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Spectacular Sunsets and Ocean Views, in Newly Remodeled Villa

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Heavenly Villas, is a private, stand-alone, newly remodeled villa located on the west side of St. John in Cruz Bay, overlooks town and the entire west side of the island with spectacular views. This condo is part of a 11 unit development just 3 minutes to downtown Cruz Bay and the ferry dock. Enjoy amazing sunsets nightly with 180 degree of ocean views. Watch the sailboats and cruise ships slip by and enjoy the the wonderful island breezes. This property has no stairs to climb (well, maybe two) making it very convenient and no shared walls making it very private. Heavenly Villa has it's own structure and has it's own water source. We share a newly built pool, just 100 steps away. The west side of the property has an 18' opening from the living room, giving unparalleled access to the deck area and incredible views. It is a must see. Please see our web-site for more information and pictures and to gain access to our roof mounted web-cam to see the views for yourself.

Keywords: Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI, only 3 minutes to town, 180 degrees of ocean view, 10 minutes to best beaches in the world, pool, gas grille, gorgeous views, new funishings, washer/dryer, full kitchen.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Scott

We are both self-employed and live in freezing Minnesota and love to head to St. John to enjoy the warmth of the Caribbean weather. We love to travel, have been to Mexico many times, Hawaii, and Amsterdam, but fell in love with St. John.

Scott purchased this villa in 2011

Why Scott chose St John

We have been coming to the USVI and BVI (sailing) for many years and found St. John to be our favorite caribbean island. We took our time searching for the right property and had to seize the opportunity to purchase Heavenly Villas. Now we are 'living the dream'... well, sometimes, when we get to stay at Heavenly Villas!

What makes this villa unique

Heavenly Villas is located above Cruz Bay with western views that provide some awesome sunsets. We are always striving to add those special touches to Heavenly Villas and hope you will enjoy it there as much as we do. St. John is a wonderful island and a great place to visit. You can have a relaxing, romantic vacation, or bring your family and enjoy all the great hiking trails, beaches, snorkeling, and much more. We know there are many options when choosing a villa on St. John and hope you choose Heavenly Villas. We have put a lot of thought into the details and hope our guests have a great, 'don't worry, be happy' vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner


We just left your villa today and we had a wonderful time.

The view from the terrace is really great! Each morning and each evening it was a pleasure to watch sunrise and sunset.

Thanks again for this wonderful week in St. John.

Christophe Ray, France
Aug 2013
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Estate Bethany Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • bay/sound
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
You will love Heavenly Villas!


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Spectacular Sunsets and Ocean Views, in Newly Remodeled Villa
average rating of 4.972973 based on 38 reviews
Jacksonville, Florida

On the Coast of Somewhere Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Heavenly Villas was the perfect place for our family. We were greeted promptly at the ferry dock by Rachelle and she took us to get our rental car and escorted us to the villa. I would recommend 4x4 car as the last hill to the house is quite steep. Our jeep handled it with ease! This was our 5th time in St. John but 1st time at Heavenly Villa. We loved the short drive to Cruz Bay. The view from Heavenly is priceless both in the morning with a cup of coffee and evening with a cocktail from the tiki bar. The villa was spotless upon arrival and well maintained with fresh propane. It was nice that beach chairs and coolers were available for us to use as well. We "do our own ting" in the islands since we have been so many times. Favorite beaches are Maho and Francis Bay. Paddle boarded with sea turtles and sting rays at both. Unique beach is Salt Pond and Drunk Bay and we always enjoy an afternoon there. We got groceries at St. Johns Market and Pine Peace and cooked many dinners at the villa on the grill. Our favorite bar was Beach Bar and Barefoot Cowboys. Rented Kayak and paddle boards at Cinnamon Bay and took them to Maho. I would recommend taking the ferry to Jost VanDyke for the day and enjoying the sights at Soggy Dollar. There are excursions that eventually end up there but since we have done those we now just go to Soggy and spend the day. We couldn't have asked for anything more from Heavenly Villas and highly recommend this villa. Until our next visit we will listen to our Kenny Chesney CD and think of being "On the Coast of Somewhere Beautiful! "

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well worth it!

  • 5 of 5

This Villa's location is close enough to everything and far enough away as well. The owner will respond to your questions. The people who manage the property are excellent. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rick. We agree that the location is perfect. Any closer to town and you would hear too much hustle and bustle, but close enough to get you there quickly, just a 3 minute drive, or 15 minute walk. Also high enough for the incredible views. We hope you come back. Best, Scott and Teri Owners
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Keeseville, NY USA


  • 5 of 5

This villa was awesome! Clean, comfortable, and access to many great restaurants and beaches.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN USA


  • 5 of 5

The views from the villa deck are awesome! St. Thomas looked especially beautiful at night. The sliding doors open up completely so you can even see the views from inside. And we could see St. Croix from the pool area. We spent many hours at the pool (where they just got new furniture!)

We cooked and grilled several meals in, and the villa had everything we needed. The temperature in the villa was easy to control thanks to the shade for the sliding doors, the fans, and the air conditioning in the bedrooms.

The island was full of life. We snorkeled at a different beach every day and each had its own unique beauty and sea life. We saw turtles, nurse sharks, parrot fish, barracudas, squids, and many colorful fish. We had great food and drink at bars and restaurants all over the island. Some of our favorites: Sam and Jack's Deli, Miss Lucy's, Skinny Legs and Cafe Roma. And you can't beat the location and atmosphere of The Beach Bar. One of our favorite experiences was swimming out to Angel's Rest floating bar!

Everyone on the island was very friendly. We definitely plan to return and will stay at Heavenly Villas again!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Hope you return. Best, Scott and Teri
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Brick, NJ, USA


  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay at Heavenly Villa; It was the perfect home for the week for our family of three. The management company was very attentive and accommodating. Although we did not need their service, they made it known that they were available to assist with anything we needed. The Villa is exactly as the video portrays. It was immaculately clean and comfortable. It is supplied with all of the basic essentials that you need. We did not make full use of the kitchen and outside grill...too many exceptional dining spots in Cruz Bay! My daughter absolutely loved the comfy complimentary slippers!

The villa is in a perfect, secluded location in the Upper Deck area and the view is breath-taking ... such beautiful sunsets! Just open the large sliding doors and your living space is doubled to the outside deck. It is stunning to see all the nature!!!

We had great use of the beach chairs and beach towels visiting the many beautiful beaches on St John. Jeep rental is a must. The pool is only a short walk away and we had it completely to ourselves the few times we visited.

We would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and we hope you return next year. Scott and Teri Heavenly Villas
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  • 5 of 5

If you like gorgeous views, bird and animal watching, and leaving your cares behind, then this is the place for you! St. John's may have been your destination choice because of its stunning beaches, laid back island time, and fantastic nightlife, but you must add staying at Scott's place for the icing on the cake. Everything you thought you'd need and more. This place can't be beat for location, comfort, and bliss.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Leslie for the kind words, we aim to please. Hope you come back soon! Scott and Teri
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
St. Thomas
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Woody's Seafood
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cruz Bay
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
St. Thomas - Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
All over downtown
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Great Cruz Bay, or Hawksnest
Car: recommended

Heavenly Villas is located just 3 minutes from downtown and the ferry dock. It is in the Bethany area, perched above town allowing for unsurpassed, 180 degree ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. It is only 1/2 mile from Great Cruz Bay and just a 5 minute drive to the best beaches in the world on the north shore. The close proximity to town, coupled with the elevation and incredible views makes Heavenly Villas a must see.


Rates & Availability

Estate Bethany Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Nov 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
High Season
Nov 4 2017 - Apr 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Low Season - 2018
Apr 29 2018 - Nov 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

A 60 day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations, or changes that result in a shortended stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit, UNLESS owners are able to rent the unit to another party for equal rate and length.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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