John Foster Real Estate
inquire@jfre-usvi.com
phone 340-776-5000 & 340-775-9000
fax 340-775-3301

FEATURED PROPERTY

St. Thomas

Attractions

  • Fort Christian & Museum: Constructed in 1680, Fort Christian was built to defend the Danish settlement. This National Historic Landmark is the oldest building in continuous use on St. Thomas and also served as the governor's residence, a place of worship, a police station and now a museum. Phone: 340-776-4566
  • 99 Steps: These steps were built by the Danes in the mid-1700s who found step-streets to be the easiest way to climb up and down the steep hills of Charlotte Amalie. The bricks used to construct the steps were originally brought from Denmark as ballast in the holds of trading ships.
  • French Heritage Museum: This small museum, located in Frenchtown, chronicles the influence of the French in the Caribbean. Residents have donated some 275 artifacts to help demonstrate this lasting French presence. The museum also has a computer that stores the genealogies of local families.
  • Government House: Constructed in 1867 as the meeting place for the Danish Colonial Council, Government House is used today as the Governor's office. Visitors are welcome.
  • Blackbeard's Castle: This watchtower, originally named Skytsborg (Sky Tower) by the Danes, was built in 1679. According to legend, the infamous pirate Edward Teach, nicknamed Blackbeard, used the tower to watch for ships entering the harbor.
  • Bluebeard's Castle: A Danish fortress built in 1689, Bluebeard's Castle is named after the fictitious pirate, Bluebeard, who was said to have built the castle to lock away his beautiful wife.
  • Camille Pissarro Gallery: The father of French Impressionism, Camille Pissarro was born and raised in Charlotte Amalie. His childhood home is now an art gallery featuring artwork from dozens of artists including Camille Pissarro himself.
  • Hassel Island: Part of the Virgin Islands National Park, this treasured island is home to numerous historical structures including Danish & British Military Forts from the Napoleonic era, the world's largest Steam Engine powered Marine Railway and an idyllic snorkeling beach. Virgin Islands Ecotours offers daily kayak, hike & snorkel tours, full & half day and are the only permitted concession to bring visitors to explore the St Thomas of yesterday.
  • Market Square: Located at the end of Main Street, the square is the original site of a busy slave market. Today it serves as a market center for local vendors of fruit, vegetables, spices and fish.
  • Frederick Lutheran Church: Home to the oldest Lutheran congregation in the Virgin Islands, this revivalist style structure was completed in 1844.
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral Built in 1848, this stunning cathedral serves as the seat of the Territory?s Roman Catholic Diocese. Mural paintings on the ceiling depict more than 12 major scenes from the Old and New Testaments. Complimentary tours available by appointment. 340-774-0201.
  • Drake's Seat: One of the island's best lookouts, Drake's Seat offers a panoramic view of Magens Bay and the U. S. and British Virgin Islands to the east. Explorer Sir Francis Drake is said to have kept watch on his fleet from this vantage point, marked by a seat across the road from the parking area.

 

Entertainment

  • Coral World Ocean Park: Coral World has long been a favorite among visitors and residents. Park goers can swim with sea lions, Sea Trek along the ocean floor, encounter turtles, sharks and stingrays, feed the lorikeets, snuba and more. Other highlights include the Undersea Observatory Tower built 30 feet underwater and the Marine Gardens gallery of 21 aquariums! Toll Free: 888-695 -2073 / Phone: 340-775-1555 / www.coralworldvi.com
  • Mahogany Run Golf Course: The George and Tom Fazio designed course offers 18 challenging holes culminating in the spectacular “Devil’s Triangle,” the world-renowned signature holes on the Atlantic Ocean. The pro shop is fully stocked with equipment, accessories and rentals.Toll Free: 800-253-7103 / Phone: 340-777-6260 / www.mahoganyrungolf.com
  • St. Thomas Skyride: Carrying 24 passengers every seven minutes along its 8-tower ascent of Flag Hill, St. Thomas Skyride whisks visitors up to 700 feet above the town of Charlotte Amalie for some of the most dramatic views in the Caribbean. Once at the pinnacle, guests can enjoy shopping and dining, watch a bird show, hike a nature trail or hop on the Sky Jump trampoline. Don’t forget to try the famous Baileys Bushwacker! Phone: 340-774-9809 / www.paradisepointtramway.com
  • VI Christian Ministries Bowling Center: This family oriented center features bowling, pool tables, arcade games and refreshments. Phone: 340-774-4904
  • VI Ecotours: Kayak, hike and snorkel the picturesque Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary & Marine Preserve. Explore a deserted island, mangrove forests and snorkel clear protected waters.Toll Free: 877-845-2925 / Phone: 340-779-2155 / www.viecotours.com
  • Winners Miniature Golf & Family Entertainment: Located at Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, this family entertainment center features a nine-hole miniature golf course, bumper boats, video games, gift shop and is also available for birthday parties. Phone: 340-777-7100 ext. 2652 / www.winnersminigolf.com

 

Hotels and Resorts







 

Important Phone Numbers

  • Emergency-------------------------------------------- 911
  • Directory Assistance: --------------------------------- 913
  • Fire Department: ------------------------------------- 340-774-1211
  • Schneider Regional Medical Center: ---------------- 340-776-8311
  • Police Department (connecting all departments)------- 340-774-1629


Utility Companies:

  • Telephone/Cable: ----------------------------------- 340-779-9999
  • Water & Power Authority:-------------------------- 340-774-3552

 

Local Vendors

  • Air Conditioning

-  A/C Tech, Inc.   370-774-6411 / 340-690-0411

- Central Air, Inc . 340-777-8322 

- Do it All A/C.  340-775-2031  / 340-690-9607


  •    Animal Shelter

- Humane Society: 340-775-0599


  •     Carpeting

- Krigger's Remodeling & home Repair Service: 340-776-3868

- ABC Sales & Services Inc.  340-774-1073

- #1 Steam Carpet & Upholstery Care: 340-776-5572


  •      Catering

- Angel Delight:  340-777-3107

- Modern Saute:  340-776-3287

- Nibbs Catering,LLC:  340-690-0001


  •     Construction

- Blue Stone Services: 340-779-1131

- Heery international: 340-775-2100

- Kraus Manning Inc:  340-775-2072


  •   Electricians

- Bryan's Electrical Contracting Corp: 340-776-2748

- Power Up Electric: 340-514-7556  /  340-775-5284

- NR Electric: 340-777-3351 / www.nrelectric.com


  •   Florist

- Forever Flowers: 340-774-9370 / www.foreverflowersvirginislands.com 

- Blooming Things: 340-775-0373 / www.blooming-things.com

- Roses Too: 340-776-2720 / 340-776-8906 / www.rosestoo.com

- East End Flower Shop: 340-779-2619


  •   House Cleaning

- Gil's Cleaning Service: 340-777-5201

- Glow #1 Services Inc.  340-776-2064


  •    Movers

- A&R Transportation: 340-776-7039

- Bob Lynch Trucking & Shipping: 340-774-5872


  •       Pest Control

- HMS Pest Control Inc. 340-779-2121

- Ocean Pest Control: 340-513-3812


  •       Plumbers

- ED Plumbing Inc.  340-774-1150

- O'Brien Plumbing Company Inc. 340-777-1770


  •         Security System

- ADT Security Systems: 340-774-3355

- Centurion Security Systems: 340-775-4175

- Guardian Protection Systems: 340-715-9537


  •        Veterinarian

- Animal Hospital: 340-775-3240

- Imperial Animal Hospital: 340-774-7034

- Moore Veterinary Clinic: 340-775-6623


 

Restaurant Guide

 

 

 

 

Atlantic Seafood

West

340-774-1533

 

Blue Moon Cafe

East

340-779-2262

www.bluemooncafevi.com

Iggies

South

340-693-2600

www.iggiesbeachbar.com

Molly Molones

East

340-775-1270

www.mollymolonesvi.com

Victor’s Hideout

West

340-776-9379

 

Hooters

Town

340-693-9464

www.hootersstthomas.com

Agave Terrace

East

340-775-4142

www.agaveterrace.com

Fungi’s on the Beach

East

340-775-4142

 

Coconut Cove

East

340-777-6250

 

Duffy’s Love Shack

East

340-779-2080

www.duffysloveshack.com

Havana Blue Restaurant

South

340-715-BLUE

www.havanabluerestaurant.com

Mangrove Café

East

340-777-7100

www.wyndhamsugarbay.com

Room with a View

Town

340-774-2377

www.roomwithaviewvi.com

XO Bistro

East

340-779-2069

 

 

 

 

Schools

 

Public and private education is available on St. Thomas. The University of the Virgin Islands has a campus on St. Thomas that offers associates, bachelors and masters programs.

Note: Click on the school's name, if underlined, to visit their website.

 

 

Public Elementary Schools on St. Thomas

 

Name of School

Number

Grades

E. Benjamin Oliver

340.775.2000

K-5

Edith Williams

340.775.0820

K-6

Evelyn Marcelli

340.774.2966

K-6

J. Antonio Jarvis

340.774.0036

K-6

Jane E. Tuitt

340.774.0520

K-6

Joseph Gomez

340.775.4490

K-6

Joseph Sibilly

340.774.7001

K-6

Michael Kirwan

340.774.7385

K-6

Leonard Dober

340.774.5874

K-6

Herbert Lockhart Elementary

340.774.2133

K-6

Peace Corps School

340.775.3220

K-6

Ulla F. Muller

340.774.0059

K-6

 

Public Junior High Schools on St. Thomas

 

Name of School

Number

Grades

Bertha Boschulte

340.775.4222

7-8

Addelita Cancryn Junior High

340.774.4540

7-8

 

Public High Schools on St. Thomas

Name of School

Number

Grades

Charlotte Amalie

340.774.0780

9-12

Ivanna Eudora Kean

340.775.6380

9-12

 

Private Schools on St. Thomas

 

Name of School

Number

Grades

VI Montessori School & International Academy

340.775.6360

PreK-12

Antilles School

340.776.1600

PreK-12

 

Parochial Schools on St. Thomas

 

Name of School

Number

Grades

Prophecy Elementary

340.775.7223

K-6

All Saints Cathedral School

340.774.0231

PreK-12

Church of God Academy

340.775.1252

K-12

Seventh Day Adventist School

340.775.3525

K-12

Wesleyan Academy

340.774.5438

K-12

New Testament Academy

340.775.5871

PreK-6

Memorial Moravian School

340.774.2670
340.774-7579

K-8

Sts. Peter & Paul School

340.774.5662
340.774.2199

PreK-12

 

University Campus on St. Thomas

 

Name of University

Number

University of the Virgin Islands

340.776-9200

 

 

Shopping

The United States Virgin Islands have the best duty free

shopping in the Caribbean!!!!!
 
 
  • Yacht Haven Grande: St. Thomas' prestigious shopping area located within walking distance from Havensight Mall. Enjoy upscale shops, plenty of parking and nice places to eat. www.yachthavengrande.com

  • Havensight Shopping Mall: Right on the Cruise Ship Dock, a convenient, less crowded way to go shopping for the duty free purchases that you may be looking for. All of the major retailers have well stocked stores with the same merchandise and prices as downtown. And if you make a purchase in a Havensight Merchants' Association Member store, your purchases will be 100% guaranteed! Look for the Association logo on the doors of the member merchants. Plenty of Parking! www.havensightmall.com

  • Crown Bay Center: The newest addition to St Thomas' shopping districts has a nice assortment of retailers from jewelry stores to cameras and electronics, linens, local arts and crafts. Lots of parking. Check for hours by calling 774-2132. www.crownbay.com

  • Downtown: This may be one of the more famous shopping districts in the Caribbean. Main Street, starting off at Post Office Square, is lined on both sides of the streets with retailers of every type, all offering duty free bargains