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 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)

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 915 house rentals near St. Thomas. From 52 Houses to 197 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
  • Caribbean Genealogy Library: 1,844 vacation rentals
  • East End: 1,706 vacation rentals
  • Point Pleasant Resort: 98 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Amalie: 1,466 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: 1,466 rentals
  • Estate Smith Bay: 1,724 rentals
  • Estate Charlotte Amalie: 1,539 rentals
  • Estate Mandal: 1,543 rentals
  • Estate Saint Joseph and Rosendal: 1,450 rentals

For other cities, 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:

  • Caribbean Genealogy Library: 1,844 vacation homes
  • Coki Beach: 1,875 vacation homes
  • Sapphire Beach: 1,887 vacation homes
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course: 1,762 vacation homes
  • Havensight Mall: 1,827 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

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