Activities in Charlotte Amalie

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St. Thomas is known as the “Duty Free Shopping Capital of the World” and in the capital, Charlotte Amelie reigns supreme. The streets of this quiet resort town are lined with shops selling luxury goods at low rates as well as local handicrafts that make for unique gifts.  Add in the fact that the duty free allowance is almost twice that of most places in the Caribbean, and you'll quickly see why shopping is the most popular activity in Charlotte Amalie.

Once you've stocked up on all the goods you can manage to return home with, you'll be able to relax and experience Charlotte Amalie for the beautiful seaside town that it is.  Many tourists enjoy simply walking through the streets, while those who like to participate in activities with purpose will sign up for sailing, snorkeling, and fishing excursions, participate in a sightseeing tour of the numerous historic attractions, or maybe enjoy a relaxing massage at one of the local resort's on-site spas.   

Bike and Scooter Rental

While manly known for the harbour-front, Charlotte Amalie is a very scenic place to explore. Doing so on the back of a bike or scooter can be a great way to get the most of the city and the US Virgin Island weather.

If you are thinking about enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, you will find a variety of different places that can help you. Anyone who needs to obtain more information concerning this topic can do so by visiting this page.

Diving

Charlotte Amalie Diving

It is true that Charlotte Amalie is better known for shopping than diving, but anyone looking to take the plunge will have plenty of opportunities in this tourists' playground.

There are 5 dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. Click to check out our page dedicated to diving in this area.

Fishing

Charlotte Amalie is home to much more than just duty-free shopping. From any of the harbours in the city, you will be able to find a fishing charter that will take you offshore for a day of sportsfishing, where you can try your skills against popular fish like mahi-mahi, wahoo, and marlin.

If you have some fishing fanatics vacationing with you, they're in luck -- there are 6 charter fishing services in this area. To navigate to our complete page about deep sea fishing, use this link.

Golf

Mahogany Run Public Golf Course

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a pair of area golf courses. The courses in the area are Mahogany Run Public Golf Course and Herman E. Moore Golf Course. Just click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. To visit our detailed page about golf throughout St. Thomas, use this link.

Sailing and Boating

Take It Easy

More details concerning firms that can help you spend some time on the open water can be found here:

Boating Opportunities In And Around Charlotte Amalie
Name Phone Location
Cool Boats (340) 344-6812 0.5 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie
Cruise Ship Excursions (340) 775-5055 Charlotte Amalie
Day Sail Fantasy (340) 775-5652 Charlotte Amalie
Fury Sailing Charters (340) 643-7733 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie
One Love Charters (340) 227-5229 4.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Sonic Charters (340) 244-5096 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas Scuba Snorkel Adventures Boating (340) 474-9332 Hull Bay, 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Swashbucklin Tours (340) 244-8600 Hull Bay, 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Take It Easy (340) 677-1320 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Tribal VI Day Sails (340) 998-7767 2.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie

If you'd like to read about charter operators and local marinas visit this page.

Shopping

Natural Livity Store

If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping vacationing with you, they might enjoy visiting some of the area's 71 retail shops. Navigate here to read our extended discussion of shopping in Charlotte Amalie.

Sightseeing

St. Thomas Historical Trust

You really should set aside a day for soaking in the sights, sounds and culture of Charlotte Amalie. The area has 16 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Vacationers who like the open air will frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To visit our detailed page about attractions, read this article.

Information concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen directly below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Charlotte Amalie
Name Type Phone Location
Adventure Center Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (340) 774-2992 The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie
Caribbean Tour Services Travel and Tour Operators (340) 776-3650 The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie
Ecotours Hassel Island Nature Tourism Service (340) 779-2155 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie
Ecotours Mangrove Lagoon Nature Tourism Service (340) 779-2155 Maroon Town, 3.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas Scuba Snorkel Adventures Hiking Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (340) 474-9332 Hull Bay, 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas Scuba Snorkel Adventures Kayaking Kayaking Service (340) 474-9332 Hull Bay, 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie

Snorkeling

Charlotte Amalie Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater beauty you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance while vacationing in Charlotte Amalie. Anyone needing to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, since there are 6 spas located in this area. To reach our complete guide to spas, see this page.

Tennis

Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. You can view the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Charlotte Amalie
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa 4.3 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie 3 check
Magens Point Resort 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Charlotte Amalie 2 check
Crystal Cove Sapphire Beach, 5.0 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie 4 check

For example, Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Captain Nautica's Screamin' Eagle

Take some time to look through this table for information concerning other activities. to learn more. for more options.

Other Activities In And Around Charlotte Amalie
Name Type Phone Location
Aqua Adventure Watersports Operator (340) 777-3549 0.5 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie
Bluewater SUP Safaris Watersports Operator (340) 244-9455 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Captain Nautica's Screamin' Eagle Watersports Operator (340) 775-9360 4.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Clinton Phipps Racetrack Sporting Event Venue -- Maroon Town, 3.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Independent Sea Tours Watersports Operator (340) 344-6397 Charlotte Amalie
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater (340) 776-3666 Downtown Charlotte Amalie
 

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