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Cruz Views -Mosaic Sunset- You could be sitting here - enjoying the view!

Bedrooms 2
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Full A/C, Pool, Sunset Views, Romantic & Affordable

Mosaic Sunset (Cruz Views #3) is a two bedroom, 1 bath, hillside condo in the 10-unit condominium resort called Cruz Views, which is located about 160 feet up on the hill behind Cruz Bay. The views from Mosaic Sunset are fantastic, much better than the photos here show. The views looks south and southwest and include Cruz Bay, Pillsbury Sound, and the St. James Islands, St. Thomas, stunning sunsets and sparkling lights of distant islands at night. From Cruz Views it's an easy 1/2 mile walk into Cruz Bay (downhill) but the walk back to Cruz Views is slightly more challenging, especially if you have dined at one of St John’s many restaurants and then stopped for a drink or two at Woodys or one of the local beach bars, but everyone finds their way back up the hill.

There are two rows of condo units at Cruz Views, four units are located above the pool and six units are below the pool, three on either side. Mosaic Sunset is located on the upper level, directly behind the pool with one of the finest views in Cruz Views and Cruz Bay.

From the pool deck you climb a set of stairs to the first level of Mosaic Sunset, where the covered deck, living, dining and kitchen areas are located. A half flight of stairs takes you to the master bedroom and gorgeous bath, and a ships ladder takes you another half flight to the loft bedroom. The porch deck seats 4 persons and includes 2 very relaxing rocking chairs, and the living area also seats four in comfort. There are two very efficient a/c units in Mosaic Sunset that quietly provide comfortable air conditioning throughout the entire unit. The living area has a flat screen cable TV/DVD and stereo/CD, wireless internet and an iPod dock, and there is also a TV/DVD in each bedroom. The remodeled kitchen is equipped with a 4-burner stove plus oven, refrigerator freezer, microwave, sink, coffee maker, blender, cookware, dinnerware and silverware, and the dining table seats four. There is a queen bed in the master bedroom and two twin beds in the loft bedroom. The bath was recently completely remodeled and is now a bath and shower that every woman will adore.

More Details

Property Manager
owner/ property manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, 800 338-0987, 207 510-6300
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About owner/ property manager

We have been Cruz View’s owners for more then 20 years, primarily because we really love this island, this place called Cruz Views, and especially our home, Mosaic Sunset, which we have named after the scores of gorgeous sunsets we have seen from our rocking chairs, with a cold drink in our hands and a warm feeling in our hearts. The shower actually contains a mosaic that was somewhat modeled on one of those beautiful end-of day sunsets. We’re a husband and wife team who are both fully engaged medical professionals, which means we often work 60-hour weeks, and we’re always making decisions that affect other people’s health and wellness. We chose these careers and it was the right choice, but practicing medicine is quite exhausting, and there comes a time when we BADLY need to return to St. John. Here on our island we get immersed in a different world, and it’s so indescribably wonderful, so relaxing and laid back. We love coming back to our island home, year after year, and we spend a lot of time and effort trying to make our home very welcoming, warm and attractive, for our guests and for us. We wanted to create something we look forward to returning to when our stress meters go off the charts, something memorable and special - an affordable yet thoroughly enjoyable island escape. We think we have created one of the best values on the island, but you can be the judge of that.

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!

owner/ property manager purchased this condo in 1991

Why owner/ property manager chose Cruz Bay

We wanted to be within walking distance of Cruz Bay, which is a little Caribbean village that is just so ultra charming and enjoyable. Cruz Bay is crammed with great restaurants, everything from high-end gourmet to local take-outs, plus beachside bars, boutiques filled with great art, clothing, and curios, three grocery stores and all kinds of other neat stuff. It’s always entertaining to go into town, and we do it often. But we didn’t want to actually live in town because we want a hillside view that sweeps from here to St. Somewhere, a good-sized pool and a place with more peace and quiet than Cruz Bay. Cruz Views was just that spot, close to town, but not in town, excellent views to the south and west, south facing with lots of glorious sunshine and small and cozy. We have been an owner here for 20+ years for two essential reasons – it’s the best, and we love it. Come visit Mosaic Sunset and you’ll see why we return year after year.

What makes this condo unique

With one exception, all the two bedroom units at Cruz Views have the same floor plan, but when you step inside, they’re all different. We’ve really worked to give our island home a cozy, warm and romantic interior. We paid particular attention to the bath and shower, which has been completely upgraded and modernized. The loft bedroom also has been totally renovated, including the addition of air conditioning and new beds, and the kitchen has been remodeled, including new tile and appliances. Our favorite place remains the porch deck, and if you think rocking chairs are just for old rockers, think again. When you sit in one of these chairs at 6:00 PM and watch the sunset unfold with your favorite person, music and drink nearby, you’ll know why we often dream about returning to our cozy little home on this fascinating island, especially when the cold winds howl on those long winter nights in Michigan.


Car: recommended


Estate Enighed Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , completely remodeled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom, air conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Loft bedroom, a/c, ships ladder access
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The home includes beach towels, beach chairs and a cooler.


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Cruz Views -Mosaic Sunset- You could be sitting here - enjoying the view!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Palm City , FL

Wonderful St. John location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to St. John and our stay in Cruz Views #3. The unit was well maintained and clean. We especially enjoyed the view. Your staff was very helpful and our Island Greeter, Meryl, was very helpful. We had originally elected to not rent a jeep but decided at the last minute to rent one for a couple of days. Even though this was a busy week and most jeeps were rented, your staff was able to locate a rental for us which we really appreciated. Thank you Aubrey! Also, my daughter left her work phone in the unit. We called on the ferry while in transport to the airport and your staff went to the unit immediately and found the phone for us. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Sunset Views!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here and enjoyed watching ferries and boats in Cruz Bay from the balcony. The sunsets were beautiful! The villas was well-equipped and in a great location. We did not rent a car on our trip, and it was easy to get to and from Cruz Bay. We had to be careful as there are no sidewalks on the road, but this location is very convenient!! We would definitely come back here!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great experience! We are not surprised you enjoyed the location, Mosaic Sunset offers one of the best views at Cruz Views! It was wonderful to work with you and we hope to see you again in the near future! Thank you for sharing!
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Comfortable Condo

  • 5 of 5

We spent a thoroughly relaxing week at Mosaic Sunset. The condo is well maintained, the views are beautiful, the decor is nice, and the location is great! We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was very well stocked with plenty of cookware and dishes. We really appreciated the spices and the "starter supply" of sugar for the sugar birds! All of the appliances worked well and so did the AC. We loved using the rocking chairs in the morning while we had coffee and watched Cruz Bay wake up. We had two couples, so the loft was used. The ladder is sturdy but steep and using it got old by the end of the week. Older children would probably enjoy it more than adults! We highly recommend Mosaic Sunset.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Lyon, MI

Mother/Daughter get away

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely spectacular island condo with amazing view and beautiful decor!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night

There is an additional $35 per person, person night charge for additional guests (4 people max)
5 night minimum, $75 surcharge for stays of only 5 nights
$500 damage deposit
12.5% hotel tax/5% service charge
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