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Kathie Jankowski

Member since: 2013
Speaks English

Caribbean perfection! Location, location. Beachfront at Sapphire. WiFi included.

49 Reviews
People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in St. Thomas - Sapphire Beach A205

Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina the nicest beach on the island.

~ Welcome to Paradise!! ~

Our one bedroom condominium suite is located beachfront with the balcony overlooking the beautiful white sands and tranquil blue waters of Sapphire Beach. In the distance you can see a few of our neighboring islands as you watch the boats and listen to the gentle lapping of waves.

Our condo is clean and comfortable and includes all of the comforts of home, and features a bright, open floor plan. This Caribbean space sleeps 2 comfortably on a new king size bed .

We have two flat screen TV’s-one in the bedroom and one in the living area .

The beautifully remodeled kitchen has is fully equipped with a microwave, stove/oven, a full size refrigerator, blender, coffee pot, toaster and all the necessary pots and pans, dishes and utensils for your comfort and convenience. The kitchen is also stocked with basic spices- salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, garlic salt, basil, rosemary etc. as well as sugar & creamer for your coffee.

The spacious one bath is completely renovated with a new tile shower, two sinks and plenty of counter space. We have thick, plush bath towels, hotel sized soaps and shampoos and a hair dryer all included for your comfort and convenience.

Our rental also includes the use of our over-sized beach towels, a large beach bag, water noodles and a small insulated cooler -all located inside the condo and beach ready. Beach lounge chairs are also available for your use, no reservation required to our guests.

We know that some just cannot completely break away from your loved ones at home.....we do have WiFi so you can send pictures, update your Facebook status, Twitter, Tweet and Text away!!! :)

The Dive In shop on the beach is open for business. Here you can rent kayaks, SUP Boards and foam beach floats, or buy some basic beach sundries like sun block, lotions, sunglasses and the like.

Sapphire Beach Bar just recently opened on our beach, July 2016.

Check out our photos to get a sneak peak at the menu.

SAPPHIRE BEACH MARINA is just outside your front door. They offer an abundance of island water activities. Parasail adventures, jet ski rentals, Daysail to St. John, Caneel Bay and Trunk Bay. Cruise a catamaran to Jost Van Dyke in the BVI, home of Foxy's and the Soggy Dollar Bar. Speedboat to Virgin Gorda and The Baths.arrange for a Dive, Jetski. Fish the North and South Drops with the very best. Or just hang out and watch the boats come and go and the resident fish frolic in the crystal clear water.

Please check out the following visual aids , if this doesn't convince you that we are in Paradise, nothing will.

A short video of the beach directly in front of our condo. http://youtu.be/71d6eazH2dk

The Live webcam on the beach~ http://www.sapphireinthesun.com

We are on Facebook. Please come "LIKE" our page.

www.facebook.com/Kathie.jankowski.1

The town of Red Hook is just about 1/2 mile from the condo and boasts many restaurants, shops, bars, marinas and of course the Ferry dock.

We also have gorgeous multi-level cascading freshwater pool which is surrounded by the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Grab a book and relax while watching the tranquil blue waters lap up on the shore surrounding the sparkling clear pool. Or sit back and relax while watching the boats coming in and out of the marina.

Currently at Sapphire, the “Banana Cabana” -located between B and C buildings-offers food, soda and frozen drinks, and the Sapphire Grill offers lunch and dinner -a short walk up the hill past the marina and 'F' building. Both places also provide beach service, so you don’t even need to get out of your chair.

If you’re really tired after the day Senor Pizza is a phone call away and will deliver right to your room. Menus for other local restaurants are also located inside an information booklet inside the condo.

If you're in the mood to explore~ The Virgin Islands National Park on St John is easily accessible by ferry from Red Hook. Catch a cab at Cruz Bay dock and go explore the park, soak in the beauty of Trunk Bay, Caneel Bay, Cinnamon Bay or hike any one of the 22 trails. You may want to check out the ruins of Annaberg Plantation where they produced sugar, molasses and rum. Participate in a demonstration on basket weaving or bread baking. The ruins are fairly extensive and well preserved.

So bring your bikinis and flip flops and be ready to relax and unwind in the beautiful Caribbean sun!

Sapphire Beach, St Thomas, USVI - Beautiful.

We own 2 additional properties here at Sapphire Beach.

Please view them at

homeaway.com/4069070

homeaway.com/3854347

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kathie Jankowski (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English

About Kathie Jankowski

We have been coming to Sapphire Beach for over 10 years. The clear blue water, powder white sand, the gorgeous pool all make up our idea of Paradise. Its not over-crowded, the people are the friendliest we've ever met and every time we come, we say.....we wish we could stay here forever!

When the opportunity arose that we were able to actually buy one of these beautiful condos we jumped! Now we come a few times a year and thoroughly enjoy every moment we are here. We are happy that we can share our place with you and I know you will love it as much as we do.

Kathie Jankowski purchased this condo in 2013

Why Kathie Jankowski chose St. Thomas

Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina has the best oceanfront condominiums on the island. We are the only community that is located directly on the beach. All others are at best a 'short walk'.

Granted, we aren't here simply for the accommodations, we are here for the beach, the sun, the sand, the island. Here you will experience this beautiful paradise up close and with your toes in the sand. You can't get any closer to the water than here at Sapphire Beach Resort.

What makes this condo unique

Offered on the beach:

Arrange for a professional massage

Snorkeling right off the beach.

Yoga classes offered a few times a week.

Fresh water pool for registered guests and owners only!

On site, beachfront Dive In store. Renting water equipment and toys.

No fighting or reserving beach chairs. Each guest will have their own lounge chair.

Wait staff on the beach. Get those drinks and food delivered right to you.

Reviews

4.8
based on 49 holidaymaker reviews

Caribbean perfection! Location, location. Beachfront at Sapphire. WiFi included.
average rating of 4.755102 based on 49 reviews
5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

The condo unit was fabulous! It looked just like the pictures. The kitchen was great. It was stocked with all the plates, glasses, and cookware you would need. The condiments Kathie provides were a nice bonus so you don't have to buy everything at Food Center (especially given the prices of food in St. Thomas). The bed was super comfortable! The air conditioning and ceiling fan worked great. The wine and fresh flowers that greeted us upon our arrival were appreciated. The WiFi worked well. We used the snorkel equipment and pool noodles provided at the beach in front of the complex as well as the other beaches we visited (Magen's Bay Beach was the nicest with the calmest waters). The proximity to Red Hook Marina is a major plus as we ate at a few of the restaurants there and took a day trip to the BVI out of Red Hook. We felt very safe at the Sapphire Beach complex. Thank you Kathie for making our stay a wonderful experience! We miss it already!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're very welcome. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. You're welcome back anytime!! Thanks again! Kathie
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4

Awesome location

  • 4 of 5

The condo is in a perfect location. 2 minutes away from famous Red Hook. We woke up every day listening to the sound of the water.

Improvements: the pool was super clean but it seems to be abandoned. Same thing for the tennis courts and parking lot. That did not affect our stay because we spent most of our time exploring the island.

Overall... A GREAT PLACE IN A GREAT LOCATION.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! I'm glad you were happy with the condo and our location. The pool is always clean and ready for sunbathers or just relaxing with a book. People seem to prefer the ocean though so there is often an empty pool deck! Tennis courts don't belong to us so we can't touch them - we wish they would be torn down rather then just left without maintenance. Glad you enjoyed the island ! Hope to see you back again!
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Warrenton, VA
5

Beautiful location, excellent condo

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed at Kathie's condo and really enjoyed the spacious and well-appointed condo along with the beautiful beach front location. Kathie was a joy to work with before and during our stay. It would be impossible for me to think of a way for Kathie to be any more responsive than she already is. She truly cares about her guest's experience. For that reason alone, my wife and I plan on returning and staying at one of Kathie's condos. Yes, it's true that Sapphire Beach Resort needs renovations to their facilities (tennis courts, restaurant), but that didn't dampen our enjoyment of the great beach with some of the best snorkeling we've experienced. Add a well maintained condo and an awesome host, equals an awesome, restful vacation. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this wonderful review. It's true, your happiness and comfort is my #1 goal. I'm so happy that you and your wife enjoyed not only our condo but the snorkeling and the location as well. I can't wait to have you back for another visit! -Kathie
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5

AWESOME!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location. Close to restaurants that we loved eating at, and the ferry to St. John. The beach is fabulous. Met some Island friends there who showed us a great snorkeling route. The condo was terrific. Comfy, great amenities (more than I have seen most places), and well laid out. We will be back. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed our condo and the island life! We love sharing paradise with with such nice people! -Kathie
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5

1st timers at STT

  • 5 of 5

We rented A-205 through VRBO. Kathie J. Is the owner of this property. I have absolute no complaints of the condo, beach, atmosphere, etc. First of all, the beach is one of my favorites I got to see and overall not too crowded compared to others. It is also very close to downtown Red Hook area with many shops/bars/restaurants, which was important to us. Kathie sends you directions before you get there about anything you would need to know about getting to the resort and any resort details. She also is only a phone call or message away if you need ANYTHING during your trip. There's also a binder when you get there to see what the local stores/restaurants/excursions are too. The condo was very clean and inviting with all the necessities! I would stay at any of her properties again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Angie, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found all my info useful. It makes for a more relaxing vacation when you have an idea of where everything is before you arrive. Hope to see you back again! Thank you! Kathie
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5

The condo is in a great location just steps from the beautiful Sapphire Beach.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were on St. Thomas to celebrate our 46th wedding anniversary. We could not be more pleased with the condo and all of the arrangements Kathie had made to make our stay enjoyable. Shortly after we arrived, she called to make sure we had all we needed. The condo was so well equipped that we had more than we could have expected. The air conditioning worked perfectly and provided a refreshing uplift after a day on the beach. The view from the ocean side pool is incredible. We rented a car and the location of the condo made it accessible to many more beaches and attractions. My wife and I highly recommend St. Thomas to those looking for a beautiful place to vacation and we highly recommend Kathie's condo to any couple looking for a comfortable and secure place to enjoy their vacation.

Bill and Kathy Cashion

Greer, SC

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for that glowing review! I'm so happy I was able to be a positive part in planning your anniversary celebration and I sincerely hope to see you back for #50!! Thanks again! Kathie
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyril E King Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sapphire Grill at Sapphire Village
Nearest Beach
Sapphire Beach
Car: not necessary

Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina is located on the east end of the island next to Red Hook. It is the perfect place for any type of vacation – from adventurous, to fun in the sun, to relaxing by the pool. You don't have to leave Sapphire Beach Resort, everything you need for a memorable vacation is right on-site.

Join a game of beach volleyball then cool off by diving into the ocean or into the sparkling multi-level freshwater pool that overlooks the Caribbean Sea.

Sapphire Beach Resort is located in a lovely landscaped tropical garden atmosphere among palms, sea grape and banana trees. You can snorkel right off the shores of Sapphire Beach, sail, windsurf, parasail or jet ski. The marina is only steps away from your porch and offers boats for rent, or arrange for a planned excursion to adjacent islands including St. John and the British Virgin Islands. Deep sea fishing and the best scuba diving is also available on St. Thomas. For golfers, you can't beat the nearby prestigious 18 hole Mahogany Run Golf Course.

You may choose to rent a vehicle thru one of the airport car rental locations. If you would rather leave the driving to someone else, taxi cabs are readily available anywhere on the island as well as the open air safari cabs that only charge $1 per person no matter where you're island adventures take you!

The picturesque, small yachting and boating village of Red Hook is located one-half mile away. You can reach it with a leisurely walk or use one of the air-conditioned cabs always available to take you to any of the nearby attractions. Red Hook has great restaurants, nightlife (Duffy's Love Shack is an island favorite) , gift stores, and a ferry that will take you to the nearby island of Saint John.

For those that like to explore, St. Thomas offers a wide variety of spectacular sights to see and activities to enjoy, including Coral World, air conditioned theaters and gaming casinos, historic buildings, boat tours, a sky ride, zip-line, and ecotours to name just a few. Of course, there is plenty of shopping and amazing restaurants for you to try too. Or, you can just sit, relax and enjoy the gorgeous beauty of the many public beaches tucked away in the bays of St Thomas.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in East End, St. Thomas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer/Fall 2016
1 Jun 2016 - 14 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
£630
for 4 nights
From
£129
 
 
Winter 2016 /Spring 2017
15 Nov 2016 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£957
for 4 nights
From
£211
 
 
Summer/Fall 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£836
for 4 nights
From
£180
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£957
for 4 nights
From
£211
 

Additional pricing information

Exit Cleaning Fee £115
Tax Rate 12.5%

The rates quoted are for two guests. Additional guests are charged at a rate of $25 per person per night.
Mid stay cleaning upon request add $75.
We do ask for a 4 night minimum but if chance has it that only 3 nights are available in a row, ASK me. We will accommodate your schedule whenever we can.
We never ask for nor do we accept wire transfers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (US)

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King bed, Alarm Clock, TV, Writing Desk
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Waterfront, AC, POOL, beach toy rental store, Food cart on beach.

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