Villa Embrace - St Barths
Caribbean / St. Barthélemy / Gustavia
Driven by imagination and innovation, Embrace celebrates the art of detail in both service and style.
On the exclusive island of St. Barths, Embrace presents a bold interpretation of the luxury villa experience. Carved into the mountainside a short walk from Gustavia, the expansive, four-level residence features panoramic views of the sea and harbor, five suites, and two infinity edge pools.
Needs are anticipated and wishes fulfilled with an in-house chef, whose creativity is supported by an impressive wine cellar, and a concierge who can arrange for anything—anytime, anywhere. Embrace is an homage to art, architecture, and design, marrying contemporary style and understated elegance to offer an unexpected take on an island escape.
- Five impeccably designed bedrooms
- Eight bathrooms. Five en-suite bathrooms, all with en-suites and a mix of outdoor showers and Japanese soaking tubs
- Private entryway
- Underground garage with ten parking spaces
- Four-story glass elevator
- Four-story waterfall and living wall
- Topiary garden
- Two dining areas
- Great room
- Family room
- Game room
- Wine cellar
- Indoor/Outdoor kitchens
- Outdoor BBQ area and bar
- Outdoor massage suite
- Two heated infinity edge pools overlooking Gustavia Harbor and the ocean. One is 100’ long, one of the longest on the island.
- Fully staffed: In-House Butler, Private Chef, & Daily Housekeeping
- Within walking distance to all things Gustavia - situated above the D&G/Prada Stores - walking distance to nightlife hot spots - Bar Le Petite Plage and Bagatelle is 5 minutes, so no need to deal with taxis
The villa’s five suites are designed to invite nature indoors with clean lines, natural materials, and a focus on form and function. Outdoor showers are surrounded by lush foliage while floor-to-ceiling windows disappear into the walls, offering sweeping sea views and direct access to one of two infinity-edge pools.
The villa’s largest accommodation is located on the top floor and features a private, drive-up entrance, separate dressing room, walk-in closet, and custom furnishings including an onyx and mother-of-pearl headboard and chaise and armchairs inspired by Vladimir Kagan.
Beautifully appointed amenities include a 917 sq. ft. suite. Located on Level +1. Sweeping views of the sea, mountains, harbor, and city. Furnished terrace, private outdoor garden, king-size bed plus, Egyptian cotton linens, indoor soaking tub, retractable 49-inch TV, Wi-Fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine, tea kettle, and safe.
St. Jean Suite~
Set on the top floor, this suite offers ample indoor and outdoor space to enjoy the sea view and custom furnishings from India Mahdavi and Minotti.
Beautifully appointed amenities include a 439 sq. ft. suite. Located on Level +1. Sweeping views of the sea, mountains, harbor, and city. Furnished terrace, private outdoor garden, floating king-size bed plus, Egyptian cotton linens, outdoor rain shower, retractable 49-inch TV, Wi-Fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine, tea kettle, and safe.
Inspired by the marina and sea view, this suite features blue Cassina Utrecht chairs, white leather, and chrome accents from Minotti and Bernhardt, and a custom onyx and mother-of-pearl headboard.
Beautifully appointed amenities include a 630 sq. ft. suite. Located on Level 2. Sweeping views of the sea, mountains, harbor, and city. Furnished terrace, direct pool access, private outdoor garden, king-size bed plus, Egyptian cotton linens, outdoor rain shower overlooking a waterfall, retractable 49-inch TV, Wi-Fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine, tea kettle, and safe.
This large suite features an outdoor Japanese soaking tub and custom furnishings from Reda Amalou, B&B Italia, and Minotti.
Beautifully appointed amenities include a 785 sq. ft. suite. Located on Level 1. Sweeping views of the sea, mountains, harbor, and city. Furnished terrace, direct pool access, outdoor changing area, floating king-size bed plus, Egyptian cotton linens, outdoor rain shower, outdoor Japanese soaking tub, retractable 49-inch TV, Wi-Fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine, tea kettle, and safe.
A mirror to Suite Four, this spacious accommodation features an outdoor Japanese soaking tub and custom furnishings from Reda Amalou, B&B Italia, and Minotti.
Beautifully appointed amenities include a 785 sq. ft. suite. Located on Level 1, Sweeping views of the sea, mountains, harbor, and city. Furnished terrace, direct pool access, outdoor changing area, floating king-size bed plus, Egyptian cotton linens, outdoor rain shower, outdoor Japanese soaking tub, retractable 49-inch TV, Wi-Fi, mini-bar, Espresso machine, tea kettle, and safe.
Whether it’s lattes and acai bowls at sunrise or chilled cava and grilled scallops on a star-filled night, food at Embrace is on-demand—whatever you want, whenever you want it. Our in-house chef is on hand to prepare whatever you desire and translates every request into creative, beautifully presented dishes that pair perfectly with bottles from our extensive wine cellar. Food and beverages can be enjoyed alfresco or in the main dining area featuring Casa Fendi bar stools and a custom, marina-inspired table from Italy’s Barbarini & Gunnell.
L’Isoletta: A true “Roman style” pizzeria right in the center of Gustavia, L’Isoletta treats you to a variety of delicious pizzas at any hour of the day and late into the evening. Add some good Italian wine and settle down comfortably at one of the low tables on the covered terrace.
Le Select: Bar and grill restaurant serving American cuisine.
Fish Corner: In the heart of Gustavia, Fish Corner is both a charming local restaurant serving primarily local fish accented by decidedly Caribbean flavors and a fish market with the catch of the day ready to take home.
Eddies: Hidden in the heart of Gustavia, Eddy's tropical garden welcomes you in Saint Barthelemy since 1995 to offer an experience mixing French and local cuisine. Come with your family, friends, or as a couple and enjoy a menu full of flavors elaborated by our Chef Franck. A wide choice of wine, cocktails, and spirits will enliven your evening.
Orega: In the center of Gustavia, just a few steps away from the giant anchor resting across from the Anglican Church, is Orega (“it’s mine” in Japanese). A newcomer to the gourmet scene in Saint Barth, this restaurant quickly developed a stellar reputation. Serves authentic Japanese cuisine. Open for dinner daily. Reservations recommended.
Bonito St. Barths: A casual and chic family restaurant with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Would like you to consider Bonito a “second home.” Located in a beautiful traditional wood-dwelling laid on the hillside, the building was originally a large private beach house designed to guests feel comfortable, by themselves, or with family and friends. The cuisine is French, with spiced flavors directly from South America, and of course, fish is especially honored. Open for dinner daily. Reservations recommended.
L’ Isola St. Barths: Ringing the flavors and essence of Italian cuisine to St Barth, L’ISOLA is renowned for its sophisticated Italian recipes, prepared using only the very finest ingredients imported directly from Italy. An elegant restaurant plus a lovely warm ambiance adds up to a memorable culinary experience. Open for dinner. Reservations recommended.
La Guerite: Located on Gustavia’s Harbor, with its Mediterranean-inspired decor, la Guérite Saint-Barthelemy will make you travel from the lemon trees of Amalfi's to the Cyclades. From grills to aromatic herbs and marinades, Chef Yiannis Kiorglou and his team are inviting you for an unforgettable food experience. Open for dinner. Reservations recommended.
*Please Note: Off-site dining hours of operation and locations can change without notice.
Activities & Experiences~
In St. Barths, activities are designed to connect with nature and admire its beauty. Morning meditation followed by green juice and avocado toast. A guided hike that ends with a caviar and champagne picnic. A relaxing massage to prepare for an evening on the dance floor. At Embrace, the experience is whatever you want it to be.
- Tailor-mad boat tours & excursions
- Beach picnics
5 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms
Sleeps 10 Guests
12000 Interior Square Ft.
Daily full American breakfast plus choice of 2 additional meals during the stay
Only included with Special Reserve option, Cost of food additional
Continental Breakfast - daily
Two Heated Infinity Pools
Butler - 24/7
Concierge - 24/7
Outdoor Massage Suite
Egyptian Cotton Linens
Retractable 49-inch TV
Four-Story Glass elevator
Two Dining Areas
Outdoor BBQ Area & Bar
Gustavia Suite~ This is the villa's largest accommodation. Located on the top floor with a king-size bed plus an en-suite bathroom
St. Jean Suite~ Located on the top floor with a king-size bed plus an en-suite bathroom
Colombier Suite~ Located on Level 2 with a king-size bed plus and an en-suite bathroom
Gouverneur Suite~ Located on Level 1 with a king-size bed plus an en-suite bathroom
Saline Suite~ Located on Level 1 with a king-size bed plus an en-suite bathroom
Five en-suite bathrooms
Three additional bathrooms throughout the villa
Nearby--Nikki Beach: The beach located is a 5-minute drive from the property. Nestled on the magnificent beach of Saint-Jean, Nikki Beach Saint Barth encompasses celebration, sophistication, and excitement. Opened in 2002, the location oozes simplistic luxury with all-white, plush sun beds, chic drapery, and the brand’s trademark teepees throughout. The famous beach club has become known as the playground of choice for the world’s most well-known celebrities.
Two heated infinity edge pools
Staff and Services
Service Team Includes:
Dedicated housekeeping team
Pre-arrival shopping without markup, and villa customization, including: food & staples, wine & alcohol, pillow menu
VIP airport concierge service in SXM and SBH
Airport transfers to and from the airport
Champagne and light bites welcome amenity
Nightly turndown service
Laundry service (not inc. dry cleaning)
Fresh flowers are maintained and refreshed regularly
Car Rental for length of stay
Embrace amenities including caps, hats, phone charges, notebooks, pens, and more
Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)
Activities and experiences
Gustaf Airport: 15-minute drive
|Min. Night Stay
Rates may be subject to change without notice
January 12, 2024 - March 15, 2024
|$ 28,572 *
March 16, 2024 - March 26, 2024
Bucket Regatta - Rates are on Request
|Rates available upon request *
March 27, 2024 - April 30, 2024
|$ 28,572 *
May 01, 2024 - November 15, 2024
|$ 21,429 *
November 16, 2024 - December 20, 2024
|$ 28,572 *
December 21, 2024 - January 05, 2025
Christmas/New Year's - On Request
|Rates available upon request *
|USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.
Tax Service Charge Details *Tourism Tax: 5%
Service Fee: 15%
Security Deposit Details*Security Deposit/Damage Waiver* The client will need to sign the credit card pre-authorization form below which allows the Owner to charge the Client’s credit card to cover any additional costs requested by the Client or for any liability or damage to the Premises or as contemplated in the Agreement.
Minimum Stay DetailsHigh/Low Season: Seven-night minimum stay required
Festive: Fourteen-night minimum stay required
Shorter stays can be requested.
Accidental Damage WaiverA $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
To qualify for 3 miles per $1 spent, bookings must be made through the Villas of Distinction for United MileagePlus program. Miles earned are awarded to only one traveler per villa booking. The actual number of miles earned by a member will be based upon the total base nightly villa rate excluding taxes, fees and optional fees. MileagePlus number must be provided prior to travel for mileage offer to be fulfilled. Miles are posted to member's accounts 6-8 weeks after travel has been completed. Bookings must be paid in U.S. currency. New bookings only. Offers are subject to availability, capacity-controlled and may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
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Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.