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Rainbow Beach-Come enjoy the laid back atmosphere of our beachfront home!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 plus bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps 10, a/c, hot tub, pool

With a white sand beach for a front yard, Rainbow Beach is one of the fortunate few homes on St. John that is a true beachfront villa. Rainbow is located on a quiet cove on the western shore of Coral Bay and the swimming, snorkeling and boating in the warm Caribbean waters, 50 feet from your deck, is one of Rainbow’s best features. There are only four villas on this small beach, so this setting is tranquil, restful and romantic. Rainbow Beach also includes a pool, a hot tub and a sunny deck with lovely views. The breezes blow cool and gentle, and it’s a 5 minute drive to restaurants and bars in Coral Bay.

The house has four bedrooms with baths plus a loft (1 king, 2 queens, 2 twins, and queen platform beds in the loft ) and all the bedrooms have a/c, TV, iPod clock radios and water views. The bedrooms are located on both levels (2 up, 2 down) on opposite ends of the house, so all have good privacy. Two bedrooms open to the upper level pool deck, and the ground level bedrooms open to the beach. There’s also a loft bedroom above the great room that sleeps 2 – 4 kids, or one couple.

The great room contains the living, and dining areas, plus the kitchen. There’s a table for eight in the interior dining area, or fire up the gas grill and dine on the deck. The great room has a 50” flat screen TV and stereo/CD with an iPod connection, seating for 6 – 8 and beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the National Park as well as Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.

Rainbow Beach is one of only a handful of villas in Coral Bay that sit on a white sand beach – it is first and foremost, a beach house. It was designed for families, couples, or anyone who loves to be in the sun, sand and water for most of the day, and then in the hot tub and pool at night. It will accommodate 10 people, but it's also a perfect romantic hideaway for one or two couples. With lots of suntan oil, sand, music and food and drink in the mix, this house is a fun time beach house that's very enjoyable without being overly sophisticated. It was intended for fun in the sun and pure relaxation; and it dishes out plenty of both.

More Details

Property Manager
Dave Rifkin
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, 800 338-0987, 207 510-6300
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Dave Rifkin

My occupation (trial lawyer and real estate developer) has lots of rewarding moments, but its also a very stressful way to earn a living. Relaxation and unwinding is not an option, its an absolute necessity and when it comes to relaxation, Rainbow Beach is pure magic. If you need to unwind, this is a fantastic place to do it. This location also has a very romantic essence. It has always worked for me, and I bet it will do the same for you .

For additional questions on our beautiful home please call our representatives at Caribbean Villas of St John. Their sales office is located in the states and if you would like to speak with a "live" person (M-F, 9-5 EST), give them a call! They are ready to answer your questions and make your reservation. 800 338-0987 and 207 510-6300. Once you arrive on St John, their local office staff will meet you and will be your on island hosts. "You've got friends on the island," who are ready to assist you in any way they can!

Dave Rifkin purchased this villa in 1992

Why Dave Rifkin chose Coral Bay

We looked for years for a beachfront site on St. John to build a vacation home for my family. The National Park beaches are gorgeous and the Park owns most of the islands beachfront property, so there just isn’t a lot of private beachfront property on St. John. So when this property came on the market, we pounced on it and it has proven to be one of the best decisions we ever made. We designed the house to accommodate a large family, but it's also designed so the upper level is perfect for just one or two couples. Maybe it's the turquoise waters right outside your windows, or the lapping of the sea on the shore, or the softly blowing, warm, moist trade winds, but there's something very romantic about Rainbow Beach. Over the years we've rented to a lot of honeymooners, couples and lovers, and the guest comments make it real clear that this is a house with a genuine romantic essence.

What makes this villa unique

I like to be in the water, or on the water, 2-3 hours a day - swimming, snorkeling and boating. I’m a self confessed beach nut, and the Caribbean sun and the warm sea are what makes every day at Rainbow Beach another day in heaven for me. At night you can always find me in the hot tub with some good music and a cold drink under a star filled sky – the sun’s down, but I’m still in heaven. If you or your family like being in the water and on the water, I think you’ll really enjoy Rainbow Beach


Estate Saint Quaco and Zimmerman Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upper Level Master Bedroom - 1 king , a/c, TV/DVD, iPod radio, opens to pool deck
    The loft bedroom - 2 queen , The loft contains 2 queen sized platform beds
    Upper level guest bedroom - 1 queen , a/c, TV/DVD, iPod radio, opens to pool deck
    Lower level, right Bedroom - 1 queen , a/c, TV/DVD, iPod radio, opens to the beach
    Lower level - left Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , a/c, TV/DVD, iPod radio, opens to the beach
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Rainbow Beach-Come enjoy the laid back atmosphere of our beachfront home!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews

Great house and Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for us. There were some previously expressed concerns about the furniture but what we found was new and fit in just right in this home. We had 7 adults using the four bedrooms, two on the lower level and two on the main floor. Great for privacy. Kitchen was a good size and completely stocked with everything we needed. All the amenities were fabulous - we didn't want for anything.

The house is secluded with an incredible view of Coral Bay. The pool/hot tub were fabulous and in great condition. We ended up just hanging out there quite a bit because it was so nice. We used the grill on several occasions and it worked perfectly.

The beach area is pretty small and not really suitable for swimming (lots of sea grass). It is very shallow but this actually allowed us to walk out to a beautiful coral island which we explored for at length. We knew this ahead of time that it wasn't a swimming-type beach so we weren't really disappointed.

Would we go back there? Absolutely! This was the perfect house for our family and hopefully we'll be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the new updates

  • 5 of 5

The home is spectacular and now with some newer updates it's perfect! This is my second visit. This stay included two families. More than enough room for everyone. The kids loved the pool and the beach access is fantastic. We had everything we needed and can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Never disappoints

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in this house 4 times. Plenty of room and the amenities are wonderful. House has everything you. It's private location and beach front views are second to none.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wells, Me

Rainbow Beach is amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

I have been to Rainbow Beach 7 times. Since my last visit 3 beautiful bathrooms have been installed, a beautiful sectional couch, large tv in downstairs master bedroom, rugs, bedding etc. This is a beautiful home that provides an amazing get away. The views are extraordinary with a pool and jacuzzi overlooking the bay. I love the convenience to all of the local beaches and bistros. Should you wish to cook at home there are 3 markets within a couple of miles. Kitchen is fully stocked. Enjoy a honeymoon here or bring friends and family. I have no desire to go any where else.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts


  • 5 of 5

I was a bit hesitant to stay here reading the last review regarding the small issues they had but obviously the villa owner and manager have made some nice upgrades. There were no bathroom/water issues with us and we had 8 guests the entire week and a half. New living and dining room furniture, exceptional kitchen overflowing with accessories. Deck furniture recovered, list goes on. It's obvious the villa owner listens to his/her guests and made the appropriate improvements. We love Rainbow Beach and will return next spring. Spent time at Lucys Restaurant and Lameshur Bay. The drive to Concordia and walk to Salt Pond was a full day's adventure. We love St. John and will continue to stay at Rainbow Beach. It truly is a comfortable and affordable accommodation.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review about your recent stay at the Rainbow Beach House. We appreciate your comments and letting others know that improvements have been made. There have been some ups and downs with this villa and we want everyone to know we have been listening. All the comments had an impact on us as well as the owner! Some of the improvements include - new living room sectional couch, 3 updated bathrooms, newly covered lounge furniture, just to name a few items. New photographs have now been taken and will be added to the site very soon! If you are interested in staying here and if you have any concerns, please call or email us. We want guests to be comfortable with their choice of properties and we are here to make sure your vacation is special!
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Good Value and Location

  • 4 of 5

Overall we were pleased with our stay. The location is wonderful and felt very private. This is an exceptional home for two families. The layout is wonderful with the open kitchen and bonus space for kids in the loft. The outdoor space is better than advertised. We used the pool and hit the hottub everydsy. The hammock made for nice afternoon naps. The weber grill was great for roasting a thanksgiving turkey which we served outside. We rented s SUP from Lucy and paddled the kids out to the reef and around the bay.

You do have to go into this with the right attitude and expectations. This is a beach house and some updates are needed to bathrooms and small things like some of the electrical outlets. We did have toliet issue downstairs. The key is to hold the flush all the way down and watch paper usage or use upstairs. I will say that the villa management company was exceptional in every way and handled this problem faster and better than anyone I have ever worked with. You can count on them to handle any issue you face. The beach house is not s luxury villa, but the management company treats you like you are in one.

If you want a place that sleeps 8 plus, want to be right on the water, are ok with imperfections, this is a great value for the cost.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A 5-10 minute drive from restaurants, bars and stores to the adorable side of Coral Bay


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night

Rates are based on 2 people per bedroom
THANKSGIVING: Off Season rates apply
Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy sent with confirmation.
$500 Damage deposit

50% is due within 7 days of booking, final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. For Christmas/New Years bookings- final payment is due 120 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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