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Anne: Down Yonder Villa, March 2019: “Just got home after spending a week at Down Yonder Pool Villa and it was one of the most memorable family vacations we’ve ever had. We have been to St. John several times and this house was the best we have ever stayed in! We were traveling with our kids, ages 14, 12 and 10, and the house was well equipped for everyone-board games, pool toys, sunscreen etc. The
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Salty Daze Charters USVI- Veteran owned and St. John’s newest Charter boat experience!   Offering Full and Half Day customizable cruising charters around the USVI and BVI. Salty Daze USVI is a family run, Veteran owned business with 30 years of roots on St. John. Kate (our booking concierge) first came to the islands in 1993, while her uncle managed Cinnamon Bay campgrounds. Her whole family fell in love, bought their residence and they have
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The last Saturday in February might be the busiest time on St John! Why? Because every year, more than 1,000 runners come to the island to participate in 8 Tuff Miles. They race from the Virgin Islands National Park Visitors Center in Cruz Bay to the Coral Bay ballpark. The Island Abodes team has run (well really walked) this race several times and it is always a blast! Organizations have water stations throughout the 8
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It is bitter sweet, but we are excited to let you know that our Chocolate Hole Property (Down Yonder Pool Villa and Garden Suite) is for sale. Since purchasing it in 2012, we have lived in the home more than its been a short term rental. But recently we’ve used the property as a highly successful 2-unit vacation home. Renting both units to vacation guests has allowed us to purchase and renovate our Sunset Serenade
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Maybe you’re looking for that perfect summer vacation – you have off two weeks out of the year in July or August, and you want to get away to a place that’s really unique and exciting – how about a trip to St. John’s and the Virgin Islands? On the other hand, maybe it’s dark ad cold and rainy where you are, and you’re thinking about taking a trip to get away from the weather.
We are thrilled to offer you discounts with some Island Abodes partners. It is important to have great snorkel gear while vacationing with us, so be sure to reserve yours today with St John Beach Bum and a promo code for a 10% discount is sent to you after booking. We are also happy to offer you a discount on your power boat trip with Salty Daze Charters and Sunshine Daydream Charters.  More information is sent to you
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