OVERVIEW: Enjoy the beautiful scenery of St. Thomas to and from Sapphire Beach where you will spend time relaxing and swimming or snorkeling in the stunning cerulean blue waters with colorful tropical fish.
HIGHLIGHTS: Travel the scenic south shore road to Sapphire Beach. Spend 2 1/2 hours at the beach with a lounger, snorkel gear, and drink. Return to your ship via Skyline Drive.
NOTES: Downtown drop-off is available on morning departures only.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of St. Thomas to and from Sapphire Beach where you will spend time relaxing and swimming or snorkeling in the stunning cerulean blue waters with colorful tropical fish.
-Travel the scenic south shore road to Sapphire Beach.
-Spend 2 1/2 hours at the beach with a lounger, snorkel gear, and drink.
-Return to your ship via Skyline Drive.
Swim, snorkel, soak up the sun, and relax on the dazzling white sand of Sapphire Beach. Drive the scenic south shore road through the country, past mangroves, and head towards the east end of St. Thomas. Pass by bustling Red Hook towards the exquisite Sapphire Beach, your own piece of paradise.
At Sapphire Beach, you will find a complimentary lounger, snorkel gear, and drink ready for you once you arrive. Enjoy snorkeling in the stunning cerulean blue waters, swim with tropical fish amongst living coral reefs, and look out for a turtle popping its head up. There is also a water sports booth that offers wind surfing, kayaks, jet skis, and parasailing at a nominal fee and at your discretion and risk.
After 2 1/2 hours of relaxing fun, return to your ship via the magnificent Skyline Drive - the mountain vein overlooking the historic harbor to the south and the Atlantic to the north. This is a great chance to get your camera out and take pictures of this beautiful vista.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port
-Towel (available onboard the ship)
-Sun protection and sunglasses
-Money for incidentals
What to Wear:
-Wear your bathing suit.
-Downtown drop-off for additional shopping/independent exploration is available on morning departures.
-A snack bar is available at Sapphire Beach.
-Guests should consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition should take particular caution when selecting a tour with snorkeling/swimming elements. Guests who have concerns should consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.