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"You can read the superlatives in the other reviews. They are true. I just want to add some tips and perhaps some other helpful information for potential guests. This was our first trip to St. Kitts. We are frequent visitors to the islands (Caymans, Bahamas, BVI, Turks & Caicos, etc...) and stayed 2 of the past 4 years at a mountain side villa on Nevis on the Four Seasons property. Rest assured, this Turtle Beach villa is a far better value than the Four Seasons which is itself a pretty amazing place. One thing we loved was being on the windward side of the island yet being just minutes (by car) from the Caribbean thus having best best of both worlds.
Best nearby restaurants/bars are Spice Mill (1 mile). Salt Plage is a new high-end beach bar with a yacht club vibe. Very upscale. Beautiful design. Located just north of the new marina. The sign faces north so it's hard to see coming from the villa and headed back toward the city. Maybe 3 miles away. Carabola beach club was a huge surprise. New and very very snazzy but all opened up to the sea. High end but not too pricey. Maybe 6 miles away...just north of Shipwreck bar. We read in Tripadvisor that when the cruise ships are in then Carabola can be a nightmare so perhaps call ahead. We had a great experience. Also fun but typical Caribbean beach bars are aforementioned Shipwreck and Reggae Beach Bar which is less than a mile from the villa. The personality of Reggae changes based on whether the taxis have dropped off a bunch of cruisers but we went there on several occasions and always had a good time.
If you intend on snorkeling we suggest bring your own equipment. There is none at the house and the rentals are expensive and restrictive.
We rented a 4x4 from Dwayne the property manager. He picked us up at the airport and filled our pantry as well. You MUST have a 4x4 to get around. The villa is in an isolated part of the island. You will be 20 minutes (over 2 mountains) from Basse Terre. This is a good thing. In no way is the location a negative but you must be able to be mobile. Relying on taxis would be expensive and cumbersome.
An additional FYI, we had about a 4 hour gap between when we needed to be out of the villa (10 am.) and when we needed to be at the airport but we wanted to enjoy the day and be able to freshen up before getting on our plane. You can rent a room at the Marriott from 9 am to 6 pm for about $125 bucks. Or just get pool passes.
Enjoy. Home is fantastic."
Guest: Patrick O'SullivanDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
"Just spent the month of March here. We had a wonderful vacation! Loved the location as we could see and hear the ocean and had a beautiful view from the huge deck. There was a beautiful breeze all the time so we never needed the air conditioning. Some days we would just sit on the deck and read or walk to the pool..Most days we had the pool to ourselves. Dale was great to deal with..always answered my emails immediately. Joyce in the office is so friendly and helpful. A lot of places to eat within walking distance. A duty free store is almost next door and so is a grocery store. We ate at Rituals often,nice salads, wraps,sandwiches, coffee, smoothies,etc..and reasonable prices. I would highly recommend staying here and will definitely stay here again next time we go to St.Kitts!!"
Guest: JanDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
"What a magnificent home and a terrific area. The home has every convenience even Wi-Fi with beautiful views from every room. The beach facility is well stocked with snorkles, boards, even children beach activity toys. We ranged in age from 6 to 75 y.o. and couldn't find anything that didn't seem just perfect. Even the restaurants in the area are superb. The manager is friendly and helpful and available if needed."
Guest: James P.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My partner and I stayed here this May and couldn't have been happier with our accommodation. The condo itself is light, airy, spotlessly clean and kitted out with everything you could possibly need for an enjoyable and relaxing break (we were particularly impressed with the air con and fans which cool the rooms in seconds). It's set within beautiful, well-maintained tropical gardens, with pool and a large BBQ area that is available for guests' use. It's also walking distance to both the Caribbean and Atlantic beaches, a supermarket, ATM and several lovely restaurants - the curried conch at Mr X's Shiggidy Shack on the strip is not to be missed! Despite being close to the action, it was very peaceful at night, with only the soothing sound of the sea to distract you from evening cocktails on the balcony. If you're planning a trip to the Caribbean, St Kitts is your island and this is your condo!"
Guest: Ellen Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 3, 2015