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St. Thomas travelers may choose from a variety of transportation options, from buses to car rentals to limos. A full-service bus line operates throughout St. Thomas Taxi and Jeep services are readily available. Most taxi drivers are able to provide their passengers with comprehensive tours of their island. Taxi rates are based on destination rather than mileage and regulated by the US Virgin Islands Taxi Commission.    


Driving on the left side of the road is only one of the differences you will experience while touring the island of St. Thomas. The island is thirteen miles in length and three miles at the widest point. St. Thomas is so compact its only town, Charlotte Amalie, is only a half hour's drive from its furthest point. St. Thomas has many winding roads. However, route signs allow for easy identification and give the direction in which you are traveling.

Driving in St. Thomas: Whether renting a vehicle or simply crossing a street, it is vital to remember that traffic in the USVI always flows from the lefthand side of the road. Speed limits are 35 MPH in the country and 20 MPH in town, unless otherwise posted.

For visitors who wish to take in the sights, a variety of options exist. You can enjoy an island tour via safari bus or taxi, rent a car or motor bike, or travel on the Vitran public bus system.

But this is a small island with limited pull-off points and taxis often pick up passengers while en route so sudden stops are commonplace. In addition, local drivers tend to slow up, in order to accommodate those making turns.

Taxi Service: Many taxis carry 8 to 12 passengers in vans and only these multi-destination vans service the Airport. The charge for a taxi exclusively for yourself for a trip from the Airport to Red Hook is $90 for up to 4 passengers total, each additional passenger over 4 is $15. each.

For exclusive transport within the Town limits it is $55 for up to 4 passengers, and $7.00 for each additional passenger.

St. Croix Beaches

St. Thomas Beach Guide

St. Thomas has over 40 major beaches along its sun-drenched coasts. There are strands with crystal blue water and swaying coconut trees where a beach bum can enjoy a lazy-lazy day. For more active beach goers there are sandy coves with activities like windsurfing and kayaking.

Some shores are rugged and rocky offering beauty, solitude and the opportunity to daydream about castaway fantasies. And there are widely popular bay-like beaches with amenities such as restaurants, rest rooms, chair rentals and complete water sports centers offering a variety of rental equipment .


St. Thomas Weddings / Romance

DID YOU KNOW THAT... Many couples are opting to save the money (not to mention the stress and hard work) of a big wedding at home by escaping to a Caribbean island for a combination wedding/honeymoon. Upon their return, they can share the event by showing the video and photographs at an informal reception.

All the islands are beautiful and, on some, weddings have become a major promotional tool. So why should you choose St. Thomas above others?


Moving To St. Thomas

St. Thomas, one of the three United States Virign Islands, along with St. Croix and St. John, St. Thomas is one of the most beautiful island destinations in the world, dressed with powdery beaches and sun-drenched weather. St. Thomas is located in the Lesser Antilles, 1,600 miles south, south east of New York City; 1,100 east, southeast of Miami; 70 miles of San Juan. St. Thomas and its nearby neighbor St. John, lay between the Atlantic and the Caribbean.

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St. Thomas Cruise Ship Arrival

Our Port

St. Thomas has two cruise ports - - The West India Company Dock (almost universally referred to as Havensight) and Crown Bay. Both are located on the south side of the island not far from Charlotte Amalie.

Generally, the ships of Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Caribbean (except Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas) dock at Havensight. Cunard, Princess, Holland America and Oasis and Allure typically dock at Crown Bay. This can change depending on the number of ships in port. Deeper draft ships such as Queen Mary 2, Oasis and Allure are required to dock at Crown Bay.

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Planning A Trip

Planning a trip to the St. Thomas is exciting, fun and so easy…..

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St. Thomas Food

Guided Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour On St. Thomas
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Events & Festivals

So many wonderful events and things to do in St. Thomas

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Water Sports

Come join us in our exploration of the unique underwater world.

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