St Barts Beaches: Top 5

St Barths is one of the most exclusive islands in the Caribbean offering a chic atmosphere with a wonderful French flavour. One of the best ways to see St Barths is to take a drive around this stunning island which is only 8 square miles and experience what the Top 5 Beaches in St Barths… Read more


Events on St Martin 2014

St. Martin in renowned for its 37 beautiful beaches, fantastic food and warm climate.  It is the only Caribbean island to share two nations both French and Dutch. The perfect island for a vacation, at Exceptional Villas we have the most luxurious villas in St. Martin to choose from. Here is a run down of… Read more


All You Need to Know About Getting Married in Barbados

Destination weddings are becoming the weddings de jour for those who love luxury and the experience of something completely unique. The Caribbean has long been seen as the spot for couples in the know. Barbados is the ideal island to marry and to honeymoon as there are some many gorgeous ceremony and reception locations. The… Read more


Barbados Food, Wine, and Rum Festival 2013

Barbados Food, Wine and Rum Festival 2013 Barbados is an island renowned for its party lifestyle and numerous festivals. Along with ‘Cropover’ in the summer, the Barbados Food, Rum & Wine Festival is one of the biggest of the year. The weekend celebration takes place from the 22nd to the 25th of November in 2013…. Read more


Top Activities in St Barts

St.Barths is a beautiful breath taking island and is part of the French West Indies. There is a glamour, elegance and chic dynamic to the island which can be attributed to its inherent French flavour. It has a reputation as one of the safest islands in the world due to virtually no crime rate and… Read more


Fashion in St Barths

There are very few places on the planet that are more chic than St Barts.  This small idyllic 8 square mile island where the vivid blue sky blends so beautifully with the turquoise blue sea seems to bring the beauty and fashion out in everyone whether you live here or just visit for a short… Read more


Jumby Bay Resort in Antigua

On a recent trip to Antigua some of the Exceptional Villas team had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the exclusive private island of Long Bay off Antigua’s coast. The place is known as Jumby Bay Resort and is one of the most exclusive, 5 star, all inclusive resorts in the world! We touched down… Read more


Polo in Barbados

Polo, often called “The Sport of Kings”, is one of Barbados’s most popular, elite, and thrilling sports with teams coming from all over the world to play on one of its 5 beautiful polo fields. Polo in Barbados dates back to 1884 at the Garrison Savannah and in 1965 moved to the club at Holders…. Read more


Our Favorite Barbados Restaurants

While on a recent visit to Barbados the Exceptional Villas team experienced some of the best cuisine Barbados has to offer. Although we have our own wonderful Chef Stephensen at Smugglers Cove 6 we couldn’t resist dining out. There is an abundance of fine dining in Barbados, with a cosmopolitan blend of cuisine, from local Caribbean, Mediterranean, and… Read more


Our Guide to Barbados Rum Shacks

Located 150km east of the main curve of the Caribbean Islands, Barbados is where many of us get the first taste of the wonderful Caribbean islands.  And for good reason with temperatures that remain around 28 degrees Celsius, wonderful white sandy beaches, incredibly friendly people, an incredible selection of luxury villa rentals and then of… Read more