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Recent USVI/St. Croix reviews

  • Escaped for a while.....

    "My family,(my husband myself, and our late teen aged children) and I have just returned from a week in St. Croix--college and high school Spring Break. We had an amazing week, the weather was wonderful and the pace of life was great! One of the very best things about being back on St. Croix was staying at Gentle Winds. The complex was very well kept, the neighbors were friendly and helpful, but not intrusive, the beach was beautiful, quiet and not crowded even once during the week, the pool and snack bar only added to the water front experience, and the gated community made us feel completely safe. I cannot think of one negative thing about Gentle Winds. We stayed in Unit D6 and were very comfortable there. The unit was as described and as pictured on the VRBO website. We found everything we expected and more. We felt like guests in a home rather than vactioners at generic resort. Everything we needed was there from the minute we arrived. I was told that the house would have staples and a few things to get us stated, and it did. It was really great to walk in, open the refrigerator and find a cold bolttle of water! Location, Location, Location....Gentle Winds is well situated on the island. It was about a 20 minute trip to Christianstead were we shopped, dined, and departed for our snorkeling trip to Buck Island. It was also just about 25 minutes to Frederickstead. We didn't have far to drive to visit the Botanical Gardens, the Cruzan Rum factory or anything else we wanted to do. It was just about perfect. As for the unit within the complex, I loved that location, too. Being on top of the hill allowed for wonderful breezes and great views. Even from the front deck at the unit, which faced away from the water, the view of the hills at night was great. Maybe my favorite place for a night cap :), if not my favorite a close second to the hammock on the beach! I had never used VRBO to rent a vacation property before. I was a bit uncertain, but working with Larry and Pat was great. Communication was clear, easy, and prompt right down to the e-mail we received after the vacation welcoming us back home and letting us know that the security deposit check was in the mail. Overall, an A+ experience!! I would reccommed VRBO to anyone who asked, and would happily and whole heartedly reccommend a week at Gentle Winds and Unit D6. Thanks Larry and Pat for your part in making our week amazing, relaxing, and better than we imagined."
    Guest: Laura M. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 19, 2014
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  • perfect in every way

    "My boyfriend and I were looking for a short getaway from our busy lives. We found this villa last minute and worked with Anne to sercure the villa. She was wonderful to work with and set up a greeter to meet us at the airport and escort us. From the moment we arrived, we were blown away by the privacy, beauty and attention to detail. I can't say enough about the accommodations and the beautiful furnishings. The views and breezes are amazing. We were there at one of the hottest months of the year and only used the ac in the bedroom at night to cool our bodies from full days of playing in the sun. The location is great. Be sure to rent a car so you an explore the island!! We ate in almost every night and the kitchen is so well stocked with everything you could possibly need. My boyfriend says the grill is the nicest he has ever cooked on. Every need we had was met and we loved the place so much, we called it our dream home!!! Perfect for a couple or two as bedrooms and bathrooms are completely independent of each other. The pool is amazing and the view at night are stunning!!! Thank you Anne and Charles for all your hard work !!!! We will be back!!!!!!!"
    Guest: stacey a. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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  • NH Snow Bunnies

    "The Sugar Beach condo was just right for a family traveling with twin 10 year old sons and their grandparents. Though the condo is pretty basic, the three bathrooms were convenient and the upstairs loft was fine for the boys to sleep in. We enjoyed the swimming pool and walking on the beach in front of the condo. The staff at Sugar Beach are very friendly and accommodating. Our suggestion to the owner would be to purchase a DVD player for the unit and to check on the phone which wasn't working when we were there. We ate at Breezes which we enjoyed. We also like Rum Runners for a relaxed meal on the water, and for a nice dinner out we loved the view of the water and live music at Pelican Bay. Enjoy!"
    Guest: Kiki Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 13, 2014
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  • Comfortable and Roomy!

    "This is a genuine family home that comfortably accommodated our family for the week of our special event. What a wonderful place to have my daughter's wedding dinner. Brilliant open-design circulated both fresh air and sociable people very well. The kitchen is well equipped; good sized fridge/freezer and plenty of storage for a week’s worth of food. The setting is quiet, with a beach nearby for a daily swim (or two) and the garden had some new local wildlife (a baby bird near the patio wall). The out-door rinse off was a good idea for us with all the time we spent in the salty water, and there is clothes line! This property could not have accommodated our needs any better. It was more than we had expected. We even enjoyed some authentic coconut / lime cocktails with extra thanks to local manager. It is a reasonable drive to area sights, and makes the best possible place to just chill out and relax."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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USVI/St. Croix Travel Tips

St. Croix Vacation Rentals on an Island of Contrasts

The largest of the United States Virgin Islands, visitors to Caribbean resorts find St. Croix a great location. St. Croix is part of the Antilles chain, separating the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans. Those choosing St. Croix vacation rentals will find an island of contrasts, with dry cactus areas and lush rain forest. Choose St. Croix villa rentals for great weather all year.

St Croix Vacation Rentals Allow You to Visit Unique Towns with Individual Character

The two main towns, each with its own unique character are Christiansted and Frederiksted. Visitors to St. Croix vacation rentals in Christiansted will be staying in a national historic Site. These St. Croix villa rentals are surrounded by wonderful shops and some of the finest diving spots in the Caribbean. Further north is Frederiksted, near the site where Columbus first landed in 1493. Whichever of these

Caribbean resorts you choose, you will be guaranteed a wonderful vacation.

St. Croix Villa Rentals Offer Undiscovered Charm

Staying in St. Croix vacation rentals, visitors are delighted to find that this island remains largely “undiscovered” by tourism. These Caribbean resorts may be quiet but they are definitely visitor-friendly. The island has some of the best opportunities for eco-tourism in the Caribbean, from exploring the island’s mountains to its coral reefs. Those staying in St. Croix villa rentals can head to the hills on horseback or kayak down the Salt River.

Caribbean Resorts Are a Diver's Delight

One thing that visitors to St. Croix villa rentals won’t be is bored. The island has enough to see and do to keep you coming back year after year. Visitors to Buck Island Reef National Monument will enjoy the fabulous nature trail across the island. Visitors to St. Croix vacation rentals find white, sandy beaches and crystal-clear water, perfect for snorkeling. The diving here is second to none and includes "the wall," a drop-off on the north shore area. The wall runs almost the entire length of the shore and keeps divers occupied for days! No one can be bored in these Caribbean resorts.

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