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Last updated: 01/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina condo description

The overwhelming physical beauty of Sapphire Beach: 20 feet from the water's edge; the music of the surf to relax you; the constant tradewinds to cool you; white sands at your doorstep; a palm tree to call your own. An island vista uninterrupted from Atlantic to Caribbean--the ultimate in relaxation.

Situated at the windward (Eastern) end of St. Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina is just five minutes away from the nautical village of Red Hook, with the St. John and BVI ferry docks, the fabulous Marina Market with its gourmet wines, meats and deli, the succulent lobster to be found at many village restaurants, all kinds of interesting little shops and the constant party at Duffy's Love Shack.

GREETINGS FROM YOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY MANAGER:
The peacefulness of your vacation will be in the personal hands of Kathleen Browne and Gordon Jones, the Hammock in Heaven's onsite managers. Both of these unusual people will give you great comfort and security during your stay. Makes friends when you arrive and have friends for life. These are people you can count on.

YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME:
Featuring a huge wrap-around terrace and an uninterrupted view from Atlantic to Caribbean over St. John and the British Virgin Islands, your condominium is a premier unit at Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina, a gated community with 24-7 security. (Many guests who have visited and seen what Sapphire Beach has to offer have said this unit occupies Sapphire's best location.)

The condominium is an extra-large (752-foot) fully air-conditioned studio that can be divided to create two sleeping areas by a sliding, louvered wood partition. The 'master' sleeping area presents a king-sized bed with a brand new Pillow-Top mattress providing exquisite sleeping comfort and, at the foot of the bed, a flat-screen HD, LCD cable TV. The living/dining area, with its brand new tropical furniture (including sofa bed), provides a second full-channel cable TV. Both areas have air conditioning and ceiling fans.

The kitchen is sleek and modern, with a full-sized fridge, stove and microwave. And the bath, with its Moen fixtures and double sinks, will delight you. The outside deck is a premier feature because it is so huge. It contains a dining area, a lounge area and, of course, the Heavenly Hammock pictured above.

THE SAPPHIRE BEACH MARINA (75 feet down the beach):
A wonderland of island water activities. Daysail to St. John, Caneel Bay and Trunk Bay. Cruise a catamaran to Jost Van Dyke in the BVI, home of Foxy's and the Soggy Dollar Bar. Speedboat to Virgin Gorda and The Baths. Dive PADI. Jetski. Fish the North and South Drops with the very best. Or just hang out and watch the resident school of 50-pound tarpon play in the Marina. (**The Owner has negotiated serious discounts on most of these excursions and adventures for your benefit.**)

FREE LOUNGE CHAIRS AND SNORKEL EQUIPMENT ON SAPPHIRE BEACH:
A one-mile, 'drop-dead' beach with every water toy imaginable. A two-tier freshwater pool. A bar and grille serving both the pool and at the main beach. Concierge and car rental services in the lobby. Complimentary lounge chairs and snorkeling equipment at the Dive Shop. Snorkel with turtles, rays and a kaleidoscope of fishes right off the beach.

ABOUT THE OWNER:
The owner of your vacation condo, Peter Rosenbaum, is dedicated to making your vacation perfect. He visits St Thomas often to maintain this condo in perfect condition. Your satisfaction with his 'Hammock in Heaven' is his greatest pleasure. He knows St. Thomas well and can answer all of your questions. This commitment to your satisfaction comes through clearly in the comments of his prior guests. From your very first phone call or email, which will be promptly returned, you will know that you are in the hands of a competent and knowledgeable owner whose primary concern is you.

A 'GUIDE TO RELAXATION' -- YOUR SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE OWNER
For anyone thinking of a Sapphire Beach vacation, the owner, a well-known author, has written and maintains a booklet called 'Guide to Relaxation.' This is a continuously evolving set of notes on everything you need to know to have a great time at Sapphire. It is based upon the Owner's experiences and those of his guests. If you are considering the rental of his Hammock in Heaven, it is offered to you enthusiastically with his compliments. It will be forwarded as part of his reply email to your inquiry on this listing.

CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
For you convenience, all credit cards are accepted.

YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE ISLAND
At your option, Kathleen and Gordon will make available their services to provide you with airport transfers and personalized introduction to your island home. They will pick you up at the airport in a private car, give you an informative tour of the island as he whisks you to Sapphire Beach, first making a market stop so that you can provision your condo's fridge. He will answer all of your questions. Most important, you will be made to feel comfortable, welcome and at home.



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Property Type

  • Condo
  • 720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) If the guests are vacationing with family or friends, the Owner will furnish one or two roll-away, fully automatic Aero-Beds for increased comfort in addition to the standard king-size bed., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Twin aerobeds can be provided at Guest's request....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Two Cable TVs, Fresh beach and bath towels provided daily, Two Ceiling Fans, Alarm Clock, Screens, Moen Bathroom Fixtures, Terrace Furniture with Hammock, Free Beach Lounge Chairs and Snorkeling Equipment, Library, New Furniture...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) Watch TV in bed! Two cable TVs are provided...one in the living area and one on a bracket at the end of the master bed. All major channels are available....moreless

              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Beachfront:

                The most beautiful setting on St. Thomas, with a breathtaking north to south vistas, from the Atlantic to the Caribbean, with the lush green islands of the British Virgins in between. Your eyes can never leave this view alone. ...moreless

              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Safe
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    Provides for local calls, (long distance in an emergency) and a dial-in telephone number for emergency calls from home....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry is 75' away....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Private DSL line and wireless router...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    Stocking of the condo is available through the Grocery Goddesses. Call Julie at 340-642-3014...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    New refrigerator, stove and microwave...full cooking, cutlery and silverware...moreless

                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Boat
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    On this windswept, sunlit wraparound deck at the corner of the E Building sits the Heavenly Hammock, a table seating four, two lounges, Audrey the desert rose and a Costa Rican dwarf palm tree....moreless

                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Gated Community
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Pedal Boat
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Tennis Court
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 98 traveler reviews
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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Dec 21 - Mar 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $265

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Spring
                      Apr 1 - Jun 1, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $195
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $160

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                      • Tax Rate 10%

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                      Last updated: 01/28/2015
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                      Location

                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cyril J. King
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Red Hook (St. John and BVI)

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Snorkeling right off the beach; tarpon feeding in the marina, excursions and adventures out of the marina (offered by the Hammock in Heaven with significant discounts for guests)

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Peter Rosenbaum, the owner of your vacation condo, is dedicated to making your vacation perfect. He visits St Thomas often to maintain this condo in tip-top condition. Your satisfaction with his 'Hammock in Heaven' is his greatest pleasure. He knows St. Thomas well and can answer all of your questions. This commitment to your satisfaction comes through clearly in the comments of his prior guests. From your very first phone call or email, which will be promptly returned, you will know that you are in the hands of a competent and knowledgeable owner whose primary concern is you and the quality of your experiences on St. Thomas.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina:
                      Sapphire Beach is arguably the most beautiful beach venue in the Caribbean. On the breezy East End of St. Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina lies at the center of the on-the-water and in-the-water activities for which St. Thomas, St. John and the British Virgin Islands are world-renowned. The very best of these activities start right in the Sapphire Beach Marina, 100' from my doorstep. Red Hook, a lazy nautical town, with shops, good restaurants, lively night life, not to mention being the ferry hub for service to St. John and the BVI, is but 3-4 minutes away.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Guests who stay at my 'Hammock in Heaven' enjoy many unique amenities, including 1) the management services of of Kathleen and Gordon, free lounge chairs and snorkel equipment, free ensuite wifi, gift coupons providing significant discounts for adventures from the marina, free hurricane insurance, and an informative and personal booklet prepared by me especially for you.


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                      Photos

                      • The Heavenly Hammock

                        The Heavenly Hammock

                      • A nice tradition for starting a Sapphire Beach vacation.

                        A nice tradition for starting a Sapphire Beach vacation.

                      • Hamoock's eye view of sailboats bound for St. John and downisland to the BVI.

                        Hamoock's eye view of sailboats bound for St. John and downisland to the BVI.

                      • Kayaks on the Main Beach just waiting for you.

                        Kayaks on the Main Beach just waiting for you.

                      • Comes the Dawn

                        Comes the Dawn

                      • Perfume ladies?  Ilene with Valaria, the perfume queen, at A.H. Riise

                        Perfume ladies? Ilene with Valaria, the perfume queen, at A.H. Riise

                      • The romance of sunset and moonrise over St. John

                        The romance of sunset and moonrise over St. John

                      • Our cozy newly furnished  living room

                        Our cozy newly furnished living room

                      • Your host and the incomparable Sam Charles  (Every Guest Comment extols Sam.)

                        Your host and the incomparable Sam Charles (Every Guest Comment extols Sam.)

                      • Uncle Joe's Barbecue in Cruz Bay. Awesome! After a St John trip, bring it home.

                        Uncle Joe's Barbecue in Cruz Bay. Awesome! After a St John trip, bring it home.

                      • An awesome Spotted Eagle Ray snorkeled up off the Sapphire main beach.

                        An awesome Spotted Eagle Ray snorkeled up off the Sapphire main beach.

                      • What this vacation is all about.

                        What this vacation is all about.

                      • Your lightswept corner unit with a wraparound deck 20' feet from the surf

                        Your lightswept corner unit with a wraparound deck 20' feet from the surf

                      • Tropical color everywhere you look

                        Tropical color everywhere you look

                      • A Beach of Incomparable Beauty

                        A Beach of Incomparable Beauty

                      • Or perhaps relax with a drink floating in the Beachside Pool

                        Or perhaps relax with a drink floating in the Beachside Pool

                      • The glow of a new day

                        The glow of a new day

                      • Our favorite--a corrogated tin fish crafted by Culebra artisan--graces a lovely, spotless his-and-hers bathroom.  Our original art will brighten your visit.

                        Our favorite--a corrogated tin fish crafted by Culebra artisan--graces a lovely, spotless his-and-hers bathroom. Our original art will brighten your visit.

                      • Our kitchen, well equipped for your every need

                        Our kitchen, well equipped for your every need

                      • Please water Audrey, the tropical rose, and her friend on the terrace

                        Please water Audrey, the tropical rose, and her friend on the terrace

                      • Peter & Ilene with Caribbean lobsters at Off the Hook. There ain't no better.

                        Peter & Ilene with Caribbean lobsters at Off the Hook. There ain't no better.

                      • End of day walk along Sapphire Beach

                        End of day walk along Sapphire Beach

                      • There are lots of these big guys in the grass of Sapphire main beach.

                        There are lots of these big guys in the grass of Sapphire main beach.

                      • If you are very, very lucky...the full moon over St John from Sapphire Beach

                        If you are very, very lucky...the full moon over St John from Sapphire Beach

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, January 29, 2015

                      $160 - $265 per night (USD)
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                      • Bedrooms
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                      • Bathrooms
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                      • Property type
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                      • Reviews
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                      Owner
                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 01/28/2015
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                      (516) 445-7733 (New York, USA)

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