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Where to Stay

Recommended Links for your St John Wedding AccommodationSt John House Rentals

Recommended links offering rental homes and villas, affordable island cottages and condominiums on St John in all price ranges and in locations throughout St. John including Cruz Bay, Coral Bay and other areas of our beautiful island. Locally owned and/or run by a number of individuals and management companies on St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

A House of Open Arms a St john RentalA House of Open Arms

A House of Open Arms is a two-level villa in Coral Bay on the island of St. John with a bedroom, a private bathroom, a full kitchen, expansive porch and a pool in front of the porch. Below the main house lies the Cottage. The Cottage is a single-room, simple, beautiful studio, with an outdoor private shower, an outdoor partial kitchen (including a sink, a grill with side burner, and a small refrigerator), a wraparound porch, a private bathroom, and an airy main room that serves as a living room during the day and bedroom at night. Perfect honeymoon spot.

Recommending Meritage St JohnMeritage St John

The perfect vacation getaway! Just 3 minutes from the main town of Cruz Bay, Meritage offers you a private romantic setting overlooking the Caribbean sea. Situated on the hill side of Chocolate Hole, Meritage is a short walk down a winding path to tranquil Hart Bay.

Recommending Gallows PointGallows Point

Each view from every Gallows Point suite has its own character. All stunning and spectacular, but each quite different. Your choices are ocean view or harbor view, and upper suite or lower suite.

Sun, Moon and StarsSun Moon and Stars

A 1 bedroom, 1 bath Sun Moon & Stars Villa, named for the amazing sun and moon rises that are viewed over the neighboring islands and the stars that shine overhead, will delight couples seeking a lover’s hideaway.

The Castle on St JohnThe Castle on St John

The Castle on St John is a private hideaway on a windswept mountaintop with incredible views also perfect for your private wedding or romantic honeymoon.Coral Bay St John

Recommended Links for Coral Bay St John Accommodations

Coral Bay accommodations recommended links, include homes in the areas of St. John we call East End, Upper and Lower Carolina, Johns Folly, Calabash Boom, Ajax Peak, Fortsberg, Hurricane Hole, and Bordeaux Mountain.

Windspree Vacation Rentals

Christy’s Of  St John Villa Service

Imagine……arriving at your Luxurious Villa; Beverages Iced down in a Cooler, a custom grocery list Provisioned & put away, Dinner ready to serve in the oven! Even a cozy crib for the exhausted baby set up in the room requested. No request is to big, from Car Seats to extra Beds to a Cross-Walk Treadmill, we have it all!


Wedding CakesPassion Fruit Chefs
Unforgettable USVI Destination Wedding Celebrations

Welcome and introduce your guests to your Caribbean island wedding with a fun cocktail party on one of our beautiful white sand beaches, captivate them with an intimate rehearsal dinner and impress their senses with an enchanting wedding celebration, each with its own flair while incorporating your personality and wedding theme.

Even your bridesmaids’ luncheon can be something out of the ordinary with lasting tropical memories – anything is possible!

Queen of Tarts Wedding CakesQueen of Tarts
Parisian-trained Chef Elizabeth Lowe
has been baking and cooking for over thirty years

Queen of Tarts uses the finest ingredients including local products and offers fine pastries, wedding cakes, custom villa dinners and full service catering from October thru June. Her customized menus suit every palate and budget; from Private Chef services to Gourmet Drop off meals, so you can relax and enjoy a meal in the comfort of your home. Having a cocktail party or social event? Let Queen of Tarts delight your guests or family with award-winning savory tarts and hors d’oeuvres, and sweets treats to end the evening!

What To Do

Albion Sewer – St. John Steelpanist

Albion Sewer Steel Panist

A Musical Touch To Celebrate Your Vacation A lovely way to enhance your
wedding, island party, Catered dinner, or special event while vacationing on St.John.
Phone Albion 340-775-7111 or 340-626-0366
” Albion brings the island’s blessing to you”
Anne Marie

Music by Greg KinslowThe Music of Greg Kinslow

Greg Kinslow is a professional musician, band leader and music coordinator, who has been sharing his gift of music for years. Let Greg co-ordinate your music needs while in the islands.


Day Sail Fantasy
Anne Marie says this is a sweet boat to get married on.
If you have a small group, we can help you plan a beautiful wedding aboard the “Fantasy”.
Sail Boat Wedding

Trevor's Activity CenterTrevor’s Activity Center

Located directly opposite R & I Patton in Mongoose Junction and has over ten years of experience booking charters and activities. Trevor offers you free information on popular attractions, charter boats, parasailing, kayaking and more.

What To Buy

Christian Wheatley Photography

Fabulous Fine Art Prints
available in a wide variety and sizes in the galleries, gift shops and stores in St. John and St. Thomas
by  Local Photographer Christian Wheatley

Banzhaf Studio JewelryMichael Banzhaf Studio

artistry in the tradition
of the true goldsmith
one of kind
one at a time
by one man

R and I Patton JewelryR&I PATTON

The island of St. John is the number one Caribbean destination for weddings. R&I PATTON has the appropriate jewelry, gifts and mementoes for your small, intimate or large, extravagant event.

Hook Bracelet Wedding Gifts

The Island Hook Bracelet

Moon Mosaic, offers you collections of gifts that reflect the natural beauty and unique characteristics of our isles and bays. Whether designed by us, or chosen by us, each is a tile in the mosaic of our island ambiance.

Explore the Virgin IslandsExplore the Virgin Islands

“Having lived on St. John for 28 years, it was fun to learn new information about this special island from “Explore the Virgin Islands”. Mr Pariser has hiked the trails and met the people. His book is the most personalized and comprehensive guide I have read.”

Anne Marie Porter
St John USVI
Order your autographed copy straight from the author.

Moko Jumbie Hot

MOKO JUMBIE HOT SAUCE is the creation of Tiffany Jensen. A very tasteful hot sauce made from homegrown habaneros and a hint of homegrown lemongrass and fourteen herbs and spices. Wonderful Pepper Jelly too!

Where to Eat

Pickles in Paradise DeliPickles in Paradise

Your Deli in Coral Bay, St John VI
Offering Breakfast, Lunch and Take Out
Guest Chef’s for Dinner
Plenty of seating inside and out
Large flat screen tv and fun bar

Pickles in Paradise YouTube Video


St John Animal Care Center

St John Animal Care Center
Recommended Link for the ACC

Anne Marie Porter says thank you to:

Anne Marie Porter
ST JOHN VI 00830
Toll Free 888-676-5701
Cell 340-626-4658