Links and Things To Do


We are only providing links for your convenience. Vacation Vistas LTD. is not responsible or liable for any misrepresentation of the following companies or their services.

 

Airport Transportation Services to St. John

Taxi Service: Mr. Basile

Water Taxi Service: Per Dohms 340-775-6501

Ferry Service

From Red Hook ferry dock, St. Thomas to St. John, the ferry departs every hour on the hour from 6am to 12pm: http://www.stjohnusvi.com/ferry.html

From the Cruz Bay ferry dock, St. John to St. Thomas, the ferry departs every hour on the hour from 6am to 11pm.

British Virgin Islands Ferry: http://www.bviwelcome.com/ferries.php

 

Weather

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: www.noaa.com

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

National Weather Service 7 day forecast: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Saint+Thomas&state=VI&site=SJU&lat=18.35&lon=-64.9333#.Vdz8NIzD-M9

Weather Underground:

http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/VI/Saint_John.html

VI ALERT:

http://www.vialert.gov/Public/News/AlertView.aspx?notID=3336903&refer=HOME&source=ADFTFT&messageID=56901302&

 

News, Historical, Audubon

Virgin Islands Daily News: http://virginislandsdailynews.com/

St. John Tradewinds (local newspaper): http://www.tradewinds.vi/

St. John Historical Society: http://www.stjohnhistoricalsociety.org/

The Virgin Islands Public Library System: http://www.librarysample.com/usvi/librarysprauve.asp

Virgin Island Audubon Society: http://audubon.org

Save Coral Bay Information: www.SaveCoralBay.com

The Complete Guide to Your St. John Vacation: http://www.stjohnusvi.com/water.html

St. John Blog: http://www.on-stjohn.com/

 

Services

Boat Trips, Mailboxes, Faxes, and Internet: http://www.connectionsstjohn.com

Cell Phones “pay as you go”: http://www.choice.vi/en/cell-phones/cell-plans/

 

 

Visitors mailing items down for vacation

Connections – Fed Ex, DHL,

U.S. Postal Service – Express: 2 to 5 days, Priority: 7 days, 1st Class up to 2 months.

 

 

Shipping

Stateside company purchases sent to ship forwarding company, to your door.

http://www.sttcargoshipservice.com

 

 

Transportation

http://www.motoryachtcinnamonbay.com/airport-pick-up.html

http://slimoslimos.com/

http://www.slimmansparking.com/

http://stjohninmotion.com/  (scooter rentals)

 

Villa Provisioning 

Let them know you are a guest of Vacation Vistas

and give them our phone number to arrange delivery (340-776-6462).

http://starfishmarket.com/site/mainshop/  340-779-4949

http://www.blueskyconcierge.com/  – Shannon 340-779-4681

http://villafoodvi.com/ 340-690-4131

http://www.stjohncatering.com/services/villa-grocery-provisioning.html

http://christysofstjohn.com/

http://www.katilady.com/

 

 

Scuba & Snorkel Rental Equipment

http://www.divelowkey.com/snorkelrental.html

http://www.crabbyswatersports.com/snorkel.htm   (Coral Bay)

http://www.divelowkey.com/scubarental.html

 

Boat trips, Diving, Kayaks, Paddleboard & Tours

http://www.connectionsstjohn.com

http://www.charterboat.vi/stormypetrel.html  (The Baths of Virgin Gorda)

http://www.motoryachtcinnamonbay.com/privatecharters.html

http://www.palmtreecharters.com/

http://www.waywardsailor.net/

http://blacksailsvi.com/St-John-Sailing.html

http://www.divelowkey.com/dive_stjohn.html?PID=47

http://www.divelowkey.com/kayaks.html

http://www.calypsovi.com/- (sailing)

http://www.calypsovi.com/bad_kitty.html

http://www.oceanrunnerusvicom  (boat rental with or without Captain)

http://www.stjohnyachtcharters.com/

http://www.yachtmagicmoments.com/touring_area.html

http://www.newhorizonscharters.com/

http://www.sadiesea.com/

http://www.cinnamonbay.com/watersports.html

http://www.pamgaffin.com/ (Hiking and Island Tours)

http://www.lovecitypaddleboards.com/ (by the hour, day or week)

http://rockhoppin.com/

http://sup-stjohn.com/

http://www.viecotours.com

http://www.arawakexp.com  (kayak tours)

http://www.crabbyswatersports.com (Coral Bay)

www.cruzbaywatersports.com

http://www.cloud9sailingadventures.com  (sailing)

 

St John Beaches & Trails

Friends of the V.I. National Park: http://www.friendsvinp.org

http://www.snorkelstj.com/index.html

http://www.stjohnbeachguide.com/Beaches.htm

http://www.stjohnbeachguide.com/trails/trails_home.html

http://www.nps.gov/viis/planyourvisit/maps.htm

To contact National Parks St John office-340-776-6201 x 238

http://www.seestjohn.com/trails_tektite.html

http://viecotours.rezgo.com/details/36477/honeymoon-beach-discounted-all-day-watersports-package

 

Restaurants

http://www.cruzbaylanding.com/

http://www.beachbarstjohn.com/

http://www.thewaterfrontbistro.com/

http://www.asolarestjohn.com/

http://www.ocean362.com/

http://www.woodysseafood.com/

http://www.thefishtrap.com/

http://limeinn.com/

http://zozos.net/

http://www.joesrumhut.com/Home.html

http://www.thebananadeck.com/

http://www.rhumblinesstjohn.com/

https://www.facebook.com/littleolivefoodtruck

http://www.latapastjohn.com/

http://www.oceangrillstjohn.com/

http://www.quietmon.com/

http://www.shipwrecklandingstjohn.com/

http://www.skinnylegs.com/

http://innattamarindcourt.com/content/hotel/restaurant/

www.castawaystjohn.com

www.extravirginbistro.com

DeCoal Pot – Cruz Bay NEW! Next to Lime Inn

 

Catering and Private Chef Service

http://www.tedssupperclub.com/aboutted.html

http://www.stjohncatering.com/services/villa-grocery-provisioning.html

http://www.eastwestcatering.com/villapro.htm

http://christysofstjohn.com/

http://www.passionfruitchefs.com/provisions.html

http://www.vi-fun-n-sun.com/roomservice.html

 

Things to Do

http://www.pilatesstjohnvi.com/PilatesStJohnVI.com/Home.html

http://carolinacorral.vi/

http://www.sloopjones.com/workshops/

http://www.stjohnspice.com/

 

Fishing

http://www.sportfishingstjohn.com/

 

Baby Equipment

http://christysofstjohn.com/

www.islandbabyvi.com

 

Great Videos of St John

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=822812094471083&pnref=story (St John Beaches)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSNyrBbsQZk (St John Beaches and Danish Ruins)

 

St John Animal Care Center

http://www.stjohnanimalcarecenter.com/about.html

Miss your pet? Volunteer during your stay!

http://stjohnanimalcarecenter.com/get-involved/volunteer

http://caninescatscritters.vetstreet.com/

 

Weddings 

http://www.islandstyleweddings.com

http://stjohnweddings.com/beach.htm

http://www.usviwedding.com/

 

Flowers

http://www.passionflowerstjohn.com/

http://sallysbou-quet.com/index.html

http://christysofstjohn.com/gifts.html

 

Spa/Massage

http://www.driftawaystjohn.com

www.massagestjohnvi.com

 

Banks

1 First Bank located at the Market Place

Banco Popular ATM located at Mooie’s (opposite Ferry dock)

Merchants Commercial Bank at the Greenleaf Building 2nd floor

 

Trip Insurance

http://www.csatravelprotection.com/

http://www.tripinsurancestore.com/

http://www.globalcarehealthinsurance.com/

http://www.insuremytrip.com/

http://www.squaremouth.com/

http://www.travelinsurancereview.net/

http://www.quotewright.com/

 

 

Webcams: St John, St. Thomas and the British Virgin Islands

 

St. John, USVI 

Beach Bar

Cruz Bay Dock – St. John Spice

Cruz Bay – Mongoose Junction

Cruz Bay, Pillsbury Sound & St. Thomas – Tap Room

Great Expectations – View of Rendezvous Bay and South Shore

 Coral Bayhttp://coralbay.me/

Charlotte Amalie Harbor

Reef Cam

British Virgin Islands – Cane Garden Bay

Foxy’s Tamarind Bar, Jost Van Dyke, BVI

Soggy Dollar Bar

Pussers Web Cams

 

Grocery Stores on St John

Between your villa and Cruz Bay town:

St John Market 340-776-5322 South Shore Road, Cruz Bay  just before the Westin Resort; open until 10 PM
Full grocery, hot food and sandwich deli

Starfish Market & Gourmet
The Market Place, Cruz Bay  340 779-4949
Open daily 7:30 AM – 9 PM (Gourmet store closes at 8:30 PM)
Full service grocery store (largest on St John), fresh produce, meats, fish, deli section; gourmet section of wines, cheeses, vinegar, oils

Pine Peace Market   340-693-8725 –  South Shore Road, Cruz Bay (at the bottom of Jacob’s Ladder)
340 693-8725   –  Open daily   –  Full service (but small) grocery store sells wine, liquor, beer

Dolphin Market 340 776-5322  Boulon Center, Cruz Bay   – Open daily 7:30 AM – 11 PM
Full service grocery store sells wine, liquor, beer; fresh produce

Fish Trap Seafood Market 340-776-0580 Raintree Court    Open Tuesday – Sunday Noon – 6 PM
Fresh fish & shellfish, wines

Nature’s Nook Cruz Bay, across from the Park Services dock  – Open daily
local fruits (and wonderful smoothies); fresh air market

In Coral Bay (East side of St John):

Lily’s Gourmet Market   340 777-3335  – Harold’s Way, Coral Bay
Basic groceries, beer, wine, cheeses

Love City Mini Mart  – 340-693-5790  – Coral Bay, Kings Hill Road
Basic food supplies

Bakery & Delis:

Baked in the Sun 340-693-8786 – on one way to south shore road Near Tamarind Court
Great sandwiches and fresh breads
North Shore Deli   340-777-3061 Mongoose Junction  – Open daily
Fresh breads, pastries, sandwiches, cheese, wine, beer & sodas

Sam & Jack’s  – 340-714-3354  – 3rd floor Starfish Market Place  – Open Monday – Saturday 9 AM – 6 PM
Fabulous sandwiches, take out meals, fresh breads

 

St. John Churches

Bahia’s Community of St. John Race Unity Devotions
7:30 Fridays, Study Circles 9 a.m. Sundays   776-6316, 776-6254

Bethany Moravian Church
Cruz Bay, St. John 11 a.m. Sunday School  776-6291

Calvary Baptist Church
13 ABC Coral Bay * 776-6304
Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday evening 6 p.m. * Thursday 7 p.m.

Christian Ministry Cinnamon Bay Beach
Inter-Denominational  – Sunday 8:30 a.m. everybody welcome.

Christian Science Society of St. John
9:45 a.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. 776-6273
1st & 3rd Wednesday Testimony Meetings, Saturday 10 to 12 Reading Room

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Sun. 9 am, STT, 776-2379 * Sun., 5:00pm, STJ, Lumberyard

Cruz Bay Baptist Church
Sunday 11 a.m., 6 p.m. * 776-6315

Seventh Day Adventist
Saturdays, call * 779-4477

Emmaus Moravian Church Coral Bay
Sun. 9 a.m .* 776-6713

Jehovah’s Witness
7:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 a.m. Sundays

Nazareth Lutheran Church
Cruz Bay, one block from dock
Sunday 9 a.m., Sunday-School 8:00 a.m., 776-6731

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church
Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 7:30 & 9:30 a.m., Spanish Mass 5:30 p.m., Monday & Tuesday 7 p.m., Wednesday & Friday 8:30 a.m.
First Friday of the month 7 a.m. & 7 p.m .  776-6339

St. John Methodist Church
Sunday 10 a.m., 693-8830

St. John Missionary Baptist Church
9:30 a.m. Sunday Services, 10:45 Worship, Tuesday 7 p.m. Bible Study  693-8884

St. John Pentecostal Church
Sunday 11 :05 a.m., 6:30p.m., Tuesdays Prayer 7:30p.m., Thursdays Bible Study 7:30p.m· 779-1230

St. Ursula’s Church
Sunday 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. * Every Third Sunday 9:30 a.m. * 693-8580

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
10 am at the Gift Hill School Oct- June, call Anna at 776-6332 for directions/information/rides