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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


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:
September 21, 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
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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


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A Tropical Paradise Inside and Out,Right on the Beach!!!
average rating of 4.7708335 based on 48 reviews

Great condo with a superb ocean view!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was definitely "home away from home". It had everything we needed. It was very clean and comfortable with very nice decor. The manager was extremely helpful and responsive. The owners were very helpful and responsive.

There is air conditioning in both bedrooms including ceiling fans.

There is only a ceiling fan in the living room. We opened the sliding glass door to the veranda and the front door and there was always an excellent breeze flowing through the room. Unfortunately, all the Caribbean Islands are having a problem with seaweed coming from Bermuda. So every morning, the workmen would clean the beach, but by evening the seaweed was back. There are so many shells on the beach that we enjoyed collecting. We never swam in the water in front of the building, but we took several snorkeling trips. The best one was to Buck Island - gorgeous coral. We rented a car from the manager of the unit and drove all over the island. I highly recommend this unit and will definitely be back sometime in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. You are certainly welcome back at anytime.
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We stayed at the colony cove condos.

  • 5 of 5

We were really impressed by the neat, clean appearance of the property and friendly attitude of security personnel

and manager Kevin. Unit was very clean when we arrived. Kevin let us in and made us feel comfortable before leaving. The owner did a fantastic job with having helpful tips and suggestions written up with where to eat, sunbathe, or hang out! Definitely already looking at date for next visit!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our first time visiting St. Croix and using Home Away. On arrival walking through the door and looking straight ahead to see the ocean~oh my! How beautiful!! The condo is as described and everything mentioned was provided. We have absolutely no complaints. The beach there may not be the most perfect on the island to swim in but the snorkeling was great! There are fish out in the tire reef!! We highly recommend renting a vehicle, specifically a Jeep! If you are worried about driving on the left side don't be. You quickly learn :) and the freedom of taking off on the island and exploring was awesome! You will not get lost, the island is small enough no matter where you go you will find your way around. Thank you for sharing your beautiful condo with us, we so enjoyed the lanai~best place to relax and oh that warm breeze!! Loved it so much!

Totally quiet & relaxing!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. You are certainly welcome back anytime. It could be to celebrate an anniversary.
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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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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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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