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Room With a View: Sapphire Beach Condo; High-Tech, Low-Key, Tropical Living

People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
People
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

Beachfront, Building E, Unit 308, Top Two Floors, Sleeps 6

Directly On Sapphire Beach, Unit E308 offers Spectacular Views overlooking St.John and the British Virgin Islands. The exterior and interior of this condo have been completely renovated, refurbished and redecorated. The property has a Marina, Water Sports Rentals, White Sand Beach, Swimming Area, Coral Reefs, an Oceanfront Pool and a Beach Bar. This Ideal East End Location is less than a mile from Red Hook with Restaurants, Harbor and Ferry Service to other Islands. Our Condo is on the third and fourth floors at the Top of Building E, at the quiet end of the Beach, convenient to the Marina. Building E faces East allowing for lovely Breezes and Gorgeous Views. From this location, so close to the water, you have an unobstructed, panoramic View of the Sapphire Blue Caribbean Sea and Colorful, ever-changing Skies from Sunrise to Sunset. St. John and the British Virgin Islands form the backdrop and provide dots of Sparkling Lights at night. The Boats coming in and out of the Marina are beautiful and calming.

With its two floors, our condo offers comfort and flexibility for couples or families. Both levels of this condo have Full Bathrooms with Showers and hair dryers, Sleeping and Living space, and Balconies with Tables and seating. The Full Kitchen is equipped with Stainless Steel Appliances, Glass Cooktop, Cookware, Dinnerware and Electric Grill. Food and Drinks can be enjoyed at the Indoor Table, on the Balcony or at the Beachfront Bar. Quiet, Top Floor Workspace with a Toshiba computer and unlimited WiFi is provided for work or socializing without giving up the View. The main floor has a 50" Sony Smart TV with Netflix Streaming Video, a Sony Play Station 3 with Games for all ages, a DVD Player with a large selection of Movies and a Bose SoundTouch Music system. The Bedroom Suite on the top floor has a 42" Toshiba, LCD, Flat-Screen TV, Sony Play Station 2 with Games, Netflix, and a Sony DVD Player with Movies. For your sleeping comfort are a King size Bed upstairs, featuring a Therapedic Memory Foam Pillow Top Mattress and Queen size Sofa Beds on both 3rd and 4th floors that are new, highly rated, easy to use models.

Snorkeling is great fun at the Coral Reef in Crystal Clear water in front of E Building. High Quality Snorkel Gear for 6, in two sizes, is stored in this condo for guest use. Sea Grape trees, along the water's edge, provide shade allowing for hours of relaxation while enjoying the sound of the waves and the gentle breezes. Beach Loungers are provided for all guests. Adjacent to Building E, the Sapphire Beach Marina offers Boating, Diving, Snorkeling, Sailing, Island Hopping and Fishing trips to meet all purposes of visitors.

Sapphire Beach Bar, oceanfront on Sapphire Beach, serves drinks, salads and sandwiches. Their Sunday Fundays often include live music. VI Slice, a restaurant by the Sapphire Village pool, is easily walkable from Building E. Less than a mile away is the village of Red Hook where you will find most anything you want or need plus the American Yacht Harbor with Ferry service to St. John (pedestrian and auto) and the British Virgin Islands.

St. Thomas has many attractions and activities within easy driving distance such as Mahogany Run Golf Course, Magens Bay, Coral World, Zip-Lining, Hiking Trails, Sky-Lift, Botanical Gardens, Drake's Seat, and more. Colorful downtown Charlotte Amalie, the capital city, is a 25-minute drive and offers duty-free shopping. A 20 minute ferry ride will take you to St. John and a 30-minute seaplane flight will take you to historic St. Croix.

St. Thomas’ temperatures hover around a pleasant 80 degrees all year. You can adjust your indoor temperature with thermostats on both levels and Central Air Conditioning/ Heat. Ceiling fans and ocean breezes add to the comfort of tropical living. The island topography is hilly and absolutely gorgeous with lush foliage and ocean views from almost everywhere.

No passport is needed by American citizens to visit the US Virgin Islands of St.Thomas, St.John, Water Island or St.Croix. Bring one if you want to make side trips to the British Virgin Islands of Tortola, Jost van Dyke or Virgin Gorda.

Thank you for your interest in our condo. This is a non-smoking unit. Required minimum age of responsible guest is 25. Sapphire Beach has a strong Security System in place with lighting, cameras and personnel available 24 hours a day. When you book with us, we will send you an extensive list of information and recommendations to help make your vacation successful. Mary and Patrick, Owners, E308 SBRM

More Details

Owner
Mary Logue
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

About Mary Logue

My husband and I fell in love with the ocean when we moved from Minnesota to Miami upon graduating from University. We now enjoy our life in North Carolina between the mountains and the beach. We first vacationed as a family in St. Thomas at the suggestion of our son, Eric, who is certified in deep sea diving, in the spring of 1999. It was so incredibly beautiful and enjoyable that we purchased a villa at the lovely Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina. I have since retired from teaching art and my husband has retired to Professor Emeritus status at Duke Medical Center here in Durham, NC. Eric now owns Logue Healthcare Consulting Company and is living in Atlanta, GA, enjoying direct flights to STT. Our other son, Sean, a manager of software engineering at IBM in NC, has joined in this wonderful experience. We all make regular trips to Sapphire Beach together and with friends. We like to celebrate our anniversary there and watch the fireworks being set off at St. John on New Year's Eve from our balcony. It remains the best get-away ever!

Mary Logue purchased this condo in 1999

Why Mary Logue chose St. Thomas

St.Thomas is that rare place that we enjoy returning to again and again without ever running out of interesting and enjoyable things to do and see. Sapphire Beach is conveniently located for access to shopping, restaurants and other Islands. We have explored St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda plus the caves of Norman Island and love all of the Virgin Islands. We always are happy to return to the incredibly beautiful Sapphire Beach. It's a wonderful place to begin and end each day.

What makes this condo unique

We love our top floor condo in E building for its spectacular view, ocean breezes, and quiet, calming environment. This spacious, well-designed, two-story condo affords us flexibility and comfort. One can sleep or work upstairs while another watches TV or enjoys an early morning cup of coffee downstairs. There is no one else above or below the bedroom and no one else looking down on our balconies or looking in from the beach. Building E is at the quiet end of the beach and is convenient to the marina, laundry facility, pool, coral reef, and restaurant.

Guestbook comments from the owner

On the beach with beautiful view of bay, St John, and other islands. Beach was very nice with beach bar and just enough of a crowd for a good ambiance. Secluded and quiet at night but Red Hook is less than a mile away if you want nightlife - best of both worlds. Mary is an exceptional host - sent prep material before the trip and quickly responded to any request. Was like having a personal concierge. Great location for a family or couple.
Jan 2017
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(67 traveller reviews)

Room With a View: Sapphire Beach Condo; High-Tech, Low-Key, Tropical Living
average rating of 4.850746 based on 68 reviews
5

Wonderful Condo, canot recommend highly enough !

  • 5 of 5

Condo was beautiful with stunning ocean views ! You will not be disappointed with this condo, everything was decorated very nicely and tastefully. Everything was just as described and we were so pleased to be within steps of beautiful Sapphire Beach. Definitely will be renting again ! Thank you Mary !

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased that this couple, who have visited Sapphire Beach a number of times over the years, were happy with our condo and what it has to offer. They were lovely guests to host. I certainly would welcome them back whenever they want to bask in the beauty and tropical sunshine again. Mary
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5

Best unit at Sapphire Beah

  • 5 of 5

Sapphire Beach is a beautiful location and a perfect place to unwind. Renting there (which we have done for more than 8 years in a row along with 3 other couples) can be hit and miss. We learned of Mary's unit a couple of years ago and won't rent any other! We even stayed one night at the Ritz to wait until her place was available to join our friends at Sapphire Beach. It is well appointed, comfortable, has everything you would need and Kathleen (her manager) keeps the place spotless with clean towels replaced every day. If something come sup or you have a question, Mary responds within minutes. We will be back again next January!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I very much appreciate this generous review but appreciate having excellent guests like this couple most of all. I'm delighted that they had another good vacation and that they are planning to return next year. Mary
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5

Another Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I found this condo last January and we chose to book a week again this year. Sapphire Beach is beautiful and the views from this condo might well be the most beautiful on the island. The condo is nicely furnished, well equipped, clean and very comfortable. It takes no time to settle in and relax. I sleep better there than at home and love waking up to a gorgeous sunrise. The Sapphire Beach Bar is convenient for a light lunch and had live music on Sunday afternoon. Having the Marina beside the building is a plus. We like to watch for the fishing boats to come in to get fresh fish at the dock. It's also beautiful from the balconies and convenient for activities. This may become an annual trip for us. It was a wonderful break from a hectic schedule and a cold winter. Lynn

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I so appreciate these repeat guests and empathize with how the ocean draws one back. Even after many visits over 18 years, we still are eager to return. We've decorated our condo to our esthetics but with an eye toward versatility and functionality to suit a variety of guests. Mary and Patrick
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5

Fantastic Stay at a Fantastic Condo!

  • 5 of 5

What a treat it was to stay at Mary's condo! She was easy to work with and we had a great vacation! Her condo is completely stocked with everything you could want - all the conveniences of home!

Sapphire Beach is truly one of the most beautiful beaches we've seen. It's an ideal location and the neighboring marina is convenient for day trips and jet ski rentals.

Yes, it was tight with five people and only one bedroom but there was more room then I expected. The air mattress was quite comfortable and with two children sleeping on the pull out couch and one on the air mattress all five of us shared the spacious upper bedroom without a problem leaving the living are on the first floor open for early risers.

Lots to do on St. Thomas - we went to Coral World, St. John and had a private boat charter. Everything was terrific and we'd love to go again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family was absolutely delightful to have as guests. They asked all the right questions, researched carefully and and chose activities that worked for them. I am very happy they chose our condo for their vacation and hope they will return. Mary
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Nice one bedroom condo on the beach with great views of the islands.

  • 4 of 5

The condo has an excellent location on the island and is right on the beach. You can snorkel from Sapphire beach and enjoy all the fantastic scenery the islands have to offer. Red hook is very close, making any needed amenities easy to find.

Mary was very helpful and accessible. We will be back! We truly enjoyed visiting St Thomas.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This couple was easy to communicate with and delightful to host. I'm pleased they are planning a return visit. Mary
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Excellet location, owners are very nice and accomodating, beach and snorkeling was amazing!

  • 4 of 5

Walk out of condo complex and you are at the beach, great snorkeling out the front door, safe environment for teens, pool was nice, some construction on other buildings but didn't cause any distraction. Condo was clean and roomy and nicely decorated. WiFi, Netflix and Xboxes in condo. Beach towels and snorkeling equipment there also. It was a wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate the nice summary of this family's successful stay in our condo. We are happy to report that the final beachfront building renovation will be completed by November. The recently opened Sapphire Beach Bar is an additional improvement. Mary
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Cyril E King
Nearest Barpub
Sapphire Beach Bar on Sapphire Beach
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
American Yacht Harbor at Red Hook
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
VI Slice at Sapphire Village
Nearest Beach
Directly On Sapphire Beach
Car: not necessary

Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina is a condominium complex directly on Sapphire Beach conveniently located at the East End of St.Thomas. Sapphire Beach has two coral reefs for snorkeling, a swimming area, a sandy beach lined with Sea Grape Trees and Palms plus a Beach Bar for drinks and light fare. A Dive Shop on the beach has Water Sports Equipment for Rental. The Sapphire Marina, adjacent to Building E, has numerous excursions available for deep sea fishing, snorkeling, dinner cruises, island hopping and sailing. Red Hook is less than one mile away where Auto and Pedestrian Ferries leave from American Yacht Harbor to neighboring US and British Virgin Islands. Numerous restaurants with varied decor and menu choices, including Caribbean lobster, are just minutes away. Mahogany Run Golf Course, a 15-minute drive, is world-renowned and Coral World, an attraction for all ages, is nearby. Taxis are readily available but visitors often enjoy exploring the island by driving. Rental cars are easily gotten at the airport with advance reservations. A rental car company, All Around Car Rentals, is located at the entrance drive to Sapphire Beach.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2016-17
17 Dec 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,663
for 5 nights
From
£323
£2,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Season 2017
30 Apr 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,303
for 5 nights
From
£251
£1,749
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Season 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,213
for 5 nights
From
£233
£1,659
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,483
for 5 nights
From
£287
£2,019
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,843
for 5 nights
From
£359
£2,469
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,708
for 5 nights
From
£332
£2,289
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Season 2018
30 Apr 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,303
for 5 nights
From
£251
£1,749
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,213
for 5 nights
From
£233
£1,659
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,348
for 5 nights
From
£260
£1,839
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 12.5%

Included: Daily Towel Exchange/ Trash Removal, Mid-stay Housekeeping Service with Linen Exchange for 7+ night rentals, Unlimited Wi-Fi, Computer, Play Stations 2 and 3 w/ Games, 2 DVD Players w/ Movies, 2 TVs w/ Premium Cable, Netflix Streaming Video, Bose SoundTouch Music System, Telephones, Beach Towels, Snorkel Gear for 6, Beach Chairs, Infant Equipment by advance request, In Room Safe, Keyless Entry

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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 East End, Virgin Islands (US)

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sinks, main floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single Sink, Top floor
  • Full bathrooms with showers and hair dryers on both levels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King Bed and Queen Sofa Bed in upstairs large room Queen Sofa Bed, lower floor sitting area Queen Air Mattress plus Gel Foam Topper provided for Flexibility
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Included: Daily Towel Exchange/ Trash Removal, Mid-Stay Housekeeping/ Linen Exchange for 7+ night Stay, Snorkel Gear, COA Beach Loungers on Beach and on Pool Patio, Unlimited Netflix and WiFi, First Aid Kit, and, upon request, Baby equipment (pack n play, high chair, car seat).

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