LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Come to one of the Caribbean's most beautiful beaches not even 200 steps from your front door. White sandy beach graced by seagrape trees. Spectacular panorama of Caribbean islands from Jost van Dyke to Tortola to St. John. Crystal clear water. Our spacious deluxe one-bedroom apartment is clean and brightly furnished in Caribbean style for island living. New private garden. Beautiful tropical decor.
PARADISE DEFINED: It's an experience of beauty and relaxation you won't forget. Great snorkeling right off our beach, the home of sea turtles, coral, a countless variety and abundance of reef fish, rays and more. Take a look at the photos here and in the photo album on our own website at www.caribbeanbeachcondo.com.
SPACIOUS UPDATED FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT: Our first-floor apartment at Crystal Cove (also known as Sapphire Bay Condominiums West--not the Sapphire Resort) directly on Sapphire Beach is almost 1000 square feet. There is a very comfy king-size bed in the bedroom; two comfortable XL side-by-side twin Murphy beds in the living room. Included are two full bathrooms, one with glass-block shower and one with tub, fully stocked with bathroom towels and beach towels too. Our kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, refrigerator, small appliances, microwave, dishes, tableware and cooking utensils. Spacious dining table. Central air conditioning. Ceiling fans. Washer/dryer in the apartment. All bed linens, kitchen towels, pot holders, etc., are provided.
OTHER EQUIPMENT: TVs (cable) in the living room and bedroom and a DVD player in the living. We also have a nice collection of movies complimentary upon request to our manager. For your convenience, a washer/dryer is right inside the unit. No need to use the coin-operated complex equipment.
CONVENIENT TO EVERYTHING: We are just one mile from the village of Red Hook with its shops and ferry terminal. Choose dining in or out. Many popular restaurants and a complete grocery market are nearby, within a 10-minute drive. From the Red Hook ferry terminal, you can take day excursions to St. John and the British Virgin Islands of Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Or have dinner and watch the sunset from St. John. Then take the 20-minute ferry back.
ACTIVITIES GALORE: Our beach attendant will set up your complimentary beach lounge or chair and make sure you are comfortable. There is a dive shop right next door as well as a marina for booking watersports, sport fishing, ski jets, parasailing and more.
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS: Crystal Cove is a private, gated community with on-premise security. Parking is just outside the back door. If you don't want to rent a car, taxis are also easily called, and the local $2 safari-style bus that circles the island stops at the end of the driveway.
CONTINUOUS UPDATING: We personally live in and check on our condo four or five times a year and make sure everything is in excellent condition. We regularly replace any items that have seen better days.
FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE: Housekeeping service. Local manager on premises.
OPTIONAL EXTRA SERVICES: Our on-site manager, a trusted and well-respected local resident, offers these additional services:
• Transportation from and to the airport
• Food shopping before you arrive or accompanying you to food shop during your stay
• Personal food preparation and cleanup
• Crib, high chair, Pack ‘n’ Play, stroller
PERSONALIZED, CUSTOMIZED SERVICE -- JUST ASK. Because we keep our rates as low as possible, we prefer arranging payment directly to avoid additional merchant fees charged via Flipkey, If you prefer we can set up the Flipkey payment capability. Just let us know.
You will truly feel as if you are in Paradise.
A FINAL WORD: When we chat with people who have traveled to many islands, including the Hawaiian and South Pacific islands, and decided to make their life in St. Thomas, we ask why? They say 'we think this is the best place in the world.' We agree....Read more
Loveliest Beachfront Condo -Tropical Delight East End, Saint Thomas
Additional Location Information
Gently sloping white sandy beach, close to everything: water activities, restaurants, shopping, groceries, spa, golf. One mile from Red Hook , ferries to other islands, shopping, restaurants. Free parking right behind our unit. Taxis readily available.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest ferry port: Red Hook, 1 miles Nearest airport: Cyril E. King, 9 miles Nearest train station: none Car is not necessary
“Very comfortable and well equipped condo located steps away from”
Left on 03/30/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 30, 2013Stayed Mar 2013
It does not get much better than this. We loved D5. This condo has comfortable beds, plenty of towels, a well equipped kitchen, feels fresh and clean and it has Norma the on site manager who has a wealth of knowledge and does a great job looking after you! The beach is close enough to run back to the condo for lunch or a break from the sun. The beach is truly one of the best! The water is crystal clear, warm and calm. It's so great to not have to worry about rip tides and big waves. There is lots of snorkelling right off the beach with turtles, sting rays and lots of fish. You can also rent paddle boards which kept my kids very entertained. This was a great spring break, family holiday! Thanks for sharing your piece of paradise!
Left on 08/29/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 29, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
Guest: Bill (Huntsville alabama)
Date of Stay: 04/26/12 Review Submitted: 05/03/12
This trip was a birthday present for my wonderful wife so I wanted it to be special; and it was. Just spent a week in D 5, it was great. The apartment is very nice and well kept. The view of the beach and the flowers in front of the unit are spectacular; really sets the tone and lets you know you are on an island paradise. The beach was really nice and the weather could not have been better. Nancy goes way out of her way to make sure everything is perfect for your stay, and the on-site manager Norma takes care of the rest. I highly recommend this unit, and ask for Gordon if you want to see the island. He will take really good care of you. Almost forgot, my wife had a wonderful birthday. I just don't know how I can top this trip next year.
Left on 08/28/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | ehodgesReviewed Aug 28, 2012Stayed May 2012
We wanted a Caribbean get-away with our nearly 2-year old daughter and knew that a condo would be our best bet so that we could relax in the evenings while she slept in the bedroom. We were so lucky to have found Crystal Cove and unit D5. It was so clean, newly renovated, and had all the amenities you could want and an absolutely beautiful beach only a few steps away. We were pleasantly surprised by the availability of food and drinks on the beach with waiters walking around taking orders! Beautiful scenery and great snorkeling. We have snorkeled in many places and love to just jump in right off the beach. Saw lots of rays, turtles and fish of course. We rented a car from the airport and it was an easy, short drive from Charlotte amalie - and less than 5 minutes to Red Hook for grocery shopping and restaurants. In all, a gorgeous place that we can't wait to go back to. Perfect place for kids to run around. Babysitters are available!
Left on 08/26/2012 for a stay in February 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 26, 2012Stayed Feb 2010
My family has been staying at Crystal Cove for 20 years and we have stayed in many different units. D5 is always our favorite. Clean,beautifully decorated, and the owners are wonderful. We can't wait to get back this Winter. This unit is a winner. Grab it!
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