Summer St. John VI/ Hurricane season info

Summer St. John VI/ Hurricane season info: It’s all about the beaches and the laid back vibe.  Yup it’s little hotter.  But the beaches are a lot quieter so you are going to spend a lot more time there wading  in and out of the sea.  The water is also calmer making it a great time to snorkel.  All of …

Restaurant closures summer fall 2017: off season on St John Virgin Islands. List of which restaurants will close and when.

Restaurant closures summer fall 2017

Restaurant closures summer fall 2017 The locals need their vacations, too.  Most restaurants on the island shut down for a break and also to do yearly maintenance.  Thanks to several new restaurants that have sprung up in Coral Bay this year’s off season will be a little less lonely. Thirsty Donkey, Snackdragon, Wok on the Beach, Pizza in Paradise and …

Summer Quiet Time: enjoy beautiful St. John Beaches

Summer: Quiet time to enjoy beautiful St. John Beaches.

Summer Quiet Time: enjoy beautiful St. John beaches. The water is calmer and warmer, the snorkeling better.  The crowds are gone. Fall back into the water with that wonderful ahhhh feeling. Lamashur Bay is one of my favorites but check out this comprehensive website for all you need to know about about St. John Beaches and some gorgeous photos. http://stjohn-beachguide.com/ …

Enjoy a St. John vacation at a discount. Save booking fees. Book owner direct.

Save booking fees. Book owner direct.

Save booking fees. Book owner direct. Want to pay less for your next vacation rental?  Contact the owner! One of the best ways to save on your vacation is to avoid booking fees.  VRBO and Homeaway now charge guests up to a 15% booking fee in addition to the fees they collect from the homeowners.  They are fine as a …

St. John Festival/ Carnival

St. John Festival / Carnival

St. John Festival With food fair behind us and the sporting events about to begin the island is gearing up for the annual St. John Festival.  Carnival is the biggest event on our calendar each year.  And no wonder… The events last a month with music, pageants, races, local food, dancing and more music.  The  The grand finale is July …

St John Virgin Islands Mothers Day

St John Virgin Islands: Mothers Day

Best Wishes from Calabash Cottages St John Virgin Islands Mothers Day.   Happy Mothers Day!  Moms: The folks at Calabash Cottages hope your’s is a lovely and relaxing day. May we all reflect on those who have shown us a mother’s love. Surely, this holiday was created to sell more cards, but our mothers deserve a day in their honor as do …

St. John VI Honeymoon Package/ Summer Special

The Calabash Cottages team is very excited about our honeymoon package, which is also available as a summer romance special, or a relaxing solo getaway to all of our guests this summer:  We want our guests to use their vacation with us to enjoy their time together, or just time off, and also experience some relaxing and/ or adventurous activities.  …

Enjoy: five minute St. John break

Enjoy a five minute St. John break (click for video)

A Gorgeous Aerial Tour of St. John… Enjoy: five minute St. John break:  Sooner or later St. John is going to come creeping back up into your mind, begging you to pay it another visit. And when your heart says yes, but you’re credit card says no, we have a solution. Immerse yourself in the all of the St. John …

happy easter

Happy Easter From St. John Virgin Islands.

Happy Easter to everyone! What a beautiful dawn. To learn more about St John visit our website:  www.CalabashCottages.com or http://www.vinow.com Please see our events page to see what is going on during your stay at:  http://www.calabashcottages.com/events-calendar/  With plenty of local music, yoga classes, national park trips and sporting events there is always something going on.  But plan to spend a …

St. John Virgin Islands: gorgeous, picturesque beaches

Gibney Beach: Another beautiful beach on the North shore of St. John Virgin Islands

St. John Virgin Islands: gorgeous, picturesque beaches. This beauty of a beach is located on the North shore of St. John. It’s called Gibney Beach, but is also known as Oppenheimer. The following  is from http://stjohn-beachguide.com/  Please see their site for lots of information on our beaches. Gibney Beach is located on St John’s beautiful North Shore. The property behind …