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A Tropical Paradise Inside and Out,Right on the Beach!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

This newly renovated two bedroom/two bathroom condo is a tropical gem. Not only does the condo have a beachfront view, it has direct beach and sea access from the secure balcony. Imagine stepping onto the beach and into the Caribbean from your living room, or master bedroom balcony! Not all units in Colony Cove have views from the master bedroom.

Enjoy your morning coffee while watching the spectacular sunrise from your gallery or lounge chairs nestled among the sand and palm trees steps from your balcony.

Unit 101D at Colony Cove has all the amenities of home with in-suite laundry, brand new kitchen cabinets, three TV's, DVD player, new mattresses, hotel quality bed linens and towels, newly tiled and decorated bathrooms, tropical decor throughout, and a breath taking view that will keep you coming back to this vacation rental.

Outside, enjoy sunny afternoons by the in ground pool, or use our snorkeling equipment and explore the underwater sea life in front of the condo. You can play and discover the area's three golf courses, ATV rides, downtown art walk, feed the island's famous beer drinking pig, or purchase a lasting memory of your unique Caribbean vacation by visiting the local artisans who create their one of a kind sterling or gold bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

Keywords: beachfront, waterfront, ocean view, sea view, poolside, ground floor, first floor, two bedroom, free wifi, unit 101D, oceanfront, Christiansted, free long distance to the mainland, three TVs, walking distance to town, laundry in unit, newly remodeled

More Details

Susan VandeVelde
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Susan VandeVelde

We are a retired couple from western New York that enjoys golfing, hiking, snorkeling, and reading.

Susan VandeVelde purchased this condo in 2003

Why Susan VandeVelde chose St. Croix

We chose St. Croix because of the easy pace, breathtaking views, and quiet beaches.

What makes this condo unique

You can step off the gallery directly onto the beach. There is excellent snorkeling directly off the beach.


Estate Golden Rock Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twins that can be converted to a king.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

A Tropical Paradise Inside and Out,Right on the Beach!!!
average rating of 4.7555556 based on 45 reviews

No need to look any further--THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO BE!

  • 5 of 5

Tropical Paradise has it all! The water views when walking in the door are breathtaking! The condo has everything you could ask for...beach towels, snorkel equip, beach chairs & it goes on. The bedrooms are a great size with comfortable beds & a/c units however, the trade winds keep it cool & breezy & we never had to turn them on. The kitchen has everything also for eating in & the convenience of a washer/dryer unit. Everything was clean & nicely decorated and many books are available. The lanai is AWESOME! It's much larger than in the photos & we spent many hours out there, coffee in the morning to cocktails in the evening. The condo is just 2 miles from Christiansted where there's a boardwalk on the water with restaurant/bars, shopping and much more. The architecture is amazing and you'll find chickens & roosters roaming the streets & sidewalks. We rented a Jeep to explore the whole island which I recommend if you're able. There's so much to see! The island is beautiful & offers so many different views from every side. We found a smaller beach in Fredricksted called Rainbow Beach that offers Jet ski's, snorkeling, beach volleyball and more. It tends to be calmer on that side & offers a restaurant where you can watch the sun set. And you HAVE to make a point to kayak in the Bioluminescent Bay, it's truly magical! And of course, snorkeling at Buck Island. There's so much to do here but at the end of the day, coming back to this Tropical Paradise and it's central location, is the cherry on top! Thank You for sharing with us!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo right on the water

  • 5 of 5

I walked into the condo and looked straight through and saw the water. Absolutely beautiful. I was worried about the living room and kitchen not being air conditioned but with the sliders and front door open there was a great breeze. The air conditioners in the bedrooms were nice. My favorite part of the condo and even St.Croix was the lanai! I spent a lot of time on a rocking chair watching the colors of the water change. The Cove is perfect for swimming, warm and crystal clear. There is even a tire reef for snorkeling. I would highly recommend this condo for a stay in St. Croix!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We will be looking forward to your return next year.
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation renting a condo and we picked a great place. The unit is modern and decorated in a tropical theme. With the beach right outside, we sat on the lanai and watched the waves in the morning. We could hear the waves at night. The pool was recently remodeled and located just outside our front door. Everyone from other renters to workers to owners were so friendly and helpful. The owners have the unit well maintained and filled with everything we needed and kept us well informed about the unit and the island. There is a grocery store just up the hill and 2 restaurants along the beach.( The Golden Rail had the best $2 tacos on Wednesday.) The bedroom air conditioning units kept us cool at night. The beach is rocky with seaweed but lots of shells and you can snorkle right there. We did rent a car to explore the island and cities and find other beaches. We were very lucky to find this place.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are thrilled when our guests enjoy Colony Cove and St. Croix as much as we do.
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The property is clean, bright and has everything you might think you need for your vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We came to St. Croix for a wedding and might not have ever visited the island otherwise. I also used VRBO to book the unit, which was also my first time using. The property looks exactly like the pictures. Our stay there was very quiet and peaceful - we loved that we could relax and enjoy the water and the sun right outside the condo. The condo is well cared for, no bugs and very clean. We stayed in and cooked for most of our trip and the only suggestion I have is a fan in the kitchen area to circulate while cooking. It was very humid for our trip, came right as hurricane Matthew just passed through the Bahamas, but the ocean breeze was lovely and we kept the back door and front door open until we went to bed. The condo is a great location and very secure. We spent many nights outside and the security attendant makes regular walks. The condos are also in a gated community with code only access. You definitely can't go wrong with staying at Colony Cove and if I ever come back I will book this condo again. The owners are very nice and made sure our stay was comfortable.


Kim C.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kim. We would be very pleased to have you back anytime.
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Beautiful condo, great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to St. Croix and loved this condo! The condo is located in a convenient area on the island. Very quick and easy drive to Christiansted. But also easy to travel to both ends of the island, from Point Udall to Fredericksted! The condo had everything we needed, including snorkel gear, beach chairs, beach towels, and even little extras (such as band-aids and sunburn relief spray and lots of hangers in the closets!). The bedrooms have AC units, which we used only at night to sleep comfortably. The unit gets an incredible breeze throughout the day that cools the condo down. We used the washer and dryer everyday. The unit was clean and very comfortable. The property has a gate with 24-hr security on site. The pool was enjoyable, clean, and just steps away from this unit. The beach is relaxing out front, we snorkeled the tire reef and enjoyed the incredible fish, and the evening views of Christiansted are just as pleasant.

The owners were very quick to respond to any questions as we were booking to stay. They also helped guide us with some ideas for things to do on the island. They were very easy to work with!

For those considering a trip, a few must To-Do items: Go to Buck Island (we used Caribbean Sea Adventures Sailing trip and had a great experience), Kayak the Bioluminescent Bay (Bush Tribe Eco Adventures did a great job), feed the beer-drinking pigs in the rain forest, visit Rainbow Beach, Hike to the Tide Pools of Analy (if the hike is too strenuous for some people in your group, consider a ride by Jeep, we saw Tan-Tan Tours out there), eat at 40-Strand, Breakfast at Toast, find La Reine Chicken Shack for a favorite local eats, and shop in Christiansted (Sonya's for Cruzan Hook bracelet)!

We would stay in this condo again! Great location, great price, great owners! Thank you for sharing your home on the island!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. You are certainly welcome back anytime.
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Beautiful condo in fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to St Croix and the Caribbean and we were not disappointed! The condo is beautiful and has everything you need. And the view - never tired of it! Sparkling blue water and hillside dotted with twinkling lights. This condo was very convenient for us, being on one floor and on the beach, as my husband has Parkinson's Disease and mobility issues.

There is so much to see and do on the island: we took a sunset cruise (complete with rain and a rainbow) and the bioluminescent tour with Virgin Kayaks was simply amazing! My son and his fiance enjoyed snorkeling in Cane Bay although the area in front of the condo was equally enjoyable. They saw sea urchins, many colorful fish, even an octopus! Driving up to Point Udall showed us a different side of the island - hauntingly beautiful. Each beach had its own beauty and charm. We were surprised by a British girl selling homemade baked goods on a drive through the rain forest - you just never know what you will find around the bend! Strolling down the boardwalk and meeting the artisans in Christiansted makes for a pleasant afternoon.

The owners are wonderful to deal with and Kevin, the manager, is terrific. All in all, we found only one difficult thing - having to leave (stay longer than a week if you can)! But be prepared - St Croix will creep into your heart and soul! The condo and the amazing location - truly a tropical paradise!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Henry Rohlsen Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Buccaneer Hotel
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
on the beach
Car: recommended

We are located two miles from downtown Christiansted and within an easy walk to grocery stores and many restaurants. There is also an artificial reef in front of our property, 50 feet from the shoreline, that has many species of fish for snorkeling.


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