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Beach Front Villa with Down Island View - Priceless!

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Last updated: 02/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

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

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

  • Satellite / Cable:

    One TV upstairs and one downstairs....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Beautiful water with many islands and cays....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Fifty feet from front door....moreless

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Separate thermostats for each floor....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking lot directly behind building D....moreless

  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    One upstair, one downstairs....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony:

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

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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

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

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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:

  • Booking Fee $85
  • 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.

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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: 02/26/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cyril E King Airport
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina
Nearest Barpub
Sapphire Grill at Sapphire Village-up the hill
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To St. John & BVI-Red Hook
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mahogany Run
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina
Nearest Restaurant
Sapphire Grill at Sapphire Village-up the hill
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach

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.


Contact us

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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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Condo
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/26/2015
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