St. Thomas Harbor

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A familiar site to millions of visitors arriving on cruise ships, St. Thomas Harbor features downtown Charlotte Amalie on its northern edge, the older Havensight cruise dock along its eastern edge and the newer Crown Point cruise dock along its western edge. Aside from its natural deep water, perhaps the best feature of this harbor is the landscaped walkway that runs from Havensight Mall, through Yacht Haven Grande and then along the edge of downtown.

From boutiques and fine jewelry to outdoor cafes and restaurants, and the famous downtown shopping mecca, St. Thomas Harbor has plenty for tourists to enjoy. Many cruise passengers visiting St. Thomas for the day will never leave this area for understandable reasons - there is simply so much to do.


Positioned in the vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John, St. Thomas Harbor invites local customers and travelers who are rooming in this area of the US Virgin Islands. Whether or not you're staying nearby, you should feel free to stop by to check it out.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be eating fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this harbor. Room with a View, which plates up Greek meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The restaurant is just around a quarter mile away from this harbor, so check it out and eat up! Also within reach, you'll have eateries including Natural Livity and Capital Bar & Restaurant so you don't need to be picky, since you'll find multiple restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local activities include Market Square East Theater, which is a couple hundred yards away downtown Charlotte Amalie. You might also want to consider checking out Legislature Building, which is another attraction in the area.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near St. Thomas Harbor
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Market Square East Theater Other Activities/Excursions 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) NW Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historic Site 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) NE Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Museum 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) N Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historic Site 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) N Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden -- 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historic Site 0.4 mi. (0.3 km) NNW Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

More Information


When the tourist season comes to St. Thomas, you can expect an active harbor all night long.


The areas surrounding St. Thomas Harbor are known world round for the shopping and dining opportunities. While there is not cost for those just walking around and window shopping, chances are you will be spending some money.

Location: the vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John, None


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