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Luxury Beachfront Penthouse Ideal for Couple's Romantic Getaway

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Simpson Bay condo description

Spacious penthouse one bedroom suite in the luxurious Aqualina Beach Club directly on beautiful Simpson Bay beach. Unit 401 is the ideal property for a romantic getaway. With over 1300 square feet of air conditioned space and two private terraces, you will enjoy the comforts of outdoor living in this spectacular unit. New to the rental market and recently furnished. The spacious master bedroom (16' x 22') opens up to a large wrap around terrace with stunning views over the beach and out over the blue Caribbean Sea. Relax in your king size temperpedic bed with luxurious Hotel Collection 600 thread count linens and gaze out over the ocean to the Dutch island of Saba on the horizon. Enjoy amazing sunsets from the large beachside terrace where you will find chaise lounge chairs and an outdoor dining table for eight. One step in the master bathroom and you will be amazed. Both the Jason Hydotherapy AirMasseur tub and the large walk in shower with Kohler Rainmaker system open up to a private garden area open to the elements. Here you will find two chaise lounge chairs making it the ideal place for sun tanning in total privacy. A separate water closet and dual Kohler lavatory sinks makes this a perfect couple's bathroom. After a relaxing bath, slip in to one of the Hotel Collection fine robes and enjoy the rest of your day in paradise. The unit is fully air conditioned (central air conditioning) yet has fans throughout and due to the corner location on the prevailing winds side of the building, allow for one to not use the air conditioning if this is preferred. Other amenities include in room hotel safe, gas BBQ grill, powder room for guests, seating for 18 throughout the unit for entertaining (beach side terrace: 8, dining room table: 4, lagoon side terrace: 4, bar counter: 2) The fully equipped kitchen is just large enough to prepare an elegant meal should you wish to dine at home. With all of the island's many fabulous restaurants, this area tends not to get used often. One will find a coffee maker, blender & glassware for entertaining. For just one couple, you will not find a better property for your island holiday.

Looking for more space? I am adding my second unit at Aqualina Beach Club to the vacation rental market. Unit 402 (directly adjacent to unit 401) is a two bedroom and will be available as of August 2013.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 4
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Elevator goes from garage to all levels in building.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Car Available
          • Massage
          • Chauffeur
          • Private Chef


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            One can drive in to garage parking and access elevator, which provides access to apartment. Beach and pool access is not accessible by wheel chair as there are a few steps....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking allowed only on terraces. Interior of unit is non-smoking only....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Spacious 16' x 22' bedroom with King size canopy bed. Luxurious temperpedic mattress with high quality Hotel Collection 600 thread count linens. Wide selection of firm and soft pillows including temperpedic pillows in closet for one to find the perfect pillow. From bedroom one will enjoy expansive ocean views from large side window and 4 part sliding glass doors. Automatic roll down shutter provide total darkness should one wish to sleep in. Flat screen wall mounted TV has all the Dish Network channels as well as Apple TV. TV is a smart wifi built in 3D TV for surfing the internet and using Netflix etc....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, outdoor shower, jetted tub


          • Bathroom 2: toilet


          • Spacious bathroom features a Jason Hydotherapy AirMasseaur tub, large walk in shower with Kohler Rainmaker shower system, dual Kohler lavatory sinks, separate water closet, walk in closet with safe, make up mirror, hair dryer, L'Occantane luxury toiletries, Hotel Collection luxury bath robes & more. The nicest feature of this room is the private garden are open to the elements. Ideal for sun tanning in total privacy or just relaxing with a good book on one of the two chaise lounge chairs. The three panel sliding glass doors slide either way allowing for one to shower with the doors open or relax in the tub and feel as if you were outside. The bathroom is fully air conditioned....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining room table seats four, yet there are tables on both beachside and lagoon terraces....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            There is dish ware for eight persons. ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Living Room seats 5:

            Beautifully appointed living room with views on three sides. Comfortable sofa and side chairs from Crate & Barrel. Flat screen wall mounted TV with Dish Network channels. DVD/Blueray collection....moreless

          • Garage:

            Aqualina Beach Club is the only property on Simpson Bay beach with an under ground parking garage. From the garage, one can access the elevator which goes to the unit's level....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Hotel Collection 600 thread count luxury linens provided. Hotel Collection Friod Collection duvet comforter & pillows....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Luxurious bath towels provided as well as large beach towels....moreless

          • Parking:

            Reserved parking in underground parking garage....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air conditioning for entire interior....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer located in powder room....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer located in powder room....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Being in the Caribbean, the electricity and / or water service can at times be disrupted. Aqualina Beach Club has it's own standby generator which runs the entire property when the power is off. If the power does go off, the generator comes on automatically and guests will only experience a few seconds of no electricity. The complex also has a cistern so water outages do not affect the residences....moreless


              • Books:

                There are a few books in the unit as well as a few cook books. Island magazines are also provided....moreless

              • Television:

                Two wall mounted flat screen TV's. One being 3D, built in wifi Smart TV....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Blue ray player in living room. (DVD's can be viewed as well)...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD / Blueray collection of about 40 movies....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Both televisions have Dish Network service....moreless

              • Stereo:

                BOSE Soundlink Air system....moreless


              • Telephone:

                Unit comes with a prepaid cell phone, which you may use while on holiday. Prepaid cards available at 24 hour gas stations and throughout island....moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Aqualina Beach Club featured a beautiful pool with 20 meter lap lane. One will find a gazebo, outdoor shower and bathroom at pool area....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large wrap around beachside terrace with two chaise lounge chairs, table and seating for eight with beautiful ocean views. Lagoon side view has seating for four and nice views of island and lagoon....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Available nearby at Mullet Bay Resort. Or take an 18 minute ferry ride to the British island of Anguilla to play on the Greg Norman signature course at the Cuisinart Resort....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Available at numerous locations nearby. Watersports at Kim Sha beach is within walking distances....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Available nearby at Port de Plaisance Princess Spa or at Maho Beach Resort among other locations....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Marinas nearby where one can rent a small boat to large vessels with a captain....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Available for rental at Tri-Sport, a short walk from Aqualina Beach Club....moreless


                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Beachfront


                      • Churches
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Cinemas
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Marina
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Walking
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Shelling
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Boating
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Shopping
                      • Tennis


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer 2014
                      Jul 23 - Nov 21, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      Thanksgiving 2014
                      Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      December 2014
                      Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      Winter 2014
                      Dec 15 - Dec 19, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      X-mas / NYE 2014
                      Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                      10 night min stay
                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 6 - Mar 1, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Heineken Regatta 2015
                      Mar 2 - Mar 9, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Spring 2015
                      Mar 10 - Apr 15, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Summer 2015
                      Apr 16 - Nov 20, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Thanksgiving 2015
                      Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay

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                      • Tax Rate 9%

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                      Last updated: 07/23/2014
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                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Princess Juliana Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Edge Ferry to St. Barths & Saba
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Numerous on Airport Blvd
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Mullet Bay
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Numerous on Airport Blvd

                      The key advantage of Simpson Bay beach is the spectacular beach with its breathtaking ocean views, however the location is a main plus as well. Simpson Bay is a quiet old fishing village and the beach is not well know and hence always quiet, yet drive out to the main road and you are close to everything. A few minutes drive West and you are in Maho, the entertainment center of the island where you will find casinos, restaurants, shops, spas, beach bars, golf, tennis, etc. Drive the other way and you will come to marinas with ferries to other islands, water sports and more restaurants and casinos as well as a movie theater. The capitals of Philipsburg and Marigot are not far and offer many activities including duty free shopping.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: I was lucky to be born and raised on the island of St. Maarten. My father comes from the small French town of Grand Case. He moved to the Dutch side at an early age and later in life met my mother who had moved down from the US to work at a hotel on the island. My grand parents had sold everything in Connecticut and moved the family to the island in the 60's to open Mary's Fancy Plantation hotel. Back in those days it was the place to stay. I attended American University in Washington DC and love the lifestyle St. Maarten allows.

                      Why the Owner Chose Simpson Bay:
                      Since graduating from university in 1992, I have worked for years handling vacation rentals to St. Maarten / St. Martin. I always enjoyed assisting people find the perfect rental property on the island and making their holiday a success. Aqualina Beach Club unit 401 is the first property that I own and do vacation rentals. I started in January of 2013 and the property has rented very well. I meet most guest personally and everyone seems to love staying in the unit. I have tried to create a Four Seasons / Ritz Carlton guest experience in the unit. Everything from the Temperpedic mattress, to the luxurious Hotel Collection linens, to the bath robs, L'Occitane bath products etc is just a level of quality not found in other rental units.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • View from terrace with Saba on horizon

                        View from terrace with Saba on horizon

                      • View down beach from the beachside terrace.

                        View down beach from the beachside terrace.

                      • Bathroom


                      • Beach as taken from terrace.

                        Beach as taken from terrace.

                      • Interior dining table with lagoon and hills in background.

                        Interior dining table with lagoon and hills in background.

                      • Master bedroom with Caribbean Sea off terrace.

                        Master bedroom with Caribbean Sea off terrace.

                      • View from lagoon side terrace.

                        View from lagoon side terrace.

                      • Tub with private area off bathroom open to the elements.

                        Tub with private area off bathroom open to the elements.

                      • Aqualina Beach Club from sea. Unit 401 is top penthouse unit, right side.

                        Aqualina Beach Club from sea. Unit 401 is top penthouse unit, right side.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

                      $350 - $750 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 5-10 nights
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