Posts by Zoot

The Best Beaches on St. John

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in News | 0 comments

There are a lot of beaches that you can explore on St. John. Estate Zootenvaal even has a private beach for guests only.  But which ones are the best? We've compiled a list of the best beaches on the island.  Let us know if we missed any! Cinnamon Bay Beach Trunk Bay Beach Salt Pond Beach Honeymoon Bay Beach Salomon Beach Maho Bay  Watermelon Cay / Leinster Bay Gibney Beach Oppenheimer Beach Hansen Bay / Vie's Beach Haulover Bay Hawksnest Bay Beach Cruz...

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Aerial Drone Footage of St. John

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Check out this great vacation video with beautiful footage of St. John!

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Checklist: Places to Visit in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This week we have a checklist written by Stephanie Burt at "Riding the ferry over to St. John, USVI from St. Thomas (the only way to arrive if you’re not on your own boat or a charter), it’s easy to have an out-of-body experience. You’re riding into what looks like a postcard, illustrated with lush green mountains covered in pastel buildings, all surrounded by jewel-toned blue water. In order to maximize your island time, keep this checklist in your back pocket so you know exactly what to do in between sunbathing and sleeping. Once you’ve checked these musts off...

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Save Coral Reefs & Save the Mangroves in St. John

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Coral Reefs are in danger. In the mangroves of Hurricane Hole on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, however,  there are more than 30 coral species growing among the tree roots, including four threatened species. Mangrove trees' thickets of stilt-like roots protect coastal land from erosion and help mitigate the damage of tsunamis and hurricanes. Warming waters have not been kind to coral reefs. Heat causes corals to release the photosynthetic algae that live within and help feed the reefbuilding creatures—a phenomenon called bleaching, which is often fatal. Preserving mangroves is...

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Project Homeless Connect Visits St. John

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Project Homeless Connect visited Cruz Bay in St. John to provide a day of caring for the homeless of the island. The daylong event is put on by the Human Services Department, United Way of St. Thomas-St. John and the Inter-Agency Council on Homelessness. Volunteers from a number of organizations and non-profits all pitched in to help provide clothing, food, health screenings, legal advice, showers and toiletries to residents in need.  

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