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 […]

St John Beaches – Spotlight on Trunk Bay

Trunk Bay - St John beaches

Panoramic view of Trunk Bay – mouse over or tap to scroll left and right! Trunk Bay is St John’s most famous beach, the most photographed beach and voted one of the top ten beaches in the world by Condé Nast Traveler magazine! Located on St John’s north shore and under the protection and management […]

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 […]

St John’s Best Beaches

St John beaches

St John may be the smallest of the US Virgin Islands but it’s world-famous beaches are a huge attraction. Whether you want to enjoy the North Shore’s Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Maho Beach and Caneel Bay beaches or favor the solitude of a beach that’s off the beaten path – like Vie’s beach, Lameshur, Haulover […]

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 […]

A Guide to Hansen Bay / Vie’s Beach

Vie's Beach one of St Johns East End beaches

Panoramic image of Hansen Bay. Mouse over scroll – left and right. Vie’s Beach at Hansen Bay After 38 years, Vie has decide to CLOSE her popular beach access/parking and Snack Shack. We’d like to thank her for some wonderful food, Sugar Apple generosity and many wonderful days on Hansen Bay!   The East End […]

Snorkeling 101 & protecting our coral reefs

Snorkeling Basics

Snorkeling Guide Snorkeling is one of the top activities on St John. Each year thousands of visitors step into our waters to discover the amazing variety and beauty of the reefs and marine eco systems that surround our island. And that’s where the trouble starts. With so much “traffic” it is imperative that each and […]

St John – Top Island Choice in the Caribbean

St John, USVI

Tripadvisor®, arguably the leading travel site on the web, just announced its 2013 TRAVELER’S CHOICE® winners. No surprise, the little island of St John in the US Virgin Islands ranked #1 destination in the Caribbean for travel. The 2013 Top 10 Caribbean List highlighted the many beautiful beaches, food and eco tourism that have made […]

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