* Magnificent southwest views from inside or outside your villa, including picturesque daytime views, wonderful sunsets and romantic evening views of St. Thomas,
* A 46” flat screen TV/DVD/VCR in the living room, plus high speed internet, a stereo/CD, and an iPod dock and speakers,
* A 23 foot pool surrounded by a marble sundeck that is bathed in sun from 9 am until sunset. For outdoor relaxing in the shade, there is a covered sitting area,
Villa Del Sol is a good choice for one or more couples and this design also accommodates families in comfort and privacy. If Villa Del Sol is booked for the times you desire, check the availability of its neighbor and nearly identical twin, Villa Hibiscus, and its cousin Sunset Vista.
The view from the upper deck is sensational, and includes magnificent sunset views
Follow the red brick road to the top of the hill and Villa del Sol appears on the left, and Villa Hibiscus on the right
* Thank you!! We had a wonderful vacation at Villa del Sol!
* As always we had a wonderful time in St John and we enjoyed Villa del Sol very much. The house was extremely comfortable and well-equipped. Thank you!
* Thank you for another wonderful vacation! Having stayed at Villa del Sol before we wanted to let the owners know how much we appreciated the new deck and more open views. You can be in the pool now and see St. Thomas. Just a nice experience! We look forward to coming back!!
Rates, Printing Errors, Changes and Omissions: Caribbean Villas is not responsible for printing errors and inadvertent omissions. All rates and villa details are subject to change without prior notice.
PHONE SERVICE/CELL PHONES: Local phone service is interrupted regularly and in spite of our efforts to reinstate service it can some times take weeks. AT&T; is the only cell service we find operates efficiently on the island. If you do not have AT&T; we strongly suggest you bring a pay as you go AT&T; cell phone with you as we do not provide cell phones should the local phone service be interrupted.
Internet Service: The internet service is subject to frequent interruption. We cannot guarantee internet quality or speed. Renters might find it convenient to travel with a cellular carrier MiFi – a couple of examples are AT&T; and Virgin Mobile. There will be no refunds due to the internet not working.
Pool Floats: Pool floats are not guaranteed with your villa rental. If you want access to them, please bring them with you.
LOCATION. Villa del Sol, along with its only neighbor Villa Hibiscus, enjoys a superb location within the very upscale Virgin Grand Estates. Villa Del Sol and Villa Hibiscus occupy two of the finest lots in this exclusive neighborhood of luxury homes. Although this location provides very good privacy and serenity, you are within walking distance of outstanding villas such as Kalorama, C’est Blue, Rapture, Infinity and Vista Caribe. Villa Del Sol is located about 600 feet above Great Cruz Bay and the day and evening views of distant islands and azure seas are truly spectacular, while the sunset views are undoubtedly some of the best on St. John. This is a sun lover’s villa, with sun on your deck from 9 am to sunset, although there is a shaded deck area off the kitchen. Del Sol provides a wonderful sense of tranquility and intimacy, yet directly below you lies the palm tree shaded beach and spa of the Westin, while the restaurants and shops of Cruz Bay are only a 10-15 minute drive on paved roads.
DESIGN.Villa Del Sol and Villa Hibiscus were both designed and built by the same developer who built the Hyatt Virgin Grand of St John (now the 4 star Westin Resort). Completed in 1995, this 2-story villa incorporates many of the appealing features of the luxury hotel that is its pedigree, such as a color coordinated designer interior, zoned air conditioning and lush landscaping. You park just outside your door and enter into a foyer off the large living room with its towering cathedral ceiling. The pool, sundeck, living, dining and kitchen areas, plus the two guest bedrooms, are all on the ground level. Interior stairs lead up to the 2nd level with the large master bedroom/bath and the upper deck with its fantastic views.
Villa del Sol
Your view to the south
This view of Del Sol shows the two guest bedrooms on the right and the master bedroom on the top left
In early 2013 the pool deck was completely remodeled and enlarged to provide much more room for poolside lounging
LIVING ROOM. With its 25 foot tall cathedral ceiling and 20' wide glass doors, this impressive living area is well lit and cheerful and provides wonderful views. The entertainment center includes a 46" flat screen cable TV/DVD/VCR, a Sony stereo/CD and an iPod dock and speakers, or step outside and enjoy the heavenly Caribbean sunshine and a 23' pool with a granite waterfall. In 2009 the living room was given a new look with new wall colors, new wicker furniture and an all new entertainment system.
The formal dining room seats 6-8 in a charming setting. For outdoor dining, the kitchen opens to an outdoor covered dining patio with a gas barbeque grill and table for six.
Looking into the kitchen from the living room
Another view of the living room
A 17 foot tall arched window provides lots of light and excellent views
Your formal dining room
The exterior dining area is just off the kitchen
KITCHEN. The modern kitchen is completely equipped and includes new stainless steel applliances including an electric stove and oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen also includes a garbage disposal, blender, coffeemaker and all necessary cookware and dinnerware. Marble floors and washed oak cabinets are handsomely accented by teal corian style countertops, while a counter/bar seats four on bar stools. A washer/dryer and cordless phone are included.
The formal dining room, with the kitchen in the background
The master bedroom
The pillow view from the master bedroom
BEDROOMS. The master bedroom (king bed) is the largest and most private of the three bedrooms. It is on the 2nd level and is accessed by interior stairs. This bedroom has a 32” TV plus its own bar/refrigerator which makes this a perfect spot for sunsets and stargazing, for the views from the master bedroom and the upper deck are amazing. The second bedroom (king bed) has a private entrance or there is also a connecting doorway from the twin bedroom. This bedroom has a 20” TV plus a bar/refrigerator. The third bedroom has two twin beds and a 13” TV. All three bedrooms were redone in 2009 with new wall colors and linens. All the bedrooms have great views, a/c, cable color TV, a telephone and a private Italian marble bath with shower.
The guest bedroom with a king bed
The pillow view from the king guest bedroom
The bath of the king bedroom
The guest bedrooms with twin beds
The view from the twin bedroom
CARIBBEAN VILLAS' VIEW. As you turn onto the red brick road of the Virgin Grand Estates and wind your way through peaceful subtropical forest, the privacy and natural beauty that envelops you hints at the unique vacation experience that awaits you. After you’ve traveled about a half mile into the Virgin Grand Estates you arrive at Villa Del Sol.
Villa Del Sol was one of the first villas built in the Virgin Grand Estates and had the first choice of lots, so it enjoys an exclusive and private setting at the very top of the Virgin Grand. Villa Del Sol is an attractive home and it has been well maintained since it was built in 1995. The latest improvements were made in 2009, when the living room and all three bedrooms were remodeled and refurnished. Villa Del Sol continues to offer everything essential for luxurious island living, including:...Read more
Villa del Sol, along with its only neighbor Villa Hibiscus, enjoys a superb location within the very upscale Virgin Grand Estates. Villa Del Sol and Villa Hibiscus occupy two of the finest lots in this exclusive neighborhood of luxury homes. Although this location provides very good privacy and serenity, you are within walking distance of outstanding villas such as Kalorama, C’est Blue, Rapture, Infinity and Vista Caribe. Villa Del Sol is located about 600 feet above Great Cruz Bay and the day and evening views of distant islands and azure seas are truly spectacular, while the sunset views are undoubtedly some of the best on St. John. This is a sun lover’s villa, with sun on your deck from 9 am to sunset, although there is a shaded deck area off the kitchen. Del Sol provides a wonderful sense of tranquility and intimacy, yet directly below you lies the palm tree shaded beach and spa of the Westin, while the restaurants and shops of Cruz Bay are only a 10-15 minute drive on paved roads.
Last updated on March 26, 2015
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