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Ami La Vita Villa is a spacious rental home located in prestigious Klein Bay. With a private pool and easy access to a lovely semi-private beach (great for swimming or snorkeling), Ami La Vita Villa is perfect for family vacations. Spacious and private, this comfortable villa offers 4 air-conditioned bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, and with the two lower bedrooms being connected, it's ideal for families traveling with small children. Best of all, Cruz Bay, with its restaurants, bars, and shops, is only a short drive away.

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Outstanding views!

Ami La Vita Villa is a 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home located in Klein Bay, St. John. Guests will quickly fall under the spell of the panoramic views while looking south toward St. Croix, and with the constant island breeze, the sounds of the ocean, and easy access to the villa's private pool, relaxation is a guarantee!

The home is large enough to easily accommodate 3 couples, two couples with four to five children, or even a multi-generational family reunion. The lower bedroom has a connecting bedroom - great for families with small children.

The beach is within walking distance, and there you can swim, snorkel, or sunbathe. It is only 10 minutes to Cruz Bay and 15 minutes to the North shore beaches.

Villa Notes:

The villa has one large cooler and one small cooler. All showers are outdoor.

Construction Note

Construction will be taking place in Klein Bay and construction noise may be heard in the area.

Dates People Nightly
Apr 16, 2018 to Nov 16, 2018
5 Night Minimum
1-2 people $571 USD
3-4 people $643 USD
5-6 people $714 USD
7-8 people $786 USD
Nov 17, 2018 to Nov 24, 2018
7 Night Minimum
1-8 people $857 USD
Nov 25, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
5 Night Minimum
1-2 people $571 USD
3-4 people $643 USD
5-6 people $714 USD
7-8 people $786 USD
Dec 17, 2018 to Jan 3, 2019
7 Night Minimum
1-8 people $1,143 USD
Jan 4, 2019 to Apr 15, 2019
7 Night Minimum
1-2 people $814 USD
3-4 people $857 USD
5-6 people $900 USD
7-8 people $943 USD
Apr 16, 2019 to Nov 22, 2019
5 Night Minimum
1-2 people $571 USD
3-4 people $643 USD
5-6 people $714 USD
7-8 people $786 USD
Nov 23, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
7 Night Minimum
1-8 people $857 USD
Dec 1, 2019 to Dec 16, 2019
5 Night Minimum
1-2 people $571 USD
3-4 people $643 USD
5-6 people $714 USD
7-8 people $786 USD
Dec 17, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020
14 Night Minimum
1-7 people $1,143 USD

Notes on Rates:

  • All rental rates are based on two persons per bedroom.
  • This property charges rates in US Dollars (USD).
  • Rates do not include: tax of 12.5%.
  • Rates are subject to change.
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  • spa services
  • chef/cook services
  • butler service
  • car rental
  • restaurant reservations
  • activity and sightseeing
  • ferry/airport transfers
  • grocery provisioning
  • laundry service
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Calendar last updated Sat, Aug 18, 2018 6:45 pm.

    Beds & Baths

    Main House

    • Bedroom 1: Main House, Main Level
      • 1 Queen, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Private terrace, Ocean View
      • Ensuite Full Bath with Outdoor Shower, Two Sinks
    • Bedroom 2: Main Level, Separate Building, Outside Access
      • 1 Queen, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Private terrace, Ocean View
      • Ensuite Full Bath with Outdoor Shower, Two Sinks
    • Bedroom 3: Lower Level, Connected to Bedroom 4
      • 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Ocean View
      • Ensuite Full Bath with Outdoor Shower
    • Bedroom 4: Connected to Bedroom 3
      • 2 Twins, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Ocean View

    Other Bathrooms

    • Bathroom 4: Pool Side: Half bath

Features

  • BBQ Outside (Gas)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Blender
  • Cable TV
  • CD Library
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooler
  • Docking Station
  • DVD Player
  • Great Views
  • Group
  • Ice maker
  • Internet Access/WiFi
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Near Town
  • Pool at Villa
  • Pool Shower
  • Safe
  • Satellite
  • Screened Doors
  • Screened Windows
  • Short Walk to Beach
  • Stereo System
  • Sunrise View
  • Telephone
  • Washer/Dryer
Pool 27' long x 9' wide, 3.5 ft to 8' deep
Air Conditioning A/C in bedrooms
Location Klein Bay
Beach There is a path down to Klein bay beach (about a 5-minute walk), however be advised that it's best for the physically fit and sure footed, otherwise drive down in 60 seconds. Water shoes are recommended.
Transfers There is one complimentary arrival that brings the arriving guests to the car rental to pick up their reserved car and then ushers the party to their villa. You may schedule additional arrivals as needed for $65 per arrival.
Included Mid-week linen service
Children Welcome, better suited for older children, not toddlers
Additional $50 fee for arrivals after 7 pm.
Availability and usefulness of sports and outdoor equipment is not guaranteed because of heavy use and exposure to the elements.
Rating (4.00 out of 5)
Traveler Satisfaction 80% Traveler Satisfaction
# of Reviews 3 for Ami La Vita Villa

Great time at Villa Anansi!

Ami La Vita Villa, villa review

We stayed 8 nights at Villa Anansi (2 parents and 3 teenagers) and had an amazing time. The outdoor showers are fabulous! We loved eating breakfast on the veranda overlooking the beautiful sea, as well as dinner there some evenings followed by games. We very much enjoyed using the beach bag, beach chairs, and cooler (provided at the house) when going to a different beach every day. It was a quick 10-minute or less drive into town, and only about a 20-minute drive to the beautiful North Shore beaches. The kitchen had everything we needed and there were plenty of pool/beach towels; the house is beautifully furnished, etc. My husband walked down to the small pebble beach every morning to swim while the rest of us had a lazy breakfast and packed for the beach. The layout of the bedrooms worked perfectly for our family. The pool, floats, half bath beside the pool, pool bar, and ample lounge chairs made for some relaxing and beautiful late afternoons and evenings at the villa after day outings. The view took our breadth every time we drove up to the villa and entered the front gate. The shower water pressure was quite low in the bedroom my husband and I stayed in (the one separated by a breezeway), but the view from the outdoor shower more than made up for it.

I had a top-rate experience working with Sharon and others at WhereToStay. We were always given full instructions and assistance, and we had no "hiccups." Sharon was super at promptly responding to questions I had and gave us great advice and recommendations, in addition to just the villa rental. We tried several of Sharon's dining recommendations and couldn't have been more pleased. Check-in and check-out was easy. Upon arriving we found the fridge was not cooling properly, and WhereToStay had someone over to repair it within a few shorts hours, and had someone check the next day to confirm it had been fully corrected. I would definitely use them again and recommend them to anyone.

Posted by Deirdre D

Amazing views & beach is a hidden gem

Ami La Vita Villa, villa review

Our family has stayed at other homes on st. john in the past that were older construction and a bit dated so we had high hopes for this newer property, Anansi, on Klein bay. And overall we were pleased subject to a couple of important caveats.

First off, the view is spectacular and we found ourselves staring at it all throughout the day. Kitchen and appliances were new and worked great. Beds were very comfortable and AC set at 75 degrees (only in bedrooms) worked just fine. Pool was great, if a bit on the small side.

Aside from the view, the beach access is the true highlight of this property. We found the walk to the beach to be steep, but simple, even for our 11 year old. The water was perfect, calm and extremely clear, but entering the water takes a little effort. No urchins on the shore, but still have to take your time to enter. Snorkeling was a delight in both directions. We routinely saw turtles and rays along with lots of fish.

The only drawbacks to mention: the wifi on the property is very slow and range is limited to only one upper bedroom. Coupled with the fact that the home is in a dead zone for AT&T wireless means cell phones/email/texting are basically impossible from this property. An unwelcome surprise.

Second drawback is the indoor living room furniture is uncomfortable and only has seating for 4 people. While we spent most of our days on the outside veranda or by the pool, it meant the nights were usually spent around the kitchen table due to the lack of other seating. A very odd setup given that the property has 4 bedrooms. A couple of comfortable couches would have made a big difference.

All that in mind, we definitely enjoyed our stay and now consider Klein Bay a hidden gem we would return to year after year. But seems unlikely we would return to Anansi unless the wifi were improved and a more comfortable indoor seating options were provided.

We've worked with Shawna in the past and our setup/arrival have always gone very smoothly, including this year. We would continue to book through wheretostay in the future.

Posted by Mark M

Jaw Dropping

Ami La Vita Villa, villa review

Our best family vacation. We could have just sat with a coffee every morning or a glass of wine every night and looked out from the villa Anansi. The villa had all the amenities that were mentioned. Hair dryers, cards, games, floats, internet (slow though), ocean sounds, boat watching, tropical breezes and on and on. My wife always brings her "stuff" just in case but it was not needed. The only negative, was the "peppled beach" and the "easy" 5 min walk. This statement was very misleading. It is not a peppled beach. It is a “round rock” beach that really requires water shoes. You need to be in good - great shape to get to the beach and into the water by foot. After you make it in the water, the snorkeling and swimming is effortless and almost worth the effort. I did it 3 times during my 8-day stay. If it would have been easier I would done it a lot more. I will leave it at that. I gave it 4 out of 5 only because of the beach and the walk. In short, I would still go back in a minute.

Working with Shawna, @ WTS was great. Shawna stayed in contact right up to our departure. She gave recommendations as well as contacts and phone numbers for ferry's / taxi's / groceries. She gave the experience a very comforting personal touch.

Posted by Brett B

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