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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…

Some of the Best Activities When Visiting the US Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands are a wonderful destination, for any individual or group seeking to explore island life, beautiful beaches, and interesting history and culture. The US Virgin Islands are composed of three larger islands (St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix) and several minor islands including Water Island. Each of the larger islands has its own variety of activities, places to eat, and places sites to see, so be sure to visit as many as possible! St. John St. John is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and for the Virgin Island National Park which…

Your Perfect Summer Escape

Now that the kids are out of school, you want (and pretty soon are going to need) a fun vacation with your family, but you don’t want to spend too much money. You want a new experience, but you don’t want the hassle of traveling abroad. Since you don’t need a passport to travel to the US Virgin Island, their Department of Tourism is offering a fantastic summer deal!  If you have vacation time from June to October, enjoy an Island Escape with your family. Offer Details Stay 3 nights in certain hotels in St. Croix, St. John, or St….

Picture Yourself Fishing in the US Virgin Islands

A day out fishing is not a day wasted! There are plenty of fishing areas at your disposal when you visit the Virgin Islands. However, you have to make some decisions beforehand: Do you want to fish inshore or offshore. The difference lies mainly in the difficulty of the game you will be around. Offshore There are a multitude of areas you can visit for offshore fishing at the US Virgin Islands. If you are planning to visit in the Summer months, STT North & South Drop as well as, STX 100 Fathom Drop off hold a vast amount of…

Last Minute Memorial Day Getaway to USVI

If you’re looking for a great way to spend the Memorial Day weekend (May 28-30), take a last minute flight to the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean and join in the fun and celebration. Here’s just a peak of some activities and event you’ll find throughout the islands: St. John The smallest of the three main US Virgin Islands, Saint John is world-famous for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear blue waters and jungle-like foliage. Once a playground for the likes of the Rockefellers, St. John is a wonderful place to bring the entire family for fun in the sun…

Valentine’s Day In The US Virgin Islands

Are you tired of the same old Valentine’s Day? If you are, then why not travel to some place exotic like the US Virgin Islands. There are a lot of fun and exciting activities to to do while you visit, and it can be refreshing to get away. Below are a few of the top activities to do on your visit.   Beaches   If you’re a beach goer, then this is the perfect place! The beaches around St. John and St. Thomas are the kind that you see in post cards – white sands, blue water, palm trees, and…

What we really mean by fun in the US Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are known to have some of the best excursion options and day activities in the world. Staying on the islands, whatever your method, is an experience that lends itself to lifelong memories. We work to bring you the best choices around when it comes to family, romantic, or group outings. When a vacation destination offers beautiful views, warm weather, and excellent excursions, having “fun” is a matter of personal preference. Coral World Ocean Park Getting face to face time with life in the ocean is exactly what this park is about. Here, you can choose between hands-on…

Why planning your next summer trip in winter is the best option

  While the residents in North America go through the harsh winter weather and chilling temperature, the beautiful Virgin Islands experience the driest season of the year. There is no better way to escape from this chilling weather by taking a perfect vacation amid the sunshine, beaches and sand. If the idea of an ideal vacation includes beach activities, hiking through a rain forest, snorkeling and awe-inspiring activities like scuba diving to explore the underwater treasure, then visiting the USA Virgin Islands is certainly a great option. With myriads of activity choices available, you will surely enjoy your US Virgin…

10 Things to Do in the First 24 Hours of Your Trip

The US Virgin Island has a mesmerizing Caribbean aura offering the perfect beach vacation. When you arrive, it’s imperative to have a plan in play to maximize your time. The first 24 hours are vital for any traveler because they can be both exciting and unsettling. Here are ten things to do to overcome this obstacle: 1) Plan Your Departure on Arrival Plan the way you’ll use to leave when you arrive. Smart travelers concur that it’s efficient to plan your departure during arrival. For instance, scope out the layout and facilities like car rentals when you land in the…

Top Five Things to Do before Leaving on a Vacation Package

Top Five Things to Do before Leaving on a Vacation Package A vacation is a time to relax and escape the pressures of the world; however, improper planning can lead to unneeded vacation stress. Prepare for your next vacation by following these top five tips of things to do before leaving on a vacation. Manage Your Cash Flow Start by planning a budget for your trip, and know exactly how much cash you need on arrival. Take cash out beforehand to avoid expensive ATM fees. Be careful to not take out a large amount of cash, however, as there is…