Accommodations on St. John

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Just a ferry ride away from St. Thomas, St. John attracts visitors looking for a real, true island experience. Where you stay when you arrive can serve to amplify that.  Rental properties allow guests to see what living like a local entails while eco-resorts pay homage to the land and provide more rustic accommodations.  Those who secure a room in a resort will be booking a dream tropical getaway which includes the ultimate in pampering.  

Hotels

Caneel Bay Resort

St. John has hotel possibilities that will be appealing to nearly every kind of visitor. Select from glitzy resorts, budget hotels, and lots more in between. Guests hoping to enjoy a spirited late-night scene will find precisely that at a couple hotels around St. John. Click on the links to read further information.

A great spot which has on-site recreation is Caneel Bay Resort. To maximize the relaxation and escapism desired during a stay at the Caneel Bay Resort, each unit has been adorned with natural woodwork, native stones, locally-crafted furnishings and rich fabrics. Guest may choose from options that range from garden view rooms to beachfront suites and spacious cottages. Visitors can find them on North Shore Road.

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A property on the water's edge with excellent views of the water is The Westin St. John Resort. Located along the white sand beaches of Great Cruz Bay, the The Westin St. John Resort is a prestigious AAA Four Diamond hotel. A stay at the resort means guests will be surrounded by lush greenery, rolling hills, and vistas of the Caribbean sea. You'll be able to find them at 300B Chocolate Hole.

Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel: Owners of Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel opened the property after deciding the island was quite simply lacking in good and still affordable boutique hotels. Today, this small property is all about guest satisfaction and providing a comfortable stay that won't break the bank while featuring a Miami chic style that somehow manages to blend in perfectly with the laid back attitude of the island. The property is situated at 74 King Street.

St. John includes additional hotels. To find out about other the standard hotels available, go to this article.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Cruz Bay Apartments

There are non-standard hotel lodging options on the island, which include a few condominiums and several villa complexes.

If you are wanting to find lots of tasty dining options close to your accommodation, Gallows Point Resort is one location you shouldn't overlook. All of the accommodations at Gallows Point Resort are one bedroom apartments with king sized beds, vaulted ceilings, and fully equipped kitchens. A host of room views is available, from harbor view to ocean view, and come in classic or "gold" amenities. Visitors can reach them at (340) 776-6434.

If you're interested in lots of tasty dining within reach of your accommodation, Sirenusa is one spot you won't want to overlook. Sirenusa has a storied history. The project began with plans to create an oasis of luxury condominiums on more than five acres of beachfront property though what ended up being built was not located on the beach at all. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, do so at (340) 690-9404.

Seashore Allure: A picturesque luxury resort on St. John, Seashore Allure is a one-of-a-kind property that offers guests everything they need for an unforgettable stay on the island -- and plenty of extras as well. If you have questions and want to call ahead, do so at (340) 779-2800.

Of course, there will be a full range options too. Navigate to this article dedicated to these types of accommodations on the island if you want to find more details.

You can alternatively see all the accommodations found around the USVI here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Cinnamon Bay Campground

Nature lovers should think about the selection of eco-tourist options offered to them on the island.

If you're trying to plan for some special occasion, or if you're traveling with a large contingent, you can find a group-friendly property like Concordia Studios. Quiet and relaxation is a prime feature of Concordia Studios, where open air rooms allow vacationers to get back to nature, without fear that nature will get back at them. This property has a long history of excellence, as reported by many guests who have gone home completely satisfied with their choice of lodgings. If you want to call ahead, you can do so at (340) 715-0500.

One place along the water's edge that merits consideration is Cinnamon Bay Campground. Committed to the preservation of the local landscape, this is one of the top eco-friendly places to stay on the island. Guests have the chance to rough it at this campsite, with various styles of camping sites available based on how close to nature you want to stay. You can call them at (340) 776-6330.

Those who love the outdoors will find different local eco-lodges on the island, including Trinidad Charlie's Cottages. Cut yourself off from the busy, modern life you've become accustomed to with a stay at Trinidad Charlie's Cottages. Here, instead of checking your phone for updates, you'll stare at the stars, listen to the birds chirping, and get to know yourself again. Guests can reach them at (340) 693-8959.

Needless to say, you can find some other eco-tourism choices. To read more about the eco-accommodations offered, visit this page.

Individual Villas

Some would rather have the independence offered by one of the many individual rental properties. Take advantage of this extended discussion which is all about the individual property rentals on St. John if you want to learn more specifics.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa

Though only nearby accommodations have an all-in-one payment option, some people still prefer the simplicity of all-inclusive pricing. There are multiple explanations for their appeal. For instance, they offer many amenities for a single flat rate.

Tennis enthusiasts will enjoy staying at Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, as they offer some nice tennis facilities. Every room at the Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa has its own private balcony for viewing the resort, bay, or ocean, depending on the guest's choice and desires. One-bedroom suites and special "Clear Air Rooms" are also available. Visitors can find them at 6500 Estate Smith Bay.

One property located on the water's edge with excellent views of the water is Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. Accommodations at the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort come fairly standard, although there is a choice for rooms with views of the Caribbean Sea or rooms that are located directly on the beach. Each unit at the hotel features air-conditioning, cable television, refrigerator, coffee making facility, hair dryer, iron, in-room safety deposit box and either a queen or two double beds. Find them at 7150 Bolongo.

If you're interested, get more details about all-inclusive properties by visiting this page.

 

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