A stylish and sophisticated villa situated atop of the hills of Marigot
Villa Jade, the first to be built on the island of St Barth, was constructed in about 1950 by a famous Caribbean aviator and adventurer, Remy de Haenen, and is now the destination of choice for the rich and famous. Fully renovated after the hurricane in 2017, Villa Jade is now even more luxurious.
The design of the villa harmonises the traditional with the modern, creating a charm all of its own, and is the perfect place to relax in a zen-like atmosphere. The villa is designed to create an impression of intimacy with warm colours, panelling and wood floors. The Buddha in the villa emphasises the Asiatic influence which is coninued in the numerous pieces of furniture and decorative objects.
On entering the villa, you will find the living room – this spacious and welcoming space decorated in woody and anthracite colours, is next to the fully equipped kitchen and bar with eight high chairs.
Villa Jade’s movie theatre gives guests the opportunity to enjoy a good movie in cosy leather armchairs with red, subdued lights. Guests also have access to a fitness room where they can admire the ocean views while working out. The gym is equipped with a treadmill, bike, various gym equipment, spa, shower, flat screen TV, iPpod docking station, audio system, DVD player, telephone, small fridge and of course, the much-needed air conditioning!
The exterior of the property has a large deck, day bed, jacuzzi and deck chairs surrounding the breath-taking infinity swimming pool. From the terrace or from their private balcony, guests can admire the view that embraces the whole bay of Marigot as well as the gorgeous lagoon of Grand cul de Sac with its turquoise waters.
Bedroom 1: This is the master bedroom, situated near the living room and the children’s bedrooms. The Asian influence is obvious in the orange and anthracite colours used in the décor. 1 x king-size bed, desk, living area, a/c, Wi-Fi, iPod dock, phone, flat-screen TV, DVD player, canal satellite, dish network, dressing room, safe. En-suite bathroom: dressing table, 2 basins, 1 toilet, 1 bidet, 1 interior shower, 1 exterior shower.
Bedroom 2: Located slightly apart from the others, this room will bring you piece of mind as it offers total privacy. Private terrace, exterior living room, 1 x king-size bed, desk, living area, a/c, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, canal satellite, DVD player, iPod dock, basin, fridge. En-suite bathroom: 1 basin, 1 shower, 1 toilet, 1 scale.
Bedroom 3: Modernity characterizes the third bedroom, with its contrasting black and white décor. It also has a private balcony with an amazing view. 1 x king-size bed, desk, iPod dock, audio system, phone, Wi-Fi, a/c, private terrace. En-suite bathroom: 2 basins, 1 toilet, 1 exterior shower, 1 scale.
Bedroom 4: At first glance, the design of this room may surprise as its purple, white and gold colours give it a real sparkle. The room also has a private balcony with a wide view on the ocean. 1 x king-size bed, desk, iPod dock, audio system, phone, Wi-Fi, a/c, private terrace. En-suite bathroom: 2 basins, 1 toilet, 1 exterior shower, 1 scale.
Bedroom 5: Finally, the last room is similar to bedroom 4, except for the colours, which are mostly orange, gold and anthracite. 1 x king-size bed, desk, iPhone dock, audio system, phone, Wi-Fi, a/c, private terrace. En-suite bathroom: 2 basins, 1 toilet, 1 exterior shower, 1 scale.
Two additional children’s rooms and a staff room are available
Known for its glitz, glamour, and gorgeous beaches, St Barths is the perfect blend of the chic French countryside and laid-back Caribbean attitudes. Excellence, luxury, serenity…the perfect adjectives to describe this unusual island! Nothing is lacking: the picture of perfection, St Barths appeals to an upscale clientele seeking a garden of earthly delights and it’s home to an eclectic mix of iguanas, night-blooming cactus, and fabulous beaches as well as luxury yachts, designer boutiques, and celebrities…
SEE Beaches & Water sports Relaxation of the fabulous beaches is a principal activity in St Barths. The warm waters call for diving, deep-sea fishing, wind surfing, surfing, sailing or motorboat excursions, jet skis, kite surf. Submarine Travel six feet beneath the surface of the sea and gaze upon the breathtaking abundance of colorful sea life that lives in and around the Marine Park of St Barths. Sailing St Barths Bucket Regatta have captured sailors' imagination in a way that no other event can begin to approach.
EXPERIENCE Fitness and Well Being Several fitness centers with a wide range of equipment, aerobic and dance classes, massage, yoga, and team sports. Dining Gourmet restaurants with award-winning and renowned chefs, from traditional French to a more West Indian flavour. Shopping St Barts is a duty free port, a paradise for luxury goods in a multitude of small boutiques with all major brands.Closest airports: St Martin, Antigua, San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Point -a-Pitre (Guadeloupe)
From the airports, it is just a short transfer to St Barths.
A ferry transfer service is available between St Martin and St Barths, to and from the St. Martin ports at Oyster Pond (Dutch side), Marigot (French side), Philipsburg (Dutch side) and Bobby’s Marina (close to Juliana airport).
There are fourteen beaches on St Barths, all offering gleaming white sand. Each has its own name and distinctive charm and personality.
St Barths lies about 35 km (21.8 miles) south-east of Saint Martin, and north of St Kitts. Puerto Rico is 240 km (149.1 miles) to its west in the Greater Antilles.
The collective, including Saint Martin, Guadeloupe and Martinique, is one of four territories among the Leeward Islands in the north-eastern Caribbean that comprise the French West Indies. Saint Barthélemy was, for many years, a French commune forming part of Guadeloupe.
Saint Barthélemy, a volcanic island fully encircled by shallow reefs, has an area of 22.1 sq. km (8.5 sq. miles) and a population of 8,902 (January 2009 census). The capital is Gustavia, where the island’s main harbour is located. It is the only Caribbean island which was a Swedish colony for any length of time – Guadeloupe was briefly under Swedish rule at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Symbolism from the Swedish National Arms, three crowns, forms part of the island's Coat of Arms. The language, cuisine and culture, however, are distinctly French.
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