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We're Right on the Beach! and What a Lovely Beach it is!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Beach front studio condo, great location

Directly on the beach, step out of your door & walk 29 steps to the water!

A king size bed & sofa sleeper are the sleeping accommodations. We have a living room, dining room & a fully equipped kitchen, perhaps the olny unit in Sapphire Beach resort with an ice maker & dishwasher.

Our unit has two 42' T V's with cable & wireless internet connection.

Step out of your beach front door onto a deck for dinning 'with a view', also enjoy 2 private chaise lounges on your own beach.


Owner
Jesus Esparza
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2017

About Jesus Esparza

Retired owners,married 54 years, living in Florida. We use our unit often, ocassionally bringing our 5 children, 8 grand children & their spouses to vacation in this paradise. We've travleed the world & our beach ranks amoungst the best.

Jesus Esparza purchased this villa in 1979

Amenities

East End Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 585 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • one king size bed &one sofa sleeper
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

We're Right on the Beach! and What a Lovely Beach it is!
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 48 reviews
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Just walk out your door and your on the beach. Quiet and plenty of shade. Nice beach. Just a short taxi ride to Red Hook. Fish Tails was a great place for dinner.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location, view & snorkeling

  • 4 of 5

My husband, 8 year old daughter and I just took a quick vacation to St Thomas over New Year's and had a great time. The condo was a great size for the 3 of us. The ability to walk out directly on the beach was fantastic! The view was unreal. We loved that we could enjoy great snorkeling just a few feet from our condo. The beach attendant was super helpful as well. The location was very convenient to Red Hook but if you felt like hanging at the resort, you can grab lunch at the beach bar or dinner at Slice.

There were a couple of drawbacks. This is a bare bones condo. It provides the necessities but if you are looking for comfortable furniture, beds, and pillows, this might not be your pick. Also, the resort is not smoke-free. Our neighbor kept smoking on the patio so we had to retreat back into the condo and close it up multiple times to avoid it.

Overall, it was a great resort and we will likely go back.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for a get-away

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week in this condo and had a wonderful time. This unit is a true walkout onto the beach. It was recently updated and was very comfortable. The bay water is fairly quiet so we could snorkel and kayak easily from our beach and there is coral literally within walking distance of shore. The town of Red Hook is just minutes away with enough bars/grills/restaurants to keep you satisfied for your visit. Although we also really enjoyed the beachside bar/grill. It was nice to lounge on the beach and have a waitress come by to take our order for drinks/sandwiches. It felt very indulgent. Red Hook is also the location of the passenger and car ferries to St. Johns for convenient day trips to another amazing island.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a week, the condo is great, the beach is awesome. We really liked the location, Red Hook is a lot of fun, close to St John ferry. We would plan our next trip around staying here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Location Great Five Star - Apartment Good

  • 3 of 5

Right on the beach - can't beat location as Sapphire is a great beach. Can get a little busy on days with lots of cruise ships but the passengers mostly stay down the other end of the beach.

Great little ground floor apartment with access directly on the beach. Owners kindly left cool box and mask and fins, there is couple of sun loungers to use too.

Very small niggles were cooking is tricky - I would say have brekkie and possibly lunch/sandwiches here and nip out to red hook for dinner (but hey your on holiday right!). AC was a little underpowered but fine for us.

Major thing really was there was pumping going on 24/7 in the car park directly behind the apartment for the whole time we were there which did kind of spoil the relaxing vibe - that took our rating the apartment from 4 stars to 3 stars unfortunately.

Saying that I would definitely book again - Owner is really helpful and responds quickly.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

"Just What We Needed"

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful vacation on Sapphire Beach!! We wanted peace and quiet as well as sun and relaxation. That we got!! The condo was as described in the pictures and reviews. Chuy was a pleasure to work with while making our reservation. He was kind enough to answer all of our questions in a speedy manner. The condo was clean and cozy. The appliances all worked well and the large screen TV was perfect to watch The Open Golf Championship. The beach and views are awesome ! For seven days there were no more than 50 people on the beach at one time. A few days maybe less than 20. Plenty of shade if you get too hot. We saw no need to rent a car. There was always a taxi out front and the price was cheap. We Had provisions such as beer ,wine, soft drinks and snacks delivered by Fresh Foods Vi .com which really worked out well for us. If you want to save some money take some provisions for dinner via cooler. We ate out three times in Red Hook. Fish Tails was good. Try the lobster! Go shopping on days when there are no cruise ships in port. Also, well worth spending a day at the beach in St. John. Remember that you are not staying at an all inclusive 5 star resort. You will pay for bath towel service as well as cleaning service. We washed our towels at the Marina laundry and cleaned house to save money. Worked well for us. Beach towel service is free and Chuy has two beach chairs that you get to use. I picked up snorkel gear my first day at the front desk and returned it at check out. Overall, we had a 5 star experience. Thanks again Chuy for allowing us to stay and experience your home away from home....

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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