Things to See and Do While Staying at Caneel Bay Resort

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St. John in the Virgin Islands provides plenty of intriguing places to explore, especially if you plan to stay at a beachfront property like this one. Caneel Bay Resort is one of the best options for those who want several on-site options and to try a long list of new activities.

Caneel Bay Resort has one swimming pool, so during your downtime it makes for an easy opportunity to suit up and cool off. Of course, these accommodations are also located right on the beach, so you'll find multiple ways to refresh and relax when you room here.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in the Virgin Islands; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis fanatics, because those who stay here can enjoy some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests probably won't have any trouble claiming a court, considering there are 10 tennis courts here. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short. The property also employs a tennis pro to help you out on the court. Who knew you could improve your game while on vacation?

Seeking more options like this? You may want to browse similar accommodations, including Westin Resort, St. John.


Travelers who want a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a great experience when they visit Caneel Bay Resort. The list below shows the water activities that the property offers.

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

Family Activities

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at Caneel Bay Resort, because it is known for its 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.

The playground is one feature that will keep even the smallest guests smiling. It's the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while parents enjoy a bit of downtime. Busy families can also rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained at the property. Many parents understand the rarity of some time spent without their kids. Here, they offer parents a chance to go out alone, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

With the availability of two bars on-site you will receive the benefit of picking where to go when you are ready to sip on a mixed drink during your getaway.


Guests should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, since this destination has a soothing spa. The following list has some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


The salon on-site offers a convenient way to beautify yourself before a special night with your significant other.

Even though there is plenty to do right on-location, visitors itching to do some exploring can find many exciting things to do on St. John. From a simple morning relaxing at a nearby beach, to a couple of hours at an acclaimed restaurant, how you spend your time is completely up to you. Click these links to learn more concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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