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St John Snorkeling Cruise to Cruz Bay from St Thomas
"Your tour begins at Compass Point Marina on the southeastern end of St Thomas where you’ll meet your captain for your full-day cruise. Hop aboard the comfortable 32-foot (10-meter) power catamaran and head east across Pillsbury Sound to St John.Travel along the island’s north coast — most of which is part of Virgin Islands National Park — past several bays like Hawksnest Bay Trunk Bay and Cinnamon Bay. When you reach your first stop Waterlemon Cay put on the provided snorkeling equipment and jump into the clear turquoise water for a snorkel on the coral reef.Return to the boat and cruise back west to Maho Bay for another snorkel — this time with sea turtles — and then visit Whistling Cay f
From $225.00
 
Culebra Day Trip by Catamaran from Fajardo
"At 9:30am depart for Culebra from Puerto del Rey in Fajardo aboard a speedy wave-piercing power catamaran – Caribe Spirit Island Flyer or Eco Isleño – and get ready to explore some of the most beautiful out-of-the-way spots in the Caribbean! Lounge comfortably on deck as the power cat takes you on a smooth ride in a fraction of the time. Enjoy piña coladas rum punch soda juice or iced tea from the bar as you take in gorgeous views of the Cordillera Islands.After an approximate 50-minute cruise
From $114.00
 
2-Hour Jet Ski Tour at Boqueron Beach
"You’ll start your adventure with a 15-minute safety course as well as a lesson on the “rules of the water course” where we will go over proper operation of the Seadoo GTI 130SE's and proper driving etiquette before you depart on this adventure. The f and head out to the open waters past Punta Melones en route to Combate. Next you'll go past an impressive rock and reef coastline and continue into the Bahia Salinas where you’ll experience the extraordinary shades of the blue sea as well as the rock and reef formations! You will be cruising over these formations on the jet skis lighthouse and the land bridge because not many get this view from the water that Cabo Rojo boasts! From Playa Sucia you will head north passing all of the favorite beaches of the locals en route to Isla Ratones. At Isla Ratones you will have a chance to take a swim in the crystal cle""On this jet ski adventure you will cover over 30 miles of the most breathtaking coastline in Puerto Rico as you cruise over the crystal clear waters of Cabo Rojo on a 2015 or 2016 Seadoo GTI SE's! Snorkeling over by the reefs may also be added to this adv
From $210.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in St. Thomas

LOOK FOR CARS! THEY ARE NOT WHERE YOU THINK!

This is a very serious tip. Most people arriving in St. Thomas and all the U.S. Virgin Islands are going to be walking off of a cruise ship. And straight into, and around, one of the most confusing...
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DAO
Jun 18, 2013

Beware of Island Marketing

Island Marketing is a company that sub-contracts tours and excursions from many locations in the Caribbean. On Nov.8/11 we contracted a private tour of St Thomas from them at a cost of $500.00. They...
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davidca
Nov 29, 2011

Construction and Traffic

St. Thomas has many areas that are under construction especially roads in Charlotte Amalie. This construction can cause delays when driving or traveling in a taxi. It might be best to walk if you are...
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cjg1
Aug 03, 2010

Paradise Can Be Dangerous

St. Thomas is a big tourist and shopping destination. We have heard some stories of tourist being robbed and the shops being in on it. Make sure to always use the front door to exit and enter shops....
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cjg1
Aug 03, 2010

Rain

It does rain in St. Thomas. If you are counting on going to the beach, it won't be so nice in the rain. So have some other plan in mind to do if it rains.It rained last time we were there. The Sky...
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grandmaR
Feb 06, 2010

Overly Aggressive Vendors

Most vendors in St. Thomas are very nice and courteous. Some vendors though are a bit too aggressive standing on the sidewalk and trying to get you in their shop. We always try to be polite and say a...
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cjg1
Dec 15, 2009
 
 
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Wear that Sunblock!

When in Paradise, make sure to wear your sunblock. The cool breeze may be blowing but the sun is still strong. Enjoy your vacation and don't get sun burned. Liz is very good at making sure we both are...
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cjg1
Dec 03, 2008

Drive at your own risk!

Everyone tried to scare us about renting our own car and driving on St. Thomas. While it wasn't as awful as everyone said, you still need to take precautions when driving. The locals pay no attention...
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agapotravel
Aug 02, 2008

"Curiosity Killed The Cat"

Like a lot of touristy spots, there are the downfalls. My greatest disappointment by far was to see small used drug bags along the sidewalks. There is a crack cocaine problem on the main island....
HarleyPyrate
Apr 01, 2008

A Small Dose of Reality

At this point it might be a good idea to point out that while visitors may arrive on St. Thomas or any of the Caribbean islands believing that every inch of the island will be simply picture perfect,...
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starship
Mar 19, 2007

St. Thomas Driving and Cruising

You shouldnt drive in St. Thomas. Esp if u never been there of know anyone there. It would just make ur trip frustrating bec. locals drive fast on those small curvy roads and most of the driving is up...
Maely
Feb 08, 2007

Carjacked at Gunpoint

Well, I am a pretty savy traveler, but I violated the "don't be an idiot" rule and got a pretty good scare. DO NOT DRIVE OR DO ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT on this island. There is a large drug problem,...
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Flyin4Free
Jul 26, 2006

Scooters in Virgin Islands!

Renting a scooter looks like a fun way to see the island......don't! Driving is on the left, AND people drive a little crazy! Very fast paced. A local told us he has seen MANY LOCALS get hurt on...
Des64
Jun 16, 2006

Be aware and be smart

Some outlying areas that are thick jungle and secluded beaches can be dangerous. Use common sense to protect yourself and your belongings. We were told by a local resident certain secluded beach areas...
SSSony12
Jan 24, 2006

Popular Cities in St. Thomas

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Top Hotels in St. Thomas

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8070 Lindberg Bay, St Thomas, VI 00802
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7338 Estate Bakkeroe, Charlotte Amalie, Caribbean
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21 Caret Bays, 00803, Caribbean
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6600 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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Rte. 6 Smith Bay, Smith Bay Road, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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6900 Great Bay, , St. Thomas, 00802, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in St. Thomas

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Paradise Point Sky Ride

There are 3 cars and they each take 8 people. They have a kind of bench that you can lean against but is too high and too narrow to sit. We were in the middle car, and it was very hot and also hard to...
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Island Tour

On one of our visits we took a tour in a taxi around the island. Taxi rates , including taxi tours, are set by the VI Taxicab Association. For example, Sightseeing Tour in 2006 for 2 hours; one...
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Coral World

Coral World had been wiped out by Hurricane Marilyn in 1995, and when we were here last in 1997 it had not yet been rebuilt. It was quite an interesting place. We saw quite a lot of iguanas running...
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Helicopter Excursion Or Tour

Originally a bit hesitant to book because of the price, but it was SO worth it! The people at Caribbean Buzz are so warm and accommodating they can do just about anything. They have this list of all...
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Hotel 1829

Passing “Emancipation Gardens Park, we began our ascent of the “99 Steps” by climbing a section known as the 1871 Steps which constitutes about a third of the total climb. On the steep left side of...
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"An Island with a Family Connection"
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"St. Thomas"
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"St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands"
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"A Jumping off Place for the Virgin Islands"
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"St. Thomas"
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