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LG 1 Bdrm Apt w/Resort Amenities Included

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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

An added benefit for St. Thomas is that No Passport is required for US Citizens to visit the US Virgin Islands!!!

This one bedroom apartment with modern kitchen, Dish HD Satellite TVs, comfortable furniture, queen bed, plus a full sized pull out sofa bed and large shower with glass doors and bench, will relax you after a long fun day at beach. Large wooden deck with an ocean view. The best feature of this apartment is the location location. Stay in an apartment setting while enjoying the amenities of a beach resort right across the street which include 3 restaurants, live nightly entertainment, Beach hut with floats, Hobie Cats, peddle boats, Aqua Cycles, Paddles boards, WindSurfers and wave-runners, full featured Scuba Diving shop and much more. A perfect home base in St. Thomas & to St. John and surrounding islands. Within fifteen minutes by taxi or rental car are grocery stores, K-Mart, duty-free shopping in Charlotte Amalie, Saint John ferry in Red Hook, championship golf course, Magen's Bay and the airport. St John is a must see and is only a short ferry ride via car or person ferry from Red Hook (a nice day is packing the cooler, beach towels and taking your rental car to St. John to explore & snorkel all the beaches).

Tasting and experiencing the best of what St. Thomas has to offer is easy to do when you stay at my apartment. Two open-air seaside restaurants are among the most popular on St. Thomas where guests and locals gather day and night. Sit down for a full breakfast, lunchtime favorites or dinner with beautiful ocean views at The Lobster Grille. Located by the beachfront pool. Or slip on your flip flops and head over to Iggies Beach Bar & Grill for lunch, dinner or late-night entertainment. When you’re thirsty, we have plenty of options. Swim up to our poolside bar, sip cocktails at The Lobster Grille or toast with friends at Iggie's Beach Bar.

Enjoy St Thomas, St John and Jost Van Dyke. Make sure to stop by the Soggy Dollar Bar and The One Love Bar located on the beach of White Bay.

Here are just a few of our top Virgin Islands adventures:

• Snorkel and swim with sea turtles on Heavenly Days Catamaran sail boat.

• Scuba dive with the St. Thomas Diving Club, they offer beginning and advanced courses.

• Take in the world-renowned natural beauty of Magen's Bay (top 10 beach in the world).

• Reel in a Marlin from the deep sea or book half day light tackle fishing.

• Shop ‘til you drop at our duty-free shopping.

• Parasail and admire the views of St. Thomas, you can be picked up from Bolongo’s beach.

• Tour around and island hop with guided tours of St. Thomas and St. John.

• Join us for the St. Thomas Carnival in April or St. John’s in July.

• Sip Cruzan rum on a cultural tour of St. Croix or tour the distillery.

• Cruise off to enjoy the British Virgin Islands (you will need a passport for these adventures).

• Enjoy some culture with The Forum for film festivals, poets, string ensembles and more!

• Spend the day at the Virgin Islands “best attraction,” Coral World Ocean Park, featuring sharks, sea lion encounter and more.

• Enjoy arts and crafts festivals and classical music presented by Arts Alive or “Jazz in the Park”.

• Ride the view on the scenic skyride to Paradise Point, 700 feet above sea level, great at sunset.

• Horseback ride along the natural beauty of St. John.

• Promote local art and plan to see a show at the Reichhold Center of the Performing Arts.

• Admire panoramic views at Mountain Top, while sipping their famous (original recipe) Banana Daiquiri. Very touristy but a good place to buy cheap t-shirts too.

• Walk in historical footsteps on a guided tour of St. Thomas, including Blackbeard’s & Bluebeard’s Castles.

• Kayak or snorkel along spotted eagle rays, sea turtles and more in USVI wildlife sanctuaries.

• Hit the links at the Robert Trent Jones designed St. Thomas Mahogany Run Golf Course.

Keywords: One bedroom Apartment, Near Beach & pool, Resort amenities, Large Deck,

More Details

Owner
Paul Doumeng
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Paul Doumeng

I first moved to St. Thomas in 1968 with my family from New York. My family started a houseboat business here and later in 1974 bought into a Beach Resort that we still own and manage. After a short time of living in San Francisco, where I was married, my wife Colleen and I moved back to St. Thomas and started our family. With a couple kids in college we decided to rent out our newly remodeled one bedroom apartment.

Paul Doumeng purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Paul Doumeng chose USVI/St. Thomas

My apartment offers a home style vacation with all the resort amenities across the street as an option.

What makes this apartment unique

Commonly used as a retreat if family staying at the resort for perhaps a wedding, you can play and return to your private space.

Map

Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Iggies Beach Bar and Grill
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mahgony Run
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Lobster Grille
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Bolongo Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Lobster Grille Resaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Iggies Beach Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
St. Thomas Diving Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Heavenly Days Catamaran
Nearest Point of Interest
Mim's Seaside Bistro
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Bolongo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • In bedroom with large shower and bench
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1) in bedroom, Full Sized Sleep Sofa (1) in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Across the street from Bolongo Bay Beach Resort where you will have access to all the resort's features included, Beach & pool access, beach towels, beach chairs, use of all non-motorized water sport toys, retail store with concierge for booking tours, dinner reservations etc., 52' Catamaran sailboat trips, 2 restaurants, one fun beach bar & grill w/ nightly entertainment, one known for atmosphere and seafood & steaks, SCUBA diving company at resort as well.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.783784 based on 37 reviews
5

Awesome apartment with outstanding amenities

  • 5 of 5

Paul's apartment across from Bolongo Bay Resort was amazing! The apartment itself was spacious, quiet, and comfortable; it had everything we needed for our St. Thomas home-away-from-home. In addition, having access to the Bolongo Bay Resort facilities just across the street meant we had a swimming pool, beach equipment like kayaks and even a sailboat, not to mention snorkel equipment, beach towels, and paddleboards. Finally, the two on-site restaurants were handy for the meals we chose not to prepare for ourselves in the apartment's fully-equipped kitchen. Paul and the Bolongo staff were gracious, friendly, and welcoming. I'd definitely recommend this apartment for your St. Thomas stay and would eagerly book it again if we return to St. Thomas.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time here on St. Thomas. Hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Paul Doumeng
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Wonderful place, wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

This lovely apartment has all the amenities you could want with full access to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. Great location!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and super convenient

  • 5 of 5

Paul thanks for the awesome stay. We really enjoyed ourselves. The apartment was super convenient to Bolongo where we enjoyed our time on the beach there and at Iggies. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bolongo Bay Apt.

  • 4 of 5

Very welcoming. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Simply Fantastic! Wonderful people, spacious apartment with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

This a simply lovely, lovely place! My friend and I stayed here for a week and never left the resort! Fantastic views from the apartment and delicious food at the Lobster Grille!!! The snorkeling was very cool, we could see all sorts of fish in Bolongo Bay itself and got to see Sea Turtles and more fish on the "Heavenly Days" Catamaran boat trip! We went snorkeling every day!

Paul and Colleen are just wonderful warm, welcoming, friendly, considerate, thoughtful, kind, and open hearted people! They were extremely kind to us and provided everything we needed. They went over and beyond the call of duty! You are sure to love this place and all the wonderful, friendly and helpful people who work at the resort! "007" makes fantastic drinks at the swim up bar in the swimming pool!! A Leprechaun, named "Keith" is a hoot to talk with and very helpful, but can vanish in a flash if your luggage looks like it is from the "Invasion of Normandy!"

The resort has all sorts of fun water equipment to use, like paddle boards, pedal water tricycles, sea kayaks, wind surf boards, and snorkeling equipment that you can use for free from 8AM to 4:30PM. There are taxis that can take you anywhere on the island for minimal charges.

There is also a beach bar, called "Iggies" with live music some nights where you can dance in the sand as well as play volley ball and other games. I just wish they had music every night.

One thought, the hill is a bit steep that the apartment is on, so make sure to bring some supportive walking shoes. Also, water shoes are a real benefit at the beach, but the gift shop at the resort sells them.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you Meredith, what can I say except thank you very much for the kind words and that we are very happy you enjoyed yourself so much. Enjoying a resorts facilities while having the space of your own apartment can make a big difference to many travelers. We hope to welcome you both back again in the future. Sincerely, Paul & Colleen Doumeng
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5

Beautiful and clean, great snorkeling, wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The place was beautiful and clean. It was right across from Iggies and the Bolongo Bay resort. We had the best meal at Bolongo Bay (seafood linguine with lobster sauce - yum). The snorkeling was great (go to the left side to see more). Our hosts were very friendly and accommodating. After I had left an expensive item there, they went above and beyond to return it to me. The price to stay there was very reasonable. I recommend it to anyone looking for a great place to stay (no need for a car - everything is right there) in St. Thomas.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Rate is based on 2 guests.
There is a $25 per night per additional person charge.
There are also inflatable beds and a Pac-n-Play available for a small fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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