“Is this the way to “Amarillo?” Tony Christie pondered some time ago; and then he asked again with Peter Kay and an all-star cast for Comic Relief.
Had he arrived at the luxurious “Villa Amarillo,” located in gorgeous Grenada – the heart and soul of the Caribbean, we are fairly confident he would have stopped asking the question and felt right at home.
While the Texan location that the song describes, some 12,000 miles away, is very lovely, this unspoilt Caribbean paradise in Grenada is pure luxury as you lay back, relax and watch the palms billowing in the wind.
Villa Amarillo oozes pure style and elegance and this deluxe property set within the exclusive True Blue peninsula on the south of the island. This vantage point commands views of the glorious ocean, so stunning even Madonna could appreciate.
Amarillo sleeps up to eight people and is set out over two floors.
From the moment of arrival, visitors will feel right at home in the warm rich light of the villa; that is painted in sunny Caribbean colours.
The upper level consists of two luxurious bedroom suites; luxuriously upholstered and each one featuring a magnificent four poster bed. One overlooks the pool and the other commands jaw-dropping ocean views. The French doors open onto a private balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Watch the ocean waves tumble from the comfort of your table, chairs and sun lounger on the deck.
Both rooms have large sofas and a writing desk too. The wide private veranda that surrounds the villa and provides a perfect platform to soak up the sunset as you sit back and relax with a rum punch.
The ground floor showcases a gorgeous garden suite complete with a magnificent four-poster queen-sized bed, and own private seating area. The balcony faces the ocean so that when you open up the French doors leading to a garden patio with deck chairs you can beauty of the lush garden patio filled with blooms of red Ixoras, purple and orange bougainvillea and yellow buttercups as well as creeping vines cascading over the wooden trellises. The sweet smells of these flowers mix well with the sharp salty scent of cool sea air.
The pool suite is furnished with a king-sized bed and is perfect to take a dip as you open the French doors out onto the pool terrace. Beyond the landscaped terrace lies a paved courtyard and a gorgeous gazebo with inviting loungers to provide an ideal place to sunbathe or take a nap beneath the shade of the swaying palms.
The fourth bedroom has a queen-sized bed or can be fitted with two single beds if required. The French doors also open out to the pool and terrace.
The first floor contains a lavish living and dining area with an elegant Indonesian eight-seat table and French dresser along with an assortment of fine china. From the bright spacious living room the French doors open out onto a large wrap around veranda that commands a spectacular ocean view. The light in this room is amplified by the sunny colours. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen stacked with stainless steel appliances and a dishwasher. While-away an evening by cooking up a Caribbean feast on a charcoal BBQ grill, handily outside the living room balcony; also equipped with a fine seating area – perfect for fine alfresco eating and relaxing.
Watch the perfect Caribbean sunset from your balcony along with stunning ocean views best enjoyed from a spacious private veranda and lush garden patio. Relax and sip a rum punch or have your evening meal on the outside dining table.
No need to lift a finger.
At Villa Amarillo the superb service is the secret to ensuring that you have a remarkable and unforgettable villa vacation. From your arrival you are greeted in typical Grenadian hospitality. Wendy and Jude, the villa’s housekeeper and butler, look after you throughout your stay with a complimentary dinner on your first evening and a hearty breakfast the next morning. They will prepare you a sandwich and salad for lunch and replenish you with ice cold drinks served by the pool. Everything is taken care of- even your laundry is clean and ironed as you go, so you don’t have to bother when you return home. Sit back and relax as they do everything to ensure that you have a wonderful villa holiday.
If you want to explore, Amarillo is ideally located within easy walking distance of a secluded white sand beach. The villa is also perfectly located within easy walking distance of True Blue Bay Resort with a variety of bars and restaurants.
Furthermore, this resort is close by to St George’s University – an establishment credited with turning out the West Indies’ finest doctors, vets and entrepreneurs. Its proximity allows a prime accommodation choice for visiting parents during graduation season. The campus is also a great exploring ground for the tourist wanting something a something a little different on their paradise break. Take a drive down to the Grand Anse that is brimming with stores, banks and a plethora of restaurants as well as the world-famous beach.
Location of Villa
Located on the exclusive True Blue residential peninsula in the south of the island. A secluded white sand beach is a couple of minutes’ walk and world famous Grand-Anse beach is just five minutes drive.
Amarillo is also within easy walking distance of True Blue Bay Resort (bar and restaurant), and a couple of other favourite bars/eateries.Also other beaches and some very nice beach restaurants are nearby. True Blue is within easy driving distance of Grand Anse, with its stores, banks, restaurants etc, plus Grand Anse Beach.
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- 4 Bathrooms
- 4 Bedrooms
- 8 guests
- Dining Area - Table and chairs for up-to 8 people
- DVD Player
- Flat Screen TV
- Fully Equipped Kitchen with All Appliances
- Iron & Board
- Washing Machine
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Grenada is a very special island. Off the well-trodden Caribbean path, it is unspoilt and not over-developed, yet remarkably refined. The beaches are fabulous and not crowded, the rainforests are havens of nature and make for great trekking, the waterfalls are fun, the stores are good, the roads are smooth (by Caribbean standards!), the restaurants are varied and excellent. The people are warm, gracious and welcoming. Grenada is one of the safest and friendliest islands you can find. Renting a villa here is one of the ultimate way to get the most from this beautiful and memorable island.
With less than 110,000 inhabitants and only 133 square miles of land, the tri island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique appears almost invisible on the world map. Despite its size, the island is widely known for its abundance of spices, unspoilt beauty and friendly people.
It has often been questioned though, how an island so tiny, can possess a people with such great character and huge hearts. In 1961, when the Italian cruise liner, the Bianca C caught fire and sank, hundreds of Grenadians rushed to the aid of those onboard, feeding, sheltering and clothing them as needed. Today, a statue known as the ‘Christ of the Deep’ still stands on the Carenage in the town of St. George as an expression of gratitude for the great acts of kindness to the people of Grenada. This was not the first time Grenadians created a buzz because of humility and acts of kindness. In 2005, Lance Corporal Johnson Beharry VC; a Grenadian British Army Soldier was awarded the highest military decoration otherwise known as the Victoria Cross for saving the lives of members of his unit on two occasions. To date, he is the youngest recipient and first man to be awarded the Victoria Cross since 1982.
Sports and natureScuba diving & Snorkelling
With over 30 reef and wreck sites around the island there are plenty of diving opportunities for both experienced and novices divers. Serious snorkellers may want to explore the spectacular sights of the deeper reefs, and boats run regular trips from Grand Anse to places such as Moliniere Marine Park.
Lush mountainous interior rainforests are havens of nature and make for great trekking. Waterfalls provide stunning wild swimming opportunities.
Private yacht trips can be arranged. You can choose your own itinerary and enjoy a wonderful day on the ocean with stops for snorkelling and swimming.
While in Grenada you may be able to see the Leatherback turtle or the smaller Hawksbill turtle. The season begins on 1st April and runs through to the end of June. Tours run nightly, in season.
Whales and dolphins
Go on a sea safari for the chance to see whales and dolphins – the success rate of such trips is astonishingly high.
Appreciate the natural beauty Grenada has to offer and access places that can only be visited by kayak. Every trip is its own adventure including deserted islands, gliding amongst the coral reefs and mangroves, and seeing beautiful flora and fauna.
Cycling in Grenada
Experience Grenada by bike! Bicycles, including mountain bikes and cruisers can be hired and bicycle tours for all levels and cycling abilities are also available.
Well-organised sport fishing trips are available on a tailor-made basis to suit the client. Go in search of marlin, tuna and sail-fish.
The brand new National Stadium is fast becoming a major cricket venue and it will play host to many major matches each year, including one-day internationals.
NightlifeThere are plenty of option party and relax, or as the locals say 'lime'. From small family owned bars to the larger bars and clubs in St George's where there is live entertainment at most restaurants and hotels.
Restaurants in "the Caribbean kitchen" are known for their spicy dishes, exotic fruits and the most delicious array of sea food. A culinary diversity of French, Spanish, Indian and African cooking, makes for an unforgettable dining experience.
Grenada's music nightlife is not as well known compared to other islands. However, there are a few hot spots where visitors and locals alike, can party till the early hours. Music is varied with a choice selection of Calypso and Reggae which give them that distinctive Caribbean feel.
Culture & historyThe names of our villages, architecture in our towns and dialect spoken throughout Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique bear reference to Grenada’s intriguing history of South American and European settlements. If you’re a traveller who likes to engage in the history of your destination as much as basking in the sun, then come and discover our journey from colonialism to democracy, which reveals a captivating course of events.
Our charming culture is an interesting fusion of old traditions and new generations. In our Carnival, influenced by African slaves and French colonisers, is the prominent presence of the Jab Molassi. Commonly referred to as ‘Jab-Jab’, revellers covered in oil march through the streets to the rhythm of their own drums, alongside the newer addition of revellers covered in colourful paint. This is a unique aspect of our Carnival and showcases the creativity in our culture. Other displays of our culture can be found in performances showcasing our folk tales and folk dances, the work of local artist and craftsman and the sounds of calypso music.
Notable attractions include the stunning Underwater Sculptures where you can combine scuba diving or snorkelling with groundbreaking art. Explore underground tunnels and breathtaking sea views at Fort George. The Belmont Estate is an authentic 17th century plantation showing workings of a fully functional historic plantation.