What's Near Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

Many times, choosing a hotel near the right beach can make your vacation in the US Virgin Islands even more special.

Many guests are excited to learn that Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is situated on the water, so you won't have to go far to have an amazing view of the water. This beach offers a great balance when it comes to beach-goers; it's not very far away from the landmarks in the Virgin Islands, but has an atmosphere that isn't overtly crowded or hectic.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is positioned directly on Cowpet Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions at this property. Located on the southeastern coast of St. Thomas, Cowpet Bay features a well developed beach, lined with palm trees and white sand. The nearby St. Thomas Yacht Club guarantees that luxury yachts will dot the bay waters, though the spacious waters guarantee that guests can enjoy the quiet waters. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Ritz-Carlton
Beach Distance Direction Location
Great Bay Beach 0.2 N East End
Vessup Bay 0.4 NW East End
Secret Harbor 0.6 W Cowpet Bay
Sapphire Beach 1.4 NNW East End
Lindquist Beach 1.5 NW East End
Renaissance Beach 2.4 NW Coki Point
Coki Point Beach 2.5 NW Coki Point
Bolongo Bay 3.6 W 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie
Limetree Beach 4.3 W Frenchman Bay
Mandahl Bay Beach 4.5 NW 2.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie
Morning Star Beach 4.9 W 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Charlotte Amalie

Great Bay Beach is closest to the hotel. Known for its pristine white sands and calm surf, plus its picturesque surroundings, Great Bay Beach is one that is loved by tourists. If you think sustainability is important, you'll be pleased to hear that this beach had its Blue Flag Certification renewed in 2014, which means it is a very eco-friendly place.

If instead you're interested in a less raucous beach scene, Lindquist Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. Because Lindquist Beach is a great secret on St. Thomas, its best feature, apart from the perfect setting, is its probable seclusion. Swim in the diamond waters, snorkel the nearby reefs, or just sit back on the beach and let time go by. It's situated a mile and a half northwest of the hotel.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas is located in East End, on St. Thomas; it is three quarters of a mile (one and an eighth kilometers) to the southeast of Red Hook.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas 0.2 SW
Red Hook, St. Thomas 0.7 NW
Nazareth, St. Thomas 0.7 W
Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas 1.1 NNW
Great Saint James Island 1.1 SE
Benner, St. Thomas 1.2 W
Little Saint James Island 1.8 SE
Maroon Town, St. Thomas 2.2 W
Dog Island 2.4 SE
Coki Point, St. Thomas 2.5 NW

Nearby Attractions

Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas makes for a wonderful spot for active vacationers. There are an abundance of active pursuits to be found when starting at this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this section of St. Thomas has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, and Market Square. Of the three, the closest is Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Ritz-Carlton
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 6.3 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 6.7 WNW The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square Historical Site 6.3 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 6.1 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 6.0 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 6.6 W Frenchtown, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 6.0 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Educators Park Park 6.0 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 5.9 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Solberg Farm Zoo 6.1 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 6.1 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 7.2 WNW Barret, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 5.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 5.8 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 6.3 W Hassel Island
Roosevelt Park Park 5.8 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 5.8 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 6.3 W Hassel Island
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 5.8 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 7.4 WNW Barret, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 5.5 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 6.1 W Hassel Island
Garrison House Historical Site 5.8 W Hassel Island
Butterfly Garden Botanical Garden 5.3 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 5.9 W Hassel Island
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 5.7 W Hassel Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 5.1 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 7.3 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 7.6 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 7.5 W Water Island
Nadir Recreation Area Park 2.3 W Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 2.5 NW Coki Point, St. Thomas
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.4 SW Buck Island
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 SW Capella Island

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul could be just what the doctor ordered. In 1848 the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was originally consecrated as a parish church, though today it serves as the territory's Roman Catholic diocese. Aside from worship, tourists often visit this spot for the awe-inspiring murals that depicting biblical scenes.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding where to stay, it is sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the area. Readers will be able to find plenty of other destinations to look at before reaching a decision, as this portion of St. Thomas has an excellent variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. Consult the following table to get complete details about the hotel booking options that are available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Ritz-Carlton
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Elysian Beach Resort 0.2 S Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
The Anchorage Beach Resort 0.4 SW Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas
Secret Harbour Beach Resort 0.6 W Nazareth, St. Thomas
Two Sandals by the Sea Inn 0.6 W Nazareth, St. Thomas
Crystal Cove 1.0 NNW Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina 1.1 NNW Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas
Margaritaville Vacation Club 2.0 NW East End, St. Thomas
Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa 2.1 NW East End, St. Thomas
Bolongo Bay Beach Resort 3.5 W 2.8 mi. Southeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bluebeards Beachclub and Villas 4.6 W Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas
 

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