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The Best Time to Travel to St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

The best time to travel to St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands will depend on you and what your expectations are when you are there.    If you are looking for crystal blue waters with warm temperatures that range from 83 degrees to 87 degrees, the spring months of March through May might be the best … Continued

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

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

St. John Living

Like almost every corner of the globe, Coral Bay folks are sheltering in place and trying to stay sane. Longtime St. John residents know how to pass good time using only what they have, Islanders are familiar with the isolated life. The tacit expectation that the electricity will go out or the car won’t start … Continued

Christmas Winds

St. John and the surrounding islands lie in the belt of what’s called the Easterlies, or Trade Winds. Visitors to the US Virgin Islands from December through February may sense something stirring with the wind and sea. It’s a phenomenon called the Christmas Winds and it’s when the trade winds blow the strongest. It is … Continued

Protecting Your Trip

Windspree is not in the insurance industry (thank goodness) but we are in the travel industry and helping visitors have the best experience possible is our goal. Sometimes trip planning can include more than booking a kayak tour or deciding what beaches to visit. Preparing for the “what ifs” can be arduous and often overlooked … Continued

St. John Star Gazing

Looking to stargaze on St. John? The Perseid meteor shower begins July 17 and ends August 24, with the peak falling August 12-13. Perseid Meteor Shower July 17 – August 24, 2020 The Perseids are one of the brighter meteor showers that occurs every year in mid-August. The exceptional meteor shower is space debris from … Continued

Trade Winds

That steady breeze that keeps the temperature of St. John idyllic nearly every day of the year? That would be the trade winds. The glorious, delicious trade winds!   Trade winds are defined as steady-blowing winds near the equator. Two distinct belts of trade winds blow around the globe, from the tropical high pressure to … Continued

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