St. Thomas is one of the favorite islands for tourists that enjoy vacationing in the Caribbean sun. St. Thomas has a beauty and charm that is like no other.
It has had many inhabitants that have left their mark here as you can see through ruins, museums, architectural buildings, and in the personalities of the locals.
St. Thomas Beaches
St. Thomas has several beaches that you will enjoy while you are visiting this unique tropical setting. The temperatures are near perfect and stay between 75 and 85 degree Fahrenheit year round. So, enjoy a day checking out the various beaches and water sports all over St. Thomas will be a day worth remembering.
Lindberg Bay has calm waters and is excellent for swimming. There is a playground just past the beach for your children to enjoy while you enjoy sunbathing. Refreshments are located in the two motels nearby.
Coki Beach is a nice spot for snorkeling, swimming, diving and enjoy the day. The reef area is close to the shore so snorkelers can enjoy the beauty of the coral. The facilities include food and drink vendors and restrooms.
Sapphire Beach has calm to mild surf and is home to many water sports. On this beach you will enjoy swimming, snorkeling, wind surfing, kayaking, jet skiing, and parasailing. There is a water sports booth located directly on the beach where you can rent any accessories you may need.
Most people do not mind the small entry fee to Magens Beach which is St. Thomas’s most popular beach. The waters on this beach are very calm. Food and other refreshments, restrooms, chairs, floats, water craft rental and a gift shop are nearby.
St. Thomas has several other beaches which include Bluebeards Beach, Secret Harbor, Bolongo Bay, Hull Bay, Morningstar Beach, Limetree Beach, Cowpet Beach, Mandahl Bay, Brewers Bay, Vessup Bay, and Water Bay. Each beach has its own personality with either a sandy or rocky beach that can be enjoyed by either swimming, snorkeling or just sunbathing. You are sure to find the perfect beach for what ever you choose to do in St. Thomas.
St. Thomas is also home to the famous Mahohany Run 18 hole Championship Golf Course. The golf course is located on the majestic north side of the island only 20 minutes from Charlotte Amalie. No wonder, it is called the Devils Triangle. Most golfers will attest that the 13th, 14th and 15th holes are simply wicked and awesome. These holes will challenge any golfer’s ability to shoot a round of scratch. Any golfer that can make it through these three holes with a penalty will be awarded a special “I Survived The Devil’s Triangle” certificate. For more information on this wonderful golf course you can contact them toll free at 1-800-253-7103 or visit their website at http://www.mahoganyrungolf.com/.
It is carnival time on the island of St. Thomas practically the entire month of April. Enjoying all the festive parties and entertainment will the best part of your vacation. You will not want to miss out on all types of music, arts, parades, entertainment and fun. For more information you can visit their website at http://www.vicarnival.com/.
Attractions & Watersports
There are so many unique activities to see and do all over St. Thomas from guided tours, to sightseeing, to several water sports. You will find that you can tour all of the beaches and the entire island with the different tours that are available.
There are so many fun and exciting water activities including sport fishing, scuba diving, snuba diving, snorkeling, para-sailing, windsurfing, day sails, power boat rentals, week long yacht charts, and day boat excursions available that you will never have a dull moment. Many hotels and other companies on St. Thomas have all the equipment for rent so you can enjoy all the exciting adventures on and under the sea.
One of the most exciting sightseeing adventures in St. Thomas is the skyride. The skyride is similar to a ski lift and will take you to the top of Paradise Point. This seven minute ride will be one with spectacular views of the harbor, cruise ships, and the panoramic view of the island. Once atop Paradise Point you can stay as long as you like and enjoy the shops, tropical bird show and dining.