St John is a perennial favorite on most of the Best Destinations Lists. With over 2/3rds of St John island under the protection of the Virgin Islands National Park … guests will enjoy beautiful beaches, miles of hiking trails, and explore early plantation-era ruins that dot the island. Island activities include ecotours, kayaking, SUP / standup paddle boarding, windsurfing, fishing charters, snorkeling and diving! You’ll also find a wonderful selection of shops, island bars and restaurants! Here are some of our favorites ..

ST JOHN INFORMATION

St John Beach Guide – Check out the over 3 dozen beautiful St John beaches! This site includes some great pictures, maps and snorkeling information. Visit: www.StJohn-BeachGuide.com

St John Tradewinds – Island news, information and goings-on! Visit: www.StJohnTradewinds.com


DRUG STORE / PHARMACY

Chelsea Drug Store – Located on the 2nd Flr of the Marketplace. Pharmacy, water sports gear, beach toys, suntan lotions, soaps, shampoos and more!


ST JOHN ACTIVITIES

VI Ecotours – A huge selection of kayak, hike and snorkel adventures on St Thomas and St John. They also run the Honeymoon Beach Hut and Bikinis Beach Bar on Honeymoon Beach, St John. Check them out here: www.VIEcotours.com

SUP St John – From beginner to professional SUP boards and gear rental. Owner, Lucy, also provides lessons! Check them out here: www.SUP-StJohn.com

Beach Bums – Located near the ferry dock in Cruz Bay. Beach Bums sells all sorts of water sports gear and rentals. Check them out here: www.StJohnBeachBum.com

Chelsea Drug Store – Located on the 2nd Flr of the Marketplace. Pharmacy, water sports gear, beach toys, suntan lotions, soaps, shampoos and more!


CHARTERS

Sunshine Daydream Boat Charter – World Cat 270SD, up to 10 guests, Coast Guard Certified, trips to USVI and BVIs. Check them out here: www.SunshineDayDreamsVI.com

RockHoppin’ Adventures – Power boat charter, St John and BVI tours. Snorkeling, SUP. Check them out here: www.RockHoppin.com


HIKING INFORMATION

With miles and miles of hiking trails inside the VI National Park – you’ll need to visit St John several times to hike them all. But here’s a good TOP 10 LIST.


RESTAURANT + BAR GUIDE

There are plenty of fun, funky and upscale places to eat, drink and hangout on St John. Whatever your mood. Whatever your budget … Check out this St John Bar + Restaurant Guide for locations and descriptions.

A few of our favorites:

FINE DINING

Morgan’s Mango – Cruz Bay, Caribbean Lobster, Seafood / Caribbean $$$$
La Tapa
– Cruz Bay, Seafood / Mediterranean / Spanish $$$$
Extra Virgin Bistro – Cruz Bay, Seafood, Italian, American $$$$
The Terrace – Cruz Bay, Seafood, French $$$$

CASUAL DINING + DRINKS

The Beach Bar – Cruz Bay / Wharfside, pub menu and island drinks on the beach!