St. Thomas Accommodations

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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.  

Hotels

At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast

St. Thomas has hotel possibilities that will suit just about every type of traveler. Choose from low-cost accommodations, glitzy resorts, and plenty more in between. Travelers hoping to enjoy a lively bar scene will find precisely that at several hotels around St. Thomas. Read additional info about each of the properties by clicking the names.

A great vacation spot which has recreation on-site 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. The property is situated at 5 Estate Bakkeroe.

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A property located on the waterfront that travelers often enjoy is Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas. The Ritz-Carlton Club St. Thomas is a hidden treasure nestled among fifteen private acres. Pristine white beaches and blue waters lure guests out of the hotel and into the Caribbean sun. They're at 6900 Great Bay.

For visitors wanting to find a property with an active bar and club scene, Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina is one destination you may 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. The property is situated at 6720 Estate Smith Bay.

Fortunately, there will be plenty of additional choices. Those wanting to get more information concerning hotels on the island here.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Point Pleasant Resort

Guests can also find non-standard hotel booking options on the island, including a couple of condominiums and some villa complexes.

Tennis enthusiasts will like the idea of staying at Point Pleasant Resort, as they have some nice 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. You will find them at 6600 Estate Smith Bay.

Sapphire Village Condominiums is one of these properties Sapphire Beach, in eastern St. Thomas. 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. They are located at 6320 Estate Smith Bay.

Hull Bay Cottages is another good option. After years of vacationing on St. Thomas, the owners of Hull Bay Cottages finally decided to move to the island permanently. Within a year of the move, they bought this property, which is set 850 feet above the Caribbean Sea, offering a gorgeous view to guests no matter which way they look. If you want to call before making reservations, do so at (340) 774-7252.

St. Thomas is home to other choices. For more in-depth coverage of this topic, go to this article concerning villa complexes on the island.

You can also see a complete collection of the accommodations found around the USVI by clicking here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism On St. Thomas

Virgin Island Campground

Vacationers who want to be close to nature should check out the one eco-tourism property available. Alongside the standard hotels, you can find an eco-lodge.

Travelers wanting to stay on St. Thomas should consider accommodations like Virgin Island Campground. 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. Try calling them at (340) 776-5488.

Eco-Accommodations On St. Thomas
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

Individual Villas

Some often prefer the seclusion offered by one of the many individual villa rentals. To read about other rental properties on St. Thomas, click here.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa

Some travelers prefer the convenience of an all-inclusive package. There are many reasons for their appeal. Among other factors, they offer the easiest way to accurately predict the cost of your vacation. The accommodations below are the only all-inclusive properties available here.

Tennis enthusiasts will enjoy booking their stay at Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, as they offer some excellent tennis facilities. Every room at the Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa has its own private balcony for viewing the resort, bay, or ocean, depending on the guest's choice and desires. One-bedroom suites and special "Clear Air Rooms" are also available. They can be found at 6500 Estate Smith Bay.

One destination along the oceanfront that you could consider 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. Visitors can find them at 7150 Bolongo.

When considering an all-inclusive package, don't assume each property offers the same amenities. Be sure to do a little research to confirm what's actually included in each package.

 

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