Water activities for tropical vacations in St. John

Water sports are everywhere across St. John Island. And why not, when the wide and expansive Caribbean Sea is encircling the entire island? The ocean and sun-baked beaches have their own beauty and joy. Getting to play your favorite water sport adds immensely to your fun and excitement. At St. John, you can try parasailing or kitesurfing and you can challenge the surf and a wall of water on your surfboard.

You can book the St John Villa Rentals before arriving at the site and enjoy many kinds of water sports along with visiting the most popular historical buildings in the city.

What are the different water activities in St. John?

There are many different water activities in the wide ocean surrounding the island and the beautiful beaches spread all across the island.

 Adventurous Sports at Caneel Bay 

Caneel Bay offers many wonderful water sport activities. You can explore kayaking or hiking in the stunningly beautiful bay. And, you can snorkel in the expansive National Park. The surrounding bluish-green water blends here magnificently with the underwater coral reef structures.

Apart from being involved in various water sports, you can also silently watch different coconut and sea-grape trees swaying with the wind. Tropical trees line the beaches and provide a home to thousands of rare plant species.

You can also snorkel or paddle your kayak to cross the Caneel Bay to reach the Henley Cay which is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. 

Hike to the Lind Point Trail

St. John National Park is all about exploring life with extreme fun on land, over the sea, and under the water. Hike from the Cruz Bay to the Lind Point Trail. You will find some unique flora and fauna while hiking the trail. After spending some time at the Honeymoon beach you can move through the woods of exclusive St. John wild cinnamon. You will also get a fascinating view of the botanical garden during the final part of the hiking expedition.

Sunbath at Honeymoon Beach

Reach the Honeymoon beach while hiking to the Lind Point Trail. It has the clearest water among all the beaches on the island. You can visit this white sand beach to do some of the sports activities or can lie down under the clear blue sky and enjoy the most relishing sunbath.

Final Words

St. John provides the locals and tourists with a multitude of water activities for tropical vacations. You can stay at your favorite St. John villa rentals and visit different beaches to participate in your favorite water adventure and enjoy your most memorable moments.


7 thoughts on “Water activities for tropical vacations in St. John

  1. Anita September 3, 2020 / 7:24 pm

    Nice post. Lovely pictures.

  2. Abundance of Flavor September 10, 2020 / 11:06 am

    St. John sounds dreamy! The picture of Lind Point trail is beautiful and I would absolutely love to be able to hike it!

  3. Diffusing the Tension September 11, 2020 / 1:21 pm

    I haven’t been to the Caribbean in almost 10 years, but I would love to go again. It’s so beautiful and relaxing. Never been to St John but I’ll have to check it out.

    • markstraveljournal September 11, 2020 / 3:09 pm

      You can’t beat the Caribbean for a relaxing vacation. Hope you get there again.

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