New Agent with Islandia Real Estate

On Wednesday, July 12 the St. John Board of Realtors hosted it’s mid year meeting at Hawksnest Beach. At the beach pavilion, lunch was provided and camaraderie between St. John real estate agents was shared. It was an especially exciting day for me as I was inducted as a new member of STJBOR! Myself, along […]

Another Festival Season Passes

St. John Festival 2017 came to an end after the parade and final night in the Festival Village on Tuesday, July 4. This year’s parade did not disappoint. It was an amazing seven days of music, dancing, food and local culture. To see more Festival photos and videos, visit the St. John Tradewinds’ Facebook Page. […]

St. John Festival is Here!

St. John Festival is here! This year’s theme is History and Sights Unseen for St. John Festival 2017. Beautiful costumes, great music and the wonderful energy and spirit of Virgin Island’s people makes this month long island celebration a must. Saturday, June 3 kicked off this year’s events with the Festival Pan-O-Rama. Visit St. John […]

Get the best pizza in the Caribbean!

Visiting St. John soon? There is so much to do while you’re on island. Besides giving one of our agents at Islandia a call to see property, you should make sure to book a boat trip with any of the charter companies on island and ask them to take you to Christmas Cove to check out […]

8 Tuff Miles 2017

Photo by Steve Simonsen   The 21st Annual St.John 8 Tuff Miles Road Race is coming right up on  Saturday February 25th 2017  at 7:15am. The course is Cruz Bay to Coral Bay Via Centerline Road. Distance  is 8.375 miles. Are you up for it?? Register   at:  

New Owners at Concordia? LaVie Boutique Resorts

  “LaVie is developing a new style of Boutique Resorts located in spectacular natural settings and inspired by local cultures. LaVie is a pioneer in Positive Impact tourism, creating a symbiotic relationship with both the community and surrounding natural environment.  Lavie is currently planning boutique Resorts in the US Virgin Islands, Charleston SC, and Cartagena […]

St. John Tradewinds News

The Labor Day Parade on St. John in Coral Bay is a tad funkier than many of the Labor Day Parades on the mainland.  The Tradewinds on-line news source nailed it with their writing and photography.  To read about the parade and enjoy more photos click here! The article on ‘Young Dr. Harley’, […]

Blues Festival This Weekend

The third annual St. John Blues Festival is going to take over the island March 25 – 27.  Estate Susannaberg Ruins is the main site for the event.  Click on this link to get the scoop….. To get a real estate market update contact Jane at… or 941.544.5855

8 Tuff Miles is Tomorrow!

  The race is on tomorrow, starting at 7:15am.  This is the 20th annual 8 Tuff Miles Road Race.  The facebook link is below.  Remember to stay off of Centerline Road in the morning.  Congratulations to all those that are running, great job!

Kokomo Cottage Now Pending

An excited couple has just contracted on this serene cottage in Estate Carolina.  The views are amazing, the peace and quiet are enchanting.  We are seeing lots of activity this 2016 season.  I currently have 5 pending contracts and I am looking forward to the sellers and buyers coming to a happy conclusion.  Now is […]

VOGUE Magazine ~ Step Aside, Tulum—These Are the Five Hottest Winter Escapes of 2016

The January issue of Vogue Magazine named St. John in the top 5 places to visit, we would have to agree! Instead of St. Barth’s, try St. John  St. Barth’s has long been the It destination for East Coasters in the winter because of its relatively close proximity and posh hotels. If you aren’t looking […]

Islandia Building Sold!

Our founding mother,Inga,  has sold the Islandia Building.  The good news is that it is staying in the family as Nick Vanassche, now owner of Islandia Real Estate, is the buyer.  The purchase assures that Islandia will be able to keep our superb location for many years to come.  Nick and a group of investors […]

New York Times Names Coral Bay #4 on Places to Visit List

Coral Bay 2016 Coral Bay 1955 . From the New York Times interactive article Jan 7, 2016 (click here for the link) . Coral Bay St. John Visit the U.S. Virgin Island’s quiet corner before big development. The beaches are less crowded, the emphasis is on local over commercial, and the people share a friendly […]

Islandia’s New Office Manager

  Islandia welcomes our new office manager, Paige Cope.  Paige comes to us from Atlanta and we are really enjoying  her smiling face and her soft and slightly southern accent.


The Tradewinds newspaper, which closed last month, has been resurected by a group of local residents.  Jamie Elliot will be running the show and we look forward to the first issue on Monday November 16th.  Pick up a copy at local vendors or read it on line. Merry