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“Perfect base for exploring St John”
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Villa Las Brisas Caribe, St. John Virgin Islands. Elegance & Splendor in Caribbean Living
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Villa Las Brisas Caribe, St. John Virgin Islands. Elegance & Splendor in Caribbean Living
Villa Las Brisas Caribe - Caribbean Splendor The pool at Las Brisas Caribe offers serene privacy within 15 minutes of St. John's famous beaches!
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Villa Las Brisas Caribe, St. John Virgin Islands. Elegance & Splendor in Caribbean Living
Villa Las Brisas Caribe - Caribbean Splendor
The pool at Las Brisas Caribe offers serene privacy within 15 minutes of St. John's famous beaches!
Facing west, the pool deck enjoys direct sun all day. The pool cabana offers shaded relaxation.
The view of the spacious, and very private,  Las Brisas Caribe pool terrace.
The Crow's Nest atop Las Brisas Caribe enjoys dramatic Caribbean views of St. Thomas to the west.
The Great Room is a classic statement of Caribbean distinction.
The gourmet kitchen is designed and equipped for the serious chef.
The formal dining room with a Caribbean view at a beautiful mahogany dining table for 8.
Enjoy alfresco dining on the Main House veranda above the pool terrace.
The Orchid Suite (master bedroom) with a king bed and romantic view of the Caribbean!
The Orchid Suite master bedroom at sunset
The Palm Suite bedroom enjoys westerly views for magnificent ocean views and spectacular sunsets.
The Bougainvillea Suite enjoys romantic views of St. James and St. Thomas islands.
The Hibiscus Suite with 2 twins opens to the pool terrace. The beds can be converted to a king.
The beauty and magnificence of the Caribbean are yours to enjoy from the Main House veranda.
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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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VAgolferg...
Nellysford, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect base for exploring St John”
Reviewed February 2, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Beautiful, luxurious, well-equipped home overlooking the Caribbean. Close enough to Cruz Bay for restaurants and shopping, but away from its traffic and noise. Separate master suites with balconies allowed quiet times enjoying the perfect weather. We made use of the dual washers and dryers after hours spent at the beaches! So nice to return to the villa, take a quick dip in the pool, and watch the sunset from the crow's nest with a glass of wine! Very relaxing!

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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VirginiaH...
Nellysford, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Better Than The Beautiful Pictures”
Reviewed January 30, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

My husband and I and two other couples escaped an East coast blizzard to spend a magical 10 days at las Brisis Caribe. The villa is stunning. Pictures do not do it justice. Built of stucco and stone, the villa is beautifully designed with many architectural details. Each of our bedrooms was in a separate building so there was plenty of privacy. Each couple had their own covered balcony with a ceiling fan and comfortable seating.
We enjoyed preparing meals on the Viking stove in the large fully equipped kitchen; even the pot and pans were top quality.The climate is perfect for outdoor dining so though the dining room is lovely, we ate most of our meals at the round table on the veranda.
The villa is ideally sited to take advantage of the gentle ocean breeze. And how to choose where to relax and enjoy the matchless weather? We had our choice of the cushioned chairs on the covered veranda, the fully adjustable lounge chairs beside the pool, or the 3rd story crows nest which is the perfect spot to watch the sun set over the water.
The villa was immaculate. The landscaping and the pool are beautiful. The beds are comfortable and we had an ample supply of towels. The outdoor showers are a delight. There are beach towels, beach chairs, and coolers to take on expeditions to the beach.
The villa surpassed our expectations in every way. We could not have been happier.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Karen R
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
“Gorgeous Home and Property”
Reviewed August 1, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

I stayed at this lovey residence in January and could not have been any more pleased! The home completely exceeded my expectations- it was gorgeous- from the overall property design to the fabulous architectural details and decorating! The individual villas provided privacy and deluxe accommodations and the main house offered us all a lovely place to connect-whether inside the fabulously decorated home, out on one of the gorgeous patios or verandas flanked by amazing landscaping, by the poolside listening to the waterfall or in the crows nest enjoying the sunset. The views are serene and just fabulous-- like a magazine advertisement! The location was ideal, too, and we enjoyed dining out, shopping and going on adventures. We all had a marvelous time!

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Millie S
Roseland, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Paradise”
Reviewed May 17, 2015 for a stay in January 2014

This house was beyond beautiful. We felt like we were in Paradise. A tropical villa that is everything you would imagine. We traveled with two other couples and there were 4 gorgeous suites to choose from. We stayed in the Queen suite over the laundry room. The main house was lovely and very updated. We cooked in three nights. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need and there was a grill which made dinner even better. We had a chef, recommended by the owners, come in one night and prepare an incredible 4 course meal for us. We had drinks every night from the crows nest and enjoyed the beautiful sunsets. The house manager was incredibly responsive - we only had one small issue with the gas supply to the grill and he was there in less than 30 minutes and we were up and running. He also met us at the ferry and was great in staying in contact to be sure everything was going well. We would go back again and in fact intend to. Las Brisas Caribe is an amazing venue to have a truly luxurious Carribean holiday!

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Liked best: The setting of the property was spectacular
Liked least: We couldn't stay longer
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Sue R
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
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“A Week in Paradise”
Reviewed May 16, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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We had an absolutely wonderful vacation with friends and family at Las Brisas Caribe in mid-January. The villa is spacious and beautifully laid out - a great spot to enjoy Caribbean days and nights. During the day we visited lovely beaches, sailed, snorkeled and explored the island. Then we'd return to our luxurious accomodations.
We swam in the pool and had 'happy hours' on the Crow's Nest looking out on Cruz Bay at the magnificent sunsets. We cooked dinner on the grill or went out to one of the many first-rate restaurants on the island. We called it 'paradise'....a super week!

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Amanda R
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
“Hugely disappointing! Beware --loud, smelly contruction site.”
Reviewed April 27, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We just returned from staying five days at in St. John at the Villa Brisas Caribe and I am sad to say that we had a terrible expereince. We booked the house thorugh Travel Keys, which was a huge mistake. Their service was awful. When we arrived at the house we were confronted by a giant house that is being constructed immediately in front of our villa. The contruction started every day including Saturday, from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm. It was band saws, jack hammers and loud music playing all day! When we called Travel Keys to complain, they said that they had mentioned that there could be contruction in the "arrival documents." I looked and it is totally generic boilerplate language that could apply to any rental and they don't give you those documents until you are about to leave and have already put down most of your money. As if the construction nosie was not enough, the house also reeked of moth balls because the local managager claimed that he was trying to deodorize it--as if anyone thinks that moth balls smell good! He said that the people before us had complained about a smell and then a couple days later a guy came to check the septic system because he said that the previous guests had complained of a sewage smell. And in fact, once the moth ball smell disappated we began to smell the sewage. Our stay was not relaxing or enjoyable--don't use Travel Keys or any other thrid party booking agent that claims to be a conceirge service and doesn't have a presence on the island.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 3, 2015
We are Tom and Cheryl , the owners of Las Brisas Caribe. We appreciate your feedback and are sorry that your experience at our villa did not meet your expectations. In conjunction with Suite St. John (our rental agency), we have been renting Las Brisas Caribe for over 10 years, serving hundreds of guests, and striving to provide them with the best possible St. John experience in a comfortable, well-maintained luxury villa. We, too, do not enjoy the construction across the street, but we recognize that our Maria Bluff neighborhood is very desirable for other luxury homes and that the construction of those homes is beyond our control. We and many of our returning guests deal with the noise by going to the beautiful beaches or enjoying other St. John activities during construction hours, and returning for the quiet sunsets from the Crow's Nest and dinners under the stars on the veranda. We also take great care of and perform meticulous and proactive maintenance on our villa, with bi-annual maintenance on the A/C and septic systems and weekly landscaping and site inspections. In fact, all our systems passed inspection with flying colors just four weeks prior to your visit. Upon receipt of your comments, we had our on-island manager and house systems manager reinspect the property for any issues, and this week the owner of Suite St. John will also inspect the property. And to be honest, in all our weeks of staying at Las Brisas Caribe over 10 years of ownership, we have never had your experiences. We and Suite St. John are serious about excellent and responsive customer service and maintaining Las Brisas Caribe as one of the premier villas on St. John. We invite you to contact us through Suite St. John to discuss your concerns and how we address them. Sincerely, Tom and Cheryl
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Iguanabgo...
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“The Completely Gorgeous Perfect House”
Reviewed October 14, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This will be a short review. This house had everything. So many little amenities. Lots of space. Nice views. Gorgeous materials (stone, wood, surfaces). Lovely outdoor showers. Many, many ceiling fans. Huge kitchen, but still efficient for the cooks. Pool lovely. I've just come back from St. John, just the two of us this time, and we dreamed of Las Brisas despite the comforts of the Westin.

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Liked best: Everything.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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