Thomas, with some of the Caribbean's best beaches, hotels, and resorts is the Caribbean's gem for vacationers who love the sea, shopping, history or photography. Thomas has been a shopping Mecca since the late s and, for a period in the early s, the island was a pirate refuge for notorious buccaneers and, by , Charlotte Amalie was one of the busiest ports and trading centers in the Caribbean. Today, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas is a choice port of call among the cruise lines and a popular Virgin Island vacation destination. It is the United State's Caribbean's major cruise port and king of all duty-free shopping destinations. Bargain hunters are spurred on by the sheer variety of merchandise.
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The Easterly is expected to open on St Thomas in mid-December. It is being opened by the owners of The Longboard, the popular Cruz Bay restaurant. Or even better, head over and enjoy some great drinks and cocktails! Tucked away in an oasis of palm trees and rich greenery, the restaurant and bar will take on a Bohemian-island vibe. The approachable island menu and outdoor locale promise a social, vibrant and interactive dining experience in the heart of Red Hook, St.
Craving a spur-of-the-moment weekend trip? Virgin Islands, making it an easy option for last-minute vacations. This trio of islands in the Caribbean has sugary beaches, a gorgeous national park, excellent snorkeling, and even deep-sea fishing. Travelers can choose between St. Croix, the largest island; St.