|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Moonswept was named one of the Top 5 New Caribbean Villas of 2008 by Caribbean Way Canada Magazine. The villa is owned by two New York City musicians, Garry Dial and Terre Roche. If you are one of the many returning guests you'll be happy to hear that Moonswept has added a brand new hot tub to the amenities!
Moonswept is a picturesque retreat, high above the turquoise waters of the Caribbean with its scattering of islands, splendid in the morning sun and magical in the moonlight. The villa is a spacious getaway as far from the madding crowd as one could be, with the luxury of a villa and the serenity and natural beauty of an enchanted island.
When you enter the front door the high vaulted ceiling is a grand dome over the kitchen area, not unlike the sky itself. You're inside, but you're not cramped. Almost immediately you are called toward the Great Room by the most spectacular view of the sea through huge windows that give a sweeping vista of your surroundings. You'll want to stop and experience this moment fully. Many of our guests have remarked that the photographs on the website don't begin to evoke the feeling that comes with being at Moonswept.
The villa has plenty of cozy spaces in which to congregate, yet you'll never feel confined. The colors, the artwork on the walls, the furniture and all of the small details of design are elements mindfully added over time to maintain an environment in which each visitor can feel at home.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the modern conveniences. There are two equal-sized bedrooms, each with a large screen TV, two spacious bathrooms, laundry facilities, a large screen TV in the Great Room sitting area, a wine cooler and Wi-Fi throughout the house. If you feel like eating indoors, you can sit at the great Basque-style dining table in the center of the villa and watch the moods of the sea and sky changing moment to moment.
Out on the pool deck you'll sit under the awning in the shade and enjoy meals at the dining table, or soak up the sun's rays on the deck chairs by the pool in a completely private environment. There's a hot tub for soothing the tired muscles that we all seem to bring along with us. This is a great place from which to watch the night sky with it's stars, moon, satellites and comets inviting your mind to expand outward and reconnect with your true nature.
We sincerely hope that you can experience the beauty of the island of St. John through the wonder of Moonswept Villa and bring back with you some of her inspiration and serenity.
Four-wheel drive vehicle required.
Keywords: Luxury Villa
We are two New York City musicians. When we arrive at Moonswept we exhale. It is the most exhilerating exhale we've ever experienced!
We never dreamed of buying a house in St. John. Through a series of magical events, we visited the island, performed some shows there, bought the land and a dear friend of ours helped build the villa.
Unlike any other place we've ever been, Moonswept has a powerful effect on the soul, healing the wounds of stress and empowering us to return to our work lives in New York City.
Moonswept is the perfect Villa! We enjoyed spending the Holidays at Moonswept. The salt water pool and hot tub overlooking the east end of St. John and BVI's is stunning. Each day we woke up to spectacular sunrises and ended the evenings star gazing. The Villa's care taker Emily was so helpful in proving us with information on diving. Our daughter loved her diving experience with Low Key dive out of cruise bay. We also enjoyed dinner at Skinny Legs and Indigo Grill and snorkeling at Salt Pond, hiking Ram's Head and swimming at Maho. We love St. John and staying at Moonswept Villa is wonderful! Looking forward to returning next year :)
Words are inadequate to describe the incredible beauty of this mountaintop escape! Once you make the climb in your 4 wheel drive vehicle up the hillside, you will be tempted to stay for your entire trip. The house is elegant, but casual, charming, but not fussy. We instantly felt at home. The owners provide everything you need to settle in and relax. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen is well stocked and the wall of glass provides an expansive view of the BVI's. The private pool and hot tub are secluded and you feel like you are on top of the world. The only problem is finding the will to pack up and go home at the end of your perfect vacation! This was our 6th trip to this piece of paradise and we will most certainly be back!
We celebrated our 30th anniversary along with our 2 adult children and 1 girlfriend. It was everything described on this site and in the reviews and more! While on this trip, we talked a lot about people and places that have enriched our lives. Moonswept will enrich your life! I am in a wheelchair with very little mobility. The house was perfect for my wheelchair and there were no problem getting around in the house and in and out of the pool. Book it now and you will not be disappointed!
This has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth! The owners have added all the comforts of home and picked out beautiful colors and furnishings that make the experience luxurious! It feels like you are at the top of the world! While you are still in the wilderness of the Caribbean and have the outdoor creatures like tree frogs, geckos and crawling things, it's easy to coexist in this piece of paradise. The bumpy road up the mountains makes sure that you don't have folks who just wander by and there is no human made noise. It's the perfect vacation spot. It's convenient to all the beautiful beaches and sailboat adventures.We have been back many times and hope to continue the tradition. The owners and their caretaker of the property are wonderful and always helpful!
This is our third rental on Coral Bay and hands down the best view with around 40 feet of windows. Loved the home, loved all the amenities, the pool was wonderful and the hot tub each night fantastic! A week was not enough time and we will definitely be back!
We did not hesitate to include our friends in our second stay at Moonswept. Everything one could possibly want is provided. The villa is elegant - yet invitingly casual. The kitchen area is fully appointed and even includes a wine cooler. The pictures of the view do not do it justice. In fact, the pictures of the entire villa, though well-done, do not compare to the moment you walk into Moonswept. Ten days were the perfect stay for us, giving us plenty of time for snorkeling all around the island, relaxing, grilling by the pool, and taking advantage of the many great restaurants around the Coral Bay area as well as in town. We will return! Thank you, Terre, Garry & Dave!!!
St. John is a quiet and pristine haven mainly consisting of a State Park. It is known for having the most beautiful beaches in the world. Hiking, snorkeling, diving, swimming and boating are among the many activities for vacationers. It's restaurants are great, as it attracts many top chefs. There are a myriad of opportunities to dine outside on the beach, high above overlooking the state park and the ocean. You'll have to stop your car to wait as donkeys, goats, sheep, horses, cows and chickens cross the road. There are small boutique shopping areas where you will be able to find treasures to bring home. Opportunities abound for having massages, catered meals and sunset sails among the islands. Our caretaker, Dave, is a long-time island native and a really great guy! He can direct you toward many hidden treasures among the day trip offerings. In the house there are books about the history of the island that you can read as you take in the breathtaking view of the sea.
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
Please visit www.moonsweptstjohn.com for the most comprehensive and up to date information about Moonswept. You are in for a real treat should you decide to pay us a visit! We look forward to hosting you on your vacation.
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