Hear the soothing sound of the lapping waves from this West-facing unit in this 18-unit complex. Take a walk down the beach to Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, the best beach in St. Croix, and the longest stretch of beach in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Relax in the pool on a lazy afternoon. Buy local fruits, vegetables, and fresh-caught fish from a roadside vendor if you want to cook in your fully equipped kitchen. Or use the Harbour Village outdoor grill for al fresco dining. Have cocktails and dinner at one of the beach front restaurants in Frederiksted. Water sports and hiking are available nearby for those who seek a more active vacation. Bedroom has 2 queen beds. On-site caretaker. Gated community.
- Condo1200 sq. ft.
- Separate WCs0
- Min. Stay7 nights
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
- Calendar last updated:
- 23 Aug 2018
Pool / Spa
2 weeks of rest & relaxation @ Freriksted, St. Croix
We arrived late @ night, so we couldn't appreciate all the beauty there is in & around the condo. The next day we were very pleasantly surprised. The condo can accommodate up to 4 adults with their sleeping provisions. The décor was based on fish, including dishes, mugs, etc. We appreciated how every detail was considered. We had all the amenities of home w/o any of the upkeep. The condo was very clean & great for entertaining. The best feature of the condo was the sea immediately outside the gallery. Everyday & night we could hear the gentle tide on the shore. We snorkeled & found an abundance of ocean life. I enjoyed a dip in the sparkling pool every morning after breakfast. The compound that the condo is located in is fenced off & you need a remote control or the gate's code to enter in, very safe & secure. The condo had it's own laundry room with an extra large washing machine, so we didn't have to do laundry very often, which left more time for swimming, exploring, & sight-seeing. We did meet some of the other guests & residents, who were very friendly & knowledgable about the island & the sigts.
We did have a car st our disposal, so we went to town & out to eat fairly often. We enjoyed going into town on days when the cruise ships were in, since all the local vendors came out to sell their wares. Most items were hand made on the island, so we helped to support their local economy. Don't miss the hook bracelets, the chaney, & the beautiful sea glass that was made into jewelry or just collected in containers. We went to see the mocha jumbies, the casino, the rainforest, the 2 rum distilleries & other sights of interest. We kept busy everyday for 2 wk & hated to leave.
This was a wonderful get away from the cold & snow where we live. This condo was a great home base to start from, while exploring.
A Magnificent Treat
Our stay in this place was a surprise wedding gift from my groom's sisters – so I was not anticipating this at all. What a wonderful indulgence.
I arrived in St. Croix expecting to spend my honeymoon bunking with family, so I wasn't prepared to be self-sufficient. I was delighted (and relieved) to discover that all I needed to be comfortable and happy in this condo was my own sunscreen! The condo had beach towels, so I didn't even need those.
The condo is just minutes from the airport, so that was easy. And the team that does the Meet & Greet gives a great orientation to the condo complex and the area. During our stay we found that they were able to quickly answer all our questions.
We arrived in the evening, after dark. The next day we discovered that our condo had views of the sunrise AND the sunset. Very beautiful. The gallery (which is like a giant screened-in deck) was a perfect spot for lingering or having a meal, with a mesmerizing view across the Caribbean sea – so vast and blue.
All the expected features of a rental were included – comfy bed, well-appointed kitchen (with even a rice-cooker), very clean, and so on. We had a private laundry room, plenty of parking, and use of the community BBQ and pool.
This is a SMALL complex and we actually encountered very few other guests (or residents for that matter). We usually had the (spotless!) pool to ourselves. The beach was truly just outside the door, clean sand with easy entrance into the ocean for snorkeling. I had heard that we would find lots of sea life as soon as we got into the water, but didn't believe it, not until I saw it for myself – so many kinds of fish plus octopus, squid, lobsters, conch, sea urchins, and farther out there were sponges and corals that were surreal. With a patient eye, turtles and dolphins can be spotted.
In the end, the biggest challenge of our visit was deciding where and how to relax. The beach? The hammock? The pool? A walk to town? Reading? Sunning? Snorkeling? Beachcombing? I'm glad we had two weeks so we could fit in all the options for doing nothing!