It’s almost Thanksgiving again, which means one thing in St. Thomas (besides turkey) – Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament!
The 14th annual college basketball tournament will take place the week surrounding Thanksgiving, featuring top ranked men’s and women’s teams from around the country. Some of the stand-out teams from this upcoming tournament include LaSalle, Maryland, Morgan State, Northern Iowa and Vanderbilt (men’s) and Duke, Syracuse, Texas, and Kansas (women’s). Since 2001, the US Virgin Islands has hosted this great event, offering excellent pre-season competition for the teams, exciting play action for the fans, and yet another excuse for your Caribbean vacation! Some hotels are even offering discounted room rates for Paradise Jam travelers, including Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. The men’s tournament will take place from November 22- 25, and the women’s from November 28-30, each at the University of the Virgin Islands’ sports complex. Tickets to each game will be available at the door!
If you can’t get enough of college basketball, why not get your fix in the Virgin Islands! You might even get a chance to meet the players around St. Thomas! Many of the teams can be found hanging out at Iggies Beach Bar & Grill or on the Heavenly Days Catamaran, both at Bolongo. It’s not too late to book your trip, contact Bolongo Bay today! It’s sure to be an exciting week of Division I basketball, sun, sand, and of course, turkey!