Great Turtle sits nestled within the hills and enjoys wonderful views of Coral Bay, the Caribbean Sea, and the Bordeaux Mountains from nearly every vantage point on the property. With almost every room opening onto the walkway or covered deck, you'll be able to enjoy the tropical breezes and garden fragrances from anywhere in the house. Styled for Caribbean living, cushioned rattan rocking chairs on the deck provide a spot to savor the views and truly taste the island life!
Great Turtle Villa combines a peaceful setting with sought-after amenities to maximize its guest's vacation experience. This gated property offers air-conditioning in each of its four bedrooms, a private swimming pool, and spacious decks for sunning. Views of Coral Bay, the Caribbean Sea, and the Bordeaux Mountains provide the backdrop for this villa, and Great Turtle is conveniently located (just a 10-minute drive) to North Shore beaches and on into downtown Coral Bay.
Beyond the electronic gate and down the immaculately landscaped driveway, Great Turtle Villa's Great Room (composed of a comfortable living area, dining area with seating for eight, and a fully equipped kitchen) awaits your arrival. Screened mahogany French doors bring the outside in so guests can enjoy the cool, tropical breeze and uninterrupted views.
Adjacent to the kitchen (which includes stainless steel appliances and a granite topped island with stools for kitchen helpers) and through the screened doors, the BBQ grill stands ready for duty. The Bordeaux Mountain ridgeline provides a scenic backdrop while grilling.
Back inside, comfortable lounge seating is provided for enjoying movie nights in front of the TV, or a quiet area for reading. When not in use, the entertainment center is conveniently tucked away in an armoire. A half-bath around the corner completes the main living area.
The pool area on the lower deck opens out to Coral Bay and the Caribbean Sea beyond. The upper deck spans the entire property across the pool area and to the separate bedroom wing where the master bedroom suite is located. The air-conditioning that's provided is rarely needed in this airy bedroom suite. Stairs lead down to the pool level where gates swing closed for pool safety. The decking on both levels is a high-tech composite product and was constructed without screws or nails that might snag toes. The second bedroom suite is located poolside, directly below the master bedroom suite. A huge rock garden adds to the feeling of privacy.
Past the pool, which is the centerpiece at Great Turtle Villa, a large covered deck provides shade and is the location for the other two bedroom suites. The closest bedroom has two twin beds that can easily be converted into a king, if desired. The decor is simple yet pleasing, designed for relaxed living. The 4th bedroom has a queen-sized bed. A hammock is directly outside the bedroom. All of the bedroom suites enjoy the same great views of Coral Bay, the Caribbean Sea, and the Bordeaux Mountain.
1 cable TV with DVD player, iPod dock, movie + music collections, books, games, A/C in all bedrooms; answering machine, office with DSL line + Wi-Fi for your laptop, printer/copier/fax machine, mini-fridge + coffeemaker; safe for valuables, hair dryers, gas grill, hammock, beach chairs + cooler, dishwasher, laundry.
The comforters in each bedroom aren't just for show. Occasionally the early morning hours can feel chilly at almost 900 feet above sea level.
Beds & Baths
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 1 half bath Bedroom 1: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ensuite Bath with Shower Bedroom 2: 1 Queen, Air Conditioning, Ensuite Bath with Shower Bedroom 3: 1 Queen, Air Conditioning, Ensuite Bath with Shower Bedroom 4: 1 King/Twins, Air Conditioning, Ensuite Bath with Shower, twins can be converted to a king bed Bathroom 5: Half Bath
pool size 16' x 16' x 5' deep, Safety gates to pool if needed
A/C in bedrooms
Great for 2 couples
Pool at Villa
BBQ Outside (Gas)
4X4 to Villa
Family w/older children
Great for 3 couples
Great for 4 couples
Majestic Mile, Upper Carolina
10 minute drive to North shore beaches
10 min by car
10 min by car
Airport pick-up service or taxi to Redhook ferry dock (paid by client). You will be greeted at the Cruz Bay ferry dock on St. John, taken to pick up your vehicle and then escorted to the villa.
Welcome over 8 years.
$60 non-refundable Accidental Damage Waiver, covering damages up to $1000
Great Turtle Villa, St. John reviewVisited: July 2015
Our family of 7 stayed at the Great Turtle Villa July 5-11. We thoroughly enjoyed the villa. The kitchen was great. We froze food and took it with us and prepared it in the kitchen. Each person enjoyed the private rooms. The view of Coral Bay from the spacious balconies was spectacular. The afternoon breezes on the balcony were so nice to relax in. We enjoyed staying on the Coral Bay side of the island. There was less traffic and congestion. We were 10-25 minutes from the greatest beaches in the world. We felt very private and safe in this wonderful place. I would recommend this villa to any family travelling together or couples traveling together that would like to share a place and still have their own private room.
Andrew was very prompt in answering any questions and making suggestions on transfers and rental cars. I would recommend giving Andrew a call for you St. John vacation!
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