What is there not to love about St. Thomas? Lush tropical forest cascades to white sand and the beckoning warm azure sea. This hideaway spot for pirates long ago now welcomes the rich and famous (including you) with its turquoise blue sea, duty-free shopping and peaceful vistas.
Charter a boat and swim in a hidden cove, or relax by your private pool. Spend sunny days strolling through town and peaceful evenings dining on freshly caught seafood while sipping planters’ punch in your luxury vacation home in paradise.
Welcome to St. Thomas, glittering jewel in the Caribbean and the perfect spot for your next Time & Place luxury vacation rental. Call us today to book an elegant vacation villa in beautiful St. Thomas.
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United States citizens do not need a passport or visa to visit St. Thomas, USVI. You will not complete a customs form on arrival but will need to do so when returning to the U.S. In the case of minors, when traveling with your children, but without your spouse or partner, please have a notarized letter from the non-present parent authorizing the child’s travel. If not, the child may be held at security and unable to travel. This letter is highly recommended for any international destination (airlines include Hawaii in this case), and suggested for travel within the continental United States.
The temperature varies only 10 degrees from summer to winter. Summer highs are 93 degrees and winter is 83 degrees. Evenings can cool to 70 in the winter and 78-80 in the summer. Hurricane season is June 1 to November 30th, with mid September as peak of the season. The famous tradewinds gives the Virgin Islands the reputation of the best sailing in the world and keeps the humidity low.
St. Thomas is on the Atlantic Time Zone, which is one hour ahead of the Eastern Standard Time Zone and four hours behind the Greenwich Mean Time Zone. St. Thomas does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
Golf Club Cleaning: $3 to $5 per bag
In Home Chef: 18 to 20 percent if gratuity is excluded from your final bill
Restaurants: 18 to 20 percent of your final bill
Bars and Lounges: $1 to $2 per drink
Spa Treatments: 18 to 20 percent if excluded from your final bill
Tours: 10 to 15 percent of the total
Housekeeping: $10 to $15 per day
Destination Host: at your discretion, based upon your experience
St. Thomas is an island paradise and its people are very casual however, greetings are very important to them. Island locals greet each other with a polite “Good Morning, Afternoon or Evening.” This is their way of wishing you good health and happiness. A return greeting and small compliment will be greatly appreciated and truly make a difference in your experience.
If you are traveling with prescription medicines, carry them in their original containers and bring a copy of your prescription. If you buy medications abroad, be aware that they may not be FDA-approved or allowed into the United States. For more information on customs rules and regulations, please contact 202.354.1000 or visit www.cbp.gov.