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Crime is not a major problem in St-John.  You will find residential villas and locals are very friendly.  Usual common-sense precautions are advised, such as locking your doors, not to display large amounts of cash or jewellery.  Never use your car as a safe place for your wallet while at the beach.  Otherwise, your stay on St-John should be worry-free.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:04, 19 September 2006

Saint John is the smallest, but many say the prettiest of the Virgin Islands because 2/3 of it is a US National Park.

Understand

Get in

By plane

Fly into Saint Thomas' Cyril E King Airport (STT), and take a taxi to the nearest ferry service (see below).

By boat

Hourly ferry service from Red Hook, Saint Thomas (a 20-minute ride) is available to St. John and operates from 6:30 a.m., then on the hour from 7:00 am - midnight. Ferry service from St. John to St. Thomas runs on the hour from 6:00 a.m - 11:00 p.m. Less frequent ferries travel between Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas and St. John (a 45-minute ride).

Get around

Renting a car is the best way to see all the beaches and other sites. Cab service is affordable and plentiful.

See

Do

  • Take a tour by jeep and boat around the island or sit on the white sandy beaches.
  • Take a day sail to the British Virgin Islands - Virgin Gorda, Tortolla, Jost Van Dyke - with snorkeling stops along the way.

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

St. John has more than 35 places to dine, ranging from chic and expensive restaurants to funky beachside food stands. After dark the island comes alive with hotel and villa guests seeking out one of the island's cozy and romantic restaurants.

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Woody's Seafood Saloon -- Woody's happy hour is daily, 3 - 6 PM. Happy hour is nearing when you hear music from The Blues Brothers, and ends when the theme song from the TV show Rawhide is finished playing.

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Caribbean Villas and Resorts can provide you with a condo or villa on the beach in Saint John.

Estate Lindholm [1] an intimate bed and breakfast inn set amongst Danish ruins.

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Crime is not a major problem in St-John. You will find residential villas and locals are very friendly. Usual common-sense precautions are advised, such as locking your doors, not to display large amounts of cash or jewellery. Never use your car as a safe place for your wallet while at the beach. Otherwise, your stay on St-John should be worry-free.

Cope

Get out

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