Discover St. Thomas with These Exciting Things to Do, See and Experience
Just a short drive from downtown Charlotte Amalie and St. Thomas Airport, the Emerald Beach Resort is the perfect choice for experiencing everything that St. Thomas has to offer.
As the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, there is a diverse range of attractions, activities and excursions in St. Thomas. From beautiful Caribbean beaches, historic landmarks and colonial architecture to exhilarating watersports, vibrant nightlife and exciting eco tours, the Resort Concierge is available to offer recommendations and make arrangements for any excursion in St. Thomas.
Historic Main Street
Historic Main Street, located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, is a blend of high-end shopping, restaurants, and traditional Danish architecture. As you stroll through the streets, you’ll be transported back in time as you wonder through the structures that have stood there for centuries. Enjoy shopping and dining in St. Thomas’s own time capsule.
The 99 Steps
The 99 Steps are located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, and are well worth the climb. Interesting enough, there are actually 103 steps that make up the entire 99 steps. They were put together in the mid 1700s and the bricks used were brought from Denmark as ballast in the hulls of sailing ships. The 99 steps original name Store Taarne Gade which means Greater Tower Street.
Imagine sipping a cool banana daiquiri on the highest point in St. Thomas. Ascend to Mountain Top and you will do exactly that while taking in stunning views of Magens Bay, St. John and the British Virgin Islands.
St. John is an absolute must-see when you’re vacationing on St. Thomas. Just a short ferry ride away, you can experience an island known for its remarkable hiking trails, high-end shopping, unspoiled beaches, and exceptional dining. Snorkel the afternoon away on Trunk Bay, drink a local St. John Brewers Beer, and spot a wild donkey wondering the island; it really is a fantastic island experience.
Be sure to visit one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world. In addition to one mile of pristine beachfront, you’ll find 68 acres encompassing a six-acre arboretum, a two-acre campground, five acres of coconut groves and fifteen acres of mangroves and wetlands.
Coral World Ocean Park
Where else can you swim with Some of St. Thomas’s indigenous species? Boasting five acres of aquariums, pools and nature trails, Coral World Ocean Park is one of the top eco parks in the Virgin Islands.
Virgin Island Ecotours
Known as one of the top eco-outfitters on St. Thomas, Virgin Island Eco Tours offers kayaking, hiking and snorkeling excursions at three convenient locations throughout the island.
Tree Limin Extreme Zipline Park
Soar through the rainforest on an adrenaline-pumping zipline canopy tour starting with a fun and exciting ride to the top of St. Peter Mountain in a six-wheel drive Pinzgauer off-road vehicle. Enjoy 6 zip-lines and two skywalks as you learn about St. Thomas and the neighboring islands, and are entertained by your tour guides.
Water Island is located a half mile off the south cost of St. Thomas and is only 491.5 acres. This quaint island brings in plenty of guests from St. Thomas and all over the world, looking for a truly exclusive island getaway. Splash around and have a drink or two on Honeymoon Beach, located just a short walk from the ferry docks, or explore the island’s very own piece of history at Fort Segarra.
Yacht Haven Grande
Yacht Haven Grande is the ideal shopping and dining center for those who are looking for a fantastic, high-end experience. Go for a romantic night out at one of the water front restaurants, shop duty-free at any of its name brand stores like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Bvlgari, and top it all off with one of the many places to get a cold, delicious drink. Yacht Haven even offers classes, such as yoga, Tai Chi, and Zumba with a great view of the water, cruise ships, and mega yachts.
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