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Take a Peek Behind the Scenes of our Sunset Kayak Tour

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…

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April 29, 2021

Top 5 Fun Activities for Wedding Groups on St. John

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…

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April 29, 2021

St. John’s Newest Dining Options 2021

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…

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March 24, 2021

Why Rash Guards Are Must-Have Beach Gear

Do you own a rash guard? Or two, or three, or four? Chances are, if you’re familiar with them, you’ve got more than just one at the ready for your next beach day.     For the uninitiated, rash guards are athletic-type shirts that come in both long and short sleeves. Typically made of nylon,…

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March 24, 2021

Boating Charters in the US Virgin Islands

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…

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March 24, 2021

The Easiest Way to Book your Virgin Islands Adventures

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.     We made some changes to make booking your island adventures easier…

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February 18, 2021

New Water Toys for Rent in the USVI – Lily Pads!

Here at VI EcoTours, we’re always looking for more opportunities for fun in the sun and sea. Our water sports rentals are all geared to maximize on the natural beauty paradise has to offer. We currently have kayaks, snorkel gear, and stand-up paddle boards that you can rent on both St. Thomas and St. John…

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February 18, 2021

The NEW Love City Hard Seltzer is Now Available in the USVI

Hard seltzers have been all the rage for the past couple of years, so we couldn’t be more excited to see our beloved local island brewery jumping into the mix with a seltzer creation of their own. St. John Brewers has just released their newest concoction – Love City Hard Seltzer. Their version of hard…

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February 18, 2021

Moorings Sailing Charters are Now Available in the USVI

We couldn’t be more excited to share that The Moorings yacht charter company is opening up their base on St. Thomas for charters in the US Virgin Islands. As we shared in our recent post, “Top 5 USVI Day Charter Boat Stops” there is so much more to see via boat these days than ever…

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February 18, 2021

Look! It’s VI EcoTours in Caribbean Journal!

We were so honored to recently be featured in the leader in island travel, Caribbean Journal. If you’re not familiar with their site, they’re a fantastic resource for all things Caribbean, covering everything from destination-specific news/activities, rum guides, and much more. If you’re not already subscribed to their newsletter, we’d definitely recommend joining.    …

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February 18, 2021

NOW OPEN: Bikinis Dockside Bar & Grill

We’re so excited to share that Bikinis Dockside Bar & Grill is officially OPEN on St. Thomas. This new eatery is the sister restaurant to Bikinis on the Beach, located on Honeymoon Beach, St. John. Our new concept is waterfront dining right inside the unique ecosystem, which allows diners to experience the natural beauty of…

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February 11, 2021

Top 5 USVI Day Charter Boat Stops

In the past, the great majority of boating days that started in the US Virgin Islands headed straight over to the British Virgin Islands. It’s a lot of fun to cross over an invisible territory line and explore a different country, all within one day out on the water. And for many years, the BVI…

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December 23, 2020

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