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Did you know that St. John is the smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands? It measures 8 km (5 miles) wide by 14 km (9 miles) long. St. Thomas neighbors to the west and the famous Puerto Rico is just 130 km away. St. John is a popular vacation destination due to its pristine beaches (e.g. Trunk Bay beach), a mountainous terrain, which harbors several long challenging nature trails (e.g.), and a black community that upholds their culture and tradition to date. The US virgin islands rentals long term villas offer a fantastic place to stay while on vacation.
About St. John
Despite being the smallest island, St. John has a population of slightly over 5,000 inhabitants. Much of this population is concentrated in Cruz Bay, its capital city, and Coral Bay, a harbor refuge, while the rest is scarcely settled within the island.
There are no direct flights to St. John. Your flight will land in The Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas. From there you travel to Cruz Bay, St. John’s capital center, via a ferry. Cruz Bay is a beautiful city with several restaurants and bars and grocery market for fresh tropical produce, cowries, handmade craft, and fashion shoes and clothes.
A few meters away from the park is the Mongoose Junction; another famous shopping center in St. John. The restaurants and pubs in this center are rather crowded, especially during peak seasons.
Popular Tourist Attractions
Virgin Islands National Park
The park was initially established on 5000 acres of land donated in 1956 by Laurence Rockefeller. Over time, other donations came by including 5600 acres of underwater lands. Today, the park covers almost 60% of St. John Island.
While in this park, you can enjoy the following activities;
- Miles of hiking trails that stretch via the tropical forest and underwater snorkel trails.
- Scuba diving
- Fun in the beaches and exploring coral reefs
Entry to the national park is free, but if you access via Trunk Bay Beach there is a charge payable by adults including a fee to use most of their equipment such as mooring balls.
The Bordeaux Mountain
The mountain rises to 989 meters. It offers a popular spot to view the entire island. To get to the viewpoint, you can follow the Bordeaux Mountain trail for a hiking adventure you will never forget. The trail cuts off the Bordeaux Mountain Road.
The Popular Coral Bay
Coral Bay lies on the southeastern side of the Caribbean’s St.Johns Islands. It is home to modern quaint shops and restaurants, national park monuments, beautiful us virgin islands rentals long term villas, and several sporting activities. Indulge in the local Afro-Caribbean culture and learn more about the natives.
There are several US virgin islands rentals long term villas in Coral Bay at your disposal. With bed capacities of one to five beds, these villas can accommodate between two to ten guests at a go. They are spread out in various locations including Kiddel Bay, Hurricane Hole, Flanagan’s Passage, Cedar Lane, Friis Bay, Bourdeaux Mountain, and Eden Place.
Some of these villas offer secluded accommodation especially for lovebirds on a honeymoon. Book your favorite US virgin islands rentals long term villa online. With Windspree, this takes just a few minutes.
Our Top Three Accommodation Villas for You
St. John is quite organized with taxis strategically located in town. For an exclusive tour to the national park, book your stay at the Amarilla Villa managed by Windspree Vacation Homes. The gorgeous fully air-conditioned Amarilla Villa is located on the hillside of Quacco and Zimmerman overlooking Johnson and Friis Bays, giving you a superb view of coral bay, the British Virgin Islands, and the St. John’s East End through to Sir Francis Drake Channel.
As you catch the trade winds from this hillside, you can access the Miss Lucy’s, Salt Pond, and Lemushure.
Amarilla Villa is one of the most resilient US virgin islands rentals long term with a three beds capacity for a maximum of six guests. Other than visiting the national park, you can enjoy Snorkeling, scuba diving, and sailing during your stay in the Amarilla Villa.
Located in Calabash Boom, 450 feet above the Coral Bay overlooking the east mountain range of Virgin Island National Park, Villa Ventosa affords you the rare chance to wake up to the mesmerizing view of the Carribean Sea and sunrise. It accommodates up to six guests in its three master suites fitted with king size beds. It is one of the few US virgin islands rentals long term villas that have such an amazing view.
LA Mer is a four bedroomed Mediterranean villa perched at Carolina, the hillside of Bordeaux Mountain. It can accommodate up to eight persons. It has artistic amenities and a fully furnished gourmet kitchen with a Viking range. The sun-kissed La Mer villa’s artistic stonework, luxurious décor, generous ensuite baths, and surrounding natural landscape full of tropical flowers and coconut palm trees are so beautiful and inviting.
During your stay at La Mer, engage yourself in snorkelling at the beach or relax at the patio next to the bubbling fountain. Indoors entertainment includes games and a table of cards.
Enjoy your next vacation by residing in the US virgin islands rentals long term managed by Windspree Vacation Homes. For a convenient stay, always confirm with the property management about the villa’s locations cell phone coverage.
If you plan to cook your own meals, book the US virgin islands rentals long term near a shopping center and with an equipped fully functional kitchen. Most of the villas accommodation at the US virgin islands rentals long term have a welcoming setup that makes you forget your fast-paced lifestyle back home. Relax and enjoy your vacation.