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The ABC’s of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

    All inclusive – Bolongo Bay Beach Resort brought All Inclusive to St. Thomas in 1989 and still, no one in the Caribbean does it better. A la carte dining at both restaurants and unlimited cocktails, can’t beat it. Beach hut – Our activity coordinators at the beach hut provide lessons for a wide variety of water sports including kayaks, paddle boards, water trikes, wind surfers, Hobie Cats, and Sunfish sailboats. Carnival night – A 40 year old tradition, our Carnival night is every Wednesday in season at Iggies and includes an all you can eat buffet, live calypso…

Vacation First, Retire Later!

When people think of the Caribbean, they often think of vacations rather than a permanent home. Since the US Virgin Islands is one of the trendiest retirement hot spot of the decade as it attracts the Baby Boomer generation of our time, why not spend some time vacationing here first?  Those relaxing images of palm trees, coconut water and sandy beaches can now become part your retirement home rather than the album of last year’s vacation! In fact, many visitors tend to fall in love with this tropical paradise while on vacation and make it their aim to return upon…

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is known for being one of the top resort and vacation destinations in the world. Contrary to popular belief, the island territory was actually settled around 1500 B.C. by the Ciboney tribe, then the Taino, Carib, and Arawak tribes. On Christopher Columbus’ second voyage to the New World in 1493, he “discovered” St. Thomas en route to Puerto Rico. The Pirates Arrive After Columbus’ report of St. Thomas reached the European nations, several discovery expeditions followed, and the unguarded island natives succumbed to disease and famine as…

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands Whether you’re planning a wedding and honeymoon, anniversary, or just wanting to spend some romantic time away with your other half, the US Virgin Islands are the perfect getaway destination to enjoy the trip of your dreams. The islands are packed full of beautiful sights and opportunities for adventure, where lush hills and untouched beaches provide the most perfect picturesque romantic backdrop. Known around the world as one of the most romantic places to visit, there is something for every couple to enjoy at this exotic locale. St. Johns is for Lovers Two-thirds…

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort: True Caribbean Beach Resort

Nestled among lush tropical flora and overlooking a pristine beach, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort has everything one can conjure up when envisioning a Caribbean resort getaway. The St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands resort has just 64 beachfront rooms, providing an intimate and peaceful atmosphere and enabling the staff at the Bolongo Bay to cater to every guests needs. There are also 10 value rooms available for those on a budget, making the clear skies, sunny beach and crystal clear water accessible to just about anyone. The heart of Bolongo Bay Resort lies with its friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. It’s…

Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort – The Perfect Getaway

  Looking for the perfect place to expand your summer vacation experience? Look no further than the Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, located in the US Virgin Islands. Surrounded by lush, beautiful landscape and crystal clear waters, the Frenchman’s Reef resort has all you need to enjoy your stay in luxury, whether you’re vacationing with your family, that special someone, or just on your own. The resort’s Morning Star Beach Club rooms are only a walk away from the gorgeous Morning Star Beach, and you can choose to get a room by the beach or on the…

If You Are A Diver, Then You Will Love Diving In The USVI

Diving in the USVI If you love diving in a panoramic environment then you should visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. USVI has three main islands, St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.  In addition to the three main Islands, there is also the small and historically fascinating Island called the Water Island. You’ll enjoy the added safety of diving within U.S. waters because the U.S. Virgin Islands are a territory of the United States. So, passports are not required for US visitors. All Captains are USCG certified and all dive boats are inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard. Here’s some…

What’s happening in the USVI for May at Yacht Haven Grande

  Yacht Haven Grande is the premier marina lifestyle destination in the Caribbean. Yacht Haven Grande encompasses a 48-slip megayacht marina complemented by a 120,000 square foot duty-free retail village.

Taking a Tour Around the USVI – Fort Christian

Fort Christian is an old standing structure that is found in the capital of Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie. As a historic landmark, it has been overlooking the Charlotte Amalie harbor for more than 300 years and if it could tell tales, it could speak of the Danish militia who had been stationed at its Fort and settlers who were also required to attend religious gatherings there. Governors also resided within its walls, which is why it is considered as very famous. It was named after King Christian V and in addition to that, it also served as the actual administrative…

A Relaxing Day At The Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort Spa

Looking forward to a great and relaxing experience during your vacation or honeymoon? Then do not hesitate to make reservations at Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort Spa. This is where you will be treated to amazing services and treatments that are guaranteed to leave you pampered and feeling like a King or Queen! At the St. Thomas Spa, you will definitely have the best boutique spa experience that is complete with the following; – 8 new treatment rooms – 3 pool side Cabanas – Full service hair and nail salon – Steam room – Private spa pool A…