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"We've been visiting St. John since the mid-80's and have rented on every part eventually purchasing a lot on Majestic Mile. Based on our experience we were looking for a villa with down island views above Coral Bay but without the extra drive around the bay since we knew we'd make daily trips to the North Shore beaches and Cruz Bay. We chose Villa Carolina for the huge views - Coral Bay and all the way around to Jost, the vanishing edge pool/patio, the outdoor stone showers and the layout which is ideal for 2 couples. It's on the ridgeline on the uphill side of Majestic Mile. By coincidence it's just east of our lot so we were also looking forward to getting design ideas and a sense of what our views would be.
Sharon has done a magnificent job of designing and building a villa that is appropriate for the island terrain and nestled into the side of the ridge (unlike some of recent monstrosities). She took advantage of the views and used local and imported building materials like local "blue bitch" stone and thick Brazilian hardwood French doors. It is a long and difficult building process on St. John so we took notice of all the little details Sharon incorporated into the design, construction and landscaping. There is an auto-opening wrought iron gate at the entrance and although the uphill driveway starts steep the lot flattens and there is a parking pad for multiple Jeeps.
In addition to the identical suites on either side of the main room there's a third full suite on the lower level for kids or a third couple. Given the perfect weather and the lack of bugs at this elevation we left the five, arched, double French doors that open to the pool/patio open all the time which makes the entire front of the villa open to the outdoors. The morning sun rising over the BVI floods into the bedrooms and at night we enjoyed the moon and the stars over the SFD Channel.
This is a real second home for Sharon and she visits often which means that you aren't staying in a stripped down investment rental, it's Sharon's home and she has furnished and stocked it with the best of everything... Tommy Bahama themed furniture, top quality large and small appliances, tons of cookware and utensils, quality linens, the best patio furniture and all the extras like beach chairs, coolers, etc.
Villa Carolina is a gem and Sharon is a delightful owner. We'll be back!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 15, 2014
"We've been to St. John many times. Our stay at the cottage was great, and the location is ideal for visiting many of the bays on the island. We stayed as a couple plus a friend in the extra bedroom. The view is fantastic at all times, and the constant breezes make the climate ideal. There are lots of good stores and restaurants nearby in Coral Bay. Tom and Dee are welcoming, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful with everything from snorkel and eating spot advice to sunscreen and safety pins. We definitely plan to return."
Guest: Snorkel FanaticsDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
"I stayed at Waterlemon villa, Coral Bay, St John in May, 2015 with my Mom, Aunt and sister. We had a fabulous time! Don't let the lack of air conditioning scare you away. You do not need it at all! The breezes coming in were sufficient. The screened in porch was a great place to hang out with cool breezes even though it was 85 degrees outside. The view was to die for! The house has island decor and has ample dishes and cooking utensils. The beds were very comfortable. My outdoor showers were a hit. We did enjoy the pool also. The owner of the villa was very nice and accommodating and always responded to may e-mails promptly.
You can get to some of the best beaches in a short amount of time. Coral Bay has nice restaurants and a grocery store. We stayed half the time in Coral Bay and half in Cruz Bay. It seemed like we were on two different islands. Coral Bay is much more quiet and laid back. I highly recommend Waterlemon Villa."
Guest: TTRDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 21, 2015
"This was our first stay at Periwinkle but not the first in Coral Bay. We loved the cottage. Everything about it! Views are great, deck, pool, hot tub, grounds and very private. We'll definitely go back!"
Guest: Chris D.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 23, 2015