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Luxury Studio in Sapphire Village

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Just half mile from Redhook

Large Studio Condo. Balcony with fabulous views. 6ft bed, 40in TV with Cable and Internet. Bath and Shower. Full Kitchen, stove, microwave and Fridge/Freezer. Ideal location for romantic or relaxing getaway in the sunny Caribbean. 2 pools and Bar/Restaurant in resort. Short stroll to one of St Thomas's best beaches, Sapphire Beach.

Close to Red Hook where you will find lots of Restaurants and Bars.

Airport is 10 miles on West Side whereas most resorts are on East side including Sapphire.


Property Manager
Eamon Guilfoyle
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Eamon Guilfoyle

Live in Ireland and like to get away to the sun as often as possible.

Eamon Guilfoyle purchased this studio in 2004

Why Eamon Guilfoyle chose East End

Came to work in St Thomas as a Scuba Instructor in 2003 and loved the place. Have regularly returned as St Thomas is a magical place.

What makes this studio unique

The view is spectacular. Lots of Islands in the distance and the blue water just make it for me.

Amenities

Estate Smith Bay Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Luxury Studio in Sapphire Village
average rating of 4.5 based on 44 reviews
Mahomet, Illinois
5

Studio Splendor

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great time on the island, with all the restaurants, sightseeing, beaches and snorkeling! We loved where we stayed, close to Red Hook and easy to get to other areas we wanted to visit. We met several people who rent/own condo's in the same village and they gave us great information on where to get groceries and local restaurants to eat at. Thank you so much Eamon, we loved this experience and we will definitely come back and book with you again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a Great Time, I certainly do when I get to go down to St Thomas. Some people find the Island way of life strange, but others love it. I do try to describe the Condo as you will find it. Its nice to hear from people who shares our experience of the Islands. Eamon
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5

Great base camp for a weeks stay.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place to call home while on the island. Has all your basic amenities needed. We slept and made breakfast at condo and it worked well. Good location with nice beach. Not a Hilton style place but no where near the cost of that. Very reasonable cost. Stores and attractions close by. Driving takes a little getting used to on island. Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lititz, PA
4

Felt like home

  • 4 of 5

We walked into a super clean studio with awesome views! Loved the location and amenities at Sapphire Village. Slice has excellent pizza which is a 2 minute walk from condo. Red Hook is less than 5 minite drive Would definitely stay again and hated to leave. If you love to snorkel its a good beach for that as well. Eamon is very responsive and gave great advice about the area.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Not what I expected...cleanliness huge issue

  • 2 of 5

After reading so many positive reviews, I was shocked to find this condo so dirty and in need of repair. The only reason I gave 2 stars was the location was great and Sapphire beach is amazing and so close. It is a shame that this property has not been updated or cleaned well. The bathroom was totally disgusting, the tub was filthy, faucets old and rusty, grout had huge black mold spots. The bed was extremely uncomfortable, quality of linens awful, mattress was full of huge brown stains which we saw unfortunetly due to the sheets coming off as they were all stretched out and did not stay put on the bed. The couch used barely has any cushion on it and the pattern that was is totally gone. The air conditioner is loud and does not adequelty cool the room, the bed is not near the a/c and it gets warm at night. There as rust in the freezer and the fridge was old and dirty. The tile floor throughout the condo was again filty, as I wiped a small water spill the paper towel was black with dirt. The balcony furniture is very old and shabby and there are rusty water stains and cracks in the tile on the balcony. It is a shame that the owner is letting this property go as the location is wonderful, close to the bus and Red Hook. The internet did not work for 2 days, we had to call and were told that the condo has had issues with the internet recently. I guess you get what you pay for...if you want clean, don't stay here. I can't imagine others thinking this was acceptable, I am not unreasonable and understand that the rate was lower that others in Sapphire Village, but for what we paid I expected better conditions. I would not recommend this condo and informed the owner with pictures of the conditions we stayed in for a week. Never again....

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am disappointed that you differ from most of my guests who give me good reviews. I get good reviews because I offer value for money and a great view and location. Condo is typical design of its time in St Thomas. Some people love St Thomas and others find it tatty and behind what they consider are the times. You obviously would prefer the Ritz. I suggest you go to the Ritz next time and pay Ritz prices.
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5

Nice place, great view

  • 5 of 5

Place was clean, has a wonderful view overlooking the bay

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked Sapphire. I certainly love my visits to the island. Thanks for the review. I have left a review for you which may be useful when again you use VRBO HomeAway
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Miami Beach, FL
4

Great location & place for 2

  • 4 of 5

The Sapphire beach that is walking distance is fantastic with all the amenities. Unit is exactly as pictured and the view is great. Pool is right behind the unit as well. Perfect size an amenities for two people. The management staff is slow to respond so do give your self some time before you leave on your trip to arrange check in arrangements. If you are sensitive to noise at night bring ear plugs as there is a commercial AC unit that runs outside the unit throughout the night.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: All units have own A/C. Not aware of "commercial AC" guest is referring to. I have not heard it in my many stays in Sapphire, unless there was a maintenance issue in some resort equipment. I will check with Resort Office.
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Map

Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Redhook
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Sapphire Beach
Car: not necessary

Fabulous view of St John over Sapphire beach and marina, just 5 mins walk to Beach and few mins drive to Red Hook.

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Rates & Availability

Estate Smith Bay Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017 Season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$89
$550
$1,800
 
 
High Season
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$129
$799
$2,500
 
 
Summer 2018 Season
Apr 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$89
$550
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$99
$660
$1,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Refundable damage deposit $100

Rates cover Power, Water, Cable TV, DVD, Internet, Fees and Taxes.
Cleaning is included at $85 which is what I pay for turnover cleaning.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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