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Escape to Your Own Caribbean Retreat

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Solberg House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Explore the Caribbean from your own slice of paradise. Reefside Escape is an extremely private 900 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa buried in the Caribbean jungle. This property offers a stunning 180 degree ocean view and is perched just 30 feet over a spectacular Caribbean reef. Your own secluded, completely private white sand beach is just a two minute walk through the rain forest.

Relax on the huge 700 square foot deck as you grill some fresh fish or lobster, watch the sunset and enjoy a pina colada. Read in the hammock, retreat into the air conditioned bedrooms or leave the sliding glass doors open all night and sleep to the sound of crashing waves directly below you.

Escape reality but continue to enjoy the comforts of home with satellite TV, a full kitchen, king size beds, gas grill, and outdoor dining.

Owners live nearby and are happy to meet you at the airport, take you to your rental car, escort you to the property and give you tips on 'island living.'

Car rental is a must at this property and 4 WD jeep rental is strongly encouraged. Accessing this property, requires being able to walk down the 71 steps leading from the driveway to the actual villa.

Reefside escape offers a chance for a Caribbean adventure you are unlikely to forget. See our website (link located below next to the calendar) for more information and pictures.

Please note that there is an air conditioning surcharge which is a non refundable $30 per day.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016
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based on 11 traveler reviews

Escape to Your Own Caribbean Retreat
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful, will be going back

  • 4 of 5

This is the place for those who want a private adventure retreat away from the tourist areas at a great value. The listing description was accurate with a nice layout for 1 or 2 couples. the largest positive point for us was the snorkeling right in front of the house. A 40 to 50 yard trail leads to a secluded beach with amazing snorkeling for more than a mile to the east and almost a mile to the west (more than most folks can accomplish). there is world class coral right in front of the house that was already old when Columbus arrived in the area, and there is such limited access to the water along this shoreline, ensuring the reef seclusion and beauty. We were in the water 7 times in 4 days and never saw another person in the water with us. If I had to say anything negative it would be that the place could use a little more dusting, but Carolyn was a great host, and ensured we had everything we needed. We recommend renting a jeep as the roads are steep in places and if you like to explore like us it is a must to have 4 wheel drive. We took the ferry to St John on one day and loved hiking the Reef Bay Trail and snorkeling at the end (Hike back up was tough but worth it, make sure you see the petroglyphs). Coral World was also worth going to, and we did spend an enjoyable day exploring Charlot Amalie. Carolyn made it easy for us on arrival by recommending we obtain our vehicle and go get groceries, and then she will meet you at whichever grocery store when you call, and then lead you to the house for check in. The car rental we chose (we recommend Discount cars, they pick you up at the airport minutes after calling them) and the grocery stores are minutes form the airport, and the home is 15 to 20 minutes from there. you can reach the furthest points on the island from the home in 30 minutes at the most.

Thank you Carolyn

Wes & Lisa

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carolyn was amazing

  • 5 of 5

Me and my girlfriend rented this place back in March. It was my 5 visit to St. Thomas and her 2nd. This place could not have been better for us. Very economical and Carolyn was the sweetest nicest lady ever. Always available to help us and answer any questions. We could walk to our little private beach and hang out on the deck and cook out. It is off the beaten path but we did not have a problem with it. A lot of people said a 4 wheel drive is a must but my Toyota Yaris had no problems navigating the entire island. If you have a experienced driver that is not afraid to drive you will be fine. Just make sure you get insurance just in case :)

This place was perfect for us. she had all the necessary acomodations. Clean linens and bedding. We did not want to leave and wish we could have stayed forever!!!! We made sure we left the place in the exact condition we received it in because Carolyn made us really feel at home and gave us a great rate.

Make sure you make your way to the private beach. You can take a little hike and venture to this private rock island thingy. On it you will find a guest book that you can sign that is in a tupperware. Pretty cool idea we saw when we ventured that way.

Thanks again Carolyn. We hope to see you soon.

-Richie and Andrea

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Excellent Villa, great view!

  • 5 of 5

Carolyn was extremely party had a great time here! The villa is comfertable and clean. The property is a little out the way and the hills are insane. YOU MUST GET A FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE! We traded in our Ford Focus after the first day for a Jeep, big difference, especially in the rain. I would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eastchester NY

Leon, Yana, Zhanna

  • 5 of 5

We from New York ( originally Sochi,Russia) we found this place amaizing and beautiful! Secluded private beach, great snorkeling area. We rent this place twice and we planing to rent it again! Thank you to owner Mrs. Carolyn See you soon we missed your place!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Indiana

Off the beaten path!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The place is a real adventure from the drive there to the access to the beach. It was exactly what we wanted. It is secluded and peaceful. Not for those who are un-energetic. We saw beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The rock climbing was lots of fun.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this house. It was comfortable and had everything we needed for a perfect vacation. All rooms have a beautiful view of the ocean and we could watch sunrises and sunsets from the deck. Viewing the starry sky at night was mesmerizing, and the sounds of the ocean and jungle were peaceful and relaxing. We found the snorkeling was among the best on the island. If you're a good swimmer you can snorkel all the way to beautiful, sandy, Neltjeberg beach. We saw lots of coral varieties and other sea life -- we loved snorkeling here and recommend this nice house to everyone. Thank you Carolynn!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aircondition surcharge $30
Refundable damage deposit $200

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Solberg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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