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20 reviews
fully equipped kitchen, EVERYTHING you need
good swimming and snorkeling right out front
sunset view
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

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Lvjblock
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Bliss!”
Reviewed February 10, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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My three friends and I stayed at Carisma for a long weekend, and we could not say more about the experience we had. Paul and Carmen were the loveliest and most helpful hosts, and their villa is superb. The pictures on the website are accurate but Carisma, in reality, is so much more. It is beautifully updated and maintained, it is very spacious, and there is no detail left undone. Obviously, Paul and Carmen take great pride in Carisma, and it shows. In short, Carisma is/has:

-perfectly maintained
-luxurious
-a full kitchen with every pot/plate/glasses/flatware/appliance etc., you could ever need
-2 beautiful and comfortable bedrooms and 2 adjoining bathrooms
-full wifi/phone/tv access (don't watch tv in SXM!)
-parking space
-stunning patio with jacuzzi tub, lounge chairs, mood lighting ...and the VIEW!!!
-direct ocean access

Paul and Carmen enthusiastically greeted us, showed us the ropes, gave us excellent island recommendations (even making a dinner reservation for us at a delightful Thai restaurant), and they also generously gifted us wine/beer as a welcome - along with a pineapple!

The entire weekend was a joy, and we can't wait to return. A million thumbs up.

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Liked best: Absolutely everything
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Marcia G
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Carisma.”
Reviewed February 11, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
4
people found this review helpful

The condo is in a wonderful and quiet location on a secluded beach. The bedrooms are separated and have their own bathrooms. The kitchen is well appointed with new dishes and flatware. But the best is when you step out the living room to the expansive terrace– all you see are the gentle waves of the turquoise Caribbean right in front of you. The terrace faces southwest, giving you gorgeous sunsets. There’s plenty of sun and they’ve allowed for shade as well– which is great if you like reading outside all afternoon like I do. We’ll be back!

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Liked best: Comfort of the house and location
Liked least: Nothing- it was all good
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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