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La Jolla Caribe is an exclusive multi-level luxury vacation home with large, comfortable interior and exterior living areas all finely appointed and featuring unbeatable views of the North shore of St. John. High on the hillside with cooling tradewind breezes and bordering the Virgin Islands National Park, La Jolla Caribe is a spot to truly getaway from it all with friends and family or enjoy a very private romantic stay for one or two couples.
Passing through the double french entrance doors will bring guests into the spacious great room with its open floor plan featuring high vaulted ceilings, a luxurious and comfortable living room area, indoor dining area with elegant glass topped table and seating for eight, and a full chef's kitchen all decorated in an island motif. There are no stairs needed to access the upper main level of La Jolla Caribe so this portion of the villa is fully handicapped accessible. The living room offers a large flat screen HDTV with cable service, DVD player, IPod docking station, and stereo/CD system for viewing and listening pleasure. The fully equipped kitchen featuring new Whirlpool appliances and includes everything you will need for packing a lunch for the beach or preparing gourmet meals at home.
A focal point of the great room is a full wall sliding glass and screen doors which open to an expansive wrap around deck which when opened, will let in the cooling mountain breezes together with unobstructed and awesome ocean views. The upper level, wrap around deck creates a relaxing environment with seating areas and lounge chairs for enjoying morning coffee or tea and evening sundowner cocktails. A sliding glass and screen door from the interior dining area leads to the side deck where there is a covered alfresco dining area with seating for 8 and a small service bar with beverage cooler.
There are two private bedrooms located on the upper level of this home. One bedroom is accessed just inside the main entrance and features a comfortable king bed (which can be converted to twin beds, a futon that converts to a queen bed, ceiling fan, flat screen TV with DVD player and en suite bath. The second main level bedroom is accessed just outside the sliding glass door to the alfresco dining deck and features a comfortable queen bed, ceiling fan, safe for storage of valuables, and en suite bath. Both bedrooms feature full wall, wooden louver and screened windows which allow cooling nighttime breezes to permeate the sleeping areas.
The second level of the villa is accessed directly from the lower parking area and from stairways from the upper level parking area and deck. This level features a two bedroom suite consisting of twin beds (that may be converted to a king bed) in one room and a queen bed in the other room and a shared en suite bathroom. The twin bedroom has a ceiling fan, sliding screened glass door to the deck area and open air screened window openings. There are drop down wooden shutters on the windows which may be lowered for more privacy or if a passing shower causes rain to blow into the room. The adjacent queen bedroom features wooden louver windows with screens, a ceiling fan and privacy door. There is also a safe in this room for storing valuables. There is also an air conditioned Den/TV/Game Room room with two twin sized day beds on the second level as well as the guest laundry facilities. The deck on this level offers panoramic ocean views and comfortable seating areas ideal for reading and lounging away from the Caribbean sun.
The lower level of the villa is accessed by a staircase from the second level and features a very private bedroom with king bed (which may be converted to twin beds) and en suite bath. The screened, full wall windows allow fresh air comfort in an elegant environment. The 6-8 person Jacuzzi hot tub is located on this lower level right next to the signature surfboard marquee and features breathtaking views of the beautiful waters and beaches of the North Shore of St. John.
With its spacious decks and finely appointed living areas on all levels, ceiling fans throughout, and large screened openings for enjoying the fresh Caribbean breezes, La Jolla Caribe offers the utmost in privacy, elegance, and comfort. This villa is a tropical paradise for watching the sunrise and sunset, being amazed daily at the astounding views, feeling like you can reach out and touch rainbows, and gazing at the unending star fields from the Jacuzzi at night. Whether your party is one or two couples looking for a romantic retreat, or a large group of friends or family looking for a tropical getaway, La Jolla Caribe is sure to make your dream St. John vacation a truly unforgettable reality!
Please note that the rates posted on this site are for 1-2 guests. Additional guests, up to the maximum occupancy of 12 guests, will be charged at the rate of $30/guest/night during Low Season and $40/guest/night during Peak Season.
If both 12/25 and 12/31 are requested, a 10 night minimum stay will be required..
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We were so blessed to be able to stay in such an incredible villa. We felt so in tune with all the natural blessings of STJ and what it is that brings us back year after year. La Jolla Caribe is beautifully decorated and has a perfect layout; wonderful living area with equal bedrooms on all levels of this home. This villa would never disappoint and is truly a value for all that you get! Love the drive in and out each day. FYI...Thee best hot tub we have ever come across while traveling and never really been a big fan. Fun to use after returning from day at the beach with pre dinner drinks. Again, if La Jolla Caribe is available, TAKE IT!
The villa is amazing. Everything from the view (probably one of the very best views on the whole island) to the clean and nice interior is top notch. The hot tub area is awesome. The home has amazing privacy, amenities, and feels very tropical. Waking up to the sounds of the tropical birds was one of my very favorite things on the trip as was the outdoor warm water shower with am amazing view. I will definitely be back. The villa couldn't be in a better location. It is right in the middle of the island and sits between the two main roads so access in all directions is awesome. If you decide to stay here…..you will not be disappointed and you will have a memory that will last a lifetime!
St. John Paradise! This villa is absolutely heaven. The view is the best on the island. The breezes are amazing because the house is up so high. The whole house is well equipped for your every need. There are 3 beaches just a few minutes drive away or for those that love to hike a short distance away.
There are three levels and each level has a huge and fantastic deck. Since I am handicapped we stayed in one of the top floor bedrooms. That gave me access to everything I needed: kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining rooms, living room (with cable TV), the huge top deck (with the beautiful view) and a private outside walk in shower! There were orchids blooming on the wall of the shower, it was wonderful. Mark this as the next place to stay when you visit St. John!
La Jolla Caribe was pretty much perfect for my family of nine. There's enough room to spread out plus a nice living room where we could hang out together. The kitchen had everything we needed and was far better than in most rentals. We had a toddler with us so having a hot tub and no pool was good - plus why would you want a pool when there are many wonderful beaches close at hand?
The location is close to everything (OK, maybe everything is close to everything on St. John) but it was easy to get to town for shopping and the beaches for swimming. You absolutely must have a high clearance, 4 wheel drive vehicle since the road is a goat path, especially downhill to Cinnamon Bay.
It's hard to overstate the view. For the most part you are looking at undeveloped parkland or the sea or distant islands. You really are king of the mountain with a vast kingdom below.
The bedrooms were bright and cheerful and there were some complaints about biting insects but that was probably the only griping I heard all week. Everything was clean and well maintained and the management company was always helpful.
Anyone able to spend a week at this house (and this island) should be grateful for their good fortune in life.
We are repeat guests at La Jolla Caribe. How relaxing. How perfect. We love the ocean breezes and the privacy, and the view is The Most Spectacular on the island! There is an unobstructed 200+ degree view of the Caribbean, from St. Thomas on the West to British Tortola on the East and Jost Van Dyke and beyond to the North. The house is completely surrounded by National Park, and the wonderful seclusion of the Park assures peace and quiet and no extraneous light to detract from the glorious night sky.
Over the years, we have stayed in a different room on the three decks – each is lovely, with its own charm. No air conditioning is necessary. This home was built when architects knew how to take advantage of the island breezes, and every room is comfortable. We have enjoyed many wonderful dinners – and breakfasts – on the covered dining table on the deck, prepared in the well-equipped kitchen. The “jungle shower” outside the master bedroom is a special treat.
The road to the house used to be difficult in places, but it is much improved now with some extensive paving.
Two super beaches are within sight, and four more are just a quick hop. It is an easy 10 minute drive into Cruz Bay for supplies, shops, and restaurants. But we don’t stay long in town. The house and setting is why we come and why we will be back!
***I am disabled and this place was perfect for me. The top floor gives you access to living room, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a marvelous deck.
St. John is a small island approximately 4 miles wide by 9 miles long and is the home of the Virgin Islands National Park and the Coral Reef National Monument.
Together these National treasures comprise more than 2/3 of the total land area and a significant amount of coastal waters surrounding St. John.
Within the borders of the National Park, visitors will enjoy numerous hiking trails, visiting ruins, snorkeling and of course, sunbathing on a beautiful white sand beach. The Virgin Islands National Park Visitors Center on the waterfront in Cruz Bay is a 'must visit' location during your vacation to be sure that you will experience all The National Park has to offer.
Commonly called 'The Jewel of the Caribbean', St. John boasts of its numerous world class beaches, duty free shopping venues and eclectic collection of dining options sure to satisfy the most discerning palates. Dare to 'Live the Dream' on beautiful St. John!