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Address: St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340-774-1340
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Activities: Biking, Swimming
Description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island...
The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home.
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A day trip

I've lived on St. Thomas for a couple years and had never been on Water Island. My sister and nephew were just here for a week so we spent one day over there. We rented a golf... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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St. Thomas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I've lived on St. Thomas for a couple years and had never been on Water Island. My sister and nephew were just here for a week so we spent one day over there. We rented a golf cart and explored the island. Then went to the beach. We had lunch at Heidi's on the beach. Her food and drinks are... More 

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Royal Oak, MI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The kinda place you can just sit with a beer under an umbrella for hours. Swimming is okay and lots of boats to look at.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We visit yearly when it is very cold outside in Kansas City, a trip to Water Island in the USVI's is the best! Great people, bring your family (and your best friends family), rent a house and stay for a week. There are lots of private options on VRBO. Grab a cheesburger at Heidi's, Karaoke at Dingy's, movie night on... More 

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

While visiting St. John/St. Thomas we visited Water Island and took a nice walk from Honeymoon Beach out to the southern tip and Fort Segarra, originally built to protect the entrance to St. Thomas harbor. There are two large gun emplacements, a watchtower and some underground bunker to explore. Bring a flashlight to help your exploration. And definitely walk up... More 

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Cheshire, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Four of us rented a golf cart and toured the entire island.What amazing views !The old gun turrets and tunnels built in world war two were very mind boggling. The lunch at Heidi's on the beach was delicious. Fun ,Fun,Fun

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I "clicked" there is a fee, but that is for the ferry ride to get to Water Island. Open air bus takes you to the main beach. Heard good things about Dingys Beach Bar, but only had one quick drink. Great beach and acceptable snorkeling - but so close to Charlotte Amalie

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Jeff took us on a free truck ride to a secluded beach spot. I snorkeled and saw a sea turtle and loads of fish! It was beautiful and I didn't want to leave!

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Heartland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Short ferry ride over. Short walk (rides available). Beautiful beach, calm waters and great food. Fun and easy excursion when staying on St. Thomas.

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Buffalo, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

But this was such an amazing island just the way it is. It is quiet, beautiful, and fun and the locals are amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Get away from the cruise ships, the sunburned shoppers, noisy cars. Nice sea breezes, beaches, great running roads.

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