A Few Questions with: Villa Specialist Barbara
Sometimes less is more. Take it from Villa Specialist Barbara, who’s been planning vacations for clients for years. We interviewed her, lightning-round style, for tips, favorites, and best of’s.
How many times have you been to St Barths, Anguilla and St. Martin?
Once or twice a year for 12 years
What’s your best memory from one of those islands?
First time flying into St. Barths. Thrill of that landing.
Landing in St. Barths
Does a particular fragrance, taste or sound remind you of those islands?
Good wine and blue skies.
What’s your “vacation” uniform?
Flip flops, bathing suit, a ball cap and caftan.
What’s the one perk or special experience you always suggest to clients?
Chef and massage in your villa.
An in villa massage
Best Vacation Tip?
Don’t over pack!
Favorite part of your job?
When a client’s villa and experience went beyond their expectations. Next favorite? Villa visits!
Favorite villa with…a great pool?
Villa Silver Rainbow (WV SIL)
Villa Silver Rainbow (WV SIL), in Petit Cul de Sac
a great kitchen?
Villa My Way or as we call it “WAY!” (WV WAY)
Frank Sinatra inspired kitchen at Villa My Way (WV WAY) in Colombier
a phenomenal view?
Villa The View (WV VUE) and Villa Hurakan (WV KAN), both in Colombier.
Villa Hurakan (WV KAN) overlooking Colombier
Vacation drink of choice?
Sun or shade?