Explore St. John

About St John

St. John is the smallest of the three main United States Virgin Islands. Roughly 7 miles long and 3 miles wide totaling 20 square miles. St. John’s National park covers over 7000 acres, 75% of the island, which means the natural unspoiled beauty is protected. There are no stop lights and no airports here, but there are plenty of world class beaches, Old Danish ruins, and even ancient petroglyphs left here by the Tainos Indians that date back to 400 BC. You will not find long stretches of beach lined with condominiums and hotel chains, but rather a quality selection of private villas and homes that preserve the natural beauty of St. John. We have a full time population of 4197 gentle souls according to the 2000 census, with as many as 10,000+ people on island during our peak season. The highest point is Bordeaux Mountain at 1277 ft.

Beaches

  Beach Location Rocky Sandy Hike
Brown Bay brown bay East End yes
Caneel Bay caneel bay North Shore yes
Caneel Hawknest caneel hawksnest North Shore yes yes
chocolate hole chocolate hole Cruz Bay West yes yes
cinnamon bay cinnamon bay North Shore yes yes
cruz bay cruz bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
denis bay denis bay North Shore yes yes
ditleff bay ditleff bay Cruz Bay West yes yes yes
europa bay europa bay South Shore yes yes
francis bay francis bay North Shore yes
frank bay frank bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
genti bay genti bay South Shore yes yes
gibney beach gibney beach North Shore yes
great cruz bay great cruz bay Cruz Bay West yes
great Lameshur great lamshur South Shore yes yes
grootpan bay grootpan bay South Shore yes yes yes
hansen bay hansen bay East End yes yes
hart bay hart bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
haulover bay haulover bay East End yes yes
hawksnest bay hawksnest bay North Shore yes
honeymoon bay honeymoon bay North Shore yes yes
johnson beach johnson bay North Shore yes   yes
jumbie bay jumbie bay North Shore yes
kiddel bay kiddel bay South Shore yes yes
klein bay klein bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
lameshur bay lameshur bay South Shore yes yes yes
leinster bay leinster bay North Shore yes yes
little maho bay little maho bay North Shore yes
little reef bay little reef bay South Shore yes yes yes
maho bay maho bay North Shore yes
monte bay monte bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
parrot bay parrot bay South Shore yes yes yes
peter bay peter bay North Shore yes
salomon bay salomon bay North Shore yes yes
salt pond bay salt pond bay South Shore yes yes
scott beach scott beach North Shore yes
trunk bay trunk bay North Shore yes
turner bay turner bay Cruz Bay West yes yes
turtle bay turtle bay North Shore yes yes

Map of St. John

Map of St. John