Sol Y Sombra is a stunning, ultra deluxe private beach estate on Virgin Gorda. Set in natural surroundings and behind two carved gates, it will truly take your breath away with its choice of two perfect white sand beaches just steps away.<br /><br />An enchanting villa, a coral stone staircase leads down through luxuriant landscaping where the drama of this superb property unfolds: four pavilions within the fully fenced and gated manicured ground embrace a sweeping coral stone terrace set with a large infinity edge pool and bordered by an expanse of green lawn.<br /><br />The spacious main pavilion offers a large Great Room with a state of the art entertainment system, a shaded terrace with wet bar just outside and is flanked by a formal dining room which seats 12 (with additional seating for 8 just outside on the covered terrace- a perfect spot for leisurely breakfasts) and a wonderful gourmet kitchen that is fully equipped with a Viking gas range, wine fridge as well as Sub Zero and Cuisinart appliances. Adjoining the Great Room is the office that is completely outfitted with a computer, printer, Fax, cable TV etc. and a half bath.<br /><br />Just outside and at one end of the pool is the second pavilion that offers an air-conditioned king master suite with its own covered verandah, walk-in closet and beautiful bath an exotic alfresco shower overlooking lush, vividly colored tropical flowers.<br /><br />On the other end of the pool is Sol Y Sombra's second pavilion, ingeniously built around huge smooth boulders for which Virgin Gorda is famous. This pavilion offers a pool level air-conditioned bedroom/bath suite with two twin beds and its own verandah. Just above via a staircase curving around a mammoth boulder is the unique second air-conditioned master suite. This dramatic bedroom/bath suite opens out a pergola terrace, a private and breathtaking vantage point offering fantastic sea views of the Baths and of the green islands and cays in the horizon.<br /><br />The Tennis Suite, an air-conditioned, guest house is situated behind the Great Room pavilion and just across the estate's private tennis court and boasts its own air-conditioned sitting room with two twin daybeds, cable TV and kitchenette; an air-conditioned king bedroom and full bath adjoins. This suite is bordered by a partially shaded verandah and from it a circular staircase climbs to a cool rooftop aerie.<br /> <br />Luxurious Sol Y Sombra is distinguished by sumptuous Thai teak furnishings adorned with rich fabrics, handcrafter mahogany windows and doors with brass</p>...Read more
Left on 03/20/2013 for a stay in May 2006 | Wes .Reviewed Mar 20, 2013Stayed May 2006
This is a wonderful villa for families with teenage children or older.The many different levels is not well suited for small children. This last visit we had five couples and although it was alittle crowded we had a great time. I have traveled extensivly, and this is one of the best!!!
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