he US Virgin Islands is one of the top getaways of both locals and foreigners who want to enjoy the sea and St. Thomas island is a favorite in the Caribbean Sea. Here are some of the attractions that it offers and the top activities that you can do there.
Places to See
Charlotte Amalie – Shopping for souvenirs, antiquities, and designer items is always a part of every vacation and you can get your fill of this at Charlotte Amalie. It is composed of several blocks of boutiques, jewelry stores, bargain holes, and souvenir shops. There are also specialty restaurants where you can relax and satiate your appetite in between your shopping spree.
Coral World – Bring your kids here for an educational and fun experience. They can shake hands with the starfish by the pond and be mesmerized by the marine gardens and aquariums that are exhibited here.
Magen’s Bay – This is a popular beach at St. Thomas and is free to the public. This long stretch of U-shaped sandy shore is a great place to take a swim or simply bask under the sun.
Things to Do
Snorkeling – Get face to face with the colorful corals that line the seabed surrounding St. Thomas Island. You will be delighted with the underwater paradise that await you there, so bring your snorkeling gear with you or rent one from the many resorts in the area.
Vibrant Night Life – The Red Hook district is well known to provide you with the finest and most energetic nightlife scene. Restaurants, pubs, and bars line this area with regular dance parties to boot. Stay here if tucking in early to bed is not part of your vacation plans.
Ride a Cable Car – Do this at the Paradise Point St. Thomas Skyride. The cars will bring up to peak that is 700 feet above ground, giving you a cinematic view of the Charlotte Amalie harbor and surrounding area.