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Incredible Views from One Bedroom Penthouse - Start your 2018 vacation planning!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2). Check in time 3pm, check out time 10am

Our one bedroom condo is perfect for a couple who want all the amenities of an upscale condo and the intimacy of your own home.

Our WATERFRONT Penthouse condo at Grande Bay is optimally located in the closest building to charming Cruz Bay Harbor, impeccably decorated in chic, modern Ethan Allen style furnishings and lively, authentic Caribbean style artwork and photography.

This 1 bedroom 1.5 bath condo has been decorated to be suitable for all ages, from young honeymooners to couples seeking an upscale retreat. The setting is perfect for every time of day, from the aroma of your coffee in the morning until your sunset cocktails watching the glorious sunset over St. Thomas, with the enticing smell of the ocean, views of other islands and sounds of palm trees.

The advantages of our 1 bedroom Penthouse over other Grande Bay units:

The unobstructed WATERFRONT view – no other buildings are between you and the water - so the views are impressive! Plus, on our top (4th) floor condo boasts classic Caribbean vaulted ceilings.

The oversized outdoor living area has a covered dining area with seating for four and two lounge chairs and with two large comfortable bar stools and table, great for watching the sunset over the harbor and beyond to the other US Virgins Islands in sight.

You will feel right at home in the living room with all of its conveniences, including a 32” flat screen TV, Cable TV and DVD player. The kitchen has top of the line stainless steel appliances and granite countertop with all of the conveniences of home and more, such as a Keurig (coffee maker), blender, toaster oven – everything you need to relax and enjoy your home away from home.

The ample sized bedroom comfortably boasts a queen sized bed with luxurious bedding, plantation blinds, and is decorated with photography by renowned local photographer and artist John Baldwin and other artwork by popular Caribbean artists.

The bedroom’s large half bath has ample storage and counter space and privacy, and the full bath includes a shower.

Covered parking is conveniently located directly on the harbor front road at ground level; the assigned parking space is just steps to the elevator that takes you to the fourth floor.

Island representatives to ensure that “local eyes” are close by to manage the details of the condo as well as to ensure your personal experience is relaxing and pleasant.

Keywords: St John USVI, St. John rental, Grande Bay Rentals, St John Condos, Cruz Bay

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2018

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is located on the top floor of the very front building in the very front, with street level reserved parking. The Penthouse condos have the largest outside verandas.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the most wonderful and comforting time in St. John.

Your place was not only beautiful, but Oscar and the cleaning lady were also very wonderful and accommodating.

Two days was of course not enough time to enjoy all of St. John, but it was indeed a spectacular experience staying at your place with great amenities. Thank you for opening up your home to us.

Thank you so much again and I look forward to revisiting your place and St. John!
Jan 2013
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Estate Enighed Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This Penthouse location has a huge outdoor patio for dining, sunbathing, or just watching the sunset. Plenty of room to do Yoga or Pilates as well, or just relax on the chaise lounges or at the dining table. Check in is after 3:00 pm, check out is 10:00 am


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average rating of 4.716418 based on 79 reviews

Great views, location and amenities

  • 5 of 5

The 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo at Grande Bay indeed had the fantastic reviews of Cruz Bay as reported. It had all the amenities one could need for a visit to St. John with the added bonus of being basically right in town. Some of the great bars and restaurants are just downstairs. The unit itself is in good, comfortable condition overall. The only criticism I would have is to echo some of the earlier reviews that the bed is pretty hard and the pillows on the flat side of things. We slept fine on it, but it could have been a lot more comfortable. Hopefully the owners make an upgrade when possible as otherwise it was the perfect place for us to stay. The included parking spot available for your rental in the garage was a nice extra as well!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenport, NY, NY, NY

Cruz Bay Penthouse

  • 4 of 5

The location and views from the large deck of this condominium were extraordinary! Just a few steps from town, all the shops and restaurants were an easy walk. This one bedroom, 1.5 bathroom condo was clean and well kept. The efficiency kitchen was small but workable. The decor was nice and in the Caribbean style. The internet was reliable, and the gym and swimming pool facilities on property were great. The manager, Oscar was wonderful and very helpful with everything. The only complaint that I had was that it was a platform bed and I thought that the bed could have been more comfortable with a mattress topper. I let the owners know, and they responded almost immediately. There is no BBQ, but according to the owners, a BBQ is against local ordinances, which is unfortunate, as that deck would be a perfect spot for a small one. On the bright side, there is a place in town where one can buy BBQ chicken to go. Cruz Bay is recovering after Irma and Maria, but there were a couple of blackouts while we were there. That isn't the fault of the resort complex, but rather residual effects from the massive hurricanes that the island survived and the damaged infrastructure. The blackouts were generally only a couple of hours long, and there is a flashlight in the condominium, and emergency lighting in the hallways and stairs. We watched a movie on my laptop through one of the blackouts, and it was fun! The elevator worked during the two blackouts, as it's run on generator power when the power goes out. The beaches on the island are as beautiful as they ever were, but there is still some residual debris (cut up trees and branches) along the roadways that is still being cleaned up all over the island. This is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean and we were very happy to have had the opportunity to help with the economic recovery and spend some tourist dollars there. The essence of the island is the same, and the people are as lovely and pleasant as they were on all of our previous trips to St. John.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The views were amazing!

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice to get back to St.John and the warmth of the island. This penthouse one bedroom was perfect for my husband and I and the views, made the stay complete!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saunderstown, RI

Always terrific!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to this property for many years now. We always have an awesome stay!! Research of many condos in Cruz Bay have consistently made this one a standout. The hurricanes have come and gone. St John is as strong as ever! The infrastructure is nearly as it was pre-Irma/Maria. Beaches are beautiful, less shade than before. It’s time for everyone who loves St John to come back!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Trip was Cancelled

  • 1 of 5

Our trip was cancelled even before the Hurricane. We submitted our Trip Cancellation insurance claim to CSA Travel Protection via Certified Mail on September 9th & they received it the next day. we have not heard anything from that company!We have always been satisfied with VRBO on multiple transactions in the past 10 years. Can you help us get this claim settled. Larry Young

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. While I appreciate your concerns you reviewed CSA or VRBO not our property. We responded immediately to CSA when they asked for information regarding your cancellation.
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Most beautiful view of Cruz Bay

  • 5 of 5

This is the most convenient location in St John. You can walk to popular bars grocery stores and shopping. Most beautiful sunset on the island everyday and swim right across the street. No expense of a jeep ever needed. Will return as soon as we can. Thank you to Oscar for his immediate welcome back to the island. God Bless St John.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

The Virgin Islands National Park Visitors Center is located a short walk along the waterfront from Grand Bay, which is the welcome center to our beautiful National Park beaches and hiking trails! Trails range from very easy to a bit challenging.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Please contact to confirm Holiday Prices such as Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving. Rates are subjected to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation of reservation for the reserved time, then all deposits less 10% of the total rental amount shall be returned. Should the premises not be re-rented, then the deposit will not be returned.

Check in time is 3:00 pm Check out time is 10:00 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.