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Affordable Quality on Beautiful St John Virgin Islands

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Peaceful Cottage is nestled inside the cool and shady tropical rain forest of beautiful St John. Just a few minutes walk or drive away from great trail hikes down to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Peaceful Cottage offers quick and easy access to National Park trails, beaches, shopping, and bars. Situated under the tropical forest canopy, surrounded by big old trees with creepers winding up the trunks, the temperature is always pleasantly just right, always a few degrees cooler than at the beach. A little sun trickles through the treetops but it's never too hot, never too cool. When you're ready for more sun, the beaches are not far away! The air is fresh and pure -- truly a most peaceful environment.

The location is a very private and fenced-in cul-de-sac on Gift Hill, not far from Fork in the Road.

The cottage is very competitively priced for St John and offers excellent value for your dollar. It is geared toward people who are looking to be surrounded by the stunning natural scenery, the sounds of crickets and frogs and geckos, and scents of the rain forest. After a day spent exploring the island's treasures (the petroglyphs, the mill ruins, hiking trails, reefs and beaches) and experiencing myriad sun-drenched and water-quenched activities you'll come back to a quiet, cool, and restful home-away-from-home.

A cot is available for a third person or child.

Beach towels and mats are available for your use.

Outdoor smoking is OK. Your pet is welcome, though larger dogs might be intimidated by one very friendly Jack Russell terrier ....


LESS 10% when paying with cash or travelers checks included in advertised price.

LESS 10% when paying with cash or travelers checks included in advertised price.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2017

About Trevor


I think it all about you and satisfying your vacation wants!!

This I enjoy doing ...

Why Trevor chose St John

If you want a peaceful, relaxing, comfortable, new, clean, safe, conveniently cental, good value, extra perks ....

What makes this cottage unique

'Unattached' Caribbean cottages the perfect for 1 couple, two couples or young family.


Cruz Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Affordable Quality on Beautiful St John Virgin Islands
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 53 reviews

A taste of real living on St John

  • 5 of 5

In March 2016 my husband and I spent a week on St Thomas, and visited St John for a day. That day trip was the best day of the week....I fell in LOVE with St John. So we booked the week after Xmas 2016 for a week on St John. We really had no idea what to expect for the lodging, and honestly were a bit disappointed there was no "view" but the price was right and Trevor was great to work with as we set up our reservations. It was a GREAT week, and not only do I love St John even more than I did, and would move there if I could, but the uniqueness and authenticity of where we stayed was beautiful. We were not in a resort, and not with a bunch of other "tourists"....but with real people who live on the island. The drive in was quite daunting, (wow what a driveway) and things could be updated a bit, but I loved the experience in Peaceful Cottages. The price is more than great, for not only the lodging but for the car rental as well. We were able to go all over the island and enjoy every second. I was thrilled to hear the sounds of nature every night and morning. Trevor was so helpful and accommodating. My 11 year old daughter adored Jackie the dog...and I am surprised she didn't try to take him along with us home. Having the outdoor kitchen was such a lovely experience, and nice to have the accommodations to eat in if we wished. The bed was very comfortable...we slept well and sound...especially after our active days. I highly suggest eating at Morgan's Mango...and desserts at the Ocean Grill are out of this world. Snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay is a MUST...especially at the small beach after you hike in. And our favorite beach is Cinnamon Bay. :) Thank you Trevor for the wonderful trip, and memories we will cherish! We have already referred your place to others considering an island visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful Cottages turned out to be a great place to stay. We stayed in the larger of the two cottages and found it the be very comfortable with plenty of living space both indoors and out. Trevor was an excellent host providing great service and information. We were able to book a boat rental through his service and the available "loaner" vehicle was great for getting around the island. It was a pleasure to see his goodwill embassador "Jackie" everyday as well.

We stayed for a week and had a great time. We would highly recommend Peaceful Cottages.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is great!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at here for a week, enjoying a new beach adventure each day. I advise anyone who comes to bring their own snorkeling equipment, as it is a perfect place for snorkeling, and you will want well-fitting comfortable equipment because you will be wearing it for many hours. We saw sea turtles, octopus, squid, starfish, sting rays, shellfish, and many corals and other types of fish. We also borrowed the Suburu for the week and loved every minute of the freedom it gave us to explore. This place was excellent. It had everything we needed for a perfect St. John vacation. We give it two thumbs up and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Cottage - Very Appropriately Named!

  • 5 of 5

St. John is our favorite place on Earth - so beautiful! We have been to the island several times through cruises and our third time renting a place. This particular vacation was just fantastic. We stayed in the studio cottage and it was just perfect for the two of us. Very clean, roomy and comfortable. Very quiet and private. Trevor (the owner) was very helpful and friendly. His dog, Jackie came to say good morning which was a great start to the day! We would recommend Peaceful Cottages to anyone and would definitely stay here again. Truly spectacular!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I was lucky to find this cozy place called "Peaceful" from my friend who stayed here the year before. I rented both places for 2 families for a friends wedding that i was attending on the island. Trevor was our host and not only was he very knowledgeable about where to sight see, beaches to go to, great places to eat and shop but he was also able to book a sailboat and scuba excursions for a much better rate than any other vendors on the island. I compared them all. This is one stop shop. The rooms were very clean and had updated accommodations such as a large flat screen T.V 's, full kitchens, grills, vehicles to use, and my bathroom had a large tile shower that was refreshing to take a shower in after a long day at the beach. One of my favorite perks of this magical place was the outdoor kitchen and seating area. It was so nice and relaxing to cook meals and drink coffee in the morning and alcohol beverages at night and sit around the table and talk and enjoy the scenery. Downtown was not far away at all and the overall value and price of this is the best on the island. "Peaceful" truly lives up to it's name. I not only found a new favorite vacation rental that I will visit again and continue to bring my friends and family too but I also made new friend, our host Trevor.Thanks for everything and I'll see ya next year..... ENJOY YOUR STAY!!

Vincent Romano

Washington, DC

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My favorite vacation

  • 5 of 5

I recomend this place to all the people looking for an adventure at the same time relaxing and super confortable. We stayed in peacefull cottage 2 for a whole week. Our stay was very pleasant the Prices are Great. We were able to cook our dinner and breakfast great outside kitchen. At night the sound of nature is amazing and it's not hot at night you won't need an AC. Please I advise all the people traveling to bring bug spray it doesn't matter where you stay bug spray is a Must bring two bottles at least. We also rented Trevor's car for the whole week it's very convenient we were able to drive around the island. Again we are very happy with our stay we will be coming back again to Trevor's cottages. If you love nature this place is definetly for you!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended





Rates & Availability

Cruz Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 23 2016 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 16 2017 - Aug 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug 25 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2017 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

I have car that can be borrowed with a maintenance cost of $40 p/day. Your insurance must cover you to drive anybodies car on a US Territory.

Prices listed are for cash or travelers checks only. No deposit. Hold with credit card. Payment on arrival.
Please add about 12% to prices when paying with credit card or check. 50% deposit and balance upon arrival.
One time housekeeping cost of $70.

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