Cruz Bay travel guide

Cruz Bay tourism | Cruz Bay guide

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Cruz Bay on St. John attracts tourists and boat charters drawn to the snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and hiking, as well as the local shops, restaurants, and casino.

Cruz Bay has no airport; therefore, most visitors access the island by boat or ferry from nearby St. Thomas, St. Croix, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda.

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When to Visit Cruz Bay

There are no seasons in Cruz Bay, although June through August are the hottest months, with temperatures in the 80s. Tourists may want to avoid hurricane season from June to November.

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How to Get to Cruz Bay

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Where to Stay in Cruz Bay

Concordia Eco-Resort features wood-framed eco-tents as well as traditional rooms. The Gallows Point Resort offers ocean views and all-inclusive packages.

Popular Neighborhoods in Cruz Bay

Where to stay in popular areas of Cruz Bay

How to Get Around Cruz Bay

The Cost of Living in Cruz Bay

Shopping Streets

In Cruz Bay, there are shops within walking distance of the dock at Mongoose Junction and Wharfside Village. Duty free retailers carry swimwear, handbags, liquor, jewelry, crystal, artwork, and more.

Groceries and Other

The Calabash Market, open 7 days a week, is a large grocery store. Love City Mini Mart carries general food supplies and Nature's Nook is an open air market with fresh fruit, baked goods, and smoothies. A dozen eggs is $2.95.

Where to Eat in Cruz Bay

ZoZo's Ristorante at Gallows Point Resort features Italo-Caribbean dishes, such as lobster fra diavolo and osso buco with saffron rice. Entrees are priced at $40 and up. Morgan's Mango serves Caribbean fusion cuisine, including Jamaican steak and Haitian voodoo snapper. Entrees average $30.