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LUXURY AT ITS BEST, INCREDIBLE VIEWS, INFINITY POOL, PRIVATE, READ OUR REVIEWS!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Brand New Villa, 3 En Suite Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Set On Hillside, Stunning Views

Welcome to Villa Sunset! Enjoy this newly built luxurious Caribbean style villa located on the west coast of Antigua at the prestigious Sugar Ridge. Villa Sunset sits atop a private lush hillside bordered with natural sugar cane overlooking palm lined white sand beaches, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the headlands to Five Islands Bay. With its elevated location, feel the cool trade winds flow through the Villa as you enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views that stretch across Jolly Harbour and to the islands beyond: Montserrat, Nevis, St. Kitts, and Redonda sit on the horizon like jewels in the glistening sea. To the east lie the unspoiled forested hills and valleys of Antigua’s striking coastal highlands.

Enjoy a cup of coffee by the sparkling infinity pool and take in the glorious views of the island below waking up and coming to life with each bright new day. The stone-finished pool is the centerpiece of Villa Sunset, which is surround by natural tones contrasted with rich dark woods, contemporary styles and Caribbean flair. Attention to detail and the tasteful designs embrace comfort and relaxation to ensure your vacation supersedes your expectations.

The Villa boasts three equally spacious private suites that have been decorated magnificently, each with spectacular views of the ocean. Each bedroom has their very own luxurious limestone bathroom double vanity bathroom with spa-like full body showers.

The gorgeous airy and open living area is equipped with state of the art technology and amenities. The designer kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and a breakfast bar. The indoor living area leads out to the verandas, which offers comfortable shaded seating to take in the fabulous views or catch some Caribbean rays in any of the four sun loungers lining the refreshing infinity pool. Either way, you will be in the perfect location to seize the famous Antiguan sunset at dusk!

Special about Sunset compared to most other villas is that Sunset's suites are all separated from the living area giving you and your guests the upmost privacy. Also boasts an expansive outside living areas, all five, for additional privacy if needed.

More Details

Owner
Marc Garvey
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2018

About Marc Garvey

We have been Caribbean lovers since we first took our children there in the early ‘80’s instead of Disneyland. Neither of our children or we have never made it to Disneyland, but we’ve visited just about every island in the beautiful Caribbean. We have been looking the last few years and had narrowed it down to Antigua and one other island. Antigua won hands down! It was the fabulous beaches, the overly friendly Antiguans, the spectacular views, the security of one of the lowest crime rates, the value of the restaurants and handmade purchases, the cleanliness of the island and homely feel of the little towns and villages, the golf courses and the endless activities available…you know where we’re going, we found paradise! A ton of research ensued and endless search for the dream villa ended in Sugar Ridge. Our second trip with in six months we had knew we found home at Villa Sunset and you will too. Certainly the best and most spectacular views of any villa we inspected!

Marc Garvey purchased this villa in 2013

Why Marc Garvey chose Jolly Harbour

One of the best points of it all is location, location, and location. Jolly Harbor has it all and it’s at the bottom of the hill. We have stayed in different areas of the island and by far Jolly Harbor takes the cake. Beaches, restaurants, endless water sports, grocery and liquor stores, banks, rental cars, cafes, and nightlife are only a minute away.

What makes this villa unique

Sugar Ridge is a luxury boutique hotel at our beck and call, which was a big selling point for us. You wouldn’t know it’s right next to the villa, but the use of the fitness center, excellent restaurants and facilities are just about a 5-minute walk or 2-minute drive away make for convenience and ease during your vacation. Security 24 hours, paved roads and the elegance of it all, especially our Antiguan friends, makes you feel like you’re someone special.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Jolly Harbour in Saint Mary

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Luxurious en-suite bathrooms laid with chic limestone and full body, spa-like showers. Two sinks per bathroom with plenty of cabinetry and storage. There is an additional half bathroom conveniently located in the living area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The Villa boasts three equally spacious en suite bedrooms that have been decorated magnificently, each with spectacular views of the ocean. Each bedroom has their very own luxurious limestone en-suite double vanity bathroom with spa-like full body showers. Also each suite is separate from the common areas giving you and your guests the upmost privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The private hillside is protected with 24-hours security with Villa Sunset having its own-gated property. This fabulous property has been built and finished to an exceedingly high standard with attention to every detail. Open the two glass sliding walls in the living areas to invite the trade winds to flow through the villa creating a beautiful breezy haven. The contemporary kitchen is stocked with high-end modern appliances, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Whether you choose to dine inside or outside, Villa Sunset can comfortably seat ten or more. As part of Sugar Ridge homes development, homeowners and guests have full access to all facilities of Sugar Ridge Resort (5 minute walk), including a the restaurant and bar (Carmichael’s), live entertainment, well-equipped air conditioned gym plus group classes, large pool and Aveda Concept Spa.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9787235 based on 47 reviews
Chesterfield, VA
5

Better than perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of three couples that stayed at Villa Sunset for 9 days. All of us have stayed in several vacation rentals, and it was an easy consensus that Villa Sunset is the most fabulous place we’ve ever stayed. The pictures do not do it justice. The kitchen was completely stocked with everything we needed - we’re a group that will venture out during the day, and cook in for breakfast and dinner. Pool, sunsets, morning views, layout of the villa with three masters - all added up to a better than perfect experience. We never lacked for anything, and the response from owners and management was immediate when we contacted them. The attention to detail on everything in the villa was superb, housekeeping was great, we just cannot say enough about this special place. Our group, who rarely will revisit a spot (there’s so many places to see!!) is in agreement that we definitely want to return to Villa Sunset - for longer next time! Thanks so much for providing us with the better than perfect vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sunsets and Sunshine

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at Villa Sunset. The villa was all we had hoped it would be and so much more. And while it’s been said before, the pictures you see when viewing the property is what you see when you enter the home. The views are breathtaking and we would try to make it a point to get back to the villa in time to enjoy the sunsets with a glass of wine. Our girls loved the infinity pool in the morning before heading to the beach and when we’d get back in the evening. Renting a car was convenient but be sure to give yourself a day or two to get accustomed to driving on the island. Using your own Google Maps vs. the rental car GPS is recommended.

We visited Devil’s Bridge which was provided some beautiful pictures, I only wished we brought a few eggs along, lol. Our favorite beach to spend our days was Darkwood. We found the hospitality there more pleasant than Valley Church and the Beach Bar and Grill service to be substantially quicker.

Horseback riding wat SpringHill Equestrian was a great experience especially since we hadn’t been swimming with our horses in the past.

Our days were filled with beautiful sunshine, perfect temperatures and late night tropical showers. Who could ask for more?

We loved Antigua and loved our stay at Villa Sunset. We’d also like to thank the Garvey’s for allowing us to stay in their beautiful home and we hope to be back!

The Lynch family

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!! We always stay in touch with our guests many times before they arrive and after too with the pure intentions of communications, so their stay is the best and we can learn what their needs are. We take renting our special place seriously and have a ton of fun doing it. When going on vacation we encourage all of our guests to ask us about anything and love sharing our thoughts and stories. Love it when guests love it, its that simple. Thanks so much and you and your fam are welcome back anytime. Marc
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5

Far Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Sunset Villa was so much better than I expected, and I have really, really high expectations when I travel! Of course, the views, as you can see from the photos, are amazing, and the sunsets didn't disappoint. If you're wishing for aquamarine water and quiet, long stretches of beach, Antigua is an ideal destination. What I was surprised by, however, was the place itself. The bedrooms are far more beautiful in person, and the pictures really don't do them justice. In addition to being surprised by that, I was impressed with: the kitchen (it's better stocked than any airbnb, villa, hotel, etc that I have EVER stayed in), the indoor gathering area (it's larger and more accommodating than the photos convey), the backyard (yes, there's a beautiful, lush yard with a seating area in the back), the bathrooms (they're beautiful and plentiful), the proximity to the gym (it's top-notch and literally down the street), the supply of beach equipment (towels, chairs, coolers, etc), and, perhaps most importantly, the kindness, support, and quick-responsiveness of the on-island contacts (they were amazing and at our service). My single, only recommendation is to rent a car, for there are so many beaches to see and you don't want to be held down to a taxi!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Sunset. Fabulous!
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5

Fantastic !

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to visit !!!! Villa was superb and owners were great to work with. Will definitely return. Good restaurants very nearby all with great food and friendly people staffing them. Lots of nice beaches to visit and enjoy the warm waters.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vancouver Washington USA
5

Still the best!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at the Garvey's place and it was even better than last time! We could have never left the place and stared at the view all day, every day, it's just that beautiful. Antigua is now our favorite place to visit and it's largely because of this place. It's in the perfect location that gives you a great store right near by, the best beaches to visit on the island are near here, as well as the best restaurants. We hope to return as soon as possible!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: TY Charles! We love to have guests return to Sunset as we always try to improve their experience. TY again, Marc
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5

The Best of the Best, Incredible Villa, Incredible View, Incredible Time!

  • 5 of 5

Where to Start, well the view, at the villa you're ten times closer than the pictures show and it is just incredible, I mean incredible. Arrival was in the afternoon and the management team was here to meet us. Loved the little snacks and drinks that were supplied after a long day, how thoughtful. Sunset was immaculate with that airy Caribbean flare, 3 separate suites and 6 sitting areas, art decor and actually more than we ever expected.

We are beach people and went exploring every day to Dark Wood, Pigeon, Half Moon Bay and then the trek to Rendezvous. All the beaches were pretty clean and no one bothering you selling stuff. We also explored the roadside shacks for lunch and fruit to take back to the villa, the barbecue chicken was great! There were great restaurants all over in Jolly Harbor. Best deal lobster at Al Porto, best 5 star was Jacqui O's, best beach food Dark Wood and best Italian was Basilico. Lots of fresh fish and veggies and never had a bad meal. We also did the Wadadli cruise which included snorkeling and a nice Caribbean feast, lots of fun.

We always seemed to be hanging at the villa to watch the sunset nightly after a day or sports and traveling. Sooooo relaxing and comfortable with the beautiful breezes keeping you cool. Never needed the air conditioning at all. The little things made our stay, from the local CD's for music, beach chairs and towels, first aid kit was used, well appointed kitchen and homey feel.

We had used the grill and had bought groceries at the market across the street.

Sunset is a relaxing, perfectly situated villa with incredible views. We loved it and had a vacation we'll never forget. Thank you Garvey's we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect! Just to be clear this was a guest that arrived and stayed with us. She is a “rater” and asked if we would mind a honest perspective from her. Her reasoning was she thought her opinion would help other guests in the future, so we opined. Obvious we knew her rating would be good, but this is her experience unobstructed. TY
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
VC Bird Airport, St Johns (20 minutes)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
10 restaurants with in 5 minutes
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Jolly Beach, Valley Church Beach and Fryers Beach
Car: recommended

You may never want to leave Villa Sunset but perhaps you venture out to explore what the island has to offer, Jolly Harbour is right across the street. The bustling Jolly Harbour Marina can take you on various boating excursions, scuba diving, snorkeling and sport fishing trips. There are beautiful beaches, shops, restaurants, and bars. The Marina complex even offers an 18-hole golf course, tennis and squash courts.

In Jolly Harbour is where you will find many fabulous restaurants, grocery shopping, pharmacy, banking, ice cream and coffee shops. Further down the road about 5-8 minutes you will find Darkwood beach, Turners beach, Valley Church beach, and Coco bay.

The capital of Antigua, St. John, is only a 10-minute drive away where you will find local markets of delicious food, restaurants and lots of shopping.

The airport is approximately a 20-minute drive from the villa.

You may want to explore the heritage of Antigua at Nelson Dockyard and stunning views from the local gathering at Shirley Heights on Sundays, furthermore, enjoy the excitement of Carnival, Cricket and Sailing week.

We love sailing and scuba diving. Morning walks on the beach searching for beach glass then stopping in some of the charming beach huts for a late lunch or early dinners, like at Jackie O’s. Exploring the island and ending up at Shirley Heights. Buying fresh fish or lobster at the marina 10 minutes down the road. Dark Wood beach, snorkeling the reefs right off the coastline or Turners beach and Jolly beach only minutes away. A special dinner at Sheer Rock, you’ll never forget. And not to mention cocktails at the local beach bars, all minutes from Sunset. Hang with the locals at weekly fish fries, or head to St. Johns for local markets abundant with fresh fruits and veggies. Feel like exploring, hop in your car and try dining at Blue Water, Le Bistro or Cecelia’s. Be casual at Cloggy’s or the Mad Mongoose after the beach or island trek. Or head back at Villa Sunset with a glass of wine with stunning panoramic views. These are some of our favorites. Enjoy!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Villa Sunset is only $650.00 per night
Holiday rates from December 13th - January 17th $750.00 per night
10% off May 28th thru November 5th, $585.00 per night.

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