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Missing Caneel Bay? Here’s Something Special to Hold You Over…

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Have you been missing Caneel Bay Resort on St. John? Us too. The island isn’t the same without this iconic resort being open. It’s been a longtime favorite retreat of St. John newbies and loyalists alike. So many of us have made memories there to last a lifetime. We’re so fortunate to be able to…

Best Things To Do In The USVI: Video Tour

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We always enjoy having travel writers come visit our island and capture all of the things that make the USVI so special, particularly on video. It really brings the magic of the destination alive and helps set the scene for first time visitors doing their research. If you’re coming to the US Virgin Islands, even…

Should I Stay on St. Thomas or St. John?

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Planning a trip to the US Virgin Islands? One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is, “Which island should I stay on? St. Thomas or St. John?” While the two sister islands are close to one another – only about 6 miles apart – and transportation between the two is relatively simple, they…

Take a Peek Behind the Scenes of our Sunset Kayak Tour

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There’s a reason we call it, The Magic Hour. The mangroves come alive as the sun starts to go down. The birds fly back in to roost for the night, and so many other creatures move about, looking for their next meal. Beyond that, the backdrop of the golden lighting at sunset time is absolutely…

Top 5 Fun Activities for Wedding Groups on St. John

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Do you have an upcoming destination wedding planned on St. John? If you’re wondering how to keep your guests entertained as a group while on-island, we’ve got you covered! While arranging activities for a group of any size can present some logistical challenges, the following activities work well for a variety of age groups and…

St. John’s Newest Dining Options 2021

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For a relatively small island, St. John has always been a foodie’s paradise. While the pandemic presented many challenges for us here (as it did everywhere else in the world), and we saw some changes to the restaurants we know and love, we’re grateful to be able to celebrate some new, incredible dining options that…

Boating Charters in the US Virgin Islands

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We’re excited to share that you are now able to not only book your kayak, hike, and snorkel tours on our website, but boating trips too! We’ve partnered with local tour and activity providers to offer you fun boating excursions while you’re in the US Virgin Islands. Our goal is to make our website a…

The Easiest Way to Book your Virgin Islands Adventures

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Welcome to the new Virgin Islands EcoTours booking site! If you’ve landed here on this blog post, you may notice things look a little different around here. We’ve just finished upgrading our website and wanted to introduce you to some new features.   water next to the ocean