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#1 of 8 Specialty lodging in Philipsburg
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The Villas on Great Bay are located on Great Bay Beach in a quiet residential neighborhood of Philipsburg, the Dutch capital of St. Maarten, and about 20 minutes’ drive from the island airport. Within easy walking distance you’ll find restaurants, world class duty-free shopping, casinos and nightlife, and the lively boardwalk.We are a small, gated property with a security guard on duty throughout the night, and an on-site property manager to ensure your vacation is hassle-free. Each of our villas is privately owned, but each has the same basic layout – two bedrooms upstairs (some with ensuite bathrooms) and 1½ to 2½ bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, private lanai, and each comes supplied with linens, including beach towels. Our nine beachfront villas have spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, while the remaining two overlook our tropical gardens.We know how to make your visit to our beautiful island everything you’ve hoped for and expected.
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Nicola R wrote a review Apr 2020
3 contributions4 helpful votes
We were booked to stay in villa #12 7-16 April for a family wedding on April 11th. Due to the current situation we had to cancel. Communication with the owner was constant & fabulous, resulting in a 95% refund - cards costs etc taken into account. Couldn’t be more happier with this act of kindness. We would love to visit this beautiful island in the future, Thank you Norma, Good luck & stay safe 🙏
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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cmferrara33 wrote a review Apr 2020
Boston, Massachusetts24 contributions4 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay at Villas on Great Bay. The location is great. A nice walk into Philipsburg on Front street or on the beach. Convenient location to shops and restaurants. The condos are well kept. Wally is great to help with any of your needs. The pool and pool area are great then a few steps from there you are on the beach. I can't wait to stay here again.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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kathryna64 wrote a review Jan 2020
29 contributions4 helpful votes
This was our first time staying in Villa 4 we normally stay in villa 2 but it was booked. Once again we had a wonderful 2 weeks at the villas lots of firsts for us this time but the constant is Wally. He is the most considerate, accommodating, available when needed friend and manager of the villas. Anything you want or need he is the go to person. Thank you Wally. My childhood friend and her partner joined us this time which made it the best holiday. Wally arranged for James (taxi 23)to pick us up at the airport (+1-721-526-9132), James picked us up for a number of years until Irma arrived and changed the professions people did until visitors returned to the island. James has a 12 person van and believe me we filled it with luggage, food (we stopped at the grocery store and drinks). We took the local bus $2.00 each way many times to different parts of the island. We visited different areas of the island this time but also visited some of our favorites Mary Boon’s, Rainbow Beach, Friar’s Bay, Maho , Marigot market and pastry shops, the boardwalk, Orange cafe on the boardwalk. Wally took us on an island tour and it was good to see the growth the island has experienced in one year. We took the ferry to Anguilla for the day and started at the Elvis bar as my friend is a huge fan. We didn’t stay there just got a mug and then headed to Shoal beach for the day, water was rough but food and beer were great. As I have said in all of my reviews over the years if you are considering a vacation in St. Martin the best place to stay is the Villas. Till we meet again thank you Wally. Kathryn, Phil, Val and Graham
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kavita wrote a review Jan 2020
San Francisco, California134 contributions71 helpful votes
We stayed over Christmas Dec 23-30 in Villa #4, it was a class experience. The villa is fully stocked with everything you will need to have a comfortable stay and ample of it. I believe one can stay in this villa for a week without any housekeeping. We did have a housekeeping done in middle of our stay and it was $10 an hour. The villas have a shared laundry (washer and dryer), which is very comfortable. We cooked several meals for us in the Villa and eating dinner on the terrace watching ships departing was like a magic. We had a car and parking was never an issue, we always found a spot in front of the villa. Great bay is the best swimming location and we did jet ski several times and had lunches at various restaurants. The villa is also very accessible to Carefour supermarket and few KM's from Simpsons bay. Lastly thanks to resident manager Wally, he is an absolute gem of a person. He was ready to provide any help whenever needed. We are already planning our second visit.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Tracy Jones wrote a review Jan 2020
Elkhart, Indiana349 contributions47 helpful votes
This was our third time at the Villas. We love staying here. They villas feel like home and are more than accommodating. Great Bay is the best spot on the island. You are within walking distance form several great dining spots, you can be on the beach all day or rent a car and explore the island. The kitchens are all stocked if you choose to cook for yourself. We are already planning our next visit.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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$232 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CaribbeanSt Martin / St MaartenSint MaartenPhilipsburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villas on Great Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Villas on Great Bay?
Nearby attractions include WISP - The Waterpark (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villas on Great Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Villas on Great Bay?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Villas on Great Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villas on Great Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Honky Tonk Bar, Pink Pearl, and Lay Back Bar & Grill SXM.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villas on Great Bay?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Villas on Great Bay?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Villas on Great Bay?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fort Amsterdam (0.8 miles).
Does Villas on Great Bay have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.