Many activities are available during your vacation in paradise, and the Miller Manor is in a great location for easy accessibility to many of them, even if you don’t rent a car.
Most beaches are close and easy to get to by Safari or regular taxis. We are a short taxi ride away from the airport, and within walking distance of town, providing convenient access to duty free shopping, (St. Thomas jewelry stores provide some of the best values in the world) a variety of great restaurants, and ferries to St. Croix, St. John, and the British Virgin Islands.
If you have a desire to express your artistic side, opportunities abound for photographing or painting the wonderful old architecture of Charlotte Amalie, or the abundance of beautiful plants and interesting animals that make our island an artist’s paradise.
Only minutes away on foot or by taxi is the largest city on St. Thomas. Charlotte Amalie offers everything you need for your vacation in paradise. Shop for jewelry or souvenirs, grab a bite at one of the many restaurants, or take in some of the island’s rich history. VI This Week provides a historic self-guided walking tour of many points of interest, including Fort Christian and Blackbeard’s Castle.
Coki Beach is a popular spot located on the northeastern part of St. Thomas, near Coral World. It’s waters are excellent for snorkeling and SCUBA diving. Surfboards and lockers are also available to rent. After your fun in the water, you can dry off and enjoy lunch and a beer or rum smoothie at the tiki bar, play pool while you dance to soca and raggae music from the jukebox, or just relax. If you rent a car, parking is $5.
Located on the North (Atlantic) Side of St. Thomas, and a favorite of surfers. You can walk to the local beach bar & grill for island drinks and great food.
Magens Bay is rated as one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Magens Bay has a huge protected cove great for swimming and playing with water toys.
MORNING STAR BEACH
Morning Star Beach at the Marriot has everything from Caribbean beach bars, lounge chairs; waters sport toys, and volleyball. It’s a great place to soak up the sun and watch cruise ships and sailboats pass by.
VIRGIN ISLAND ECOTOURS
VI Ecotours is located on the South East end of St. Thomas, and offers tours of the inner mangrove lagoon marine preserve and Hassel Island. Whether you like to hike, kayak, snorkel, paddle or just sit back and take a ride, there is a tour just right for you.
www.viecotours.com toll free: (877) 845 2925
Coral World bring’s you up close and personal to the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life. Here you will experience what may be a once in a lifetime opportunity to touch a shark, swim with sea lions, hand feed a stingray or watch newborn seahorses learn to swim. As you explore Coral World, you will be surrounded by native trees and plants, fabulous views of the ocean, the shoreline of St. Thomas, and neighboring islands. www.coralworldvi.com
Located 700 feet above sea level, Paradise Point has an amazing view of St. Thomas and Charlotte Amalie. A restaurant and bar showcasing local or imported entertainers provides the perfect accompaniment to the stunning view. Sunset is the best time to take a taxi or the cable car to the top for an unforgetable island experience. 340-774-9809
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
St. Thomas – St. Croix Ferry: V.I. Seatrans, 776-5494
St. Thomas – BVI Ferry: www.roadtownfastferry.com
St. Thomas Tourism Website: www.st-thomas.com
Discount Car Rentals: www.discountcar.vi
Zip Car Rentals:www.ziprentalsvi.com
St. Thomas This Week Magazine:www.stthomasthisweek.com