The overwhelming physical beauty of Sapphire Beach: 20 feet from the water's edge; the music of the surf to relax you; the constant tradewinds to cool you; white sands at your doorstep; a palm tree to call your own. An island vista uninterrupted from Atlantic to Caribbean--the ultimate in relaxation.
Situated at the windward (Eastern) end of St. Thomas, Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina is just five minutes away from the nautical village of Red Hook, with the St. John and BVI ferry docks, the fabulous Marina Market with its gourmet wines, meats and deli, the succulent lobster to be found at many village restaurants, all kinds of interesting little shops and the constant party at Duffy's Love Shack.
GREETINGS FROM YOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY MANAGER:
The peacefulness of your vacation will be in the personal hands of Kathleen Browne and Gordon Jones, the Hammock in Heaven's onsite managers. Both of these unusual people will give you great comfort and security during your stay. Makes friends when you arrive and have friends for life. These are people you can count on.
YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME:
Featuring a huge wrap-around terrace and an uninterrupted view from Atlantic to Caribbean over St. John and the British Virgin Islands, your condominium is a premier unit at Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina, a gated community with 24-7 security. (Many guests who have visited and seen what Sapphire Beach has to offer have said this unit occupies Sapphire's best location.)
The condominium is an extra-large (752-foot) fully air-conditioned studio that can be divided to create two sleeping areas by a sliding, louvered wood partition. The 'master' sleeping area presents a king-sized bed with a brand new Pillow-Top mattress providing exquisite sleeping comfort and, at the foot of the bed, a flat-screen HD, LCD cable TV. The living/dining area, with its brand new tropical furniture (including sofa bed), provides a second full-channel cable TV. Both areas have air conditioning and ceiling fans.
The kitchen is sleek and modern, with a full-sized fridge, stove and microwave. And the bath, with its Moen fixtures and double sinks, will delight you. The outside deck is a premier feature because it is so huge. It contains a dining area, a lounge area and, of course, the Heavenly Hammock pictured above.
THE SAPPHIRE BEACH MARINA (75 feet down the beach):
A wonderland of island water activities. Daysail to St. John, Caneel Bay and Trunk Bay. Cruise a catamaran to Jost Van Dyke in the BVI, home of Foxy's and the Soggy Dollar Bar. Speedboat to Virgin Gorda and The Baths. Dive PADI. Jetski. Fish the North and South Drops with the very best. Or just hang out and watch the resident school of 50-pound tarpon play in the Marina. (**The Owner has negotiated serious discounts on most of these excursions and adventures for your benefit.**)
FREE LOUNGE CHAIRS AND SNORKEL EQUIPMENT ON SAPPHIRE BEACH:
A one-mile, 'drop-dead' beach with every water toy imaginable. A two-tier freshwater pool. A bar and grille serving both the pool and at the main beach. Concierge and car rental services in the lobby. Complimentary lounge chairs and snorkeling equipment at the Dive Shop. Snorkel with turtles, rays and a kaleidoscope of fishes right off the beach.
ABOUT THE OWNER:
The owner of your vacation condo, Peter Rosenbaum, is dedicated to making your vacation perfect. He visits St Thomas often to maintain this condo in perfect condition. Your satisfaction with his 'Hammock in Heaven' is his greatest pleasure. He knows St. Thomas well and can answer all of your questions. This commitment to your satisfaction comes through clearly in the comments of his prior guests. From your very first phone call or email, which will be promptly returned, you will know that you are in the hands of a competent and knowledgeable owner whose primary concern is you.
A 'GUIDE TO RELAXATION' -- YOUR SPECIAL GIFT FROM THE OWNER
For anyone thinking of a Sapphire Beach vacation, the owner, a well-known author, has written and maintains a booklet called 'Guide to Relaxation.' This is a continuously evolving set of notes on everything you need to know to have a great time at Sapphire. It is based upon the Owner's experiences and those of his guests. If you are considering the rental of his Hammock in Heaven, it is offered to you enthusiastically with his compliments. It will be forwarded as part of his reply email to your inquiry on this listing.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
For you convenience, all credit cards are accepted.
YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE ISLAND
At your option, Kathleen and Gordon will make available their services to provide you with airport transfers and personalized introduction to your island home. They will pick you up at the airport in a private car, give you an informative tour of the island as he whisks you to Sapphire Beach, first making a market stop so that you can provision your condo's fridge. He will answer all of your questions. Most important, you will be made to feel comfortable, welcome and at home.