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Best in its price range. Great reviews.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom , 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

'SOL COTTAGE' -

A real find for the frugal traveler...

Simple, Stylish, Clean, Great Price & Convenient Location

(Air Conditioned Bedroom)

$125 per night Apr.16-Nov.30

$147 per night Dec.1-Apr.15

Holidays will be more.

Quiet 1/3 acre of Lush Tropical Garden Setting.

Surrounded by bananas, plantains,,

bird of paradise, genip trees, guavaberry trees,

lime trees, mango trees, coconut trees.

Pick up some locally caught fish for the BBQ grill or have a relaxing dinner casual or upscale at one of many fine St.John restaurants.

The cottage is located in the lovely and quiet area of Fish Bay.

From the cottage door its is only a 10min. hike to Reef Bay Beach, which is located in the National Park. . Explore old sugar mill ruins,ancient rock carvings,and enjoy panoramic vistas of sea and green mountains.. Legendary white powder Northshore beaches are a lovely 15 min. car ride.

The cottage also has wireless internet. Small kitchen. If you are not mobile the spiral staircase will not work for you.

Lively town of Cruz Bay is a scenic 10 min. drive from Sol Cottage.

This little Oasis is quiet, private, and comfortable.

No Smoking on the property.

Check in 4pm and Check out 10am.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Property Manager
James M Miller
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

Amenities

Reef Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Best in its price range. Great reviews.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
5

Wonderful stay at Sol cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent four nights at the Sol cottage. We found everything as described - the cottage was spotless and well equipped with everything needed to explore St. John. After arriving later than expected, the deli supplies were a Godsend. A very thoughtful touch. A short drive back to town will connect you with the many things St. Johns has to offer. We did have a bit of trouble initially locating the cottage the directions but a call to our host put us on track. We enjoyed the screened in porch. The outdoor shower was the best! We found the upstairs quite lovely -- a comfortable bed, a separate bathroom and even books to read. (As noted by others, the spiral staircase might pose a problem to those with mobility issues.) A great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time exploring St. John and were very happy with our accommodations. We rented a jeep and it was wonderful to have a comfortable bed and 'home base' after a long day of hiking, exploring the beautiful beaches or taking a charter around the island.

We chose this location for it's proximity to Reef Bay and the connecting trails. It was a wonderful decision. We took about 1 1/2 hr to hike to the petroglyphs via Parrot Bay Beach to Reef bay beach and another hour to explore par force and the Reef bay great house. We enjoyed the hermit crabs that were abundant at the Reef bay plantation that was about a 45 minute hike.

This was the perfect place for our romantic getaway!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, immaculate private cottage

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Sol Cottage. The area is totally peaceful, with only the sound of crickets and frogs at night. This was the cleanest and most well-supplied rental we have stayed at, with beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, and even a welcome array of deli supplies that gave us an easy dinner after we arrived.

The cottage is a steep and winding 10 minute drive from Cruz Bay, and like many other times on the island we appreciated having a Jeep instead of a 2wd sedan. The trade-off for peaceful quiet evenings is that there are no restaurants or stores close by, but that is the point! We loved the walk south up Hilltop Lane for beautiful sunrise and sunset views. We also hiked to the petroglyphs from the cottage, but you should plan on more than the 30 minutes listed in the posting. (About 2 1/4 miles one-way, with 3/4 mile on soft sand along Reef Bay.) A beautiful hike, but slower than the distance would imply since much of it isn't on a trail.

The screened-in porch was absolutely wonderful, surrounded by palm trees and a perfect place for breakfasts or relaxing after a long day. The open air shower was fantastic also, keeping the extra humidity out of the house and providing some fun times with tree frogs that live in the decorative conch shells lining the top. (Don't worry frog-o-phobes, they never crawled down inside of the shower.) We found Sol Cottage to be the perfect private peaceful escape for us, and a great base for exploring the island!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Adorable Charming Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Dear James,

Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay at the SOL Cottage!! The cottage itself was very roomy, having a screened in very decorative porch, liked having two floors, two ceiling fans, many windows, which kept the place cool with a nice breeze. The cottage being surrounded by tropical plants and trees plus the sounds of various birds was a feeling of being outside. The shower was amazing looking up seeing the sun beam through the trees!

The kitchen was well equipped, with Keurig coffee machine (with filter to add coffee grounds), nice new size refrigerator, hot plates, toaster oven and microwave. The cottage was close to a wide variety of beaches, our favorite being Francis Bay. It was also close to town (Cruz Bay) with two grocery stores to pick up supplies. The TV worked very well too! The free Wi-Fi with free calling to the states was an added bonus. Very nicely decorated too!! Thanks so much for the delicious snacks/sandwiches on our arrival, which really a nice treat! Everything was great from start to finish. You being such a wonderful and very helpful host as well! If we could rate higher than the five stars we definitely would!! We definitely try to visit again hoping for 2018!

Sincerely,

Larry & Diane from Chicago

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumberland Plateau, TN
5

Cute tropical cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at SOL cottage. It was very nicely decorated, comfortable, and super clean. At the end of long days out snorkeling we really enjoyed coming back to the outdoor shower. The kitchen was equipped well enough for any of the meals we wanted to prepare. The location was close enough to Cruz Bay to quickly run to town for groceries or a night out. We really enjoyed our stay and think it would be very hard to find a better value for the money on St. John!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Deal on St. John

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for me, & I wish I'd stayed longer rather than doing half of my trip at other places. It was SUCH a great deal compared to the other places on St. John, & had everything I needed. Marc bought me a bag of groceries when I arrived, which was SO kind & unexpected! There were also fancy, unexpected touches like bougainvilla bouquets & fancy folding on the towels & toilet paper, like you'd see in a resort.

It took me 10 minutes to drive into Cruz Bay. There was a cute frog who came to visit me outside the cottage, & I loved the jungle noises at night. If you don't mind an outdoor shower (buggy) & occasional bugs in the house, this place is perfect. I appreciated having a closet with plenty of hangers, & 2 bathrooms. It was nice staying a bit outside of the busy town, & Marc gave me total privacy even though the cottage sits on his property just feet away. I highly recommend Sol Cottage!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Reef Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$147
 
 
Summer
Apr 15 2017 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$136
 

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