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Beauty and the Beach Lg King Studio

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Property type condo


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom +Queen sofa bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to Captain & King's luxury condo rental. Located on the fourth floor oceanfront on the real Fantasy Island, where “The Plane, “The Plane”, was first heard. The “Friendly Island” often described as Key West on Steroids.

Our Lg King studio, 4th floor ocean front unit offers style and class, with all the comforts of home. Just a mere 200 steps to Sunset Bar & Grill (unparalleled fun and exciting night life; voted 3r sexiest Beach Bar in the World by Conde Nast !). Only a 5 minute walk to Maho Village, and its fabulous shops, clubs, restaurants, and the Casino Royale. Just minutes from Princess Juliana Airport. Watch the planes arrive from your private ocean-view balcony, while sipping your favorite beverage. Relax in the perfect harmony of lapping waves on the rocks below. Feel the cooling effect of tropical trade winds. Enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.

Unit features king size bed and a queen sofa bed(all in same room), mini kitchen (small fridge, microwave, and coffee maker) Italian tile floors thru out. All units are beautifully decorated, and furnished with appropriate towels, linens, silver and dishware, etc. Unit has flat screen TV.

Bathroom with double sinks, and shower.

Our units are privately owned, allowing you to book any day, for any length of stay; this allows you to save over higher weekend airfares. Units can be rented separately, as 1 BR, large king studio, or small studio. ( See our other listings at VRBO #349213 and 349212), for rates, details, and additional photos.

Please note this unit is not handicap accessible as it is on the 4th floor in a building with no elevator. If you have issues with stairs, let us know and we will see if we can get you comparable accommodations.

St Maarten has so many choices on where to eat, drink, shop, and things to do. Ask us for a great coupon book with some great discounts to save you money while you are here.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Jackie

Dear Prospective Renter,

Our goal is to provide you with a great vacation experience, at the very best price. Whether its after a great night @ the Casino Royale, your wedding, anniversary, any special occasion or just tired of life, your job, the cold, or searching for the perfect get-away ; St Maarten/St Martin may rejuvenate your soul!

Bios: I am Terry S. Tamblyn: “The Captain“, a happily-married retired Charleston, SC Harbor Pilot. I’m a world traveler, avid golfer, cruiser , fun seeker & like to be where the action is; hence, The Caravanserai Resort in the Maho area of 'St. Martin' ( my spelling for the whole island).

Jackie: Our long time friend, part of the family will be your contact person. She has lived on the island for over 14 years and takes care of our units and guests.

Jackie purchased this condo in 2009

Why Jackie chose Simpson Bay

After traveling the Caribbean extensively for over 30 years, St. Maarten/St Martin became my overwhelming favorite destination. The Maho Bay area offered everything I was looking for: fabulous beaches, sun, fun, incredible restuarants, bars, nightlife, and gambling. With almost anything else your heart desires, among varying cultures, being only a short drive away. The people are among the friendliest, courteous, and helpful of any island I've ever visited. It was an easy choice for my destination wedding 7 years ago. My wife and I return several times a year. When Caravanserai Beach Resort started new construction, purchasing was a no-brainer.

What makes this condo unique

Location, Location, Location: Proximity to all of life's pleasures, wants, and desires in a first class resort, located on an island that must be the closest place to Heaven

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Simpson Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Studio - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , unit sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Car available for rent. Please ask details when booking.


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Beauty and the Beach Lg King Studio
average rating of 4.3076925 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo for 5 nights in February for the second half of our honeymoon, and we had an amazing time! Jackie was by far one of the best hosts we've ever had, and the condo is EXACTLY as pictured. No surprises when we arrived. The space was clean, well stocked with basic supplies, plenty large for the two of us, and the view from the balcony can't be beat! The location is absolutely perfect! You're within walking distance to the town of Maho, a supermarket, multiple beaches, and tons of great restaurants! Also less than 5 minutes from the airport. Jackie gave us a huge list of places to see, beaches to check out, and plenty of restaurants to try, and all of her recommendations were truly amazing! She also explained the bus system to us (extremely easy), so we never felt the need to rent a car, but she gave us a scooter recommendation and even helped coordinate it for us. She truly went above and beyond during our entire stay, and we will be back to stay again next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erin, It was so nice to have you two spend your honeymoon here. And I hope that you definitely return for your anniversary. All the best. Cheers, Jackie
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Gorgeous Views from this Condo in Maho!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this unit for 3 weeks over Christmas. The pictures of the unit are accurate. The size was plenty big enough for the two of us, it was clean, the bed was comfortable and the air conditioner worked fine. We did go and purchase 2 pillows as the pillows there were flat. Note that the description says that it is a “Lock Out” unit. There is a hollow interior door next to the small table for 2, so you can hear the people next door and smell their food when they cook (if there are renters in there). The bathroom was large, however, we had NO hot water for the first few days, of course when the property manager came, twice, there was hot water surprisingly! Apparently the hotel next door “Alegria” was working on the water lines or something, which affected the building that we were in. Given that there is a non-working elevator, this unit is on the 4th floor, so you get plenty of exercise in with all the stairs! There is also no internet service and you had to go over to the Alegria to use their Wi-Fi. We knew this going in, so it was not a problem for us.

The views from the balcony were the best thing about this location!! We enjoyed watching the planes (it was always quiet after 6pm ish) and the cruise ships and large yachts!!

We rented a car the entire time and explored the entire island! We took long walks to Simpson Bay; Mullet Bay; Cupecoy… Our favorite area of St. Maarten was Cupecoy! There is an excellent grocery store (Grand Marche) and next to that was an area that had several restaurants. We went to a few of those, which were excellent! We also liked having a couple of our breakfasts at the Green Monkey, which is located at one of the resorts or hotels in Cupecoy – they have a sign at the entrance! Note though that they are cash only! Good food though…

We drove over to Marigot on the French side and took the ferry over to Anguilla for a day. We walked to the airport (15 minute walk vs. paying parking at the airport) and took a Winair flight over to St. Barts for a day. It was about $50 more to do this vs. the Edge ferry from Simpson Bay, so it was worth the extra money to take a 10 minute flight vs. a 45 minute ferry ride to St. Barts!! These were great trips!!

Overall, we loved St. Maarten and we are returning in November 2016, but we will be staying in Cupecoy!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Condo near Maho Beach

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week in this condo and just love it, the sea view, the restaurants and bars in walking distance,

Maho beach and also the view of airplanes flying right by the balcony.

There is everything I needed for a wonderful vacation and I enjoyed every minute of it.

The condo has a large comfortable bed - with sea view - and a large bathroom with shower and tub.

It was impeccably clean on arrival with plenty of towels and other stuff ready to use.

Next time around in Sint Maarten I will definitely book it again.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you again on your next trip back to St Maarten. Cheers! Jackie
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  • 4 of 5

This is an absolutely awesome spot! You can see the planes land and take off, have an endless view of the crystal clear St. Maarten waters. It is close by everything! Walking distance to beach, nightlife, restaurants. The studio is roomy, bathroom is a good size. Kitchen kinda small, but hey, who needs to cook when they are on vacation!

Would have given it a 5 star if the elevator was not broken, the studio had a broom and mop (no maid service during your stay) and if we got fresh towels during our stay. But all of this is really minor and does not away with the location and the friendly owner and caretaker.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you come back for your anniversary next year. Dankjewel, Jackie
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Paradise in Maho!

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! This is our second time staying in this unit. The additions of the blender, electric skillet, toaster and "sound machine", as well as the safe and locking closet made this trip even better than before! The location is so convenient to everything, just steps to Sunset Beach, great food and grocery! The bed is comfortable, the room clean! The entire complex is well cared for, great pool and the Dream Bar is awesome.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. Only thing I like better than a great review, are my happily satisfied repeat clients.
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As shown

  • 4 of 5

The room was exactly as described and reviewed. The view was fabulous, plenty of space and room (although the pillows on the bed were pretty bad.) The night club will keep you up though...not too bad but you do here the thump thump from 11-3am or so, but not every night (for us it was just Fri/Sat night). The plus is the location is great. Grocery and many good restaurants are within walking distance

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, I did put new pillows in locked closet nook before I left on Dec 19( I emailed the codes for it and safe with bookimg docs). The Bliss noise has subsided from the past, and not as many nights. I also put a costly sophisticated sleep machine next to TV, when I was down there. I left it on ocean(but has many other setting choices). I persoaly used one @ home, and in 1 BR side when I was down there. If noise or thumps, or even a husbands snoring gets louder, it automaticaly adjusts up or down. I did not even here the music with it own on the few nights Bliss was open. Glad your overall stay was pleasant. Thanks, Terry
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Nearest Airport
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Nearest Beach
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Maho Beach

Car rentals can be arranged by the day/week. Please ask us for details.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Listed rates are for 1-2 people. $25 per day per person for more than 2 people.
Check out cleaning fee $50 (1-2 people), $75 (3-4 people). This fee is for the final cleaning only. Any additional cleanings during the stays can be arranged for additional fee.
If you only want a towels & linen exchange its $20 (1-2 people) and $40 (3-4 people)

No other taxes or fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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