The Top 10 New Villas in the Caribbean
Newport, RI – The start of the new year marks so many “top lists” – from books, to cultural figures to movies. The list you may be most eager to see though? The top new places to vacation. Leading hospitality company WIMCO Villas unveils its list of the top 10 new villas in the Caribbean – offering vacationers to be among the first to relax in these exceptional private homes, while enjoying WIMCO’s signature concierge service.
Villa Amara (ML3 AMA), 5 BR, Tulum, Mexico
Villa Amara, also known as ML3 AMA is a 5-bedroom villa right on the beach. You’ll love it because of the beautiful views, the location and the outdoor space. The house harmonizes with the beauty of its surroundings with an effortless and casual sophistication. The passion for tasteful and simple, plus a very committed sense of quality has taken this project to the next level.
Villa Coral Pavilion (TC CP), 5 BR, Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
Villa Coral Pavilion, also known as TC CP is a newly completed 5-bedroom, two-story stunningly elegant coral stone villa located on the world-renowned Grace Bay Beach. Coral Pavilion enjoys 120 feet of beach frontage and offers a generous mix of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Designed by the famed Oliver Messel, it features stately Bajan architecture evoking the great houses of Barbados.
Villa Tarasand (GCM TAR), 4 BR, Cayman Kai, Grand Cayman
Villa Tarasand, also known as GCM TAR is a two story luxury villa offering barefoot swimming from its palm-shaded beach. At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, Tarasand is extremely private and the chances are high that you will not see a soul on your beach the entire stay. There’s plenty of seafront windows and sliding doors that fill the living area, kitchen and bar with sunlight and panoramic views of the azure waters off of Cayman Kai.
Villa Pease Bay House (GCM PBH), 6 BR, Pease Bay, Grand Cayman
Villa Pease Bay House, also known as GCM PBH is a secluded luxury gated estate that enjoys a sandy point of private beach facing southwest for exquisite sunsets. This 6,000 sq. ft. home boasts not only a large infinity pool, but also a private tennis court. Due to the unique location, Pease Bay House is one of Grand Cayman’s best kept secrets for those seeking exclusivity and who cherish their privacy whilst on vacation.
Villa Marina 2 (DR MR2), 5 BR, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Villa Marina 2, also known as DR MR2, is a 5-bedroom villa located in Punta Cana. Built in the style of a traditional Caribbean mansion house, this beach house in a gated community enjoys panoramic ocean views and has a private boat dock. The elegant façade features columns, which frame the entrance into the spacious interior. The living areas offer ample cushioned seating under high ceilings. The formal dining room seats up to 10 guests.
Villa Tortuga B-28 (DR TB28), 5 BR, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Villa Tortuga B-28, also known as DR TB28 is an exquisite 5-bedroom villa situated within Punta Cana Resort. Featuring stunning views of La Cana Golf Course, extraordinary indoor and outdoor living areas, and a fine location close to world-class beaches and the renowned Spa 6 Senses, Villa Tortuga Bay B28 gives families, friends, and destination wedding guests a consummate balance of privacy and variety.
Villa High Breeze (BS HBR), 5 BR, Holetown – St. James, Barbados
Villa High Breeze, also known as BS HBR is nestled along the picturesque Holders Polo Ridge overlooking the spectacular turquoise waters of the West Coast of Barbados. This fabulous family home has been recently renovated to the highest standards but in keeping with traditional Barbadian architecture. Exuding a classic old world elegance typified by cool coral stone interiors, stunning high ceilings and a wide open floor design that draws the views into the rooms.
Villa Ixfalia (WV IXF), 4 BR, St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
Villa Ixfalia, also known as WV IXF, is a modern 4-bedroom villa in St. Jean, located just a few minutes from the beach, shops, and restaurants. Villa Ixfalia offers expansive ocean views from one of the highest points in St. Jean.The eclectic décor features driftwood headboards, wooden stools and tables, and bird nest lamps. The main house comprises a modern, well-equipped kitchen, and both indoor and outdoor living rooms.
Villa Alphane (WV APN), 1 BR, Mont Jean, St. Barthelemy
Villa Alphane, also known as WV APN, is a 1-bedroom villa located in Mont Jean. Villa WV APN enjoys extensive ocean views and cooling Caribbean breezes. Tucked away in a gated community, this villa is fully air-conditioned. The main room features a living room and a kitchen with a breakfast bar and seating for 2 guests. A terrace with areas for sunbathing and lounging in the shade surrounds the infinity swimming pool.
Villa Javacanou (WV JAV), 3 BR, Marigot, St. Barthelemy
Villa Javacanou, also known as WV JAV, is a contemporary 3-bedroom in Marigot, located just steps from the beach. This fully air-conditioned villa enjoys ocean views. The middle level leads to the entrance. Located downstairs is the open main room with a spacious kitchen, dining area, and separate seating area. Situated on one end of the main room is a media room, which can be closed off. The well- equipped kitchen has a large island.
*The following villas did not make the top ten villas list but were in the running. We believe all of these destinations are of the highest quality and should not be overlooked in your 2018 vacation planning.
Villa Corales 28 (DR CR28), 6Br, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Villa Los Corales, also known as DR CR28, is a 6-bedroom villa in Punta Cana, located just steps from the beach and a 5-minute drive from shopping. Set within the Punta Cana Resort, Villa Los Corales features a private beach and an adjacent 18-hole Corales Golf Course designed by Tom Fazio. Tennis, watersports, horseback riding, and spa facilities are also available nearby.
Villa Las Hamacas (DR HAM), 6 BR, Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
Villa Las Hamacas, also known as DR HAM, is a 6-bedroom villa in the Cap Cana area of Punta Cana, located close to a marina, Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, restaurants, and shops. Previously featured in international magazines, such as Elle Decor and Architectural Digest of Germany, this 2-story beachfront villa features unique architecture, a thatched roof, and panoramic ocean views.
Villa Casa Barana (IE BAR), 6 BR, Thompson Cove, Turks & Caicos
Villa Casa Barana, also known as IE BAR, is a modern 6-bedroom villa in Thompson’s Cove, located just steps from the beach and a short walk from restaurants. This Tuscan-style oceanfront villa is situated in a private, gated community. The large great room offers ample space and a flat screen TV. The laundry room is located off the kitchen, which features a back door leading to an outdoor shower.
Villa Sorrento (TC SOR), 1 BR, Ocean Pt/Taylors, Turks & Caicos
Villa Sorrento, also known as TC SOR, is a 1-bedroom villa in Ocean Point/Taylors, located just steps from Taylor Bay Beach, close to a golf course, a 10-minute drive from shopping, and a 15-minute from town. One of 3 nearly identical villas on Taylor Bay Beach, Villa TC SOR enjoys a view of the Caribbean Sea through swaying palm trees. The interior décor is bright and colorful with fine artwork. The living room opens directly to the terrace through wide glass doors, while the light-filled and well-equipped kitchen offers a breakfast bar with 2 stools. Located adjacent to the pool is an outdoor dining area with a grill (perfect for poolside barbecues).
Villa Verde (ML2 VER), 4 BR, Tulum, Mexico
Villa Verde, also known as ML2 VER is a new 4-bedroom luxury home located in the eco-conscious Aldea Zama neighborhood of Tulum. It has modern clean lines, an open concept design and private 15m lap pool. Villa Verde is an architecturally designed tropical retreat with care and attention in every detail to give you the ultimate sense of comfort, peace and tranquility. The beauty of the Mayan Riviera is at your finger tips and is close to Tulum beach, beautiful cenotes and the town of Tulum.
Villa Cocomaya (BGI COC), 5 BR, Apes Hill Polo Club, Barbados
Villa Cocomaya, also known as BGI COC is a 5-bedroom overlooking the 17th hole of the stunning course at the Apes Hill Golf and Polo Club in the St. James area. The grounds at Villa Cocomaya benefit from a large covered terrace, sun deck, gazebo and infinity-edge swimming pool. Sizzle up something delicious on the barbeque before dipping in for some alfresco dining. You will also find plenty of sun loungers and sun beds.
Villa Cayman Castle (GCM CCS), 7 BR, East End, Grand Cayman
Villa Cayman Castle and guesthouse, also known as GCM CCS sits directly waterfront on a private 2-acre walled estate. Perched on an elevated point of land, the Cayman Castle grounds include an attached private white sandy beach with excellent snorkeling and sunbathing. The main house has an infinity pool (heated in the winter), and the guesthouse has a smaller but very private pool. Both have multi-tiered waterfront terraces, panoramic roofed balconies and a covered first floor veranda provide guests plenty of room to spread out, share meals, or enjoy the stunning vistas.
Villa Kishti West (AXA KISW), 5 BR, Meads Bay, Anguilla
Villa Kishti West on Meads, also known as AXA KISW, is a 5-bedroom villa located in Meads Bay within steps of the beach and walking distance from restaurants and bars. AXA KISW offers a large, furnished rooftop deck, spacious patio and gardens, a large home theater, office, and 2 kitchens. The large indoor living area has plenty of comfortable seating, while the large dining table seats up to 12 guests. This interior living area opens to the outdoor living and dining area, which overlooks the pool with the sea beyond.
Villa Les Lataniers (WV LAT), 6 BR, Anse des Lezards, St. Barthelemy
Villa Les Lataniers, also known as WV LAT, is a 6-bedroom villa located in Anse des Lezards. Perched just above the Anse des Lezards Bay, this large colonial-style estate enjoys panoramic views of the bay and hillsides. The interior features original artwork and memorabilia from around the world. Situated just off the pool is the dining room, which can be fully opened on both sides to tropical breezes. The dining room opens to the well-equipped, modern kitchen with a wood pizza oven. A deck with a small bar and loungers frames the heated infinity pool. Located nearby is a pool house with a shower. The large covered deck features ample seating and a daybed (perfect for lounging).
Villa Cairn (WV CAI), 4 BR, Petit Cul de Sac, St. Barthelemy
Villa Cairn, also known as WV CAI, is a contemporary 4-bedroom villa in Petit Cul de Sac, located just a short walk from the beach. Situated in the center of the private Domaine Du Levant, Villa Cairn enjoys spectacular sunsets. The large main room with a high ceiling features a living room on one side, and dining room and modern open kitchen on the other side. The living room is furnished with modern couches and has a flat screen satellite TV. The indoor dining room offers seating for up to 8 guests. The entire main room opens wide to a covered deck with an outdoor dining and lounge area, and the pool beyond.