Difference between revisions of "Saint John (Virgin Islands)"
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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).
Renting a car is the best way to see all the beaches and other sites. Cab service is affordable and plentiful.
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.
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.
Caribbean Villas and Resorts can provide you with a condo or villa on the beach in Saint John.
Estate Lindholm  an intimate bed and breakfast inn set amongst Danish ruins.
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.