• Book Direct St John vacation rentals

    Direct with Owner St John Vacation Rentals

    Before you browse and book on one of the big online travel and vacation rental web sites – take a close look at the rates and fees! The “service fees”, aka booking fees, will surprise you! A once free service has morphed into a wallet busting booking fee on most of the large travel sites! […]

  • St John Festival Schedule 2019 Carnival events

    St John Carnival Schedule 2019

    St John’s Festival dates back to the early part of the 20th century. Residents, still under Danish rule, held masquerade events. The original celebrations have given way to today’s modern celebration including Emancipation Day, July 3rd, and the US Independence Day, July 4th. The first official St John Festival began in 1945. It was a […]

  • St John US Virgin Islands vacation rentals guide

    St John Villa Rentals

    St John island is one of the HOTTEST DESTINATIONS in the Caribbean. This tiny island is almost 2/3rds National Park. With stunning beaches and protected forests, reefs and historic plantation ruins; it’s no wonder why St John is on just about every Top 10 Destinations List. VRBO/HomeAway/AirBnB charge a 4% > 16% Booking Fee! That […]

  • Daniel and the Jumbies book by Jules

    Daniel and the Jumbies

    A fun story for children of all ages … Daniel and the Jumbies is a fictional middle grade chapter book that playfully uncovers some of the mysteries of historical folklore of the Caribbean. This story takes readers of all ages on an adventure with a boy named Daniel who was uprooted from his home in […]

  • St John Update post hurricane

    In September of 2017 a pair of CAT5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, swept through the Caribbean leaving a path of destruction. The US Virgin Islands sustained a near direct hit from hurricane Irma and Maria. What does St John look like now? Well, the island is well on it’s way to recovery. Power has been […]

  • Bikinis on teh Beach bar & grill, Honeymoon Beach, St John USVI

    Bikinis on the Beach Bar & Grill

    St John’s newest bar is a beach bar! Located on Honeymoon Beach, St John, Bikinis on the Beach Bar & Grill sits along the soft white sand beach of one of St John’s most beautiful beaches. DRINKS Visitors will enjoy cold island drinks, including the soon-to-be-famous Irmaria drink! You can also try some of St […]

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Waterlemon Cay St John snorkeling

Snorkeling Waterlemon Cay on St John

Waterlemon Cay and Leinster Bay panorama. Mouse-over scroll left and right! About Waterlemon Cay Waterlemon Cay is the  #1 “St John attraction” on Tripadvisor. It’s also one of the top spots to snorkel in the Caribbean! In general, the water is clear, the reef, corals and marine life are healthy and thriving. Colorful Caribbean tropical […]

The Indigo Grill bar + restaurant, Coral Bay, St John, USVI

Donkey Diner Now The Indigo Grill

For all of you that ate there …loved it …and looked forward to visiting DD on your next visit to St John … our condolences. Donkey Diner, the venerable and ever popular Coral Bay eatery is no longer! The news that Donkey Diner was closing came as a shock to many. A listing on Craigslist […]

Spotlight on: STJ Creative

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Snorkeling Henley Cay

        BEST SNORKELING on ST JOHN – STAFF PICK St John is renowned for its shallow water snorkeling. With top snorkeling destinations like Waterlemon Cay, Trunk Bay, Salt Pond and Haulover North …St John certainly has its share of great places to snorkel that are easy to get to while on vacation. […]

Tradewinds Cottage 1 or 2 bedroom St John villa rental

Tradewinds Cottage – 1 or 2 Bdrm

Tradewinds Cottage: Can be rented as a 1 or 2 bedroom, 2 bath.Located high above John’s Folly Bay in the quiet area of Concordia, St John, USVI “Tradewinds” is a Caribbean wooden cottage style house, decorated simply but eclectically in original art and crafts against white walls and natural wood. Enjoy panoramic ocean views! The […]

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