St. Thomas offers the
natural beauty of the islands with a sophisticated and
cosmopolitan atmosphere. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the
U.S. Virgins, is one of the most breathtaking harbors in the
world and the most visited port in the Caribbean.
Exquisite dining, spectacular nightlife, and the finest duty-free shopping in the world are abundant in Charlotte Amalie. Its reputation as the shopping capital of the Caribbean draws hundreds of thousands of visitors annually from throughout the Caribbean region and the world.
A mountainous island with shimmering bays, powdery white beaches, flowing green hills, and a near perfect climate year round make this destination one of the most desirable in the world.
in the U.S. Virgin Islands is easy, enjoyable and offers
something for everyone. There's no need to be a great
swimmer. You need to be comfortable around the water and
in general good health. Beginners will find conditions
excellent - warm and calm seas, great visibility and
much to see starting at just 20' to 30' - for short
resort or full certification courses. For experienced
divers, there are some 58 dive sites accessible by beach
or boat, to reefs and wrecks.
St. Thomas is all about Scuba and water sports and at each and every dive site you can see many types of tropical fish and sea life; Angel fish, Jacks, Barracuda, Dolphin, Flounder, Puffer fish, Snapper, Reef Sharks, various small colorful Cucumbers. If it lives in the ocean, you can see it on a dive! St. Thomas’s professional instructor/guides are experienced with all of our dive sites and enjoy sharing their knowledge with our divers. Most shops dive seven days a week both at pre-determined times and with custom dive times and trips to meet your schedule. Come join us in our exploration of the unique underwater world.
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 .
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
All the islands are beautiful and, on some, weddings have become a major promotional tool. So why should you choose St. Thomas above others?
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.more
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.