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Blue Dreams Villa...an exceptionally renovated luxurious hilltop retreat!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

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Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 6 nights

About the property

This unit has been 100% updated with all new high end furnishings and fixtures.

Welcome to Point Pleasant, a unique "condotel" community on the East End of St. Thomas! To see a video of this property, click on the "Video" tab at the top of the picture shown above (and please ignore the construction noise in the background, it was a temporary renovation and is over now!)...then contact us to book it!

Blue Dreams Villa is managed by us, the owners! The biggest and best difference between renting with us and a Point Pleasant Resort managed unit is that we’re able to focus on just one rental at a time – YOURS! We can also GUARANTEE that THIS is the property you'll get when you arrive, no matter how long you stay. Please keep in mind that all units on Point Pleasant are independently owned so no two are alike. With our location, layout, renovation, and furnishings we strongly feel we're competitively priced and a great value, and we hope you think so too!

We also realize the Resort offers off-site transportation; however, as our guest you'll have access to the services of an exclusive personal driver with over thirty years experience and rates that are more competitive than any other service on island (including rental car costs, taxis and private transportation). He only works with our guests which means he's always available, and his reviews and customer service are exceptional. If you're worried about driving on the left-hand side of the road, then forgo a rental car and hire our exclusive driver, and save money as well!

When creating your vacation rental, our goal was to provide you with a luxurious but comfortable rental villa, and we’ve taken great care to create a relaxing environment where you can feel completely at home with decorative touches, high-end furnishings, luxurious linens, commercial grade patio furniture, a fully equipped kitchen…all the conveniences and feel of home and maybe even more!

Since we only have one unit to focus on, it’s easy to maintain our high standards and make sure everything will be in order for you upon arrival to ensure a delightful experience during your stay. Our guests have thanked us over and over for the helpful and timely customer service that we’re happy to provide both before your arrival and during your stay; in fact, they often say we go “above and beyond!” Since we’ve created such a high quality guest experience, the onsite resort management company asked us to include our villa in their “Executive Villa” program, and while we are appreciative of the compliment we prefer to manage our villa ourselves because we truly enjoy interacting with our guests and hearing that what we’ve created has made an impact on their lives.

We’ve spent a lot of time on St. Thomas exploring the island to discover the hidden gems, trying a multitude of restaurants to find those we can personally recommend, and going on excursions to seek out those that offer our guests the best experience, excellent value and customer service so we can be your personal concierge and share our findings with you!

We’re also happy to provide items for your exclusive personal use that aren’t shared with the guests of almost 50 villas participating in the Point Pleasant Resort rental pool, among which are complimentary use of your own snorkel gear, spa beach towels, beach chairs, coolers, pool floats, and yoga mats and CDs during your stay.

As our guest, complimentary on-site amenities are available to you, including three pools and on-site shuttle service. At Point Wellness you can experience complimentary participation in their poolside yoga classes, and you'll also receive discounts on any classes and spa services offered at Point Wellness (up to 25%), including Anti-Gravity Aerial Yoga which is the only one of its kind in the Caribbean!

You’re also able to purchase “ala carte” water activities including group kayaking, and use of paddle boards and zayaks as well at the Resort Lobby. This may be ideal for you because you can pay as you go rather than purchase an "Activity Pass" or being charged a 12% Resort Fee during your entire stay for things you have no intention of using. You also have the flexibility of checking out the water activities at other locations around the island where you can explore numerous different beaches and experience more of what St. Thomas and St. John have to offer!

Since April 2014 we spent almost three months renovating and replacing everything in our villa so it’s practically brand new! You’ve probably seen other villas for rent at Point Pleasant Resort as well as other resorts on St. Thomas, but I’d like to point out all the things we have to offer that makes us UNIQUE (other units may have some of these things, but we have them ALL!). Our villa has:

• An on-site representative, Beverly Goodwine (Owner/Manager of Point Wellness) available for your assistance if the Owners can't be reached

• Access to an exclusive private driver with incredibly low rates for off-site transportation

• Been totally renovated in June 2014 so EVERYTHING is new! (over $60k renovation)

• A private balcony

• Is located on “The Hilltop” and catches the trade wind breeze so you don’t need the air conditioner as often, and the view is to die for!

• Travertine floors throughout

• An oversize shower with a tankless hot water unit (no running out of hot water!)

• Complimentary salon quality Bumble & Bumble shampoo and conditioner provided

• A 30’ peaked ceiling with exposed beams for a wonderful West Indian atmosphere

• A loft bedroom with an ocean view from your West Indian four poster king size bed

• A BRAND NEW Simmons Envy Plush comforpedic king size memory foam mattress (delivered 10/7/15)

• The air conditioner unit on the wall directly above the bed and a ceiling fan right over the bed, all for your cooling comfort needs

• A secure digital front entry lock with your unique code – the ultimate in security with no need to keep track of keys

• High end designer furnishings throughout

• Even the locals are in awe of our unique Great Room ceiling fan!

• An oh-so-comfortable commercial grade patio furniture sectional with thick cushions – a wonderful spot for morning coffee or an afternoon nap

• A bar height patio table with four swivel chairs so you can see over the railing for an unobstructed view while you enjoy your meals and/or cocktails

• An extremely comfortable American Leather Comfort Sleeper queen size sleeper sofa with a memory foam mattress

• An insanely equipped kitchen with a 24” ceramic cooktop range and everything a gourmet chef will need

• Complimentary Gevalia coffee provided for delicious coffee every morning

• A 50” Samsung HD TV with sound bar

• Spa pool towels

• A chest full of pool and beach toys galore, including very nice snorkel gear

• Free WiFi

• A sound machine by the bed for light sleepers (yes, it plays surf sounds too!)

• Light diffusing window treatments so you don’t wake up at 6:00 AM!

• Complimentary poolside yoga with Point Wellness instructors

• Up to 25% discount on all Point Wellness spa services and classes (including Anti-Gravity Aerial Yoga!)

Additionally, as our guests you'll always have use of the complimentary on-site shuttle service (just a phone call away) as well as any of the three pools located on the property.

We enjoy sailing so you’ll notice we’ve decorated with subtle nautical touches here and there, and the color selection was inspired by the mesmerizing ever changing view that’s the focal point of our condo (the walls are the color of shallow water and the floors are the colors of sand).

As the owners of your villa, we are 100% invested in YOUR experience and doing everything we can to ensure you have everything you need to have an amazing vacation. We’re very proud of our villa and we hope you’ll settle in, relax, unwind and create memories that will last a lifetime. Our goal is to create such an exceptional experience that you never want to leave!

Welcome home!

Robin Hurley

Owner/Manager

Point Pleasant Villa D-30

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Owner
Robin Hurley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Robin Hurley

David and I have been married for 18 years and currently live in Edmond, OK but plan on relocating to St. Thomas in a few years. It’s just the two of us, no kids, because by the time we got married, travelled and just had fun together, we decided it was too late so we’re that couple that our friends want to ask us to babysit or adopt us as their kids’ Aunt and Uncle, but we foster rescue dogs for the Central Oklahoma Humane Society instead!

David grew up in Cincinnati, OH and moved to Oklahoma in 1985 with the US Air Force. Shortly after arriving he learned how to windsurf and his love of sailing was born. When he later bought a 14’ hobie cat, I quickly became hooked on the thrill of “riding the hull” and MY love of sailing began. We took our first sailing charter in the Virgin Islands in 2003 on the Ayacanora and absolutely fell in love with the Virgin Islands and have been back many times since then.

In 2009 we started our own sailing charter business on Lake Hefner in OKC and have welcomed more than 1500 guests aboard. This experience has honed our skills at providing outstanding customer service which we feel has successfully translated into managing our vacation rental property.

I grew up in Lawrence, KS and besides sailing my other passion is home renovating and decorating. We’d been talking about buying property on St. Thomas for a while, so after a trip in January 2014 we found the perfect place on Point Pleasant and made an offer! I arrived on-island in April 2014 and spent the next ten weeks renovating, doing a lot of the work ourselves. The condo was built in the late 1970s and hadn’t been touched in decades so we got rid of everything, made a lot of improvements and cosmetic changes and bought all new furnishings, fixtures and household items and are very proud of the result. We love our island home-away-from-home and feel we’ve created the perfect retreat not just for us but for you as well and hope you feel as comfortable there as we do!

Robin Hurley purchased this condo in 2014

Why Robin Hurley chose East End

We chose Point Pleasant because it had several features that set it apart from other properties on the island that makes it unique. Consider these features and see if they’re what you’re looking for as well (then call me to book our villa!):

• Point Pleasant was built on the hillside of Mt. Pleasant, and since the units are grouped into numerous separate buildings it has more of a resort setting environment rather than a large hotel atmosphere or the feel of an apartment complex.

• Even though you think it might be really cool to rent a property right on the beach, the benefits of renting a hillside property are: the breezes are wonderful (especially in the hilltop units) so it’s rare to feel the need to run the a/c; privacy on your balcony and in your unit (I confess when I walk by a unit on the beach I look in the windows to see how it’s decorated, and when there’s people inside I feel like a peeping Tom!); you don’t need to worry about going to the gym, just walk the hillside for buns of steel (so you can feel free to eat as much as you want!); and the views are breathtakingly beautiful!

• Most units have a wide expanse of windows which means a better view and bigger living space (unlike the “tunnel” effect at other resort properties with less than half the width).

• 24 hour security guards at the property entrance, not just at night.

• Small but private beach where more often than not you will be the only guests there!

• You have the use of three pools at different levels of the property, each with its own distinct feel and view, but your Hilltop pool is a very short walk away and situated where you won’t hear any noise, and often times you’ll have it all to yourself.

• A nature trail planned for and built by the original owners of Point Pleasant.

• Onsite shuttle service just a phone call away (for those of us who don’t want to work on our buns on vacation!).

What makes this condo unique

You’ve probably seen other villas for rent at Point Pleasant as well as other resorts on St. Thomas, but I’d like to point out all the things we have to offer that makes us unique (other units may have some of these things, but we have them all!). Our unit has:

• An on-site representative, Beverly Goodwine (Owner/Manager of Point Wellness) available for your assistance

• Been totally renovated in June 2014 so EVERYTHING is new! (over $60k renovation)

• A private balcony…just sayin’!

• A hilltop location that catches the breeze so you don’t need the air conditioner as often, and the view is to die for!

• Travertine floors throughout

• An oversize shower with a tankless hot water unit

• A 30’ peaked ceiling with exposed beams for a wonderful West Indian atmosphere

• A loft bedroom with an ocean view from your West Indian four poster king size bed and a brand new Simmons memory foam mattress

• The air conditioner unit is on the wall directly above the bed and a ceiling fan right over the bed, all for your cooling comfort needs

• A secure digital front entry lock with your unique code – the ultimate in security

• High end designer furnishings throughout

• Even the locals are in awe of our unique Great Room ceiling fan!

• An oh-so-comfortable commercial grade patio furniture sectional with thick cushions

• A bar height patio table with four swivel chairs so you can see over the railing for an unobstructed view while you enjoy your meal and/or cocktails

• An extremely comfortable American Leather Comfort Sleeper queen size sleeper sofa with a memory foam mattress

• An insanely equipped kitchen with a 24” ceramic cooktop range and everything a gourmet chef will need

• A 50” Samsung HD TV with sound bar

• Spa pool towels

• A chest full of pool and beach toys galore, including very nice snorkel gear

• Free WiFi

• A sound machine by the bed for light sleepers (yes, it plays surf sounds too!)

• Light diffusing window treatments so you don't wake up at 6:00 AM!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. You helped to make this a honeymoon we will never forget. I had to pinch myself waking up to that gorgeous view every day because it was like I was still dreaming. The villa had every amenity we might have needed. It is so refreshing to see someone go to such great lengths to ensure the comfort of their guests. We do VRBO and Air BnB a lot so we know! We had a fabulous time relaxing by the pool and down at the lovely little beach. We could not have asked for a more perfect and relaxing honeymoon. Thank you again and I hope you and your family enjoy many happy years in this paradise.
Jun 2015
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Blue Dreams Villa...an exceptionally renovated luxurious hilltop retreat!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 41 reviews
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from one of the best vacations we have ever had. Robin was great to work with and her condo was amazing. The pictures do not do justice. From the first step inside the door you are blown away by the view and the great style of the condo. Beverly the onsite representative for Robin made the trip special and became a new friend. Beverly arranged for a driver the entire trip and Charlie was there from the time we stepped off the plane for the entire week.

The condo was stocked with everything that you could ever need or want to cook any meal during the day.

Red Hook is a short ride and they have everything from groceries to a red box video rental in the drugstore.

We have rented many condos and houses over the years and have never seen someone with the organization and thought that has gone into this rental. They have a special place that we can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your glowing review! We take great pride in the services we offer our guests, so thank you for pointing out Beverly and Charlie! I'm so glad you had such a great time, and we look forward to your return visit whenever you're ready to relax and enjoy the view again!
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5

Perfect little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Robin and David's place for our honeymoon, and we couldn't have picked a better spot. The ability to do things like fix our own meals, take our time during mornings to enjoy coffee on the balcony, and stargaze with wine or beach drinks after sunset, made for a vacation just exactly our speed. As many have noted, the villa is fully stocked and carefully curated with everything you need to feel at home. We never once said "oh, I wish there was a ______" here. Robin has thought of everything, and provides so much information for visitors before and during your stay -- tons of recommendations, suggestions, tips and ideas from her own experience and that of previous guests. We truly felt like we were being hosted, and not just renting a room or a condo. What a treat! A visit during low season was actually a great idea; a few restaurants we were interested in on St. John were closed, but otherwise we had incredible beaches almost to ourselves. We can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pinehurst, NC
4

Beautiful and charming villa with a stunning ocean view!

  • 4 of 5

We truly enjoyed our first visit to St Thomas and were thrilled with our stay in the Blue Dreams Villa! The ocean view is breathtaking and the inside of the villa is beautifully decorated and comfortable. Everything that you could possibly need for the beach and hanging out at the pool has been thoughtfully provided by The owner Robin Hurley and she was a great host. There were beach chairs, snorkeling equipment, floats, and even a stocked bar with rum, tequila, etc! Robin has also put a lot of time into making a very informative list of local restaurants that she and other guests have reviewed. There is a pool very close to this villa (there are 3 to choose from)but the nicest pool is down by the beach and there is a bar below the pool. We would definitely stay at the Blue Dreams Villa again if we are fortunate enough to make it back to St Thomas. Thanks Robin!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Woodlands, TX
5

Wonderful place, incredible view, high-end touches.

  • 5 of 5

This condo was amazing. We really enjoyed our stay there. Robin did a wonderful job of communicating everything we needed to know prior to our stay, and Beverly made sure we had everything we needed during our stay.

The main thing that sets this property apart from other VRBOs we've stayed in is the attention to detail and the high-end touches. It is not furnished like a rental with "disposable", cheap furnishings; it is furnished like the home of someone that is very proud of their villa. The furniture, bedding, electronics, appliances, kitchen utensils, tile, snorkeling equipment, beach chairs, etc. are all top notch, and these all combine to make it feel like a true luxury rental.

As for the location, it is very convenient to Coki Beach and the ferry landing/Red Hook. There is a small beach on property, but the other beaches on St. Thomas are worth exploring instead, IMO. The pools are nice and the hilltop pool is very convenient to the unit. We took the ferry to Jost Van Dyke in the BVIs one day and HIGHLY recommend it if you are into drinking a few too many boat drinks while feeling like you are in a Corona commercial or a Jimmy Buffet video. Bring your passport.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic place to get away to and relax. What a beautiful place with incredible views. Everyone was so helpful and made going places and doing things easy. We recommend working with the Robin and Beverly. They are incredible ladies and very helpful and professional.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Beverly and I are always happy to be of help anytime. We're so glad you were able to relax and enjoy the views, and we hope you created some wonderful memories!
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Wonderful island oasis!

  • 5 of 5

Blue Dreams villa is a lovely place to stay while on St Thomas. Perched on the North side of the island, the views are beautiful and the breezes plentiful. Dozens of little personal touches made our stay even more comfortable like different pillows to choose from, shared pantry and liquor cabinet and great restaurant reviews! Robin made sure we had everything we needed. The spa on the property is lovely and only steps away from the villa. A massage, a glass of wine and a nap.....paradise!! Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Cyril E. King
Nearest Barpub
Panga's
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Red Hook ferry terminal to St. John and the BVIs
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
Panga's
Nearest Beach
Sugar Beach
Car: recommended

Point Pleasant is less than a five minute drive away to the hopping east end town of Red Hook where you'll find a variety of restaurants, shops, bars, a marina for catching day sails, and ferry service to St. John and the BVIs. Nearby you'll also find horseback riding, parasailing, the Coki Point Aquarium, eco tour kayaking, and several beaches. If you want to venture downtown to Charlotte Amalie, it's only a 15 minute drive away to more unique shops, restaurants and a wonderful historical area of St. Thomas.

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Rates & Availability

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
 
High 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 27 2017
1 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2017
Feb 28 2017 - Apr 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Carnival 2017
Apr 24 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
From
$325
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$195
$1,365
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Off Season 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Nov 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Holiday 2017
Nov 20 2017 - Dec 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
$325
$2,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
High 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.5%

Housekeeping fees will be waived (except during Summer, Fall and Off Season) for bookings of 7 nights or more if no other discounts are applied.

Don't be afraid to ask about booking for less than 4 nights. If we have small openings between our bookings then we may be able to fit you in!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has a separate entrance and is located directly across the hall from the bedroom in the loft area. It's been completely renovated with all new fixtures and tile, and we replaced the tub with an oversize shower. It also has a new 36 inch vanity, a separate water closet for privacy, and it's serviced by a tankless hot water unit which means you won't have to shower in shifts like you would with a hot water tank!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Your unit has a loft bedroom that overlooks the living area, and you have the choice of closing a set of shutters for privacy, or leaving them open and waking up to the view. The unique feature of the room is a tall king size West Indian four poster bed with a comforpedic mattress delivered in October 2015. You'll also have luxurious linens and various pillows with different thicknesses to choose from. There is also a ceiling fan centered over the bed, and the air conditioner unit is on the wall directly over the bed so you'll have the exact level of cooling comfort you need. The living room also has a pull out queen sleeper sofa with a memory foam mattress so whoever draws the short straw and gets this bed will feel like they got the long straw!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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