lists St. John as a top honeymoon destination
By United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism
July 28, 2017
highly influential TripAdvisor travel review site listed has
listed St. John as one of the
“15 Best Honeymoon Destinations in the United States”,
according to the territory’s
Department of Tourism.
15 destinations were chosen by an algorithm that analyzed all
of the property reviews on TripAdvisor Rentals to select the
honeymoon destinations that have the highest-rated rental accommodations,
according to D.O.T. St. John, in particular, was praised for
its “world-class beaches, unspoiled forest and blissful
Rentals is the vacation rentals branch of TripAdvisor. Rental
properties include beach houses, ski cabins, private islands,
treehouses and downtown apartments.
as “Love City”, St. John’s isolation is an
attraction for honeymooners. According to TripAdvisor, “this
secluded destination has no airport or cruise ship dock …
to reach this side of paradise, fly into neighboring St. Thomas
and hop on the public ferry (or splurge on a private water taxi).”
of the island is part of the Virgin Islands National Park, which
in addition to the hiking trails, hills, valleys and beaches
on land, also encompasses thousands of acres underwater. St.
John’s pristine waters offer honeymooners the option to
snorkel, scuba dive or participate in water sports activities.
be lounging on Honeymoon Beach, hiking the Reef Bay Trail, or
snorkeling at Trunk Bay in no time. Later, you might find yourself
shopping in Coral Bay or enjoying the nightlife in Cruz Bay
before returning to your tropical retreat or clifftop villa
rental,” TripAdvisor relayed.
great to see the U.S. Virgin Islands positioned among the top
honeymoon destinations across the nation,” Commissioner
of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty said. “We would like
to thank all our visitors who wrote and continue to write reviews
online and share their experiences with this online community
of global travelers.”
added incentive for U.S. citizens is the fact they do not need
a passport to visit the USVI. Also, with $1,600 in duty-free
allowances for U.S. residents, visitors and honeymooners can
enjoy some extra shopping.
one of the world’s largest travel sites, enables travelers
to unleash the full potential of every trip. With more than
500 million reviews and opinions covering the world’s
largest selection of travel listings worldwide – more
than seven million accommodations, airlines, attractions and
restaurants – TripAdvisor provides travelers with the
“wisdom of the crowds” to help them decide where
to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat.