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Cocolobo - 3 Bdrms, Pool, Private, Romantic, OMG Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6) Pool, Very Private And Quiet

Cocolobo is an exceptionally private and romantic, 3-bedroom villa that sits high on top of the hill that towers over Reef Bay National Park. The house enjoys 320 degree views of pristine coastline, virgin rain forest and tropical mountains. A short drive and then a hike will take you down the hillside to the white sand beach at Reef Bay, which is St. John's most virgin National Park beach where snorkeling, swimming and beach walks are private and inviting. A one mile hike along the shore - easiest at low tide - brings you to a second beach at the head of Reef Bay while other trails take you on more challenging hikes through the National Park to Lameshur Bay, Bordeaux Mountain or Ram Head. It's a 4 mile drive into Cruz Bay, but the road from Cruz Bay dead ends at Reef Bay and very few tourists wander out to this still secluded location.

This 3-level home is built on the edge of a steep hill that plunges into the Caribbean Sea at Reef Bay. You park on the upper level and enter into the 1200 sq/ft. great room, which contains the living, dining and kitchen areas plus a full bath. The great room is surrounded on 3 sides by more than 60' of 8 foot tall windows which insure spectacular views wherever you stand or sit. There are three small observation decks facing north and east, while glass doors open to the sun deck and pool on the south side of the house. Exterior covered stairs lead to the master bedroom on the middle level, and stairs on both sides of the house lead to the two guest bedrooms on the lower level.

In each of the three bedrooms you'll sleep to the sound of surf breaking on the beach below you. The over sized (400 sq/ft) master bedroom has a king bed, lots of closet space, and marvelous views from everywhere in the bedroom and bath. The two guest bedrooms (queen and twin beds) are smaller (160 sq/ft.) and are on a level below the master bedroom. The guest bedrooms share a tiled bath that is located between them. All bedrooms have beautiful views and face east for a memorable morning sunrise, while ceiling fans and the trade winds insure excellent ventilation. The third bath with shower is located on the upper level, off the great room.

In the living area of the great room you’ll enjoy 18’ beamed cathedral ceilings, walls of glass, overstuffed furniture, and oriental rugs over a Terra cotta tiled floor. For entertainment you have a 42” flat screen TV/DVD/VCR, plus an AM/FM stereo with CD, an iPod player, and WiFi. There's also a full bath with shower in the great room.

There are three choices for dining. The mahogany table in the dining room seats 6-8 persons, an antique table in the kitchen seats six, and there is also a teak table seating four in the garden patio on the west side of the house

The fully tiled, 300 sq/ft. kitchen combines the look of a country kitchen, with the tiled floors, tiled counter tops and rich mahogany trim of the Caribbean. An electric cook-top stove with oven, side by side refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, bar sink plus double ceramic sinks, microwave, toaster, blender, coffeemaker, mini food processor and a complete selection of cookware and dinnerware are provided. An outdoor gas BBQ grill, washer/dryer, beach chairs, and all linens, and telephone are included.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, 800 338-0987, 207 510-6300
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Owner/Manager

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!

Why Owner/Manager chose USVI/St. John

When we drove out to Reef Bay for the first time it was hard to imagine what awaited us at the end of the scenic drive to Reef Bay. We had seen photos of Cocolobo but still, when we first walked into the great room and looked out at the view we just kept muttering, “oh my God,” over and over. The views looking east, south and west were absolutely beautiful that first day we came to Cocolobo, and they haven’t changed a bit since that day. We not only like looking into the National Park as it stretches for miles along the coast of St. John, we like being in the Park – walking along the beach, swimming and snorkeling when the surf is gentle, and hiking along national park maintained trails to Rams Head or Lameshur Bay. We think that America’s national parks are one of our countries great treasures, and the unspoiled coastal landscapes of the National Park on St. John surely rank this as one of Americas most beautiful and unique National Parks. Having the Park as our neighbor makes all the difference in the world, for we know our amazing view of this green and blue world will never change. When it comes to which St John home has the most amazing view of undisturbed coastline and virgin mountains and forests, we know that Cocolobo is the hands down sure winner.

What makes this villa unique

There’s absolutely no question that this hill top location overlooking the south coast of St. John - from Rams head in the east all the way to St James and St. Thomas islands in the west – is one of a kind on this island. We’ve read a lot of VRBO reviews where owners claim to have a unique location and the word unique gets bandied about pretty freely. But in the case of Cocolobo, it definitely applies for this location is the only one of its kind on St. John, with the best views of the south coast National Park to be found anywhere in the Virgin Islands.

The relative seclusion of Cocolobo also gives it an awesome sense of privacy, tranquility and solitude. You’re the last villa on a dead end road that few people ever bother to explore, and the occasional tourists who do wander out this way say “we’re lost” and turn around long before they get to Cocolobo. You’re not alone out here, there are other villas in Reef Bay and you have neighbors, but they’re mostly screened from view by tropical vegetation, so the sense of being alone and at one with nature is quite strong. Glorious sunrises, sunshine all day on your pool and deck, colorful sunsets (especially in the winter months) and evenings with moonlight shimmering across an endless sea - these are some of the natural treasures that Cocolobo serves up. Every guest that has stayed at Cocolobo agrees that this is a hellava unique hideaway; there’s nothing quite like it.

For lovers and romantics, this house also has a soft and amorous side. The décor reflects the ideas of all three designers, so there’s a blend of interesting pieces - overstuffed furniture, handsome antiques, 14 candelabras, etc. The colors are bold, and the accessories engaging and it all comes together to create a comfortable and inviting interior décor. When combined with the bold elements of nature that surround you, it all produces a uniquely private and romantic environment, with a distinctive dash of adventure and excitement.

Amenities

Fish Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Guest bedroom
  • In each of the three bedrooms you'll sleep to the sound and view of surf breaking on the beach below you. The over sized (400 sq/ft) master bedroom is one level below the great room. It has a king bed, lots of closet space, and marvelous views from everywhere in the bedroom and bath. The two guest bedrooms (queen and twin beds) are smaller (160 sq/ft.) and are on a level below the master bedroom. The guest bedrooms share a tiled bath that is located between them. All bedrooms have beautiful views and face east for a memorable morning sunrise, while ceiling fans and the trade winds insure excellent ventilation. A third bath with shower is located on the upper level, off the great room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The home includes beach towels, beach chairs and a cooler.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Cocolobo - 3 Bdrms, Pool, Private, Romantic, OMG Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Cocolobo was Great!

  • 5 of 5

If you are adventurous then you should stay here.  My boyfriend and I loved being off the beaten track and this place was perfect.  There was no a/c but that didn't matter because it stays nice and cool in the evenings with the breezes on the hill. We enjoyed the master bedroom and the views were great waking up in the mornings.  We loved the pool and spent most of our time floating and sunning with so much privacy. We hiked to Reef Bay Beach which was quite a hike.  We are hikers so we didn't mind the steepness but most people may have a hard time.  You can also drive down the road and then hike in but it is still a little steep.  We love Reef Bay for it's remoteness and can't wait to plan our next vacation next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Complete relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been traveling to St John for years and were completely blown away by the view Cocolobo has to offer. We specifically loved the privacy where we felt away from it all. The "home away from home" ambiance had us talking about our next trip to this very spot. Caribbean Villas was a pleasure to work with as well! Having this not be our first time working with owners and/or management companies, they definitely made a positive impact for this particular stay. I will absolutely recommend Caribbean Villas and Cocolobo to our friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was simply amazing from the privacy, the decor and the mind blowing views! This was the third villa we rented and will be the last because it doesn't get any better than this villa! We will be starting a tradition to come back to Cocolobo every year! Hands down the best views anywhere on the island!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles

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Rates & Availability

Fish Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season (2 person rate)
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$5,376
 
 
In Season (2 person rate)
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season (2 person rate)
Apr 14 2018 - Dec 14 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 17.5%

WEEKLY RENTAL RATES BASED ON # OF PEOPLE PER SEASON:
THANKSGIVING - Off season rates apply
12.5% hotel tax/5% service charge

$500 Damage Deposit
Payments:

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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