As the second-largest island in the U.S. Virgin Islands archipelago, St. Thomas encompasses 32 square miles. The island nation’s capital city, Charlotte Amalie, is a primary port stop on numerous Caribbean cruises. For travelers seeking money-saving, all-inclusive packages, St. Thomas has three beachfront resorts that include accommodations, meals, beverages, services and activities in the per-person rate, at the of time of publication.
Called one of the best all-inclusive resorts by several travel publications, Bolongo Bay sits on a 1,000-foot-wide stretch of golden sand, surrounded by dozens of towering palm trees. The resort’s seven-day all-inclusive package is one of the most popular, because along with accommodations, meals including steak and lobster, alcoholic beverages and unlimited water sports activities, it also includes a Sunset Cruise for guests staying five nights or more.
Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort
Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort offers four-night all-inclusive packages to Marriott Rewards members and three- to five-night all-inclusive rates to all guests. All packages include accommodations, room service, all meals, snacks and beverages, unlimited use of the resort’s sports courts and fitness centers, kids’ club activities and nonmotorized water sports equipment. Guests are also provided with unlimited ferry service to downtown St. Thomas tourist and shopping areas. Promotions may also be offered for discounted golf and massage services.
Sugar Bay Resort and Spa
Nestled into a mountainside within Virgin Islands Nation Park, Sugar Bay Resort and Spa has 294 guest rooms with views of the outlying bays and ocean. All accommodations feature a furnished, outdoor balcony or patio and elegant, Balinese-style decor and furnishings. The resort’s all-inclusive plan is available on a per-night basis and includes all meals, beverages, use of the resort’s pools, jetted tub, fitness center, kids’ programs and sports activities along its secluded beach.
Addtional Inclusions and Exclusions
Depending on the resort, all-inclusive rates may or may not include gratuities, resort fees and taxes. All-inclusive rates may only be available during specific times of year, with other times considered blackout dates. Exclusions that cost extra might include bottled water, specialty liquors, champagne or wine, airport transfers, Internet access and on-demand movies. Check with the resort to receive a list of what is included and what is not.