Villa Greenleaf is a hidden gem in St Croix. The property is well kept and clean with only 5 rooms on the entire property. Our bedroom was spacious with a nice bathroom, a great screened-in porch and rooftop sundeck. Every morning started with a yummy breakfast complete with fresh fruit, juice, coffee, yogurt and an entree. Each evening started with appetizers and some of the best rum punch on the island. Jeff, the owner, is a gracious host who assists with restaurant reservations, airport pickup and anything that is asked. His dog, Metro, is a welcome addition to the property. This is a wonderful property with pampering for all it's guests.
While on this trip, we dove with Anchor Dive Center and were very satisfied with this dive shop. Unbeknownst to us, they offer valet diving so it's great to have all your dive gear set up and cleaned up every day. Dives were good with a nice diversity of marine life. We also dove one day with N2 The Blue on the west side and found the wrecks and pier provided great dives.
The island has amazing fine dining and food. Best dinner by far was at Bacchus with an amazing filet and lobster tail. A great meal was also had at Savant in their cool outdoor courtyard and Kendrick's, also in their outdoor courtyard. Salud, Angry Nate's, Elizabeth's at H2O also provided good meals. Best casual place to eat was Off the Wall right on the beach with great drinks and an amazing calzone.
Only disappointment of the trip was sailing to Buck Island with Big Beard Tours. There was not much ocean life on Buck Island and I felt the trip was overrated.
St Croix does have a relaxed island vibe with very friendly locals.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of St. Croix, minutes to downtown Christiansted. Our beautifully manicured estate offers luxurious West Indies furnishings in each suite like four-posted mahagony king size beds with seating area. French doors allow for walkout to a private terrace with teak lounge and plantation chairs overlooking the Caribbean sea. Sun by our pool and Jacuzzi after enjoying a full gourmet breakfast. At sunset we offer tropical drinks and hors d ouevres. Car rentals are included in the rate. This is truly affordable luxury at its best. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Villa Greenleaf Hotel Christiansted
- Villa Greenleaf St. Croix/Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands