Saint John (Virgin Islands)

Saint John is the smallest, but many say the prettiest of the U.S.

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All Places U.S. Virgin Islands

Florian Villa

This private, luxurious villa sits on Gift Hill. Florian Villa is located just 10 minutes from Cruz Bay on the south side of the island near Chocolate Hole and Rendezvous Bay. Just minutes from top 10 rated beaches in the world, Starfish Market grocery store and water sports. Located right on Gift Hill Road, but with complete privacy and easy driveway access, Florian Villa is the perfect rental for families, couples vacationing together, and groups of friends vacationing on St. John. Enjoy St. John's beaches, privacy and spectacular sunsets from Florian Villa.

SLEEP   —  +1 617-429-6182 —  Map

Round House

Private villa perfect for nature lovers. It houses two-four comfortably. Overlooking Haulover Bay, the location and solitude of this villa are its best attributes. It does not have the fanciest interior compared to some of the more expensive villas on the island. The house provides a 360 degree view of its amazing location through screened walls. It also has an amazing deck that wraps around the house and overlooks beautiful Round Bay. The bathroom is modeled after a sugar mill ruin.

SLEEP   —  East End

Grande Bay Resort & Residence Club

PO Box 690. The Grande Bay Resort & Residence Club is situated hillside in Cruz Bay on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Set near Wharfside Village, this St. John resort overlooks the emerald and blue waters of Cruz Bay and St. Thomas to the west and the British Virgin Islands to the east. The Grande Bay Resort & Residence Club features fully furnished Condominium style guest suites, a rooftop pool and spa, and is a short walk from countless shops, restaurants and nightlife.

SLEEP   —  +1 340 693-4668 —  Map

Vie's Snack Shack

Vie's Snack Shack is a roadside snack bar with picnic tables, where you can find the best garlic chicken in the world! Vie also sells johnny cakes, conch fritters, and the likes, but the garlic fried chicken is unbelievable! If you are out on the East End of the Island, Vie is a must-try. Just hope you're not scared of a few chicken at your feet! Hi!

EAT   —  East End, St. John

Mongoose Junction

Mongoose Junction is a very popular shopping and dining spot on the shady end of Cruz Bay in a historic stone and mahogany setting joined by shady tropical garden courtyards. Unique and exceptional retail shops, art galleries and a varied selection of dining and bars make Mongoose Junction a great gathering place for island visitors and locals alike.

BUY   —  Cruz Bay

Concordia Eco-Resorts St. John

Concordia Eco-Resorts offers a range of rentals from Eco-tents to Studios overlooking Salt Pond Bay. The resort is the sister resort to Maho Bay and offers a eco-friendly vacation option. Restaurant open seasonally, a pool, great hiking nearby, and knowledgeable staff about all the best spots for snorkeling, swimming, restaurants, and more.

SLEEP   —  +1 340-715-0500 —  St. John, USVI

The Tap Room

The Tap Room is connect with St John Brewers, and features a surprisingly tasty food menu along with their own brews, as well as cocktails and non-local beers. Air conditioned too. Great for a lazy afternoon when you need to escape the heat and rest after a day of swimming.

Caneel Bay

PO Box 720. A luxury beach resort in the Caribbean located within the Virgin Islands National Park. Caneel Bay offers meeting and wedding facilities, seven secluded beaches, family and honeymoon vacation packages, and meditation retreats.

SLEEP   —  +1 340 776-6111 —  Map

Shipwreck Landing

Located just outside Coral Bay on Route 107. The service is fabulous and the specials are worthy of any big city restaurant -- an unexpected gem and must eat. Closed from August 31, 2012 to early November.

EAT   —  Map

Woody's Seafood Saloon

Woody's happy hour is daily, 3PM-6PM. Happy hour is nearing when you hear music from The Blues Brothers, and ends when the theme song from the TV show Rawhide is finished playing.

DRINK   —  Map

Hillcrest Guest House

Built and established in 1966 by the Hall Family. Ocean views all around, complimentary food, honeymoon package and free Wi-Fi available. Kitchenette or kitchen in all suites.

Hillcrest Guest House

Built and established in 1966 by the Hall Family. Ocean views all around, complimentary food, honeymoon package and free Wi-Fi available. Kitchenette or kitchen in all suites.

Cimmaron St. John

Cimmaron St. John offers luxurious [St. John Villa Rentals] with stunning views of Cruz Bay. We have villas for any group size and budget.

SLEEP   —  +1 340-715-2666 —  Cruz Bay

Estate Fortsberg

A St. John Villa villas home for rent that overlooks tortola, hurricane hole and coral bay.

SLEEP   —  +1-800-268-1038 —  Map

Estate Lindholm

An intimate bed and breakfast inn set amongst Danish ruins.

SLEEP   —  +1 340-776-6121 —  Map


Designer jewelry store located in Wharfside Village.

BUY   —  +1 340 693 7599 —  Map

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