Part of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands are situated where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors on cheap holidays to the U.S. Virgin Islands enjoy all the Caribbean delights including outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing, interesting cuisine, enough shopping to satisfy anyone, sandy beaches and plenty of sun. Book your travel package to the US Virgin Islands with Direct Flights today.
U.S. Virgin Islands
Part of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands are situated where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago is politically divided: the eastern islands of Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda and more than 50 other smaller islands comprise the British Overseas Territory known as the British Virgin Islands (B.V.I.), while the western islands of St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island are a territory of the United States known as the U.S. Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.).
Visitors on cheap holidays to the U.S. Virgin Islands enjoy all the Caribbean delights that travellers have come to expect: outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing, interesting cuisine, enough shopping to satisfy anyone, sandy beaches and plenty of sun. The U.S. Virgin Islands also offer a culturally diverse past and the interesting blend of Danish, French, Spanish, African, British and American influences can be seen in the islands even today.
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Charlotte Amalie, located on St. Thomas, is the bustling capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the shopping hub of the Caribbean. Among the most beautiful cities in the West Indies, the city is famous for its shopping and rich with historic buildings and other reminders of the past. St. Thomas itself is well known for its white sandy beaches, upscale resorts, fine dining and Magens Bay, touted as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But fast-paced St. Thomas also features the busiest cruise ship harbour in the West Indies, an experience you don’t want to miss.
St. John, just a short ferry ride away from St. Thomas, is much more laid back and features a somewhat sleepy, 1950s feel. The smallest and least populated of the three main U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John's is unspoiled beauty and includes rocky coastlines with crescent-shaped bays, white sandy beaches, miles of hiking trails and panoramic views. More than half the island comprises the Virgin Islands National Park, protecting the island's diverse wildlife.
Book your cheap flight today and discover St. Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, rocky and dry in the east, lushly verdant in the west, and rich with beautiful beaches. Like St. John, it features a more relaxed pace than sometimes-hectic St. Thomas. Named Santa Cruz (Holy Cross) by Columbus, the island was later claimed by the French, who translated its name into St. Croix. When Denmark purchased it from France in 1733, and when the US bought it from Denmark in 1917, the French version of the name was retained both times. Many U.S. Virgin Islands natives are the descendants of African slaves who worked Danish sugar cane plantations, a factor which adds to the rich local culture.
The islands have two international airports and many flights to the U.S. Virgin Islands arrive every day. Cheap holidays in the U.S. Virgin Islands are within everyone's reach, so whether you live in the UK, Australia or somewhere in between, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands travel packages that are available through Direct Flights will be perfect for you. Visit Direct Flights today - you'll be glad you did.