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Where to Stay

We offer rental homes and villas, affordable island cottages and condominiums on St John in all price ranges and in locations throughout St. John including Cruz Bay, Coral Bay and other areas of our beautiful island. Locally owned and/or run by a number of individuals and management companies on St. John in the US Virgin Islands.


The perfect vacation getaway! Just 3 minutes from the main town of Cruz Bay, Meritage offers you a private romantic setting overlooking the Caribbean sea. Situated on the hill side of Chocolate Hole, Meritage is a short walk down a winding path to tranquil Hart Bay.


Coconut Coast Villas

Studio, two or three bedroom ocean-front, self catered, vacation condo rentals in St. John, USVI within walking distance to Cruz Bay. With free wireless internet, pool, hot tub, grill and guest laundry facilities. Great for a vacation, wedding or honeymoon.


A House of Open Arms is a two-level villa in Coral Bay on the island of St. John with a bedroom, a private bathroom, a full kitchen, expansive porch and a pool in front of the porch. Below the main house lies the Cottage. The Cottage is a single-room, simple, beautiful studio, with an outdoor private shower, an outdoor partial kitchen (including a sink, a grill with side burner, and a small refrigerator), a wraparound porch, a private bathroom, and an airy main room that serves as a living room during the day and bedroom at night. Perfect honeymoon spot.


Offering 15 independent units perch like tree houses along the hillside. Each unit has a composting toilet, solar heated hot water shower, refrigeration, 2-burner propane stove, kitchen supplies and a private deck. Lighting and fans are powered by a 12 volt photovoltaic system. Four of these units are wheelchair accessible.


Coral Bay accommodations include homes in the areas of St. John we call East End, Upper and Lower Carolina, Johns Folly, Calabash Boom, Ajax Peak, Fortsberg, Hurricane Hole, and Bordeaux Mountain.


Each view from every Gallows Point suite has its own character. All stunning and spectacular, but each quite different. Your choices are ocean view or harbor view, & upper suite or lower suite.


A 1 bedroom, 1 bath Sun Moon & Stars Villa, named for the amazing sun and moon rises that are viewed over the neighboring islands and the stars that shine overhead, will delight couples seeking a lover’s hideaway.


The Castle St. John

The Castle on St John is a private hideaway on a windswept mountaintop with incredible views also perfect for your private wedding or romantic honeymoon.

Fun Castle Vimeo Video


Lavender Hill Suites
Lavender Hill Suites
Every Lavender Hill suite faces the water just steps from the Cruz Bay ferries, restaurants, and shops. It is unique among Cruz Bay hotels


Windspree Vacation Homes
Garden by the Sea


Christy's of St. John

Custom Villa Concierge Service. Christy’s Specializes in “One of a Kind” Celebrations & Special Events. Flowers, Champagnes, Wines and Unique Gifts for all occasions. With 38 years experience in tourism on the isle of St. John, Susie, Crystal and the "Christy Team" look forward to enhancing Your "Memory of a Life Time" Vacation!


Passion Fruit Chefs

Passion Fruit Chefs

Unforgettable USVI Destination Wedding Celebrations

Welcome and introduce your guests to your Caribbean island wedding with a fun cocktail party on one of our beautiful white sand beaches, captivate them with an intimate rehearsal dinner and impress their senses with an enchanting wedding celebration, each with its own flair while incorporating your personality and wedding theme.

Even your bridesmaids’ luncheon can be something out of the ordinary with lasting tropical memories – anything is possible!


Queen of Tarts

Queen of Tarts

Parisian-trained Chef Elizabeth Lowe
has been baking and cooking for over thirty years

Queen of Tarts uses the finest ingredients including local products and offers fine pastries, wedding cakes, custom villa dinners and full service catering from October thru June. Her customized menus suit every palate and budget; from Private Chef services to Gourmet Drop off meals, so you can relax and enjoy a meal in the comfort of your home. Having a cocktail party or social event? Let Queen of Tarts delight your guests or family with award-winning savory tarts and hors d’oeuvres, and sweets treats to end the evening!

Where to Eat

Pickles in Paradise St John

Pickles in Paradise

Your Deli in Coral Bay, St John VI
Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Take Out
Guest Chef's for Dinner
Plenty of seating inside and out
Large flat screen tv and fun bar

Pickles in Paradise YouTube Video

What to Do

Anne Marie says this is a
sweet boat to get married on.

If you have a small group, we can help you plan a beautiful wedding aboard the "Fantasy".


Albion Sewer St John Steelpanist

Albion Sewer - St. John Steelpanist

A Musical Touch To Celebrate Your Vacation A lovely way to enhance your wedding, island party, catered dinner, or special event while vacationing on St.John.

Phone Albion 340-775-7111 or 340-626-0366

" Albion brings the island's blessing to you"
Anne Marie


Best of the USVI


Get a Massage
Massage St John VI


Sail St John


Greg Kinslow


What to Buy

Christian Wheatley Photography

Christian Wheatley Photography
Fabulous Fine Art Prints

available in a wide variety and sizes in the galleries, gift shops and stores in St. John and St. Thomas by
Local Photographer Christian Wheatley


wave wedding rings
Michael Banzhaf Studio
artistry in the tradition
of the true goldsmith
one of kind
one at a time
by one man


Nature's Wisdom VI
No More Bites © is an effective, safe alternative to man-made products. More effective than D.E.E.T. and is a synergistic blend of concentrated essences of flowers, fruits, herbs and plants. It is biodegradable, safe for humans and pets, and eco-friendly.


R and I Patton Jewelery
The island of St. John is the number one Caribbean destination for weddings. R&I PATTON has the appropriate jewelry, gifts and mementoes for your small, intimate or large, extravagant event.


Virgin Island Wedding  Party Gifts

Moon Mosaic, offers you collections of gifts that reflect the natural beauty and unique characteristics of our isles and bays. Whether designed by us, or chosen by us, each is a tile in the mosaic of our island ambiance.

Complement your Island Wedding by choosing
Virgin Islands Wedding Party Gifts as keepsakes of the celebration of your special ceremony and the treasured time you share with your guests in our a little slice of paradise.


Explore the Virgin Islands

"Having lived on St. John for 28 years, it was fun to learn new information about this special island from "Explore the Virgin Islands". Mr Pariser has hiked the trails and met the people. His book is the most personalized and comprehensive guide I have read."
Anne Marie Porter
St John USVI
Order your autographed copy straight from the author.


Moko Jumbie Hot Sauce
MOKO JUMBIE HOT SAUCE is the creation of Tiffany Jensen. A very tasteful hot sauce made from homegrown habaneros and a hint of homegrown lemongrass and fourteen herbs and spices. Wonderful Pepper Jelly too!

adopt a pet from the Animal Care Center

Give Anne Marie a call to get details on places to stay, fun things to do,
best stuff to buy while honeymooning on St. John.
888-676-5701 or 340-626-4658

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