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Dave & Lynn

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Paradise found! Amazing Views! Corner Unit with all amenities!

19 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

East End Condo Rental Photos and Description

End Unit On Second Floor In Building B

Corner unit, 2nd floor privacy, Keyless entry! We recently purchased the unit below this one which is on the beach. If you need additional accommodations due to wedding, family reunion or traveling with friends, please check out our other VRBO listing #720774. Included are chaise lounges, table & chairs, Brand new furnishings, new blinds, all new appliances, high-speed WIFI included, 4 sets of snorkeling gear, King Bed that is super comfortable, all new amenities, blender, coffee maker, hair dryer, (2) flat screen TVs, air conditioning & 2 brand new ceiling fans; double sliding glass doors that open onto the deck; umbrellas, binoculars, beach towels & amazing sunrises included. The rates quoted are for two guests. Additional guests will charged at a rate of $25 per person per night

The condo & marina complex is gated with a security person at the entry. Security personnel walk the grounds day & night.

Beach lounge chairs are included at no cost to our guests.

You'll find glasses, stemware, silverware, cooking & serving utensils if you want to visit the local grocery store and cook-in. Electric grill on patio!

Rentals of kayaks, wind surfing & other water equipment are available at the dive shop located on the property.

Nearest Airport: 7.5 Miles

Cyril King Airport (STT)

Nearest Ferry: 1 Mile

Red Hook

Nearest Bar & Grille: .25 mile

Sapphire Bar and Grille (just up the hill from the Marina)

For Golfers: Mahogany Run Golf Course - 5 miles

Also recommended for excellent lunch & dinner. Fantastic food!

Designed by world-renowned architects George and Tom Fazio and opened in 1980, the 6000 yard Mahogany Run Golf Course attracts thousands of visitors each year – golfers and non-golfers, celebrities, and Presidents alike – to its challenging fairways and lush greens. Carved from Blue-Bit stone and nestled between the beautiful hills and breathtaking shoreline of St. Thomas’ scenic North side, the course provides an opportunity to experience our island’s amazing wildlife – from iguanas, mongoose, white-tailed hawks, and pelicans to the seasonal migrations of humpback whales, you’re sure to have a memorable sighting to share with your friends and family.

Despite its friendly length of just over 6,000 yards, Mahogany Run yields par-70 grudgingly...players that exchange distance for accuracy will be richly rewarded. Perhaps most awe-inspiring, the course includes the world famous Devil’s Triangle, a three hole stretch sure to challenge the best of players. Included in the Devil’s Triangle is the par-3, 14th hole situated 200 feet above a rocky inlet of the Atlantic Ocean and offering breathtaking views of the neighboring U.S. and British Virgin Islands – an experience not soon forgotten.

Open 7 days a week, Mahogany Run Golf Course caters to the traveling guest by offering complete equipment rental packages, including new sets of the latest Taylor Made clubs (available in right or left handed for men, women, and seniors), as well as new FootJoy golf shoes, towels, and name brand balls.

Renting a Car is Recommended.

Other activities: kayaking, parasailing, paddle boarding, boating, day cruises, shopping.

Charlotte Amalie is the capital of Duty Free shopping. It's approximately a 30 minute drive.

Your trip to paradise begins by calling or emailing us!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dave & Lynn (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Dave & Lynn

Having lived in Colorado for over 37 years, we set out to find a beach property that we would want to come back to year after year. Our search started 7 years ago (2007). We scheduled a trip in April, 2013 to St. Thomas/Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina booking one of the properties using Home Away. We walked onto the beach that was just 20 feet away from our outdoor sitting area. My husband said 'my love, I think we just found what we have been looking for'. We closed on this unit 1.5 months later. We returned over the 4th of July, donated all the furnishings that had come with the condo & started all over. Everything is brand new. We hope you enjoy our new beach home as much as we do! Our goal was to think of everything so you want for nothing as our guests.

Dave & Lynn purchased this condo in 2013

Why Dave & Lynn chose St. Thomas

This is the most beautiful secluded beach we have ever seen in all of our travels. We wanted property in the US and it does not get any better than this. Walk a few steps from the condo & you can do some amazing snorkeling. There are two coral reefs. The sands are pure white.

What makes this condo unique

Walking the beach morning & night, beautiful sunsets, afternoon rains, iguanas, crystal clear, warm water, beautiful fish, not crowded, 2-tier infinity pool that is framed on all sides by the ocean (see pictures). Take a day trip on one of the sailboats docked at the marina there on the property. St. John's is a quick 10 minute ferry ride.

Reviews

4.8
based on 19 traveler reviews

Paradise found! Amazing Views! Corner Unit with all amenities!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
5

Fabulous Vacation on the best beach on St. Thomas!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at B-209 could not have been more perfect! As we drove our rental car (on the left side of the road) which was no big deal, we encountered some pretty heavy traffic near Price Smart. We ended up circling around and going back into to town to drive the coastal route from Charlotte Amalie to Red Hook and we were pretty surprised at the state of the island with lots of homes in disrepair, old junk cars and trash everywhere and trash even spilling out of dumpsters onto the street in some areas. We were wondering what we had gotten ourselves into until we arrived at the cute little town of Red Hook. Just a mile or so past Red Hook, we found the lovely Sapphire Beach Marina and Condos. The condos were nicely landscaped and the wood has been refinished. Our condo is across a little bridge and just half a flight upstairs from the parking lot so it provided easy access to bring in our luggage from the car.

What a spectacular view! It really was the best view on the whole island. The condo was clean and nicely decorated. The kitchen had everything we needed (blender, coffee maker, filters, toaster, wine bottle opener, pots and pans, utensils (both metal and plastic), dishes and wine glasses. The king sized bed with a tempurpedic style topper was super comfortable. There are 4 towel sets and also 2 beach towels provided. There are 4 sets of snorkel gear with fins, noodles, and a little cooler. The wifi worked perfectly. Scott is a perfect gentleman who is right downstairs between B and C buildings that will put your beach chairs wherever you want them. There is also a Cabana with food service during the day right between B and C buildings. If you look the right off the balcony you will see them. They are not noisy or intrusive at all. We bought local fish at Moe’s Market and cooked our meals at home-we didn’t want to leave our spectacular view.

The condo's residents were very quiet- no loud parties or any disturbances all week. Three cruise ships came to bring passengers on two of our days-the beach got busy but was never crowded. The water is the PERFECT temperature and the best part is that the best snorkeling reef is just off the beach right in front of your condo! You are literally swimming with fish within 20 feet of the shore in front of C Building.

We took the car ferry to St. John for $50 round trip right in Red Hook and had a wonderful tour of St. John.

We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sherri, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our little slice of Paradise. Being the frequent world traveler that you are, it means a great deal to us that you recognize all the attention to detail and care we put into our island get-a-way. Your Five Star Review is very much appreciated. We look forward to your return and wonderful referrals. We wish you and your precious traveling companion Safe Travels wherever you set your sails. Best, Dave & Lynn
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5

Beautiful, Peaceful, and Easily Accessible!

  • 5 of 5

Dave, Lynn, and property manager Jeanne could not have been more accommodating! The condo was well decorated, sunny, and comfortable not to mention the million-dollar views from your deck. Snorkeling steps from the condo I was able to see stingray, turtles, an octopus, cuttlefish and more! The condo was well equipped with all the kitchen essentials, plenty of towels, snorkel gear, hangers in the closet, and keyless entry. I wish all vacation rentals had this entry system - so much less stress about forgetting keys! I felt safe inside Sapphire Beach Resort - the guards were very friendly. Greeting everyone on the island with a smile accompanied by a "Good morning!", "Good Afternoon!" or "Good Evening!" will go a long way. I wouldn't hesitate to rent Dave and Lynn's condo again or recommend it to a friend.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggie, Thank you for choosing our beautiful condo for your month long stay in paradise. We're so pleased you enjoyed our offering and hope you and your boyfriend return for a relaxing vacation in the future. Safe Travels, Dave & Lynn
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5

Very nice corner unit with a large deck on the second floor.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this studio. Comfortable king size bed, wi-fi, snorkel equipment, many upgrades including a nice shower floor guaranteed not to slip, 2 flat screen TV's, etc. Right on the water with great views of other islands. great clear water for swimming or to snorkel. Very safe complex and this unit is right in the middle. We would not hesitate to go back and rent this unit again. The pool is very nice and individuals were around it all day long. Some complaints about the food area being boarded up. We felt that this was fine as it was nice and quiet verse a rowdy bar crowd.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Phil, Thank you for the excellent review of your trip to our little slice of paradise. We are so pleased to be able to add you to list of satisfied clients. We're thrilled to be able to rate you as a "Five Star Guest" in the new VRBO guest rating system. We offer our Five Star Guests a 10% discount on their next reservation with us. Our on-site property manager said you and your lovely wife were some of the best guests we've had. We look forward to seeing you again. Best Always! Dave & Lynn
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just what we needed. Everything clean and in good condition. Very roomy and comfortable for the two of us. We love the view from the balcony. We really like this Resort as the waters are calm enough for good swimming and the breach in front of the units is so nice having the trees at the edge of the water and the palms scattered. You can always find shade if you want it. It felt completely safe. If you looked out any evening you could see the Security walking the area. Beach chairs were always available and put out for you by very friendly staff. We would definitely recommend this condo and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patsy and Jim, We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our slice of paradise. Our on-site property manager raved about you two and enjoyed getting to know you. Now you two know why we call it "Island Paradise". Thanks for your thoughtful review and we look forward to your return.
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5

Honeymoon in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent our honeymoon here at Dave and Lynn's condo. We had THE TIME OF OUR LIVES! The condo was very pretty; well decorated without being cluttered. The bed was SUPER COMFY, the A/C worked great, the kitchen was well-stocked with everything we needed and more. The view from the balcony was AMAZING; we especially enjoyed the fact that it's an end unit with a view of the beach as well as the hills behind us. The snorkeling at the coral reefs right off the condo was spectacular! The beach and the views are beautiful. We watched a wedding on the beach and kite boarders all from our balcony view. We hiked the short distance to Red Hook several times to get groceries, have a drink, and to catch the ferry. We will definitely stay at this condo again; hopefully next year on our anniversary!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rachel, thank you for your time in submitting a review of our condo in paradise! Dave and I are thrilled you two had such a wonderful honeymoon week in St. Thomas! There is nothing like snorkeling in the perfectly clear waters above the coral reef, is there? Our goal is to ensure our guests have a memorable trip with the very best of accommodations. We hope you come back next year for your one year wedding anniversary celebration! Lynn & Dave
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5

Great place with beach access! Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to St. Thomas and wanted a place on the beach. After much research...We found it! This was it! Our unit gave us a beautiful view of the beach. The pictures accurately reflect the rental layout (with the exception of rearranged furniture). Dave was very helpful with giving us recommendations of charter companies to book for excursions. All with the exception of 1 excursion left from the Sapphire Beach Marina which was really convenient! We were a quick cab ride away from Red Hook where we ate many nights and were a quick walk to the Marina Bar & Grill. Dave recommended we try the food truck - Off the Grill - at the condo entrance and it was great! The pool was beautiful, but we never swam in it as we spent our time on the beach or on excursions to other islands. It would be great if the resort would reopen the restaurant next to the pool. We would have probably eaten there more often. I would definitely book again when on St. Thomas! Thanks for everything!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, Lynn and I are so pleased you and your hubby got a chance to enjoy and experience all that St. Thomas and our venue had to offer. Thank you for the thoughtful and concise review. We look forward to hosting you again in the future! Enjoy the rest of your summer. All the BEST! Dave & Lynn
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Rates & Availability

East End Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Shoulder
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Winter-Non Holiday
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.5%

The rates quoted are for two guests per night. Additional guests are charged at a rate of $25 per person per night

There is a 3% fee for using a Credit Card which fee will be deducted from the Security Deposit. This is the charge for the credit card company to process the transaction.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

East End Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , You'll find all your beach towels here!
  • Spacious bathroom, double sinks, large walk-in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Bed, very comfy! There are extra pillows in the closet.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
* There are several umbrellas for your use, if needed. * There is a new fan in the closet if you need additional breezes for sleeping. * In case you forget yours, we have a pair of binoculars so you can watch the sea! * There is volleyball and yoga on the beach! * We have gone to great lengths to make sure your stay is as wonderful & as relaxing as possible!

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