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Old World Vacation Rental Villa in St John at Peter Bay

Bedrooms 4
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, sleeps 8, total AC, Pool, Beach

Amorosa Peter Bay is surrounded by St. John's National Park and located in the islands most desirable location. The fabulous north shore beaches at Peter Bay, Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Maho Bay, Francis Bay, Hawks Nest and more, are only a few moments drive in either direction. In fact, you can hike downhill to the Peter Bay beachs. Views from the villa stretch from Cinnamon Bay out to Jost Van Dyke and the BVI and out to Francis Bay and Tortola.

The design of Amorosa captures the old world splendor of a great Italian villa dating back hundreds of years. At the same time, all the modern conveniences blend in as well. The 14' waterfall between two ponds sits beneath the upper terrace and surrounds the 8 person outdoor bar and barbecue. The pool is surrounded by sun terrace and veranda. Indoor features begin with a charming marble and stone wine tasting room but be sure to view some photos of the many amenities.

Special Amenities: A/C all rooms. Hike to Peter Bay Beach. Bar, all 4 bedrooms. Outdoor speakers at Pool and Bar. Six large HD flat screen TVs. WIFI reception. Satellite TV.

More Details

Property Manager
John and Vicky Daly
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our family just returned from a wonderful summer stay at Villa Amorosa. St. John is one of our favorite retreats for swimming, snorkeling, diving and exploring and we wanted to take our children and grandchildren, a six month old and a twenty four month old.

Villa Amorosa was truly lovely with a great layout, luxurious amenities and spectacular views. While I think it was designed to accommodate four couples offering maximum privacy with private balconies and outdoor showers, it was perfect for all of us. We felt very comfortable with the layout for our young family. (The oversized closets in the two bedrooms of the main house became our small nurseries with a crib in each.)

The central North Shore location made trips to the beaches easy and the pool was always a nice place to come home to in the evening and enjoy our amazing view.
Jul 2010
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Estate Peter Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 2 showers
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , guest changing room
    Outdoors - outdoor shower
  • All bathrooms are elegantly finished in travertine marble and stone. There is also a convenient full bath and changing room with chair and dresser off the pool deck and great room for the convenience of visiting guests and their friends. Another outdoor shower for rinsing before or after massage table or swimming is at the outdoor bar.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 14' latex foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 14' latex foam mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 14' latex foam mattress
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 14' latex foam mattress
  • All bedrooms are furnished with King Sized Beds of 14' latex foam. Hypoallergenic (including down alternative comforters) and very comfortable. Bedrooms have views to Cinnamon and Peter Bay, Jost Van Dyke's White Bay, and Tortola. All bedrooms are air conditioned with individual thermostats. Each bedroom suite has full bathroom with covered outdoor shower (one has indoor and outdoor) and a private balcony.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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Old World Vacation Rental Villa in St John at Peter Bay
average rating of 4.875 based on 25 reviews

Very nice property

  • 4 of 5

Spent a week with three adult children and their friends and significant others (29-35). There were 8 of us and the home was perfect for this size group. Four bedrooms, none of them really significantly worse than the others. All with private baths and balconies with views. Plenty of room inside or out for all of us to sit down to dinner, beautiful kitchen with large Viking fridge and Wolf oven and range. Great place to cook (one of our group is a chef), though light at night was a bit weak due to low wattage bulbs I assume. Plenty of space for lounging outside with 8 padded lounge chairs. View was wonderful, I could have spent all my time in the pool looking at the BVI's. 5 or 10 minute drive to Cinnamon beach, perhaps 15 to Trunk. Easy to get back and forth. Overall we had a truly wonderful time in this home, but there were a few issues renters should be aware of

"Wine room" not as advertised, no furniture. Not sure we would have done anything in there anyway, but not as advertised (not a big deal at all). All electricity is on timers, and AC shuts off after three hours in bedrooms unless you get up and turn the timer again. Have rented other homes in the Caribbean and never seen this. Wasn't a big deal, electricity is very expensive on St Johns. Mostly just interesting. Others have said that you could walk to the beach with your coffee - not quite accurate if you are a 65 y/o guy with a hip replacement. It is VERY STEEP to get down and up from the closest beach, fortunately my wife and two children went down there first and I didn't attempt this. Pool filter system didn't seem to work real well, water was not clear. Pool guy showed up at midweek unannounced and while it was a bit awkward to suddenly have this guy in the back yard, he at least did dump some chlorine in the pool. There were a few other very minor issues with the home but nothing major. My only real complaint is that there is no garbage pickup. You have to drive to a dumpster to get rid of the garbage (and none are particularly close) And if you don't take it when you leave, they "charge" you an additional $75. Not sure that a rental this nice and in this price range should charge you additional for this service.

To me these issues are really minor...this is a lovely place and my children have repeatedly told me it was the best week ever. I would recommend it without any reservations...just wanted to touch on the above small issues so others were aware.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the compliments and we're so glad that you enjoyed the villa. There is a minor misunderstanding about garbage pickup which I'd like to clarify. We do not charge for garbage pickup when you leave. Our maids take care of anything left at the house as part of the rental deal. There is a company that will charge to pick up garbage mid stay though if you want that additional service. I hope this helps and I hope we see you back soon!
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Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Island Stones provided our family with a wonderful week. Amazing views of the north shore of St. John and the BVI. The outdoor pool, bar, and patio area are wonderful for relaxing and taking in the sun. Most of our time was spent there taking in the stunning views. The kitchen, dining, and living area were perfect for our large group. Bedrooms and bathrooms were very private and well maintained. Outdoor showers took a little time to get used to but very enjoyable.

A few minor issues occurred, but responded to and remedied quickly by the management staff.

Overall, would recommend to others and would definitely return for vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Amorosa is beautiful and spacious! The views are stunning. We cooked and ate most of our meals on the veranda and loved it.

We also liked being so close to the beaches. You could literally be at Trunk Bay in 2 minutes!

I would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Potomac Falls, VA

Beautiful property - Gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

We were 2 families visiting St. John for spring break week. Amarosa was just as the pictures showed - gorgeous view, well maintained, beautiful grounds. We have no complaints. It was perfect for our week vacation. The location is the best on the island, close to all the North Shore beaches yet conveniently close to town. St. John is a magical place and the villa takes full advantage of its surroundings. We are already dreaming up ways to make a return trip some day!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredibly Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Amarosa is a gorgeous property from the exceptional exterior design of a Tuscan Villa, beautifully landscaped, to the very appealing pool with lovely views of Peter and Cinnamon Bays. It had great privacy and both interior and exterior were exceptionally clean and well-maintained. The owners were very attentive.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Johnson City, TN

Perfect Location- Heavenly Week!

  • 5 of 5

Amorosa has the top location on St John. You are just minutes away from all of the North Shore beaches including our favorite, Cinnamon Bay. The views are good with BVI islands in the background and the gorgeous turquoise waters to watch sailboats pass by. You are also a quick drive to Cruz Bay for dining and provisions. The home is clean, nicely decorated and equipped very well with everything you need to enjoy a week or more. This is the 4th villa we have rented on STJ and our favorite. I recommend dining at Asolare a few minutes drive from Amorosa before you enter Cruz Bay. The sunset is spectacular and the food and service even better. Such a nice intimate feel to this restaurant. Rhumb Line in Cruz Bay is also a must for dining every visit. The Szechuan Tuna and guava habanero margarita are amazing! If you want to get away from the tourist traps and boat to private interesting locations in the BVI or USVI contact Captain Wilson of Island Wilson Excursions. He will pick you up at Cruz Bay and whisk you away to someplace beautiful to snorkel, tour, swim or relax on a beach where no one is there but you! STJ is heaven to us. We brought a first timer couple this year and they already want us to book Amorosa for next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Amorosa and recommendations for future guests! We are delighted to have been a part of your St. John experience :) See you next year!
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
St. Thomas STT
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Cinnamon Beach
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
North Shore Road
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Peter Bay Beach & Cinnamon & Trunk
Car: recommended

Amorosa Peter Bay is located right in the middle of perhaps the nicest of any Caribbean destinations. The National Park of St. John USVI covers over 2/3rds of the island and surrounds the property. Amorosa is also surrounded by many of the world's most fabulous white sand warm blue water beaches. Water sports are available at nearby Cinnamon Bay Beach. The Reef Bay trail to ancient petroglyphs, the ruins at Annaberg and Catherineberg, and Caneel Bay Resort are all nearby. Coral Bay is about a 15 minute car ride. Cruz Bay about ten minutes away offers many fine restaurants, duty free shops, and ferry connections to the BVI and St. Thomas.


Rates & Availability

Estate Peter Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving up to 8 guests
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest
Holiday up to 8 guests
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 15 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $158 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
Apr 16 2018 - Nov 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving up to 8 guests
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest
Holiday up to 8 guests
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 5 2019 - Apr 15 2019
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $158 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $450
Additional Guest Fee $79 per person per night

Guests 2 years old and under are no charge.
Thanksgiving and Christmas rates are for up to 8 guests. Please inquire for additional guests.
We encourage Saturday turnover unless previously arranged. Please inquire via email if you desire a different arrival/departure date.
There is a 3% convenience fee for credit card/PayPal transactions.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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