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Family Friendly Private Villa,Caribbean Sea & Mountain Views With Pool

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Floor area is 5,000 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, sea & mountain views

Villa with a private, romantic family friendly setting; master bedroom suite and guest bedrooms have french doors that open up to the pool and deck area overlooking the rolling hillsides and carribbean sea and a separate studio apartment with a queen size bed. Master bedroom suite is on the western part of the villa and has a king size bed, jacuzzi tub & separate shower, his & her sink, spacious walk-in closet. Guest bedrooms have queen size beds and are on the eastern part of the villa with a jack & jill bathroom a jacuzzi tub & separate shower with spacious closets. Half bathroom has sink & toilet. The studio apartment has a bathroom with an open shower & spacious living area. The kitchen has french doors that open up to the pool and deck with views of the carribbean sea & rolling hillsides. The kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, dishes & flatware, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender, cocktail glasses, center island with plenty cabinet space, pantry items, dining area. Laundry room has washer, dryer, utility sink, folding table, ironing board. Televisions with Cable TV & DVD Players, radio & alarm clocks. Toilet paper, restaurant dining guide, split-system air conditioning, laundry soap, towels, paper towels, soaps, secure parking, ceiling fans, activities guide, shampoo, filtered water, internet, local maps, vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, linens provided. Outside: secure parking, gated, gas & charcoal grill, deck, beach towels, cooler, walk across street to beach and casino. dining table with umbrella & six chairs. In ground pool (3 - 6 ft). Scenic drives, walking, gambling casino, paddle boating, sight seeing, beach combing, walking distance to snorkeling.


Owner
Martin Massicott
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Martin Massicott

I grew up in St. Croix and became a contractor and built Aqua Blue Villa and other homes on the island. I currently live on St. Croix and travel the mainland and other carribbean islands.

Martin Massicott purchased this villa in 2006

Why Martin Massicott chose St. Croix

After living here for many years and visiting the eastern part of the island, my dream was to own property and build a beautiful villa. This area is unique with it's natural beauty of the carribbean sea and rolling hillsides.

What makes this villa unique

I chose this end of the island to build this villa because it is minutes from Point Udall which is the eastern most point in the U.S.A. There is a sundial known as the Millennium Monument built above Point Udall for the New Year's celebration in 2000. It marks the azimuth of the first U.S. sunrise of that year. The area has breath taking views and private beaches which are accessible to the public free of charge. All beaches in St. Croix are public. There is no admission for parking, sunbathing, or swimming.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Family Friendly Private Villa,Caribbean Sea & Mountain Views With Pool
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews
5

Wonderful, private villa- we highly recommend

  • 5 of 5
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My husband and I loved Aquablue Villa. We stayed for a week, and while the villa can easily accommodate 8+ guests, we were very happy to have it to ourselves. The main living area and kitchen are quite spacious as well as the bedrooms and master bath. All open up to the wonderful pool and gorgeous view. The photos are very accurate and the place was very clean. All windows had screens allowing us to keep the open all the time and not worry about mosquitos, especially overnight. All bedrooms and living room had A/C, but it was not even needed. We felt that the kitchen was well stocked with dishes, glasses, utensils, bowls, pots, pans, toaster, coffee maker, blender, waffle iron. There were plenty of towels, beach coolers. Nothing was lacking. We did 1 major grocery run to stock up on food, drinks, snacks for the week and that was it. On the way to the villa, our hosts pointed out the grocery stores. We also received a lovely fruit basket with rum upon arrival, which made breakfast the first morning very easy.

Helene and Masicott are great hosts and met us at the airport and we followed them to the villa in our rental car about 30 minutes away. This was super helpful and after a day or so we got our bearings on getting around the island.

The villa is on the east side of the island in a very nice area and across the street from the beach. We felt very safe. Point Udall is a quick drive away as well as additional beaches near Green Cay. We ventured to the west side of the island a few times to check out Rainbow Beach, Butler Bay and the Botanic Gardens. The Gardens were great and we spent about 90 minutes there. One of the days we went to the beach at Butler Bay, we couldn't believe it, we were the only ones there!

All in all, we loved our time in St. Croix and at the villa. Big thank you to Helene and Masicott and we hope to return again. Christine and Alan

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Emporia, Kansas
5

Beautiful and peaceful retreat!

  • 5 of 5
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This house met every expectation we had. Our fifth trip to St. Croix and first time at Aqua Blue Villa. As previous people have stated, Helene and Martin were the best. They met us at the house to explain anything we might need, left us with their phone numbers and a beautiful fruit and rum basket. They assured us they were only a phone call away if we needed anything. And yes, they shared the wonderful coconuts and their water with us one afternoon. Martin opened them like a pro. The house was more than we needed, the master bed was very comfortable. The pool area and view were the big draw, awesome views day and night. We spent a good part of our time out there. And the stars at night are absolutely mesmerizing. Pool was clean and refreshing. Close to Divi Resort if you want to pop over there and get a great pizza like we always do. Loved the remote feature for the gate, no need to get in and out to open and close gate. This is a really nice place to stay. Thanks Helene and Martin!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking Views/Top Notch Homeowner Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Villa was "beyond words." The homeowners Martin and Helene were extremely gracious, kind, and more than accommodating to our group. Upon our arrival, we were met with open arms by Helene at the airport. It felt as if we were meeting family the way we were welcomed. We were assisted in loading all of our luggage and then then led to the Villa. Once the doors to the home were opened we were all taken back by the absolute beauty. Martin and Helene's kindness was once again extended to us in the form of an enormous fruit basket and a bottle of Cruzan Rum. Pictures cannot explain the beauty of St. Croix that this Villa allows you to capture without even venturing from the property. The homeowners have gone out of their way to equip their property with all of the necessities and comforts of home. You name it...it was there. It is obvious that they truly welcome and take care of their guests by extending these comforts of home. We all felt as if we were their number 1 priority during our stay.

Early on in our stay, Martin and Helene telephoned and then stopped by to bring us delicious star fruit and coconuts which Martin skillfully opened. Helene then served ice cold coconut water to those of us by the pool. Wow! Martin and Helene are magnificent!

After renting from over a dozen VRBO and Home Away property owners they take the #1 ranking from us by far! We could not have been happier with our experience.

Several restaurants that we enjoyed during our stay included Duggans, Sandcastles on the Beach, The Deep End Bar and Grill, Tavern 1844 on the Boardwalk, Cheeseburgers in America's Paradise, and the Blue Water Restaurant. We also enjoyed the Seaside Market and Deli.

We highly recommend Jolly Gingers for their snorkeling adventure to Buck Island. We did a half day trip and also took their sunset cruise. Mike and Bridgette are wonderful people who are true professionals at what they do. We truly enjoyed these experiences. We also visited Point Udall which captured the true beauty of St. Croix. We spent a morning at Cramer's Park to enjoy the beach. Shopping in Christiansted was also fun. We recommend Sonya Ltd. for your hook designed bracelet. We were also able to take in the sites of Frederiksted and tried our luck at the Divi Casino.

This trip provided our group the opportunity to relax, rejuvenate, and share the many blessings that friendships offer. We are truly blessed by this opportunity and enriched by our experiences.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks ladies it was fun to welcome you all to St Croix and to the villa see you all again. Martin and Helene
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5

Vacation bliss @ a stunning home!

  • 5 of 5
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What can I say? This home is absolutely beautiful!!! It sits on a hill with unobstructed views of the sea. The layout and decor of the home was perfect for our family (including my wife, father and mother-in-law). This home is extremely spacious and has a very open floorplan with a wall of windows w/ views overlooking the pool and sea. Once you enter the private gate to this home, you feel totally at peace. This was the perfect place for our family to relax. In the evening, all you hear are the sounds of rolling waves from the sea...total bliss!

The owners (Helene and Martin) were the best!!! They were super responsive to all of our questions prior to the trip. Our experience only got better once we landed in St. Croix. We were personally met by Helene and Martin at the airport. They escorted us to the home and gave us a great tour to understand the facilities. Helene and Martin were so friendly it felt as if we had known them for years.

I also have to give a shout-out to Chef Julianna. She came highly recommended to help our family celebrate my Dad's 78th birthday. Chef Julianna and her husband Austin cooked a meal in our vacation home w/ local Cruzan spices and flavors that melted in our mouths. The Mahi-mahi, curry lobster, beef patay and pineapple upside down cake were scrumptious...I'm getting hungry just thinking about it. :)

Special thanks again to Helene & Martin for helping make my Dad's 78th birthday celebration so special. I HIGHLY recommend this home to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in a beautiful home (w/ stunning views) on one of the more exclusive sides of St. Croix. You are close to many local attractions including the Casino, Point Udall (farthest East point of the US), many local restaurants (incl. Duggans, Blue Water Terrace) and The Buccaneer (great resort w/ a very nice beach). All of this and you are also only ~30min drive to reach downtown Christiansted.

I wish we could have stayed longer. When we return to St. Croix, we will definitely stay here again! Thx again Helene & Martin for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice home for family

  • 4 of 5
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The home is very nice and spacious and accomodated our family of six (two adults, four children) perfectly. It was especially nice to have the pool as the kids would jump in and play as soon as they woke up and relax in it after a day of exploring.

I will say that the home was quite dusty and dirty when we arrived. Thick layer of dust on shelves, which I cleaned off, microwave was greasy and had leftover food products in it. Stove had grease on it, fridge was dirty on the inside with food particles. Everyone's fridge gets crumbs in it from everyday use but I would have thought that it would have been thoroughly cleaned after one patron leaves and before another arrives. Cabinets and cabinet handles were greasy. Ceiling fans had a thick layer of dust on them, so much so that when we would turn them on, clumps of dust would fall down on the ground and even into our food when we turned the one on over the dining table. We found two dead lizards in the master bedroom that obviously had been there for awhile as the only thing remaining were the little bones, which makes me think a thorough cleaning just wasn't done prior to our arrival. The air conditioning unit in the master bedroom was very week and left us with poor nights of sleep because of the intense heat never cooling down. Other rooms AC worked fine.

The home is about 10 years old I think from the description given and could use a little bit of touching up but other than the less than stellar cleanliness of it, it was a nice stay. Please be aware that the home is located on the southeastern side of the island, about a twenty minute drive to downtown Christiansted, and then about a 35 minute drive to downtown Frederiksted.

The owner/manager, Helene, was very kind and pleasant.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Honeymooners Paradise

  • 5 of 5
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Our stay at the villa was amazing! The view is absolutely to die for! The house is very secluded and private. The house was extremely clean and comfortable.

Helene and Martin were the best hosts, and really make our stay perfect! They picked us up at the airport and escorted us back to the lovely home. I would recommend renting a car to explore the island. They coordinated a private chef, Julianne, who made some of the best Caribbean food we have ever put in our mouths! They also made some restaurant recommendations that were top notch- Blue Water Terrace and Duggans Reef are a must!

This home is truly a paradise and is a great home away from home! Hope to come back to celebrate many anniversaries!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Henry E. Rohlsen
Nearest Barpub
Duggan's Reef
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Reef Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Melvin Evans Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Blue Water Terrace
Nearest Beach
Walking Distance - Across the Street
Car: necessary

Photos and Description of the Aqua Blue Vacation Villa Rental

4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Welcome to Aqua Blue Villa which is located on the beautiful East End of St.Croix. Our private villa is a home away from home overlooking the beautiful caribbean sea. This gorgeous home has stunning views of the caribbean sea and rolling hillsides. This home is easily assessible to white sandy beaches directly across the street. Relax by the private pool and deck area with chaise lounge chairs table & umbrella . The villa has inside & outside dining with a combination gas & charcoal grill & fully equipped kitchen. There are also delightful dining options within minutes of Aqua Blue Villa. You can tour Point Udal which is the eastern point of the United States. You can enjoy hiking throughout various parts of the island. If you like water sports visit the various areas of the island for jet skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing. Visit the Crusian Rum & Captain Morgan's rum factories. St. Croix offers festivals & carnivals including the 'Iron Man.' If you like shopping, visit Christiansted and Fredericksted shops. While in Fredericksted, take a tour of St. Croix's rainforest and sun bathe or jet ski on the beautiful rainbow beach.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in East End, Virgin Islands (US)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
high season
29 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£998
for 3 nights
From
£317
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £109 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
16 Apr 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£862
for 3 nights
From
£272
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £109 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£862
for 3 nights
From
£272
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £109 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 12.5%

Low season rate 1-2 people $2100.00 / 7 nights stay

High season rate 1-2 people $2,450.00 / 7 nights stay

Children are free 10% off on 14 nights stay
The property can sleep up to 8 p

Owner's 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 East End, Virgin Islands (US)

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • mountain ...
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , bedroom & living area wth full bathroom.
  • master bedroom suite with walk-in closet, bathroom has his/her sink, tile floors, french doors, air conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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