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Villa Albatross Nest with Stunning Panoramic Sea View

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,120 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


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
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 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
May 2013
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Saline Point Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • 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 ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • 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
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 4.875 based on 48 reviews

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
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Beautiful location and helpful friendly staff.

  • 5 of 5

The views are spectacular. Put a rum punch in your hand and watch the sunset from verandah, pool, or living room. Have a second as you watch the lights come on in Rodney bay spread out below you to the south. On a clear night look north for the lights to come on on Martinique.

In the morning watch the sailboats parade below on their way to Martinique. The view of the ocean is never quite the same from hour to hour, and the birds are your constant companions. (Note, close the kitchen door when preparing food, or the birds will join you there as well).

The staff is friendly and helpful. Special kudos to Kris (the manager) and to indispensable Ivy (the housekeeper).

The road up to the house and the driveway are a bit challenging the first two times or so that you drive up, but by the third time you get the hang of it.

Loved every minute of our three weeks in Albatross Nest.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Albatross Nest and the changing view of the ocean at different times of day. It is indeed a joy to drink a rum punch on the verandah as the sun sets and to watch the lights begin to twinkle in the distance. We are so glad that you found the staff friendly and helpful and we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review.
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This place is truly a hidden piece of paradise that leaves you feeling like it is all yours.

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, gorgeously designed to allow you to feel the warm touch of the island and fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. It’s nicely located within walking distance to 2 beaches and a short drive into Gros Islet. You also feel safe and taken care of with nighttime security and a daytime housekeeper during the week. If the private pool and beautiful scenery don’t sell you on this place then Kris, one of the property managers sure will! She was a gem to work with in preparing for our vacation and provided an endless amount of knowledge about the island. All of her recommendations were perfect and we owe one amazing evening filled with delicious lobster, St. Lucian culture and lots of dancing to her advice!! Our party of 8 truly had a memorable and special vacation. We would all go back to the Albatross Nest in a heartbeat. Stay won’t be sorry!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really thrilled that you enjoyed your stay so much. It is great that you found everything you needed at the villa and enjoyed your time at the house and on the island. Kris always works hard to make guests' vacations a success and she will be really pleased that your group enjoyed her suggestions. We hope that you return and look forward to welcoming you back.
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The only place to stay in St. Lucia!

  • 5 of 5

I was lucky enough to spend two weeks at Albatross Nest in January, and have already booked my return.

Whilst the photos give a glimpse of the stunning view surrounding the villa, it is difficult to describe just how beautiful it actually is. Perched atop Cap Estate, you can expect to spend the majority of your time here gazing out at the various shades of blue.

The property itself leaves nothing to be desired, and is beautifully appointed. Every effort has been made to ensure that you can relax in total comfort and luxury away from home, whilst the villa has also managed to retain a sense of Caribbean charm.

Ivy, the maid, and Michael, the gardener, were both absolutely charming, and looked after us so well; helping to recommend the must see sights and best restaurants to visit during our stay.

Staying at Albatross Nest is like spending a few weeks in paradise, and I cannot wait to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Albatross Nest so much that you have already booked your return! Your appreciation of the staff is much appeciated and will be passed on to them. Thank you for your great review of the property. The team looks forward to welcoming you back.
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A fantastic, relaxing colonial retreat

  • 4 of 5

This is one of the best locations on the island and a property to suit it, relaxing, spacious, and tranquil. The Albatros nest is a place where you forget the worries and relax into a world of calm, great views, amazing facilities and definatly recommended. A few updates around the property needed, roads a little tricky and you need to like birds! over all a great place. Todd, Liz & Warren

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the property and found it relaxing and tranquil. The open nature of the sitting room (great room) and the tropical garden means that birds do visit but they should not be fed. Hummingbirds have been a particular favourite with a number of guests. Some of the roads are, as you say, a little tricky and St Lucia is a country of hills so we recommend that guests hire a 4x4 car for their stay. We are glad that you enjoyed the views and forgot all your worries during your stay.
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Lovely property, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

On arrival, immediately overwhelmed by the beautiful property and spectacular views, enjoying both lounging/relaxing around the pool and visiting the many restaurants & bays in the surrounding area. We tried casual dining at Rodney Bay to fine dining at Cap Maison.

A little further is Marigot Bay a little more secluded than Rodney Bay, but, great restaurants and bars whilst checking out the yachts moored and day dreaming about which one you would love to own.

Would definitely recommend a boat hire (with 'captain') from Rodney Bay for a day trip around the coast line to experience the many waterfront bars & restaurants and stopping to snorkel in the wonderful clear water - you decide how you want your day to unfold.

A very big thank you to Ivy (housekeeper) for looking after us and not forgetting Odessa who cooked us a wonderful in-house 'local' meal. Would love to return and would definitely recommend a visit. The setting is idyllic whether for a quiet retreat or exploring the island.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the property and explored a variety of places on the island. We are glad that you were looked after well by Ivy the housekeeper and enjoyed Odessa's delicious Caribbean cooking arranged through the villa manager. We hope you return.
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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 Gold 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.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund