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"Established in 1949, Cottages by the Sea is a quaint, family run and value priced vacation escape, located just south of Frederiksted on a perfect stretch of sandy, white beach on the Caribbean island of St. Croix, in the US Virgin Islands."

The Cottages

       
Beach Side Cottages
Beach Front Cottages
Standard
Classic
Family
Jr. Suites
Suites
( $95 to $145 )
( $115 to $165 )
( $155 to $185 )
( $165 to $215 )
( $175 to $225 )
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* Handicapped Accessible
** Second Floor, Stairs Only
+ On the Beach
 
YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS INCLUDE...

~ ALL accommodations are equipped with A/C, Ceiling Fans, Cable TV, Flat Screen TV's, free Wi-Fi, Hair Dryers, Irons, Ironing Boards, Beach Towels, Bath Towels,  Bed Linens, Coffee Makers, Hot Water, and In-Room Safes~

~ ALL Cottages have private patios with a table, and Full Kitchens consisting of an oven, cook top, microwave, toaster, cookware, plate ware, silverware, utensils, etc.  Some specialty kitchen items are available at the front desk upon request ~

~ Our Hotel Room accommodations do not have full kitchens but kitchenettes ~

~Housekeeping is provided every day except green days which are Sundays, Wednesdays and major Holidays. Fresh towels and supplies are always available at the front desk~

 
PRICING AND POLICIES...

~ Rates are per night for 1 or 2 adults plus an 10% VI Hotel Tax and a 10% Energy Surcharge.  Winter Rates span December 15th to April 15th and Summer Rates from April 16th to December 14th~

~For reservations of 4 nights or less we reserve the right to move your reservation in favor of a longer reservation~

~ $15 per night extra for each additional adult over 2 adults

~ No Charge for the first two children under 18 and a $10 per night extra charge for each additional child~

~ ALL RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE and quoted in US Dollars ~ VISA/ MC / AMEX / DISCOVER accepted ~

 
BOOKING PROCEDURES...

~ When you are ready to book, we will need your contact information, reservation details, and means of a deposit - preferrably a credit card. ~

~ Please place a reservation through our Online Reservation System here or by calling our Reservation Line at 800-323-7252 or our Office at 340-772-0495. ~

~ A two-night deposit is required to hold a reservation.  We prefer deposits be paid by any major credit card which will show on your statement as “Benedict Beach Cottages”.  As a second option for a deposit is to mail a check or money order made out to “Benedict Beach Cottages” to 127A Estate Smithfield, Frederiksted US Virgin Islands 00840.  First Class postage will work. ~

~ Your reservation will be confirmed once the deposit and contact information is received and barring any conflicts.  Reservation confirmations will be sent via email only – please allow at least 24 hours or longer.  Reservations cannot be confirmed more than a year in advance. Remainder of payment is due at check-in.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations for Winter Season reservations must be made 60 days or more prior to arrival to avoid forfeiting deposit and 30 days for Summer Season reservations.  Cancellations must be in writing, preferably by sending us an email.  Deposits on a Credit Card will only be refunded to a credit card, make sure we have an unexpired credit card.  Cancellation confirmations will only be sent via email.  In some instances, deposits for cancellations made less than 60/30 days prior to arrival can be reapplied to a future visit within one year. There is a cancellation fee of $50 for each reservation that is cancelled.

 
STANDARD ROOMS (No Kitchen and No Outside Private Patio) ( Winter extends Dec 15 to April 15 )

CREW 

$95 Summer / $145 Winter

Located about 60 steps to the beach, Crew is our most economical room. Crew comes equipped with a small refrigerator and microwave, an open shower to the room, and windows on 3 sides that maximize the benefit of the tropical breezes.  Crew is one of our oldest and smallest cottages and has not been remodeled in several years, so keep that in mind when booking the Crew Cottage. Recommended for a maximum of 2 people, the bed can be made into either a king or 2 twins.  Crew is discounted to half price during the summer season if booked and rented with the Commodore’s Villa next door.


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SYLVIA'S ROOM 

$95 Summer / $145 Winter

Sylvia is a small, beachfront room without a kitchen that is located about 10 steps to the beach. it is nicely decorated, and has large front windows that provide a beautiful and unobstructed view of the beach.  Recommended for a maximum of 2 people, Sylvia has a queen bed only.  Sylvia is discounted to half price during the summer season if booked and rented with the Caribe cottage or Coral Cottages next door.  For families travelling together, there is an adjoining door to the Caribe cottage.


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CHOCOLATE ROOM 

$95 Summer / $145 Winter

CHOCOLATE is a small, beachfront room with a small kitchen that is located about 15 steps to the beach. it is nicely decorated.  Recommended for a maximum of 2 people, Chocolate has a queen bed only.  Chocolate is discounted to half price during the summer season if booked and rented with the Cruzan cottage next door.  For families travelling together, there is an adjoining door to the Cruzan cottage.


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Coco Bean ROOM 

$95 Summer / $145 Winter

Coco Bean is a small, non-beachfront room without a kitchen that is located about 20 steps to the beach. it is nicely decorated.  Recommended for a maximum of 2 people, Coco Bean has a queen bed only.  Coco Bean is discounted to half price during the summer season if booked and rented with the Coco Palm cottage next door.  For families travelling together, there is an adjoining door to the Coco Palm cottage.


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CLASSIC COTTAGES ( Winter extends Dec 15 to April 15 )

CONCH Shell 

$115 Summer / $165 Winter

This garden view cottage is located between our Calypso and Cruzan cottagesand is about 20 steps to the beach.  One of our smaller cottages, Conch features glass windows at the front of the room, a full kitchen, a step up to the bathroom, and is the only cottage that has a bathtub and shower combo.  The patio is comfortable and breezy, with a shady afternoon exposure.  Recommended for a maximum of 2 people, the bed can be made into either a king or 2 twins.

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CAROL'S REST 

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Newly remodeled and also a garden view cottages, Carol's Rest is an efficient cottage with an open layout, high ceilings, and a full kitchen.  Located about 45 steps to the beach, Carol's Rest patio has a southern exposure, and a partial view of the water.  Carol's Rest has windows on 3 sides, including one in the shower for the breezes.  Beds are normally arranged as either a king or 2 twins.  A third twin can be added to the room for a $15 one-time charge. 


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COCKLE Shell 

$115 Summer / $165 Winter

This garden view cottage is located about 45 steps to the beach. Cockle’s patio has more privacy, while maintaining a southern exposure.  Cockle also has windows on 2 sides, including one in the shower for the breezes.  Recommended for a maximum of 3 people, Cockle has a queen bed and a twin bed at all times.  For families travelling together, there is an adjoining door to Cowry Shell cottage.


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COWRY Shell 

$115 Summer / $165 Winter

Cowry was newly remodeled in the summer of 2010 and now boasts a true Caribbean feel with it's bright colors and hardwood floor laminate! Cowry has windows on three sides, including one in the shower, that maximize the benefit of our wonderful easterly breezes.  Located about 50 steps to the beach, Cowry’s patio also has the same southern exposure as the Cone and Cockle Shell cottages.  For families travelling together, there is an adjoining door to Cockle Shell cottage. Cowry Shell cottage is discounted to half price during the summer season if booked and rented with the Cockle Shell cottage next door.

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Martha's Treat 

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Newly remodeled and also a garden view cottages, Martha's Treat is an efficient cottage with an open layout, and a full kitchen.  Located about 15 steps to the beach, Martha's Treat patio has a western exposure, and a partial view of the water.  Martha's Treat has windows on 2 sides, including one in the shower for the breezes.  Beds are normally arranged as either a king or 2 twins.  A third twin can be added to the room for a $15 one-time charge. 


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FAMILY COTTAGES ( Winter extends Dec 15 to April15 )

CASTAWAY

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Spacious, breezy, elegant, and highly recommended is how our guests describe Castaway, which is located 35 steps to the beach, Castaway has an open & efficient layout, windows on 2 sides, tumbled marble floors, a large shower, a beautiful décor, and is handicapped accessible.  Castaway has both a king bed and a twin bed in the front area.  Recommended for a maximum of 3 people, a second twin bed can be added for a $15 one-time charge.

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CALYPSO 

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Spacious, breezy, elegant, and highly recommended is how our guests describe Calypso, which is located 25 steps to the beach, Calypso has an open & efficient layout, windows on 2 sides, tumbled marble floors, a large shower, a beautiful décor, and is handicapped accessible.  Unique to Calypso is a large patio with a northeastern exposure which provides a shady afternoon retreat.  Calypso has both a king bed and a twin bed in the front area.  Recommended for a maximum of 4 people, a second twin bed can be added for a $15 one-time charge.


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COMMODORE 

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Sometimes referred to as Commodore's Villa, this is our most spacious cottage.  Located about 30 steps to the beach, the Villa is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom cottage with a spacious living room and a large kitchen.  Built in the 1950's, this cottage still has the feel of a vintage beach cottage. The bedroom has a king bed, and there is often a twin bed in the living room.  Recommended for a maximum of 4 people, a second twin bed can be added to the living room for a $15 one-time charge.  The Villa also features windows on 3 sides, and a large covered patio that can adjoin to Caravelle cottage.


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CAPTAIN TOM (formerly Cone)

$155 Summer / $185 Winter

Newly remodeled and also a garden view cottages, Captian Tom is an efficient cottage with an open layout, high ceilings, and a full kitchen.  Located about 25 steps to the beach, Captian Tom patio has a southern exposure, and a partial view of the water.  Captian Tom has windows on 3 sides, including one in the shower for the breezes.  Beds are normally arranged as either a king or 2 twins.  A third twin can be added to the room for a $15 one-time charge.

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Jr. SUITES BEACH FRONT COTTAGES&&&( Winter extends Dec 15 to April 15)

COMPASS ROSE 

$165 Summer / $215 Winter

Located below Crow’s Nest cottage and proudly overlooking the beach, this cozy little cottage has kept honeymooners and couples happy for decades.  The panoramic view up and down the beach from your private patio keeps guests coming back year after year.  Just jump over your patio’s wall and you will be in the beach sand!  This bright and breezy smaller cottage is set up with double doors opening to a private beach patio, a kitchen over looking the beach and a small bedroom to the back of the cottage behind the bathroom and closet area. This cottage has a queen bed and is only recommended for two guests.


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CRUZAN 

$165 Summer / $215 Winter

Centrally located with an open floor plan, this cottage is a mere 10 steps from the beach and has the most spacious and comfortable private patio available with en elevated view of the beach through the coconut trees!  Recommended for only two guests, Cruzan features a California King bed, cheerful colors and a split bathroom. There is an adjoining door through the kitchen with Chocolate Room next door to give you the option of turning this cottage into a spacious 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom large cottage for the additional price of Chocolate Room. Chocolate is discounted to half price in the summer season if rented with Cruzan cottage for those who need the extra space.


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CARAVELLE 

$165 Summer / $215 Winter

Caravelle is large, bright, spacious and charming, and is located about 20 steps to the beach.  Caravelle features a red brick floor, windows on 3 sides, partial views of the beach, and an adjoining back door onto a large covered patio that belongs to the Commodore’s Villa.  Caravelle is equiped with a king that can be separated into 2 twins, and also has an additional twin in the back area and is recommended for a maximum of 4 people.


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CARNIVAL 

$165 Summer / $215 Winter

This stand-alone cottage is a mere 5 steps from the beach and has a relaxing view of the beach, the town of Frederiksted, the pier and the mountains.  Carnival cottage, with an open floor plan, has excellent ventilation provided by windows on all 4 sides.  Designed as an intimate cottage for two, the bed can only be made into a California king, adding an additional bed is not recommended. 

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COCO PALM 

$165 Summer / $215 Winter

This colorful and modern cottage features our most luxurious kitchen, high ceilings, and a spacious outside beachfront patio for relaxing. Coco Palm comes with a King Bed that can be split into two twin beds when requested. Coco Palm has an adjoining room in the back called Coco Bean that can also be rented with Coco Palm for an additional nightly fee of $50 per night in the Summer and $65 per night in Winter. Coco Bean comes with a king bed but can be split into two twin beds when requested. No additional beds can be added to Coco Bean. Coco Bean features its own bathroom, TV, Safe, Small refrigerator, microwave, AC and a separate entrance. When renting the two cottages together, they can sleep up to 5 people comfortably.

 

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SUITES BEACH FRONT COTTAGES&& ( Winter extends Dec 15 to April 15 )

CALABASH 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

A delightful cottage, Calabash is located about 15 steps to the beach.  Perhaps our most private and quiet cottage, Calabash features an open and organized layout, a big screen TV, windows on 3 sides for refreshing breezes, a large shower, a comfy breakfast booth with a view, a galley kitchen with deep countertops, and a generously sized patio overlooking the beach.  The color scheme, decorations, and fabrics appeal to our most discerning guests.  Recommended for a maximum of 3 people, the bed in Calabash can be arranged as a king or 2 twins.  A third twin can be added to the room for a $15 one-time charge.
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CORAL 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

The first cottage built in 1949, Coral cottage is a 1-bedroom and 1-bathroom cottage featuring cross-breezes, cheerful Caribbean colors, a spacious patio, high ceilings in the front room and a comfortable kitchen.  It comes with a king bed in the bedroom and a twin bed in the living room. Another twin bed can be added to the living room for a $15 one-time charge.  This cottage is perfect for small families or those who need the extra space.  The front private, beachfront patio has an adjoining side door with Sylvia cottage to create a communal court yard if the two cottages are rented together.

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CARIBE 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

Caribe boasts an unusually close proximity to the beach!  Caribe's features include a panoramic view, a central location, windows on 3 sides, a large shower with a window, a galley kitchen with a deep countertop, and a partial separation between the front and back halves of the cottage.  The color scheme, decorations, and fabrics appeal to our most discerning guests.  The bed can only be arranged as a king, but there is an addiional twin located in the front of the cottage.  Recommended for 3 people, there is an adjoining door with the Sylvia Room to give you the option of turning Caribe into a 1-bedroom for the additional price of Sylvia's Cottage. Sylvia is discounted to half price in the summer if rented with Caribe cottage at the same time.

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CHART HOUSE 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

Chart House boasts breathtaking, panoramic views of Frederiksted, the mountains beyond, and the Caribbean Sea from its front wall of windows!  A private, stand-alone cottage that’s located 5 steps to the beach, with beautiful stone walls and windows on 3 sides, this cottage contains two large rooms that are partially separated by the bathroom and a galley kitchen.  Chart House also features an oversized shower with a bench and windows, two large spacious closets, high ceilings, and our most private and secluded patio.  Chart House is truly a unique cottage that appeals to our most discerning guests.  The bed can only be arranged as a king, but a daybed is available in the living room area.  More twin beds can be added to the cottage for a one-time charge of $15 each.  This cottage is recommended for a 4-person maximum, but can accommodate up to 6.  Perfect for couples, families, or friends!

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COCONUT 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

Located 10 steps from the beach, this second floor cottage above our Conch and Cruzan cottages has it all!  An open layout with high ceilings, this cottage features beautiful views over the beach, strong breezes, cheerful Caribbean colors & decor, a memory foam king bed, a large patio, and privacy.  The bed is arranged as a king only, but the cottage has a twin bed for a third person.  Another twin bed can be added to the room for a one-time charge of $15.  Coconut Cottage has an adjoining door in the kitchen leading to the Cocktail cottage next door.  This cottage is perfect for honeymooners and discerning couples alike.  As a reminder, this is a second floor cottage with stairs only.

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COCKTAIL 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

Cocktail is similar to the Coconut cottage in size and décor, but with a slightly different layout.  Located 10 steps from the beach, this second floor cottage above our Chocolate and Calabash cottages, is almost the same size as Coconut.  Featuring more separation between the front and back of the cottage, Cocktail better lends itself to either small families, or 3-4 people.  The bed is arranged as a king only, and up to 2 twin beds can be added to the room for a one-time charge of $15 each.  Windows are on 3 sides, with an adjoining door in the kitchen leading to the Coconut cottage next door.  This cottage was also newly built in 2004, and is perfect for honeymooners, discerning couples, and close families.  As a reminder, this is a second floor cottage with stairs only.

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CROW'S NEST 

$175 Summer / $225 Winter

With heavenly breezes and idyllic views, this quintessential beachfront cottage has proudly overlooked the shoreline and lured vacationers for decades.  A second floor cottage 5 steps from the beach, Crow’s Nest boasts a comfortable patio with a western exposure, and a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea.  Stepping into the front portion of the cottage, you enter a spacious kitchen and dining area.  The front and the back of the cottage are separated by a wide hallway, which contains a spacious closet and entrance to the bathroom.  The back portion of the cottage contains the bedroom area.  The bed in this cottage is normally arranged as a king.  A third twin can be added to the front of the cottage in the kitchen for a one-time charge of $15.  There are windows on 4 sides, including one in the shower for the breezes.  As a reminder, this is a second floor cottage with stairs only.

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Cottages by the Sea
127A Smithfield Rd
Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 00840
800.323.7252 | 340.772.0495 | email us