Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the United States Virgin Islands and the largest city in the archipelago, is located on the island of Saint Thomas. Once famous as a deep-water harbor that was a haven for pirates, it is now the most popular cruise port in the Caribbean. Charlotte Amalie is a colorful and historic town— its pastel houses and brightly painted historic buildings and holiday homes are set against the background of vibrant hills. One of the city’s assets is its rich, diverse culture. Its other assets—its pristine beaches, warm weather and crystal clear turquoise waters— can be enjoyed from a beautiful beachfront holiday rental.
In Charlotte Amalie, you can find the best values on holiday rentals of anywhere else in the Caribbean. Find a secluded beach near your beachfront rental and enjoy peace and quiet. Take advantage of the best of duty-free shopping in the Old Danish Warehouse buildings, a world-famous shopping mall filled with vendors. Enjoy kayaking, hiking, world-class diving, superb sailing, fine dining and exciting nightlife all within an easy commute from your holiday villa or rental home. Whether you are looking for an affordable villa rental or an exotic retreat, Charlotte Amalie has it all.
Leave your holiday rental for the day and take a tour of the island. If you are uncomfortable driving, know that many taxi companies offer terrific island tours guided by an expert who will pick you up from your rental home. Explore the hundred or so islets and cays comprising the Virgin Islands. In Charlotte Amalie, there are many ways to enjoy the water, from scuba and snorkeling to fishing and sailing.
In Charlotte Amalie, the cuisine is as diverse as the people. When you’re not cooking meals in your holiday rental, you can enjoy fresh seafood, Creole and Danish dishes, sushi, and a rainbow of fruits and vegetables in the local restaurants. If you’re interested in great happy hour deals, try the Greenhouse Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub. Or kick back at Shipwreck Tavern for sports broadcasts, music, and pool.
From your holiday villa, there is a wide range of diverse and interesting activities to do in the US Virgin Islands on, in, under and out of the water. A holiday in Charlotte Amalie is one you will remember for a lifetime.