Charlotte Amalie

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Charlotte Amalie which includes a sunset, general coastal views and a coastal town
With jaw-dropping viewpoints and numerous historical attractions, this active town is so much more than just a cruise ship stopover.

Charlotte Amalie has shops, markets and historic attractions aplenty to entertain the throngs of cruise ship passengers who disembark here daily. Get quality Caribbean liquor at affordable prices, ride the tramway to the top of Flag Hill and scour the seas for pirates from historic Blackbeard’s Castle.

This idyllic waterfront town has a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Sip fruity cocktails at one of the busy bars by the pier. Make the most of the great shopping scene. Head to Main Street or to Havensight Mall, a 10-minute drive east from town. Explore more than 60 shops here, selling fine liquor, designer clothes and perfume at duty-free prices.

Step aboard the Skyride to Paradise Point, which carries passengers more than 700 feet (213 meters) above sea level to the summit of Flag Hill. Try to spot your hotel or cruise ship during the journey. From the top, stunning vistas stretch out below.

Back on ground level, stroll north from the center of town up Government Hill to Blackbeard’s Castle. Built by the Danish in 1678, this stone tower was used as a military lookout point. The pirate ships that once troubled the town are no longer around although yachts and ships still navigate through the harbor below.

Wander over to St. Thomas Synagogue. Inside, this serene structure features exquisite mahogany furnishings and an unusual sand-covered floor.

Charlotte Amalie has excellent restaurants with many of the best establishments located in Frenchtown on the west side. Find small restaurants serving succulent fresh fish among the brightly painted houses.

Choose from a range of hotels and resorts here to suit all budgets. Many visitors arrive in Charlotte Amalie by boat, but others come via Cyril E. King Airport, just a 10-minute drive west of town.

Castle Villas at Bluebeards by Capital Vacations
Castle Villas at Bluebeards by Capital Vacations
2.5 out of 5
1331 Estate Taarneberg, St. Thomas, St. Thomas, 00802
The price is £163 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this hotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (509 reviews)
"We totally enjoyed our stay!"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Castle Villas at Bluebeards by Capital Vacations
Windward Passage Hotel
Windward Passage Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Veterans Drive Charlotte Amali, Po Box 640, St. Thomas, St. Thomas, 804
The price is £181 per night from 24 Aug to 25 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the clean rooms in their ...
3.2/5 (1,308 reviews)
"Staff was nice."

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Windward Passage Hotel
Hilltop Villas at Bluebeard's Castle by Capital Vacations
Hilltop Villas at Bluebeard's Castle by Capital Vacations
3 out of 5
1331 Estate Taarneberg, St. Thomas, 00802
Fully refundable
The price is £165 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 3-star hotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (961 reviews)
"Big room beautiful view pool and hot tub was right there I dislike so many stairs to go to your room and not so many entertainment in the facility"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2022

Hilltop Villas at Bluebeard's Castle by Capital Vacations
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Little Indigo Apartments
Little Indigo Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Mafolie Rd, St. Thomas, St Thomas, 802
The price is £394 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. Popular attractions Magens Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach are located ...
3.4/5 Good! (7 reviews)
"The property was amazing. The host was amazing. She provided us with all the information we could ever need to have an amazing stay on the island. The views from little indigo were amazing. I have never stayed anywhere before with views like the ones there. The hotel next door had great food and ..."

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2022

Little Indigo Apartments
Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
4 out of 5
7338 Estate Bakkeroe, St. Thomas, St. Thomas, 00802-3011
The price is £555 per night from 8 Sep to 9 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach condo in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (138 reviews)
"A beautiful resort. Everything was pristine. The checkin and checkout process was quick and easy. Our suite was beautiful, tastefully decorated and clean. Plenty of amenities and activities."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2022

Marriott's Frenchman's Cove
The Landmark Apartment
The Landmark Apartment
2.5 out of 5
2A & 2C Commandant Gade, St. Thomas, 802
The price is £433 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Spacious, interesting and in a great location. Expect some city noise & know that this is not close to a beach, although there are a couple of very nice parks nearby. I'm glad we rented a car, despite the cost, as cabs would have been even more expensive. The hosts were very nice! Would stay here ..."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

The Landmark Apartment
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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