Argh, mateys!  So you want to be taking a vacation and the Virgin Islands are for you.  Then you might want to be looking for a villa rental on St. Thomas, the ancient home of pirates and scallywags.  “We be wanting ye to come spend your gold and soak up our Caribbean sun!”

Villas On The Island

Whether you are looking for a vacation destination that offers you sandy beaches and warm water, or a place to show your kids some interesting historical sights, St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands is a great place to go.  If you want to save money on your vacation, consider a villa rental.  You have privacy, you can save money on your meals by cooking, and give you a place to simply relax by the pool in privacy.  Some include hot tubs, gourmet kitchens, computers, wi-fi, private beaches and more.

Villa rentals range from $3,000.00 to $10,000.00 depending on the size you are looking for.  Sizes also vary, going from two bedrooms to four bedrooms, allowing you to choose the size of villa you may need.  Romantic couples may look for a villa with a single bedroom with other amenities or may even consider a joint vacation with another couple.  The best way to find the villa that fits your needs is by speaking to a licensed travel agent or by looking for specials on the Internet.


What St. Thomas Has To Offer

 

With the popularity of pirates having been raised thanks to the Disney movie series Pirates Of The Caribbean, children of all ages will be interested in visiting both Blackbeard’s and Bluebeard’s Castle. Both have become major hotels with restaurants, but still maintain their centuries old structure, including the guard tower that dates back to the 1600s.  It still has ancient embedded cannons that guard it.

Individuals interested in art will be interested in Riise’ Gallery and the ‘Arts Alive!’ festival that is held three times of year.  You will also enjoy the Camille Pissarro Gallery, the Jonna White Gallery, and many others.  There are also numerous walking tours of the many sites on the Island and of course, there are the beaches to relax on and work on your tan.

If you and your significant other want to go for a romantic walk, then they will want to traverse the white sandy beaches of Magens Bay.  Listed as one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, this mile long stretch of beach is lined with trees for shade, a restaurant with bar, and lifeguards.  You can play in the calm water, and it is a great place for picnics.

 

Getting There

 

Villa rentals on St. Thomas can save you money that can be better well spent on your travel arrangements.  You can take a flight to the island or even a cruise.  St. Thomas receives three to seven cruise ships a day, inundating the island with tourists.  The best way to discover the perfect vacation villa is to do your research, choose the best place for you to base yourself out of, and then start working on the budget that will allow you to make the most out of your trip.  Argh, it will be worth it!