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 operators and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from. To get more information about scuba diving in this area click this link.

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. 

Deep Sea Fishing is a popular sport in this area, as suggested by the existence of 7 charter fishing services in this area. To reach our page about deep sea fishing, click here.

Golf

Mahogany Run Public Golf Course

If there are some golfers in your group, you may realize Red Hook isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Nevertheless, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. For more in formation concerning golf throughout St. Thomas, go to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Independence Sailboat Charter

The table just below provides you with a few details regarding firms that will 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'd like to read about charter operators and area marinas use this link.

Shopping

Coki Beach Dive Club

If you're going to be traveling with some avid shoppers they can explore some of the area's 31 retail shops. If you'd like to read more concerning shopping in Red Hook and nearby, you can do so by clicking on this link.

Sightseeing

Bluebeard's Castle

Also plan on spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of life in Red Hook. The area features 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Travelers who like the open air will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, read this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

Be sure to look at the table just below for a list of a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

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 like to go snokeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Red Hook. For more information about local snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.

Spas

Going to a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there are a few in the area. To read our complete page about spas, click this link.

Tennis

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

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

The following table summarizes some key facts. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read 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

Take some time to look through the following table to read about 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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