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[3% CashBack] Top 9 VRBO Vacation Rentals In St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

[3% CashBack] Top 9 VRBO Vacation Rentals In St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
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Visiting St. John is like going to your happy place. It’s far from the crowds of the city, close to nature, and gives you a taste of affordable luxury and a peaceful rest. It’s the smallest of the three US Virgin Islands, but it also happens to be gifted with unspoiled beauty. To get you started in your escapade, here’s a list of top VRBO accommodations in St. John. Pick the best according to your needs and get ready to be amazed!

1. Cloud Nine villa with breathtaking views (from 356 USD)

Cloud Nine villa is a property owned by a very accommodating couple–Linda and Allen, who love to view sunsets and distant islands. No wonder this same view keeps visitors coming back. This 3-bedroom villa sits right at the top of a hill where you can enjoy the view of mountain peaks and some lights dancing at night from neighboring islands. It is fully air-conditioned and can accommodate 7 people. It also has a central courtyard, a pool, shaded gazebo, and covered walkways that connect the living room with the bedroom. You can take a quick trip to the shops and restaurants in Cruz Bay or drive north to hit the beach. Everything is easy to access from this villa because of its central location.

It is one of the most recommended places for honeymoons, intimate family gatherings, or a week-long catching up with friends. You can literally stay on their deck all-day long and get mesmerized with breathtaking views.

Cloud Nine villa

Price: from 356 USD

Number of Guests: 7

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2. Elegant villa at Peter Bay Estate with private beach (from 1,900 USD)

If you’re looking for 5-star luxury relaxation, this elegant villa at Peter Bay Estate is a must-try. It’s 5 minutes away from Peter Bay beach. It offers three buildings to its occupants with a 2-level great house, 2-level guesthouse, and a 1-level guesthouse. Every corner of this elegant property will give you the privacy you need. You’ll have your own covered deck and a pool in the middle of Greek-inspired architecture.

It can accommodate as many as 12 persons, with 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Wi-Fi connection is strong everywhere in the villa. You can also take advantage of the many water activities like wind surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, and more, in Peter Bay’s private beach.

Elegant villa at Peter Bay Estate with private beach

Price: from 1,900 USD

Number of Guests: 12

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3. Chocolate Hole Villa (from 257 USD)

Chocolate Hole Villa is a refreshing masonry with a two-level deck, a classic Virgin Islands stone wall design, and a unique sliding glass door for you to enjoy open-air living. You can enjoy your meals with your loved ones in a covered dining deck or have a relaxing rest in a hammock with a spectacular view of the sunset and Westerly seas. It houses 6 persons with available parking for 2 cars. It’s perfect for families or friends who want to explore downtown Cruz Bay and some beaches. You can easily access these spots from this charming rental.

Chocolate Hole Villa

Price: from 257 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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4. Surf Sound Cottage (from 147 USD)

The best feature of Surf Sound Cottage is privacy. Here, you can share endless stories with your loved one on the covered porch, or have a water and hiking adventure together. This one-bedroom house is a top choice among couples looking for terrific quality time together. It is strategically located near beaches, restaurants, and entertainment hubs. Everything you need for a stress-free getaway is here, including beach gear, complete housewares and appliances, and comfortable linens. The bedroom is air-conditioned and there’s an outdoor shower offering a unique feel of nature.

Surf Sound Cottage

Price: from 147 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Villa Capiz: Luxury Hilltop Villa (from 275 USD)

This luxury hilltop villa known as Villa Capiz is a must-try if you’d like a romantic getaway with your partner or a magical holiday with your family. It features a pool with spacious lounging areas and a covered pergola. You can also dine and enjoy the breeze at night at a dining table set at the poolside. The kitchen is all yours, equipped with gourmet finds and complete kitchenware. Visitors come back for many reasons, but on top of the list of their favorite spots is the peaceful garden, the pool and hot tub, and the artistic details of the furniture. Well, there’s more for you to discover!

Villa Capiz: Luxury Hilltop Villa

Price: from 275 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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6. Cozy condo unit - Kachi Ra (from 143 USD)

What could be more cozy than staying in a quiet condo unit tucked in a lush mahogany-filled garden? You can find one in St. John and it’s called Kachi Ra. It can accommodate up to 5 guests, and offers a spacious sun deck overlooking St. James and Pillsbury Sound. You can also hike towards the peak of Caneel Hill–it’s just a few meters away from this property. Or, take a dip in their private pool while you watch the sky change colors during sunset. Make sure to check their website for guest policies and other important reminders.

Kachi Ra

Price: from 143 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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7. Unique boat rental (from 1,500 USD)

If you’re looking for a unique place to stay in St. John, why not try this 3-bedroom boat rental? It features large glass windows offering a panoramic view of your surroundings and beams of natural light passing through. It has three cabins with queen-sized beds and you can keep your stuff securely in their spacious storage case. All cabins have their own shower as well. This boat has a Wi-Fi connection, and it can carry 6 persons with a minimum stay of 4 nights.

Unique boat rental

Price: from 1,500 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Luxurious hotel room at Caneel Bay (from 509 USD)

A luxurious hotel room awaits you at Caneel Bay. It is near Hawksnest Beach and Honeymoon Beach, and is equipped with a private and furnished balcony. This particular room offers a garden view and can accommodate two persons. The hotel also offers a complimentary area shuttle so you can stroll around neighboring attractions. You will have many choices for food as well. This hotel has 4 restaurants, 4 bars and lounges and a coffee shop. The Wi-Fi connection is strong, and the staffs are prompt in accommodating your needs! They also offer a babysitting service.

Luxurious hotel room at Caneel Bay

Price: from 509 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Affordable Hotel Style Suite (from 125 USD)

One of the most loved for its cozy atmosphere, breezy feel, and affordability is this hotel-style suite with tropical hardwood furnishings. Staying in this rental will give you peace of mind, as it is safely located in a residential community, which is just a short drive from the town. You can explore the islands and come home to relax by the pool. Swim or just hang-out by the pool while you enjoy the view of St. Thomas. Most days, you will be greeted by the breeze. Needless to say, it is a perfect place to breathe some fresh air and rest.

Affordable Hotel Style Suite

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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At ease and at peace

St. John is a tranquil island that can leave a permanent mark on your heart as a traveler. And when you look closer and try these fantastic accommodations, I’m pretty sure you will keep coming back. There’s nothing ugly you will find, really. Each place will take you far away from it all yet will give you a perfect experience of a second home–one where you feel at ease and at peace.

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Carmela Ann Santos is a freelance writer and a licensed teacher from the Philippines. Her top destinations would include any place with a clear view of cloud formations and peaceful waters. She...Read more

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