Best St. John Boat Rental – Beach Bum Boat Rentals

Best St. John Boat Rental Looking for the Best St. John Boat Rental, tour boat or charter to take you snorkeling or to the BVIs for a beach bar crawl? Beach Bum Boat Rentals is the Best St. John Boat Rental! Beach Bum Boat Rentals has the largest selection of available boats, from catamarans for 4 to giant boats for up to 32 people and everything in between! Power boats, yachts, center consoles or open bow riders, Beach Bum Boat Rentals can help you find the perfect boat to make your Virgin Islands getaway a dream come true! A St. [ ... ]

Best Sport Fishing in the Virgin Islands–St. John USVI

If you’re a fisherman at heart, sport fishing off St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands should be at the top of your bucket list! Because of the water temperature, there’s a huge variety of fish here. Marlin, Mahi-mahi, Wahoo, tuna, Kingfish, Yellowtail and Barracuda fill these waters, depending on the time of year. This area is famous for numerous world record catches that didn’t get away! Fishing charters from St. John include inshore, offshore and marlin trips. Most operators offer trips lasting: ½ day (4 hours, typically between 8am and noon, or 1pm and 5pm); ¾ of [ ... ]

Best Beach on St John–Cinnamon Bay

Best Beach St. John-Cinnamon Bay This one was a tough contest and there could have been multiple winners…but we award Cinnamon Bay the title of “Best Beach St. John. Why? Well, Cinnamon Bay has a lot to offer. If you’re looking for an active beach scene and great people watching, Cinnamon Bay is the place to go. Besides swimming, sunning, snorkeling and picnicking, Cinnamon Bay offers windsurfing, kayaking, volleyball, and even camping. It’s easy to get to and offers extensive facilities, including a general store, snack bar, a restaurant, lockers, restrooms, picnic tables and BBQ grills. There’s even an activities desk where [ ... ]

Best Beer on St. John-St. John Brewers

Best Beer on St. John-St.John Brewers It’s a RULE….if you visit St. John, you MUST try a Virgin Islands Beer from St. John Brewers. If you don’t, you can’t come back to St.John. Seriously. The story of the brewery owners is legend in these parts. Two college buddies who became successful in the real world (one was a NASA scientist, the other a physical therapist at Boston Medical Center–honestly, we couldn’t make this stuff up!!!) quit their jobs, sold everything they owned and bought one way tickets to the Virgin Islands. They got jobs bartending, a cheap apartment, and [ ... ]

Best St. John Resort-Westin St. John, USVI

Best St. John Resort – Westin Resort, St. John USVI There’s a number of nice places to stay on St. John, but the Westin St. John gets our vote as the Best St. John Resort. Why? Lots of reasons. First, the location is incredible. Set right on Cruz Bay, rooms overlook a stunning, peaceful harbor with boats floating atop calm, clear waters. Second, well, the main pool rocks. It’s huge, and open to sea breezes and stunning views. We say “main” pool because some of the villas have their own private pools…not a bad gig if you can get it! [ ... ]

Best Bar on St. John–The Beach Bar

Best Bar on St. John – The Beach Bar We know–it’s not the most creative name, but The Beach Bar is THE place to chill in Cruz Bay. Just a few steps from the ferry drop off, come as you are, wearing whatever you want. Grab a beer, kick off your shoes and put your feet up on the patio, overlooking the beach. Or bury your toes in the sand and get some sun. Float in the water…or sit inside at the bar–whatever you want. Most nights, you’ll find great live music and always a laid [ ... ]

St. John’s Best Burger–Skinny Legs

St. John’s Best Burger – Skinny Legs “Skinny Legs.” The name hardly conjures up the image of a huge, juicy delicious burger–St. John’s Best Burger, really–but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Skinny Legs. Tucked away on Coral Bay, Skinny Legs’ motto is “a Pretty OK Place,” which is a really humble assessment of a truly great place. “Quirky” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Skinny Legs is the central “hub” of the coolest little shopping area on St. John. Surrounded by LOCAL shops offering t-shirts (really funny sayings), hats, dresses, sunglasses, and more, you [ ... ]

Best Snorkeling on St. John-Trunk Bay

Best Snorkeling on St. John-Trunk Bay Trunk Bay is easily the most popular destination on St John because of its breathtaking beauty. Located just two miles beyond downtown Cruz Bay, Trunk Bay is a National Park beach best known as home to the Underwater Snorkel trail…and it’s a snorkel trail like no other! This is definitely the Best Snorkeling on St. John. First and foremost, Trunk Bay itself is absolutely stunning. Probably the world’s most photographed bay, its perfect crescent sands are dotted with swaying palms and seagrape trees that add amazing color and thankfully, shade to this incredible spot. [ ... ]