In the heart of the Caribbean lies an island that outshines even the brilliant blues of its waters, with two-thirds of its area preserved as a national park. Together with Westin's essence of relaxation, you'll find complete rejuvenation.
With its ideal location on Great Cruz Bay, you'll be at the perfect vantage point to experience a rich variety of refreshing activities, from day sails and parasailing to scuba diving, snorkeling, fine dining and much more.
All units are managed and maintained by Westin Resorts.
Master bedroom: 1 King bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Queen bed
Living Room: 1 Queen-size sleeper sofa
Q. What airport should I fly into?
A. You want to fly into Cyril East King International Airport (STT) in St. Thomas. Some major U.S. cities have direct flights to the Cyril East King International Airport. Otherwise, you can fly into the San Juan airport in Puerto Rico and then take a quick flight to St. Thomas.
Q. How do I get from Cyril East King International Airport in St. Thomas to the Westin St. John?
A. You have two easy options for getting from the airport in St. Thomas to the Westin St. John. You can choose to use public taxi and ferry services or you can take the Westin Breeze, the resort’s private ferry. The Westin Breeze is $110 round trip for adults, $90 round trip for youths (4-12 years old), and free for children (3 years old and under).
Q. What is the best way to arrange transportation from the airport in St. Thomas to the Westin St. John?
A. The easier way arrange airport transportation to and from the Westin St. John is to email the Westin’s concierge desk with your flight information and request for them to set up your transportation. They will be happy to do this for you. Their email address is: .
Q. Does the Westin have a lounge at the Cyril East King International Airport in St. Thomas?
A. Yes, the Westin does have a lounge at the airport. Email the concierge desk with your flight information to let them know when you will be arriving, so that they are prepared to greet you. They can help answer your questions, check you into the resort, and arrange the rest of your travel to the resort. You can wait at the lounge for your taxi.
Q. What do I do upon landing at the Cyril East King International Airport?
A. Upon your arrival at the airport, claim your luggage and proceed towards The Westin Airport Lounge, located near the baggage claim area. The welcome desk staff will register you, collect your luggage, and arrange your ferry transportation. Taxis depart regularly from the airport to the ferry launch, where you will board and head to your final destination, Westin St. John resort.
Q. What is the advantage of taking Westin’s private ferry?
A. Booking a roundtrip ticket on the private ferry, the Westin Breeze, includes taxi fare to the ferry launch and also from the launch to the airport upon return. Purchasing a roundtrip ticket also includes all luggage-handling fees and allows for unlimited shopping trips to St. Thomas on the Westin Breeze. Westin Breeze shopping passes cost $40, if purchased individually.
Q. How long does it take to get from the airport to the resort?
A. You should expect it to take approximately 1.5 hours to get from the airport in St. Thomas to the Westin St. John. This will vary based on the ferry’s schedule, availability of taxis, etc.
Q. Do I need a car?
A. It totally depends of your vacation plans. You can easily get away without having a car. If you do plan on exploring the island by car, you can rent a vehicle at the Westin St. John through O’Connor Jeep Rental. Their website is . A valid US or international drivers license is required.
Q. What currency do they use in the US Virgin Islands?
A. As the US Virgin islands are a US territory, the US dollar is the local currency.
Q. What language is spoken in St. John?
A. English is the predominant language of the island.
Q. What time zone is St. John in?
A. St. John is in the Atlantic Standard Time zone. This places them an hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time, however, only for about half of the year. The US Virgin Islands do not participate is daylight saving time, so in the Fall and Winter, they are an hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time, however, in the Spring and Summer, the time is the same as Eastern Standard Time.
Q. What days do these timeshares start renting on?
A. The Westin St. John timeshares rent from Friday to Friday, Saturday to Saturday, or Sunday to Sunday.
Q. What is the process for booking?
1. Let us know the resort you are interesting in staying at, the amount of people you will be traveling with, and your desired dates.
2. Review the lodging options that we will email to you and let us know which one you are interesting in booking.
3. We will contact the owners to make sure the unit is still available at the specified rate.
4. Assuming it is available, we will electronically send you and the owner the respective contracts. Once the contracts are signed, you will receive the resort confirmation number for your unit, with your name on the reservation.
5. You will have the option to pay via credit card, check, or PayPal.
Q. Do all the units have the same décor?
A. All of the units are managed and maintained by the Westin. All of the Hillside Villa units at the Westin St. John do have the same décor and should all be in similar condition.
Q. What is the sleeping configuration like?
A. There is a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen bed in the second bedroom, and a queen-size pull out sofa bed in the living room.
Q. Does this unit have a full kitchen?
A. These units do have fully equipped kitchens. The kitchen includes a stovetop, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, silverware, pots and pans, dishes and glasses.
Q. What are the additional fees and taxes?
A. There is a $40 per room, per night resort charge to be paid to the front desk of the resort upon checking in.
Q. Is internet complimentary?
A. Wireless internet is complimentary in all of the Westin St. John villas.
Q. Where is the unit located?
A. All of the timeshare units at the Westin St. John are assigned at check in, so you will not know exactly where the unit is located at the resort until you arrive. The Hillside villas are more inland than the rest of the resort villas.
Q. Is this unit close to the beach?
A. St. John is home to 31 pristine beaches which ensures that you will never be far from a sandy beach. The resort is located on the Great Cruz Bay.
Q. Is a specific view guaranteed for this timeshare?
A. Yes. Specific views are guaranteed for timeshares at this resort.
Q. Are meal plans available?
A. The Westin St. John does not offer meal plans, however, there are many delicious eateries at the resort and in the surrounding area.
Q. Is there a grocery delivery service?
A. Yes, there is a grocery delivery service available for villa guests. You can place your grocery order on the Westin St. John resort’s website.
Q. Does the resort have cribs?
A. Yes, cribs are available in the villas with request at the front desk.
Q. What is a sofa bed?
A. Sofa beds are queen-size pull out beds that sleep up to two people....Read more
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