Auberge Resorts, an owner and operator of high-end vacation properties around the world, announced it will be the manage Pond Bay, the fractional ownership and spa project under construction at Chocolate Hole. Auberge’s other properties include Napa Valley’s Auberge du Soleil and Calistoga Ranch, the Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina, and Encantado in Santa Fe.
The Mill Valley, California-based company said the St. John venture will open in December.
Besides 50 three- and four-bedroom cottages and hillside residences, Auberge said that Pond Bay will offer “a full range of personal services, from pre-arrival shopping, concierge and 24-hour room service, to wine storage, babysitting and shuttle service to nearby Cruz Bay, the social center of St. John.”
Bob Emmett, co-founder, said, “Ownership at Pond Bay will be in deeded one-tenth fractional interests, with each Owner receiving four weeks of guaranteed use plus additional space-available use annually. Pre-opening prices begin at $315,000.”