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Water Island, United States Virgin Islands - St John Boat Rental Center

Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands

Water Island Honeymoon Beach US Virgin IslandsIntroducing the newest and the smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Water Island. Although the quaint island was acquired by the USA in 1917 from Denmark, it continued to be owned by a corporation for several decades thereafter, and it was not until 1996 when it became a part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It’s not uncommon for people to think that it’s just an extension of St. Thomas, with it sitting near Charlotte Amalie harbor– it’s not. Continue reading Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands

St Thomas, US Virgin Islands - St John Boat Rental Center

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie Harbor St. Thomas USVISt. Thomas is known as the “jewel” of the Caribbean. Home to the largest airport and the only island with two cruise ship ports in the Caribbean, St. Thomas is famous for world class shopping, a bustling waterfront, and stunning beaches and resorts. Most tourists that visit the Virgin Islands arrive via St. Thomas, thus it’s nickname, the “hub.” Continue reading St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands