Geographically, these Caribbean islands belong to the Virgin Islands archipelago, but they are technically a part of the USA. The closest US state is Florida, but the islands are closer to several other Caribbean islands. There are also Virgin Islands that belong to Great Britain, and even Spain. American Virgin Islands holiday rentals are a nice option and one could choose to stay on one of the main islands, Saint Croix, Saint Thomas or Saint John. The main language is English here, though Spanish and French are also widely spoken. In informal situations it is not uncommon to hear a Virgin Islands dialect, which is also English-based. Tourism is a big industry here, so a holiday home on the US Virgin Islands promises to be a nice experience. Here you can profit from a very agreeable Caribbean climate with the luxury and comfort to be expected from any break in the United States, as well as a laid-back Caribbean lifestyle so you can relax and enjoy a recuperating beach holiday. Aside from sun, sand and sea, there are many other things to keep you entertained.
Attractions for anyone staying in a American Virgin Islands holiday letting
The beaches across each of these islands make up the main attractions here. Simply stunning beaches of golden sand, blue seas and sunshine can be expected most of the year. Aside from soaking up the sun and relaxing, snorkelling and even diving are just a couple of the water activities on offer, so it's also perfect for active people. Aside from the sea, there are other things to see. The St. Thomas Synagogue is fascinating and gives an insight into the religious life of the Sephardic Jewish community which came to these islands in the late 18th century. The building is impressive in its own right. If you are staying in a US Virgin Islands holiday rental on the island of St. Thomas, this is an essential excursion for an intriguing couple of hours. Point Udall should also be included on the itinerary. It is the easternmost point of the United States. Fort Christiansvaern is also a must. This 18th century building is an archive left over from the Danish rule and is a very impressive edifice. Come and visit these islands – not just a relaxing beach holiday but an enthralling place, made by a truly diverse and unique history.