Brewers Bay

Though it is easily accessible, Brewers Bay is often uncrowded during the week because most of the nearby residents are at work or at school. Weekends, however, are another story, with family gatherings and beach bashes consistently taking place. Pick the type of crowd you are comfortable with and plan you beach day accordingly.

The white sands of Brewers Bay are comprised mainly of coral crushed so finely that it is soft and smooth to the touch. Palm and sea grape trees line the shore, as do vendors working out of trucks on the weekends.

The calm waters of Brewers Bay liken it to a lake, making it an easy spot for kids to swim at, and for snorkelers to dive in without much interference from choppy waters.


Brewers Bay is found on the island of St. Thomas, it is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the west of Charlotte Amalie.

Brewers Bay is set near the University of the Virgin Islands, and is, in fact, maintained by the school. You can park just off Route 30 near the entrance to Reichold Center for the Arts.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors to this bay will have no problem finding a meal, since you'll discover a wide variety of dining possibilities near this attraction. Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe, a restaurant where they specialize in seafood, offers convenient access to this body of water. Beachcomber Bar and Grill and Caribbean Fusion are some of the additional food and drink options near Brewers Bay. At Caribbean Fusion you and your party will be able to sample Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that are a fan of bays, and would like to see others, should check out Perseverance Bay and Lindbergh Bay; the first of which is less than a mile to the west-northwest of Brewers Bay. Other kinds of local attractions include Phillips' Botanical Garden, which is within driving range on Water Island. You might also think about visiting Hotel Ruins, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If a visit to the Brewers Bay isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Brewers Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Other Attraction 2.4 mi. (3.6 km) SE Water Island Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historic Site 2.5 mi. (4.4 km) SE Water Island Water Island
Tree Limin' Extreme Other Attraction 2.5 mi. (3.0 km) ENE Barret St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens -- 2.5 mi. (2.6 km) ENE Barret St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 2.6 mi. (1.4 km) E Frenchtown St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Other Attraction 2.9 mi. (1.9 km) E The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historic Site 2.9 mi. (1.2 km) E Hassel Island Hassel Island
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historic Site 2.9 mi. (1.0 km) E Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

More Information


The harbor to the west of Brewers Bay is open to day sailors, where anchorage is permitted in 20 to 60 feet.

Location: St. Thomas


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