Destination guide

The waterfront setting of St. John is ready to explore

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in St. John. This city's snorkeling, hiking and coral reefs draw many visitors. Battery and Annaberg Plantation are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around St. John

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Travelers enjoy St. John for its snorkeling, hiking and sailing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes St. John a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coral World Ocean Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Skyride to Paradise Point (11.8 mi / 19 km)

Seasonal weather averages in St. John

Travelers speak highly of St. John for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. John

Travelers enjoy St. John for its island views, seaside and tropical locale. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, St. John is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Baths (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Trunk Bay (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • White Bay Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Cane Garden Bay Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Coki Beach (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Magens Bay Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around St. John

The nearest airport is in St. Thomas (SPB-St. Thomas Seaplane Base), located 13.5 mi (21.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Tortola (EIS-Terrance B. Lettsome Intl.), which is 14.9 mi (23.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around St. John?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 939 vacation rentals near St. John. From 681 house rentals to 480 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near St. John for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in St. John?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St. John. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cruz Bay: 2,047 vacation rentals
  • Estate Enighed: 2,046 vacation rentals
  • Klein Bay: 1,785 vacation rentals
  • Contant Farms: 513 vacation rentals
  • Privateer Bay: 936 vacation rentals

And Vrbo Canada offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in St. John! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in St. John?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in St. John. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waterlemon Cay: 2,126 rentals
  • Mongoose Junction: 2,151 rentals
  • Virgin Islands National Park: 2,143 rentals
  • St. John Spice: 2,147 rentals
  • Catherineberg Ruins: 2,122 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St. John listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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