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Buck Island Reef National Park

Buck Island Reef National Park (off of St. Croix) – this is another eco-tourist destination. This one happens to be on an uninhabited island that has its own underwater national park (the only one in the world). Divers can discover vivid elkhorn coral reefs, 250 species of tropical fish, marine plants and rock grottoes. This […]

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Coki Beach

Coki Beach (East End, St. Thomas 00802) – located right next to Coral World Marine Park, this is one of St. Thomas’ popular beaches and is considered a “must see” spot on the island. Along with swimming and sunbathing, diving is another major pursuit at Coki Beach (especially given the beautiful tropical fish that divers […]

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Christiansted Market

Christiansted Market (Company Street, St. Croix) – this is a major shopping center in St. Croix – offering a range of goods, from souvenirs to fine jewelry

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Beach Bar

Beach Bar (Wharfside Village, 5000 Enighed Lane, Cruz Bay, St. John 00830) – Beach Bar’s location in Wharfside Village is a great setting for both daytime beach parties and evening get-together with friends.

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Buddha Sushi

Buddha Sushi (Route 38, 114-3 Estate Frydenhoj, St. Thomas) – this restaurant offers an extraordinary new concept — providing the best of contemporary Japanese cuisine and Sushi in an exciting, yet intimate setting. The architecture and decor is a well balanced blend of beautiful arches and pagodas with bright vibrant colors. The building itself has […]

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Havensight Mall

Havensight Mall (Southside, St. Thomas 00802) – various shops can be found here (offering duty and tax free shopping), along with amenities such as a post office, ATMs (from Bank of Nova Scotia and First Bank) and a pharmacy. Near this mall are other shops, such as A.H. Riise, H. Stern and Royal Caribbean (the […]

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Beach Café

Beach Café (Westin Resort, St. John) – this is a more formal beachfront restaurant with a fantastic open air bar that is open for dinner. Some nights they have live entertainment, and others, buffet style themed dining. The resort does a great job in mixing up the selections.  

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Banana Tree Grille

Banana Tree Grille (Bluebeard’s Castle, Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas) – this restaurant offers fine dining overlooking the world-famous Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Items on Banana Tree Grille’s menu ranges from Asian to Caribbean, Mediterranean, and steaks, as well as the failsafe seafood meals. Many visitors on TripAdvisor.com have highly rated its food & service.

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Car Rentals

  Car Rentals: the following car rental agencies serve St. Thomas: Avis Rent-a-Car: (340) 774-1468 Budget: (340) 776-5774 Discount Car Rental: (340) 776-4858 Hertz: (340) 774-0841 Thrifty: (340) 776-1500 Car rental agencies in St. John: Cool Breeze Jeep and Car Rental: (340) 776-6588 Courtesy Car & Jeep Rental: (340) 776-6650 L&L Jeep Rental: (340) 776-1120 […]

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Taxis

  Taxis: for tourists visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands, taxis are by far the most practical way to get around. The bus service that exists in St. Thomas (for example) is very limited and is the slowest way to get around. Look for officially licensed taxis only: You can spot them by their dome lights […]