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Just Feet from the Ocean

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Our condo complex is the closest to the ocean of any property in the entire Caribbean! Less than 10 feet from the blue Caribbean Ocean, as you sit on your balcony, you may see a stingray right below you in the ocean, and you will see many iguanas in the few feet of grass separating your balcony from the ocean right below your balcony.

Located in the famous Bolongo Bay area, you have great access to the ferry to St. John and also to the shopping areas of Havensight, Yacht Haven Grande and the waterfront of Charlotte Amalie. You have the use of four swimming pools: Watergate, Regatta, SeaCliff and Bolongo, along with all tennis courts and restaurants at Bolongo Bay.

Taxis are readily available at the Bolongo entrance but you also have your own parking space in front of your condo should you choose to rent a car.

We have just recently purchased new living room and dining room furniture, new blinds on all windows, two new flat-screen TV's in the living room and master bedroom (both with cable service), TV and cable in the second bedroom, and we now have internet/, along with WiFi. The balcony has a 'pub' table and chairs along with chaise lounges. We provide beach towels and a cooler in the hall closet to help you save room packing. You will absolutely love having a washer and dryer in the condo!

Keywords: Condominium, Ocean Rental, Beach Rental, on the ocean,

More Details

Dianne Williams
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Bolongo in Estate Bolongo

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has double sliding glass doors which open onto one end of the long balcony. The ocean is just a few feet away and the waves are wonderful to fall asleep to. Both bedrooms have their own full bathrooms. The Master Bedroom has a new, stackable washer and dryer between it and the bathroom. Second bedroom has twin beds. Sofa folds out to sleep two.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Printer and fax machine


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(26 traveller reviews)

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Just Feet from the Ocean
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

Great view of the ocean. Sounds of the waves crashing is what made this a gem!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and has all the beach necessities chairs, towels and cooler. WiFi was wacky but it’s like that now while the island recovers from the hurricane.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time for a review (and such a great one). It is especially important to the island itself as potential vacationers need to know that it is time to visit the Virgin Islands after the two horrible hurricanes. They need to know that they can now have a great vacation on St. Thomas. Come back again.
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So much fun!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast!!! Very nice unit!! Great location to lots of cool stuff!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO MUCH for the FIVE-STAR review. I hope you will be one of our repeat renters! Happy Labor Day Weekend, Dianne
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Great location to access everything

  • 4 of 5

Close to a couple restaurants for our longer days when we wanted to stay in, easy to get to town and visit several bays. Beach here is rockier but nice to sit in, visited some sandy ones nearby. Thanks for having a stash of beach hats!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being a great "renter" and being a trooper when the island electricity went off for awhile (you didn't even mention that in your review). We would love to have you back!
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Wonderful as Always!

  • 5 of 5

When it comes to keeping hidden gems a secret, I don't like touting them, so I can be selfish and keep them to myself. If you know what I mean... But anyway, Dianne's place is the relaxing haven you look for when you travel. This is my second time staying in Dianne's Watergate condo and it will not be the last. The views are amazing and I sure do miss having my breakfast and coffee on the deck in the morning. The unit is well stocked with updated furniture and if you run into any issues during your stay, Dianne, will do whatever she can to make it right. Thanks again Dianne for a wonderful and relaxing vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW. What a treat to receive your glowing review. And, you know what? You are one of my favorite renters and I am so happy you have chosen our condo and will be staying again in June 2018 for your honeymoon. Congratulations!
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Great views and location

  • 4 of 5

Pictures are as advertised. Instructions and directions were very helpful. We loved the pool with a view of the ocean. Spent a lot of time at Iggie's too!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for responding and rating us. Don't know why we didn't get a "5" when everything you said was great; but you were a great guest a FIVE guest - and I loved communicating with you in your preparations and I hope you will stay with us again and give me a chance to pull your rating all the way to a FIVE! Dianne
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Very nice condo, and a very good location.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this condo unit recently while in USVI for a week's "working vacation". As a condo, you get two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, washer/dryer, a small but completely workable kitchen (with all you need in it) and a nice balcony to unwind. There is no pool at this condo, but the pool at the next-door Bolongo Beach resort is available, and it's pretty nice; also there are two other nearby pools for your use, so pools shouldn't be an issue. The "beach" is nearby in front of Bolongo Beach resort, and is mostly a rocky bottom, so I wouldn't exactly say the beach here is stellar (but heck, take a short trip to Magens, St John, or any other outstanding beach in USVI), so that's not really an issue either. At Bolongo Beach is Iggies, a beach bar, beach toy rentals (paddle boards, kayaks, etc.), and all the amenities of the resort. There's also another restaraunt at Bologo, but we didn't go. Mim's Restaurant is within the condo complex, right on the water, and the food there is outstanding!

The location of this condo within the unit is very good, I think it might be one of the best. It's near the "far end" of the condo complex, so it's not so close to Iggies which might be a bit noisy on some nights. A short walk to everything, parking right out front.

The condo itself? Very good, and very serviceable. It has everything you need, and for food and drink and whatever else you can hit nearby grocery stores.

For what we were staying for, this place was excellent. For anyone looking for a good place to stay on St Thomas, while getting what a condo offers at a great price, I'd recommend this place. I wouldn't recommend these condos for anyone looking for high-end luxury, look elsewhere.

And by all means, take a trip over to St John!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That was so great of you to take the time to write such a long and thorough review. I know other people searching for a place to stay will very much appreciate it. And I, of course, appreciate that it was such a 'glowing" review. I hope you will rent from us again. My Best To You, Dianne
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Magens Bay Beach
Voted one of the top ten beaches in the world. There is a small "entrance charge." There i...
Mahogany Run Golf Course
Famous for "The Devil's Triangle" (one of the greens - tough shot across a bit of the ocean).
Coki Beach
More "local flavor" at this beach. Nice snorkeling. Lots of parrot fish. Rum shack on the...
Bolongo Bay Beach
Bolongo Bay is where our condo is located - in Building 14 of the Watergate Villas complex o...
Havana Blue
One of the nicer restaurants on St. Thomas!
One of the nicer restaurants on St. Thomas.
Havensight Mall
This is where the cruise ships dock and most of the shopping takes place.
Skyride to Paradise Point
I recommend going up to Paradise Point but you do not have to take the Sky Ride. You can dr...
Tickles Dockside Pub
Tickles is where you catch a boat across to Water Island if that is on your list! It has ot...
Banana Tree Grille
One of my favorite places to eat!
Food Center
This was where I shopped for groceries when I lived on St. Thomas full time. I believe it i...
Iggies Beach Bar & Grill
I love Iggie's! It is about a 3-minute walk from our condo and has great food - one day a w...
Mim's Seaside Bistro
Oceanside dining in the building right next to ours! Downstairs in Building 15.
Gourmet Gallery Grocery store
Great place to grab food to take to the beaches or on a day cruise.
The Lobster Grille
One of the four restaurants within walking distance of our condo. Walk across the beach pas...
Delly Deck
An easy place to grab lunch downtown near Havensight.
Happy Hour Sailing Charters
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyris King International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Iggie's at Bolongo Bay
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Red Hook on East End
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mim's Fine Dining in Building 16, Watergate
Nearest Beach
Bolongo Bay-Where our condo is located
Car: recommended

Perfectly located between downtown Charlotte Amalie (duty free Havensight and Waterfront shopping) and Red Hook (ferries, restaurants, bars and shopping)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Bolongo, St. Thomas

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season
15 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £0

Low Season: $195 per night; High Season: $295 per night
Low Season May 1 through November 14: $195 per night
High Season: November 15 through April 30: $295 per night
Low Season: May 1 through November 15: $195 per night
High Season: November 16 through April 30: $295 per night

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