View from Hillcrest Guest House in St. John
Authentically St. Johnian
Hillcrest Guest House, on the crest of a hill overlooking Cruz Bay, is a St. John treasure.
Memoir offers an island adventure
Adventurous readers will relish Rae Ellen Lee's outragous revelations, discreet disclosures, and her take on the inevitable. She shares her life in the St. John, with its many surprises, which include her husband's realization that "he" was really a "she".
The Miss Lucy's Experience
You won’t find any restaurant more island authentic than Miss Lucy’s in Friis Bay, just outside St. John’s Coral Bay.
Treat yourself to a magnificent mosaic of marine life. Snorkeling is sensational in St. John, one of the top snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.
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The Parks of the U.S. and British Virgins Islands are a source of inspiration and exhilaration for all of us who need to get in touch with nature and ourselves. Click for more.
Restaurants come and go, but Miss Lucy’s on St. John’s south shore, has endured the test of island time. Click for more.
Art lovers converge for the weekly sunset party at Elaine Estern’s Coconut Coast Studios, near Frank Bay’s small stretch of sand. Click for more.
Nature’s way, a vegan deli offers a welcome respite from unhealthy island indulgences. A savvy selection of salads, sandwiches and wraps proves that good for you can also taste terrific. Click for more.
St. John's most beloved chef continues to thrill guests at his landmark restaurant in Cruz Bay. Click for more.
Uncle Joe's BBQ, a legend in the center of St. John's Cruz Bay, always has a cloud of sweet scented smoke near its entrance. Joe Harrigan, a native of Anguilla, serves up delectable ribs, chicken and steak. Click for more.
Both visiting celebrities, and local residents flock to Alexandra Ewald’s tiny restaurant in the center of St. John’s Cruz Bay to experience the result of her creativity in the kitchen. Click for more.
Island living unfortunately often means buying food that travels more than we do. But is possible to enjoy fresh fruits and roots, grown here in the Caribbean. You just got to know where to look. Click for more.
Living in "Paradise" is still possible. Check out these realtors in the U.S. Virgin Islands for residential, commerical or investment property in St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John or Water Island. Click for more.
Planning a wedding in the Virgin Islands is easy and care-free with a little help from savvy wedding professionals. Find the best wedding products and services here. Click for more.
Some offer a few takes on native street foods, others elegant new Caribbean cuisine, with plenty of dining in between. Click for more.
Sherree and Scot York offer sublime sailing aboard their catamaran Calypso in St. John. Click for more.
The Virgin Islands National Park, St. John has an accessible trail, allowing people with disabilities to commune a bit more with nature. Click for more.
Meet Charlie Deyalsingh also known at Trinidad Charlie, St.John's first condiment king who began developing his legendary hot sauces back in 1985. Click for more.
You won’t find any frou frou drinks with cute umbrellas or a view of sand or surf. But Mooie’s, a local watering hole for over fifty years, still reflects the authentic St. John. Click for more.
Ken Wild's name conjures up images of artifacts and plantation ruins on the island of St. John, where he has lived since 1984 and achieved a kind of folkloric fame for his work as National Park archeologist. Wild's career as a serious artist is lesser known. Click for more.