Starlit Escape Villa - Private Pool Villa
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On-site owner's family ensure every detail is perfect for your stay.
The true treasure of St. John is its beaches, white with soft, sugary sand and edged by coconut palms, gentle waters, and pristine coral reefs. World-famous Trunk Bay is here, as are spectacular Hawksnest Bay and Cinnamon Bay. Part of the national park land is underwater and home to amazing coral reefs, plant life, tropical fish and turtles.
Beyond the spectacular natural beauty, St. John is a colorful and artistic community filled with unique shops, boutiques and vendors. The shelves are filled with local artwork and distinctive jewelry as well as exotic imports. All of the restaurants are locally owned, each serving up tantalizing flavors and atmosphere for even the most discerning palate. Local seafood such as mahi mahi, Caribbean lobster, conch, wahoo, yellowtail snapper and tuna are always fresh and available.
Getting out on the water is a must for every Virgin Island vacation. Sailing, fishing, scuba diving and powerboat charters are widely available, as well as sea kayak and dinghy rentals. Our favorite is sailing. The fresh tradewinds, calm seas and protected anchorages make the Virgin Islands one of the top sailing destinations in the world. Hundreds of nearby islands await your exploration, all just a short boat ride away. Some of the best snorkeling and diving spots are only accessible by boat.
Many visitors will be captivated by the fascinating history of St. John and the Caribbean. From the Taino, Arawak and Carib Indians, to the days of piracy, to the Danish sugar plantations, St. John has amazing stories of slavery and freedom, rebellion and discovery. Many remnants of those days have been preserved here. Upon your exploration you will find Danish sugar mill ruins, archeological digs, and petroglyphs from the ancient tribes that first inhabited St. John.
There is so much to do and see on this tiny 27-square-mile mountainous island that many visitors find themselves coming back year after year.
- 1 Queen Bed
- 1 Crib
- Beach Chairs
- Full Kitchen
- Linens Provided
- Beach Towels
- High Speed Internet
- Parking Included
- Private Pool
- View (Mountains)
- Alarm Clock
- DVD Player
- Gas Grill
- Refrigerator (Full)
- CD Player
- Hair Dryer
- Ceiling Fan
- Coffee Maker
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- Grocery Store
- Whale Watching
- Children's Pool
- Horseback Riding
- Scuba Diving
- Jet Skiing
- Live Entertainment
- Shopping Area
- Deep Sea Fishing
Reviews for this vacation apartment rental in Cruz Bay, St John, Virgin Islands
Plymouth, NH USA
A great place to vacation!
March 22, 2011
My best friend and I decided we needed to get away - after a lot of planning and internet surfing we decided on Starlit Escape as our home base. What a great decision. The location is great - easy to get to south shore beaches, north shore beaches - everything in Coral Bay - and not too bad a ride to "town" (Cruz Bay). The house is beautiful and well maintained. There are 4 bedrooms - 3 baths and a loft. Very spacious and there are 3 decks to relax on. The pool was nice and clean and very pleasant to relax in. The real crown jewel is the "Happy Hour Tower". We had coffee up there every morning and star gazed every night. There is electricity and a blender up there too. The road to the house was a bit bumpy the first couple of days but we adjusted and it was simply a part of our adventure. The town of Coral Bay is great. A very laid back friendly vibe to it. There are enough places to eat/shop to keep most people occupied. All in all, I would LOVE to go and spend another week at Starlit Escape. A nice bonus is the owners. They are really nice - easy to work with and very helpful. I would recommend Starlit Escapte to anyone looking for a relaxing, peaceful vacation.
Real Comments from our Guest Book:
Wonderful accommodations neat house, great pool, super porch! No need for a pricey resort just sit back, make a nice meal and enjoy a rum punch (or daiquiri) at sunset (or under the moonlit sky!) - Joan & Al, Richmond, VA
Your villa is a delicious taste of paradise! Everything is so well thought out and supplied, right down to the great kitchen and lovely pool area! We saw a flock of black parrots right from the deck! We had a wonderful vacation! Jolene & Kim, Duluth, MN
Starlit Escape is Unique and beautiful. We had everything we needed. We will definitely be back. Kate & Jerry, Elizabeth, NJ
We loved it! Great birds right around the house! Cukoos, Kestrals, Ani, Kingbirds, at least two types of Hummingbirds, Bananaquits, Doves, etc. Wow! We truly enjoyed our time at Starlit - And a special thanks for putting up the Christmas tree.
- Linda & Deny, Stone Ridge, NY
Great vacation! The house exceeded our expectations! We loved everything. Thanks for the hospitality and all your advice. We hope to come back soon! - Fran, Ken & Kathleen, Olympia, WA
Lovely house! Nice surroundings. Thanks for a great week in Paradise! - Linda, Bedford, MA
The house is great and very welcoming. Lots of room, nice porches for stargazing, watching hummingbirds & talking with friends. We hope to come back again! Maureen, Waretown, MA
All you could ask for was right here. Great house, deck, pool & grounds! Well be back! - Tom & Carol, Sausalito, CA
The perfect place for us on our first visit to the islands. House decks, pool all first rate! Mike & Therese MN
We loved every minute of our trip we were very, very pleased with the house and your service. You struck the perfect balance between invisible and accessible. I would be happy to verify for anyone who's interested that the pictures you posted on your internet site are actual un-retouched photos of the house! - Ann & Dan, Lincoln, NE
We found Starlit Escape to be delightful. It is a very clean place that's located on a flat parcel with a beautiful new pool. There is great walking in the area. All of St. John's beaches are nearby as well as the Virgin Islands National Park. We thought the prices were very reasonable for such a big place. Bert & Marie
Fabulous villa! Starlit Escape is now our favorite home away from home! Very well stocked right down to the kitchen items, beach towels, games, reading library, and bar supplies! The Great Room is wonderful, the pool is cool, the night-time sky is awesome. Very neat, very clean, better than advertised. We are so thrilled to be coming back next year! - Jean, Tom & family Charleston, SC
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