Known for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, St. Thomas boasts the best nightlife in the Caribbean with nightclubs, live music, late-night bars and live shows. It also has the reputation of being the shopping Bazaar of the Caribbean. Take a tram to Paradise Point to see magnificent views of the harbor. Visit Coral World Ocean Park, a sea life park with an underwater observatory, aquariums, outdoor pools, nature trials and shark bar. The cove-like beaches are a must here. Some of the best include Lingvist Beach, Honeymoon Beach, Sapphire Beach and Magens Bay.Time Zone: AST (no DST)Official Language: EnglishCurrency: U.S. dollarATMs: Widely availableWater: Safe to drink at resorts & restaurantsTransportation: Drivers must be 21-25 years old (varies by rental company) and show a valid driver's license and major credit cardFerry Service: To St. John and St. CroixLocal Customs: Driving is on the leftEntry Requirements: Valid passportDrinking Age: 18Best Times to Visit: November through May
St. Thomas Honeymoons
Secluded beaches, lush vegetation, azure waters and an indescribably romantic setting, St. Thomas draws couples from all over the world. You'll find a mixture of all-inclusive honeymoon resorts and smaller, more intimate hotels. In addition to beachfront vistas and honeymoon packages, the local hotels offer plenty of entertainment options, spas and fitness centers, beautiful swimming pools, gourmet chefs and open-air restaurants.
Destination Weddings in St. Thomas
As a U.S. Territory, St. Thomas operates under the same laws, which makes getting married as hassle-free as getting married in the states. Several St. Thomas resorts offer all-inclusive wedding packages that include a bridal bouquet, wedding cake, music and photography. Most venues even have professional wedding planners on-site to assist with the planning and execution of every aspect of your special day.
Climate & Weather
Located less than twenty degrees from the equator, St. Thomas is characterized by lots of sun and warm Caribbean breezes. The average temperature stays around the mid 80s with little variation between the seasons. Winter months are usually hot, sunny and slightly less humid than the summertime.