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Recent Magens Bay reviews

  • Wonderful Villa!

    "Really enjoyed our stay at treetops villa. Fantastic views and really great amenities. Cindie was awesome as well. We had a small maintainance issue and she was very responsive in repairing the issue. If we go back to St. Thomas we will definitely consider staying here again. The notebook had loads of info and was very helpful... The cruzan rum was a nice touch as well. Note: we did have a little trouble finding the place it's really tucked away so get here during the daylight."
    Guest: Lori Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 16, 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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  • Beautiful views, relaxing atmosphere...

    "The house was as advertised--very spacious, plenty of room for us to all be there (group of 6) and yet not feel like we were crowding each other. The caretaker met us at the airport and led us back to the house. I was really glad he did, as my Verizon phone would not work on the island (AT&T and T-Mobile seem to work though). The roads take some getting used to--left side driving on winding, narrow mountain roads. The driveway to the house involves a very sharp turn, but can be managed with care (we had a mini-van and did it, but a jeep would be better). Of note: the kitchen is a separate building from the bedroom/livingroom house. The bathrooms are all attached to the bedrooms as well. The sun deck was really cool, but there were about 70+ steep rocky stairs to get down to it. The water was pretty rough too--if you want to get in, you have to navigate the surf and the rocks. I highly recommend planning to visit one or more of St. Thomas's peaceful beaches; the waves are gentle to non-existent, and the beaches are super clean and provide bathrooms. You do have to pay to get in--per person, and also for parking. We visited the Magen's Bay beach, but there are many others that are beautiful as well. Overall, great trip. BRING BUG SPRAY."
    Guest: Erin S. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 22, 2016
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  • Absolute perfection!

    "This was our second time staying at Estate Fortsberg and certainly will not be our last. From the moment you arrive, the drive up to the villa is exciting and adventurous! Upon walking in the front door, you start to understand what is going to make your stay exceptional.....the amazing view CANNOT be matched ANYWHERE on the island! The pool/spa is welcoming and encourages everyone to gather and share stories of the day, have great conversations while relaxing or dining al fresco! Cool breezes run through the main house and after a few minutes being there, you realize you may never leave and explore the rest of the island! We had a party of 8 and were all comfortable in each bedroom, in the downstairs hammock or outdoor living area. The outdoor showers are one of my favorite things about the house.. The kitchen was perfect to cook in as you never felt like you were missing out on enjoying the view, because even being behind the stove gives you the best view! The house has all amenities you could want or need. Every morning we would have coffee on the terrace and plan our day which would include a hike, beach, snorkel and lunch at a local restaurant. A few of our favorites are Aqua Bistro, Skinny Legs, Shipwreck and Indigo Grill. The local grocery store next to Aqua Bistro has EVERYTHING you could want or need as well. No need to go far if you run out of something. We would always head back to the villa around 3-4 pm and wonder why we ever left that morning, because it just doesn't get any better than a little music, a cocktail and a swim in the pool overlooking the blue water dotted with sailboats heading in or out of Coral Bay. Sunrise and sunsets are amazing and are worth waking up early for. Star gazing is taken to a new level here, as there are no lights to compete with and you can get a great view of constellations and shooting stars. I could go on and on about this property. Thank you to the owner for sharing this place with the world! Windspree took exceptional care of us from beginning to end, from our initial correspondence, greeting us at the ferry and grocery delivery on our arrival night. We'll be back very soon!"
    Guest: Gisele V. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 27, 2016
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