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Explore Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay

The beautifully-manicured beach, turquoise waters and kid-friendly activities at Saint John's Great Cruz Bay are the perfect bedfellows for the neighboring harbor of Chocolate Hole, a quiet spot popular with fishermen and locals alike. Dotted between the 2 areas, Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay vacation rentals offer the ideal base for getaways with families, friends or both. You'll find these rentals within easy reach of shopping and dining at Cruz Bay and the postcard-worthy scene at Trunk Bay Beach, not to mention the many natural delights within the Virgin Islands National Park.

Activities

Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay adventures

Basking in the warm, shallow waters that surround Saint John is a must-do for visitors. Teeming with colorful marine fish, as well as turtles and seahorses, these waters are best explored with the help of a kayak, paddleboard or snorkel gear, all of which will be available to hire from various points close to your Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay vacation rental. You might choose to explore under your own steam or prefer a local to guide the way, but whether it's hiking along Turtle Point Trail beside Caneel Bay or kayaking through Hurricane Hole's mangrove forest, outdoor adventure is never far away.

Weather

Winter sun in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay

Demand for Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay vacation rentals is at its highest during the winter months of December through March. Travelers flock to the island to enjoy perpetual sunny days and refreshingly-breezy nights, so it's wise to book your preferred rental early. Temperatures are glorious between July and October, though rain is typical during a season that is renowned for hurricanes. Compromise can often be found in April and May. There's less going on, but blissful days are all but guaranteed.

Natural features

Natural wonders in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay

Natural wonders can be found around every corner on Saint John, the smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and there are many must-see attractions to tell your friends about. In nearby Fish Bay, it's possible to share the clear, shallow waters with juvenile nurse sharks, while to the north, the summit of Peace Hill offers enchanting views of Saint Thomas and the British Virgin Islands. An outing to the eastern coast provides a different flavor of Caribbean life, one that's a great deal quieter than that found in lively Cruz Bay.

Where to stay around Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,607 vacation rentals near Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay. From 125 Houses to 618 Villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay:

  • Red Hook: 356 vacation rentals
  • Point Rendezvous: 134 vacation rentals
  • Peterborg: 62 vacation rentals
  • Seagrape Hill: 84 vacation rentals
  • Smith Bay: 184 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 125 Houses in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay include:

  • Villas: 618 rentals available
  • Cottages: 54 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 627 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,255 vacation rentals with pool available in Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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