Although the most urbane of the three main US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas is still by no means comparable to a busy city. What this means is that no matter your vacation style, there is a place to carve out as your own on this island. If relaxing on the beach, shopping, and spa treatments are on your to-do list, or if you want to stay in the hub of cultural attractions, the resorts and villas of Charlotte Amalie will work to your benefit. Independent, active travelers in search of a true island getaway may decide to seek out smaller inns, campgrounds, and villas outside of the capital.
St. Thomas offers hotel possibilities that will suit nearly any kind of traveler. Choose from luxury resorts, budget hotels, and plenty more in between. Those wanting to enjoy a lively bar scene will find just that at a handful hotels around St. Thomas. Read more details about each of the properties by clicking the names.
A great destination with active on-site recreation is Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort. The grand Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort is situated on the southern tip of St. Thomas overlooking Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Beach goers will have only a few steps to take to reach the powdery white sands of the beach and the calm turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Visitors will find them at 5 Estate Bakkeroe.
One place positioned on the waterfront worth mentioning is Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas. Each room at the Ritz-Carlton features Caribbean decor, ocean views, king beds, and sofa sleepers. They're at 6900 Great Bay.
For guests wanting to stay somewhere with a lively bar and club scene, Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina is one location you might want to think about. Set on a half a mile of beautiful oceanfront property, the Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina is a family-friendly spot on St. Thomas where you can create a home away from home in paradise. The resort is especially loved by sailors for the 67-slip private marine where you can dock your boat in a safe and secure spot, then stay in one of the luxury rooms for the duration of your time on the island. They're located at 6720 Estate Smith Bay.
These examples are only a few of the options that are available. To find out more about the standard hotels available, go to this page.
There are non-hotel booking possibilities on the island, which include a couple of condos and some villa complexes.
Avid tennis players often like the idea of staying at Point Pleasant Resort, as they offer some excellent tennis facilities. Suites and villas are available at Point Pleasant Resort, from Junior Suites to Two-Bedroom Villas. All rooms have a view of the ocean except the Junior Suites, which offer a view of the ocean or a garden view. Find them at 6600 Estate Smith Bay.
Those looking to stay on St. Thomas will enjoy choices like Sapphire Village Condominiums. Gorgeous, unspoiled views are a major draw for guests who aim to stay at this property, and the fully-equipped suites don't hurt things. Guests can find them at 6320 Estate Smith Bay.
Hull Bay Cottages: Guests may choose to stay in a cottage or apartment, though all have queen-sized beds, cable television, beach chairs, and rattan or bamboo furniture paired with tropical patterned furnishings. The apartments have kitchenettes and living rooms that lead out onto the deck. If you are looking to call ahead of time, do so at (340) 774-7252.
These are only some of the choices you'll find. Click here to read our guide to these types of accommodations on the island.
Visitors who want to be close to nature should consider the one eco-tourism property on the island. Alongside the standard hotel choices, there is an eco-lodge.
Virgin Island Campground is one property of this type found within Water Island, St. Thomas. The vast majority of guestrooms at Virgin Island Campground are wood-frame and canvas cabins to create “Upscale Camping,” an immersion into nature with the familiarities of home. These cabins can sleep up to two adult and two children and include electrical outlets, cozy beds, towels, a table with chairs, and a terrace with lounge chairs. If you have questions and want to call ahead of time, do so at (340) 776-5488.
|Name||Type||Phone Number||Star Rating||Location||Island|
|Virgin Island Campground||Lodge||(340) 776-5488||
|2.2 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie||Water Island|
Certain people would rather have the independence offered by one of the individual villa rentals. Anyone needing to get more information concerning the private rental properties on St. Thomas here.
Some visitors like the added certainty of all-inclusive pricing. There are multiple explanations why these packages are so popular. Among other factors, they make it easy to know what your vacation will cost before you go. The two accommodations below are the only all-inclusive properties available here.
Avid tennis players will enjoy booking their stay at Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, as they have some excellent tennis facilities. A fabulous all-inclusive mountain-top resort, the Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa is a luxurious tropical escape with breathtaking views of the Caribbean. Lavishly appointed guest rooms and suites come complete with colonial furniture, gorgeous beach and pool views, and private balconies to take it all in. They're located at 6500 Estate Smith Bay.
One destination positioned on the ocean that is worth considering is Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. Privately-owned and passed down through the generations, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort makes guests feel like part of the extended family. Superior service and all-inclusive packages take care of everything for one rate, so guests can simply lounge and relax. They're located at 7150 Bolongo.
All-inclusive lodgings offer food and other amenities for one flat price; however, other inclusions may vary. It's always wise to call ahead or carefully study the official website, to learn what is actually included in the all-inclusive price.
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