About the property
- Condo1250 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 nights
Sea and hillside views. Great for 1 or 2 couples or a family.
As you walk into this vacation home there is no doubt about it, whether it is day or night, you will be drawn to the balcony and what lies beyond. The turquoise sea’s waves lapping on the pale sand and the swaying palm leaves are beckoning with the sights and sounds of pure relaxation. As you turn back inside to the exceptional décor of the Great Room and the sparkling kitchen you passed by, you just might see your luggage haphazardly dropped and not remember letting go of it in your rush to experience the lure of the tropical grandeur out your patio door. You are at last FREE from the pressures of life in the world you left behind. You don't have to take another step to know that you made the right choice for your vacation in paradise!
St. Croix Splendor is located in the upscale, beachside 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 – to name just a few activities. Do it all or do nothing; it's your vacation your way!
This third floor condo offers a fabulous view of the sea, the palms, as well as the neighboring hillsides. The spacious Great Room with a soaring cathedral ceiling is furnished in a sophisticated Caribbean style with plenty of legs-up relaxation after your long day exploring. A big screen cable TV, DVDs, free WIFI, and landline for receiving long-distance calls and placing local calls (great for making reservations), are just a few of the amenities for a care-free vacation.
The master bedroom has a king size, four poster bed, elegant dark wood furniture, walk-in closet and full en-suite bath with 2 sinks, and accessorized with thick towels. Light sleepers beware; with the comfortable bed, luxurious linens and soft ocean sounds, you'll sleep better than ever before! The guest bedroom has its own door into the main bath and has both a queen and a twin bed to fit your every need. Closet and drawer space is plentiful to hold all of your belongings.
The kitchen is renovated from top to bottom with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and granite countertops. You are provided all the conveniences of home. Cook up a storm or eat Island light; everything is there for any option you choose. Enjoy a cool cocktail, grill up a meal or lounge lazily in blissful thought on the large, accommodating balcony. Life simply couldn't get any better!
St. Croix Splendor is located in the upscale, beachside 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, walk a block to a restaurant or just read a book on the beach – are a few options for those of you who want to chill out .
Keeping active on St. Croix is easy with its many fabulously fun options, such as fantastic diving and snorkeling, championship golf, paddle boarding, kite surfing, kayaking, sunset sails, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, beachcombing, and more. There are plenty of restaurants and bars to enjoy day or night. Your “island time” can be as active as you like!
St. Croix is an Island like no other. The peaceful ambiance will entrap you, the charming people will enchant you and its natural 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!
Kris and Russ
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- May 26, 2018
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 Estate La Grande Princess
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 it's 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?!
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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.
Long Island, NY
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.
Russ and Kris
Beautiful inside and out
The condo had beautiful furnishings and was extremely clean and well stocked. It was nice to have some things like plastic bags, spices, foil etc. Things you may only need just a little bit of but don’t want to run out and buy.
Waking up to that view was just amazing! The grounds are so well kept. It’s like staying on a high end hotel property.
We loved the location. It takes about 10 minutes to get to Christiansted which we did do quite often. Fredericksted is a bit longer, maybe 30 minutes (?) but we tried different routes and enjoyed seeing the island. We drove the entire island and put many,many miles on our rental car.
Sandra was really nice and easy to work with. Overall, we would most definitely stay at St Croix Splendor again. It was a great trip for us. Thank you !
Fabulous place to stay. Made our vacation so special.
I will never stay in a hotel again. Everything we could have asked for and more was available there. We ate every meal out on the deck! and the view was stunning. The location was perfect. Each day we headed off in a different direction to explore the island and it was nice to be centrally located. The restaurant at the Palms was very good. They made the best Pina Coladas. Russ called us several times after the hurricane to update us on the status of the island and reassure us that our vacation would be wonderful and he was right. Thank you so much for having us. We loved it! Patty, Steve, Anna and Paige.
Fantastic condo in St. Croix
This was our first trip to St. Croix and we will certainly be back. The condo is in great condition and has literally everything you could need for a weeks stay. The views are great, the porch was awesome, and the unit had a lot of space and was extremely clean and well maintained.
The property manager Sandra was beyond anything I have experienced. She was so helpful from the moment we arrived at the airport, guided us to the condo, gave us a great folder with things to do, and even texted me during the week with new ideas on dining and activities!
Every island needs a Sandra!
Some things we recommend while in St. Croix. Dinner at Rum Runners was excellent.
Big Beards trip to Buck Island- the snorkeling was simply great.
Cruzan Cowgirls horseback ride was also a wonderful time!
Point Udall is about 40 minute drive, but it is very cool.
The Monday Caribbean night at the Palms next door is also fun.
Cruzan Rum factory tour is fun if you like rum.
The hike to the tidal pools was great. Take water!!
The Bioluminescence kayak tour with Virgin Kayaks is an absolute must!
Russ called mid week to check in and that was a nice touch.
Great place! Cant wait to return!!
Beautiful condo, well-maintained!
The condo was so spacious and we LOVED the balcony. Spending mornings sipping coffee with the view was amazing! The washer and dryer in the condo was wonderful as was the kitchen stocked with cooking essentials. Sandy was such a help and we appreciated her meeting us at the airport when we arrived. She also booked dinner for us at The Palms and gave us some suggestions for activities. The condo was very quiet. We acually only saw 5 people the entire week. I guess we were there during off season. The beach was my only disappointment. It's hard to tell from pictures, but the area in front of the condo is rocky and full of seagrass, so we never swam there. However, you can walk down the beach and swim in front of The Palms. We are originally from FL, so I guess we were expecting something similar. There was so much to do on St. Croix that we didn't spend much time at the condo or the beach there. We loved our stay in St. Croix!
We love to spend time on our balcony, also. It is so comfortable and relaxing. The view to the sea in the summer is especially beautiful with the blooming orange/red Flamboyant trees contrasting with the turquoise water. Our beach is ideal for sunbathing and strolling, but not for swimming. As you commented, a short stroll down the beach leads you to a great place to swim and snorkel. If you are only after cooling off, our pool is large, refreshing and not chlorinated. In the summer, there could be more sea grass that floats in with the tides. We are happy that the coral reef that is visible during low tide just off our beach helps keep our beach traffic to almost non-existent, since all beaches on St. Croix are public. This leaves us a peaceful place to soak in the heavenly tropics!
The Perfect Vacation Spot!!
This Villa has it all. It had great views of palm trees and the ocean waves, exceptionally comfortable, beautiful and it was close to all the activities on the island. The owners did a great job of providing the customer with everything you needed to cook great meals in a full kitchen, watch TV and to barbecue on the porch if you wanted. The bedrooms were really nice and it accommodated two adults and a 10 year old just fine. By the way, the pool is wonderful, it was like bathing in tub water.
They tools closet had everything from a flashlight, batteries, beach gear, insect repellent, etc. They taught of everything to make our stay more comfortable.
Property Manager Sandra Ravariere is a very nice lady that did a great job of keeping us informed and being available to us if we had any questions. She provided us with suggestions about places to see and fun things to do. Thank you Sandra!
A special touch! the owners called us the night before we left to check up on us and to wish us well on our travels.
If you want to relax and enjoy your stay in Saint Croix, this Pelican Cove Condo is a perfect location for a fun vacation!!!
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.
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Please see the Rental Agreement for the cancellation policy and for more detailed information. Feel free to contact Sandra, our on-island rental manager if you have questions.