Nestled 1000 feet above sea level on the jungle-clad slopes of Mount Liamuiga, the Canopy Villa & Cottages has the perfect name.
Views fringed by palm fronds and branches heavy with mangos and papayas reach out across an infinity pool that stretches towards the Caribbean Sea, the island of Statia floating in the distance.
The villa is steeped in tradition, with features that pay homage to classic Caribbean architecture and design. The use of local volcanic stone, shingle roofs and carved balustrades are all nods to a former genteel way of life – but these have been blended with more modern expectations.
And this all comes together in an extraordinary feat of engineering, the outside spaces reaching out over a steep slice of mountainside covered in tropical fauna.
The Villa is within the exclusive Kittitian Hill resort. Over 400 acres of the tropical mountain have been transformed into a space unlike any other in the Caribbean.