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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

At CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS we're all about the BLUE!

Captain's Quarters was truly a labor of love. It look us three years to build and was completed in December of 2014. We are located on the beautiful north shores of St Thomas. The villa faces NE so we enjoy warm tropical breezes most all year. The view is phenomenal. We sit above five bays and have an expansive view of the Atlantic ocean. You can only find that true aqua color here in our crystal clear waters. We have over 30 varieties of tropical trees and flowers on the grounds and enjoy the hummingbirds and parrots that frequent them.

Our location is considered rural or as the locals call it "the bush". This means we are away from the hustle and bustle of town but close enough to enjoy our shopping and restaurants. You don't hear traffic noise here, just the waves breaking on the rocks, the squawk of parrots and the song of the "coki frogs" at night. All ocean views on the island are spectacular but ours are not hindered with power lines or neighbor's houses. We have an unobstructed spectacular view!

Did we mention the breezes keep away the bugs so dining on your porch at night is a treat? There is casual seating on the porch in addition to a dining table and grill. Inside the Quarters has a comfortable sitting area for those in the mood for a little TV while enjoying the view. We offer a 47in HDTV with cable, premium stations and Netflix. The kitchenette has custom cabinets, a granite countertop and a stainless steel frig and microwave.. We do not have a stove/oven. We do have a NuWave Induction Portable Cooktop. It's such fun to cook on! It's a product so new on the market we've left the instruction booklet in the cupboard.

The Master Suite has a king bed has a great mattress and several pillows to choose from enabling a good nights rest. The en suite bathroom has a double vanity and a walk in travertine stone shower with a rain head.

The washer and dryer are conveniently located in the hallway next to our 2nd full bath. No need to take home dirty clothes!

Joe and I live on the property also but we designed our home with vacationers in mind. You'll have your own space with a private entrance and personal parking. We are handicapped accessible and one of the few properties on the island with NO STAIRS and level grounds. We are here and available to insure you have the best vacation possible in our tropical paradise. We're happy to help with directions or answer any questions you may have. Joe has sampled every burger on the island and is eager to offer his opinions! Our goal is for you to have a great time on St Thomas!

Please visit Captain's Quarters Caret Bay on or

#3879113 is a the unit you are viewing now.

#3879114 is our two bedroom, 2 bath.

We have a beautiful courtyard with a POOL! While you're here, the pool is a great place to relax and cool off. It's only used by guests in our two units. You'll see Joe cleaning it every morning and if we're invited, serving his famous rum punch at cocktail time!

"Honorable Mention" goes to our GENERATOR. Being on an island we have a limited power grid to draw from. Consequently, at times we find ourselves without electricity. Joe is not much for roughing it or having his favorite scifi program interrupted so when the lights go out, our GENERATOR goes on!

If you've searched for a place to stay while on your vacation, you already know how beautiful our island is.

All beaches are open to the public, don't limit yourself just to one. Each offers something different.

It's so fun to eat here. The restaurants are many and their menus unique. Enjoy the local cuisine from a food truck or eat in a five star establishment.

Consider renting a car. Driving here is an experience all it's own. With a car you can explore the island. We're only 14 miles long, 3 wide. We drive slowly, anything over 25 mpr is too fast. Come and go as you please. When someone waits for you in traffic, a slight beep means THANK YOU!

Joe and I are retired. We are living our dream. We'd like to share it with you!

More Details

Joe and Marcia Wilkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Joe and Marcia Wilkins

Joe was born and raised in New York. He attended an all boys high school and played varsity football as tackle. After graduation he volunteered in the US Marine Corp and served in Viet Nam. After retirement, he moved to New Mexico and attended the University of Albq majoring in business. Joe was owner of several service related businesses in Farmington, New Mexico. He enjoyed organizing dive vacations for large parties and traveling to exotic places. In preparation for civilian retirement, he attended PADI PRO DIVE in Florida and graduated as a Master Scuba Diver Instructor. After moving to the USVI, he attended Sea School and became a licensed boat Captain. Thus, CAPTAIN JOE

Joe and Marcia Wilkins purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Joe and Marcia Wilkins chose Dorothea

We have lived on St Thomas for 10 years. The WEATHER here is hands down, unbeatable. We love the hues of the OCEAN, especially the turquoise you only find in the Caribbean. We enjoy the diversity of LANDSCAPES. The PEOPLE of St Thomas are of many cultures and nations. Our CUSTOM is to greet all with a 'good morning' or 'good afternoon'. It's a great icebreaker when you enter a doctors office and greet a room full of waiting patients. We enjoy outdoor DINING and sampling our various 5 Star eateries. Top of our list are all the AQUATIC activities available on our island. The crystal clear , warm waters are perfect for boating, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding. kayaking, canoeing etc. etc. etc.

We looked at homes to purchase for two years. We spent one year looking at lots.

Marcia had a requirement list with no compromises. We had to find a piece of property with a fantastic view, no lines or wires blocking that view, decent roads and

facing northeast to take advantage of the sea breezes. We spent a year with an architect and it took two years to build. Welcome to CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS!


Dorothea Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Master Bath Suite - toilet , shower , Walk in travertine shower and double sinks
  • In the master bath there is a beautiful travertine shower with a rain head fixture. The custom vanity has two virtuous china bowl sinks with waterfall faucets.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Suite - 1 king
    Sofa Sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleeper mattress has a built in AirDream Sleep System
  • Captain's Quarters has a spacious master bedroom suite. The new Tommy Bahama bed is fitted with a Beauty Rest Plush Pillow Top mattress. It's also a great place to kick back and nap, enjoy the peace and quiet or catch a little television. The master bath suite is very spacious with a walk in travertine shower, custom vanity and double sinks. All linens are provided.
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The kitchenette does not have a stove/oven. We do have a NuWave Induction Portable Cooktop. It's such fun to cook on! It's a product so new on the market we've left the instruction booklet in the cupboard. There is also a gas grill on the porch where you can prepare food while enjoying the sea breezes and fantastic view of the Atlantic ocean.


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Everything was fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Joe and Marcia were great hosts - we could tell that before we ever arrived. Marcia patiently answered all our questions and had a lot of great suggesitons. She even talked us into extending our stay an extra couple nights! Also, it was incredibly helpful to have Joe meet us up at the airport, take us grocery shopping and lead us back to their house on the other side of the island. GPS works great on the island and I'm sure we could have found it, but it was nice to not have to worry about finding their place in the dark and in the rain on our first night!

Everything just got better from there....

- There were a couple cold beer waiting for us in the refrigerator when we arrived

- The furniture (indoor and outdoor) was new and comfortable

- The rooms were spacious, nicely decorated and all the finishes were high quality

- The kitchen was well stocked and had all the essentials

- Beach gear was provided...cooler, beach mats, beach towels, flippers and snorkeling equip.

- And finally, the unit really does have incredible views...perfect to enjoy with a cup of coffee in the morning and a glass of wine at night!

My wife and I have stayed in VRBO/HomeAway properties around the world (Italy, Cost Rica, Puerto Rico, Smoky Mountains, Myrtle Beach, etc.) and can definitively say this is one of the nicest properties we've seen and two of the best hosts.

Thank you Joe, Marcia and of course Lucy!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable!!! Wonderful people!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic View

  • 5 of 5

Marcia and Joe's property is located up in the mountains with such an amazing view that we didn't want to leave to see anything else on the island....just stock the fridge and enjoy the view. When we did leave Marcia and Joe were very helpful with providing us the information of where to go and how to get there. We couldn't have asked for better hosts.

The property is very well maintained and the most important thing to us is that it is CLEAN!! You can tell as soon as you arrive that they spend a lot of time and energy in maintaining the property to make sure their guests enjoy their stay.

You will come as guests and leave as friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pure Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3-week stay at Captain's Quarters was truly unforgettable and packed with many special memories. Joe & Marcia Wilkins, the owners, are very gracious and hospitable and made our stay very relaxing and comfortable. They are so accommodating and go above and beyond to make you feel special. Joe met us at the airport to show us the way to the property. It is nestled in a residential area and would be a challenge to find otherwise. The property is in excellent condition, immaculate, extremely well maintained and picture perfect. The units are fully stocked with everything you need for the beach, games to play in the condo, all kitchen items, pool accessories/toys, gym equipment, etc. Joe & Marcia have truly thought of everything you need to enjoy vacation. They are very knowledgeable about all the island happenings and helped us make the most of our days by giving us tips on the best beaches, which days will be the least crowded, best snorkeling spots & restaurants, how to get around, etc. Joe even supplied our snorkel gear for the entire 3 weeks and went with us to the beach to give our granddaughters snorkel lessons. I daresay you will not get that level of attention anywhere else. The view from the property is outstanding and breathtaking! Every morning waking up to the amazing view of pristine water and surrounding bays/islands was such a treat. The landscaping at Captain's Quarters is beautifully maintained. You must rent a car to get around to the beaches, shops, restaurants, excursions, though many things are only minutes away. This property offers seclusion and privacy. I must comment on Lucy, their very sweet and docile dog. She happily greeted us each time we drove up, is very calm and has a thing for iguanas! My two granddaughters loved petting and spending time with Lucy - we all did. We highly recommend staying at Captain's Quarters. Joe & Marcia have big hearts for their guests and have become our friends. We are looking forward to future visits!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Captain's Quarters was a fantastic place to stay on St. Thomas!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment and grounds are in pristine condition. Joe and Marcia are friendly and helped make our holiday a memorable one. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Not a better place to stay while visiting St Thomas. Owners have thought of every detail to make this the perfect home away from home get a way. Everything is new and feels luxurious. Marcia and Joe are very special people and you will be more than happy you stayed at this CLEAN, UPSCALE and IMPECCABLE villa! We miss you Joe and Marcia and Miss Lucy too!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Magens Bay Beach
Mahogany Run Golf Course
Coki Beach
St. Peter Mountain Greathouse & Botanical Gardens
Coral World Marine Park and Observatory
Mountain Top
Room With a View
Our island favorite! Wonderful food, exceptional wait staff and air conditioned
Grill Room
Magens Bay Beach
Banana Tree Grille
Skyride to Paradise Point
Tickles Dockside Pub
Great breakfast. Joe's favorite: Bacon Western Omelette Open mic nights. Located at Crown B...
Italian? Here's the BEST!
Hull Bay Hideaway
Hook, Line, and Sinker
The freshest fish on the island! Walk right by the fishing boats into the restaurant. My f...
Tree Limin' Extreme
Nearest Airport
4.2 Miles
Cyril E King Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3.8 Miles
Smith's Ferry Service on Veteran's Drive
Nearest Golf
6.3 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 33 Crown Mountain Road
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Hook, Line and Sinker, Bella Blu or Epernay
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Magen's Bay
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.5%

Short stay (less than 7 nights) cleaning fee of $125 is charged

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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