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Gorgeous views! White sand beaches and blue waters! Come to Marguerite-a-villa!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, facing the beautiful Caribbean Sea!



Renovated and tastefully decorated with tropical island furnishings, Marguerite-a-Villa is a 2-bedroom, 2 bath, beachfront, oceanfront condo with all the amenities of home – but with all the excitement of a tropical getaway!

Nestled in Cowpet West -- a gated community between the St. Thomas Yacht Club and the Ritz Carlton Resort in St. Thomas’ desirable East End -- our condo sits above the private white sand beach of Cowpet Bay amid beautifully maintained grounds, lushly landscaped with tropical flowers.

Unwind on the beach below Marguerite-a-Villa, relaxing on a chaise or in a hammock under the warm tropical sun. Or if you prefer, lounge in the cool shade under one of the gently swaying palm trees. Maybe take a swim in the crystal clear, warm ocean waters, or in the beautifully landscaped pool with its blue-stone waterfall and grotto jacuzzi. (Elysian pool to be re-opened late summer 2018). Have a bite to eat at our beach-side restaurant while enjoying the cool tropical breezes and stunning, panoramic views. Maybe rent a kayak or snorkel gear at the beach shop and explore the crystalline waters of Cowpet Bay. Then sip a late-day cocktail on our front deck, listening to the softly rolling waves below while you enjoy breathtaking views all the way to St. James Island!

Then in the evening, head into Red Hook village (5 minutes away) to have dinner, or just to walk through town and experience the eclectic vibe of the open-air bars and restaurants and boutique shops -- with so many different personalities – before heading back to your fully air-conditioned condo for a good night’s sleep before your next day’s adventure.

For a more active day, pack a cooler and spend the day beach-hopping to the different beautiful Caribbean beaches within minutes of Marguerite-a-Villa. Or maybe charter a snorkel trip or day sail and explore the waters surrounding St. Thomas and St. John. Or venture further afield to the exotic and beautiful Tortola, or Virgin Gorda, or the party center of the BVI’s, Jost VanDyke -- all within easy access of our Red Hook ferry dock, just 5 minutes away!

Another fabulous day trip is to enjoy a quick, 15 minute ferry trip across Pillsbury Sound to the laid-back but fun-filled St. John to visit one or more of the island’s many pristine, white-sand beaches. As your ferry docks in Cruz Bay, you’ll see St. John’s many vibrant and multi-colored waterfront bars, restaurants, and shopping boutiques. Enjoying Cruz Bay's waterfront happy hours and/or shopping is a relaxing and fun way to end a long day at the beach. Taking a day trip to St. John – or an evening, happy-hour, or dinner excursion trip there, is a always a memorable way to spend a day or two (and some evenings!) while visiting Marguerite-a-Villa!

Also on St. Thomas are many opportunities for snuba, kite-boarding, para-sailing, surfing, and all kinds of water-sports. In addition, St. Thomas offers many eco-tour adventures both above and below sea level; zip-lining; an ice palace, and a championship, par-70, 18-hole golf course golf course replete with cliff-side tee boxes and tropical forests and pools that overlook the Caribbean Sea!

Enjoy shopping? Spend a morning or afternoon in the expansive, outdoor Havensight Mall at the cruise ship docks. Or venture a bit further down the road to downtown Charlotte Amalie where you will find upscale shops lining the waterfront and the charming, narrow passage-ways of Charlotte Amalie. These shops offer duty-free bargains on the finest names in jewelry, watches, cameras, crystal, china, clothing, and more.


In a gated community on the sought-after East End of the island, Marguerite-a-Villa is comfortably spacious for two couples or for a family of 6.

We have two, en-suite bedrooms. The Master Bedroom – decorated in gold tones and tropical colonial wood – has a plush king-size bed and sliding glass doors to breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and Little St. James Island. Our Garden Bedroom -- decorated in soft greens and corals with white wicker -- has a queen bed and a trundle bed perfect for 2 children.

Marguerite-a-Villa’s attractive living and dining area has a wall of sliding glass doors with stunning views across the sapphire waters of Cowpet Bay. Our galley kitchen offers all the amenities of home. Should you decide you’d like a quiet evening in, there’s a charming market in Red Hook to buy your basic or gourmet food items, and we have a well-appointed kitchen for your culinary needs.

In addition to our indoor dining table that can seat six, our oceanfront lanai provides an open-air covered gallery and a bistro set for intimate, al fresco dining for two.

Other amenities: Central air-conditioning; ceiling fans; cable, high-definition TV (three flat-screen televisions: one 50’ in living room, and a 36’ in each of the 2 bedrooms); free Wifi; gas grill; washer and dryer; automatic stand-by generator; Ipod music system; beach towels. All sheets, linens, and bath towels are provided.


As our guests at Marguerite-a-Villa, you will enjoy all the membership privileges of the on-site Elysian Beach Resort: fitness center; tennis courts, swimming pool, hot tub, and a beach shop that rents kayaks, sailboards, sailboats, paddle boats and snorkeling equipment. Our property has two beachfront restaurants and a pool bar on-site that all offer spectacular views of Cowpet Bay. Sangria's Beach Cafe is casual and open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition to a variety of tropical cocktails, soft drinks, beer and wine, Sangria’s offers fresh salads, wood-fired pizzas, and a tempting assortment of sandwiches, wraps, and burgers (including a garbanzo bean burger – delicious!) (happy hour 3-5). The Caribbean Fish Market is more upscale with excellent fine dining choices for all palates (happy hour 5-7). Or take a 5 minute stroll “over the hill” to the elegant Ritz for more dining choices – all with beautiful views as well. Marguerite-a-Villa has many more dining recommendations – all in our welcome book! (Due to hurricane damage, Sangria's and the fitness center remained closed until early fall 2018).

From our condo, you will be just minutes from beautiful beaches, duty-free shopping, multiple other islands (British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands), and all the exciting adventures available in this tropical destination!

Come to Marguerite-a-Villa for the adventure of a lifetime!

More Details

Marguerite Hefferon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

About Marguerite Hefferon

Marguerite and George are professionals living in the New York metro area who have been vacationing in the Virgin Islands since 1994. Our entire family, including our three children and our extended family, all love the islands -- and our eldest son was even married here in 2009!

Marguerite Hefferon purchased this condo in 2014

Why Marguerite Hefferon chose Estate Nazareth

While we have vacationed on many Caribbean islands, we always found ourselves returning here to the Virgin Islands. We fell in love with Cowpet Bay about 4 years ago because it had everything we wanted in a Caribbean vacation: Cowpet has an uncrowded, white sand, beautifully palm-fringed beach where we could relax in the Caribbean quiet and have privacy. Yet within minutes of Cowpet is a vibrant little town and and all kinds of exciting activities and adventures. Cowpet has one of the best beaches on the island, has beautifully landscaped grounds, wonderful cooling breezes, and spectacular views of the Caribbean!

We love waking up to the stunning views out to St. James Island, while sipping coffee on the lanai watching the little boats dock next door at the Yacht Club. Some mornings we stroll down to the quiet beach and flop on beach chairs with our coffee and books while we decide what adventure we'd like to plan for the day.

We also love the convenience of Cowpet Bay's location just minutes to a variety of other beautiful beaches, and 5 minutes to Red Hook with its varied collection of bars and restaurants, and a ferry dock that can take us to so many different islands and so many different adventures -- all at our fingertips.

If you are the kind of person who might decide while you are swimming at 4:00 that you'd like to grab a quick shower and hop the 5:00 ferry to St. John for happy hour along the waterfront, then this is the place for you! Or if you're the kind of person who likes to stay on the beach til it's dark, then cook a quiet meal when the sun goes down, this is still the place for you! And that's what we love about our condo -- it offers a wonderful mix of serene quiet, tropical beauty, or a party atmosphere -- depending on your mood and personality!

What makes this condo unique

Everything you could possibly need is right on-site! The white sand beach is just steps away from the front door. 2 restaurants, 3 bars, a beautiful pool, water sports, tennis, fitness center -- all just a stroll down the beach. And views of the blue, blue Caribbean that go on forever!

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thank you for all of the updates and trying to have this work out. We will be using your property in the future for vacations. You are someone who we feel always has the customers best interests at heart. That means a lot to us and we look forward to trying again. Probably not during hurricane season though. Thanks again.
Oct 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Estate Nazareth in East End

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Garden Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Pull-out trundle bed with 2 single beds; also pack and play
  • **Sleeping accommodations for maximum 4 adults, 2 children
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Gorgeous views! White sand beaches and blue waters! Come to Marguerite-a-villa!
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  • 5 of 5

Our family of six stayed here for 8 days in the middle of March! We have four younger kids; ages ranging in 9-5. We had the most amazing time!! We've been to many islands, and St. Thomas beats every single one. As soon as you walk in the door, Marguerite-a-Villa is so cozy, clean, and the view is something out of a postcard. Brittany the property manager is very sweet and helpful, and was also great to work with. The welcome basket was a really nice touch!! We've done vrbo's for over 10 years, and not everyone goes out of their way like Marguerite. We had many questions as we booked a year in advance, and then of course the hurricanes hit, and she was so great and informative and honest about the island. I also really liked the fact that she got back to us quickly. That's so helpful and reassuring when you reserve a place that you've never been to before. Her book of information that she sends you through email before you get there is really helpful, and the book she has in the condo is awesome! I loved all the info and was really glad for the tips. Cowpet Bay is a wonderful beach. It almost feels like it's your own private beach. We also loved the use of the different sized coolers. They come in handy; especially with four young kids; whether you're at Cowpet or off on an adventure somewhere else. It was really easy to get any chair you wanted, the ocean is fabulous. It's a great spot to build sand castles and swim. Very nice gentle waves especially for kids, and a great swimming area. We were even lucky enough to see a sting ray on our last day there swimming near the deeper end of the buoys at the bottom. The drive into Red Hook is quick and easy, and such a fun place. There are so many things to do ; it's unreal. I also love how safe St. Thomas feels. This condo and location is absolutely stunning and we have already booked for next year. Another thing I wanted to add is how private you feel on the balcony. There was nobody walking below our balcony; which made it feel somewhat secluded. We loved that! We've been in a lot of really nice vrbo's, and I've never written a review; so that should tell you something:) Thank you for a fabulous stay!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a great review!! I cannot tell you how thrilled we are that you enjoyed our condo and Cowpet and St.Thomas!! Like you, we had visited many islands while our children were young, and we finally settled on buying this condo in Cowpet Bay, St.Thomas -- for all the reasons you mentioned! You were wonderful guests, and we're so happy you'll be back next year! ~Marguerite
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A hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at this condo. The view, location and beach were beautiful and surreal. Any concerns we had were quickly resolved. The house was charming and decorated in a modern style. We would recommend this location to anyone!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: so much for your nice review! We love having renters who enjoy Cowpet as much as we do, so we hope to see you and your family back next year! - Best, Marguerite
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Amazing condo on beautiful St Thomas

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an incredible trip to St Thomas. The condo was beautiful. Clean, spacious, well stocked and beautifully decorated. Brittany (house manager) greeted us and showed us around. A welcome basket with snacks and local rum was a major bonus! We slept peacefully, with the doors open so we could hear the crashing waves below each night. We watched the sunrise each morning with our breakfast and coffee. The owners have done an incredible job with recommendations for restaurants, grocery stores, ferry information and of course the beautiful beaches. We did it all! We can’t wait to come back next year. We travelled with our two daughters ages 9 and 11 and it was our favorite family trip yet. They said it was even more fun than Disney!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so happy to hear that your vacation with us met your expectations and that our recommendations for your stay were helpful! Thanks also for your compliments on how well stocked and well appointed our condo is! And glad you enjoyed the rum ;) It's always delightful to hear from people who love our condo and the island experience as much as we do!! ~Marguerite
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Beautiful place, stunning water and beaches and amazing owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 2 boys and Marguerite was wonderful with communication, ideas and helping us plan even with the hurricane damage to the island in the best way possible. The condo is beautiful and the location is great. Thanks for a wonderful family vacation given what you could control. We hope to go back when everything is back up and running entirely!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review! I'm glad I was able to offer ideas to make your St. Thomas vacation fun for your family. Thanks also for your patience the evening the lights went out! Yikes! -- all post hurricane growing pains :( So glad your boys enjoyed the beach, and we do hope to see you back in the future!! ~Marguerite
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A wonderful stay - Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

4 adults stayed for an extended MLK weekend. Condo and property were spotless. The condo was beautifully decorated and well appointed with every possible kitchen item needed. The property was well stocked with plenty of paper products, soap and cooking basics (oil, salt. etc). The property manager and owners were also a delight to work with.

The view from the condo is breathtaking! You will be amazed at the sunrises and sunsets as you enjoy your coffee or an end of day cocktail.

Beds were very comfortable and the sheets and towels were fresh.

If you just feel like staying local, Cowpet Beach is literally an easy 3 minute walk down the stairs. If you feel like going out to another beach, Lindquist, Sapphire and Redhook are very easy short drives. Restaurants and stores are also a quick drive down the road.

I would highly recommend this location. You will be very comfortable and very pleased with your choice. We hope to be back ;-)

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in our home away from home! And we hope you come back again next year for your coffee and cocktails on our deck -- and the incredible views! ~Marguerite
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Impressive!! Don’t pass up the opportunity!

  • 5 of 5

For the last 7 nights, we fell asleep to the sound of gentle water on the coastline and woke up to incredible sunrises from bed. With the island rebuilding from 2x Cat 5 hurricanes, we had an incredible and unique opportunity to see mankind at its finest. IE coming together as a community to unify behind VI Strong and help one another back on their feet. We rang in the New Year with locals and couldn’t have had more fun if we tried. Marguerite, and her Property Mgr Brittany, couldn’t have been more professional or helpful. They clearly love the property. It is well maintained, looked after and had every amenity of home. Food Center had all the right foodstuff items and at a more cost effective rate to Moe’s. Red Hook was a lot of fun, has a lot to offer and open but the Caribbean Fish Market was our favorite spot. We visited every major beach on STT but would leave early to return to Cowpet’s seclusion and loveliness. Thanks for a great week!! We’ll return for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review! We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed falling asleep to the sound of the waves and awaking to the lovely Caribbean sunsets! And so happy that you got to visit all the beautiful beaches we have on St.Thomas, yet you still loved to return to our quiet little beach here on Cowpet Bay! We're thrilled that you got to share our little piece of paradise. Enjoy all the wonderful memories you made here, and we hope to see you back again! Best, Marguerite
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
St Thomas airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Red Hook
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Mahogany Run
Car: recommended

Marguerite-a-Villa is located just 10 miles (25 min.) from the airport in Charlotte Amalie, and less than 2 miles (5 min) from the lively village of Red Hook, where ferries to nearby St. John leave hourly for unbeatable snorkeling, diving or sightseeing excursions.

From Marguerite-a-Villa, you will be just minutes from beautiful beaches, duty-free shopping, multiple other islands accessible by ferry (British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands), and all the exciting adventures available in this tropical destination!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Estate Nazareth, St. Thomas

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Shoulder Season 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holiday Season 2018
20 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2019
3 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Off-Season 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 22 Nov 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Pre-Holiday 2019
23 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Holiday Season 2019
21 Dec 2019 - 2 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.25

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