Honeymoon Beach

Located on Water Island off the coast of St. Thomas, Honeymoon Beach is an excellent spot for guests of all ages, whether they prefer swimming or simply sunbathing on the shore. Dramatically improved in the 1950s by the leaseholder, the area is decorated with palm trees and immaculate sand.

Located on Water Island, Honeymoon Beach is on the None coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying very close.

How to Access The Beach
The beach can be accessed off of Main Road, but be advised that Water Island must be reached via boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach area features immaculate white sand and turquoise waters, perfect for snorkeling or swimming. Palm trees decorate the island, while lush green hills overlook the beach area. The bay itself is popular with boaters, so expect to the see the waters dotted with yachts and sailboats.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Honeymoon Beach is on the edge of Water Island; it will be near other attractions like Phillips' Botanical Garden, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Virgin Islands, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Hotel Ruins, which is a quarter mile away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Honeymoon Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 0.2 mi. NE Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 0.3 mi. SW Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 0.6 mi. S Water Island

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Honeymoon Beach who are looking for other opportunities for exploration might want to consider going to Charlotte Amalie, which is not far away and is an active, busy area. From the coast, Charlotte Amalie is not far away, about two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may see visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both American and Caribbean menu items. They are also known for serving hamburgers and pizza. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's only a short distance away.

Nearby restaurants are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Honeymoon Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill (340) 227-5525 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.0 mi. S
Scoops & Brew (340) 690-2739 -- Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
Tickles Dockside Pub (340) 776-1595 American Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
Caribbean Fusion (340) 777-8800 Caribbean Very Casual 1.4 mi. NNW
Portobello Ristorante (340) 777-8800 Italian -- 1.4 mi. NNW
Domino's Nisky Center (340) 776-3030 Italian Very Casual 1.4 mi. N
Subway Contant (340) 774-8160 American Very Casual 1.4 mi. N
Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe (340) 774-1533 -- Very Casual -- --
French Quarter Bistro (340) 774-6539 Cajun, Creole Informal 1.7 mi. NE
Rum Shandy (340) 775-7861 American Very Casual 1.7 mi. NE
Hook Line & Sinker (340) 776-9708 American Informal 1.7 mi. NE
Frenchtown Deli (340) 776-7211 American, International -- 1.7 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Water Island, so if Honeymoon Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another option worth considering is Sprat Bay Beach, located within a couple of miles.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Virgin Islands, and Honeymoon Beach is just one of the many options.


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