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St. Croix Splendor- Stunning, Perfect Location, Steps To Your Pool or Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Sea and hillside views. Great for 1 or 2 couples or a family

As you open the door the gentle breezes of the Caribbean trade winds whisper welcome home! At last you have arrived at St. Croix Splendor! Two steps in the door and you catch your breath at the spectacular view of ocean and palm trees; four steps in and you are in awe of the magnificent décor enhanced by cathedral ceilings and spectacular kitchen. You don't have to step any further to know that you made the right choice for your vacation in paradise!

St. Croix Splendor is located beachfront in the upscale condo complex of Pelican Cove. Within minutes to Christiansted, great restaurants, shopping and numerous outdoor activities, St. Croix Splendor's location offers the perfect balance between quiet serenity and bustling activity. Lounge by the stunning pool, relax in the hot tub, hike down the beach, hit the courts, take a day trip to Buck Island or just read a book. Do it all or doing nothing; it's your vacation your way!

The condo itself offers a warm and welcoming space for all. The living/dining is open concept with fabulous view of ocean and palms. Newly furnished in a designer style, the space would be considered elegantly comfortable with a casual twist. Big screen TV, DVDs, free WIFI and cable are just a few of the amenities to entertain you! The master bedroom has a king size four poster bed, walk in closet and full en suite bath accessorized with luxurious linens and towels. The guest bedroom has its own bath and has both a queen and a twin bed. Light sleepers beware; with the comfortable beds and soft ocean breezes you'll sleep better than ever before! The kitchen, as previously noted, is renovated from top to bottom with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets and sparkling finishes. It provides all the conveniences of home and more. Cook up a storm or eat Island light; everything is there for any option you choose. The grand finale is the outdoor gallery overlooking the beach and the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy a cool cocktail, grill up a meal or lounge lazily in blissful thought; life simply couldn't get any better!

Activities on St. Croix are varied and fabulously fun with kite surfing, fantastic diving and snorkeling, championship golfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, sunset sails, hiking, swimming, sunning and more awaiting you. Never a dull moment if you're one to keep busy!

St. Croix is an Island like no other. The ambiance will enchant you, the tranquility will entrap you and its beauty will entice you to return again and again. We hope you will enjoy all it has to offer from the comforts of St. Croix Splendor! We look forward to you booking your stay!

More Details

Kris and Russ
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Kris and Russ

Our names are Kris and Russ. We named our condo St. Croix Splendor. Both of us were raised on Minnesota farms. Russ spent most of his life farming. We are retired now and are making the most of our free time. We enjoy being active all year round and certainly owning this condo gives us much to look forward to when the weather turns cold at home. We want others to experience our piece of paradise when we are not able to be here.

Sandra at Calabash Realtors manages our property. (She is standing with us in our owner photo.) She handles most of the communications. She also may meet you at the airport or the property. Sandra is a convenient resource, since the office she works at is very close to our condo.

Kris and Russ purchased this condo in 2010

Why Kris and Russ chose St. Croix

We chose the Christiansted area of St. Croix for several reasons. Location was key. Our condo is quite central to the small island. St. Croix is about 27 miles long across its northern coastline, where Christiansted sits in a bay near the center of this length. Since the island is only 7 miles to the southern coastline, we have easy access to everywhere on the island. The vast majority of shopping destinations and restaurants are in and around downtown Christiansted and its boardwalk along the harbor. While it is ideal to live outside of the downtown area, we didn’t want to be far from it since it is the best spot for us to go and for our visitors to go to experience the variety St. Croix has to offer. St. Croix Splendor is situated where we can easily walk to the neighboring resort to dine out or get in the car and drive to any beach in no longer than 25 minutes. Many of the beaches are near great places to eat and drink.

It didn’t take more than a couple of days during our first visit to St. Croix to realize that this is where we wanted a second home. The palm trees, the sand, the warm waters with its many colors of blue and the friendly islanders had us hooked.


What makes this condo unique

When we first walked into this condo we were swept away by the grandness of the space created by the cathedral ceilings in the Great Room and the spaciousness of all the rooms. When we continued on to the 3rd floor balcony and took in the view, we were in awe. Even now we never tire of using our balcony. We eat all our meals that we cook at home there and often bring take-out home to eat there, as well. We just can't get enough of the ambiance.

This property is a standout from all the other rental properties that we've seen in coastal areas. It was clear immediately when we drove onto the property that the complex and the grounds are well maintained, secure, and in its own little paradise on the beach. From our particular condo, when we turn our focus off the mesmerizing, turquoise sea, we have some nice views of St. Croix's hillsides and the gorgeous tropical landscape right outside.

This property is a standout from all the other rental properties that we've seen in coastal areas. It was clear immediately when we drove onto the property that the complex and the grounds are well maintained, secure, and in its own little paradise on the beach. It is a serene experience to walk around the lush tropical foliage and hear the rustling palm leaves and the waves. Even the parking lot is pretty. From our particular condo, when we turn our focus off the mesmerizing, turquoise sea, we have some nice views of St. Croix's hillsides and the gorgeous tropical landscape right outside.

We are fortunate to have our rental manager, Sandra, who is from St. Croix and is very close by to insure your vacation goes smoothly.

Who wouldn't want to call this home even if it is for a week?!


Estate La Grande Princess Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Guest Bathroom also connects to living area
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , part of master bedroom suite
  • The master bath features a shower with updated tiled walls, pebble floored shower and new glass shower doors. There is a sink/vanity in the bath and another just before the bath in the dressing area, for your added convenience. A hair dryer is provided so you don't have to pack one. The guest bath has doors to both the guest bedroom and to the great room and features a shower. Your family or friends, as well as you, will appreciate the second bathroom. Brand new, super absorbent towels will pamper you. Just another luxury to help you relax and enjoy your island condo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • A gorgeous 4 poster bed is the highlight of the master bedroom. The room opens up to the balcony to add to it's appeal. If you ever get tired of the views from the balcony (which would be difficult to imagine), there is a flat screen cable TV and DVD/VCR player also for your viewing pleasure. A ceiling fan is mounted from the high ceiling. The guest bedroom is a flexible arrangement with 2 twins that can be slid together and made up with king size bedding. This room also features a ceiling fan, TV and DVD player. The condo's layout separates the bedrooms with the 2 bathrooms for added privacy. The owners have just purchased high quality sheets for both bedrooms to make sure you get a comfortable night's rest to enjoy every day of your island vacation.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Gas grilling on the balcony is a great way to take advantage of the property's highlights. There is plenty of room for a group of 6 to eat on the balcony. There are 2 ceiling fans on the covered balcony to make sure you can enjoy the views in comfort. The telephone is for local call and to receive non-toll calls, but is handy nevertheless for making reservations for dining out or recreational activities such as kayak trips. If you like to snorkel or haven't tried snorkeling, yet, St. Croix is a great place be. From this condo, if you walk down the beach to the front of the Palms Resort and go straight out from there, the snorkeling is splendid. It is well worth taking a sail to Buck Island to snorkel and enjoy the great beach . The reef and sea-life are spectacular! The pool here is one of the largest on the island and is a freshwater pool. The pool area features lounge chairs, a small waterfall, a hottub , dining tables and chairs and and a serve yourself bar and bar stools.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

St. Croix Splendor- Stunning, Perfect Location, Steps To Your Pool or Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Rocky Point, NY

Outstanding Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting St Croix but certainly will not be our last. Loved the island and people. Felt safe and comfortable right from the start. Can't say enough about our Pelican Cove condo. Not only was it beautifully decorated,spacious and clean but literally had everything we needed. Owners Kris and Russ take obvious pride in their piece of heaven and their communications with us appreciated. Also special kudos to Property Manager Sandy. She was delightful, helpful and a pleasure. It was reassuring knowing she was a text or phone call away to assist. Thank you Sandy.

We tried to do it all. Beaches visited, Cane Bay, Rainbow, Southpointe and if course here at Pelican Bay. Each had its own flavor and all worth trying. Restaurants such as Rum Runners, Cheeseburgers,La Rheine Chicken Shack and others were all delightful but our favorite was Zion which we visited twice. Gotta try it. Of course no visit would be complete without visiting Buck Island. Highlight of the trip. Big Beards was great, staff was super and we had a day to remember. St Croix certainly has its own charm and we loved every minute.

Can't thank Kris, Russ, Sandy and the people of St Croix for making it s special week.

The Webster's

The Mercurio's'

Long Island, NY

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A "piece of heaven" is just what we want our guests to be thinking about our condo and their experience on St. Croix. What a nice compliment! The people of St. Croix are indeed a pleasure. Sandy, who will greet you at the airport if you would like, is a perfect example. She doesn't hesitate to go out of her way to take care of you. As condo owners, we are devoted to assuring your stay with us is effortless, since we know that the effort you put forth while on vacation better be just for fun! Your choices for having fun here are nearly endless. We especially enjoy the many easily accessible beaches on the island. We welcome you to stay at St. Croix Splendor to have your piece of heaven....for a while. With Appreciation, Russ and Kris
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South Bend, IN

One of the best experiences from start to finish...

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from my first trip to St. Croix with my sister and brother in law. Renting through Kris and Russ was the best experience from start to finish. Sandra, the property manager is a true professional. From my initial inquiry into the property up until the day we left, Sandy made sure we were taken care of. We cannot thank her enough for her warm welcome and for taking such good care of us.

The property itself is amazing. The condo was beautiful! The third floor view could not be beat. Though we did rent a car in order to see the sights, The Palms restaurant and bar was next door was very convenient - the drinks and food were reasonably priced and delicious. Very few people were around, which was surreal to us as there were times we were the only ones on the beach. The weather was beautiful the entire time we were there, so many hours were spent by the beach and the pool (which is also very nice!!!). Nights at the Palms or sitting on the balcony could not be beat.

I could go on and on with how much we loved everything about condo and St. Croix. When we return (which we will be!), we hope to be able to rent through Kris and Russ again. The condo/property is perfect in every way possible and working with Sandy was 5 stars!

Thank you, Kris, Russ, and Sandy for an amazing experience. It will be one we never forget!!

Sara Hack - South Bend, Indiana

Emily and Pat O'Hara - Sanford, North Carolina

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well-stocked, great view, incredibly clean

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely not hesitate to stay here again. The condo was stocked with beach towels, bug spray, shampoo, laundry detergent, beach chairs, cooler, etc. I'm incredibly picky when it comes to cleanliness, and this condo was immaculate. The balcony is huge! The condominium complex in general caters to an older crowd (retirement age perhaps), but this made everything quiet, which we enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please do come stay with us again! We also appreciate our balcony. When we aren't out enjoying the island (kayaking, snorkeling, diving, dining, etc.), we spend most of our time on the balcony in tropical bliss. We grill most of our meals that we make at the condo and whether it is day or evening, we always choose to dine on the balcony. We like the privacy of our condo. There is seldom anyone who walks by the front door. Being on the 3rd floor, not only adds privacy, it affords the broadest view of the distant hillsides, the swaying palm trees, and the beckoning blue sea. Upon reflection, don't you just want to book your next vacation at St. Croix Splendor right now? Regards, Russ and Kris, owners
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Perfect Choice Condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, teenage son, and I loved staying in this beautiful condo during our week in St. Croix. The updated condo is beautifully furnished, clean, well stocked with supplies, has comfortable beds, and is in a great central location on the island. We enjoyed the large patio with its great view, and you could hear the sound of the ocean well, even though the condo sits back. The property grounds and pool are well maintained, and lounge chairs are available for use on the beach. It was a bonus to have the lovely outdoor restaurant of The Palms Hotel a short walk away.

This condo rental comes with great customer service! It was a pleasure to have Sandra greet us at the airport, and to follow her on the drive to the condo; it was helpful that she first drove to the nearby grocery store so we would know its location. Sandra is warm and gracious, and it was nice to know that if we needed anything we had a contact on the island close by (her real estate office is just a few minutes' walk away.) She called prior to our arrival to get our shoe sizes and she had courtesy snorkel gear ready for us to use during the week. Owner Russ was good to work with as well. He called to welcome us and answer any questions, and to check in again at the end of our stay.

We highly recommend this condo, and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you said you would definitely stay at St. Croix Splendor again! When our guests have taken the opportunity to see what the island has to offer and they want to return and stay at our condo, we feel we have accomplished our goal. Convenience, nice furnishings and amenities, personal customer service all make for good memories at St. Croix Splendor! Regards, Russ and Kris, owners
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed here for 9 glorious days and loved every minute! We fell in love with this condo, and it has now got us thinking about one of our own in the future. The owners have done a beautiful job here, and the condo lives up to it's name! It is peaceful and comfortable, immaculate, the views are stunning, it has a great location and is stocked with every convenience. When (not if) we come back, we will happily stay here again. Sandra has been a delight to work with, and the owners contacted us during our stay to make sure all was well and that we had what we needed. I don't think a single thing could be done to have made our experience any better. Do not hesitate to rent this condo, others will pale in comparison. It's lovely! Home away from home. Note: you do need to climb stairs to the third floor. If you have physical limitations that could be hard. I figured it wore off a few extra calories and was a bonus. :)

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. We appreciate hearing that your experience staying at our condo met or exceeded your expectations. We are continually thinking of our guests’ convenience and comfort when making decisions about our condo. We want our guests to love their vacation on St. Croix as much as we do. Sandra, our on-island rental manager, is a treasure. She always gets high praises for her genuinely sweet and helpful nature. It is great to think St. Croix Splendor is even attracting more residents to St. Croix! You are not the first to have told us they would like to own property on “our” island. We feel our location is the best on St. Croix to take advantage of the island’s diverse natural beauty and the many establishments that cater to vacationers. Having you as our guest’s again would be the ultimate compliment and we would welcome the opportunity. Warmest Regards, Russ and Kris
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Manor, Georgia

Enjoyable, peaceful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Pelican Cove. This was our first time visiting St. Croix and this unit was very clean and comfortable. The view was beautiful. The pool was also nice. We dined at The Palms restaurant a few times which is conveniently located on the property and enjoyed our meals there. Everyone we met was very friendly. Sandra, the property manager, was especially helpful and checked on us to make sure we were enjoying our stay. We hope to visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rowdy Joe's
"The place to go for fish tacos and homemade ice cream. They also have some good entertainment."
Napoleon's Pizza
"Some say the best pizza on the island. Not the best atmosphere. We always get our pizza to go."
Turtle's Deli
"Recommended to not go here on when here is a cruise ship in port. The wait can be incredible..."
Virgin Kayak Tours
"This is the best kayak tour partly because the kayaks are amazingly easy (no one else has th..."
Cane Bay
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Blues' Backyard Bbq & Grill
"Excellent food, Fun place, outdoor eating only, take-out available."
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Henry E Rohlson Airport - STX
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Palms Hotel
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Buccaneer
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Palms
Nearest Beach
Pelican Cove Beach
Car: recommended

St. Croix is on the largest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands. The island has a natural beauty that is both charming and awe-inspiring. It's wondrous landscapes, hillsides views, beaches, and historic downtown areas have all vacationers would need. Add to all this a casino, golf courses, tennis courts, art galleries, shopping, live theater and a myriad of activities on and in the beautiful blue Caribbean Sea and you can't miss having the time of your life. Families would have plenty to do and would love staying at convenient St. Croix Splendor, your condo on Pelican Cove Beach. With the amenities we offer, you wouldn't need to leave the property once you've bought groceries. Don't forget this is a U.S. territory and English is the first language.


Rates & Availability

Estate La Grande Princess Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off- Peak
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Next Peak Season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

Please see the Rental Agreement for the cancellation policy and for more detailed information. Feel free to call, text or email Sandra, our on-island rental manager if you have questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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