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Red HookU.S. Virgin Islands

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.

Top Hotels in Red Hook

Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Beach Resort
3 out of 5
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Nestled on the beach, this St. Thomas aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour Beach are also within ...

3.2/5 (283 reviews)
great family vacation

"It’s was a great stay nice view to the beach B building was right on the water will stay their again"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
2.5 out of 5
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This family-friendly St. Thomas condominium resort is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour ...

2.9/5 (250 reviews)
location :)

"Pictures showed a remodeled room and ours was not. But still clean and a great view. Easy check in process. Great location near red hook."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 8, 2020

Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas, St Thomas
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Situated on the waterfront, this romantic condo is within 1 mile (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour Beach are also within ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Great Location & View

"Enjoyed waking up to the beautiful and peaceful Sapphire Marina every morning. The king bed was super comfy and the place was very clean. We booked a convenient snorkeling excursion from the marina and enjoyed the blue waters of Sapphire Beach all within seconds away. Also enjoyed great restaurants. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 12, 2020

Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
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.

Vacation Rentals in Red Hook

Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Beach Resort
3 out of 5

Nestled on the beach, this St. Thomas aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour Beach are also within ...

3.2/5 (283 reviews)
great family vacation

"It’s was a great stay nice view to the beach B building was right on the water will stay their again"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

Sapphire Beach Resort
Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
2.5 out of 5

This family-friendly St. Thomas condominium resort is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour ...

2.9/5 (250 reviews)
location :)

"Pictures showed a remodeled room and ours was not. But still clean and a great view. Easy check in process. Great location near red hook."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 8, 2020

Sapphire Village Resort by Antilles Resorts
Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas, St Thomas

Situated on the waterfront, this romantic condo is within 1 mile (2 km) of Smith Bay Beach and Sapphire Beach. Coki Beach and Secret Harbour Beach are also within ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Great Location & View

"Enjoyed waking up to the beautiful and peaceful Sapphire Marina every morning. The king bed was super comfy and the place was very clean. We booked a convenient snorkeling excursion from the marina and enjoyed the blue waters of Sapphire Beach all within seconds away. Also enjoyed great restaurants. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 12, 2020

Peaceful Waterfront Corner Condo, Just Steps To The Beach
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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