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shawano, wi
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We had 4 couples in our group and rented villas #2 and #4. Both were wonderful 2 bedroom and 2 1/2 bath. #2 has recently been renovated with a Caribbean feel and #4 was just renovated with a very modern touch. Both had everything we could possibly need. Doug, the owner of #2, called and e-mailed to ask if we...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we're so proud you enjoyed your vacation. We all owners are committed to assure the best to our friends and guest, we love people happy relaxing at the Villas. Every vacationer become easily a recurring guest as most of you feel immediately the villa as a "home away from home". On behalf owners and management, let me thank...

Reviewed 25 January 2016

My husband and I stayed in Villa 2 at The Villas on Great Bay in December '14 actually. The owner Doug Kinsinger and his wife Becky have gone above and beyond to make everything perfect for your stay. The villa and the property are clean and the pool especially is always pristine. The Villas are right on the beach and...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for sharing your review with all of us, owners and friends of the Villas. Your review is actually a great guide to better enjoy our piece of paradise, you relaxed in our infinity pool, you had an island tour with our driver, you found a perfect villa. In few words, a hassle-free vacation. Exactly...

Ottawa
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We just got back from a spending a week (Dec 26 2015 Jan 2 2016) in Villa 6 at the Villas on Great Bay. Everything you read about the Villas in other reviews is true. This is a great place to call your temporary home while in SXM.The water out front of the condos is great. The Views of the...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your great review. Once more, you are among vacationers who got the spirit of the villas... a real home away from home. A place you can meet new friends in common spaces (never overcrowded) but also to have absolute privacy inside your villa. You can get a luxury car or get a bus...

Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Location is what it's all about.....walk to the beach which is just out your back door, walk to restaurants and shopping and enjoy the local culture. Jim, property Manager, was amazing and gave great recommendations on what you need to see when visiting. Condo was amazing as pictured. Overlooking great bay having coffee in the morning as the cruise ships...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Hello Deb, thanks for your fantastic review! You're right, our location is quite unique within the island, we are literally on the beach, out of the crowd but very close to restaurants and shopping. We owners of the villas are very lucky and we are always happy to share this small piece of paradise with guests like you. On behalf...

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This was our first trip to St. Martin. My husband and I just returned from spending "only" 4 days at the Villas on Great Bay. We have rented many villas in the past in many different areas, but I have to say this was one of our Best experiences. Credit goes to the manager Jim that is so people friendly,...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your great review! We are so proud you find the villas better than expected, it happens quite often thanks to our great manager and staff. We wait for your next escape in our paradise!

Maryland, USA
Reviewed 22 September 2015

The villas are charming, clean, comfortable and are well appointed. I have stayed here twice before and had no concerns; especially about safety. With this being said I was in one of the three villas rented when one of our rental cars was stolen located right in front, within clear view of security cameras and security guard. Whether you rent...

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VGBowners, The Board of Villas on Great Bay at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

To Kittie, Bethany and all the guests; The Board of Directors, on behalf of all Owners at the Villas on Great Bay would like to reply to this additional review regarding the car theft. YOU WROTE: << The villas are charming, clean, comfortable and are well appointed. I have stayed here twice before and had no concerns; especially about safety...

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We had visited Sint Maarten for just one day last September while cruising on the NCL Getaway and the whole family loved the Island. When it came time to planning this year's vacation, it was an easy decision to head back to the "Friendly Island". We had spent most of the last year's day visit on Great Bay Beach in...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear guest, more than a fantastic review yours is the perfect guide to paradise! We are so pride you enjoyed so much the villas and the the island. You felt like home you said, it is exactly what we want for our guests. Another home in the caribbean! On behalf owners and management, thank you very much for your words....

Ocean Pines, Maryland
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We rented 3 separate villas for a large group. We also rented 3 cars from Leisure Car Rental. On our 2nd night in St. Maarten 1 of the 3 rental cars was stolen! It was stolen right in front of the Villa's of Great Bay! When I told the property manager (Jim) he informed me the island has had a...

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VGBowners, Direttore at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

The Owners at the Villas on Great Bay always appreciate feedback from all our guests and want to ensure everyone who vacations has a very pleasant and enjoyable stay in paradise on the beach at our complex. Together with our Management and Staff all Owners share a ‘bon mot’: "Guest first". The majority of Owners have been guests at the...

Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Aug.01-8th, 2015. We normally stay in all inclusives or condos in Puerta Vallarta. We wanted something different. I spent months looking for the perfect place to stay. We wanted a condo on the beach & a pool. Once I saw this condo, I booked it. Our flight was delayed and after more than...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Diane, you're another satisfied guest and we are so happy for this! Thank you for your nice review, on behalf owners and management. Our best wishes and of course we wait your next vacation at the villas!

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Excellent location, excellent staff. Had the beach to ourselves, very quiet Jim is very helpful and knowledge of the island. I would suggest this for any body with children, pool was never full, in fact we were probably the only ones who used it for the week we were there. We will definitely be back. Right next to two markets...

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Hello Robin, on behalf management and owners, thanks for your review. You're right, the only negative is not to stay long enough at the Villas on Great Bay! Another satisfied guest who is now part of our family. See you soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas on Great Bay

Address: Front Street 211, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: ₹ 16,713 - ₹ 20,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Villas On Great Bay Hotel Philipsburg
Villas On Great Bay St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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“Villa #1 is the most private but only one full bathroom but there is a 1/2 bath downstairs and outside pretty secluded shower.”
 of 5 bubbles lorijeannj, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved each of the 3 Villas we have stayed in”
 of 5 bubbles suem199, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Villa 2, 4 and 9 have two bathrooms upstairs. Villa 9 lacks a dishwasher.”
 of 5 bubbles SharonV1, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved villa 1. No foot traffic, private.”
 of 5 bubbles lorijeannj, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all the Villas are gorgeous - each with a different flare !”
 of 5 bubbles suem199, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
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