An Useful Reading Before Traveling To St Thomas

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St Thomas is the most visited and developed from all the US Virgin Islands. This gorgeous island was settled by the Danish and its capital city is Charlotte Amalie. It lures tourists with its laid-back atmosphere and some of the most scenic beaches of the Caribbean.

Next, we share some interesting attractions and things to do. You will also find some interesting trends for this fascinating destinations as well as great lodging options.

Pristine white beaches, crystal blue water and waterfront St Thomas vacation homes characterize this exceptional island giving travelers unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation.Scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular on the island and travelers can also enjoy Fort Christian and Blackbeard’s Castle among other historic attractions. Located in the city of Charlotte Amalie, Blackbeard’s Castle is one of five National Historic Landmarks on the US Virgin Islands. It was built in 1679 by the Danes as a watchtower which protected the harbor. Originally called Skytsbord Tower, the castle is now surrounded by a small hotel, a restaurants and a swimming pool.  St. Thomas Skyride whisks you 700 ft. above the town of Charlotte Amalie. Travelers will be amazed at the breathtaking view of the harbor and the entire island. Picture yourself there enjoying an incredible sunset. Those who like history and would like to learn more about the island’s past, should visit the Government Hill. It is home to numerous historic attractions such as Government House, 99 Steps, Crown House and Seven Arches Museum.

Large and immaculate beaches are the real attraction on this dream location, specially for those who love water sports. Windsurfing, kayaking and snorkeling are practiced in a very quiet and natural environment.

According to the study, 68 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among St Thomas vacation rentals, bed breakfasts, motels, and hotels.

52 percent of the travelers were early planners who started their vacation planning 2 or more months in advance from the travel dates, 25 percent of the inquiries were from travelers who inquired 1 to 2 months in advance, and 19 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to the arrival date. According to the study, the most preferred vacation theme in St Thomas is romance, because those romantic couples looking for a special place for two sent the 39 percent of the lodging requests. Parties of more than four adults represented the 31 percent. Families with kids sent the 24 percent of the inquiries and the last 7 percent came from those traveling alone.

Below, there are two great lodging options to explore:

Sapphire Beach Resort Vacation Rental: St Thomas Beachfront Penthouse Villa (1-6 people), we can accommodate larger groups as well as individual travelers. Your 2-floor, top level Villa features a master bedroom, fully-equipped kitchen and a balcony outside each floor. For more info, pictures and a practical inquiry form to contac the owner directly, please visit, property ID#182604.

Absolute Paradise St Thomas Vacation Villa: Come and spend time in our luxurious, open, breezy and soothing beachfront St Thomas vacation villa, the perfect vacation spot! The house can sleep up to fourteen guests comfortably and it features four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a large patio. The St Thomas rental is equipped with all modern day conveniences and is close to a beautiful white sandy beach. Our beautiful St Thomas vacation rental features a comfortable living room with HD TV, a fully equipped kitchen and spacious rooms with ceiling fans, TVs, and AC. This St Thomas beach house is the perfect way to spend the ideal vacation or just a quick getaway.

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