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Recent Coral Bay property reviews

  • Excellent House, Perfect Stay

    "Excellent house for a large group. One of the best supplied houses I have stayed at with great amenities. Very personable and helpful owners."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 1, 2014
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  • The views are truely amazing!

    "Our stay at Mount Eyrie was wonderful from start to finish. We loved the remote location and the privacy. We got aquainted with the local donkeys and goats and we happened to meet "Pirate Bill" at one of the local hangouts. My husband had a great time navigating the steep, windy roads and was driving like a local in just a couple days. Gwenn was very helpful if we needed anything. I loved the views the best. They were just as described!"
    Guest: Sheldon P. Date of Stay: January 2013 Review Submitted: February 5, 2013
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  • Beautiful Villa, Exactly as Expected

    "My wife and I stayed 8 days here on our baby moon vacation and found the villa to be a great value. Kitchen is well appointed for cooking meals in, and we made several lizard friends there, just keep it cleaned up or the ants will flock! Washer and dryer were very handy too since we packed light. Access from Centerline road was doable in a Toyota Yaris by just maneuvering around the few high rocks in the access road. We arrived after dark and had no trouble finding it with the clear step by step directions provided. The master bedroom did have a portable air conditioner in it but we found that it had little impact since the windows were only screened. That is the ONLY thing we would have changed, and I'm sure most of the year the temperature is perfect. We just happened to come at the hottest time of year. Even so, the breezes in the open floor plan of the main level were wonderful and kept the afternoon temps comfortable. Wifi worked perfectly for when we needed to look up places to go. Coral Bay in my opinion is the best place to stay if you're planning to spend time exploring the island as you can easily go east, west, or south to most anywhere in <20 minutes. Some rental properties included kayaks and I wish Little Palms had as well but we made due by bringing our inflatable kayak so we could explore and snorkel around Henley Cay, Whistling Cay, Mermaids Chair, and get to the Caneel resort beaches without paying for a rental or admission fees. I'd absolutely recommend the villa to my friends & family!"
    Guest: Hoosier Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • Great Stay!

    "We had a wonderful stay at Vistas Supreme. The view is gorgeous and the cottage had everything we needed for our stay. Tom and Dee were great hosts and were available for any questions we had. We enjoyed staying in Coral Bay because the parking was easy and there were still plenty of restaurants to choose from. Our hosts had some snorkel equipment available for our use, which was a big plus for us, and Tom also dropped us off at Princess Bay to use the 2 seater kayak. The mangrove snorkeling in Princess Bay is one of the “Favorite Snorkels” in the guide book we use ‘St. John – Off the Beaten Track’. We really enjoyed the snorkeling and kayaking and this is a part of St. John that not many people get to see since it is only accessible by boat. I’m grateful that Tom made it possible for us to see this part of the island. One thing I would recommend when staying in the cottage is to keep all food items (even packaged items) in the refrigerator. Also, be sure to clean all dishes or food prep items immediately. Since the cottage is an open air concept this will help to keep any un-invited guests out of your living space. I was really impressed by the breeze that the cottage gets. We kept the doors open during the day and the cottage stayed nice and comfortable with the breeze blowing during the day. And even at night in July it was comfortable to sleep with the doors open. However, we did use the AC at night some too and we were glad to have the option to do so. We had a little bit of trouble getting hot water in the shower since it is on a timer, apparently like camping showers, but we did ask Dee about it and she gave us some tips on using it and we figured it out. You will also want to turn on the hot tub in advance because it will take some time to heat up, so be sure to ask Tom about that if you’re not all that familiar with how to use a hot tub. Relaxing in the hot tub after a busy day was really nice!"
    Guest: Mike and Karissa Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014
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Coral Bay Travel Tips

Visitors to Coral Bay Vacation Rentals

Coral Bay of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands is arguably one of the most laid-back places on earth. With beautiful island views and a warm year-round tropical climate, you won’t be on the island very long before you are enjoying the slower pace of life. It’s a place people come to in order to escape the busy corporate and city life. Many even return and make this their permanent home.

Enjoy a Stylish Vacation at Coral Bay Villas

While the town may have the laid-back and rustic vibe, the villas in Coral Bay are anything but. Spacious, beautiful villas set up on the hilltops exude elegance and style. Huge open decks that look out across the bay and lush tropical gardens provide a slice of luxury in a pristine natural setting. Most are equipped with entertainment centers and a host of modern conveniences. Some also offer a housekeeping service which means you don’t even need to worry about catering meals or having to shop for groceries. You can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the island.

Best Time of Year to Visit Coral Bay Resorts

When the climate is tropical you can choose to visit any time of year. The days and nights are always warm and there is little difference between the seasons. The only time of year you need to be a little weary is late summer when tropical storms blow across the Caribbean. The summers have slightly higher humidity levels because it’s the rainy season. However, thundershowers are usually isolated and clear up quickly. In general, you can expect warm sunny days and balmy nights typical of a tropical island.

Things to See and Do in Coral Bay

Coral Bay has one of the most protected harbors in the Virgin Islands. Hurricane Harbor is an anchorage for numerous sailing vessels, some of whom are permanently docked in the bay. Located on the southeastern side of St. John, Coral Bay used to be the main commercial center on the island. When the ferry service was started to Cruz Bay on the other side of the island, much of the commerce and development of St. John shifted across there too. It’s not entirely a bad thing as now you can get to enjoy Coral Bay with all its rustic charm. It’s a close-knit community and in no time, you are made to feel at home.

There are a number of excellent restaurants where you can enjoy some local food. Most have quirky names; regardless if it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner you are looking for, it’s sure to be an experience. At the same time, you can catch up on the local gossip and experience what it's like to live in this island paradise, even if only for a short while.

The Emmaus Moravian Church is one of the town’s historical landmarks. It once stood on the grounds of the Caroline Estate plantation. For a leisurely afternoon out, head down to the harbor area and charter a yacht for a sunset cruise excursion. As the yacht sails around the coast, you can cool off by diving into the warm turquoise sea and return to a chilled cocktail on board. Snorkeling and diving excursions can also be arranged. If you want to explore a little, you can follow the winding roads that crest the hilltops and stretch out for miles along the coast. The only traffic jams you are likely to experience here are a few donkeys crossing the road.

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