St. John - US Virgin Islands Destination Information
St. John, the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, is teeming with unspoiled beauty and endless adventure. Go beneath the waves on a scuba diving or snorkeling excursion, skim the surface of the sea on a sailing expedition, or simply spend the day soaking up the sun on an amazing beach, doing as little as you've always wanted.
On St. John, two thirds of its 28 square miles make up Virgin Islands National Park, renowned throughout the world for its breathtaking beauty. Within its borders lie protected bays of crystal blue-green waters teeming with coral reef life, white sandy beaches shaded by seagrape trees, coconut palms, and tropical forests providing habitat for more than 800 species of plants. You'll also find remnants from St. John's history with relics from pre-Colombian Amerindian civilizations and remains of Danish sugar plantations.
St. John Fun Fact: Two-thirds of St. John is comprised of the Virgin Islands National Park. It features nature trails, secluded coves, plantation ruins, dazzling white beaches and petrographs etched into rocky outcrops.
Hotels and Resorts in St. John, US Virgin Islands
|Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort
|The Westin St. John Resort & Villas