Beaches on St. Thomas

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All of the beaches on St. Thomas are public, and nearly all of them are backed by resorts promising views of the sea.  No matter which beach you choose to spend a day at, you'll encounter warm, calm waters, and sand that you can sink your feet into.  Still, each has a personality all its own.  Some beaches are better for snorkeling than swimming, while others make clothing optional.

Lindquist Beach

The Area's Beaches

You will find a large number of beaches to consider visiting on the island. Whether you prefer people watching, or you enjoy relaxing in a secluded area, you're likely to find what you want. You can click on the beach names for detailed information about that specific beach.

Honeymoon Beach

A location with snorkeling is Hull Bay. Access to the beach is limited to vehicles and pedestrians. Cars can utilize a informal car park area directly before the beachfront off of a local road which connects to Route 37.

Another good choice for those who enjoy snorkeling is Lindquist Beach. The beach is accessible via a small road off of Route 38. As it is an unmaintained dirt road, cars should have four wheel drive.

Bolongo Bay: Access to the beach is limited to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort guests, as the resort is located a few feet from the beachfront itself. Guests should take Frenchman Bay Road to Water Gate Road, which leads directly into the resort's car park.

Glance through the table below for more information about your options.

Beaches On St. Thomas
Name Location Island Coast
Bolongo Bay 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas South East
Brewers Bay 3.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas West
Coki Point Beach 1.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas North East
Cowpet Beach 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East
Dorothea Bay Beach 3.0 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas North
Emerald Beach Central St. Thomas St. Thomas West
Great Bay Beach 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East
Hans Lollik Beach 3.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Charlotte Amalie Hans Lollik Island South
Honeymoon Beach 3.0 mi. South West of Central St. Thomas Water Island West
Hull Bay 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas North West
Limetree Beach 2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas South East
Lindquist Beach 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East
Little Magens Bay 2.0 mi. North of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas North
Magens Bay 1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas North East
Mandahl Bay Beach 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas North
Mermaids Chair 7.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie -- West
Morning Star Beach 1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas South East
Renaissance Beach 1.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Thatch Cay St. Thomas South West
Sapphire Beach 0.9 mi. North of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East
Secret Harbor 0.5 mi. South of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East
Sprat Bay Beach 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Water Island South
Vessup Bay 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas East

If you are looking for more attractions beyond this category, you should look farther afield. To navigate to our complete guide to other attractions, read this article.

 

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