|Minimum Stay||5 - 14 nights|
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Beauty, tranquility, breathtaking views and the warm embrace of nature all describe the sights and sensations of Tamarind Villa. Situated in the hills of the exclusive Cap Estate, this enchanting two storey home features a refined and unique look and was recently renovated to a very high standard. Soft Atlantic breezes wash over the villa and a panoramic view from the ocean across to the Caribbean sea provide a feast for your eyes.
Begin each day with a coffee on a long, covered veranda made of dark hardwood and fringed with trellises of tropical flora. Take one step down onto the tiled terrace and choose the perfect chaise longue for sun bathing. Take a dip, while palms and bougainvillea surrounding the pool rustle in the wind. Watch the sun set with a glass of champagne on the vista patio, off the main terrace.
French doors lead you into the large, open-concept main room, housing the kitchen, dining area and living room. High ceilings, whitewashed walls and tropical wooden furnishings give the villa a distinctly island feel while ceiling fans, natural breezes and tiled floors keep you cool. The modern kitchen is perfect for getting creative and guests can sit and chat at the island counter while you prepare a feast. A large dining room table and smaller breakfast round live off the kitchen.
Fourteen guests can stay in Tamarinds seven bedrooms. Four bedrooms are found on the first floor, two of which open onto an elegant veranda. The four upstairs rooms feature air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in shower. The three ground floor bedrooms also have en-suite bathrooms and are cooled by ceiling fans and natural breezes.
Tamarind Villa is only minutes from St. Lucias best 18 holes of golf, as well as numerous sandy beaches, all found on Cap Estate. Rodney Bay, the islands social centre, is only 4 miles away. From its marina you can rent a sailboat or organize excursions to Pitons and Sulphur Springs. The town of Gros Islet is where youll find upscale shopping, fine dining and nightlife.
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Thickly reinforced walls form the backbone of this villa, providing protection from the elements during hurricane season. Unfortunately, this may dampen your WIFI connection in certain areas of the home.
Bedroom 1: King bed, Air conditioned, En-suite bathroom with shower room, Air conditioning
Bedroom 2: King bed, Air conditioned, En-suite bathroom with shower room, Air conditioning
Bedroom 3: 2 single beds (pushed together to make King), Air conditioning, En-suite bathroom with tub
Bedroom 4: 2 single beds (pushed together to make King), Air conditioning, En-suite shower room
Bedroom 5: King bed, En-suite shower room, Ceiling fan, Air conditioning
Bedroom 6: King bed, En-suite shower room, Ceiling fan, Air conditioning
Bedroom 7: 2 single beds (pushed together to make King), En-suite shower room, Ceiling fan, Air conditioning
Additional Bedding: Small single child's bedroom, En -suite shower room available at an additional cost
High Speed Internet Access (ADSL)
Charcoal BBQ grill
Large wooden deck
Two Housekeepers Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3pm.
One Housekeeper Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am - 3pm
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
Activities and excursions
LOCATIONPoints of Interest:
10 minute drive to shops, restaurants and 18 hole Championship Golf course
15 minute drive to St. Lucia National Tennis Centre
10 minute drive to Cotton Bay and Le Sport beaches
Maximum 14 guests
Non Smoking Villa
Pets are not allowed
Requests for late check outs cannot be determined until closer to the departure day and if granted is at an additional charge. Check out time is 12 noon
4-Wheel drive rental vehicle recommended
Please note that the housekeepers are not trained nannies and should not be expected to look after and/or babysit infants and children. If you do make babysitting arrangements with the staff, please be advised this is at your own risk.
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
The view overlooking the northern portion of the island with the sea on both sides is breathtaking. The property is well maintained by the caretaker who is attentive to your every need.
The age of the kitchen appliances and most notably the lack of air conditioning on the first floor, point to a slightly unattentive owner. Given the mosquito situation, the ability to close the doors without suffocating is important thus the lack of A/C prevented us from truly enjoying the evenings inside the spacious family area. The outside sitting areas were the highlight during the day. The rest of the villa was absolutely wonderful!!!
If you are don't mind leaving the doors open in the evenings, this is the perfect place.
We had a wonderful trip. The villa exceeded our expectations. We were well taken care of by our agent on the first day who gave us great recommendations on activities and restaurants. The villa staff was friendly and helpful. We felt we had lots of privacy at the villa as we enjoyed magnificent views having our afternoon cocktail!
Perfect location, fab villa, views, etc.
Kitchen should have been cleaner; there were ants in the cupboards and the old/grubby fridge wasn't working properly (we had to throw away food). The kitchen urgently needs an update. Disappointed that local management decided to initiate a major kitchen clean on the day we departed rather than before our arrival – the timing the clean appeared to be related to the imminent arrival of the property owners.
There was a problem with mosquitoes - everyone got bitten and the two youngest members of our party had multiple (40+) bites all over their bodies due to mosquito activity whilst sleeping. It was disappointing that the local management had not recently fumigated the premises especially since they were urgently arranging fumigation on our departure (and prior to the property owners arriving).
Housekeeper did not arrive at 8am as advised on booking information. Normal arrival time was 9am - we got used to late breakfast!
Overall, our villa was beautiful. The photos and description of everything there was accurate and helpful. Both the concierge and villa specialist were helpful and knowledgeable.