Hans Lollik Beach

Hans Lollik Beach is a secluded beach located just off the northern coast of St. Thomas on the uninhabited islands of Hand Lollik. While getting to the island may take a little bit of planning, those who go will be rewarded with a pristine beach offering stunning views and nearly absolute privacy.

Situated on the southeastern edge of Hans Lollik Island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. It's often said that Hans Lollik Beach is one of the best spots for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches in the Virgin Islands offer views of the sea that are just as pretty, but tend to be more crowded because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

How to Access The Beach
The only way to reach the island is via boat. However, with no marina or dock, you will need to anchor offshore or otherwise beach the boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach on Hans Lollik Island takes up only a portion of the island's southern coast. The small cove where the beach is located features calm and clear water that snorkelers will love. Beach-side, the sand is clean, soft, and a color that resembles more gold than the traditional tan.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

If you usually enjoy beaches which offer visitors a calm haven, then you should enjoy Hans Lollik Beach; it is tucked away within a less urban section of Hans Lollik Island.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South coast of Hans Lollik Island. It is near some interesting sites like Mahogany Run Public Golf Course, which is found two miles to the , and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

If you want more information on the history of the Virgin Islands, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Blackbeard's Castle, which is three and a half miles away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Hans Lollik Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Mahogany Run Public Golf Course Golf Course 2.2 mi. S St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 3.4 mi. SW St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 3.6 mi. SW St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 3.7 mi. SSW St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site 3.7 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Zora's Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 3.8 mi. SSW St. Thomas

Cities and Towns

Hans Lollik Beach is near Charlotte Amalie, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Hans Lollik Beach tourists hoping to find further attractions should consider heading over to Charlotte Amalie, since it's close-by and is an active, busy area. From Hans Lollik Beach, Charlotte Amalie is not far away, maybe four miles (six kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Since this beach is located in a pretty popular vacation area, it is not typically all that difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for close-by. For visitors wanting to book a place that's near the ocean, the following table lists the closest accommodations to Hans Lollik Beach.

Accommodations near Hans Lollik Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Villa Blanca 2.1 mi. S Hotel
Magens Point Resort 2.4 mi. SSW Resort
Mafolie Hotel 3.5 mi. SW Hotel
The Green Iguana Hotel 3.6 mi. SSW Hotel
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast 3.7 mi. SSW B & B
Windward Passage Hotel 3.8 mi. SSW Hotel
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast 3.8 mi. SSW B & B
Bunker Hill Hotel 3.8 mi. SSW B & B
Bluebeards Castle 3.8 mi. SSW Resort
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast 3.8 mi. SW B & B

Food

A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a local restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is The Grille at Mahogany Run. The restaurant has International food. Visitors often rave about their seafood. The restaurant is two miles away.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Hans Lollik Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Grille at Mahogany Run (340) 777-6250 ext. 1241 International Informal 2.2 mi. S
Rumbuzz (340) 775-2899 International, Mexican Very Casual 2.4 mi. SSW
Famous Delite (340) 777-6050 Eclectic -- 2.6 mi. S
Sib's Restaurant (340) 774-8967 American Very Casual 3.4 mi. SW
Sib's on the Mountain (340) 774-8967 ext. 8 American Informal 3.4 mi. SW
Mafolie Restaurant (340) 774-2790 International Informal 3.5 mi. SW
Hull Bay Hideaway (340) 777-1898 American Very Casual 3.5 mi. WSW
North Side Bistro & Brewery (340) 775-5098 Caribbean Informal 3.5 mi. SW
St Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens (340) 774-4999 Caribbean Informal 3.6 mi. SW
Domino's Tutu Park Mall (340) 775-3400 Italian Very Casual 3.7 mi. S
Bonjour Gas Station -- Carry out restaurant Very Casual 3.7 mi. S
China Fast Food (340) 775-6881 Chinese Very Casual 3.7 mi. S

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Hans Lollik Beach on Hans Lollik Island.

Another location you might enjoy is Renaissance Beach, located four miles to the southeast. The north side of St. Thomas is home to Renaissance Beach, a haven of calm waves and an array of watersport opportunities, and is particularly popular with windsurfers. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Mandahl Bay Beach offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found two miles to the south.

Travelers may also want to consider Little Magens Bay, one of the many great Virgin Islands beach sites. Little Magens Bay on St. Thomas is a beautiful beach and the only one on the island that is clothing optional.

The Virgin Islands has so much to offer, and paying a visit to Hans Lollik Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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