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Byron Newland

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, french


21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Caribbean Villa Rental Photos and Description

The Villa is a 2 BR, A/C (split system very quiet). The master bedroom is 16x20 with cathedral ceiling, natural cypress planking and white rafters. All floors throughout are Saltillo red tiles.The master garden bath is spacious with two shower heads and unique artistic plumbing. The sink is custom made with terra cotta bowls and stone surrounds, a faucet that I designed with the roundness of the bowl and rock inlays. There is a rock wall with built-in seat for lounging, a garden, a privacy wall with an antique stained glass window from a church in the south of France. Living area is open and airy, with antiques collected from the Caribbean over the years of island hopping. Years of work as a professional chef, aided in the design kitchen, simple and easy, marble counters and custom-made cast sink with service bar, and all the equipment needed for a special night. Dining is on the Terrace overlooking the gorgeous view and pool.

Zero-edged pool makes a wonderful feature, water is same level as the floor, creating a bubbling fountain effect. Decks on the sides of the pool, barbeque, chaises, hammock complete the setting for a relaxing day.

The living and dining is open air under large veranda roofs and furnished with antiques, we have shutters available should you encounter some rains. We have lived in the Caribbean all our lives and have put that experience into the Villa.

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  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Byron Newland (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About Byron Newland

My wife April and her fishing buddies, in Anegada, BVI.

We have lived in Virgin Islands all our lives and know what works.

Byron Newland purchased this villa in 1998

Why Byron Newland chose Caribbean

Avril is very unique and Creole style living. I know you will love it being one with nature. Watch out for the turtles in the bathroom as they love to eat the Orchid flowers when they drop..

What makes this villa unique

Pool is right there and you can just hang out inside or out, plenty of breeze and fully equipped for you.


based on 21 traveler reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
New Jersey

Wow what a unique villa !

  • 5 of 5

Love the villa, the pool is right there and the design is very open and lush.

The bedrooms are very cool and quiet and the bathrooms are very exotic. The orchids were in bloom when we were there and taking a shower under the moonlight was awesome...

The kids loved the pool and the easy walk down to the beach of Anse des Cays. The villa is fully equipped including beach stuffs so we didn't have to bring anything except our clothes.

I have stayed at other villas, but this one is special and very romantic..... and a wonderful value. Email the owner for a special rate , he is very understanding of the financial situation.. Also if you are lucky and the owner is on island, he brought us some fresh mahi mahi for our dinner ! Also check out the guest book, they had a celebrity guest named Pamela


  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the villa and look forward to your return visit ! Our original custom designed bathrooms are very unique and with the flowers in bloom, its very romantic tropical experience. thanks for your review.
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10 7
Minneapolis,MN/ U.S.A

Lovely Villa and Perfect Setting

  • 5 of 5

I can't thank Byron enough for sharing Villa Avril. Every glowing review of the villa that I read before booking was right on the mark. The villa blended West Indian charm with modern amenities. Great ocean breezes and sound of gentle surf. Villa has a most convenient location with a market/bakery/coffee shop right around the corner. Ten minutes to Gustavia or St. Jean. Anyone looking for a beautiful, centralized location would be well served by the delights of Villa Avril.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had an absolutely lovely time at Villa Avril! We absolutely loved the open floor plan and breathtaking views. Location was great and we were able to get to things pretty easily. In addition, the place was immaculate and Byron could not have been more accommodating and helpful. Would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Villa and Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Byron was there to meet us and show us the property. It is an easy drive from the airport and close to all the attractions. What a fantastic villa that has been frequented by some cool guests! Hello Pamela and Bono. The villa has all you need, a relaxing pool and great view. The bedrooms are enclosed and really cold. The bathrooms are open air and an awesome feature. We enjoyed relaxing on the deck, cooking awesome breakfasts and sipping champagne while the sun went down. Everything was clean and open air. We highly recommend contacting Byron and staying at AVRIL!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just as pictured,wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We would come back and recommend this villa. We enjoyed the pool very much and the bedrooms were big and comfy. Maya's on the beach front was awesome and also liked her store by the airport. Do not miss do brazil on shell beach.great food and service. Pizza at l'Isoletta . St Bart's rocks,

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review and looking forward to your return next summer !!
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St. Thomas VI


  • 5 of 5

This villa is so special and charming, just like the island its on. We enjoyed our time spent here. Great location too. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Located between Anse des Cayes and Anse des Lezards, 100 yards from the yards from the waters edge, Villa Avril has the sounds of the surf all the time. Walking to the white sand beach of Anse des Cayes takes about 3 mins down a gentle hill, my children walk there all the time when we are on the island. The neighborhood is very calm and quiet, the road dead-ends at Anse des Lezards so there is no thru traffic. You can walk to the beach in Anse des Cayes and go swimming or go to Manapany Hotel for some food and drinks. There is a nice little grocery in the neighborhood, also a Salon Mixte, beauty shop, and three local restaurants Chez Yvon, Chez Ginette, and New Born, which specializes in fresh seafoods. Gustavia is 5 minute drive, St.Jean Bay is 4 minutes.


Rates & Availability

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Low Season
Jun 1 - Dec 14
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 5.0%

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Caribbean Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 king
  • 2nd bedroom can be made up as two twin beds if needed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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