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Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with panoramic views, private pool.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)



Enjoy magnificent views from this newer three Bedroom, three bath home, located in beautiful Upper Carolina, overlooking the quaint port, Coral Bay. Blue Palm Villa is easily accessible by paved roads, just five minutes from Coral Bay, and ten minutes from the North Shore beaches. Convenient to beaches and town, this home features all the comforts, including over-stuffed furniture of wicker and rattan, clear cypress ceilings with white beams, kitchen island, rich mahogany cabinetry, solid granite countertops, imported Italian tile floors, imported Italian marble showers, and a sparkling 10 x 20 foot pool, with spacious decks for both sunning or relaxing in the shade. The bedrooms feature air conditioning, king-size beds and covered decks, which overlook beautiful Coral Bay and the Bordeaux Mountain Valley and beyond from an elevation of 800 feet. The bedrooms occupy separate structures of each other for total privacy.

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More Details

Woody Pool
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Woody Pool

Joan and I live in Kansas City, Mo. Joan is an Registered Nurse and I am a retired Police Detective. Between our travels to St. John and our 5 grandkids, we stay pretty busy.

Woody Pool purchased this villa in 2006

Why Woody Pool chose Upper Carolina

While on a cruise to St. Thomas in 1997, we took a day sail and the captain recommended we try St. John. The next year we took his advise and went to St. John our first time. We feel in love with the island and traveled back many times before we bought the lot that Blue Palm Villa sits on in 2000. In December 2004, we started the building process, completing it in December 2006.

What makes this villa unique

We stayed at many villas during our travels to St. John and during the building process. We took notes of the things that we liked most about each villa. We wanted great views, easy access, beautiful landscapping with lots of palm trees. We wanted the villa to look like a home, not a rental property. We kept these thouhgts in mind when we began the building process. Our villa is in Upper Carolina and there is easy access. We have breath taking views of the sailboats in Coral Bay Harbor as well as panoramic views of the Bordeaux Mountain range and valley. Our furnishings are island themed, with many items coming from various islands that we have traveled to. Our staff has been with us since we began renting in 2006. They take very good care of the villa as well as making sure that the villa is ready for each guest.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed here for 6 nights and enjoyed our stay immensely. The view from the villa is absolutely amazing and breathtaking! Waking up and looking at the beautiful Coral Bay will stay in my memory forever. The location was perfect - we were close to North beaches, Salt Pond area, and East End (each area around 10-20 min from villa). The property was well maintained with all amenities. The house is well built with two separate living quarters. One bedroom is near the spacious kitchen, and the the other two are on the other side of the pool. We only used the pool in the evening after coming home from the beach - but it was still good. The property had gas grill along with the charcoal (we only used gas), it has air conditioning in each room. However, we got to use it rarely as it was quite cool at night, and some nights were very rainy. One word of advice - please rent a jeep as some roads are quite steep, and after the rain, the roads were slippery. The owners, Woody and Joan, were extremely helpful with timely responses, and it was easy to communicate with them. When we had a little trouble with the WiFi when we arrived, Woody personally called the house and made sure that we connected. Coming back home and seeing the blue shutters of the Blue Palm from the Centerline road was such a welcoming sign. We fell in love with this beautiful island and Blue Palm Villa - a choice you won't regret!
Nov 2013
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Upper Carolina Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck
    Convertible bed(s) - Queen sofa bed in great room. Custom mattress.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck, Full Kitchen.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Air conditioned, LCD Television, Covered Deck
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
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Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with panoramic views, private pool.
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend Blue Palm Villa. We were three couples and the villa was perfect. Very clean and well kept. Would definitely recommend. Hope to come back again and would stay at Blue Palm Villa.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Thank you for your review. We are glad that our villa met your expectations. Both us and St. John would welcome you back as soon as possible! Woody
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Chesterton, IN

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Blue Palm Villa. It's quiet, clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becky, Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review of our home in St. John, VI. We are glad that our home met your expectations and you enjoyed your time there. Please consider Blue Palm Villa again on a future visit to the island. Woody and Joan
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  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 5 week stay, our 21st Caribbean Island, our 4th VBRO. This trip ranks at the top of our list of favorites.

Others have done so well describing the Villa; let me touch on some other things that might prove valuable.

The Blue Palm in Coral Bay is a perfect location; far enough from busy Cruz Bay but an easy drive to all of the beaches. The owners were a pleasure to deal with. Just the mention of a minor issue resulted in a maintenance man the next day. From our experience, the Villa is a good value. If staying more than a week, be sure and consider Woody’s suggestions for cost savings. The option of adding on bedrooms on an as needed basis was great.

The island is fantastic, a little busier than some we’ve visited but not overly so. If you like beaches, this is for you. They don’t get any better. There is also a good selection of snorkeling options. Do buy the book “St. John Off the Beaten Track by G. Singer” in advance of your trip. It’s a wealth of information. Get going by 9:30 AM or opt for a later start at 2:30 PM when some beach visitors are leaving. Parking and the selection of a beach spot requires some planning. Go on line and check the Cruise ship days and the swell (surf) report. Avoid the north shore beaches on Cruise Day, although Francis is a less visited option. If the swell is high, pick another day for Trunk or Cinnamon Bay. Do take the time to explore one or two of the plantation ruins. It will give you a real sense of the Island history.

The small grocery stores in Coral Bay have a good selection of what you will find on Mainland US. Prices are high but then, everything made a long voyage!

Coral Bay has a few nice restaurants, no need to go all the way to Cruz with impossible parking. The Aqua Bistro was a great place for dinner. There are nightly specials like All You Can Eat Lobster and Prime Rib Night. We had four dinners, all were excellent. Pickles isn’t fancy but has a good breakfast, serves great coffee and has fresh cold cuts and salads. At Indigo, dishes were a bit spicy for our liking but that’s personal. The made to order pizza was very good. Miss Lucy’s offered a nice lunch right on the water’s edge. Past the Love City Grocery store is a garden/landscaping center, ask for their fresh greens and vegetables. They supply many of the Island restaurants.

Yesterday was the first day of Spring but we have foot of snow yet to melt. Five weeks was obviously not long enough.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Larry, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to have you at our home. After communicating with you, I knew it was in good hands! Your suggestions for the beaches are spot on. I also concur with you on the restaurants in Coral Bay and the ease of parking as compared to Cruz Bay. Please consider Blue Palm Villa again on your next visit to St. John. Woody and Joan
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Clean, Spacious, Great View

  • 5 of 5

Blue Palm Villa is one of the cleanest and best maintained villas we have stayed at in 8 trips to St John.

The layout was perfect for our extended family visit. My parents took the master in the main house while my husband and I took the upstairs bedroom and the kids took the lower bedroom. The upstairs bedroom was perfect for us and gave us plenty of privacy. I love that it has a kitchen. All the bedrooms are very spacious even with king size beds. We had everything we needed in the kitchen for preparing meals. I especially love the blue tooth stereo system with indoor and outdoor speakers. And of course we enjoyed the pool and the sundeck.

The owners were very responsive and helpful with all my questions before and after arrival. We had a nasty thunderstorm one night that knocked out the cable box and TV in the main house, power to the lower bedroom (but not the A/C and bath), wifi, and all phone service. Erickson came out as soon as we could get in touch with him to fix things and Woody also followed up with us. Everyone we dealt with in renting and staying at Blue Palm Villa was very professional.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I went with my husband, my daughter and niece and nephews (7 of us in total) all from ages 18-23. My husband and I had our own section of the house with a kitchen, full bath and beautiful view. There was more than enough room for all of us. The pictures do not do justice for the house. The views were absolutely amazing and the pool looked over the entire island. Having a pool was the perfect addition for days we didn't want to go to the beach, though the beaches were easy to get to and close to the villa. The house was fully stocked with ANYTHING you would need. We had an issue with our rental car when we arrived and the liaison of the house, Loren, got us an 8 passenger vehicle right away. She was wonderful to work with. They also came in halfway during the week to clean the pool. I would recommend this home anywhere from a party of 2 to a party of 8.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our home in St. John. We are so happy that our home met you and your family's expectations. We are also pleased that our liaison, Loren, was able to assist you with the car rental. Thank you again and we look forward to you considering us again on a return visit to St. John. Woody
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Burlington, VT, USA

VT Prof

  • 5 of 5

Great time at Blue Palm Villa end of February/early March. The home is well laid out, with two units separate from the main house ideal for three couples. All units are well stocked and maintained. We had an issue with a cycle on the clothes washer and Erickson, responsible for maintenance issues, responded immediately. The views from the villa are great, and its location makes for easy access to both Coral Bay and to Mayo and the other beaches in that area. The owners, the Pools, were great to work with; they even arranged to return a shaving kit I left there. Recommend Blue Palm Villa most highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Coral Bay and vicinity.

Blue Palm Villa is located in the prestigious area of Upper Carolina overlooking the Coral Bay harbor. Blue Palm Villa is located approximately one mile from Coral Bay. Coral Bay is a small, growing community located about a 20-25 minute drive from the Cruz Bay ferry dock. Experience St. John 'the way it used to be' here, but with everyday conveniences and comforts. Coral Bay has a growing number of restaurants and shops and lively in-season entertainment.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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