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Just Feet from the Ocean

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 nights

Description

Bolongo Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Our condo complex is the closest to the ocean of any property in the entire Caribbean! Less than 10 feet from the blue Caribbean Ocean, as you sit on your balcony, you may see a stingray right below you in the ocean, and you will see many iguanas in the few feet of grass separating your balcony from the ocean right below your balcony.

Located in the famous Bolongo Bay area, you have great access to the ferry to St. John and also to the shopping areas of Havensight, Yacht Haven Grande and the waterfront of Charlotte Amalie. You have the use of four swimming pools: Watergate, Regatta, SeaCliff and Bolongo, along with all tennis courts and restaurants at Bolongo Bay.

Taxis are readily available at the Bolongo entrance but you also have your own parking space in front of your condo should you choose to rent a car.

We have just recently purchased new living room and dining room furniture, new blinds on all windows, two new flat-screen TV's in the living room and master bedroom (both with cable service), TV and cable in the second bedroom, and we now have internet/, along with WiFi. The balcony has a 'pub' table and chairs along with chaise lounges. We provide beach towels and a cooler in the hall closet to help you save room packing. You will absolutely love having a washer and dryer in the condo!

Keywords: Condominium, Ocean Rental, Beach Rental, on the ocean,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Owner
Dianne Williams
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Just Feet from the Ocean
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews
4

Very nice condo, and a very good location.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this condo unit recently while in USVI for a week's "working vacation". As a condo, you get two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, washer/dryer, a small but completely workable kitchen (with all you need in it) and a nice balcony to unwind. There is no pool at this condo, but the pool at the next-door Bolongo Beach resort is available, and it's pretty nice; also there are two other nearby pools for your use, so pools shouldn't be an issue. The "beach" is nearby in front of Bolongo Beach resort, and is mostly a rocky bottom, so I wouldn't exactly say the beach here is stellar (but heck, take a short trip to Magens, St John, or any other outstanding beach in USVI), so that's not really an issue either. At Bolongo Beach is Iggies, a beach bar, beach toy rentals (paddle boards, kayaks, etc.), and all the amenities of the resort. There's also another restaraunt at Bologo, but we didn't go. Mim's Restaurant is within the condo complex, right on the water, and the food there is outstanding!

The location of this condo within the unit is very good, I think it might be one of the best. It's near the "far end" of the condo complex, so it's not so close to Iggies which might be a bit noisy on some nights. A short walk to everything, parking right out front.

The condo itself? Very good, and very serviceable. It has everything you need, and for food and drink and whatever else you can hit nearby grocery stores.

For what we were staying for, this place was excellent. For anyone looking for a good place to stay on St Thomas, while getting what a condo offers at a great price, I'd recommend this place. I wouldn't recommend these condos for anyone looking for high-end luxury, look elsewhere.

And by all means, take a trip over to St John!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That was so great of you to take the time to write such a long and thorough review. I know other people searching for a place to stay will very much appreciate it. And I, of course, appreciate that it was such a 'glowing" review. I hope you will rent from us again. My Best To You, Dianne
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5

Fantastic vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in this condo. It is very well appointed with anything you'd need to use in the kitchen, lots of comfortable seating inside and out, beach towels, beach chairs, snorkeling gear, etc. The property is in a great location--removed from the bustle and congestion of Charlotte Amalie but easy to access great beaches around the island. As other reviewers have noted, the beach at Bolongo Bay isn't the best, but it is never crowded, and there are four fantastic pools for guests to use. We rented a car and were happy to have it to explore other beaches. We went a few times to Magen's Bay (lovely!), Sapphire Beach, Cowpet Bay Beach, and took a ferry to Water Island for a day as well. Dianne was very easy to work with and very helpful about sharing all of the information we'd need to access the condo. I would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so very kind of you to take the time to write a review --- and such a nice one it was too! In this day and age, when we are all way, way too busy, it was just really, really nice of you. And, I am truly glad you enjoyed your vacation. I hope you will be able to return to St. Thomas and stay in our condo again. My Very Best To You, Dianne
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5

Outstanding Sunrises

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation staying at the condo. The condo was Very clean, and had furniture that seemed to be brand new. Having morning coffee and watching the sunrise from the balcony every morning and late night cocktails every evening was Fantastic. The whole transaction was seamless, perfect directions and excellent recommendations. We will be going back to St Thomas and I am hopeful that this unit will be available. I would definitely recommend the property, but especially this unit, to anyone going to St Thomas.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I so very much appreciate the time you gave to posting a review and the fact that you said such nice things! I really do try hard to make everything perfect and it is wonderful when my efforts are noted. Because this is our only rental, I have the time, energy and desire to devote all my attention to each set of renters. I do have many renters who return each year and I hope you will be another. My Best To You. Dianne
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5

Lary and Tere Webber

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! Directions were very easy to follow, it was everything pictures showed and more, very clean, owner/manager so helpful with the smallest of details...I would recommend to my friends and family. I would recommend sailing/ scuba to St John on small vessel (more private), chillin on beaches, exploring...relaxing and reading on deck watching sunsets...a must...eat at Mim's (especially Thur. on all you can eat shrimp nite), Love Shack in Red Hook and Sundays at Latitude 18!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. You made me very excited about my own upcoming trip in a few weeks! Can't wait! Dianne
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5

Great vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

A great time was had by all. Property manager was nice and easy to work with. Condo was well stocked and description accurate. Iggy's staff very friendly and accommodating. Activities we tried included the zip line, jet skis, kayaked and snorkeled and all were excellent! One of the days we took a fairy ride to St. John, the beach at Trunk Bay was wonderful! Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived home Saturday but DID NOT want to come home!

Your condo is wonderful, and we enjoyed our stay very, very much! We had everything we needed right there – the kitchen was just right, and the amenities in the condo were perfect! The location is great too – in between Charlotte Amalie and Red Hook made it easy to get to so many of the things we wanted to see and do.

The island(s) are just breathtaking. We visited several beaches, including Trunk Bay in St. John - which was our favorite! We went to Magen's Bay, and Sapphire Beach too. The weather was great, a light and quick shower once or twice. We can't wait to tell all our friends about our trip, and will gladly refer them to your website for a terrific place to stay.

Mim's is absolutely delicious! We ate there twice, and went to Red Hook and tried CoCo Blue's. It was also extremely good!

My husband already says we'll be back and I totally agree! The only "blip" we had was driving the first day or so, which I am sure is to be expected! Getting used to the roads is crazy! And of course driving on the left! But after a day or so we were old pro's!

There was so much more we wanted to see and do, just couldn't possibly fit it all in. We were pretty "busy" relaxing on the patio!

Thank you so much for the wonderful time spent! We both agree, this was the BEST vacation we've ever had! (And we've done 13 cruises, and been many places!) I appreciate how easy you've made everything! I hope to work with you again as we plan another trip to St. Thomas!

Melissa and Steve

  • Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Magens Bay
"Voted one of the top ten beaches in the world. There is a small "entrance charge." There i..."
Mahogany Run Golf Course
"Famous for "The Devil's Triangle" (one of the greens - tough shot across a bit of the ocean)."
Coki Beach
"More "local flavor" at this beach. Nice snorkeling. Lots of parrot fish. Rum shack on the..."
Bolongo Bay Beach
"Bolongo Bay is where our condo is located - in Building 14 of the Watergate Villas complex o..."
Havana Blue
"One of the nicer restaurants on St. Thomas!"
Oceana
"One of the nicer restaurants on St. Thomas."
Havensight Mall
"This is where the cruise ships dock and most of the shopping takes place."
Skyride to Paradise Point
"I recommend going up to Paradise Point but you do not have to take the Sky Ride. You can dr..."
Tickles Dockside Pub
"Tickles is where you catch a boat across to Water Island if that is on your list! It has ot..."
Banana Tree Grille
"One of my favorite places to eat!"
Food Center
"This was where I shopped for groceries when I lived on St. Thomas full time. I believe it i..."
Iggies Beach Bar & Grill
"I love Iggie's! It is about a 3-minute walk from our condo and has great food - one day a w..."
Mim's Seaside Bistro
"Oceanside dining in the building right next to ours! Downstairs in Building 15."
Gourmet Gallery Grocery store
"Great place to grab food to take to the beaches or on a day cruise."
The Lobster Grille
"One of the four restaurants within walking distance of our condo. Walk across the beach pas..."
Delly Deck
"An easy place to grab lunch downtown near Havensight."
Happy Hour Sailing Charters
"Easy!"
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyris King International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Iggie's at Bolongo Bay
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Red Hook on East End
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mim's Fine Dining in Building 16, Watergate
Nearest Beach
Bolongo Bay-Where our condo is located
Car: recommended

Perfectly located between downtown Charlotte Amalie (duty free Havensight and Waterfront shopping) and Red Hook (ferries, restaurants, bars and shopping)

Rates & Availability

Bolongo Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Nov 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$295
$2,065
$6,000
 
 
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
$195
$1,365
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

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Low Season: $195 per night; High Season: $295 per night
Low Season May 1 through November 14: $195 per night
High Season: November 15 through April 30: $295 per night
ASK ABOUT OUR DISCOUNT FOR STAYS OF ONE MONTH OR LONGER!
Low Season: May 1 through November 15: $195 per night
High Season: November 16 through April 30: $295 per night

I can let you "split" your total due into one or more payments if this is more convenient for you! I also prefer checks (saves me 3.15% which is what your using a credit card costs me). But I certainly don't object to your credit card either! We want you to rent from us.

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Amenities

Bolongo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has double sliding glass doors which open onto one end of the long balcony. The ocean is just a few feet away and the waves are wonderful to fall asleep to. Both bedrooms have their own full bathrooms. The Master Bedroom has a new, stackable washer and dryer between it and the bathroom. Second bedroom has twin beds. Sofa folds out to sleep two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Printer and fax machine

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