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AMAZING 4500 sq ft villa w/ huge POOL and 2 BEACHES within 5 min walking

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 kingsize bedrooms w/ 4 ensuite bathrooms - Great Views!

When you’re planning the perfect getaway, what’s the first thing you look for when choosing a place to stay? For most people, it’s LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Here at The Blue Sandcastle, we’ve got that covered.

The Blue Sandcastle is a luxurious 5 star villa. One of few within walking to 3 different beaches! Our unobstructed views span from St. Croix to Vieques and Water Island. While being just a short 5 min. drive from shopping, groceries, restaurants and bars.

The Blue Sandcastle Villa is pretty close to perfect, yet far from normal. At the Blue Sandcastle you can indulge yourself in over 4500 square feet of luxury. The villa has the most spectacular views, a huge pool deck with lounges, a large grill, shaded seating and all the services you will find at a 5 star resort!

Enjoy your day at nearby Abi Beach- a relaxing, secluded, fun locals scene right on the water. Enjoy kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and snorkel gear all complimentary to you when you stay with us! Or enjoy a cook out at our large pool area. The pool is large enough to do laps if you feel like exercising. On the pool deck you will find a large grill, sun lounges and outdoor dining facilities. Relax and enjoy the privacy of our large pool while you gaze upon our endless views of the Caribbean Sea.

CHILDREN ARE WELCOME! Our living room features a huge TV, Playstation, Firestick and board games. Our pool is gated and also has a shallow end. We have plenty of pool toys for both kids and grown ups.

The villa is set up with WiFi and cable TV. There is also a separate A/C in every bedroom. All the rooms have large and effective ceiling fans as well.

Every bedroom is large and airy and has both a private bathroom and a separate entrance. The Honeymoon suite has it's very own private balcony with spectacular views. Our family rooms have several beds and we can also provide toddler beds or cribs.

There is also a fully stocked bar and wine cooler in the villa.

The Blue Sandcastle is the perfect villa for families traveling together, larger groups or for hosting weddings and celebrations.

EXTRA SPACE? We also have the villa across the street with additional 1-6 bedrooms based on your needs.

We also have some beach chairs, coolers, pool toys, beach tents for babies, high chairs and a car seat for you to enjoy while you stay at The Blue Sandcastle.

CONCIERGE INCLUDED IN YOUR STAY: Your own private concierge is included in your entire stay. You have the option of a private chef, onsite rental cars, private driver and guided tours. We also have the option of in house spa treatments, yoga sessions and more. We offer pre-arrival grocery shopping if you would like to stock the kitchen before you arrive.

DINING?

We have the option of onsite dining and catering to all our guests. We also do special menus and meals on request, everything from tapas to gourmet style.

NB! THERE IS A MOSQUITO MAGNET ONSITE. WE ALSO HAVE BUG SCREENS INSTALLED FOR ALL THE WINDOWS.

WE ARE SPECIALISTS IN WEDDINGS AND OTHER SPECIAL OCCASIONS!

DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL OR E-MAIL US AT ANY TIME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE BLUE SANDCASTLE! WE ALSO HAVE ACCESS TO 3 OTHER VILLAS HERE IN FRENCHMAN'S BAY AND CAN COMBINE ALL 4 VILLAS FOR LARGER GROUPS. (Our other 6 bedroom villa is right across the street.) WE DO NOT CHARGE ANYTHING FOR HELP PLANNING WEDDINGS OR SPECIAL OCCASIONS. THIS IS AN INCLUDED SERVICE WE PROVIDE TO OUR GUESTS.

More Details

Owner
Ingrid Widvey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Ingrid Widvey

We are a Norwegian couple living in St. Thomas with our daughter and dogs. We are onsite owners and will also be available as concierges for our guests. We love the Virgin Islands and will be happy to assist you with your stay here.

We have over seven years of experience from running our own bakery, catering and event company.

Ingrid Widvey purchased this villa in 2015

Why Ingrid Widvey chose South Side

We just fell in love with the house! The house is amazing with it's all suite bedrooms with private baths. The views are spectacular and there is always a cool breeze.

What makes this villa unique

We have the perfect location and the best views. We are only a 5 minute walk down to Limetree beach, and just a 7 minute walk to Abi Beach. At the villa we are used to cater to larger groups and also offer the options of fresh made breakfast every day, dinners or our all inclusive option. We have over 70 day excursion options! Our guests also benefit from discounted kayaks, paddle boats and snorkel gear at Abi Beach.

With our Salty Sway Villa across the street we can do up to 11 bedrooms to accommodate larger groups.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have used airbnb several times before. Austin And Ingrid were the best experience we have received by far. They offer so much. From picking us up from the airport, restaurant recommendations, ect. The room is exactly what you see in the ad. Clean, quiet...Perfect for what we were going for. The pool is great. The views from anywhere on the property are beautiful. It's close enough to walk to a couple beaches. Bluebeards beach club and my favorite spot on the island the Abi beach bar. Great spot to have some drinks/food and spend the day. Overall I can't say enough great things. I am very happy we stayed with Austin and Ingrid. I hope to come back and visit again!
Aug 2015
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Amenities

Bellevue Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20 ...
  • Max. adults: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Bookings canceled at least 90 days prior will receive a 100% refund. Bookings canceled less than 45 days before will not be refunded.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms (4) - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Ensuite bathrooms for all the suites. Bathrooms have tub/ shower and cotton towels and beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Family room no. 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Family room no. 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Suite no. 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib
  • Kingsize beds w/ Egyptian cotton sheets. Ensuite bathroom w/ tub and shower. Private balcony in Master suite. Additional roll a away beds, toddler beds and cribs for use. The suites sleeps 4-6 guests each. Our large family suite has a kingsize bed and a twin over queen bunk bed. Our small family suite has two twins. Both have room for additional roll away beds or toddler beds. We do have additional bedrooms that can be added, both onsite and across the street.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Blue Sandcastle Villa has its own guest folder we share with our guests. Here you will find more info on the options of services we offer. Including catering, private chef, weddings, parties, our driver, excursions and so on. We also do weddings and other special occasions. The villa has 4 suites w/ an option to add on the 5th suite downstairs.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

AMAZING 4500 sq ft villa w/ huge POOL and 2 BEACHES within 5 min walking
average rating of 4.766667 based on 32 reviews
5

Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful stay here, lovely house and outdoor area with swimming pool. Very welcoming hosts.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, great hosts and a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at The Blue Sandcastle Villas for 10 days during the Easter of 2017. I can recommend the villa to the fullest. Great location - Walking distance to ABI Beach, a highly rated beach bar on ST. thomas. What made the trip as memorable as it was where the hosts, Ingrid and Austin. They have great knowledge of the islands - always willing to share their knowledge with us by helping us choose activities from day to day. They also have many contacts on the island, if you are interested i renting a car, a boat or anything for that matter. Would go back now if I could.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for the ultimate vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa with a unique location, and very nice and service minded hosts

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing stay at St. Thomas

  • 5 of 5

In April this year, we had the pleasure of getting married on St Thomas.

During our stay we lived at The Blue Sandcastle, and some of us stayed in one of the apartments at Salty sway.

Our hosts, Oystein and Ingrid were amazing. They made our stay a memory for life!

Everything were arranged on arrival, so the vacation really started at the airport.

They really put their effort in making their guests feel welcome! If there were anything we wanted to do, anything we needed, it was just to ask, and they arranged with everything, always with a smile.

The Villa's were amazing. We lived 15 people in the Blue Sandcastle, and 4 in Salty sway.

Both Villa's had an incredible view from the balconys. Nice big rooms, and big living rooms.

The pool area at the Blue Sandcastle gave us many good moments, and espesially the children could' nt get enough of it.

I would recommend this place for anyone who wants to have the vacation of their lifes.

I will for sure do my best to go back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice but didn't feel very welcomed

  • 3 of 5

This was a very nice villa. There were 13 women staying here for a bachelorette party. When we first got there, the host greeted us, but wasn't very friendly. He gave us the rules, but made us feel like children. He said we only paid for 10 people and had to pull up an email from his wife confirming that we paid for 13. He told us not to be too loud at night and if we did party, have the windows and doors closed on the side of his neighbors. We followed that rule, and at 10:00 pm while celebrating, he yelled up for us to quiet down. We paid all of this money for this villa and we can't listen to music on the patio. The other problem we had was with the driver. He was nice, but always late when we gave him a time to pick us up. The day of departure, he didn't show up to take half of the group to the airport. We almost missed our flight, because we had to find someone else. He called back 3 hours after to pick up the other group, but we declined the offer. We met the wife of the villa Saturday night. Wish we dealt with her instead of him, but she went to Puerto Rico on a girls trip. She was very nice and cheerful. Overall, the villa was very nice and well furnished. We didn't like having to take quick showers, but we made it work. Book this villa if you have a big party, but don't mind staying quiet, quick showers, and a late driver. We really enjoyed St. Thomas and had the time of our life. Thanks for hosting us.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Our USVI Family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

We were an extended family of 8, from Grandma, to adult married children, and us!

-4 king size bedrooms, very adequate, only 3 had views of the ocean. Fifth bedroom option on lower level next to owners- somewhat intimidating.

-Owners live on the lower level of the villa

-we were encouraged to only use air conditioning at night, and only in our rooms. (which wasn't really a problem as the temps were pretty decent at night) . Water pressure in showers was limited.

-Site states three beaches within walking distance.

Bluebeards Castle/Lime Tree Beach- is within walking distance, beach bar is very nice. don't use the chairs at the resort as you are not a guest. Hint- beach bar has added some chairs....use theirs!

Abi Beach- is only walkable for good athletes with a good sense of direction. easy to wind up on other properties- and get reprimanded! If driving to Abi the road is a bit treacherous!

Salty Sway- another property managed by Ingrid and Austin- just a short 100 ft away. beach is rocky, but the snorkeling is awesome!

The grill at the pool was awesome! we cooked out several times. the kitchen was well supplied. Bottled water recommended, and purchase ice! you will never have enough!

the covered deck off the dining room was the gathering spot for meals and cocktails! amazing view and very fun!

Jimmy our taxi driver was awesome. we had him take us to Cost U Less, for grocery supplies. great idea! We rented a small car for short trips.

Ingrid set up a day long boat trip with Isle a Kopa to the BVI. It was an awesome day and Adam was very accommodating. three island stops along the way and some snorkeling, and ended the day at Great St James Island- Pizza Pi.....a boat pizza joint! (made our day!) This is a family that loves pizza! (PS. Senior Pizza in Red Hook also has fabulous pizza!) Total cost for the day was about $1400 with tip.

All in all we had a great time!

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

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Cyril E King Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.19 Miles
Bluebeards Beach Club
Nearest Ferry
0.62 Miles
Charlotte Amalie
Nearest Restaurant
0.19 Miles
Bluebeards Beach Club
Nearest Beach
0.19 Miles
Limetree Beach
Car: recommended

The Blue Sandcastle is located just next to Bluebeard's Beach Club in Frenchman's Bay. We are only 5 minutes (by car) from Havensite/ Yacht Haven Grande/ downtown Charlotte Amalie . . We are about 20 minutes from the airport.

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Rates & Availability

Bellevue Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 17 4 bdr
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$750
$4,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 17 4 bdr
Aug 21 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 17/18
Nov 20 2017 - Apr 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,190
$7,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018 4 bdr
Apr 30 2018 - Nov 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$850
$5,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Nov 5 2018 - Apr 28 2019
4 night minimum stay
$1,190
$7,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,100
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

For full villa rental:
90 day cancellation = 100 % refund
45 day cancellation = 50 % refund


No cancellation less than 45 days prior to arrival for full villa rental.

Extra lower level 5th bedroom is automatically added to parties of 14 or more. Can also be added for an additional $100 pr night by request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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