The Fortress:Tranquil, Cliffside, with Twin Ocean & Golf Views
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Cap Estate villa description
A true representation of its name, The Fortress stands proudly amongst the lush green foliage in the heart of Cap-Estate. This pair of adjoining but separate luxury villas, represents a unique vacation for any person or family looking for a peaceful, tranquil, relaxing, rejuvenating yet modern vacationing abode.
The Fortress boasts one of the most unique views of St. Lucia. From the balcony one can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee along with the fabulous sunrise over the Atlantic and on an evening from the same spot, take in the stupendous sunset in the west.
For a spectacular view even closer to home, one can gaze at the glistening waters of the private pool surrounded by exotic, wide-branched palm trees. Other local vegetation is grown in the garden surrounding the apartments such as mango, cherry, ripe banana, tomato, guava, and lime trees. Exquisite flowers can also be found in the garden such as roses, pink, white, purple and orange bougainvillea, and hibiscus to name a few.
The larger villa consists of two bedrooms and two bathrooms(including one Jacuzzi). This villa also has a spacious, partly circular, well ventilated and lit kitchen facing the Atlantic Ocean on the East. Both entrances/exits lead to a ‘crescent moon’ balcony facing the Caribbean Sea on the West.
The family room and dining room are served by an interior wooden bar.
Both bedrooms are air conditioned and include cable television and FM/Alarm clock radio whilst the bigger of the two bedrooms has a convenient work desk.
The balcony is a unique semi circular, common structure of the villas and is separated by an intricately designed PVC arrangement adorned with natural plants; this see-thru separation allows viewing of both the Atlantic and Caribbean Sea.
The smaller villa has a similar design but facing west to towards the Caribbean Sea. Its family room is separated from the dining area by beautiful wooden banisters, with both the family room and single bedroom being air conditioned for further comfort. This villa is adjacent to the common outside private pool.
The pool is uniquely situated for viewing both oceans to the west and east, and has a terrace extension for sun bathing or just enjoying the surrounding foliage and Fortress plants and fruit trees.
Both villas are tiled and are furnished with beautiful, straw woven furniture, modern varnished cupboards, and simple yet fully secured PVC rectangular windows. Both villas have laundry rooms and everything else necessary for a comfortable vacation.
Keywords: Luxury Villas with full amenities with scenic vista, great price and value
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Catering Available
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Computer Available
- Mobile Phone
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Jetted Tub
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Water View
- Ocean View
- Golf Course View
- Beach View
- Mountain View
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Horseback Riding
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
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Home away from Home
Home away from Home
After a long exhausting summer writing my new novel World Cup Soccer in the Middle East; my wife and I needed some rest and relaxation. This was the perfect home-away-from home to rejuvenate. The Fortress is strategically located to the tip of Saint Lucia overlooking the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Fully secure with annuities available for your comfort ***** Most importantly the owners are reliable, friendly, and established business owners. Highly recommended for your peace of mind and relaxation to enjoy Sweet Saint Lucia ++++++ Globally; Stephen E. Sealy Author
- Guest Author (Washington D.C)
- Date of stay 08/12/11
- Review Submitted 10/31/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, people with disabilities, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Spectacular, Breathtaking Vacation Getaway !!!
Spectacular, Breathtaking Vacation Getaway !!!
WOW.......... Our stay here was indeed everything I hoped it would be and more. My wife and I vacationed in St. Lucia for a little over two weeks and I must say, choosing The Fortress Suites was definitely one of the best ideas for this vacation we could have made. For us, a major part of our trip was to have a place to stay that was relaxing, comfortable, convenient, and not far from the sights and activities we were interested in. The Fortress suites accomplished this for us. The location is great, not far from dining, beaches, sightseeing, golf and shopping. Coffee on the balcony while watching the sunrise and breathtaking view is an exceptional attribute that we will never forget. The hospitality was also excellent. As advertised, we were picked up from the airport and taken to The Fortress Suites. Keith and Diane made sure that our stay was beyond our expectations, and our ability to move around with the provided vehicle was a definite plus. Finding our spots of interest was a breeze, and everything needed was available and provided. We really loved our stay. When visiting St. Lucia, whether for vacation, business or other, I would highly recommend the Fortress Suites in Cap Estate. To Keith and Diane, thank you. This was one of the best vacation experiences we have had, and it would not have been possible without your hospitality and our stay at your wonderful property.
- Guest Quintyn and Melinda (USA)
- Date of stay 12/18/10
- Review Submitted 05/07/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Diane, the Management team and I have made information available 24 hours a day, on our 32" HDTV and mini desktop computer in both villas. Our clients can choose from the many activities close to and far from the property. A natural choice is golf, as the property overlooks the biggest golf course on the island. Daily sunrise and sunsets are also natural, as the property is flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on the East and the Caribbean Ocean on the West. Diane and I welcome all to create their own excitement ,or just to relax and rejuvenate.
A heavenly piece of paradise
A heavenly piece of paradise
The first view of the accommodation was breath taking and everything went up hill from there. The bedrooms were spacious and exquisitly decorated. The living area was more than adequate with charming fixtures and fittings. The kitchen area was vast, with all the modern appliances. The views from our balcony were INCREDIBLE ! Cap Estate, where the accommodation is located, is very peaceful. On a number of occasions we took a walk out at dusk to watch the sun set and always felt safe. For getting about, the use of the provided vehile was invaluable, allowing us to explore the whole of the island without inconvenience. Keith and Diane were very welcoming hosts with initial tips and advice about the area and island. After that they left us to enjoy our holiday and we only saw them if we contacted them. A truly amazing location with fabulous people. We cant wait to go back again.
- Guest Jen (England)
- Date of stay 12/27/10
- Review Submitted 05/04/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Our clients enjoy our specials that come with bookings of 5 days or longer. The U-Drive vehicle provided is totally free of cost to client for the entire length of their stay. Airport pickup and return of our clients is also free of cost, and the welcome beverage is a surprize. Diane and I make it our business to help clients relax and enjoy their vacation in our tranquil and natural setting, without leaving out the many adventures they can choose from, to individualise their stay. Welcome to our private piece of heaven.
My wife and I stayed for four nights at The Fortress. It was so wonderful we never wanted to leave the property. Keith and Diane attended to our every need and their suggestions for restaurants were extremely helpful. The views are just spectacular from the veranda. We look forward to returning to this little piece of heaven.
- Guest Michael R. (Washington, DC)
- Date of stay 04/22/11
- Review Submitted 05/02/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: My wife Diane and I are always willing to make our guests feel comfortable and at home throughout their stay. We appreciate that a holiday is for relaxation whilst enjoying new adventures and cultures, and we plan to make available to each of our visitors the best that St.Lucia has to offer, within and outside The Fortress. We will assist each vacationer design their own experience. Welcome from Diane & Keith Smith.
January 10 - April 31: $450.00 - $650.00 USD per night September 1 - December 12: $200.00 - $300.00 USD per night SPECIAL FOR AUTUMN 2012 December 13 - January 9: $350.00 - $550 USD per night FREE USE OF U-DRIVE CAR FOR STAYS OF 7 NIGHTS OR LONGER.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: The owners Keith Smith, retired Managing Director of the only paint manufacturer and leading provider of paints and accessories on the island, together with his wife Diane Smith, Managing Director and President of a renowned insurance brokerage firm. They live upstairs the villas and are attainable 24 hours a day. They operate from their own two storey business property during the day, about two kilometers away. Their son Kerris is a Canadian and US certified IT computer securities specialist who is part of the management team. The Fortress and its surroundings are a representation of the island St. Lucia, simply unique and simply beautiful, and the Management Team are well poised to introduce their clients to a vacation experience that will satisfy the business executive, vacationer or family who wants to relax with nature and convenience in one place.
Why the Owner Chose Cap Estate:
Cap Estate is one of the more prestigious and simply beautiful locations in the northern part of St. Lucia. The location is ideal for vacationers, with some of the best beaches a few minutes away, historical parks, malls and duty free shopping abounds. Our Rodney Bay Tourist Village offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars and entertainment for our guests to enjoy.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Enjoy a true Caribbean vacation getaway in luxury and style. Your host will pamper you and ensure that all your needs are met. From our personal pick up service at the airport to arranging your personal tours around the island, The Fortress Management Team can assure you that once you have arrived, this is one vacation that would exceed your expectations.
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The Fortress Luxury Villas
Atlantic Ocean View from Villas
View of Atlantic Ocean from Sun Deck
Pool and Deck Area
Villa A - Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom
Villa A - 2nd Bedroom
Villa A - Lounge/Living Room Area
Villa B - Lounge/Living Room Area
Driveway view of The Fortress Villas
Caribbean Sea View from Villas
Atlantic Ocean Sunrise
Aerial View of Pool
Villa B - Master Bedroom
Villa A - Fully Equipped Kitchen
Villa A - Bar Area
Villa B - Dining Area
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