St. John is home to the Virgin Islands National Park which protects over 7000 acres of the 12,500 acre island. It offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the beautiful natural resources of the island. You can stay in an eco-friendly cabin or at a campground. At a beautiful resort or in villas and vacation rentals that range from quaint to super luxurious.

The resorts, vacation villas and homes for the 4000+ residents are found largely in and close to Cruz Bay and Coral Bay. Cruz Bay is the main town on St. John. It is the location of the ferry dock which connects St. John to St. Thomas. Cruz Bay has shops, grocery stores, a post office, schools, and so on. The second largest developed area Coral Bay also has restaurants, grocery stores and other businesses that cater to residents and visitors.

Planning Sections

Accommodations

Accommodations

Hotels, Guest Houses, Villas Find the perfect place to stay.

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Activities

Keeping Busy Everyday Trying to decide what to do?

Annaberg Plantation, St. John

Attractions

Around the Island: Find out what to See and Do.

Salt Pond Beach, St. John

Beach Guide

Find the Perfect Beach: St. John has over 15 major beaches along its sun-drenched coasts.

Dining Guide

Dining Guide

What to Eat and Where to Go When the sun sets find out where to go.

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Getting Married

Does your dream wedding take place on a secluded beach? How about at sunset with steel pan music playing? Or perhaps on a sailboat!

Provisioning Villa

A villa provisioning company can prepare a welcome basket, stock your refrigerator and even get you started with your first night’s dinner!

Getting Around

St. John’s beauty is in the island; in its beaches, forests and historical ruins, and they are best explored by motored transportation

About St. John

The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John includes beaches that can be rated on a scale where 1 equals beautiful and 10 is totally awesome. It includes hiking trails in forests, past historical sugar plantation ruins, around salt ponds, over hills and through valleys. Park rangers offer programs and talks including bird watching, hikes and cultural demonstrations.

Many visitors to St. John report getting hooked. Some comment that while still on vacation they are already figuring out when they can come back! They are hooked on the relaxing pace of things on St. John, on the opportunities for snorkeling, island hopping, windsurfing, sailing, shopping, dining, and on the beauty of the National Park.

St. Thomas is the gateway to St. John which does not have an airport. Regular ferry service connects the two islands. St. John is an easy day trip for visitors staying on St. Thomas.

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