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Flight Deals

Find flight deals to St. John and visit St. John this month! These non-stop flights from popular US cities to Cyril E. King International Airport on St. Thomas (STT) offer the lowest fares to St. John: FROM AIRLINE(S) HRS ATL Atlanta Delta, Spirit 3.39 AGS Augusta GA American, Delta 3.83 CLT Charlotte NC American 3.37 STX St. Croix … Continued

8Tuff Miles 2019

The popular 8Tuff Miles foot race across St. John is back on the schedule! An unofficial race was held in 2018 after the storms, and now 2019 marks the official comeback year. Register for 8-Tuff here! If you haven’t yet experienced this amazing trek, we encourage you to consider a visit over February 23, 2019. … Continued

ACC Gala Fundraiser 2019

The island’s love for animals is on display whenever the local animal shelter has a fundraiser. The Animal Care Center (ACC) of St. John holds a winter gala fundraiser each year and this year the theme is The Great Catsby. Join the fun at 6pm on February 9, 2019 as the party goes back in … Continued

Wild Dolphins around St. John

While mammals in the water around St. John may not be common, dolphins and whales have been seen! Just last week, a pod of dancing dolphins was found frolicking in Cruz Bay. Check-out this cool video! Reports of dolphin sitings also came in from Maho Bay, Coral Bay, and Hansen Bay. Additionally, humpback whales are … Continued

Coral Bay Halloween 2018

The best St. John Halloween party is at Skinny Legs Bar & Grill. Celebrate their season re-opening with great food, live music, and of course, costumes! Festivities begin at 8pm on October 31, 2018 at Skinny Legs in the heart of Coral Bay. Come for the Halloween themed food and drink and hear the island’s … Continued

Plastic Straws Suck

St. John In the News The most prevalent items among flotsam & jetsam are plastic cups and straws? While plastic will eventually break apart into minuscule pieces, it never fully biodegrades. Plastic will exist on this earth in some capacity long after we are all dust, and single-use, “disposable” plastics are the worst offenders. These … Continued

La Mer Vacation Villa on St. John Better Than Ever

Hurricanes Irma and Maria did a number on the homes and businesses throughout St. John in September 2017 and unfortunately Villa La Mer in Coral Bay was not overlooked. Although damage was significant, the beloved rental villa was not beyond repair! A few days ago we stood on the deck of La Mer with owners … Continued

Coral Reef Recovery

“The damage is moderate, and it could have been a whole lot worse.” Local VINP fisheries biologist Jeff Miller reported that while damage from hurricane Irma in September, 2017 was significant, recovery is happening. Biologists surveyed areas around St. John, including Hawksnest, Lameshur, Waterlemon Cay, and Yawzi Point. Fish need healthy coral to survive, so … Continued

Be Nice to Coral Reefs

  What are coral reefs? Coral Reefs are “diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals,” says Wikipedia. Corals are built by the secretions of colonies of tiny sea animals. The hard carbonate exoskeletons that result are the perfect environment for polyps to thrive.Since these types of reefs grow best in shallow, warm, sun-drenched … Continued