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Villa Albatross Nest with Stunning Panoramic Sea View

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 4,120 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 4.25 Baths, (Sleeps 2 - 8)

Albatross Nest epitomizes Caribbean style living with truly breath taking 180-degree views from the property's open and elevated terraces. Enjoy magical sunset drinks with views of the island of Martinique in one direction and Pigeon Island National Park and Rodney Bay in the other.

Albatross Nest is our dream home - perfect views, distinctive open plan architecture, traditional Caribbean shingled buildings and beautiful tropical garden. Enjoy classic barefoot charm and listen to the sounds of nature and the sea below.

The property is secluded and provides perfect privacy - it is only ever rented to a single party/group. Its layout means that it is equally suited to 2 guests as much as it is for larger groups of up to 8 guests.

The villa was designed by architect, Robertson Ward, who designed the original Sandy Lane hotel in Barbados. Three buildings are linked by covered walkways around the large central pool. The design is perfect for a tropical, outdoor lifestyle and the central pool area spanned by an attractive bridge creates a romantic environment.

Albatross Nest is located in the North West corner of the Cap Estate which is generally regarded as the premier residential area of St. Lucia.

The property is a very short drive to Pigeon Island beach, Anse Du Cap beach and Cas en Bas beach. The 18 hole golf course at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club, snorkeling, scuba diving, kitesurfing, horse riding on the beach, tennis club and an award winning spa, as well as many of the island's best restaurants are all within a ten minute drive.

Maid service is provided 5 days a week. The gardener is at the property 2 days a week. The property has a security system.

The property is managed by Kris Wagner who will welcome you to the property and advise on any aspects of your vacation. Kris is on call 7 days a week to ensure that you have a wonderful holiday in St. Lucia.

A pre-stocking service is available so that when you arrive at the villa you do not immediately have to go shopping - you can immediately relax, unwind and enjoy the view.

More Details

Property Manager
Kris
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Kris

The property belongs to an English couple who have been visiting St Lucia for the past 15 years. We fell in love with the island and after a very long search we finally found our dream home which we purchased in December 2009.

We look forward to being able to spend much more time in our beautiful home in St. Lucia when we retire but in the meantime we are making it available for holiday rentals when we are not there .

Kris purchased this villa in 2009

Why Kris chose Saline Point

We have visited St. Lucia for many years and love the island. We fell in love with the stunning view, the lovely garden and the architecture of this property. We enjoy the variety of restaurants and beaches easily accessible from the property.

What makes this villa unique

The property has one of the best sea views we have seen on the island. The sunset views are amazing. The property provides a restful, private location but good restaurants and a variety of activities are available within a ten minute drive.

Guestbook comments from the manager

It’s going to be hard going back to the UK after an amazing stay at Albatross Nest. We could not have imagined a more spectacular view. It feels like a slice of paradise. The sunsets, sky, sea was all so breathtakingly beautiful. We loved the stillness and privacy of it all and were happy to spend all days here.



Everyone made us feel so welcome. I have not come across a nicer group of people in all my travels. All thanks to Mr. Mike for his gentle manner and beautifully tended garden, to Ivy for her warmth and wonderful laugh, Gildas for keeping us safe with no complaints and to Kris for her attention to detail. We would love to come back again.



For more guest reviews, and to see some amazing photos that Steve took whilst staying at Albatross Nest, please see our website

www.albatrossnest.com
May 2013
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Amenities

Saline Point Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4120 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • All bedrooms have the bathroom with shower ensuite. None is shared.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1) There are two Twin Beds (2). The beds in the two twin bedded rooms can be zipped together to provide two further king size beds. Please let the villa manager know in advance how you would like the beds to be configured - they are normally zipped to provide 3 rooms with king size beds plus the pink room which has the queen.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The main international airport (Hewanorra International airport) is about a 90 minute drive from the villa. Flights from the Carribean and helicopter flights are to George F.L. Charles airport which is a 15 minute drive. Private chef cooking services can be organised (at extra cost) Couple of yoga mats are provided You may want to bring binoculars to look at the boats out to sea/for bird watching

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Villa Albatross Nest with Stunning Panoramic Sea View
average rating of 4.866667 based on 53 reviews
5

Fantastic Location and Views

  • 5 of 5

The descriptions of Albatross Nest and all that it offers are accurate but you really have to be there to get the full sense of serenity and beauty that will envelope you during your stay. Cap Maison's restaurants are a treat and you get a 10% discount if you mention where you are staying. The local restaurants are great. Wonderful people and food. Flavors of the Grill and Golden Taste can't be beat for value and local experiences. The catamaran boat trip to the Pitons is well worth the price and will be the highlight of your trip. Kris is attentive and available to help with advice and suggestions.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing Albatross Nest and we are delighted that the property fully met your expectations. The restaurants at Cap Maison are indeed a treat and we are glad that you enjoyed eating at the local restaurants. We highly recommend a boat trip down the island and we always try and include one when we are there. We are pleased that you found Kris attentive and she is always happy to help guests with any aspect of their trip.
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Killeen,tx
5

Best view on the whole island !!!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible experience with family.

Diane and Kris were exceptional! Any one thing that we needed was only one call away. The rooms were clean and everything was exactly like the pictures. It really was the most memorable experience we have had on an island or any vacation.

The open air was great! There is a great breeze all day and night and the rooms were comfortably air conditioned.

Love love love all the way around. I would have chosen this villa 100x if I could.

You will not be disappointed !

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memphis Tenn
5

Incredible view !!

  • 5 of 5

Location and view where to best!! Wonderful staff and so accommodating. Would stay again In a minute. Only negative for us where the beds are very firm. Other than that perfect for my family.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Atlanta
4

No better sunsets anywhere in the Caribbean

  • 4 of 5

The view from the 'Nest's' open-air living room sells this villa to all who stay here. I've watched for the 'green flash' just before sunset for many years but never saw it until my last night at Albatross Nest. Even then, I thought I might be imagining it, but my wife, daughter and son-in-law saw it as well. Kris manages the property (1 of 10) and is most helpful. Driving (on the left) can prove a bit stressful if you've not done it. I suggest a driver to pick you up at the airport (south end of the island) and drive you north (1.5 hrs) to the villa on the north end so you can make up your mind about driving during the ride. No super highways here, just a couple of main two-lane roads that you should stay on. Same goes for the drive back to the airport. Give yourself 2.5 hours to get there and check in. The airport is small and always packed, especially on Saturdays. Never pay full price for anything from the beach vendors... about 50% should do it. St. Lucians are courteous, respectful people. Tips for good work/service are part of their salary so don't hesitate to do the right thing here. Beaches are nice...not Hawaii but nice. A nit: A back-up battery to open the villa's gate should be added. Otherwise, you can't get a car in/out. BUT after your first sunset you won't be keen on leaving anyway.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The sunsets are always a highlight but not everybody is lucky enough to see the "green flash". We agree that it is a good idea to get a taxi from the airport to take any stress out of driving on the left if you are not used to it or after a long flight. A hire car can be delivered to the villa. We usually get the villa pre-stocked with food and drink to enjoy a relaxing first night at the house and get the car delivered the next day. There is an override key that opens the gate manually so nobody should get their car stuck in/out. We are pleased that you found Kris, the manager most helpful and she is available at all times to help.
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Marlboro,NJ
5

A beautiful villa with an amazing view that was the setting for a 50th wedding aniversay.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at the Villa from March 10th to the 17th with 8 people for our parents 50th wedding anniversary. We have stayed in Villas in many different places all over the world and the Albatross Nest has one of the best views, especially while relaxing in the pool looking over the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic. You can stare at that view for hours and never get board. There was plenty of room to spend time together yet also be separate. The Villa is located in one of the most beautiful points on the Island. We absolutely loved the open concept living and the house is even more beautiful than the pictures. We must have taken 100's of photos from the living room especially at sunset. Kris and the entire Villa management staff did an outstanding job making this trip very memorable. We can't thank her enough for her hospitality and professionalism. From the first contact with Kris via email we felt at ease that she has a handle on everything. She not only arranged the transfers from the Airport, she pre stocked the house with basic groceries, she arranged the rental cars to be at the house when we arrived, she gave us great advice on places to see and things to do, recommended great restaurants and dealt with any issues that arose. Definitely have her arrange the transport from the airport and request Donald. He was awesome and even though we had rental cars we utilized him to get our large group to dinner and on sightseeing tours. Ivy the housekeeper will now be a lifelong friend.She was so friendly and helpful. Overall I cant say enough about the Villa and the people we encountered during our trip. The location was great and a short distance to Rodney Bay and shopping. Our favorite beach was 5 minutes drive down the road inside the Pigeon Island Heritage site. We highly recommend the Villa Albatross Nest for an amazing experience and we promise you will never forget that view. Kris and her staff truly make you feel at home while on vacation on a beautiful island. We cant wait to go back.

The Sherwood Family

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review and we are thrilled that your party of eight enjoyed the property, the views and location. We are lucky to have a strong team at the property. We agree that it is a really good idea to make arrival more relaxing by getting a taxi from the airport and to have the villa pre-stocked with things for the day of arrival and the hire car delivered to the house for the next day. Kris will organise this option for all guests who stay at the property. We look forward to welcoming you back.
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5

Stunning Villa!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed at the gorgeous Albatross Nest for a week in March. It is a truly spectacular location. It's true what others say, that the pictures can't really do justice to the awe inspiring view. We enjoyed just sitting and watching the ever changing view of the sea and majestic scenery all around. The open air living is a wonderful experience and it's easy to while away the days doing very little! The pool is gorgeous too and furniture around the pool really comfortable. But the best thing is just sitting on the veranda listening to the sound of the sea below. St Lucia is a beautiful island. We also loved the bedroom and the bed was unbelievably comfy and very large! We slept so well the whole time. The villa has a wonderful traditional Caribbean feel and that is very much it's charm. However air con in the bedroom and all mod cons also worked very well. Kris is really great and will make sure everything is organised for you throughout your stay. We ordered food and drink for our arrival which meant we could just relax once we got there after a long flight. Ivy the housekeeper is so lovely. She knows exactly how to balance friendliness with also being discreet. Michael the gardener, Alison the pool man and Norbert the night watchman are all charming and lovely people and enhanced our enjoyment. We feel honoured to have stayed in such a special place. We had a week of sheer relaxation and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Albatross Nest. Julie and Kevin. Suffolk

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you loved the location of the villa and enjoyed spending time admiring the view, listening to the sea and being in the pool. It is pleasing that you liked the traditional Caribbean character of the property and good that you found the bed very comfortable - that is so important!! We are pleased that you appreciated all the staff - we are lucky to have a good team and will pass on your positive views to them. Thank you for any recommendations you make of Albatross Nest. We hope that you return in the future - we always love to have returning guests.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
George F.L. Charles Airport is a 15 minute drive
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Naked Fisherman
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Rodney Bay Marina
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
St. Lucia Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
The Cliff at Cap Maison and Tao at Le Sport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Anse Du Cap is 3 minute drive or 12 minute walk
Car: recommended

We recommend that you hire a 4x4 car to make the most of your stay. Beaches, restaurants, golf course, tennis courts and Pigeon Island are all within 15 minutes.

We highly recommend a trip into the rainforest and zip-lining for the more adventurous or a tram ride into the forest if the zip-lining does not appeal.

A boat trip is the perfect way to see the island and it is possible to join others on a large boat or to hire something smaller. Boats trips leave from Rodney Bay Marina which is within 15 minutes. Trips vary in length and cost but we enjoy going down the west coast to The Pitons stopping off at Marigot Bay and snorkelling from the boat at various bays along the coast.

Nearer home on those days when you want to do more than relax by the pool we recommend a trip to Pigeon island, to look around and investigate the history, relax on the beach and perhaps to eat at the restaurant there.

A range of watersports are available on nearby beaches including kitesurfing with excellent tuition.

Kris Wagner, the villa manager is able to help with sightseeing arrangements.

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  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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