Caneel Bay and ZoZo’s Announce Partnership!

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I have some VERY exciting news to share with you this evening! I received the following official message this afternoon and immediately got goosebumps and started crying happy tears!  You may not know this about me, but I was privileged enough to work behind the bar at ZoZo’s and have missed it immensely as I’m … Read moreCaneel Bay and ZoZo’s Announce Partnership!

Today’s Video: The View from Caneel Hill

Hello everyone, and happy Friday! We’re committed to sharing beautiful sights and sounds from the island while the world navigates through this crisis. We’re fortunate here in that the National Park remains open, and the trails are the perfect place for social distancing. We hiked to the top of Caneel Hill yesterday, and took the … Read moreToday’s Video: The View from Caneel Hill

RERUN: Current Condition of Caneel Bay, A Quick Golf Cart Ride

Note from Jenn: We were chatting with a guest last week during one of our Island Tours, and he mentioned that he often posts “Reruns” on his blogs. This guest stated that he reprints some of his top posts from time to time. I thought it was a great idea for people who may have … Read moreRERUN: Current Condition of Caneel Bay, A Quick Golf Cart Ride

Caneel Bay “Grossly Underinsured” Court Docs State

Caneel Bay was “grossly underinsured” when Hurricane Irma hit, the resort’s insurer wrote in court documents filed earlier this year. The documents shed some more light on what may be happening behind the scenes at Caneel Bay. As you likely have read here on News of St. John, the property has sat in shambles since … Read moreCaneel Bay “Grossly Underinsured” Court Docs State

Prominent Island Group Says No to Caneel’s $70 Million Payout Request

So back in June, we told you how the leaseholder of Caneel Bay asked the Department of the Interior for a $70 million payout in exchange for them walking away and handing the resort back to the National Park Service prior to the expiration of their Retained Use Estate agreement. At the time, we stated … Read moreProminent Island Group Says No to Caneel’s $70 Million Payout Request

Caneel Bay: The 2013 Environmental Assessment

Earlier this month, we told you that the current leaseholder of Caneel Bay wants $70 million to walk away and that he wants protection from any environmental liability. Well we finally got our hands on the 2013 environmental assessment performed at Caneel that mentions these environmental hazards among other things. It’s Monday morning and many of … Read moreCaneel Bay: The 2013 Environmental Assessment

Caneel Leaseholder Knew 5 Years Ago about Hazardous Waste on Property, Yet Refused to Allow NPS Access to Address It

So as you all know, we’re not too happy with what’s going on at Caneel Bay. The resort remains closed; very little cleanup has occurred; and the leaseholder wants $70 million to walk away. They also want protection from any “environmental liability”. Hello red flag. We wrote back in October that a major sticking point … Read moreCaneel Leaseholder Knew 5 Years Ago about Hazardous Waste on Property, Yet Refused to Allow NPS Access to Address It