St. Thomas has over 40 major beaches along its
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.
It’s been said that some islands have more beaches, but few have more beautiful beaches than the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. If you are headed to St Thomas for a few hours, a few days or even weeks, some basic beach knowledge can be critical. And whether you want to get away from the crowd or join the crowd you can do both here. Knowing the difference can make a big difference. Experienced beach lovers choose the right beach for the right reason and at the right time. While technically all beaches in the Virgin Islands are public beaches, we’ve chosen the ones here that residents, villa guests and cunning travelers prefer.