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Are you an Islander at heart thinking about everything Virgin Islands 24 X 7? Dreaming about the sand beneath your feet 365 days a year? We have you covered here whether its St. Thomas, St. John or St. Croix. 

Our Blog “Around the Islands” will give you a close-up and personal view of our home the U.S. Virgin Islands. — The Islander

Virgin Islands First Time Snorkelers

Essentials for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands

Snorkeling in the Virgin Islands is an amazing experience. There is plenty to see underwater, it is a relatively easy activity, and it requires little…

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Six Tips for Snorkeling in the Virgin Islands

Six Tips for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands

Snorkeling is a popular vacation activity in the Virgin Islands. Acres of coral reef form an ecosystem that supports a large variety of marine life…

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Magens Bay View

Magens Bay Watershed Preserve

Magens Bay is the most popular beach on St. Thomas, and it is the most renowned aspect of Magens Bay Park. Thousands of people head…

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Magens Bay Regrowth

Planting Native Trees & SEA

Hurricanes Irma and Maria, in September 2017, did great damage to trees and plants in the USVI. Our islands are often described as lush, green,…

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Eco-Tours

Lagoon Clean Up

Save The Turtles- Clean up the Lagoon on kayaks with VI Ecotours Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 9am HELP SAVE THE SEA TURTLES! Volunteers are…

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Puerto Rican Racer

Virgin Islands Critters – Snakes & Spiders

Over the years we have received an assortment of questions, usually about beaches, things to do and where to stay.  One of the popular questions…

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