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'Right on the Beach' Stunning Newly Renovated ★★★★★ WiFi

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 BR+ Beachfront Renovated Condo with Stunning View of Caribbean Islands

10% CAR RENTAL DISCOUNT (YOU NEED TO CONTACT US BEFORE YOU ARRANGE IT)

WELCOME to the one of the most stunning condos at the Sapphire Beach! BOOK with us and you will not be disappointed - we treat our guests with the respect they deserve. We are online and ready to help you with any questions before and during your stay. Many of our guests come back, and so you can too! Thank you for your consideration!

YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE ISLAND: At your option, we can provide you with airport transfers (including a supermarket stop) and personalized tours of both St. Thomas and St. John islands.

SUITABLE FOR: couples, honeymoon, families, older adults with some minor disabilities.

INCLUDED FREE

• Unlimited up to 10 Mbps WiFi

• Premium Satellite / Cable TV subscription

• BluRay DVD player with FREE Netflix subscription (other streaming apps available)

• Linen, towels, and beach towels (in unit)

• 2x snorkeling sets (no fins), cooler

• Baby crib (must request prior to arrival)

• Use of resort beach/pool chairs (attendant will set up beach chairs for you); daytime only

• FREE on site parking

• Beachfront Condo located at Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina

• Sleeps 4 (King bed, Queen sofa bed)

New owners completed renovation in March 2015. Newly redesigned, Eco-friendly, renovated self-catering beachfront condo, located in the building 'D', features stunning views from the large balcony (see pictures). Set in modern style, it offers a perfect setting for your US Virgin Islands Vacation. It offers AC, full kitchen, linens, towels, beach towels and snorkeling gear in the unit, two satellite flat screen HDTVs with Premium Channels (HBO, Showtime, etc.), and free access to fresh water, cascading children friendly pool and free rental of beach lounge chairs, free onsite parking, and free up to 5 Mbps WiFi Internet.

Recently completed "modern makeover" by a New York designer featuring new Pottery Barn's and West Elm furniture, chairs, linen, towels, comforters, pillows and rugs, and much more. The condo is fully renovated sporting a new kitchen, new stainless steel appliances, full-size refrigerator with freezer, granite countertop with stylish backsplash, ceramic cook top, large convection microwave, toaster, coffee maker and several other modern appliances. Sep. 2015 - New outdoor furniture, dining and coffee tables.

Your large balcony with your private beach chairs, overlooks the beautiful white sand beach and turquoise waters of the Caribbean. This beach front suite is located in Sapphire Beach Resort fully air-conditioned and features a king sized bed, a living area with a pull-out queen couch, a fully equipped kitchen and your own private balcony. The bedroom area can be partitioned off for privacy if you wish. You are steps away from the beach.

For breakfast, lunch or beach drinks, there is even a bar/grill located on the property which serves tropical refreshments as well as hamburgers, hot dogs and special Caribbean Drinks. New lunch-time 'Of the Grid' grill just opened at the entrance to the Sapphire Beach property featuring the best roasted pork specialty dishes. Another great restaurant/bar is at the neighboring 'green roof' condominium resort, a short 5-min walk above the marina.

The resort itself is located on one of the world's most beautiful Caribbean beaches - the beautiful Sapphire Beach, shaded with palms, and majestic in its beautiful jewel-toned water from aquamarine water near the beach to deep sapphire blue in the distance. There are two beaches on the property - half-mile white sandy beach and coral beach. If you like snorkeling, you will have chance to see not only Caribbean coral fish, abut also see turtles and sting ray. All this right from our beach! There is also a multilevel cascading freshwater pool that overlooks the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy complimentary beach chairs (ask attendant), beach towels and snorkeling gear available in the unit. Other beach activities available in on-site water sport center include snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing and sunset sailing.

UNIQUE FEATURES

• Building 'D' was fully renovated in 2013; wood reconditioned in 2015

• Condo renovation fully completed, redesigned in modern style in 2015

• The unit was newly painted

• Apartment designed in 'Modern Caribbean Luxury' by New York City designer

• New bathroom featuring a rain shower with glass door and two-vanity granite sinks

• New 16" oversized porcelain floor tiles installed throughout the condo

• Eco unit features all new energy saving LED lighting; All fixtures brand new

• Efficient air conditioning with programmable TRAN thermostat

• Brand new two ceiling fans

• New kitchen cabinets

• New granite kitchen countertop & matching backsplash

• Brand new full size stainless counter-width refrigerator

• Brand new flush mounted two burner ceramic glass electric cooktop

• Brand new over the cook top microwave oven

• Brand new small kitchen appliances, silverware, etc.

• Two new flat-screen HDTVs

• Switches and outlets replaced

• Brand new bathroom, faucets, rain shower head in “walk-in” glass shower

• New outdoor dining, furniture and beach chair (for balcony use only); Eco solar lights

• New entry door with remote controlled touch-screen keyless entry lock

• All cabinet doors restored and reconditioned

• New bathroom door locks

• Very comfortable King bed and Queen sofa-bed

ABOUT THE ISLAND OF ST. THOMAS, USVI: St. Thomas offers the perfect combination of history, stunning Caribbean nature and opportunities to explore all the Virgin Islands to make the most of your vacation in the USVI. St. Thomas is a 32-square mile island in the Caribbean. It boasts world famous beaches, duty free shopping and historic sites. On St. Thomas, you'll want to make sure and visit downtown Charlotte Amalie for historic sites including restored 17th Century Warehouses, 'The 99 Steps' leading up to Blackbeard's Tower, Bluebeard's Castle, the Seven Arches Museum, or Fort Christian Museum which was built in 1672 and is the oldest building on St. Thomas. Charlotte Amalie, home to cruise ships from around the world, is known for its duty free shops with jewelry, electronics, liquor, perfumes, purses and many more.

ABOUT THE SAPPHIRE BEACH RESORT AND MARINA: Our condo is located on Sapphire Beach at the East End of St. Thomas. A half-mile wide Sapphire Beach is best known for its pristine marine life, white sand, and breathtaking views of Smith Bay, St. John and British Virgin Islands. Here you enjoy all your water sports or you can relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the ocean waves on the white sandy beach.

Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina (SBRM) is the only owner-operated residential condominium property that is located RIGHT on the Sapphire Beach. Our condo is in the 'D' building, on the beach. 'A', 'B', 'E' and 'D' buildings were fully renovated in 2013-15 featuring new woodwork, pergolas, entrance and balcony doors, balcony and entrance tails. Walls were re-sealed and newly painted.

THINGS TO DO: This condo boats prime beachfront location, less than one mile from town of Red Hook. Red Hook provides all conveniences, grocery and shopping, along with many additional dining options, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Ferry service to St. John and the British Virgin Islands is also available from Red Hook. Snorkel, wind-surf, floats and sea kayaks are available steps away at the 'Dive-in' dive Shop. Go to on-site Marina to take a boat or wave runner out.

GETTING AROUND: You have a choice to rent a car arrange a private taxi ride from the airport to Sapphire Beach. By taxi, you can easily visit some of the other beautiful beaches and sample some of the great restaurants and local entertainment. Taxis are available at the taxi stand on site.

GUESTBOOK COMMENTS

★★★★★ 5 stars by Pattii

The view from the condo balcony was even more stunning than the picture! With the balcony doors open or closed you can hear the waves crashing onto the beach. The balcony also has a view of the pool. The condo was clean and included convenient items like paper towels and bottle openers. Check in and check out was not traditional however it was very easy.

★★★★★ 5 stars by Marietta

Had a (short but) wonderful stay at this unit! We've stayed at one of the Sapphire Beach properties maybe 3 or 4 times, and this was easily the nicest place we've stayed in - recent renovation was excellent! That way, we never have to worry about tracking sand in from the beach, and can feel safer leaving the AC off, and the balcony screen door open to listen to the surf all night. We bought breakfast supplies at a Red Hook grocery store, and ate out for all other meals, but would not hesitate to cook in the well equipped kitchen if we were there for a longer visit. Thank you! Would love to stay here on our next visit.

★★★★★ 5 stars by Kate

We enjoyed our mornings and looking at St. John. Beautiful, spotless and newly renovated condo on the one of the best snorkeling Sapphire Beach. You have a feeling that you are at a five start hotel, where everything is new starting from beach towels to the bedding and furniture. Gorgeous renovated bathroom and kitchen. This condo is very conveniently located. I recommended this property to all my friends and acquaintances as the best place for amazing family vacation.

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE OUR CONDO

All units at the resort are individually owned. You will stay at the residential condo like at home without a daily maid service. Note when looking for similar accommodations - the furnishings and conditions of the units can vary WIDELY. Our unit is a spacious, fully remodeled condo, where you can leave the wide sliding glass doors open and listen to the ocean all day/night long. You will feel like being in Paradise.

PLEASE SEE ALSO OUR LISTING FOR 2nd LUXURIOUS VILLA (LARGER UNIT) on VRBO LISTING NO. 555581

More Details

Owner
Sapphire Vacations
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, russian, czech, korean
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Sapphire Vacations

We are a couple live and work as engineer and designer in New York City. We frequently vacationed in Caribbean islands for over a decade and decided to own our own vacation home.

As with our previous purchase of Villa in 2013 ( VRBO LISTING NO.821560 ), we tried our best to remodel modern feel to this new condo. I hope you would enjoy and share this amazing beauty with us. We would like to take a moment to say 'thank you' for choosing our home away from home at Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina on St. Thomas. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments along the way. Thank you for your consideration.

Sapphire Vacations purchased this condo in 2015

Why Sapphire Vacations chose East End

If you like clean and modern luxury, you won't be disappointed.

What makes this condo unique

This condo is right on the best St. Thomas beach. Amazing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The view from the condo balcony was even more stunning than the picture! With the balcony doors open or closed you can hear the waves crashing onto the beach. The balcony also has a view of the pool. The condo was clean and included convenient items like paper towels and bottle openers. Check in and check out was not traditional however it was very easy.
Mar 2014
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Amenities

Estate Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully remodeled bathroom (see pictures)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Very comfortable King size bed...
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Queen pullout sofa in living area...
  • Very comfortable King bed and pull out sofa. Sleep up to 4 persons.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you have any questions, please let us know. We can arrange for airport transfer and/or island tours.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.55 based on 24 reviews
5

Beautiful apartment on SAPPHIRE Beach with perfect view of St. John island!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this amazing apartment in one of the nicest condo units on St Thomas as far as we could see from our various boat trips to some of the close-by islands. The apartment is very well maintained, modern furniture, a couch on the patio, fully equipped kitchen, very nice bathroom and shower. SAPPHIRE Beach resort has its own beach bar with live music on Sundays and Holidays, good burgers and beer and a selection of mixed drinks.

We stayed for 10 days and went into close-by Red Hook almost every day for dinner or diving excursions. The Red Hook Diving center has great diving services and came recommended by our host. On the beach, Mangrove trees provide shade. Beach chairs are provided for free, just log your condo number. Other water sports equipment is available for rent. We had a great time in this really nice apartment!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Spot for Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent four nights here is February and were very happy with the condo location and condition. Very close to Redhook which means easy access to the ferry and lots of restaurants, including a couple of our favorites; Fishtails and XO Bistro.

The condo is recently redecorated and in great shape. The view from the porch is spectacular and there is a wonderful beach with snorkeling from shore. We had some travel delays due to weather in Boston and Bianca and Paul were very flexible and accommodating in helping us extend our stay by a day.

Great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful sapphire beach

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The condo had room for 2 adults and 2 kids. The beach is beautiful and good snorkeling there. There is pool available, it is unfortunate that the bar / grill by pool is boarded up and perhaps destroyed in storm...I hope they fix it up. The condo is in good shape and Bianca was available for any questions. The power goes out often which was a challenge for us the night it lasted 2 hours. Thankfully there were 2 flashlights available in the bathroom. The kids loved putting dog bones in water on beach to attract fish.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here. The apartment was in very good condition, and the view was beautiful. We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison WI
4

Nice stay

  • 4 of 5

Stayed 3 nights. Comfortable, well equipped unit overlooking beach and pool. Great views of St John from balcony. Red Hook is nearby- drive or take bus or cab- good restaurants and grocery stores. Excellent pizza (mission fig!) an easy walk away.

Bianca was in touch with us to make sure everything was OK. Other than one of the 2 TVs not working the unit was in good shape.

Condo complex itself is in need of care. Pool bar is closed and in shambles. Restaurant also closed, and doesn't look like it will reopen anytime soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our condo is right on the beach and TV's are first to go. Sometimes, things get broken. All solved, second TV is getting replaced. We have two :) Our resort went through amazing three years of revival and you can see it everywhere. All buildings, except F building are totally renovated and marina as well. New beach bar is opened and we hope the pool bar will be open as well soon. Come and enjoy staying with us :) All pictures are real and guests are saying that in reality, views are even better...
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DesMoines
4

Very clean and nice.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place and very clean. Views were perfect. My only minor complaint is the dish soap and hand soap that was provided was like water. Very water down. But that's minor. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear that Stacey love our condo. Dish soap and hand soap issued is taken care of. Cleaning lady was doing some shortcuts... Will not happen again, for sure.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
STT, The Cyril E. King Airport, USVI
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Sapphire Village Resort & Red Hook
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mahagony Run
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Sapphire Village Resort & Red Hook
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach (you are on the beach!)
Car: recommended

Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina is located on the East End of St Thomas, USVI. It is 10 miles from the airport and a half mile from Red Hook.

Red Hook features many great restaurants and bars serving pizza, sushi, fresh caught fish, burgers, Mexican, Italian, Irish, Mediterranean, & Asian flavors. There are clothing, souvenir, pharmacy and grocery stores at Red Hook. There is a ferry to British Virgin Islands and St. John, USVI. In marina, there are plenty of boats to rent, as well as captained charters for fishing trips, day and dinner sails, world-class dive trips. There is plenty of activities to do - snorkeling or scuba trips, captain school...

In Red Hook you can find post office, banks, ATM's, medical offices, pharmacy, marina shops, and coffee shops as well as souvenir shops featuring local artists.

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Rates & Availability

Estate Smith Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$179
From
$189
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$260
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas / New Year
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Winter
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$310
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$250
From
$260
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$275
From
$285
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $20 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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