Recommended Links

For a truly fun experience, Anne Marie recommends you have a surfing lesson with Surfer Gary!

Where to Stay

Villa LAgave VIVilla L’Agave

The main stone home (L’Agave) and guest house (Petite Agave) are a mix of modern and charming old-world elegance possessing incredible views of multiple Bays – Great Cruz, Chocolate Hole, Hart, Klein & Rendezvous. On a clear day, you can easily see St. Croix.

Recommended Links for your St John Wedding AccommodationSt John House Rentals

Recommended links offering rental homes and villas, and affordable island cottages 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.


Book VI

Anne Marie highly recommends Save yourself a lot of time, internet surfing and frustration by just going to this site for whatever you need. The Brandon’s are knowledgeable, heart centered, energetic locals that you can trust.

With all St. John has to offer, our local knowledge and expertise can help you plan the family vacation to remember, a perfect destination wedding, or the tropical getaway of a lifetime. From Jeep and villa rentals to private services and activities planning, we meet your travel needs and connect you to the best island experiences available.

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.

Recommended Links for Coral Bay St John Accommodations

Coral Bay St John Accommodations

Coral Bay accommodations recommended links, including 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.

Car Rental

Sunshine Jeep Rental

Sunshine Jeep Rental


Albion Sewer Steel
Albion Sewer – St. John Steelpanist

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, bandleader, and music coordinator, who has been sharing his gift of music for years. Let Greg co-ordinate your music needs while in the islands.

What To Buy

Local Photographer Christian WheatleyChristian 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

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.
Hair, Nails, and Massage

Anne Marie left her body on August 5, 2022.

To honor Anne Marie’s memory she requested you go to your local shelter and adopt a dog or cat.



St John Animal Care Center

St John Animal Care CenterACC St John

Thank You

Anne Marie Porter says thank you to: and