When you arrive on beautiful St. John, you’re officially on island time! That means you have to leave all your stresses and worries behind and engage in the lifestyle of paradise. Lounging on the beach for a sunny morning nap, sipping a delicious cocktail during lunch, and relaxing with the ocean view at your private CimmaronStJohn vacation home are just a few ways to start your vacation off right. One of the best ways to truly enter island time and vacation mode is by visiting some St. John bars. There is nothing like a scrumptious tropical drink to let your worries fade away. There are so many great places to grab a drink here on the island. Our full list would be quite long. However, we’re narrowed it down to just 3 of the best St. John bars that are closest to the ferry dock where you arrive. We recommend a healthy daily dose of Painkillers, Bushwackers, or Daiquiris to truly experience Caribbean life! Remember “Drive Left – Drink Right!”
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The Beach Bar
Start off your Caribbean vacation with a trip to The Beach Bar. With spectacular waterfront views and some delicious appetizers, entrees, and drinks, this is one place you need to visit! Watch as the crystal clear waves lap the white sandy beach while you sip on some tantalizing cocktails. Enjoy classic bar fare, such as nachos, buffalo chicken wings, and a beach burger. Pair with a frozen or unfrozen drink or a beer. The cocktail selection includes a famous Bushwacker, Coconut Mojito, Mango Colada, Dark and Stormy, and Painkiller. The beer list includes some Virgin Islands blends along with Corona, Red Stripe, Bud Light, and more. There is also often some great live music at The Beach Bar to have you feeling lively and excited for your island adventures.
Woody’s Seafood Saloon
In Cruz Bay, you will discover Woody’s Seafood Saloon. This hip choice of St. John bars includes a world-famous happy hour everyday from 3-6pm. During happy hour, you can get $1 Coors Light, $3 well drinks, and $1 off other drinks! Woody’s wonderful cocktails include some truly delicious flavors that will have you in the island spirit in no time. The Banana & Bailey’s Colada, Blue Motorcycle, Massive Margarita, Lime Daiquiri, Bahama Mama, or Surfer on Acid will do the trick. Pair your delicious drinks with some great seafood plates. Three varieties of platters include grilled or blackened fish, conch fritters, shrimp, scallops, and crab pasta salad. For lunch, try the tilapia or Mahi sandwich for a refreshing meal along with a side of curly fries.
Joe’s Rum Hut
Joe’s Rum Hut is another iconic selection of St. John bars. Not only is this a wonderful bar on the island but one of the best beach bars in America according to the latest poll. Here, you will find the perfect lunchtime and late afternoon selection of salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and burgers to satiate your appetite following a day on the beach. You will also discover a great variety of handmade frozen cocktails. Try the Island Girl, Lime in de Coconut, Rum Punch, Orange Freeze, or Cruz Bay Mule. Whatever you decide, you are sure to encounter a much-needed refreshment and some relaxation.
Stay With CimmaronStJohn
At our CimmaronStJohn vacation homes, we offer luxurious accommodations and amenities to make sure that your stay on the island is the best it can be. Enjoy our great concierge service to help point you in the right direction for your tours and attraction visits. Be sure to select the perfect vacation property to suit your needs! Whether you’re embarking on a romantic getaway or family vacation, we have the perfect place for you right here on beautiful St. John!