Haiku - Chocolate Hole

3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 6 Max. Guests

Beds Baths Location High Season
1/2/21 - 4/16/21
Low Season
4/17/21 - 12/18/21
Max Guests
3 2 Chocolate Hole $2,800 (1-2)
$3,150 (3-4)
$3,675 (5-6)
$2,100 (1-2)
$2,400 (3-4)
$2,800 (5-6)

Thanksgiving Week $2800 / Christmas or New Year's Week $4900

A/C Internet - WiFi Kids allowed - Children Welcome Yes - Pool - 18'6" x 8'6" and 4'5" maximum depth
Yes Yes - New spa! Audio Sound System - Stereo Cable TVs - TV
Washer/Dryer Ocean view

Stay at Haiku and enjoy all the beauty that St John has to offer.


Enter Haiku from the private driveway to the level walkway and courtyard.

front walkway

The entrance and living quarters are situated back from the road.

secluded patio garden with hot tub

Enjoy Haiku's open air livingroom and enjoy St John's fragrant gentle breezes. Capturing the natural beauty and romance of the island, Haiku is architecturally designed in West Indian style influenced by the Danish Plantation Great-Houses.

With a level floor plan - there are no cliffs, railings, decks or stairs - it is safe for children and is wheelchair accessible. The living/dining area is open on three sides, with natural breezes and ceiling fans.


Living / Dining room is open on 3 sides, cooled by tropical and ceiling fan breezes.

Haiku living room Dining room

Living room with media center: Guest bedroom on left; kitchen through the archway.

Guest bedroom from patio

The living room cable TV has a swivel retractable arm and recesses into a hide-a-way cabinet.


There is plenty of time to relax and enjoy your surroundings.

living room dining room from west

Relax, dine or watch TV undercover on very comfortable furniture and large dining table with ample seating for all.

Plenty of room to sit back and enjoy!


Haiku, a non-smoking villa, is a five-minute walk away from the Westin Resort and about a 12 minute drive to the National Park Beaches.

haiku swing

This is your view from your dining room table.

st john villa with pool

This private villa is a unique example of living with nature and is situated on an acre of sloping woodland surrounded by gardens of native plants.


Haiku St John USVI

Aerial view of Haiku property.

Shows floor plan from left to right; Guest bedroom, Great room and kitchen, Master bedroom and adjoining childrens bedroom

Aerial view od Haiku property

Haiku Floor Plan

Haiku Floor Plan

View from lower patio showing level floor plan of Haiku's outdoor dining, pool, indoor dining, living room with bedrooms off the living area.

Haiku St John USVI

A stunning tropical setting for lounging or outdoor dining.

pool and chairs on villa patio

Enjoy the evening stars from the spa...


Level walkways around pool, spa and outdoor dining areas.

patio and chair at villa

Oudoor dining.

villa patio

Haiku's pool has five wide steps, seating areas and a handrail for easy and safe entry into the pool.

Oval pool size is 10' 7" x 20' 2'"x  4' 5" at the deepest end.


Full advantage is taken of the ocean views and breezes while providing maximum privacy.

(Reflection of clouds on dining table!)

privacy with a caribbean view

Kitchen entrance.

villa kitchen entrance

The kitchen provides all the amenities to enjoy your Caribbean dining.

Kitchen from living room

Your kitchen has views of the living room, patio, yard and pool area.

The kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave, full size fridge and blender.

haiku kitchen

At the rear of the kitchen is a fence enclosed patio that includes a washer, dryer, beach chairs, beach coolers and clotheslines.

Haiku washer dryer

Arched stone entry to Air-Conditioned Master Bedroom.

Doorway has door and screen door.

Master Bedroom Entrance

Master bedroom with King bed, air-conditioning, bookshelf, Cable TV, table and chairs for 2 and sofa chair. 

There are two air-conditioned wings with King and King/Twin bedrooms with en-suite baths and provide complete privacy for two couples with an additional outdoor shower off the Master. 


This bedroom has an adjoining King/Twin bedroom, that share a bath, and is great for having children close by.

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The Master bathroom features an ante-room, 2 sinks and indoor bathtub and shower. This bath area is shared by the Master bedroom and the studio bedroom.


View from Master Bathroom

Haiku view from Master Bathrrom

The Master-Studio bathroom also includes and enclosed outdoor shower with privacy fence. Very handy when returning from the beach!

Haiku outdoor shower

Air conditioned studio bedroom can be set up as a King or Twins - Great childrens room!

studio 2

Haiku Studio bedroom

Haiku Studio bedroom

The studio bedroom shares a bathroom with the Master bedroom. 


The guest bedroom is located in a separate wing of the house.

guest bd and patio

Haiku Second Master Guest Bedroom.

Haiku Second Guest Bedroom

Second Master bedroom can be set up as a King or Twins - A/C and Private bath.

Guest bedroom looking to patio

Enjoy the view of Great Cruz Bay during the day...

Guest bedroom Great Cruz Bay view

...and spectacular sunsets at dusk.


Second Guest bedroom private bath.


You can catch the night-blooming cereus opening several times a year.


A comfortable glider for two to relax or watch the sunset....a perfect spot for daydreaming!


The quiet magic of Haiku.....


A midnight swim?


Birds, lizards, and other wildlife bring nature to your doorstep.


Bananaquits and other birds will delight you with their antics at the patio's sugar feeder.

haiku bananaquits

If you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of an iguana.....


....or a common egret.

Haiku egret

Enjoy the views of Chocolate Hole Bay, the Caribbean  Sea and St Croix in the distance 40 miles away!


...Sailboats in Chocolate Hole...



Haiku Villa

Haiku has wonderful views. When one looks outward, everywhere you look is another beautiful vista both close by and in the distance, yet privacy is maintained. The unique architectural style of Haiku allows cooling trade winds to flow through the rooms.  Many of the island animals take advantage of the garden’s native plantings.  It is not unusual to see, iguanas, lizards, butterflies and birds of all kinds visiting Haiku while you’re there.  Put some sugar out in the bird feeder to lure hummingbirds and bananaquits.  Some of the best moments come just lounging in the swimming pool, looking at the sailboats in Chocolate Hole, having an evening cocktail while watching the sun set, or relaxing in the hot tub while seeing the Milky Way more clearly than you ever could in a city.  

We know you will enjoy your stay at Haiku.....

400 ft up

Great Cruz Bay

Great Cruz Bay

A Haiku sunset.

Haiku is a non-smoking villa.


Guest Reviews;

..."Heaven in St John"- Haiku;.. "Just a brief email to thank you for renting your house to us from 2/25-3/3. My family and I had the best time. Our 10 month old granddaughter began crawling there, and our grandson went snorkeling everyday at Hawksnest. The graciousness of everyone on St. John was fantastic from Carefree to the locals. And the house was magnificent. We just loved it. Actually, I would not go to sleep until I had seen the stars at 2AM. Unbelievable. The aquamarine water, just everything. Superb! How lovely to have a cup of coffee poolside in the AM and to just sit and read and unwind. Recommended for:Sightseeing, people with disabilities, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers. Eleanor (Manhasset, NY )"....

..."We are having a marvelous time. You have been very responsive, as always, to our requests. The kids and grand kids always look forward to coming. The little guys alternate the pool and the hot tub for half the day...Linda and Gordon..."


..."Bob and I had the most Amazing Week of our Lives staying at Haiku.  The pictures of this Villa do not do it Justice!!  The open air living area, was just Amazing.  With the Constant Breeze and the beautiful view, we would without a doubt stay here again!!  What a wonderful way to experience, "Island Living"!  Thank You so very much, and we will definitely be booking through Carefree Again!!    Yours Truly, Michelle Healy"...

...."Good Memories"...Reviewed January 30, 2014 for a stay in May 2012

This was our second time and it was everything we wanted and expected. First time was when my son was born and 2 weeeks old. This time he was 17 and we took him and friends for their graduation trip. The home was still charming and romantic. Secluded yet close enough. The owners keep it in great condition and would be back in a minute. We were last there in 2010.  Fort Lauderdale, FL"....

....Beautiful and comfortable nature's retreat...We couldn't be more pleased with our stay at Haiku on St John. We go to St John to enjoy its natural beauty, warm and tourquoise waters, slow pace and friendly environment. Haiku to us was a microcosm of St John; it's a beautiful house, with comfortable bedrooms and baths, and an open concept living/dining room that is literally open to the outside. You dine and lounge while watching all that nature holds, the beautiful foliage, water views, sunsets, and enjoy a pool and hot tub that seems to be right inside the house! There is a nicely furnished kitchen, and televisions and air-conditioning, but the closeness to nature that is what this house is all about. You will see geckos, and a occational iquana too! This house is not sterile, cookie-cutter hotel room, but a unique nature lover's paradise. We loved how close the house is to town (5 minutes) and to the Westin Hotel just down the hill for some easy dining and amenities. We loved Haiku and look forward to returning there again! ...Marti Washington D.C. ...."


This was our 23rd year to St. John and our 10th year at Haiku. Friends and family visited with us. As always, Cindy, Mo and the Carefree staff take good care of us.

Gordon & Linda, Ohio


MARCH 2017

We spent our daughter’s spring break in paradise, with special thanks to the owners. The house was just lovely. We’ve rented homes with doors that brought the inside in, but never before one where the inside was outside. What a wonderful design and such a well-appointed home. We saw land and sea creatures, snorkeled almost every beach, ate marvelous food out and cooked meals at home watching the bananaquits and hummingbirds. We’ll be back!

Krag, Jen, & Caleigh


APRIL 2017

 Stayed for our 10th anniversary! Loved every second here at Haiku. We snorkeled and swam. Mostly we ate at Haiku as we both are professional chefs.


Our Haiku:

Tradewinds blowing cool

Agave and Aloe around

Hummingbirds fly by

 We are in heaven

Even the towels are great

So luxurious

 Banana Rum Punch

Careful that booze will sneak up

Best not to over-do

 Bob & Rachel, Virginia




What can we say except “perfect”. Thoroughly enjoyed all the amenities of the villa- great views- loved the open- air living space-watching the bananaquits in the mornings (don’t forget to feed them). Wonderful on island dining. Carefree Getaways - easy to work with. Thank you!

June & Mike, New York

Leesie & Bob, New York

Dal & Steve, New York


MARCH 2019

Everyone is asleep except me and the roosters! I have the entire world to myself, and all of Haiku’s healing powers! This place is so magical-I have never experienced anything like it. I hope I can retain this state of mind while shoveling snow in my driveway TOMORROW.

I sat by the pool with an Egret, and took a short walk with an iguana and met a nice donkey that comes when I call him!

Thank you to all who made this possible! I will never be the same!!

Joanne, Rhode Island


APRIL 2019

This was my first time coming to the Caribbean. Let me tell you it was a great trip! #HAIKU

I went night swimming. The pool here is great! Lynn

These comments were written by Lynn, who visited St. John for her 16th birthday present. Lynn enjoyed everything immensely. My husband and I have been several times to St. John, the last being 10 years ago. Of all the places we have stayed, Haiku is definitely our favorite.

P.S. We scared away our lizard friend, Mr. Majestic! I hope he comes back to befriend the next guests!

Rich & Neddi & Lynn

Beds Baths Location High Season
1/2/21 - 4/16/21
Low Season
4/17/21 - 12/18/21
Max Guests
3 2 Chocolate Hole $2,800 (1-2)
$3,150 (3-4)
$3,675 (5-6)
$2,100 (1-2)
$2,400 (3-4)
$2,800 (5-6)

Thanksgiving Week $2800 / Christmas or New Year's Week $4900

Call for Holiday Rates

*Rates shown are weekly.

2021 Dates
High Season: January 2, 2021 - April 16, 2021
Low Season: April 17, 2021 - December 18, 2021
Thanksgiving Week: November 20 - November 27, 2021
Holiday Season: December 19, 2021 - January 1, 2022

2022 Dates
High Season: January 2, 2022 - April 17, 2022
Low Season: April 18, 2022 - December 18, 2022
Thanksgiving Week: November 21 - November 28, 2022
Holiday Season: December 19, 2022 - January 2, 2023

All rates subject to 12.5% USVI Hotel Tax. A $35 non-refundable security deposit and $35 reservation fee are required.
Rates are subject to change without notice.

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