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Spectacular Ocean View all rooms, short Walk to Dawn Beach & 4 Star Westin Resor

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Private Pool, Spectacular Ocean views, maid service

Open air living in this new French style villa boasting expansive ocean views from all rooms and just a short walk to Dawn Beach and the 4 star Westin Resort and all it has to offer. Cool oceans breezes make outdoor living comfortable. Large living/dining room area with cathedral ceilings and ocean views in 3 directions. Pocket sliding glass doors that disappear into the wall create feeling of living outdoors, allowing ocean breezes to sweep through the house as you move from inside the house to private deck and swimming pool area. Fully equipped kitchen includes 4 seat bar with pocket doors that open to patio, pool and beautiful ocean/beach views. Outside deck/patio including sunning area with chaise lounges and shaded area with dining table and several comfortable cushioned chairs. There is also a table area inside pool (plastic glasses only please!!) Views from sunning area are spectacular andinclude views of dawn beach, tintamarre, st. barths and saba (225%). Large lawn provides additional sunning and recreation area. Dawn Beach and the Westin Dawn Beach Resort is a short walk away.

Three large private bedroom suites each with private bath, double sinks and king size beds. Each of these bedrooms also contains a safe for valuables. One king bed can be converted into two singles. Bedrooms open to ocean views, pool deck area and lawn. 4th bedroom also opens to views and lawn. Full granite gourmet kitchen with all appliances necessary to enjoy a wonderful Caribbean vacation.

There are five areas for enjoying meals/snacks. Inside the house at the 8 person dining room table, at the kitchen bar (seats 4), outside on the shaded patio (table seats 10), outside in the sun (seats 4-6) and last but not least at the table in the pool.

House is amazingly comfortable for family/group of 6-8 people. Views are spectacular and the pool is large enough and deep enough for diving and swimming laps.

The Villa is located in Dawn Beach Estates, a 24 hour guarded community overlooking Dawn Beach. The Beach and the Westin Resort is a short 5 minute walk away where you can enjoy the beach, pool, casino, restaurants, fitness center and spa.

Keywords: European Style Villa

More Details

Daphne Firth
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

About Daphne Firth

My husband is retired and I still work in the private equity business. We hope to gradually spend more time at the house as I get closer to retirement. We are thrilled with our vacation home which we built in 2004 - our kids (now 26 and 28) have spent many memory filled spring breaks at this wonderful villa.

Daphne Firth purchased this villa in 2004

Why Daphne Firth chose World

We loved St. Martin because of its international flavor and european feel. Wonderful French restaurants, warm friendly people, easy flight connections and dependably beautiful weather

What makes this villa unique

To us, our house is Viking Heaven - hence the name. We still are amazed by the views and our French architect did some amazing things with the lighting and design to make this house warm, relaxing and very comfortable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Daphne,

Just a quick note to tell you that we had a wonderful time

at Valhalla. Everything was just great.

Catherine was so nice as well.

You have a beautiful house there. You should be enjoying it more yourself!

I won’t hesitate to call you the next time we are planning a vacation.

Thank you for everything.

Apr 2014
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Dawn Beach Estates Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Three full bathrooms connect to the large bedrooms. Each have large shower stall and double sinks.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master w ensuite bathroom, door open to patio/pool
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King can convert to two singles, doors open to pool/patio
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Large with ensuite bathroom and doors open to lawn
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Smaller bedroom - ideal for children
  • King size beds (3) In all three bedrooms with option to convert one king to two singles., Two twins in 4th Bedroom. with option to convert to a king, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play available upon request.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean View all rooms, short Walk to Dawn Beach & 4 Star Westin Resor
average rating of 4.931818 based on 46 reviews

Valhalla is Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us spent this past week at Valhalla. It was wonderful. The house has a magnificent view in three different directions and the breezes through the house make it cool and comfortable all the time. It was clean, comfortable and well stocked. The pool was fun and refreshing and great after a nap in the sun! As reported by others, it was easy enough to walk down the hill to the Westin for meals and a beach, although the trip up the hill may be a bit tough for an older person. The rooms are arranged for good privacy and each has a lovely bathroom with a shower. Towels provided were clean and soft. Caroline and Ben were very welcoming and helpful. It is helpful to know how to use international calling on one's phone and be sure to have a number handy to reach them as we were a bit challenged in that regard. But Daphne, the property manager responds immediately and is very helpful also. This property is highly recommended. We loved every minute of our stay and felt like we were really in Valhalla!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well kept up and was plenty of room for the 6 of us! The views were breathtaking! We were very happy with the overall experience and would highly recommend this property to first time visitors!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing and gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Daphne's villa. All of us had our own room and plenty of privacy. The view of the ocean and St. Bart's was breath taking. We walked down to the Westin Hotel twice and played in the casino and had dinner there. Ken, the property manager was very helpful during our stay and gave us a history lesson of St.Martin. We would highly recommend this property to friends and family.

Natalie, Betty, Janet and Bev

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Great Week at Villa Valhalla!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to St Maarten and Villa Valhalla. It gets better every time! Working with Daphne is a pleasure. She was working over seas and followed up and responded as if she was 10 minutes away. We never have any problems at Villa Valhalla. The home is better than the pictures! Great property, great owner, equals great time! We travel at least two times or more each year and this is our favorite villa to stay in! Catherine is always a pleasure to have and makes you feel at home. We took the children scuba diving at Grand Case this trip and will be returning within the year to get them certified. If you're going to St. Maarten, this is the villa to get!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We booked Villa Valhalla for a week as just a couple and WOW! There's so much to say, but will try to cover the highlights. We have been all over the Caribbean and this is the first time we really had no motivation to leave the house - for only good reasons! The house is extremely comfortable, well appointed, and has the most unbelievable panoramic view. The house and location are the perfect balance of being completely isolated to being close to all of the amenities of the island (beach, shopping, restaurants, etc). The pool is great for both lounging and doing short laps, and was the perfect temperature - a rare find. Although there is no air conditioning in the main living space, it does not need it (bedrooms have it). With the sliders open, the cross breeze through the house makes hanging out inside perfectly comfortable. The shade on the patio also provides plenty of relief from the sun. Being in a gated community was not an important factor for us, but does add piece of mind. Catherine and Ken (the local hosts) were extremely helpful in regards to answering questions and just all around good company for the week. They prepared an incredible four-course meal one of our nights there while we enjoyed the view from the outdoor dining area. The dinner was WELL WORTH THE PRICE. It was hands down the best meal we had on the island all week, and we had plenty of leftovers. Daphne was also very helpful in answering any questions prior to the trip - very responsive. This was hands down the easiest, most comfortable, beautiful, and convenient property we've visited. If we ever make it back to St.Maarten, we'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Vrbo I've been to

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 couples and everybody had plenty of space of there own and living area/kitchen was equally spacious. Ken met us at the car rental and guide us to the villa where Catherine gave us a tour of the property. They cooked a meal for us one night and was well worth the money, with plenty of leftovers. The alignment of the house allow blocking of the afternoon breezes making hanging out around the pool very enjoyable . Easy walk to the Westin and beach below. Be careful of the 2 couches in the living area, they are so comfortable you met never want to get up. We have used VRBOs for years and this was the best experience so far

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Westin Dawn Beach Resort
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
St. Barths Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Westin Dawn Beach Resort
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Dawn Beach
Car: recommended

Located in a quiet gated community, our house is private but offers the advantage of being just a 5 minute walk to Dawn Beach and the 4 star Westin Dawn Beach Resort and all it has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Dawn Beach Estates Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Mar 5 2017 - Apr 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
May Special
Apr 29 2017 - May 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
Aug 19 2017 - Oct 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
January Special
Jan 21 2018 - Jan 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Apr 14 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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