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Private Honeymoon Villa with View Of Caribbean & Piton Mountains, Full Service

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa has 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Pool, equipped Kitchen & outdoor cooking area

The house has a private master bedroom & bath en suite on upper level with balcony overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea & Pitons. The main floor has 2 bedrooms both en suite with one having queen sized bed and the other a study with a single day bed.

The villa has many communal areas including a large living room & dining room that opens up to the outdoors and large deck, all with amazing views of the Caribbean Sea and the Pitons. There is a kitchen with attached small sitting area that has cable TV. There are other sitting areas including a private covered deck in the garden and a nice bathing deck by the pool. There is an outdoor cooking area with grill and dining area. WIFI is available at Hermitage Jewel.


Property Manager
Linda Bennett
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2018

What makes this villa unique

Private villa which is very romantic having spectacular views, near two excellent restaurants and bars with entertainment. Hermitage Jewel is near beach and town making it convenient to shop for provisions. Villa offers cooler temps because of high elevation.

Housekeeper provides a local complimentary breakfast, of fresh seasonal fruit, local coffee, tea, fresh smoothies, bread, jam/jelly, and butter, artfully prepared and served by Glenda 6 days a week.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Soufriere in Choiseul

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , accessible via bedroom 3 or living room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bedroom 2 private bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom ensuite on upper floor with private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bedroom ensuite on main floor accessing main deck
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Airport pick up included in rental. Depending on day and driver can take you to local grocery shopping then to the Villa about 45 minutes drive. Driver will have your name written on a card for you to see at the airport. If you want to rent a car at airport we will send detailed directions and map to villa. Please note that driving is on the left (driver on right side of vehicles) and island is very mountainous with lots of hairpin turns. If you would prefer to hire a driver for the duration that can be arranged.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Private Honeymoon Villa with View Of Caribbean & Piton Mountains, Full Service
average rating of 4.94 based on 50 reviews
Ottawa
5

Absolutely Breathtaking! You will be hard-pressed to find a better view of Petit Piton!

  • 5 of 5

This charming villa and the people who come with it are fantastic. Charlene ( property manager ) was at the ready to help with anything from

Pre-stocking kitchen to making our reservations. Her knowledge of the island was extremely helpful when planning out daily excursions. Waking up to Glenda’s warm hello and delicious breakfast was a great start to our day and the villa was always spotless ! Lion, driver and cook, took us to the fish market on arrival and whipped up a delicious supper. We highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity. He is an excellent guide and his dinners involved a real local flare and knowledge we would have missed if we went at it alone.

The villa was perfect for our family of 4. We took advantage of all Soufrière had to offer and Hermitage Jewel is perfectly situated to do so. One of our best vacations hands down!

Personal favs...Jungle Bike at L’Anse Chastanet.( food is really good too)

Beach and snorkel , L’Anse Chastanet.

Climbing Gros Piton( go early)

Romantic dinner , Jade Mountain

Sulphur Springs ( go early)

Dinner at the Villa with Lion .

Private sail to Marigot Bay with Mystic Man boat tours.

Rum punch by Villa pool

Massage by pool with Maura.

Penny Schroeder ,

Ottawa,Canada.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Different kind of Caribbean vacation

  • 3 of 5

We were two couples who stayed one week in early March. We have stayed on many different islands, but never this far away from the ocean. Lion met us at the airport and stopped for fish and groceries (as previous reviews mention) and returned to prepare dinner a few days later. We had enough for leftovers several nights. We didn’t venture far for dinners out because of the poor road conditions and amount of time that it took to get anywhere. We had one dinner at Boucan (Hotel Chocolat) and one at Dasheene (Ladera). Both were lovely settings. The views from the villa were magnificent although as stated, we were much further away from the beach than we expected. Lion did drive us to Anse Chastanet beach one day but the road was very treacherous and full of pot holes and took awhile to get there. The villa was charming but more rustic than expected. Birds flew in and out of the kitchen landing on dishes and food and geckos scurried across the floors and climbed the walls in downstairs bedroom and bathrooms. Mosquito netting on beds was much appreciated. The water pressure in all 3 showers was terrible! We tried them all to see if one was better, but they were all bad. Glenda was one of the best aspects of the villa. She prepared delicious breakfasts and did the daily housekeeping. The pool was nice for cooling off , however the ladder needed a lower step as it was difficult to climb out of the pool. All in all, it was a relaxing trip but not our favorite Caribbean experience.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything we hoped for !

  • 5 of 5

Our week was an awesome experience from the moment we got picked up from the airport by Lion until he dropped us off a week later. I could repeat everything that has already been said about the Villa itself in other reviews, but really no need. It is all true. The view from the back deck is breath taking from morning to night. That said, the whole island is beautiful. The villa is well appointed and had everything we needed to prepare our meals. Eddie the groundskeeper is very pleasant and keeps the grounds looking like a small tropical paradise. The pool was useful for an occasional dip to cool off from any sunbathing. The villa is very private, despite a non visible villa on each side of it. The temps were always comfortable in the 70's to 80's with a nice breeze. There were no bugs the whole week, neither in the villa or on our outings. Don't be afraid to use the real charcoal grill out back if you like to grill outside. Eddie was eager to pick up real charcoal for us, and insisted on cleaning it after each use. Lion the driver really made our trip enjoyable. He has a lot of connections throughout the island and always made us feel comfortable wherever we went. He is very fond of St. Lucia and loves to share the culture with you. He would take the back roads sometimes to destinations to point out all of the different farming areas, crops, fruit and nut trees(of which there are MANY ) Don't pass up on the opportunity to have him stop and get some fresh fish from the fishing village on way back from drive from the airport pickup. He helped us pick up a Mahi Mahi right off the little fishing boat as it came to the dock. They filleted it for a reasonable tip. Lion insisted on prepping it when we arrived at the villa with local marinade and spices we picked up with groceries obtained on the way to villa. We had several evening meals from that one fish. Although we enjoyed every outing with Lion, we also tried out the local "bus" (big vans) system just for the experience. It is only ~$1 US to travel into Souffrie after walking from villa to bus stop at bottom of the hill( ~ 10 minutes). You can walk to the sulfur springs from the villa ~ 15 minutes, some steep hills.

Glenda the housekeeper was delightful every morning. She preps amazing BF's with local fruit. She kept the place spotless. Also full of island knowledge. Running out of room, bottom line- loved everything; villa, location, outings, all staff(including Charlene and Kate)!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We travel a lot and this has got to be one of the very best homes we have stayed at. We were greeted at the airport by a driver who took us to the villa and through the week took us to beaches and one day to a nearby town for market and helped us buy local fish and herbs. then he spent an hour or so at the villa preparing the fish and marinade and explaining the whole process. we ate as St Lucians for 2 days on that treasure. The property manager checked in on us several times and visited to ensure everything about our stay was working smoothly. Eddie the gardener was there virtually every day cleaning the pool and grounds, and he always had a joke and a pleasant greeting. Our housekeeper Glenda came 6 days per week and prepared a gourmet breakfast with excellent local coffee and fruits. She always had a smile, kept the villa spotless and was a wealth of information about the local attractions. The home itself was magnificent. Made of stone and beautiful wooden doors with a spectacular view of the Pitons and Sugar Beach. Quite simply a perfect vacation spot.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Just got home a few days ago from an 11-night stay at this villa. Traveling were two adults and two children (ages 20 and 22). We loved it!

Special recognition should go to Glenda, our housekeeper/cook. We eagerly anticipated her breakfast each morning. Loved the fresh juices and smoothies she made. Her omelettes, crepes and Johnnycakes were also a great hit! We also were able to work it out for Glenda to come back one night and cook dinner for us. Another huge hit! She made a full dinner, much like what locals might have for a nice Sunday dinner. Wish we would have arranged for her to make more dinners for us... Glenda also did a fantastic job of keeping the house clean and tidy. Plus, she's just a genuinely nice person.

Most of the days we went on adventures with Lion as our driver. He did a great job bringing us to local beaches, bakeries, restaurants, and a small place in Laborie that served fried chicken, fried dumplings, and "local juice" (delicious! passion fruit and lime the day we went).

We also spent a couple days just relaxing at the house, soaking up the setting (Eddie does a great job maintaining the grounds) and enjoying the sun and pool.

Charlene (house manager) was also in frequent communication and booked us a 4-wheeler trip (with Mystic Man Adventures) through the countryside. On that trip we visited two old sugar mills and two secluded beaches. Pickup and drop-off at the house was included.

Can't say enough about the setting. Not sure what we'll do with the huge number of sunset and rainbow pictures we took. The views are so amazing they look as if they've been photoshopped.

All in all, an excellent rental!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful week in St Lucia

  • 5 of 5

The incredible view of Petit Piton smacks you in the face at the top of the driveway and doesn't lose a bit of 'jaw-drop' for the entire stay. The house is well appointed and nicely decorated with local art. Glenda, the housekeeper, keeps the place immaculate and prepares wonderful breakfast daily (buy additional ingredients and she'll make most anything). The property is very private; Eddy, the grounds keeper, maintains the tropical garden that has a profusion of flowers and the plunge pool. We were entertained by the small birds flitting in and out of the house constantly.

Although the steep, winding roads and left hand drive were a bit intimidating at first we quickly became used to them and were very glad to have the independence of having a car. Found that having lunch as the main meal of the day worked well, and minimized driving the roads at night. Highly recommend the restaurants at Sugar Beach, Anse Chastenet, Jade Mountain and Orlando's. Would definitely avoid the Tuesday night BBQ at Boucan, and we were not impressed by dinner at Ladera.

Michael and Murrie

Vermont, USA

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Anse Chastanet
Anse Chastanet Resort is located on the north side of Soufriere a short drive from the villa...
Toraille Waterfall
Take a quick drive just outside of Soufriere to cool off in the pool beneath the beautiful T...
Diamond Falls
Deep in a sheltered gorge at the foot of the Pitons, the Diamond Botanical Gardens is part o...
Petit Piton
You will fall in love with St. Lucia when you see these iconic peaks. Petit Piton is one of ...
Gros Piton
Gros Piton is one of two mountains south of the town Soufrière in the southwest of Saint Luc...
Ladera Resort
Hermitage Jewel located on Rabot Estate is within walking distance of Ladera Resort which wa...
Boucan by Hotel Chocolat
Boucan is located on Rabot Estate and is a short walk from the villa. Their exclusive cacao ...
Sugar Beach - Viceroy Hotels and Resorts
A approximately 10 minute drive from villa is the resort know as Sugar Beach. The resort tha...
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Hewanorra UVF, Vieux Fort
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ladera Resort & Boucan at Hotel Choc
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Cap Estate
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Ladera Resort & Boucan at Hotel Chocolate
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Sugar Beach
Car: not necessary

The Hermitage Jewel villa is located within the property of the UNESCO World Heritage Site recognizing the beauty of the world famous mountains, Gros & Petit Piton. The villa is approximately 1500 feet above sea level and has a stunning view overlooking miles of the Caribbean Sea and Piton mountains. Behind the villa is a view of the tropical rain forest. The property is lush with flowers and fruit trees and there are lots of hummingbirds feasting on the abundance of floral nectar. Sunrise can bring a luminous rainbow and sunsets are brilliant and worthy of an evening toast.

It is a perfect destination for newly weds.

There are some of the finest resorts, restaurants and spas on the island within close proximity.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Soufriere, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 7 nights
£1,633
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £41.28

Rates include airport pick up and driven to the Villa, that is about 45 minutes away If you request a rental car, it will be delivered to your Villa the next morning.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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