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Pura Vida: Privacy & Seclusion - 1.5 Acres In Chocolate Hole - Great Ocean View

John & Maura Kelly

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

John & Maura Kelly

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2015
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Pura Vida: Privacy & Seclusion - 1.5 Acres In Chocolate Hole - Great Ocean View

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Chocolate Hole - Pura Vida

2 Br, 2.5 Bath; Views Of Hart Bay & Chocolate Hole Bay-Easy Access To Cruz Bay

Located on St. John’s beautiful south shore, Pura Vida (pure life), is a beautiful island home and private estate situated on 1.5 acres. The villa is surrounded by a profusion of native landscaping and historical Dutch ruins. Our villa's hilltop location makes for lots of lovely island breezes with wonderful views of Hart Bay and Chocolate Hole Bay.

Pura Vida boasts a wonderful floor plan and a downright glorious screened sitting area where you can sit and enjoy a good book or a nap. The two bedroom suites are private and tastefully appointed with all new furnishings and air conditioning for warm nights. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom with tiled showers and glass doors, which will make you feel right at home.

An easy drive from town and top-notch beaches, Pura Vida is an excellent choice for experiencing St. John. Returning home after a long day in the sun, you can relax in the comfortable great room, prepare an island specialty dinner in the fully loaded kitchen, or enjoy a cool drink in the breeze while you watch the beautiful sunsets of St. John before rolling down the hill for a taste of Cruz Bay’s laid back nightlife.

Our community has a wonderful walking/hiking trail to Hart Bay. Just past our driveway (around the bend) there is a path on the left that will lead you through the canopy of trees to the beach. Take your coffee and stroll through the woods until you reach the beach with it's beautiful gentle breezes.

Special Offer: We are also the owners of the Virgin Island's #1 rated Day Spa: Drift Away Day Spa. As a bonus to our villa guests, please enjoy 20% off of all spa services at Drift Away Day Spa on St. John! To find a full list of services please call us at 340-775-2700 or visit our website: driftawaystjohn.com.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John & Maura Kelly (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2015

About John & Maura Kelly

After finding St. John a few years ago on an anniversary trip - and falling in love immediately - we have been thrilled to purchase this wonderful and historic home in Chocolate Hole. We live in Maryland and have 8 children together - 6 children are now in college or beyond, leaving us with two boys at home. We travel to St. John frequently as we have also purchased a business on the island - Drift Away Day Spa. We love our new vacation home and we know you will love it also.

John & Maura Kelly

John & Maura Kelly purchased this villa in 2013

Why John & Maura Kelly chose Chocolate Hole

We chose this property because it is extremely unique for St. John. While all properties are beautiful on this island, this house caught our attention immediately as we drove up the long driveway, past the historic ruins to the expansive yard and surroundings. It is truly a private sanctuary in which to enjoy the island and all it has to offer. Additionally, the location is absolutely ideal for getting to Cruz Bay and the North Shore beaches.

What makes this villa unique

The open floor plan is ideal for a gathering or simply relaxing and viewing the ocean. Enjoy the walking trail to Hart Bay. The screened sitting area is ideal for a late afternoon cocktail, for sitting and enjoying a book, or for taking a nice nap while enjoying glorious breezes and viewing the lovely landscaping. It's a very quick trip to Cruz Bay - great for an evening of dinner or activity. The house is equipped with everything you will need for a wonderful vacation - beach chairs, coolers, snorkel equipment, and a full stocked kitchen in which you can prepare any meal of your choosing.

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Reviews

5
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

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Pura Vida: Privacy & Seclusion - 1.5 Acres In Chocolate Hole - Great Ocean View
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Recent stay at Pura Vida in Chocolate Hole

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 4 day trip at Pura Vida on the beautiful island of St. John, USVI. We found the location to be quiet and peaceful but still very close to Cruz Bay.

The house was perfect for the two of us and it's very spacious. The owners have done a great job with the décor and make the house feel like it's your own home. The grounds are very unique as well. We took a walk through the trail down to the Hart Bay beach area our second morning there where we found many interesting shells, coral, sponges and sea fans washed up on shore.

We hope to make St. John a regular vacation spot for us and will definitely stay at Pura Vida again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

An amazing week at Pura Vida!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved spending our week at Pura Vida during our last trip to St. John. The house is meticulously kept and offers everything to make your time in STJ exceptional. Having all the comforts of a beach home (coolers, beach chairs, snorkel equipment, even foam noodles for floating in the gentle Maho Bay waters!) made our visit even easier and more enjoyable, especially when traveling with two young children. John and Maura's attention to detail to create a comfortable and inviting villa was much appreciated by our family. Their thoughtful welcome bag from Sam & Jacks was delicious, and the deli became was a frequent stop throughout the week. The convenience of the house to Cruz Bay and the north shore beaches made it easily accessible to everything. Thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great find! Will definitely be back!

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous property in a fabulous location. The kitchen was well appointed and the general decor of the house was lovely and soothing. Even though it is only a two bedroom, there are tons of nooks and crannies for one to escape to if you need a little peace and quiet with a good book. Alternatively it's a great house for entertaining as well. We saw deer and iguanas from the back porch. The view of the ocean is picturesque and Steve the rental agent met us promptly at the property and gave us great suggestions on where to go and what to do in St. John. I would recommend this property to anyone and am looking forward to my next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

The definition of tranquility...

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Pura Vida...what a wonderfully serene and peaceful property...the grounds are beautifully landscaped and upon arrival we found the home in immaculate condition...the decor is inviting and relaxing and the home was equipped with everything one could ever need...Steve, the property manager was extremely helpful; sharing recommendations to some of the best beaches and restaurants...Pura Vida was conveniently located to town and many of our favorite finds on the island...we hope to visit St. John in the future and would most definitely choose Pura Vida once again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Amazing stay at Pura Vida

  • 5 of 5

This is a well appointed, beautiful property that was perfect for our visit. The location, property and villa were all perfect and we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Cincinnati, OH
5

Amazing home

  • 5 of 5

Better than we expected. Interior relaxing, well designed and beautiful. View from deck to ocean and salt pond was perfect. Plenty of wild life to view also. Very private with tropical breezes.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Cruz Bay Ferry
Car: necessary

Chocolate Hole is an excellent location convenient to local beaches and downtown Cruz Bay. Our community has a beautiful walking trail to Hart Bay. Take your coffee mug with you and stroll down to the beach in the morning and take in the beautiful ocean breezes. Path starts past our driveway after the bend in the road. The path will be on the left side of the road. You'll travel through a canopy of trees ending up at the beach.

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Prices & Availability

From $330 Nightly

Prices for this holiday villa in Chocolate Hole, St John

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer/Fall
12 Apr 2015 - 20 Nov 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,199
for 3 nights
From
$330
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2015 - 28 Nov 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,189
for 3 nights
From
$660
$4,334
 
 
Fall Season
29 Nov 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,446
for 3 nights
From
$412
$2,959
 
 
Christmas/New Year Season
19 Dec 2015 - 2 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
$2,189
for 3 nights
From
$660
$4,334
 
 
High Season 2016
3 Jan 2016 - 4 Jun 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,529
for 3 nights
From
$440
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,199
for 3 nights
From
$330
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Chocolate Hole in St John

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful tiled shower with open air glass wall
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful tiled shower with open air glass wall
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Convenient half bath off kitchen
  • Bathrooms are entirely remodeled with new tile showers with glass walls, tile floors and fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Elevated master bed with a great view of Chocolate Hole Bay
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private bedroom with en suite bath
  • Bedrooms are air-conditioned for peaceful sleeping on warm nights. They have been completely remodeled with entirely new furniture. Master Bedroom #1 has an elevated bed with a great view of Chocolate Hole Bay. Sliding windows on two sides of the room allow for a wonderful night's sleep enjoying the island breezes.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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