Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
My dad and step mom purchased this condo in 2006. I lived on St.Croix for 4 years and now am back stateside raising my 2 boys. We visit the island a few times a year and just bought the condo from my dad. We hope you enjoy our beach condo in paradise as much as we do!
Whitney purchased this Condo in 2006
Why Whitney chose Christiansted
This property is in the best location and has the best snorkeling! The complex is nice and quiet. You can walk right next door to a beach bar/restaurant. Downtown Christiansted is only a couple minutes away. Grocery stores are less than a minute! Close to EVERYTHING!
What makes this Condo unique
This is in a perfect location, close to everything! Watch the Sea Planes fly by and land while you are enjoying the cool pool and sandy beach. Condo has ALL the amenities you could want!
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Owner was responsive and proactive about getting me all the info before hand. Space is as advertised. Overall a great experience. Washer/Dryer was great to have. Nice community pool area. Clean property & common grounds. Would recommend.
Best family vacation
We love St.Croix and this condo is in a perfect location, clean and had everything we needed. Location in complex was great too, we could pull our car literally right in front of our door which made lugging our beach gear for excursions so much easier especially with kids. So much beach gear, coolers, towels, kids toys. We had everything we needed. Everything was clean and comfortable. We will be back!
Everything was perfect! Close to beach and downtown Christiansted. Owners were very kind, extremely helpful and answered all our questions. Pool side grill was nice as we used it twice. This condo has a fully stocked kitchen, plenty of towels and was very clean, which is huge when staying for a few days. The property was clean and maintained and the staff was friendly and helpful. Maps and other literature were available at condo to help us navigate the island. Games, movies and books were available to entertain if you stayed inside or turned in early. Will definitely stay here again!
Thank you so much for taking your time to write us a kind review. Glad you guys enjoyed. You’re welcome back anytime.
Unit is extremely dirty.
Hi Jana, I understand you booked for employees that went to St.Thomas immediately after my condo and this review is for that condo not mine. If you could figure out how to remove this review from my property I would appreciate it. Thanks
We reserved this place based on the pictures and some of the positive reviews but we were disappointed even before we got out of the car.
When we got within 500 feet of the area there was a very strong smell of sulfur or what my kids referred to as rotten eggs, the smell got worse when we got out of the car.
The condo was as sown in the pictures but we found it to be a bit dirty, there were little tiny insects everywhere especially in the main bathroom all over the sink, tub and even on the toilet paper.
We arrived at night and in the morning my daughter woke up and her legs had little bite marks, we figured it was because of the insects and my wife went to check the beds and found that there were lots of the little insects in the bed, she decided to change the bed sheets and noticed they had a yellow stain on them, she washed them but the stain didn’t come out so she replaced them with another set she found in the closet.
We spent 4 nights in the condo and while the beds were comfortable we didn’t feel they were very clean so we slept over the sheets, washed towels and put them over the pillows.
One of the bath towels was full of holes and there were 2 partially used rolls of toilet paper in the bathroom which isn’t enough for a family of 5 for 4 nights.
The AC until in the master bedroom is or at some point leaked water condensation into the wall and the paint is lifted/peeling.
You could also smell the odor coming from outside through the patio doors, there were a few aroma candles in the unit which we had to use and we also bought an air freshener.
We tried going to the pool which is nice but after about 15 minutes I felt nauseous from the smell and we went back inside, the beach looks nice in the pictures but it’s dirty and I don’t think anyone goes swimming there.
The area where the condo is located is not very nice or touristy.
I’m assuming the smell in the area is caused by rotten seaweed and probably doesn’t smell that bad year round.
Overall the place would be okay if it was cleaner and the area didn’t smell as bad.
We rented places in St Thomas and St John through HomeAway and this was the worst place we stayed at which was unfortunate because we were looking the most forward to St Croix and spent 4 nights here and only 3 at the other locations.
I’m a travel agent and wouldn’t recommend this place to clients, family or friends.
Hello Licinio, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. The seaweed was a Caribbean wide ordeal that happens randomly. We stayed in Stt and Stj a few years ago when the seaweed was like that. I’m sorry it happened during your stay. This is NOT a normal occurrence. This is the first time it’s happened at Colony Cove since we’ve owned the condo in 2006. I’m sorry this happened during your stay. As far as the toilet paper, we have more in the unit and I could have had the maid drop off some more if you let me know. I wish you were able to enjoy our lovely condo as much as we do. It’s our little piece of paradise that we absolutely love and enjoy throughout the year.
Do not reccomend
Upon booking, the host sent an email and a rental agreement that said that the unit included a rental car. It also said that she would (for a fee) arrange to have someone pick us up in said car. I sent her a message to ask her to arrange this. I got no reply. I sent a second message. I got no reply. I sent her a text message- she said a man named Ed would pick us up.
We arrived at the airport and sent Ed a text. Then another. We waited. We called and Ed told us he was not coming.
At this point, we'd been at the airport for an hour. We got a (very expensive) cab ride to the condo.
When we got there, there was a "black Ford" as described sitting in the parking lot.
There were no keys.
We contacted the property owner and she said "What car?"
We sent a screen shot of the agreement SHE sent us. Then she said the car was gone.
Then, we realized the AC did not work and that the Wifi password she'd given us was not correct. This is within minutes of arriving. We texted her and told her this.
She said she would have it fixed.
That night, my kids slept horribly and got heat rash in the room with no AC.
The next day, someone came and looked at the unit and said it was broken and needed to be replaced.
I assumed that meant he would do so. I was wrong.
It took five days. Five out of our seven nights were spent without AC.
She never did tell us the wifi password.
To say I am disappointed in our experience is an understatement. We could not spend time in the condo without being miserable. We were all so tired from trying to share a room/ or sleep in the room without AC. We spent a lot of money on travel and a this condo only to have my kids too miserable to enjoy the experience.
Also- the beach is nasty. If you are choosing this condo based on its proximity to the beach, choose another. St Croix is filled with beautiful beaches. This is not one of them. It's filled with so much seaweed that you can't even wade in water.
The only reason that I gave it 2 stars instead if none is because the host issued a partial refund. Less than a third of what we paid when 5/7 of our trip was ruined by lack of AC.
I recommend that anyone visit Saint Croix. It's beautiful. Just stay somewhere else.
Our beautiful beaches are not over crowded like neighboring islands, we have great snorkling and SCUBA diving. Norma and her Beer drinking pigs in the rain forest are not to be missed, beach bars, ATV tours, kayaking - night kayaking in Salt River to see the bioluminescence is awesome. Explore forts, ruins and history. Win big at the Casino, Beach Bingo or the Crab Races. So much to do on island! Come and see!