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Grande Bay Paradise Premium 1 BR 1.5 bath, Luxury/Location: $ 175 Sept 2-11.

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Great Cruz Bay Estates - Grande Bay Paradise

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

UNIQUE FEATURES:

The only one-bedroom unit with extra powder room

Huge balcony with grill, great views (20 by 9, 20 x 4)

End unit with optimal breezes

Ideal parking space next to elevator to unit

Colorful decor and local art

Located one block from Cruz Bay restaurants and ferry, Grande Bay features a beautiful pool, sun deck, hot tub, exercise facility and WIFI. This complex completed in 2007 combines LUXURY and LOCATION.

FEATURES:

Sleeps 2-4 persons, 1 bedroom with king-size bed, living room with queen sleeper sofa, bath and separate powder room. Two flat screen TVs w/ DVD players in living room and bedroom with 57 cable stations.

ONE DAY SCENERIO

Enjoy morning coffee lounging on 4 captain chairs on the oversized-balcony watching the boats and ferries and a full view of the ocean, harbor, distant islands, and the lights of St. Thomas. Then consider visiting world, top-10 Trunk Bay beach by car (your reserved parking space is next to the elevator) or use the taxi shuttle at the gazebo. At the beach, sink your toes in the sand, soak up the sun or lounge in the shade before a mid-day snorkel on the National Park underwater trail.

Stroll along the beach, doze, or read in your beach chair. Return to your place and dress informally for dinner at one of the many great restaurants, including Waterfront Bistro, Morgans Mango, Rhumb Lines, or High Tide, just a block or two away. All this and its just the first day of your vacation in paradise. Tomorrow you might drive or take the $1 new VItran bus to Salt Pond Bay, where sighting southern sting rays and green turtles is almost guaranteed. Hike up Ram Head for a glimpse of St. Croix 40 miles away before stopping at Shipwreck Landing or Skinny Legs for an afternoon rum punch.

Spend the evening on our breeze-swept balcony savoring Uncle Joe's take-out barbecue, watching the sunset and twinkling lights of St. Thomas - a perfect way to enjoy the evening. Tomorrow you might be ready for more snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay or Cinnamon Bay. If it is Thursday or Sunday, you can take the 8:00 a.m. day ferry to Virgin Gorda to visit the Baths. On Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, another 8:00 ferry travels to Jost Van Dyke, where Foxys, the Soggy Dollar Bar, and the Blow Hole are attractions.

This 1-bedroom, 1.5 bath condo features a state-of-the-art kitchen with granite countertops, stainless-steel dishwasher and side-by-side fridge, microwave, blender, coffee maker and toaster. A good night's sleep is guaranteed in the king-size Tommy Bahama bed and comfortable sleeper sofa. There is an ideal reserved parking space next to the elevator accessing the unit.

Copyright 2015 Anna May Charrington

Keywords: Condominium, St. John, Virgin Islands, Grande Bay, one bedroom

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2009
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Speaks English

About The Owner

This couple has 3 married children who also enjoy hiking and snorkeling on St. John. He is an environmental engineer; she is a communications director.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Cruz Bay

After years of exploring the Virgin Islands through bareboat sailing rentals, we settled on St. John because of the spectacular scenery, the warmth of the island people, and the perfect weather.

What makes this condo unique

We practically LIVE on our oversized balcony, enjoying the nonstop breezes and watching the ever-changing vistas of Cruz Bay Harbor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your beautiful condo with us!! We loved everything about it, especially the best parking spot on the island!! The views are incredible and the sunsets spectacular. We visited a new beach every day and saw some amazing sea turtles, sting rays and many beautiful fish on our snorkeling adventures. On our last day we rented a dinghy and had a glorious day on the ocean. We loved your condo and all its furnishings. It is truly beautiful but yet extremely comfortable at the same time. Thanks again!
Apr 2011
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Reviews

5
based on 52 holidaymaker reviews

Grande Bay Paradise Premium 1 BR 1.5 bath, Luxury/Location: $ 175 Sept 2-11.
average rating of 4.980769 based on 63 reviews
5

Excellent Condo on a Beautiful Island

  • 5 of 5

This condo in Grande Bay was beautifully furnished and had some welcome 'extras' that helped make our stay enjoyable. We were met at the dock, escorted to the condo and given a good intro to the property and small town of Curz Bay. This really got our vacation off to a good start. It is a fabulous location just steps from restaurants and a walk on the beach. We absolutely loved it and would recommend it to others. Best of luck to anyone planing a vacation to the beautiful island of St John.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply Phenomenal!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in this lovely Grande Bay Condo & the same evening we returned home...we booked it again for next year!!! So that says it all. We feel as though it is our home away from home. The owners are not only professional, but they are also absolutely delightful & quick to respond to any of your needs or questions. The location & accommodations are incredibly convenient, comfortable & very clean! From the charming local woman, Laurie Crandall, who greeted us at the Ferry, to all the beautiful people on this magical island, St. John & all its natural magnificence is a very special place on earth!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect in every way!!!

  • 5 of 5

The best vacation ever according to the kids and we completely agree. Grande Bay in Cruz Bay has wonderful views and easy walking distance to dining and shopping. Cruz Bay is the perfect launching point to beaches and bays all across the island. The accommodations were perfect for our family of four. Rent a jeep on the property and enjoy the adventures and memories that we are sure to repeat again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Stay Grande Bay June 11th -18th 2016

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on our vacation. Great location , walking distance to all Cruz Bay attractions and restaurant's. My husband did not want to ever leave. :-)

We hope to come back and stay again. Fabulous condo, Property mgmt. and owners!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, accomadating, private, beautiful inside and out

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week here with my wife, mom and daughter. What a wonderful condo. This place is truly charming. Very accomadating. Slept all comfortable, cable tv, washer dryer, stove fridge, microwave, toaster, all utensils, etc. etc. The end unit made it private with awesome views from the large balcony. Anna was very nice and informative. Hope to be back soon. Thank you Anna 😊

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Beautiful condo in Cruz Bay

  • 5 of 5

If you want a comfortable, well equipped place to stay within walking distance of the dining, shopping and ferry in Cruz Bay, this is a great choice. The view from the balcony is beautiful and we enjoyed our coffee sitting out there every morning. Be aware that it's not real private though - if the next door neighbors are outside on their balcony, you will see them and they will see you. Since it's an end unit, you only have to worry about this on one side. It didn't bother us but it's something I think people should be aware of. Other than that, I can't imagine anything about this condo that people wouldn't love!

The management company was great to work with. Suzanne met us at the ferry and took us to pick up our rental car (which she'd arranged) before taking us to the condo. The unit was very clean and well equipped. Other amenities included a pool and workout room which were available to us, as well as coffee and muffins every morning. There's wifi in the condo, but if you need to print anything (such as boarding passes), it's nice to be able to do that in the rental office.

We rented a car and I'm glad we did because we saw much more of the island this way. The beaches were all beautiful so I can't really pick a favorite. We did have some favorite restaurants though - I highly recommend Rhumb Lines (tuna in particular!) and Morgan's Mango for lobster on Tues. night. Make a reservation for lobster night if you can. It was pretty crowded and people without reservations seemed to have a fairly long wait. If you're in Coral Bay, you should try Miss Lucy's. We had lunch there and the grouper reuben was delicious! If you don't like goats, cats and chickens joining you for lunch, you might not like it here, but that's what made it so interesting to me. Also it's right on the water so you can't beat the view.

Obviously we loved our trip to St. John and would not hesitate to rent this condo again if we go back. I highly recommend it. The owners and management company couldn't have been easier to work with. Thanks so much for sharing your home with us for a few days!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles

Other activities include shopping, kayaking, parasailing and boating. Walk along the beach, doze off while reading in your beach chair, and take a quick shower before heading back to town (1 block walk). Dress informally for dinner in one of the many great restaurants, such as Zozo's, Morgan's Mango, the Waterfront Bistro, or High Tide, just a block or two away. All this and it's just the first day of your vacation in paradise. Tomorrow you might drive or take the $1 Vitran to Salt Pond Bay. Sighting southern sting rays and green turtles there is almost guaranteed. Hike up Ram Head for a glimpse of St. Croix 40 miles away before stopping at Shipwreck Landing for an afternoon rum punch.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Great Cruz Bay Estates, St John

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early fall
2 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£752
for 5 nights
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£150
 
 
Late Fall 2016
26 Sep 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£967
for 5 nights
From
£193
 
 
High Season '16-17
20 Dec 2016 - 24 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,827
for 5 nights
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£365
 
 
Summer/Fall 2017
25 Apr 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,075
for 5 nights
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£215
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
10 night minimum stay
£1,728
for 10 nights
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£173
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,827
for 5 nights
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£365
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.5%

VRBO AND HOMEWAY NOW ADD AN ADDITIONAL FEE TO COVER CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
We have additional one bedroom and studio units available at Grande Bay. Please contact the owner. No smoking in unit or on property; no guests under 26 without parents sleeping in same unit; no pets. Thank you.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Great Cruz Bay Estates in St John

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1) King-size bed in bedroom, Queen Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fitness center with exercise machines; hot tub, upper deck for sun bathing beside pool

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