As if a stay in the Virgin Islands isn’t a treat enough, staying at Caneel Bay on St. John offers more than the average resort. Its unique location and founding principles make Caneel Bay a true one of a kind experience. Caneel bay is located within the Virgin Islands National Park and has maintained the respect and admiration for nature that was so important to the resort’s founders.
Caneel Bay has worked hard to blend its facilities into the beautiful surroundings, making you feel as if you are in another world. With seven private beaches and 170 acres of natural landscape, you will get the break from the fast-paced technological world that you deserve.
About The Resort
Your stay at Caneel Bay starts at the airport where you’ll be welcomed with a bottle of local rum. Your stay also includes use of water equipment like kayaks and snorkel gear. You an even learn how to scuba-dive. Beyond the water, the facility has tennis courts, a pool, a fitness center, and gardens perfect for strolling.
There is also afternoon tea, rum-tasting, and on-site movie presentations to enjoy. For a little bit extra, you can take advantage of other activities and services, including tennis lessons, fishing charters, sailing trips, tours of St. John, watercolor lessons, Jeep rentals, and more.
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For dinner, you can choose from Caneel Bay’s own restaurants which are perfectly in line with the overall attitude of relaxation. You can dine outdoors on the Verandah or by candlelight at the dining room. Either way, the atmosphere is beautiful, tranquil, and memorable, just like every aspect of your stay at Caneel Bay.
Rooms and Amenities
Rooms at Caneel Bay are not like the average hotel room. The 166 rooms are often referred to as retreats, given their private locations throughout the grounds and the nature-inspired decor. You are sure to appreciate the hand-crafted furniture as you sit enjoying the ocean breeze as it comes through the shutters. Room rates range from $395 to $1200, depending on your choice of accommodation and the season.
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