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SEASIDE Studio Suite - at Grande Bay Resort

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Condo, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

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Welcome to Seaside at Grande Bay Resort! Located on beautiful St. John, also known as the jewel of the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. John is a volcanic island offering white sand beaches, turquoise waters, mountain vistas and historical ruins. The Virgin Islands National Park encompasses over half of the island's nineteen square miles. Surrounded by coral reefs and seagrass beds, St. John offers excellent snorkeling from shore as well as diving excursions. If you prefer to hike, there are over twenty maintained hiking trails for your enjoyment.

Your home away from home at Grande Bay is located WATERFRONT and offers an unobstructed view of Cruz Bay Harbor. Enjoy breakfast or dinner on the balcony while listening to the waves lapping the shoreline. For you convenience, our condo can be reserved as a two bedroom unit with a full kitchen and two bathrooms, a one bedroom unit with a full kitchen and one bathroom or as a studio unit with a kitchenette and full bathroom. We offer three private balconies to enjoy the outdoors and also a shared pool deck with swimming pool and hot tub. The resort also offers a spacious exercise room with new equipment (even a Pilates machine!) that offers ocean views. Grande Bay is staffed 24 hours a day to answer any questions you may have or assist with your vacation.

Having the convenient location of being right in Cruz Bay allows you to walk to shops, restaurants, bars and even some beaches at your leisure. A secure parking space in the underground garage MAY be available but is not guaranteed with the studio suite.

We know you will love St. John as much as we do!

Keywords: Studio suite with queen size bed AND queen size sleeper sofa.

More Details

Owner
Tracy Pajewski, Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Tracy Pajewski, Owner

We have been visitors to St. John since our first trip in February of 2002. Since that visit, we have been back at least once a year and have shared the island with our children, friends and family members. We know that we are blessed to be able to realize our dream of owning property on St. John. We feel that we have found our place in paradise and we love sharing it with others.

Tracy Pajewski, Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why Tracy Pajewski, Owner chose Great Cruz Bay

We searched for years for the perfect place on St. John and came to love Grande Bay. The location right in town can not be beat. For us, the perfect day includes making breakfast, heading to a beach or two then coming home to clean up and head out to enjoy dinner. Grande Bay provides us with all the amenities of home with a full kitchen, large showers, comfortable furnishings and an easy walk to the perfect restaurant or bar. We know that you will love it as much as we do!

What makes this condo unique

When we have the opportunity to stay at Grande Bay, we enjoy having breakfast on the balcony while listening to the waves and watching Cruz Bay come to life. We love taking the beach chairs and coolers to a different beach each day and snorkeling or hiking up to Ram Head or along another amazing trail. We enjoy all the comforts of home along with staff that will assist us or answer any questions we might have. If we decide to forgo the beach, we have the option of relaxing on the pool deck and enjoying the pool and hot tub. We especially like parking our rental car and walking into town less than 100 yards for a delicious meal or island drink

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

SEASIDE Studio Suite - at Grande Bay Resort
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews
5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week in this beautiful, perfectly put-together unit. With just two of us, it was wonderful to sleep right by the slider to the balcony, so that we could enjoy hearing the waves in the harbor lapping the shore all night. The studio unit had everything we needed and was clean and comfortable. Tracy (owner) was so easy to work with, and her staff did a great job of offering us assistance with arrival details, equipment and excursions, if wanted. Thank you all for a wonderful experience - we will definitely be back to Seaside Properties!!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Great Getaway - Close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great little spot to get away from it all. Well appointed and clean. The views of the water were fantastic and the short walk across the street to the beach was great for our toddler. Strollers could be a little tricky with the narrow streets and walkways...we ventured without one. 50/50 on if we would do that again. There is apparently a baby place that rents backpacks and maybe strollers but we didn't see an ad for that until the last day. The rental person did a fantastic job of greeting us at the boat and giving us several tips on what to see and where to eat. We rented a jeep on St. John for a couple days to see coral bay, grab groceries and visit a few of the beaches. Maho and trunk bay were fun beaches. Renting on St Thomas might be a better option logicstically with a kiddo if you have long flights. The pedestrian ferry was great though and parking can be tricky. Baby food is cha ching and limited selection so bring what you need if your little one is picky or if you buy organic. Most everything else grocery wise has a more typical selection. The only downside was that Carnival was going on nearly every night we were there and it was LOUD late into the night. Thankfully our little one was exhausted from playing all day and slept through it. If we go back to St John we will definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Suite & PERFECT location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third trip to St. John (our favorite vacation destination), but our first time staying in the heart of Cruz Bay. The location of the Seaside studio suite at Grande Bay Resort could not have been any better! We loved that we were easily able to walk into town to all of the bars, shops and restaurants and even to some beaches. We rented a jeep, but at this location it's not a necessity as it's easy to catch a cab to get to the beaches, and it's an easy (and beautiful) hike to get to Honeymoon Beach. The Seaside suite is super clean and cute and has everything you need for your stay. (we appreciated the beach towels! There were also beach chairs and coolers available) We enjoyed grilling on the patio, and the beautiful views of the bay. There is also a pool and hot tub at Grande Bay, with amazing views! (we were the only ones using it, one of the pluses of being there during the down season!) Tracy, the owner, is super friendly & so was Sarah who picked us up at the ferry dock...thank you both for making our stay enjoyable! This vacation was amazing....we stayed on the go hiking and beach hopping...but, also found time to relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounded us....it's such a peaceful place. I am already missing Seaside and St. John....it's a beautiful island which keeps bringing us back; I know when we return we will stay at Seaside again. If I could give Seaside 10 stars, I would!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

The best!

  • 5 of 5

It was the best vacation we have taken and the best place and people to deal with! From the greeting at the ferry landing and tour to the location, great people awesome suite, and friendly fun safe getaway. Walking distance to everything we wanted. We couldn't have been more pleased! Look forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location can't be beat

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly spacious and clean studio with a great view of the bay. Loved getting up early and having a cup of coffee on the balcony. Had everything you could possibly need for making breakfast and lunch (you buy your own food of course) and also for the beach. Beach chairs and good size cooler are available. The air conditioning was not working correctly the day we arrived but one call to the front desk and it was handled promptly. One of the beach chairs broke and their management company replaced it right away with a brand new one. This is very we'll run and the studio itself is very comfortable, no need for anything larger unless you want to cook a lot when on vacation. I would not hesitate to stay here again. Owner is easy and pleasant to work with.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central, PA
5

Beautiful, comfortable, clean, convenient, and exactly as depicted.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed in "Seaside Studio" at Grande Bay. I can't add many more superlatives to what others have already said. This studio unit is wonderful. It "lives bigger" than it actually is (around 420 sq. feet?), is beautifully decorated, comfortable, has a VERY comfortable bed, and the air conditioning system is quiet and efficient. The studio has a nice sized lanai with a great view, and is very convenient to "downtown" Cruz Bay. Tracy is very easy to deal with and very prompt in replying to questions. Tracy has outfitted this studio with just about everything you can think of, with high quality kitchen implements, and Crabtree & Evelyn bath products. There is no stove, so only light meals (breakfasts, sandwiches, etc.) can be made, although there is a grill on the balcony and a microwave. With the proximity to town, I imagine most people will chose to eat at the local restaurants while on vacation. There is a washer/dryer in the studio; we appreciated this, as we try to travel lightly. One concern I had prior to arrival, was the possibility of late night noise from the "Beach Bar" which is only about 80 yards away. As it turned out, there was no need for concern; once the slding glass door to the lanai was closed it was very quiet. Seaside studio is perfect for those wanting to be close to Cruz Bay and not rent a car. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Grande Bay is located directly next door to Low Key Water Sports offering a full dive/snorkel shop. Walking distance to Cruz Bay which includes shopping, bars, restaurants, taxis.

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Rates & Availability

Great Cruz Bay Estates Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Shoulder Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Low Season 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Shoulder Season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Holiday 2017/18
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

We require a signed contract along with a deposit of 50% of the total balance to reserve our suite. Our contract supersedes all other requirements as noted on VRBO.

Cleaning fees apply to stays of less than seven nights. The current VI Hotel tax is 12.5%. Posted rates are based on two (2) guests in our studio suite. A maximum of two (2) additional guests, for four (4) total, allowed at an extra rate of $25 per person per night plus tax.

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Amenities

Great Cruz Bay Estates Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Queen size sleeper sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In Room Safe in each bedroom, Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Coolers, Blender, Coffee maker, Elevator

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