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Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Screened Porch, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2Adults 1Child

The Eden Lounge Villa:

Cute 1-BDR first floor garden apartment. Surrounded by fruit trees. You will feel like your in the jungle but not really. Screened in living room. High Ceiling and ceiling fan and A/C. Clean and Quiet and a safe area and convenient to anywhere you want to go. Snorkeling Equipment on site along with cooler and beach chairs. Coffee maker and toaster along with all the essential for cooking meals. Grocery Store 2 miles away to buy anything you need.

Cynthia Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Cynthia Smith

30+years resident. Came here to go diving and never left. This is my home and don't plan to live anywhere else. Originally from Tennessee.

Always loved to go to the beach. Living here I have best of both worlds. Love to grow things I can eat so a garden is one of my passions besides the ocean.

Built house in 2007.

Cynthia Smith purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Cynthia Smith chose Cruz Bay

There are so many things to do here. Why spend your money on expensive Hotel. Stay here and save money. Centrally located here to town or Coral Bay. Comfortable bed and a hot shower what more do you need.

It's always cool here. Quiet safe and clean.

What makes this apartment unique

Spend less money on accommodation's and have money for Sailing trips and dining out.


Estate Rendezvous and Ditlef Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleaping porch
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.5625 based on 16 reviews

Great Home Base for an Awesome Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Cynthia is a wonderful host and the place is exactly how it is depicted in the description. Cynthia even provided a Christmas tree since we were staying over the holiday. We enjoyed how close it was to Cruz Bay yet far enough away to seem like we were in the middle of a tropical jungle. The Eden Lounge is well equipped for making meals at home. We loved eating on the screened porch. That room is definitely the best!! I highly recommend the Eden Lounge. It was just perfect for our 8 day stay! Just rent a jeep, bring your bathing suit and snorkel gear, and you will be all set for the vacation of a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Had a most wonderful 6-day stay at Eden Lounge. Perfect directions to follow to the home, great location a few miles from Cruz Bay, peaceful sleeping at night with stiff breezes and tree frog sounds! The home is beautifully constructed and maintained and I felt at ease the moment I walked in the door. Furnishings are simple and elegant with beautiful artwork adorning the walls. I strongly recommend Cynthia's Eden Lounge to travelers. The outside living room is a highlight!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stay at Eden Lounge!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute wonderful time at the Eden Lounge! The property was nice and clean and it had everything we needed in it! We needed a little help locating it so we called Cynthia and she was very happy to help us and stayed on the phone till we got there. The property is only about 10-15 mins away from Cruz Bay as well which was extremely convenient! I've told a few friends about the Eden Lounge and would definitely stay there again! Thank you Cynthia!!!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Cynthia is so kind and helpful! The place is perfect, a nice little drive away from Cruz Bay, but close enough to get dinner and drinks, etc. We saw geckos, deer, chickens, and goats wandering on the property. My daughter loved it! The place is simple and clean and has all the amenities we needed. The outside porch area was great as we had our daughter with us who goes to bed earlier. We had a great time here and hope to come back! It's a little hard to find, but we have found that so are most things on St. John! Once you find it though, you never forget where it is!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Garden Setting for a Perfect Island Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My adult daughter and I found the Eden Lounge Villa the perfect place for a tropical island retreat on St. John. It is ideally located close to the pristine beaches and the many restaurants, bars & live music of Cruz Bay activities too! The cozy garden studio apartment is nestled in a lush, hillside setting with peaceful, calm surroundings. The new unit is pleasant, bright, clean and decorated with cheerful Caribbean pastels and original art pieces. A comfortable King size bed and sleeper couch come with fresh sheets, and both bath and beach towels are provided. There is also a flat screen TV with cable. You'll find a full size refrigerator, range/oven and all the dishes and cooking utensils for your convenience. An airy, screened-in breakfast nook and sitting area overlook the jungle-like greenery which add serenity to the lovely apartment. (Even in the middle of the summer there was a gentle, cool breeze, so we never needed to turn on the air conditioner.) The property owner, Cynthia, had beach chairs, a cooler and snorkeling equipment available for our use and an extensive collection of books on the history, flora, fauna and fishes of St. John! We had a great time hiking and exploring the entire island. We have traveled world-wide and really enjoy meeting the local residents of the areas where we stay. This was by far our favorite vacation destination ever. Thanks goes to Cynthia for sharing her beautiful home and heartfelt hospitality at the Eden Lounge Villa on Gift Hill, St. John! Enjoy...

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karyn for your awesome review. It was a pleasure having you and Kyla stay in the Eden Lounge Cottage. Would love to have you come again anytime. Hope to see you in Hawaii sometime. Aloha
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St John US Virgin Islands

Great for budget minded visitors

  • 5 of 5

Sweet cottage in a residential neighborhood.

Cynthia is a great host. This is perfect for a single or couple. You should rent a car if you are staying here. Great value!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary. Your are Welcome Back anytime.
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Car: necessary

Two miles from Cruz Bay. 4 miles to Hawksnest.


Rates & Availability

Estate Rendezvous and Ditlef Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016-2017
Nov 13 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

You will need a car or jeep.
Renting a car in St. Thomas will save you money in the long run.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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