The Perfect Setting for The Virgin Island Wedding of Your Dreams

Lush landscapes, flowering tropical plants, and, of course, the white sand beaches and crystal blue waters surrounding St. John makes it the ideal place to have your wedding. Combine that with the fact that this Caribbean getaway has an atmosphere positively made for love and romance, and you have the perfect setting for the Virgin Island wedding and honeymoon of your dreams.

You will experience the breathtaking vistas of St. Thomas and the Pillsbury Sound when you wed your beloved on the rustic outdoor terrace of The Hills St John. There is no lovelier backdrop to exchange your vows than here, and it is one of the main reasons that St. John is one of the top destinations for wedding venues in the Virgin Islands. 

Let’s read on to discover other reasons that make our island paradise the best place in the world to enter wedded bliss. 

 

What’s Included in Your Dream Wedding

There is no wedding venue that compares to those found at The Hills St. John, and we keep the matrimony bar high. Our exceptional guest service, luxurious accommodations, exciting amenities and idyllic views ensure that your big day is every bit as magical as you imagined. To help make that happen, we offer you a professional and beautiful marriage ceremony. 

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Wedding bride overlooking Cruz Bay, St. John USVI

The Venue

Outdoor Terrace
1,823 square feet

Indoor Clubhouse
370 square feet inside
1158 square feet outdoor deck space
Air-conditioned bridal dressing room
Separate area for the groom

Features Include
Lounge area
2 Half baths
Kitchenette
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Place Settings a t wedding on St. John, USVI
Photos Credit: Lindsay Vann 
Our venues boast a romantic environment, along with stylish buildings and rooms with a distinct Caribbean feel. The buildings are designed to be extremely roomy, so that you feel comfortable and relaxed during the wedding.

The outdoor terrace at The Hills is 1,823 square feet and fits up to 120 people, an ideal size for your wedding ceremony or reception. The indoor clubhouse is perfect for an indoor cocktail hour and/ or reception, and it is located a floor below the terrace.

Outside is a community pool with deck space. The footprint of the clubhouse has 370 square feet inner dimensions with additional 1158 square feet outdoor deck space. The clubhouse comes equipped with a lounge area, one full bath and spectacular, panoramic views.

Terrace & Clubhouse Venue Rental

The minimum number of guests required to book a wedding venue is 15. Starting site fees for wedding receptions or ceremonies at The Hills during peak and off-season follow below:

$2,000 base + $500 maintenance fee
  • Rental rates for 5-8 hours with ½ hour before and after for setup/cleanup.
  • Additional hours may incur a $100 per hour surcharge.
  • Surcharge fees apply if used before 8am and after 6pm; Or if space requires a 24-hour hold.

Deposit

  • Balance due in full 30 days before the event.
  • $500 security deposit.

Cancellation Policy

  • 15% penalty fee of base if booking is canceled within 30 days prior to the event.
    No refund if booking is canceled within 7 days of the event.

Virgin Island Wedding Availability

The best time to get married in the Virgin Islands is April, May, June and July. Fortunately, our venue is available all year round. Having all-year availability at the Hills, St. John helps you better plan anything from the large formal wedding you’ve always wanted, to spur of the moment, intimate elopements. Other types of wedding venues we book include vow renewals, second marriages, small family weddings and commitment ceremonies.

As far as planning for the best time to marry “weather-wise,” the Virgin Islands have a tropical climate. That means that the weather pretty much stays in the 70s to mid-80s most of the year, but expect more rain during October and November. Also, the ocean waters of these gorgeous isles are warm enough for swimming year round.

Accommodations

Nothing quite compares to the “Beverly Hills” of the Caribbean, St. John. During your stay at our gem of a villa at The Hills, you will think, “This is where I belong.” Outstanding, friendly service, luxe accommodations, lovely amenities and epic views will make your stay during your wedding venue or honeymoon a memorable and romantic paradise escape.

You can stay and relax in the air conditioned comfort of your own private villa, and our mesmerizing ocean views allow you to watch ships traversing the sapphire waves, catch fiery sunsets on the horizon and marvel at seabirds soaring overhead.

Whether you are honeymooning in a small villa such as our heavenly 3 BR Guavaberry Villa, or kicking back with an island cocktail with your wedding party in our more spacious 6 BR Passion Fruit Villa, you will be amazed at the array of special amenities The Hills offer.

When you finish with all the hustle and bustle of your wedding activities, our helpful staff at The Hills can assist with booking en suite massages, facials and hair & nail services through several fine health and beauty spas nearby.

After enjoying all the villas have to offer, you can stroll along any of the island’s white sand beaches, snorkel among hundreds of species of tropical fish, or enjoy browsing through the multitude of USVI outlets that USA Today has labeled a “shopaholics paradise.”

The Property

The Hills St. John is a luxury resort nestled into the hillside above the bustling town of Cruz Bay. The resort overlooks the majestic Caribbean Sea and the stretch of islands and islets that surround it. Our beautiful resort consists of 22 privately-owned villas that run across five acres of tropical terrain.

The exposed ridge and villa layout have plenty of island charm, and they create a quiet ambiance with unobstructed views of the sea. The villas feature Mediterranean color and architecture, genuine coral tile accents and stucco with a cast stone exterior. Tuscan barrel tile roof paints our resort’s romantic landscape.

To find out more about The Hills St John vacation rentals, see our list of villas available.

Venue FAQs and Supplementary Information

What wedding events does your venue service?
The Hills services the following wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
What about catering services?
At this time all catering is organized through the wedding planner, or we can offer advice on local caterers or private chefs for smaller groups.

Can you describe your venue?
Hotel and Rooftop.

What kind of settings are available?
Indoor and uncovered outdoor.

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2

Do you have information on marriage officiants?
Yes. See the following link: Wedding officiants

Are any meetings included or can we have access to wedding coordinators?
Yes on both counts. The Hills St. John is the perfect island locale to plan your wedding ceremony. A well-planned venue helps you share your love for one another and create memories on one of the Virgin Islands most special beaches, all while surrounded by family and friends.

Event services that The Hills offers include accommodations, get ready rooms and outside vendors. We can additionally host meetings and suggest an on-island coordinator. Here is one we recommend: Paradise Wedding Planners. Also, see the following links for specialists that can help plan aspects of a beach wedding:
Do you have information about getting to and from the Virgin Islands for guests?
Yes. Follow this link to see our Travel details page. Also see our directions from the ferry.

I need legal information about getting married in the Virgin Islands. Where can I find it?
Helpful information can be found in the following link: Getting married/Virgin Islands marriage license

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11 Bay View Terrace
Cruz Bay, St. John 00830
U.S. Virgin Islands

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