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Bedrooms Studio
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

We are located directly on Sapphire beach 5 steps from your door to the sand

Blue Ocean View Beachfront located directly on beautiful Sapphire Beach provides our guests with panoramic, breathtaking views of the Carribean Sea.

Located in the desirable 'D' building our condo is close to the pool, the more private beach and only a few steps more to the 'busier' beach.

The condo can sleep up to 4 guests by providing 1 queen bed and 1 queen sofa sleeper, It provides stunning views of St John, British Virgin Islands, the beach and the Sea. The deck is the perfect place to drink your morning coffee or to enjoy your meals. We also provide a grill for our guests to enjoy.

The condo has been updated with new cupboards, granite countertops, new tile and the bathroom shower has been newly tiled. New blinds provide the option to close and sleep in or open to awaken to the sun rising. We prefer to have all the doors open for the natural trade winds as opposed to running the A/C but the option is yours to choose.

The updated kitchen is stocked with new pots and pans, dishes, ninja blender, and many spices.

Guests are provided beach towels for their stay and beach chairs are also free for our renters to use on the beach. A mid week towel exchange is also provided at no charge.

The dive shop, marina and beach restaurant The Banana Cabana are all located very near the condo.

Wifi is also provided free of charge to our guests, it can be somewhat unreliable at times but it is improving.

.We have done our best to provide our guest with everything needed for a relaxing vacation. Sapphire is not an all inclusive 5 star resort but it will provide you with some of the most beautiful views and beaches you have ever seen and you will never want to leave.

We try our best to be available at all times to answer questions or help with problems during your stay.

We look forward to sharing our condo with you and we know you will love Blue Ocean View Beachfront at Sapphire Beach as much as we do.

More Details

Kurt and Michelle Mitthun
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Kurt and Michelle Mitthun

We first came to St. Thomas on a cruise in 2002. We fell in love with the island and come back at least twice a year(which isn't enough) since then. We have been to many places and we love St. Thomas and Sapphire beach the most.

Kurt and Michelle Mitthun purchased this studio in 2014

Why Kurt and Michelle Mitthun chose Estate Smith Bay

There are many beautiful beaches in St Thomas but Sapphire is the best beach you can 'stay' on. You cant beat the view or the beach. Other resorts may have more amenities but if you want a great beach and relaxing place to stay Sapphire is for you.

What makes this studio unique

We enjoy sitting on the deck and drinking our morning coffee. It would be a very rare occasion for us to dine inside. We have every meal outside., You have the choice to relax at the pool, enjoy the quiet beach to one side or the busier beach to the other side. You cant be disappointed.


Estate Smith Bay Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
check in 4:00 check out 10:00 a.m. unless prior arrangements have been made


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

Best Vacation EVER!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best vacation ever! The condo was just perfect for the five of us during our trip to St Thomas. The sand, water and snorkeling at Sapphire Beach was amazing. Beautiful sunrises and gorgeous sunsets were just an incredible start and end to each day. The point out from the pool was the perfect location for our vow renewal. It was very romantic with a view that was incredible. The van allowed us to explore the island and see all that it has to offer. The owners were wonderful to work with. Pool Bar was closed but just a short walk down the beach was a beach bar with burgers, hotdogs and cold drinks. This is not a 5 star resort but I didn't want that. Tennis courts where grown over but the overall grounds were kept up and very clean. We would recommend this vacation spot to all of our family and friends with out any concerns. It was hard to leave this special place!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great sapphire condo

  • 5 of 5

Lovely condo. Great location. Been coming to sapphire for 15 of the nicest condos we've stayed in. The owners were super responsive. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Myrtle beach, sc

awesome ocean views!!

  • 5 of 5

You will not get a better ocean view anywhere else. i knew from decription and other reviews that this was not a true resort. if you want pampered, this is not for you. accommodations were perfect for my family of 5 (me, wife and 3 teenage kids). 1 king bed and 2 couch beds and roll out bed. 2 full bathrooms and full kitchen. The 2 ocean front balconies are unbelievable. I had my morning coffee every morning and was just in awe of the views. The pool was good for the kids and well maintained. chairs are provided beach front and even carried to location of choice by sapphire employee. we rented snorkel equipment for $10 per day and was awesome. The beach in front of condo is rocky but just a short walk down on property is wide and very nice. we ate one day at outside bar area and food was fantastic (burgers, saiad, sandwiches) and drinks tasty as well. The van (even tho nothing special) served our purpose and was a great addition to the rental. We used everyday and every evening. We did zipline, Megans Bay and shopping by cruise ships. We spent 2 days right at condo relaxing at beach. We ate nightly in Redhook, which has great restaurants. Red hook was literally 2 minute drive from condo. I thought driving on left side would be more challenging but was not. i downloaded waze app on phone, recommended by other reviewer and is a must. it is a gps that works awesome on island. took us to everywhere we needed go. Highly reccomend!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay...expectations exceeded! Would love to return.

  • 5 of 5

This unit is top notch! Two stories of breath taking views, large balconies we enjoyed having breakfast and lunch on. Fully stocked kitchen, we made frozen drinks in the NINJA blender saved us $! Bed was comfy, we liked the 1st floor shower better than upstairs so we used that one. Nice breeze during day and at night, but if too hot we used the AC. The van was a major plus whether heading to the ferry, red hook, or just to Moes grocery it made the vacation so easy. Michelle was great any minor issue that came up she responded within a few minutes, always put our mind at ease knowing she was on top of everything. No major issues at all, there is construction, but with the views, beach, great snorkeling, who cares! The staff was so courteous and security on site was professional and made us feel safe at all times.

This place is a diamond in the rough, we've traveled all over...but for the price and quality this is just what we needed. It is impossible not to relax here. The pool could use some love, but so much potential for the grounds. Water was always warm, pool was clean and functional. Chairs were readily available at the beach, pool, or to watch the sunset. We got especially lucky when we chartered a boat and captain and the marina was 500 feet from Sapphire resort, we just walked over and went sailing for the day. Incredible. We ate at Tap & Still in Redhook twice loved the atmosphere and my husband couldn't get enough of the burger in the bag. We ate at Fishtales also good, island pizza good as well. In St. John we tried out Barefoot cowboy great brisket, and Rum Lines wonderful coconut shrimp and drinks were fresh and original! Loved our stay thank you for sharing your home with us. Very fun, relaxing, a trip to never forget!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belmond, Iowa


  • 5 of 5

Paradise...plain & simple! You can't ask for better views! It's absolutely gorgeous! It's everything you read about or have seen in pictures. And YES the water is that clear and blue :) The villa has everything you need and the balcony on both levels make it a priceless view. We traveled throughout the island but found Sapphire Beach the best! It has security at the entrance and the beach is private. We return in December for a longer visit and cannot wait. Thanks to Kurt & Michelle, the owners - they have your best interests at heart!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our condo and are excited to have you and your family back in December! I agree it is nice to have the security walking the beach. Although all beaches in St Thomas are public, it does help to keep Sapphire a little more private.
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Amazing view!! Believe the hype!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is just as great as all of the reviews say and you get a complimentary mini van!! Think of how much you'll save by not having to rent a car or rely on taxis. Also, having the mini van allowed us to get out and explore the island on our own, instead of having to sit on a tour bus with a bunch of tourists. Loved this place and have been recommending it to all of our friends and family.

Oh, almost forgot to mention that the owners are very responsive and genuinely care about you having a great time while staying in their condo. Couldn't ask for better hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bryan. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the car. Before we purchased vehicles for our condos we were left without a car for one of our trips because they frequently over rent them especially in busy season. We didn't ever want it to happen to us again or any of our renters!!
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Cyril King
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach
Car: recommended

Blue Ocean View beachfront is conveniently located a very short distance from Red Hook where you can do anything from picking up supplies, groceries,souvenirs or grab something to eat at one of the many restaurants. Some of our favorite places to eat in Red Hook are Duffys Love Shack, Molly Malones, and Senor Pizza (which also delivers to Sapphire). Red Hook is also where you catch the ferry if you want to head over to St John, (a must do trip), When you arrive in St John there are many places to shop and eat or you can just head to one of their beaches. We like Cinnamon Beach and Trunk Bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

exit cleaning $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.5%

Check in 4:00 Check out 10:00 unless arranged prior

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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