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Best Views in the Caribbean, Great Beach, Water Sports, Marina

Bedrooms Studio
Space 800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 King bed + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Too cold where you are in Jan? here it is 73-85 average 79. Too hot where you are in July? here it is 78-90 average 83, Pretty nice year 'round, usually a nice breeze. FREE WIFI

This beachfront suite is located in Sapphire Beach Resort where the many amenities include, swimming pool, tennis courts, marina and water sports center.

The resort is located five minutes away from the shops, diverse restaurants and ferries located in Red Hook. This first floor condo is fully air-conditioned and features a king sized bed, a living area with pull-out couch, a fully equipped efficiency kitchen and your own private balcony. The bedroom area can be partitioned off for privacy if you wish. You are on the beach and steps to the water, for swimming, sunning and fantastic snorkeling.

Sapphire Resort is not the Ritz Carlton (and priced accordingly) but if you are looking for great water sports, the Marina at Sapphire Beach Resort is the only full Marina at a resort on St. Thomas. The local dive shop Dive In offers certification for beginners to Divemaster, one and two tank drive trips as well as tank and snorkel gear rental. Double Header is one of the most successful Sport fishing charters on the island. The captains are experienced and they are successful. BreakAway Charters and New Horizons Charters have great motor trips to the Baths at Virgin Gorda and other BVI snorkeling and partying spots. New Horizons also offers a day sail snorkel adventure as well as sunset and dinner cruises. S/V Nightwind offers custom day sail trips for your family and you can also rent a power boat from Pocket Yachts to create your own adventure. Foxy’s and the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands are the places to party on the weekend. From there you can boat over to the William Thornton (or Willie T’s), a floating ship at Norman Island for drinks and dancing. Be sure to bring your passport if you are planning to go to the BVI’s.

Red Hook is just a few minutes away where you have your choice of over 15 restaurants and night spots. From elegant to ultra casual you’ll find fine dining, quaint bistros and burger shacks such as The Cellar, XO Wine Bar, the Big Kahuna, Duffy’s Love Shack, East End Café, Molly Malones and many others. You will want to spend at least a couple of nights finding just the right place for you.

Come and relax in this charming beachfront haven. If you are looking for something larger, check out property 243953.

Keywords: Studio, first floor directly on the beach. cook in or eat out in near by Redhook. Dive, snorkel, sail, para sail, sport fishing, cruses to the other islands.

More Details

Greg Miller
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2018

About Greg Miller

I moved to St. Thomas twenty years ago, and decided to stay. I have a Civil Engineering and Land Surveying business on St. John and do design and construction management projects on St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix. I go back to the states frequently but I usually am ready to come back to Paradise after a week or so away.

Why Greg Miller chose Estate Smith Bay

I bought a condo at SBR&M because it has the nicest beach and views on St. Thomas. It is also the one resort with a full service marina on the property. I live in Nazareth and use the Condo at Sapphire for friends and family vacations as well as rent it.

What makes this condo unique

I am very spoiled because I live here year round and don't stay in the Condo at Sapphire but I do go to the beach to swim and snorkel and go fishing with Double Header. We always do very well, the captains are very good a lot of fun to fish with.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Estate Smith Bay, Virgin Islands

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1),
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Best Views in the Caribbean, Great Beach, Water Sports, Marina
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews

Absolutely wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Greg's condo for 2 weeks in February. This was our first trip to STT, and with the wonderful accommodations and location, we are hooked. We spent most of the first week sitting on the beach reading, relaxing and taking in the gorgeous view. We loved that the beach did not get crowded in front of the condo as there is coral in front of this section and you only go into the ocean at the swimming beach, which is a short walk, a couple of buildings down. So when the cruise ships come in, those people go by the swimming beach. This location is between the swimming pool and the swimming beach. The lounge chairs provided by the condo were wonderful to just pull out in front when we were ready to relax. The pool was our go-to at the end of the afternoons and the deck area around the pool was fun to sit on in the evening, chatting with other residents and watching the activities in the marina and across the bay. The condo had everything we needed. The bed was comfortable and the kitchen had all the necessary appliances and tools needed for when we ate at the condo. We used the grill, which was new, for all the meals we cooked. There is a nice restaurant the other side of the marina, a short walk up the hill, which also had wonderful food. We loved being near Red Hook to grocery shop or go out for a bite. We will definitely be back!! Thank you Greg for offering your wonderful property......

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad that you had a great time at Sapphire and St. Thomas. Thanks for posting, hope you can come back to STT next winter.
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The property is right on the beach, clean and cared for.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to the Virgin Islands. We loved the unit, right on the beach. We snorkeled from the beach, and saw squid for the first time. The pool is a bit sandy, but a nice way to cool off, and it overlooks the beautiful bay - you can't complain about that! The A/C was welcome in July. The kitchen was very user-friendly - we enjoyed many meals there (saving a few bucks!). The unit was comfortably equipped with pillows, beach towels, water "noodles" and more. We enjoyed morning coffee, and evening cocktails and dinner on the patio. My only criticism (so minor!) was the electric grill - it didn't heat high enough for our Mahi Mahi and veggies. I don't know if this was due to the time of year, but we had great difficulty parking our rental Jeep in town (Red Hook); there are too few parking spaces, and this is not really a "walker friendly" area (narrow streets, no walkway). Enjoy a few meals out and cook the rest yourself - you can enjoy the beach and sunsets! Greg was a wonderful host - very welcoming, and accessible. I would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: 2-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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comfy condo in extraordinary location

  • 5 of 5

we loved staying here during our little USVI vacation -- the location of the condo is absolutely perfect - waking up every morning looking directly at the beach, sipping coffee on the porch or while walking through the sand right down to the water edge, or going for an early morning snorkel across from the porch --- just wonderful.

Oh and the condo has all the amenities you might want, from 2 tvs, microwave, modern stove, large kitchen sink, a comfy couch, a great bbq outside on the porch, a large shower, 2 sinks, even a safe in the closet. Just the king bed's mattress took some getting used to as it was rather on the hard side

  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful views and convenient location

  • 4 of 5

I stayed with a couple friends at this condo for 4 nights. It is right on the beach and the views are beautiful. The pool is really nice. It's quiet in the evenings. Less than 5 minutes to Redhook. Bathroom is roomy. Terrific experience!

  • Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad you had a good time. Let me know when you would like to come back to Paradise.
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Great view!!!

  • 4 of 5

Great to walk out of the door and walk right into the ocean!! Condo is well stocked and homey!

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time in Paradise. I was visiting family in NH while you were here. Snowed three times while I was there. Thanks for the positive review.
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: 10-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Charter sport fishing, day and sunset sail and power boat charters, diving lessons beginner through instructors, one and two tank dive trips,


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Estate Smith Bay, Virgin Islands

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$77.79


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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