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Casual Elegance in a Gorgeous Setting for Family's & Couples

Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Colibri Cottage is situated on Malgretoute Bay, a quiet haven for sailboats and yachts cruising the Caribbean. Imagine enjoying a sunset glass of wine on a pool deck overlooking the shimmering blue Caribbean Sea. Enjoy the mast of large sailboats that have docked nearby to share your view of the Petit Piton and to enjoy St. Lucia's prized World Heritage site. Colibri (hummingbird in the native language)Cottage has it all-what is believed to be the largest villa pool on the island -perfect for swimming laps or just floating around; lovely flower gardens humming with birds and butterflies; porches and decks for reading or napping. Yet a short drive away there is much to see and do - botanical gardens, a rain forest, hiking, resorts with excellent resturants-even a live volcano. The beach is steps away. Colibri is spacious, cozy and comfortable.

Colibri Cottage is made up of two adjacent villas. The main villa, with lovely colonial architecture, has two bedrooms with ensuite baths, king sized four poster beds and attractive common areas. The detached two story villa is divided into two apartments each with two bedrooms including beds that flexibly convert from king size to twins, two bathrooms, living room/kitchette and long graceful verandas with cooling ceiling fans and spectacular views. Colibri Cottage is the perfect location for a small, intimate wedding, a family reunion or a group of friends (no more than 12) getting together. It is a quiet, peaceful place perfect for unwinding and relaxing.

WIFI is available but in the main house only. A Smart TV is available in the living room but please note you will need to bring the appropraite connectors compatible with your electronic device.

A previous owner even hosted Prince Phillip in the main house!

A housekeeper (Lavina) and resident grounds keeper (Randall) will do everything necessary to make your stay pleasant.

There is daily cleaning, and bi-weekly linen changes. Lavina will cook one meal per day (either brunch or lunch) and her hours are from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Dinner service can be provided at an additional fee of US$75.00, payable to Lavina (this includes her taxi fare home). Personal laundry is available at a fee of US$10.00 per load

Randall is the resident caretaker and takes care of the pool and the garden maintenance.

Child Waiver required for parties with kids 12 years and under.

5 nights minimum year round (outside of special events)

More Details

Property Manager
Febornia William
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2018

Why Febornia William chose Soufriere

The area around Sourfriere is gorgeous. We love to view the Pitons while sitting by the pool. The hiking is fun. We are close to the sandy beaches of the Jalousie Resort. The weather is fine year round. It is a wonderful, relaxing get away from the 'real' world of jobs and snow. It's a great family get away for our children and now grandchildren. They love to visit during the holidays.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home and fabulous pool. We've had a great 8 days. Sylvia is a true gem. Livina fixed us two very delicious dinner. The men had a wonderful diving experience with Chester at the Hummingbird resort.
Feb 2011
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Soufriere 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: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) 2 king-sized, 4 poster beds in main villa; other house has 8 twim beds in 4 bedrooms. Twin beds can be converted to king beds., Twin or Single Beds (1) twim beds can be converted to king-sized beds, Baby Cribs (1)
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Colorful views of the sun setting on the Caribbean with Petit Piton nearby, steps to the beach, free incoming and local telephone calls. Children need to be supervised at all times. Nearby hiking is available. Can rent a boat for the day-with a captain-in nearby Soufriere. Walk-in volcano and waterfall nearby,


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Casual Elegance in a Gorgeous Setting for Family's & Couples
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Grimsby, canada

Beautiful views, welcoming environment and all my family loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The rooms were big and spacious, plenty of room for everyone. The views were spectacular of the ocean and the pitons. The road to the villa is bumpy and narrow and a little bit scary but once u are at ththe villa it's quite a beauty and u will soon forget the ride lol. Would definitely be back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best Week Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 11 of my friends stayed at Colibri Cottage and had the time of our lives! The house is incredible! More than enough space for all 12 of us with room to spare! The VIEW was like nothing I have ever seen! We were in town for a wedding so we ventured to other hotels and villas visiting friends and I have to say ours was the best! Our housekeepers and gardener were the friendliest and most accommodating people we met while in Soufriere, just the best! The short walk to town was perfect for us and the pool was heavenly. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtakingly beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Colbri villa offered us a relaxed family holiday in one of the most stunning settings I ever had the pleasure of. We went with another family so 4 adults and 5 kids under 5! We were looking for sometime to relax and enjoy hanging out with the children and we got exactly that. The meals prepared by Lavinia were wholesome and tasty and she was able to advise on buying the best food locally. The pool was sublime with the view of the piton, and beach close by. Road getting there was not for faint hearted in rainy season but overall felt safe and secure. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

St. Lucia is a magnificent island. Colibri Cottage is charming and smartly situated, overlooking the Pitons with a glorious view of the sunset. The staff was happy to take care of us and made us feel at home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 13 adults stayed in Estate Colibry for 10 days, 10 nights from December 6 to 16th of 2013. All of us came from different parts of US for our yearly reunion. Our flight from Dallas was cancelled for an indefinite time due to a winter storm and me and my husband arrived to St. Lucia one day later then the rest of the group. When we called our friends who already arrived to the villa to let them know about our problems, the first words we've heard was: We are in Heaven! All our stay was the stay in Heaven! Absolutely amazing view of Petite Piton, steps from the beach with the calm clear water, infinity pool with fantastic view of the Caribbean sea. The estate with two houses comfortably accommodated our fairly large group. Susan, the manager of the estate, was very helpful in arranging our activities. We felt safe with Randy, the security guard living on the property; daily housekeeping was great! We loved gathering in the evening on the huge patio for our diners and get together. And all these for the amazingly low price. All I can say that it was our very best reunion, we've had in the last 5 years. Thank you so much! We will definitely come back and will recommend villa Colibri to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical home on a magical island

  • 5 of 5

Our party of six adults and two children just returned from a week at Colibri Villa and can't wait to return. This house is so elegant and peaceful it's hard to bring yourself to leave the property, Lavinia's cooking is so delicious it's a struggle to justify eating out, and the view of Petit Piton is as good here as anywhere on the island. I can't imagine a better location: the house is a short water taxi ride from either Sugar Beach or Anse Chastenet beach (the water taxi can pick you up at the house's beach which is a very short walk down some steps from the pool area. I believe the beach is now called Freedom Bay. And by the way, this is a pretty nice beach in and of itself, with good snorkeling). A few things I can add to what has already been written: 1. Soufriere is a 15 minute walk away- you need to walk through a very poor area, but it never felt threatening to any of us, and someone from our party did it every morning for water/beer and other necessities. 2. The property management company offers a pre-stock option that we took advantage of, but were not entirely happy with because they only bought about 2/3rds of the things on the list, leaving off necessities like wine, and milk (hard to eat cereal without milk). The property management company also offers very inflated rates for rental cars- we got ours on-line from Hertz for half of what the property management company wanted to charge us, and found it much easier to navigate St. Lucia than the directions to the house suggested. 3. Although I never saw a mosquito, I was eaten alive by bugs, although that may have happened off-site. 4. Lavinia will do laundry for you- $10 a load. 5. Finally, there is a very fine library in the house, (fiction, non-fiction, travel guides) as well as board games- so no need to bring books or games.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
50 Metres

Supermarkets in Soufriere have food and wine. Saturday am local food market.

Sunday supermarkets close at 1 pm


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,221

***All Rates after 4 person (any person above 6 years of age) is $25 per night extra)***

50% is required to secure booking. The remaining balance is due 45 working days before arrival.

Cancellation Policy: Contact Owner

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.