GRANDE BAY: 'SUGAR N' SPICE': LUXURY 2BR, 1BR, STUDIO: INTRO DISCOUNTS

Thomas Hills

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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GRANDE BAY: 'SUGAR N' SPICE': LUXURY 2BR, 1BR, STUDIO: INTRO DISCOUNTS

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2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 4-8)

Welcome to our brand new two bedroom, two bath condo in the new Cruz Bay luxury resort, Grande Bay. Our condo can be rented either as a large two bedroom unit ('Sugar N'Spice'), sleeping up to eight people, or as a one bedroom unit ('Sugar') or studio unit ('Spice') each sleeping up to four people. We are currently offering s introductory discounts to introduce you to our home. Grande Bay is a 48 unit resort directly on the water and only a three to five minute walk to 'downtown' Cruz Bay with the ferry and all its restaurants, bars and shops. We have spectacular views of the Caribbean and harbor with St Thomas in the distance from both balconies. We have an especially good location within Grande Bay. We are on the second floor (really the third floor since the garage is the ground floor) of the rear Building C closest to the pool and away from town. It is quiet, private and has great panoramic views. Use our apartment as your base to explore the most magnificent island on earth.

Our large two bedroom unit comes fully equipped with high end furnishings in the Caribbean style. We have a very unique and welcoming floor plan. On one side of the condo is a traditional one bedroom apartment ('Sugar'), complete with master bedroom with a king sized four poster bed, dresser, desk and its own balcony. It also has a flat screen cable TV. We then have a living room with queen sleeper sofa, and there is an elegant glass-topped dining room table. You can eat there or on the magnificent balcony looking out over the water. Or you can sit on the stools at the granite kitchen counter overlooking the fully equipped stainless steel kitchen. In the evening, enjoy the 40' flat screen cable TV with Blu-Ray or our stereo with CD player or just sit on the balcony and enjoy the view.

Our second bedroom is really a connected studio apartment ('Spice') with its own bath. We have a Caribbean style king bed in the sleeping area and a queen sleeper sofa and table in the living area of the studio, complete with its own second 40' flat screen cable TV and stereo. The studio has its own balcony with the same magnificent views. We also have a separate small apartment sized kitchen with sink and small refrigerator and a separate apartment sized washer and dryer. The one bedroom side and the studio are internally connected to form a large two bedroom apartment, but both also have their separate outside entrances and the internal door between them can be left open or closed Each side sleeps up to four people (four in beds; four on sleeper sofas), so we are perfect for a family or two couples or families traveling together. And you can rent the condo in its entirety as the full two bedroom or separately as either a one bedroom apartment or as a studio apartment.

Use our apartment as your base to discover the paradise that is St John! If you rent a car, park in our garage beneath the building (parking is at a real premium in Cruz Bay). After a day at the beach, come relax pool side or sit in the hot tub and soak in the view. Or if you want to be more vigorous, come work out in our state of the art fitness center with the best views imaginable. In the evening, walk to one of the many bars or restaurants in town, or listen to music at the Beach Bar, just two minutes away. Or get some of the best and cheapest barbecue ever from Uncle Joe's and sit on the balcony and watch the sun set as you eat your dinner. So many terrific choices! But most importantly, just relax and enjoy this very special spot. We are certain that you will love St John and Grande Bay as much as we do -- it would be virtually impossible not to.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Thomas Hills (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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Grande Bay: 'Sugar N' Spice': Luxury 2BR, 1BR, Studio: Intro Discounts
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Grande Bay: 'Sugar N' Spice': Luxury 2BR, 1BR, Studio: Intro Discounts
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286521
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Cruz Bay St John
5

Wonderful Stay In A Little Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5
This was our first visit to St. John. We stayed in the studio which was perfect for the two of us. It was very clean and had everything we needed to make our stay a very pleasant one. The view from the balcony is gorgeous. We enjoyed breakfast out there each morning watching the boats come and go. An added and appreciated bonus was having beach chairs, noodles and a cooler. When we had a problem with one of the beach chairs, management took care of it immediately. We packed a lunch in the cooler each day and didn't have to worry about leaving the beach to eat which was great. The king size bed was very comfortable. We used the pool and hot tub on the property our first night there and it was very nice. We were the only ones out there. We shopped for food in St. Thomas before we took the ferry over but during the week we discovered the Star Fish Market and The Dolphin Market and found the prices were actually cheaper than in St. Thomas. For what we wanted to do, we found it necessary to have a jeep. The roads are steep and curvy and slippery when wet but my husband did great adjusting quickly to driving on the left side of the road. We visited several different beaches but loved Hawks Nest, Trunk Bay and Cinnamon the most. We would recommend renting the snorkeling equipment through management. It was there when we arrived and we used it every day. The snorkeling was awesome. We saw lots of fish, sea turtles and sting rays. We also just relaxed on the beach and hung out in the pristine water talking with people from all over the US. There is a hose located on both sides of the garage to rinse off sand before going inside. Since we went in "off season" many of the recommended restaurants were closed. We did enjoy Uncle Joe's BBQ, The Beach Grill ( both pretty inexpensive) as well as Morgan's Mango and The Terrace (both on the pricey side). The location of Grande Bay is perfect. We walked to town each evening for dinner which was extremely close. We never felt afraid walking around after dark. Everyone was friendly and helpful. We recommend bringing bug spray. We needed it even during the day! Tom, the owner, was very easy to work with as was the management team. We highly recommend this property and hope to return again with the kids. It was an excellent choice for our 25th anniversary and definitely a little piece of paradise!
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cruz Bay St John
Atlanta, GA
5

Exceptional Studio Accommodations

  • 5 of 5
We couldn't ask for better accommodations for our family of three. The listing description was right on point. The location was within a two minute walk to downtown Cruz Bay, and the interior was very well furnished with a spectacular bay view. The property was very well maintained. The studio came nicely equipped with dining most kitchen appliances and utensils needed for a short stay, including a blender! Our child loved the use of wifi and cable tv to relax after long days snorkeling. The use of a cooler, water noodles and beach chairs were a nice touch. The parking spot is literally right next to the elevator. Tom was a pleasure to work with. We'll definitely stay here again for future trips without a second thought.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Cruz Bay St John
Italy
5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5
We stayed a week in the one bedroom apartment last August and everything went very well for our family of three.
We strongly recommend to rent this apartment in Cruz Bay.
The location is excellent, restaurants, bars, car rentals and markets are within walking distance. Your are also very close to the pier. In a few minutes you can reach the apartment without having to carry the baggage under the sun (very strong in August).
The kitchen is very well equipped and there's everything you need to cook what you want (both microwave and electric oven and pots of different sizes).
Washer and dryer are available to guests, as well as beach chairs, beach towels and cooler.
The sofa bed in the living room was comfortable for our 7 years old son (but also for an adult).
The wifi works very well.
There's a convenient parking located in the basement; each unit has an assigned space.
The resort has a nice pool and a relaxing hot tub: great places to stay waiting for the sunset after a day in the beautiful beaches of St. John.
The balcony offer an amazing view of Cruz Bay.
Try Uncle Joe's BBQ before leaving. The restaurant is very basic, but the combo plate (pork and chicken with beans rice) is so tasty!
St. John is an unforgettable island and we hope to return in the future.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cruz Bay St John
Rotonda West, FL USA
5

Pleasently surprised!!!

  • 5 of 5
When you rent (sight unseen), you really are never 100% sure of what you are getting. Pictures can be deceiving. However, in this case, the pictures were very much true and even better than expected! Pictures we were given were 100% accurate. What was not shown was all the "extras". There was a safe, WASHER & DRYER (bonus!), beach towels, beach chairs, floats and a cooler, which I used to do my ALS Challenge...Extras that you didn't need to bring or buy!
I was a little concerned about not having a stove for 2 weeks. Not to worry! There was a microwave and toaster oven. There was also an electric hot plate which was as good as a stove top and an electric fry pan. But...there was also an electric Weber Grill on the patio which was over looking beautiful Cruz Bay!
The unit we rented was close to the pool, across the street from the water and also across the street to many restaurants and shops. All within walking distance to the ferry and Mongoose Junction.
I would highly recommend this property (and have done so) and would definitely stay there again.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Cruz Bay St John
Penascola
5

Summer snorkel trip

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed in the Grande Bay "Sugar N' Spice " Studio unit for 7 days and were extremely pleased with everything the unit and complex had. The studio was more than adequate for us with its kitchenette area as we ate out for lunch and dinner every day. We had coffee and Danish from the lobby sometimes for breakfast or took a 5 minute walk to The Landing for a reasonable and delicious breakfast. The location of Grande Bay is so convenient to downtown and the views of Cruz Bay are just stunning. STJ is a place people come to visit and many just never leave. I can completely understand that and we are already trying to figure out the dates for our next trip next summer. I hope to stay in this very unit again. Everything about the rental process was smooth and easy and the unit exactly like the photos. We shared a car with two other couples who were staying in the same complex but had it just been the two of us we probably would have done without as there are so many good restaurant within walking distance and you can always take a cab to a beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Cruz Bay St John
Atlanta, GA
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
We've been staying here for many years and it keeps getting better each time. The condo is beautiful, the location is great and St John is the perfect vacation spot. We would highly recommend staying here. We cant wait for or next trip back.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children

Map

Map

We Are a Five Minute Walk from the Center of Cruz Bay. You can walk to two of the most beautiful beaches, Solomon and Honeymoon, in 30 minutes along the National Park Service trail through the woods. Or rent a car or take a taxi to explore the North Shore beaches- some of the very best in the world. In ten minutes you will be at Hawksnest, and then on to Oppenheimer, Trunk Bay, Cinnamon, Francis Bay and beyond, to name a few, all within the protected boundaries of the National Park. You can take your beach towels, chairs and coolers from the unit, so pack a lunch and make it a day.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, parasailing, kayaking, wildlife viewing

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Cruz Bay Condo Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Notes

  • $225-550
  • Jan 1-April 30 .. $275-$550 (studio, 1 BR or 2 BR depending on needs)
    May-Dec 20. .. $225-$450 (studio, 1 BR or 2 BR, depending on needs)
    Contact for Christmas/New Year's rates
    Please contact us for rates and details to rent just the studio or 1 Bedroom unit.

Amenities

Amenities

Cruz Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1- Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2- Studio - 1 king
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • reefs
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • deepsea fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
We have a separate efficiency kitchen (apartment sized refrigerator, sink, etc) in addition to a full kitchen; We have 2 washers and 2 dryers (apartment sized); The 'second bedroom' is really a large studio with separate bedroom area (king bed) and a discrete living area with sofa (queen sleeper) and entertainment center and table.

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