St. John Eco Tourism Lodging

Photo credit: © John Grana

From rustic cottages to eco-resorts, St. John is home to several properties that work with the environment rather than against it. If you have hopes of getting "back to nature," want to get away from modernity, or simply want to try something new, you'll find a few places to do so on this island.

Camping and Eco-Tourism On St. John

Guests who love the outdoors might want to take a look at the opportunities for eco-tourism on the island. Camping is available, or you can choose to stay in an eco-logde or resort. Click on each link to read further details.

Cinnamon Bay Campground

Travelers wanting to book their stay on St. John will enjoy opportunities like 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. Customers can contact them at (340) 693-8959.

A good option for travelers searching for a place to stay on St. John is Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station. VIERS has rustic accommodations for up to 68 guests within 12 wooden and screened cabins. Some rooms have kitchens, while others do not, and on site you will also find a meeting tent, library, classroom, staff rooms, dining hall. Guests can find them on Route 107.

Nature entusiasts will be able to find a good selection different campgrounds, including Vie's Hansen Bay Campground. Here you'll find bare spots on the shore for you to set up your own tent, but you are also able to rent a tent from Vie. Amenities include economic outdoor waters with solar water heater bags, an outdoor restroom, a fire pit for cooking, a food awning, a grill, and pots and pans. They're located on East End Road.

A handful of the eco-accommodations are listed here:

Eco-Accommodations On St. John
Name Type Phone Number Star Rating Location
Cinnamon Bay Campground Campground (340) 776-6330


3.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay
Concordia Studios Eco resort (340) 715-0500


0.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Friis Bay
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages Lodge (340) 693-8959


1.0 mi. East of Downtown Cruz Bay
Vie's Hansen Bay Campground Campground (340) 693-5033


2.6 mi. East of Central Coral Bay
Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station Campground (410) 647-2500


1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Coral Bay

Luckily, St. John is home to a wide range of other property types to consider. Click here to visit our page regarding other kinds of accommodations for St. John.


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