About the property
- Condo700 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 nights
1 bedroom /1 Bathroom Sleeps 4
Situated on the pristine sands of Sapphire Beach, this corner unit, with a wrap around balcony, features stunning views of St. John and the British Virgin Islands in the distance. The 2nd floor location gives you the the privacy and security to leave your sliding balcony doors open day and night, allowing you to hear the gentle waves of the sea and to feel the soothing breeze of the trade winds. The condo has as its motif the colors of the Caribbean, turquoise and coral.
Swim and snorkel at Sapphire or travel to one of the other award winning beaches, such as Megans Bay or Trunk Bay (on St. John).
Condo Includes a fully equipped kitchen and a newly refurbished bathroom with a walk on shower, king size bed, and a queen size sleeper.
Mahogany sliding panels can provide bedroom privacy if needed.Cable TV, WiFi, and a large selection of dvd's and vcr tapes are there for you enjoyment.
The little town of Red Hook, approx. 1 mile from the resort, 0ffers great restaurants, nightclubs, grocery and drug store and the ferry to the magnificent St. John and the British Virgin Islands(bring your passports for BVI).
Golf at Mahogany Run or if you 'desire' to do some serious shopping Charlotte Amalie is for you (20 minutes from the resort). Duty free shopping at it's finest.
But, 'nothin could be finer' then spending a restful day on our beautiful white sand beach at Sapphire enjoying your favorite drink and sandwiches provided by our own 'Banana Cabana'.
I assure you, you will never be bored at Sapphire on beautiful St. Thomas.
William R. Bjork
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 19, 2018
About William R. Bjork
I reside in 'tropical ' Chicago (yea right) and although we have beautiful Lake Michigan, frozen over a bit of the year, there is nothing like the Caribbean!!
William R. Bjork purchased this Condo in 2014
Why William R. Bjork chose Estate Smith Bay
I never before stayed in a condo that you could hear the melody of ocean so clearly. Walk out of your unit onto the beach.
What makes this Condo unique
Large, peaceful,beach with great views from every angle as far as the eye can see.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Great location, comfortable space
We had a wonderful stay at this condo! Everything you could possibly need for vacation was here. Hairdryer, nice beach towels, chairs, cooler- so nice to not have to bring or buy these things! They have snorkeling equipment too, but we have our own so didn't try it out. The bed was probably one of the most comfortable I have slept on. The views are amazing and we loved all the deck space and light the corner patio offered. The beach at Sapphire is one of our favorites. Nice and sandy to walk into and pretty great coral and snorkeling right from shore. We saw quite a few different types of fish, stingrays, a barracuda (probably almost as big as my 8 year old, which he thought was super cool but I swam in a different direction from). The beach bar/grill was great to have too. We ate a few good lunches and had several "Painkillers"- the vanilla ones were our fave. We liked exploring this property from end to end. The marina and the point were beautiful to walk around, lots of fish and crabs to see. We love this location in part for its accessibility to all of the St. Thomas beaches and the surrounding islands. We found lots of friendly sea turtles at Water Island and St. John. The tour of BVIs on "Bad Kitty" was a blast too! All the restaurants around the island were pretty good, but our favorite is Havana Blue @ the Morning Star Beach Club/Marriott. We have been twice. Modern, beautiful, seaside, and most importantly - absolutely delicious!!
This condo has it all!
Bill's condo has it all...clean, well appointed condo on the corner with a spectacular view and directly on Saphire Beach. Building C is the center building, so it is very well located between the beach and the pool. It seems like a private beach. It is located about 1/2 mile form Red Hook where there are many restaurants, laundry, grocery stores, etc. It is best to have a car. Parking is right in front of the condo. Bill was great to deal with and so was his agent. I would definitely rent from Bill if we return toSt. Thomas.
I love Bill's place but ..
I love Bill's place. Its clean and has the home touch and the location is great. It's the best place I've found to relax and forget about everyday problems. I just don't want YOU to go there. I want to keep his place for myself :)
Wow! What can we say? We had the pleasure to spend christmas and new years week at Bill's place. The bed was very comfortable. The moment you walk in, you are quickly welcomed by the AMAZING view of the beach, palm trees, and ocean. The wrap around porch is great. Bill has board games and cards in his place. We brought our chessboard along with us and played chess out in the patio as we took in the setting sun.
The amenities are great. He has beach chairs...towels..snorkels...coolers..floaties...even an iron and ironing board. The unit felt like home and a place you never want to leave behind. Looking forward to our next visit. Thanks, Bill for providing us with an enjoyable vacation.
Raquel & Jimmy
The Caribbean Jewel is a Jewel!
My wife and I just returned from a week stay at this condo unit located on the beach at Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina in St. Thomas. It was wonderful. More than we had hoped for. The condo is brightly decorated and very comfortably furnished. It was also very clean and obviously well maintained. The view of the beach and Caribbean Sea from inside the unit and when on the deck is stunning. It was a wonderful view to wake up to every morning! Because this condo is a second floor end unit located towards one end of the beach it had a special sense of privacy which was very nice. We visited most of the big name beaches during our stay including one’s on St. John Island but my wife and I felt Sapphire Beach ranked right up there with the rest. It is a beautiful resort complex and thanks to the owner Bill, the condo came outfitted with everything you need to enjoy yourself during your stay including snorkeling equipment, beach lounges and chairs, and other equipment. Sapphire Beach has great snorkeling and there is also a small surf shop on site that rents kayaks and other watersport equipment which was a wonderful plus. Another thing we really liked is the location. The town of Red Hook and the ferry to St. John and the other islands was about a half mile down the road from the resort. This made things really handy! Other than that, Bill was great to communicate with when we were making arrangements for our visit. He also provided written information about restaurants and the sights to see on St. Thomas which was very helpful. Our stay could not have been made better. Thank you Bill!
Quiet Beachfront Balcony
The property was exactly as expected -- clean and quaint, with a gorgeous balcony overlooking a relatively quiet beach, with pretty good snorkeling right in your front yard. The restaurant and pool were out of commission, but there is a nice grill stand where you can get lunch and drinks during the day. Red Hook bars and restaurants are very close, but do not try to walk! The road is way too steep, narrow, and curvy to safely walk. Fortunately there's a cab stand at the resort that operates for much of the day, and it is also easy to call a taxi when needed. Long and short: we will almost certainly stay here again if we go back!
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