Local Area

Located alongside the scenic and historic Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, USVI, Yacht Haven Grande is a favorite destination for mega-yachts, sport fishers and sailing vessels. Charlotte Amalie was founded in 1681 by Danish settlers and still has some signs of the bustling colonial life that once existed there. Take a walk on the steep stairs including the 99 steps that were created from the ships that visited Charlotte Amalie as a trading post. The rich Caribbean weather welcomes many outside activities such as snorkeling, diving, fishing and kayaking. You can explore many natural habitats during the day or night. Yacht Haven Grande Marina is at the center of it all including the Shops at Yacht Haven Grande, an 80,000 square foot retail space with restaurants, entertainment, activites and pampering.  


Blackbeard's Castle
This majestic structure was at one time a Danish military tower. As you tour the grounds you can take a swim in one of the three swimming pools or enjoy the world's largest collection of life-sized pirate sculptures. For more information visit Blackbeard's Castle site.

Magic Ice
Take a break from the warm sand to experience the ice and snow sculptures of the Magic Ice gallery. See an ice installation that includes a lighthouse or enjoy a drink at the bar that looks like a shipwreck. Amazement for the entire family. For more information visit the Magic Ice site.

St. Thomas Synagogue
The oldest synagogue in continuous use under the American Flag and the second oldest synagogue in the western hemisphere was built in 1833. Although restored in 2000 there are still many elements from the original structure. There is a museum located in the back showing the history of the synagogue and some of its members.


Yoga, Tai Chi and Zumba classes are held on different evenings by the Shops at Yacht Haven Grande. Contact the marina office for more information.

Family Game Night
Friday afternoons offer a chance to play with the entire family. Contact the marina office for more information.

Farmer's Market
Every first and third Sunday is the Farmer's Market. Come check out the local fare. Contact the marina office for more information.

St. Thomas Carnival
This is the first celebration of the year where your family and friends can enjoy music, dances, savory food and entertainment on the island.

Conveniently centrally-located, Yacht Haven Grande is a host to a wide variety of events and activities throughout the year, making it a focal point of activity for the island of St. Thomas. 

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