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

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)
Weather

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint John?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 888 house rentals around Saint John. From 468 Villas to 115 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Saint John is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Saint John?

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

  • Cruz Bay: 1,869 vacation rentals
  • Estate Enighed: 1,907 vacation rentals
  • Klein Bay: 1,712 vacation rentals
  • Contant & Contant Farms: 485 vacation rentals
  • Privateer Bay: 885 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Saint John?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Saint John:

  • Estate Enighed: 1,907 rentals
  • Fish Bay: 1,711 rentals
  • Estate Johns Folly: 1,106 rentals
  • Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay: 1,813 rentals
  • Estate Carolina: 1,612 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Saint John?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Saint John are:

  • Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ): 222 home rentals
  • Cyril E King Airport (STT): 1,991 home rentals
  • Terrance B Lettsome International Airport (EIS): 225 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Saint John?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Saint John. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waterlemon Cay: 2,010 vacation homes
  • Mongoose Junction: 2,006 vacation homes
  • Gibney Beach: 2,017 vacation homes
  • Jumbie Beach: 2,018 vacation homes
  • Virgin Islands National Park: 2,013 vacation homes

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

Explore destinations around Saint John

Estate Enighed
1,907 vacation rentals
Fish Bay
1,711 vacation rentals
Estate Johns Folly
1,106 vacation rentals
Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay
1,813 vacation rentals
Estate Carolina
1,612 vacation rentals
Reef Bay
1,620 vacation rentals
Estate Hansen Bay
885 vacation rentals
Estate Hammer Farm
1,696 vacation rentals
Estate Emmaus
1,398 vacation rentals
Estate Glucksberg and Grunwald
1,844 vacation rentals
Estate Saint Quaco and Zimmerman
1,329 vacation rentals
Estate San Soucci
1,839 vacation rentals
Estate Hermitage
901 vacation rentals
Estate Parcel of Gift and Regenback
1,758 vacation rentals
Estate Hawksnest
1,767 vacation rentals
Estate Lameshur
1,603 vacation rentals
Estate Caneel Bay
1,915 vacation rentals
Estate Rustenberg and Adventure
1,631 vacation rentals
Maho Bay
1,617 vacation rentals
Estate Hope
1,619 vacation rentals