The ultimate escape
- October 12th, 2021
- in Lifestyle
By Anika M. Christopher
Imagine waking to sounds of the natural world in a secluded tropical oasis, a gentle breeze inviting you to step outside and into your private paradise.
You will find this at Symbio Villa, your secluded haven on Virgin Gorda.
Removed from the stressful buzz of work life, Symbio Villa offers a perfect hideaway to submerge yourself in nature and enjoy pure relaxation while watching the Caribbean sunset. The experience of being cocooned in nature brings peace of mind, delight to the senses and wellness to the soul.
Nestled atop the tranquil island of Virgin Gorda, Symbio is a spectacular villa surrounded by a lush tropical garden and panoramic views of the Caribbean Ocean. Crowning the highest ridge in Spanish Town, islands of the British chain lay before you in the Sir Frances Drake Channel. End your days bathed in an exquisite sunset view of the Virgin Islands.
Where art meets luxury
Symbio Villa offers expansive accommodation with grand living and dining spaces, amenities include a fully equipped Viking kitchen, a screened in grill kitchen, rain showers and three spacious en suite bedrooms on separate floors, each with private verandas.
This Virgin Gorda villa encapsulates the island’s tropical essence with ocean breezes, high ceilings and expansive outdoor shaded verandas with lounging areas; perfect for unwinding and entertaining. Alfresco rain showers on every level of the villa give you the opportunity to relax, refresh and connect with nature. Surrounded by vibrant hues of sun, sea and sky, this luxurious villa’s garden design and architecture takes inspiration from its natural surroundings. Every detail of the property, from the Caribbean color scheme to the exquisite art featuring local artist and scenery, work to capture the natural beauty of the Virgin Islands. Carved wooden pieces from the African diaspora intrigue you throughout the property.
AMENITIES and SERVICES
- Saltwater pool with seamless stroll-in edge; alfresco rain shower and bath
- One king and two queen en suite bedrooms with ocean view Verandas, on individual floors
- Comfortable sleeping for seven people
- Fully screened and air conditioned
- WiFi throughout the villa
- Four plasma televisions with satellite connections
- Library, games and puzzles
- Safes in each suite
- Beach chairs, umbrellas and snorkeling gear
- Housekeeping service provided daily except Sundays and public holidays, with additional service available
- Concierge, private chef service available; massage and yoga sessions available in-house
Embellished with artistically crafted cabinetry, unique artifacts and stainless steel appliances, the main level includes a fully equipped kitchen with views of the tranquil ocean and island chain below. The kitchen has an extended curved counter, perfect for hosting small group retreats or larger catered affairs. Bar seating for four surrounds the primary kitchen adjacent to an expansive eight seated formal dining area. Sliding doors lead to a screened-in grill kitchen with additional bar seating for six, or step right outside to the main veranda for an ocean view sunset dinner.
Opening to the kitchen area, you will find the great room. This features comfortable sofas and chairs, plus the ultimate entertainment centre, complete with big-screen plasma TV, DVDs, movies-on-demand and high-speed Wi-Fi. Spend your vacation sharing delicious meals, and watching blockbuster movies, streaming shows.
Open verandas surround this level with spectacular scenic views of Symbio’s garden and Spanish Town. The islands are in panoramic view, floating in the vibrant sunlit turquoise of the Caribbean Sea.
Beyond the powder room is the fully air-conditioned en suite queen bedroom equipped with plasma TV, alfresco rain shower, double sinks and an ocean facing veranda, perfect for an afternoon nap or reading that book you have been dying to finish. Private access to the lower level, gardens and pool makes this suite an intimate hideaway. The main level design allows for a complete living experience.
Occupying the entire upper level is the luxurious and spacious en suite king bedroom.
This unique and spacious design offers full privacy from the rest of the villa; perfect for a honeymoon or couple to retreat. An open floor plan flows seamlessly into the bath area with alfresco rain shower and double sinks. Also provided is a plasma TV, coffee/tea/bar station and a small refrigerator, fully equipping the room so you only have to leave when you want to. A dining area and accompanying lounge is set in the cool entry breezeway with more spectacular views of the ocean and island chain.
The villa continues the modern chic comfort of local and ecologically inspired design in the large queen en suite bedroom. An additional day bed offers extra sleeping, perfect for a third couple, siblings or friends. This suite provides the most private bathroom from the bedroom with its rain shower and double sinks. It includes a plasma TV, a coffee/tea/bar station and a small refrigerator.
The lower level also offers an ocean view veranda and open-air lounge, ideal for reading, yoga or massage. A wooden walkway at the end of a shaded patio connects to the pool deck.
The saltwater pool surrounded by Virgin Gorda’s signature boulders and lavish foliage mirrors the Caribbean Sea, inviting you to walk-in and wash the world away.
Relax with a cool drink, in sun or shade, and float your cares away in the comfort of this luxurious swimming pool. Among the well-tended lush grounds, overflowing with flowers and fruit trees, you find pathways, hammocks, picnic and open areas, perfect for gatherings or a small wedding. The dramatic curved staircase descending among boulders creates the perfect setting for a beautiful bride making her entrance.
EXPLORE VIRGIN GORDA
When you’re finally ready for a change of scenery, there are wonderful things to see and do on Virgin Gorda. Whether you’re seeking a sandy stretch of beach, exquisite panoramic views, local life, historical landmark features or a day on the water, the concierge is knowledgeable of the many places to have a great time on all the Virgin Island.
PLAN YOUR TRIP TODAY
Symbio Villa and gardens create the perfect setting for the definitive island escape for adults seeking to unwind, couples pursing a romantic getaway or family and friends seeking the ultimate retreat. Immerse yourself in endless year-round recreation. Enjoy elegant living in the peaceful tranquility of your own personal paradise. Inspiration and treasured memories await you in this stunning oasis. Experience Symbio Villa today.