The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in the USVI

Enjoy Nighttime Entertainment at Many Hotels in the Virgin Islands

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The Virgin Islands offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, yet some would consider the nightlife scene an attraction of its own. No matter if your favorite venue is a crowded bar or a hidden spot with fine spirits, you'll have some satisfying choices, particularly if you choose a resort where they offer bars, shows, and more.

The properties below are some of the best options if you need a taste of the dancing, drinking, and social scenes in late-night Virgin Islands. Some have on-site nightlife menus that can't be beat, while others are great for guests who want to be within walking distance of many venues.

Virgin Islands Accommodations with the Best Entertainment

Each of the properties listed in the table below are rated as having outstanding entertainment and nightlife, or as having superb nearby options when it comes to these amenities. Beginning with our top pick, the Windward Passage Hotel, the very best are listed at the top; the rankings take into account a number of details, including their venues, their variety, and more on the properties and nearby.

Since live performances are synonymous with hotel nightlife, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. However, hotels in the Virgin Islands are known to provide more entertainment during the tourist season, so be sure to contact the hotel for more information if you're expecting to see a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Windward Passage Hotel Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 2 check check
Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort & Spa 4.8 mi. Northeast of Frederiksted, St. Croix 1 check check
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino 6.4 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix 2 check check
Dreams Sugar Bay Resort & Spa East End, St. Thomas 3 check check
Magens Point Resort 1.5 mi. Northeast of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 2 check check
Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort Bellevue, St. Thomas 4 check check
Buccaneer 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Christiansted, St. Croix 1 check check
Caneel Bay Resort Caneel Bay, St. John 2 check
Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas East End, St. Thomas 3 check check

Click any hotel and you'll find pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each one has its own style and set of amenities. These detailed hotel guides will help you decide if the hotel you like is the one you really love.

Hotels in the Virgin Islands with Great Nearby Entertainment Options

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's located near hangouts like bars and clubs. Though these hotels might not offer the best nightlife opportunities themselves, they make great choices if you want to try nearby activities. Whether your ideal night includes trying tropical drinks at a bar or kicking it on the dance floor, these properties are within a short walk or quick taxi ride of several exciting venues.

Click to preview the nightlife options at the hotels and resorts below, and other places of interest found near them, like restaurants, activities, and landmarks.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
The Westin St. John Resort Cruz Bay, St. John Resort 2 4
The Palms at Pelican Cove 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Christiansted, St. Croix Hotel 3 8
Secret Harbour Beach Resort Nazareth, St. Thomas Resort 0 11
Sand Castle on the Beach 0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Frederiksted, St. Croix Hotel 2 3
Sapphire Beach Resort & Marina Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas Resort 1 10
Chenay Bay Beach Resort 3.1 mi. East of Christiansted, St. Croix Hotel 0 3
Elysian Beach Resort Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas Resort 4 10

When planning your adventures, please visit another part of our guide to learn about the Virgin Islands, and more. Because, while nightlife activities are a blast, there's fun to be had besides merely strolling for nightspots with good crowds. You'll want to spend your days - and nights - at a property that has all the features and perks that matter the most, and quality that matches its price.


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