Shopping on St. John offers a large selection of shops and as St. John continues to enjoy ‘duty free’ status on many specialty items such as jewelry, clothing, arts and craft items, alcohol and tobacco products, etc., visitors can find many good bargains. Visitors can experience significant savings on most items by shopping at our many fabulous Duty Free shopping venues located around St. John. Together with many small shops on St. John, below are a few of the larger complex shopping venues.
Beachfront shopping “mall” featuring fine jewelry, tropical clothing, gift shops, art, water sports, locally made products, and several waterfront restaurants with spectacular views. Popular spots within Wharfside Village include The Beach Bar, Joe’s Rum Hut, and Waterfront Bistro. Pay parking is available at the end of the complex opposite of the ferry dock.
Upscale, open air shopping center near the National Park Visitor Center offering hand crafted fine jewelry, clothing shops, art galleries, restaurants, and more. In Mongoose Junction you will find The Tap Room, home to St. John Brewers, Ocean Grill, Little Switzerland, St. John Scoops Ice Cream, and more. Parking is free as long as you are patronizing one of the establishments in the center.
Once an actual lumberyard, now a collection of small stores and restaurants, including Cruz Bay Watersports, Driftwood David’s, Barfoot Cowboy Lounge, St. John Water & Ice Company and the CimmaronStJohn offices. Parking is free to those visiting one of the establishments but very limited.
A little bit of everything including the only pharmacy on island, Chelsie Drugs, Sam & Jack’s deli, coffee shop/book store, a variety of business offices, and the island’s largest grocery store – Starfish Market. Ample and free parking is available.
A small collection of shops located in Coral Bay, featuring several boutiques and a restaurant. Dolphin Market, the primary option for groceries on this side of the island, is located here along with the popular restaurant Aqua Bistro.