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Direct Waterfront Condo on Sapphire Beach and Marina

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Feel the breeze and gaze at St. John from the porch of this newly renovated condo. A 15 step distance to the waters edge to enjoy a swim or snorkel in one of the most breathtaking coral reefs in St. Thomas. If you would like to go fishing or enjoy a boat ride around the islands, there is a marina right next to the condo. All kinds of kid friendly activities will keep the young ones amused while you enjoy a fruity drink next to the 2-tier pool that overlooks the ocean.

Great restaurants and shopping nearby. Local attractions including an aquarium with hands-on exhibits. Safe environment for families with children. Many weddings have been accommodated on the 'point' overlooking the coral reef

All kinds of kid friendly activities will keep the young ones amused while you enjoy a fruity drink next to the 2-tier pool that overlooks the ocean. Your waterfront suite comes fully equipped; custom kitchen with new appliances and cabinets; newly tiled bathroom with updated fixtures; flat screen televisions; new sliding glass doors and screens; and many other upgrades. Sapphire Beach resort and marina are situated on the eastern end of the island. Just minutes to the the town Red Hook where you can find fine dining, shopping, a grocery store, sports bar, pizza, and live music. For the adventurous type there are many attractions including Blackbeard's Castle, sky tram, underwater submarine tour, and a hands-on aquarium. There are many boat excursions and ferries to the BVI and other islands for a day hike or other activities. So much to do and see or just feel the breeze and sun in this awesome island oasis.

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Lee Passios
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Lee Passios

I live in Connecticut with my 2 children..11 and 16.

Lee Passios purchased this condo in 2011

Why Lee Passios chose East End

There is something very special about Sapphire beach. Within 4 months of my first visit to sapphire i was back down buying a unit in building E

What makes this condo unique

I go down every 4/5 months and make sure the condo is up to my standards. It is very important to me that this feels like 'home' to my guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

In response to this 1 bad review after 3 years of renting, my belief is that this couple are miserable to begin with. They stayed 2 hours. They never gave Sapphire a chance, and experienced its TRUE beauty. When they arrived there were keys in the door and the cleaning lady was next store. If they had bothered to bring a copy of their contract which contains all the pertinent information, they would have know this. I never pretended to be the Ritz- Carlton. This is a quiet waterfront condo that has its own security staff. The water is pristine with a thriving reef in front. Sapphire is a very special place. I am not sure what these renters standards are?! I am down there every 4 to 6 months. I bring quality towels, linens, knives etc. Just read all my past reviews and you will see how awesome Sapphire really is. Sincerely, Lee the owner
Jun 2013
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

Direct Waterfront Condo on Sapphire Beach and Marina
average rating of 4.775 based on 41 reviews

Sapphire Beach Resorts

  • 5 of 5

We have been to STT almost 20 yrs., renting at Sapphire Beach Resort. Lee is the best host and answers our every need promptly. Could not ask for better. We love the ground floor unit with easy access to beach and pool.

As far as this area is concerned: best snorkeling on the island less than 100 yds away, very quiet beach at our door, lovely patio for sunning and a roof to help when the occasional sun shower creeps up. Snorkelers see rays swimming and jumping out of the water, many reef fish and turtles.

At the other side of the resort (within 400 yds) is a white sand beach with crystal clear water and gradual sandy bottom. A fresh water swimming pool is 200 yds away with great views.

Next door is a marina from which fishing charters, parasailing, sail boats or jet skis can be rented. Everything you can imagine to make a great vacation.

Dollar bus is short walk so there is really no need for a car.

Have already made plans to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such an informative review. I have your dates booked for next year and look forward to your return. Sincerely, lee
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  • 5 of 5

Great room, spectacular view. It is great to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is nothing more soothing than falling asleep to the oceans sound. Sapphire is a special place in that you are not only waterfront but close enough to listen to the waves. It is one of the main reasons I bought the condo 6years ago. Look forward to your return. Sincerely, lee
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Breathtaking view!

  • 4 of 5

The condo itself was very nice, clean and updated. The view from our room was spectacular! No obstruction of views of the several islands & water that we could see from the condo. The best on the island!! We loved the location of our condo too. Not only the views, but we spent a lot of time next door at the marina, looking for/at crabs, fish & iguanas. Also, it was a very convenient to walk over to parasail. Super fun! And we were also close to the laundry room which I like to do towards the end of our vacation to take home clean clothes. Being so close to the beach, we did some snorkeling there. We had a lot of fun feeding the fish. I was, however, very disappointed in the condition of the Sapphire Beach property. I was there 15 years ago and it was so lively and well kept. The two restaurants were closed and run down & the pool has seen better days. Fortunately, we had daily plans to visit other beaches and weren't focused on that. Beautiful condo and location was definitely worth staying there though. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the condo! The view from building E is exceptional as well as the warm breeze that blows off of St. John all day. There are many changes happening over the next year at Sapphire. The restaurants will reopen as the new owners renovate and get settled in. We have seen many changes at Sapphire in the past years. Each building has been completely re done and next is the actual property. I hope you will come back to see the changes. Sincerely, lee
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  • 4 of 5

Very nice and comfortable. Not over the top but a feeling like home. Clean and welcoming! Will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review. My goal is for you to feel at home and relax in a comfortable place. I look forward to your return. Sincerely, lee
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Great spot with direct water access...

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful spot though beach lounging and swimming is better a short walk up the beach, for snorkeling...great spot. Close access to a pool/patio area was a plus. The unit itself was very well appointed and equipped...this was our 4th visit to Sapphire Beach, although hurricane season, the weather was great if not too our experience, best time to visit Dec-April. Was a nice touch to have an on-island contact/property manager who was very accomodating.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for the review. The snorkeling is amazing, and to be able to walk out the door and jump in is what makes Sapphire such a special place. I look forward to hosting you for a 5th visit. Sincerely, lee
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Amazing view and condo!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is perfect to be able to sit right at the beach and enjoy your morning coffee or watch the sunset. It is just the right size, has all the amenities one would need, and the owner Lee is so friendly and helpful and truly wants her guests happy.

We didn't rent a car and it's right next door to a marina where you can walk to catch a sunset cruise or excursion. A quick taxi ride takes you to lots of tours, restaurants and great beaches.

We will be returning for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is nothing better than enjoying your coffee watching the sun come up over St. John. I am so happy I could accommodate you after all your flight cancellations (due to hurricane Matthew). I look forward to your return. Sincerely, lee
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cyril B. Thomas
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Sapphire Beach, East End, USVI - St. Thomas, Caribbean (5 Minute Drive to the Town of Red Hook)


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo on Red Hook, Virgin Islands

Rental Basis:
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off season
15 Jun 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$196

200.00 to 300.00/night (seasonal)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Red Hook, Virgin Islands

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • mobile phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • The bathroom has recently gone under a renovation. It has been tiled with all new fixtures. The stall shower has a seat and safety bar. There are two sinks and tons of storage space.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Sailboat
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing