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“Idyllic Week in St. John!”
View overlooking Great Cruz Bay towards St Thomas
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View overlooking Great Cruz Bay towards St Thomas
Pool with sundeck Gourmet Kitchen
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10 reviews
View overlooking Great Cruz Bay towards St Thomas
Pool with sundeck
Gourmet Kitchen
Living room with full a/c and entertainment center
Two Upper bedrooms can be twin or king has a/c
Second Upper bedroom as king
Lower Master bedroom suite has a/c, TV/Cable, microwave, mini frig and microwave
Lower master with new furnishings
Outdoor dining
Pool deck with cabana and half bath
View of Great Cruz Bay Beach
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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shoshikw
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Idyllic Week in St. John!”
Reviewed 21 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We recently returned from a wonderful week staying at Idyllic Villa. After many years visiting St. John, this was our first time renting a house now that our children are older, married and with a girlfriend. Idyllic was perfect for us. Our children had the two rooms upstairs with their own bathrooms, and we had the suite downstairs so we all had privacy but together spaces. The kitchen was well appointed with more dishes and supplies than we knew what to do with, and we enjoyed a combination of eating in and going out to dinner. The view was lovely, the covered porch spacious for all meals, and the week could not have gone better. I would not hesitate to stay there again.

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Liked best: Easy to get to, size, layout, views.
Liked least: It was pricey for us, but probably fair for St. John.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Large groups
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Management Response
1 Mar 2016
Thank you , we do hope you will return soon!
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schmidty
Kennett Sq. Pennsylvania
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Idyllic stay on Great Cruz Bay”
Reviewed 25 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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We loved our stay at Idyllic Villa with our adult children! We are a family of 5 and found the villa quite comfy for us all. We stayed in the master bedroom downstairs, while our son and fiancé stayed in the BR with attached bath, and our daughter stayed in the other bedroom. The house was not too large with unnecessary space. We spent most of our time outside under the large deck are on the comfy outdoor furniture. Coffee and breakfast never tasted so good. We watched the harbor activity change with the time, and watched the occasional showers come down. The pool area was terrific for an afternoon swim after the beaches, loved the cabana house for music and a small refrigerator. Comfy beach chairs and 2 size coolers were perfect. We cooked one night at home and chose to eat out the others. Not a super "fancy" fancy house, but perfect for our needs with plenty of amenities. We LOVED being in Great Cruz Bay area. Residential, a bit easier to walk and run in the morning on the roads less traveled there. Close to town. We will hopefully come back! We love St. John.... Thank you Lisa Durgin and the owners.

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Liked best: deck, view and location
Liked least: leaving...
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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2JLS
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
“Amazing”
Reviewed 4 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Idyllic was amazing. Quiet, secluded, beautiful view and close to town. Not hard to get to - no steep hills! The beds were comfortable, the pool great, the kitchen immaculate. Lisa from Vacation Vistas helped us and was always there if we needed her. Hope to return to this villa and beautiful St. John.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Bonzoid
Rhode Island
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Idyllic was Ideal!”
Reviewed 12 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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people found this review helpful

My parents, my husband and I and my two young children (4&6) stayed at Idyllic this past November. After many trips to St. John, and many prior villa rentals, Idyllic really impressed us. The layout was perfect- two rooms off the main living area for my husband and I with the kids, and then another bedroom with couch, small fridge and bathroom for my parents downstairs. We are a beach-loving family, but found ourselves at the Villa a few days- completely content. We had one issue with an air conditioner, and Lisa from Vacation Vistas had a brand new AC installed within hours of our phone call. We will definitely be visiting Idyllic again- we hated to leave!!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Dec 2013
Thank you so much for the kind words! We look forward to having you back- just let us know when! Lisa
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PinkyDemp...
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolutely perfect.”
Reviewed 5 August 2013 for a stay in April 2013

The views from this villa are amazing. We have been staying with Vacation Vistas for years now. But this was our first time staying at the Idyllic. But it won't be our last! The layout of the Idyllic is so convenient. But I think our favorite part of the villa was the pool and the pool cabana. We spends days and evenings in the pool. Perfect amount of sun and shade. Lisa with Vacation Vistas is the best, hands down!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Aug 2013
Thank you so much for the kind words! We so enjoy having you and look forward to your return!! Lisa
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