Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Yes there are telephones and a fax machine. There is even a local Pay-As-You-Go Cell phone for convenience. It’s an inexpensive way to call to, and receive free calls from the States. It’s also the only way you can call another Cell # (0690 exchange) on the Island.
Yes there is wireless internet access – use the Villa computer or bring your own laptop.
Yes there is American SAT-TV with CNN/HLN, HBO, ESPN, MTV, & all the major NY Networks.
SKYPE phones will work on the Villa broadband.
I have a Lingo Internet phone that allows for unlimited free calling to the States, and allows people to call you by dialing a local Michigan phone # that will ring in the Villa.
If you are one couple and rent at the “One Bedroom” summer rate, yes, you get the whole villa to yourself.
Yes there are air conditioners in both bedrooms, but they are rarely needed or used.
The Island is 220v. There are 110v transformers in the villa, and Hairdryers.
Yes I allow children. There is an extra nanny/kids bed in the small upstairs TV room.
There are two master bedrooms. Equal size, both with full size King Beds. Both with views.
There is plenty of Hot Water and great water pressure for everyone.
There is a personal safe in each bedroom. I’ve never locked the villa since I’ve owned it as there is virtually NO crime on the Island.
YES, you can run around the house, lay out on the deck and swim in the pool…..NAKED. The entire house and grounds are private and secluded. (the #1 most asked question 🙂 )
Yes, the Stereo system can play throughout the house, all the decks & the pool area.
Your mobile phones will work if you have an International roaming plan with your provider.
Gas stove/oven. All the utensils and table service for cooking and/or throwing a catered dinner party.
There are plenty of Beach Chairs & towels and usually an umbrella on hand to use for a day at the beach.
There are minimal mosquitos most of the year due to the high up villa location & breeze….but all the beds have optional netting.
The currency is EURO’s, but U.S. Dollars are accepted everywhere. There are ATM’s in Gustavia at the various banks.
There is maid service every day except Sunday’s & Holidays.
Yes, Passports are required to enter St. Barth’s.