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 middle of the island of St. Thomas, Hull Bay is on the North West coast of the island, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying very close. Travelers looking for a spot that's a little out of the way, but still active, may really like a visit to Hull Bay. It's not one of the beaches that's always brimming with visitors, but it's also not completely secluded.

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.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Don't forget that the region in which Hull Bay is located is a popular spot, which means the availability of certain services is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North West coast of St. Thomas; this area boasts other attractions such as Tree Limin' Extreme, which is not very far away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Historical attractions like All Saints Anglican Church offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Hull Bay, and allow visitors to learn more about the Virgin Islands, without straying too far from the coastline.

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 Hull Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 0.7 mi. SSE 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
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 2.2 mi. SE St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 2.3 mi. SE St. Thomas
Caribbean World Amber Museum Museum 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
Herman E. Moore Golf Course Golf Course 2.3 mi. SSW St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 2.3 mi. SE St. Thomas

Cities and Towns

Hull Bay is in the Charlotte Amalie area, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Those visiting Hull Bay who are seeking a little additional excitement will want to think about heading to Charlotte Amalie, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of the Virgin Islands. From the beach, Charlotte Amalie is not far away, roughly two and a half miles (four kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Vacationers hoping to find a hotel room not far from the beach should find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from in the vicinity. You can find the closest booking options by perusing what's listed in the table below.

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
The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle 2.3 mi. SE Hotel
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast 2.3 mi. SE B & B
Hotel 1829 2.3 mi. SE Hotel


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to dine at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Hull Bay Hideaway. This restaurant serves American cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their hamburgers and seafood.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near 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
Mafolie Restaurant (340) 774-2790 International Informal 1.9 mi. SE
Parrots Bar and Deli (340) 344-8999 Tex-Mex Very Casual 2.2 mi. SE
Tavern On The Waterfront (340) 776-4328 Contemporary, European Fine Dining 2.2 mi. SE
Coconuts Charlotte Amalie -- Italian Very Casual 2.2 mi. SSE
Virgilio's Restaurant (340) 776-4920 Italian -- 2.2 mi. SE
Glady's Café (340) 774-6604 Caribbean -- 2.2 mi. SE
Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant & Bar (340) 777-4711 Caribbean -- 2.3 mi. SE
Domino's Nisky Center (340) 776-3030 Italian Very Casual 2.3 mi. S

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Hull Bay.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Little Magens Bay, another favorite sun-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.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Virgin Islands, and dropping by Hull Bay is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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