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. 

Diving

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 services and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. To visit our detailed guide to diving in this area, visit this page.

Fishing

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. 

If you have some experienced anglers vacationing with you, they'll be pleased to know they can catch some fish with one of the 8 charter operators in this area. Anyone needing to get more details about fishing in this area can do so by following this link.

Golf

Mahogany Run Public Golf Course

If you're an avid golfer you may already know that Red Hook isn't necessarily a golfing paradise. However, there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. Click here to visit our page concerning golf throughout St. Thomas.

Sailing and Boating

Independence Sailboat Charter

Additional information about area firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found down below.

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're interested in learning about nearby marinas and charter operators follow this link.

Shopping

Coki Beach Dive Club

If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping vacationing with you, they can while away some time exploring a few of the 31 retail shops in the area. You can go to this extended discussion if you want to know more about shopping in and around Red Hook.

Sightseeing

Bluebeard's Castle

Plan on also spending some time exploring the sights and sounds of daily life in Red Hook. Area sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Visitors who like spending time outdoors will frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Anyone needing to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by going to this page.

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

Sightseeing Services Near Red Hook
Name Type Phone Location
Ecotours Hassel Island Nature Tourism Service (340) 779-2155 Frenchtown, 5.9 mi. West of Central Red Hook
Ecotours Mangrove Lagoon Nature Tourism Service (340) 779-2155 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook
In Theory Charters Excursions and Sightseeing Service (340) 677-0050 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Red Hook

Snorkeling

Red Hook Snorkeling

If you love snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Red Hook. For more information about local snorkeling opportunities, use this link.

Spas

Going to a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Click here to see our extended discussion of this topic.

Tennis

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, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of 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 0.6 mi. North of Central Red Hook 4 check
The Anchorage Beach Resort 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Red Hook 5

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

Information about some other activities can be seen directly below.

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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