Flagship Crown Bay
Travel Blogs from St. Thomas
... 9th or 10th to sail to Jamaica to meet up with Svend there on or about the 15th. Advice given me by many people is that Jamaica is a very unsafe place now for tourists and travellers and is classified as one of the most unsafe destinations in the world. So we will basically just collect Svend and reprovision the yacht and head off as soon as we can for Panama. If we are ahead of schedule we might visit the San Blas Islands before going through the ...
... From where we sat we could see the square that used to house the courthouse where we got our marriage license typed up on a manual typewriter by a wonderful woman named, Ruby. The old building is closed now but we can vividly remember pacing the small office on the second floor waiting for Ruby to arrive after the judge signed the necessary form. See, we almost missed our own wedding.
It was July ...
... friends. Much, much better. While driving the road we notice a sign that read "Half Way Point". Everyone screamed in terror, "are you kidding! I'm worn out from the drive." Mad props to anyone participating in that. The rest of the day consisted of bar hopping, ending it at a fusion tapas type restaurant that was surprisingly delicious.
Before leaving we squeezed in another large provision for the crew. I had 4 guys at the store helping me get ...
... ships in port, it was very busy. We avoided the high end stores and poked around the smaller stores. We grabbed some afternoon drinks and jumped on a taxi van back to the ship. These taxi vans are everywhere and the drivers cruise the streets asking tourists if they need rides back to the ship, charging $4 per person.
By this time we were all quite tired and had some down time in our cabin before watching the ship pull out of the St Thomas port. There are ...
... table they had open was a big one that we had to share with two other couples. There was one couple from Sacremento, and another mother and daughter from Mississippi. The daughter Emily had actually lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where we were headed the next day. So she had lots of great tips. We spent the whole dinner talking about various things. And for the first time the entire trip I liked my whole dinner. I got the local drink of the day, called a painkiller, which was ...
Other places to stay in St. Thomas
Veterans Drive, 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