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Fully remodeled Villa on Sapphire Beach ★★★★★

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,017 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

For a large family, this beautiful property has an adjacent twin condo available


• Unlimited up to 10 Mbps WiFi & Premium Satellite / Cable TV

• FREE parking

This beachfront two-level condo located within the Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands is right on the Caribbean Beach and features a free WiFi access, 2x flat-screen SmartTV, air conditioning, and a private terrace and balcony. Guests can enjoy a two-level children friendly outdoor pool and a private beach area overlooking St. John and British Virgin Islands.

This spacious, super modern condo showcases a full kitchen with a coffee maker, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave. Two private bathrooms with a shower and bathtub also come with hairdryers and beach towels. You can enjoy breathtaking beach view from both a terrace and balcony.

This property is also rated for the best value! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina features beach bar, dive shop, and other water sports facilities. Activities in the marina and surrounding area include horse riding, kayaking, fishing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and diving. The property offers free parking and 24/7 resort security.

The property is right on the famous Sapphire Beach, less than 2 miles from Coral World Marine Park and the Mahogany Run Golf Course is just over three miles away. Sapphire Vacations is just 3-min drive from Red Hook, where you can find a range of bars, restaurants and shops and ferry to St. John and British Virgin Islands. Cyril E. King Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

More Details

Bianca Han
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, russian, czech, korean
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

About Bianca Han

Bianca and Paul have been visiting the Virgin Islands for years and decided to spend some time on St. Thomas and happened upon Sapphire Beach and simply fell in love with the property. It is clearly the best beach front property we have seen in our years of traveling around the world!

Bianca Han purchased this condo in 2014

What makes this condo unique

This property is quiet, comfortable, steps from either the beach or the pool, has easy world wide access and has a huge number of recreational and dining choices.


Estate Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1017 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • HUGE lovely bedroom suite upstairs with King Bed and new Tempur-pedic mattress, a queen sized hideabed, a large dresser/desk and your own private balcony looking directly at St. John over the bay. Downstairs there is another queen sized hideabed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Fully remodeled Villa on Sapphire Beach ★★★★★
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 18 reviews

Great location, good property, you should rent there.

  • 5 of 5

If you are going to St. Thomas, then this is a great place to stay. Pretty beach, accessible snorkeling, convenient access to Red Hook, the marina next door, ferries to St. John, and Lindquist beach. The condo is nice and spacious (with lofted upstairs room and two patios), and the bed (King sized Tempur-Pedic mattress) is wonderful. The views from the patios out across the water were great, and made each morning and evening beautiful. The two pull-out sleeper couches were good (for pull out couches) and our children had no complaints. The pool is nice, and the kids enjoyed playing there, snorkeling, and catching hermit crabs. Parking was convenient on the condo grounds (and a car is a good idea here.) Owner was very responsive and accessible on phone and with texts, and housekeeper helped with all we needed. They provided towels, and beach towels for everyone, which were really nice. The condo development provides beach chairs for free, and has a basic bar/restaurant with beach-side service.

Overall, the place is a bargain and a nice condo to relax in for a family of two adults and three kids.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review. You really captured the essence of staying at Sapphire Beach.We are so pleased that you enjoyed the condo and your stay.
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Seattle, WA

Buyer beware: Strong mildew smell, property not as pictured, difficult (new) owner

  • 1 of 5

We rented this unit for 6 nights June 22-28 and paid in full. We were traveling with 5 other families who also rented units through VRBO at Sapphire Beach Resort, for a wedding. We arrived to discover that our unit had an overpowering mildew smell and that the higher-end patio furniture pictured on the website had been replaced with white plastic chairs. The subsequent conversations by phone and email with the property owner, were beyond frustrating. She accused me of lying although she’d never been to the unit; she lived on the east coast of US and had recently purchased it sight-unseen. When we moved to a different unit due to the smell (we rented from a different owner through VRBO), the owner began to harass a family member with the same surname who was staying in a separate unit that she also owned. I overheard one of these calls on speaker phone; the property owner told my sister-in-law she had watched video from a camera placed inside their unit; and accused them of having more people than they were allowed (they did not). She verbally described their 19-yr old daughter who she had seen on the video recording and who she believed to be me. She threatened them with additional charges. My family told me they were quite upset by the exchange, by the breach of privacy from learning that they were video recorded and watched while in their private space, and by the repeated calls and threats.

Upon our return home, I filed a complaint with VRBO/ Home Away. Later that day, the property owner offered to refund me for the unstayed nights. I received this refund 2 weeks later. She also sent an apology to my sister-in-law for her accusations and offered her 5% off their next stay (which my sister-in-law forwarded to me).

I would not recommend this unit or any rental owned by this property owner (VRBO will not allow me to include her name or her business name in the review; note that she goes by several names and has several in Sapphire Beach Resort). While she ultimately did refund me, her interactions throughout the situation were unprofessional and harassing. Her behavior had a significant and negative impact on what should have been a joyous family vacation. There are many other beautiful units at Sapphire Beach Resort. The second one we rented was immaculate, just as pictured, odor free, and the property manager was quite helpful and professional.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, KY

Great owners, great place!

  • 5 of 5

Mel and Nadine are the best at accommodating any questions or concerns.

The condo was very well appointed with anything you might need. The king tempurpedic bed was so comfortable. With the few beaches we went to on St Thomas, Sapphire Beach had the most beautiful views! Yes, we knew of the abandoned bar area around the pool before going, so it was not a surprise, such an untapped resource. However there is a dive shop and bar/restaurant close to Bldg A that took the place of the one missing. The snorkeling was great just steps outside your door. The proximity to Red Hook with restaurants and the ferry are ideal. In my opinion the value for accommodations, beautiful views, proximity to Red Hook, and great snorkeling made this condo five stars. If we had to do it over, I would still pick this place.

Thank you again Mel and Nadine for renting out your beautiful condo and providing our family fond memories of St Thomas!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing condo and location!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is amazing and just as beautiful as the pictures. We didn't have any issues with anything. We hope to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. Always pleased when our guests enjoy their stay.
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Wyckoff, New Jersey

The condo is immaculate! Modern appliances and brand new bathrooms! Spectacular location and amazin

  • 5 of 5

Mel and his wife were a real pleasure to rent from. They offered information not found on travel sites! Thank you for allowing us to enjoy your piece of paradise!

I loved the location as I did not have a car, but I didn't need one! The condo is so close to Redhook where there are amazing restaurants and shopping, as well as the ferry to St John which we took advantage of and spent a day there hiking snorkeling and kayaking...ecotours has a fantastic venue!

Don't miss the ziplining in St Thomas either!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and experienced the many fantastic activities St. Thomas has to offer.
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Sapphire Beach

  • 4 of 5

My daughters and I recently went to St Thomas, VI. We loved our condo at Sapphire Beach. The condo was clean and had pretty much everything we needed. The views were wonderful! We looked right out to the pool and Beach. Mel and Nadine checked in with us to make sure we arrived and got in. It was close to Red Hook and only a couple minutes by taxi ($12 for the 3 of us). The only negative was the pool area needed some renovation. The Beach was awesome! Everyone was so nice and very friendly. I would come back here again. Thanks Mel and Nadine!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Charlotte Amalie
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sapphire Beach
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Red Hook Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mahagony Run
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sapphire Beach
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Estate Smith Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 14 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 15 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Christmas / New Year
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan 9 2018 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185
Additional Guest Fee $30 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

Our rates include wifi, linen, towels and beach towels. Beach / pool chairs are available for use at our beach and pool. In addition we have stocked a closet in our condo with portable cooler, folding beach chairs, snorkel equipment for 2, floats.

If you are looking to stay less then the minimum required or starting on other than changeover days (between dates that have already been booked), please contact me. Weekly rates may apply only to weeks staring on changeover days (depends on Rate Period). Talk to us, we will try to work something out.

Rates are based on number of guests. Damage Protection is for unintentional property damage up to $1000, non refundable. Refundable Damage Deposit applies to missing/lost items, negligence or intentional property damage, and excessive cleaning. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice, rates final thereafter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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