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Best Sunrises on St. John

Here Comes the Sun! Did you know that Coral Bay is known as the “Sunrise Side of the Island?” Spectacular skies are ever-changing and we love waking with the sun. Get an incredible start to every day of your vacation from a St. John Vacation Villa in Coral Bay, USVI Head to Coral Bay, USVI, … Continued

Recycling on St. John

Does St. John Recycle? You bet we do! With the priority of reducing single-use plastic at the heart of the mission, Island Green Living is now taking empty and clean recyclables, so they can be repurposed and don’t end up in our oceans. Items that should be dropped into recycling bins include plastics #1, 2, … Continued

St. John Snorkeling and Diving Activities

St. John Snorkeling and Diving Activities   https://www.nps.gov/submerged/Parks/VIIS.html   Surrounding the stunning island of St. John, in the US Virgin Islands, is its white, sandy beaches. One of the more popular activities you may want to consider when you are visiting St. John is snorkeling in the crystal blue waters of St. John.    In … Continued

Total Solar Eclipse on St. John

A total solar eclipse occurs when the new moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest part of its shadow, the umbra, on Earth. A full solar eclipse, known as totality, is almost as dark as night. The next (partial) solar eclipse visible from the Caribbean will not occur until October 14, … Continued

Full Moon Schedule 2022-2023

  What are the Moon’s phases? For 2023, there will be 13 full moons. Most of the months will have 1 full moon with the exception of August. For August 2023, a blue moon is on the schedule. Mark your calendars accordingly! Windspree has more information about the amazing sky in the calendar of even … Continued

Did You Know?

    If you’re interested in booking St. John Virgin Islands rentals, the best resource is Windspree Vacation Homes, renting Virgin Islands vacation rentals for over 30 years. Book your St. John vacation rental from people who live there and know the island best! For more information on Virgin Islands rentals and St. John USVI … Continued

Books About St. John US Virgin Islands

One of the many wonderful perks of St. John is the relaxing nature and the time to read. Read, as in read something you like. Can you imagine? Whatever your desired St. John subject, there’s a book with real printed pages you can enjoy on your next trip to the US Virgin Islands. Which ones … Continued

Sleeping Fish

Have you ever seen a sleeping fish? A lounging lemon shark? Or maybe an octopus yawning?  How do underwater creatures get their z’s? When it comes to exactly how fish sleep underwater, methods vary. Some fish float in place, letting the ebb and flow of the current move the oxygen through their gills. Others will … Continued

Swim St. John

Looking to swim St. John? Swim one beach, swim them all, or swim around the whole island (this guy did!). These amazing water holes are protected and accessible to visitors as part of the Virgin Islands National Park. Home to the world’s most beautiful beaches, St. John’s jagged coastline lends itself to cove after cove … Continued

Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruits and vegetables are found on St. John throughout the year in grocery stores. Below are some of the local fruits found in season on St. John. Starfruit (AKA carambola) has a slightly waxy skin and crunchy, firm flesh that is entirely edible. The texture of starfruit is compared to that of grapes. Read … Continued

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