Virgin Islands USAVirgin Islands USA
is a real Caribbean Paradise thanks to its "virgin" beaches, perfect tropical weather, blue transparent water and sun-kissed happy people. To have a true idea of the West Indies it's advisable to start with the US Virgin Islands, which probably make the "most" West Indies among the Caribbean islands.Virgin Islands
is situated in the Caribbean Sea comprising several isle groups. The country is a well-known touristic destination due to its world famous golden beaches. Coming to Virgin Islands USA you'll never find time to get bored. Tourists have the chance of kayaking, diving, hiking, sailing, taking ecological tours, admiring the beauty of the tropical forests, lying in the sun and sunbathing, doing a great shopping, dining in a romantic atmosphere at a high class hotel, taking part in the nightlife adventures at pubs, restaurants, clubs and disco bars. Thus the country welcomes tourists of different age levels, tastes and interests.
Choosing the island St. Croix, one shouldn't miss the opportunity of visiting the wonderful Botanical Garden of St. George to admire the beauty of rare diverse species of plants, trees, flowers located in and around the restored buildings. St. George garden estate offers a unique blend of botanical, historical and cultural heritage of St. Croix. It is dedicated to preserving the wide variety of native plant species of the island.
Continuing our journey in the island St. Croix, we encounter another "must-see" park - the Rain Forest. Technically it is no rainforest. The Rain Forest contains red trees, sweet limes, mangoes, plums, hog and many other trees and all kinds of vines and ferns. To experience the park's charm, some people decide to drive on Route 76 (also known as Mahogany Road), stopping near the walkways that meander on both sides of the highway into the dry riverbed and the river valley. You can also hike along some small roads.St. Croix
is also home for the Government House, which is a vivid example of Danish architecture. There are also other reservations, parks and monuments in the island. Nevertheless, St. Croix is popular also with wonderful beaches, like the beautiful Davis Bay Beach, a set of emerald-green peaks rising behind it and the crystal clear turquoise water in front of it. The beach is an excellent find for those seeking for some private area to relax, as it is not overcrowded ever. The beach is also a good place for snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming and riding on the crest of a wave with no board. Another famous beach on the island is Sandy Point. The soft sand, turquoise water and tropical foliage on the beach make it ideal to escape from the real world for a while. Sandy Point specializes in the protection of the endangered green sea and leatherback turtles, which lay their eggs on the shore, so the bank is not always available for tourists.
Another "Virgin Island
" Saint Thomas offers many modern, high class beaches for tourists, like the peaceful Breuers Bay, Hull Bay - a relatively quiet little beach with calm and pleasant water, an ideal place for holidays with children and pets, Morning Star Beach, known as the most liberal land in Virgin Islands
(crowds of young people hang here, many of them gay, and you'll find the closest bikini than anywhere else on St. Thomas), Koki Beach famous for snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing, parasailing. Along the coast is the famous underwater observatory Coral World Underwater and Marine Park. Diving in St. Thomas will give you unforgettable memories. You will see a variety of creatures whose existence you never knew before. Snorkeling in Koki Beach, you will see various brightly colored fish.
The island Saint John
suggests tourists many beaches too. Among them Great Cruz Bay is well-known, which was originally a small bay surrounded by mangrove wetlands with peat substrate. The bay is quite calm suiting those looking for a peaceful rest.Trunk Bay
is the most modern beach on the island. It is a beautiful, breathtaking beach, with lovely soft white powdery sand, stretching into the sea. The shore is covered with coconut palms, sea grapes and Mahos Bay, with its lush tropical vegetation extending into a flat valley floor, where all services of Trunk Bay welcome you. Havksnest Beach is an exclusively beautiful and comfortable bay, which is a perfect place for family leisure.
Exploring the island with a bird's eye on twin-engine aircraft, yachting, sport fishing in the blue and white marlin, diving, varied adventures - all these can hardly not captivate tourists and carry to Virgin Islands USA