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St Maarten Cottage, more than just a holiday a very special property.

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2

The Cottage in St Maarten, ideal for truly romantic, peaceful Caribbean vacation. The St Maarten Cottage at Oyster Pond Estates is part of the Estate Chateau Jeca, a fully gated property in secured gated community . The Cottage offers privacy and beauty. Styled after an old West Indian cottage every detail is included; lap board siding, and traditional wood shutters painted in Caribbean colors.

Don't be fooled by the old traditional style, the cottage contains a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances; micro wave, wall oven and cook top. The entire cottage is air-conditioned. There is cable with 2 flat screen TVs, 2 stereos, Ipod docking station, wireless Internet. The bathroom is built into the hillside with exposed rock and includes large vanity, sink and self contained shower all from Travertine stone. Amenities include outdoor jacuzzi, sculptured pool bordered with stone and views of Oyster Pond, the Atlantic Ocean and Anguilla.

Three private terraces allow for plenty of relaxing time. Also, you can take time to meander in the lush gardens using one of the many stone paths, or maybe chat with Tina the African Grey. Annie,a pomeranian, that will greet you everyday.

Dawn beach is minutes away and about 20 minutes to Orient Beach (our nude beach) on the French side.

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Oyster Pond Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is fully equipped and finished in travertine vanity and floor and wall tiles. There is of course hot water and a full shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Bedroom is air conditioned and has a ceiling fan. There is a flat screen TV with cable service, an Ipod docking station and safe. There are two private balconies that view the Atlantic Ocean and Oyster Pond.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
1 queen size . Jacuzzi, sculptured rock pool. Housekeeping, linens and towels every other day Beach towels included Beach chairs included


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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St Maarten Cottage, more than just a holiday a very special property.
average rating of 4.939394 based on 67 reviews

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We've been back home for a little over a week now and I'm still gushing over our stay! When planning, I looked at what seemed like hundreds of rentals and decided upon Robert's cottage based on other reviews. Best decision I made because this truly added to an already perfect vacation. It felt luxurious, but with a very modest rate! Arrival was a breeze. Robert emailed detailed directions and we had no problems finding the house (car rental is a must, in my opinion). He showed us around the cottage and explained how everything worked, and then provided us privacy for the remainder of our stay. I must admit, I was a bit unsure of staying on someone's property. I worried that it would feel intrusive. However, it wasn't that way at all! We felt completely comfortable at the pool and hot tub, grilling out, and hanging out around the property. Speaking of the property, the pictures do it no justice! A true tropical feel with lush plants and flowers all around, a nice view of the surrounding mountains and beach, and we even spotted an iguana in the trees! The cottage itself is clean, comfortable, and equipped with everything you would need. Robert even starts you off with some drinks in the fridge (soda, water, beer, wine) and mosquito repelling bracelets (though, if you're like me and particularly enticing to mosquitoes- you'll need spray). The location of the property is very convenient, close to restaurants, grocery stores, and beaches. In fact, the entire island itself was very manageable in June, so although we favored the beaches on the west side of the island, the drive wasn't bad. Most importantly, the property and surrounding area felt safe. With a guard at the main gate, gated property, and two dogs (not to mention Robert right next door), we felt at ease. Overall, we would very highly recommend a stay at Robert's cottage! We certainly hope to return one day!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guys, glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to your next visit.
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Private retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This home met our expectations! The property is surrounded by a lush tropical garden and has beautiful views of the ocean. My partner and I enjoyed that the home was not located close to the noise and traffic of the casinos yet it was still easily accessible to both the French and Dutch side of the island. All the positive reviews about this villa are accurate. There is tons of fine dining on the island however we stayed in and cooked/barbecued on a few occasions since the property was so lovely and well equipped. There are guest books in the home with recommendations from previews guests. If you have never visited the island like us, please take the time to read through them. We found these recommendations spot on! Also, after spending all day at the beaches on this island, it was amazing to come home and take a nightly dip in the pool and soak in the hot tub. Great home overall! Thank you Robert, Petson and furry friends (dogs) for such a memorable stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased you enjoyed all. Look forward to a repeat visit
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Perfect Vacation!! You MUST stay here!!

  • 5 of 5

WOW!!! If you are looking for a great get away hidden on a beautiful mountain in St. Martin- this is the place for you. We stayed July 25th-Aug 2 and the weather could not have been better. The cottage is picture perfect and away from the hustle and bustle of city life and other tourist being in your back pocket. It is the complete package!! The cottage itself is unbelievably gorgeous. You can tell the owner takes a lot of pride in his property! The huge private pool among the tree tops was a great place to relax after a day of exploring. The hot tub was perfect and comfortable sitting in it at night listening to the sounds of the island birds. Robert is a perfect host. If you are a dog lover (like us) you will enjoy the company of 2 super friendly fur babies. They will greet you when you arrive and hang out at the pool with you. The place was immaculate and he even provided refreshments in the fridge. After a long day of travel, it was the icing on the cake. The photos do not do this place justice. The bedroom is located at the top of the stairs, very spacious with a comfortable bed and with a very COLD AIR CONDITIONER which is welcomed after a day in the sun! Double porches allow different views of Oyster Pond and Anguilla!! You just can't beat a better view while sipping your morning coffee or evening wine! I miss it so! A rental car is a must while staying in Oyster Pond. We traveled to a different beach every day while we were here. Driving is easy with a great road map. I suggest you purchase an updated map online before traveling to St.Martin. The drive up to the cottage is quite adventurous as it is up on a mountain, but very easy to get used to after a couple of times. There are friendly guards at the front gate to let you in and out of the community. There are so many different restaurants within just a couple miles (maybe 1-2 miles) of the cottage if you feel uncomfortable driving at night. Daniels By the Sea with incredible views of Dawn Beach, MaMa's Pizza (they deliver so much more than pizza), the Westin (great food and casino), the Dingy Dock(right on the water- mostly locals in the off season that love to chat! Listen to them and they will send you on amazing adventures on the island). We hope to return soon. Robert and his villa have spoiled us for future vacations!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great guests. Enjoyed our conversations. Glad you enjoyed your vacation. R
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Best place to stay in Sint Maarten!

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe how beautiful Chateau Jecca was! My boyfriend and I stayed there for six days and enjoyed every minute of it! After touring the island and seeing the many resorts we felt we did not miss out at all. The private pool and the hot tub were the icing on the cake! The location of the cottage was perfect and close to the most prestine beaches we have ever seen.

Robert was a gracious host and stocked the cottage with all of the comforts of home. We couldn't have felt more welcomed during our stay and enjoyed being greeted by Robert's furry friends Bella and Angelo. If you are looking for a romantic getaway Chateau Jecca will not disappoint! We hope to come back and stay here soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guys, Thanks for the kind words. Glad you had a great vacation Hope to see you back in the future Robert & furry friends
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Absolutely loved our stay. The cottage is fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved returning to the cottage in the evening and drinking a glass of wine while soaking in the view. Such a beautiful and quiet place to return to each night. Guests have private use of hot tub and pool. Robert is so accommodating- there to help if needed otherwise gives complete privacy. He has thought of everything to make the guests stay wonderful. Will return some day. LOVED IT!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad all went well. Hope you will visit again. Thank you for the kind words. Robert
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Perfect Break from a long Winter

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been to the island four times in the last five years and really enjoyed our stay at Robert's cottage. He has thought of everything and it was just as advertised, clean, quiet and simply perfect. The view is wonderful from the top deck, beverages to start our stay and a comfortable bed. It was nice to have plenty of beach towels and even the chairs. Thanks Robert, we really enjoyed our stay. Kris & Ralph

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad your visit was pleasant. Hope to see you again, stay well Robert
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Property Manager

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager


The Cottage is an indoor/outdoor architectural masterpiece. Robert has done an amazing job creating this very unique environment and the view from the deck off of the bedroom is fabulous. The interior of the cottage is nicely appointed and very interesting. You are provided with a private entrance off of the road by way of an electronic and secure gate and can park your car just a few steps from the front porch.

Robert is very responsive to emails and was even kind enough to look into what happened to an old friend I had met in Grand Case some years ago. Sadly the news was not good.

The daily morning walk into Oyster Pond is a great way to start the day but be aware that the walk back can be a challenge! Our only disappointment was that Robert was stateside during the first part of our stay so we only had one opportunity to sit down and chat with him. This is a very nice place!

Jan 2013
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The Cottage located in a secured, gated community on a gated property. On site care-taker, maintenance/gardner, housekeeping every other day. Oyster Bay Beach is only a couple of minutes from The Cottage, Orient Beach (nude beach), a 15 minute drive. Restaurants, casinos, duty-free shopping minutes away. St. Maarten half Dutch and half French gives you two cultures on 35 square miles. From The Cottage view 3 countries, Dutch (St. Maarten), French (St. Martin) and English (Anguilla).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

From $980 per week
200/night December 15th - March 14th
175/night March 15th - May 31st
140/night June 1- October 31st
175/night November 1- December 14th
Includes all taxes and every other day housekeeping services
200/night December 15th - March 14th
175/night March 15th - May 31st
140/night June 1- October 31st
175/night November 1- December 14th
Includes all taxes and every other day house

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.