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.


Located in the vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John, St. Thomas Harbor welcomes vacationers lodging in this section of the US Virgin Islands. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to stop by to check it out.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of restaurants to select from in the neighborhood around St. Thomas Harbor. The most frequented nearby restaurant to St. Thomas Harbor is Room with a View, which offers Greek fare. It's just around a quarter mile from this harbor, so stop in and enjoy a meal. Natural Livity and Capital Bar & Restaurant are some more restaurant options close-by where you will be able to try something different in the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Other local attractions include Market Square East Theater, which is a couple hundred yards away downtown Charlotte Amalie. Furthermore, you can think about heading to Legislature Building, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The closest attractions are listed 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

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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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