Paddle Boarding St John

Eco Friendly Day Trip, St John Virgin Islands

Eco Friendly Day Trip, St John Virgin Islands. There are so many low impact ways to spend your days on St John- hiking, horseback riding, snorkeling, sailing, diving, kayaking or paddle boarding but this particular itinerary is getting notice as being a great way to spend a one of your days on St John.  It’s a no brainer:  Summer is …

Reef Safe Sunscreen: St John Virgin Islands

Reef Safe Sunscreen: St John Virgin Islands.  You love snorkeling our reefs, right? We want to help you help protect them and your body in the process. Using reef safe sunscreen is an important first step to take. Many people are aware of the damage our reefs received during hurricane Irma and Maria. They need our help to fully recover. …

Big thanks: Calabash Cottages Guests

Thank You to Our Guests: Calabash Cottages is celebrating 6 months of our reopening to guests in the wake of the 2017 hurricanes. We want to take this opportunity to offer our gratitude to those guests who returned to stay with us. The response has been overwhelmingly supportive. Thanks so much to all of you! As we head into the slow …

Book Direct and Save

Book Direct and Save You can save hundreds of dollars by booking your vacation rental directly with owners rather than the AIR BNB, VRBO, HomeAway and TripAdvisor platforms. Most vacation Rental owners have their own website. You can speak directly to homeowners to find the perfect fit. It’s your vacation… and a good owner or manager will want you to …

Snorkeling St John post Irma

Enjoy snorkeling St John post Irma: Lee Ann Gale (a frequent visitor to St John) has been wowing us with her fantastic photos every day of her visit. Many guests ask about the snorkeling on St John post Irma. Lee Ann’s eye candy should provide some optimism so please scroll through her photos. Local marine biologist Jeff Miller also just …

“Tell me something good about St. John”: St. John Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery

St. John Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery:  On a recent visit to the states a friend of mine (well aware of the hurricane horror show our first months had been) asked me this: “Tell me something good about St. John”.  I loved that question! My first response was “the community”.  I have never been more proud of St John and Coral …

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 …