Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Family Friendly Resort w/ Fam of 5 (+1?)
  2. 2 Suggestions for a 1 month first visit?
  3. 3 Upcoming Cuba Trip
  4. 4 Surfing School recomendations, Puerto Rico?
  5. 5 Nonstop Flights from East Coast to Martinique and Guadeloupe from the US
  6. 6 Trip Report Unwinding and Warming Up on Eleuthera
  7. 7 Trip Report Havana City Walk - Travel Report
  8. 8 Restaurant Recommendations
  9. 9 Trouble booking hotels!
  10. 10 Tropical Island Trip HELP
  11. 11 Airport transfer PUJ
  12. 12 Bahama's outer island
  13. 13 Clear Calm Water Caribbean Destinations
  14. 14 Mosquitos in Guadeloupe
  15. 15 Choosing an island for summer vacation
  16. 16 Family Trip Recommendations: All inclusive, Fast Flight, 2 bedroom
  17. 17 Trip Report Credit Card-Carrying US Independent Travelers Go to Cuba
  18. 18 40 min layover in CLT
  19. 19 Atlantis 1 day
  20. 20 Atlantis on a budget
  21. 21 Restaurants in St. Croix
  22. 22 Trip Report Great Exuma, Bahamas Trip report with Video
  23. 23 St. Barts
  24. 24 Buses in Aruba
  25. 25 Majestic Elegance PC-if you CAN'T get the adults-only butler section
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous

Jump to last reply

My husband was held up at gunpoint by a couple young kids near Coki Beach, actually on Point Pleasant. In broad day light. Hotel security responded in about 15 min, the police took about 25 min. Neither took the incident seriously. The cop spoke only to the security officer and completely ignored my husband. They seemed to be irritated that we were wasting their time. {OK, so they pulled a gun on you, you're OK, I'm sure they weren't going to shoot you. Go on your way. This is the way it is around here.) They refused to provide copies of their "reports" . Coki Beach is crawling with strung out locals. St. Thomas (at least the East End) is completely run down. It is not a safe place. And the government is doing nothing to change it. I feel sorry for the people who own property here, this place is a war zone. Half the buildings are not even occupied. Entire hotels/complexes are boarded up. If you come here, travel in groups and watch your back. However, I wouldn't bother.

89 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement