For couples everywhere, the arrival of February comes with the promises of sweet sentiments revolving around Valentine’s Day. This moment set aside for honoring the one you love most is often marked by chocolates but in 2020, those looking to take their expression of love to a new level will want to consider booking one of our 1 bedroom luxury villas an unforgettable journey to the island of St. John. This lush and tropical paradise promises to bring the scenery as well as plenty of options for exciting excursions carried out hand in hand. When you’re crafting that most romantic itinerary, be sure to add these activities to the top of the St. John things to do list.
A Champagne Sunset Sail
The beautiful waters that surround St. John have long defined the landscape and when you’re here for Valentine’s Day, you’ll want to maximize your time on the beautiful Caribbean Sea by working with Cimmaron St. John’s professional concierge staff in booking a romantic sunset sail Hop aboard a luxury catamaran and watch the sun go down in island style as you sip Champagne and enjoy a selection of hors d’oeuvres that are sure to be mouthwatering. Reservations are required to enjoy this experience and adult ticketing begins at $80 per person.
Book Time at Mango Bliss Spa
While time spent on the sand and under the sun for Valentine’s Day is sure to inspire love, you can always take the romance factor up a notch while you’re here by booking a pampered couple’s session at Mango Bliss Spa. This Cruz Bay favorite is an oasis of restoration and tranquility where a couple’s massage can easily be paired with a rejuvenating facial, leaving you both looking and feeling your best this Valentine’s Day.
Dine at Ocean 362
Focusing on delicious fare is a sure way to spend a wonderful Valentine’s Day with the one you love most. Enjoy a mouthwatering meal at Ocean 362 when you and your sweetheart share a passion for savory seafood and elegant dining atmospheres. Ocean 362 is located at Gallows Point in Cruz Bay and provides guests with island to table style cuisine that’s difficult to top. Guests can savor everything from shrimp and lobster ravioli to steamed mussels or mahi-mahi and duck breast according to preference. Dining indoors is an option, but the sprawling and stunning patio complete with a waterfront view of the sunset is a highlight of any meal at Ocean 362.
Enjoy Your St. John Escape and All These St. John Things to Do
Whether you’re here for Valentine’s Day or enjoying the island any other time of year, the team at Cimmaron St. John is happy to handle your accommodation details and find the perfect St. John luxury hideaway. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your adventure around all of these St. John things to do!
When it comes to getaways that combine the best of scenic beauty, tropical appeal, and wildly captivating ecosystems, there’s no place on earth quite like St. John. This gem of the Virgin Islands plays host to an amazing array of marine and land-based wildlife that has long-mesmerized locals and visitors alike. It was this deep-seated and widespread passion for protecting the natural beauty and wonder St. John that led to the development of The Friends of Virgin Islands National Park. As this group of conservation-minded individuals works hard towards educating the public on the many benefits of becoming incredible stewards of nature, one of the most successful fundraisers comes in the form of the annual Beach to Beach Power Swim. This incredible open water swim attracts participants from around the globe and has proven itself to an unforgettable experience in open-water competition.
An Inspiring Caribbean Competition
In 2019, the annual Beach to Beach Power Swim will be held May 26th and is open to the first 350 participants that register online. Proceeds benefit The Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, but the memories are all for the taking. Adults 18 and over can register for $50 prior to May 5th and for $65 between May 6th and May 24th. Participants 17 years of age and under can register for $30.
This highly-popular competition is divided into three parts which consist of a short, intermediate and long-course. The short course is a 1-mile route between Maho Bay and Cinnamon Bay,while the intermediate course is routed to an extended 2.25-miles to Trunk Bay. The long course is a 3.5-mile route that takes participants through deep blue waters to Hawksnest. Those who register for the long course are welcome to do so as an individual participant or as a team of three individuals. Similarly, those who are interested in participating with snorkels and fins are more than welcome to sign up for the specialized category option.
Considered one of the most beautiful swim routes in the world, those who find their place on the lineup of the Beach to Beach Power Swim are sure to experience fun, excitement and spectacular sights within the good spirit of competition. Practice swims are scheduled prior to race day for all three categories and swimmers are asked to kindly attend a pre-race briefing which will be held May 25th at Trunk Bay Pavilion. Registration begins at 3:00 pm with a 45-minute meeting on race details to follow.
Book a Stay Today, And Enjoy the Beach to Beach Power Swim
When you’re in St. John to participate in this amazing event, whether you need a 1 bedroom condo or a luxury villa for the whole family, the team at Cimmaron St. John is here to help take care of your vacation rental details. We’ll make sure you’re booked into a beautiful property that brings the luxury and comfort you deserve. Contact us today for more details and to start planning your trip!