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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina condo description

Enjoy morning coffee or have breakfast on one of the two balconies as you watch the sun rise over the BVI.

Afterwards, don your bathing suits and grab your beach towels to enjoy the two-level pool directly below your condo or spend the day under the sea grape trees that line the beach. Snorkel on the reef directly off the beach (you’ll see coral, topical fish and possibly a sea turtle or ray), or wind surf, kayak or paddleboat.

Beach toys are available at the fully equipped dive shop on the beach. You can also enjoy a game of beach volleyball or tennis on the 4 tennis courts on the property. And the beautiful Mahogany Run golf course is 20 minutes away. Wrap up your day back on the balcony sipping a beverage as you look out on the moon over the ocean.

The Unit: Your 900 sq. ft. two-story villa sleeps up to 6 comfortably, whether they be family or friends. It features a Caribbean décor in an open floor plan, with cathedral ceilings upstairs. The lower floor consists of a fully equipped kitchenette, dining area, and sitting area with a TV and queen size sofa/bed.

Upstairs there is a king size bed, TV, and another sitting area with a queen size sofa/bed. Both floors have a private balcony with a fabulous down-island view. There is a full bathroom on both floors.

A short walk to the marina at Sapphire Beach offers day cruises including snorkeling excursions, trips to the BVI, deep-sea fishing and scuba diving. Some boats are power, some are sail. You can also rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Check at the concierge desk in the front lobby for details.

Red Hook (small town 1/2 mile away): Breakfast, lunch or dinner can be enjoyed after a 5-minute taxi ride into Red Hook at one of the many restaurants. Menus range from burgers and fries to exotic Caribbean seafood dishesMalone’s on the waterfront (it’s one of our favorites). There is also a modern supermarket (The Food Center) where you can provision up if you prefer to eat at home. If you don't want to leave the beach, there is also a small refreshment stand between buildings B&C at Sapphire serving hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, soft drinks, beer and tropical drinks(hours: 11AM-5PM).

Plan on taking the 20-minute ferry ride out of Red Hook to Cruz Bay, St. John’s main town, for shopping, a tour of the island or snorkeling in Trunk Bay with it’s underwater reef markers which describe the coral. The last time we took the ferry it was $6/person each way. You can also catch a ferry to Tortola or Virgin Gorda in the BVI from Red Hook (bring your passport, you will have to clear customs).

Charlotte Amalie (USVI Capital): The 20-minute taxi ride is well worth the trip to Charlotte Amalie to explore the narrow streets called allies or gades for even more eating and duty free shopping. For additional shopping, try the newly built upscale Yacht Harbor Grande or Havensight where the cruise ships dock. There is also a “vendo's market” offering inexpensive t-shirts, handbags, island jewelry and artifacts and more. If shopping’s not your thing, explore the many historical landmark buildings through out Charlotte Amalie.

Other things to do include a trip to Mountain Top, the highest point on the island for one of their “world famous” banana daiquiris and spectacular views of Magen’s Bay and beyond, the Coral World aquarium (about 10 minute from Sapphire), the Sky Ride gondola ride to Paradise Point above the cruise ship dock. Paradise Point offers panoramic views of Charlotte Amalie.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Smoking Allowed:

        On balconies only-ash trays provided. ...moreless

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        21 years of age....moreless

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 sleep sofa /futon

        Queen size sofa beds...moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      Other Amenities

          • Two queen-size sofa beds (one on the lower level and one on the upper level), ceiling fans, dining room furniture with 4 chairs, 2 large closets, sliding glass doors to balconies with 2 lounge chairs and table on each level, maid service available....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable:

            One TV upstairs and one downstairs....moreless

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Duty Free Shops
          • Coin Laundry
          • Reefs
          • Synagogues
          • Marina

          Leisure Activities

          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Paddle Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Shelling
          • Boating
          • Shopping

          local services and businesses

          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Babysitter
          • Medical Services
          • ATM/Bank

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Resort

          sports and adventure activities

          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowmobiling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Golf
          • Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          forms of payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              General

              • Sofa Bed
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Hair Dryer
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Shampoo
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Safe
              • Telephone:

                One upstair, one downstairs....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Wireless Internet:

                Available for a daily fee or free in resort lobby....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking lot directly behind building D....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Separate thermostats for each floor....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Stove
              • Kitchenette
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Kitchen

              Outside

              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Gated Community
              • Tennis Court
              • Balcony:

                One upstairs, one downstairs. Each with two loungers and a table....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
              • Amex

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Two level swimming pool directly below condo on beach front....moreless

                   

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                  from 26 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  Apr 13 - Aug 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $235
                  $1,645
                  Fall 2014
                  Aug 31 - Nov 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $150
                  $1,050
                  Winter 2014
                  Nov 2 - Dec 13, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,995
                  Holiday 2014/2015
                  Dec 14 - Jan 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,450
                  Winter/Spring 2015
                  Jan 4 - Apr 11, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,995
                  Summer 2015
                  Apr 12 - Aug 29, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $235
                  $1,645
                  Fall 2015
                  Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $150
                  $1,050
                  Winter 2015
                  Nov 1 - Dec 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,995
                  Holiday 2015/2016
                  Dec 13 - Jan 2, 2016
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,450
                  Winter/Spring 2016
                  Jan 3 - Apr 16, 2016
                  3 night min stay
                  $285
                  $1,995

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Weekly rates include; Beach towels and loungers & 2hrs. of snorkel gear and float rental/person/day.

                  Also included; One midweek room cleaning (maid service) and exit cleaning.

                  Not included; 10% Room Tax, $85 Flat Rate Booking Charge and $200 Refundable Security Deposit if required.

                  Credit cards accepted via PayPal

                  Please check calendar for availability-call for last minute booking discounts

                  Payment by check or PayPal (check preferred). $500 deposit to hold reservation if made more than 6 weeks ahead of travel. The balance within 6 prior to travel. Full payment within 6 weeks of travel.


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                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Other Activities: Casino (slot & video machines only-no tables) at Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa-10 mins. west on 38.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1994

                  About the owner: My wife Jane and I grew up in the Midwest and first visited the Caribbean on our honeymoon over 30 years ago when we visited 5 islands in the course of a month. We traveled by ferryboat and small inter island airplanes from Granada in the south to St. Croix in the north. Since then we have traveled extensively through out the islands. In 1987 we decided to look for a “foot hold” in the Caribbean. After searching through out the Virgin Islands, both British and US, we decided on St. Thomas because of its combination of hustle and bustle cosmopolitanism and laid back solitude. We also considered the safety of US government ownership.

                  Why the Owner Chose Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina:
                  After looking at dozens of properties during several visits to St. Thomas we finally decided on Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina. We chose Sapphire because of it’s beautiful white sand beach with it’s gorgeous “down island” view of St. John and the BVI. We also liked the amenities on the property such as the two level swimming pool, tennis courts, beautifully landscaped grounds, convenient parking and marina offering day cruises. We also took into account the convenience of the two restaurants and the dive shop on the property offering every kind of beach toy imaginable.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Sign at entrance at the top of the hill

                    Sign at entrance at the top of the hill

                  • Swimming pool from the lower balcony

                    Swimming pool from the lower balcony

                  • View from in front of D building toward the small harbor on the property

                    View from in front of D building toward the small harbor on the property

                  • D Building from Prettyklip Point in front of our building

                    D Building from Prettyklip Point in front of our building

                  • New downstairs queen size sofa bed and coffee table

                    New downstairs queen size sofa bed and coffee table

                  • New downstairs credenza with old TV

                    New downstairs credenza with old TV

                  • New upstairs queen size sofa bed, end tables and lamps

                    New upstairs queen size sofa bed, end tables and lamps

                  • New desk upstairs

                    New desk upstairs

                  • Another view of the new kitchen

                    Another view of the new kitchen

                  • Front of our newly refurbished building (D)

                    Front of our newly refurbished building (D)

                  • Thatch Cay from lower balcony

                    Thatch Cay from lower balcony

                  • Hawksnest Bay-St. John

                    Hawksnest Bay-St. John

                  • View from the top of the hill at the entrance to the resort

                    View from the top of the hill at the entrance to the resort

                  • Pool side tables and chairs

                    Pool side tables and chairs

                  • View from in front of D building west down the beach

                    View from in front of D building west down the beach

                  • Sailboats on Pillsbury Sound

                    Sailboats on Pillsbury Sound

                  • New dining area table and chairs

                    New dining area table and chairs

                  • New lower deck table and chairs (a great place to sit)

                    New lower deck table and chairs (a great place to sit)

                  • King size main bed, end tables and lamps upstairs

                    King size main bed, end tables and lamps upstairs

                  • Tall dresser and new TV upstairs

                    Tall dresser and new TV upstairs

                  • Upstairs bathroom

                    Upstairs bathroom

                  • Back of our newly refurbished building (D)

                    Back of our newly refurbished building (D)

                  • St. John from the upper balcony

                    St. John from the upper balcony

                  • Newly remodeled kitchen

                    Newly remodeled kitchen

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, April 06, 2014

                  $150 - $350 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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