Friday, 13 December 2013

Saint John – Enjoy A Picturesque Holiday In The Virgin Islands

Saint John, situated in the southern province of the Bay of Fundy is one of the largest island cities in Canada. The incredible and amazing beauty of this Island is the major attraction for the visitors. The entire place is full of treasure, from glittering sapphire waters to the forested mountain hill tops. Most of the land is acquired by the Islands National Park and the surrounding waters. Exploring this island is not as tough, as it consists of a central road which connects to the various landmarks.
Saint John City
The visitors can go driving and hiking across the lush forests and view the scenic beauty of the beaches from the top mountains. All these features make this place as the as a wonderful holiday destination.

Best Time to Visit

Winter season is considered to be the best visiting time, from the months of December to the mid of April. This time is considered to be the peak season when the beaches and other sites are crowded with tourists. If you wish to spend your vacations with less crowds and calm atmosphere, you can plan a trip to this place in between April to December.

Major Attractions

1. Virgin Islands National Park
Virgin Islands National Park

This national park situated in St. John is the heart of greenery and the historic remains of the city. It consists of miles of forest area, pristine beaches, underwater reefs and the ruins of the historic plants. The visitors can have the pleasure of sightseeing the mysterious carvings on the rocks, unspoiled forests and fabulous beaches.

2. Elaine Lone Sprauve Museum
Situated just a few minutes away from Cruz Bay, the Elaine lone Sprauve Museum is the home of rare and antique paintings, newspaper clippings and photographs. It exhibits the rich cultural heritage of St. John.

3. Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay is a place which attracts visitors towards its friendly restaurants and bars and beautifully designed shops. The guests can either rest or enjoy a picnic in the Cruz Bay Park.

Lodging and eating
Grande Bay Resort

This island is full of hotels and villas with all comforts and luxuries. The main attraction is their location which allows the guests to view the stunning landscapes and high tides of the sea. Some of the best hotels include the Hillcrest Guest House, Lavender Hill Suites, Grande Bay Resort and the Caneel Bay. The visitors can enjoy the delicious food at some of the exotic restaurants like Bacalao, Rocket Bakery and Jumping Bean.

The beautiful beaches, snow covered high mountains and the exotic plantation in the forests makes the islands of St. John a perfect place for holidays. Plan your trip to this place and have rocking vacations.