Water Island Accommodations

Although it's gained prominence as the "fourth" U.S. Virgin Island, Water Island is not a major overnight tourism destination. Rather, it's a friendly residential community located just off the coast of St. Thomas. With a year-round population of about 200 residents and no major hotels, if you want to spend some time on Water Island, your options are limited to renting a house, staying in a camping facility, or selecting from the much wider array of accommodations on St. Thomas and commuting by ferry.


Emerald Beach Resort

Visitors will find a small variety of different hotel booking options to choose from near the island. Read additional info about each of the properties by clicking on them.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families often enjoy staying at Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, as they have some nice tennis facilities. Unfortunately, due to the horrific damage brought on by two category 5 hurricanes, the beach resort is closed for renovations. Their team is working hard to restore all of it's amenities to yet again provide guests with a wonderful vacation. You will find them at 5 Estate Bakkeroe.

One destination along the ocean worth mentioning is Emerald Beach Resort. Located on beautiful Lindbergh Bay, the Emerald Beach Resort is a romantically styled getaway featuring Polynesian architecture. The secluded beachfront setting is perfect for couples or travelers seeking privacy. You will find them at 8070 Lindbergh Bay.

Of course, there will be plenty of additional choices too. Those wanting to obtain more information concerning hotels within reach of Water Island here.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Point Pleasant Resort

Although you won't see any on the island, you'll be able to find non-hotel booking options near Water Island. These include a pair of condos and some villa complexes. Click on each link to read more information.

Avid tennis players will enjoy staying at Point Pleasant Resort, as they have some excellent tennis facilities. Suites and villas are available at Point Pleasant Resort, from Ocean View Suites to Two-Bedroom Ocean View Villas. All rooms have a view of the ocean, as detailed by their name. They're located at 6600 Estate Smith Bay.

An excellent option for those hoping to book accommodations near Water Island is Sapphire Village Condominiums. Gorgeous, unspoiled views are a major draw for guests who aim to stay at this property, and the fully-equipped suites don't hurt things. They're located at 6320 Estate Smith Bay.

Pavilions And Pools: Pavilions And Pools has two types of villas, both with the unique property of a small pool on the patio of each villa. The Caribbean Pool Villas have views of the sea from beyond the pools and feature amenities desigen to promote pure relaxation including a large bedroom with a king bed, a sitting and dining area, a bathroom with a garden shower, bi-daily maid service, a television, a DVD player, gas grill on the patio, custom tiling, a 16 by 18 foot private pool, and a kitchen with refrigerator, stove, sink, microwave, and utensils. Find them at 6400 Estate Smith Bay.

Fortunately, there will be additional villa complexes and condos. To read our detailed guide to more villa complexes within reach of Water Island, follow this link.

Also, you can check out a complete collection of the accommodations found around the USVI here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism On Water Island

Virgin Island Campground

Nature enthusiasts and their families might want to think about the one eco-tourism property on the island. In addition to the typical hotel choices, you can find an eco-lodge.

Virgin Island Campground is one property of this type located within central Water Island. 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. Visitors can contact them at (340) 776-5488.

Eco-Accommodations On Water Island
Name Type Phone Number Star Rating Location Island
Virgin Island Campground Lodge (340) 776-5488


Central Water Island Water Island

Individual Villas

Some vacationers often prefer the independence offered by one of the many privately rented villas. Those interested can learn more about the private rental properties near Water Island on this page.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

Although only nearby accommodations offer all-in-one pricing, some travelers would rather enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive price. There are several reasons why these plans are popular. Among other reasons, they let you fully relax without having to look different costs. The accommodations below are the only all-inclusive properties available nearby.

If you are trying to organize for some special occasion, or if you're traveling with a large party, consider a group-friendly accommodation like Bolongo Bay Beach Resort. Accommodations at the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort come fairly standard, although there is a choice for rooms with views of the Caribbean Sea or rooms that are located directly on the beach. Each unit at the hotel features air-conditioning, cable television, refrigerator, coffee making facility, hair dryer, iron, in-room safety deposit box and either a queen or two double beds. They're at 7150 Bolongo.

A place located on the coast worth considering is Sugar Bay Resort & Spa. Due to the horrific damage brought on by two category 5 hurricanes, the resort is closed until further notice. Their team is working hard to restore all of it's amenities to yet again provide guests with a wonderful vacation. You'll find them at 6500 Estate Smith Bay.

All-inclusive lodgings offer food and other amenities for one flat price; however, other inclusions may vary. Be sure to investigate to learn exactly what's included in each package.


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