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3 to 5 Bedroom Areca Peter Bay Villa, Minutes to North Shore Beaches!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, rates vary 3 to 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 to 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Areca Peter Bay is named after the areca palm that produces seeds traditionally thought to have a calming effect when chewed. But you won't need to risk this traditional remedy for stress. Areca Peter Bay's privacy, its incredible 180 degree views of the Caribbean from St Thomas to Tortola and the many cays and small islands in between, its professional tropical landscaping, extensive outdoor living spaces and air conditioned interior luxury will calm even the most jangled nerves.

The villa is located in exclusive Upper Peter Bay and nestled between famous Trunk and Cinnamon Bay beaches. Areca villa guests have access to private Peter Bay beach, which is a few minutes drive or hillside walk down the private paved road. Parking is provided at the head of the beach walk.

The villa is unique in that it is situated on over 1 acre and is bordered by National Park to the east, and to the west, a long, gated, expertly landscaped drive provides complete privacy as well. It is truly a special and unique spot for your Caribbean dream vacation.

All five en suite king bedrooms can be rented together, or the Main House (3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths) can be rented alone. The Guest House is never rented separately from the Main House, so every group is assured of complete privacy and exclusive use of all exterior spaces.

Keywords: Private, Luxury Villa, 180 degree ocean view, private beach access, bordering National Park land

More Details

Owner
Diana Hall
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Diana Hall

My husband and I completed construction on our Peter Bay Villa in 2009. This photo was taken early on during construction. My husband's law practice is on St Thomas where we live. I manage the villa--greeting each group of guests and orienting them to the villa and the area and continuing to be available throughout your stay if the need arises.

Diana Hall purchased this villa in 2009

Why Diana Hall chose USVI/St. John

My husband and I built the villa on property in Peter Bay that has been in his family for several generations. We felt very blessed to have such a lovely spot to build on and put a lot of personal energy and creativity into building the home. We currently live on St Thomas but will eventually retire to St John.

What makes this villa unique

The outdoor living in such an incredible location coupled with all the indoor comforts make staying here peaceful and relaxing. Between the architecture, the landscaping, and the view, you never run out of beautiful things to look at. And the north shore beaches are minutes away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This is the most lovely home and the most spectacular views my family has ever experienced"
May 2010
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Amenities

Estate Peter Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • All guest bathrooms have private bathrooms with toilets, sinks, and showers. The guest house showers are covered, private open air showers with views. The master bath has a Sanijet Spa tub in addition to a shower. There is a half bath in the main house near the kitchen and living room.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main House Guest Bedroom - 1 king , En Suite Bathroom
    Main House Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En Suite Bathroom
    Main House Master Bedroom - 1 king , En Suite Bathroom w/spa tub
    Guest House Guest Bedroom - 1 king , En suite bathroom w/ al fresco shower
    Guest House Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En suite bathroom with al fresco shower
  • King size beds (5). Three king, en suite bedrooms are in the Main House which can be rented alone, maximum of six guests. There are two additional en suite king bedrooms in the Guest House which can be added to your rental for a maximum of eight and ten people. There is a Pack 'N Play available. Cribs, high chairs, and car seats are available for rent locally.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Access to small, private Peter Bay beach, between famous Trunk and Cinnamon Bay beaches, bordered by VI National Park. Maid service is provided before and after your stay at no additional cost. Additional maid service is available upon request at an additional cost of $22/hr per worker (usually 2).

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

3 to 5 Bedroom Areca Peter Bay Villa, Minutes to North Shore Beaches!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 26 reviews
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Another Awesome Stay at Areca Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time staying at Areca and once again surpassed our expectations. The house is beautiful with a pool that you can enjoy anytime of the day.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous property, incredible views, easy access to spectacular North Shore beaches

  • 5 of 5

Three really important factors for a great vacation on St. John are easy access to the fabulous North Shore beaches, cooling and mosquito dispersing breezes, and the view whilst you sit over your morning coffee or evening cocktail. Areca Peter Bay has ALL of these PLUS A WHOLE LOT MORE. It's an amazing property with incredible views. Beautifully constructed and furnished with everything you could ever need. Highlights include the spectacular infinity edge pool, the huge outdoor dining table (with overhead ceiling fans which mean you can sit outside at any time without getting bugged) and the master bedroom balcony. Luxurious accommodation for five couples, each bedroom has a private bathroom. And great, highly responsive owners - who clearly take great care of the house and guests.

I very much hope to be back soon!!!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Areca Villla - Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The Areca villa was absolutely beautiful, both inside and out. The house was immaculate and beautifully furnished. Gorgeous wood trim and doors, beautifully equipped kitchen, beds were comfortable and bedrooms were situated to provide privacy while allowing the whole family to be together. Loved the infinity pool, and made good use of the beach chairs and beach towels at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay which were only a short drive from the villa.

The balcony was lovely and very nicely furnished. Great BBQ grill too. But the unbelievable million-dollar views from this villa are unbeatable. The photos do not do it justice. We wished we would have booked 2 weeks instead of 1.

Diana was very helpful, even responding quickly when she was out of town. Fell in love with this place and it definitely exceeded our expectations! Wishing I was back there.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Areca, beautiful home with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last year with our daughter, son in law and 2 granddaughters. Decided to return for 2 weeks this year with friends. So much thought and care went into creating this gorgeous home. Our favorite part though is the panoramic view, breathtaking. We've stayed at other very nice villas on Peter Bay/St. John, but none had this view. Many of our meals were at the strategically placed outdoor table. Hope to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Villa over Peter Bay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Areca for one week in December 2016. The villa is very well equipped and worked well for our family group of 9. The view from the large wrap around terrace is spectacular and one can spend many hours just enjoying the scenery. The location is convenient for beach going with Trunk Bay just at the bottom of the hill. A few aspects of the villa could use some freshening up, the lounge chairs around the pool are looking tired, but in general the house is in great shape and we had no issues during our stay. Our host, Diana, was responsive and helpful throughout the booking process and during our time on St. John. I would recommend Areca to anyone looking to stay on the north shore of St. John.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, the setting, and the villa. Unfortunately, the replacement lounge cushions were on order but did not arrive in time for your group. Please check out our new photos! Hope to see you again. Best, Diana
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Couldn't have Been Any Better

  • 5 of 5

I could not believe all the reviews since they were ALL great - but now I know. Areca is a beautiful place that is accurately portrayed in the description. House was immaculate and decorations and overall feel were very nice and comfortable. The kitchen was extremely well stocked with spices, sharp knives and many different types of pots and pans and utensils. And I cook a lot so this was very important to me! The pantry had extra paper products and towels and various other items. The house was also very baby friendly. We had 4 couples and a 2 1/2 year old, 1 year old, and 4 month old. We blocked off the stairs to the upper bedrooms - and all was fine! All the doors locked for safety and even the screen doors could be bolted into the floor and ceiling. The outside railing was child friendly as well!

We ran into a couple very small issues (which switch works what and broken fan/light chains) and Diana arrived first thing the next morning and handled them all quickly. Also, we had questions off and on during the weeks leading up to our vacation and Diana answered them all very quickly.

The outdoor areas were wonderful with plenty of seating and fans and lighting as well. The pool was very nice and clean! Everyone said the beds were very comfortable and the rooms nice and cool. The only thing we ran into was the baby monitors being used upstairs would be blocked by all the stone and not transmit to the downstairs. Not overly important fur us since the upstairs baby was still unable to climb out of the pack and play.

We have been to St. John many times over the years and stayed in many different villas. The view from Areca is by far the most majestic. You can see the sunrise and sunset without ever having the sun blazing directly onto any of the outdoor sitting areas. Johnson's Reef sits right out front and it is amazing to watch as the day goes by. Much better than a TV!

You will not be disappointed if you decide to stay at Areca!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Cruz Bay
Car: recommended

Bordered by Virgin Islands National Park. Private beach access. Sport fishing. Sail and power boat rentals and excursions.

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Rates & Availability

Estate Peter Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
3 BR Main House Only Rate
Apr 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
Holiday Rate
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$22,000
 
 
3 BR Main House Only Rate
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$11,500
 
 
3 BR Main House Only Rate
Apr 1 2018 - Dec 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$11,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Four Bedrooms $2,000 + Tax
Five Bedrooms $2,000 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

BASE RATES ARE FOR THREE BEDROOMS (MAX 6 GUESTS).

ADD $2000 PER WEEK FOR EACH ADDITIONAL BEDROOM (MAX 2 PEOPLE PER BEDROOM).

The villa accommodates a maximum of 10 persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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