Cloud Nine is located on a hilltop 640 feet above the Caribbean Sea where you can see mountain peaks 80 miles away. With spectacular views, gentle trade winds, and the twinkling lights of distant islands Cloud Nine combines the comforts of traditional Caribbean architecture with casual elegance and creates a private, romantic and restful environment. There are beds for up to nine people at this vacation villa. At night after a beautiful sunset, the soft lighting, gentle trade winds and twinkling lights of distant islands create a seductive and tranquil ambiance. A covered walkway connects the living room/kitchen with the bedroom wing.
We are Allen and Linda. We and our two teen daughters are residents of St. John and have lived on St. John since 1990. We chose St. John as our ideal home after exploring the Caribbean and Bahamas by sailboat. We manage Cloud Nine and Pebble Cove on East End ourselves and it is very important to us that our guests are pleased with the property. We find the views from this lovely home to defy description and every time we walk in the front door we are still charmed by the view.
We wanted to offer this pleasure to our guests as well. We also love the relative coolness of this particular Gifft Hill location. The sun keeps the pool warm, but gentle breezes keep the house very comfortable year round. The courtyard opens to the view and offers plenty of privacy, a feature most guests highly value. Yes, you can swim, sunbathe or soak in the spa with no bathing suit.
A short drive to the beaches, close to town yet uniquely private. This is the perfect location from which to explore St. John. We love sitting on the deck under the stars or under the shade of the gazebo and watching the play of light and wind on the waters below. The sunsets and lights of St. Thomas are magical!
St John is 2/3 Virgin Islands National Park. There are many excellent hiking trails, including the famous Reef Bay Trail with the petroglyphs inscribed on rocks by the pond and waterfall. Take the tour with a park guide and return to town by boat or hike the 2.5 mile trail on your own.
Enjoy cultural events and archeological sites, including artifacts found in recent digs displayed at the waterfront museum at Cinnamon Bay.
During high season there is the National Park Seminar Series with guided hikes, kayak or architectural tours with local experts.
Annual events to challenge your fitness include: September - The Love City Triathlon, February - 8 Tuff Miles, May - Beach to Beach Power Swim St. John School of the Arts offers a concert series. Enjoy a variety of musical venues at local bars and restaurants, including Wednesday night open mic at Sun Dog Café in Mongoose Junction. Explore an excellent variety of shopping, including art galleries, open art studios, fine jewelry, island, sport clothes, surfing and island fancy.
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|50% deposit to hold reservation, 50% balance due 60 days in advance
We accept checks, credit cards and PayPal.
|Notes||Winter and summer rates are for 2 people. Add $25 per person per night for additional guests.
Holiday rate of $4900 is for 2-6 guests. Add $25 pp/night for more.
Less than 7 night reservations are possible when only 6 or fewer nights are open between other bookings. Please call or write for specific dates and a rate quote and any special discounts.
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