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Seaside by Side Beachfront Sapphire Beach Condos

Bedrooms 1
Space 510 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Seaside By Side beach condominiums on World famous Sapphire Beach just steps from the water. Fantastic views of St. John and the British Virgin Islands.

Awaken to one of the most beautiful views on the planet. Enjoy a fantastic sunrise over neighboring St. John. Or simply bask in the refreshing trade winds blowing in from Africa. White sand beaches, wonderful swimming and snorkeling, and a 2-level pool awaits you.

The condo is completely furnished - fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. The unit accommodates 4 people. New king bed and queen-size sofa sleeper has select number mattress for a totally comfortable night's sleep.

Let the ocean breezes lull you to sleep in the hammock on your private balcony. Or take advantage of the many, many activities and sightseeing opportunities that surround this magnificent location.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Sheila

I lived in St. Thomas for two years from 1978- 1980. I am an avid traveller but didn't make it back to the Virgin Islands until 2001. Having been around the world, I appreciated the beauty of St. Thomas much more. The view from my balcony is more beautiful than anywhere I have been. I now live here year round and have never tired of the views, the wonderful weather or the crystal clear warm water.

Sheila purchased this condo in 2007

Why Sheila chose East End

Sapphire Beach is one of the best beaches on St. Thomas and in the world. The views are beyond compare. The snorkeling is great.

What makes this condo unique

This is a great place to enjoy the beautiful swimming beach and great snorkeling right outside your door. It is conveniently located just 3 minutes from Red Hook with great restaurants, shopping and the ferry to St. John and the British Virgin Islands.


Estate Smith Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 510 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) New Heavenly Bed is very, very comfortable., Queen size Beds (1) Select Comfort sleeper couch, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Select Comfort
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Tennis courts, hammock, free beach chairs, snorkel equipment and non-motorized sports available at dive shop, provisioning available for extra cost, transportation to and from airport available for extra cost, cleaning available at beginning, middle and end of stay. Daily cleaning available at additional cost.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Seaside by Side Beachfront Sapphire Beach Condos
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Great property, right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I truly enjoyed our stay! The home was clean and comfortable. Good sized bed and kitchen stocked with all the appliances you need. We made breakfast at home everyday and spent many hours on the beach, which was amazing. It feels like a private beach because it's mostly just the people from the condo units, they give you free lounge chairs, and the four condo buildings are pretty much the only ones on this beach. We especially liked being in this building D because it's on the quieter side of the beach so not much foot traffic outside. We could sit on our balcony for hours just feasting our eyes on the beach and ocean.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We love it here too! Every morning we gaze out at the ocean and feel amazed all over again. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time. Come back soon! Sheila
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Great host, great location, great condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo is well located with a beautiful view and all you need for a relaxing holiday. The beach is lovely and only a short trip from other great beaches as well.

The host was really helpful and gave lots of information before we arrived.

Great stay and I'll definitely go back if I get the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I enjoyed meeting you and your family. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your vacation and hope to see you again someday. Stay warm! Sheila
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Paradise Awaits You

  • 5 of 5

We have vacationed at Sapphire Beach 8 times in the past 12 years. This location is by far the best on the Island for sun, breeze, access to nightlife, ferries and othe Islands. This villa is the best one we have stayed in based on condition, deck space and value. The additional deck space created by being a corner unit is fantastic as well as the panoramic view it creates. All of the reviews for this unit ring true and we will definitly spend our time at this location and this unit in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time in our piece of paradise. We think it's a great find. Look forward to your return. Sheila
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What a find!!

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from Sheila and Jim's villa. I have been to St. Thomas many, many times but this has to be the best trip ever. Loved the location. It's right on the beach and next to the pool. The pictures are right on and every imaginable amenity is there. While deciding on our dates, the owners were very helpful answering questions and giving us ideas for dining and activities. Can't wait to return. Thanks for sharing your home with us.

Michael K, Amherst, N.Y.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael! I always love hearing that our guests have enjoyed themselves and we do what we can to make that happen. Glad you had a great time and hope to see you again soon. Sheila
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Family Vacation in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week and let me tell ya... Amazing condo!!! Updated everything, amazing breezes, breathtaking views and right on the beach!!! Sheila & Jim were the most amazing hosts. A huge plus is that they live on the property year round. Beach towels were provided as well as plentiful bath towels. All the cookware & utensils you need were also provided. AC was super. There is a laundry facility onsite. Wifi was excellent, TV options were good...but we didn't come here to watch tv ;)

Waking up to the turquoise waters every morning was unreal... Red Hook is a few minutes away - Fill up the fridge & pantry with a few essentials and you are gold.

We stayed with our two kids (5 & 8). They enjoyed the clean pool as much as the ocean. We were able to snorkel right off the beach, it was beautiful. On the left side, past the grassy area you will find a beautiful live coral reef. We saw a multitude of fish, they will eat right out of your hands :) We visited Coki beach, it was beautiful, but honestly, I could have stayed at Sapphire all week - it was gorgeous!

We took a charter boat out to BVI to experience the baths. 2 hours ride - a bit bumpy but worth the trip! There is a new botanic garden close to Mountain Top - just opened 6 months ago - go! It's phenomenal & very lush.

We highly recommend staying in this unit - or the one next door to this one - same owners (or both! The balconies open to each other if you rent both - great idea for double family vacation!)

Sheila & Jim, thank you for an amazing time! We will be back for sure!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nina, it was so much fun having you at Sapphire Beach! I'm glad that you enjoyed your vacation and I really look forward to your return! Sheila
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  • 5 of 5

Wow. What a perfect place for a honeymoon. Quiet and peaceful with an incredible view of the ocean and St. John. The condo was perfect for us. We enjoyed sitting on the veranda in the morning with our coffee watching the parasailing and other boats go by. We walked just down the beach to go truly was like being in an aquarium. You don't have to go too far out to find beautiful coral and colorful fish. The beach was very clean and we had chairs brought to spot of choice. It was so relaxing and tranquil. At night we sat on the veranda and watched the lights of St. John twinkling in the distance. It was hard to leave that great place.

Sheila was great on sending emails about places to go and things to do. She and Jim were very accommodating.

I would highly recommend staying at Sheila's condo when traveling to this part of the world.

Thank you Sheila and Jim.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review!! We really enjoyed the happy couple. You were great guests and hope you come back soon. Sheila and Jim
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Nearest Airport
7.5 Miles
Cyril King Airport (STT)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Sapphire Bar and Grille
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, parasailing, boating, paddle boarding


Rates & Availability

Estate Smith Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Season
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jun 7 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Aug 1 2017 - Nov 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 10 2018
4 night minimum stay
2018 High Season
Jan 11 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Spring
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Summer
Jun 7 2018 - Jul 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Shoulder Season
Aug 1 2018 - Nov 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Fall Season
Nov 4 2018 - Dec 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Holiday Season
Dec 16 2018 - Jan 10 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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