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Veronica's View - Paradise Found-no passport needed!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom sleeps 4 newly renovated luxury condo w/stunning view

Enjoy the warm tropical breezes as you sit on your 30 foot gallery (porch) and gaze at the Caribbean. This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo was totally renovated in 2010. It has everything you need to enjoy a vacation in beautiful St. Croix, with all new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, washer & dryer, large walk-in shower. There are beautiful travertine tiles throughout & min-split air conditioners & ceiling fans in each room. Each bedroom has a queen size bed. Each bathroom has a beautiful tiled shower. The gallery has brand new teak furniture to relax on as you enjoy the beautiful Caribbean view. The condo is equipped with wifi. It is well stocked with beach towels, beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and some snorkel equipment. We also provide soap, shampoo, plenty of sheets and towels, coffee, tea, cooking oil and spices.

There are two pools on the property, and a tennis court. It is a short walk to Gallows Bay, with several restaurants, bank & post office. The town of Christiansted is less than a mile away. It has historic sights, lovely shops, restaurants, and galleries. From town, various snorkeling, diving, fishing, and sightseeing tours are available. There is a beautiful beach in town and many other beaches a short drive away.

Schooner Bay has 62 units. Ours is in the back of the complex. it is in a beautiful spot on a hill that is cooled by tropical breezes. It is quiet and private.

There is a bus that runs from Christiansted to Fredericksted (the town on the other side of the island) Taxies are readily available and there are several car rental businesses.

St. Croix is a wonderful place! The weather is perfect, the water is beautiful, the food is delicious, there's lots to do and the people are so warm and friendly. Everyone you pass on the street greets you with a 'Good morning, good afternoon, or good night' There are also many talented artists with shops and galleries in town and fun, unusual activities like hermit crab races and 'jump ups' (street festivals.)

Lonely planet travel guide named the US Virgin Islands number one in their top ten US travel destinations for 2012.

I would be happy to answer any questions and/or provide more information to make your stay more enjoyable.

More Details

Veronica Rowe
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2018

About Veronica Rowe

My husband and I live in the Catskill Mountains of New York when we are not in St. Croix. We fell in love with St. Croix on our first visit and bought our condo in 2005. Since then we have enjoyed meeting people there and learning about the island culture and customs. We totally renovated the condo in 2010. It is gorgeous and we know that you will enjoy it as much as we do!

Veronica Rowe purchased this condo in 2005

Why Veronica Rowe chose Estate Altona

We loved the property as soon as we saw it. (We had looked at many condos prior to Schooner Bay) We were captivated by the Caribbean view as soon as we walked though the door! The unit is solidly built and the property well maintained. Although attached to the next unit, our condo is set back so as to be private and quiet. The pools were very nice and the landscaping was lovely. Schooner Bay is in a great location (just outside of Christiansted)

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is gorgeous with a fabulous view. Everything is new, comfortable and efficient! We are close to the town of Christiansted as well as many beaches and activities. It is totally relaxing, easy & beautiful!!!!!!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife, young son and I stayed here during the month of July for 6 was an absolutely beautiful condo! It was so well stocked, it was staying in your own home. The view was just wonderful, and it's situated on the top of a hill over looking the lush lanscape and the bay. We didn't rent a car, and the walk to Christiansted was about half a mile, which we enjoyed. Staying here really allowed us to experience the island like it should be, very glad we didn't stay at a resort. Every morning and evening walking into the boardwalk area, we were greeted by so many people we almost exhausted from saying good morning to all the smiling people! The restaurants were fantastic and many in walking distance.... the Savant was our favorite! Also if you have some nerve do the 1/2 day Tan Tan rides into the rain forest and Tidal pools, it's an amazing way to see parts of the island you'd never see any other way. We loved Big Beards boat ride to Buck Island for was just breathtaking. One thing we wished we had done was spend the day at Cane Beach/Bay....we were there for the Tan Tan ride for just a few, and it was just spectacular....Also, I can't say enough about the owner Veronica, she made this trip even better...she knows the great places to see and do, so listen to her! :)
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Estate Altona, Virgin Islands

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • both bathrooms are newly renovated with travertine tiles, roomy vanities, and showers. The master bathroom has an oversized tiles walk in shower with a seat and river stones on the shower floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has ample closet & dresser space, air-conditioning & ceiling fan. Master bedroom has en suite bathroom
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Veronica's View - Paradise Found-no passport needed!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Saint Croix Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We definitely would rate our stay as 5 star. The condo was luxurious, with large bathrooms, kitchen and screen porch. The condo has everything you could possibly want from beach towels to aloe for sunburns. No Bones restaurant is close enough to walk to and had great food. Don’t miss going on the Cruzan Distillery Rum Tour and Buck Island full day tour. My daughter downloaded Saint Croix offline google maps and we had driving directions for the whole island. Veronica was wonderful in her communication regarding the condo after Hurricane Maria. We loved everything about this vacation.

  • Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay, Michele, and that you were happy with the condo. We do try to keep it supplied with everything you might need. It sounds like your daughter was a great tour guide! Thanks, again, for staying with us - we hope you'll be back again soon! Sincerely, Veronica & Jon
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Choose this condo.

  • 5 of 5

Very good location central to all. Very clean condo. Very high quality furnishings and condo has all the staples you could need. Beach chairs and snorkel gear to use. The owner gave tons of insider info for us to decide what and where to do things. The owner was super attentive when there was one small issue with one of the two beautiful pools, she took care of it timely. Check in and out was smooth and easy. Every one of us was extremely pleased with the condo and hope to come back again and stay here. This is a real value too.

  • Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments, Michelle, I'm so glad that you and your friends enjoyed your vacation. It sure sounds like you made the most of it! I do hope you be back & I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Veronica
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Wonderful condo and host

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this beautiful condo when we came for the Ironman race. It was so close to everything we could easily walk to what we needed. The views are amazing and the property is beautifully decorated. This property has EVERYTHING you could possibly need on a stay. We had our adult kids as well as a 1 year old and needed to cook a lot. The kitchen had everything we needed which was a first on one of our stays (we travel a lot and book through airbnb and homeaway). The host, Veronica, was extremely communicative and provided an abundance of information for our stay which made it easy once we got there. I would definitely stay here again on our next trip to St. Croix!

  • Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dana, for the great review! We're so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you found everything you needed in the condo-we do try to anticipate our guests needs. Congratulations to you and your husband for completing the Ironman and I look forward to your next stay with us.
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wonderful getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay at this condo. It is convenient to town, well stocked with everything including snorkel gear, beach chairs, plenty of towels, even a beach umbrella! It is an easy walk to great shops and restaurants and a short drive to fabulous beaches. Despite that, I totally enjoyed sitting in the comfortable lounge chairs enjoying the terrific Caribbean view and the wonderful tropical breezes.

  • Submitted: 12-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, Alison. We hope you'll be back soon-you are always welcome! Sincerely, Veronica
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Amazing Property and Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very easy to work with, informative and has lots of experience and suggestions of things to see and do during your stay. Entry and exit into the unit was a breeze. As shown in the pictures, the unit was beautiful and clean with every accessory you would need. Beds are comfortable and sheets are soft. Due to the East facing location of this unit, the breeze is fantastic in the afternoons and evenings to keep you cool and the bugs away. The location of the property is ideal for shopping and restaurants that you can walk to. Both pools were very nice with great views. Complex has an on site security officer at night. I would highly recommend this property when visiting St. Croix.

  • Submitted: 5-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you & your family had such a good time! We hope that you'll be back again soon!!! Sincerely, Veronica
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Wonderful condo and location!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is lovely! It is very comfortable and has a beautiful updated kitchen and bathrooms. We enjoyed our breakfast every morning sitting out on the gallery enjoying the sunshine and a fabulous view. The condo is centrally located on the island so it is reasonably accessible to lots of activities. It's located within Christensted not far from groceries, restaurants shops, and the boardwalk. We enjoyed walking to dinner most evenings. We are very grateful to the owners of this condo for having the use of their vacation home.

  • Submitted: 24-May-2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad, Janet, that you enjoyed your stay at our condo. I agree, sitting on the gallery looking at the Caribbean can't be beat! I hope that you will come back again-you're always welcome! Sincerely, Veronica
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$386.55

Rates are based on two people, please add $25/per person per/night for each additional person.
Please contact owner for long term rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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