The strand of white sand beach right in front of the Ritz Carlton is the first thing you'll notice about this property. Well-tended with cushioned chaise loungers right at the water's edge are just steps away from your unit. The view from inside is another rush to your senses. You'll be able to enjoy lying in bed in the mornings and watching the sun make its way over the deep blue of the Caribbean. There are endless amenities available at the Ritz-water sports equipment and a full fitness facility are at your disposal. You can meet other visitors from around the world at the communal pool. Dine in one of several five-star restaurants on the property, and then head to the hot tub to watch the sun go down.
The Ritz-Carlton beckons you. Right on one of St. Thomas's best white sand beaches, these deluxe residences offer two-bedroom suites, each with a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counters, central air-conditioning throughout, marble and granite bathrooms with soaking tubs, down pillows and comforters, and plush interiors with inviting areas for rest and relaxation. As a guest at The Ritz-Carlton Club, you'll receive full access to all Hotel amenities of the adjoining Ritz-Carlton Hotel, includes a beautiful fitness facility,full service spa and salon, lighted tennis courts, and three restaurants. Optional daily fee water sports, sailing and diving are all on-site for your convenience. Use of the Ritz-Carlton Club's Reception Building, complete with computer and printer stations, a complete library of DVD movies, books and games, and a fully staffed Concierge department to arrange any additional services you might require, such as your own private chef to prepare a gourmet meal in your residence, massage, babysitting, daily activities and water sports, spa treatments, or limos and taxis as you may desire. The Ritz-Carlton's service will greatly enhance the magic of your St. Thomas holiday.
From the covered balcony of your residence, you'll enjoy a private bird's eye view of the pool, swaying palms, the sound of the surf rolling along the beach below, but once you close your veranda doors, you are in your own secluded world. Steps from your residence, you'll find a large beachfront swimming pool, an adult's serenity pool, a children's wading pool (all pools are heated,) and two whirlpool spas, all surrounded by swaying palms, manicured landscaping and soothing sounds of the water lapping on the nearby seashore. Coconut Cove, the Club's beachside restaurant and bar, is tucked conveniently next to the Resort buildings and largest pool.
Every facet of the Ritz-Carlton Club experience has been enhanced to provide regal comforts in an intimate Caribbean setting. Let the Caribbean trade winds embrace you while your every need is catered to in The Ritz-Carlton tradition, all on an island which offers duty-free shopping, beaches and cays to explore, all entirely surrounded by some of the world's most crystalline waters. Five-star accommodations.
Three flat-screen TVs (a 37-inch TV in Great Room + a 32-inch TV in each bedroom) with extensive premium cable channels, pay-per-view + Nintendo 64, DVD + CD players with surround-sound, central A/C with individual controls, high-speed internet access for your laptop, multi-line telephones, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, hair dryers, bathrobes, dishwasher, washer + dryer in each Residence, plus complimentary stationery and small Bulgari toiletries. Wi-Fi available in all public areas. 2 heated beachfront pools (including an adult's serenity pool), 1 heated children's pool + 2 whirlpool spas; Coconut Cove Beach Bar and Restaurant is just steps from pools + the white sand beach. Use of The Ritz-Carlton Club Reception Building with Concierge service, internet access + Wi-Fi, large libraries of DVDs, books + games. Full use of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel's tennis, health club + spa facilities, salon and three full-service restaurants.
Please note that these residences are privately owned, and that The Ritz-Carlton Club is not operated like a hotel or resort. For this reason, early check-ins or late check-outs are NOT available. The RCC staff will be happy to accommodate you if they are able, but due to very high owner occupancy, you will be expected to check out promptly at 11 a.m. and when arriving, check-in time is at 4 p.m., no earlier. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
SATURDAY-TO-SATURDAY RENTALS, PLEASE NOTE - A 7-NIGHT MINIMUM RENTAL PERIOD IS REQUIRED AT THE RITZ-CARLTON RESIDENCES.
ALL RITZ-CARLTON RESIDENCES ARE NON-SMOKING VILLAS. A $250 penalty, strictly enforced, will be charged to guests who smoke inside any residence.
TRANSFERS: Upon arrival on St. Thomas, all guests who have booked their rental at The Ritz-Carlton Club directly with WhereToStay.com will be met by a private driver + van and driven to The Ritz-Carlton Club. This complimentary one-way transfer is included in the rental rates for all direct guests who pay full rack rate for their rental. Only one transfer is included with each rental; if your group will have more than one arrival time, you are then responsible for the cost of any additional transportation to The Club. Upon arrival at The Ritz-Carlton Club, you will check in at the Reception Building on the property.
AN OPTIONAL RESORT FEE for ACTIVITIES is available to you at check-in: $58 per day, $174 for any 3 days, $265 for any 5 days, or $336 per week (7 days), PER RESIDENCE (NOT per person). This Fee includes use of ALL the Resort's non-motorized sports equipment, including Hobie Waves (teenagers + adults), Junior Sailing Optis (ages 7-14 years), snorkel gear, windsurfers, kayaks, paddle boats, paddleboards, sand volleyball games, Water Weights fitness gear, pool floats and children's beach toys. The Optional Resort Fee is a great value for our guests at The Ritz-Carlton Club® Residences because it covers EVERYONE staying in your Residence (however if one family is staying in two separate Residences, you will be charged one Resort Fee for each Residence.) You may opt to pay the Resort Fee for a single day, multiple days or a full week at check-in, and when you visit the Resort's Aquatic Center, the staff will verify your payment and have you sign a liability waiver. You will have unlimited use of the equipment, but when the Resort is very busy, the staff will ask that you use the equipment in 30-minute increments. The staff also reserves the right to limit equipment rental based on weather conditions and safety practices. The Fee does NOT include lessons (please visit www.islandsol.net for a complete list of lessons and prices.)
One Fitness class per day for one person per Residence, is also included with payment of the Resort fee. Additional guests may attend for $20 per class. Your other option for activities is to pay by the hour, per person - the rates for these are as follows:
Snorkel gear rentals (mask, snorkel, fins): $25 half day / $50 full day
Kayak, Paddle Boat rental: $20 half hour / $30 hour
Windsurfer: $30 half hour / $40 hour
Hobie Cats: $30/half hour / $50 hour
Hobie Rides with an Instructor: $50 half hour
SAILING: Each week's sailing schedule may include half-day snorkeling adventures, luncheon outings, St. John shopping trips, full-day excursions and sunset sails on Lady Lynsey, the Ritz-Carlton's 53-foot catamaran. All cruises depart directly from the Resort, and include top-shelf cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served while cruising through the Caribbean waters. Private charters available upon request. SCUBA DIVING: Guided scuba dives and snorkeling excursions depart daily from the Resort's on-property full-PADI Dive Center, where beginners, intermediate and advanced divers will find different dive trips which meet their particular levels of experience. From The Ritz-Carlton's advantageous location on St. Thomas's eastern shores, guests can access a score of small islands and cays which host diverse underwater scenery and marine life, just 10 to 20 minutes away aboard either of the two dive boats. Towels, drinking water and refreshments are available on board. For international guests, dive courses can also be taught in French, Spanish or Italian.
You may REQUEST a particular building, floor or a specific Residence at The Ritz-Carlton Club® for your stay,but please understand that your villa booking agent has no control over, nor any final say as to the specific Residence the Ritz-Carlton Club staff will select for you.
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