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.

Location

Brewers Bay can be found on the island of St. Thomas, it's 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

There are several picks of dining options to pick from in the region nearby this body of water. Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe, a restaurant where serve their specialty fare: seafood, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also nearby, you will encounter eateries like Beachcomber Bar and Grill and Caribbean Fusion where you will be able to try out Caribbean cuisine and experience the Virgin Islands culture.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy bays, and are interested in visiting others, might consider a trip to Perseverance Bay and Lindbergh Bay; the first of which is 0.9 miles to the west-northwest of Brewers Bay. There are some additional places of interest in the area, including Phillips' Botanical Garden, which is within driving range on Water Island. Furthermore, you can consider making the trip to Hotel Ruins, which is another attraction not far away.

Bays are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in the Virgin Islands. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Brewers Bay.

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

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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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