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Returning to paradise? First-time visitor? Start here! St. John Links.com
St. John Links.com helps you plan your special Caribbean vacation to our beautiful island of St. John – and gives you the info you need while you’re here! We have tips on what to do when you get here, where to stay and “things you need to know” – such as how to get around, and how to find those “everyday services” you need while visiting paradise. Think of this as a site for visitors who often end up staying awhile!
Looking for a St. John Virgin Island rental home, vacation villa or intimate Caribbean cottage, in Cruz Bay or Coral Bay? Thinking about saying, “I do,” in an island wedding? How about a relaxing day sail or an exciting sport fishing adventure? We have it all -- boat rentals and charter boats, paddle boarding with East End Adventures, snorkeling, world-class sailing, fishing, horseback riding (340) 693-5778 and windsurfing. And, when you need a break from vacationing, we have some of the best massage therapists around!
St. John, the most natural and beautiful US Virgin Island, is home to world-class beaches – a true American paradise. And our natural beauty doesn’t end there. We have a wide array of tropical foliage and migratory and endemic birds. Why wait to get here to find out more about our island? Check out books written by local authors; our map and ferry info will help aquaint you with how to get around. Perhaps your trip will include a visit to some of our great hiking trails, a snorkeling tour, or just driving around in a car rental? Hey, it’s your vacation! When it comes to food, St. John restaurants offer fine both fine and casual dining. Our weather is often picture perfect; we are a diverse group of people and have some very special places of worship. Just in case, hospital, clinic and other medical information are listed here, along with other important phone numbers. You don’t need a passport to come here if you are a US citizen – we are part of the US. But if you need passport information, we’ve also got that covered. Staying for a while and hoping to volunteer? Our seniors love company, or join the volunteers who help keep our National Park clean. Make a difference!
St John No. 2 Island in the World
St. John ranked No. 2 in a 2013 list of the top islands in the world published by TripAdvisor.com, the world's largest travel website. This the the first year TripAdvisor has published a Top 10 Traveler's Choice islands list. The winners were chosen based on the quantity and quality of reviews of restaurants, hotels and attractions submitted by consumers during 2012. The top 10 islands were chosen from a list of 120 islands in 12 regions around the world. St. John ranked behind Ambergris Caye of Belize to claim the second spot.Other notable honors the U.S. Virgin Islands have gotten from travel-related media include:
You Comin' or Goin'?
by Shelley Gorny Schoenherr
Three quarters of St John, US Virgin Islands has been preserved as a US National Park. If you feel your life has been on fast forward, this is the perfect place to "push the pause button." Relax and let the beauty of nature surround you, the trade-winds bathe you, and the hummingbirds delight you as your stess melts away by the sea. Check out stjohnusvi.net for beautiful pictures of St. John.