Quick Answer: What Is The Best Side Of St Thomas To Stay On?

Which side of St Thomas is better?

Never found STT to be rowdy, but if you want convenient, the east end is the best with easy access to Red Hook and the ferry to STJ.

We also liked Mahogany Run for the quiet and beautiful views..

Which Virgin Island is the best to live on?

U.S. Virgin Islands Thomas, St. John and St. Croix – offers some of the best retirement scenarios in the Caribbean.

Is St Thomas walkable?

Generally speaking St. Thomas is not a “walkable” island. It is very mountainous since it is a volcanic island, and the roads are narrow and winding. There are no sidewalks and generally no shoulders to walk on.

Are there sharks in St Thomas?

Although there are sharks living within the waters around the Virgin Islands the likelihood of you seeing one is rare. On reef dives and sometimes while snorkeling it is possible to see nurse sharks; most other sharks avoid reefs during the day. Many shark species are shy but occasional attacks do occur.

Is St Thomas dangerous?

Thomas is no longer as safe as it once was. Crime against tourists has been on the rise, and muggings are frequent. Wandering the island at night, especially on the back streets of Charlotte Amalie (particularly on Back St.), is not recommended. For a town of this small size, there is an unusually high crime rate.

Can you drink the water on St Thomas?

The water is safe to drink at most establishments.

Does St Thomas have nice beaches?

Magen’s Bay Hailed as the most beautiful beach in St. Thomas and ranked among the top 10 best beaches in the Caribbean. It’s easy to see why Magens bay is the most popular beach on the island. Magens Bay is a horseshoe-shaped 1 mile long white sandy beach on the rugged northern coast of St.

How long is ferry from St Thomas to St John?

approximately 20 minutesRED HOOK, ST THOMAS – CRUZ BAY, ST JOHN INFORMATION: Ferry time is approximately 20 minutes. Tickets can be purchased in advance, up to one week. (Bag tickets may not be purchased in advance.)

Is St John better than St Thomas?

St Thomas is more populated, has more hotels, and is way more developed than St John. It’s also the busiest cruise port in the Caribbean. This lends itself to having the superior nighttime scene, with more bar and club options, and a bit more energy.

Where is the clearest water in the Caribbean?

Exuma, BahamasExuma, Bahamas, is home to over 365 islands and an abundance of crystal clear Caribbean water. Visitors can even swim with pigs at the famous Big Major Cay.

What is the best time of year to go to St Thomas?

The best time to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands is April to June, when you can expect mild weather and very little rainfall. In the USVI’s peak season, from December to March, the temperature ranges from the mid-70s to high 80s with breezy evenings.

Is St John worth visiting?

Out of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, visiting Saint John is the highlight for me: you have lots of trails to hike in the park, tons of beaches, snorkeling opportunities, delicious and affordable food, and great nightlife. It’s also the most budget-friendly of the Virgin Islands.