Based on the tropical island of Antigua, Giorgio Armani; the Italian fashion icon has a private strip of paradise which anyone can now rent. Located in Galley Bay Heights, along the west coast of Antigua, the development sees 25 luxury villas line the beach, two of which owned by Armani himself.
With pristine waters, beautiful views and incredible sun, this villa is perfect for those who want to visit and experience the Caribbean. The two villas combine to form a cliffside compound surrounded by the beautiful Caribbean waters and tropical gardens. Each property was designed by Italian architect Gianna Gamondi with Villa Flower holding six bedrooms while neighbouring Villa Serena with a further five bedrooms.
The villas share the main pavilion which links each residence alongside a series of wooden decks, terraces and dining areas, making the most of the outdoor space. Each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom as well as private access to the spacious outdoor patios overlooking the stunning bay below. The villas have a large central living room furnished with large, comfortable sofas and complete with bar and louvered windows throughout. Both include flat screen tv’s with surround sound systems. The modern kitchens are also equipped with the latest state of the art stainless steel appliances. The interiors (which have recently undergone renovations) see tones of beige and grey, styled by the Armani Casa interior design studio team, naturally utilising in house furnishings.
Each villa is privy to its own private pool, gym, outdoor jacuzzi and expansive outdoor terraces, as well as exclusive beach access. Armani’s villas also offer up the use of a catamaran with a captain to sail you to nearby islands around the Caribbean, alongside permanent staff with the option to include a private chef.
The villas are about twenty minutes from the airport, and only ten minutes from the capital city of St. John’s. The designers placed the two villas within the beachfront hillside to create the perfect tranquil luxury retreat. Properties can be rented individually or as the whole eleven bedroom luxury compound – starting at a cool $122,000 per week.