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Alex Tisi

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german

Panoramic Ocean View Condo

20 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Overview

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Studio (sleeps 3)

Located in the Residence Mont Vernon, this condo offers amazing views of Orient Beach, St. Barth, Tintamarre, and Pinel Island. Recently renovated, these beachfront condos will provide you with both style and comfort during your Saint Martin vacation.

This newly renovated and decorated condo with amazing views has a full kitchenette with microwave, toaster oven, refrigerator, a two burner induction cooktop, a stylish bathroom, and an open feeling living area with an indonesian flair. The condo has a king size bed, and a lounging area with an indonesian daybed for leisurely afternoons,a washing machine, it's own high speed dsl service, ipod/iphone doc, a large flat screen TV with American and French channels, dvd player, and everything you need to cook meals at home. We also furnish our guests with an iron/ironing board, beach towels, hair dryer, curling iron, and a local cell phone for your personal use.

The complex offers an exceptional environment for either a romantic getaway, the adventurous water sports enthusiast, or those looking for a relaxing vacation in the sun. It is just a short leisurely 2-3 minute walk from the condo to the oversized pool, tennis courts and the world famous Orient Beach with its water activities, many beach restaurants, bars, little stores, and markets. The residence has an oversized pool, tennis courts, 24 hour security, free tennis and parking, a small convenience store and a Pizzeria.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alex Tisi (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german

About Alex Tisi

Saint Martin is one of my favorite vacation spots. For the last ten years, I have spent my vacations on Saint Martin and the island still amazes me.

Alex Tisi purchased this studio in 2012

Why Alex Tisi chose World

When I had an opportunity to purchase this fantastic condo I could not resist such an amazing view. This condo now has a new air conditioner, cooktop, a new bed, new furniture, and many new furnishings with an Indonesian flair.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Allow me to offer our impressions from our stay at Mount Vernon, St. Martin. As our flight was delayed, imagine that, we arrived after 11PM. I told Property Manager Allen not to wait for us, rather place a key in the lock box. Regardless, Allen was present as we arrived from the 20 min. trip from the airport. The owner of the car rental firm, which Allen recommended, was waiting for us at this late hour and offered us our ride to Mt. Vernon. Allen escorted us to our room which was clean, modern and equipped with some amenities in the refrigerator, which came in handy at this late hour having spent the better part of the day in the air. This concern for our comfort was a reflection of all Allen provided for us. Being sensitive of the hour, Allen came back the next morning to explain everything for us. He even had maps made of the resort showing walk ways to the pool, beach, any and all phone numbers we may have needed, etc…all of which we found very useful. He even had a cell phone for us to use while on the island.



I must say, the picture from the porch on HomeAway PALES to the actual view! Actually, the view is of the entire Orient Beach, from one end to the other. This is where we ate all our dinners by candlelight and spent countless hours relaxing and watching all the action on the beach, relaxing in the breeze.



The washer offered us an opportunity to wash clothes and, in hindsight, we didn’t need to take as many clothes as we did. The suite provided a stand on which to hang wet clothes to dry on the porch. Internet was available and the flat screen offered HBO, CNN, ESPN and STARS. The pool is very large and cleaned each morning. Security is present throughout the property.



It’s about 320 steps up from the beach, so that walk, in conjunction with beach walking, allowed us exercise to counter drinks on the beach.



Orient Beach is awesome. We travel the Caribbean for the beaches and were very pleased with the constant breeze, white sand, turquoise water and great waves. There is not a pebble or shell on the entire beach! We rented a car for the two weeks and actually may have only needed it 8-9 days for exploring and groceries.



Having been in customer service all my life, I am extremely critical and have an eye for detail. It’s a pleasure to say that Allen and the property exceeded all expectations! Allen made us feel at home and was a call away from any questions or inquiries.
Apr 2013
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Reviews

4.4
based on 20 traveler reviews

Panoramic Ocean View Condo
average rating of 4.45 based on 22 reviews
4

Fantastic stay

  • 4 of 5

Amazing view from the studio - and well equipped with all needed -

Owner and host so helpful ...

Alex was so nice and so available .. really a pleasure ...

countertop in the bathroom is a bit high .. for tall people i guess :(..

but other than that nothing negative to say.

I will keep it in my book of good spots to go !

Cheers ! and Thanks again !

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have had the good fortune to have visited Mont Vernon, Orient Bay, Property ID 3008994 three times! Each time the experience is the same...absolutely wonderful! The view depicted in the advertisement is just how it really looks...peaceful beauty! The condo is great, clean, quiet and the only place we will return to when we are able to travel back to St. Martens. Adrina was there upon our arrival; she does a marvelous job on keeping the condo looking great! Alex emailed us details about our arrival and kept us up to date on our trip. We again rented our car from Marcus and he was right there when our flight arrived. It was great to be driven to our condo so we could appreciate the scenery and catch up on what had been happening since our last vacation to this beautiful island. The beaches continue to be stunning with choices to either partake of activities, walk along and enjoy the sand, water and beautiful views, or stop for some refreshments at the friendly beach bars and restaurants! (The food is delicious especially at Palm Beach...I felt like we were transported to France as the cuisine was excellent and the prices were more than reasonable!)The grounds of the condo are very well kept and the pool is perfect to cool off in, swim laps or just lounge around! Ah, yes, truly Paradise that I hope you will allow yourself to experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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4

Lovely unit and facilities

  • 4 of 5

Our first time in St Martin and we really enjoyed the location. The owner helped with a car and was very responsive to our needs. We highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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CONDO DOES NOT MEET DESCRIPTION

  • 1 of 5

I gave this condo one star because of the incredible balcony view of Orient Bay and the beautiful swimming pool. My wife and I stayed here 3 weeks in September and on the first day the water supply failed and we were without sanitary facilities for the better part of four days. I called the owner ASAP and he arranged for bottled water to be delivered after day 2. Meanwhile we were struggling with sanitation and our own bottled water. This water supply failure was not due to a pipe rupture, but scheduled as part of a water system update. The owner should have been aware of this situation and advised us and we would have delayed our arrival. The next problem was failure of the AC for 2 days. September here is incredibly hot and humid and loss of air conditioning is not as trivial as it sounds. Andrina, the owners contact person was able to get the unit repaired.

The unit is described as having a clothes washer; an item without which we would not have rented the condo. We were able to do one wash after the first week and the washer died. This washer was well beyond its life expectancy and should have been replaced long ago. I even drove Andrina to an appliance store to purchase a new washer, but she did not receive funds from the owner during our stay. Seating in the condo is non existent except for the what the owner calls an Indonesian Daybed. This daybed doesn't remotely qualify as a bed or a chair. We had to resort to using beach chairs to watch TV, grab a bite or use a laptop.

The kitchen can work for 2 people even with a mini fridge,were it not for the location of the toaster oven and microwave on a shelf 6ft. above the sink. I'm 6ft. tall and had to stand on my toes with a flashlight to determine if the toast was done. Ugh.

Orient Beach is describe as having beautiful white sand. This may be true, but we never saw it because the bay has a chronic infestation of rotting, smelly seaweed. The Waikiki resort at the far end of the beach bulldozes their sea weed away mornings and evenings for its cruise ship customers. We understand the sea weed problem is not new. Other reviewers have described the road approaching the condo as having serious potholes. I think it more accurate to describe driving on this street like driving on a dry stream bed for 1/2 mile.

Any person wishing to contact me with additional questions must get my contact information from the owner who I hereby permit to provide. I also permit VRBO to do likewise.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I usually would not respond to a review but for this review I am making an exception. There are three basic points that I would like to address: First: Do you really believe that any agency that schedules a infrastructure repair would shutdown a water system for four days. The water was off at 10am and back on at 5pm. Second The AC did stop working but when our repairman arrived at the residence, the next morning, he found that the AC was running with the doors open that made the coil freeze from the humidity. Once the client was told to keep the doors closed the problem was solved. Third the washing machine did break after the client used it twice. When this happened I instructed our cleaning staff to change the towels and linens weekly and offer to do their laundry at no expense to the client. All seemed to be well until the client arrived back to the states and Insisted on a refund that I refused to give him. Hence the one star review.
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5

A Relaxing Week

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing week in Saint Martin. We were very happy with the condo. Very pleased with the décor and view of the beach. Although there is no room service during the weeks stay, that is fine with us! Complete privacy. :) Also, we had booked a weeks stay there a few months before and had to cancel it just days before we were suppose to go...due to a medical emergency. Alex responded extremely quickly and refunded all of our payment to him. That was very much appreciated by us! We didn't do a lot while there so I can't say a lot about the island. Our goal was to have a relaxing week and we did! I think my only negative thing to say about anything is some of the road conditions were pretty bad with potholes, etc. But everyone was very nice. The weather was great and the location of the condo gave us a steady breeze that we loved. We have vacationed on many different Caribbean islands and consider Saint Martin one of the better ones. :)

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

Best terrace ever!

  • 5 of 5

Alex's condo is exactly as described! The unit is spacious, clean, and the best terrace of all! We ate breakfast every day on the terrace and ended our evenings with a glass of wine listening to the waves. There is a small fridge which did accommodate enough for 2 of us. The kitchen has all supplies you need and we did cook in a couple of times. Alex took special care to provide a few staples upon arrival as well which was very nice!

Andrina met us upon our arrival and was such a pleasure. She guided us to the condo (which can be a bit confusing at first), and welcomed us into the unit. Alex provides a local cell phone which we did not use, but was nice to have in case of emergency. Andrina called us the day before we left to find out what time we needed to leave and she met us at the condo and "checked"us out. We did rent a car from Marcus which was fantastic as well. The condo has it's own parking spot which was a nice stroll to the unit.

You will need a rental car to get around the island and go with Marcus! He picked us up at the airport right on time and then dropped us off as well. Direct service! No waiting at the rental car lines coming out of the airport. Nice small car, great service!

Someone had mentioned previously the road to the condo. WOW! It was riddled with pot holes and made for a very adventurous ride every day. You literally have to navigate from hole to hole so that your tires don't get swallowed! On day 5 on, our rear tire needed air every day. On our last day, some machinery was in digging up 1/2 side of the road which actually made it better.

Each night we would walk down the beach to the Bikini bar where they had great happy hours. There are many delicious restaurants in that area and then we'd walk the beach home.

The pool was fantastic as well! Exceptionally kept and a great refresher from the sun!

You can't go wrong with this unit! Thanks to Alex, Andrina and Marcus for a fantastic vacation!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Juliana International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Palm Beach
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Marigot
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Mullet Bay
Nearest Restaurant
Palm Beach
Nearest Beach
Orient Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Orient Bay Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Apr 19 2016 - Oct 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
$80
$560
$2,200
 
 
Mid Season
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 23 2016
6 night minimum stay
$110
$750
$2,600
 
 
Holiday Season 2015
Dec 24 2016 - Apr 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
SPECIAL
Apr 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$160
$960
 
 
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Oct 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$80
$560
$2,200
 
 
Mid Season
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$110
$750
$2,600
 
 
High Season
Dec 24 2017 - Apr 1 2018
6 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
SPECIAL
Apr 2 2018 - Apr 29 2018
6 night minimum stay
$160
$960
 
 
Low Season
Apr 30 2018 - Oct 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
$84
$580
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping & Linen $75

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

50% Deposit dues at the time of booking.
50% Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

World Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has a washing machine. We provide Bath hand and beach towels, 2 beach chairs and a sun umbrella. We also provide a hairdryer, curling iron and iron for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Condo - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The apt has a king size bed and indonesian daybed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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