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EXPERIENCE the UNIQUE KALEIDOSCOPE of Comfort, Beauty, Location, Value, Service!

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property


OCEAN KALEIDOSCOPE VILLA is ready to WELCOME you back, or for your first experience at "YOUR VACATION HOME IN THE CARIBBEAN"!! This is a strong concrete and steel house, with complete amenities, and now equipped with a new 20k whole house standby generator!

Guests will appreciate the space, privacy, and convenience of this property’s sleeping and living arrangements! OCEAN KALEIDOSCOPE VILLA is the PERFECT accommodation for large or small groups planning family vacations, buddy trips, or work junkets.

With it's UNIQUE LAYOUT, this property consists of 2 stand alone units, each with 1 bedroom/1 bath, that are INCLUDED in every reservation. The spacious Ocean Retreat unit is defined by a king bed and queen sofa pullout, full bath, full kitchen and living area, large covered patio, covered lounge, and pool/spa deck. While a few feel away, but within the perimeter of the fenced grounds, is the delightful Serenity Cottage, complete with queen bed, full bath, kitchenette and private covered deck.

Nestled in St. Thomas' eastern tip, cradled among gently sloping hillsides, this tropical oasis tantalizes the senses with a breathtaking 180-degree view of Pillsbury Sound! So close you can almost touch them, the outlying emerald green uninhabited cays of the US Virgin Islands (Lovango, Mingo, Grass, Thatch) and eco-friendly St. John Island, as well as islands of the BVI (Tortola, Jost Van Dyke), rise majestically out of an inviting sapphire blue Caribbean Sea.

Enjoy gentle tropical breezes, whispering surf, and the melody of native birds while you read or enjoy your morning coffee. Bask in the crystal waters of a sun drenched pool, surrounded by a tropical landscape, and then relax in the soothing spa under a star-filled night sky. Or dine outside while admiring the shimmering glow of the sun or full moon on the undulating ocean waves below. The dense natural foliage and a carefully planned property layout offers personal and discreet solitude. Enjoy tasteful rattan furnishings, colorful caribbean styles and artwork, and quality amenities that enhance the character of an island home. OCEAN KALEIDOSCOPE VILLA embraces you in the feeling of seclusion, while only being 5-15 minutes away from pristine beaches (the nearest within 1/4 mile and 3 minutes driving), savory island cuisine, exhilarating marine adventure, challenging golf links, shopping bonanzas, water sports, and island hopping.

This is ‘Your Vacation Home in the Caribbean’! From arrival to departure the OCEAN KALEIDOSCOPE VILLA experience is customized to your standards of vacation excellence and enjoyment. Your 24/7 on-site concierge hosts, island residents and ambassadors with customer service and hospitality practice for 40+ years combined, are available to you at your discretion for any questions or requests.

OCEAN KALEIDOSCOPE VILLA is best suited to mature, considerate, happy global travelers, who appreciate a budget friendly, zen, roomy, well appointed and harmonious vacation home, which welcomes all individuals, families, lifestyles, and affiliations equally and respectfully.

More Details

Gail Ferreira
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish, French Creole
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for being so thoughtful about your guest house villa. Need I say? The view is spectacular! The best on the island. As our governor would say, "We'll be back!"
Dec 2007
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Estate Smith Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ocean Retreat - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Serenity Cottage - toilet , shower , Shares outdoor shower with Ocean Retreat.
  • Bathrooms custom designed with granite and porcelain vanities, glass, stone and mosaic tile designs, and glass enclosures and doors, with brushed steel hardware.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Serenity Cottage - 1 queen
    Ocean Retreat - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size pull out sofa. Pack'n-Play available.
  • Bedrooms tastefully decorated with rattan furniture, a soothing paint palette, and decorated with works from local artists.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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EXPERIENCE the UNIQUE KALEIDOSCOPE of Comfort, Beauty, Location, Value, Service!
average rating of 5.0 based on 73 reviews

Fantastic rental. 5 Star +. Spectacular views and House was in superb condition.

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we walked in, we fell in love with the house and the sweeping oceans views. Just as Gail and Curlson described, this delivered in all aspects and we could not have had a better stay. The deck and pool were amazing!!! When we come back to St Thomas, we will definitely rent this GEM again.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular Views of the Virgin Islands

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Ocean Kaleidoscope for 5 nights and it was great. Gail and Curlson were perfect hosts. The house is very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our time on St. Thomas. We really enjoyed the deck overlooking the VI's (St. John, Tortola and JVD) as well as the pool. The deck in the morning is a perfect coffee spot. We would go out and explore (ferry to St. John, boat excursion, shopping in Red Hook) and then return to OK in the afternoon to hang by the pool/deck and use the grill for perfect dinners on the deck (go to Moe's for groceries). A/C is cold and everything is new. We will be back the next time we are in STT.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Brent! We greatly appreciate your choice to stay with us as well as your support of the territory in it's continued recovery. We anticipate being here for many more years, sharing our version of Paradise with the world. Check out our newly uploaded professional photos, and tell your friends. :-) Come back and see us again sometime! Gail and Curlson
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed on many islands in the Caribbean and there is always something special about every one of them. However, this villa has some outstanding features. The pictures really don't do justice to the outstanding views.........the covered deck is incredible, during beautiful weather but also to watch the weather go through. In the past we have always had to use the air conditioning in previous villas and during the six weeks (yes six weeks) that we stayed at Ocean Kaleidoscope we never used the air conditioner because of the great breezes that flow through the villa. Gail and Curlson are the best home owners that we have ever dealt with.........they are involved when you need them, and very attentive to your needs. If they are not needed you don't even know they are there. Their recommendations for restaurants, places of interest, beaches, etc., were all excellent. You could not do better than renting at this villa. Even though you see damage due to the two hurricanes there is plenty to do, excellent grocery stores and restaurants, and the beaches are fabulous. Thank you for a great time!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bridget! We are certainly flattered to have had you as our guests! We took your advice about the photos, and recently had them updated by a professional. We certainly hope the winds are favorable and blow you back this way to the US Virgin Islands! Thank you for supporting the territory in it's continued recovery. Gail and Curlson :-)
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Huntington, Indiana

Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay for our wedding and first leg of our honeymoon. Gail and Curlson were great hosts and we even had dinner with them one night and got to share our fresh fish catch from our deep sea fishing trip with Ocean Safari. The hairdressers had plenty of room to work to do our hair before the wedding. We had three grown children with us and plenty of room. We utilized the pool, hot tub and all functioned well. The bedding was comfortable and air and appliances worked well. The only complaint was the driveway is a little steep, but that is St. Thomas and they all are that way!! :) The weather was great and the greenery is coming back quickly. The saddest part was to learn that out of almost three hundred weddings one vendor had scheduled for 2018, all but 23 cancelled due to the customers did not think the island would be ready. Yes, there was still some debris and some areas are still closed and without electricity, but there are restaurants, there are groceries, and there is plenty to do. We went lobstering, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, and swimming. The island needs tourism dollars to recover and it is still beautiful. The sun still shines, the air is warm, the beach is beautiful, and the sky and water are blue. I encourage people to not stay away. Ocean Kaleidoscope was a great place to stay and we plan to stay there again when we return.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carol! Again congratulations on your wedding... I hope your island hopping honeymoon was as wonderful as you wanted it to be. THANK YOU for support, not only of our property and the US Virgin Islands, but also for ALL of our Caribbean neighbors! The US Virgin Islands and the Caribbean are indeed #stillnice!! Our best to you and the family and we hope to see you again in future travels!
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Ytterberg, Sveg, Sweden

Wonderful island, wonderful property, wonderful people

  • 5 of 5

Imagine the change from snow and -10 C to a warm beautiful place where you can relax, sleep well, go to the beach, go for a fishing trip. All you need in minutes from where you stay.

As the hurricanes came and destroyed parts of this island and this property it's a miracle how Gale and Curlson managed to set it all back in topshape and made it possible for us to make our trip. I can still feel the varm breeze sitting outside in the shadow overlooking the most stunning view you can imagine. This is why we vikings still are travelling around the world. Don't hesitate to go here, the house, Gale and Curslon will not make you regret your choise. Thanks and see you in the future. Klas Persson - Sweden

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Klas and Family... Words are inadequate to express how grateful and thankful Curlson and I are for your support of OK Villa and the economy of the US Virgin Islands! You were like a life ring in the aftermath of the devastating uncertainty left behind after both Category 5 hurricanes. Knowing that we had your commitment to make your reservation a reality, DESPITE discouragement from your own country officials... was the catalyst that motivated us to make repairs and improvements over a 3 month period, despite all the existing challenges of a destroyed infrastructure, spotty communication, inadequate business services, and limited supplies. Your arrival date was our sole focus, and with each communication you provided the HOPE we needed that life for these small island communities could indeed return to NORMAL! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!! Thank you for sharing your family time, the chats about food and culture, supporting the charter fishing industry, and your warm invitations to continue our camaraderie and shared appreciation for hospitality!
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Westminster, Colorado

Beautiful HomeAway

  • 5 of 5

The property has beautiful views and is in a quiet and safe location. It is comfortable, beautifully decorated and outfitted with modern bathrooms and kitchen. It is conveniently located only a 5 min drive to the ferry docks and Red Hook. Gail and Curlson are excellent hosts, quickly responsive when you need them yet completely respective of your privacy. This HomeAway is deserving of its unanimous 5-Star reviews.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a pleasure meeting you and having you as our guests! We are honored to have helped make your vacation experience so pleasurable. We look forward to your repeat visit to our island home! Warm regards to all... Gail & Curlson (and the furries)
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Nearest Airport
9.6 Miles
Cyril E. King Airport (Symbol: STT)
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
There are MANY in Red Hook!
Nearest Ferry
1.3 Miles
Urman Victor Fredericks Marine Terminal (Red Hook)
Nearest Golf
4.8 Miles
Mahogany Run Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
There are SEVERAL in Red Hook!
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Smith Bay Beach (Also known as Lindquist Beach)
Car: recommended

East End, Overlooking 5 minutes drive from the enclave of Red Hook.

Island Hopping by Ferry to Nearby Islands, Duty Free Shopping, Great Restaurants and Bars, Marine Park, Sea Trekking, Snuba, Movie Theatre, Wave Runners, Kite Surfing, Horseback Riding, and lots more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $50

BOOK DIRECTLY WITH VILLA (No Service Fees. $300 damage deposit waived in lieu of valid credit card presented at check in.)

- Add 5% for Direct or PayPal credit card payments. Accept personal checks, bank cheques, money orders and cash payments.
- $200 service fee for reservations of less than the minimum stay requirement.
- Additional fees may apply for Pet Stay. $50 Non-refundable pet sanitation cleaning fee/pet.
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NIGHTLY RATES: All published base rates for 1- 2 person occupancy. Add $35 per additional guests. Children 4 years or younger stay free, limit 2 per reservation. All published rates reserve access to BOTH UNITS, the Ocean Retreat + Serenity Cottage. All rates and availability subject to change without notice or publication.

MONTHLY RATES: Published rates based on 2 guests. $35/add guest. Includes Water, Electricity UP TO 600 KWH/mnth (over 600kwh charged on CC) + satellite and internet services + 2 mandatory full housekeeping services per month + pool/spa/deck maintenance and cleaning + 24/7 on-site management. Security deposit $1,000.

SPECIAL OFFERS/PROMOTIONS: Discounts not to be used in combination with other discounts, offers, promotions, or monthly booking rates. Applied to base rates ONLY, not inclusive of fees (additional guest, service, or pets). Reservations must satisfy minimum stay requirements to qualify. REPEAT GUESTS receive special member discounts.

RESERVATIONS: All quotes are non-binding prior to the execution of a signed or accepted contract. Reservations confirmed with full payment. Advance copy of the current and complete rental terms, cancellation policies and all other rental details available online or by request.

PROPERTY USAGE: Due to liability, cost, and additional wear and tear, occupancy and use of all amenities is restricted exclusively to registered and paying guests only. Please see the "Restrictions on Occupancy", "Restrictions on Property Use", and "Liability" sections of the contract.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund