Centrally Located in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Though it’s only 32 square miles in size, St. Thomas has a million miles worth of things to do. Go shopping and sailing, snorkeling and sightseeing, or diving and dining. Enjoy the island’s world-renowned beaches, spectacular natural beauty and rich history. Take the Skyride 700 feet above the city or climb the famous 99 Steps of Charlotte Amalie for an incomparable view of the Caribbean. And if you’re interested in culture and history, don’t miss seeing the second-oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, the 1680-built Fort Christian or the childhood home of Camille Pissarro, one of the best-known French Impressionists.
Relax on the beach in the morning, explore a colonial church in the afternoon, and have a romantic dinner in the evening. Such is the extraordinary day in the life of a visitor to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Due to our unique history and picturesque setting, you will find an experience unlike anything else in the Caribbean.
Beyond our world class attractions, we also offer a variety of activities and events that keep life exciting year-round.
St. 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 and photography.
St. Thomas has been an important port for commerce since the late 1600s and, for a period in the early 1700s, the island was a pirate refuge for notorious buccaneers. By 1800, Charlotte Amalie was one of the busiest ports and trading centers in the Caribbean. Today, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas is a favorite port of call for cruise ships and a popular Virgin Island vacation destination. Many visitors enjoy the duty-free shopping in Charlotte Amalie. There are many charming shops in the small streets between the waterfront and Main Street.
The island is steeped in history. Fort Christian, now a museum, dates back to the 17th century. And the St. Thomas Synagogue, built by Sephardic Jews in 1833, is stately and solemn. In the 1700's this was a pirate refuge as the remaining Blackbeard's Tower proclaims. Walking tours are available of historic buildings in St. Thomas.
You'll want to see the view from the top of St. Peter Mountain (where great banana daiquiris are an added reward) or visit Drake's Seat with a panorama of 100 islands. Another St. Thomas must see is the exciting underwater population at Coral World.
Some of the beaches you won't want to miss include, Magens Bay, Brewer’s Bay, Sapphire Beach, Coki Beach, Hull Bay, Secret Harbor and Limetree Beach.
The Virgin Island climate is tropical with wonderful average winter daytime temperatures of 78 degrees F. and summer daytime temperatures of about 82 degrees F.
Stay at Our Historic Hotel
If you are looking for an island resort for your honeymoon destination, a tropical vacation, or an anniversary getaway, consider At Home in the Tropics.
Our historical hotel and bed and breakfast is situated in a quiet neighborhood overlooking the Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas. Our local inn offers four guest rooms with views of the harbor, equipped with a private bath and shower, as well as access to the pool and other outdoor spaces.
Not only that, but we are located just a short walking distance away from a variety of shopping opportunities, restaurants, and recreational activities. No matter what time of year you are looking to stay at our boutique hotel, we can accommodate you!
Contact us today for more information or to book your stay!
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