The inviting beaches in the US Virgin Islands are touted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites in the Caribbean.
If all you can think about is the beach, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort is the right spot for you. This site is located along the water, so guests can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do. This beach boasts a great balance as far as daily visitors; it's not too far from the landmarks in the Virgin Islands, yet maintains an atmosphere that is not overtly crowded or hectic.
Needless to say, since Bolongo Bay Beach Resort sits directly on Bolongo Bay, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For those who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:
|Limetree Beach||0.8||W||Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas|
|Morning Star Beach||1.5||WNW||1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Secret Harbor||2.9||E||Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas|
|Renaissance Beach||2.9||NE||Coki Point, St. Thomas|
|Lindquist Beach||3.1||NE||East End, St. Thomas|
|Coki Point Beach||3.1||NE||Coki Point, St. Thomas|
|Vessup Bay||3.2||E||East End, St. Thomas|
|Cowpet Beach||3.3||E||Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas|
|Mandahl Bay Beach||3.3||N||2.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Sapphire Beach||3.3||NE||East End, St. Thomas|
|Sprat Bay Beach||3.3||W||Water Island|
|Great Bay Beach||3.5||E||East End, St. Thomas|
|Magens Bay||3.9||NNW||1.7 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Honeymoon Beach||4.0||W||Water Island|
|Little Magens Bay||--||--||2.0 mi. North of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Emerald Beach||4.9||WNW||2.5 mi. West of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
The closest option is Limetree Beach. The area around the cove at Limetree Beach is developed, with a few hotels along the shore that provide restrooms, bars, and restaurants for guests. The beach's atmosphere is perfect for reading a book while lounging or having a tropical drink, and a watersports stand provides all types of equipment and instruction for some fun on the water.
Another beach to consider visiting is Bolongo Bay which is far from secluded. 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. This one is located a small hike away.
Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Bolongo Bay Beach Resort lies near the heart of the island of St. Thomas; it is 2.8 miles to the southeast of Charlotte Amalie.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort.
Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay on St. Thomas will quickly learn that Bolongo Bay Beach Resort makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. Yes, this particular part of St. Thomas claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, and Market Square, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.
Several more of this property's nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul||Historical Site||3.3||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden||Botanical Garden||4.0||NW||The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Market Square||Historical Site||3.3||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Historical Site||--||--||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim||Historical Site||3.2||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Dutch Reformed Church||Historical Site||3.1||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|French Heritage Museum||Museum||3.5||WNW||Frenchtown, St. Thomas|
|Haagensen House||Museum||3.1||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Park||3.1||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Ninety-Nine Steps||Historical Site||3.1||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Blackbeard's Castle||Historical Site||3.1||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Park||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Liberty Bell||Historical Site||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Frederick Lutheran Church||Historical Site||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Seven Arches Museum||Museum||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Zoo||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|St. Thomas Historical Trust||Museum||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Fort Christian||Historical Site||2.9||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|The Virgin Island's Children's Museum||Children's Museum||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens||Botanical Garden||4.5||NW||Barret, St. Thomas|
|Legislature Building||Historical Site||2.9||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Park||2.9||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Creque Marine Slipway Ruins||Historical Site||3.2||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Park||2.9||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Memorial Moravian Church||Historical Site||2.9||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Fort Shipley Ruins||Historical Site||3.1||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Movie Theater||2.8||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Zip Line Site||4.7||NW||Barret, St. Thomas|
|Bluebeard's Castle||Historical Site||2.6||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Hassel Island Historic Park||Park||2.9||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Garrison House||Historical Site||2.5||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Butterfly Garden||Botanical Garden||2.2||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Crowell's Battery||Historical Site||2.6||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Fort Willoughy Ruins||Historical Site||2.4||WNW||Hassel Island|
|Paradise Point Sky-Tram||Cable Car||2.1||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Phillips' Botanical Garden||Botanical Garden||3.9||W||Water Island|
|Historical Site||4.2||W||Water Island|
|Fort Segarra||Historical Site||4.1||W||Water Island|
|Park||1.2||ENE||Maroon Town, St. Thomas|
|Coral World Ocean Park||Aquarium||3.2||NE||Coki Point, St. Thomas|
|Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.7||S||Capella Island|
If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul might be a good choice. In 1848 the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was originally consecrated as a parish church, though today it serves as the territory's Roman Catholic diocese. Aside from worship, tourists often visit this spot for the awe-inspiring murals that depicting biblical scenes.
When you're deciding on a place to stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodations as a way to get a feel for the region. Readers will be able to find plenty of other properties to think about before coming to a decision, as this portion of St. Thomas plays host to an impressive range of hotels and resorts to choose from. If you'd like to get more info about lodging options available close-by, consult the following table.
|Bluebeards Beachclub and Villas||1.2||W||Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas|
|Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort||1.6||W||Bellevue, St. Thomas|
|Bluebeards Castle||2.6||NW||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Two Sandals by the Sea Inn||2.9||E||Nazareth, St. Thomas|
|Secret Harbour Beach Resort||2.9||E||Nazareth, St. Thomas|
|At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Margaritaville Vacation Club||3.0||NE||East End, St. Thomas|
|Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa||3.0||NE||East End, St. Thomas|
|Galleon House Bed & Breakfast||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
|Windward Passage Hotel||3.0||NW||Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas|
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