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Special Winter Rates***** Ocean Front Sandy Beach Swiss Chalet/ Apartment.******

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)--king bed, or twins-

Not just another condo complex! This Swiss architect designed and built property is just 10 steps to the sparkling Caribbean waters! Enjoy this special property on the West End of St. Croix, America's 'hidden'

Caribbean jewel. Spend your days swimming, snorkeling, and lounging on the gorgeous sandy beach steps away from your front door. Designed and built by a Swiss architect, this special chalet compound has three private apartments, with yours being on the ground level with one bedroom with a king size bed that can be two twin beds for added convenience. The bedroom and living room feature floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that open to the patio overlooking the spectacular Caribbean Sea.. This apartment has it's own private entrance with off street parking. Enjoy al fresco dining, sunset watching with your favorite cocktail and viewing the unobstructed panoramic views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea. This cozy apartment features an open floor plan with a combined living room, kitchen, and dining area tastefully decorated with island accents. The living room offers panoramic gorgeous ocean views of the sparkling Caribbean and enjoy tropical breezes through the large windows and sliding glass doors. Overhead fans, natural light and tropical breezes keep the apartment comfortable. Enjoy added comfort with an air conditioner in the bedroom. The spacious bathroom has a tiled shower and double sink. The property is surrounded by unobstructed spectacular views of the turquoise sea, lush palms, colorful tropical flowers, and the wide open Caribbean sky.

Activities of all sorts abound. You can relax on the essentially deserted silky, white sand beach and get a great tan, swim in the azure sea and experience fabulous snorkeling right outside of your door. Cool down under the shade of the palms or enjoy al fresco dining on the covered patio.

The 'Beachfront Getaway' has everything you need to have a spectacularly memorable and comfortable island vacation!

The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful with pelicans flying over the water, and birds singing in the morning. The small town of Frederiksted is 5 minutes away by car, or a 10 minute walk along the beach. The larger town of Christiansted is 30 minutes by car. Local activities: world-class golfing (a Robert Trent designed course, with its deluxe oceanfront resort, is approximately a 20 minute drive), condition for your next Iron-Man, Tour de France or Marathon on our beautiful and diverse paved and rural roads. Mountain biking, world-class diving, wind-surfing, kite-surfing, surfing, paddle-boarding, fishing on the local beaches, and deep sea fishing available, tennis, water skiing, hiking in the rain forest, swimming, kayaking, jet skiing, ATV and Jeep tours available.

FOR LARGER GROUP ACCOMMODATIONS of 10-15 people for Family Gatherings, Weddings, Anniversaries and other Group Celebrations rent the entire compound combining all four listings!

See VRBO #297541, #515292 and #515294.

More Details

Property Manager
Teri-owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2017

About Teri-owner

We moved to St. Croix 18 years ago from crowded Laguna Beach, CA and would never again consider living any other place.

We are both from California and love the ocean. If we had not already found our current home in St. Croix we would be living in this Villa in a heart beat.

What makes this apartment unique

Enjoy the gorgeous white sandy beach and calm, clear, sparkling turquoise waters literally steps right out side your door. Take in views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea, and amazing tropical island sunsets from your private patio, living room or on the beach, or the pool. Choose from a wide array of local activities including; kayaking, biking, diving, snorkeling, hiking, swimming, tanning. The charming and historic town of Frederiksted is a short walk away. Here you can take advantage of several delicious restaurants, museums, shopping, and sight seeing.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Special Winter Rates***** Ocean Front Sandy Beach Swiss Chalet/ Apartment.******
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
5

pete

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week (one bedroom apt) and it was terrific. Teri and her assistant, Steve, were very responsive to our (small) requests and we loved our vacation! The apartment is nice and looks just like the photos. The real gem is the location-really just ten steps to the most magnificent beach and clearest water one can imagine. Good snorkeling and the walk on the beach to town was easy and fun. We hope to be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

St Croix Paradise

  • 5 of 5

If you are traveling to the United States Virgin Islands, don't stay anywhere else, this St. Croix gem is perfection! Communication with Teri was excellent. The place was clean and had everything we needed. The location is easy to find and just minutes away from downtown Frederiksted. Once there, you'll realize you are in one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it's at your doorstep. Just outside your patio door is the beautiful Caribbean, and long beautiful beaches to your left and right. The pool is clean and well maintained. Getting around the neighborhood is simple, there is minimal traffic, and stores nearby. But, why drive when you can walk along the beach all the way into Frederiksted. Polly's Cafe is excellent. Locals are friendly and easy going. So, get some good books, your swimsuits and flip flops, message Teri, and book your next trip to paradise now. We are sure glad we did!

--Jason R. and Jaime S.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Close to Paradise...

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time! Thank you, Teri and Steve and Fredericksted and St. Croix for a truly lovely, relaxing, and rejuvenating vacation. The chalet is amazing. From the moment we first opened the front door and saw the incredible view through the glass wall in the back, the place was awesome. Even before breakfast, decisions were hard… do we swim in the pool, swim in the ocean, snorkel, or simply lay on a chaise on the back patio and relax. Decisions like that filled the day. We had great neighbors in the other dwellings on the property which is important, because a noisy neighbor could be a problem and a good neighbor can add to the fun. Also, the rubber feet and fins that were provided for snorkeling were all in the big house, so we shared. There is no tv, which is not a problem, and the wi-fi is sporadic, which is a problem. And a larger table for eating either inside or outside would have been nice. But the view and the temperature, and the fabulous little lizards made us forget all problems. It is only a ten minute walk into town and a number of good restaurants, but if you want to get food for the kitchen and cook in the apartment, we highly suggest Plaza Extra Supermarket about 5 miles past town on Route 70. And driving on the other side of the road is actually fun (so my husband tells me). This place is highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Second stay, better than the first!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here... It really is a piece of paradise. It's the best "room with a view" on the island! Bbq, pool (never used it since the beach is there), beach, sunset, local rum, daily visits from beaitiful birds and iguanas..... What more can you desire for a relaxing stay!! The location is great, a quick and scenic 30 minute drive to Christiansted, but far enough away that you don't get the touristy feel of the capital. Teri and Steve are great! We notified Teri of a non-issue for us, we just wanted her to be aware... Steve took care of it before we could even return from our coffe run (Polly's in Frederiksted is the best). Frederiksted is a quiet little center, full of yummy food and local shops. Its a couple minutes drive, or five/ten minutes walk. If you want to get a local vibe, it's the place to spend your days. We ate at Rose's a few times when we weren't grilling freshly caught fish or locally raised beef.. If you like west Indian food, try her cooking! The snorkeling right outside the door is some of the best in the island, and there are a couple of dive shops close by if you want to scuba... Bonus: The west end has the best sandy beaches, and is closer to the rainforest.

We love this place, there isn't another like it!!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our 10 day stay at this wonderful property. The location was great and the views from the property were fantastic. We ended up having the complex to ourselves which was great. This was our 1st time doing a vacation rental and we were very happy with it. Teri and Steve took care of the two small issues quickly. The property is just a short drive or walk from Fredricksted so you can soak up the local culture. This is not a new property but has been maintained well and had everything we needed and then some. There were no one else booked in any of the other units so we had the complex to ourselves. I would highly recommend this property and we hope to go back and stay there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Location, Location, Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Your jaw will drop when you step outside and look out at the pool and Caribbean that are both waiting for you outside your door. The location of this unit couldn't be better (we LOVED Frederiksted!) and both my wife and I agree that this was one of the best vacation rentals we've ever stayed in -- with a few caveats. There are three rental properties on this site: the large chalet at the other end of the pool, the one bedroom on the ground level (which is what we rented) and a small apartment above the one bedroom. Since we were the only ones staying at the property, we LOVED the privacy it afforded, but if one or more of the other properties were rented at the same time, it could get to be a bit crowded -- unless you knew the other renters. And yes, the structure is old and a bit warn down, but the VERY reasonable price and the SPECTACULAR location more than make up for need for some upgrades (none of which bothered my wife or I.) The property was very clean and in good repair (except for the dishwasher -- detergent dispenser is on the fritz.) LOTS of towels and their was a bottle of Cruzan Rum and some fresh flowers waiting for us when we arrived. Nice touch! Steve, the contact guy on site, was super friendly and helpful with improving the speed of the wifi by moving the router from the big house to our smaller one. (But the wi-fi is really slow, good mostly for e-mail and simple apps.) TV in the bedroom is only for DVD's -- not hooked up to anything. Teri, the owner, was very, very nice in all our communications and always responded within a day to any questions I had. If anything, the place is much, much nicer than the listing shows and I would happily recommend it to friends or family, especially if you could rent it when the other two units were vacant (but that's just me.) Be sure to eat at Pollys and Turtles Deli and at Rhythm's on Rainbow Beach (which is a short walk or drive up the coast from the house.) Jennifer at Cruzan Cowgirls does some super nice horseback rides which meet across the road from Rhythms, and if you're a diver or want to learn, head over to N2 The Blue Dive Shop! Have a blast!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

spectacular snorkeling just steps from your oceanfront patio, scuba diving for an incredible underwater extravaganza at one of the world's top rated scuba sites just one mile away, unforgettable tropical sunsets

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Rates & Availability

Northwest Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Special
Dec 13 2016 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,199
 
 
Summer Special
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$999
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 25 2017 - Jan 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,699
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$1,099
 

Additional information about rental rates

REFUNDABLE security depo $200
cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

50% due at time of booking, Christmas/New Years period booking 100% due at booking if less than 60 days in advance.
Cancellation-90 days 100% return, exception Christmas and New Year's period booking, non-refundable if less than 90 days in advance
Travel insurance HIGHLY REcommended!

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Amenities

Northwest Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • double sinks, shower, toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King converts to 2 twins
  • 1 King size bed converts to 2 twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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