Spend the Holiday Season in the US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands are ripe with wondrous possibilities, especially in the islands of St Thomas and St. John. From snorkeling to boat tours, this destination is sure to prove rewarding for any tourist. In order to maximize the potential of your holiday, here are some of the most unique and essential experiences that the Virgin Islands have to offer.

1. Coral World Ocean Park

This five-acre park is perhaps the very best and most commonly visited destination, as it provides a bevy of exciting activities and attractions, such as marine pools, hiking trails, and beautiful aquariums. The park also features a wonderful Undersea Observatory that allows visitors to interact with many of its exotic marine life. On top of everything else, the park offers several interesting diving programs.

2. Tree Limin’ Extreme Zipline

One of the best ways to simultaneously enjoy the charming island scenery and the thrills of adventure is by visiting this zipline park in St. Thomas. This enthralling experience takes you along the canopies of the lush St. Peter Mountain rain forest, rounded out by one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring views in the world. Ensuring safety and exhilarating fun, this attraction shouldn’t be missed.

3. Scuba and Snorkeling

The US Virgin Islands boast a plethora of great locations for this particular activity, especially for those that are looking to kick back and enjoy some relaxing and scenic scuba diving. Sapphire Beach, on the eastern side of St. Thomas, is excellent for families. It features calm waters, breathtaking views, and several terrific diving spots. For snorkeling, Coki Beach is one of the most popular destinations, as it promises an abundance of vibrant fish and clear waters.

4. Pizza Pi

The islands are host to numerous delightful restaurants, but one of the most unique is the Pizza Pi. Anchored off the east end of St. Thomas, this pizzeria comes in the form of a floating boat, featuring New York-style pizza and a variety of fresh Caribbean toppings to choose from.

5. Seaborne Sea Plane Flights

As the only seaplane service in the US Virgin Islands, this lovely experience is both rewarding and highly picturesque, shuttling you from St. Croix to St. Thomas.

These are only a few of the activities and experiences that make the US Virgin Islands among the premier tourist destinations in the world.

Ideas for Places to Stay on St. John

  • CimmaronStJohn vacation villas and condo rentals
  • Gallows Point Resort
  • Caneel Bay Resort
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