Secluded luxuriously in nine acres of mature cedar, fruit trees and pastures in the Mt. Pleasant area of Bequia, Grenadines. Villa Helianthus enjoys breathtaking views of the ocean looking out to island of Mustique.
Many celebrities have enjoyed this stately residence of the former Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Caroline Kennedy and the actor Jude Law were among some of the guests.
Designed by the renowned Italian architect Luigi Vietti of Costa Smeralda fame, its interior was decorated by French and Italian designers in a Caribbean ambiance. Helianthus is the Latin term for sunflower.
The wide terraces besides the swimming pool provide breathtaking views of the ocean, moon and stars. Mahogany trees line the long driveway as it winds its way towards a flowery entrance.
The gazebo in the garden overlooking the Helianthus plantation toward the ocean and Mustique provides a wonderful setting for relaxation and reading or to enjoy a moonlight barbeque in the evenings.
Helianthus is rented with a full complement of staff: Cook, housekeeper, laundress, gardener and driver.
This relaxing vacation is attended by all the modern amenities such as telephone, fax, internet, cable TV, DVD and VCR. A car or jeep is included in the rental. Airport pick up is also included.