Things to See and Do While Staying at Caneel Bay Resort

St. John in the Virgin Islands provides plenty of interesting outdoor options, particularly for those who are staying at a waterfront vacation spot like this one. Caneel Bay Resort is one of the best properties in the area for those who want to stay entertained and participate in new activities.

There is one pool at Caneel Bay Resort. St. John offers enough activities as it is, so visiting the pool may be the last thing on your mind, but it can be both a relaxing and refreshing way to spend a hot afternoon. This property is also located right on the beach, so there's plenty of fun ways to enjoy the sunlight during your stay.

At Caneel Bay Resort, you can maintain your fitness routine, even while dining on the Virgin Islands' irresitable cuisine; there is an exercise facility on-site.


Anyone who likes tennis might want to consider booking this property, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for everyone, even beginners. Players probably won't have to wait for an open court, since there are 10 tennis courts here. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting. Even if tennis isn't your thing, this could be your chance to learn from a professional, as there is a tennis pro who works on-site.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may want to browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including The Westin St. John Resort.


While visiting St. John you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are multiple options available at the resort, so you're sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if it's your first time. The bullets below indicates which watersports are available at Caneel Bay Resort:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Caneel Bay Resort, which has your choice of several family-friendly offerings.

The Caneel Bay Resort is a prime destination for a traveling family. The child-friendly facilities provide you with everything needed to create a vacation that pleases both parents and kids. The on-site Turtle Town has been designed to give younger guests a safe and fun place to discover all of the excitement that is offered at the Caneel Bay Resort. Children will learn about local wildlife, craft treasure maps, partake in fun island-style dancing, have access to a playground and more - all while being supervised by a highly-trained staff. Turtle Town is open from 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m, and in the evening from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Besides Turtle Town, a host of other amenities have been created to accommodate children, and many of the dining locations offer kid's menus.

One favorite feature for families is the playground. It's a safe place for children to release their pent up energy while parents enjoy a bit of a breather. Busy families can also rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained at the property. Some parents understand the value of an evening sans kids. At this hotel they offer parents a chance to explore by themselves, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Despite the lack of live entertainment, you'll be able to mingle at one of the two bars.


Not all sites in the Virgin Islands have a spa on the premises, but Caneel Bay Resort is one such property that does offer its patrons a fun (sometimes necessary) way to relax under the care of talented professionals. This list has some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


The beauty salon at Caneel Bay Resort makes it easy to beautify yourself before a romantic evening.

Even though there is a lot of activities right on this property, travelers wanting to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever run out of interesting things to do and sites to see on St. John. From a quiet morning at a nearby beach, to a few hours exploring a local market, this beautiful area offers unlimited options. Click these links to learn more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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