About the property
- Villa5100 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights
4+ Bedrooms, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 10
This villa has 4 bedrooms plus a small room (with a day bed and pull out) connected to one of the two master suites on the main level. One master suite has AC and a king size bed and the other has two twin two twin beds that can become one luxurious king size bed(this room does not have AC but its' very breezy).
The lower level had two bedrooms, one bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed with an entrance to the private deck. The second bedroom has two twin two twin beds that can become one king size bed. Each bedroom has AC and the bathroom is split into two sections, toilet and shower on one side and the double sink on the other. This villa has a Huge covered porch and one of the biggest (if not the biggest) private pools on the island. The lower level also has an outside deck with a gas grill and a dining area. This sprawling villa is set among gardens that are seemingly never ending. Full of lush tropical plants that are attractive to hummingbirds and smell divine! As you walk the grounds there are places to sit and relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The pool deck has lounge chairs (and a bar with a sink and a full bath) where you can catch some of our strong tropical rays and a pool to cool you off. Iguanas and other wildlife enjoy passing by the pool deck and getting some sun too! Renters must be 25 or older. Additional discounts may be available by calling Jim at 973-229-5550
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 02, 2018
What makes this Villa unique
Quiet but close to town, short walk to the Westin.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
The place has a lot of character but is a little rough around the edges.
We enjoyed our stay at Under the Rainbow. It was just the right size for our family of 3 and is located close to Cruz Bay (although a car is needed to get anywhere). It has beautiful rock walled outdoor stairways and lots of flowering plants. The pool is large and is kept very clean. Linda was friendly, reliable and helpful. We never saw the dogs but there were a couple friendly kitties hanging around. There are a couple things renters should be aware of though. The water at the place is not treated. We used bottled water for drinking, brushing teeth, making coffee and cooking. Also, we liked that the place had lots of operable windows and a sliding door in one bedroom, but there were many small holes in the screens. There are a lot of mosquitoes in the area and a fair number found their way into the house since we liked keeping the windows open. There is a hand-held bug zapper available, which was quite useful! There is also a very beautiful rooster that likes to start crowing at about 4 am. So there were a few annoyances that came along with the rustic character. On the other hand, the price was a little less than comparable places that we considered. I just think people should be aware of the untreated water and that there will be mosquitoes in the house if the windows are kept open.
Linda was so wonderful to us and took extra care of us as her first honeymooning couple. Everything we could want or need was stocked in the kitchen and bathroom and she made sure we knew how to get around and that we wore plenty of sunscreen. This villa is peaceful and tucked away but very close to everything you need. A perfect spot to stay for your vacation!
Can't wait to go back!!!!
There's not enough that I can say about Under the Rainbow. We knew it was for us the moment we saw it listed, and Linda was an excellent host! We will most definitely be back to STJ, and will be looking up this listing!!
Return to paradise
This is our second time staying at under the rainbow. Once again, perfection. I can't get enough of this place and its beautiful gardens and orchids. Making my next reservation in October.
Amazing rental for two couples!
I will start this review out by saying this place exceeded our expectations and was amazing for a group of four (two couples). We are all in our mid to upper twenties, and we came to the island looking specifically for activities (hiking & snorkeling), and beaches, so we didn't expect we would spend any time at our rental unless we were sleeping. Once we were introduced to this rental, however, we found ourselves excited to come home each night to relax and have some fun.
Inside the rental, there are two bedrooms with large beds, a good sized kitchen, a living area that has a large flat screen TV with cable, and a really nice bathroom with the toilet and shower in a separate room from the sinks, which worked out really well for four people. A door in the living area leads you outside to an outdoor porch with a table, chairs, and a quality grill, which was amazing. Ten steps ahead there is a large pool (with a diving board), and an outdoor bar with a bathroom/shower attached. The pool alone was worth it. Great fun!
The rental also comes with everything you need for your adventures (towels, chairs, coolers, etc.), as well as most things you'll need for cooking (spices, seasonings, silverware, grilling utensils), everything except the food you'll eat. Luckily the cheapest grocery store on the island is less than a five minute drive away.
Location-wise it's great. Short drive to town and bars, shorter drive to pick up some cheap food. It's also really quiet. Every house on the hill is spaced out in such a way where you never really hear tons of noise. It's nice. You can definitely see the ocean from the pool, too.
I will say, though, the beaches worth going to on St. John are not walkable from here. I highly recommend being 25 or older so you can rent a Jeep, wake up early, spend all day having fun at the beaches, hit up happy hour in Cruz Bay on the way back for some Painkillers and Bushwackers (3 PM - 5 PM), head home for some grilling and pool action, and repeat that every day for the rest of your trip.
A beautiful place to stay and relax. From the minute we arrived to the day we departed, we enjoyed every moment of this hidden gem. We will be recommending a stay Under the Rainbow to our friends and family so they can also enjoy this tranquil, fun, and refreshing experience. It is well appointed and just minutes from Cruz Bay. The owners made our vacation experience "top notch", ensuring everything we needed was available to us. We hope to return again!
Additional information about rental rates
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