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Susan and Bob Voigt

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Spectacular Views, Tropical Breezes, Pool, Spa

28 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Overview

Coral Bay Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 6, easterly views of St. John & BVIs

Brisas del Mar is located on the eastern side of St John overlooking Coral Bay, a 30 minute drive from Cruz Bay. The villa is situated just a 10 minute drive to groceries, shops, restaurants and bars in Coral Bay. Several beautiful national park beaches are a 15 to 25 minute drive.

Enjoy the beautiful sunrise and Caribbean sea breezes from this villa perched 300 feet above Coral Bay on the western hillside. This quaint harbor is filled with cruising sailboats from St John and other ports throughout the western hemisphere.

Brisas del Mar is primarily a one level villa with the pool and deck directly outside the sliding glass doors and a hot tub on the lower deck.

The great room affords expansive views of East End and the British Virgin Islands through two sets of screened sliding glass windows. All 3 bedrooms have sliding doors with similar east views. The house has tiled floors throughout, beamed and vaulted ceilings, and ceiling fans in every room. There is no air conditioning, since the south-easterly breezes are almost constant. The living area includes cable TV, wifi internet access, DVD, stereo with CD and cassette deck player, books, games, puzzles, telephones and tropical artwork.

There is seating for 3 diners at the casual bar, seating for 6 at the formal mahogany table and outdoor seating for 6 at the glass topped table on the deck.

The well equipped kitchen features mahogany cabinets and island, stainless refrigerator, gas stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemakers, espresso machine, toaster, blender, mixer, cookware and dinnerware.

Two en suite bedrooms are located at opposite ends of the villa on the main level to ensure maximum privacy. A spiral staircase leads to the third en suite bedroom with private balcony and spectacular sunrise vistas. Bed linens, towels and beach towels are provided.

An outdoor gas grill and laundry room with washer and dryer complete the 'at home in paradise' atmosphere. Ice chests in several sizes and beach chairs are available for island exploring.

Access to the villa is on an adventurous partially paved road which may be rough in places. Although the drive with curves and switch-backs is less than 1/2 mile, a 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Susan and Bob Voigt (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Susan and Bob Voigt

After many vacations on St. John since 1968, we bought this beautiful villa with a fabulous view of Coral Bay and cooling breezes on the quiet side of the island. We extended the sun deck and added a lower deck and hot tub to make the villa even more attractive. It is a great retreat after a day at the beach to snorkel! Although we live in Virginia, we have a great couple nearby, Buck and Sally, taking care of our villa for us.

Susan and Bob Voigt purchased this villa in 2004

Why Susan and Bob Voigt chose Coral Bay

We have vacationed on several other Caribbean islands, but St. John is our favorite! The USVI National Park covers over two-thirds of the island and offers many protected beaches with great snorkeling. Our villa is central to south, east end and the north shore beaches.

What makes this villa unique

The spectacular view, the comfortable layout, and well equipped kitchen make this villa a comfortable vacation home for families or up to 3 couples. The final half-mile drive up the hillside on a partially paved road provides a chance to experience St. John the way it was 25 years ago.

Reviews

4.7
based on 28 traveler reviews

Spectacular Views, Tropical Breezes, Pool, Spa
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews
danvers, mass
5

Beautiful, relaxing and oh the views!

  • 5 of 5

We were 2 couples in our late 50's that stayed at Brisas Del Mar. The renting process was easy. The owners were very attentive and a pleasure to work with. They responded timely to all our inquires. We used Wheatley Taxi Service & Tours from St Thomas airport to Red Hook ferry. We experienced comfortable tropical breezes at all times. We enjoyed the outdoor living space and the view, no matter what time of day, could not be any better. The house is very spacious and the bedrooms were comfortable with large en-suite bathrooms. The kitchen was well stocked and had everything we could possibly need. We picked up our meats at Calabash market in Coral Bay and they were of good quality and flavorful. The BBQ grill was in good shape and we used it a few times. We enjoyed dining out in Coral Bay at Skinny legs, Shipwreck Landing and Plantains. Pack light as the laundry facilities were in perfect working order and very handy to use. The care givers, Sally and Buck were prompt, courteous, very friendly and offered insight to local restaurants and beaches. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. This is a great place to stay and we look forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peace, quiet and view views views

  • 5 of 5

Our recent visit to Coral Bay was by far our favorite vacation! The villa is clean, bright and has everything you need from beach towels and chairs to a fully stocked kitchen, linens and towels too! The washer/dryer were a great addition. You can really pack light! We traveled with 4 adults, 2 children (ages 10,7) and a 5 month old baby and had plenty of space.

My kids enjoyed the rough ride up to the villa! And of course going down was an adventure too! You need a 4 wheel drive. We rented jeeps and they did fine!

The villa is so peaceful and the views are spectacular. Sunrises and sunsets are fabulous.

My kids loved the pool and were in it all the time! The hot tub was nice as well!

We loved the neighbors little puppies. They are very sweet and greeted us when we returned home each day. Made us feel like we were home.

The owners are wonderful! Very helpful and will get right back to you with any questions you have. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous home!!

My favorite part of our trip was visiting with my Aunt Sally and Uncle Buck. They will take care of all your needs!! 💜🌺☀️

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Top notch experience!

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic..... is the best way I can express our experience on the island and staying in this villa. This was our second time on the island staying in Coral Bay. We love how tranquil it is. I setup this trip up as a surprise for my wife as part of her 40th bday and our anniversary. Simply put we loved the villa! Susan and Bob where great and easy to work with and answered any questions I had quickly. The only reason I could not rate this villa 5 stars was due to the road that other people mentioned in there reviews. However Susan and Bob are completely open about it I knew it prior to renting. After the first day we got used to it and it really did not hinder our experience. The best way we dealt with it was to pack up everything in the morning that you would need during the day and night and not return until the day was over which worked perfect for us. Thank you Susan and Bob we will certainly keep your house in mind when we get back to the island within the next year.

Mark

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning views from this gorgeous, tranquil villa

  • 5 of 5

Having been to St. John before, we wanted to return with your children ages 9, 11, and 14. The home was perfect for our family of five. The road up to the villa is quite steep and unpaved, so you will need a jeep but that is true for much of the island and in particular this side by Coral Bay. You will not be disappointed when you arrive at the house! The views are spectacular and the home is beautiful! After long days at the various beautiful beaches St. John has to offer, the kids loved the pool for afternoon swims. We all enjoyed late night star-gazing from the hot tub. The owners and caretakers were extremely responsive and our interaction with them was very positive. We hope to some day return to St. John and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are glad your family enjoyed your stay at our villa and we hope you can return again soon to enjoy the quiet side of St. John.
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5

Beautiful villa!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation at Brisas del Mar. The house was perfect for our family. We stayed for two weeks. Spectacular views, constant breezes, short jeep ride to Coral Bay and beaches. We loved this beautiful house! It is so tranquil and peaceful. The road was kind of fun to drive. Ten minutes to town. This area had lots of goats, lizards, birds. Several mornings an iguana was in the trees by the deck. The pool was perfect size and depth for my kids to play in. We look forward to retuning another year!!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ithaca, NY, USA
5

Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

We'd never been to St. John before, and staying here was a wonderful introduction. The house is beautiful, well-equipped, and comfortable. It's also perfect for a group of people who want both privacy and togetherness - two bedrooms are on one side of the common area, and the third is on the other. Lots of room, light, breezes, and the view is spectacular! Our interactions with the owners and caretakers were very positive. This house was recommended to us by people who had stayed there before, and we'd definitely recommend it to others. The little dogs next door are an added treat. About the road: yes, it's daunting, but no worse than some other roads on the island. We refused to let it keep us from going places (you DO need a jeep, I think). If you want a perfect place with no effort involved, Coral Bay, and maybe St. John itself, might not be your cup of tea. There are excellent restaurants in the area - the recommendations of the owners and other guests proved to be quite good. The relatively new Indigo Grill is one we'd definitely add to their list. Be prepared for very high food prices in grocery stores - this is an island. We enjoyed the beaches and snorkeling, and our visit to the old sugar plantation.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pickles or Aqua Bistro or Skinny Legs
Car: necessary

At the dead end of a quiet residential neighborhood. Cocolobo shops and Love City MiniMart less than 10 minutes away. Many great beaches in the national park for snorkeling and swimming within 20 minute drive. Famous Trunk Bay beach with underwater snorkel trail, life guards, and changing facilities less than 25 minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

Coral Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2016
Nov 20 2016 - Dec 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$300
$1,925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
December Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 31 2016
6 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Winter/Spring 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
$410
$2,700
$10,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$250
$1,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Coral Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Walk in showers
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) King Size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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