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    Ocean Grill

    Business Hours: Lunch 11 - 3; Dinner 5 - Close

    Ocean Grill Situated in a lush tropical setting in Cruz Bay, St John, Ocean Grill offers California cuisine with a tropical flair. A popular local hangout imbued with an island romance, the Ocean Grill offers a unique island dining experience! Happy Hour daily at the Mahogany Bar from 3-5PM Enjoy a lively array of music on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. (November-July) Monday: Rascio on Steel Pan Tuesday: Broheem on jazzy sax Wednesday: Lauren Jones – guitar and vocals Friday: Rascio on Steel Pan Ocean Grill is the perfect tropical setting for your special event From intimate private dining to large group celebrations, let our highly experienced staff work with you to create your next memorable celebration at Ocean Grill on St John. During the day, enjoy a delectable lunch in our shady patio, gazebo, and bar lounge. Dinner is served under the stars and palms, yet you can always be confident that our retractable roof will keep all of your guests shaded from heat and dry in the occasional tropical shower. Ocean Grill is highly experienced and can accommodate your private party for any occasion, such as wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, special celebrations, corporate groups, meetings, or just for fun. Intimate dining parties up to 18, or standing cocktail parties up to 30 people may reserve our private balcony room. Our beautiful and romantic stone courtyard patio, gazebos, and balcony combine to accommodate up to 80 people for seated dining, and 90 people for a buffet style party.

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    Blue Orchid Restaurant at the Great House

    Business Hours: 4:30pm - 10:00pm

    The Blue Orchid at the Great House    The Blue Orchid is located on the grounds of the historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. Nestled high in the volcanic peaks of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. A true Virgin Islands treasure, we offer flavorful globally inspired cuisine, paired with a breathtaking vista. Come spend a remarkable evening with us and enjoy our spell binding location, 1200 feet above sea level, overlooking fourteen islands and the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. Arrive early and sip sunset drinks from the observation deck, followed by savoring our chef’s latest unique creation, or enjoy steaks, seafood pastas, and fresh fish from the innovative menu. Experience our menu from world renowned Chef Karrl Foster,  who was recently inducted to the Chaines de Rotisseurs. Summer in St.Thomas is a great opportunity to catch our gorgeous breezes while enjoying 20% off our happy hour pizza from 4:30-6:30. Also, join us for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. We can’t wait to introduce you to our restaurant in paradise! 340-774-4999   info@blueorchidvi.com    blueorchidvi.com The Peter Mountain Great House for Weddings and Special Events The Great House property comprises a total of 20,000 square feet under beautiful pastel tiled roofs offering a variety of special areas to accommodate large and small weddings, events and special occasions. Our air-conditioned banquet halls can seat up to 500 guests! In the 1800’s this scenic location was originally part of the 150-acre Plantation St. Peter. An expansive outdoor observation deck delivers breathtaking views. You can view more than 15 other Virgin Islands and Cays! Today, the Great House boasts classic West Indian architecture with lush Botanical Gardens and a Nature Trail, streaming waterfalls, tropical bird aviaries, fish ponds, more than 20 varieties of orchids and 150 species of Caribbean plants and fruits. Info@greathousevi.com  Greathousevi.com

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    St. John Ultimate Villas

    Ultimate Villas Yes, the name says it all.  If you want the most incredible villas for a most amazing Virgin Islands vacation we are your ultimate choice! Our standards are exceptional and we only represent the finest luxury villas on St.John catering to the most discriminating traveler. All of our villas have a movie tour so that you can see and imagine yourself on St.John. We are a St.John owned and operated villa management and booking company with experience in a wide range of guest services. Are you planning a St.John wedding?  We can help. A villa wedding offers a much more intimate and personalized venue compared to a hotel and a St. John Ultimate Villa brings a new level of classy to your special day. We look forward to exceeding your expectations and sharing what we know to plan your ultimate vacation. Thank you for considering St.John Ultimate Villas.

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    Mermaid Swim VI

    A Real Mermaid Experience and More! Mermaid Swim VI offers the original Mermaid Experience in the idyllic setting of the Virgin Islands. Our Mermaids will teach you how to pose for the perfect Mermaid photo opp and how to swim just like a real mermaid. Who knows, maybe you’ll decide you love the mermaid life as much as we do and want to stay forever! We are a very popular activity for birthdays, bridal showers and fun family events. Here is a fantastic opportunity to experience this tropical island and its crystal blue waters in a playful and memorable way. Not into mermaids? No worries! We have options to please the whole family. Shark, barracuda and even tropical fish tails are now available! We can accommodate individuals or groups of all ages. Meet Crystal D’Abbraccio of Mermaid Swim VI Don’t forget to shop at Mermaid Cove next to Pickles in Paradise, Coral Bay! Mermaid tails, locally made crafts and everything related to mermaids.

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    Coral World Ocean Park

    Voted best tourist attraction & eco-tourism in the V.I.  Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. View life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory while staying dry 15 feet below the surface. Get wet with Sea Trek, the ultimate helmet dive or Snuba Dive.  During the various daily presentations, you can pet a shark, hand feed stingrays, encounter turtles, wild iguanas and have tropical birds eating right from your hands!  Swim with our amazingly agile sea lions.  Have an in-water encounter with sharks or turtles.  Other exhibits include the Caribbean Reef Encounter, Sea Turtle Pool, and Marine Gardens.  Enjoy Coral World’s unique gift shops and eateries. June Happenings at Coral World June 9th is World Ocean Day, 9-12 Vessup Beach clean-up and volunteers receive a free day pass to Coral World! June 18th is Father’s Day and Dads are 1/2 price. Every Thursday during the month of June buy 1 ticket and get 1/2 the 2nd ticket. *The park will be closed Fridays and Saturdays during the month of June. A Unique Setting For Your Special Event Only at Coral World can you find such an extraordinary setting for your special occasion! Weddings and vow renewals, family reunions, birthday parties, meetings and luncheons, conventions and corporate functions! Nowhere else on St. Thomas can you and your guests mingle with the splendor of the tropical marine life! Whether your special event is for 50 people or 350 people, Coral World has five magnificent venues to hold your event. Your guests will have exclusive use of the park and access to all of Coral World’s spectacular exhibits. Activities and Animal Encounters Get wet with Sea Trek the world’s premier underwater helmet diving experience.  Imagine walking in zero gravity while surrounded by incredible aquatic life – that’s Sea Trek. Want a diver’s view of a coral reef, but not ready for scuba?  Then try Snuba! Get up close and personal with a South American Sea Lion in our Sea Lion Encounter or Sea Lion Swim. Have an in-water encounter with sharks. Enter the world of these fascinating, magnificent, and misunderstood creatures through our educational Shark Encounter. Join two of our rescued Green Sea Turtles for an awesome experience in their home by the sea. Get closer than you ever could in the wild with our Turtle Encounter. Travel eight feet under water in air-conditioned comfort on the Nautilus Semi-sub yet never leave the surface while viewing the abundant sea life and coral reefs around Coki Point.

  • A.P. Cigars

    Business Hours: 9:00am to 6:00pm every day

    A.P. Cigars Imagine an event with handpicked cigars as we meet your needs for your wedding, golf outing, birthday, boat party, or corporate function. Let us make your event one to remember with a commitment to excellence of service. Make your special day or event even more memorable with custom cigar bands from A.P. Cigars. We can customize cigar bands to capture attention while making memories.

  • Crandall St.John Massage

    Crandall St.John Massage Meagen Crandall is a Licensed Massage Therapist in St. John, US Virgin Islands. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She graduated from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in Worcester, Massachusetts. She received her diploma in 2006, practicing her passion in a variety of different settings, including day spas, villas, television shows, athletic events, beaches, and boats. Upon moving her practice to a little piece of paradise of St. John USVI, she now has incorporated her techniques to customize each and every treatment. Her healing hands will rejuvenate your sun-kissed skin.

  • The Beauty Lounge

    Come in and let us pamper you from head to toe! At Beauty Lounge we also specialize in hair cuts, highlights, blowouts, body wraps, massages, facials, make-up, wedding services, manicures, pedicures, gel nails,  eyelashes, body treatments, and waxing.  Whether you are planning a St. John wedding or any special occasion our team of beauty and spa professionals will transfer any location into a day spa oasis of pamper and relaxation. You deserve it!

  • Grapevine Hair Salon and Spa

    Grapevine Hair Salon and Spa Full service salon offering hair, make-up, massage. Planning your wedding should be one of life’s most exciting and meaningful experiences. Your already hectic schedule will soon become even more consumed with details and stressful decisions. This can also become enhanced with planning on a far away island, you may know nothing about. It is our honor to assist you in making this special event a bit less intimidating and stressful.

  • Island Style Weddings

    Island Style Weddings Sugar white sand, tranquil breezes and turquoise waters are calling you. We are here to guide you, partner with you and to share all of your island expertise. We want to design the perfect Caribbean celebration that reflects your style and personality. Your island style wedding is your first statement as a married couple. Let us help you make your vision a reality. This is your day…we would be honored to be a part of it. 14 years and 800+ weddings

  • Island Bliss Weddings

    Island Bliss Weddings As a top US Virgin Island destination wedding planner, Island Bliss Weddings is fully licensed and insured to do weddings on St. Thomas & St. John in the beautiful US Virgin Islands and is the only wedding planner endorsed by the Virgin Islands Wedding Association. They were also awarded with the Best of 2008 Award by onewed.com and the Bride’s Choice 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Award from weddingwire.com based on their outstanding client reviews. We have also been awarded the Best Wedding Coordinator of the Virgin Islands 2012 & 2013 by the Virgin Islands Daily News for overall wedding coordination perfection for St. Thomas & St. John!

  • St.John Weddings

    ST JOHN’S  BAREFOOT MINISTER, ANNE MARIE PORTER Lovingly known as “St John’s Barefoot Minister”Anne Marie Porter has lived on and loved St. John in the United States Virgin Islands for over 33 years. “Couples come to St John for their wedding because it is easy, romantic. and fun” says this most popular wedding coordinator. Anne Marie helps with everything from applying for your USVI marriage license, to choosing the perfect Virgin Island National Park beach for your personalized wedding. She is a multi-denominational, inter faith wedding officiate. She is famous for creating the type of ceremony that is appropriate for each couple. The perfect way to move into the next phase of your relationship is barefoot on a St. John beach with Anne Marie.

  • The Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens

    Business Hours: 9:00am - Sundown

    The Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens Nestled high in the peaks of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, sits the Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. Take a stroll on the expansive outdoor observation deck that delivers breathtaking views of more than fourteen other Virgin Islands and Cays! The Greathouse boasts classic West Indian architecture with lush Botanical Gardens and a Nature Trail, streaming waterfalls, tropical bird aviaries, fish ponds, more than twenty varieties of orchids and one hundred and fifty species of Caribbean plants and fruits. Whether it’s walking through our 2.5-acre Botanical Garden, filled with exotic orchids and tropical plants and fruits, or standing atop our Observation Deck, the Greathouse is a must see! The Greathouse property comprises a total of 20,000 square feet under beautiful pastel tiled roofs offering a variety of special areas to accommodate large and small weddings, events and special occasions. Our newly renovated Ballroom can seat up to 500 guests! The Blue Orchid restaurant is also located on the grounds of the historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. A true Virgin Islands treasure, we offer flavorful globally inspired cuisine, paired with a breathtaking vista. Come spend a remarkable evening with us and enjoy our spell binding location, 1200 feet above sea level, overlooking fourteen islands and the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. Arrive early and sip sunset drinks from the observation deck, followed by savoring the chef’s latest unique creation, or enjoy steaks, seafood pastas, and fresh fish from the innovative menu. Also, join us for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. We can’t wait to introduce you to our restaurant in paradise!

  • Paradise Planning

    Your Wedding Day should be a celebration of the love the two of you share. The day should also reflect you and your soulmate’s personalities. Whether it is just the two of you, or the two of you AND a hundred of your friends, Paradise Planning will make the planning of your special day stress free AND fun! From your first contact with Paradise Planning, you will know that Michelle is your one-stop spot for helping decide on your ceremony location, your venue and your vendors.  Let her create the wedding of your dreams today. Your Wedding Planner Michelle Fage Michelle Fage is a wedding planner specializing in destination weddings in St John, USVI.  Before coming to the island, she spent eight years in Los Angeles as an event coordinator for ASA Events and ESPN’s X Games and ESPY Awards.  She is currently the owner of Paradise Planning in the Virgin Islands, with over 80 weddings in her body of work. Michelle received her Bachelors of Business Administration, with a concentration in Management, from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY, and then moved to the west coast where she became involved in the world of entertainment event planning. In early 2011, after eight years in Los Angeles, a change was in order. Michelle chose the island life and moved to St John, USVI, where she began working for local wedding planners.  It quickly became clear to Michelle that her background in celebrity events gave her a unique perspective on event planning, and in 2012 she started Paradise Planning based on this simple tenet: “You have a vision for your wedding or special event, and the responsibility of Paradise Planning is to do everything in our power to realize that vision”. Michelle’s experience with large-scale luxury events, stateside weddings, and destination weddings leaves her uniquely qualified to design and create an event that meets and exceeds your expectations.

  • Gibney Beach Cottages

    Gibney’s luxury cottages are located on the extraordinary Hawksnest Beach of St John, US Virgin Islands. The quiet charm of St. John is irresistible. To reach it, travelers take the short passage from St Thomas by boat. There are no landing strips, traffic lights or fast food restaurants, just breathtaking beauty. Two-thirds of the island is National Park, thanks to Lawrence Rockefeller’s donation. The offshore volcanic topography features many small cays and rocks on a shallow bottom. It is one of the premier dive sites. The Beach Cottage is a one bedroom king size suite and is located directly on the white sand beach. The luxury cottage boasts marble floors, a full open kitchen, large porch, TV, VCR, telephone, inside and outside showers, and central air conditioning. Also included are beach kayaks, bbq, beach chairs, iPod docking station and complimentary gift basket upon arrival. Arrival gift basket typically includes wine, cheese, bread, fruits, chocolate and snacks. The Garden Cottage lies thirty paces behind The Beach Cottage and is separated by an orchid house. The Garden Cottage boasts all the amenities of the Beach Cottage, but with a second floor and two queen size bedrooms. Breakfast on the large balcony could be the busiest part of your day. Also included are beach kayaks, bbq, beach chairs, iPod docking station and complimentary gift basket upon arrival. Arrival gift basket typically includes wine, cheese, bread, fruits from the garden, chocolate and snacks. Housekeeping service, massage are available as well as a beautiful sunset every evening!