St. Thomas Activity Descriptions
February 13-16, 2022
Accommodations: Ritz Carlton
Experience a new era of island-inspired elegance at the redesigned Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. The beloved resort invites families, couples and adventure-seekers to encounter the beauty of the Virgin Islands in a new light. Be captivated by peerless turquoise Great Bay and verdant mountain views, endless beaches, thrilling water sports and stunning venues for celebrations large and small at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas.
Kayaking Eco-TourEnjoy a unique, multi-eco experience as you kayak among the many small islands of Mangrove lagoon all while learning why the Mangrove Ecosystem plays such a crucial role in maintaining healthy offshore coral reefs, reef fish populations, and shoreline stabilization. Hike the pristine, deserted 15-acre island of Cas Cay and take in the many breathtaking views. Explore the mangrove forest, try your luck with a hermit crab race, and hike to tidal pools, volcanic cliffs, and marine tidal pools, complete with a rare geologic blowhole. Snorkel a coral-fringed mangrove nursery with easy beach entry.
Timing: 3-hour tour from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zip-line – Tree Limin’ ExtremeThis exhilarating zip-line course is situated high in the rainforest of St. Peter Mountain with breathtaking views of Magens Bay, Hans Lollick, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and beyond. Guests will experience firsthand what “Limin” truly means. “Limin” is a huge part of the local culture which translates to “to hang out.”
Timing: 2.5-hour tour from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm
Available: Sunday, Feb. 13. Monday, Feb. 14, & Tuesday. Feb. 15.
Half-Day Private Catamaran Snorkel SailThis private Sunroc 3-hour fun in the sun offers an introduction to the world’s most popular sailing grounds. Enjoy sailing amongst the islands and cays off St. Thomas and St. John and discover the perfect anchorage for swimming and snorkeling. Relax at one of the spectacular beaches that line the National Park on St. John, or anchor between beautiful, uninhabited islands. Snacks, open bar, lunch and snorkel equipment included.
Available Monday, Feb. 14th only
Hiking and Snorkeling, St. JohnThis fantastic hike offers a great introduction to the US Virgin Islands National Park and the rich history of St. John. You will see amazing vistas, take in the tropical smells of this natural environment and hike to Honeymoon Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Plunge into the pristine turquoise waters or snorkel the pristine reefs. From the beach, you will continue on to Caneel Bay Resorts sugar mill ruin where you will be guided through the steps of the sugarcane process. Suggested attire: Activewear with swimwear under or brought along, hats, sunscreen comfortable walking/water shoes. Hotel to provide towels.
Available Tuesday, Feb. 15th only
*If you don’t want to hike a similar tour is available on Wednesday without hiking.
St. Thomas Adventure – Half Day Land TourSt. John is not to be missed and is located just a short 15-20 minute ferry ride from St. Thomas’s East end. This 4-hour adventure begins with private water taxi transfer to the charming picturesque port town of Cruz Bay. Guests will enjoy our open-air safari vehicles as they take in the sights, smells and sounds of the unspoiled natural beauty inside the Virgin Islands National Park. Our diver-guides will provide an informative narrated overview of the scenic North shore to world famous Trunk Bay Beach (the most photographed beach in the world) Here guests will have the option (remaining 2 hours) of enjoying the beach and snorkeling the underwater trail or continue to Cruz Bay to enjoy shopping at architecturally stunning Mongoose Junction dotted with upscale island boutiques, art galleries, craft and local emporiums, as well as colorful bars and restaurants.
St. Thomas Island Tour with ShoppingSaint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is a peninsula located next to Nice and to Villefranche-sur-Mer. The most ecological way to discover This is an excellent way for guests to get acquainted with their temporary island home. Our informative, fun and experienced driver- guides will show guests the amazing vistas of Mountain Top, World-Famous Magens Bay, St, John, the British Virgin Islands and downtown Charlotte Amalie. They will learn about the territory’s rich history, culture and pirate legends that roamed this area. In the 18th century, the island was at the center of bustling pirate culture, as swashbuckling pirates such as Blackbeard and Drake traded stolen wares in the scenic port of Charlotte Amalie. After the 2.5-hour tour guests will be dropped off in the historic town of Charlotte Amalie for some world-renowned shopping (those not wanting to shop can return to the resort). The best buys on St. Thomas include jewelry, alcohol, china, crystal, perfumes, art, clothing, watches and cameras.
Deep Sea Fishing
The US Virgin Islands is well known by anglers as one of the best fishing experiences on the planet! Head offshore in pursuit of Marlin, Sailfish, Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Tuna and Wahoo. Or try your luck and reel in some Barracuda, Kingfish, Bonito, Jacks or Yellowtail Snapper while fishing inshore. St. Thomas is known for record-setting Atlantic Blue Marlin (1,286-pound monster caught in 1977 holds the world record) and tournaments attracting the world’s top game fishing experts; however, you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this exhilarating activity. The experienced captain and crew will enable even first-timers to land a fish of a lifetime!
Timing: 4-hour tour from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Available: Tuesday, Feb. 15th and Wednesday, Feb. 16th
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