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BEAUTY AND THE BEACH ON A BUDGET CONDO 'SUITE'

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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BEAUTY AND THE BEACH ON A BUDGET CONDO 'SUITE'

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Maho Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Welcome to Captain & King's luxury condo rental at the newly completed Caravanserai Beach Resort. Located on the 2nd floor oceanfront on the real Fantasy Island, where “The Plane, “The Plane”, was first heard. The “Friendly Island” often described as Key West on Steroids.

Our 2nd floor ocean front suite unit offers style and class, specialy designed for clients that do not want to cook much, or plan to spend time in their room. Just a mere 200 steps to Sunset Bar & Grill (unparalleled fun and exciting night life; and voted the 3rd sexiest Beach Bar in the world;by Conde nast). Only a 5 minute walk to Maho Village, and its fabulous shops, clubs, restaurants, and the Casino Royale. Just minutes from Princess Juliana Airport. Watch the planes arrive from your private ocean-view balcony, while sipping your favorite beverage. Relax in the perfect harmony of lapping waves on the rocks below. Feel the cooling effect of tropical trade winds. Enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.

The suite unit features a queen size bed, mini kitchen (small fridge, microwave, and coffee maker), and is about the size of a hotel room. Italian tile floors thru out. unit is beautifully decorated, and furnished with appropriate towels, linens, silver and dishware, etc. Unit has a flat screen TV, hairdryer, and iron. full bathroom:single sink & shower only

Our units are privately owned, allowing you to book any day, for any length of stay; this allows you to save over higher weekend airfares. Units can be rented separately as, 2BR L/O(349212) 1 BR(1BR L/O(349213), large king studio(349244), or small studio(349211). ( See above listings, for rates, details, and additional photos). We have a 3 night minimum and require a 50% deposit @ time of booking (fully refundable until 45 days before check-in), when final payment is due. Pay Pal preferred, but will accept other means of payment.

Resort offers: 2 beautiful shared pools: Main pool with swim-up bar and jacuzzi, and a 2nd relaxing saltwater pool, offering sandy beach areas with ocean side massages. On-site Wifi and casino (slots only).

Sint Maarten/St. Martin the Caribbean’s most exciting vacation destination, where you can enjoy 3 distinctive cultures on 37 square miles of borderless tropical island; where the Dutch and French sides live harmoniously with the exotic native heritage. If you appreciate gourmet food, world class duty free shopping, vibrant nightlife, pristine beaches, year-round warm climate, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere with a Caribbean twist- THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU !!!

Keywords: Caravanserai Beach Resort

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 20, 2014

About The Owner

Dear Prospective Renter,

Our goal is to provide you with a great vacation experince, at the very best price. Whether its Halloween, joining 'The King & I' for great fun with his beautiful wife Thelma and friends @ Cherri's cafe,

your wedding anniversary, any special occassion, or just tired of life, your job, the cold, or searching for the perfect get-a-way; St Maarten/St Martin may rejuvenate your Soul!

Bios: I am Terry S. Tamblyn'The Captain'

a happily-married retired Charleston, SC Harbor Pilot. I'm a world traveler,avid golfer,cruiser, fun seeker & like to be where the action is; hence The Caravanserai Beach Resort in the Maho area of St Martin (my spelling for the whole island) I will be handling all contact and rental information.

Mike King: 'The King', Retired from the insurance & printing business, and is an entrepreneur exstroidinare. He is also happily -married, loves the island, and spends a great deal of time there, as his 2nd residence is in Coupecoy. He has also been one of my best friends for over 20 years.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2009

Why The Owner chose Maho

After traveling the Caribbean extensively for over 30 years, St. Maarten/St Martin became my overwhelming favorite destination. The Maho Bay area offered everything I was looking for: fabulous beaches, sun, fun, incredible restuarants, bars, nightlife, and gambling. With almost anything else your heart desires, among varying cultures, being only a short drive away. The people are among the friendliest, courteous, and helpful of any island I've ever visited. It was an easy choice for my destination wedding 7 years ago. My wife and I return several times a year. When Caravanserai Beach Resort started new construction, purchasing was a no-brainer. My partner loved the Island so much, he also purchased a magnificent 2nd personal residence in Coupecoy. We would like the opportunity to show how we can put our experince to work, making your vacation a memorable sensation.

What makes this condo unique

Location, Location, Location: Proximity to all of life's pleasures, wants, and desires in a first class resort, located on an island that must be the closest place to Heaven on earth.

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Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p349211vb
-843-886-4565
Maho St Maarten / Saint Martin
Phoenix, AZ
5

Great Budget Rental for Couple

  • 5 of 5
We had a fabulous stay in Maho at this rental! The room was just big enough for us (a couple) and we loved the property. The resort was very nice and the pool/bar area was very conveniently located on the property. We took a taxi from the airport to the resort, but took the local buses around the island for the rest of the trip (for about $1.50/person each way to wherever we were going), which was very convenient and economical! Buses run nearly all day and we could get one any time we needed by walking over to Maho Village. We visited a few places around the Dutch side of the island and never needed a car for anything we wanted to do or see. We went to Phillipsburg for some duty-free shopping (but make sure to go on a day when shops are all open and there is at least one cruise ship!) and jet skiing for only $50/half an hour for two people on a jet ski. We ate at The Blue Bitch Bar and it was excellent. We went to Simpson Bay and went on the Aquamania Lambada Boat Tour to Prickly Pear and Anguilla--HIGHLY recommend this day trip with a great barbecue lunch and open bar on the boat!! We went to dinner at Lee's and lunch at Topper's in Simpson Bay, which were both great. We had great french pastries and desserts at La Sucriere and The Taste Factory, also in Simpson Bay. In Maho, we went to the Casino Royale, which was the best casino on the island. We ate at Sunset Beach bar, Sopranos, and Fashion Cafe, and had great drinks at The Dream (at the resort) and Driftwood Boat Bar (strongest rum punch we had!).

The listing for this rental was very accurate. The condo was small, but we knew that when we booked the property. The rental was exactly as pictured and included all items listed in the description, which was great. The property was very clean and uncluttered, leaving us room to fit all of our things in the condo. Terry was very helpful in answering our questions about the island and provided us with a great list of restaurants, shopping, casinos, recreation, etc. before the trip so we could plan ahead. He was readily available when I called with questions before and after we booked with him.

I will definitely recommend this property to anyone going to St. Maarten. Terry was great to work with and I would recommend any of his properties to friends and family!
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Breanne, clients like you make my work worthwhile. Nothing like making someone else's life just a little happier and satisfying!!!
business
Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p349211vb
-843-886-4565
Maho St Maarten / Saint Martin
4

nice place to stay.

  • 4 of 5
I NEEDED A PLACE TO GETAWAY FOR A FEW DAYS, SO WE WENT TO ST. MARTIN TO RELAX. THE CONDO WAS JUST WHAT WE NEEDED. TRANSPORTATION WAS RIGHT THERE. WE DID NOT NEED TO RENT A CAR. RESTAURANTS WERE WITH IN WALKING DISTANCE. THE APARTMENT WAS CLEAN, BUT THE PILLOWS WERE FLAT. THERE WAS NO DISH WASHING LIQUID IN THE APARTMENT WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN HELPFUL. THERE WAS NO GARBAGE BAGS IN THE ROOM. THERE WAS ONLY TWO BATH TOWELS, AND NO WASH CLOTHES WHICH WE COULD HAVE USED.THE BEACH WAS RIGHT THERE, AND THE VIEW WAS THE BEST. THE PEOPLE AT THE CONDO WAS VERY HELPFUL. BUT THE INTERNET WAS DOWN THROUGH OUT THE WHOLE BUILDING FOR our FULL STAY. WE WILL RETURN AGAIN ON OUR NEXT VACATION. THIS PLACE WAS RELAXING.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay overall. Hope internet is back up, as I head down tomorrow for 2 weeks,. Maids should provide wash cloths, dish soap , and garbage bags with check out cleanings. I'll check & provide essentials when I arrive, if they are not.. There are only 2 towels(for this very small unit) supplied with each cleaning, but you may request linen & towel exhanges for a $15 fee, and there are also nice pool towels in the lobby you may exchange for free anytime.
business
Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p349211vb
-843-886-4565
Maho St Maarten / Saint Martin
5

Modern, Clean and Affordable in the Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5
We rented from the Captain March 29 - April 5, 2014. We loved it. The studio is small - but it's big enough. It was modern and clean and the front desk was very helpful. The view is amazing - so close to the ocean it was like being on a cruise looking off the balcony. Overall our rating:
The Good:
Location, location, location. Literally 2 minute walk to half a dozen restaurants and a few bars, including the famous Sunset Beach Bar. We watched planes coming in every day from the balcony and the beach. Just a 5 minute walk into downtown with shopping, restaurants, and clubs. Literally next to the airport. You could walk if you wanted - taxi charged us $4 per person. You can walk to Sunset Beach-2 minutes, Maho Beach 10 minutes, Mullet Bay Beach 20 minutes - we walked to all of them with all our beach gear with no problem.
Affordability - Oceanfront at this price is a steal. And it's not just this rental but the entire island is affordable. We found food and beverage prices to be the same or less expensive than our hometown (Rehoboth Beach, Delaware). Bucket of 5 bottle beers $10-$15 depending on the bar/restaurant. Seafood dinners $10-$40 depending on where and what you order.
Transportation-We canceled our rental car and walked or rode buses with some taxies. Public bus to Simpson Bay - $1.50 per person. All the way to Phillipsburg $3. per person from the resort. The buses run constantly - never waited more than 5 minutes for one. And they were safe. Tourists and locals ride them. The island 'buses' are privately owned 15 passenger vans with signs on the front of them. We took a taxi from Marigot back for $25 (French capital on the other side of the island).
So Much To Do: Tours to St. Bart's and Anguilla, Market Day in Margot, the Boardwalk in Phillipsburg, Orient Beach - did them all and loved them.
Room has a Keurig and traditional coffee maker. Free American coffee and Croissants in the lobby every morning. Swim up pool bar was fun.
The Bad: Resort needs some attention. Our room and view were perfect. Our elevator worked but we saw the time share side needs attention. Bring mosquito spray. No beach at resort but literally 2 minutes walk to Sunset Beach. Bring extra hangers.
We will be back. We've been all over the world - Sint Maartin is our new favorite!
  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p349211vb
-843-886-4565
Maho St Maarten / Saint Martin
5

Great condo for a couple

  • 5 of 5
We arrived on st Maarten and took a taxi ($4 per serson) to the resort. Check in was easy, the room had great amenities for us. We mostly ate out during our stay on the island as the food is wonderful, but the microwave was great for leftovers. Bed could have been more comfortable, and the nightclub next door was loud and blaring music until about 3 am on two nights, but the room was very clean and otherwise great. I will say however, that the group of travelers staying at the resort was "older" so there are not great activities for younger travelers. The view was excellent though, and overall the room fit our needs well, especially for the excellent price. We would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
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Beauty and the Beach on a Budget Condo 'Suite'
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p349211vb
-843-886-4565
Maho St Maarten / Saint Martin
Darlington, SC USA
5

Best place to stay for those on a budget

  • 5 of 5
My girlfriend and I have stayed at The Captain and King's studio unit 4 times and I will go back again because it suits our needs perfectly. We love to eat out at various restaurants, finding new favorites each trip to The Friendly Island. We enjoy the 2 pools and poolside bar at Caravanseri, the free wi-fi in the lobby, the close, secure parking, and the accomodating staff. The Caribbean views from the unit and the pools are beautiful--bring your camera.The world famous Sunset Bar and Grill is only steps away and is a must-see for any St Maarten visitor. And a short stroll away is the vibrant scene of Maho Village, with about 15 restaurants, casino, shopping, pharmacy, spa, etc. This studio unit is perfect for adventuresome couples like us who don't like to sit around and read books and sip coffee. It's centrally located between Mullet Beach/golf course/Maho Village and the restaurant row of Simpson Bay, which is one of the places to be for excellent dining and dancing. I would highly recommend this little unit for anyone that likes to get out and explore.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

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Amenities

Maho Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Gazebo
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Shared pools (2) Main has jacuzzi and swim-up bar, 2nd w/beach area & massage canopy ocean side

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