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 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 all of the non biological mother …

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.  …

St. John aerial

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

A Gorgeous Aerial Tour of St. John… Enjoy a 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. …

St. John Gibney Beach

Another beautiful beach…St. John VI

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. #coralbaystjohnviginislands  #vacationrentalcoralbaystjohn   #Stjohnvihouserental  

New York Times Article on St. John

Great Article in the New York Times

St. John featured in the New York Times Jeremy Peters gives his account of our petite island in the New York Times. He previously lived in St. Thomas for a number of years, but only occasionally visited our island. In his article he details the littles things about St. John that can be easily missed if you are not looking for …

Crowd on Transfer Day

TRANSFER DAY: One Hundred Years Ago Today

The 31st of March is recognized every year as “Transfer Day” in the United States Virgin Islands. This day commemorates an event that occurred one hundred years ago, when the Danish West Indies were formally ceded to the United States by Denmark; thus, becoming the U.S. Virgin Islands, in exchange for twenty-five million dollars. The United States’ interest in the Virgin …

windwardside special

Last minute special April 2 to 9

Last minute Special April 2 to 9:  We have an open week from April 2 to 9 which normally rents for$2695,  We will consider any rate over $1925 because we know most of our guest return.   Send us your best offer and we hope to show you a wonderful vacation with great customer service.  We also offer assistance with your …