Monthly Archives: January 2015

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How NOT to look cool in ST John USVI

Don’t vacation in ST John USVI unless you know some important stuff that will keep you looking cool and feeling like a local–and always wear PLENTY of sun screen when at the beach. So you’re planning your long awaited ST John romantic villas vacation, wedding, or a secret rendezvous here. Fantastic. Because by the way, there’s… Read more »

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STOP Hiking on ST John ‘Cuz Fun is Addictive

You know, when people come to stay at Mooncottages one of the first thing they always ask is where’s the best hiking on ST John. This NOT easy. Because there are so many best places to hike on St. John—because its so available everywhere. But, here is one of the best and one of my… Read more »

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Romantic Couples Getaways on St. John USVI

When it comes to Romantic Couples Getaways, all of you–young or gently seasoned, married or still considering, happy or little bored, homespun or well traveled have one thing in common. You are a “couple.” That means 1+1 = Life. Somewhere on the surface or maybe just buried a wee bit deeper inside, you know that… Read more »

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Mooncottage Master Woodworker: Stephan

What can we say about Stephan Scholz except that is our favorite St. John master woodworker and friend who is almost singularly responsible t all of the amazing woodwork you will see if you stay at one of our Mooncottages.  

Miss Lucy's Coral Bay Restaurant

Miss Lucy’s: Best Coral Bay Restaurants

What other Coral Bay Restaurants on ST John could you eat such delicious food with such a delicious view. OK. This REALLY is your view. From your table. Right under the centuries old sea grape trees at Ms. Lucy’s on Route 107, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands … about 2 miles from the turnoff into Coral Bay… Read more »

Coral Bay Deli

Calabash Market: Cool Deli in Coral Bay

On your next stay at Mooncottage or anywhere near Coral Bay, try shopping at the new deli in Coral Bay called Calabash Market. The suave and kind Ali runs this very well stocked and clean family business with his wife. Sometimes they have local fish, but always a little of everything is available. Fresh sausage,… Read more »

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Shipwreck Landing: Yummy St. John Cuisine

Right down the hill from Mooncottages is our closest and one of the best restaurants for St. John Cuisine on the island–the unstoppable Shipwreck Landing in Coral Bay. We have been on St. John a long time and have experienced Shipwreck Landing through a number of chefs, storms and economic conditions … and it keeps… Read more »