Spotlight on Jumbie Beach

Jumbie Beach on Saint John, US Virgin Islands

Every beach on the planet has something special or unique about it. It could be majestic waves or long stretches of white sand or perhaps it’s secluded. For some, it’s the memory of a vacation or holiday or summers at the shore. And each of St John’s beaches are different and special and each has […]

Top Spots to Snorkel – Yawzi Point, St John

Yawzi Point snorkeling

Yawzi Point is located in the Virgin Islands National Park on St John’s rugged south shore. While this is one of the more demanding spots to snorkel – requiring experience and a level of fitness – it is also one of the top spots to snorkel on St John. Getting there:
 The mostly dirt road […]

Kekoa – A Life Worth Living

Kekoa Sailing Expeditions on St John, USVI

St John – Sail with Kekoa Kekoa “The Brave One” is a 50′ hand-built catamaran. Brothers Ryan and Jamison Witbeck spent over 2 years building her at their small boat works in North Carolina. Captained by Jamison Witbeck, with her signature black sails and his experienced hand at the helm, Kekoa is a popular sailing […]

Spotlight on Maho Bay Beach

Maho Bay beach and snorkeling

Ask anyone who’s visited St John and they’ll likely tell you that Maho Bay is among their favorite beaches. And why not, with its easy to reach location, beautiful shallow water, soft sand beach, towering coconut palms, parking, facilities and excellent snorkeling. Planning to spend the day on one of St John’s beaches? Voted a […]

Snorkel Waterlemon Cay / Leinster Bay

Waterlemon Cay, St John

Waterlemon Cay and Leinster Bay panorama. Mouse-over scroll left and right! St John’s #1 Snorkeling Destination! Waterlemon Cay / Leinster Bay The #1 “St John attraction” on Tripadvisor is also one of the top spots to snorkel on St John! The water is clear, corals are abundant, fish and sea life abound. This should be […]

Spotlight on – Caneel Bay Beach and Resort

Caneel Bay Resort

Caneel Bay beach is part of the Caneel Bay Resort located within the Virgin Islands National Park. Caneel Bay Beach
 This lux-relaxed resort offers the perfect way to enjoy St John. The 170 acres and 7 beaches of the Caneel Bay are located within the Virgin Islands National Park – offering unparalleled beauty, privacy, convenience […]

Lionfish Threat – You Can Help!

St John Lionfish

Zebra Mussels in the Great Lakes and invasive Snakehead fish showing up in greater and greater locations in the US South East. There’s no shortage of news stories concerning invasive species in the US and its territories. And sadly, St John is not immune to this type of threat. Enter the Indo-Pacific Lionfish Originally from […]

Snorkeling – Salt Pond Bay

Snorkeling at Salt Pond on St John , USVI

Although not the easiest to get to, Salt Pond is one of the more popular beaches and snorkeling destinations on St John. Requiring a drive and a short hike you should plan to spend the morning, afternoon or day at this beach. Salt Pond Bay Beach This south-facing beach enjoys plenty of sun and wonderful […]

Spotlight on – Honeymoon & Salomon Beaches, St John

Honeymoon Beach on St John, USVI

Honeymoon/Salomon Beaches  are located within the boundaries of the Virgin Islands National Park. They are two of St John’s famous North Shore beaches; and are part of the seven beaches that make up the Caneel Bay Resort. Hike from Cruz Bay along the Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Honeymoon Beach has powdery white sand and […]

Shipwrecks of St John

shipwrecks-on-st-john-usvi

Throughout its history St John’s many harbors and reefs have served to protect countless ships as well as shipwreck some 28 ships passing through its waters. Many of these wrecks are not recorded or have been reduced to ballast stones by time and erosion. But some have endured. The HMS Santa Monica is one such […]

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