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September  2010
Ah, September!

It's time to put away the summertime memories and prepare for the coziness of the winter holidays.  It's not too late to check with us for your Thanksgiving or Christmas/New Year's vacation.  Availability is limited, but some great properties are still open. 

On the United States Virgin Island of St. Croix, you get a bonus:  the Crucian Christmas Fiesta is that island's annual Carnival, beginning with competitions, showcases and cultural activities in December and culminating with the gala Children's and Adults' Parades on January 7 and 8, respectively. Read more about it in this edition of "Toes in the Sand"... and we hope to see you on the beach soon!

Nancy M. Anderson,
President & Broker
2010 Conde Nast logoMcLaughlin Anderson Luxury Villas 
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
On-island villa rental experts since 1985
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Christmas Festival on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

From St. Croix Festival web site
St. Croix Festival photo - from official site
Dec 3, 2010 - Jan 9, 2011

The St. Croix Festival Committee is gearing up for yet another cavalcade of music, pageantry, island cuisine and culture fo' days!

Watch as the official schedule fills in over the next several weeks on the official web site of the St. Croix Festival Committee!
Official web site photo.
Island Alerts & Information

Get the official word on islands we serve!

Earl brushed by to our north, toppling some big trees, a few utility poles and ruffling our lush island landscaping.  Within a couple of days the power was back on for the most part, with many businesses reopening.  The sun continues to shine, and there is still plenty of greenery all around... read more...

Did you know...

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency web site offers latest alerts!  Visit and sign up for VI Alerts on via email or text!

Virgin Gorda Baths photo by Luanda Kelly
The Baths at Virgin Gorda - Luanda Kelly photo
For the British Virgin Islands, visit the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).  For Grenada, visit the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA).

Featured properties

Excellent bets for your next getaway!

Mango Hill Greathouse St. Croix USVI
4-BR, 4.5-BA
Estate Shoys, North East
Pool deck at Mango Hill Great HouseA lush, serene environment that is surprisingly convenient to the nearby Buccaneer Resort with its 18-hole golf course, dining, health and fitness spa, and so much more.  Modeled after a colonial Danish great house, this villa features period furnishings and mementos blended with ultra-modern conveniences and style.  Located inside the gated Estate Shoys neighborhood.
*From $785.71/night

Rockworks St. Thomas USVI
2-BR, 2-BA
Dorothea, North Side
The dining area at Rockworks villaSeparated into two pavilions, this villa is part of the gated Rockworks Estate, which also includes the 1-BR Stone Cottage.  Cozily surrounded by fruit trees, colorful flora and the shade of palm trees, Rockworks offers classic style and comfort in a romantic tropical setting.  Ideal for small families and intimate circles, a lush tropical delight!
*From $314.29/night

Sunny Side Up Tortola BVI
3-BR, 3.5-BA
Belmont, West End
Mooncottage, St. John - bedroomBeautifully spacious Sunny Side Up looks happily over Long Bay and the salt pond, where flamingos leave trails as they skim the waters in search of delicacies.  Cheerfully decorated in uplifting colors, this villa is ideal for those who want to surround themselves with elegant comfort.  Nightlife, dining and beautiful beaches beckon from close by.
*From $600.00/night

*Based upon 2 persons per bedroom at summer rates;  see our site for complete listing of summer, winter and holiday rates.  Some bedrooms may remain unused depending on headcount.

Don Hebert photos

Nancy Anderson Condé Nast Villa Specialist for 2010
2010 Conde Nast logo47 worldwide villa specialists make the cut for Condé Nast 2010 honors

For the second year in a row, Nancy is a Condé Nast Top Villa Rental Specialist! more...
Perfect family getaway at Mare Blu!

Pool deck at Mare Blu"We absolutely loved it and would definitely go there again."

New St. John villa Mare Blu has everything that makes a villa stay wonderful.  All guests need to bring is the fun!... more...
Don Hebert photo

Why we're special
McLaughlin Anderson Luxury Villas President Nancy Anderson
Nancy Anderson
We really are villa experts
We live in the islands, but it takes much more than that to become an villa rental and management expert.  Our company was established in 1985 by happy accident.  We began renting out homes for sale as a way to defray maintenance, improvement and upkeep costs, and soon creating spectacular Caribbean luxury villa vacations became a way of life. 
We know our villa and island managers personally, and regularly tour our properties so that we have come to know them inside and out! Our amazing support team now spans 6 islands (and one adorable cay).
Over the years, we've developed a soft knowledge base called Planning a Flawless Villa Experience (PDF download) that's been shared countless times.  You may also check out our list of Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs) to acquaint yourself with villa life. 
See you soon!

Free Nights
in Paradise 
Stay 7 nights and only pay for 6 at selected villa rentals located on 6 glorious Caribbean islands: St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Grenada.
Enjoy an EXTRA night on us - as our sincere thank you for being our guests! You deserve a luxury villa vacation!
Valid for rentals through December 17, 2010 (Thanksgiving excluded).  No other offers or considerations may be combined with this special pricing.  Call for participating villas.