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Best Views On St Thomas!! Cool Island Breezes And Pool!

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Spacious 1 Bed/1 Bath with Amazing Ocean Views, Centrally Located in Safe Area

Hurricane Irma has done some damage and we won't be renting for a while.

Mandahl View Villa is a wonderful 1 bed/1 bath unit with a kitchen, dining room, and living room with amazing views of Thatch Cay (BVI), Coki Point, and St John. The bedroom has a king bed and there is a pullout couch in the living room, making this villa easily accommodate 4 people. The kitchen has a full-size range and refrigerator, microwave, and all the dishes, silverware, cookware, etc. you'll need to make this your home away from home for your visit. There is also an outdoor patio area with a charcoal grill and a gas tabletop grill.

You also will have access to our pool as well as our laundry room with large washer and dryer. There is ample parking too.

The villa is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood on the northside of St Thomas. We are centrally located and 5 minutes from the only golf course on island and Magen's Bay (which is consistently voted one of the best beaches in the world). Downtown is about 10 minutes away as is the East End (with all of its bars, restaurants and night life). The airport is 20-25 minutes away.

More Details

Marty Masar
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Some spanish, but not fluent
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2017

About Marty Masar

My wife and I moved from Chicago to St Thomas in Feb. 2015 so that she could take a new job here. We love this place and strive to show you why so that you can love it too! I love hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and playing sports. I am also into photography - especially the amazing birds and fish of the Caribbean!

We also love to travel and have been to many fantastic places in the world including Spain, Prague, Bratislava, Vancouver, Panama, and others. We have stayed at a number of Airbnb spots and know what a good one is like.

We look forward to seeing you at our little piece of paradise!

Marty Masar purchased this villa in 2015

Why Marty Masar chose Mandahl

We bought this property because of the amazing views and the island breezes (i.e. no need for AC!). The villa is actually part of the same house that we live in on the island! Also, Mandahl Bay area is one of the few areas on St Thomas that is still relatively untouched and has very natural beauty. Hiking or off-roading on Mandahl Point is one of my favorite things to do (especially at night during a full-moon!)

What makes this villa unique

This property offers the unique opportunity to be sitting on the porch or in the living room (or in the pool!) and have the trade winds gently blowing through your hair while you simply just take in the beauty of the ocean and islands and clouds that dominate your views. Such peace! So many sailboats and ships to watch (and occasionally whales too!)


Mandahl Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large bathroom with new fixtures and soothing blue hue.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Living Room Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Brightly painted 12'x'12' bedroom with wonderful cross breezes and views of the BVI. Plenty of closet space and cable TV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We have good recommendations and connections to people who do boat trips (fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, island hopping) and do in-villa massage. Please feel free to ask me about them and I'll provide you with their information.


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Best Views On St Thomas!! Cool Island Breezes And Pool!
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Great location convenient to shops and beaches. Very spacious one bedroom/one bathroom unit with amazing views of nearby islands. Fully appointed kitchen and nicely stocked pantry with basic essentials made fixing meals an easy task. The pool was a great place to relax and cool off every day. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome view, host, and place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Will definitely come back. Thanks Marty and Lauren for everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 3 months (April-June 2017) with our 13 lb dog. All three of us loved it! The landlords, Marty & Lauren, were very helpful and gave great suggestions for restaurants and activities. Our dog fell in love with Marty and we think the feeling was mutual!

The apartment really does have these views, the property is beautifully landscaped, and the neighborhood is very nice and quiet. Chirping birds and crowing roosters replaced the sounds we normally hear in the city, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets are frequent. If you're a hiker, there is a great walk down to the beach; just remember that you have to walk back up quite a steep hill - great for exercise. The apartment is spacious and was well stocked with various toiletries and food. The king sized bed was very comfortable, and we found the kitchen to be very functional for a long stay. Although there is no air conditioning, with fans and cool mountain breezes, we didn't miss A/C even in June/early July. We rented a car and spent time all over the island during our stay, and found the location of the apartment to be very convenient to most of the places we regularly went.

We would stay at this apartment again in a heartbeat; in fact, we have already inquired about an even longer stay next time.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tropical dream

  • 5 of 5

We spent just 2 nights, but they were simply amazing. The rental has everything you need to cook basic meals, including a grill. It was nice to have coffee grounds and filters provided as well. If you forgot a toiletry item, most likely it is there for you as well. A good deal of thought went into providing the most comfort possible. Since we visited in March we did not miss the fact that the place is not air conditioned, it catches the breezes very well. A very comfortable stay. The views are absolutely gorgeous. Be sure to get up early and watch the sunrise!!

This is a place we will definitely want to visit again. The owners are very helpful as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we needed

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was everything as advertised. We could have spent our entire time just sitting on the deck and enjoying the view. Absolutely magnificent. The apartment was clean, the bedroom perfect (with a direct view of the Caribbean). The kitchen facilities were all we needed. We will come back again and strongly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view was awesome......but

  • 2 of 5

In the photo of the unit it did not show the drain coming down from the ceiling which was a bathroom sink and toilet which you could hear when flushed right above the dinner table. (Disgusting). There were 2 steps down to the bed and another 2 steps up to the bathroom each were on opposite side of unit. The floor also had cracked tiles. A lot to be desired.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Doug and Diane- I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the place as much as I had hoped you would. The pipe is a water pipe and no one has had an issue with it (as it can be seen in the photos on this site). The place does have a few steps, but they also are visible in the photos. The floor does have a few cracked tiles, but you also paid under $175 a night to stay. I think your expectations for such a bargain price may have been a little unrealistic.
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Cyril E King Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Grille Room
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Red Hook Ferry Dock
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mahogany Run Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Grille Room
Nearest Beach
2.7 Miles
Magens Bay
Car: recommended

The villa is centrally located so you can see all of St Thomas without being in the car for more than 20-30 minutes ever. Really close by is the island's only golf course (Mahogany Run) and the world-reknowned Magen's Bay beach. Also, amazing local spots like Brooks Bar and Old Stone Farm House are 5 minutes away. Downtown and all its attractions are 10 minutes away. Supermarkets and Kmart are 5-10 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $75

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Small pets are allowed. Cancellation Policy: 50% refund up to 1 week prior to arrival, except fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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