Island Abodes Blog

Our Island Abodes owner and team member, Robert, participating in the 2015 Paddle the Park Race! Go Robert! It’s time for one of Island Abodes’ favorite St. John special events: Paddle the Park SUP race. This event is for all levels of paddleboard enthusiasts and celebrates the beauty of St. John. The race starts and ends in beautiful Maho Bay on St. John’s spectacular North Shore. This year, the race will be held on Sunday,
St. John is home to some of the best hiking in the world. The gorgeous America Ruin Trail overlook of Maho Bay. There are trails for every taste: short, long, sandy, rocky, mountainous, and even some that end at spectacular beaches. To kick off our trail series, we wanted to describe one of our favorites, the America Ruin Trail. We were lucky enough to have local professional photographer, Yelena Rogers, hike the trail with us to
St. John Brewers’ Unique Brew System Our Island Abodes team had the pleasure of going on the brewery’s first official tour and tasting at Mongoose Junction, and it was AWESOME! Co-owner Cheech told us about the birth of the brewery, their brewing process, specialty brews, and the new location of the brewery. The tour kicked off at a shipping container in the parking lot of Mongoose Junction that houses a complete brewing system, bathroom, and