It’s not just the sunrise that’s spectacular at Villa Soleil Levant. In this elegantly built luxury rental property, the terrace and the expansive living area have mesmerizing panoramic views of the bay of Grand cul de Sac, and when you’re outdoors, you can sunbathe straight through until sunset. On a hillside in Toiny, a quiet corner of St. Barth, the welcoming vacation home is a restful, peaceful refuge, and an ode to Caribbean living at its most easeful. From nearly every spot on the property, at least a glimpse of the Atlantic is possible.
Along with the nearby Villa Panorama, Villa Soleil Levant is part of the Panorama Estate, which has eight similar bedrooms altogether and can gracefully accommodate families on holiday with adult children or larger groups of friends traveling together—say, the guests of an intimate destination wedding. And all of the logistics of traveling with a larger group, from luggage assistance and airport transfers to dinner reservations around the island, or grocery shopping and a private chef for dining at home, can be arranged prior to your stay.
Taken by itself, Villa Soleil Levant has four equally sizeable bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, a pool, a spacious terrace and a gazebo. Although it’s very spacious, the villa still has a cozy, intimate feeling, enhanced by a neutral color palette and vivid artwork by painter Zaza Noah.
Most of the villa is on the upper, main level, where wide glass doors in the living room slide open and lead directly onto the terrace and pool. The kitchen and three of the bedrooms are on the upper level as well, and two of those bedrooms have sea views. The fourth bedroom is downstairs and is especially private .
But ultimately, life in Soileil Levant unfolds outside, where you can revel in the views and sunshine on the terrace. The generous outdoor space includes a pool, sunbeds, various sitting corners for conversation or quiet reading and a dining area under a gazebo near the kitchen and indoor dining area.