Eco Tourism Lodging Options on St. John

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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

Nature lovers and their families might want to take a look at the opportunities for eco-tourism offered. Campgrounds are available, though you could also book your vacation at an eco-logde or resort. Click on their names to read more information.

Cinnamon Bay Campground

Trinidad Charlie's Cottages is one property Bethany, in western St. John. 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. If you want to know more, call them at (340) 693-8959.

A good option for vacationers 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. You'll be able to find them on Route 107.

Nature enthusiasts can find a variety of different campgrounds, including Vie's Hansen Bay Campground. If you've always dreamed of spending a night sleeping on a quite beach, staring up at the star-filled sky and listening to the waves lapping the shore, than this camp ground is the perfect choice for you. With bare sites directly in the sand, you'll get the camping experience of a lifetime here. You will be able to find them on East End Road.

The chart right below provides you with more details on the 5 eco-tourism options you can choose from.

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

If you are seeking a wider variety of places beyond just these, you should think about other possibilities. Those needing to get more details concerning other kinds of accommodations available for St. John here.


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