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Seabreeze: Your Virgin Islands Escape!

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 523 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully Remodeled Studio With Mesmerizing Views To St. John And The BVI.

Seabreeze is ideally located on the East End, just one-half mile to Red Hook restaurants, clubs and shops. Near all amenities including water-sport rentals, boating, sport-fishing, St. John and BVI ferries. Sapphire Beach is right next door with great snorkeling and beautiful white sand! On the property are two fresh water pools with lounge chairs, a restaurant/bar and laundry. Seabreeze has a brand new fully equipped kitchen and tiled bath with a walk-in shower. Did I mention the view? Look at the photos - it's even better in person! We provide beautiful linens, high thread count sheets, beach chairs, beach towels, cable TV, internet, DVD, Netflix and more.


Owner
John White
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About John White

Jean and I (John) both grew up in the New York metro area but have lived in northern Vermont for almost 30 years now. We met in Manhattan the early 1980's when we both worked for the same company. About 15 years ago Jean gave up corporate work to teach yoga full-time – quite a change, but a very rewarding one. I have recently retired after working for almost 20 years for a wonderful company called Gardener's Supply.

We live near Lake Champlain and enjoy sailing during the very short period that constitutes Summer in this latitude. We have two beautiful and spirited granddaughters who keep us busy. And amused.

John White purchased this studio in 2014

Why John White chose East End

Sapphire Hill Village is a well kept, well managed complex in a spectacular location. On site we have two pools with lounge chairs and tiki tables, a restaurant/bar and laundry. A car is not mandatory (although we usually rent one for convenience). Sapphire Beach, with lovely sand, great snorkeling and equipment rentals is right next door. So too is the Sapphire Marina where you can find day sails, fishing charters, BVI day trips and boat rentals.

Red Hook - with restaurants, clubs, groceries, banking, shopping and BVI or St. John ferries - is a a half-mile away. There is a bus/taxi stop at the Sapphire Hill Village entrance and taxis are readily available.

What makes this studio unique

We bought Seabreeze because we wanted to be near Red Hook, we liked Sapphire Hill Village and the view is to die for. After we bought it, we quickly found that - since it faces east - we not only get a daily show at sunrise, but also have a virtually continuous breeze from the easterly trade-winds.

Seabreeze needed extensive renovation. We had heard some horror stories about similar undertakings and expected the worst. But we were very, very lucky. The builder we hired turned out to be fantastic. He managed the whole project and gave us great advice and guidance. We hired a very talented cabinet maker who built ans installed the custom cabinets and vanity on time and on budget. The result is a very pretty and pleasant place that we have great affection for. So far, our guests have agreed.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Estate Smith Bay in East End

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 523 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All-new bathroom with walk-in, low-sill threshold
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size bed with high thread count sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Seabreeze: Your Virgin Islands Escape!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Excellent location and VIEWS!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here! Loved having all the little "extras" such as beach towels, beach chairs and an umbrella! Simple things that make your vacation better. The condo was beautiful and clean plus the balcony views were amazing! Short walk down to the marina & Sapphire beach. You could walk to Red Hook, one hidden curve for oncoming traffic and there is actually a sidewalk/walk path that gets you more than half way there or back, but only $4 per person each way to get to town. Restaurant down below at Sapphire Village had excellent food, drinks and service! We loved Erin our bartender!! Would stay here again for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well appointed condo with spectacular views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in John's condo from April 27-May 2nd to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. I was greatly pleased by the attention to detail. Everything and anything you can think of is already found in the unit, including beach chairs, towels, all your kitchen needs and even a nice sized cooler. The unit looks just like the pictures and the views are amazing. The open air balcony is great in the mornings when eating breakfast. The pools and beach were very nice. The complex is very well manicured. The other tenants are really nice and gave great advice on night life, activities and restaurants. Lime, XO bistro are great restaurants. Duffy's and Island Time were great night time watering holes. Over all, a very impressive condo complex, beautiful island and fantastic vacation. Can't wait to plan our next trip out!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing view and location.

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of spending a week at the Seabreeze in March 2017. Overall we had a great time. The apartment was clean and in good condition, there were beach chairs and anything we could have possibly needed for a beach vacation. The condo has an amazing view of sapphire beach, and is about a 3 minute drive from the ferry dock and Red Hook area. We would definitely return to Seabreeze.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great choice for a place to stay on St. Thomas

  • 4 of 5

The condo was aesthetic, well equipped and had a fabulous view from the balcony that is well depicted in the photos on the VRBO site. The pool area and restaurant/bar hit the spot for a place to sun, eat and enjoy some cocktails after returning from a day at the beach or an excursion of your choice. For snorkelers I just have to recommend the Nightwinds sail excursion from the harbor right below Sapphire Village. Such a perfect experience!

The condo has everything that you need for a great adventure as far as beach towels, beach chairs, and a ice chest. One thing missing that I hope that the owners will think about providing in the future are plastic glasses to take to the pool.

Dealing with the owner was a positive experience. He was quick to respond to a couple of issues that we had.

Upon your arrival be sure to let the taxi driver know that you are going to Sapphire VILLAGE (and let them know that you are staying at Tobago) and they will get you close to your unit. We made the mistake of telling our driver that we were going to Sapphire BEACH and it was a very long, hot steep walk to our unit.

Sapphire Village was a low key, friendly place suitable for many ages. Unless you are looking for a party scene you will be happy choosing this as a destination.

Thank you John and Jean!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Week!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is very comfortable and well-equipped with everything you'll need during your stay. It is close to Red Hook and Moe's Market where you'll find fresh food so that you can eat at home if you choose. If you want to eat out, the restaurant Slice that is directly downstairs has some of the best food on the island. Finally, the view is amazing and we couldn't wait until the end of the day to return, sit back and enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was exactly what we needed! The pictures do not do it justice, the view was spectacular. When we arrived it was clean and nicely air conditioned.

We spent several days laying out on the beach just down the hill. We saw many turtles, young sharks and many fish. I do not recommend any of the restaurants that are in Red Hook.

Away from the condo: honeymoon beach was amazing, went back a second time for the amazing food, cheap drinks and serene atmosphere, just avoid crew ship days. We took a tour of the BVI's, it left right out of the marina below the condo, highly recommend. The Baths were so romantic, and soggy dollar bar was an experience I will never forget.

If we ever return to St Thomas we would happily stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
STT
Nearest Barpub
On Site
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
St. John and BVI Ferries
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mahogany Run
Nearest Restaurant
On Site
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Sapphire Beach

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas

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
 
Off-Peak Season
29 Apr 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£572
for 5 nights
From
£101
£725
 
 
Peak Season 2018
2 Dec 2017 - 28 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£725
for 5 nights
From
£131
£944
 
 
Off-Peak 2018
29 Apr 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£572
for 5 nights
From
£101
£725
 
 
Holiday 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£944
for 7 nights
£944
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£572
for 5 nights
From
£101
£725
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £62.15
Damage Deposit £233.07

Optional maid service during your stay (bed linen change, clean towels, light cleaning and trash removal) is $50 per occurrence.

We give a 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before your arrival date.
If you cancel from 31 to 60 days before your arrival date we will refund 90% of the invoiced lodging fee for any night(s) we are able to re-book.
If you cancel 30 days or less before your arrival date we will refund 75% of the invoiced lodging fee for any night(s) we are able to re-book.

50% of booking rate & signed agreement due upon reservation confirmation. Remainder of rate, tax, cleaning fees and refundable security deposit due 45 days prior to reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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