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Recent USVI/St. John reviews

  • Peaceful, immaculate private cottage

    "We really enjoyed our stay at Sol Cottage. The area is totally peaceful, with only the sound of crickets and frogs at night. This was the cleanest and most well-supplied rental we have stayed at, with beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, and even a welcome array of deli supplies that gave us an easy dinner after we arrived. The cottage is a steep and winding 10 minute drive from Cruz Bay, and like many other times on the island we appreciated having a Jeep instead of a 2wd sedan. The trade-off for peaceful quiet evenings is that there are no restaurants or stores close by, but that is the point! We loved the walk south up Hilltop Lane for beautiful sunrise and sunset views. We also hiked to the petroglyphs from the cottage, but you should plan on more than the 30 minutes listed in the posting. (About 2 1/4 miles one-way, with 3/4 mile on soft sand along Reef Bay.) A beautiful hike, but slower than the distance would imply since much of it isn't on a trail. The screened-in porch was absolutely wonderful, surrounded by palm trees and a perfect place for breakfasts or relaxing after a long day. The open air shower was fantastic also, keeping the extra humidity out of the house and providing some fun times with tree frogs that live in the decorative conch shells lining the top. (Don't worry frog-o-phobes, they never crawled down inside of the shower.) We found Sol Cottage to be the perfect private peaceful escape for us, and a great base for exploring the island!"
    Guest: Christopher M. Date of Stay: February 2017 Review Submitted: February 23, 2017
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  • This is paradise....look no further

    "In planning our holiday vacation I started with an Expedia search of cheap flights to warm destinations. We have never been to the USVI, but the cheap flights drew us in. Next up a VRBO search for homes landed me at the Round House. The reviews and pictures were appealing...but I am always nervous of what reality will be once we arrive. FEAR NOT...this place is exactly where you need to spend your week on ST. John. From the minute you drive up the last hill, and take in the view from the parking spot, you know you have made a good decision. Mary met us and we quickly got a tour of the Round House, which is a literal description. The house is basically a round screened in house. No walls, save for a a few wood shutters that you can close if necessary. But, from the minute you step in the house the ocean breezes, and crashing ocean waves, are your constant companion. We were a family of 4, two older girls, and never felt crowded. The lower porch bedrooms are perfect getaways for one or two people. You are literally hanging over the ocean, with the sound of birds and ocean waves all around you. The main house has a perfect little kitchen to cook your meals, a dining room table for 4-6 people, a few couches, a much coveted hammock and a small bathroom. There is also an outside deck, both up and down stairs, and an outdoor shower. While you will want to visit all the other beaches (one coast is white sand, the other coast is rocky), but the little Haulover beach is all you need for a daily swim and snorkel. (Rent your snorkel gear for the week from Crabbies in Coral Bay) We also traveled out to a number of beaches (Maho, Salt pond, Oppenheimer for the swing!, and a few more) We also took the St John Eco Tour and loved it! While you will have to return to Cruz Bay for gas for the Jeep, you can get everything you need at the little grocery stores in Coral Bay. (be prepared for sticker shock, the groceries are pricey at all the island stores) Bottom line...if you love nature and solitude...the Round House is where you need to be!"
    Guest: Marcia S. Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: December 28, 2016
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  • Can't Wait to Go Back - AGAIN!!

    "This our 5th time to going to St. John and our 4th time staying at Coral Rays (we didn't know any better the first time). Everything is always PERFECT while we're there. Coral Rays is our standard for other rentals elsewhere and honestly, we haven't found anything that beats it. The views are like none other. The pool is perfect. Everything in the house is top notch. We've been there with up to 10 people and as few as four. It is always comfortable - like home. I can't wait to get back there again - and we just got home this morning. There's NO PLACE I'd rather stay."
    Guest: LoveToVacation Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 1, 2016
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  • Excellent, relaxing, beautiful...

    "This is such a wonderful place to stay. The views are breath taking, the pool is awesome to cool off, plenty of sitting areas in / outside. Simple walk to the private beach with very few people there almost have the whole beach to yourself. The bedrooms all have air conditioning which makes for easy sleeping. They also have a bathroom in every bedroom. The views from the master are amazing well from almost anywhere. It also has a small fridge in the laundry room and one outside by the bar so plenty of fridge space. Kitchen has plenty of cookware, utensils etc and the appliances are all nice (wolf / subzero). Great location between Trunk and Cinnamon Bay. Tommy the caretaker is wonderful and very responsive. The only issue was it went by way too fast."
    Guest: B Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 22, 2016
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