Shopping

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The Virgin Islands enjoy duty-free shopping. That means huge savings on jewelry, watches and liquor. In addition you’ll find many wonderful shops carrying custom made jewelry, watches, tee shirts and island gift shops, water sports gear, fine art and craft galleries. And when your feet need a rest …enjoy one of the many island restaurants and bars serving up tropical fun!

Where to Park in Cruz Bay

SAVE BIG! USVI visitors took advantage of duty-free shopping by purchased $278M in jewelry and $37M in watches last year!

Cruz Bay is the economic center of St John; with wonderful narrow streets lined with a wide assortment of jewelry, clothing, souvenir and island craft shops, restaurants and bars as well as art galleries and craft shops.

Mongoose Junction

…a  wonderful collection of mostly upscale shops and restaurants all within the island’s most beautiful stone architecture and gardens. No shopping excursion would be complete without a visit!
SHOPPING
Bajo el Sol  –
Fine art gallery, Works by Liv Hitchcock, Aimee Trayser, others
Bamboula  –
Collections of primitive art, clothing and textiles
Best of Both Worlds  –
Artisan jewelry, crafts, pottery, glass
Big Planet –
Boardshorts, bikinis, skirts, flip flops and more!
Bougainvillea  –
Fine resort apparel & accessories for men and women
Caravan Gallery  -
Silver jewelry, Larimar and exotic woodcarvings and gifts
Fabric Mill –
Women’s fashions and hand-blocked batiks
Friends of the National Park Store  –
Unique island gifts
Hot Look  –
Designer sunglasses – huge selection
Island Cork -
From Riesling to Bordeaux – something for every wine lover
Island Fancy –
Tropical gifts and charming souvenirs
Little Switzerland –
Fine brand name jewelry and timepieces
Just Beach  –
Beach shop, snorkel gear, sunscreen, more
Made in St. John –
Unique tee shirt designs for men, women and kids!
Nest & Co. –
Items for the home inspired by the sea
Portico  –
Indoor/outdoor rugs, pillows glass wear and more
R&I Patton –
Fine 18K, 14K and sterling jewelry, old coins
St. John Brewtique –
St John Brewers apparel and gifts
Sugar Birds – Island inspired gifts, hats, bags and crafts

DINING
Deli Grotto – Breakfast / lunch, soups, salads, sandwiches, bread, pasteries
Gecko Bar – Casual fare and open air seating
Ocean Grill – Casual fine dining, lunch and dinner
Virgin Fire – Contemporary Caribbean, dinner 7 days/wk
Sun Dog Cafe – Casual menu and Sunday brunch
The Tap Room - St John Brewers micro brews, homemade sodas and pub menu

GALLERIES
Bajo el Sol – Fine art gallery, Works by Liv Hitchcock, Aimee Trayser, others
Best of Both Worlds - Artisan jewelry, crafts, pottery, glass
CARAVAN GALLERY - Silver jewelry, Larimar and exotic woodcarvings and gifts
Island Fancy - Tropical gifts and charming souvenirs
Sugar Birds - Island inspired gifts, hats, bags and crafts

ACTIVITIES
Arawak Expeditions - Kayak, snorkel tours, SUP, fly fishing and snorkel gear rentals
Activities Information Center – One stop booking for the islands top activities / charters

The St John Properties Building

[ located beside Mongoose Junction ]
Michael Banzhaf Studio – Fine handcrafted gold jewelry

Wharfside Village

As the name implies, it’s a collection of shops and businesses along the shoreline of Cruz Bay and convenient to ferry arrivals and departures. You’ll find plenty of interesting shops as you browse among clothing, island spices, jewelry, gambling and some of the island’s best restaurants and bars.
Verace
Bamboo Studio
Now & Zen
Into The Blue
Palmetto Jewelers
Kro-Gu Jewelry
Water Base
Cruz Bay Clothing

The Lumberyard Complex

A few streets up from Cruz Bay center you’ll discover a collection of shops and businesses within the former lumberyard building. Now it’s a bustling area with plenty of opportunities to shop and grab a bite and a cool island drink.
Jake’s – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, open at 7:30am, Lumberyard Complex, Cruz Bay
Kekoa
- Sailboat charters, snorkeling trips, sunset catamaran cruises, weddings, St John + BVIs
Barefoot Cowboy Lounge

Coccoloba Shops

Located in Coral Bay on the eastern side of the island. The Coccoloba Shops is a small collection of businesses including Lilly’s Gourmet grocery store, Aqua Bistro restaurant and various shops selling everything from tee shirts and swimwear to souvenirs and jewelry.
Aqua Bistro - Seaside Bar + Bistro, famous Fri. Ponzu Tuna – 340-776-5336 www.aquabistrostjohn.com
Ranifly Bikinis
– Handmade bikinis ~ distinctive fabrics! Call 631-204-7452 www.raniflybikini.com
Stein Works
– Custom jewelry design, Coccoloba Shops ( lower level)
Crabby’s Watersports
- Coccoloba Shops, Coral Bay, Kayak rental, snorkel gear
Lilly’s Gourmet Market
- CLOSED

Skinny Legs Shops

Located in Coral Bay in front of famous Skinny Legs Bar + Restaurant is a small collection of businesses selling everything from tee shirts and swimwear to souvenirs and jewelry.
Jolly Dog Trading - Tee shirts, jewelry, Reefs and more!

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