Gouverneur , Saint Barthelemy


Starting At US$ 3,429 / night


Its humble namesake fruit belies the luxury within Villa Olive, a sublimely chic and soothing home that is one of the exquisite jewels of St. Barth. The luxury property is an ideal setting for a best-of-all-worlds Caribbean holiday. It’s stylish without being showy, minimalist without being austere, and private without being hermetic. Among the loveliest rental houses in Gouveneur, Villa Olive stands out on the island not just for its aesthetics but also for its hilltop location: far enough from town to be peaceful, yet still just a few minutes’ drive from Gustavia, St. Jean and the famous beaches of Gouveneur and Saline.

Villa Olive can also be expanded into luxurious compound for larger vacation gatherings. It is situated very nearby to Villa Rose and Villa Jasmine, with which it shares its graceful design sensibility. All three are the work of English interior designer Catherine Pawson. The villas also boast a collection of stylish and comfortable furniture from the design studio of Christian Liaigre. Sibarth allows guests to easily rent all three together.

Villa Olive is the fruit of the creative mind of architect François Pécard, who has been designing many of St. Barth’s most beautiful and admired villas for more than 30 years. In this case, he assembled a series of airy, light-drenched pavilions, centered on a 23-meter infinity pool and views of the hills, valleys and St. Jean Bay below. After sunset, the softly glowing lights of St. Jean add to the ambiance—and the pleasure you’ll take in being above it all, in your own private universe.

The main pavilion, which is divided into two wings off a center foyer, offers proof that less can be more. The look is defined by cozily scaled white and blond-wood furnishings surrounded by a great deal of space. Much of the decoration is simply the pretty glasses and dishes that rest on the open shelves. That, and the abundant sunshine and the repeated architectural lines in the pavilions outside, give it a feeling of expansiveness and ease. A gourmet kitchen is open to the dining area, allowing families to converse as they cook, or to watch private chefs at work, and a wooden dining table seats ten. Everything is open to the teak deck, which is partially shaded by palm trees.

Beautifully crafted teak walkways, surrounded by stone walls and desert-style landscaping of cacti and rock gardens, link this shared space with the four bedrooms, each in its own pavilion and each as large as a hotel junior suite. All of their walls are hung with black-and-white photography, and all of their bathrooms have spacious glass-walled showers with two rain shower heads, heightening the sense of luxury. Two of them are fronted with glass walls that open onto a deck. Past the bedrooms are lounging pavilions, where massage therapists can be booked to work their magic.

Guests of Villa Olive will enjoy the added benefits of housekeeping with turndown service.

Amenities & Villa Policies

Interior Amenities
  • - A/C Bedrooms
  • - Cable TV
  • - Ceiling Fans
  • - En-Suite Bathrooms
  • - Full Equipped Kitchen
  • - In Room TV
  • - Safe Box
  • - Telephone
  • - Toiletries
  • - Minibar (bedrooms)
  • - Wifi (internet)
  • - Wash/Dryer
Exterior Amenities
  • - Alfresco Dining
  • - Chaise Lounges
  • - Outside Terrace
  • - Ocean View
  • - Parking
  • - Swimming Pool Heated
Villa Policies
  • - 8 Guests Max. Occupancy
  • - No Smoking
  • - Children Welcome
  • - No Pets
  • - Security Deposit
  • - Check-In: 3pm
  • - Check-Out: 12pm

Nightly Rates

US$ 3,429 / night
Low Season
US$ 5,143 / night
High Season
US$ 13,571 / night
Christmas/New Year

Thanksgiving, Easter Week, Spring Break and other special dates rates may vary. All bookings that include Christmas Day or New Year’s Day will be charged at the holiday rate.

Included – On-island villa specialists, meet and greet upon arrival, escort to villa, welcome gifts and Hermès toiletries, 24/7 concierge, free luggage storage until your next stay and assistance and farewell upon departure.

Not Included – Rate does not include 5% tourism and 10% service fee, private airport transfers to/from your villa, food/beverages and onsite transportation.

VILLA RENTAL RATES ARE BASED ON TWO GUEST PER BEDROOM AND ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL CONFIRMATION. Property information including description, features and amenities, rates, staff included, pictures are subject to change. A minimum of three (3) nights stay is required during High Season/Low Season, five (5) nights during Easter Week/Spring Break and seven (7) to ten (10) nights during the Christmas/New Year’s. Caribbean Paradise Homes SLR accepts families, couples and responsible adults over the age of 26 only.



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