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Chic 1 Bedroom Apt With Pool & Spectacular View. Island Living At Its Finest.

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of this St.George's holiday apartment

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This chic 1 bedroom apartment offers the comforts of home in a very special corner of paradise. And this year the best just got better with the property highlighting:

- brand new floatable lounge chairs

- internet TV that allows you to bring your Hulu, Netflix or your Amazon tv accounts with you (this is an amenity you typically will not find elsewhere on the island)

- new lounge sofa that can sleep two additional people

A home purpose built for any one who wishes to 'get away from it all.' Enjoy Bermuda's beauty from this private escape and choose how connected you wish to be. The apartment includes internet access, internet tv, dvd, fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, a large shower. As a value added option an unlocked cell phone can be provided for your convenience. Bring your own SIM card or purchase a local SIM once here to avoid roaming charges. For more information about the property and how a Near Escape vacation can be tailored to holidays for intimate getaways and adventurers contact the owner.

This apartment overlooks one of Bermuda’s most idyllic settings, just off the narrows – a picturesque waterway between smith island and the mainland. Truly a sight to behold!

And even better, you will be picked up at the airport by one of Bermuda's finest cab drivers and be welcomed to your holiday retreat (travel from airport to your vacation home included in the rate).

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

Why The Owner chose Bermuda

What makes this escape so special? This living space has been created specifically so it will be embraced as your home away from home. Complete with a zen garden, this apartment can be your refuge to help you recalibrate during your time away from 'the rat race' or be your recreational hub that will provide you with plenty of fun activities to enjoy while on vacation. All these elements blend together in unison to make this a place like none other.

What makes this apartment unique

Guests who have stayed at Near Escape during a full moon have witnessed the splendor of mother nature's celestial showcase like few places can offer. Book your stay around these dates and you will be in for a special treat. The full moon calendar for 2016 is as follows:

- Jan-23

- Feb-22

- Mar-23

- Apr-22

- May-21

- Jun-20

- Jul-19

- Aug-18

- Sep-16

- Oct-16

- Nov-14

- Dec-13

At least one member of the group must be over the age of 18. Guests should also be aware that a dog does resides on the property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was a pleasure meeting you. Your place was great in so many respects and we had a very relaxing time there! The view, the pool, and the quality of the unit itself were all major pluses. We really liked that it was close to St. George's but sort of secluded and private in relation to the busier areas on the island. We'd absolutely consider booking with you again if and when we return to Bermuda.
Jul 2014
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based on 17 traveller reviews

Chic 1 Bedroom Apt With Pool & Spectacular View. Island Living At Its Finest.
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 19 reviews


  • 5 of 5

After a few days at the end of South Road with family, my girlfriend and I moved up north to 'Near Escape' and oh man...we were SO glad we made that move. Within seconds ALL our stress faded away into nothingness. Off the beaten path a bit but easy access into St George' will want to rent a scooter. Our host and his dog were wonderful hosts that made the retreat even more relaxing. Although our stay was a short one, I would have loved to stay a bit longer and fully decompress. The view and the pool is what it was all about. I felt like I was George Clooney looking over Lake Como, it is a million dollar view that you will enjoy. In my opinion this location is best for a couple, but it can accommodate kids if needed. It had everything we needed, beautiful big bathroom, nice efficiency living room/kitchen and beautiful big bedroom, wifi. I want to go back next week...thanks so much for the hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yearick Family State College PA

  • 5 of 5

Great View, Beautiful morning noon and night.

Pool was very refreshing and added retreat for my 2 grandchildren.

Look forward to returning some day in the future

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY

Can't Wait to Go Back!

  • 5 of 5

The photos you see for this property don't do it justice. It really is the most serene place to lodge. I stayed with my partner for three nights and we loved it. We had the view all to ourselves and were really able to enjoy each other and soak it all in. Our host, Mike, is a very kind and hospitable person who went above and beyond to take care of us while we were in Bermuda. He is professional and provided us with a clean space and stayed in contact to provide us with top notch customer service. I'd also like to mention that we booked our stay with Mike pretty much the same day we needed to arrive and he helped us find transportation to the airport when I had trouble calling a cab. He is very accommodating!

If you choose to stay here you'll definitely want to get a scooter, because St. David's island is pretty quiet. The nearest activity is Clearwater Beach, which we walked to (its about a 30 minute walk) and Gombeys (a bar with food). There are food options about 10 minutes away by car/scooter just over the bridge and also on St. Georges which is maybe 15 minutes by car/scooter. Hamilton is about 45 minutes away and the Navy area even further (we never made it there).

In Hamilton we ate at the Pickled Onion which was the best! We also ate at Wahoos in St. Georges which was pretty good. We really enjoyed visiting the beach near St. Catherine's Fort. It was beautiful and I even saw some Sea Glass. The unfinished church was also nice to stop and see (it is structurally unsafe to enter so you really only spend a few minutes there just to look around and take some photos).

If you're trying to choose between staying here and staying elsewhere, I will tell you to do yourself a favor and treat yourself to a relaxing stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serene and away from the crowds

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful stay at this property. No regrets. The key consideration is how you will get from this quiet get away to the rest of the island: bike, bus, or taxi. We chose the bus system. Once we unloaded our luggage, we took the 10 minute walk to the bus stop and made our way to St George on the bus - via a transfer at the gate - where we got groceries, a two day bus pass from the post office, and great meal at Wahoo's. We loved taking the bus since we were able to meet many different people, locals and tourists; but you need to be patient and plan ahead. After a full day of adventures, we loved relaxing on the pool deck with a glass of wine looking out over the harbor and listing to the sounds of nature (and the rare jet flying by). Pizza is closer than you think if you can find the shortcut.. Thanks to Mike for the hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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excellent vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I like beautiful quiet locations. This was perfect, the view was wonderful, the pool nice, and the location was quiet. Mike was a great host, available but not intrusive. The apartment was plenty big, and a beautiful view.

If you stay here you will need a scooter--we liked that, but it may not be for everyone. GT is a nice calm part of the country which suited us, some nice restaurants too. if you want action you need to get to Hamilton. Having said that, the nearby beaches are wonderful, and easy to get to.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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September at NarrowEscape

  • 5 of 5

This was everything we wanted it to be-comfortable, quiet, beautiful view and overall relaxing. For the two of us the size was great, and it would be fine for a small family (3-4) as well. Mike was very friendly and helpful, and the improvements he's planning will make the apartment even more desirable. The bed was comfortable, and the ceiling fan was welcome. The kitchen/second bedroom, which has a small AC unit, was a welcome cool off spot when it just got too hot. The bathroom and shower are sleek and modern--no water pressure issues like I'd heard are common on Bermuda. The kitchen itself accomodates breakfast and snacks well, but cooking larger meals would be a challenge (and who'd want to do that?!). Luckily there are a couple of restaurants-casual and nicer just a 10 minute walk away. We opted not to use scooters, but would encourage them for the more adventuresome, as the bus service on St. David's is spotty, and almost non-existent on weekends. Have the number of a few good taxi drivers if you think you'll want to go to St. George's or elsewhere for dinner. Overall we were very pleased with the design and accomodation, and the close (walking distance) proximity to the sparsely populated Cooper's Island.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in St.George's

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season 2015 Post Cupmatch
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$53 per night, per additional guest
AC 1
21 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$106 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Arrival Pick-up A$53
Property Damage Protection A$78
Cleaning Service A$79

You will be picked up at the airport by one of Bermuda's finest cab drivers and be welcomed to your holiday retreat (travel from airport to your vacation home included in the rate).
If you wish to take advantage of being able to use an unlocked cell, which can save you on roaming charges, once can be made available for $10 per day up to 4 days, after which time it is provided at no cost. SIM req'd

For cancellations within the 60 day period, guests will be refunded for any days that are rebooked, less a $100 cancellation fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in St.George's

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
An unlocked cell phone can be provided for your convenience. Sim cards may be provided for an additional charge or you can purchase your own.