Top Villa Picks on St. Croix

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    St. Croix's top villas: on the beach, in historic mills, and overlooking the sea

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    St. Croix is the somewhat distant third sister to St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, but if it's a little harder to get to, the effort is more than worth your while. St. Croix has a little bit of everything you're looking for in a Caribbean island -- a lively downtown, great beaches, friendly people, an excellent culinary scene, and a diverse landscape that includes everything from desert to rainforest. It's the kind of place you want to stay for a while, so put down some roots for a week or more than in one of these St. Croix villas, recommended by the experts at and able to fit any budget from modest to luxury.


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    Solitude House (Modest)


    As soon as you enter the front door of the Solitude House you’re welcomed with a beautiful pool and fabulous ocean view. Just beyond the pool you’ll find a little path that winds down to your own white-sand beach and private snorkeling spot. 

    • 5 bedrooms, up to 10 guests
    • $500 to $957 per night
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    Caribbean Pearl Villa (Modest)


    If you’re looking for an affordable family retreat, we recommend the Caribbean Pearl. This comfortable bungalow has a private pool, weekly maid service, and views of the ocean.  There’s shopping and water sports nearby, and a guest house in case grandparents or friends want to be included in the fun.

    • 3 bedrooms, up to 6 guests
    • $314-$500 per night
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    Annaly Mill Villa

    © Bob Curley

    A historic sugar mill high in the hills of St. Croix's rainforest is the home of secluded Annaly Mill Villa. This rare and beautiful property features a huge's chef's kitchen that's a magnet for family and friends, an outdoor Dutch oven on a spacious patio, three bedrooms within the historic mill, outdoor hot tub, and a mill-top roof deck perfect for stargazing and cocktails.

    • 3 bedrooms, up to 6 guests
    • $400 to $500 per night


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    Sans Souci Villa (Mid-Priced)


    Sans Souci is another family friendly villa that tops our list. With 6 bedrooms, the size alone makes this a great value. The expansive pool and generous patio work well for a trip with your extended family or group getaway.

    • 6 bedrooms, up to 12 guests
    • $643 to $1,000 per night
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    Clairmont Overlook (Mid-Priced)


    Situated atop a lush hilltop, Clairmont Overlook has the most spectacular 360-degree Caribbean views. The sprawling, 11,000-square-foot patio and pavilion make the ultimate entertaining space. While the home is totally private, those looking to get out will find beaches, restaurants, and nightlife just 15 minutes away.

    • 6 bedrooms, up to 12 guests
    • $600 to $1,000 per night
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    Mango Hill Greathouse (Luxury)


    Experience the style of an historic Danish manor with Mango Hill, built to replicate a 150-year-old great house. It’s meticulously appointed with fine furnishings and a gourmet kitchen. This house is one of the most popular wedding locals on St. Croix. 

    • 4 bedrooms, up to 8 guests
    • $929 to $1,857 per night
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    Island Views (Luxury)


    If you’re looking for luxury, island living, Island Views Villa is the place to stay. This stunning home comes with everything you’ll need for a memorable vacay, including heated pool, wide-angled sea vistas, and convenience to three white-sand beaches with snorkeling and water sports.

    • 2 bedrooms, up to 4 guests
    • $948 to $1,588 per night