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, Amenities, maps, photos and reviews. Whether you are looking for snorkeling, people watching, a family beach or the perfect spot for your beach wedding, you will find it here!
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Magens Bay

Magens Bay

 
4.4 (17)
Northside
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...
Lindquist Beach

Lindquist Beach

 
4.5 (12)
East End
Lindquist Beach is one of St. Thomas' most beautiful and pristine beaches. It is part of a protected 21 acre area called Smith Bay Park. The gorgeous, crystal clear,...
Sapphire Beach

Sapphire Beach

 
4.7 (9)
East End
Sapphire is a pretty white sand beach. Sea grape trees on the right side offer shade to beach goers; and sun worshippers can enjoy basking in the sun on...
Coki Point

Coki Point

 
4.4 (15)
East End
Coki Point is a small, pretty, well-visited beach. It is loved by many for its lively vibe and easy snorkeling. Cruise-ship passengers dominate the beach during the week, and...
Secret Harbor

Secret Harbor

 
4.5 (9)
East End
Secret Harbor is a small, lovely beach. Nestled in a quiet, protected bay the water is usually very calm; perfect for swimming. Snorkeling is good along the rocky coastline...
Brewers Bay

Brewers Bay

 
4.4 (4)
West End
Brewers Bay is a gem hidden in plain sight. Its sun-drenched shore is presided over by lush green hills on the right, and the University of the Virgin Islands...
Little Magens

Little Magens

 
4.2 (4)
Northside
Little Magens is actually part of Magens Bay. On the right along the Peterborg Peninsula, which frames Magens Bay, are a few little sandy coves, the largest is called...
Lindberg Bay

Lindbergh Bay

 
4.1 (4)
West End
Both have neat open air beach front bars for enjoying the trade winds and a refreshing drink. Several restaurants are available for having a nice lunch or grabbing a...
Bluebeards Beach

Great Bay

 
3.9 (5)
East End
Located on the East End of St. Thomas, Great Bay shares its sands and surroundings with The Ritz Carlton Club. With a luxury timeshare on site you can expect...
Cowpet Bay

Cowpet Bay

 
4.5 (3)
East End
Cowpet is a great little beach with crystal clear water. It offers a peaceful ambiance yet is well developed, this provides a unique atmosphere of quiet charm and convenience...
Bolongo Bay

Bolongo Bay

 
4.2 (5)
Southside
Palm frond umbrellas line the left side of the bay and coconut trees with hammocks can be found on the right side. Bolongo Bay is often quiet and offers...
Turtle Cove

Turtle Cove

 
4.1 (2)
East End
This pretty cove is home to one of St. Thomas' most luxurious resorts, the Ritz Carlton. The resort has several restaurants and bars for you to enjoy and a...
Hull Bay

Hull Bay

 
3.9 (5)
Northside
Hull Bay is a tranquil little beach and a favorite with residents of the Northside of St. Thomas, many of whom have French-St. Barths ancestry. The French community has...
Limetree Beach

Limetree Beach

 
4.0 (4)
Southside
Limetree Beach is a small, pretty beach that runs along a natural cove. Perfect for a quiet day of laying out, having a few drinks, reading a book and...
Morningstar

Morningstar

 
3.8 (5)
Southside
The shoreline is smooth, soft sand. A beachside restaurant and bar is available for refreshments and lunch. A watersports booth offers paddle boats, kayaks, sailboats, jet skis and more....
Vessup Bay

Vessup Bay

 
3.4 (4)
East End
Vessup Bay is a lovely beach. The shoreline is mostly undeveloped and there you will find a variety of flora; sea grape trees, cacti, century plants among others. The...
Dorothea Bay

Dorothea Bay

 
2.8 (2)
Northside
Dorothea Bay has a very tropical atmosphere; lush green hills surround the wind blown beach. It is usually scarcely populated to unpopulated. Waves crash against the rocky coast and...
Sugar Bay

Sugar Bay

 
3.8 (2)
East End
Sugar Bay is a tiny, bikini sized, nook of a beach along the eastern shore of St. Thomas. You can easily see from one end of the sandy shoreline...
Water Bay

Water Bay

 
3.5 (3)
East End
Water Bay, also known as Pineapple Bay and Margaritaville St. Thomas (names of hotels/condos located there) is a quiet beach. The water usually has a gentle surf. A few...
Mandahl Bay

Mandahl Bay

 
2.4 (2)
Northside
Mandahl Bay is usually sparsely populated with the exception of a couple people fishing from shore. The beach has a rustic, natural charm to it; be it the pelicans...
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