Coral World Ocean Park (6450 Coki Point, St. Thomas, USVI 00802) – this ocean park has a variety of family-friendly activities. There’s a giant circular undersea observation tower with over 20 viewing station (giving visitors the opportunity to view the reef animals in their natural habitat without getting wet. There are also shark tanks, a […]
Wharfside Village (Cruz Bay, St. John) – this shopping center consists mainly of small souvenir shops, along with some restaurants and sports bars.
Tutu Park Mall (Anna’s Retreat, St. Thomas) – opened in 1993, this was the first fully enclosed air-conditioned shopping mall in the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are over 50 local and regional retailers (selling apparel, accessories, cosmetics, electronics, sporting goods, and furniture). There’s also a post office, and fast food eateries like Domino’s and Subway. […]
The Shops at Yacht Haven Grande (9100 Port of Sale, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 00802) – this is St. Thomas’ major shopping mall, complete with major upscale retailers, such as Bulgari, Coach, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Salvatore Ferragamo. There are also some restaurants, along with a bank, convenience store, and even U.S. Customs & Border […]
Palm Passage Retail Mall (24 Main Street, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 00802) – this mall has a number of independent upscale retailers selling items from jewelry to apparel and other merchandise.
Mongoose Junction (North Shore Road, St. John 00830) – this is St. John’s main shopping destination. Independent retailers selling variety of goods: from apparel to fine wines, as well as jewelry, watches and giftware, can be found here. There are also some restaurants, art galleries, as well as bars with live entertainment.
XO Bistro (6501 Red Hook Plaza #1, St. Thomas) – located across the street from American Yacht Harbor, this is an upscale wine and martini bar with a laid-back atmosphere and an extensive wine list. They serve gourmet appetizers and entrees, including tuna carpaccio, baked brie, fondue, and a truffle plate. XO also features bands […]
RumRunners (Queen Cross Street, Christiansted, St. Croix) – located at the Hotel Caravelle, this is a popular local watering hole, especially among local boat owners. It has a Deck Bar that’s open daily from 4 pm to 9 pm and attracts a mature 30-and-above crowd. During Sunday brunch, a steel band makes a live appearance.
Offshore Bar (Port of Sale Mall, Havensight, St. Thomas) — Havensight’s Offshore Bar is located adjacent to the cruise ship dock by the Port of Sale Mall. It attracts a mature 30-and-above crowd, and often features live blues and rock music.
Mojo’s Rum & Surf Shack (Port of Sale Mall, St. Thomas) – this is a bar & grill that serves Caribbean cuisine. It’s also a popular hangout spot for recent arrivals in St. Thomas, especially the 20-something crowd. The sports bar vibe here (along with Tiki torches, bar swings, palm roof, funky surfboards), only adds […]