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.
You'll find 5 dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. To reach our complete page about diving opportunities in this area, go to this page.
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 fishing fanatics in your group, they'll be pleased to know 8 charter fishing services operate from this area. To navigate to our detailed page about deep sea fishing, use this link.
If you're a golf fanatic you probably realize Red Hook isn't overloaded with golf greens. However, there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. To find out about other golf courses throughout St. Thomas, use this link.
Take some time to look through the following table for a list of firms that can help you enjoy some time on the 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 read about nearby marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If there are some folks who enjoy shopping traveling with you, they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 31 retail stores. To learn about opportunities for shopping in Red Hook and nearby, use this link.
Also plan on spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of Red Hook. Among other sights, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who like the open air are likely to have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Click to visit our page regarding area sightseeing and attractions.
Take a minute to read the table just below for a list of a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.
|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 enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Red Hook. You can get more details about opportunities to go snorkeling by going to this page.
Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Anyone needing to find out more about 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 that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful 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 example, Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
The chart below offers information about 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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