Cruising the Virgin Islands

Term Charter

Take a vacation aboard your own personal yacht.

Visit by Cruise Ship

The Virgin Islands are one of the most popular cruise ship destinations in the Caribbean.

Marinas & Anchorage Sites

There are marinas on St. Thomas and St. Croix with facilities to accommodate long term regulars, transients, mega-yachts and live-aboards.

The Virgin Islands is considered one of the finest cruising grounds in the world. Boaters unanimously agree that the sunny weather, dependable trade winds, beautiful scenery, protected anchorages and short passages between islands are a dream come true.

Cruise Ship

The biggest ships that visit the USVI are cruise ships. The Virgin Islands is one of the top cruise ship destinations in the Caribbean and Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas is considered one of the most beautiful ports of call. Ships currently visit St. Thomas and St. John. More →

Marinas

Marinas

Pleasure boat owners will find the Virgin Islands to be a boater’s paradise. While cruising through the Caribbean, plan to stop for a few days, weeks or a couple months in the Virgin Islands! There are marinas on St. Croix and St. Thomas and marine companies are available for fuel servicing, provisioning, repairs and other services. St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island will provide rest and relaxation. More →

Yacht Charters

Term Charters

Looking for a more personal cruise vacation in the Virgin Islands? Look no further than a term charter! A term charter vacation in the Virgin Islands combines the atmosphere of a Caribbean cruise and the quality and service of an exclusive resort into an experience that is better than both! Chartering a sailboat, catamaran or yacht is unquestionably a fantastic way to explore the islands. More →

News & Stories

Fort Christian, St. Thomas

In the capital of the Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie, stands a large fort and if its walls could talk what a history it would tell. Fort Christian is the oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands; it has stood as a sentry overlooking the Charlotte Amalie Harbor for over 300 years. Fort Christian might tell tales of the Danish militia that were stationed at the fort, of settlers being required to attend religious gatherings at the fort and of governors that resided within the fort’s walls! More →

St. Thomas 2013 Carnival Village Entertainment Schedule

Carnival time is here again… on St. Thomas! Starting this month Carnival is going to have visitors and residents alike jumping up, eating lots of tasty local dishes and having a great time. More →

Top Planning Sections

Cruise Ship FAQ's

Cell Phones, Climate, Currency

Find answers to your questions

Getting Around / Dock Info

Dock Info, Ferry Schedule, Taxi Rates

Marinas in the Virgin Islands

There are marinas on St. Thomas and St. Croix with facilities to accommodate long term regulars, transients, mega-yachts and live-aboards.

Bareboat or Full Crew

Sailing or Motor Yacht

If you or someone in your group is an experienced skipper then you can try a bareboat charter and sail the boat yourself.



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Places to Explore

Cruise Ships

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Event Calendar

Friday December 19th, 2014

22nd Annual Miracle on Main Street
| St. Thomas, Main Street

Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

Island-Wide Chanukah Evening
6:00pm | St. Thomas, Yacht Haven Grande
More Information: www.jewishvirginislands.com/concert
Tel: (340) 998-8889
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