Sol y Sombra

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5 Bedrooms · 5.5 Baths · 10 Guests Max

Absolutely stunning! The natural beauty surrounding this first-class private beach estate will truly ... more

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Sol y Sombra Specs

Villa Name Sol y Sombra
Region Caribbean
Location Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Location Region Little Trunk Bay Estate, near The Baths, southwest
Occupancy Max 10
Bedrooms 5
Bedroom Specs Main villa: 1 king, 1 queen + 2 twins (OR 1 king, your choice). Tennis Suite: 1 king, + 2 twin daybeds* in Tennis Suite's sitting room (for 1 to 2 children under 18 ONLY)
Baths 5.5
Bathroom Specs + outdoor shower. Alfresco showers are in the king master suite by the pool, and two more in the upper and lower stone-pavilion bedroom suites.
Pool Yes
Pool Specs 25' x 45' (irregular shape) x 3-1/2 x 6-3/4' deep, infinity edge with colored lighting for night
Nearest Beach Little Trunk Bay Beach is just steps away!
Children Welcome Yes
Maid Service Yes
Maid Service Frequency Daily
Smoking Smoking is permitted
Square Footage Interior: 3000 sq. ft. + exterior: 5000 sq. ft. = TOTAL: 8000 sq. ft.
Service Fee 10%
Damage Deposit $1,000.00

Description of Sol y Sombra

Absolutely stunning! The natural beauty surrounding this first-class private beach estate will truly take your breath away - your choice of two perfect white-sand beaches are just steps away from Sol y Sombra through either of two carved Indonesian gates. Entering this enchanting villa, a coralstone staircase descends through luxuriant landscaping where the drama of this superb property unfolds: four pavilions within over an acre of fully-fenced and gated grounds embrace a sweeping coralstone terrace set with a large infinity-edge pool and are bordered by an expanse of green lawn.

The spacious main pavilion offers a large Great Room with a state-of-the-art entertainment system, a shaded terrace with wet bar just outside, and is flanked by a formal dining room which seats 12 (with additional seating for 8 just outside on the covered terrace; perfect for lazy breakfasts) and a wonderful gourmet kitchen fully equipped with an icemaker, Viking gas range, wine fridge, espresso machine and all expected SubZero and Cuisinart appliances. Adjoining is the air-conditioned office, completely outfitted with a computer with DSL line and Wi-Fi, printer, fax, cable TV and a powder room. An enclosed air-conditioned gym with a smooth bamboo floor features exercise equipment and satellite TV.

Just outside and at one end of the pool is the second pavilion offering an air-conditioned king master suite with its own covered verandah, walk-in closet and a beautiful bath with an exotic alfresco shower looking out to a burst of tropical flowers.

On the other end of the pool is Sol y Sombra's second pavilion, the "Sugar Mill," ingeniously built around huge smooth boulders for which Virgin Gorda is famous. This pavilion offers a pool-level air-conditioned bedroom/bath suite with two twin beds (OR 1 king, with your advance notice) and its own verandah, and above it. via a staircase curving around a mammoth boulder. is the unique second air-conditioned master suite. This dramatic bedroom/bath suite opens out to a pergola'ed terrace outfitted with twin hammocks, a private and breathtaking vantage point offering fantastic sea views off the Baths and across Sir Francis Drake Channel to green islands and cays on the horizon. Both of these suites offer alfresco showers.

The Tennis Suite, an air-conditioned guest house, is situated behind the Great Room pavilion, just across the estate's private lighted tennis court, and boasts its own air-conditioned sitting room with two twin daybeds for children, cable TV and a kitchenette; an air-conditioned king bedroom and full bath adjoins. This suite is bordered by a partially-shaded verandah, and from it a circular staircase climbs to a cool rooftop aerie.

Luxurious Sol y Sombra is distinguished by sumptuous Thai teak furnishings adorned with rich fabrics, handcrafted mahogany windows and doors with brass fittings, handsome native stonework, cool gold-hued coralstone flooring (so kind to bare feet, inside and out), luxury bed linens, and a charming collection of elephants gracing garden nooks and crannies. A cook is available by request; no staff live on the estate, so your complete privacy at secluded Sol y Sombra is assured.

This A-list beach property promises a holiday of a lifetime to those seeking the very best for their private Caribbean holiday...five stars, and with our own personal recommendation! All guests at Sol y Sombra receive welcome snacks on arrival, a tour of the villa and the beach - and all repeat guests to Sol y Sombra are treated to a complimentary full dinner at the villa, prepared by one of Virgin Gorda's chefs, on the second evening of their stay.


6 Dish Network/satellite flat-screen TVs, Sony Home Theatre projector/TV with pull-down large screen in Great Room, free Pay-Per-View movies, ADCOM Entertainment System with surround sound + indoor/outdoor speakers, DVD player, 5-CD player, radio, movie + music collections, games; A/C in all bedrooms, office, A/C in Tennis Suite's sitting room + in gym; gourmet kitchen with Viking + SubZero appliances, Nespresso machine, icemaker, wet bar, wine cooler. In all 4 bedrooms: hair dryers, mini-fridges, bottled water + safes, plus a mini-kitchen in Tennis Suite. Office with computer with DSL service + Wi-Fi throughout property, Vonage phone line for free international calling, fax + answering machines, printer/scanner/copier, multi-line phones + cable TV. Molton Brown body care products + luxury linens. Weber gas grill, lighted artificial grass tennis court with a basketball hoop, loaner tennis racquets, 2 bicycles; 2 ocean kayaks, assorted sizes of snorkel gear sets + life jackets for both adults + children,; pool floats, beach chairs + umbrellas, cooler + beach toys; an air-conditioned gym with treadmill, elliptical trainer, recumbent bike, a weight bench with many free weights, satellite TV + refrigerator + bottled water. Portable nylon Pack 'n' Play crib + highchair (set up with advance notice) + babysitter with your advance notice. Automatic generator, dishwasher, + laundry facilities for guests' use. Welcome arrival snacks, prepared by a local chef, + a complimentary dinner for all Sol y Sombra repeat guests on the 2nd night, prepared at the villa by a local chef.

Rental Notes

Saturday to Saturday Rentals Only! - Beginning January 2018- All rentals at Sol y Sombra have a Saturday to Saturday booking requirement. In 2018 dates outside of Saturday to Saturday may be available with owner approval, inquire for availability. For dates in 2019 only Saturday to Saturday rentals are allowed.

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*9th + *10th persons may sleep on the 2 twin daybeds* (in the Tennis Suite's air-conditioned living area) - both must be children under 18 years only, please.

Please add a 10% mandatory service charge to all rental rates for Sol y Sombra (non-commissionable).

A private chef may be arranged prior to arrival to prepare any number of meals at an additional cost - please inquire.

CHILD RESTRICTIONS: None - All children are welcome at Sol y Sombra! MAID SERVICE FREQUENCY: Daily maid service is included (except on BVI holidays).