|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This villa is as remarkable as the island that surrounds it - and that's saying a lot. Get away from it all while still enjoying all the modern conveniences from a gas bbq to wifi to a flat-screen TV. But who wants to watch TV when you have the volcano out one window and the ocean out the other in the most exclusive area of Montserrat. This elegant property with its Caribbean architecture including high ceilings, a wrap-around gallery and landscaping that includes flowering trees, fruit trees and royal palms of course is truly like a home away from home. The villa is well located for taking hikes to the beach, local sightseeing and doing some exploring. Olveston House is less than a five minute walk and is handy for a great meal without cooking yourself or for having a cocktail with new friends. The layout of the house makes it ideal for couples vacationing together. Just read our reviews!
The pictures do not do the house justice, it is way more beautiful. You can tell the owners put their heart into this property. Well organized, beautifully decorated, exceptionally clean and has everything you could want. My communication with the owners was very pleasant. We were greeted at the airport by the property manager who picked us up in a rental car and took us to the grocery store. My family really enjoyed the stay. We spent most of the time laying on the pool floats and looking at the volcano or, my favorite, at night floating on the gray rafts, you can stay dry and cover yourself with a towel and stare at the stars! We enjoyed food from Lyme, which is on the other side of the island but great local cuisine and The Attic. We didn't really like Olveston House restaurant because it's American food and we prefer to eat local food, but it was fine. The housekeepers and gardeners were respectful and kind. Do rent this house ! Best one on the island.
Arriving at the Royal Palm was like stepping into a brochure; the cool breezes, the lush gardens, the breathtaking views. We arrived by charter flight and were met by a kind gentleman who took us on a 30 minute tour of the island on our way to the villa. Once there, we were greeted by Mr. Pickett, the caretaker of the villa. He was so incredibly helpful with information and just, simply, a man of warm spirit. He answered any and all questions and showed us all the amenities of the home. He also provided rental cars for our party.
Many, many amenities are in this fine home. The owners have thought of anything you could possibly need and provided it. (including earplugs, a welcome addition to the cock's crow in the early hours). The rooms are comfortable and spacious. The home clean and bright. The water pressure divine. The kitchen is fully stocked for the person in your party who loves the idea of cooking. The pool area is beyond beautiful as we spent much of our time simply lounging around. There are plenty of shaded areas, as well as the full sun of the pool. And the view!! Gorgeous! The home boasts four bedrooms, one is very private. It also has a terrific tv room separate from the home but, still connected.
I cannot say enough about the people of Montserrat. We were lucky enough to visit during the St. Patrick's Day celebration. The warm people welcomed us into the entire festival including the PARADE. Best jerk chicken I've ever had.
Arranging our trip with Marsha was a pleasure. She was so forthcoming with information. She was easy to work with and quick to respond to our plethora of questions. She told us the best places to eat and she was absolutely correct. Olveston House was, again, so helpful. When one of our party declared she was a vegetarian, the CHEF came out to offer her an additional option to the menu. Their menu changes daily and is delicious now matter what you choose. We also ate at the "beach bar" as the locals call it. It's actually called the Yacht Club. They have great wings, burgers and onion rings!
They say if you drink the water from Montserrat, your soul will bring you back again and again. You do not need to drink from the spring, you simply need to visit this unique, non touristy locale to realize you've been missing out on something truly spectacular....that alone, will bring you back. We would highly recommend this villa and this island to our friends and to you, the reader.
Honestly, I don’t really think anyone can put into words what an incredible experience awaits you at the Royal Palm Villa on Montserrat. It's truly best experienced and will leave you with what’s best described as a movie in your mind.
Of our 5 trips to Montserrat since 2008, this was our 4th stay at the Royal Palm Villa. Aside from its immaculately maintained property, well-appointed mood-setting décor inside and out, fully updated appliances and a long list of other comforts that surpass anyone’s expectations, my wife and I prefer staying at the Royal Palm for its inescapable tropical beauty, peace, privacy, and unrivaled combination of "uninterrupted views" of the simmering Soufriere's Hills Volcano to the south and the endless horizon and sunsets of the Caribbean Sea to the west, all from the privacy of the Royal Palm's expansive infinity pool deck. The Royal Palm literally has it all. No worries, no hassle, no problems, friendly staff, and the owners are nothing short of accommodating, genuine, and an absolute pleasure to deal with.
Staying at this property on an Island as safe as Montserrat with such an incredibly unique and evolving history provides an abundance of things to explore and experience like no other. Forget any concept of time and let it all come to you. Prepare to see what it’s like to be ‘Beyond Relaxed’!
Angie and Derek
We have been going to Montserrat for a number of years so we know the island and its properties well. This is one on the nicest houses on the island. Modern, well appointed with a beautiful pool and deck. Modern, spacious American style kitchen which can be a rarity. Well managed. Perfect for a family getaway in the tropics!
Stunning Villa and we are picky people who have rented a lot of villas best yet with views all around, very clean, beautifully decorated, fully loaded with kitchen appliances big and small, sound system will hook up to apple devices on AirPlay, wifi never failed, beautiful enclosed gazebo room with wetbar, mini fridge & ample seating & the biggest pool we have ever seen in a villa rental!! You feel very safe and secure at the villa also anywhere on the island! Our fav eats Sips & Bits Wine Bar in St. John's right after the Seaport and in the Seaport Pont's Beach view bar is excellent in Little Bay... We went to both place the day before and asked for special Caribbean meal to be cooked and they were cooked the next day!
Winston Pickett the property manager was able to help us with things before and on the island. Seoma the housekeeper is very friendly and sweet! Owner Marsha is amazing to deal with also so nice!!!
We will be back for sure!!!!!!
Thank you for sharing your unbelievably stunning villa Marsha!
Cindy & Graham
We loved it. Not a bad thing to say. Everything was perfect. From the moment we arrived at the ferry and was greeted by Pickett everything was wonderful. The house is beautiful, spacious, spotless and overall gorgeous. The views are spectacular. We go back anytime.
On a hillside with nearly an acre of lush gardens, beautiful fruit trees, lawn. Stunning, unobstructed ocean and mountain/volcano views. Cooling breezes sway the palms. Lovely private, quiet location where you can even enjoy stargazing.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Spring Season for 4 guests
1 Apr 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer Season for 4 guests
1 Jul 2016 - 15 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||A$82|
*Rates are based on one couple. Additional couples are $500 per week per couple.
*Rates for family with more than two children under the age of 12 to be determined.
*Rentals of more than two weeks may be entitled to a discount.
*Monthly rental rates available. Please contact owner directly.
*Rates not shown for St-Patrick week..inquire for price and availability