We arrived in St. Thomas the afternoon of the 26th where were greeted by Amy and her staff from Amalie Car Rental. Amy handed us the keys to a brand new Jeep Wrangler and she made an introduction to Shawn Thomas, owner of Rock Consulting, where he works with his wife Lauren. They were super friendly/helpful and will coordinate or get you anything through their concierge service. We followed Shawn on a 20 minute, scenic drive from the airport to the top of the west end island where we reached a gated community of Botany Bay. FYI - Be prepared to drive on the left side of the road. Shawn drove us to the home, which had its own password protected privacy gate and we drove up to the house. This home is unbelievable, it is open, all rooms are spacious, beautiful and fully equipped. We were sold on the photos and they were spot on. The back patio was massive, the pool was infinity overlooking the islands with breath taking views. This is where we spent most of our time. We toured the community and all I can say is, “Wow!” Botany Bay is untouched. The beaches are great for exploring and snorkeling. We only saw one other couple the entire time we were there. We are not touristy vacationers and this home was perfect for us, it was quite and probably had the most stunning views we have ever experienced, and we are big travelers.
We were glad we rented a car even though we only left Botany Bay a couple times. Botany Bay is full of beautiful hills and overlooks that were much easier to navigate with the car. We did leave Botany Bay a few times to go to the grocery store, spend an afternoon shopping in Charlotte Amalie and to enjoy a wonderful dinner at Oceana.
Botany Bay was a wonderful way to relax, recharge and enjoy some wonderful family time. We will be renting this stunning home again.