Where to stay around Saint John?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 755 holiday lettings near Saint John. From 412 villas to 108 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near 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 long holiday or just a weekend break in Saint John. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Coral Bay: 138 holiday homes
  • Privateer Bay: 752 holiday homes
  • Virgin Grand Estates: 20 holiday homes
  • Chocolate Hole: 1,453 holiday homes
  • Bordeaux Mountain: 1,266 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Saint John! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Saint John?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Saint John with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Estate Calabash Boom: 1,069 holiday lettings
  • Reef Bay: 1,260 holiday lettings
  • Estate Molendal and Little Reef Bay: 1,293 holiday lettings
  • Fish Bay: 1,340 holiday lettings
  • Estate Johns Folly: 895 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Saint John?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Saint John are:

  • Road Town (RAD-Road Town Seaplane Base): 209 self catering accommodations
  • West End (TOV-West End Seaplane Base): 157 self catering accommodations
  • Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ): 200 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Saint John?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Saint John. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Virgin Islands National Park: 1,576 holiday rentals
  • Jumbie Beach: 1,571 holiday rentals
  • Honeymoon Beach: 1,577 holiday rentals
  • Emmaus Moravian Church: 1,573 holiday rentals
  • Elaine Lone Sprauve Library and Museum: 1,577 holiday rentals

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 of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday villa on St John, US Virgin Islands your home away from home

St John is the smallest of the US Virgin Islands, famed for its scenic beauty, with a large proportion of the island’s area protected as part of a National Park, encompassing coastline, forest and hills. All around self-catering holiday villas on St John are fantastic sandy beaches with calm turquoise waters.

Things to do on St John, US Virgin Islands

The strict rules on the island regarding development mean the beaches and natural scenery close to St John self-catering vacation accommodation is almost unparalleled in this part of the Mediterranean. The north shore here is home to some truly sublime beaches, not least at Trunk Bay. This beach is part of the Virgin Islands National Park, covering more than half of St John and is commonly rated among the best beaches on the planet. It offers a long stretch of white sand, backed up tropical forest.

You could head to this National Park from a holiday rental on St John to take part in a host of different outdoor activities, including scuba diving and snorkelling in the warm waters at Trunk Bat and Cinnamon Bay to explore the reefs here. On land there are numerous hiking trails that you can take, snaking through tropical forest that boast an abundance of wildlife. In fact the park is home to 140 different bird species and 740 plant varieties. It’s possible to take guided hikes for a unique insight into the natural wealth on the island.

The trails close to St John self-catering holiday villas are easily tackled by most visitors – At Annaberg there’s a historic hike that leads you through the remnants of a sugar plantation. Meanwhile the Cinnamon Loop Trail passes by an old sugar factory and historic Danish cemetery.

Places to visit on holiday on St John, US Virgin Islands

During your holiday at a villa on St John you could take a day trip to the British Virgin Islands, with Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda easily reached. Tortola features numerous picturesque beaches and spectacular scenery inland. On Virgin Gorda there’s the famous Baths, a lovely beach featuring granite boulders creating large caves.

Weather on St John, US Virgin Islands

There’s consistently warm and hot weather all year round at self-catering holiday villas on St John – it’s rare that temperatures drop below 20 degrees, and daily highs are about 30 degrees all year round. The rainy season lasts from May to November, and the main tourist season is from December to April.

Cheap flights to St John, US Virgin Islands

To get to St John from the UK you could fly from London-Gatwick (LGW) to St Kitts (SKB) with British Airways, then transferring to St Thomas (STT) with Liat and catching the ferry across to the island of St John.

Activities and attractions in and around St. John

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

  • 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

Travellers speak highly of St. John for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. John

Travellers enjoy St. John for its island views, seaside and tropical setting. 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 centre:

  • 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)