Thanks to Laurance Rockefeller, St. John today is two-thirds National Park.
As we continue to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service this year, we thought we’d share a little history about how St. John came to be a National Park.
Check out this terrific, short video from CBS Sunday Morning.
Happy Anniversary, National Park Service! And thank you, Laurance Rockefeller, for ensuring that our beloved island remains in pristine condition.
Today we mark the centennial of the National Park Service with a tribute to OUR favorite park: Virgin Islands National Park.
St. John, USVI, is two-thirds national park.
St. John is two-thirds National Park. Whether you like white sand beaches, pristine blue water, the colorful and animated sea life underwater, or the lush greens of our forests and hiking trails, we’ve got it all. Continue reading
View from Ram Head of the full moon rising.
The August moon is already starting to wane, but it was a spectacular one this month! We hiked to the summit at Ram Head to watch the sun set and the moon rise, and this is what we saw. Continue reading
Aerial shot of North Shore Road beaches in St. John, US Virgin Islands
It’s hard to work sometimes when the view is as beautiful as the view usually is here on St. John, but we’ve been busy! Our parent website, St. John Links–home of St. John House Rentals–now has a whole new look.
Check out our beautiful new design…and while you’re at it, learn all you need to know to plan your next visit to St. John. We’ve got information not just on where to stay, but also where to eat, where to shop, where to snorkel, where to charter a sailboat or powerboat for the day…even where to get married!
Visit stjohnlinks.com and start planning your dream vacation in paradise today…
We’re hunkered down today, enjoying some much-needed rain. It’s the perfect day to catch up on some reading (or just enjoy the sound and smell of the rain…)
If you are having a lazy Sunday, why not plan your next trip to St. John? All of our villas have great off-season prices. And if you’re hoping to book for the holidays, the time to do it is now!
Check out all our homes and rates HERE. And don’t wait too long. Because tomorrow the weather is going to look like this:
Happy Fourth of July and happy Carnival!
Yes, we celebrate the Fourth down here. Don’t forget: St. John is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. We’re American citizens–and if you’re American, you don’t need a passport to travel here.
Have a great holiday and hope to see you soon!
Experience the Joy of Life with this stunning view of Coral Bay.
Just listed at St. John House Rentals! Check out the beautiful Joy of Life villa in Coral Bay.
The master bedroom at Joy of Life.
This one-bedroom home is ideal for honeymooners or couples looking for the perfect Continue reading
Hurricane Hole on St. John is magical every day of the year.
Happy first day of summer!
It’s the summer solstice. As we celebrate the longest day of the year in our hemisphere and enjoy the coinciding–and rare!–full moon, we remember that most days are magical on our little island–no matter what the calendar says.
It’s hard to explain the St. John magic, but just ask anyone here. They’ll tell you it exists.
You might just have to come see for yourself…
Villa Villekula! Doesn’t the name alone put you in a tropical mood? It totally puts us in a tropical mood, but then again, we’re always in a tropical mood. So come join us!
Villa Villekula is perfectly located in Great Cruz Bay.
Stay in this charming home in Great Cruz Bay and you’ll be just a short walk Continue reading
Coral Bay has made another list of best places to visit in 2016!
Coral Bay makes Smithsonian list of Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016.
Smithsonian magazine has included our beloved funky town on its list of “20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016,” praising its “quieter appeal, boasting miles of white sand beaches, with crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkeling, local pride, as well as some important historical sites.” Continue reading