Activities


 

 
St. John is a little island packed with fun for your next vacation.  Let your imagination go wild!  Contact our local island specialists for assistance in planning your perfect vacation! If you prefer to explore special events or happenings yourself, this page can help you do that – whether you prefer to play in the water, or on land.
 
If you prefer, enjoy a relaxing day at your villa while enjoying your pool and/or spa and taking advantage of our in-villa services. These range from massages to catered luncheons and private yoga lessons! Once you book with VIVA Villas, you'll be eligible for special activity discounts too from some of the best businesses around - Just ask.
 

Water-Based Activities

Our little island is packed with fun options for a day on or under our surrounding waters. There are so many fun activities to enjoy, it’s impossible to try them all. Here are some of the most popular:
 
Boat Excursions
·       Sailing
·       Power Boating
·       Deep Sea Fishing
·       Scuba Diving
 
·       1/2 Day
·       Full Day
·       Sunsets
·       Inter-Island Visits
  The VIVA on-island staff can help you find the perfect options for your party... and even make your reserations for you. Meanwhile, check out our available boats:

 

 
Calypso
 
Bad Kitty
Wayward Sailor
 
Breath
 
Nauti Nymph
 
Nauti Fountain
 
 Sadie Sea
 
Lion In Da Sun 
 
 
Rentals and Other Water Adventures

 

 
·         Dinghy Rentals
·         Kayaking
·         Windsurfing
·         Snuba
·         Parasailing
·         Bone Fishing
 
 
·         Coral World
·         Dolphin Discovery
·         BOB Adventure
·         Yacht Racing
·         Whale Watching
              (January-April)
 
 
 
Just Plain Fun

 

 
·         Swimming
·         Snorkeling
·         Body Surfing
·         Boogie Boarding
·         Hunt for sea shells
 
 
·         Floating
·         Follow Snorkel trails
·         Play with fish, turtles 
·         Water Aerobics 
·         Free Diving  
·        snorkelstj.com  
 
 

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 Land-Based Fun:

For those who prefer to enjoy activities away from the water, St. John offers a lot of choices!   

  • Shopping
  • Clay/Pottery Classes
  • Dancing
  • Yoga classes
  • Pilates
  • Gambling (slots)
  • Aerobics
  • Bird Walks
  • Hiking
 
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums
  • Island Taxi Tour
  • Historic Sites
  • VI National Park Visitors Center
  • Mountain Biking
  • Cooking Lessons
  • Limin’ in the Park
 
  • Bar Hopping
  • Glass-blowing demonstrations
  • Jazz, Reggae, Steel Pan, Blues, and Other Music  
  • Horse and donkey rides
  • Jeep Around the Island
 
 

 

Celebrating a special occasion during your stay? Ask about our Special Celebration packages.

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REGULAR ISLAND EVENTS:

 
 There are many regular St. John activities to chose from – from the Open Mike night at Sundog Café to Jazz In The Moonlight  for music lovers, to St. John Historical Society   or  Rotary International meetings and events for history buffs.  Whether you are a ham radio operator or you just want to learn how to dance the salsa, there's an activity on St. John geared just for you!     
To find the perfect local events to match your idea of the perfect vacation, call our VIVA office team, or check out these local news resources:
  St John Tradewinds        St. John Source         News of St. John        St. John Sun Times      
 
Become a FaceBook Fan  for other items of interest.  

 

 

 ISLAND EVENTS CALENDAR:  
   
 
•    Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament  http://www.abmt.vi/  (August) 
•     Love City Triathlon (September)
•     Flavours of St. John (November)
•     Woody's Block Party (October)
•     Veterans Ball
•     Christmas for The Animals(Dec.)http://www.stjohnanimalcarecenter.com
•     VINP Friends Annual Seminar Series www.friendsvinp.org/educate.htm
•     St. John Arts Festival (February)
•     8 Tuff Miles (February)
•     St. John Blues Festival (March) 
•     International Rolex Regatta (March)
•     Transfer Day Activities (March)
•     Commodore’s Cup Race (May)
•     Wagapalooza (May)
•     Beach to Beach Power Swim (May)
•     St. John Festival (June/July)
•     Cultural/Emancipation Day Events (July)     
 

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LINKS TO HELP YOU KNOW ST. JOHN BETTER:


OUR FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHERS:



Constance Wallace Original Photography

Wedding photography. Also enjoy stunning original photographs of your favorite St. John beaches. Trunk Bay. Salomon Bay. Hawksnest Bay. Turtle Point, Caneel Bay. Durloe Cut. Cinnamon Bay. Francis Bay. Maho Bay. Cruz Bay. Caneel's Hawksnest Beach. Drunk Bay and Ram's Head.

Tropical Focus

Family Portraits, wedding photography and special events. Tropical Focus Photography is a full service company with the creativity and experience you want in a professional photographer. The islands are our studio and no one knows them better. Whether you are looking for photos of people, places, things, or your own St. John vacation adventures with island flair – we’re your photographers.

 

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