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Starfish Studio on Sapphire Beach / Crystal Cove

Bedrooms Studio
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2) 2nd Floor

Enjoy Island life in Paradise. Wake up to a beautiful sunrise on the beach every morning in this renovated 2nd Floor 600 Sq. ft. efficiency condo.

Unit is located on the top floor (2nd floor) and offers wonderful views of the Caribbean Waters and some of the surrounding British Virgin Islands of Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and our sister Island in USVI of St. John. The unit is ready for you to come and enjoy sun, beautiful beach and crystal clear waters.

Sapphire Beach is located a mile from Red Hook where you can enjoy exciting night life, grab the ferry to St John, jump on charters trips to surrounding Islands and settle down for some fantastic dining.

There is also wait staff that roams the beach ready to take your order for food and frosty tropical drinks from local restaurants. Sapphire marina also offers many wonderful day sails or power boat trips, para-sailing, and jet skis. We have it all and more. We are just missing YOU!!!

Perfect location. Perfect View. Perfect Beach. Perfect for you! Come and relax and enjoy.. Island Time awaits you.

All linens and kitchen supplies provided.

(* Please note *no food of any sort is provided or shampoo and soaps or any other personal hygiene products)

Keywords: Studio / Efficiency / beachfront / Crystal Cove / Sapphire Beach / East End / St Thomas / Red Hook

More Details

Cheri DZio
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Cheri DZio

The owners of this unit fell in love with Sapphire Beach the moment they stepped foot on the property. The complex is well maintained and peaceful. Waking up to the sounds of the birds and ocean is so relaxing and recharges their minds, body and soul. Come and see what they fell in love with. You will too.

Cheri DZio purchased this condo in 2011

Why Cheri DZio chose East End

There are very few properties in St Thomas that offer a beach so close to your unit. Sapphire Bay Condos is also small. We are only two stories and the views are unmatched.

What makes this condo unique

Wake up and walk to the beach and have your coffee. Go snorkeling right on Sapphire beach! YES! we have two very nice reefs. There is a dive shop and a recently opened beach bar. We are one mile to Red Hook and so taxi's are cheap to get back and forth. We are also on the Safari Route so getting to town is very cheap too.


Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Cyril E. King Airport (STT)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Redhook Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mahogany Run Golf Course /
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Smith Bay Road / Raphune Hill
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Most are in Redhook, some in next complex
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach
Car: not necessary


Estate Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower stall with river stone floor for a spa message for your feet. Hair dryers provided.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , Studio apt with one queen murphy and one queen sofa bed
  • Murphy Beds (1) and Sleeper Sofa (1) * Cribs, height chairs and pack-n-plays available for additonal fee through the maid service. Contact owner for more details.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(40 traveler reviews)

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Starfish Studio on Sapphire Beach / Crystal Cove
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! Condo has everything you could possibly need and was very clean. The remodeled kitchen & bathroom are beautiful. Great location - convenient to everything! Sapphire beach is beautiful! The beach bar is a huge plus! Will definitely rent again when we return to visit our daughter.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place for a couple

  • 5 of 5

Perfect condo and beach! Close to the markets and ferry.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Clean Comfortable Condo

  • 5 of 5

Overall my stay at Starfish Studio was very nice. I was on St Thomas for business and stayed for 11 nights. The unit was clean, the bed was comfortable, the chairs and couch were clean and comfortable. The kitchen was nicely appointed, modern, clean and had everything you could need. Most people are probably not here to work, but the condo had a nice work space, strong wifi, and an awesome flat screen HDTV with Netflix.

The location is great and even the drive to downtown Charlotte Amalie of 20 minutes each day was totally worth it. The grounds are very nice and it is a short (1 min) walk to the beach. Plenty of free beach chairs. The salt water pool is really nice and there are 2 newly resurfaced tennis courts. I think I read an earlier review that complained about the grounds and tennis courts being in bad shape. As of April 2017, the grounds are in great shape and look beautiful.

Cheri is a great host was very responsive to any requests that I made for help or suggestions. Note that I never put the bed in the up position, there was plenty of room to move around and it is a real mattress, not something like a pull out sfoa

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best @ Sapphire!

  • 5 of 5

Love Starfish Studio!

The rates can't be beat. The view is awesome! Well appointed, beautifully decorated and super clean!

We reserve this unit 2-3 times a year for the last three years!

Perfect unit! Perfect vacation! Perfect Beach!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy studio by the beach

  • 5 of 5

Very impressed with our stay at starfish studio. The place was nice and clean when we arrived. Superb location, we could see the beach from the window & red hook is only a short drive away where there is plenty of restaurants and shopping. Overall my girlfriend and I had an excellent stay and definitely would stay there again!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 nights in May 2016 at the Starfish Studio and loved every minute. The location is great and the studio itself is beautiful. The floors, decor, kitchen, bathroom, everything is very updated and clean. The owner is very responsive and was able to promptly resolve a few small "hiccups" that arose during our stay. We loved our stay at Starfish Studio and would definitely recommend to others! We plan to go back. Thanks for the wonderful hospitality!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

10% Hospitality tax is required by the Virgin Islands

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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