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Spectacular Beach House w/ Your Own Private Beach!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Oceanfront fantastic and cute beach house - 2 story duplex

Salty Sway Villa 2 is the prefect vacation villa! The property has it's very own private beach! You cannot get closer to the Caribbean Sea than this! This is the perfect vacation spot. The beach house is located in Frenchman's Bay with Abi beach right around the corner. The villa is a duplex that has 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms in each villa as well as an add on 1 bedroom apartment. Each villa can sleep up to 7 guests and with an additional 4 in the apartment.

The villa features a 2 story home with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It has a cozy and open living room, dining area and kitchen with a breakfast bar. There are several decks where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Caribbean. There is also a dining area outside with your own BBQ.

There are steps down to the private beach where you will find lounges waiting for you. You can also walk to the serene and secluded Abi beach. All our guests enjoy the privilege of free kayaks, paddle boats and specials at the bar at Abi.

The location is great with both a private beach and two other beaches within a short walk. You are also close to Havensite, downtown and several restaurants and bars.

We have 2 villas at Salty Sway and also a one bedroom apartment. Both can be added on if you need more space. (The villa features a duplex w/ 2 private 2/2 villas. The listing and rates shown are only for one duplex, both can be added if available for an additional cost and also our one bedroom apartment. We can sleep a total of 16 guests at Salty Sway with all three units combined.)

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 live right up the street and will do our very best to ensure that you have the vacation of a lifetime when you stay at the Salty Sway Villas.

Salty Sway was completely refurnished in March 2016! Please visit our blog to see the furniture and more upgrades on Salty Sway. Salty Sway also comes with a Jeep Wrangler (4 door) which can be included in your stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Ingrid
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 2, 2017

About Ingrid

BLUE SANDCASTLE VILLAS

We are a Norwegian couple living in St. Thomas. 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 five years of experience from running our own bakery, catering and event company prior to moving to St. Thomas. Ingrid has over 15 years of experience in the service industry. Øystein has over 20 years of experience as a contractor and makes sure the Blue Sandcastle is spotless.

We have also owned our own bakery and catering company for the past 5 years.

Ingrid purchased this villa in 2016

Why Ingrid chose Bellevue

It has a private beach and it is located in one of the best areas of St. Thomas!

What makes this villa unique

We have the perfect location and the best views. We are only a 3 minute walk down to Limetree beach, and just a 7 minute walk to Abi Beach. We have several villas in the same area we can combine if you require more space.

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:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Sleeper - 1 queen
  • Both villas are the same - our one bedroom apartment has a queen bed and a queen sleeper sofa. (The villa features a duplex w/ 2 private 2/2 villas. The listing and rates shown are only for one duplex, both can be added if available for an additional cost and also our one bedroom apartment. We can sleep a total of 16 guests at Salty Sway with all three units combined.)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We do have a Jeep Wrangler 2015 that can be rented with the villa.

Reviews

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5

St Thomas

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was everything we hoped for. We spent most of our time at Abi beach. I would advise to arrange for a rental car prior to arrival. Hope to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What more can you ask for?! Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both sides of Salty Sway for family guests attending our daughter’s wedding in the Blue Sandcastle Villa across the street. One side accommodated a family of 2 adults with 2 teens and 2 small children. The other side, 4 adults, 2 teens. There are ample sleeping areas and beds. Ingrid, the owner, provided a crib, child’s bed, highchair, car seat, booster seat. The two bathrooms in each side, have been renovated and are beautiful. There are plenty of linens including beach towels. The kitchen is fully equipped and items are brand new. The floor plans in each side are identical and provide lots of space. Air conditioning throughout keeps things cool.

The location on the bluffs and views overlooking the sea were incredible. The expansive decks are private, sunny, there is a covered area with outdoor table and chairs. There’s patio furniture, and hammock. Stairway leads down to a rocky beach with access to outstanding snorkeling and is close enough to swim to a neighboring sandy beach at Limetree Resort which is also within easy walking distance.

Renting cars is really a must. One family did not, and found getting around impossible for 6 people. They ended up renting a car. Ingrid made arrangements for car rental and cars were delivered to front door. Abi beach is walkable only for the rugged 30-somethings and under, and then, only when the trail is dry. The neighborhood is fairly remote.

Jimmy the taxi driver was awesome! He picked up everyone at the airport and got them back in time to catch their flights*. When needed, he arrived on time and was reasonably priced. However, taxis are not metered and are expensive for more than one person. You pay (on average) $15 per person, each way, which can equate to a $60 round trip ride for 2 going to and from the airport or Red Hook ferry. Triple that for 6 people ($180). NOTE: *Allow 3 hours to arrive at airport with checked bags…no joke!

Don't bring alcohol. It is the same price as back home and Ingrid can get whatever you want. Ordering food for delivery was expensive, but good for having a few staples upon our arrival. Local grocery stores are close and have everything you need. Do bring snacks as they are expensive here. Fruits and vegetables, especially avocados, are readily available and only slightly more expensive than back home.

This was a wonderful place, well appointed, roomy, private, and quiet. Ingrid and Austin were invaluable with their suggestions and help.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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location location location

  • 4 of 5

This property is in a fantastic location. If you are looking for high end granite counter tops and infinity pool look elsewhere. If you want a roomy place with the basics as well as your own beach at a reasonable price then this is it.

In all fairness we were the first rental in this new property and there were some small issues. I think most were noted by owner and will be taken care of.

Ingrid did her best to take care of our needs and our party of 8 adults had a great time.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $160
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.5%

The rate reflected is ONLY FOR ONE VILLA - To rent both villas please multiply the rent by 2.
The ONE BEDROOM apartment is added on for an additional $150 a night for 2 guests.
(The villa features a duplex w/ 2 private 2/2 villas. The listing and rates shown are only for one duplex, both can be added if available for an additional cost and also our one bedroom apartment. We can sleep a total of 16 guests at Salty Sway with all three units combined.)


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

90 day cancellation policy for full refund.

Manager'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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