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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent USVI/St. John reviews

  • extremely easy to work with

    "We visit STJ annually, this year in April, can't wait and looking forward to Andara. The owner, Andy has been very accommodating with quick responses to questions and helping with additional days and guests. In short a pleasure to work with. He uses VIVA for contracts/etc and they have also been very responsive. Planning and villa selection is always part of the fun and these folks have added to the fun while making it easy."
    Guest: tom q. Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: March 13, 2016
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  • Our most peaceful visit to the island

    "Our 4th visit to St John and our most peaceful visit yet. We stayed in the studio and loved it! Both Russ and Liz were great! A very hard working couple that were always available if we needed them but we never felt they were intruding.As mentioned in other reviews the cottage has everything that you would need. During our stay Russ completed an upgrade to the water storage and supply for the studio ,which worked wonderfully.Although remote, the cottage is a short walk to the bus stop which stops at Salt Pond Bay and then heads back to Cruz Bay. The buses seem more reliable than in past years, and the price is only $1/per person. If you like to hike ,the cottage is close to several of the most popular trails. Beaches are nearby and Coral Bay has plenty of good choices for dining. We found the cottage to be perfect !! We are planning a trip for next year and hopefully will stay at the cottage/studio again."
    Guest: deb c. Date of Stay: February 2016 Review Submitted: March 12, 2016
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  • Couldn't have Been Any Better

    "I could not believe all the reviews since they were ALL great - but now I know. Areca is a beautiful place that is accurately portrayed in the description. House was immaculate and decorations and overall feel were very nice and comfortable. The kitchen was extremely well stocked with spices, sharp knives and many different types of pots and pans and utensils. And I cook a lot so this was very important to me! The pantry had extra paper products and towels and various other items. The house was also very baby friendly. We had 4 couples and a 2 1/2 year old, 1 year old, and 4 month old. We blocked off the stairs to the upper bedrooms - and all was fine! All the doors locked for safety and even the screen doors could be bolted into the floor and ceiling. The outside railing was child friendly as well! We ran into a couple very small issues (which switch works what and broken fan/light chains) and Diana arrived first thing the next morning and handled them all quickly. Also, we had questions off and on during the weeks leading up to our vacation and Diana answered them all very quickly. The outdoor areas were wonderful with plenty of seating and fans and lighting as well. The pool was very nice and clean! Everyone said the beds were very comfortable and the rooms nice and cool. The only thing we ran into was the baby monitors being used upstairs would be blocked by all the stone and not transmit to the downstairs. Not overly important fur us since the upstairs baby was still unable to climb out of the pack and play. We have been to St. John many times over the years and stayed in many different villas. The view from Areca is by far the most majestic. You can see the sunrise and sunset without ever having the sun blazing directly onto any of the outdoor sitting areas. Johnson's Reef sits right out front and it is amazing to watch as the day goes by. Much better than a TV! You will not be disappointed if you decide to stay at Areca!"
    Guest: Kerry V. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 17, 2016
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  • Great stay after being away for 10 years!

    "My girlfriend and I loved our stay at Sundancer. It was my first time back to St. John after 10 years, and I couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Wonderful views of Fish Bay, and the sea. The house, pool, and hot tub were perfect. My girlfriend is from Lithuania and she couldn't believe that there were places like Sundancer, the beaches, the people, everything. Everyone involved with Sundancer, from making the reservation to having the owners call to welcome us, just made our stay wonderful. They even had the fridge stocked for us. Incredible!!!! We are already working on plans to come back this winter. We can't wait. And we're going to stay at Sundancer again!"
    Guest: Al K. Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: June 19, 2016
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