Truly is one of the best views of the island. The area is tiny and parking is limited so it would be easy to miss if you weren't careful. There are no signs at the crosswalk for traffic to slow down so cars zoom around...More
About Drake's Seat
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Wonderful view of many islands and ocean. Simply beautiful! Be prepared for a short trip to the top but it has plenty of turns and ups and downs....if you are prone to car sickness make sure you sit up front or keep your eyes on...More
Drake's Seat, is named after the famous English privateer, Sir Francis Drake. Though best avoided on cruise ship days, no visitor to St. Thomas should miss visiting this site. It's an overlook that offers a stunning view of the U.S, and British Virgin Islands to...More
Overlooking the famous and beautiful Magens Bay. Drake's Seat is the perfect place to stop and grab that photo for your travel pics album.
We visited as part of a shared taxi tour of the island; the views are lovely across the island and to the neighbouring islands. You'll need to rent a car or take a tour to reach it.
We stopped at Drake's Seat one afternoon and enjoyed taking family photo's of the beautiful scenic St.Thomas island and Caribbean Sea.
It really is a fantastic view. Be careful, though. For those of us from the States, we're used to looking a different way for traffic. When you park, you cross the street to get to the actual bench. Crossing back, make sure you look both...More
This is one of the best views in the Caribbean, but you won't get to see it unless you get your taxi driver to make the 1 minute detour off the usual route around the island. Be sure to request the stop if you're on...More
This is worth a 10-minute stop to see the islands around St. Thomas. It's an easy stop on the way to or from Magen's Bay, just a couple of minutes out of the way.
I never tire of this view. After a quarter of a century on this little rock I never miss a chance to gaze at Magen's Bay and the islands beyond. Panoramic and awesome photo opp on the island of St. Thomas. Stand there and count...More