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Cruzan Rum

Did you know… Natives of St. Croix are called Crucians/Cruzans Cruzan Rum began on St. Croix in the late 1790s by the Nelthropp family. Local mills crushed the sugar cane that was eventually distilled into rum. Visitors to St. John will find Cruzan rum in abundance, filling the shelves of bars and grocery stores with … Continued

Rum Light or Dark?

What is the difference between light and dark rum, anyway? Real rum begins as sugarcane that is then distilled. The color of rum comes from the ingredients and the aging process. Dark rum is aged in oak barrels while light rum is not. Dark rum may also have burnt sugar or caramel added for color. … Continued

More Art and Culture Please

 On Friday February 1st the island congratulated David and Priscilla Knight on their grand opening of Art Bar at Baho el Sol Gallery.                       David and Priscilla purchased Baho el Sol a few years ago in its long time location upstairs in Mongoose Junction. Since … Continued

Lime Out Has Arrived!

Lime Out opened March 12, 2019! After many months of hard work “Lime Inn” has opened “Lime Out”.  It is located on East end of St John.  The floating business will be open Tuesday thru Sunday 11:30 am to 5 pm – Cell 340-643-5333.  Head out by boat, sail or paddle for a great lunch, … Continued

Are You Feeling Lucky?

St Patty’s Day celebrated island style boasts an annual parade through Cruz Bay and a block party draped in green. The parade starts at noon on Saturday March 16th. It takes off from the tennis courts in town and winds through the streets of Cruz Bay. What it lacks in length it makes up for … Continued

Watersports

So many fun watersports and water activities on St. John to enjoy, how do you decide? Windspree can arrange for all your desired activities while on island, give us a call on (340)201-3002! SnorkelScuba DiveSnubaSUP

St John house rentals in the US Virgin Islands

St John house rentals in the US Virgin Islands A holiday in the Caribbean’s St. John Island might be what you’re looking for. In addition to the breathtaking scenery, Windspree Vacation Homes is committed to ensuring you spend your night in the best St John house rentals in the US Virgin Islands. Our villas are … Continued

Villas Accommodations in Virgin Island

Villas Accommodations for virgin islands vacation rentals: Where are you headed to for your next holiday? If you are planning to visit the Caribbean islands (and you should by the way), there are a few things you need to know about villas accommodations in Virgin Island. In this article, we shall discuss the best options … Continued

Get to Know the Staff

Karen Karen Baranowski is the owner of Windspree Vacation Homes. She moved to St. John 38 years ago from Illinois having fallen in love with the island, its lifestyle, the people and its natural beauty. She and her husband raised their two kids in Coral Bay where they settled and built their house. Karen worked … 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