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Luxury two bedroom penthouse unit at the prestigious Aqualina Beach Club directly on beautiful Simpson Bay beach. Unit 402 is the ideal property for one or two couples that love private outdoor living. This unique property has one of the largest private rooftops on the island consisting of a covered area where you will find a large professional bar complete with a True 2 door glass cooler, stand alone ice machine, sink and all the glassware needed to entertain. The bar area features a large wall mounted Samsung flatscreen TV with Dishnetwork service, a Blue Ray player and a BOSE five speaker sound system. Relax on the plush built in sofa or sit under one of the two Tuuci umbrellas in one of the many chaise lounge chairs. Another section of the roof top has a large table for alfresco dining for eight persons. The rooftop features a seven person hot tub over looking the beautiful beach. Being the highest building on the beach it affords 100% privacy and a breathtaking 270 degree views. There is no better rental property on the island for entertaining. The unit has four large screen flat Samsung Smart wifi televisions, three ice machines, and professional Viking 500 series BBQ to name a few features.
With over 1700 square feet of air conditioned space and 1400 square feet of outdoor space, you will find this property to meet all your needs. The spacious master bedroom opens up to a large 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 six. The second bedroom has it's own small terrace over looking the lagoon and hills of the island. Here you will find a Temperpedic Queen size bed. Both bedrooms have large wall mounted flat screen TV's with Dish Network service. If you think the roof top is amazing, then you will love the kitchen in this unit. It's a chef's dream come true. All of the appliances are professional series Viking and Miele. The $3500 Miele built in coffee system will make that perfect cappuccino with the press of a button once you find it possible to drag yourself out of your comfortable bed in the morning. The unit is fully air conditioned (central air conditioning) yet has fans throughout. Other amenities include in room hotel safe, gas BBQ grill, powder room for guests as well as full air conditioned bathroom on rooftop, seating for 20 throughout the unit for entertaining (beach side terrace: 6, dining room table: 6, rooftop table: 8) There is also two bar counters that can seat 9. For one or two couples, you will not find a more luxurious property for your island holiday.
There is seating for 20 persons not counting the two bar counters. (1 at kitchen & counter at roof bar). Dining area in unit seats 6. A table on terrace seats 6. The roof top has a table for 8....moreless
Spacious living room over looking the blue Caribbean Sea. Brand new high quality furniture from Crate & Barrel and Pottery Barn. Large 65' Samsung flat smart wifi TV with Dish Network service etc....moreless
You will not find such a kitchen in the Caribbean (other then other units at Aqualina Beach Club). It's a chef dream. The large center island features a sink, wine cooler & stand alone ice machine....moreless
Viking Professional series 48' side-by-side Refrigerator / freezer with built in ice machine. This is a massive refrigerator and has plenty of space to store all of your groceries & drinks....moreless
Viking Professional series 36' gas range with 4 burners & center grill. Any true cook can tell you that it is better to cook on gas then on an electric stove. You will only find a gas range here....moreless
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Apr 16 - Nov 20, 2015
5 night min stay
Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 14, 2015
5 night min stay
December 2015 high
Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
X-mas / New years
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
10 night min stay
Jan 3 - Mar 2, 2016
5 night min stay
Heineken Regatta 2016
Mar 3 - Mar 10, 2016
7 night min stay
Mar 11 - Apr 15, 2016
5 night min stay
Apr 16 - Nov 18, 2016
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
50% at reservation. 50% prior to thirty (30) days of arrival
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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. A new causeway bridge is scheduled to open on December 13, 2013 which will cut the drive to Marigot and Grand Case in half.
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.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
You will not find another property on St. Maarten that offers such a spacious private rooftop area complete with large professional bar (with True 2 door glass cooler, stand alone ice machine, dual sink, 60' Samsung flat screen Smart wifi TV, and all the glassware to host a party for 100 people), hot tub over looking the beach (with seating for seven and built in stereo and fiber optic light system), chaise lounge chairs, out door dining for eight persons, covered seating area off bar, beautiful air conditioned bathroom with step down shower with rain system shower head, a BBQ area complete with sink and copping board counter space, and more importantly the spectacular 270 degree view of the yachts in Simpson Bay lagoon, the hills of St. Maarten, down the beach and over to the island of Anguilla. This unit is the highest structure on the entire beach and offers 100% privacy for you and your guests. No other unit in the building has access to this rooftop area which is accessed by an interior stairway from the unit's living room. There is no better place to work on your tan, enjoy a cocktail in the hot tub while the sun sets or for hosting small parties. During New Years Eve, you can watch the fire works from multiple areas on the island. The unit itself is the best you will find on the island. The kitchen is a chef's dream with Viking and Miele appliances. The appointments are all luxurious from Temperpedic mattresses, Hotel Collection linens, towels and robes. If you want the best, there is really little choice.
Enjoy the 270° view from your spacious private rooftop. (highest point on beach)
Imagine waking up with the turquoise Caribbean waters right outside your bedroom
Covered rooftop lounge area with professional bar, Flat screen TV, bathroom etc.
Chaise lounge chairs with bar area in the background. Great place to entertain!
Full bathroom on roof terrace with sunken shower & rain system shower head.
Dining area and living room opening on to terrace.
Seating in master bedroom looking out to the beautiful Caribbean Sea.
Master bath with tub and walk in shower with two shower heads & rain system.
Instantly grind fresh coffee beans with the Miele built in coffee system.
Entrance to guest bedroom.
Caribbean sea from the terrace off living room / master bedroom.
One of the many utra-yachts that anchor just off the unit w/ Saba in background
Two areas for tanning with hot tub over looking Caribbean Sea & beach.
Breathtaking view from the private roof top.
Lounge area off bar with built in sofa. Enjoy the BOSE sound system and TV.
Relax in your private hot tub for seven over looking the 2 mile long beach.
View to Sea from large sectional sofa in the living room.
Master bedroom opening up to beachside terrace.
Spacious kitchen that would make any chef drool. All Viking & Miele appliances.
Guest bedroom with small terrace and views out over the lagoon & hills beyond.
Guest bedroom bathroom.
Crystal clear waters in front of building. Picture taken from main level of 402
Rooftop dining area with seating for eight. Enjoy the Viking 500 series BBQ.
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