Island Abodes Blog

Is There a Grocery Store on St. John?

Posted by Brittany on  August 17, 2019

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A frequent question we get from first time St. John visitors, or those thinking about visiting, is whether St. John has a grocery store. In fact, there are several options for buying groceries to stock your St. John vacation rental. While some are quite small, and none resemble a Super Walmart (thank goodness), they each have St. John character (and characters), and everything you need to eat and drink on your St. John vacation. CRUZ

4 Things You Need to Know Before Vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted by Brittany on  August 17, 2019

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Going on vacation is a great way to leave the stress of being an adult behind for a while. Each year, 62 percent of the American population goes on a vacation away from home. Choosing a vacation destination should be your first concern when planning a trip. If you are looking for a tropical paradise to visit, there is no better place than the St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Visiting this vacation destination

First Time Visiting St. John? Tips and Pointers for First-Time Travelers

Posted by Brittany on  August 17, 2019

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You’ve booked your St. John rental suite and you’re counting down the days – you’re on your way to come see us here at Island Abodes and you’re undoubtedly excited about your trip. However, if it’s your first time coming to the U.S. Virgin Islands, then you probably have a few questions about what to expect during your stay with us here. Many people understandably are a little bit uncertain about what the lifestyle and

Getting to St. John in 3 Easy Steps

Posted by Brittany on  August 13, 2019

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Think of St. John and you probably conjure up thoughts of swaying palm trees, crystal clear water, exquisite white sand beaches, and leaving behind the crowds and the hustle and bustle. There’s no other place like it – at 19 square miles, 2/3 consisting of the Virgin Islands National Park, perfect year round weather, and more than a dozen of the world’s best beaches – St. John is, to sum it up, an idyllic island

7 Tips to Make Your St. John Honeymoon Truly Epic

Posted by Brittany on  August 10, 2019

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  Many publications, over many years, have named St. John as one of the world’s best honeymoon destinations. The reasons are obvious: perfect weather, uncrowded beaches with exquisite white sand, crystal clear waters, miles of hiking trails in the Virgin Islands National Park, and a laid back Caribbean vibe. It’s the perfect recipe for romance and relaxation. Some time spent planning before you check into your St. John honeymoon suite will really pay off. Here