The USVI Accomodation Options

The US Virgin Islands have it all when it comes to accommodations

Photo credit: © Mypix |

Travelers looking for the perfect place to stay have an unusually large range of options in the Virgin Islands. From fabulous campgrounds and eco-tourism sites to all-inclusive hotels and mega-resorts, properties run the gamut of styles and price tags.


In the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas are the main vacation spots. What most traveler's find is that the U.S. Virgin Islands are more tourist friendly, and offer a number of big name resorts.


At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast

The USVI offers hotel options that will appeal to almost any type of visitor. Choose from budget hotels, glitzy resorts, and lots more in between. Vacationers looking to enjoy an entertaining bar scene will encounter exactly that at plenty of the hotels on the USVI. Read more details regarding each one by clicking the links.

A great vacation destination with on-site recreation is Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort. The grand Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort is situated on the southern tip of St. Thomas overlooking Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Beach goers will have only a few steps to take to reach the powdery white sands of the beach and the calm turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Guests can find them at 5 Estate Bakkeroe, on St. Thomas.

A property positioned on the waterfront that merits your consideration is Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas. The Ritz-Carlton Club St. Thomas is a hidden treasure nestled among fifteen private acres. Pristine white beaches and blue waters lure guests out of the hotel and into the Caribbean sun. You'll be able to find them at 6900 Great Bay, on St. Thomas.

For visitors seeking to stay somewhere with a lively bar and club scene, Buccaneer is one destination you may want to consider. The Buccaneer is legendary for its historical charm and 17th century architecture; it has welcomed guests for nearly 70 years and offers St. Croix's finest services and accommodations. Situated on over 340 tropical acres, the hotel features three pristine private beaches and 18 holes of challenging golf. They are located at 5007 Estate Shoys, on St. Croix.

These examples are just a sample of the choices you'll find. Visit this page dedicated to more available hotels if you're looking for additional information.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Point Pleasant Resort

There are also non-hotel booking options available, including quite a few condominiums and several villa complexes. Beach-goers will usually have easy access to the beach, as a lot of the lodgings are located right on the coast.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families often enjoy staying at Point Pleasant Resort, as they have some excellent tennis facilities. Stay in charming and comfortable suites at Point Pleasant Resort on St. Thomas and take in the gorgeous views of Water Bay and the Caribbean Sea. Stunning beaches, fine amenities and facilities and an agreeable staff create the perfect relaxing environment on the hotel's 15 acre island preserve complex. You will be able to find them at 6600 Estate Smith Bay, on St. Thomas.

If you are looking to find lots of convenient dining near your accommodation, Gallows Point Resort is one location you shouldn't overlook. All of the accommodations at Gallows Point Resort are one bedroom apartments with king sized beds, vaulted ceilings, and fully equipped kitchens. A host of room views is available, from harbor view to ocean view, and come in classic or "gold" amenities. If you are looking to call before making reservations, you can do so at (340) 776-6434.

Tennis enthusiasts will like the idea of staying at Sugar Beach Condominiums, because they offer some nice tennis facilities on-site Sugar Beach Condominiums offers a variety of guest units, each of which has spacious living areas, comfortable furnishings, and stunning ocean views. Modern amenities and a close proximity to the beach, create the perfect environment for a special island vacation. Visitors will find them at 3245 Golden Rock, on St. Croix.

These examples are just a sample of your choices. If you're interested, find more details concerning villa complexes within the area here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Virgin Island Campground

Those who want to be close to nature might want to think about the variety of eco-tourist options made possible in the area.

If you're trying to organize a conference or if you're traveling as a large party, you can find a group-friendly property like Concordia Studios. Concordia Eco-Resort offers two distinct types of accommodations. Their Eco-Tents are wood framed, soft-sided structures that offer guests a more intimate connection with the outdoors. If you want to know more, call them at (340) 715-0500.

An excellent option for guests looking for a good place to stay in the USVI is Virgin Island Campground. The vast majority of guestrooms at Virgin Island Campground are wood-frame and canvas cabins to create “Upscale Camping,” an immersion into nature with the familiarities of home. These cabins can sleep up to two adult and two children and include electrical outlets, cozy beds, towels, a table with chairs, and a terrace with lounge chairs. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, do so at (340) 776-5488.

Nature enthusiasts can find a good selection different campgrounds, including Cinnamon Bay Campground. Committed to the preservation of the local landscape, this is one of the top eco-friendly places to stay on the island. Guests have the chance to rough it at this campsite, with various styles of camping sites available based on how close to nature you want to stay. If you want to call before booking a room, do so at (340) 776-6330.

Those visiting the USVI will be able to find other eco-accommodation choices. For a better look at the eco-accommodations available visit this page.

Individual Villas

Some people favor the luxury offered by one of the many privately rented villas. For a more thorough discussion of this specific topic, go to this guide to the individual villa rentals in the USVI.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa

Some travelers enjoy the convenience of paying for everything on a single bill. There are many reasons why this pricing method is popular. For example, they make it easy to predict what your vacation will cost.

Avid tennis players will enjoy staying at Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, as they have some nice tennis facilities. Every room at the Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa has its own private balcony for viewing the resort, bay, or ocean, depending on the guest's choice and desires. One-bedroom suites and special "Clear Air Rooms" are also available. You will be able to find them at 6500 Estate Smith Bay, on St. Thomas.

A place positioned on the waterfront worth mentioning is Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino. The Divi Carina Bay Resort has 180 guest rooms available varying in size from Guestrooms to Villas. All rooms on the property have air conditioning, refrigerators, coffee makers, wet bars, satellite TV's, microwaves, in-room safes, telephones, and a king or two queen-sized beds. Guests will be able to find them at 25 Estate Truner Hall, on St. Croix.

If you'd like to get more information on properties offering this option, go to this page.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.