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Enjoy this expansive view from kitchen prep counter! See and hear the breakers from almost all rooms
10 reviews
Enjoy this expansive view from kitchen prep counter! See and hear the breakers from almost all rooms
Our huge pool, filtered by mineral salts, not chlorine, in a gorgeous setting
C-1 is an end unit with an extra room, used as a dining area. Makes for an open, expansive feeling.
Garden room/dining area. See and hear the surf while you dine. Step outside onto the patio.
Mirror lets all diners enjoy the sea view. Bookcase holds ass't games and many books about STX
Fully equipped kitchen, looking towards front/entry room.
The other side of the kitchen
King sized master bedroom decorated in soothing shades of blue
Master bedroom opens to gallery. Wall art is original and prints by local artists
Ensuite master bath with tub/shower and divided vanity area.
Landside bedroom w queen bed. Window gives out to landscaped slope and hillside beyond.
Queen sized second bedroom has handy computer desk. Free wi-fi and good connection!
The screened in porch ( gallery) off the living room. Watch the hummingbirds, view the breakers
Enjoy this view while sipping your morning coffee on the gallery!
A lounging corner with vintage map and seashell filled lamp
The front room has a queen pull-out sofa bed for extra guests.
The beautiful wide beach, great swimming and snorkeling. Sea turtles nest at the secluded far ends
Gentle winds, nestled between hills and the sea,  as seen from North Shore Road
Aerial view: 64 units on 66 acres, no crowds, no high-rise
Front of C building w lush landscaping. Park right outside your door!
The community/game room with small library, ping pong table and deck games
Sandy Toes Snack Shack, great hamburgers and pina coladas, etc. Gnash, schmooze, make new friends!
Children's pirate themed play area. There is also a jungle gym and beach toys are available.
The tennis courts, newly resurfaced. Racquets golf clubs, balls, etc. available for free 24-7.
Nearly half mile long royal palm allee, entrance to Gentle Winds
Four hole par three putting green. Bone up for Robert Trent Jones designed course ten minutes away
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Gentle Winds has a beautiful, virtually private beach, a huge salt water pool (no chlorine), tennis courts, a four-hole golf practice green, club/party house and game room, basketball court, 'Pirates' Cove' play area for children, numerous tiki huts with lounge chairs, and a beach bar, (in season), for food, drinks, and socializing. Sporting equipment like tennis racquets, golf clubs, soccer and basketballs are available to borrow for free 24-7.
Gentle Winds is centrally situated on St Croix's mostly undeveloped North Shore, nestled between the sea, scenic mountains and the Salt River National Park and Ecological Preserve, site of Christopher Columbus' second voyage landing.

Gentle Winds has only...
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About the Owner, Maresa F
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The housekeeper/manager. Hyacinth, is available on short notice and the owners, Robert and Maresa are always happy to answer questions.
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Hartford, Connecticut
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We loved our trip to St. Croix and staying at Gentle Winds was a big part of it. The property is just beautiful. We loved the pool and the beach. Hearing the ocean 24/7 was awesome. The location is perfect, 35 min or less to airport, Frederiksted and Christiansted. This condo had everything we needed and more. Thank you Maresa...

Management response:

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at C-1. Thank you for talking the time to write a nice review.. Just to clarify for visitors who need to plan -- frederiksted at the west end of the island is usually less than a 30 minute drive; christiansted is much closer maybe 15 - 20 minutes away and the airport...


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Niels H
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Light, clean and spacious flat with good beds, fully equipped kitchen, cozy lighting and all the local literature one could wish - just bring your own cutting knives. AC noise in living area considerable - relevant only when sleeping 5+ persons Wonderful private garden, beach and pool area with plenty capacity. Tennis courts great - just bring your own rackets...

Management response:

thank you for a thoughtful and thorough review. Here is an update and clarification: C-1 is furnished with a full set of quality cooking equipment including a new set of knives, small appliances Including both hand and stand mixers, crock pot, food processors, and of course the customary blender, toaster, electric can opener and coffee maker. Regarding choice of vehicle-...


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vernon, ct
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

This Condo is on the northshore right next to the Salt River. We found the size of the unit perfect for teenage boy and 22 year daughter, each had their own space. Grounds were perfect, you can see the ocean and hear the waves crashing from anywhere in unit, great for walking too. The visitor center of St. Croix was...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Super King
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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1 Feb 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
5 nights
15 Dec 2018 -
30 Apr 2019
High Season 2019
5 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: $131 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Gentle Winds' 66 acres are located on St Croix's unspoiled north shore nestled between the sea, scenic hills and the Salt River National Park and Ecological Preserve. An allee of royal palms almost half a mile long marks the entrance. There are great expanses of lawn and tropical trees and blooming shrubs creating a sense of peace and seclusion. Yet, Gentle Winds is centrally located and no more than ten to twenty-five minutes away from all major attractions. There are several excellent restaurants nearby, including one at the picturesque nearby marina. Salt River Marina is also the starting point for diving excursions to the famous 'wall' for the glass bottomed kayak tours to bioluminescent waters, for sailing, fishing and scenic walks.
For golfers, there is a great Rob...
Getting around
Most guests prefer to rent a car and tour the island at whim. It is possible to get along without a car, however, by stocking up on groceries when you arrive and arranging for personal service from one of the many local taxi services. The drivers are easily identifiable at their station near baggage claim at the airport. Rates to hotels and vacation rentals are standardized. Personal service is negotiable.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: About 8: 13.0 km
There are regularly scheduled flights. Many direct flights from the continental US through Miami, Charlotte. Washington D.C., Atlanta and others through Puerto Rico. From St Thomas, there is a sea plane with several flights per day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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