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Water Island, St. Thomas

(4.4/5 based on 340 reviews on the web)
The smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Water Island boasts a rich history and pristine tropical beaches. The Taino first settled the island in the 15th century; later, Denmark had claims on its territory, as did free Afro-Caribbeans, who owned and ran their own cotton plantations. Take a ferry to the tiny island, where you can lounge on the soft white sand under the shade of palm trees. Swim in the calmer waters, or head to rockier, more secluded spots for snorkeling and scuba diving among the wild coral reefs. The diverse marine life here includes vibrantly colored fish and sea turtles. Put Water Island at the forefront of your travel plans using our Charlotte Amalie tour planner.
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  • Be sure to visit the Dinghy Bar at Honeymoon Beach it will be the highlight of your visit. The island is only accessible by boat or the water taxi, golf car rentals are available. 
  • Nice little beach. Hard to get a chair on a busy day. No cars on Island just golf carts. Ate a good burger at Heidi's on the beach. Heard fish tacos were really good but were out of fish when we order...  more »
  • Make sure to check the times that you can rent a golf cart! When we were there they closed at 1:30. Not much to do but hang at the beach, though relaxing.