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TOP OF THE ART PENTHOUSE - luxury on the beach

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Overview
3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
Condo/Apartment
Le Papillon Penthouse enjoys one of the best locations on St. Martin, with many wonderful restaurants nearby and a beach that is close to private and ideal for long walks. Overlooking the entire Simpson Bay beach, the comfortable 4560 sq. feet penthouse is equipped with everything a visitor might need. The long list of our luxurious amenities is shown below. Guests are welcome with a drink. Selection of drinks can be found in the fridge and in our free bar. A great selection of restaurants can be found within convenient walking distance. To name a few: Skip Jack - local fisherman's restaurant; Bamboo - amazing sushi and more; Top Carrot - vegetarian and healthy meals; Avantika - very elegant place with Thai cuisine; Sale & Pepe - great Italian place; Toppers - American cuisine; Yacht...Le Papillon Penthouse enjoys one of the best locations on St. Martin, with many wonderful restaurants nearby and a beach that is close to private and ideal for long walks. Overlooking the entire Simpson Bay beach, the comfortable 4560 sq. feet penthouse is equipped with everything a visitor might need. The long list of our luxurious amenities is shown below. Guests are welcome with a drink. Selection of drinks can be found in the fridge and in our free bar. A great selection of restaurants can be found within convenient walking distance. To name a few: Skip Jack - local fisherman's restaurant; Bamboo - amazing sushi and more; Top Carrot - vegetarian and healthy meals; Avantika - very elegant place with Thai cuisine; Sale & Pepe - great Italian place; Toppers - American cuisine; Yacht Club - a great place to watch boats coming into lagoon and drink; Pizza Italy - another Italian cuisine; Palapa Grill - known for great steaks and more; Atlantico - an amazing bakery. Some restaurants can even be accessed without putting your shoes on. That includes Karakter, Mary's boon and El Zafiro. They can be enjoyed right on the beach. The building itself was finished in 2014. It was courageously designed and built by doctor who owned the property. The building is so well made that even with hurricane Irma we had minimal damage, although all the roof of our neighbors ended up on this building. We had lots of decorative damages but luckily nothing major. List of our many amenities: Property: - Gated community - Video intercom system - 4560 sq. feet penthouse - Private parking inside the property - Elevator for 10 people - Air conditioning regulated in each room Service: - Welcome book with instructions - Housekeeper comes every second day to provide light cleaning - Wifi on each floor, each room - Cell phone with $10 credit - Crib, high chair and playpen - Washer and dryer in the unit - Generator Kitchen: - Welcome drinks in the fridge - Mini bar with nice selection of alcohol - Filtered water and ice - Basic pantry items including coffee - Fully equipped - Wine cooler - Bosch appliances Living room: - 48“ high definition smart TV - Netflix - Satellite TV - Comfortable lounge area Bathrooms: - Organic cotton white towels - Organic soaps, lotions and shampoo - Hair dryers - Decorated with orchids Bedrooms: - Luxurious king size bed with high quality mattress - Upscale quality of linens - 40“ smart TV - Netflix - Queen size sleeper sofa in the master bedroom - Safe - Master bedroom has a view of the sea, mega yachts, palm trees and the beach - Other two bedrooms have a view of hills, trees and Simpson Bay lagoon with its many boats - Automatic roll down shutters (2 out of 3 bedrooms) Beach: - Long chairs - Regular chairs - Cool box - Two kayaks - Beach towels - Noodles - Umbrella - Portable speaker Private roof top terrace: - Private jacuzzi - Long chairs - Dining area - Summer kitchen with fridge - Weber gas barbecue - 360 degrees view of St. Maarten! - Desert roses for decoration Other terrace (second biggest): - Comfortable lounge area - Dining area - A breathtaking view of the entire beach - Two fans - Flowers - Covered (against rain and direct sun) Garden: - Beautiful and lush - Many palm trees - Wide selection of tropical flowers - Private path to the beach - Outside showers Other: - Sound protected walls and roof - Heat insulated sliding doors and windows Layout of the penthouse: The penthouse is located on the third floor of the building. And the penthouse itself takes up 3 floors, making the last floor the sixth floor of the building. The first floor of the penthouse consists of the kitchen, living room, dinning room, one bedroom & bathroom, laundry room, powder room, and the main terrace. On the second floor you can find a master bedroom & bathroom with its own terrace and walk in closet as well as the last bedroom with its bathroom. The third floor is the roof top terrace with jacuzzi, summer kitchen, lounging and dining area. More
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About the Owner
Simona K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
Prior to arrival I am sending email with all the necessary instructions. The check in is very easy process because we have a lock box where guests can pick up their keys. And if they have any questions or need any assistance I am always just a phone call or email away.
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

Been making an annual trip to St. Martin for nearly 20 years, typically staying at a timeshare resort but in recent past been opting for rentals due to condition of the resort. Le Papillon Penthouse Apt #7 is by far the best place we have...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank BambisMan
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting St. Martin and I admit I was a bit nervous renting Le Papillion. The pictures looked too good to be true. I’m happy to report that the rental was absolutely amazing! The house is exactly as the pictures depicted....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jrjrlucido
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We have been coming to St. Martin for the past 14 years and this time we brought the whole family with us. We rented both the penthouse and the 2 bedroom unit at the same time. These properties were everything that it says it is....More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank vera681
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Just returned home from a fantastic 10 night stay at the beautiful Le Papillion penthouse. Everything was perfect! We arrived at the villa and we were greeted by Simona, our fabulous host and property manager. She gave us a tour of the property, showed us...More

Date of stay: April 2017
3  Thank DBK66
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The place is even more beautiful than the pictures. There were 3 couples that shared a wonderful vacation at La Papillion . It was so spacious, comfortable and with fantastic views that we all enjoyed. We enjoyed many dinners using the modern kitchen & elegant...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank John S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Elevator/Lift access
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Le Papillon is a new, gated community located on a beautiful 1.5 mile long and white Simpson Bay Beach, St. Maarten. This property is situated on the highest and widest part of the entire beach. LOCATION AND THINGS THAT CAN BE FOUND WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE Grocery stores: 1 - 5 minutes walk Bank: 5 minutes walk Drugstore: 5 minutes walk French bakery: 5 minutes walk Restaurants: 5 minutes walk on the beach Bar: 5 minutes walk on the beach Many other restaurants and bars in walkable distance Fish market: 15 minutes walk OTHER THINGS CLOSE BY: Spa: 5 minutes drive Watersports: 5 minutes drive Ferry to different islands: 5 minutes drive Casino: 5 minutes drive Carousel & ice-cream place: 5 minutes drive
Getting around
Car is not necessary although it is more convenient.
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