Gentle Winds condos St. Croix is a resort offering 66 two- and 3-bedroom condo rentals, centrally located on St. Croix’s north shore with easy access to the whole island. A private location on 60 acres of tropical land with its own sandy beach. 🌴 And it’s right next door to Villa Margarita! 🌴 .
Be smart – book directly from the owner and save 20-30% cutting out the VRBO/Airbnb middlemen.
Gentle Winds condos enjoy nice views of rolling hills and the ocean. There’s a sandy beach with thatched umbrellas and lounge chairs to sit on. A large pool, tennis and basketball courts, a practice golf course, a clubhouse and children’s play area make sure there’s plenty of things to do. There is also a beach bar and grill that serves burgers, salads, sandwiches and tropical drinks made to order. A full-time staff manages the grounds and facilities, keeping it spotless.
Gentle Winds is close to Salt River National park, famous for Columbus’ landing in 1493 (read the history here pdf). The Park offer super lookout views and there is kayaking in the mangrove and bioluminescent tours (view prices pdf). Gentle Winds is also close to Cane Bay beach, which has great snorkeling and diving, plus a number of good restaurants which range from casual beach digs with live music all the way to to gourmet dining with wine and sunsets.
Gentle Winds is a 15 minute drive from the historic town of Christiansted with its marina, boardwalk, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, history, dive shops and more. Here’s a quick guide to Christiansted (pdf).
Gentle Winds Condominiums Christiansted photos
Nice drone video of Gentle Winds Saint Croix condos
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Gentle Winds St. Croix map
Below you can see the Gentle Winds map from the St. Croix Airport. It’s about a 18-20 minute drive. Click on the map below on your smartphone at let Google Maps take you right to the front door!
Directions to Gentle Winds St. Croix
If you’re coming from the the airport:
- turn left from the airport onto East Airport Rd (Highway 64)
- take a right at the 2nd light. That will be Queen Mary Highway (Centerline Rd/70)
- at the second stop light, turn left onto Northside Rd (route 75) following signs to Christiansted.
- you’ll now be passing the La Reine Chicken Shack on the left and Pueblo supermarket on the right. This is a good opportunity to stop and stock up on provisions before you reach Gentle Winds.
- continuing on this road a mile or so and you’ll pass the Country Day School sign on the right. 300 yards later, turn left onto Northshore Rd (route 80). You should see a green “Sidney Lee Rd” sign on the left.
- after 1.5 miles, you’ll pass Salt River Marina on the right, and then 100 yards later on the right is the Gentle Winds Saint Croix entrance.
Things to do near Gentle Winds
- Jeep island tours Tan Tan Tours Tel: 340-773-7041 — View Tan Tan tour cost
- Hiking — try Mount Eagle — view the St. Croix Mt. Eagle Hiking Guide (pdf)
- Golf — at Carambola Golf Club Tel: 340-778-5638 — view the course scorecard (pdf) or Buccaneer Golf Course Tel: 340-712-2100 View Buccaneer golf course rates (pdf)
- Horseback riding — try Equus Riding stables Tel: 340-201-1189 — view prices (pdf)
- Kayaking — try Sea Thru Kayaks VI Tel: 340-244-8696 — view St. Croix bioluminescent kayak tours prices (pdf)
- Walking around — Christiansted Boardwalk — read about Christiansted (pdf)
- Old historical sites — Fort Christiansvaern — read about the history of the fort (pdf)
- Zip lining — try Carambola Zip Line Tel: 340-244-1464 — view zipline St. Croix USVI prices (pdf)
- Bird watching — view the Guide to USVI Seabirds (pdf)
- Snorkeling — read our St Croix snorkeling guide (pdf) and about snorkeling at Buck Island here (pdf)
- Local history — Salt River Bay National Historical Park — read about SaltRiver’s history (pdf)
- Christiansted Boardwalk — read about Christiansted (pdf)
- Buck Island tours — Big Beard’s Adventure Tours Tel: 340-773-4482. — View Buck Island tour prices
Places to eat
- The Landing Beach Bar at Cane Bay. Tel: 340-718-0362 — view menu (pdf)
- Off the Wall at Cane Bay (beach restaurant). — View menu
- AMA at Cane Bay — view the menu (pdf)
- The Mill Boardwalk Bar Brick Oven Pizza. Tel: 340-643-6455 — View menu (pdf)
- Brew STX. Tel: 340-719-6339 — View Brew STX menu (pdf)
- Beauregards on the Beach – fine dining at the Buccaneer Hotel. Telephone: 340-712-214 — View Menu (pdf)
- Nate’s Boathouse. Tel: 340-692-6283 — View menu (pdf)
- Savant. Tel: 340-713-8666 — View Savant St Croix menu (pdf)
Gentle Winds amenities
- White sand beach and swimming area
- Salt water pool with lighting and fountain features, open day and night
- 4 hole chipping green. Clubs available on site.
- 2 newly resurfaced tennis courts
- Basketball court
- Ping pong
- Hermit crab race area
- Corn hole
- Pirate’s Cove children’s play area
- Walking/jogging the grounds and palm-lined drive (1.1 mile loop)
- Exercise station
- Beach with thatched palapas and lounges
- Palm shaded pool deck with lounges and tables
- Beach bar and grill
- Shaded hammocks
- WiFi Internet at the beach, pool, great room, and condominiums
- Great room with lending library and game tables
- Gas grills and dining area pool-side
- Seasonal events, parties, and dinners
Gentle Winds Beach Shack
One of the great amenities of this condo community is the Gentle Winds Beach Shack, a.k.a the “Sunny Shack” This is a cozy beach bar & grill located on the beach which served tasty light fare like sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, wraps, quesadillas, etc. It also serves a wide selections of soft drinks, water, beer, and tropical cocktails made to order. The Beach Shack makes for a nice lunch after a morning of swimming, or a cool beer in the late afternoon. You’re free to take your food and drink to eat at the pool, on the beach, in the clubhouse, or take it back to your condo.
Normal working hours of the Sunny Shack are 11:30 am to 5 pm most days during the peak season, and variable hours in off-season.
Videos of Condos for Rent in St Croix Gentle Winds
If you’re looking for a condo for rent, here’s a collection of videos and walk-through tours of different condos for rent in St Croix at the Gentle Winds St. Croix beachfront community in the US Virgin Islands, as well as the grounds there. It’s a great resource for anyone looking for a vacation rental or buyers looking for a Gentle Winds St. Croix for sale.
Finding a Condo on VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix
It’s always best and cheapest to rent directly from the owner. With a little Googling from the details we provide below you can usually find the owners and help bypass the middlemen like VRBO, Airbnb. etc. This will save you at least 20% on fees.
Of course some people simply prefer the ease of VRBO. So below we’ve featured a number of the top picks on VRBO for Gentle Winds St. Croix rentals.
GENTLE WINDS ST. CROIX VRBO – CARIBBEAN SHANGRI LA — 1850-foot condo. 3 bedroom. Sleeps 8. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. The main floor has a fully equipped kitchen plus washer/dryer, two dining areas (and there’s another upstairs), living room with high loft ceilings, and screened sea-view lanai. The entry hall closet has sports gear for tennis, golf and basketball and the beach. Two downstairs bedrooms, each with full bath. The upstairs suite has a king size bedroom and bath. Panoramic sea-view deck with a gas grill and dining set. Gentle Winds St. Croix VRBO – Caribbean Shangri La — print details as pd — download reviews.
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST. CROIX RENTALS – OCEANFRONT PARADISE CONDO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 6. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Split-level condo w/ 3 bedroom and 3 bathrooms and a full kitchen. Two bathrooms on the first level and the 3rd is in the master bedroom up top. Master bedroom w/queen bed and private sea-facing balcony. Bedrooms 2 and 3 on the lower level, BR 2 has a queen and BR 3 has two twins. Screened porch off of the living area as well as a dining table for six guests. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix rentals – Oceanfront Paradise condo — print details pdf — download reviews.
GENTLE WINDS VRBO ST. CROIX RENTALS – FAMILY TIDES — Condo. 3 bedroom. 5 beds Sleeps 8. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath end unit. Main floor has a fully-equipped kitchen, dining table for 4. Open concept living area with 42′ flatscreen TV. Each unit has private wifi and there is also public wifi throughout the property. Porch off living area with table and seating for 4. Ocean view bedroom with queen bed and private bath. Mountain view bedroom with two twin beds and private bath. Washer and dryer. Gentle Winds VRBO St. Croix rentals – Family Tides condo — print details pdf — download reviews.
VRBO GENTLE WINDS SAINT CROIX RENTALS – NANCY’S CONDO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 8. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath. New kitchen with a spacious island for prepping your meals, for dining and playing games with your family. All new kitchen appliances. Two fresh new bathrooms. New flooring. Three bedrooms and three baths make this an ideal place for a family get away. Just steps from the pool and beach with Tiki huts and “beach shack” for food. Tennis courts, shuffleboard and ping pong are several activities in the Gentle Winds complex. VRBO Gentle Winds Saint Croix – Nancy’s Condo — print details pdf reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX VILLA MANGO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 7. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Villa Mango has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and is two levels. Fully equipped chef’s kitchen, three galleys. Villa Mango is beautifully decorated with all new furnishings and deluxe linens & towels. The master suite is upstairs with your own private balcony. Outside of the master suite is a loft with sitting area and patio. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix – Villa Mango — details pdf reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX USVI- CRUZAN COAST CONDO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 8. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. The Gentle Winds CRUZAN COAST Condo is spacious and open, a three bedroom, three bath condo just steps from the beautiful palm lined sandy beach at Gentle Winds. Comfortably furnished with new comfy sofa and club chairs and modern dining area, the open floor plan is perfect for large families. The fully equipped kitchen opens out into the living room. Two bedrooms on the main level, one with queen bed and the other with two twin beds. Upstairs master bedroom with king bed, private ocean view patio, and en-suite bath. The cozy loft has a sofa and its own large patio. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Cruzan Coast Condo — details pdf reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX USVI – C1 CONDO — Condo. 2 bedroom. 3 beds. Sleeps 6. 2 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. The Gentle Winds C1 Condo is a first floor end unit with garden room, screened porch and intimate patio – a spacious 1520 square feet. C-1 is one of only about a half dozen units with a patio. Cheerful, tropical décor, original works by local artists. Stunning views to pool and sea. Just one step down from the patio and a short stroll across the lawn. 2 bedrooms, (1 king, 1 queen) 2 baths, plus queen pull-out sofa in front room. Fully equipped kitchen. Side-by-side fridge dispenses ice cubes and crushed ice. Washer/Dryer in unit. Large flat screen TV, Apple TV for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – C1 Condo — details pdf — reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX – TROPICAL PARADISE CONDO — Condo. 2 bedroom. 4 beds. Sleeps 4. 2 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. The Gentle Winds “Tropical Paradise” condo is a beautifully renovated condo with 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 baths, an open kitchen, a separate dining room & sunroom and a screened in lanai. Just steps from the private white sandy beach and pool. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and bar stools. Washer & dryer. 50″ TV in the living room, sat TV, and free WiFi. Two ensuite bedrooms, one with a king bed and the other with a queen. The living room has a double couch sectional, and off the living room is a sunroom with cathedral ceilings, a separate dining area and a couch with a full size pull out double bed. Screened-in lanai with views of the sea and mountains. Central A/C and fans in every room. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Tropical Paradise Condo — details pdf — reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX – SANDY SOULS CONDO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds. Sleeps 6. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. The Gentle Winds “Sandy Souls” condo is a relaxing 3 BR, 3-bath unit on the beautiful north shore of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Recently purchased, we have updated with all new appliances and new furniture. Great location in a private community with a beach equipped with chairs and shading huts, a pool, tennis courts and a four-hole chipping course. There is also the Sunny Snack Shack right on the beach for our guests to purchase food and/or drinks. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Sandy Souls Condo — details pdf — reviews
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX – I-6 CONDO – Closest to the beach! Condo, 2 bedroom. 2 beds. Sleeps 6. 2 bathrooms. Ground floor unit in the “I” building which is the closest to the beach (view the map of Gentle Winds condos here). Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Just thirty steps from the beach, this west facing unit features great sunsets, a screened lanai, and relaxing to the sound of waves. Two BRs are fitted with memory foam bedding, one is a king and the other is a queen. Both BRs have their own full bath. There’s also a sofa bed in the living room where another 2 people can sleep. A fully-equipped kitchen for preparing meals at home. There’s also free Wi-Fi, DirecTV, many DVDs to choose from, as well as board games to keep you entertained. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – I-6 Condo — details pdf — reviews pdf.
VRBO GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX – PATRICK’S CONDO C-6. Condo, 3 bedroom. 4 beds. Sleeps 6. 3 bathrooms. One of the nicest condos at Gentle Winds, and one of the best hosts (Patrick). In the “C” building. Fully-furnished and completely-renovated condo. Great sea views, modern equipped kitchen, new appliances. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. VRBO Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Patrick’s Condo C6 — details pdf — reviews pdf.
Airbnb Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI
Airbnb Gentle Winds St. Croix is also another place to find condo rentals. Here are some examples:
AIRBNB GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX – ERIC’S CONDO J4 — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 7. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Completely renovated 3 bedroom 3 bath oceanfront condo in the J building. Incredible Caribbean views. Two outdoor balconies and one screened balcony. Fully equipped kitchen. Brand new A/C units. Free WIFI. Smart TV. Airbnb Gentle Winds St. Croix – Calypso Condo — details pdf — reviews
AIRBNB GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX USVI- CALYPSO CONDO — Condo. 3 bedroom. 4 beds Sleeps 8. 3 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Calypso Condo is located in Gentle Winds Condominiums directly across from the lawn from the beach with great views but no afternoon sun pouring in. You’ll love our place because of the view, the decorating, the cathedral ceilings, the remodeled kitchen, the comfy beds, the A/C, the many original works of art and the fact that Burt Lancaster chose our unit to stay in when filming “The Island of Dr. Moreau.” Our place is good for couples, friends and families with children. After the first two guests, there is a $23 per night charge for each extra guest. Airbnb Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Calypso Condo — details pdf — reviews
AIR B and B GENTLE WINDS ST CROIX USVI- KATE’S CONDO — Condo. 2 bedroom. 2 beds. Sleeps 6. 2 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. Bright condo steps from the beach and pool. 2 large bedrooms, one queen and one king sized bed, as well as two pull out beds. Bright garden room with direct access to beach, spacious open concept kitchen and living room. The kitchen is well equipped. There is a dishwasher, microwave and stovetop and oven. Wifi, Apple TV, cable and house phone. Air conditioning. Fully stocked linens and towels, board games, books, snorkel gear, beach toys and a pack and play. Washing machine and dryer on premises. Air b and b Gentle Winds St. Croix USVI – Kate’s Condo — details pdf — reviews
GENTLE WINDS AIRBNB ST CROIX USVI- MARSHA’S CONDO — Condo. 2 bedroom. 4 beds. Sleeps 8. 2 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. A 2BR/2BA beachfront condo with everything you need: a fully-equipped kitchen, a washer & dryer, two TVs, and free WiFi. The condo also includes everything you need for a fantastic family vacation, including a collection of DVDs, games, books, and beach toys to borrow. The condo is clean, comfortable, and sleeps up to eight people with two bedrooms and two sofa beds. It’s perfect for families of all sizes. A/C through out the entire condo. Gentle Winds Airbnb St. Croix USVI – Marsha’s Condo — details pdf — review pdf
GENTLE WINDS AIRBNB ST CROIX USVI- GREG’S CONDO — Condo. 2 bedroom. 4 beds. Sleeps 8. 2 bathrooms. Shared resort Pool. Ocean view. AC. Kitchen. Living Room. WiFi. A 2BR/2BA beachfront condo with everything you need: a fully-equipped kitchen, a washer & dryer, two TVs, and free WiFi. The condo also includes everything you need for a fantastic family vacation, including a collection of DVDs, games, books, and beach toys to borrow. The condo is clean, comfortable, and sleeps up to eight people with two bedrooms and two sofa beds. It’s perfect for families of all sizes. A/C through out the entire condo. Gentle Winds Airbnb St. Croix USVI – Greg’s Condo — details pdf — reviews
Gentle Winds St. Croix for Sale in 2023
Because Gentle Winds is such a spectacular condominium community, people are often looking to buy a condo here. And why not? Located next to the protected sanctuary of Salt River, and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the mountains of St. Croix’s North Shore, Gentle Winds is considered luxurious and exclusive. Each unit at Gentle Winds is privately owned, well maintained, and provides a tranquil view of the grounds and the Caribbean Sea.
There are lots of resort amenities that make this place desirable: a sandy beach, a large free-form pool, a Beach Shack serving food, Tiki huts on the beach, basketball & tennis courts, and a golf practice green. Most condo units are either 2 or 3 bedroom and can accommodate large families and groups between 6-12 people.
Because there are 66 condo units here, there are always a number of units on the market at any time. To find Gentle Winds St. Croix condos for sale in 2023, contact one of the leading St. Croix real estate agents below:
They can explain the details of buying a condo at Gentle Winds, condo rules and Gentle Winds St Croix HOA fees. These are important considerations when considering where to purchase property on the island, as well as the community rules. Zillow or Trulia are also good places to start searching for Gentle Winds condos for sale.
Here are some useful guides to Gentle Winds St. Croix for sale condos:
St Croix Condo Guide (pdf) by Calabash
Gentle Winds St Croix for Sale in 2023
Here are some condos at GW which are on sale as of 2023:
D6 Salt River Nb: 3 BR, 3 Bath, 2000 sq.ft. Asking $549,000. $275/sq.ft. MLS #: 23-962 This is in D building that you can see on the Gentle Winds St. Croix map above. This Gentle Winds condo fees are $1473/month and insurance is $440/month. It’s offered by Farchette & Hanley so contact them if interested in buying a St Croix condo.
I 8 Salt River Nb: 3 BR, 3 Bath, 2000 sq.ft. Asking $699,000. $350/sq.ft. MLS #: 23-9 This is in I building which is the most desirable location closest to the sea (look on the Gentle Winds St. Croix map above). This Gentle Winds condo fees are $1473/month and insurance is $440/month. It’s offered by Farchette & Hanley so contact them if interested in buying a St Croix condo.
Gentle Winds HOA St. Croix
Here is the Gentle Winds St. Croix Homeowners Association HOA official website.
Gentle Winds St. Croix HOA Rules and Regulations (download as pdf)
Gentle Winds St. Croix HOA Fees 2023
Gentle Winds St. Croix HOA fees average $1460-1750 per month in 2023.
Gentle Winds HOA rules (summarized)
- The units’ owners are responsible for their guests’ and renters’ adherence to these rules and for any subsequent fines; will let the management office know of all rentals (dates, etc).
- Athletic events (e. tennis, basketball, volleyball, etc). must be confined to areas designated for such purposes
- Except in designated recreational or storage areas, there shall be no playing, lounging, or parking of baby carriages, playpens, bicycles, wagons, toys, vehicles, benches or chairs in the common elements.
- No interior or exterior balcony grilling allowed
- pets must be on a leash when outside.
- The tennis courts are for tennis only
Here is the Executive Summary of the Gentle Winds St. Croix Condominium Association Rules (download as pdf)
Gentle Winds Saint Croix photos from our Pinterest collection
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