Flagship Crown Bay
Travel Blogs from St. Thomas
... I wanted to venture around the port to check out the shops. I looked around a bit and was able to find some little souvenirs for Joanne and the kids.
For each of the ports that we visit, we always find a magnet for Mom to put on her fridge at her apartment. As you can probably guess, she now has a fridge full of magnets. :)
As far as ports go, St. Thomas is not the nicest. It seems that both times we were there - there was lots of road construction going on. ...
... this morning was an absolutely beautiful view. Stunning turquoise waters! We figured we would catch a taxi to Magen's Bay and have a look around there, something which people had recommended. We were horrified by the cost - $10 per person each ...
... and fries were really good. Then we grabbed a cab and headed into town for some shopping. Rob bought a new swimsuit, and Kathleen was looking at diamond pendents. She didn’t see anything that she liked that was what she wanted to spend. I looked, but didn’t see anything that caught my eye either. Rob and I called our mothers to say hi - gotta love that AT&T works ...
... passengers to get rid of. They all headed for the one bank of forward lifts, 120 maximum passengers at a time, all trying to get to different floors. Suddenly the Disney Fantasy became anything but the "happiest place on earth". Protective mothers and tired grouchy fathers all exerted their full parental rights and pushing and shoving and much use of elbows ensued, and not a little bit of ugly angry behaviour.
We first saw this on boarding day, when after ...
... not so sparing time we were allotted on this island we had to scrap that idea for something new. The new overall plan was to see as much of St. Thomas as we could. Upon exiting the ship and leaving the dock area you'll find plazas of shops, restaurants, and even our beloved Senor Frogs. But that's just the port shops! Our cruise had a specific director of shopping who would tell us all the best places to visit, he also let us in on the fact that the little portside shops ...
Other places to stay in St. Thomas
Veterans Drive - Waterfront, Charlotte Amalie | 3 star hotelfrom $134
- Very Nice
- Good for what you're getting
- Ok...but not the greatest...
6800 Estate Nazareth, East End | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Terrible Terrible Terrible
- Know before you go
- A Fairytale Experience
6280 Estate Nazareth, Benner | 3 star hotelfrom $338
- Great place to stay if you want seclusion
- The Best Vacation Ever!
- Thought it would be better based on reviews here
Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas | 2 star hotelfrom $190
- Crystal Cove was Great!
- Crystal Cove is the greatest!
- Loved Crystal Cove at Sapphire Bay, St. Thomas
8071 Lindberg Bay, Charlotte Amalie | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Rude front office
- Miss the bar,the beach,the room and Al the Taxi guy
- Excellent Bartender--Candy can make a GREAT Pina Colada
7091 Estate Mafolie, Charlotte Amalie | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Great Stay -- Jan 3-10, 2005!!
- Had Great Reception Dinner Here!
- Great time and great value