St John snorkeling
We've stayed at the Yellow House 3 times and plan to go back again & again. Our primary reason for going to St. John is to snorkel and from the house we can walk to two beaches in minutes and can drive to three more south-side beaches within 10 minutes. At all of these beaches the snorkeling is great and we are often the only people on two of the beaches with only scattered parties on two others most of the time. Of course, we can reach the northside beaches in 20-30 minutes when we want a change, though they're often more crowded.
In the evening we can enjoy the great view from our balcony and rest from our hours in the water while we watch the sunset in a very quiet and relaxed atmosphere. At night the stars are wonderful because we're away from the lights of Cruz and Coral Bays. There are plenty of places to walk safely as well as to hike and plenty of birds to watch.
The kitchen is well-equipped so that we can cook, yet we are within easy reach of good restaurants like Miss Lucy's and Shipwreck Landing or, a bit further, the several restaurants in Coral Bay. We can even drive into Cruz for the many restaurants there, for groceries and gas, though we much prefer the quieter East End.
The apartment is clean and comfortable, easily accessible to any one, no stairs, with many thoughtful touches: beach chairs, beach towels, coolers, fans in every room so one doesn't have to suffer the chill of A/C, and a very useful library especially about St John's flora and fauna, but plenty of recreational reading as well. There are plenty of electrical outlets for computers, etc.
Both the owner and the apartment manager onsite have been terrific, very responsive, full of suggestions about the island, where to shop, etc.
We have taken family with us on one occasion, and rave about our stays to any one who will listen.
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
People with Disabilities,
Helpful votes: 9/9
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