Caret Bay Villas
Travel Blogs from St. Thomas
... daylight broke.
We returned to White Bay to speak with the owners of the privately owned mooring. To make a long story short, we are still trying to recover damage done to the keel of our boat due to us going over the coral reefs. For the boaters out there following us, our advice is to only go with moorings that are guaranteed by the Moore Secure Company.
Moving forward we left White Bay and headed towards Norman Island. As many ...
... wasn’t aimed at locals – the two shopping centres were like chalk and cheese !! Some money parted with, it was time to head back to the marina where we waited for the "Island Girl" to arrive from St Thomas to take us back to port. Doug sat upstairs and I sat downstairs inside. He came across Lawrence and Mr Wong who had been snorkelling and he said they both have about 4 cameras each !!
The Island ...
... None of the port shops were open but we
figured we could get to them on the way back so we were not overly
worried. The first thing which struck us
about St Thomas is just how similar in landscape to St. Maarten it was. Gorgeous rolling green hills and mountains
with villas dotted around on the sides and a harbour or marina equally as
beautiful as the one yesterday. This,
however, is where the similarity ended.
... made a joke about how we don't say breakfast, we say... I responded with "breaky", we don't say football, we say... "footy"... And there was another one I can't remember. Everyone laughed and it was pretty funny I guess. I didn't ...
... by assumptions again. Seems I pulled into the "ferry" line and not the "barge" line...once again singled out for "special treatment" I get to wait in the drivethrough line on foot. Once through the port gate, we are funneled into the waiting line and see a guy signaling like he wants the crane lowered (point one finger down and make little circles). My problem is I'm thinking cranes and he's thinking turn around. Ugh. Seems that they load the barges by having you back onto them. Silly me, ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Caret Bay Villas St. Thomas
Other places to stay in St. Thomas
6400 Estate Smith Bay, Charlotte Amalie | 3 star villafrom $242
15-24 Frenchman's Bay, St. Thomas | 3 star villafrom $106
Route 38 (Smith Bay Road), St. Thomas | Villafrom $135
Rte. 38, St. Thomas | Villafrom $150
P.O. Box 502697, East End | Villafrom $100
Smith Bay Road, Rte 38, St. Thomas | Villafrom $99
PO Box 8529 , St. Thomas | Villafrom $130