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Beachfront House 20 Yards from the Ocean

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
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Cruz Bay House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

20 yards from the ocean, Mampoo Hill is a special island beach house. Read a book 10 feet from the lapping sea in a double hammock between two palm trees. Or snorkel in privacy in the "back yard" ocean. And watch dramatic sunsets from the luxurious spa or lounge chairs on the upper deck as the end of daylight glistens off the trees and Caribbean ocean. (Note: We only accept DIRECT bookings)

Mampoo Hill was designed to take advantage of its fabulous, close up ocean views--from every room. This open air island home has a huge air conditioned master bedroom with a double dressing area, king size bed, queen size futon couch, library, ceiling fans, VCR/DVD and internet connection while the guest bedroom has twin beds (that can be made up as a king), a ceiling fan, AC, remote controlled cable TV and a full bathroom. Both have spectacular beach front views. Enjoy a beautifully renovated kitchen, a gas grill for outdoor cooking and al fresco dining.

Keywords: House

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About The Owner

My husband, Bill, and I (Candace) live in Atlanta, Georgia. He's a management labor lawyer with his own firm, Kaspers & Associates and I am a retired college professor and current gold and sterling silver jewelry artist. Bill graduated from Princeton and U. of Michigan Law School and I graduated from Mills College (California) and U. of Michigan Graduate School.

The Owner purchased this house in 1979

Why The Owner chose St John

This is a beach front property, 20 yards from the ocean on St. John, which is like a private island. What's not to like?

What makes this house unique

Fabulous, private snorkeling in your own back yard; a double hammock within 10 feet of the ocean between two palm trees; 1 acre of property; all the modern conveniences yet a newly renovated "island" home which takes advantage of its views and tradewinds.


based on 24 traveler reviews

Beachfront House 20 Yards from the Ocean
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Fantastic Time!!

  • 5 of 5

Husband, son & daughter-in-law and myself stayed a week. The house was more than I expected. The open-air floor plan was great and the fans kept us cool enough. Although sleeping on the comfy beds in the a/c bedrooms was great! From having good tips from Jennifer to Craig meeting us at the dock to the time we left, everything was great. Had fun watching the birds enjoy the sugar and seeing the iguana family. We saw 3 of them! Appreciated the nice touch of the cheese & crackers in the refrigerator for us to enjoy the first night. Loved listening to the surf sounds all the time. Very relaxing Would highly recommend Mampoo Hill when traveling to St. John. Rent the jeep that is available. You will need it to get around to the various beaches. Thanks so much for sharing Mampoo Hill with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We soooo...loved our Mampoo Hill vacation! It exceeded our expectations all around! What a lovely beach home which was perfect for us! Your staff is great, too! And thanks again for opening your home to us!"

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough! Mampoo Hill is magical! My wife, nine year old daughter, and myself spent a fantastic week her. The owners make the process easy and the on island managers are great! We are planning our return now.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Mampoo Hill is incredible. The house is excellent. The beach is great. We cannot wait to return. We have one complaint only -- we had to get used to the noise of the crashing waves every night (but we survived). Rent the jeep.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado

A Slice of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was my second trip to Mampoo Hill and it was again a fabulous getaway. From the moment I entered the private drive to the acre property, I knew I stepped into paradise! It is secluded and peaceful with views of the ocean from every room. You can even see the ocean while lying in bed from each of the bedrooms - my fantasy! The house is laid out to create privacy and common meeting areas with an ample deck including a hot tub. The kitchen is well appointed so if you chose to eat in rather than dine out, there is no problem. The property is a short drive from many wonderful restaurants and excellent snorkeling (or lounging) beaches. I highly recommend taking advantage of the rental jeep that the owners make available - you will not be disappointed as the rates are lower than the car rental agencies on island and the convenience is great! I highly recommend this as a getaway whether you are looking for just relaxing or want to explore and use this as your nightly home or better yet, some of both!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Libation Haven

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this amazing home for one week in October. The view and sounds of nature are enveloping and tranquil. The open air home is comfortable and beautiful. The beds are incredibly cozy and comfortable.

Several mornings we would walk the very short distance to the beach and adore the pristine ocean. So private and delightful. We cannot wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stargazing, rock collecting, Iguana viewing, coconut harvesting


Rates & Availability

Cruz Bay House Rental Rates


  • $249-$549/nt
  • U.S. Dollars
  • Dec.15-Apr 30 (except Christmas-NewYear's)... ......... $449/night
  • ----Christmas-New Year's .............................. $549/night
  • May 01-Aug 31, Nov1-Dec.14. ............................$299/night
  • Sep 01-Oct 31 ......................................... $249/night
  • Rates include 2 guests. $ 30/night per additional guest. Plus 10% USVI tax.
  • Minimum 5 nights. 10% house discount OVER 14 nights or for returnees.
  • 50% deposit & confirmation required to secure the reservation. Checks accepted.
  • Permission from the Kaspers is required for children under the age of ten (10).
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Cruz Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
1 acre of private beach front property and gardens, Complimentary dock pick-up, Professional house manager on call, Coffee Maker, Blender, Computer Printer, Double dressing room, valuables/jewelry safe, Ceiling fans, Landscape lighting, Private beach path, OPTIONAL Mampoo Hill 4-Door Automatic Jeep Wrangler with AC

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