Reviews

3 Bedroom Villa with Spectacular Views

We had a great stay at Bay Rum Breeze. The villa is beautiful, views are spectacular, and the layout was perfect for us. Two bedrooms in the main house (one room upstairs for us and one room downstairs for our two kids – the two bedrooms separated by interior stairs) and then a third bedroom in a separate structure (for another couple). The house was well stocked with kitchen items, towels, beach towels, etc. Ellen was a pleasure to work with and the location of the villa is very centrally located on the island – close to north shore beaches and not too far from coral bay. We definitely plan to come back!

Stayed: April 2017

 

Great View, Beautiful House, Secluded… Awesome!

Loved it, wife and I were there for a week.  View is unreal, house was beautiful and spacious along with a great owner and rental company that helped start to finish. Super happy with and are planning on renting it again next year.

Stayed: December 2016

Recommended for: Families with young children, Sightseeing, Adventure seekers, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers.

 

Bay Rum Breeze Dream Vacation

 ..The views are spectacular and the breeze was always cooling. We were never hot sitting outside enjoying the view with a cocktail in hand. The bedrooms were roomy and comfortable, each with a very nice full bath. The outdoor showers were to die for!!!! The kitchen had everything you needed to cook meals, however, we wanted to try so many different restaurants, we ate most dinners out. There were coolers and plenty of beach/pool supplies. The pool and hot tub were a nice way to end our evenings.
 
Ellen was wonderful to work with and offered many suggestions. She was quick to answer if we had questions. The house also had fun games and movies for family time fun. We felt safe and loved the Coral Bay side of the island. It was much quieter and easy to navigate. Restaurants we enjoyed were the Aqua Bistro, Skinny Legs had incredible burgers for a great price, Indigo grill, The Lime Inn, and Vie’s Snack Shack – WOW! Drinks were fun in Cruz Bay at the Beach Bar, High Tide, and of course Woody’s. Brunch at Miss Lucy’s on Sunday is a must. We also did a catamaran day snorkel trip with Calypso, which was a lot of fun. It had good food, great drinks, and excellent service. We rented a cute jeep from Aqua Blue Rentals, and they were great to us, even when we went swimming with the car keys in our pocket – OOPS!
Majo Beach was our favorite and it was a quick drive from BRB. We saw sea turtles every day…. I can’t say enough about our trip and how wonderful everything was. I could go on and on! We are so sad that our trip has come and gone, but we talk constantly of the lovely Bay Rum Breeze and our Dream week. Thank you so much for everything, Ellen!

Stayed: July 2015

Function, Form and Fabulous all rolled into one. Bay Rum Breeze is perfect!

Bay Rum Breeze is quite possibly the perfect villa that is even better than advertised. My wife and I were thrilled when we pulled into the 4-car parking area (a rarity on St. John) and entered through a gorgeous arched wooden doorway to the patio and pool area and a view that took our breath away. You look out over Coral Bay and the East End of the Island and beyond to the BVIs. The view never gets tiresome be it rain or shine. The villa’s interior is equally as stunning. The layout is perfect for 2 or 3 couples, and even though it was just the two of us this trip, we definitely plan on returning with friends. We enjoyed star gazing on the upper-level sun deck every evening and the hot tub at night was perfect for relaxing and reflecting on the activities of the day. Simply incredible! The villa’s location can’t be beat.
Being located high up on the island in a central location affords convenience and views that are unmatched. It is just an 10-minute drive to Maho Bay and North Shore beaches, 10-15 minutes to Coral Bay, and 15-20 to Cruz Bay. The close proximity to the Reef Bay Trail was a bonus for an avid hiker like me. It is also just minutes to Chateau Bordeaux (a great little restaurant with an incredible view) and the famous smoothie stand at the junction of Centerline and North shore roads. I can’t think of a better location on this island to stay.
The best part of renting Bay Rum Breeze was dealing with the owner, Ellen. Never has an owner gone out of their way to provide me with so much information about the villa and the area in general. She happily answered all of my questions and then some. I am a business owner and understand the importance of excellent communication and Ellen surpassed all of my expectations in this area. We were impressed with the whole process from our first inquiry to checkout. Thank you, Ellen, for a wonderful experience and thanks for building the perfect villa!

Stayed: November 2013

Recommended for: Sightseeing, Girls getaway, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers