Concordia Eco Resort post hurricane Irma

Concordia Eco Resort alternatives

Concordia Eco Resort

September 2017 saw two Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and hurricane Maria, slam the island of St John. 200+ mph winds and rain left widespread destruction across much of St John. The Westin St John and Caneel Bay Resort, at the time of writing, are both closed through 2018 … with Caneel’s future the subject of much on and off island debate!

Lost among the news headlines is the loss of Concordia Eco Resort. This much loved collection of soft and hard sided tents and hard-walled suites was the vacation home of many of the former Maho Bay Campground visitors. After the lease at Maho ended, owner Stanley Selengut, focused his attention on a major renovation of most of the infrastructure at Concordia.

For those that don’t know about Concordia Eco Resort, it’s a 20 acre resort, bordering the Virgin Islands National Park above Salt Pond Bay and Drunk Bay. With expansive views of both bays and Ram Head, Concordia was the perfect location and destination for eco-minded travelers and clamping fans! More sophisticated than the former Maho Bay Campground and amenities that included the Concordia Cafe with live music!

Where to Stay

With the loss of Maho Bay Campgrounds and Concordia Eco Resort – what alternatives are there for comparable places to stay on St John?

The unique qualities, character and guest experience of Maho Bay Campgrounds and Concordia have no equal on St John. But there are alternatives … and we’ve brought together a great selection of affordable, eco-friendly island cottages and camping options.

What Compares to Concordia Eco Resort?

Looking for a place to stay on St John that’s family-friendly, where you can connect with nature, feel good about your impact on the island and spend between $195 – $285+/nt ( Concordia’s rates for 2017 )? Here are some possibilities …

LILLE PARADIS VILLALille Paradis Villa St John US Virgin Islands
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Lille Paradis offers a private pool and spa and private walking path to secluded and gorgeous Kiddel Bay, a rocky beach that is one of St. John’s best-kept secrets.  The house is surrounded by the green of the National Park and its unadulterated beauty. The covered decks at Lille Paradis are the perfect retreat from the sun, a priceless peaceful location.

Rates start at just $310/nt

TROPICAL TREE HOUSETropical Tree House Cottage, St john vacation rental
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1 BEDROOM (LOFT), 1 BATH, SCREENED PORCH, A/C, WASHER/DRYER, MOUNTAIN / WATER VIEW!Tropical Tree House porch view, Coral Bay, St John US Virgin Islands

Rates start at just $135/nt

COCONUT HILL COTTAGECoconut Hill Cottage, St John vacation rental

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Rates start at just $250/nt

REBECCA’S FANCY COTTAGERebeccas Fancy Cottage St John vacation rental
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Located on St John’s East End . Hansen Bay, this spotless air-conditioned, one bedroom, one bath cottage has full kitchen with dishwasher, decks and patio with chaise lounges and gas grill. Rebecca’s Fancy was designed and equipped with full amenities for your comfort and convenience. Nature provides all the sights, sounds and smells. Just steps from Hansen Bay Beach, Hansen Bay Food Truck and some great snorkeling!

Rates start at just $285/nt

WINDWARDSIDE GUEST COTTAGEWindwardside Guest House Coral Bay St John

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Windwardside Guest Cottage, a charming little cottage that enjoys gorgeous views of the east end of St. John, the neighboring British Virgin Islands and Coral Bay. This home can be rented in conjunction with the main house at Windwardside or alone as your own little piece of paradise. The lush tropical plantings, built in privacy screening and the orientation of the buildings seclude them from one another. The guest cottage is very appealingly furnished, has a private hot tub, an airy enclosed shower garden and a comfortable front porch overlooking the sea.

Rates start at just $190/nt

TORTUGA COTTAGE CORAL BAYTortuga Cottage, Coral Bay St John vacation rental

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1 bedroom, 1 bath, Ocean Views, Spa
Tortuga Cottage, the newest edition to Calabash Cottages. Tortuga is a cheerful and welcoming cottage with a gorgeous view of Coral Bay Harbor. This cottage has wonderful breezes, beautiful sunrises and moonrises, covered and uncovered decks plus a “hammock garden”. There is a private hot tub overlooking the Caribbean sea.

Rates start at just $220/nt

SAGO COTTAGE CORAL BAYSago Cottage Coral Bay St John vacation rental

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1 bedroom, 1 bath, spa, outdoor shower, ocean views
Sago Cottage, a charming home nestled into the hillside above Coral Bay on St. John, Virgin Islands. Sago Cottage is a traditional west Indian structure – open and airy with brightly painted shutters and covered decks overlooking a gorgeous view. From its intimate and tasteful furnishings to its private hot tub under the stars, it is the perfect spot for a romantic holiday for two.

Rates start at just $250/nt

CORAL CARIBECora Caribe Cottage St John vacation rental

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1 bedroom, 1.5 bath, ocean views, children welcome, A/C, washer/dryer
Coral Caribe Villa is nestled on a hill overlooking beautiful Fish Bay on the southern shore of St John. This beautiful 1 bedroom upper villa has everything to make your vacation complete in a nice quiet area of St. John.

Bedroom has a king size bed. Queen size sofa bed for additional guests.

Rates start at just $150/nt


STONE POST ESTATE B&B / SMALL INNStone Post Estate B&B St John small inn

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Be a welcome guest at Stone Post Estate. Enjoy lovely views in every direction from sunrise to sunset. Stroll ever-changing, extensive tropical gardens designed to be especially attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Relax midst charming, comfortable furnishings indoors and out. And remember, Cruz Bay shopping and restaurants are only an easy 5 minute drive away. Beyond the tiny town an island of fabulous beaches and hiking trails invites your exploration. Every Stone Post Estate guest finds a unique and happy way to use it all for a delightful experience and memories to cherish.

Rates start at just $200/nt

The Crow’s Nest + Aft Cabin + Forward CabinCrows Nest Coral Bay vacation rental
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, A/C, Walk to Coral Bay!

The Crow’s Nest is a fully air-conditioned efficiency studio apartment that can be rented alone, or together with 2 other studio apartments in the same building (Aft Cabin and Forward Cabin).

The Crow’s Nest is a chic, comfortable, tastefully-appointed, affordable studio. Newly remodeled, The Crow’s Nest is air-conditioned and features beautiful teak furniture with tropical ambience. Watch your favorite movies in the evening or read a book under the breeze of the overhead fan.  Or, walk to one of the many local eateries in Coral Bay

Rates start at just $140/nt

WIND RIDGE VILLAWind Ridge Villa vacation rental views over Coral Bay, St John, USVI

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1 Bdrm, 1 Bath, Oceanviews, Spa, outdoor Shower

Welcome to Wind Ridge, a sweet 1-bedroom, 1-bath villa with an outdoor garden shower. Wind Ridge sits majestically on the ridge overlooking Coral Bay harbor, Hurricane Hole, East end of St John and south to the tiny island of Leduc. The water views at Wind Ridge Villa are amazing any time of the DAY OR NIGHT.

Rates start at just $285/nt


Banana Cabana VillaBanana Cabana Villa St John USVI vacation rental
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Banana Cabana is a delightful island home of Caribbean style design, with two separate pods, nestled on a hill overlooking the emerald green and aqua blue waters of Coral Bay and Hurricane Hole. Within easy driving distance to St. John’s most beautiful beaches and hiking trails, Banana Cabana is a private, peaceful vacation hideaway and a perfect love nest.

Rates start at just $210/nt

SAIL VIEW VILLASail View Villa St John USVI vacation rental
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3 Bedroom, 3.5 BATH,  A/C, KIDS, WASHER/DRYER

Formerly a popular bed & breakfast, we now invite you to enjoy the main floor as well. Large outdoor kitchen and dining area so everyone can keep the grill master company. An easy place to relax with friends and family, enjoy the sun, a casual meal or refreshing drink.

A gourmet kitchen with Vulcan stove and breakfast bar.

Rates start at just $225/nt

VILLA CELESTEVilla Celeste, Coral Bay St John villa rental
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Open your gate to breathtaking views of Sir Francis Drake Channel, the Caribbean and the luscious valley of Coral Bay. Perfect for honeymooners or couples looking for an amazing island experience. This NEW cottage is built for your privacy, comfort and will leave you with sweet memories for a lifetime.

Rates start at just $250/nt

Rate information was accurate at the time of publication. Prices subject to change without notice. Prices may reflect promotional pricing or seasonal discounts. Please see listing rates for current pricing and availability.