Azula Vista - Perfect Family Villa with Expansive Pool and MORE
Description from the manager
Looking for the perfect family villa, close to beaches, water sports, the St. John ferry dock, and child-friendly too? Azula Vista may be just the home for you! Built on three levels with a very large pool, this villa has lots of room for everyone. A garden walkway brings you into a semi-covered lanai, separating Azula Vista's two pavilions on the main level. The L-shaped lanai has a bar with mini-fridge and cushioned sofas and chairs set along the shady covered verandah, with graceful arches framing a picture-perfect view of nearby Secret Harbor Resort and Beach. One pavilion houses a living area with a cathedral ceiling, glass slider walls on two sides, and through an archway, a dining alcove. The dining alcove seats 8 at the table, and counter stools with seating for two more by the handy pass-through to the kitchen.
The wonderfully-equipped gourmet kitchen features lots of counter space done in stylish granite, stainless steel appliances, and a broad array of small appliances, utensils and cookware, should you be in the mood to create a festive island meal. A handy desk with a phone and Wi-Fi and the laundry room share space with the kitchen. Across the lanai in Azula Vista's second main-level pavilion are two air-conditioned bedrooms with full en-suite baths with a powder room between them.
The master suite features a romantic four-poster king bed. Next door is a colorful suite with two twins (which can be converted to a king bed with your advance request). Exterior stairways on either side of Azula Vista take you to one of the villa's favorite spots for family fun in the sun (for small children's safety, access to the mid-level Garden Suites and the pool is gated off from these stairs). On Azula Vista's Garden Level are two more fully air-conditioned suites.
The spacious West Bedroom Suite is a large, fully air-conditioned apartment offering a separate living and dining area with two sofa beds (a twin and a queen-size), a full kitchen, and a king bedroom with full bath. Next to it is the East Studio Suite, another roomy air-conditioned king bedroom/bath suite with a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffeemaker.
These two Garden Level suites offer perfect and private accommodations for extended families and friends traveling together - you can get up as early or as late as you wish, fix yourselves breakfast or lunch in your suite, and take a dip in the pool or work on your tan whenever the mood strikes you. And below, the third level is heavenly - this level offers the pool and a covered outdoor entertainment area equipped with a gas grill, wet bar and mini-fridge and a second convenient powder room.
A few steps from the entertainment patio are Azula Vista's pride and joy: an expansive swimming pool, with a tiled sun deck fringed with palm trees the whole family will enjoy. The deck is completed with chaise lounges, an outdoor shower and another outdoor dining area on the sun deck. A built-in charcoal grill in the garden just off the pool deck is accessed through a gate, should you need a second grill.
Azula Vista is casual and comfortable home for all ages, but offers some special extras such as the wonderful kitchen, original island art throughout, a big selection of over 100 movies for all ages, and that fantastic pool! Its desirable East End location is very close to several excellent white sand beaches and water sports, from day sails and diving to parasailing, jet skiing and kayaking - just a few minutes' drive will get you to something new to do or see every day.
The sparkling ocean view fades as the sun sets, and memorable sunsets mark the end of each sun-filled day. Azula Vista (which means "blue view"), offers much to extended family and friends who are seeking quality time together in well-located, comfortable and well-equipped home.
Bedroom 1 - Master King size bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, IPod dock, Cable TV, CD player, DVD player
Bedroom 2 King size bed (2 twins pushed together) , En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, CD player, IPod dock, Cable TV, DVD player, Alarm system
Bedroom 3 - West Bedroom Suite King size bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, CD player, IPod dock, Cable TV, DVD player, Alarm system
Bedroom 4 - East Studio Suite King size bed (or two twins beds), En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, CD player, IPod dock, Cable TV, DVD player, Alarm system
Additional Bedding2 Sofa beds (1 queen and 1 twin) in theWest Suite living room and full sleeper in East Studio suite
Air conditioned bedrooms
Cable TVs + DVD/CD players
Extensive movie collection
Gourmet kitchen on Main Level
Full kitchen in West Bedroom Suite
Kitchenette in East Studio Suite with full refrigerator
Bar with mini-fridge on Main Level lanai
UV water purification system
Poolside cold-water shower
Assorted snorkel gear
Maid service once a week - 7 nights stay required
At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:
Maximum 8 guests
Non -smoking villa
Pets not permitted
Points of Interest:
Secret Harbor Beach is just around the corner, or visit nearby Vessup Beach or The Ritz-Carlton's beach
Upon your arrival at Azula Vista you can tour the entire villa and then choose the bedrooms and/or suites you like best (Rentals are booked for 2 persons per bedroom)
You'll be given keys for just those rooms and the other bedrooms and/or suites not chosen will then be locked off
If you have rented Azula Vista for 7 or 8 persons, then the entire villa is open to you
Additional amenities include: movie/video library, games, cd player, music collection, hairdryer, wet bar, snorkel equipment, water purification system....Read more
Left on 08/01/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | JulieReviewed Aug 1, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
When arriving at Azula Vista, it was truly breathtaking , the views and spacious lay out of this home. It worked perfect for our family! Makes us want to look at buying a home here in St Thomas...I cannot even think of one item that was not supplied there at the home that we needed. All utensils, linens, abd more were provided and was just a perfect location and place for us to vacation. Close to Secret harbor beach- we walked this every day, a hill to walk coming back, but nothing major.....so i would recommend for anyone that is able to walk, to do so to save on taxi/cab fare - Julie W., South Carolina, USA
Left on 07/06/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | DeborahReviewed Jul 6, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
We stayed with our two teenagers 14 and 18 the first week in July. The view is awesome. Coffee in the morning on the veranda can't be beat. We were so busy we hardly used the kitchen or the pool. Did St John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, all in one week. I must say there are plenty of great restaurants in Red Hook. The ferry to St John and Tortola BVI are only 5 minutes from Azula Vista! The house is very well appointed. We only used the two bedrooms on the main level since it was just 4 of us. I felt very safe and it was extremely quiet. Here are my top ten things we did that week 1) Highly recommend Pirates Penny day charter to Virgin Gorda, the Baths. Had lunch at Cooper Island, great Snorkeling at Norman Island. Captain Galen and first mate Carey were AWESOME! 2) Day in St John. Waverunners at the Westin will take you on a great tour. Lunch at Woodys (best burgers) and snorkeling at Trunk Bay. 3) Swim with Dolphins in Tortola. Super experience. book the 10AM tour before crui - Deborah R., Ohio, USA
"The house was well appointed and worked well for our visit."
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | Allan .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Feb 2013
The house was well laid out with three areas for our family. It worked well. The pool was well apart from the living areas which worked well. Our youngest grandchild could not swim so it was good for the pool to be one level down. There were several maintenance issues that will be mentioned later. - Allan O., Pennsylvania, USA
"Our family had a relaxing vacation in a beautiful island home."
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in July 2012 | Julie .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Jul 2012
Azula Vista was beautiful! We had seen the photos of the home, but until we actually walked in, we didn\'t know just how lovely and it was! It was decorated very tastefully with all the comforts of home! The open air decks and terraces were wonderful! We are a family of 5 with 2 teenagers and an 11 year old and they all had plenty of room to spread out and do their thing. We all loved the huge private pool, the nearby Secret Harbor Beach, and all the shops and restaurants in Red Hook which were only a couple of minutes away. We hope to come back to Azula Vista in the future and stay longer! - Julie V., Oregon, USA
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in May 2012 | Cathy .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed May 2012
Azula Vista was a great place for our group of 8 (4 couples), to relax and enjoy all that the Caribbean and St. Thomas has to offer. The pool was spectaular, even thought the infinity edge wasn\'t working. We spent many, many hours swimming and just relaxing in and around the pool. The bedrooms are separated in such a way that everyone had all of the privacy that they wanted. Nicely appointed and air condintioned. The kitchen was beautiful and very well stocked with every dish and utensil that anyone would need. The washer and dryer looked like they were brand new and there was laundry detergent there for us to use. They were out of propane the night we wanted to use the grilll, but sent someone the next day to replace it. I would highly recommend this house to anyone wanting a beautiful, relaxing, private villa to stay in while they are in ST. Thomas. - Cathy H., Washington, USA
"Overall an absolutely wonderful experience, highest praise for e"
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in March 2012 | Ronald .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Mar 2012
My experience with the Luxury Retreat team was fantastic. Every aspect of the trip was handled very professionally , the difficult process of selecting a home was easy with the help and expertise of Ahmed. The concierge service provided by Sarah was wonderful and allowed us to maximize the enjoyment of our stay in St Thomas. Thanks to everyone and my highest praise goes out to your team. - Ronald F., Massachusetts, USA
Left on 05/25/2010 for a stay in January 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 25, 2010Stayed Jan 2009
Heather, you and your group were of the up most professional help in finding a fantastic villa and vacation only two days before our trip...we even stayed on after the villa in a upscale hotel and bragged about the experience to all we met! Thank you and your associates for scrambling (not to mention the follow-up) to make our trip wonderful! Sincerely' LM
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