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St John Shopping Guide

CRUZ BAY

The heart of St John is Cruz Bay. As “the” port of entry, most guests arrive at the Cruz Bay ferry dock. It’s bustling streets are lined with shops and small businesses catering to the throngs of visitors that come over from St Thomas for day trips and guests making their way to St John for a vacation. Regardless of how long you’re staying … shopping is a part of any travel adventure. Be it grocery shopping or looking for a new bathing suit or buying tee shirts to bring back to kids, friends and family.


Mongoose Junction

…a  wonderful collection of mostly upscale shops and restaurants all within the island’s most beautiful stone architecture and gardens. No shopping excursion would be complete without a visit to Mongoose Junction!

SHOPPING

Bajo el Sol  – Fine art gallery, Works by Liv Hitchcock, Aimee Trayser, others
Bamboula  – 
Collections of primitive art, clothing and textiles
Big Planet – Boardshorts, bikinis, skirts, flip flops and more!
Caravan Gallery  – Silver jewelry, Larimar and exotic woodcarvings and gifts
Friends of the National Park Store  – Unique island gifts
Island Fancy – Tropical gifts and charming souvenirs
Just Beach  – Beach shop, snorkel gear, sunscreen, more
Little Switzerland – Duty Free designer watches and jewelry
Lulee – Clothing, accessories and lifestyle goods
Made in St. John – 
Unique tee shirt designs for men, women and kids!
Portico  – Indoor/outdoor rugs, pillows glass wear and more
R&I Patton – 
Fine 18K, 14K and sterling jewelry, old coins
St. John Brewtique – 
St John Brewers apparel and gifts
Sugar Birds – Island inspired gifts, hats, bags and crafts
Vibe Collection – Handcrafted Custom Jewelry Designs
Virgin Abis – Effective, High Quality CBD And Hemp Products

DINING

1864 – St. John’s Finest Selection of Fresh Seafood And Hand Rolled Sushi
Bajo el Sol – Puerto Rican Espresso, Aged Rum, Chocolates, Savory Bites And Pastries.
Gecko Gazebo Bar – Casual fare and open air seating
North Shore Deli – Breakfast / lunch, soups, salads, sandwiches, bread, grab-and-go beach food!
St John Scoops – Homemade ice cream, adult flavors, smoothies
Sun Dog Cafe
 – Casual menu and Sunday brunch
The Tap Room – St John Brewers micro brews, homemade sodas and pub menu

GALLERIES

Bajo el Sol – Fine art gallery, Local artists, Works by Liv Hitchcock, Aimee Trayser, others
Caravan Gallery  Silver jewelry, Larimar and exotic woodcarvings and gifts
Island Fancy – Tropical gifts and charming souvenirs
St John Experience Gallery – STJ photos
Sugar Birds – Island inspired gifts, hats, bags and crafts

ACTIVITIES + BEACH RENTALS

Arawak Expeditions – Kayak, snorkel tours, SUP, fly fishing and snorkel gear rentals
JustBeach – Rentals For A Day At The Beach


CRUZ BAY PARKING – During High Season when the island is bustling with visitors it can be a challenge to find parking in Cruz Bay. Thankfully there’s a resource with Cruz Bay FREE and PAY parking locations.


Wharfside Village

As the name implies, it’s a collection of shops and businesses along the shoreline of Cruz Bay and convenient to ferry arrivals and departures. You’ll find plenty of interesting shops as you browse among clothing, island spices, jewelry, gambling and some of the island’s best restaurants and bars.

The Lumberyard Complex

A few streets up from Cruz Bay center you’ll discover a collection of shops and businesses within the former lumberyard building. Now it’s a bustling area with plenty of opportunities to shop and grab a bite and a cool island drink.
Kekoa – Sailboat charters, snorkeling trips, sunset catamaran cruises, weddings, St John + BVIs


CORAL BAY

Isola Shoppes

Located in Coral Bay on the eastern side of the island. The Isola Shoppes is a small collection of businesses including The Danforth restaurant ( formerly TBD Restaurant) and various shops selling everything from tee shirts and swimwear to souvenirs and jewelry.
Salty Mongoose – BEST pizza, great drinks
Zemi – Souvenirs, jewelry and more!
Jolly Dog Trading – Tee shirts, hats, souvenirs, snorkeling rash guards and more!
SpaLaLa – Wellness, Beauty, Healing

Coccoloba Shops

Located in Coral Bay on the eastern side of the island. The Coccoloba Shops is a small collection of businesses including Lilly’s Gourmet grocery store, Aqua Bistro restaurant and various shops selling everything from tee shirts and swimwear to souvenirs and jewelry.
Aqua Bistro – Seaside Bar + Bistro, famous Fri. Ponzu Tuna – 340-776-5336 www.aquabistrostjohn.com
Crabby’s Watersports – Coccoloba Shops, Coral Bay, Kayak rental, snorkel gear
Dolphin Market 
– groceries

Skinny Legs Shops

Located in Coral Bay in front of famous Skinny Legs Bar + Restaurant is a small collection of businesses selling everything from tee shirts and swimwear to souvenirs and jewelry.