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Pura Vida: Privacy - 1.5 Acres In Choc. Hole

Welcome to Total Relaxation & Privacy
Very good
6 reviews
Welcome to Total Relaxation & Privacy
Wonderful Fully Equipped Kitchen
Pura Vida at Night
TV Area at night
Open Floor Plan
Great Sitting Area
Relax and Enjoy!
Dining Area
TV Area
TV Area
Screened in Sitting Area
Sitting Area
Master Bedroom #1
Master Bath #1
Mater Bedroom #2
Master Bath #2
Master Bedroom #2
Beautiful Property Plantings
Beautiful Property Plantings
Beautiful Property Plantings
Beautiful Property Plantings
Beautiful Property Plantings
Beautiful Property Plantings
Main Entrance - Welcome!
Up the Driveway
Evening on Hart Bay
View from the Kitchen
View of Hart Bay from the deck
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2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Fanned out hillside on St. John's south shore, Pura Vida (pure life), a beautiful island home and private estate situated on 1.5 acres, is surrounded by a profusion of the native landscaping and historical Dutch ruins. This villa's hilltop location makes for lots of lovely island breezes with views of Chocolate Hole and the Caribbean Sea beyond Hart Bay.

Pura Vida boasts a wonderful open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining, and a downright glorious screened sitting area where you can sit and enjoy a good book, a nap, or cocktails. The two bedroom suites are private and tastefully appointed with all new furnishings and air conditioning for warm nights. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom with tiled showers and glass walls that will make you feel right at home.

An easy drive from town and top-notch beaches, Pura Vida is...
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About the Owner, Maura & John K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2014
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN2308143
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Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Orleans, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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Overall the stay at Pura Vida was good, our welcome by Stevie was fantastic. But did include disappointing things that resulted in a lower rating. Most of the supplied equipment needs updating and should be checked over. Chairs were broken as well as snorkeling gear, coolers were beat up, not a surprise you want when getting to the beach. Air...

Management response:

Jeremy - thank you for the feedback - constructive criticism is always welcome. I'm glad you appreciated Stevie's personal welcome, and I hope the gift basket we left you was enjoyable also. By chance, my wife and I left the villa the day you arrived - we spent our anniversary there the week before. We used the Playmate cooler every...


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United States
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Husband and I, with our 1 year old child, stayed at Pura Vida for a week. This was our first trip to St John. I have only good things to say about the villa. It is fully equipped with all necessary household items, beach gear, board games, books and dvds. A very home like ambience, immensely comfortable and clean, beautiful...

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My husband, parents and 17 month old son recently spent 9 nights at Pura Vida. The property was even better than the pictures! The villa was extremely clean, bright and updated, the beds were very comfortable, and the location was perfect and offered great views and nice privacy. We loved spending our nights relaxing on the deck--and our son loved...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: €424 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: €127 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
We chose this property because it is extremely unique for St. John. While all properties are beautiful on this island, this house caught our attention immediately as we drove up the long driveway, past the historic ruins to the expansive yard and surroundings. It is truly a private sanctuary in which to enjoy the island and all it has to offer.
The open floor plan is ideal for a gathering or simply relaxing and viewing the ocean. Enjoy the walking trail to Hart Bay. The screened sitting area is ideal for a late afternoon cocktail, for sitting and enjoying a book, or for taking a nice nap while enjoying glorious breezes and viewing the lovely landscaping. It's a very quick trip to Cruz Bay - great for an evening of dinner or activity. The house is equipped with everything you wi...
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