Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of St. Thomas

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in St. Thomas. This romantic city allures visitors with its snorkeling and boating. Blackbeard's Castle and Emancipation Garden are just a couple of the must-sees. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in St. Thomas

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and boating. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that St. Thomas has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skyride to Paradise Point (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Coral World Ocean Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in St. Thomas

Travelers speak highly of St. Thomas for its snorkeling and boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. Thomas

Travelers enjoy St. Thomas for its island views, tropical locale and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, St. Thomas is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Emancipation Garden (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Magens Bay Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Coki Beach (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Trunk Bay (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • White Bay Beach (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Cane Garden Bay Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around St. Thomas

The nearest airport is in St. Thomas (SPB-St. Thomas Seaplane Base), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Thomas (STT-Cyril E. King), which is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

Where to stay near St. Thomas?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,016 house rentals near St. Thomas. From 68 Houses to 208 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near St. Thomas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in St. Thomas?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St. Thomas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina: 102 vacation rentals
  • Sapphire Beach: 1,867 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Amalie: 1,574 vacation rentals
  • Estate Smith Bay: 1,833 vacation rentals
  • Red Hook: 375 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in St. Thomas! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in St. Thomas?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St. Thomas:

  • Charlotte Amalie: 1,574 rentals
  • Estate Smith Bay: 1,833 rentals
  • Estate Bolongo: 1,647 rentals
  • Estate Little Saint Thomas: 381 rentals
  • Charlotte Amalie West: 1,011 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to St. Thomas?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in St. Thomas are:

  • Cyril E King Airport (STT): 1,855 home rentals
  • Road Town (RAD-Road Town Seaplane Base): 216 home rentals
  • Culebra Airport (CPX): 272 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in St. Thomas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in St. Thomas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sapphire Beach: 1,867 vacation homes
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course: 1,867 vacation homes
  • Havensight Mall: 1,867 vacation homes
  • Mango Tango Art Gallery: 1,866 vacation homes
  • Seven Arches Museum: 1,867 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around St. Thomas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie
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