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Private Tropical Beachfront Oasis - Villa #1 'the Villas on Great Bay'

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Last updated: 11/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Philipsburg villa description

Private and tranquil two story beachfront townhouse (end-unit) situated directly on the white sand beach and turquoise blue waters of Great Bay, in a quiet area of Phillipsburg, the Dutch capital of St. Maarten. Lovingly and tastefully renovated and redecorated by the owners in Fall 2011.

This is a small, intimate and friendly gated complex comprised of only 12 individual villas with on-site management, an infinity pool overlooking the beach, and surrounded by lush tropical gardens. There are several lounge areas for you to choose from every day, including right beside the pool, in the shady breeze way, or directly on the gorgeous beach.

Make yourself at home in this unit (Villa #1) which has a brand new fully-equipped kitchen, complete with dishwasher. On the second floor, there are 2 bedrooms, one oceanfront with a private terrace, and a newly renovated full-sized 'spa' bathroom with a large, luxurious glass block shower.

On the main floor is the spacious living room, kitchen, dining area and a powder room. The unit is fully air-conditioned for your comfort.

You have your own private lanai shaded by palm trees where you can enjoy meals and cocktails while watching the beautiful cruise ships come and go without experiencing the crowds (a favourite past-time of all visitors who visit our complex)!

Our on-site management team are our amazing ambassadors who will happily provide you with any assistance and information you may need to make your stay more enjoyable.

The complex is isolated from the hustle and bustle of Phillipsburg, but is located a mere 5 minute stroll away. can decide to spend a quiet day by the pool or on the beach or walk into Philipsburg and enjoy the myriad of shops, restaurants and casinos that it offers, or do a little of both! It is not necessary to rent a car in order to make the most of your vacation here as there are do many amenities and activities within close proximity. There is also a local bus service nearby that is an affordable and convenient way to get around. If you do choose to rent a car, navigating the 37 square miles of the island is a piece of cake. Including Great Bay Beach, there are 37 beaches on the island (1 beach for every square mile!) and they are all within a short driving distance.

Hopefully, you will discover that this is your 'home away from home', just as we did!


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Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Permitted in outdoor areas only...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                Garden View...moreless

              • Both bedrooms have new flat screen TV's.;

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Air conditioning and ceiling fans throughout.; In addition to the above, there are many casinos on the island, including some only a short walking distance away. Numerous shops and gourmet restaurants are also a 5 minute walk down the beach. Enjoy sitting back and watching the beautiful cruise ships come and go from your private lanai. Including beautiful Great Bay, where the villa is located, there are 37 amazing beaches on the island, all within a short drive away. Experience both the Dutch and French culture and take easily accessible excursions to St. Barts, Anquilla, Saba, Prickly Pear, Creole Island, etc. Our on-site management team will be happy to assist you in arranging discount tours and car rentals.;...moreless


                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) 46 ' flat screen TV in Living Room complete with Blue Ray DVD System Small flat screen TV's in both bedrooms...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Beachfront
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining Area


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Air conditioners on main floor and in both bedrooms...moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Shared laundry facilities ($8 per load - wash & dry)...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Shared laundry facilities ($8 per load - wash & dry)...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet


                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher:

                        Brand new in 2011...moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Kitchen:

                        Beautifully renovated in Fall 2011 - completely equipped...moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave:

                        Brand new in 2011...moreless

                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Brand new in 2011...moreless

                      • Toaster


                      • Balcony:

                        Off 2nd floor oceanfront bedroom...moreless

                      • Barbecue
                      • Courtyard
                      • Gated Community
                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Private lanai shaded by palm trees with view of beach and cruise ships...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


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                              Base Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              Low Season
                              Apr 16 - Dec 14
                              3 night min stay
                              High Season
                              Dec 15 - Apr 15
                              3 night min stay

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                              Last updated: 11/06/2014
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                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2011

                              About the owner: We are from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We are newly retired and decided that we had to own a piece of what we consider to be the ultimate paradise! We are now proud new owners of one of the Villas on Great Bay and we are thrilled! We spent 3 1/2 months in the Fall of 2011 totally renovating and redecorating our new 'home away from home'. We are EXTREMELY happy with the results of our hard work and we hope our guests love it as much as we do!

                              Why the Owner Chose Philipsburg:
                              Our love affair with St. Maarten began when we went there on a cruise in 2007. When we saw how beautiful it is and found out how much it has to offer, we knew we had to go back! We stayed at the Villas on Great Bay in St. Maarten in 2008 and have been back every year since then. From day one, we have truly felt like it is our home away from home!

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                              • Watch the cruise ships

                                Watch the cruise ships

                              • Oceanfront Lanai

                                Oceanfront Lanai

                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • Dining Room Kitchen

                                Dining Room Kitchen

                              • Oceanfront Bedroom

                                Oceanfront Bedroom

                              • Pretty Powder Room

                                Pretty Powder Room

                              • Great Bay beach

                                Great Bay beach

                              • The Boardwalk in Philipsburg

                                The Boardwalk in Philipsburg

                              • Overlooking Great Bay

                                Overlooking Great Bay

                              • Local Beachfront Restaurant

                                Local Beachfront Restaurant

                              • Great Bay view from villa

                                Great Bay view from villa

                              • View of Villas from ocean

                                View of Villas from ocean

                              • View of cruise ships from lanai

                                View of cruise ships from lanai

                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Kitchen


                              • Luxury Spa Bathroom

                                Luxury Spa Bathroom

                              • Garden view bedroom

                                Garden view bedroom

                              • View from Infinity Pool

                                View from Infinity Pool

                              • Incredible sunsets

                                Incredible sunsets

                              • Beachfront view

                                Beachfront view

                              • Downtown Philipsburg

                                Downtown Philipsburg

                              • Sunset Beach Bar

                                Sunset Beach Bar

                              • Mullet Bay

                                Mullet Bay

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, December 11, 2014

                              $200 - $300 per night (USD)

                              2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 11/06/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                              Member since: 2011
                              Speaks: english
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