Activities in Red Hook

Photo credit © St. Thomas Boat Rental
 

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 several dive operators and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from. You can go to this article which is all about diving opportunities in this area if you want to find out additional facts.

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 there are some experienced anglers in your group, they're in luck -- there are 7 charter fishing services in this area. To read more about deep sea fishing in this area, read this article.

Golf

Mahogany Run Public Golf Course

If you're an avid golfer you should know that Red Hook isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. However, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. Click on this link to view our page concerning golf throughout St. Thomas.

Sailing and Boating

Independence Sailboat Charter

Glance through this table for a listing of local providers that will help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In Red Hook
Name Phone Location
Caribbean Blue Boat Charters (340) 690-2583 Central Red Hook
Good Day Charters (340) 514-3458 Central Red Hook
Independence Sailboat Charter (340) 513-2897 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) 998-9129 Central Red Hook
Sun Sea Charters (340) 626-6785 Central Red Hook
VIBE Charters (340) 626-2875 Central Red Hook

If you want to find out about local marinas and charter options read this article.

Shopping

Coki Beach Dive Club

If you have some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 22 retail shops. Click on this link to see our guide to shopping in Red Hook and nearby.

Sightseeing

Bluebeard's Castle

Most visitors spend some time soaking in the sights, sounds and culture of Red Hook. The area's sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts will probably have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Click this link to check out our page about area sightseeing and attractions.

Details concerning a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be found in the following table:

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
In Theory Charters Excursions and Sightseeing Service (340) 677-0050 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Red Hook
Virgin Island Ecotours Mangrove Lagoon Nature Tourism Service (877) 684-2441 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook

Snorkeling

Red Hook Snorkeling

If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Red Hook. Those wanting to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by going to this page.

Spas

Going to a spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to discover there are two in this area. To see our complete page about spas, go to this page.

Tennis

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name 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 0.6 mi. North of Central Red Hook 4 check
The Anchorage Beach Resort 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Red Hook 5

For example, 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 right below enables you to learn a few details regarding other activities.

Other Activities Near Red Hook
Name Type Phone Location
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
Pistarckle Theater Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers (340) 775-7877 2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Red Hook
 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.