3 Most Enchanting Bays For A Romantic Stay in St. John USVI

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Most Enchanting Areas To Stay In St. John, USVI

Island life is all about the laid-back lifestyle and a whole lot of relaxation. If you’re looking for a place where you can truly unwind, if you’re looking for a rest stop on life’s journey, then St. John in the US Virgin Islands is the place to go. This island has it all—from secluded beaches to breathtaking views.  Two thirds of the island is a National Park preserve, so  there’s no way you won’t fall in love with its natural beauty.  Let’s take a look at the most beautiful areas to stay in on St. John.

Here are 3 of the most enchanting places to stay in St. John:

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Coral Bay

Known as the “Gateway to St. John” – Coral Bay is home to a small but bustling town that has a lot to offer visitors. The snorkeling here is some of the best in the entire U.S Virgin Islands., with clear waters and coral reefs teeming with colorful fish and other sea creatures.

And if you want to get out on the water, there are plenty of charter boats available for rental or guided tours.If you’re looking for adventure, there are many trails that lead into the jungle and even some caves to explore! Coral Bay also has several beaches within walking distance of town (and they are gorgeous!).

For those who like shopping: Coral Bay has a very unique store called [store name], which sells jewelry made from shells! You can also buy beautiful pieces of art from local artists at [store name].

The best part about staying at Coral Bay? It’s only a 15-minute drive from Cruz Bay so you can enjoy everything this town has to offer without having to worry about driving anywhere else!

Cinnamon Bay

Cinnamon Bay is another popular spot on St. John—so popular that it’s home to an entire national park!  This area has clear waters perfect for snorkeling or boating, along with hiking trails that lead through beautiful forests filled with birdsong and other natural sounds of nature at its finest.

Go snorkeling: Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities on St John as well as being one of the easiest ways to observe marine life up close. The waters off St John are teeming with colorful fish and other creatures that will keep you entertained for hours!

If you want to get off of the beach, there are plenty of trails that are perfect for hiking or running. You can also venture over to Trunk Bay, which has a gorgeous white sand beach and snorkeling spots right off the shoreline.  If you’re looking for something more adventurous, try climbing one of the local mountains! The views are breathtaking and there are plenty of places where you can stop along the way to take pictures or just relax while taking in all of its beauty.

Alternatively, you can hike the Cinnamon Bay Trail: This trail is for all levels of hikers and is a great way to get some exercise on your vacation. The trail is about 2 miles long and leads you through the forest and along the beach, where you can stop to take in the views.

Trunk Bay

There is no shortage of things to do in Trunk Bay St. John, US Virgin Islands. Whether you’re looking to spend the day on a boat or exploring the beach, this area has something for everyone.

This is one of the best places in the world for underwater exploration!  So if you’re looking for something more adventurous and want to explore caves and other underwater attractions, there are also snorkeling tours available throughout the day.  If you want to get out on the water without having to worry about a captain, there are plenty of boat rentals available in this area.  Alternatively, you can rent a car and explore all the other beautiful beaches on St John Island.  Or maybe you’re looking for something in between? Take a hike through rainforest trails or go horseback riding along one of our trails. Even if you only have one day here, there are still plenty of ways to have fun!

If you’re looking for an educational experience while exploring Trunk Bay, Coral World Ocean Park is a great option! It’s home to over 1,000 species of marine life and offers daily tours where visitors can learn about everything from coral reefs to sea turtles.


As the island of St John is a mix of exotic and tranquil, you’ll find yourself astounded by the amount of activities under your reach. From hiking trails, to beaches, to events like the Taste of the Island in December and February, you would be hard pressed to pass up on an opportunity to explore this heavenly island. It’s a place that even if you don’t visit for its enchanting areas, it will surely enchant you with its natural beauty.

About The Author: Thomas Bouve has had an intensive IT career in innovative transportation projects. During a 4-year tour of duty in the Navy, LCDR Bouve received critical computer training which he directly applied to various logistics programs. After his military service, Tom was appointed Chief, Research and Analysis Division within the U.S. Department of Transportation. During this time, he managed the development of advanced graphic mapping applications, which often included hands-on design and development. Moving into the consulting arena, Tom designed, developed and managed highway travel websites, apps and proprietary databases. Over his professional career, Tom has been awarded several transportation-related IP patents.

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