One of our most popular villas, Carefree sits on the island's north shoreline within the gated grounds of Mahogany Run Golf Course, and commands long-distance ocean views of Tortola and the Virgin Passage. There's convenient parking right at Carefree's entrance - it's just one step up to the front door.<br /><br />Carefree's elegant Great Room occupies most of the villa's main level, encompassing living and dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen and a workspace with a DSL line, Wi-Fi for your laptop and a printer-copier. Glass slider doors open out to a spacious covered verandah skirting the entire front of the villa, comfortably furnished for alfresco dining with a view, and with seating for reading, cocktails, stargazing or blissful do-nothing relaxation. On one end of the Great Room, just a step through another glass slider door, is the sunny pool and deck set with chaise lounges. On the opposite end is the air-conditioned master bedroom/bath suite with a romantic four-poster king bed and its own private verandah. A staircase leads to the lower level and to two more air-conditioned king bedroom/bath suites; both suites open out to a shared covered gallery.<br /><br />Every room at Carefree treats you to a panoramic sea vista dotted with green islands and cays. Artfully decorated, this bright and airy home with its spectacular views and sea breezes is only a short drive to golf, beaches, restaurants, and shopping. Carefree is certain to please couples traveling together, or a family seeking quality time in an unforgettably beautiful setting...a perfect tropical escape<br /><br />Bedroom / Bathroom Description<br /><br />Bedroom 1<br />Air-conditioned master bedroom/bath suite with a romantic four-poster king bed and its own private verandah<br /><br />Bedroom 2 and 3<br />Air-conditioned king bedroom/bath suites; both suites open out to a shared covered gallery<br /><br />Features & Amenities<br /><br /> * 2 cable TVs (1 in living area and 1 in master suite)<br /> * DVD player<br /> * 2 VCRs<br /> * CD player<br /> * Radio<br /> * Movie and music collections<br /> * Books<br /> * Games<br /> * Air-conditioning in all bedrooms<br /> * DSL line and Wi-Fi throughout property for your laptop<br /> * Printer/copier<br /> * Fax machine<br /> * Answering machine<br /> * Hair dryers<br /> * Men's golf clubs<br /> * Portable nylon Pack 'n' Play baby crib/playpen<br /> * Dishwasher<br /> * Laundry<br /><br />Outdoor Features<br /><br /> * Pool<br /> * Gas grill<br /> * Garden courtyard<br /> * Alfresco dining<br /> * 24-hour security gate at Mahogany Run entrance<br /> * Parking<br /> * Chaise lounges<br /> * Sun deck<br /><br />Staff & Services<br /><br /> * Maid service: once per week<br /><br />Villa Policies<br /><br /> * Maximum 6 guests<br /> * Notarized liability waiver for all children 7 years and under<br /> * Non Smoking Villa<br /> * Pets are not allowed<br /> * Security deposit required<br /><br />Getting There<br /><br />Rental car recommended<br /><br />Additional Services<br /><br /> * Grocery provisioning is available at an additional charge (15% of the total grocery cost plus a ~25$ delivery charge).</p>...Read more
Left on 03/20/2013 for a stay in November 2012 | Jenise .Reviewed Mar 20, 2013Stayed Nov 2012
Within the past 12 months, I have vacationed in the Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Paradise Island, Bahamas and now St. Thomas. We had an excellent vacation in USVI; one of, if not the best vacation ever!! After visiting St. Thomas on a Royal Caribbean cruise last summer, I knew St. Thomas was a place that I wanted to return to for an extended stay. I had no idea how much I would love it. Prior to this trip, Kauai, Hawaii was by far my favorite vacation destination but I would now have to say that the Virgin Islands seriously rival a Hawaiian vacation and are a step ahead given the travel time. Overall, we were very pleased with the accommodations. While it is not the 5-star hotel with the updated decor (such as cabinets and kitchen and bath fixtures) that we are used to, everything else about Carefree enhanced our vacation: the view was absolutely breathtaking; the private sun deck and pool allowed me to relax and sunbathe in the mornings without having to feel rushed to get to the beach; the kitchen was equipped with every imaginable accoutrement making meals easy and we truly enjoyed the use of the outdoor grill. Needless to say, we made ourselves right at home and it was very hard to leave. One of the drawbacks of the mountainside location are the steep and winding roads. We were so afraid of driving the roads to the villa at night that every plan we made was around getting back to the villa before dark. This made eating out at night during the winter month (sun goes down at 5:30) impossible but the fully equipped kitchen allowed us to feed ourselves while saving money.
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