First, WE ARE BACK 100% from the Hurricanes. Full power, AC, Free WIFI and CableTV, everything you need. Our pictures look exactly the same now as they did last year.
Start with what Frommer’s Guide says are Sapphire Beach Resort's “Jawdropping Views”. And you won't get closer to the water than this duplex condo unless you rent a boat. We sit right at the waters edge on Sapphire Beach
Add the taste of two New York designers whose clients, past and present,include Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Giorgio Armani. Vintage bamboo furniture with white upholstery,blue and white Chinese porcelains,white tile floors and a framed collection of 1940's black and white sailing photos. With the key component of total privacy from passersby or neighbors,and the luxury of enough space to allow you to catch some quiet moments completely to yourself.
A two level duplex with connecting mahogany staircase, each level with it's own terrace, floor to ceiling 14 foot wide walls of glass with unmatchable views with pure white curtains pulled to the sides. From inside the apartment, you will not see anything but turquoise and sapphire blue water - as if you are sailing on an ocean liner with your own balconies. The photos tell the story.
Downstairs, a comfortable living room with an optional sleeping couch and armchair, an outdoor dining table for up to 6, a desk and bureaus. Sliding mahogany doors can separate your kitchen area to create a second bedroom. A downstairs bathroom comes complete with two-sink vanity and shower. Generous baskets filled with luxurious beach towels.. Large new flatscreen cable tv with dvd, video and all channels. A Bose dock for your ipod.
Outside on the 11 X 14 foot terrace, banquettes and chaise lounges with total privacy. No one looking down from balconies above you or up from the beach below, allows morning to midday sunbathing with total privacy. Outdoor breakfast/lunch tables for four. Oiled louvered tropical wood side walls add the luxury of Caribbean style. Constant, cooling tradewind breezes.
Upstairs, the Master Suite at the top of the mahogany stairs is crowned with a 18 foot high cathedral ceiling. Hurricane lamps, white ceiling fan, vintage bamboo furniture, tropical wood doors, blue and white Chinese porcelains and upholstery, a black and white vintage sailing image gallery, and a huge king size bed to get lost in. Second flatscreen tv, dvd, video. Free WIFI and Cable. Another wall of floor to ceiling glass with extraordinary views of the British Virgin Islands, St. John and the Cays, not to mention the turquoise and sapphire water of your imagination and the covers of travel magazines.
Each evening, open a great bottle of wine, tax free in the USVI, go out on the upstairs terrace to watch the sunset coloring the clouds and the moonrise over British Tortola. After dark, light the candles inside and on the terraces, turn off the lights, and sit listening to the waves below. Watch the lights glittering on the islands, the ferries going to and from Cruz Bay, the glow of the restaurants at Caneel Bay, a million stars above you. Bliss.
Everything that you could wish to do will be waiting for you each morning. Swimming on your half mile sugar white beach in turquoise water. Snorkeling on the reefs directly under your terraces. Sunning on your private terrace chaises or by the magnificently sited fresh water pool. Reading in the shade of the palm trees. Wandering the docks of the marina looking at yachts and talking to the fishermen back with their day’s catch. The E building is at the quiet end of the resort, with it's own beach, and perfectly oriented views. No noise from the pool, or crowds of cruise ship tourists. Ever. A true escape.
FREE snorkeling equipment and beach chairs. At the Watersports Pavilion down the beach you will find rentable kayaks,windsurfing and paddling boards. Plus scuba diving classes for low fees. At Sapphire’s Marina, literally downstairs from the E Building, are everything from Jet Skis, Parasailing, Catamaran Cruises to Jost Van Dyke and legendary White Bay with The Soggy Dollar Bar, sportfishing for marlin and whatever else you desire, Powerboat day rentals, even Day Sails on Yachts if your wallet allows.
Day trips to St John to Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Hawks Nest Beach are minutes away at the Redhook Ferry. You have no need to rent a car the week you stay with us. Everything you need is reachable by cab in Red Hook or at the Food Center. You can visit all of St Thomas’s favorite sites. The beautiful Danish colonial town of Charlotte Amalie, with its shady Royal Palm Passage offers you hours of wonderful shopping with world famous bargains in jewelry, watches and liquor. There are fantastic restaurants within 5 minutes in Red Hook, our quarter-mile-away village with shops, markets, bars, restaurants, and ferries, or on the list we provide you of our own personal picks.
Arrangements can be made for you to be met at the airport by our favorite car service, or you can grab a local cab outside the terminal to take you to Sapphire. On the way you can ask your driver to stop at Food Center or Moe's Market for supplies.
Your Caribbean Hideaway is for a couple who want a feeling of casual luxury at the beach with the traditional feel of the elegant easy going Old Caribbean. If you want quiet, privacy and space, with some style thrown in, if you don't want to cook, eat, and sleep, in the same room, then this beautiful two floor duplex is just the place to chill and to restore your spirit. We truly love kids, but this just is NOT the place for them.
NO exceptions for anyone under 18. This is a quiet, low key, casually elegant retreat for adults to savor and to unwind in.
Keywords: Condominium NO CHILDREN under 21