St. Thomas Harbor with Yacht Haven Grande to the right from our January 2009 trip.
St. Thomas Harbor with Yacht Haven Grande to the right from our January 2009 trip.

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About St. Thomas

St. Thomas, Jeremy’s favorite island, is a part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information on the location of St. Thomas, read our Where is St. Thomas? page or check out our map of St. Thomas. This island is home to Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas Harbor, one of the busiest ports in the Caribbean, and boasts dozens of beautiful beaches.

Our Travels to St. Thomas

We’ve spent more time on St. Thomas than any other vacation destination in the world. It is one of our favorite islands and has a lot of mainland conveniences you might not find on other islands. Our travels to St. Thomas include 2 month-long stays and several smaller vacations. Read more…

Transportation To St. Thomas

We have flown to St. Thomas via commercial jet and have also taken a ferry from the neighboring island of St. John, USVI and Tortola, B.V.I.. Read more about transportation to St. Thomas…

Lodging in St. Thomas

There are many great hotels, resorts and condos on St. Thomas. If you like to have a quiet setting with a great view overlooking St. Thomas Harbor, you may choose to stay at the Mafolie Hotel, or if you prefer something closer to sea level with all of the comforts of a larger resort, there is the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef at the entrance to the harbor. We’ve stayed at both of those hotels, as well as at a private condo at Mahogany Run. Read more about lodging in St. Thomas…

Beaches in St. Thomas

The beautiful St. Thomas beaches are all unique in their own way. From secluded to somewhat crowded, from glasslike to surfable, every beachgoer is guaranteed to find at least one beach to like. Let us help you decide which St. Thomas beaches to visit. Read more…

Shopping in St. Thomas

The shopping in St. Thomas is well known to be some of the best in the Caribbean. Downtown Charlotte Amalie, Yacht Haven Grande, and the Havensight Mall are loaded with a huge variety of goods, including jewelry, high end bags, and clothing. We’ve also shopped at tent city (Emancipation Gardens downtown), Red Hook, and on Coki Beach.