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Get an overview of this hotelSt John resort with family pool, spa, water sports

On calm-water bay

Set along narrow and calm Great Cruz Bay less than 2 miles from the Virgin Islands National Park Visitors Center, this family-friendly resort on St John features a 1,200-foot beach.

Boat to St. Thomas

Attractions at The Westin St. John Resort and Villas include water sports, children's club, teen center, scuba/snorkeling trips, casual and fine dining, and a health spa. The resort's boat operates to and from St. Thomas.

"Heavenly" slumber

Guestrooms and studio, one- , two- , and three-bedroom villas include The Westin's Heavenly Beds and Heavenly Baths with bathrobes. High-speed Internet connections are complimentary.

Renovations & Closures

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A spa offers treatments such as sea-mud wraps and massages such as LaStone (hot basalt stones/chilled marble stones) as well as waxing and nail care. A complimentary fitness center contains cardio machines with plasma TVs, weight machines, and free weights.

The Westin Kids Club offers supervised half-day, full-day, and evening sessions for ages 3-12 in an air-conditioned clubhouse. An air-conditioned teens' center contains a plasma TV, table games, and coin-operated video games. Complimentary activities include twice-weekly movies screened beside the main pool.

The Westin St. John Resort and Villas offers a business center that includes two computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access and a laptop-computer station. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available around the main pool, in restaurants, and in the lobby.

Ground transportation:

Rental cars for getting around St. John can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 342 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 

Where to Eat

Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar - Casual, multicolored, open-air restaurant with bay views. Buffet and à la carte breakfasts and à la carte dinners. Saturday night Caribbean buffet with live entertainment. Dinner choices such as pastas, steaks, conch fritter, paprika chicken, grilled lobster. Inside seating on marble floor under high ceiling. Outside seating on wood deck.

Snorkels Bar & Grill - Open-air, beachside spot serving lunch of grilled items, burgers, and sandwiches. Bar service from mid-morning to last patron of the night.

Marketplace at Great Cruz Bay - Sandwiches, salads, desserts, pastries, and coffee drinks to go. (Limited courtyard seating.) Liquor, snack foods, beverages. Open early morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

A 1,200-foot beach of light-colored sand borders Great Cruz Bay. Lounge chairs, umbrellas, and complimentary cabanas provide comfort and shade. Pyramid-shaped "iceberg" slides (climb up one side, slide down the other), trampoline rafts, and swimming rafts are anchored off the beach.

The main pool complex adjacent to the beach includes an irregularly shaped pool measuring approximately 125 feet on each side. The pool contains a separate children's section, volleyball net, waterfall, and little garden islands. The complex also includes two spa tubs. Cushioned teak lounge chairs and umbrellas surround the pool.

Terraced into the hillside villa section are two 23-foot-long, irregularly shaped pools with gentle waterfalls. These pools' decks are furnished with cushioned teak lounge chairs, teak umbrella tables, and complimentary gas barbecue grills.

The Westin St. John supplies complimentary kayaks, water tricycles and bicycles, pedal boats, and small sailboats. A water-sports center rents snorkeling gear and outboard-powered inflatable dinghies and offers parasailing outside Great Cruz Bay and guided personal-watercraft tours (surcharges for both). An independent dive center offers scuba lessons/certification; reef, wreck, and ledge dives; sail/snorkel excursions to nearby islands; sunset sails; fishing; and yacht trips around the islands.

Use of six lighted tennis courts is complimentary. A 2.5-mile jogging course wends through the resort's grounds. Hiking trails as well as Trunk Bay's underwater snorkeling trail are located in the Virgin Islands National Park, which covers two-thirds of St. John. (The park's Visitors Center is 1.5 miles away in the town of Cruz Bay.)

The resort's complimentary fitness center includes a room for complimentary aerobics, Pilates, and yoga classes.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 45

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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