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.

You'll find 5 dive operators and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from. Navigate here to see our article about diving opportunities in this area.

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 avid anglers in your group, they'll be pleased to know there are 7 charter operators in this area. To learn about more deep sea fishing in this area, click here.

Golf

Mahogany Run Public Golf Course

If you like to play golf you should know that Red Hook isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Still, the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. To read a more detailed discussion of this specific topic, see this article concerning golfing throughout St. Thomas.

Sailing and Boating

Independence Sailboat Charter

Take a moment to read the following table for more information about area firms that can enable you to get 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 want to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators read this page.

Shopping

Coki Beach Dive Club

If you have some shopping aficionados in your group, they can "discover" a few of the area's 26 retail shops. If you'd like to learn more about shopping in Red Hook and nearby, you can do so by following this link.

Sightseeing

Bluebeard's Castle

You should plan on spending some time experiencing the sights and sounds of Red Hook. Interesting sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Travelers who enjoy natural surroundings will typically enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To read more about area sightseeing attractions, go to this article.

The chart directly below enables you to get some details regarding a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing.

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 snorkel there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Red Hook. For a better look at snorkeling, see this article concerning snorkeling possibilities.

Spas

Going to a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you'll be pleased to learn there are a few options. For more information about some great places to relax visit this page.

Tennis

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read 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 example, Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

 

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