Although only 32 square miles in size St. Thomas in the U.S Virgin Island is the place for the perfect island getaway. This is the island where you can go shopping and sailing, snorkeling and sightseeing or diving and dining. The island has a world renowned golf course with picturesque beaches and amazing nightlife.
You may also opt to take the Skyride 700 feet above the city or trek up the infamous 99 Steps of Charlotte Amalie for a breathtaking view of the Caribbean. This island is also home to the second oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, the Fort Christian built in 1680 and which served as the home of French Impressionist Camille Pissarro was. There are also other interesting structures that have withstood the test of time for example Blackbeard’s Castle. This 17th century fortified tower now serves as a popular restaurant and hotel.
How to Get There
The U.S Virgin Islands have many non-stop flights on a daily basis from most major cities and countries across the world. When you get to the mainland you may opt for a seaplane to take you to the island of St. Thomas.
The island has great weather year round so you can virtually visit any time you want. The next time you feel like planning a getaway head to the beautiful island of St. Thomas it is an experience not to be missed.