Maho Bay Camps

Maho Bay Camps
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North Shore Road
St. John
U.S. Virgin Islands
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Reviewed by Steve Jermanok

Only a few miles east of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John has virtually nothing in common with its overdeveloped neighbor. More than 60 percent of the island and its surrounding waters are comprised of Virgin Islands National Park. One visit and you realize you've reached the Caribbean of yore, a tropical landscape not in the least bit affected by cruise-ship infestation that has turned other Caribbean islands into generic fodder.

It's the ideal home for one of the

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Price Points
Room Types
Platform Tent
Recreation & Amenities
Arts and Crafts,Beach Activities,Birding,Fly Fishing,Hiking,Kayaking,SCUBA Diving,Sailing,Saltwater Fishing,Snorkeling,Wildlife/Nature Programs
Closest Airport
The roomy tent-cottages and open air terraces of Maho Bay Camps take advantage of the island trade winds and the hillside location affords beautiful views of the Caribbean waters and secluded white sand beach. Enjoy kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Other activities include massage, yoga, live music, art classes and glassblowing demonstration. Maho Bay Camps is Eco-resort preserving lush environment, has 114 tent-cottages with private balcony, outdoor restaurant with views of sunset, store stocked with food, drinks and accessories. Offers art classes in recycled crafts, evening hand blown glass demonstrations, water sports program, unique wooden walkways to tent-cottages. Early departure forfeiture is 2 - night penalty. The hotel charges $3.00 for high speed internet access.

Expert Review of Maho Bay Camps

Family Review of Maho Bay Camps

By Away Travel Expert : Candyce H. Stapen
Family Expert Rating 4.0 out of 5
Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
Family Expert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Because there are many steps, Maho Bay Camps is best for kids ten and older.
  • Book these properties nine months or more in advance.
Maho Bay, an eco-sensitive collection of four different types of accommodations located in or near the Virgin Islands National Park, is one of the best budget-stretchers in the Caribbean. Maho Bay's two best properties for families are Maho Bay Camps, which offers platform tents with separate sleeping and propane stove cooking areas, and Concordia Studios, which has condo-style convenience and full kitchens.