All of the beaches on Water Island are open to the public, and because they are rarely overpopulated visitors often feel as though they are on their own private stretch of sand. Options range from soft white sands to slightly rocky and rugged, so taking into account what you'd like to accomplish on your beach outing, you'll have plenty of options.
You'll discover a large number of beaches to enjoy on and near the island. Snorkeling is available at some of the beaches, for visitors who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Click on the name of each beach to read a detailed article concerning that section of the coast.
If you like snorkeling, a place offering that option is Emerald Beach. The beach is accessible by taxi, bus, car, or foot, thanks to its close proximity to the airport. Airport road connects directly to the beach, as well as to a small car park outside of the beach area.
Another top pick for snorkelers is Morning Star Beach. Morningstar Beach lures guests to its shores with pretty white beaches and exciting entertainment. You'll find plenty of development along these shores, as resorts are a beachfront mainstay.
Brewers Bay: Brewer's Bay is located in close proximity to the University of the Virgin Islands and the St. Thomas airport. Cars should take the Brewers Bay Road to the beach area, where a car park lies directly across the street.
The beaches on and near Water Island are listed here:
|Bolongo Bay||2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||South East|
|Brewers Bay||3.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||West|
|Dorothea Bay Beach||3.0 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||North|
|Emerald Beach||2.5 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||West|
|Honeymoon Beach||3.0 mi. South West of Central St. Thomas||Water Island||West|
|Hull Bay||2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||North West|
|Limetree Beach||2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||South East|
|Morning Star Beach||1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas||South East|
|Sprat Bay Beach||1.7 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie||Water Island||South|
Keep in mind, Water Island is home to additional attraction types. Go to this extended discussion regarding even more attractions if you're looking for additional details.
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