All posts tagged: dining

Dining in St. Thomas

Don’t wanna cook while on vacation?  Well, The Blue Sandcastle and our other villas offer an extensive catering option. Our chefs can do anything from a casual Caribbean night to a gourmet dinner. Ask us about menus! We can even put together a full board package for you. However, if you are going out to dine, we do have some spot we really like! In the area of Havensight and Yacht Haven Grande we definitely like Fresh Bistro and Tap & Still. Fresh always has an intriguing menu with new flavors and great cocktails. While Tap & Still has the best burgers on the island! Both are only about 5 minutes from the villas. Another place we really like is Bella Blu. Bella Blu has a European inspired menu and can be found in Frenchtown. We love their pasta dishes. Bella Blu is also a great place for Sunday brunch. And if you are in town Pita Express (Palm Passage) and Gladys (Royal Dane Mall) are always good choices for lunch! The Mafolie Hotel and Restaurant …

Cruz Bay – St. John

Cruz Bay on St. John is very easy accessible from St. Thomas. If you are going on a day trip you can take the ferry from either Red Hook or Charlotte Amalie. You can get around on St. John on the Safari busses or take the car ferry if you need a car. But for just a day in Cruz Bay you don’t really need a car. Cruz Bay welcomes you with a white sandy beach with pastel coloured shops and houses. Close to the docks you will find several bars and restaurants along with cozy and small shops. Take a walk down Wharfside Landing for some shopping. Stop at Joe’s Rumhut or the Waterfront Bistro for some refreshments. The view from the bars and restaurants are great! When you have explored the waterfront shopping and dining it’s time to head over to Mongoose Junction for some more shopping.  Along the road over here you will find several small and bright coloured shops. St. John is great for getting local art and handcrafted items. You will …