St. Thomas Airport to St. John

After you have received your luggage at the St. Thomas airport, proceed outside to the taxi area.  There will be a man with a clipboard assigning people to taxis.  Request to go to the Red Hook ferry (schedule & pre-purchased tickets can be found on  The taxi ride can range from 30 minutes to an hour and cost anywhere from $14 – $20 a person.

When you get to the ferry dock, there will be a St. John ticket booth. It will be an $8 ferry ride, plus $4 for baggage handling and it takes approximately 20 minutes.

St. John Ferry Dock to The Inn at Tamarind Court

Once you arrive on St. John, you can choose to walk (5 minutes, up a slight hill) or take a taxi.  If you have a lot of luggage, have had a long day traveling or you are not yet use to the heat, please take the taxi.

If you choose a taxi: They will be waiting at the end of the dock. Ask them to take you to the Inn at Tamarind Court, $6/person.

If you choose to walk: Exit the dock and continue straight up the one-way narrow street. At the next corner (you will see Connections on your left) continue straight up the street. You will pass Woody’s & La Tapa on your left and then pass a school on your right. Once you pass the school, you will come to a roundabout – continue walking straight towards Rte 104 South. We are about 50 yards up from the intersection, located on the left directly across from St. Ursula Church. All the buildings on our property are painted a light sand color with teal doors.

Contactless Check-In: When you enter the courtyard, look to the right and you will see a free-standing building that is the Office. Check the bulletin board next to the office door for Self Check-In information.

If you have any issues, there is Emergency Contact information posted on the bulletin board as well and in your room Information Book. 

The Inn has a patron parking lot located under the Tamarind Tree behind the building.