Charlotte Amalie

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Charlotte Amalie which includes general coastal views, a sunset and a coastal town

With jaw-dropping viewpoints and numerous historical attractions, this active town is so much more than just a cruise ship stopover.

Charlotte Amalie has shops, markets and historic attractions aplenty to entertain the throngs of cruise ship passengers who disembark here daily. Get quality Caribbean liquor at affordable prices, ride the tramway to the top of Flag Hill and scour the seas for pirates from historic Blackbeard’s Castle.

This idyllic waterfront town has a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Sip fruity cocktails at one of the busy bars by the pier. Make the most of the great shopping scene. Head to Main Street or to Havensight Mall, a 10-minute drive east from town. Explore more than 60 shops here, selling fine liquor, designer clothes and perfume at duty-free prices.

Step aboard the Skyride to Paradise Point, which carries passengers more than 700 feet (213 meters) above sea level to the summit of Flag Hill. Try to spot your hotel or cruise ship during the journey. From the top, stunning vistas stretch out below.

Back on ground level, stroll north from the center of town up Government Hill to Blackbeard’s Castle. Built by the Danish in 1678, this stone tower was used as a military lookout point. The pirate ships that once troubled the town are no longer around although yachts and ships still navigate through the harbor below.

Wander over to St. Thomas Synagogue. Inside, this serene structure features exquisite mahogany furnishings and an unusual sand-covered floor.

Charlotte Amalie has excellent restaurants with many of the best establishments located in Frenchtown on the west side. Find small restaurants serving succulent fresh fish among the brightly painted houses.

Choose from a range of hotels and resorts here to suit all budgets. Many visitors arrive in Charlotte Amalie by boat, but others come via Cyril E. King Airport, just a 10-minute drive west of town.

Windward Passage Hotel
Windward Passage Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Veterans Drive Charlotte Amali, Po Box 640, St. Thomas, St. Thomas
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $149 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Estate Hassel Island and Magic Ice Gallery. St. Thomas Synagogue and Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth ...
3.1/5 (1,103 reviews)
"This is a great place to stay Just have a lot of work to do in the rooms bathrooms are not in its best condition room smells like mildew but they was working on everything when I was staying so hopefully everything gets better I love staying there been there 3 different times and it was a great stay ..."

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Windward Passage Hotel
Emerald Beach Resort
Emerald Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
8070 Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas, St. Thomas
The price is $219 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
Nestled on the beach, this St. Thomas hotel is just steps from Lindbergh Bay and Lindberg Beach. Honeymoon Beach and Brewers Bay Beach are also within 2 mi (3 ...
3.5/5 Good! (964 reviews)
"Liked that every room was a beachfront room. Some of the areas looked like they were under repair. Staff were very helpful and accommodating. Nice resort for the price."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Emerald Beach Resort
Bunker Hill Hotel
Bunker Hill Hotel
3 out of 5
2307 Commandant Gade, St. Thomas
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is steps from Haagensen House, Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim Synagogue, and St. Thomas Synagogue. 99 Steps ...
3.7/5 Good! (978 reviews)
"Loved the fact that the price was"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

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Bunker Hill Hotel
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Bluewater Cottage with amazing Ocean views. Cozy and romantic. Work & play here.
Bluewater Cottage with amazing Ocean views. Cozy and romantic. Work & play here.
St. Thomas, St Thomas
The price is $120 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 23
This family-friendly St. Thomas apartment building is located in the mountains, within a 15-minute walk of St. Thomas Synagogue, Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
Peaceful
"Mida and Kumar were very helpful and responsive to any questions and recommendations regarding restaurants and activities. The view was beautiful. We enjoyed having breakfast out on the patio every morning. The location was very convenient to get to any part of the island. I would stay there ..."

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2021

Bluewater Cottage with amazing Ocean views. Cozy and romantic. Work & play here.
Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
4 out of 5
7338 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, St. Thomas
The price is $679 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
Nestled on the beach, this St. Thomas condo resort is just steps from Frenchman's Bay and Pacquereau Bay. Morningstar Beach and Havensight Mall are also within ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (128 reviews)
"This was a beautiful property with great workers with easy access to everything."

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
Luxury Yacht at the Beach
Luxury Yacht at the Beach
St. Thomas, St Thomas
The price is $178 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
Situated near the beach, this houseboat is within 1 mi (2 km) of Estate Hassel Island, Lindberg Beach, and Lindbergh Bay. Magic Ice Gallery and Honeymoon Beach ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Perfect stay with stunning views
"Stunning views with beautiful people. Miranda is such a divine host and was more than accommodating. This was by far one of the best holidays I've been on. Words cannot describe how wonderful everything was. Thank you for everything! I will most definitely be back to visit and booking my stay aboard ..."

Reviewed on May 31, 2021

Luxury Yacht at the Beach
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