Knippenga Estate


Nestled in the wild tropical habitat that covers the higher slopes of Statia’s famous, long-dormant Quill volcano, Knippenga Estate provides the ultimate Caribbean getaway. With its stunning ocean views, views on St.Barths and St.Kitts, unspoilt surroundings and ingenious architecture, a stay at Knippenga estate will bring you naturally in tune with the rising and setting of the sun. Each of Knippenga’s five uniquely designed, luxurious Caribbean villas offers true comfort and complete privacy in a stunning setting where the pace of daily life is set by nature.


Knippenga Estates provides luxury private villas with 2-5 bedrooms. Located on the opposite site of the island from the dive center, the private villas offer exclusive Atlantic Ocean views and pure privacy.  Each villa has its own private pool, outdoor grill, full kitchen amenities, and private bath for each bedroom. Whale Tales restaurant is open 6 nights per week for exquisite cuisine.
Staying here requires a rental car.  During the relaxing 20-minute drive to the dive center, you will pass through the lush historic areas of the island. Anything is possible here to cater to your luxury needs and this is the perfect location for groups or families that like to cook together and relax by their private pool.


Small, Friendly, and Flexible; Diving with Golden Rock Dive Center is a relaxed, fun, and unique
experience. They provide personalized diving in small groups to allow people to dive the way they want.  Their divers leave feeling like family, not just another diver on a crowded boat. Come have an authentic Caribbean vacation on a safe, friendly island and escape mass tourism.


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