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

Beaches Map

You'll find an abundance of beaches to choose from on the island. Regardless of whether you prefer being around other people, or you enjoy relaxing in a secluded area, you can find a beach that fits your preferences. You can click on specific names for more information concerning that particular beach.

One beach where you may find people 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.

Another good option for those who enjoy snorkeling is Bolongo Bay. Bolongo Bay's beach, located on St. Thomas, features beautiful white sand and palm trees, thanks to the popular Bolongo Bay Beach Resort which surrounds the beach. The waters are calm and the beach features an amazing view of the sea.

Vessup Bay: Vessup Bay is located within St. Thomas and is bordered by Muller Bay. The island's narrow enclosure that creates the bay allows for calm waters, while the soft sand is perfect for sunbathers.

Take a minute to read 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
Grand Beach 1.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Thatch Cay St. Thomas South 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 2.5 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie Water Island --
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
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 seeking a wider variety of attractions beyond the category on this page, you might want to expand your planning horizon. Click on this link to see our article concerning other interesting attractions for St. Thomas.

 

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