If you are planning on a visit to St. John (..and you should), and you love the vibe of Coral Bay (..the quiet side), you must consider staying at “Into The Mystic”. The villa is fabulous!
A short drive up a few switchbacks of paved road above Aqua Bistro leads you to a pleasant little sign confirming that you have arrived at “Into The Mystic”. Open the privacy gate, and you will literally go “Into The Mystic”! The other side of the wide latched gate reveals a most attractive villa. Beautiful stonework, and island landscaping frame the entrance to the villa, but as you take all this in you see the pool! Steps to the left lead down to a lower level that offers a private pool area equipped with a pair of reclining lounge chairs. Perfect. A wide covered patio surrounds the villa on three sides, with entry to the interior by four double sliding doors. There are beach chairs, several size coolers, and a gas grill on the left, and as the veranda wraps around the bay side there are wonderful couches and lounges.
The villa is beautiful, thoughtfully designed, superbly maintained, intelligently organized, and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is modern and well equipped and the open floor plan also offers a dining table, and comfortable living room area. The four double sliding doors create a very open feel. The bedroom is a separate space with a comfy queen bed, TV, and lots of storage and hanging space. The bathroom is spacious with granite double vanity, separate toilet space, and a very large shower. The protected outdoor space provides a spectacular view of Coral Bay below, with the East End and Norman Island in the distance. The cushioned couches and the constant island breezes make this spot hard to leave. Having coffee on the veranda in the morning will tempt you to stay there all day! But don’t linger too long. St. John has too much to offer beyond the villa!
Bob C., May 2018