Red Hook

Travel Guide
Smith Bay Beach showing a beach and tropical scenes
Escape the bustle of Charlotte Amalie and relax into a leisurely routine of beach lounging, watersports and fantastic seafood.

The picturesque coastline around Red Hook features beautiful bays and superb snorkeling. Windsurf in charming Vessup Bay and enjoy lunch at one of the peaceful cafés overlooking the water.

Set on the East End of the island, the town of Red Hook is known for its stunning beaches and excellent watersports facilities. Swim in the sheltered waters of Nazareth Bay on the south of the island or walk north from town for 20 minutes to discover pristine white sand and coral reefs at Sapphire Beach.

Spend the day lying beneath the warming sun and trying watersports. Partially enclosed Vessup Bay provides a scenic and safe environment to paddle around via kayak or even skim across the waves on a windsurfing board. Rental equipment, as well as boat cruises and island-hopping tours, are available from the American Yacht Harbor.

If you prefer to keep your feet dry, arrange an organized fishing charter instead. The calm, clear waters here are home to an array of big fish including tuna, mahi-mahi and marlin. Cast a rod from Cabrita Point or venture further east toward St. John and the British Virgin Islands.

When evening comes, relax with a refreshing beer at one of the seafront bars. Chat with other patrons about the day’s adventures. Eating options are plentiful. Snack on fish and chips while ambling along the harbor or sit down at a table at one of the high-quality restaurants in town to sample freshly caught fish with local spices.

Red Hook is just over 20 minutes from Charlotte Amalie by car. Taxis can usually be found near the ferry dock.

Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
St. Thomas, St Thomas
The price is $130 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$130
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
Stay at this beach condo in St. Thomas. Enjoy private pools, a beach locale, and WiFi. Popular attractions Sapphire Beach and Cabes Point are located nearby. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Great place to stay
"Complex great location had a great stay. Crane mentions in previous notes was removed on Tuesday Highly recommend this property Sudi's was very convenient ate there many days"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
Crystal Cove Villas
Crystal Cove Villas
3 out of 5
6345 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, St. Thomas, 00802
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a garden. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.7/5 Good! (108 reviews)
"Nice and clean we didn’t have power for two days no ac , it was hot I went with a newborn baby and an autistic child it was hard for us and they don’t even compensate us for that but besides that I love it"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Crystal Cove Villas
Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Beach Resort
3 out of 5
6720 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, 00802
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a marina. Our guests praise the WiFi and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
3.3/5 (329 reviews)
"We had a great stay at Sapphire. Everyone was friendly and helpful, grounds were clean and very kid friendly. Gets a little crowded on days when the cruise ships come in but other than that we would stay here again."

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Sapphire Beach Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
St. Thomas, St Thomas
Stay at this beach condo in St. Thomas. Enjoy private pools, a beach locale, and WiFi. Popular attractions Sapphire Beach and Cabes Point are located nearby. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Great place to stay
"Complex great location had a great stay. Crane mentions in previous notes was removed on Tuesday Highly recommend this property Sudi's was very convenient ate there many days"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Amazing new/modern condo-Walk to beach, Marina and pools. Red Hook/bars near by!
Crystal Cove Villas
Crystal Cove Villas
3 out of 5
6345 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, St. Thomas, 00802
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale, and a garden. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.7/5 Good! (108 reviews)
"Nice and clean we didn’t have power for two days no ac , it was hot I went with a newborn baby and an autistic child it was hard for us and they don’t even compensate us for that but besides that I love it"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Crystal Cove Villas
Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Beach Resort
3 out of 5
6720 Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, 00802
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in St. Thomas. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a marina. Our guests praise the WiFi and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
3.3/5 (329 reviews)
"We had a great stay at Sapphire. Everyone was friendly and helpful, grounds were clean and very kid friendly. Gets a little crowded on days when the cruise ships come in but other than that we would stay here again."

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Sapphire Beach Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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