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The US Virgin Islands Best Guide

St. Thomas

Experience the Best of the Virgin Islands

Explore amazing Activities, Restaurants, Beaches, Attractions, Accommodations and so much more. Below you will find everything you need to plan the perfect vacation.

St. Thomas is home to the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie. It has been the heart of St. Thomas’ activities from colonial times to present. Historic buildings found throughout downtown Charlotte Amalie take visitors back to the Danish era when the town was a bustling port of trade; while modern additions of taxis, duty free shops, souvenir vendors and cruise ships in the harbor remind that it is tourism that currently drives the economy.

About St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, the main area and the sub district, is home to almost half of the islands 51,000+ residents. Other residents live on the East End, West End and North Side. These references might seem quite broad however on an island just 32 square miles they work well. If you ask for directions you are likely to hear them.

St. Thomas is largely mountainous. Many roads around the island offer terrific panoramic views of the island and ocean. Amongst the hills on St. Thomas and along the beaches you will find an assortment of accommodations; resorts, historic inns, guest houses, vacation homes, villas and condos.

St. Thomas is a water lover’s paradise. For your vacation plan a few beach days, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, a day charter, kiteboarding, sailing, fishing, kayaking and parasailing. While on land you can take an island tour, visit some attractions or explore historical downtown sites while shopping. In the evening you can enjoy happy hour at a bar or restaurant, listen to live music and have dinner with a sublime view!

The Cyril E. King Airport serves travelers coming to St. Thomas. Visitors staying on St. John and Water Island can easily day trip to St. Thomas; daily ferry service is available. Also St. Thomas is connected to St. Croix by regular inter-island air service and ferry service.

Start Planning Your St. Thomas Vacation

Timeshare St. Thomas

Places to Stay

Hotels, Guest Houses & Villas. Find the perfect place to stay on your St. Thomas vacation.

Dining Guide

Restaurants

Let your taste buds explore the flavors of St. Thomas. Over 100 different dining options available.

Jeep Rental / Car Rental

Car Rental

Renting a car is the best way to see the whole island at your own pace. Just remember we drive on the left.

Taxi on St. Thomas

Taxis & Rates

Taxis are a popular transportation choice for visitors to St. Thomas. Find rates and private taxi options.

Things to Do & See

St. Thomas offers lots of activities and attractions to keep you busy everyday of your vacation. Check out some of our favorite things to do while in St. Thomas.

Sonic Charters

Boat Rentals & Charters

Boating is always at the top of the must do list; island hop, stop at fun beach bars, snorkel.

St. Thomas Sailing

Sailing Charters

Sail on beautiful waters, snorkel, bask in the sun… sure to be a highlight of your vacation.

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Explore the fascinating underwater world; coral reefs, sunken ships and more. Take lessons and get certified while on vacation! 

Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters

Get up close and learn about interesting land and sea animals; feed an iguana and birds, swim with turtles, sea lions and dolphins!

Snorkeling

Float along the surface and admire the beautiful marine life below; or join the fish below the water line!

Ecotours

Ecotours & Kayaking

Explore the natural environment by a guided kayak, hiking or snorkeling adventure into ecologically fascinating areas.

Parasailing Virgin Islands

Parasailing & Jet Ski

Have some fun. Parasailing and jet ski rentals and tours are vacation favorites that are sure to put a smile on your face.

Taxi or Jeep Tours

Take a tour and enjoy beautiful vistas, historic buildings, scenic drives and lovely scenery. Tour by taxi, by boat, by foot, by air.

Attractions

Explore historical Charlotte Amalie or take in some stunning views from Mountain Top or Drakes seat.

Little Magens, St. Thomas

Beach Guide

Explore Magens Bay, Coki Point and 40 other beaches with photos, amenities & reviews.

Shopping, St Thomas

Shopping

St. Thomas is home to world renowned shopping! Hundreds of duty free shops line the streets and alleys.

St. Thomas Nightlife

Nightlife

How about dancing, bar hopping or karaoke? Many bars/clubs play a mixture of American hits and popular Caribbean music.

Conch Shell

Personal Concierge

Find travel specialists that know St. Thomas personally & have researched all available options.

Real Estate St. Thomas

Real Estate

The real estate market on St. Thomas includes houses, land, condos, timeshare and commercial properties.

Getting Married on St. Thomas

Wedding Planning

A wedding on St. Thomas will be a magical beginning to your new life as husband and wife, or celebrate your anniversary with a vow renewal. 

St. Thomas Blog

Cruise Ship Information

Cruise ship passengers will be in awe when they dock in St. Thomas, one of the most beautiful cruise ship ports in the Caribbean. 

Cruise Ship FAQ's

Banks, Cell Phone Service, Climate, Currency, History, Island Tabos, Language, Holidays, Population, Post Office, High/Low Season.

Things To Do & See

Beaches, British Virgin Islands, Getting Married, Hotel Day Use, Points of Interest, Shopping, Snorkeling, Day Trips.

Getting Around

Dock Info, Ferry Schedule, Taxi Rates by Destination (includes driving time), Car Rental and much more.