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Luxurious 5-Star Oceanfront Starfish Villa***on the Beach***Private Pool**

Oyster Pond, Sint Maarten
  • Villa
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay5 nights

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


Starfish Villa Was Featured In The June 2009 Issue Of The Acclaimed Travel Magazine,

Conde Nast Traveler

'It's the holy grail of villa rentals: A home smack on the beach, where your terrace is just a shell's throw from the sand and where the first thing you see when you sit up in bed in the morning is an unobstructed expanse of turquoise sea.'

Wendy Perrin

Conde Nast Traveler

Experience a PREMIER, BEACHFRONT villa located in the Coral Beach Club on Dawn Beach in Dutch St. Maarten. 'The Starfish Villa' provides breathtaking ocean views, has one of the largest living areas(2400 sq ft indoor), and you will enjoy THE LARGEST OUTDOOR TERRACE AND POOL ON THE BEACH (VILLA STARFISH HAS A TOTAL OF 5,240 SQ FT!!!!). Our terrace is so spacious that it can easily handle 6 deep seated loungers, 4 deep seated chairs, large table for 8 with plenty of moving space. Imagine yourself waking up to a stunning sun rise, stepping across your terrace and into your sunken pool gazebo with the most comfortable upholstered cushions and pillows for your ultimate relaxation, while enjoying your morning coffee or tea. Maybe your journey continues with a morning stroll on the warming sands of the secluded Dawn Beach as you begin to plan your day in paradise. This spectacular, NEW 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bathroom villa is waiting for you.

This villa is specifically designed for people who appreciate fine living, inspiring architecture and quality design. It is also designed with the island setting, climate of St. Maarten, and the qualities of life associated with the tropics…all emphasizing natural ventilation and light.

The 'Starfish Villa' offers your own private plunge pool; provides an expansive indoor and outdoor living area; designed with travertine stone flooring, high ceilings, ceiling fans, and central air conditioning throughout the villa for year round comfort. This villa boasts luxurious furnishings with a Caribbean flare that were specifically designed for our villa by a French interior designer; custom draperies with blackout liners; fully equipped gourmet kitchen; and you will be able to enjoy cable TV, wall mounted iPod docks, wireless internet, and a professionally designed sound system in the living area and all bedrooms. Enjoy the Caribbean sounds through your outdoor speakers while relaxing on your comfortable deep seated loungers. Also included are direct dial portable telephones and in-room safes.

THE 3, PROFESSIONALLY DECORATED MASTER BEDROOM SUITES: All bedrooms are spectacularly furnished with plantation style furnishings and include: king size beds with 16' mattress & super plush pillow tops, central air conditioning, ceiling fan, 32 inch flat screen television, surround sound system including in-ceiling mounted speakers, wall mounted IPod dock, desk, personal safe, spa robes, en-suite bathroom with Hansgrohe Rainshower System.


The living area offers a custom state-of-the-art professional Denon audio and visual component system featuring a 50 inch wall mounted plasma TV, Denon DVD player, 5.1 custom Boston Accoustics surround sound system with in-ceiling mounted speakers and separate subwoofer that truly makes your music and movies come alive, and Denon Ipod dock that supports all of the latest Ipod models.


It is elegantly decorated with plantation style furnishings designed for your comfort and enjoyment. The formal dining table offers seating for 8 persons. There are 4 counter stools surrounding the breakfast island in the kitchen area.


The fully equipped, gourmet Effe Ti Italian kitchen, features handpicked Viking kitchen appliances: including an electric cook top & oven, refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher, microwave, and 32 bottle wine cooler. There are quartz kitchen counter-tops, stainless steel double-bowl deep kitchen sinks, and a full array of accessories & Cuisinart kitchen appliances to prepare that special gourmet meal. We will be happy to stock the villa with your personal grocery list upon request. A private chef is also available for your dining pleasure.


- Viking appliances

- 32 bottle wine cooler

- Travertine floors, inside and out

- Central air-conditioning throughout

- 9 1/2 feet ceilings throughout

- Large glass doors opening to the outside terrace areas, providing an outdoor ambiance indoors and maximum enjoyment of the constant trade winds

- Fully upholstered gazebo cushions

- Wall mounted 50' flat screen television with surround sound and DVD player in living room

- Wall mounted 32' flat screen televisions with surround sound in all bedrooms

- Outdoor patio speakers

- Surround sound in ceiling speakers in all rooms

- IPod dock in living room, and all bedrooms

- High-speed wireless internet and cable television

- Private washer and dryer

- Personal safes in each bedroom

- Spa Robes

- 24 hour security

- Concierge service for airport pickup, restaurant reservations, baby sitters, drivers for shopping, etc.

- Cribs available

- Personal chef available

- Outdoor Weber barbeque grill

- Maid service daily

- Onsite private gym

Keywords: Luxury Beachfront Property, Private Oceanfront Villa, Spectacular 5 Star Paradise



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About Owner

I live every moment to the fullest, plan everything down to the smallest detail, and cherish all that I have before me. By noticing every painstaking detail and experiencing every comfort, you will understand that this is more than just your average villa. When you stay here at Starfish Villa, and gaze across the serene open ocean from your personal and private BEACHFRONT gazebo, it will sink in that this place is truly your home away from home!!

Owner purchased this Villa in 2007

Why Owner chose Oyster Pond

After we stepped off the cruise ship and boarded a taxi to spend the day at Dawn Beach, we knew we were in for something special. After we stuck our toes in the sand, we knew this was where we would want to be. From that moment on, we have worked to create a truly captivating vacation home that literally transports you to an exotic island paradise. Dawn Beach in St. Maarten is something that needs to be seen and experienced to be fully realized. This was an opportunity in a lifetime that has yet to disappoint and we would hope that you feel the same way on your vacation in our home!!

What makes this Villa unique

We have taken our time to make sure that you will be transported to a lavish beachfront paradise the moment you step into the door. The only thing you will wish you had by the end of your stay.....was that you had more time to be pampered in pure bliss!!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • King size beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) A Crib is available upon demand. Please ask when setting up your reservation.


        • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath

            Location Type

              • Beachfront
                Step right off your patio onto the beach
              • Oceanfront
                There is absolutely nothing between you, and the tropical ocean waves....well besides the soft sandy beach!!


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central air in every room
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                        Wi-Fi throughout Starfish Villa
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Mobile Phone
                        Most cell phones have service on the island
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                        Land line available with answering machine
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Kitchen
                            Includes full wine cooler. Your villa can be stocked with your personal grocery list upon arrival by request
                          • Catering Available
                            Personal chef available upon request
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 10 people


                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        6 deep seating lounge chairs, 4 deep seating club chairs surrounding the outdoor coffee table, 8 chairs surrounding the outdoor dining table. Only the largest terrace like OURS, CAN HOLD ALL THIS FURNITURE!!!!
                                      • Gazebo
                                        For when the sun becomes too much, walk down into the sunken covered gazebo. Have some shade, but you wont be sacrificing the tropical breeze or the million dollar views!
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • wheelchair accessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Private Pool
                                                With sunken gazebo for when you want to take a dip to cool off after lounging on your own personal and private patio that over-looks the sandy beach and pristine ocean water

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Chauffeur
                                                  • Concierge
                                                  • Massage
                                                  • Private Chef
                                                  • Staff


                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • health/beauty spa
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • museums
                                                      • nude beach
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • zoo

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • antiquing
                                                          • boating
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • shelling
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • wildlife viewing

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • fitness center

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • rafting
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • parasailing
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis
                                                                  • water skiing
                                                                  • wind-surfing


                                                                      • THE SUMMARY OF OUR 5-STAR AMENITIES: - Viking appliances - 32 bottle wine cooler - Travertine floors, inside and out - Central air-conditioning throughout - 9 1/2 feet ceilings throughout - Large glass doors opening to the outside terrace areas, providing an outdoor ambiance indoors and maximum enjoyment of the constant trade winds - Fully upholstered gazebo cushions - Wall mounted 50" flat screen television with surround sound and DVD player in living room - Wall mounted 32" flat screen televisions with surround sound in all bedrooms - Outdoor patio speakers - Surround sound in ceiling speakers in all rooms - IPod dock in living room, and all bedrooms - High-speed wireless internet and cable television - Private washer and dryer - Personal safes in each bedroom - Spa Robes - 24 hour security - Concierge service for airport pickup, restaurant reservations, baby sitters, drivers for shopping, etc. - Cribs available - Personal chef available - Outdoor Weber barbeque

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                        63 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        This is paradise!!

                                                                        Leisa B.

                                                                        We can't say enough positive about our families' week stay at Starfish Villa. The home is just perfection. The kitchen is very well equipped, the bedrooms and baths are lovely and comfortable with great linens, the pool and ocean views are spectacular. There was a good bit of seaweed on the beach a couple of days but the staff worked hard to get it cleaned off the beach. While the seaweed was less than ideal, we felt like we we on the beach because the pool area is so comfortable and so close to the water. We enjoyed several of the nearby restaurants ...Big Fish was our favorite!! The staff at CBC is very friendly and helpful. Our AC went out and they had someone to repair within an hour (after 5 on a Friday)!! I can't recommend this beautiful home enough. It is paradise.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We are so happy to have been a part of your wonderful family memories! Our staff does all they can to ensure your stay is as stress free as possible. Please come visit us again soon!


                                                                        Stunning villa - picture perfect!

                                                                        Leigh T.,

                                                                        We just returned from a trip to Villa Starfish with two adults and four almost grown kids. There is nothing missing here. The villa has absolutely everything anyone could want or need from a fully stocked kitchen and spacious, comfortable living area to three huge master bedrooms. The largest bedroom has sliding glass doors to the amazing patio, pool, and beach. Waking up to the sound of the crashing waves was a great treat. The location is great - very centrally located on the island. The local restaurants were excellent (Big Fish, Canoa), Orient Beach and Loterie Farm were fantastic day trips, and Grand Case was another beautiful beach with many delicious restaurants. We had a wonderful vacation. The villa is very well maintained and all of the staff members are friendly and helpful. The villa owners were very nice and helpful as well. Highly recommend this property for a truly memorable vacation!!

                                                                        Starfish Villa is "Picture Perfect!"

                                                                        Absolutely wonderful! Pristine! From the moment we walked in we were speechless! This villa is perfect and every detail thought of from kitchen appliances, to fresh linens, to outdoor furniture/music. Having a private pool was amazing, perfect for our three teenagers! Every room in the home was spacious. Great size for our family of five: 3bed/3baths.

                                                                        We planned this vacation to celebrate our oldest daughter's high school graduation. We have always vacationed in Destin, FL but wanted to try something different. St. Maarten and Starfish Villa was simply perfect! We spent every evening sitting in the pool gazebo, listening to music, and sharing quality family time.

                                                                        Oceanfront and steps to the beach is this villa! The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. Harry and Rob made sure we had chairs and umbrellas each morning. Loved the outdoor shower for washing off after the beach!

                                                                        The restaurants were so close and convenient, just a few yards down the beach. We ate out each evening and really enjoyed each restaurant, but really liked the atmosphere at Beau Beau's. One night we had pizza at Mr. Busby's and it was definitely a hit with the kids. The night we ate at Kanoa's our kids took an absolutely breathtaking picture of the sunset, such a peaceful place to enjoy a meal.

                                                                        John and Anna, we thank you for sharing your amazing villa and all the memories we were able to make during our stay in St. Maarten!

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        It was our pleasure hosting you and your family. We are so happy to have been a part of wonderful family memories.

                                                                        Please come and visit us again,


                                                                        Perfect getaway for family of 4

                                                                        mary kay h.

                                                                        The Starfish Villa was perfect for our family of 4 including 2 teens. The owners are very communicative, and the property is managed on site. We had no problems checking in or out. There is daily cleaning service that takes care of the unit beautifully. The rooms are comfortable and the a/c is perfect. The view is as good as it looks in the pictures. This location is ideal for groups that don't want to spend every minute in the sun, but still want an ocean view. The pool and sunken gazebo were fantastic. Having a market and a chicken rotisserie take out shack down the beach was a huge bonus, as we wanted to enjoy the villa a couple of nights rather than go out. The only hiccup is the seaweed on dawn beach. They clean the beach really well, but it's not great for swimming. We still would rent this beautiful villa despite the seaweed, because there is very nice swimming up at Grand Case about 15 minutes away, and the comfort of this home is worth it!

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We will be staying at the villa next week and will certainly tell Victoria , who has been our housekeeper from the beginning , your kind words! It is certainly our pleasure to speak with our guests as this ensures a vacation that the entire family will enjoy!

                                                                        I am glad you were able to take advantage of the restaurants and take out places that are just down the beach. They are close but do not intrude on your privacy or the breathtaking views of St. Barth's and the ocean.

                                                                        Villa Starfish is our home also and we are happy you and your family had a very comfortable stay.

                                                                        We look forward to hosting you and your family again very soon,


                                                                        Beautiful Villa

                                                                        Amanda S.

                                                                        The villa is gorgeous and very well appointed. We particularly appreciated the surround sound and the wifi connection. We also really enjoyed the comfortable patio furniture and outdoor shower. There are several fantastic restaurants on-site. However, the beach was so covered in seaweed we could not use it. I know this is beyond control, but really not what I was expecting from the description and photos, and had I known I would have booked a different property as other beaches were not affected by the seaweed.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding our villa. Mother Nature seems to have just recently sent some sea weed to our gorgeous beach. Our management, as always , is on top of this situation and has brought in larger beach cleaning equipment to address the issue and we expect this will return the sand to its pristine state. Mother Nature's currents are fickle and the currents can bring sea weed to different beaches on different days. We are glad you enjoyed all the wonderful restaurants and other beaches on our beautiful island.



                                                                        Amazing Hosts, Perfect Beach, Perfect Villa, Perfect Area,

                                                                        Stephanie Q.

                                                                        We just returned from a week at the Starfish Villa (April 8-15). I planned this vacation in August. We had never been to St. Maarten. After talking with Anna, I hoped that the vacation would be all she described - it turned out to be far more. This was an absolute dream come true vacation. Not one of us was disappointed in any way - and we had very high expectations.

                                                                        First the villa itself is perfect. It is so well designed. The 3 bedrooms are really all master suites. They are spacious and the beds and linens are wonderful. The common area with kitchen, dining and living room is set up to give everyone enough space, but encourage togetherness. The flooring is travertine - why isn't this in every beach villa? It is beautiful, forgiving and not slick when wet. The air conditioning works well, the water tastes great, and it is just a beautiful home to be in.

                                                                        Now the outside. How do you even put words to perfection? The back veranda and pool are spectacular.

                                                                        But the beach - oh this beach. The sand is white powder sand. The water is exactly like the photos. The ocean floor is perfect sand - not a rock in sight. No need for water shoes at this beach. The water is simply perfect. Some days the water was flat as glass - other days there were enough waves to body surf.

                                                                        I was really concerned as we were traveling with four teenagers. I wanted an area that had plenty to do - but not too much! The ocean was perfect and the kids went snorkeling, kayaking, body surfing, boogie boarding and just had a great time.

                                                                        Down the beach just a few yards are several different restaurants. I was blown away by the quality of the food. All of these restaurants obviously know their money is in repeat business and they got ours. Mr. Busby's was our favorite, though Kanoa (sp??) was a close second. The kids loved the pizza. Most nights, the kids ate by themselves and my husband and I had a wonderful dinner. The kids found plenty to do. There is a small grocery store on site with very friendly folks working there.

                                                                        Anna was exactly right. Plenty to do and when the kids wanted to jet ski, etc., we went to Orient Beach - just 15 minutes up the road - for the day.

                                                                        Anna knows the area and I cannot thank her enough for her guidance. I talked to several owners before booking, but felt like she really cared and wanted to make sure it was the right place for our family. It was.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        I cannot thank you enough for taking the time and posting such a detailed review! We really do want to provide you and family with all the things that our family and friends enjoy at the villa. It is our pleasure to share with you the benefit of our years living on this gorgeous island. However, we must give Mother Nature the credit for our spectacular beach but the pristine sand is due to our dedicated staff that daily grooms the entire beach quietly at sunrise.

                                                                        I know the memories you and your family brought back will be cherished for many years to come. Please let us host you again!




                                                                        Oyster Pond, Sint Maarten

                                                                        Westin Hotel less than 1 minute away with Casino, Spa, Fitness Center, fine dining. Also Starfish Villa guests have health club privileges at Coral Beach Club onsite. Boats leave for St Barts each day and can also catch ferry to Anguilla from French side. Nearby Captain Oliver's marina offers charters, boating and fishing experiences, etc. Two excellent restaurants right next door.

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Tax Rate

                                                                        ***3 BEDROOM RATES ARE SHOWN BELOW*** ***HIGH SEASON 27% DISCOUNT***Jan 6 - Apr 15, 2018***$1100/Night ***LOW SEASON 30% DISCOUNT***Apr 16 - Dec 15, 2018***$725/Night ***LOW SEASON 31% DISCOUNT***Apr 1 - Dec 18, 2017***$700/Night

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