Benner Bay

Just north of Jersey Bay is Benner Bay, known by locals as "The Lagoon." This spot serves as one of, if not the, most protected harbors for small vessels on St. Thomas.

Benner Bay is popular with boaters who own small vessels. There are complete facilities for boaters, including a 50-ton mobile hoist for craft repairs.


Benner Bay is located in East End, in the vicinity of Anna's Retreat; it's 1.2 miles to the west-southwest of Red Hook.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the area nearby this body of water. Buddah Sushi, which offers Asian food, offers convenient access to this body of water. Fish Tails and Cruzan Beach Club are some of the other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Cruzan Beach Club you and your companions will be able to try out Caribbean food and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like bays, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Jersey Bay and Nazareth Bay; the first of which is a half mile to the southeast of this page's natural attraction. You'll find some additional activities nearby, including Nadir Recreation Area, which is three quarters of a mile away Maroon Town. You might also think about heading over to Coral World Ocean Park, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Bays are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Benner Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Nadir Recreation Area Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (2.9 km) WNW Maroon Town St. Thomas
Coral World Ocean Park Other Attraction 2.2 mi. (3.0 km) N Coki Point St. Thomas
Buck Island Lighthouse Other Attraction 3.2 mi. (6.8 km) SW Buck Island Buck Island
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge -- 3.2 mi. (6.8 km) SSW Capella Island Capella Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Other Attraction 3.5 mi. (1.2 km) WNW Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Butterfly Garden -- 3.8 mi. (1.2 km) W Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historic Site 4.0 mi. (0.4 km) WNW Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historic Site 4.1 mi. (1.7 km) W Hassel Island Hassel Island

Location: East End, St. Thomas


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