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Calypso Condo, Luxury on the Water at Gentle Winds

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Two story great room with veranda and beach beyond
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56 reviews
Two story great room with veranda and beach beyond
Permanent palapas and lounges await beyond the veranda
Newly up-dated salt water swimming pool with small waterfalls and beautiful colored lighting at night
Our new cushions blend beautifully with the lush green beyond.
Entry with original art on walls and bar cart to left
This is our custom mahogany bar built from a tree felled during Hurricane Hugo.
All new kitchen with granite counters hardwood cabinets and with Great Room beyond
Snack Shack Located Between Pool and Water
The nautical themed Upper Master opens to patio and sound of ocean
Sleeper sofa on gallery level next to deck with BBQ
View from deck off upper master bedroom
Ensuite bath off upper master with all new solid wood cabinets and granite counter
Our African/Haitian themed guest room appeals to adults and children alike.
Guest Bedroom with original Haitian wall art
The deck off the gallery has a BBQ and provides an opportunity to show off our new glass sculpture
Upper gallery contains TV/VCR with a library of children's movies and BBQ and patio to the right .
Cocktail hour on the upper master patio privides truly memorable sights.
Gentle Winds Condominum Villas Facing Ocean
New shutters in lower master top off the renovations
Lower master sea side bedroom opening to screened veranda
Sea Side Master Bath
Walk across lawn to the pool and beach
Guest Bath with Granite Counter and New Cabinets
Gentle Winds Rec Room with Library and Game Tables
Tennis Courts at Gentle Winds
Ocean view of Gentle Winds w/ Salt River beyond
Free Putting and Chipping greens
Gentle Winds is on the water and surrounded by rain forest
Showing off Mirror and Plantation Shutters
New Stereo and Bookcase
Parking immediately in front of unit
It's a short drive to Christiansted and its quaint harbor
Children's play area on beach
Recreation building with card tables, library, ping pong
Half court basketball with jungle gym beyond
Pirate ship bow in children's play area
Shuffleboard beside rec room with ping pong indoors and crab race track beyond
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Calypso Condo is located at Gentle Winds which has been ranked #1 by TripAdvisor based on travelers' reviews in St. Croix and is located directly on the beach. We just learned that Burt Lancaster stayed in our unit while he made The Island of Dr. Moreau. If you book directly with the owner you will avoid a service charge. Honeymooners, couples, and families alike will enjoy the amenities at Calypso Condo, a three bedroom, three bath unit on two levels with two master suites and cathedral ceilings. It is located on the second floor allowing guests to open all the screened floor-to-ceiling windows to capture the Trade Winds blowing through and allowing the sound of the surf to lull you to sleep. It has been completely renovated with new appliances, solid wood cabinets, granite counter tops and fixtures. The private resort has it... Read more
About the Owner, Barbara F
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 56 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
One month before arriving you will receive detailed instructions on most everything, followed up with a guest notebook in the unit. If you book directly with the owner you will receive a $25 gift certificate for the Snack Shack.
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Excellent - based on 56 reviews
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krishiggi...
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We were wowed by this property/condo.It exceeded our expectations. We will be returning!!! I have visited St Croix many times and this by far is the best property that I have stayed at.

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Richard E
Level 2 Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Calypso Condo was paradise that felt like home. It had all the creature comforts of home with the look and feel of paradise. Between the 3 bed, 3 bath, washer/dryer, fully stocked kitchen (even a cappuccino maker), beach towels, board games, etc. my family of 4 never wanted for anything. The décor of local art in the condo and the...

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Management response:

We are so pleased to get such a lovely review. Thank you so much.

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Rebecca S
Trevor, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Great location, great amenities, pool and beach are awesome, snack bar at the pool (limited hours when we were here but still very convenient), grounds are well maintained and large enough for exercising (running or walking). Condo is well maintained, tastefully decorated, very well equipped kitchen. Most well equipped kitchen I have ever experienced at a rental. Loads of items...

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Management response:

Glad you could enjoy the floats and coolers. I try to keep the kitchen as fully stocked as we do here at home; for example, waffle maker, cappuccino maker, mixer, blender, etc.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
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Maximum damage claim: US$500
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 King
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 5 nights
£178
US$235
£1,252
US$1,650
£3,755
US$4,950
15 Dec 2017 -
15 Apr 2018
Peak Season 1-2 persons
5 nights
£266
US$350
£1,859
US$2,450
£5,576
US$7,350
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £379 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A 50% payment is required to reserve the unit and the final 50% is required 60 days in advance. Security deposit of $500 or Credit Card required. Additional guests are $15 per night per person. Snack Shack is closed Sept/Oct. Weekly cleaning is provided at no extra charge. There is a nominal ($22-$44) cleaning fee for stays of less than one week. Chamber-maid for mid-week cleaning and concierge service to pre-stock unit with food is available at an extra charge. No charge for children sleeping in Pack N Play. 5% discount for two week stay, must mention at time of booking. Contract will be sent after reservation made.
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About the neighbourhood
Gentle Winds is located on the exclusive north shore, half way between Christiansted and Cane Bay in St. Croix, USVI. You will find lots more details and pictures at our web site htttp://www.CalypsoCondoatGentleWinds.com. We are surrounded by ocean and forest and are located beside Salt River Bay. We have our own parking right in front of the unit. You'll feel like you're truly on a tropical island not on 'hotel row.' Also, click on the map above, then the '+' which will zoom, then hit the map arrow and the satellite view will come up and you will see pictures of the resort, pool and beach from the sky.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
We are a little over 10 minutes from the airport and your will receive detailed driving directions one month before arrival.
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