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Andante by the Sea, Romantic Oceanfront Getaway, Unparalleled Views, 3 AC Bdrms, 3 ensuite Baths
1 of 32Andante by the Sea, Romantic Oceanfront Getaway, Unparalleled Views, 3 AC Bdrms, 3 ensuite Baths
Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Descend the stone stairway amidst a cool and exotic rock garden of wild orchids, bromeliads and bougainvillea into the magical and romantic world of Andante by the sea. You are welcomed into your home in the Caribbean through an arched native stone entrance into the villa which is set on a ledge, carved into the living rock, straddling a ridge with exposures spanning east, south and west. You perch high enough to feel at one with the birds in flight, yet low enough to hear the hypnotic sounds of the sea.

From every room and deck, you command a 270-degree view-west to the sunset beyond glittering St. Thomas, and east beyond the sunrise overlooking Rams head. Andante occupies one...
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Listing #FKN2382903
About the Owner
Marilyn G
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We started looking for a place on St. John a year prior to our trip. 3 couples-all dear friends looking for a get away. Andante is everything it says. The road to the villa is rough, but very "doable" in jeeps. We had no problem...More

Thank klindhout
Management response:Responded 27 February 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your stay at Andante. We always love to hear when our guests take pleasure in all of the special little things that we feel make Andante such a...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016

Our family of 6, including two teenage daughters, spent a week enjoying St. John in the Virgin Islands. This villa was perfect for our needs and I would highly recommend it. From the get-acquainted information from Dan right up to the very last minute, we...More

Thank Dorothy D
Management response:Responded 9 July 2016

Thanks so much for your wonderful, thoughtful and very valuable comments. We are delighted that you had a fantastic time at Andante, and enjoyed all the features that, we think, make it so special! Thanks also for your input on the entertainment center. The multi-zone...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I decided to write a review of Andante because I was so moved by the Villa, the hosts and the property managers. In a word Andante' is "Paradise". We have stayed in many locations around the world and like to explore. We tend not to...More

1  Thank BostonGuy1
Management response:Responded 9 July 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. Rich & I are thrilled that you had an unforgettable stay at Andante. It sounds like you completely immersed yourself in all the special things that make Andante so exceptional. It is heartwarming to hear when our...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Full baths
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Cleaning fee (waived when paid by check): $152 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Waiver Fee: $76 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates subject to change until confirmed.
Non-refundable $500 confirmation fee collected at reservation & credited to the first payment.
1rst payment:50% of the rental fee; due 7 days after receipt of documents
2nd payment: 2nd 50% of rental fee + VI Hotel Tax + $35 damage waiver fee, due 8 wks before arrival
Sat - Sat stay unless limited by availability. See our website, andantebythesea.com for detailed terms.

We apologize, but this website does not accurately estimate rates in low season for 3 or 5 guests or single occupancy bedrooms. Andante's Low Season Rates are based on per bedroom//double occupancy,. to make the Villa more affordable in low season. Contact us or visit andantebythesea.com for accurate lo-season quotes
*Stays over 7 days either begin or end on Saturday.
*Saturday to Saturday stays and 7 day minimum may be waived based on availability;
*Discounts may be available, please contact

Midweek Housecleaning Service Included in premium weeks, Holiday se...
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About the neighbourhood
We are located on Hart Bay, 180 ft above sea level, for incredible 270 degree views, from Sunrise to Sunset. The hypnotic sounds of the tide below are a constant companion. There is access by a private, winding, rough hewn path, to the beach below. Hart Bay is a wonderful snorkeling beach with a shell and coral beachside and extensive coral formations under water. Chocolate Hole beach, a small sandy beach is a 10 minute walk away. For fun 'beach days' the many beaches along the north shore are as little as a twelve minute drive away. Our location affords our guests a wonderful, quiet, private venue, with only a 6 minute drive to the many restaurants and shops in the town of Cruz Bay
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: ST. THOMAS: 8.1 km
Ferry: CRUZ BAY: 2.4 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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