Shopping Crown Bay
in St. Thomas (USVI) Cruise Port

The Best Shops in Crown Bay for Cruise Travelers
 - Jewelry, Watches, Souvenirs and Fragrances

By: Editor-in-Chief | Date: February 12, 2018

As the cruise ship passenger exits the pier gate of the Crown Bay Cruise Harbor, you will find yourself in a large area with many of the ubiquitous shops found all over the Caribbean. Most of these also have stores in Charlotte Amalie. Click Here to Discover the High-End Stores in St Thomas.

Besides all the expected duty-free shops with jewelry, watches and electronics, you will also find in this open air mall a good number of smaller shops and kiosks offering liquor, fragrances, tobacco, gifts or souvenirs.

Photo of Crown Bay Gifts shop in the Crown Bay Center, St. Thomas US VI.

Crown Bay Gifts Shop

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For all basic needs, just in case your forgot something onboard, there are a few Convenience stores selling sunscreens, sunglasses and even non-prescription drugs. Click Here to Visit the Crown Bay Center Facebook Page.

Photo of Convenience Store in the Crown Bay Center, St. Thomas US VI.

Convenience Store

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Crown Bay Shops - A to Z

Cardow

Editor Points: Established in St. Thomas since the 1960's, Cardow has a vast collection of loose gemstones, fine jewelry and their own Cardow brand watches. Most jewelry is designed and manufactured by Cardow.

Photo of Cardow shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Cardow - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Original Designed Jewelry and Timepieces
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.
Website:www.cardow.com
Phone:(340) 776-1140

NOTES: Cardow also has a shop in the Main Street of Charlotte Amalie.

Del Sol, Cariloha and Effy

Editor Points: Next to each other, these 3 shops are unique to the Caribbean. Cariloha offers a wide range of Bamboo Clothes (cool and anti-bacterial). Del Sol specializes in color change items: clothing, nail polish, swim-wear, toys and accessories. Tanzanite International is the premiere retailer of this rare and intriguing violet/blue gemstone from Tanzania.

Photo of Del Sol, Cariloha and Effy shops in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Del Sol, Cariloha and Effy

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Clothing, Jewelry
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.
Phone:(340) 774-2500

NOTES: Cariloha, Del Sol and Tanzanite also have shops in the Havensight Mall.

Diamonds International Jewelry

Editor Points: The largest duty-free jewelers in the Caribbean, Diamonds International has 3 locations in Charlotte Amalie and is impossible to miss. It has a very large selection of diamonds, offering the possibility of upgrades, but also all other gemstones. The cruise passenger can select a stone, choose a mounting and pick it up before sailing. Crown of Light, Hearts On Fire and Forevermark are three of the many collections on offer.

Photo of Diamonds International shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Diamonds International - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Diamonds
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.
Website:www.diamondsinternational.com
Phone:340 776 5570

NOTES: Diamonds International also has shops in the Havensight Mall and Charlotte Amalie.

Duty Free St. Thomas

Editor Points: This is one of the best shops if you all you want to buy is liquor, fragrances, tobacco, gifts or souvenirs.

Photo of Dutty Free St. Thomas shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Duty Free St. Thomas - Crown Bay Dock

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What: Liquor, fragrances, cosmetics, tobacco and gifts.  
Open:Always when cruise ships in port.
Website:dfstthomas.com

NOTES: Duty Free St. Thomas also has a shop in the Havensight Mall.

Jewels

Editor Points: Besides being one of the best shops to look for Swiss timepieces, it has a boutique exclusively dedicated to David Yurman. The display cases include excellent designer collections and luxury brands like Patek Philippe, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Chopard, John Hardy, Roberto Coin, Marco Bicep or Mikimoto.

Photo of Jewels shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Jewels - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Jewelry and Watches
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.
Website:NA
Phone:877 800 9998

NOTES: Jewels has shops in the Havensight Mall and Crown Bay

Little Switzerland

Editor Points: One of the top shops in the Caribbean with over 25 stores in the islands, it showcases a diversity of collections of jewelry, watches and accessories. Its in-store brand boutiques include the Tiffany Boutique and Breitling Boutique but you will also find designer brands like Tag Heuer, David Yurman, Roberto Coin, Tiffany, Movado, John Hardy, Chopard or Cartier.

Photo of Little Switzerland shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Little Switzerland - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Jewelry, watches and accessories
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.
Website:www.littleswitzerland.com
Phone:248-809-5560

NOTES: Little Switzerland also has shops in the Havensight Mall and Crown Bay Center.

Milano Diamond Gallery

Editor Points: Milano promotes itself as offering affordable, big-look, diamonds. But it also displays exclusives like the Unity Collection and features Le Vian Chocolate Diamonds, Dancing Diamonds and the Emeryl Jewelstone. The cruise ship passenger will also find the Mark Henry boutique displaying unique designs with Alexandrite - the phenomenal GIA certified changing color gemstone.

Photo of Milano shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Milano - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What:Jewelry - Diamonds, Alexandrite.
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: only if ships in port.

NOTES: Milano Diamond Gallery also has shops in the Crown Bay Center and the Havensight Mall.

Royal Caribbean

Editor Points: With five locations in St. Thomas - 2 in Charlotte Amalie - this is one of the best shops to look for cameras and electronics - SLR, point and shoot, binoculars by all the top brands. The Watch and Jewelry sections have exquisite collections. The cruise ship traveler will also find great gifts.

Photo of Royal Caribbean shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Royal Caribbean - Crown Bay Dock

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WHERECrown Bay Center
What: Cameras, electronics, watches, Jewelry, Gifts.
Open:Monday to Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Sunday: when cruise ships in port.
Website:www.royalcaribbeanvi.com
Phone:340-776-4110

NOTES: Royal Caribbean also has shops in the Havensight Mall, Crown Bay and Yacht Haven.

Omni

Photo of Omni shop in the Crown Bay Dock, St. Thomas US VI.

Omni

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Family owned and operated, Omni has been in the Caribbean since 1979 offering precious and semi-precious gemstones, and gold jewelry.

 

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