Water Island Vacations
Water Island is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring St. Thomas and St. John as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful St. Thomas Government House and the ever-popular Magic Ice Gallery. Two other popular spots close by Water Island are the Virgin Islands Legislature Building and the St. Thomas Synagogue.
Holiday makers in Water Island, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will love the nearby cultural attractions. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Seven Arches Museum in St. Thomas and the St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum. Enjoy the beautiful displays at the Mango Tango Art Gallery in St. Thomas.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Stare out over the water and go for a long walk at one of the area’s beaches, for example Morningstar Beach in St. Thomas and Brewer's Beach.
If you have time in and around Water Island, stop by Drake Seat in St. Thomas. Learn more about St. Thomas and St. John’s past by seeing some historic sites, such as Blackbeard's Castle in St. Thomas and Fort Christian. To learn about the role of faith in St. Thomas and St. John, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the Federick Lutheran Church in St. Thomas.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just window shop at popular shopping destinations like Havensight Mall in St. Thomas.
After a day exploring the streets of Water Island, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Marriott Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort, the Windward Passage Hotel, and the popular Best Western Carib Beach Resort.