St Thomas is an overseas territory of the United States of America and it’s the perfect destination to consider if you want to getaway to the Caribbean but still remain on US soil.
The island is part of the US Virgin islands group which also comprises of St Croix, St John and Water Island as the three other major islands.
St Thomas is truly paradise and there are countless breathtaking and intimate locations to pop the questions to the love of your life.
In this article, we cover 10 amazing spots that you can consider to ensure that your proposal is picture perfect and unforgettable.
So let’s get ready to make some lifetime memories.
1. Mermaid’s Chair
If you are searching for a spot with magnificent views, Mermaid’s chair is a suitable option.
It is located on the West Coast near the capital city of Charlotte Amalie.
Mermaid’s Chair is a hidden gem as it is a unique tiny strip that separates the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
It provides a beautiful uninterrupted view of the sea which is an awesome background for your pictures.
Access to this located is via a difficult trail which is ideal for advanced trekkers and hence the likelihood of having a crowd at this location is rare.
2. Mountain Top
This is the most scenic spot on the island as it is the highest point of elevation.
Mountain top provides panoramic views of about 15 islands including St John and British Virgin Islands which provides an awesome photo backdrop.
A breathtaking location to ask the love of your life to marry you!
3. Hassel Island
If your partner loves architecture and history, then a location near one of the stunning ruins on Hassel Island may be an appropriate option.
Hassel Island is only 135 square miles previously joined to mainland St Thomas.
However, the Danish Government in 1860 separated the island from the mainland. Access to this island is by a short boat ride.
4. Magens Beach
This is the most popular beach on the island and is well loved by locals and visitors alike for its calm and turquoise waters.
The beach is almost a mile long and the still waters make it a great spot for paddle boarding, swimming, kayaking, or even snorkeling.
A unique way to pop the question to your love one is by burying a treasure chest with the ring inside.
This service could be arranged by The Tropical Treasure Hunt which is a company on the island.
Feel free to contact them on [email protected] if you love this idea.
5. Sapphire Beach
This beach is located on the Eastern coast of the island and has fine white sands and spectacular views of St John and cays.
It is often used as a wedding venue and is also a perfect option for a marriage proposal.
The beach is small but broad enough to stroll on the sand. The point area is perfect at sunset with a view of St John in the background.
6. Private Villa
If you will like to invite friends and family in a more formal and close intimate setting, then renting a villa for the proposal may be a great option to consider.
There are numerous properties of various sizes available and for this we recommend the services of Caribbean Concierge.
7. Phantasea Botanical Gardens
If your partner enjoys beautiful flowers and fauna, then this garden is a perfect spot to consider for a proposal.
The space is filled with varieties of orchids, palms, lilies, heliconas and bromeliads which are great for your photos.
8. Drake Seat
This location is small, historic and ideal if you are looking for an awesome view of Magens Bay and the islands as your backdrop.
Drake seat is located just a few minutes from the capital city of Charlotte Amalie.
One drawback of this location is that there may be a crowd especially during the busy tourist season.
9. Paradise Point
Paradise Point is 800 feet with stunning views of Charlotte Amalie, Water Island and Puerto Rico.
Additionally, there is a souvenir shop and restaurant to experience the local cuisine of the island at this location.
10. Coral World Ocean Park
An animal lover may be delighted with the proposal at this location.
It covers five acres and offers shark and sea lion tours. Additionally, there are other animal excursions and pools available.
St Thomas has numerous stunning and memorable places to pop the question to the one you love.
If you are searching for an excellent photographer to capture the moment, we recommend Sage Hammond of Crown Images.
Feel free to visit her website at https://www.crownimages.com to view her work.
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