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Experience The Heart Of The Ocean At Dolphin Villa!!

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

“Dolphins is built on the rocks some forty feet above a small golden, half-moon beach with fishing boats at the other end. From my gallery I can see St. Martin stretched out to the Southwest, while to the South lies the uninhabited island of Tintamarre. To the South East are the hills of St. Barth’s. On a clear day I can see St. Estuatius and even St. Kitts.” This excerpt is from Fire Fire by Colonel Henry Howard governor of St. Kitts, Nevis and Anguilla, 1955- 1965, who built Dolphins Villa as his “dream home”.

This one of a kind Villa is located on beautiful Sandy Hill Bay,a beach so quiet you will have the feeling of being on your own secluded beach! With direct access from our own path only steps away from the house.!Coming down the walkway the view is absolutly stunning of the turquoise caribbean sea!

There is over 2000 sq feet of outdoor terrace and patio surrounding the newly built swimming pool with lounge chairs and tables for enjoying relaxing meals and cocktails!This villa is truly unique because of the privacy and tranquilty of your own beach that is just a few steps away.We designed this villa to bring the outdoors in with doors that open up fully in the livingroom and diningroom to enjoy the beautiful carribean breezes and unbelievable views of the carribean sea from everywhere!!!

The kitchen is fully equipped with a hanging pot rack ,glassware ,cooking utensils ,dishwasher center island cooktop and wall oven.There is also grill on the terrace for barbeques.

Each of the 4 bedrooms have private baths and all new furniture with flat screen TV's.The master bedroom has a wonderful private terrace overlooking the sea and another patio on the garden side.

Should you need to keep up with some 'office work' on your vacation we have a private office with a fax and printer and wi fi.We also have phone service you can use for outgoing and incoming calls from the U.S.

There are many villas to choose from in Anguilla but none have the beauty of this unique location and views.As one of the locals who worked on this villa stated on day 'this is the best spot with the best views'!!

This villa is sure to make your stay in Anguilla a truly memorable time!

More Details

Carol Minervino and Bob Scerbo
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About Carol Minervino and Bob Scerbo

We fell in love with the tranquility of Anguilla while visiting and decided this was the place to we wanted to buy a home and found this wonderful property which is like no other in Anguilla as it is on its own beach

Carol Minervino and Bob Scerbo purchased this villa in 2013


Sandy Hill Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • there are 4 full baths in each bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • there are 3 bedrooms in the main house 2 with a queen,1 with a full and 1 all with private baths and separate Master bedroom with a King size bed and full bath
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital


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Experience The Heart Of The Ocean At Dolphin Villa!!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Great villa on a nice small beach

  • 5 of 5

Prior to arriving we had to change our dates a couple of times due to the airlines changing their schedules post Irma and the owners were very understanding and accommodating.

Upon arrival, we found the villa just as described and John was there to meet us and to show us around. This is our third trip to Anguilla and the first time at this villa which we chose because of the proximity to the beach. Our group included children ages 11 through 15 and the close proximity to the beach allowed them to venture down on their own, yet remain in view from the villa. While the beach will never be on a list of the world's best beaches it is great for a morning stroll with coffee and was good for swimming. It claims to have some of the better snorkelling on the island which is still not that great.

The villa was spacious and clean and the kitchen is probably the best stocked kitchen we have ever encountered. The Best Buy grocery store is less than 3 minutes away which was a bonus. Anguilla is not that big so restaurants and other beaches were never far away either. The villa had enough beach chairs that we just left some in the vehicle for use at other beaches.

The best test of service is the response to unexpected situations. We had a small issue when a water pipe broke and went unnoticed long enough that the pump emptied the cistern so we were without water. We noticed at 9 am and within an hour the repair man was there and before the end of the day we had the leak repaired and the cistern refilled. The owners and their staff on the island responded quickly and professionally and we had only a minor inconvenience. (The property has two separate water systems so we were never completely without water)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moscow, ID

A Place That Feels Like Our Home

  • 5 of 5

Probably the best testimony is that this is our second trip to Dolphin Villa... a place we fell in love with two years ago. And of course, in love with Anguilla as well. Carol and Bob are the easiest of owners to deal with and if you have questions there is no delay in their response. John, the caretaker is a complete gentleman and will meet you on the island to make sure everything is in order for your stay. The house and location is a delight; the photographs barely conveys how well appointed and beautiful this home is. We came this year with three kids, ages 14, 3, and 1, and again, the house was perfect for managing the kids... from the pool outside the living room overlooking the bay, to the beach below. If you are visiting Anguilla, this home should seriously be on your list of consideration.

Thank you Carol and Bob and I have a feeling we'll be back again!!!


  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a perfect escape

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our week long stay at Dolphin Villa and I am so happy to be able to write this review. We were two families travelling together totalling nine. This spot was terrific for our 5 teen boys ages 14-19. They swam in the ocean and the pool continuously. The snorkelled right below our villa and even had a man come and take them spearfishing from our beach. The villa was clean, airy and spacious. The outdoor space is amazing and we enjoyed EVERY MEAL eating outside on the deck taking in the incredible views of Saint Martins. The layout of the villa was great, giving each of us our own space and privacy, yet the main area was perfect for our party of 9 to hang out together. Carol was wonderful to work with and made sure arrangements were made to have John meet us at the airport to direct us to Dolphin Villa when we arrived. We will definitely return to Anguilla some day and when we do, it will without question be to Dolphin Villa.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a week at Dolphin Villa in April and it was heaven. The house has an amazing view of the beach, ocean, St. Maarten and St. Bart's. The beach is very quiet - perfect for early morning walks and swims. It also is a great place to snorkel. The house is very spacious, with a huge deck and lovely pool. There are two outdoor dining areas. The large glass doors open up so that the house is very airy. The master suite is huge and private, with its own deck. Two other bedrooms are large and face the water, with the third bedroom smaller and without an ocean view. The kitchen is fully equipped.

This is a great place to relax and enjoy Anguilla.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, New York

Perfect Anguilla

  • 5 of 5

We first came to Anguilla in the mid eighties and stayed in a small villa on this beach. We have returned to Anguilla pretty much annually since then, never having found an island that we liked better. Dolphins Villa is the perfect match of modern conveniences (great kitchen, washer/dryer, AC when needed, fabulous pool) and what I would characterize as old time Anguilla ( informality, quiet, indoor-outdoor rooms easy beach access, local people around, memorable views)

When traveling with family (we were 4 adults and 2 children) this villa provides a very good value over staying in a small hotel/villa. We thought we had found our spot, returning each year to rooms at Shoal Bay Villas but now I'm not so sure having spent this last week in Dolphins.

One note for families with young children: our ten year old granddaughter loved having her own room with TV and bathroom but hers was one of three bedrooms that are entered from an outdoor covered walkway. At night, she preferred sleeping on the living room couch outside her parents room which is part of the main house. Which was fine.

Dolphins Villa was easy to love and hard to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most amazing family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in July with our family (kids ages 3-16) and can't wait to come back. Rarely does a property end up being as good it looks online. This was the rare property that actually exceeded expectations. Our kids spent hours in the pool and, when they needed a break from the pool, they walked down to the beach to play. The accommodations were great for our family and the location right on the beach was perfect. The snorkeling in the bay was even good. We are counting down the days until we can return. Our only regret was that we didn't stay there longer.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Dolphin Villa is located in Sandy Hill Bay on a private beach with direct access .Anguilla is a very quiet Island with wonderful restaraunts,and the carribeans most beautiful beachs .Recenty revonvated with all new furniture ,new fully equipped kitchen to enjoy prepareing meals while looking out to the carribean sea.Flat screen TV's in every bedroom .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 20.0%

There is a 20 % Government fee and tax ***Please contact owner for rates and availability***No refunds for cancellations

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund