St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands, A U.S. Paradise

St. Thomas

St. Thomas has long been a favorite port of call of all the major cruise lines as well as a popular vacation destination in the Caribbean.  Because St. Thomas is a U.S. possession United Stated citizens can visit without a passport and don’t have to travel through U.S. Customs on the way home.

 

Only 32-square miles in size, St. Thomas is filled with great things to see and spectacular beaches and bays to enjoy.  The sparkling turquoise bays and coves are beautiful.  Charlotte Amalie is the Island’s capital city where the cruise ships dock and million dollar yachts fill the quiet bay.  Charlotte Amalie is buzzing with tourists out shopping, dining and doing water sports in the harbor.  Shoppers can find high-end merchandise in town often at bargain prices.  You can enjoy a ride up a 700-foot gondola overlooking Charlotte Amalie and the Caribbean Sea.  Nightlife in and around Charlotte Amalie is boasting with bars and nightclubs as well as other entertainment venues and activities.  You can dance the night away or relax in the comforts of your resort.

 

The active person who prefers not laying around on the beach can enjoy a round of golf with spectacular views of the Caribbean.  The sports fisherman will enjoy the great charter offerings around the harbor featuring professional crew and high-tech equipment.  Divers can also charter offshore dives in beautiful clear waters hosting sunken ships and colorful reefs full of fascinating marine life.  St. Thomas is popular for sailing with its perfect winds and waters.  Getting out on a sail boat is a perfect way to see St. Thomas.  Taking a day sail to the neighbor island of St. John is popular.

 

The Island offers some fabulous resorts.  Whether its 5-star or budget accommodations, St. Thomas has something for every taste.  Here are a couple island favorites.  On the edge of Charlotte Amalie you’ll find the Fisherman’s Reef – Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort which offers all the amenities of a great resort and a good location near town.  Outside of town is the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa which offers fabulous views of the Caribbean from every room and a beautiful lush seaside property.  If you like luxury, the Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas will give you that 5-star treatment you’re looking for on the perfect vacation.  With 30 lush oceanfront acres to enjoy at the Ritz, you can really relax.  Indulge in a tropical garden spa treatment in your own personal seaside cabana or soak up the white sandy beach.

 

St. Thomas is big on promoting tourism and packaging enticing vacation offers.  Keeping your eyes open for great vacation package deals and moving quickly is the key to a great value.

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