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. […]

Best Snorkeling on St John

Best snorkeling spots on St John Virgin Islands

Top on any visitor’s list of activities has got to be snorkeling on St John in the US Virgin Islands. Much of the island’s beaches and reefs are under the protection and management of the Virgin Islands National Park. The result is a marine environment without equal in the Caribbean – protecting world-class snorkeling for […]

Spotlight on – Brown Bay beach / Hike

Brown Bay, St John beach and trail

Brown Bay is one of St John’s hidden gems. With its off-the-beaten-path location and moderate hike – it just doesn’t get the number of visitors that hit Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Hawksnest and Salt Pond. And in one sense it’s a shame – because Brown Bay has a great mix of hiking, adventure, seclusion and […]

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 […]

Spotlight on Caneel Bay Resort

Caneel Bay Resort Uniquely situated within the Virgin Islands National Park on St John’s world-renowned North Shore, lies Caneel Bay Resort. The Resort’s 170 tropical acres are the legacy of its founder, Laurance Rockefeller and share his desire to protect this wonderful natural environment. Guest enjoy 7 beautiful beaches surrounded by lush tropical plantings, plantation […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

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