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Villas on Great Bay

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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!

utica,ny
Reviewed 2 August 2015

we had a great family vacation staying at villa 5 and 11. as always jim was a great host making sure we had a comfortable, fun and safe stay. we consider the villas a second home in paradise. ed and brenda winslow.

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

Dear Brenda and Ed, you choose the perfect words to describe our villas... a second home in paradise! On behalf owners and on-site staff I wanna thank you for your kind review and remember, your second home is waiting for you!

Fishersville
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My family spent a week at The Villas on Great Bay and could not have been happier. From the very first email contact I made asking about renting a villa, I had a great feeling. I felt good about the information I was given and communication I had with the owner and the property manager. And it only got better......

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

Dear guest, villa #9 owner asked me to thank you so much for your review. We are so proud to share the beauty and the amusement of the villas with wonderful guest like you. You are now part of the Villas on Great Bay family and we can't wait for your next trip in our piece of paradise!

Reviewed 20 July 2015

We had the time of our lives! We stayed in the newly remodeled villa 4, and it was awesome. Very modern, with new appliances and cookware. The only drawback is the tile that was chosen for the back patio - it was extrememly slippery when wet. Other than that, it was a beautiful villa with everything we needed. It was...

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

Hello dear guest, on behalf Jim and all the owners let me thank you very much for your review. You got one of our key point, we are right on the beach, far enough from the crowd but five minutes walking from shopping and restaurant. We are very lucky for our position and we are so happy to share it...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 July 2015

While we love the location of the villas (and thus the high star ratings), Villa #5 is substandard, at best. It hasn't been updated since the 1970's! The owner comes off as cheap--supplying only a two cup coffee pot for a villa that sleeps 5 (the Mr. Coffee had to be the lowest quality on the market--probably a freebie from...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 16,160 - ₹ 19,392 (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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“Bring good mosquito repellant. You will get bit while you sleep.”
tracyj912, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay in Villa #2 if possible for more privacy and shade.”
joel461, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villa #1 is the most private but only one full bathroom but there is a 1/2 bath downstairs and outside pretty secluded shower.”
lorijeannj, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved each of the 3 Villas we have stayed in”
suem199, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Villa 2, 4 and 9 have two bathrooms upstairs. Villa 9 lacks a dishwasher.”
SharonV1, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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