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Villa Caribbeanstar on Orient Bay, 5 Min Walk to: Beach, French Bakery, Grocer

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Swimming Pool [6m x 4m]

Swimming Pool [6m x 4m] Villa Caribbeanstar at dark Living room area Laundry room King bedroom (1) Twin  Bedroom (2) Queen Bedroom (3) Bathroom 1 Queen Bedroom (4) Pool View from upper terrase interior view of surrondings Entrance with street view Plage piscine Plage piscine et portail d'entree Ext. terrasse Orient Beach Garden path Main entrance Downstairs terrace Kitchen Orient Bay's beach Living room area and Kitchen Main street at Village Orient Bay upstairs terrace


Last updated: 04/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Orient Bay villa description

2500 sq ft Villa in the heart of ORIENT BAY,
French West Indies

Sleeps up to 8 people
4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Private pool and entrance
Lot size: 6000 square feetA perfect laid-back family getaway at 400 yards from Orient Beach. Great value for a group vacation! We welcome friends and family vacationing island style to a perfectly appointed villa. .

Caribbean Star Villa is a large Caribbean-style family vacation home in the gated community of Orient Bay. The house is only a two blocks walk from the famous white sand Orient Beach, the most popular and best serviced beach on the island. Orient Village is one block away and offers grocery shopping, cafés, restaurants, pizzerias, bars, French bakery, and other boutiques.

This villa is one of the few properties on St. Martin at which you won’t necessarily need a rental car. The excellent taxi service on St. Martin will provide transportation to and from the airport. If you want to stay in a villa and self-contained neighborhood with shopping, dining, and beach, then Orient Bay is for you.

Caribbean Star Villa: Main Features

The villa is a single family home on two levels. The main level has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a salon, kitchen, and laundry room. There is a large deck with dining area and sitting lounge. Off the upper terrace is an outdoor kitchen with a BBQ grill and sink. The upper and lower terraces are enclosed by beautiful awnings that provide privacy and protection from the sun. The master bedroom is furnished with a King sized and beautiful double-sink bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the third has two twin beds. Each bedroom and the main living area contains air-conditioning and ceiling fans.

The lower level offers a private entrance to a fourth large bedroom furnished with a Queen sized bed. There is also an entrance through the main level. There is also a private bathroom and a kitchenette. The swimming pool is directly accessed from this bedroom. There is an outdoor shower next to the pool.

The property is completely fenced and well lighted externally. If you like private sunbathing, you can enjoy it at this villa without being disturbed by neighbors or street traffic.

Upper Terrace:

The huge upper floor terrace features an eight person dining table and a lounge area. The entire terrace is protected by full awnings. An outdoor kitchen area provides BBQ and easy clean up with an outdoor sink.

Main Living Area and Kitchen:
The main living room is furnished with a large comfortable couch, flat screen television with American and French satellite TV with over 100 channels.

The kitchen is furnished with a large refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, oven, blender, toaster, coffee maker and espresso maker. The kitchen is appointed with all necessary dishes and utensils for home cooking. A separate laundry room has a washer and dryer.

Amenities and Services:

• 4 air-conditioned bedrooms plus 3.5 bathrooms
• Complete kitchen
• Washing machine and electric dryer
• Satelite TV, DVD, Stereo, WiFi internet
• Private pool and lounge chairs
• Outdoor shower by pool
• 2 covered terraces enclosed by private awnings.
• BBQ gas grill in outdoor kitchen
• Towels, linen, and beach towels provided
• Maid service once per week offered
• Fenced in property
• Private, gated property

Property Type

  • 250 m²
  • Villa

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Walkaround path to access villa entrance with two steps along the way....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please do not smoke inside the villa...moreless

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Considered
          • Nude Beach
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Catering Available
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Pantry Items
          • Ice Maker


          • Living Room:

            Vaulted ceilings throughout. Large confortable double couch and large dinning set teak table and chairs for 8....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            We recommend using program #3 for regular washes such as, towels and sheets. Time wash cycle: 40 minutes...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Linens are provided, such as: 1 flat sheet/1 fitted sheet/pillow covers for every bed. 100 % cotton. ...moreless

          • Parking:

            3 cars can park inside the premises. Off street parking is available for 2 cars if needed....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Every bedroom (4) has its own AC split unit. Living room (1) has one AC unit, as well....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            French Dryer, very easy to use. It usually takes 45 minutes to dry one load of towels....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            3 large bath towels (54' x 60') per person/per week. 100 % cotton....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            1 car covered parking available...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            is available for 2 cars...moreless

          • Garage:

            For owner's use only....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Iron & Board
          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Service given by St Martin Cable company located in Concordia. Over a 100 channels....moreless

          • Television
          • CD Player
          • Stereo
          • Game Room
          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games


          • Wireless Internet:

            Wifi is available for guests only....moreless

          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill


              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                the villa used to have an ocean view from upper terrace. Now in order to see the ocean one needs to go up one floor. ...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Lots of trees and flowers all around the property. ...moreless


                  • Not Necessary


                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Arboretum
                  • Library
                  • Zoo
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Scenic Drives


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                  • Smiles from all three couples as we entered the property and saw the colorful patio and pool.

                    Smiles from all three couples as we entered the property and saw the colorful patio and pool.

                    • Guest Gary M.
                    • Date of stay 03/09/14
                    • Review Submitted 03/15/14
                    What a charming villa! The property manager greeted us upon arrival. The pool was sparkling, the sun deck large and all plants well manicured. We entered the villa and all bedrooms were excellent. Everyone commented on the comfort of the beds. The kitchen was well equipped and we had a washer and dryer. Although the villa had a nice dining room and living room; we found ourselves each evening sitting on the large terrace enjoying the view and having refreshments before going to dinner. The terrace had a grille and cooking area for the outdoor chef in the family on one end and a dining table on the other, but we enjoyed the couches with center table the most, as we sat and chatted about our day. As a home owner with a pool, I appreciated the sparkling pool water and the perfect upkeep. With just a few minutes walk to the village restaurants and beach; this villa was perfect! We enjoyed going for a short walk each morning for coffee and pastries at the nearby French restaurant. Vincent, the property owner, was quick getting back to us regarding any questions. Once the contract was submitted to us, it was very informative to protect the owner and the renter. We visited several VRBO villas before deciding on this one and are so happy with our decision. On our last day, everyone said "I am not ready to go back. I so enjoyed this villa. It was so close to everything." We will be back! Thanks to the owner and property manager for making our "vacay" a perfect trip!!!!

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Gary - I'm so happy you're pleased and had a good time in St Martin. I work hard to have a responsive team to address any of the guests needs before and during their stay. I'm going to share your compliments on the pool with my pool guy, Emile: he'll be proud. The next time you come back there will be a brand new kitchen. Looking forward to your return visit!

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                  • Great vacation spot

                    Great vacation spot

                    • Guest jenny m.
                    • Date of stay 01/14/14
                    • Review Submitted 02/23/14
                    My family and I had a fabulous stay at the Caribbean Star this past January! The location is perfect- walking distance to the beach, restaurants (every meal in town was amazing by the way!), bakeries, and bars. The house is very comfortable. I think the porch was universally one of our favorite parts of Caribbean Star. We enjoyed morning coffee, happy hour and family dinners here. If you choose not to enjoy the beach we also had a few great pool days. We did rent a car which was necessary to get to a grocery store. I would recommend renting a car to explore the island and enjoy other nearby beaches- we often went to Gallion Beach, the kids beach. We will definitely be back to St. Martin and would return to Caribbean Star in a heart beat!

                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+.

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                  • Nice Villa for a big family

                    Nice Villa for a big family

                    • Guest Kira M.
                    • Date of stay 01/04/14
                    • Review Submitted 01/25/14
                    Communicatoin with the owner was easy vai emails. Once we got to the villa, we were greeted by Philippe who helps manage the property. He showed us around the villa and showed how to use everything. We noticed right away that there weren't any beach towels. We let the owners know and more towels were dropped off the next day - we were happy with the speed of the resolution. The owners/Phillipe were also helpful with info about the island, food recommendations and setting up a private yoga class. They provided a portable crib free of charge and had it waiting for us upon arrival. The villa was as described and as appeared in the photos. Everything was in working order and we basically got what we expected. The villa is spacious inside and was comfortable for us with 5 adults and a toddler. The outdoor patio is really nice and big and we appreciated that it had a solid roof since it rained at least once a day. It was also nice to have a big table outside since we ate there daily and was good to have a separate sitting are out there. The pool was a good size and was a great bonus although we actually only used it twice during the week. Although the villa is well maintained, it looks like it hadn't been updated in a while and had a bit of a dated feel. It's a pretty simple villa so for those looking for a posh island experience, this isn't it. Travelers from the US especially might find it had a somewhat pared-down European feel (down to the mediocre mattresses so common in Europe :-)) It was a solid value and had the necessities. It could use a safe and a lock on the outer gate but it is in a guarded community so everything turned out fine. I have to note the kitchen was well stocked and there were lots of glasses for every alcohol type. It would have also been nice to have some beach accessories available like chairs, umbrellas and beach toys for kids. These were not promised to us so we didn't ask but would be a welcome addition to any beach rental in my opinion. The wifi at the house worked as advertised but expect it to be slow if more than 1 person is using it at the same time. It was walking distance to orient beach - 5 min approx. Unfortunately for us, orient beach was very windy and rough that week so we still had to drive to beaches daily. There is a plaza with a bakery, crepe shop, some restaurants walking distance too so it's nice to have options if you don't want to use the car.

                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children.

                    Owner response: Thank you Kira and I am so happy that you enjoyed the private yoga instructor. Thank you for your review. To follow up on a few points, in June of this year additional upgrades and remodeling will be taking place. The front gate is getting a motorized system and will autolock when closed; the kitchen is being completely remodeled; a new safe is being installed. Based on your request we will be purchasing beach chairs, toys, and an umbrella. Good advice!

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                  • great set up for large family or groups

                    great set up for large family or groups

                    • Guest Candy S. (Glen Ridge, NJ)
                    • Date of stay 12/28/13
                    • Review Submitted 01/17/14
                    We rented this as a family with 2 college age children who brought along friends, during New Years week. We used the lower level as our master bedroom to be away from the kids in the evenings. At first the lower level toilet wouldn't flush- so we contacted the house manager who was able to come fix it two days later. Not a big deal. Other complaints were that when we arrived there was only two rolls of toilet paper in the house for 3 toilets, and the number of beach towels was not enough for all 8 of us. The washing machine is small, like european models, so I was washing multiple loads of towels each day- and it took a couple days to figure out the machine. I would've brought additional beach towels had I known. We purchased two from beach vendors to have enough. Vincent was very responsive and emailed me the instructions and told me by phone how to use it. WIFI and cable TV in the house is very good, pool area is lovely, with a mermaid fountain! The house has plenty of glasses and dishes. We did not cook at all. We shopped at the SIMPLY market nearby for beverages and snacks and fruit. I enjoyed walking to the bakery nearby each morning for coffee and baguettes. Felt very safe in the area. The beaches are about a ten minute walk, and you do have to pay for chairs, more for the clubs closest to town, cheaper if you walk way down to the right. Our family loves going over to Pinel Isle for the day, about a ten minute drive to the ferry, and the water is calmer, less wind, and NO BEACH vendors or cruise ship crowds. We enjoyed having a car to go to Grand Case for dinner, and the market to shop, and once to Oyster Pond area for dinner. The nearby restaurants are nice as well, we just like a bit more adventure.

                    Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, girls getaway.

                    Owner response: Candy, Thank you so much for your honest review. I have reminded the housekeeper to double-check there is adequate toilet tissue for the guests. I am increasing the number of towels available for each guest. I am glad you enjoyed the neighborhood and the bakey. December can be a bit windy and the sheltered beach of Pinel is always calm. Thanks again.----Vincent

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                  • Amazing Villa!

                    Amazing Villa!

                    • Guest Theresa (Toronto)
                    • Date of stay 02/28/13
                    • Review Submitted 03/24/13
                    We rented the villa with another family (4 adults and 5 kids) and had a wonderful stay. The rooms are large and well appointed and the outdoor dining and living areas were fantastic. We spent our mornings having fun in the beautiful pool and terrace area and spent afternoons at the beach which was only a 5 minutes walk away and close to a number of great restaurants. The property manager and owner were incredibly helpful and made us feel right at home. As well, the property was extremely private and safe. We stayed for a week and wish we had stayed for 2! We highly recommend this villa!

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, tourists without a car.

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                  • Beautiful Beach Villa

                    Beautiful Beach Villa

                    • Guest Pat (Marin County, CA)
                    • Date of stay 07/22/12
                    • Review Submitted 08/29/12
                    Stayed at the Villa Caribbeanstar for a delightful two weeks with my family. The veranda has beautiful views of the ocean, and Orient beach is less than a five minute walk away. We rented a car during our stay, but found that there were many things to do within walking distance - most of our time was spent enjoying the beach and local restaurants. If you prefer a more private experience, you can always bask in the sun next to the pool, and cook up some fresh seafood in the fully-stocked kitchen on the property. The villa is exceptionally maintained and very secure feeling - it really was like a home away from home. The owner was very responsive to our questions, and recommended places to eat and visit that we might not have found on our own as tourists. I would definitely stay here again - we're already planning our next vacation in 2013!

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, tourists without a car, girls getaway, age 55+.

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                  • First visit to St. Martin

                    First visit to St. Martin

                    • Guest David (San Rafael, CA)
                    • Date of stay 06/06/12
                    • Review Submitted 07/08/12
                    I stayed at this property for a week in June. Had a great time. The listing and fotos were exactly what I found when I arrived. The owner was easy to work with and very helpful. The villa is in excellent condition and very comfortable. Plenty of room for several people. This is the place you are looking for. Private, gated neighborhood with many nice homes. Orient Bay has everything you could want within a short walk and good grocery stores within a 5 minute drive. The beach is beautiful and has many restaurants and small beach bars. I was all over the Island but you could stay in Orient Bay and have it all. Shopping and entertainment in Marigot, a 15 minute drive.

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Dave, it was a pleasure to meet you and I shall hope to see you back in St Martin very soon. Thanks again for your business, Vincent.

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  January to April
                  Mar 30 - Apr 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  May 1 - Jun 29, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Jul 31 - Aug 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Sep 1 - Oct 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Christmas and New Year's
                  Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  January to April 2015
                  Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Not included


                  *Rates are subject to change.

                  *Weekly rates include every 7 days maid service.

                  *A 50% deposit is required to secure a booking for the villa.

                  *Full payment is due one month prior to arrival.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 04/05/2014
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                  • Nearest Airport: Princess Juliana at 20 Kilometres
                  • Nearest Ferry: Marigot/Oyster Pond at 10 Kilometres
                  • Nearest Beach: Orient Beach at 400 Metres
                  • Nearest Barpub: Orient Beach village at 300 Metres
                  • Nearest Ski: Orient Beach at 300 Metres
                  • Nearest Golf: Grand Case at 2 Kilometres
                  • Nearest Restaurant: Orient Beach village at 300 Metres

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1998

                  About the owner: I came to St Martin with all my family in 1997 and built a life here. I simply love it!

                  Why the Owner Chose Orient Bay:
                  Excellent location. Secure and beautiful surroundings.

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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish

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                  • Swimming Pool [6m x 4m]

                    Swimming Pool [6m x 4m]

                  • Living room area

                    Living room area

                  • King bedroom (1)

                    King bedroom (1)

                  • Queen Bedroom (3)

                    Queen Bedroom (3)

                  • Queen Bedroom (4)

                    Queen Bedroom (4)

                  • interior view of surrondings

                    interior view of surrondings

                  • Plage piscine

                    Plage piscine

                  • Ext. terrasse

                    Ext. terrasse

                  • Garden path

                    Garden path

                  • Downstairs terrace

                    Downstairs terrace

                  • Orient Bay's beach

                    Orient Bay's beach

                  • Main street at Village Orient Bay

                    Main street at Village Orient Bay

                  • Villa Caribbeanstar at dark

                    Villa Caribbeanstar at dark

                  • Laundry room

                    Laundry room

                  • Twin  Bedroom (2)

                    Twin Bedroom (2)

                  • Bathroom 1

                    Bathroom 1

                  • Pool View from upper terrase

                    Pool View from upper terrase

                  • Entrance with street view

                    Entrance with street view

                  • Plage piscine et portail d'entree

                    Plage piscine et portail d'entree

                  • Orient Beach

                    Orient Beach

                  • Main entrance

                    Main entrance

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living room area and Kitchen

                    Living room area and Kitchen

                  • upstairs terrace

                    upstairs terrace

                  VRBO #407746

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, March 27, 2014

                  $350 - $900 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

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                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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