ST. THOMAS — Finding a nice place to sit at Coki Point Beach is not exactly a matter of choice anymore.

With vendors “pre-setting” beach chairs and umbrellas from one end of the beach to the other, and charging up to $15 a day, visitors hoping to bring their own chairs and catch a good view are feeling pinched out.

— Contact A.J. Rao at 340-714-9104 or email