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Romantic Cottage $200 Open June 2-June 19, July 23 - Sept.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Meritage Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, AC, Jacuzzi, King Bed

Meritage Cottage is a charming studio perfect for your honeymoon or romantic get-away. Tucked on the hillside of Chocolate Hole, the cottage offers lovely views of tranquil Hart Bay, St. Thomas, St. Croix and spectacular sunsets. A five-minute walk down a path takes you to Hart Bay, a pebble beach perfect for beachcombing, snorkeling the area reefs, scuba diving, and strolling along the beaches, such wonderful ways to pass your days here.

The private sundeck with jacuzzi is perfect for sunbathing (clothing optional) by day to stargazing by night. You can simply relax and soak up the Caribbean sun. It's the perfect place for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway. Step into your private jacuzzi and let your troubles melt away...

Please find complete information and more pictures at meritagestjohn. com.

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Chris Rosbrook
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017


Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
hand-carved teak furnishings, ceiling fans, sliding doors leading to the sundeck, beach chairs, beach towels, and a cooler


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Romantic Cottage $200 Open June 2-June 19, July 23 - Sept.
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews

Beautiful spot!!

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is in the perfect location, with a great view, wonderful spa on the deck, and close to Cruz Bay. It is the guesthouse of a larger villa but is situated for maximum privacy and quiet. My husband and I cooked something on the grill most evenings and just relaxed and enjoyed the view of the lights of St. Thomas. Sinbad and Chris are great to work with and dedicated to providing a great stay to their guests. St. John is a beautiful place with lots to see and do. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura & Jim, We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful time at Meritage Cottage . Thanks for writing a review and nice to get your feedback that our dedication to providing a great stay for our guest is appreciated. Regards, Chris & Sinbad
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  • 5 of 5


We are so thankful we were able to spend our time at St. John in your lovely cottage. Everything we needed was within reach. The view was beautiful, your cottage was beautiful, everything was great! It was the perfect getaway!


Thank you, thank you! We appreciate you helping us with our transition into St John. Thank you for the who's, what, when, where, and how!

Hope to visit again one day!

Jessica and Laurie

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica & Laurie, We are glad to to hear Meritage Cottage fit the bill for your vacation on St.John. I'll pass your message onto Sinbad and let him know how much you appreciated all his help getting you all acclimated to your new surroundings. Thanks for taking time to write a review, were always curious to know what people think of our service. Thanks, Chris & Sinbad
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Meritage Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Property is cozy and well maintained, close to town yet tucked away in the foilage and hills that surrounds St Johns. View is Cruz Bay, Great Cruz Bay and Chocolate Hole. If traveling around the island to visit beaches and snorkeling, Meritage cottage has all the necessary items to ensure your beverages are cold, chairs for the beach and snorkeling gear. Property manager is very nice, met us when we arrived and gave us an overview of the property and a cool refreshing welcome drink. The Meritage Cottage is a lovely booking for couples and if combined with the Meritage House would make a fantastic property for a group of eight. Cheers

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, Glad to know you enjoyed your stay at Meritage Cottage and thanks for sharing your comments for future guest to read. Hope you can join us again in the future. Thanks, Chris & Esther Posbrook
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Beautiful spot, everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

This was a very beautiful little private space that had everything we were looking for. A rental 4WD is essential for access, but we loved the freedom it gave us to go to the nearby beaches or make a quick trip into town to get a bite to eat or to pick up groceries to grill on the balcony. The balcony was incredibly peaceful and the hot tub was a great addition. Sinbad was very helpful in getting us set up and was on-call when we needed him. It was very hard to leave this little spot and we're missing it already. Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephen, Glad to know you enjoyed the Hot Tub and hanging out on our peaceful deck over looking Hart Bay. Please come again to stay at Meritage Cottage in the future and thanks for taking time to write such a nice review. Chris & Esther
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Awesome Cottage, Fantastic View, Awesome Hosts

  • 5 of 5

Chris was a wonderful host offering much hospitality and Sinbad was the perfect greeter after a long trip. The cottage was quaint, and offerred incredible views. The unexpected stocked liquor bar was a blessing as we arrived kinda late and thirsty. Chris & Sinbad were, without a doubt, the most gracious and accommodating host/property manager I've ever dealt with. The location is in a perfect setting - close to all the great beaches, main town (Cruz Bay) and great restaurants and attractions. This will be my go to house rental whenever I visit St. John. Make sure you follow Sinbad's lead as he told us all the great places to eat, shop and even to fill up our rented Jeep. Fantastic experience all around!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Manny & Kathy, Thank you for the great review of Meritage Cottage. It's satisfied guest such as yourselves that make all the effort we put into the place worth while. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. Chris & Sinbad
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Wonderful Honeymoon Spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a great honeymoon at the cottage!! Sinbad was awesome. He picked us up right from the ferry (even though we arrived at 1130pm) and got us to our car and then to the house and made us feel at home. The cottage is in a wonderful spot (very cozy) and has an amazing view. It was only five minutes from down town so we didn't feel like driving into town for dinner every night was a big deal, but it was far enough away so that we felt like the house was secluded and peaceful.

The view from the deck was amazing, we were so happy to come back to a gorgeous sunset spot every evening and to hear the ocean from our deck in the morning. It was also great to get into the hot tub at night and we still had a nice view given the moon light. The amenities were also great, we were able to stream netflix over the wifi, the a/c was a welcome relief from the heat of the day, and we made breakfast almost every morning in the kitchen. It was also really nice to use the beach chairs and cooler provided at the house for the beaches!

Overall the cottage was a lovely spot for our honeymoon. We loved St.John and having our own private spot on a beautiful part of the island. We highly recommend the cottage and we hope to be back in the years to come!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mariah, So glad to hear your Honeymoon was such a success and that you enjoyed your stay at Meritage Cottage. We've tried to think of everything a couple would want to make it the perfect place to relax with all the pleasures the tropics has to offer. We hope to have you back in the future. Thanks, Chris
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Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 23 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 21 2017 - Apr 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning fee of $100 for bookings less than six days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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