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Starlit Escape
Coral Bay, St. John

A private rental villa with pool and ocean view, surrounded by tropical gardens, fruit trees and abundant wildlife near Coral Bay on St. John's quiet east side, 

Comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests and has earned a reputation as an exceptional value. 

Features private freshwater swimming pool and a Happy Hour Tower w/harbor view.

Pool; Sleeps 1-10, $1400 -$4505/week.

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Estate Zootenvaal 
Hurricane Hole, St. John

This uniquely private waterside compound, with over 1000 feet of waterfront, consists of 4 tastefully appointed beach houses, located either overlooking or directly on Hurricane Hole National Monument on St. John's quiet East End.  The compound is surrounded by the Virgin Islands National Park.
     A haven for people who prefer a serene vacation -- far from hectic crowds and busy schedules -- Est. Zootenvaal offers a peaceful retreat with it's own private beach, from where you can easily explore all the nearby adventures St. John has to offer.

Private beach;  $1260 - 3850/wk

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Vacation Rentals on St. John

St. John offers a variety of rentals, from comfortable forest cottages to elegant seaside villas -- here's a look at some outstanding yet affordable properties

Sea Spirit Villa
Kiddle Bay, St. John

Escape to this romantic oceanfront paradise, where you will be lulled to sleep by the sound of the sea. Perched above the ocean on a private promontory, and built in harmony with the unspoiled tropical scape surrounding it, the villa offers astounding views and elegant accommodations. Only 10 minutes to the village of Coral Bay, with its great resturants and nightlife, yet a world apart - you won't want to leave!  

1 bedroom, 1 loft, 1 bathroom villa, suitable for couple, or small family. 

Hot Tub!!  $2100 - $3500/week.
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Fish Bay, St. John

A charming, romantic little villa perfect for a couple or small family. Care and sensitivity to the environment have made Tranquility a special retreat for the eye and soul.

Short walks will take you down a path to a beautiful pool for your enjoyment, to breathtaking Reef Bay within the National Park and to Cocoloba Beach and other nature trails. 

Pool; Sleeps 2-4, $250 - $400/night

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Gecko House
Fish Bay, St. John

Located in peaceful Fish Bay on the islands' south shore, this secluded & romantic retreat is cool, comfortable, and eco-friendly.  Gecko House is surrounded by lush tropical gardens ripe with flowering plants and fruit trees ready fo picking.  Within a 5 minute walk, you'll find a private cove perfect for beachcombing and kayaking.  And only a 20 minutes hike away await the white, sandy beaches and hiking trails of Reef Bay in the National Park.
Efficiency; Hot Tub.

Sleeps 1-2, $175 - $265/night (4 night min.), $1200 - $1850/week
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Hillcrest Guest House
Cruz Bay, St. John

One of the oldest and most established small hotels on St. John, the Hillcrest Guest House overlooks the town of Cruz Bay, with its picturesque harbor dotted with yachts and embellished by gorgeous rainbows and spectacular sunsets.  Four suites are available, located on the top floor of the house, each with ocean views. You are offered a complimentary food menu, including chilled champagne, snacks and breakfast items of your choice.

Sleeps 1-12, $155 - $240/nt.

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Andante by the Sea
Hart Bay, St. John

The word Andante defines a moderately slow, relaxed and leisurely tempo in music. At Andante, you'll have every opportunity to slow down, rest, relax, rejuvenate and renew. Andante is perfect for your first or second honeymoon, and can easily accommodate a large family, with its 3 bedrooms, all with sea views, full baths and air conditioning. The tastefully furnished living spaces accented with stonework and tile, multi-level decks with truly stupendous views, pool, hot-tub, and beach access will provide you the perfect Caribbean vacation by the sea.  
Pool & hot tub; Sleeps 2-6; $2900 - $6450/wk.
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Coral Bay, St. John

At 800 feet above the sea, you'll enjoy  spectacular sunrises and breathtaking vistas of Coral Bay, East End, BVI's, and the Drake Passage. Private and secluded on a cul-de-sac, yet 5 mins. away from the village of Coral Bay, 
The house sleeps five guests comfortably. Two air-conditioned bedroom suites, open to a fully furnished deck with magnificent views and private pool.

Pool; Sleeps 1-5, $2300 - $3675/week

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Moonswept Villa
Calabash Boom, St. John

This just-completed villa, high on a hill in Calabash Boom near Coral Bay, is perfectly situated over the vast ocean panorama, where you will be treated to cool easterly trade winds. With an elevation of 800+ feet, Moonswept Villa boasts a 200 degree view from north to south and is audience to beautiful sunrises and spectacular moonrises as well.  Enjoy the peaceful brillance of moonlight as it sweeps over the villa and the water below you! 

Pool; Sleeps 2-6, $2900 - $5300/week

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Great Expectations
Chocolate Hole, St. John

Only 100 feet above Chocolate Hole and Hart Bay, Great Expectations is one of the most popular St John villas in the United States Virgin Islands. This is a first-class villa, big enough for your family reunion, with 4 + spacious air-conditioned bedrooms, and a totally private 2 bedroom air-conditioned Guest House (see "Beau Geste" below).   Abundant amenities will satisfy your every whim: 

2 swimming pools,  a wading pool, 2 spas, basketball court and even your own private tennis court!  
Sleeps 2- 14, $4750 - $12,000/wk

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Beau Geste
Chocolate Hole, St. John 

Located just next door to the St. John villa Great Expectations (see above listing), Beau Geste is a lovely guest house offering two bedrooms, a private pool & spa and a tennis court. 

Just a short walk along a lighted path from the villa, the guest house has its own separate parking area, entrance, and lots of beautiful landscaping so your privacy is assured.

Beau Geste also has its own swimming pool &  hot tub, full amenities, and a gorgeous water view, with great sunrises and sunsets.

Sleeps 2-6, $2375 - $4250/week

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Cinnamon Day Dreams
Catherineberg, St. John

This brand new villa, nestled in the lush green hills of the National Park, overlooks Sir Francis Drake's Channel and the BVI to the north.  Enjoy the peaceful setting of this remote, gated community, with its nearby hiking trails and pristine beaches, as you lounge by your private lap pool and spa. 
Features West Indian style architecture, arched doorways and windows, artistic stonework, and attractive decor, along with all the conveniences of home, and much more!

Pool and spa; Sleeps 2-6, $3450 - $6000/week

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Coral Oasis
Mamey Peak, St. John

Welcome to the simple elegance called Coral Oasis where privacy and luxury come together to bring you a perfect setting for your next St. John visit.  High atop Mamey Peak, overlooking gorgeous Coral Bay and the BVI, sits this new island jewel.  You'll love the beautiful coral accents and artistic stonework found throughout the villa, the lavish amenities and  million dollar view from this island oasis! Centrally located close to the National Park beaches and great hiking trails.

Pool; Sleeps 2-6, $3450 - $8000/week

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Magic View Villa
Chocolate Hole, St. John

Escape to one of the most coveted locales on St. John, where you will be close to town yet a world away.  After a days hike or sail around the islands, you will relax in the pool or on the spacious deck and enjoy the gorgeous view of the Caribbean and the lush green hills of St. John's south shore.

Experience the comfort and privacy afforded by the villa's layout  -- the living quarters and great room are in separate pods, each connected by the expansive deck. You won't want to leave!

Pool; Sleeps 2-4, $2575 - $4795/week

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Mayan Sky Villa
Upper Carolina, St. John

High above the quiet and colorful town of Coral Bay, with its picturesque harbor and surrounding mountains, Mayan Sky Villa will enchant you.  The beautiful architectural details --  arched windows and doors, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings -- and the full amenties of this elegant villa will keep you coming back year after year.

Spectacular harbor vistas are seen throughout the villa, where natural light abounds. Relax on the shaded verandah or pool deck, from where you will watch the magnificent rising of both the moon and the sun.
3 bedrooms / 3 baths
Pool; Sleeps 2-6, $2900 - $5350/week

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Fish Bay, St. John

Spacious, open and airy, this magical villa is perched above the sea in the secluded residential community of Fish Bay.  You will be enchanted by the open-air design of the kitchen and dining areas, which lets in the cool tropical breezes, as well as the many decks, both covered and open, that offer hours of lounging and stargazing.

A poolside private guest house with kitchen, dining and living areas offer extra privacy and comfort.

3 bedrooms / 3 baths
Pool; Sleeps 2-6, $2600 - $4950/week

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March 3rd, 2009:

I would like to thank Thia for all her help over the past couple of weeks.  We had originally planned a trip and were all set for our vacation.  However, due to construction issues at our original Villa our trip did not materialize the way we had planned.  Being a family of five, and working on a fixed vacation budget, I became increasing worried about the success of our planned trip.  I called Thia to find out what were our options and she assured me that everything would be OK.  Several hours later we had a place to stay, at the same price, and all was good in the universe.

Thank you, Thia.

Colin P. Carr
Assistant Principal
Fallston, MD 

March 6th, 2009:

Thia is truly an ambassador for St. John!  She is very easy to talk to and has a wonderful wealth of knowledge regarding activities and information on the island.  I contacted her regarding her cottage rental, and although it was unavailable, she went above and beyond my expectations to help me find another one.

Thia provided exceptional recommendations that were tailored to my family's needs based on age, children, interests etc.  She has a wonderful and very useful website that I now have saved in my favorite links.

I can't thank you enough Thia for the exceptional customer service and I can't wait to talk to you again!  

Warm regards,  

Aimee Hackney

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Sopra Mar
Chocolate Hole, St. John

This brand new villa, perched high above the Caribbean Sea on Maria Bluff, offers glass walls that open to  panoramic ocean views, indoor and outdoor dining areas and comfortable contemporary furnishings.  Granite countertops, hardwood doors and tiled floors throughout are finishing touches that make this a truly elegant villa! 
Enjoy the glittering lights of St. Thomas and St. Croix from your pool deck. Only a 7 minute drive from the nightlife and shopping in Cruz Bay.

Even your small pet is welcome!
Pool; Sleeps 2-4, $2650 - 4950/week

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Coconut Hill Cottage
Coral Bay, St. John

You will be enchanted by Coconut Hill Cottage, with its breathtaking view from high atop Bordeaux Mt., where you can enjoy a 60 mile view of Coral Bay and the BVI's beyond.

This luxurously appointed yet affordable rental house is well equipped with every amenity you could want, and sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. There is only a three night minimum stay required. 

Pool; Sleeps 2-6, $250 -300 /night

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Coral Rays
Coral Bay, St. John

Perched above Coral Bay harbor and surrounded by lush tropical forest, Coral Rays offers a peaceful retreat in a gorgeous natural setting. 

Enjoy the amazing view of Coral Bay harbor and the BVI from your private jacuzzi or pool deck; gaze at the night sky bathed in stars above and the twinkling of harbor lights below. Attention to every detail has made this a stunningly beautiful and equally comfortable living space for any group, large or small.
Pool & hot tub; Sleeps 2 -11, $2600 - $5200/wk

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Villa Bordeaux
Bordeaux Mountain, St. John

Villa Bordeaux is situated on a sunny and open ridge, with sweeping views of the hills and ocean. Lush tropical foliage and rolling lush hills surround the property. Privacy, peace and quiet are what this villa is all about.

The villa offers a master bedroom and bath, a sleeping loft with two twin beds, outdoor-indoor shower and washer and dryer. The great room has ample space for relaxing with comfortable overstuffed furniture. Sleeps 2 -4, $1750 - $3150/wk

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Sea Cottage 
Bordeaux Mountain, St. John

An intimate haven for two, this newly built charming, romantic and artistically decorated one bedroom, one bathroom cottage is nestled in the lush forest of Bordeaux Mountain with breathtaking views of Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands in the distance.  Just a few minutes' drive from world-renowned North Shore Beaches and the shopping, restaurants, and nightlife  of both Coral and Cruz Bays, Sea Cottage is advantageously positioned and promises a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

Water and mountain views;  $1120 - 1750/wk

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