St. Thomas is one of the Caribbean’s most popular cruise destinations. This Eastern Caribbean destination is home to some of the Caribbean’s top hotels and resorts and it is one of the world’s top spots for beaches, water sports, exploration, and duty-free shopping. Some of the best St. Thomas beaches include Hull Bay, Bluebeard’s Beach, Magens Bay, Coki Beach, Vessup Bay, Limetree Beach, Morningstar Beach, and Sapphire Beach. Visitors to St. Thomas can expect a beautiful tropical climate year around. Winter daytime temperatures average around 78 degrees and summer daytime temperatures average around 82 degrees.
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas is the top port of call for cruises to the area. It is also a popular Virgin Island vacation destination for the air travelers. Other excellent ports of call in the area include Casa de Campo, Freeport, Grand Turk, Jost Van Dyke, Nassau, San Juan, St. Croix, St. John, USVI, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda.
Just about every cruise line features sailings to St. Thomas. The following cruise lines are just a few of the top cruise lines with some or frequent sailings to the Caribbean:
Carnival Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Holland America Line
Disney Cruise Line
Azamara Cruise Lines
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Regent Seven Seas
Yachts of Seabourn
Cost for Cruises to St. Thomas
Prices for cruises to St. Thomas vary by cruise line, accommodations, length of cruise, etc. Prices may range from $200 per person up to $1,875 or more. For discounts on St. Thomas cruises, visit any of the following discount travel search engines:
The following entry requirements information is provided by Antilles Resorts
US Citizens Alternatives
No passports are required for US Virgin Islands travel.
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative requiring passports will not affect travel between the United States and its territories. U.S. citizens traveling between the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin islands will continue to be able to use established forms of identification, such as birth certificates and government-issued photo ID, to board flights and for entry. Vaccinations are not required.
The following are usually accepted as Proofs of U.S. Citizenship:
a valid U.S. passport -or-
Certified copy of birth certificate plus government issued photo ID -or-
Official U.S. government document verifying citizenship
Certificate of citizenship
Certificate of naturalization
Consular report of birth abroad of a U.S. Citizen
Valid photo I.D. (Photo I.D.’s are not applicable for minors up to 16 years of age.)
NOTE: A Voter’s registration card is NOT valid proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Entry requirements for all others are the same as for entering the United States from any foreign destination.
For more information about entry requirements, you can visit the Customs and Border Patrol website.