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:

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:



National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration:

National Hurricane Center:

National Weather Service 7 day forecast:

Weather Underground:


News, Historical, Audubon

Virgin Islands Daily News:

St. John Tradewinds (local newspaper):

St. John Historical Society:

The Virgin Islands Public Library System:

Virgin Island Audubon Society:

Save Coral Bay Information:

The Complete Guide to Your St. John Vacation:

St. John Blog:



Boat Trips, Mailboxes, Faxes, and Internet:

Cell Phones “pay as you go”:



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.




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



Transportation  (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).  340-779-4949  – Shannon 340-779-4681 340-690-4131


Scuba & Snorkel Rental Equipment   (Coral Bay)


Boat trips, Diving, Kayaks, Paddleboard & Tours  (The Baths of Virgin Gorda) – (sailing)  (boat rental with or without Captain) (Hiking and Island Tours) (by the hour, day or week)  (kayak tours) (Coral Bay) (sailing)


St John Beaches & Trails

Friends of the V.I. National Park:

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



DeCoal Pot – Cruz Bay NEW! Next to Lime Inn


Catering and Private Chef Service


Things to Do




Baby Equipment


Great Videos of St John (St John Beaches) (St John Beaches and Danish Ruins)


St John Animal Care Center

Miss your pet? Volunteer during your stay!









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



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 Bay

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