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.

Located near the heart of the island of St. Thomas, Hull Bay is on the North West edge of the island, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Although Hull Bay is not the most hidden spot in the Virgin Islands, it has just the right mix of intimacy and atmosphere to attract vacationers.

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.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Hull Bay because there are public restrooms. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Remember to take into account that the area surrounding Hull Bay is a popular spot, so the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Hull Bay on the North West coast of St. Thomas. It is close to Tree Limin' Extreme, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is among the attractions in the vicinity.

Historical attractions such as All Saints Anglican Church offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Hull Bay, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about the Virgin Islands' past, without having to go too far from the beach.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 seeking some additional excitement should think about heading over to Charlotte Amalie, which is close-by and is an area full of activity. From the beach, Charlotte Amalie is a fairly short distance away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Hull Bay will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is situated in a relatively popular tourist area, it is not usually all that tough to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. For visitors hoping to get a place that's near the ocean, the table below lists the accommodations closest 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 lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Hull Bay Hideaway. The restaurant has a menu featuring American cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their hamburgers and seafood.

A few nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

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

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Hull Bay on St. Thomas.

You may also want to consider Little Magens Bay, which is close-by and another fun spot in the Virgin Islands. 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 some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Hull Bay is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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