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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

Snorkel, Snuba, or Scuba: Which one is right for me?

Are you interested in exploring more of our underwater world, but aren’t sure which way is best for you to access it? Should you snorkel? Or try snuba? Or would scuba diving be the best fit for you? Here are a couple of things to consider when choosing, along with a brief explanation of each…

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September 14, 2022

NEW for YOU in the VI: Your All-in-One Vacation Planning Resource

Hello island friends! We’ve made some big, exciting changes here at Virgin Islands EcoTours to benefit both locals and visitors, and we’re so excited to finally be able to share them with you. Due to unavoidable changes to our business in the first half of 2022, most notably the closing of our services on Honeymoon…

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August 18, 2022

4 Swoon-Worthy Villas on St. Thomas

Where do you normally stay when you visit us on St. Thomas for your island vacation? There are plenty of options on this beautiful island from hotels, inns, Airbnbs, to private villas. On a recent scroll through Instagram (Are you following us there yet? We’re @virginislandsecotours *wink wink*), we fell down the rabbit hole gazing…

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February 24, 2022

Fun for the Whole Family on St. Thomas, VI

Are you planning a trip to St. Thomas? Or perhaps you live in the Virgin Islands with your children? Either way, we know finding fun activities to keep them entertained is always a priority. Happy kids = happy grown-ups, right? Though not everything on St. Thomas is family friendly. So if you’re looking for something…

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February 24, 2022

Our Caribbean BBQ – Now on St. Thomas!

When it comes to food, we want it to be both satisfying AND fun. It’s why we feature tacos on our menus at Bikinis (few foods are more fun than tacos, right?!), and it’s also why we’ve decided to host lunchtime BBQs on St. Thomas at Bikinis Dockside Bar & Grill. There’s something about barbecue…

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February 24, 2022

Scenes from our Cas Cay Adventure Tour

Looking for something truly unique to do on St. Thomas? Our Cas Cay kayak + hike + snorkel tour is a way to go beyond the typical USVI beach day and explore more of what this incredible group of islands has to offer. Sure, we have white sand beaches, but we also have tidal pools,…

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February 2, 2022

4 Fun Facts About Island Hermit Crabs

When in the US Virgin Islands, you’ll likely be spending more time in nature that you have while living and/or traveling elsewhere. In fact, that’s what most people find so fun about being here! One of our favorite things is definitely getting to interact with the island wildlife. From seabirds, to lizards, to all those…

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February 2, 2022

Take the Tour Everyone’s Talking About!

Do you know what’s one of the things we hear the most from our guests who join us on one of our Mangrove Lagoon tours? They’re SO GLAD they took time during their stay on St. Thomas to explore beyond the beach.   *photo via @trackopotamus (IG)   The same goes for those who reside…

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January 27, 2022