Hull Bay

Located on the northern coast of St. Thomas, Hull Bay offers visitors a remote beach experience, relatively popular with local surfers. Amenities are simple and while there is a local restaurant in the area, the beach does not get overly populated with tourists.

Set on the island of St. Thomas, Hull Bay is on the North West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Although there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. You will find that beaches like Hull Bay are some of the best options in the Virgin Islands.

How to Access The Beach
Access to the beach is limited to vehicles and pedestrians. Cars can utilize a informal car park area directly before the beachfront off of a local road which connects to Route 37.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hull Bay features multiple "areas:" the western end features rougher waters and is shaded by the beach's vegetation, while the eastern end's waters are ideal for swimming. The sand is soft and white, making it an excellent place to sunbathe. The area is relatively popular with boaters, so guests should expect to see the bay dotted with yachts and sailboats.

Restrooms are available at Hull Bay. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

Be mindful that the region in which Hull Bay is located is visited by quite a number of tourists, so the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North West coast of St. Thomas; the area is home to other attractions such as Tree Limin' Extreme, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Virgin Islands, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is All Saints Anglican Church, which is one of the closest places of historical significance in the vicinity of Hull Bay.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Hull Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 0.7 mi. SSE St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 1.3 mi. SE St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site 2.1 mi. SE St. Thomas
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 2.2 mi. SSE St. Thomas
Market Square Historical Site 2.2 mi. SSE St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 2.2 mi. SE St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 2.2 mi. SSE St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 2.2 mi. SE St. Thomas
Fish Face Art Gallery 2.3 mi. SE St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 2.3 mi. SE St. Thomas
Reichhold Center Concert Halls and Performing Arts Centers 2.3 mi. SW St. Thomas
Bambini Fine Arts Gallery Art Gallery 2.3 mi. SE St. Thomas

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Hull Bay who are looking for a little additional excitement should think about heading over to Charlotte Amalie, which is in the vicinity and is an area full of activity. From the beach, Charlotte Amalie is a quick trip away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Because this beach is located in a relatively popular tourist area, it is not typically that tough to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. For guests looking to get a place that's near the water, the table that follows shows the closest options to Hull Bay.

Accommodations near Hull Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Island View Guest House -- -- B & B
Mafolie Hotel 1.9 mi. SE Hotel
Miller Manor 2.1 mi. SSE Hotel
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast 2.2 mi. SE B & B
The Green Iguana Hotel 2.2 mi. SE Hotel
The Crystal Palace 2.2 mi. SE B & B
Bunker Hill Hotel 2.2 mi. SE B & B
Windward Passage Hotel 2.3 mi. SE Hotel
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast 2.3 mi. SE B & B
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast 2.4 mi. SE B & B

Food

When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far away. Hull Bay Hideaway is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features American food. They're also renowned for their hamburgers and seafood.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Hull Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hull Bay Hideaway (340) 777-1898 American Very Casual 0.0 mi. SSE
North Side Bistro & Brewery (340) 775-5098 Caribbean Informal 0.3 mi. SSE
St Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens (340) 774-4999 Caribbean Informal 0.6 mi. SSE
Thirteen (340) 774-6800 Contemporary, International Informal 1.1 mi. SW
Sib's Restaurant (340) 774-8967 American Very Casual 1.7 mi. SE
Sib's on the Mountain (340) 774-8967 ext. 8 American Informal 1.7 mi. SE
Mafolie Restaurant (340) 774-2790 International Informal 1.9 mi. SE
Sabroso Restaurant (340) 626-9054 Caribbean Informal 2.1 mi. SSE
Sugarcane Grille (340) 774-8056 Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. SE
Gladys' Café (340) 774-6604 Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. SE
Virgilio's Restaurant (340) 776-4920 Italian -- 2.2 mi. SE
Coconuts Bar & Grill (340) 774-0099 American, Caribbean Very Casual 2.3 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on St. Thomas besides Hull Bay worth visiting.

You 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.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Virgin Islands, but visiting Hull Bay or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in the Virgin Islands even more memorable.

 

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