Planning Your Things to Do in St Thomas
Bright turquoise waters and the warmth of a Caribbean sun are the things we dream about from stuffy offices and frozen days, following island Instagrams and setting tropical screensavers. When people are looking to vacation to the islands, what they are really looking for is a paradise escape from their everyday life, an awakening of the senses and a relaxing of the mind in a place of pure bliss. And while most islands can give you that beachy screensaver image, you won’t find paradise just anywhere. St. Thomas and the US Virgin Islands are affectionately named “America’s Paradise”. You can encounter the beauty of the Caribbean without a passport and score a nice deal on a flight without the international hassle because you’re just coming to “America”! Even more than the American conveniences that we love and the picture perfect Caribbean beaches, St Thomas is full of exciting adventures, romantic moments, and family fun. In other words, St Thomas is a real life paradise! When it comes to planning your things to do in St Thomas, you won’t find a better resource than CaribbaConnect. We are local experts who are in the know about all things St Thomas and have hand picked the absolute best excursions on island. Whether you’re a beach bum or a thrill seeker, St Thomas has things to do for all types of travelers. What are you looking for in paradise?
Romance in St. Thomas
With jaw dropping sunsets, amazing seafood restaurants, and intimate hidden beaches, St Thomas is gushing with romance! Here are some insider tips on things to do in St Thomas that are sure to set the mood:
- Enjoy fresh, locally caught seafood at a romantic dinner in Frenchtown
- Visit a secluded beach or uninhabited island on a private boat charter
- Capture the best sunset view with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails on a sunset sail
- Share heart pumping thrills and amazing island views together on a parasail
For more tips and and all the best excursions for 2 see our local guide on Romantic Things to Do in St Thomas. If you’re honeymooning on the island, you couldn’t have chose a better destination! Our guide to your St Thomas Honeymoon provides all the best things to do based on your unique couple style such as a Private Beach Hopping Tour for beach bums, Night Kayaking for adventurers, or a Private Day Sail to Jost Van Dyke, BVI for traveling couples.
Fun Family Time in St. Thomas with Kids
While some islands pride themselves on being geared for adults, St Thomas prides itself on being geared for everyone, and the excursions are too! Life jackets for the kids and open bar for mom and dad, family-friendly activities take care of your whole group! Here are some insider tips on the best ways to spend a day in St Thomas with your family:
- Spend a family day at a world class St Thomas beach
- Get your snorkel on and hit the high seas on a half-day sail
- Swim with sea turtles
- Head over to St. John for a day of watersports at beautiful Honeymoon Beach
For more local tips on family fun check out our guide on What to Do in St Thomas With Kids which makes excursion recommendations based on age groups from baby to teens. Large families, family reunions, or those who just have lots of friends tagging along, see our guide on Things to Do for Large Groups in St Thomas to simplify your group planning.
The Best of St Thomas
From dining with panoramic island views to exploring uninhabited islands, St Thomas is full of unforgettable adventures, and you’ll want to experience them all! Here are some insider tips on the very best things to do in St Thomas:
- Charter a boat to the British Virgin Islands
- Go on a discover dive to explore amazing underwater sights for the first time
- Sail to a pristine National Park Beach and snorkel amazing reefs on day trip to St. John
- See the island sights, hit the tax free shops, and swim at a top beach on an island tour
With so much to see and do above and below the sea and only a week of vacation, it can be tough to choose just what to do on your paradise escape. Our top 10 list of Things to Do in St Thomas simplifies your vacation planning into one clickable list of the best of St Thomas!
Whether you find it island hopping or hitting the beach, your own little piece of American paradise is waiting, so get ready for your dream vacation! Soon your friends will be flipping through your Instagram with envy at your blissful paradise escape in St Thomas!
See You in Paradise,