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New Years Eve on St. Thomas

melissa
December 20, 2006 01:07PM

Any suggestions on where to go for dinner and a good party to ring in the New Year on St Thomas?

December 20, 2006 08:22PM
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01/20/2005

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(I changed the topic, because that is what it is called here!) Well, I am sure there will be many places to celebrate. One interesting one would be the dropping of the fish pot in Frenchtown with the party that goes on there. It will be a community celebration, but there are lots of bars and restaurants in the area also. If you are young, you might enjoy whatever tha Buddah Bar is planning. If you are chi-chi, perhaps Havana Blue. The Ritz will probably have fireworks. If you are looking for quiet and sophisticated, I would look into the Old Stone Farmhouse. Red Hook is always good for some fun.

Keep in mind that the next day (January 1) is the inauguration of a new governor, and there will be lots of parties then!!

melissa
December 21, 2006 11:08AM

Thanks! Any suggestions are always welcome! happy We are so excited!

Carolyn Gale
December 23, 2006 12:24PM

We will be visiting St Thomas on Years Day. We are a few family members, and some friends. Do any hotels offer a day pass to use the facilities, or are the restaurants and beach bars open to the public. We are looking for something close to Charlotte Amalie. Any information would be appreciated.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!
Carolyn Gale

December 23, 2006 12:58PM
Registered:
01/17/2006

795 Posts

Carolyn:

I'm not sure what you mean by a guest pass, but the hotels & resorts do allow you to eat & drink on their properties. We've never had a problem.

Also, the beaches are free. You can pretty much swim where you want.

And you're on a small island so you don't need to stay close to town.

F.I.

December 23, 2006 02:04PM
Registered:
01/20/2005

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A new governor is going to be inaugurated January 1, so there will be more activity than normal around town. Are you visiting on a cruise ship? If you are coming into Havensight, the closest beach is Morning Star at Marriott's Frenchman's Reef. You can easily take a taxi, rent a chair, etc. There is a nice beach bar/restaurant called Coco Joe's. Have fun!

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