Everyone has already said it, but this villa is outstanding at an outstanding price! Janus, the host, was telling us that everyone initially thought it was a scam because of how amazing the villa is and how affordable it is to stay there.
Janus is the super-host that everyone says he is. He will be at the villa to personally welcome you when you arrive, showing you everything you need and even providing a cell phone for your stay so you can call around locally to make reservations, etc. There is high-speed wifi and two smart TVs in the villa. There is a kitchen with full-size refrigerator, a 6-burner stove!, toaster, microwave, blender, hot water kettle, you name it. You'll have everything you need.
The villa is gorgeous--in the morning, you'll wake up and throw open the doors to your own private deck and pool and the most amazing view. You're right on the edge of a residential neighborhood, so you're close to everything but also have a ton of privacy. And Janus lives right next door in case you need anything!
This villa is within walking distance of town, the ocean, and many restaurants and attractions. However, we really enjoyed having our own car (rental), and it turns out Janus can hook you up with that, too! Just ask him about it before you go and he'll have a driver meet you at the airport with your rental car, and the driver will even escort you to the villa so you don't get lost!
The views from this villa are one of a kind, absolutely breathtaking, and not to be missed. The plunge pool is so refreshing, and the sound of it running (it's an infinity pool) sounds like a water fountain and it is so relaxing. You'll have everything you need here and more. I can't think of a single reason not to book this villa. You will get an authentic experience unlike if you stay at an all-inclusive resort, yet you'll still be living in luxury. Just do it!!!
You cannot choose a better situated villa in all of St. Lucia or have a more hospitable host than Janus. It is truly in the heart of all of the best attractions that the island has to offer!
The villa is stocked with almost every amenity you could possibly need, exactly as advertised. There are incredible and unique views from every room with the best view of petit piton! Each bedroom has air conditioning. We loved our breakfasts on the patio overlooking Soufriere and Petit Piton and our afternoon plunges in the infinity edge pool. Janus brought us local bread and fruit a couple of days that were amazing. He also gives you a local phone when you arrive and is available at all times of day to answer questions. He answered every call and truly became a friend to us throughout our time!
Some of our favorite activities were visiting the Volcanic Mud Baths with Solomon Tours, horseback riding on the beach with Morne Chouval Estate, and taking a water taxi to Jade Mountain Resort for drinks at sunset. When you stay, you must read the guest book for invaluable information about the places to see and where to eat!
Although these did not affect our stay in any way, be aware that you will need to hang dry clothing as there is no dryer and the the short stretch of road up to the villa is very rough. Taxis were still able to pick us up but walking into town and coming back is a bit of a light hike for a few minutes of the way.
We spent 5 days here and really everything was perfect. We won't forget the time here, especially the host, Janus, who helped us as we had trouble with our rental car. Thank you so much.
Janus is the best host ever! He is extremely thoughtful and courteous and has a wonderful team that he works with. Any and all questions we had about the island, activities, or places to go he knew immediately and they were 100% accurate. The view from the villa is gorgeous and it was a treat to come back to every night of our honeymoon. Even though there are big windows to soak in the view in every direction, there's still a tremendous amount of privacy. There’s AC in both bedrooms and a fan you can move around if you want air circulation at night when you don’t want to open the doors and windows to let the breeze in. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need for cooking a meal at home. The pool is great for beating the heat. There’s a television in both the master bedroom and living room with many channels. The showers in both bathrooms have rain shower heads and are built with beautiful stone. There wasn’t a single thing I’d change, Janus has thought of it all with this villa. You won’t regret staying here!
This villa is in an ideal location in soufriere which is close to a lot of the islands attractions.
The villa is spacious and well equipped and Janus (the owner) is extremely helpful and friendly and likes to make sure that your happy with everything.The pool is perfect for relaxing in the hot weather, in fact the villa has a relaxing chilled holiday feel. We would definitely stay at this villa again but you have to be quick because it gets booked up very quickly.
Our stay at Serrana Villa was awesome!!! If you plan a trip to the wonderfull island of St. Lucia, this is the place for you! You will not regret it!!! The appartement is as advertised and even better. Pictures can't do it justice, the views over Soufriere, the palmtrees and especially over the pitons are absolutely incredible! The guestbook with all the tips and recommends from former guests about restaurants, activities and beaches was so helpful to plan the best for every day. Thank you so much Janus!!! It was a wonderful stay at yours!!!
The Sienna Villa was fantastic! Breath taking views that never get old. The open concept, wide open spaces for the Caribbean breeze were wonderful. Walking distance to the downtown part of Soufriere with restaurants, cafe's and little shops. A few minutes drive or a short water taxi to the beach beaches on the Island. We couldn't have asked for a better way to both relax and adventure. Literally you get up in the morning with a coffee and the view and decide whether you want to enjoy paradise from the villa or the beaches. Plenty of tips and advise in journals on the coffee from previous patrons that came in so handy! I wish more places did this kind of "passing on the knowledge". Janus was incredibly kind and no question or query wen't unanswered. You feel like he has a genuine investment in the quality and enjoyment of your trip, he's the model host and takes pride in his places. The villa is stocked with all the amenities and each room has a little story of the vision he put into the place and the meaning behind it. He really was a big part of the success and ease of adventuring somewhere new. The villa is the last property on the hill so it was both serene and quiet and just a short walk from the lively town. I honestly think this is the best way we could have explored St. Lucia . All the tour buses head into Soufriere and the surrounding area, everyone is trying to get to the place where you're already at.