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Recent East End reviews

  • Wonderful Saphire Beach Condo

    "The condo was in very good condition, right on the beach, on second floor, but only 6 steps up with a wonderful view of St John and it's only 5 minutes away from the town of Red Hook. The beach is good for swimming and great for snorkeling, saw many different types of fish, small squid and turtles eating in the sea grass just off shore."
    Guest: Vacation Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • 3 Generation Christmas Present

    "We stayed at this property over the week of New Year's as our family Christmas present and it was perfect! My oldest daughter and her two sons took up residence in the loft, my husband and I slept in the master bedroom, and our other daughter had the other bedroom on the main floor. The view from the living room and patio was wonderful as you looked to the water and several islands. Having a washer and dryer in the unit was very helpful and there were an adequate number of beach towels, a cooler, beach toys, etc for picnics at the beaches. The only thing we wished we had known earlier in the week was that the yacht club next door had a restaurant and bar open to anyone. The location was good for us as we generally don't like to be in crowded, overly commercialized areas, this end of the island is quieter but still very close to Red Hook with the ferry service to St. John, and Coki beach, along with several other pretty beaches with good snorkeling. Should we has an opportunity to return to St. Thomas, we will definitely stay at this property."
    Guest: Grandma Sue Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 10, 2014
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  • Perfect place to stay

    "We just got back and already miss the place. The condo was very clean, the bed was comfortable and had a perfect view. My 3 year old grandson first walked in the door and stated we have to go to the beach. He knew he was in paradise. Everyone was nice and helpfull. We met many people from all over and had a great time. Hopefully we will be back soon. Thank you for the use of your condo, it was just right."
    Guest: Mare Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 6, 2014
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  • paradise

    "Paradise !! - the beach, the view, the location, the accommodations - everything was perfect! The condo was clean, nicely updated kitchen, huge and beautifully remolded bathroom. The King size bed was very comfortable - everything was super! Chairs and snorkel gear where generously provided by Hong! Many many thanks! Saw sea turtles, stingrays and Nemo too!! There is a small grill type restaurant on the beach which is convenient for lunch and drinks. Some disarray is visible as areas are cautioned taped off where a restaurant used to be as well as the dive shop. There was talk on the beach and evidence of work on getting the dive shop open soon. I certainly hope so. We spent a lot of time relaxing by the pool! We had plans on visiting St John; however, everything we needed was right there. Breathtaking views. Pictures just don't do justice. Loved to sit out on the patio every night to enjoy a rum drink while listening to the waves. Absolutely perfect. Morning sunrises were just beautiful. Its a great location. You will not be disappointed. We will be back !! I would highly recommend this condo to everyone and anyone I know.....and plan on doing just that. . Thank you Hong for sharing your Island home and making this a vacation full of memories!!"
    Guest: kim Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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East End Travel Tips

Situated just east of Puerto Rico, the small Caribbean Island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is known for its beautiful beaches, shopping and dining. The quieter East End area makes a pleasant contrast with the busy capital and port of Charlotte Amalie. The quiet town of Red Hook with its red-tiled homes overlooking Pillsbury Sound has a relaxed atmosphere, uncrowded beaches and spectacular dive sites. Along the streets of this charming town, the Havensight Mall offers great Caribbean wares at duty-free prices and there is a surprisingly vibrant nightlife after dark. Red Hook lodging is a great place to find a cold drink, casual dining and party music.

Enjoy Staying at East End St. Thomas Vacation Rentals

While some parts of St. Thomas offer only five-star hotels, the East End is much more relaxed and laid-back. It is the perfect place to rent a vacation rental home and live the island life. Vacation rentals are well located within easy reach of the local beaches and often have great views. Choose a small private villa or share the cost with family and friends and book one of the larger villas, often with their own swimming pool, terrace or gardens. The charming East End town of Red Hook has plenty of supermarkets to stock up on food and drink. There are also many local restaurants for those who do not want to cook. East End vacation rentals are the perfect ways to experience the more intimate side of Caribbean living.

Things to do Around East End St. Thomas Villas

During the day, most visitors head for the beach. Relax in the sunshine and swim in the crystal-clear water on one of the beaches below the town of Red Hook. Bluebeard Beach and Sapphire Beach are both family-friendly destinations with powdery sands bordered by blue Caribbean waters. Pillsbury Sound on St. Thomas’s East end is one of the best areas for active watersports with snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing and deep sea fishing. Coral World Ocean park offers a great day out. It has more than 150,000 gallons of aquariums and the Underwater Observatory gives great views of coral reefs and brightly colored fish.

The rocky trails around Vessup Bay are popular with hikers. You can also take a stroll along the water’s edge at Secret Harbor Beach. Golf, boating, parasailing, snorkeling, diving and horseback riding are all available or you can visit a local beauty spa for a day of pampering.

Romantic Vacations in East End St. Thomas

Many couples who visit East End St. Thomas for a romantic vacation choose to return for a destination wedding. With year-round sunshine, weddings and honeymoons are popular in this beautiful romantic destination. With a limited guest list who book their own flights and villa accommodation, a wedding and honeymoon for little more than the cost of a holiday makes great financial sense.

Getting to East End St. Thomas Resorts

Non-stop and connecting flights connect U.S. cities with St. Thomas daily. Miami is just 2.5 hours away, New York is 3.5 hours, Houston is 8 hours away and connecting flights from San Juan, Porto Rico take just 30 minutes. American Airlines, Continental, Delta, United and US Airways all offer flights to St. Thomas. Taxi fares to the East End from the airport are just a few dollars.

St. Thomas is also a popular cruise port and you can combine a villa vacation on lovely St. Thomas with a Caribbean cruise from Miami.

Weather in the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin islands are known as “America’s Paradise.” The soft trade winds ensure that the humidity is low and temperatures are pleasant in these tropical islands. Summer daytime averages are around 82 F and winters barely drop at all, to 78 F, making them the ideal sunshine and beach location all year round.

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