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Saint John, United States

From series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
The island of Saint John, located in the Caribbean Sea, is popular with the active recreation and the unusual, picturesque holiday destinations. The tiny island is one of the American Virgin Islands and is the smallest of them. The surface area is 50.8 sq km. Despite the relatively modest size, Saint John is rich in the unique natural sights you can not see anywhere else in the world.

Saint John, United States For many years now the archipelago has been explored by archaeologists whose valuable finds are presented in the local museum. In the district of Cinnamon-Bay is one of the most interesting archeological districts, now open to all interested parties. In the district of Riff Bay, you can see the old rock drawings in addition to the picturesque beaches. One of the most important historical sights of the island are the ruins of Annaberg Plantage. The numerous hiking trails extend through the territory of the island, whose central part is covered with lush brushwoods of tropical plants and little explored.

At present more than 75% isotritritium is declared as a protective zone. Construction on this territory is forbidden. Caneel Bay is the only modern health resort on the Protected Trail. The recovery on the luxury resorts of Saint John attracts the world famous celebrities, who want to hide themselves from the intrusive paparazzi. Today, about 4,000 people live permanently on the island. More than half of the island population lives in the tiny and peculiar capital - Cruz Bay. To the beginning - Cousin Island

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Useful staff nearby

Car rental office: 'BigSexy Car Rentals' is located in 8 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'E&C Service Station' in 6.12 km
Supermarket: 'Lily's Gourmet Market' in 2.19 km
Parking: 'Parking' in 15 km
Apotheek: 'Chelsea Drug Store Redhook' in 12 km
Police station: 'West End Police Station' in 7 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Le Château de Bordeaux' in 1.45 km

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Top destination around Saint John - Tortola

On the picturesque island more than ten magnificent beaches are available for vacationists. Among them there are beaches for amateurs of surfing, fans of halcyon recreation and even for young travelers. The beach Apple Bay is very popular among admirers of surfing. Due to the presence of strong waves it is perfect for training. Travelers are offered services which are located nearby water sports centers. In the southern part of the island only one beach - Brandy Wine Bay is available for tourists. It has an impressive scale and this beach is wild. Dazzling white sand covers this fabulously lovely area. Because of this the water has a deep blue shade. The beach is the best place for uniting with nature. Fans of comfort should take all necessary belongings for the holiday.

The beach Brewer’s Bay is very exciting to visit. One of the distinguishing features of this beach is calm and harmonious atmosphere. It has gained popularity among admires of snorkeling. The seabed is wonderful here. There are the ruins of the old sugar factory near the seacoast. It is one of the most interesting sightseeing of the island. On the coast travelers can be served by two excellent restaurants. A visit there will make a pleasant variety in holiday.
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