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St. Thomas Beach Guide

St. Thomas has over 40 major beaches along its sun-drenched coasts. There are strands with crystal blue water and swaying coconut trees where a beach bum can enjoy a lazy-lazy day. For the restless beach goers there are sandy coves with activities like windsurfing and kayaks. Some shores are rugged and rocky offering beauty, solitude and the opportunity to daydream about castaway fantasies. And there are widely popular bays with amenities like restaurants and chair rentals.In this St. Thomas Beach Guide you will find 20 of the island’s most popular beaches, and a few off-the-beaten-track spots; complete with description, map, photos and reviews. Whether you are looking for snorkeling, people watching, a family beach or the perfect spot for your beach wedding – this guide will help!

Bluebeards Beach
Home to the Ritz Carlton Club, what was formerly a quiet, somewhat isolated bay is now surrounded by palm lined walkways, restaurant, bar, swimming pool and luxury accommodations.

Bluebeards Beach

Home to the Ritz Carlton Club, what was formerly a quiet, somewhat isolated bay is now surrounded by palm... Read More
 Bolongo Bay
Palm frond umbrellas line the left side of the bay and coconut trees with hammocks can be found on the right side.

Bolongo Bay

Palm frond umbrellas line the left side of the bay and coconut trees with hammocks can be found on... Read More
Lindquist Beach

Lindquist Beach

Lindquist Beach is one of St. Thomas' most beautiful and pristine beaches. It is part of a protected 21... Read More
Lindberg Bay
Lindbergh Bay, also known as Emerald Beach, is beautiful. Palm trees and sea grape trees line the shore and provide natural shade. Typically sparsely populated It is a great beach for laying back and relaxing. The water is usually very calm; perfect for swimming, wading or floating along. The shoreline provides for pleasant strolls. The beach is home to Emerald Beach Resort and Island Beachcomber Hotel.

Lindbergh Bay

Both have neat open air beach front bars for enjoying the trade winds and a refreshing drink. Several restaurants... Read More
Limetree Beach

Limetree Beach

Limetree Beach is a small, pretty beach that runs along a natural cove. Perfect for a quiet day of... Read More
Sapphire Beach

Sapphire Beach

Sapphire is a pretty white sand beach. Sea grape trees on the right side offer shade to beach goers;... Read More
Brewers Bay
Brewers Bay is a beautiful beach. The waters there are almost always calm and crystal clear.

Brewers Bay

Brewers Bay is a beautiful beach. The waters there are almost always calm and crystal clear. Palm trees... Read More
Magens Bay
Magens Bay is St. Thomas' most popular beach. The beautiful one mile stretch is a public park and was donated to the people of the Virgin Islands by Arthur Fairchild. It is the only beach on St. Thomas that has an entry fee; funds are used to maintain the facilities and the beach. The water is usually very calm with no waves or current, great for floating along and for swimming. The bay deepens...

Magens Bay

Also at the concession is a bar and restaurant that serves burgers, pizzas and other snacks, a gift shop... Read More
Secret Harbor

Secret Harbor

Secret Harbor is a small, lovely beach. Nestled in a quiet, protected bay the water is usually very calm;... Read More
Cowpet Bay

Cowpet Bay

Cowpet is a great little beach with crystal clear water. It offers a peaceful ambiance yet is well developed,... Read More
Coki is a small, pretty beach located on Coki Point. The crystal clear water is usually very calm and deepens gradually.

Coki Point

Coki is a small, pretty beach located on Coki Point. The crystal clear water is usually very calm and... Read More
Hull Bay

Hull Bay

Hull Bay is a tranquil little beach and a favorite with residents on the north side of the... Read More

Little Magens

Little Magens is actually part of Magens Bay. On the right along the Peterborg Peninsula, which frames Magens Bay,... Read More
Dorothea Bay

Dorothea Bay

Dorothea Bay has a very tropical atmosphere; lush green hills surround the wind blown beach. It is usually scarcely... Read More
Mandahl Bay

Mandahl Bay

Mandahl Bay is usually sparsely populated with the exception of a couple people fishing from shore. The beach... Read More
Morningstar
Morningstar is the beach to go to if you'd like to have the option of just laying in a lounge chair, soaking up the sun with a fun tropical drink in your hand or switching the gears and doing some water sports. The shore line has limited natural shade, luckily you can rent a beach umbrella if you seek some relief from the blazing tropical sun. The pretty turquoise water deepens quickly and often...

Morningstar

The shoreline is smooth, soft sand. A beachside restaurant and bar is available for refreshments and lunch. A water... Read More
Turtle Cove

Turtle Cove

This pretty cove is home to one of St. Thomas' most luxurious resorts, the Ritz Carlton. The resort... Read More
Sugar Bay

Sugar Bay

Sugar Bay is a little beach with lots to do. Take a ride on jet skis, kayak around the... Read More
Water Bay

Water Bay

Water Bay, also known as Pineapple Bay and Renaissance Beach (names of present and former hotels/condos located there) is... Read More
Vessup Bay

Vessup Bay

Vessup Bay is a lovely beach. The shoreline is mostly undeveloped and there you will find a variety of... Read More
 
 

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