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Intimate, Elegant, and Steps from the Beach.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Rambutan Villa is a beautifully appointed villa nestled on the western shore of Nail Bay. Steps away from the villa lie sandy beaches, teeming coral reefs, and verdant tropical gardens. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets and evening cocktails from the river rock pool or the naturally created ocean pool at the water’s edge. Open air living areas provide expansive water views and sunsets. A wraparound deck encases the river rock pool, and elegant suites and living areas all enjoy luxury amenities. A two person rainforest shower area provides decadent refreshment with water and garden views, and complements the two-person Jacuzzi. The master suites are a sight to behold with towering open beamed ceilings reaching 20 feet high with skylights on all sides. The kitchen is a chef's dream with stainless appliances, granite counters and a breakfast bar.

We own and manage the villa adjacent to Rambutan, so please take a look at Villa LaVida (VRBO Listing #402721) if you are trying to accommodate a large group.

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Allan & Lorna
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

About Allan & Lorna

As a former airline pilot, I've seen much of the world and the beauty of Virgin Gorda tops my list of favorite places. Please don't hesitate to call us with any questions you may have. We love to help our guest have the best possible vacation so please give us a call if you have any questions!

Allan & Lorna purchased this villa in 2004

Why Allan & Lorna chose British Virgin Islands BVI

We chose Virgin Gorda for its stunning location and its community. It is such a safe and welcoming island, we never lock our doors or take the keys out of the car! We wanted to be somewhere that still felt like a deserted island, and to this day Virgin Gorda still looks like a postcard for the perfect deserted beach. I can still walk out on to our beach and not see a soul. Turtles still pop their heads out, rays float by, and the water is crystal clear.

What makes this villa unique

Rambutan Villa is a very elegant property with the amenities and services of a small hotel. We can assist you with most anything you need, from chef services to island hopping tours and private yachts.


Virgin Gorda Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • King size beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Rambutan villa is a luxury villa with outstanding concierge service. We can help to arrange terrific chef service for all meals or for specific meals. We can provide cribs and high chairs upon request. We can also help arrange private boat transfers from Beef Island Airport or St. Thomas for an additional fee. Maid service offered twice weekly, more frequently for an extra charge.


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Intimate, Elegant, and Steps from the Beach.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Paradise!! We can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

I am not quite sure where to start with how happy my family and I were with our vacation. Virgin Gorda was beyond our wildest dreams and Ramubtan was the perfect place for all our needs. Allan (the owner) was amazing to work with and really helped us feel like we were ahead of the game on planning before we even arrived. We flew to Tortola and took the ferry over to Virgin Gorda and with every passing minute we could feel the stress of everyday life melt away.

We were met at the Ferry by Mindy, the concierge, who was amazing. They greeted us warmly and with cool drinks. After they gave us a tour of the house we were left to explore on our own.

Rambutan had everything we needed. The kitchen was stocked with all sorts of pots and pans, and a variety of spices. We cooked at home some nights, making good use out of the BBQ. I think the part I loved most about Rambutan was the beach and how close we were. Beautiful sunsets, with the sound of the waves was so close, made us not really want to leave the house to eat out. However when we did, we fell in love with Hog Heaven which is just up the hill from Rambutan. Most mornings my family and I would hike to hog heaven to get our daily exercise then straight back down for a dip in the pool. Hog heaven was casual BBQ with breath taking views. Our other favorite was Coco Maya which is polar opposite to Hog Heaven. Beachy fancy, amazing food, great cocktails and fun night life.

The snorkeling was amazing. Some of the best I've seen. Just so incredibly peaceful. Every aspect of the villa, the island, the beaches.... perfection. Truly paradise found and we can't wait to return again next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne beach florida

Unbelievable reef

  • 5 of 5

My family has been visiting virgin gorda- specifically the nail bay region- since 2004. I've been all over the Caribbean and worked as a dive instructor in the South Pacific- I didn't think it would be possible to find a reef of this quality steps from the rambutan villa. Typically reefs this close to shore are dead grey monuments left to immortalize the damage of detergent and petrol run off. Not here-vibrant red and green coral mounts peppered with tropical fish, brain corals the size of volkswagons, lobster, green and spotted eels, green turtles, loggerheads, spotted eagle rays,sea fans swaying in current... All of it seen through that Caribbean blue green hue I had given up for fantasy as it only existed on magazine covers. It's surreal, to walk a few steps from your door and within a few fin strokes to find yourself immersed in this world. I would swim for hours completely oblivious to time, lost in this place. No boat props whirring towards your ears to remind you of that mechanized world that you left behind, no herding of divers on and off boats, no checking dive tables, no tanks, just you and a pair of fins and a mask. It's a last vestige of an unspoiled world I'm always waiting to return to

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marion, IA

Paradise Found! No Hassles, No Worries.... The Perfect Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we stepped off the plane, every aspect of this vacation exceeded our expectations. Amazing private beach front property with all the amenities, located on a one of the most beautiful and friendly little Caribbean islands we have found. The concierge service was superb... making sure we felt right at home. The house has everything you need... is spacious, comfortable and clean. The private patio and pool will steal away many an afternoon (with the help of a few cocktails). Exploring the island wont take long, unless you lose yourself on one of the many beautiful beaches located around the island. If you dont want a private dinner at the villa there are plenty of privately owned restaurants you will want to visit. Hog Heaven, just up the road, for cocktails at sunset and some fabulous BBQ is a place you wont want to miss.

Whatever your reason or occasion, you wont go wrong with Rambutan! This island, this villa.... seem like a well kept secret. Dont miss your opportunity to find out why. We cant wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rob, Thanks for the great review. Happy to share the villa and island experience with you. Hope to see you again soon. /a
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Portland, OR

Wonderful villa, excellent value.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in this villa. The snorkelling out front is some of the best I've experienced.

We had a tough time choosing between Nail Bay and Mahoe Bay but the moment we arrived at Rambutan we knew we'd made the right choice. There are four or five villas spread out on the Nail Bay beach compared to a couple dozen on Mahoe and we felt as if we had our own private beach the whole time. The privacy of the house was really nice too. There is no building on the next lot to the south and the villa on the house to the north seems quite a bit higher on the hill.

The villa was pretty much as advertised. We were a bit suspicious before we made the booking because the price is significantly less than most beachfront villas but we spoke to the owners before we committed and they seemed genuine and helpful. The on-island concierge were very professional and capable.

We didn't leave the villa very often after buying our first round of groceries but we highly recommend a visit to Hog Heaven. It is a short (10 min?) drive uphill from the villa but we tried to walk up every day. Its great exercise and the BBQ and drinks at the top made is all worthwhile.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Flagstaff, AZ

Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this beautiful property on Virgin Gorda and enjoyed every minute! It is situated just steps from Nail Bay Beach, which is perfect for evening strolls and snorkeling. It's also just minutes away from several other stunning beaches such as Maho and Savannah.

Rambutan Villa is quiet and fairly secluded and sitting outside in the sun we felt like we were in our own secluded island paradise surrounded by lovely palm trees, flowers and foliage.

The main house has two good sized bedrooms - each with their own bath, comfortable beds and a beautiful view of the ocean. There are also two good sized bedrooms and one bath in the detached casita. There's a large stone patio area with a dining table and lounge chairs around the pool. The kitchen has granite countertops and all amenities needed to prepare meals. This property is set up in a way that would make it great for several couples to share as well as a family.

The owner was wonderful to work with and gave us lots of great ideas on what to see and do in Virgin Gorda. Thank you for making our vacation in Virgin Gorda so relaxing and enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Home

  • 5 of 5

Loved it. Loved the place, the island, the views, the privacy, the beaches, loved it all and we can't wait to return. We arrived to find everything clean and as soon as we walked in we walked right out back through the patio doors to take it all in. The sea, the sun, the beach: Perfection in paradise!

Kudos on the kitchen. We had everything we needed so we prepared almost all of our meals at the villa. The locals were quite lovely and it's so refreshing in how relaxed the vibe is on Virgin Gorda. We felt safe everywhere we went and really enjoyed ourselves. We love Virgin Gorda.

Working with the owners was great. They were informative and responsive. We were a little bummed that we couldn't bring our lovely little pup with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Virgin Gorda
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Hog Heaven
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Spanish Town
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Hog Heaven
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Nail Bay Beach
Car: necessary

Private boat charter can be arranged for an additional cost for transfers from ST. Thomas or Tortola (Beef Island). Private Charters can also be arranged so that you can explore all of the islands that surround Virgin Gorda, or perhaps you'd like to chase the sunset with a bottle of Champagne.

Massages and pedicures available in-house

Additional fees do apply.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

We offer lower rates for those looking to rent only two bedrooms.
We offer lower rates for 1-2 guests.
We offer discounts for last minute travel plans!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.