Sopra Mare – Gay Friendly US Virgin Islands Vacation Rental

Author: , December 4th, 2016

Sopra Mare

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Sopra Mare (Above The Sea) is a stunning 1,600 sq. ft. Cliffside villa, built in 2010 on solid native rock set atop Maria Bluff in the most exclusive location in Chocolate Hole with crashing surf below.

This villa offers gated privacy with a one mile level walking circuit on paved roads while you sip your morning coffee and watch iguana’s cross your path. The villa is continually cooled by a slight gentle breeze which generally assures no biting insects. Nana type doors offer expansive full ocean views from the large master and accompanying ensuite bath. Ceiling fans in all rooms and full individual frosty air conditioning in each bedroom.

Laze away in the pool on colorful rafts and turn on the pool lite show when the sun goes down – If it’s the right time use the villa binoculars and watch the Rolex Sailing Cup from the balconies with a cool beverage or dolphins, turtles and the occasional whale. Sopra Mare has everything you would expect from an island home; convenience, elegance and comfort.

.Other features include full laundry, digital cable, two connections for your iPod or MP3 player, wireless high-speed Internet. Bose speaker system for Bluetooth with your laptop or phone and a new 42″ flat screen TV.

When you put your head down for the night you’ll experience the luxury of Ritz Carlton Pacific Coast king size pillows and heavenly bedding. Sweet dreams!

We want you to enjoy the full villa experience – therefore; if just two of you, unlike other villas the second bedroom is NEVER locked off from your access.

We continually upgrade all aspects of the villa to maintain the highest caliber demand and expected by our guests.

My Villa Manager – will greet you dockside. Then escort you to your vehicle and your new “second home” where you’ll find a complete meal and wine awaiting. No need to shop the first night!

Less than five minutes to town of Cruz Bay which offers excellent jazz at several locations on Saturday and Sunday including the famous Beach Bar – partial setting for my first book about St. John ‘Keep Left.’ Shopping and night life abound in Cruz Bay.

NOTE: If you’re considering Sopra Mare make reservations six to twelve months prior to your vacation dates. WE RENT VERY FAST.

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Windwardside Guest Cottage – Gay Friendly Vacation Rental in the US Virgin Islands

Author: , July 22nd, 2016

Windwardside Guest Cottage

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Windwardside Guest Cottage is an adorable little cottage from which you can savor the views of the east end of St. John, the Caribbean sea and the nearby British islands. The cottage can be rented along with the neighboring Main House or as your own piece of paradise. The buildings are secluded from one another by their orientation and lush tropical plantings that provide natural screening. and plenty of privacy. The guest cottage is very appealingly furnished, has a private hot tub, an airy enclosed shower garden and a comfortable front porch overlooking the sea.

We constructed this cottage with the goal of providing a romantic getaway at an affordable price that is packed with amenities. It is a compact budget cottage with numerous storage areas that won’t make you feel like you have made any compromises. At Windwardside Cottage you will wake up in a four poster bed to a gorgeous view of the Caribbean sea framed by palm trees. You could easily create a post card from the view of this charming cottage.

The furnishings of Windwardside Guest Cottage are both cheerful and tasteful. There is a small seating area, a kitchenette and breakfast bar but our guests tend to quickly gravitate to the porch. The covered porch has a dining area and two lounging chairs where you can enjoy the trade winds or a good book while watching the sailboats pass by. If you prefer to prepare your meals overlooking the sea there is a small gas grill.

A shower garden opens onto an uncovered deck. There you can have a relaxing evening soak in the hot tub under a starry Caribbean sky. The hot tub has a wide view of the sea and total privacy.

Windwardside is a lovely honeymoon spot. We are also happy to provide advice for on island weddings.

Location: Coral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Windwardside Guest Cottage is located in quiet seclusion with mesmerizing views of Coral Bay, nearby islands and the Caribbean Sea. The house is situated two thirds of a mile up a little used road in Coral Bay. Surrounded by tropical plantings and marvelous vistas, you are still just a short drive to a cool splash in Salt Pond Bay or other equally inviting white sand beaches. Restaurants, shops and watersports are all available within two miles in Coral Bay. The main town on the island, Cruz Bay, is located 8 miles away. The airport is in St. Thomas which is reached via a twenty minute ferry ride. (Ferries leave every hour on the hour and cost $7 each way)

Amenities:

  • hot tub
  • snorkel gear
  • beach chairs
  • cooler
  • beach umbrella
  • BBQ
  • CD
  • VCR
  • phone
  • fresh flowers
  • robes
  • safe for valuables
  • all linens and towels
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet

We are happy to make suggestions for activities that suit your interests. When you arrive at your cottage we will go over a map of the island and point out the best beaches, hiking trails, snorkel spots, etc.

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Windwardside Main House – Gay US Virgin Islands Vacation Rental

Author: , July 17th, 2016

Windwardside Main House - US Virgin Islands

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Welcome to the Windwardside Main House, an elegant retreat with lovely furnishings, a beautiful view and lush tropical gardens. It is the most intimate and traditional of all of our homes in Coral Bay.

The design is reminiscent of a bygone era in the caribbean but the amenities are modern and designed for comfort.

My husband (a retired builder on the island) and I designed this home. We have years of experience of offering visitors to the island an unusual experience that brings them outside of their day to day life but is a comfortable and welcoming home away from home. Recent renovations to the house have added much to its beauty and charm.

Sunday to Sunday rental. Internet throughout villa.

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Sago Cottage – Gay Friendly US Virgin Islands Vacation Rental

Author: , July 13th, 2016

Sago Cottage

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Our charming home Sago Cottage is nestled into the hillside over Coral Bay on St. John. It is a traditional West Indian cottage- brightly painted with lots of shutters, very open and airy. A true tropical retreat with great views and no nearby neighbors. Our covered decks overlook the Caribbean sea and have beautiful sunrises and moonrises. It is the perfect spot for a romantic holiday for two- with cooling breezes and a captivating view you may never want to leave this idyllic hideaway.

This Cottage is perfect honeymoon destination. Many of our guests have gotten married on island. We can offer suggestions for an LGBT friendly officiant if you decide to tie the knot on St. John.

The covered porches were designed and furnished with comfort in mind. They hold a small dining table, reading chairs and a porch swing to while away the rare rainy afternoon.

The view to the south and east is of the eastern end of St. John, the neighboring British Islands and the Caribbean Sea. The cozy interior of Sago Cottage has a distinctly quaint feel without sacrificing modern conveniences. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a full size dining room and a small but comfortable living room. The bedroom features a queen sized four poster mahogany bed, hand made on St. John and is a perfect place to wake up to a day in the islands. The colorful louvered shutters serve to filter the light as well as frame the ocean views throughout the cottage.

Location: Coral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Windwardside Guest Cottage is located in quiet seclusion with mesmerizing views of Coral Bay, nearby islands and the Caribbean Sea. The house is situated two thirds of a mile up a little used road in Coral Bay. Surrounded by tropical plantings and marvelous vistas, you are still just a short drive to a cool splash in Salt Pond Bay or other equally inviting white sand beaches.

Restaurants, shops and watersports are all available within two miles in Coral Bay. The main town on the island, Cruz Bay, is located 8 miles away. The airport is in St. Thomas which is reached via a twenty minute ferry ride. (Ferries leave every hour on the hour and cost $7 each way).

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Great Expectations, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Author: , February 10th, 2016

Great Expectations

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Great Expectations is recommended in USA Today Travel’s “Where to rent a villa on St. John” and rated: the #1 vacation villa on St. John by travelers on Trip Advisor (awarded their coveted Certificate of Excellence), 5 stars (the highest rating possible) on VRBO and Home Away. It comfortably accommodates up to 15 adults plus children in 6 air-conditioned bedrooms. Great Expectations is located in the southwest part of St. John about a 5 minute drive from Cruz Bay with stores where you can purchase any food or beverages you need as well as excellent restaurants. The Villa is uniquely sited about 100 feet above the Caribbean Sea and offers both sunrise and sunset views.

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Southern Hospitality Boat Charter, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Author: , December 13th, 2013

Southern Hospitality Boat Charter - USVIPeriodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Welcome Aboard our 46 foot Sea Ray Luxury Motor Yacht! We provide boat charters between the US and British Virgin Islands. We provide customized private charters for 1-12 guests with snorkeling, sight seeing, bar and island hopping enjoying all that the pristine caribbean waters have to offer.

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