St. Thomas combines natural island beauty with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the US Virgin Islands, is one of the most beautiful harbors in the world and the most visited port in the Caribbean. Fine dining, exciting nightlife, and world-class duty free shopping are abundant in Charlotte Amalie. Visitors have a wide array of lodging choices including 5-star hotels, all inclusive resorts and many wonderful villas and guest houses.
St. Thomas, a mountainous island 32 square miles in size, offers stunning views in almost every direction. One can take the Skyride 700 feet above the city or climb the famous 99 Steps of Charlotte Amalie for an incomparable view of the Caribbean. While Charlotte Amalie is full of energy, St. Thomas also provides natural wonders such as the incredibly beautiful Magen's Bay and stunning views of the Caribbean from 1,500 feet above sea level. St. Thomas has its' under sea beauty as well, viewable at Coral World and via numerous other underwater adventures including dive and snorkel expeditions.
The history of St. Thomas is quite colorful, full of pirates and adventures. St. Thomas is also home to one of the oldest synagogues in the Western Hemisphere, The St. Thomas Synagogue was built in 1833.
Visitors to St. Thomas arrive via the Cyril E. King Airport, by Cruise Ship, or private yacht. The island has plenty of taxis, so there is no problem for weary travelers to get around and there are plenty of cafe's mixed in with the many shops in Charlotte Amalie.
Margaritaville Vacation Club unveiled in St. Thomas
Jimmy Buffett has a long, colorful history with the Virgin Islands, but recently he started a new chapter by officially launching the Margaritaville St. Thomas timeshare resort.