Perched 125 feet above the beautiful and rugged north coast of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, Villa Papillon offers a breathtaking panorama of the Caribbean.<br /><br />Villa Papillon is a luxurious three-bedroom Caribbean vacation villa comprised of two multi-level pavilions embracing a private courtyard and swimming pool deck. It is situated within a small, exclusive, gated community on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas. The romantic St Thomas rental villa faces northeast and has an unobstructed 180 degree view of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. The private courtyard and southwest side of the villa is lushly landscaped with a wide variety of tropical plants. <br /><br />Each and every spacious bedroom has a dramatic ocean view. The upper bedroom features a king size bed, real bamboo floors and a vaulted ceiling. The lower bedroom has French terra cotta tiles and features a California king bed. (It's 4 inches narrower but 4 inches longer than a king size bed. So if you're the tall one, this suite is for you.)<br /><br />The third bedroom in situated in the courtyard building. It has a king bed. All bedrooms are air conditioned. <br /><br />The hub of your St Thomas villa rental is the 13' x 21' private swimming pool which is 4 feet at the shallow end and nearly 7 feet at the deep end. The deep (30") hot tub is built right into the pool. The nice thing about that is you can slide from warm water to cool.<br /><br />There's plenty of comfortable outdoor furniture for lounging and pool floats for sun tanning. Your St Thomas rental villa also has two outdoor dining areas. The outdoor 'summer kitchen' features a 41" Viking s.s. barbecue grill with side burners, and a large mosaic tiled counter.<br /><br />Your St Thomas rental villa courtyard is filled with tropical plants like desert rose, bougainvillea, oleander, sunrose, allamanda, trumpet flowers and jasmine. You'll also find some fruit trees. <br /><br />Eighty square feet of granite counter space, 16 foot high vaulted ceilings and a full ocean view. Now that's a kitchen!<br /><br />You'll find only top end equipment here in your St Thomas vacation rental villa, such as the Viking professional gas range with indoor grilling, 48" Sub-Zero stainless steel fridge with ice maker and water dispenser, Miele dishwasher, microwave, blender and a full complement of quality cooking gear and utensils, including cookbooks and the spices!<br /><br />Experience cooking in the gourmet kitchen in your St Thomas vacation rental villa with a breathtaking ocean view ! Or take a break and enjoy some of the many St Thomas restaurants. <br /><br />Breathtaking. It's what every single guest has said. And you can see why. The three living room "walls" are all glass, providing a 180 degree ocean view , floor to ceiling view. Exquisite designer furniture, an eclectic reading library, overstuffed leather chairs, oriental carpets, and real bamboo floors crafted in the Far East provide sublime comfort and relaxation.<br /><br />This is not your typical 'rental' villa as you will find many unique object d'art from around the world on display such as 10th and 13th century stone carvings from Cambodia, a first edition (1772) of the Encyclopeadia Britannica and the original front page of The Baltimore News dated April 15, 1912 covering the Titanic! <br /><br />Built right into the 13' x 21' private swimming pool is a separate, deep hot tub which will comfortably seat six - perfect for a family vacation. The hot tub is equipped with powerful aerated water jets to melt whatever worries you left behind.<br /><br />Your Caribbean vacation villa 'backyard' consists of dozens of Caribbean islands, providing a spectacular backdrop for sunrises and whale watching from your private deck during your stay at the most romantic Caribbean vacation villa.<br /><br />Each of the three villa bedrooms has a dramatic ocean view. The upper bedroom features a king size bed, real bamboo floors and a vaulted ceiling. The lower bedroom has French terra cotta tiles and features a California king bed. (It's 4 inches narrower but 4 inches longer than a king size bed. So if you're the tall one, this suite is for you.) The third bedroom in situated in the courtyard building and has a large private deck. It has a king bed with a 14" thick mattress for a heavenly sleep. All villa bedrooms are air conditioned.<br /><br />Just over the hill (and only 5 minutes away) is the St Thomas beach, Magens Bay, named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the world's ten most beautiful beaches.<br /><br />And when the sun sets, the Caribbean tropical night sky will reveal more stars than you've ever dreamed possible. The night sky is so clear you can see satellites zooming around the earth. And did we mention meteorites? We guarantee at least one shooting star every night of your St Thomas vacation.</p>TripAdvisor property ID 2138439...Read more
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