Nestled high in the treetops amidst lush tropical foliage, MoonDance’s sweeping, unparalleled 240 degree views by day overlooking the crystalline waters of the south and west shores of St. John or by evening the sunset, or night vista. Located in the island’s Chocolate Hole section, this secluded villa is within a mile of Cruz Bay. Its wrap-around decks offer a panoramic vista of five separate St. John bays and beyond – from St. Croix, St. James, St. Thomas to the down islands and the Sir Frances Drake Passage, with its rich history of pirates and treasure, is amazing, inspiring and romantic.
This breath taking view will be your focal point as you enter past the sparkling pool (19′ X 10′ / 3.5 – 5ft deep) and ascend to the grand veranda. The sea air will draw you across the classic Caribbean porch with comfortable swing chair, bench seating, outside dining table with seating for six. A relaxing hammock as well as two comfortable cushioned wicker chairs and an ottoman for gazing out to the vast open ocean.
For those who want to stay close to home, enjoy the entertainment center which includes a 40′ Smart TV with digital cable, stereo system with CD & DVD players, IPOD connection to speakers, all complimented by a surround sound home theater. MoonDance is beautifully appointed with comfortable wicker furniture. This two bedroom, two bath main house along with a one bedroom one bath cottage will wrap you in historic traditions of Caribbean style and luxury.
Open, airy, and bright best describes the interior of MoonDance. Gaze out at the open ocean through its many sliding glass walls and double French doors. These can be latched outwards or pushed into pockets for unsurpassed indoor/outdoor living and can be screened at night for comfort. The newly renovated gourmet kitchen is full equipped with state-of-the-art major and minor appliances, perfect for the family or couples to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. The deck’s large circular dining table is tiled with a mosaic marble pattern that is a delight to the touch as well as the eye perfect for enjoying a special dinner on your private veranda with the twinkling lights of St. Thomas in the background. A weber gas grill is also included for grilling on the outside deck.
The Master Suite with private balcony has an inviting king bed with two night stands, lamps, built in dresser, ceiling fan, split a/c and a tropical garden shower. The bed is covered with a lovely quilt in Caribbean teal, with shams, and accent rugs. The spacious tiled bathroom with an indoor garden shower enclosed by rock walls, sliding glass doors and a screened top to enjoy views to the sky and the stars.
The Guest Suite is quietly elegant with 2 twin bamboo beds that can be left as twins or made into a king. Two dressers, with matching end tables and a small closet are included. These pieces compliment the stately beds with arched pillow headboards. The beds are covered in a dreamy embroidered matelesse coverlet. Custom made pillows enhance the decor. Adjoining is a marble tiled full bath with shower. Just outside this bedroom is a lovely cotton lace hammock perfect for reaching or daydreaming. Or the eight person massage spa. Step in to relax and enjoy the views of the vast Caribbean sea.
The separate one bedroom one bath cottage is located on the north side of the pool. A four poster king bed with matching nightstands, lamps, large dresser, chair, a desk, tv with expanded cable tv, ceiling fan and large walk in closet. The full bath features double sinks with a garden shower with clear ceiling for views to the sky and the stars. There is also a nook with coffee maker for those who rise early.
Just outside the cottage is a wet bar with 3 bar stools, ice maker, fridge, sink and lots of counter space for whipping up a frozen delight or having lunch by the pool.
Around the pool are six comfortable chaise lounges, with snack tables as well as a small rot iron table with two chairs.
Take a walk through the gardens and you will follow the path leads through the gardens and around the amazing koi ponds. The upper pond flows into the lower pond via a waterfall that cascades over the natural stone of St. John. Vibrant color contrast the verdant green grounds as bougainvillea, hibiscus, poincianna, orchids, frangipani, ferms, bromelaids, fruit trees and many other flowers bloom at varying times throughout the year. Yet form day to day, the splendor of the aquamarine, turquoise and cobalt sea stays constant.
It is only a short five minute drive on fully paved roads to the restaurants and shops of Cruz Bay and then only another five minutes more to the beginning of the famed North Shore’s National Park Beaches. Where you will find yourself on some of the greatest and most renowned beaches in the world or hiking the trails of the Virgin Islands National Park.
MoonDance is thoughtfully situated for mesmerizing views, light Caribbean breezes and maximum privacy. It is romantic, yet convenient and comfortable – perfect for honeymooners, couples or families. For you daydreams and nightdreams, come relax in the spacious natural stone and shell massage spa that overlooks Pillsbury Sound and the shimmering lights of St. Thomas. Let the radiant sun and gentle tradewinds warm your body and soothe your spirit in this very secluded and tranquil haven. MoonDance is a special place in the world and will leave each guest with discerning taste memories that will last forever
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” A wonderful villa for our first ( but not last ) trip to St John! Thank you to Kathy and Island Getaways staff for making our stay so enjoyable! See you next year!”
April 15 - December 15, 2017
1-2 Guests = $2700 Main House - Master Suite
3-4 Guests = $3100 Main House - Master & Guest Suite
5-6 Guests = $3700 Main House & Cottage
January 6 - April 13, 2018
1-2 Guests = $4000 Main House - Master Suite
3-4 Guests = $4500 Main House - Master & Guest Suite
5-6 Guests = $5200 Main House & Cottage
November 18-25, 2017
Available, please call or email for pricing
December 16, - January 5, 2018
Available Christmas week Dec 19-26 or 20-27 and
Available New Year's week Dec 27 -Jan 3 or Dec 28 - Jan 4th
Please call or email for pricing
February 17-24, 2018
Available, please call or email for pricing
Weekly rates are based on double occupancy, un-rented bedrooms will remain locked & unoccupied during your stay
Check in time is 3:00pm - Check out time is 10:00am
This is a non smoking villa, however smoking is permitted outside in the exterior deck areas
Deposit Information: A deposit of 50% of the total rent is required to confirm your reservation. The balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. The deposit is refunded if re-rented, less 20% administrative costs. Not included in the rental rate is a Virgin Island Hotel Tax of 12.5% and a $500.00 refundable security deposit for 1-2 people and a $1000 refundable security deposit for 3-6 people.
Please make checks payable to Kathleen Barlag
Island Getaways Inc
PO Box 1504
St John, VI 00831
Toll Free: 1-888-693-7676