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All About the Cas Cay Blowhole (A Don’t-Miss Photo Op!)

You’ve snapped pics from the gondolas at Paradise Point, got a sweeping aerial from above Magen’s Bay, and have even taken pictures of iguanas in action, snacking on mangoes. But have you stood before the famous Cas Cay blow hole yet for an epic photo? Your St. Thomas trip isn’t complete without it – trust…

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September 21, 2023

USVI Kayaking: Answers to your FAQs

USVI kayaking is one of the best activities for taking advantage of our rich natural environment. If you are an outdoor enthusiast who wants to explore more on your next trip to the Virgin Islands, then be sure to add kayaking to your “must-do” list. We have several kayak tour options, as well as kayak…

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August 17, 2023

Best of St. John: Our Top 10 Fav Snorkel Sites!

The island of St. John in the US Virgin Islands is multifaceted when it comes to its natural beauty. You could easily spend all of your days here hiking the verdant hills and lounging on the white sand beaches, but then you’d be missing half the fun. Arguably, the most stunning aspect of St. John…

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July 13, 2023

No Passport, No Problem! USVI Boat Day Stops

Often times, when people think about booking a boat day during their vacation on St. Thomas or St. John, the first thing that comes to mind is exploring the islands of the neighboring BVI. And while the British Virgin Islands DO have some incredible boat day stops to visit, it’s not always the best option…

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July 13, 2023

Should I Rent Water Sports Gear or Take a Guided Tour?

Because we have both options available here in the Virgin Islands, we are often asked if it’s better to rent your own water sports gear such as fins-mask-snorkel and kayaks, or if we recommend taking a guided tour instead. Our advice is really dependent on the guests and what it is you’re hoping to get…

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June 15, 2023

Renting vs Chartering a Boat for the Day in the Virgin Islands

When staying in the US Virgin Islands, whether you’re on St. Thomas or St. John, you’re surrounded by other islands you’re going to want to explore. Between the USVI and BVI, there are countless snorkel spots, beach bars, and other iconic locales. This is why the region is known as a boater’s paradise. You can…

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April 20, 2023

Where to Go on your BVI Day Boat Charter

Are you on vacation in the USVI and thinking about heading to the neighboring BVI to explore for the day, but aren’t sure where to go? A BVI day boat charter is such a fun way to spend a day (or two!) of your USVI vacation, and we highly recommend it. The British Virgin Islands,…

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March 14, 2023

How to Get to the BVI from the USVI

Do you have a trip planned to the USVI and are wondering how you can get to the neighboring BVI for a day trip? There’s so much to see in the Virgin Islands – in both territories! If you’re going to be staying on St. Thomas or St. John, it’s simple and easy to be…

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February 22, 2023

How to Make Snorkeling Fun for Kids in the USVI

Are you planning a vacation with kids to the US Virgin Islands? If you’re looking for family friendly activities in the USVI, snorkeling should be on the top of your list. But, depending on your kids’ ages and experience levels, snorkeling can be intimidating. Here are a few tips for ensure your kids are not…

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January 26, 2023

Going Green on St. John at Concordia Eco Resort

St. John’s natural beauty is worth celebrating – and protecting. As a visitor to the islands, we appreciate any steps you take to help reduce your waste and leave a smaller vacation footprint. One amazing way to go green on your Virgin Islands holiday is to choose eco-minded accommodations. Our current eco crush? Meet Concordia…

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January 5, 2023

Getting Around by Taxi in the US Virgin Islands

Getting around the US Virgin Islands requires a car. If you’re coming to St. Thomas and/or St. John for vacation, your hotel, villa, or charter boat is likely located a few miles away from the STT airport (or perhaps even a ferry ride away on St. John). Chances are high that you’ll need to take…

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November 10, 2022

What to Pack for your Virgin Islands Vacation (and What to Leave at Home!)

Your Virgin Islands vacation is coming up fast and you’re wondering what you really need to pack – and what’s a waste of suitcase space. We’re here to help! In general, things are pretty casual here in the USVI. While we do have a few upscale dining options, a nice sundress and sandals will be…

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October 27, 2022