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Grande Bay 3 BR 'The-Nest' Celebrity Style Balcony & Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, (Sleeps 6)

'The Nest' with views of Cruz Bay (across the street) are magical. All amenities have been selected by the owners to create a five-star experience, complete with a property manager to greet you as your ferry arrives to answer any questions and provide any information you need. Having lived on the island for years, she can provide you with any resources you need to tailor your stay to your specific requirements. She will provide you with information and recommendations for car rentals, water sport rentals, how to find the perfect beach, walking trails or restaurants and must do activities.

'The Nest' at Grande Bay Resort is perfectly situated in the heart of Cruz Bay and you can walk to ferries, shops (including grocery), restaurants, bars, wonderful walking trails and some beautiful beaches such as Honeymoon Beach. You can also catch an open-air taxi which will

shuttle you around the island.

The Grande Bay complex sports St John's only heated pool and spa with a large deck, waterfall and waterfront gym with new equipment.

This three-bedroom home is situated on the corner and has AC, two king beds, two twin beds and a sleeper sofa. All bedrooms have very comfortable beds dressed in luxury linens, wall-mounted flat screen TV's, and I-Pod docking stations. There are two full bathrooms and an excellent floor plan which allows privacy when resting in the bedrooms and ample opportunities to socialize in the living area and patios.

The kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a wrap-around bar for seating. The dining area has a glass-top table and six chairs. There are magnificent views from the wrap-around porch which are visible also from the kitchen/living room. While seated on the patio enjoying your favorite beverage you can watch the ferry/sailboats navigate the harbor and the locals and visitors enjoying the Cruz Bay lifestyle.

This home is the perfect place to enjoy a luxurious stay while accessing some of the most pristine beaches, marvelous walking trails, or partaking of all the water sports you desire. You are only a ferry trip away from other islands should you wish to venture out.

The beauty of St. John is that you can do nothing or go all out and have the vacation of your dreams.

Keywords: Carribean Condo, Grande Bay Resort, Villa, Beach,Pool, Gym, Scuba, Pilates Machine, Hiking,Shopping, View,Fitness Center, Balcony,Waterfall,Immaculant, Luxury Linens

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Jenn

Matt is from the Midwest and Jenn is from the West Coast. We now call Minneapolis home, we are career oriented and love to visit St John when time allows. We've made many new friends on St John and truly enjoy every minute we spend on island. We hope you enjoy our island home as much as we do.

Jenn purchased this condo in 2008

Why Jenn chose Estate Enighed

Location, location, location...we enjoy being within walking distance to all that Cruz Bay and St John have to offer. We are a short 5 minute walk from the ferry or walk down the beach to boat rentals and fantastic restaurants. Our unit is easily accessible by using one flight of stairs so we do not require the elevator.

What makes this condo unique

Being less than a five minute walk to 10 different restaurants and shopping. Every morning we pickup the Lind Point trail and hike to Caneel Bay. We have a beautiful corner unit with a wrap around balcony where we enjoy many meals and the occasional evening cocktail hour.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful condo. We leave tomorrow but I wanted to take a moment to let you know our vacation was amazing! Everything you could possibly want or need is in your condo. We loved sitting on the balcony overlooking Cruz Bay each morning and night. Beautifully furnished and decorated. Loved having TV's in each bedroom and the living room to lay back and relax at night and watch a little TV after long days at the beaches.

Your kitchen is well equipped with everything anyone could possibly need. And, the condo was very clean. Just beautiful!

Being able to walk to the restaurants, bars, casino, shopping, and taxi's was so convenient. Even though a lot of the restaurants were closed due to low season, we had a fabulous time. The weather was perfect EVERY day. We went to Cinnamon Bay, Maho, and Hawksnest beaches. Maho is our favorite.

We took a catamaran trip to Jost Van Dyke on Kekoa. That was the highlight of our trip. We would highly recommend Kekoa.

Laurie Crandall was fabulous too. We provided her with our grocery shopping list and she stocked the kitchen for our arrival. Nice not to have to run to the grocery store when we arrived.

We hope to come back to St. John in April or May. We'll check your condo's availability soon!.

Thank you again Matt.

Mark and Debbie
Sep 2012
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Estate Enighed Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 bedroom's total. 2 king bedroom's and the 3rd bedroom has 2 twins that can be combinded to make another king.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Grande Bay 3 BR 'The-Nest' Celebrity Style Balcony & Views
average rating of 4.9692307 based on 81 reviews

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Love this place! The location was great! Everybody was there to help us ,answered all my questions whether it be by email or in person once we got to the condo.

thanks again for everything we will be back

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a return trip to The Nest for us. We had some concerns about returning after the hurricanes as to just what we would find. But we enjoyed the island so much in the past that we wanted to give it a go. We are so glad we did! What the island needs are tourists to get the economy going again. It’s not a bad way to give back to the people of St. John spending a week in paradise. We found The Nest to be just how we left it the last time we were here, comfortable and welcoming. The view from the veranda is just as beautiful as before. We highly recommend The Nest! There have been some changes to the island due to the hurricanes but the beaches are still here and there are plenty of restaurants open with wonderful food and drinks. The island is green, warm and welcoming. Please support the wonderful people of St. John.

M & J

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Nest was the perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation ever! St. John is amazing! The Nest is the perfect place to stay! Can't wait to return!

K. Tucker

Crawfordville, FL

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our rental property, known as "The Nest" in Grande Bay Resort was superfantabuloustic. Yes thats right, we made up a word because there wasn't a word to describe this. We are in our early fifties, three kids over 18, traveled overseas, live in a large city, a hurried life. This place made us feel like locals to St. John's. The owner of this condo has thought of everything. The kitchen has everything. You know that other feeling when you stay in a condo and you're in the kitchen trying to make something and you realize you don't have what you need? It doesn't happen here. Seriously, the owner( a fantastic woman) has thought of everything you'll need from beach chairs and noodles to a blender and a coffee maker . This was a three bedroom (not even closed to cramped) with three large king beds and one of them with a view of the sailboats in cruz bay, and within 45 seconds down one flight of stairs you can be sticking your toes in the water. And yet you can walk 3 minutes up a hill to one of the islands best restaurants and views. Or walk the other direction and you are in a hub of activity in less than 1 minute in the quaint village of Cruz Bay. Yet at no time does it ever feel crowded or busy. Perfect place to relax on their balcony, where you can throw a stone into the water or just get lost in the beauty and the sound of the water releasing on the beach. Looked at other places while were on the island, none were as perfectly positioned as this one. Didn't need to rent a vehicle for the first three days of our eight day stay. The Nest Is the best!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved being in Cruz Bay

  • 5 of 5

This was our families 5th time in St John, but our first staying in Cruz Bay (rented houses other times). Being able to walk everywhere was awesome! Great condo, met all our needs.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chaska MN

Great location! Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

Love staying at The Nest! Comfortable, well equipped, close to bars/restaurants. Veranda is the best for morning coffee, evening drinks and people watching!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Trunk Bay
Fantastic beach!
Zozo's Ristorante
Our favorite place to dine! The food, service and familiar faces are second to none on S John.
Rhumb Lines
The pad thai is great and a nice break to usually an all seafood week.
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyril E. King
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Beach Bar
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Cruz Bay


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $295
Tax Rate 12.5%

Holidays Season: December 17 thru January 6th are booked at $895/night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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