Shopping on St. John, US Virgin Islands: Cruz Bay / Coral Bay


In Coral Bay there are a couple of clusters of shops: one in the Skinny Legs Complex where besides Skinny Legs, the reknowned hamburger bar and grill, you will also find: Connections East a mail center, the Jolly Dog and Mumbo Jumbo shops and Awls Made, a leather studio)

Also in Coral Bay is the relatively new Cocolobo Shops, a two level shopping and dining complex. There you can have breakfast, sandwich or pizza at the upper level Big Belly Deli; shop at Lily's Groceries and Deli; Fine Dine and/or enjoy the convivial bar of Aqua Bistro. On the second level you can find the original St John Hook Bracelets at Sugar Apple, a boutique well known for locally designed sterling silver jewelry and one of a kind accessories. Visit the Syzygy Art Gallery that specializes in local Artists works ranging from mosaics to fine oil paintings. Shop for your small ones at Little Fish, and for yourself at Big Fish - an intriquing boutique for all ages.

The Shipwreck Landing area features Tall Ships Silkscreening, Jolly Dog Tshirts, Beachwear and more and Flotsum Jetsum, a small gift & art shop.

Bordeaux Shops: Colorful Corner & Tutu Much. Be sure to stop and visit the interesting stores at the top of Bordeaux on Centerline, half way between Coral Bay and Cruz Bay.

Shopping on St. John, US Virgin Islands: Cruz Bay / Coral Bay


Mongoose Junction. Here you will find over 30 very unique shops and restaurants in a setting of native stone, shaded terraces, and tropical plants.

National Park Headquarters information center and gift shop. On the waterfront across from Mongoose. Browse their many books focusing on St. John and the Caribbean and ask about the Park's trails and beaches. The National Park Service offers an ongoing program which includes guided informational walks and lectures.

Cruz Bay Square: it is not unusual for a few bazarre stands to be open for business offering local arts and crafts. Several more permanent establishments will be found lining the plaza, including clothing and jewelry shops as well as at least four restaurants.

Wharfside Village and some of the small narrow streets surrounding it. At Wharfside Village there are many small, diversified shops, an art gallery, a very tempting ice cream stand, and several restaurants overlooking the harbor.

Lemon Tree Mall also offers shops and dining options.

Lumberyard Complex: Artist Association of St John Gallery, Scooter rental, Frames of Mind.

The Marketplace:This three-level shopping center is an attractive collection of stores catering to the islander's day-to-day living. It is where many St. John locals shop. There is an attractive grocery with deli, a drugstore, a bank, a book store, the hardware store, a good bakery, a physician, a fitness center, a couple of restaurants and several specialty stores & boutiques.


LOCAL ART : If your interests include enjoying loal art be sure to visit the following galleries: the Artists Association of St. John's new art gallery in the Lumberyard complex in Cruz Bay. Coconut Coast Studio in Franks Bay just outside Cruz Bay. The Syzygy Art Gallery at the Cocolobo Shops in Coral Bay. Awl Made (leather art) at the Skinny Legs complex in Coral Bay. Baja el Sol at the top of Mongoose Junction in Cruz Bay. Best of Both Worlds - also in the Mongoose Junction Sloop Jones - painted clothing on the East End of St John
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