Charlotte Amalie: Elegant architecture in pretty pastel colors
Located in the United States Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie is situated on the island of St Thomas and is the capital of the USVI. Named after a Danish Queen, the town has a deep-water harbor, making it a perfect stopping point for luxury cruise ships.
MSC Cruises has organized excursions around and about this historic town, providing an interesting, fun day and another memorable addition to your Caribbean cruise vacations.
Elegant 18th century architecture in pretty pastel colors creates the perfect backdrop for walking tours and a pleasant shopping experience. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with what are fantastic retail opportunities due to the large proportion of duty-free shops, hence the island’s status as ‘Duty Free Capital of the World’!
Don’t miss Emancipation Park, named to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the Danish West Indies in 1848 or the American-Caribbean History Museum for a snapshot of the island’s history.
If you’re after real relaxation, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will ensure you feel you’re making the best of your holiday!
More active travelers will wish to browse the fantastic deals and excursion packages for the area – from snorkeling and scuba diving to great ideas for family days out, including a visit to the Coral World Marine Park.
Book your cruise to Charlotte Amalie with MSC Cruises today!