From Villa Arethusa prestigious position on the hillside above Gustavia, you can stand on your terrace and take in the spectacular views of the harbor, the quaint prettiness of Gustavia, the anchorage with an array of impressive yachts, and the most incredible sunsets to be seen in the world. Taking advantage of the expansive view, all of this villa's rooms open onto the terrace in front of the pool, with the exception of the gym and the media room, which are both air-conditioned . The three bedrooms are similar in size and each has a king bed, ensuite bath and a full range of amenities. The kitchen is a culinary dream-come-true with every imaginable gadget available and an incomparable selection of china and glassware. The fully equipped gym also has HDTV with DishTV satellite service. The media room can serve as a fourth bedroom. Convenient located, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of Gustavia and on the other hand totally private, this villa is a truly unique experience.
Gustavia is the main town and capital of the island of Saint Barthelemy. Red roofed buildings speckle the lush tropical landscape in capital and the historic sites can be reached in one day of trekking around town. 17th century forts line the harbor, from Fort Karl in the north to Fort Gustaf with its lighthouse and cannons in the south. Near Fort Gustaf is the popular Shell Beach, where beachcombers rove for sparkling shells. The town's many duty-free boutiques call to shoppers while cozy cafes offer views over the harbor.