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Peace Hill Windmill

| Two miles from Cruz Bay, 00831, St. John
+1 340-514-5350
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Beautiful views!

From the small parking lot, take the trail up to the windmill. The trail is relatively short, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort lauderdale, fl
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Great View of Hawksnest and Trunk Bay.

There is parking for about a dozen cars. Go before 9 and there is no problem parking. I don't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cary S
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| Two miles from Cruz Bay, 00831, St. John
+1 340-514-5350
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the small parking lot, take the trail up to the windmill. The trail is relatively short, but kind of steep and uneven but well worth it once you get to the top! Spectacular views of Hawksnest Bay and Trunk Bay. No facilities available. We...More

Thank Kikibeanbag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is parking for about a dozen cars. Go before 9 and there is no problem parking. I don't know where everyone is at later in the day, but the lot fills up. There is a steep, but short hike to the windmill ruins. It...More

Thank Cary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much there other than the shell of the windmill, but the view is spectacular. A bit of a walk uphill to get there but worth it. Note that there is a small trail to the right just as you start up the hill. It...More

Thank janbill16
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a nice place to stop as you are headed to the North Shore beaches or on your way back to Cruz Bay. It is a very easy short walk. The views are lovely and the windmill is interesting. We have stopped here a...More

Thank Robin V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I heard about these ruins on a tour I had done the previous day so I was sure to have my taxi driver stop there when I was doing a tour on the North Shore. It is a quick walk up a small hill from...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We saw this while we were on a boat going out to other snorkling areas. It's great to see and is in good condition.

Thank Evelyn U
Reviewed 11 March 2017

One of the easiest hikes to get a taste of past and photo ops of 180 degree view of gorgeous beaches. Great place to bring a picnic lunch if you want to hang out. A trail near the entrance takes you to Denis Bay where...More

1  Thank heliophil
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My Jeep was vandalized and personal items were stolen when I visited Peace Hill in February. Take all your personal belongings with you when you lock your vehicle here, as you won't have them if you leave them in your locked vehicle! The park venues...More

Thank dennisgriesmeyer
retreatlady, Unity teacher also a user of Peace Hill at Peace Hill Windmill, responded to this review

So sorry that happened to you. Unfortunately, it is true of vehicle parking in most of St. John beaches. It's okay for beach stuff, but not expensive items or bags that look like they may contain valuables. It happens very seldom, but although St. John...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

A short walk to see some history. Not as large as Annanberg but interesting ruins to see and great for pictures.

Thank Vacationer511
retreatlady, Coordinator, Unity of St. John at Peace Hill Windmill, responded to this review

Stop by and Sunday at sunset for our Meditation for Peace. It's really beautiful then!

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Bring your camera- excellent views! a short hike to a great view, on the way down take the trail down to the beach, very secluded. about 1/3 mile down.

Thank jennifer g
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I recently attended the Peace Hill Community Meditation Gathering and it was awesome! Watching the sunset in such a beautiful place with the guided and silent meditation for peace with others from the island warmed my heart. As I watched the sun go down, I felt my blood pressure do the same! How can I find out more about it....what time the shuttles leave from where? Also do I have to join anything or sign up or pay for any of it?
10 April 2016|
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