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Beachtacular!@Sapphire ★★★★★ Also search for BEACHTACULAR2.0 #260099

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Ask about a Veteran discount! I served 7 years in the Unites States Navy. I love when I hear from a fellow Veteran.

For 50+ five star reviews check out our sister condo at Sapphire Beach - vrbo# 260099.

Welcome to Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina. These are individually owned condos. And while the name says "resort" we lack most all the amenities that you would find at a typical resort. For example, there is not a restaurant on site, no spa, no tennis, no cabana boy....but you do get to be in a condo that is closest to the beach in all of St Thomas. You are literally step to the beach with an awesome unobstructed view and the sunrise over St John is unbelievable. There is a beach bar on site now, it is on the other side of the complex. There is a pool, and while the pool is clean and in a wonderful location, the attached bar/restaurant is no longer active and was boarded up a few years back.

For more pics and a travel guide on Sapphire Beach and Beachtacular! You can access my web site by searching "Beachtacular" or "Rent Sapphire Beach" on any major search engine. Most all questions you may have can be answered in the travel/vacation guide that is published on my web site. VRBO now hides links (and emails) but the web site is rent sapphire beach, no spaces and with the com. The travel/vacation guide is 10 pages of very useful information that is a must read for those that are new to the US Virgin Islands and Sapphire Beach.

Building E has wonderful views of the sunrise; you will love waking up each morning to a beachtacular sunrise whether in bed, or on the patio, simply amazing!

This beach front one bedroom condo is on the ground floor at Sapphire Beach. The patio steps onto the white sandy beach (its a little rocky as you enter the water, so either bring water shoes or walk to the other side of the complex for snorkeling). Our ground floor building E beach front suite offers a king bed plus a full-size pullout sofa bed. The suite includes a bedroom area, sitting area with cable and TV, new kitchen with new appliances including convection-microwave oven, tile bathroom with tub, shower and double sinks. The private patio looks out to beautiful St. John. Beautiful! Listen to the gentle waves in the background as you dine on your patio or relax in your comfortable accommodations.

Wake up and look out your door and see the beautiful sunrise, white sandy beach and blue water. Enjoy the wonderful snorkeling just steps from your door. The location is great for honeymoons, romantic getaways, fun in the sun, and pure relaxation. Step right out to the quiet beach or take a very short walk to the pool or marina - slip rentals and day trips are available. Red Hook and the ferry to St. John are just minutes away. Red Hook and St. John have great dining opportunities and plenty of nightly dancing and fun...

Sapphire Beach is the best beach on St. Thomas - great snorkeling!!

Beachtacular! has a George Foreman grill. Sapphire Beach does not allow for charcoal or gas grills on the property.

Contact us for availability. We would love to have you!

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Keywords: condo, ocean-front, beach front, so much fun, I love Beachtacular!, Sapphire Beach Resort

More Details

Bernard J Arroyo
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

About Bernard J Arroyo

We are from San Diego and love spending time in the US Virgin Islands/St Thomas.

Bernard J Arroyo purchased this condo in 2013

Why Bernard J Arroyo chose Estate Smith Bay

We enjoyed being directly on the beach. We previously rented at Sapphire and loved it so much we decided to purchase a unit.

What makes this condo unique

On the beach. You will be surprised how close the beach is to the patio. Perfect while enjoying breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi, Bernard,

We've arrived and really love your beachfront condo, thanks for sharing it with us! I'm so appreciative of all the little things you have thought to keep here to make the stay comfortable in a place where things are not as easy to get and a lot more expensive. Thanks for the great info upfront and for the YouTube videos, too. Simple and useful! I have a long shot question for you (try not to roll your eyes on this one!). Is there any place around here where one might borrow or rent a yoga mat? It was the one thing that, due to weight restrictions on the flight, I reluctantly left behind and this condo is the perfect spot for practicing - I am regretting that I left it behind. Like I said, I know it's a long shot but so was the happenstance that the place we stayed earlier in the week had one in the closet (that was an absolute first!). So, just thought I'd ask but my primary purpose for writing was to say "thanks". We love it here!

Mar 2016
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Estate Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Beachtacular!@Sapphire ★★★★★ Also search for BEACHTACULAR2.0 #260099
average rating of 4.859649 based on 58 reviews

Sapphire Beach really is the best on the island

  • 5 of 5

We might have been among the first wave of visitors back to the island since the hurricanes. Unsure of what to expect, but promised a beautiful beach with lots of sun, we knew we couldn’t pass this up. And we’re so glad we didn’t! This trip has been spectacular! The unit was in great order (already had working power and internet by the time we arrived!) and everyone we met went out of their way to make sure we were having a great vacation (shout out to Nikki at the Beach Bar)! We visited several beaches on St Thomas, even crossing over to St Johns twice, but by the time we left we had already made up our minds that Sapphire was the best. We feel so fortunate that in spite of the ongoing recovery efforts, we were able to come down and enjoy a little of the island life and make great friends along the way. Can’t wait to plan our next trip to the USVI!

On a side note, Bernard was the absolute best host I’ve ever rented from. He stayed in touch from the moment we booked our trip and gave us such great information before we even arrived that we felt so much more confident in the decision to stay here. He went above and beyond to make sure that everything was going well throughout our stay (which we happily told him was understatement, we couldn’t have been happier!). Thank you Bernard!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Lovely place! Everything was perfect. Highly recommend it.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place with wonderful people! The owners are great people and I would definitely recommend Beachtacular to anyone that asks! I will go back again for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Beachtacular for our honeymoon July 17th - 24th. The location is just perfect...more secluded than a lot of the other buildings. Unfortunately a storm came through a few days before and caused a lot of seaweed to come in to the bay area every single day/morning. It was collected, piled and removed every day, but we had our breakfast looking at the men raking, piling it into the front end loaded every morning. BUT...a day at the beach is always better than a day at work! The weather was perfect! The condo had a little issue, but Bernard was FANTASTIC and took care of everything quickly. Bernard was wonderful to deal with, from the time we started looking and asking questions, all the way until we checked out. I highly recommend the condo. This has nothing to do with the condo, but be prepared for VERY high costing groceries. A normal bag of potato chips were $5.96 - thankfully I brought a bunch of snacks on the plane. Next time, I will probably bring a carry on of non perishables. If you can avoid doing your grocery shopping at Moe's, in Red Hook, you will save money - their prices are GASTLY! I would recommend bringing an insulated bag for the beach as well....and an under water camera...OMG the snorkeling on St John is unbelieveable! Bring your own face masks (we used full face) - there are fins at the condo. St. John is GORGEOUS! Spend a day or 2 (at least) there! Take the Gondola up to the point and have dinner there at sunset! Breathtaking! The Mexican food in Red Hook is wonderful, and we had dinner at Fishtails - GREAT prices for happy hour - and their food is delicious! I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't want to leave!!!

  • 5 of 5

Bernard has a WONDERFUL place and he's awesome to work with. He's prior military and gives vets a discount...which is amazing!!! Everything you need is provided...they even had sugar which was the one thing I forgot at Moes! When I come back...I will be back and if you visit you will be too...I'm coming to Bernard's place, right on the most beautiful beach in STT!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Awesome condo on the beach. What more could you ask for? Thanks, Bernard!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at beachtacular! The condo was clean and comfortable. The view was amazing! Bernard was great about responding and providing helpful information. The location was perfect. We were able to walk to the marina to take a charter to the BVI's and to parasail, and it is also close to the ferry over to StJohn. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1000 Metres
Red Hook
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Sapphire Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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