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Recent St Maarten reviews

  • Paradise Found!!

    "We spent a week at Villa Oyster Pearl with our two kids (18 and 21) and good friends with their daughter and a friend (15 and 15). The villa is clean and superbly comfortable with ample room for all. The entire home is decorated with beautiful travertine tile and marble floors...the color schemes, highly detailed tile work, furniture, bathrooms and home decorations are perfectly suited for a beach villa. Much of the furniture was brand new and very comfortable. The beds and bedding were very comfortable! There are also beautifully done outdoor areas including a spectacular tiled veranda overlooking Dawn Beach and the ocean (sitting on the veranda with a cup of joe every morning was a personal highlight), a pool at the edge of the veranda, an outdoor stone-patio lounging area with four loungers at the upper level and an additional outdoor deck lounging area with four loungers at the lower level (with outdoor shower), both overlooking the water. There are plenty of towels for the baths and beach, the kitchen is well outfitted and there are plenty of snorkels, masks, boogie boards, beach chairs, etc. for enjoying the beach. This villa has it all! We could not imagine staying in a hotel instead of the villa for the week (though, the Westin Dawn beach is a stone's throw from the villa with a nice beach bar, etc.). The villa is beautifully perched above Dawn Beach (providing the magnificent vistas) with a short walk (2 minutes) down to the beach along a sometimes uneven path...we had no problem negotiating the path but elderly adults may have trouble. The driveway is steep and created a challenge when entering and exiting but we managed it fine throughout the week. Owner David and manger Nadine were the perfect hosts helping us at every turn with every question and request. We also enjoyed several meals with a private chef, Romain, who was recommended to us by David...Romain was great! All in all, a vacation we will never forget!!"
    Guest: Charlie and Sue Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 2, 2014
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  • So Much Fun

    "A big group of us attending a wedding at the Raddison Blu below rented the villa for the week. We had such an amazing time. The location, for us, could not have been better, 5 minutes to the hotel, 7 to the beach. The beach access was never an issue and we used the beach freely despite not being hotel guests. The stove was broken when we got to the house but it was promptly attended to and fixed within 2 days. The kitchen was stocked with food, drinks and alcohol when we arrived and the housekeeper came everyday and kept the place in tip top shape. We had a dinner party 1 night with 25 guests and the villa was plenty big enough, with enough plates and silverwear to easily feed and drink everyone. Were we ever to have a reason to be on the island again we wouldn't hesitate to rent the villa! Amazing experience."
    Guest: Lisa S. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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  • Great value and location!

    "First time staying in St Martin and this apartment was a winner. Typical furnishings for beach type apartment...think IKEA and very spacious. Kitchen nicely stocked (you may wish to bring a 7 Inch nonstick pan so you can use both electric burners at once) with microwave, toaster/oven, coffeepot, toaster and even included an induction unit. Good size refrigerator/freezer and washing machine with drying rack out on the patio. Large beds, but realize they are very firm mattresses which is something to get used to after our own memory foam bed. Patio nice to sit out on with a glass of wine to finish the evening or have breakfast. Pool open 24/7 but you'll probably not use much as the beach is so close and convenient. Bakery less than a 3 minute walk that opens early so you can get the great baguettes and chocolate croissants for breakfast. We are English speaking only...realize Jean and his agent are French so make sure you translate all communications and come with you IPad for translating any questions you may have when you go (Jean's agent had one which made the transaction checking in easy). Don't forget your deposit is due on arrival in either cash or check. you pay utilities on departure...water and electric for the 2 weeks was only $110 for us, but we were very frugal with the A/C...never leaving it on when we left for the beach. In all, it was a great location and perfect for a beach apartment. Owner and agent friendly and easy to work with. Thanks for a memorable vacation that made us feel like we were locals!"
    Guest: Philip N. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 23, 2013
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  • Just what the doctor ordered!

    "Villa Caribella was the perfect getaway for peace and quiet and listening to the ocean waves. The photos very much represent the Villa and the deck overlooking the ocean is much better than expected. The owner was very helpful with written information about the villa as well as suggestions for restaurants and excursions. The villa is very private and perfect for a couple or a group who want relaxation. James, the on-island manager, met us at the car rental location, and we followed him to the villa. I would have never found it on my own. We visited almost every beach on the island, and our favorites were Friar's Bay and Pinel Island. We enjoyed the lobster lunch at Le Galion restaurant in Marigot, and Caribbean Creole in Grand Case, Mr. Busby's, Pineapple Pete's, Skipjack, and Loterie Farm's Hidden Forest Cafe'. If you go to Pinel Island, the restaurants are extremely expensive on the small island. I followed the advice of another vacationer and ate at the roach coach when returning to our car from Pinel. A Dominican mother and daughter provide great food. And don't forget the French bakery on the road from the villa to the French Quarter. Great food and pleasant staff. We took the Aqua-Mania Lambada catamaran to Prickly Pear off Anguilla. The crew was great, as well as the lunch on the beach and the unlimited rum punches! And the captain, crew, and fellow passengers celebrated my wife's birthday on the cruise to make the day so special. We also took the Rhino Safari tour around the island and enjoyed the great snorkeling at an island north of Grand Case. We did some hiking in the neighborhoods around the villa and enjoyed the pool. It was a wonderful vacation and we look forward to staying at Villa Caribella again."
    Guest: Edward K. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 17, 2014
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