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Private Home Atop Hawk Hill with Panoramic Ocean View

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Cozy, private, semi secluded home in Frenchman's Bay atop Hawk Hill offering gorgeous 180-degree ocean view, views of cruise ships coming and going, view of St. Croix on a clear day. Quiet, and away from hustle and bustle of Charlotte Amalie yet short ride for shopping such as Havensight, Yacht Haven Grande and dining. Popular restaurants includes Iggy's Bar, Delly Deck, Hooters and Greenhouse.

Spacious balcony overlooking ocean view spans south side of house with French doors off living room, master bedroom and dining area. 2 bedrooms comfortably accommodates 2 couples with sleeper sofa for 1-2 additional guests in living room. Each bedroom has its own private bath. Ceiling fans in every room. Air conditioning.

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Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 24, 2017


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Private Home Atop Hawk Hill with Panoramic Ocean View
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful mountain retreat with nice views of cruise ships coming and going

  • 4 of 5

Love the gate, the deck, the bathrooms and the bedrooms and the layout of the living space. Every time I rent a home in St. Thomas I miss my comfortable furniture in the living room and Hawk Hill was no exception. Maybe owners feel guests aren't in need of this feature but after a day of hiking, swimming, drinking and riding in the rental jeep up and down bumpy roads, I need an upholstered resting spot. While the two bedrooms were very comfortable, no one in my family could sleep on the sofa bed, it caused back spasms. Overall, I would recommend Hawk Hill for a family of four, it was well supplied and offered plenty of space for a fun vacation. My son is a bartender at Havana Blue and it was a quick ride for the best drinks and food on the island. We also love Abi Beach and Hawk Hill was minutes away. Thank you for a great vacation at Christmas, no air conditioning needed, the breeze was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Review much appreciated. Comment regarding the sofa bed was very helpful as I had replaced the old uncomfortable inner springs mattress with memory foam mattress. Unfortunately, sofa beds in general are not as comfortable as a real bed. The sofa bed mentioned had a covered plywood to support the cushions, which also could be used to provide additional support under the mattress. There is also extra plywood in the house for added support. Owner will be sure to provide full disclosure to future guests regarding the sofa bed. Thank you.
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Top of the Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in St. Thomas and our " retreat on top of the mountain". The cottage was clean and well maintained. Any problems were dealt with immediately. There was plenty of cooking supplies, towels, sheets, etc. The washing machine and dryer were a bonus. We enjoyed the porch over looking the bay, and watched the cruise lines and cargo boats come in each day and leave at night. I wished there'd been a telescope so we could see the names of the ships as they sailed by us. We went to the Puelbo supermarket for our food supplies. It was were the locals go, and is off the mountain and near downtown. The customers and cashiers were very accommodating and willing to guide us in finding items. Everyone on the island was willing to help the "tourist". We found the beach at Corky to be the best place to snorkel. They have chairs (for rent), food, and a great beach! Servers even come out to the beach to sell drinks and food. Many offer free drink "tastes". We went so many times that we learned every ones name and, of course, got better service. Red Hook is an area where you get the ferry over to St. John and has a lot of eating and tourist attractions. Tuto is another area where the Walgreens and K-Mart are. Driving on the "wrong" side of the road was a little strange and took concentration! You could always use the "taxis". Iggies is a restaurant near our Mountain Retreat, right on the water offering drinks and good food. Go spend some time on St. Thomas and at the "Mountain Retreat", you will love it!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty nice place to stay in VI away from the busy towns

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased with the house. Nice kitchen, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms. Very nice view. It is quiet there. You are a few miles away from Red Hook and Charlotte Amalie, but it feels like much further. Everything was working except the washing machine. Steep drive up the hill, but it is less than 1 mile. Be sure to get the coordinates of the house in a GPS.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the way to experience St. Thomas.

  • 5 of 5

We rented for the month of January 2016 at a most affordable rate and plan to do so again in the future. The home is very well maintained, very private and high up on the side of a big hill with panoramic views from the deck across the entire back of the house. There are two large French doors to the deck and we kept them open the entire time. The A/C was never needed since the many ceiling fans kept the air moving nicely. There is a flowering tree at the end of the deck with regular hummingbird visits. We woke up to the songs of various birds every morning as the sun came up. This is an ideal winter getaway. Perfect weather every day. Ocean temperature 80 degrees. Beautiful beaches. Great snorkeling. We strongly recommend renting a day on Joma's 46' sailboat for a tour of nearby islands like St. John and the British Virgins.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation place ever! Great for family and friend trip

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a lot with staying with this property and it is a lot better than expected!!! The living room is a lot bigger than you see from the photo and so is the balcony. I spent a lot of time lying on the net bed on balcony. We also had our breakfast on balcony with great ocean review and trees and flowers around. The property has all you need, including many beach towels. We request a air bed which is a lot higher and stronger than the normal air bed. My friend said she had good sleeps on that. The location is great which is sitting in the middle of St Thomas and basically within 15-20 mins can get you to anywhere you want to go. the GPS said 30 mins but it took us less than 20 mins to get to Red Hook. The only thing you need to pay attention is, a car is needed!!!! Considering the rental fees you paid here is a lot cheaper than those resort/hotels providing shuttle service, a car can bring you a lot of convenience and save time. The property is probably 30 mins walking from the main street if you think about walking to main street to get a taxi. The supermarkets are downhill and right next to shopping malls. There are also some markets we went near beaches and Red Hook. You can use Yelp on the island. The last thing, thanks a lot our property assistant Joma, he is very considerable and friendly, waiting us outside the airport and guided us from car rental to the property. I would definitely recommend (actually I did already) to all my friends and whoever see my review. Best Vacation Ever!! I will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dirty Thirty in paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was such an amazing rental to add to the amazing vacation. My BFF and I were celebrating our joint 30th. Karen was so flexible with us and provided a great deal. We were greeted by Mr.Joma Mahoney, whom I cannot say less than amazing things about. He is flexible, kind, funny and has an amazing sail boat that he took us out on. The rental is spacious. 2 bathrooms. 2 bedrooms. Wonderful patio views. It's located up the hills, so it's quiet and private. Everything you need to feel at home (microwave. Washer/dryer/stove etc). Definitely need a car to get there, we had trouble requesting taxis so Joma came to help us out. I would say that was the only downside for us since we wanted to go out at night but were apprehensive in driving back just because it's a pretty curvy way up. Once you get the hang of driving and location, this is a 20min drive to red hook, the market and about 10mins to Charlotte.

Overall, one of the best rentals I've had. Super impressed and in love with the island and home. We can't wait to go back. And Karen was extremely wonderful at booking, total breeze.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Cyril E. King Airport
Car: necessary

House is located 10 -15 minutes from town where shopping and tours are available, Nearby hotels include Bolongo Bay and Bluebeards with ongoing activities. Popular beaches 10-20 minutes drive. Nearby beaches are Limetree beach (Bluebeard's), Bolongo beach and Morningstar beach, Popular golf course 20 minutes drive from house. A car is necessary.

Children 11 years and older welcome.


Rates & Availability

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High season
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
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5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300

Reservation dates will be confirmed upon receipt of reservation deposit after receiving signed copy of rental agreement. Refundable deposit applies to incidentals not covered by rental insurance. Details within rental agreement. Personal, cashier's check, money orders accepted. Monthly stays possible up to maximum of 3 months. Contact owner for available dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bolongo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming

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