Monkey No Climb is a West Indian Style home completed in 2008, perched 1,070 feet high on Bordeaux Mountain above the community of Coral Bay. Marvel at the breathtaking views of Jost Van Dyke, Sandy Cay, Tortola, Coral Bay, Hurricane Hole and the entire Sir Francis Drake Channel to Virgin Gorda. Explore the slow paced nature island of St. John and all that the U.S. Virgin Islands National Park has to offer.
Monkey No Climb is perfect for nature lovers, artists, writers, birders, hikers, newlyweds, newly in love or people in search of seclusion. The focal point of Monkey No Climb is the totally private, large covered porch. From this vantage point you can relax in our four person spa and scan one of the most pristine views in the Caribbean. This breezy location can actually become chilly in the evenings as you star gaze towards the east.
The villa features two equal size bedrooms and two equal size private bathrooms. Both bedrooms have A/C units and firm king size beds. Monkey No Climb exhibits bright colors, a beautifully stained cypress hip roof, quality wicker and traditional hardwood furniture, Caribbean wall hangings and whimsical furnishings. Additional amenities include satellite television/internet, laptop size safe, beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, ceiling fans, stationary 'Life Cycle' exercise cycle, and many comfortable outdoor chairs.. The villa enjoys end of the road quiet, many large shade trees, vacant surrounding lots and complete privacy from neighboring homes. Monkey No Climb plantings include bananas, limes, lemons, starfruits, mangos, papayas, tree orchids and Monkey No Climb tree.
Our representative can meet you at the Cruz Bay ferry or Coral Bay area, help you secure your rental car and lead you to the villa for a personal orientation of the house. The drive is totally paved with an easy to navigate paved driveway. The Monkey can now also be reached directly from Centerline Road (Route 10). Please watch out for chickens, goats, donkeys and cows in the roadway on your drive.
The villa is centrally located to all beaches on the north and south shores, twenty US National Park hiking trails and is just five minutes from shopping and restaurants in parking friendly Coral Bay. When the surf is up on the north shore beaches remember the south shore beaches of Salt Pond and Little Lameshur. They are destinations worth exploring even in calm seas. Driving out to the East End of St. John is not to be missed. Escape your everyday world and experience the Caribbean from the mountain side retreat Monkey No Climb.
My wife and I chose to build on St. John and this particular lot because of the spectacular views it affords along with the buffer zones between properties. The location offers end of the road privacy and quiet with many large trees and vacant surrounding lots.