Crabby’s Coral Bay ~ St. John USVI

Crabby’s Watersports

Coral Bay, St. John USVI

If you want to snorkel around St. John and are looking for some equipment to rent…..

Crabby’s is the place to get your gear from. There is no need to look anywhere else.


out front of Crabby’s in Coral Bay, St. John

For just $25 bucks for the week. You can rent yourself some snorkeling gear so you are able to snorkel to your heart’s content on all of the gorgeous beaches around the fabulous island. Including, Waterlemon Cay, which is my favorite. Hey, if you aren’t the adventurous type. Why not snorkel in your villa’s pool? Haha!


One of the fabulous St. John beaches

Crabby’s also rents kayaks and other water-sporting gear. Did you forget to bring your underwater camera? Well… You can purchase one here! You will definitely want to take pictures of your snorkelicious journey with all the amazing water wildlife around you on your island adventure.


Crabby sign

Also, you can book a charter boat to tour around the island, a sunset cruise, or go island hopping to the British Virgin Islands and see German men in their speedos. Yuck (I did see them in Jost Van Dyke though).

It was hot! Not!

Crabby’s has a lot of unique offerings. Definitely check it out of you are staying in St. John.


Love Coral Bay’s sense of humor. It is all over the place!

As the sign says above, “Have a Crabby Day.”

There’s really nothing crabby about these folks. They are actually pretty nice. However, I appreciate the Coral Bay humor.

As you can see… They “maybe” will be open at these times, haha.

White Bay~ Jost Van Dyke Is Just Perfect In Paradise

White Bay in Jost Van Dyke, BVI
Or referred to as “Jost” or “JVD” by the locals

White Bay is the last stop on the Bad Kitty Charter Tour and boy do they save the best for last.

The ONLY way to get to the island is by boat.

You pull up to this gorgeous site and it’s just surreal paradise.


First view of the island from the Bad Kitty Charter Tour

Another view..


Just look at that water!

You have to swim ashore or take a dingy, but I didn’t mind jumping into this beauty.


The Water at White Bay

Bombs Away!

White Bay has become very popular in the Caribbean and I can see why. Along the beach, there are bars and bars of the best Caribbean drinks and most excellent food.

We first hit, “One Love Bar” since they are famous for their Bushwackers and my goodness they are out of this world.

Next stop, onto the most infamous bar in the Caribbean. The Soggy Dollar Bar. Which name is derived from folks having to swim to get here…hence the soggy dollars. In which, they will happily take and put them on a clothes-line to dry.


The infamous, Soggy Dollar bar at White Bay

Soggy Dollar’s most world famous drink a Painkiller is a must to enjoy on this gorgeous beach.


My painkiller in paradise

As you sit and relax amongst the palm trees, the Caribbean breeze, the gorgeous water. You will soon realize life isn’t any better than this.


a shot of the bay of where I was enjoying my drink

Here’s another.


Bliss 🙂


Party people on the beautiful beach.

This place is everything you could ever imagine plus double that.

If visiting St. John, you HAVE to come here.
You are missing out if you don’t.


I’m happy in paradise

Enjoy the liquid bliss my friends.

Things to Do in St. John USVI

Things to Do in St. John USVI~ A Random List Of Ideas:



Make a reservation and dine at Zozo’s in Cruz Bay.



View of neighboring St. John Islands

Dine in Coral Bay at Aqua Bistro.

After your beach hopping days, grab a fresh fruit smoothie or adult milkshake from Colombo’s (intersection of Route 10 and Route 20).


Hike the Reef Bay Trail and see the waterfall and petroglyphs.


Salt Pond Bay

Snorkel at Waterlemon Cay.

Unwind at Jumbie Beach (my favorite) which has the views and beauty of Trunk Bay. No admission price and no crowds because of lack of parking.

Rent parasailing equipment or a dingy to check out neighboring beaches at Cinnamon Bay.

Rent Snorkeling equipment for the week for only $25 from Crabby’s in Coral Bay (best deal on the island).

If staying in a villa, buy your groceries at Love City Market (cheapest alcohol and groceries on the island).


Francis Bay

Pack a picnic lunch from Sam and Jack’s Deli in Cruz Bay for the beach. A great gourmet NY style deli.

Eat breakfast at the Donkey Diner in Coral Bay. Great prices and you will not leave hungry.

Hire a private charter to see the neighboring islands of Norman Island, Cooper Island, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda (8th wonder of the world, The Baths).


Maho Bay lookout

Great Charters that won’t break the bank and to see other islands: Bad Kitty & Palm Tree Charters. They both offer an open bar and best bang for your buck to see all the gorgeous sites.

Sail around St. John on the ship, “Breath” which is a St. John legend and was built on the island.

Go to Happy Hour at Woody’s in Cruz Bay in which they are famous for and best drink specials on the island.


Jumbie Bay

Shop at Mongoose Junction & Wharfside Village.

Hike the Brown Bay Trail.

For Nightlife:

Go to the new sports bar, 420 to Center Bar, in Cruz Bay. It’s a baseball saying where the name is derived from.

Ask for “Sharkmen” (nickname of owner) great local flavor here. Great cheap drinks. Awesome new bar. They just opened not even a month ago and fully renovated.
Already becoming a great place to hang out.

Island Blues in Coral Bay. Awesome bar right on the bay overlooking the water and great drinks. With Kat the best bartender ever.

Skinny Legs, also a great bar to relax with the locals and have some awesome cheap eats for nightlife.

For Brunch or Lunch: Driftwood Dave’s in Cruz Bay. Great specials and awesome owner and staff. Probably the best Bloody Mary I have ever had. The chef trained at the infamous Johnson and Wales University in Culinary Arts (one of the best cooking schools in the country. Usually ranked in the top 5 schools in the world).


Plants on Cooper Island

Also on certain days of the week: Live Music at the Westin, Shipwreck Tavern, and Aqua Bistro.

For just drinks on the beach.. The Beach Bar in Cruz Bay.

Best Lunch-The Tourist Trap, Sam and Jack’s, and Miss Vie’s (on the east end)

Take a Virgin Island Eco Tour (kayaking)

Check out the visitor center in Cruz Bay.

Gambling at the Parrot Bay.

Sunset hike at Ram’s Head (the most gorgeous sunset, ever!)

And after all, just relax. There are many “private beaches” here on the island to explore that I am not ever giving away and will NEVER post on this blog.


Coral Bay Valley