Activities in Red Hook

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St. Thomas' “second city” of Red Hook is located on the island's southeastern tip and is home to the ferry terminal which brings passengers back and forth from the nearby island of St. John.  The town can be busy at times, but not in a way that will overwhelm those looking for a quiet getaway.  The dining and nightlife scene is increasingly becoming a draw, but there are also a number of tried and true activities to keep visitors busy that include all manner of watersports, shopping at the Havensight Mall for duty free goods, and getting in a game of tennis at one of several courts that tend to be available at various accommodations. 


Red Hook Diving

Just offshore from Red Hook lies an abundance of reefs and unique geological formations. In addition, divers in the area will be able to take a ferry from here to St. John and the the BVI, where more dive sites await.

There are 5 dive operators and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from. You can go to this page concerning diving opportunities in this area if you want to find out more facts.


Marlin Prince Sports Fishing Charter

Known primarily for its marina, Red Hook has plenty of services for fishermen wanting to head offshore for a day of fishing. 

Avid fishermen love this area, as suggested by the existence of 8 charter fishing services located in this area. You can obtain more information concerning fishing in this area can do so by clicking on this link.


Like golf? Red Hook isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. Anyone who needs to learn more about golf throughout St. Thomas can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Independence Sailboat Charter

The table just below lists a few details concerning area firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In Red Hook
Name Phone Location
Caribbean Blue Boat Charters (340) 690-2583 Central Red Hook
Daysail High Pockets Adventure (340) 690-0587 Central Red Hook
Good Day Charters (340) 514-3458 Central Red Hook
Hakuna Matata Charters (626) 824-5039 Central Red Hook
Independence Sailboat Charter (340) 775-1408 Central Red Hook
Nate's Custom Charters Day Tours (340) 244-2497 Central Red Hook
Oh Be Joyful Sailing (340) 244-0605 Central Red Hook
Rumbaba Charters (340) 690-1659 Central Red Hook
Sail With Liberty (443) 831-1911 Central Red Hook
Sail with Captain Max (340) 775-7467 Central Red Hook
Simplicity Charters (340) 774-9348 Central Red Hook
Stormy Petrel and Pirate's Penny Tours (340) 775-7990 Central Red Hook
Sun Sea Charters (340) 626-6785 Central Red Hook
Treazzure Sailing Adventures (340) 690-2735 Central Red Hook
VIBE Charters (340) 626-2875 Central Red Hook

If you want to find out about local marinas and charter options click this link.


Coki Beach Dive Club

If there are some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- the area has more than 31 retail stores just waiting to be explored. Navigate to this article if you want to know more about shopping in and around Red Hook.


Coral World Ocean Park

Another great activity is spending some time experiencing the culture, sounds and sights of Red Hook. Sights in the area include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Anyone who needs to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.

Information about a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found down below.

Sightseeing Services Near Red Hook
Name Location
Ecotours Hassel Island Frenchtown, 5.9 mi. West of Central Red Hook
Ecotours Mangrove Lagoon 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook


Red Hook Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have the chance during your vacation in Red Hook. To see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.


Going to a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 5 spas in this area. Those interested can learn more concerning this topic can do so here.


Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Red Hook
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook 2 check
Crystal Cove 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Red Hook 4 check
Sapphire Village Condominiums 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Red Hook 4

For instance, Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Captain Nautica's Screamin' Eagle

The chart just below enables you to get some details concerning other activities.

Other Activities Near Red Hook
Name Type Phone Location
340 Water Sports Jet Ski Rental Service (340) 690-3390 3.0 mi. West of Central Red Hook
Captain Nautica's Screamin' Eagle Watersports Operator (340) 775-9360 1.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook
Clinton Phipps Racetrack Sporting Event Venue -- 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook

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