June 18thSt Barths
With St Barths amongst the first territories globally to be declared 100% Covid-free since 21st April, the postcard-perfect island will reopen its borders to international arrivals on 22nd June 2020.
With a carefully curated portfolio of more than 140 luxury villas among the finest on the island, Eden Rock Villa Rental is delighted to welcome back guests and devoted St Barths lovers to the celebrated Caribbean island from next week, to offer a stress-free ‘villa-cation’ this summer. Bringing the same legendary service and hospitality as the iconic Eden Rock – St Barths – part of the Oetker Collection – inside the privacy of one’s own ultra-chic holiday home, villa guests this summer will receive complimentary services such as freshly prepared breakfast delivered daily to their door, the most stylish welcome amenities, round-the-clock five-star concierge service and much more. The super chic Eden Rock Beach Club is also open this summer, offering well-heeled visitors the best, most discreet tanning and relaxing spots on its emblematic red-and-white striped sun beds; delectable leisurely lunch at the Beach Club; and sweet chilled frosé at the über-cool Beach Bar.
Eden Rock’s dedicated service team of ‘Eden Rockers’ will also be on hand to offer a range of à la carte services to guests throughout the summer, including arranging private parties and private yacht trips – with delicious catering and bespoke hotel level service – as well as personalised beach picnic menus and indulgent in-villa spa treatments. Chefs, Butlers and Concierge have all received specialised training to adapt to post-Covid travel too. All Eden Rock Villa Rentals come complete with chauffeured arrival and departure transfers between the villa and the airport; island-savvy 24/7 concierge service and daily housekeeping; personalized set up on the beach of guests’ choosing including chairs, umbrella and cooler; an Eden Rock beauty pouch with local Ligne St Barth products; and personal butlers and private villa Chefs for a selection of the most luxurious villas.
Anne Dentel, Eden Rock Villa Rental Director and island expert, comments: “St Barths is a very privileged destination and even more so in those particular times. A ‘villa-cation’ with Eden Rock Villa Rental offers all the privacy and safety the discerning traveller would expect, without compromising on luxury, allowing guests to disconnect for a moment and reconnect with their loved ones after so long apart.” To ensure perfect peace of mind during these unusual times, Eden Rock Villa Rental remains 100% flexible with villa accommodation bookings with new a cancellation policy.
Finally, the ‘crown jewel’ of the Caribbean, Eden Rock – St Barths will reopen its doors on 22nd October 2020, marking the start of its fabulous new season and unveiling the hotel’s brand-new look in all its rebuilt newness, following a full top-to-toe restructuring and renovation having been hit by Hurricane Irma in late 2017.
Best for…beach addicts: VILLA NINA
Beachfront paradise Villa Nina offers three bedrooms and a cathedral-style living room, with sea views from all windows. Located bang on the beach, it offers direct access to the white sands of St Jean. Newly rebuilt and remodelled as part of Eden Rock – St Barths’ full renovation, the contemporary accommodation includes gorgeous detailing throughout, and an outstanding art collection displayed within Villa Nina’s own private art gallery. Oversized doors and windows open directly onto the bay of St Jean, and the villa also has a private pool and spa pool and large indoor/outdoor areas to relax in.
HOW: Sleeps six. Weekly rates start from $70,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/nina
Best for…luxury lovers: VILLA ROCKSTAR
Also transformed as part of Eden Rock – St Barths’ acclaimed relaunch, the newly revamped Villa Rockstar now offers six luxuriously appointed King bed suites – one with a white gold-tiled bathroom – fully equipped gym, a double spa cabin, 20m private pool, hot tub, piano, pool table, a walled garden for privacy, and private direct access to the Eden Rock Beach. The remarkable 1,480 m² ultraluxe property is a multi-faceted house, described as resembling “a $200million yacht on land.” Exceptionally private and secure behind three-metre-high walls, the house is ideally located on the beach of Saint Jean just a few steps from Villa Nina and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.
HOW: Sleeps 12. Weekly rates start from $105,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/rockstar
Best for…design junkies: IXFALIA
Ixfalia is a stunning four-bedroom property treating guests to 360° seascape scenery, perfect for morning yoga on the outdoor decked terrace or enjoying a Champagne cocktail as the sun sets. St Barths is, after all, famous for the most jaw-droppingly beautiful sunsets. Surrounded by the green hills of St Jean, Ixfalia offers a chic interior décor in bohemian style, luxuriously appointed, yet still relaxed with driftwood furniture and white linens. Located just a five-minute drive from Eden Rock, it also features a heated infinity pool, fitness room, and wine cellar.
HOW: Sleeps eight. Weekly rates start from $30,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/ixfalia
Best for…fitness fanatics: CASA DEL MAR
Casa del Mar’s location is perfect to go on some of the best hikes of St Barths to discover its natural beauty and varied scenery, from the Natural Pools to the wild coast of Grand Fond. It is home to six bedrooms across two villas and has a one-of-a-kind ambience of tranquillity. Casa Del Mar sits in the very exclusive and secluded Domaine du Levant on the hill of Petit Cul de Sac, offering unparalleled sea views. Villa residents will enjoy two swimming pools, a hot tub, barbecue, a fitness centre and cinema room.
HOW: Sleeps 12. Weekly rates start from $40,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/casa-del-mar
Best for…views: AXEL ROCKS
Dramatically perched on a cliff above the sea offering uninterrupted views of the fifty shades of blue below, the contemporary-designed four-bedroom Axel Rocks, located in Gustavia, is one of the ‘Ultraluxe’ villas available for rental. In addition to its eclectic colour-pop design, a standout feature of Axel Rocks is the 17 x 4.5m private infinity pool that appears to be truly hanging over the bay below. Inside, clean lines and multi-storey open-plan living, dining and entertaining spaces perfectly capture the spirit of the fun island and Villa Axel lends itself perfectly for group gatherings. There is also a dedicated barbecue area and wine cellar.
HOW: Sleeps eight. Weekly rates start from $30,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/axel-rocks
Best for…multi-generational family reunions: BLANC BLEU
The palatial six-bedroom Blanc Bleu overlooks the spectacular Gouverneur Beach, and treats guests to 180° ocean views. The villa offers stylish contemporary interior décor and has been specially designed to keep families entertained. On-site amenities include a tennis court, trampoline, fitness room, infinity pool, basketball area and movie theatre, and it’s minutes away from one of the island’s most beautiful and secluded stretches of sand. The large deck around the pool calls for leisurely sundowners with the all family and is ideal for any private celebration.
HOW: Sleeps 12. Weekly rates start from $45,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/blanc-bleu
Best for…good value: ROMANA
The totally charming five-bedroom Romana has a unique layout comprised of interconnecting pavilions, with high-ceilings and airy, spacious rooms. The living and dining areas open onto an expansive terrace with endless vistas of the Caribbean Sea beyond and charismatic red-roofed houses below. All bedrooms have refreshing sea views, and there is ample indoor and outdoor lounging and entertaining space, as well as a spacious infinity pool, sun loungers and an open-air pavilion for laidback al fresco lunches.
HOW: Sleeps 10. Weekly rates start from $18,000, + taxes. For more information, visit edenrockvillarental.com/en/villa-search/romana
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