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.
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.
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.
The table just below lists a few details concerning area firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.
|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.
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.
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.
|Ecotours Hassel Island||Frenchtown, 5.9 mi. West of Central Red Hook|
|Ecotours Mangrove Lagoon||1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook|
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.
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.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook||2|
|Crystal Cove||0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Red Hook||4|
|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.
The chart just below enables you to get some details concerning other activities.
|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|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Red Hook|
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