Islands.

Alison Williams purchased this studio in 2014

Why Alison Williams chose Discovery Bay

This house is perfect because of its central location, security, privacy, serenity and canal/ocean boat access. I consider myself very lucky to live here and look forward to welcoming you to my island paradise.

What makes this studio unique

I fell in love with this property because of the location and views of the canal. It really is beautiful and extremely peaceful. The perfect place to stay if you want to enjoy complete privacy and peace and quiet and yet still have the benefit of being no more than 5-10 minutes away from the world famous Grace Bay Beach. In addition to Grace Bay Beach, you will have the opportunity to learn so much more about our secluded beaches and endless activity options.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Discovery Bay, Turks & Caicos

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 37 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 bath with shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Studio, includes queen size bed. Sleeps two adults comfortably.
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Let me know your needs and I'll do my best to help you!


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Island Getaway Canal Property With Private Pool And Dock Access
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews

The property is amazing! The cottage is perfect size for 2 people, clean, cute and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and property are great! Highly recommend for 2 people. Great space to sleep, has TV, and small kitchen. The outdoor space and pool are beautiful. I had coffee and breakfast outside every morning. The house has snorkel gear which we used everyday. Allison is excellent- she dropped me at a hidden, private beach one day. She helped me get my rental car and toured me around island. She recommended some excellent beaches and restaurants. The house is very safe and close to Grace Bay hotels and dining. If I’m lucky enough to come back again I will stay here again.

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kelly, We loved having you here as guests and hope you'll,come back to enjoy even more of what the islands have to offer. Alison
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here 4 nights in January 2018. This place is amazing! The bed was comfy, kitchen had plenty of equipment to cook, and the property felt very secure and safe. I was impressed that there was a cooler and tupperware containers which made packing our lunches a breeze as dining out on the island is quite expensive. The best part was that the pool area was a welcome retreat when we needed a break from the hot sun on the beaches. We had a rental car, which was great to get around the island, and the property is located just a short drive from a few grocery stores. The 3 dogs are friendly and well-behaved. Would highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute Cottage with a Wonderful Hostess

  • 5 of 5

We picked this property for the great reviews and amenities. We were not disappointed. Allison was very responsive to our many questions about renting a car and activities. The directions from the airport were easy and clear. The cottage was larger than we expected, very clean, tastefully decorated and perfect for our stay. There were a few technical difficulties (internet, stove, gate), but these were due to power surges during the hurricane. Allison responded quickly to get these all fixed. We brought most of our food with us, and enjoyed grilling and eating on the deck. The cottage was well equipped with plenty of towels, dishes, and appliances (even a bullet for daiquiris). We were comfortable without using the A/C. Allison and her son, Josh, were kind, helpful and great hosts. We really enjoyed the dogs. They're very friendly, super cute and made us feel safe. The grounds and garden were beautiful during the day and especially at night. The cottage is centrally located...close to the grocery store, restaurants and beaches. We went parasailing with Capt. Marvin's at Coral Gardens, snorkeling at Smith's Reef (saw multiple turtles, stingrays and even a shark). We visited Sapodilla Bay, Malcolm beach, Leeward beach, Pelican Bay, Long Bay, Caulk Sound, and Grace Bay. We went horseback riding with Provo Ponies and had an amazing time riding the horses on the beach and in the water. Make sure you rent a car and bring Deet!

  • Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a helpful review. You were both such great guests and really understanding when so many things seemed to go wrong during your stay. You kept smiling the whole time! Hopefully the hurricane madness that caused so much havoc to our appliances is now over and everything will continue to work properly from now on! Thank you again and we hope to see you again one day!
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Paradise with hospitality

  • 5 of 5

An incredible experience. Alison went above and beyond picking us up from the airport and taking us to buy groceries. The property is beautiful and peaceful yet only a short bike ride/walk from the action. The kayak onsite make for a great day excursion through the canals to the ocean. We walked to the beach and beachfront hotels without issue and enjoyed a night bbqing at the house and watching the stars. Can't give enough praise and complements.

  • Submitted: 1-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay that is perfect for couples. If you've rented a car and are looking for something that is reasonably priced and centrally located, this is your place. Alison and her son were most helpful. Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: 3-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very helpful with all our needs. The cottage was well stocked, clean and comfortable. We hope to come back someday.

  • Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Donna, So glad you enjoyed yourselves. We hope you'll be back some day too! Alison
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Shark Bite
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Grace Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tiki Hut
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

Guest cottage is conveniently located in the center of the island in on a private canal property. (Main house is owner occupied). Property has access to shared pool, BBQ and outdoor dining area overlooking the canal. Twin kayak is also included in the rental.

5 mins drive from both Turtle Cove and Cooperjack Marinas

5-10 minute drive from Grace Bay Beach

5-10 minute drive from restaurants, bars and other amenities. We can help you organize snorkeling, fishing, island escape boat trips, sailing, jet skis, Eco tours, horse riding, spa/massage services, personal training, restaurant bookings, car/scooter rentals and more! (Please let us know your interests/requirements via email).


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Discovery Bay, Turks & Caicos

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low season
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$128.12

As of February 2016, VRBO have added a service charge to all online bookings. In order to avoid this charge, we also offer the option to pay via PayPal, or cash upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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